The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for William Edwards, farm labourer
Generation No. 1
  1. William Edwards, farm labourer He was born 1778 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  He married Mary Carden on 26th Nov 1808 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. She was the daughter of John Carden and Mary Carden [Peckham]. She was born 1789 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 9th Aug 1789 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iElizabeth who was born 1810 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 14th Oct 1810 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
2 iiAbraham who was born 8th Mar 1813 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 18th Apr 1813 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
3 iiiHarriot who was born 1815 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 19th Nov 1815 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
4 ivAnn who was born 1818 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 26th Apr 1818 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
5 vCaroline who was born 1821 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 4th Nov 1821 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex; died 1847
6 viGeorge who was born 1824 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Oct 1824 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  viiMartin who was born 1828 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 28th Dec 1828 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Abraham Edwards, farm labourer was the son of William Edwards, farm labourer and Mary Edwards [Carden]. He was born 8th Mar 1813 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 18th Apr 1813 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  He married (1) Mary Foster on 19th May 1844 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. She was born c 1815. They had the following children:
7 iAbraham who was born 1841 at Hartfield, Sussex
  iiMary who was born 1844 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 19th Jun 1844 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
8 iiiWilliam who was born 1845 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 22nd Jun 1845 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
9 ivGeorge who was born 1847 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 4th Jul 1847 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
10 vSusannah who was born 1849 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 18th Mar 1849 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  He married (2) Jane Seal on 5th Jun 1852 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. She was born 1828 at Hartfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
11 iHarriet who was born 1852 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 31st Oct 1852 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
12 iiCaroline who was born 1855 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 1st Apr 1855 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  iiiAlice who was born 1857 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 15th Feb 1857 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  ivEllen who was born 1859 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 6th Mar 1859 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  vAbraham who was born 1861 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 28th Jul 1861 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
13 viHenry who was born 1862 at Hartfield, Sussex
  viiMary who was born 1864 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 29th May 1864 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  viiiEdwin who was born 1867 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 27th Jan 1867 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
14 ixJohn who was born 1869 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 27th Jun 1869 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
   
  3. Harriot Everest [Edwards] was the daughter of William Edwards, farm labourer and Mary Edwards [Carden]. She was born 1815 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 19th Nov 1815 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  She married George Everest on 17th May 1840 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. He was the son of James Everest and Elizabeth Everest [Deadman]. He was born 1816 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 22nd Sep 1816 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
   
  4. Ann Butcher [Edwards] was the daughter of William Edwards, farm labourer and Mary Edwards [Carden]. She was born 1818 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 26th Apr 1818 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  She married Benjamin Butcher on 22nd Nov 1846 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. He was born c 1825
   
  5. Caroline Sippets [Edwards] was the daughter of William Edwards, farm labourer and Mary Edwards [Carden]. She was born 1821 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 4th Nov 1821 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex; died 1847
  She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
  iMary Ann who was born 1840 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 20th Dec 1840 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  She married Richard Sippetts on 6th Aug 1843 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. He was the son of Richard Sippetts and Mary Anne Sippetts [Berry]. He was born 1818 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 1st Nov 1818 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex; died 12th Dec 1895. They had the following children:
  iHarriott Ann who was born 1842 at Hartfield, Sussex
  iiSusannah who was born 1845 at Hartfield, Sussex; died 1928
   
  6. George Edwards, labourer was the son of William Edwards, farm labourer and Mary Edwards [Carden]. He was born 1824 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Oct 1824 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  He married Sarah Jane Kilner on 22nd Aug 1852 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex. She was born 1833 at Forest Row, Sussex. They had the following children:
15 iElizabeth who was born 1853 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 16th Jan 1853 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  iiCaroline who was born 1854 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 16th Apr 1854 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
16 iiiHenry who was born 1856 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 27th Jan 1856 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  ivMartha Jane who was born 1858 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 10th Oct 1858 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  vCharlotte who was born 1860 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 19th Aug 1860 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  viSarah Jane who was born 1862 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 23rd Feb 1862 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  viiGeorge who was born 1863 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 29th Nov 1863 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  viiiJames Alexander who was born 1865 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 26th Nov 1865 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  ixAda who was born 1867 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 24th Nov 1867 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  xPamela who was born 1870 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 30th Jan 1870 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  xiMinnie Matilda who was born 1872 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 25th Aug 1872 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  xiiPercy who was born 1875 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 7th Feb 1875 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
   
