The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for Eliza Bates [Wickenden], daughter of Edward Wickenden and Sarah Wickenden [Lucas]
Generation No. 1
  1. Eliza Bates [Wickenden] was the daughter of Edward Wickenden and Sarah Wickenden [Lucas]. She was born 1833 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 26th May 1833 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 1866
  She married Richard Bates on 25th Dec 1851 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. He was the son of David Bates, farm labourer and Caroline Bates. He was born 1832 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 18th Mar 1832 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 1911. They had the following children:
2 iWilliam Thomas who was born Oct to Dec 1852 at East Grinstead, Sussex, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1852 Q4 Vol 2b Page 111; died July to Sep 1897, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1897 Q3 Vol 2b Page 71, Aged 44 years
  iiEliza who was born 1856; christened 17th Feb 1856 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. William Thomas Bates was the son of Richard Bates and Eliza Bates [Wickenden]. He was born Oct to Dec 1852 at East Grinstead, Sussex, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1852 Q4 Vol 2b Page 111; died July to Sep 1897, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1897 Q3 Vol 2b Page 71, Aged 44 years
  He married Frances Mary Ann Best on Oct to Dec 1877, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1877 Q4 Vol 2b Page 255. She was the daughter of Edward Best, sawyer and Charlotte Best [Brown]. She was born Jan to Mar 1855 at Maresfield, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1855 Q1 Vol 2b Page 99. They had the following children:
  iEdward William who was born Apr to June 1879 at Maresfield, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1879 Q2 Vol 2b Page 138
   

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