Generation No. 3
  7. Abraham Edwards, garden labourer was the son of Abraham Edwards, farm labourer and Mary Edwards [Foster]. He was born 1841 at Hartfield, Sussex
  He married Emma Mitchell on 25th Dec 1865 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex. She was born 1846 at East Grinstead, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iEmily who was born 1866 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 24th Jun 1866 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  iiMary who was born 1869 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  iiiAbraham who was born 1870 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 29th May 1870 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  ivMaria Akehurst who was born 1872 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 29th Dec 1872 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  vAlice who was born 1875 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  viCaroline who was born 1877 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  viiWilliam who was born 1880 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  viiiEllen who was born 1883 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  ixGeorge who was born 1885 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  xCharley who was born 1888 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  xiIda W who was born 1887 at East Grinstead, Sussex
   
  8. William Edwards, brewer was the son of Abraham Edwards, farm labourer and Mary Edwards [Foster]. He was born 1845 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 22nd Jun 1845 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  He married Emily Hannah ..... on c 1865. She was born 1844 at St. James, London. They had the following children:
  iThomas who was born 1876 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  iiEgbert who was born 1878 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  iiiEmily Harriet who was born 1879 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  ivEvelyn Charlotte who was born Jul 1880 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
   
  9. George Edwards was the son of Abraham Edwards, farm labourer and Mary Edwards [Foster]. He was born 1847 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 4th Jul 1847 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  He married Mildred Mitchell on 21st Sep 1866 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex. She was born 1846. They had the following children:
  iSelina who was born 1868 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 26th Jan 1868 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  iiEliza who was born 1869 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 31st Oct 1869 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  iiiMartha who was born 1872 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 28th Jan 1872 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  ivGeorge who was born 1873 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 29th Jun 1873 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
   
  10. Susannah Mitchell [Edwards] was the daughter of Abraham Edwards, farm labourer and Mary Edwards [Foster]. She was born 1849 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 18th Mar 1849 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  She married Arthur Mitchell on 19th May 1867 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex. He was the son of Thomas Mitchell, farmer and Mary Ann Mitchell. He was born 1843 at East Grinstead, Sussex. They had the following children:
17 iGeorge who was born 1870 at Forest Row, Sussex; died 8th Aug 1958; buried after 8th Aug 1958 Coleman's Hatch, Hartfield, Sussex
  iiAlmma who was born 1873 at Forest Row, Sussex
  iiiAlice who was born 1876 at Forest Row, Sussex
  ivEdwin who was born 1877 at Forest Row, Sussex
  vCaroline who was born 1878 at Forest Row, Sussex
  viArthur who was born 1880 at Forest Row, Sussex
  viiWilliam who was born Jun 1880 at Forest Row, Sussex
   
  11. Harriet Edwards was the daughter of Abraham Edwards, farm labourer and Jane Edwards [Seal]. She was born 1852 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 31st Oct 1852 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  She married Robert John Edwards on 26th Aug 1876 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. He was the son of George Edwards, carpenter and Elizabeth Edwards [Best]. He was born 1852 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 29th Feb 1852 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iRobert J who was born 1878 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  iiWilliam Edwin who was born 1880 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 4th Apr 1880 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
   
  12. Caroline Turner [Edwards] was the daughter of Abraham Edwards, farm labourer and Jane Edwards [Seal]. She was born 1855 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 1st Apr 1855 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  She married Stephen Turner on 9th Jul 1881 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. He was the son of Thomas Turner, shepherd and Sarah Turner [Wheatley]. He was born 1858 at Hever, Kent
   
  13. Henry Edwards was the son of Abraham Edwards, farm labourer and Jane Edwards [Seal]. He was born 1862 at Hartfield, Sussex
  He married Emily Elizabeth Turk on 14th Nov 1891 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. She was the daughter of Thomas Turk, farm labourer and Elizabeth Turk [Cox]. She was born 1867 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 24th Feb 1867 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of Thomas (labourer) and Elizabeth Turk. They had the following children:
  iHenry who was born 1893 at Hartfield, Sussex
18 iiEdwin who was born July to Sep 1894 at Hartfield, Sussex; died 13th Jun 1966 Hartfield, Sussex; buried after 13th Jun 1966 Holy Trinity Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  iiiCharles who was born 1897 at Hartfield, Sussex
  ivEllen who was born 1899 at Hartfield, Sussex
  vWilliam who was born 1900 at Hartfield, Sussex
   
  14. John Edwards was the son of Abraham Edwards, farm labourer and Jane Edwards [Seal]. He was born 1869 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 27th Jun 1869 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  He married Annie Card on 17th Oct 1891 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. She was the daughter of John Card, labourer and Sarah Ann Card. She was born 1873 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 25th May 1873 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iWilliam John who was born 1892 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 7th Feb 1892 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  iiAlice who was born 1894 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 4th Feb 1894 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  iiiFrederick Robert who was born 1897 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Oct 1897 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  ivMary who was born 1899 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 30th Apr 1899 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
   
  15. Elizabeth Edwards was the daughter of George Edwards, labourer and Sarah Jane Edwards [Kilner]. She was born 1853 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 16th Jan 1853 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  She had a relationship with Arthur Edwards. He was born c 1850. They had the following children:
  iHenry Arthur Hard who was born 1874 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 22nd Feb 1874 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
   
  16. Henry Edwards, farm labourer was the son of George Edwards, labourer and Sarah Jane Edwards [Kilner]. He was born 1856 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 27th Jan 1856 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  He married Harriet Gates on 4th Sep 1875 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex. She was born 1851 at Forest Row, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iHarriett Minnie who was born 1876 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1876 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  iiHenry William Taplin who was born 1878 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 1878 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  iiiGeorge who was born 1881 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 12th Jun 1881 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  ivAlbert Thomas who was born 1884 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 1st Jun 1884 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
   
Generation No. 4
  17. George Mitchell was the son of Arthur Mitchell, labourer and Susannah Mitchell [Edwards]. He was born 1870 at Forest Row, Sussex; died 8th Aug 1958; buried after 8th Aug 1958 at Coleman's Hatch, Hartfield, Sussex
  He married Hannah Humphrey on 29th Apr 1902 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. She was the daughter of George Young Humphrey, farmer and Dorcas Humphrey [Wheatley]. She was born 1877 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 25th Feb 1877 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex; died 10th May 1955 at Hartfield, Sussex; buried after 10th May 1955 at Coleman's Hatch, Hartfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iGeorge who was born Apr to June 1904; died 22nd Feb 1935; buried after 22nd Feb 1935 Coleman's Hatch, Hartfield, Sussex
19 iiArthur who was born 13th Apr 1908 at The Birches, Hartfield, Sussex; christened 7th Jun 1908 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex; died 15th Sep 1968; buried after 15th Sep 1968 Coleman's Hatch, Hartfield, Sussex
   
  18. Edwin Edwards, labourer was the son of Henry Edwards and Emily Elizabeth Edwards [Turk]. He was born July to Sep 1894 at Hartfield, Sussex; died 13th Jun 1966 at Hartfield, Sussex; buried after 13th Jun 1966 at Holy Trinity Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  He married Caroline Wheatley on 10th Apr 1926 at Holy Trinity Church, Hartfield, Sussex. She was the daughter of Jesse Wheatley, farmer and Emily Wheatley [Muggridge]. She was born 4th Dec 1891 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Jan 1892 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex, daughter of Jesse Wheatley (farmer) & Emily Wheatley; died 3rd May 1978 at Hartfield, Sussex; buried after 3rd May 1978 at Holy Trinity Church, Hartfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iCyril E. who was born Jan to Mar 1927, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1927 Q1
  iiHarold Jesse who was born Jan to Mar 1932, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1932 Q1
   
Generation No. 5
  19. Arthur Mitchell was the son of George Mitchell and Hannah Mitchell [Humphrey]. He was born 13th Apr 1908 at The Birches, Hartfield, Sussex; christened 7th Jun 1908 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex; died 15th Sep 1968; buried after 15th Sep 1968 at Coleman's Hatch, Hartfield, Sussex
  He married Kathleen Ada Skinner on 1st Nov 1941 at Holy Trinity, Coleman's Hatch, Hartfield, Sussex. She was born 9th Jun 1914 at East Grinstead, Sussex; died May 1997
   

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