The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for John Grover, farm labourer, son of William Grover, farm labourer and Ann Grover [Thorpe]
Generation No. 1
  1. John Grover, farm labourer was the son of William Grover, farm labourer and Ann Grover [Thorpe]. He was born 1827 at Grisling Common, Fletching, Sussex; christened 25th Feb 1827 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex; died Jul 1895 at Fletching, Sussex, aged 68 years; buried 31st Jul 1895 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  He married (1) Lucy Thorpe on Apr to June 1850, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1850 Q2 Vol 7 Page 747. She was the daughter of John Thorpe and Mary Thorpe. She was born 1830 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 23rd May 1830 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex; died Aug 1860 at Fletching, Sussex, aged 31 years; buried 22nd Aug 1860 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iMary Anne who was born 1852 at Piltdown, Fletching, Sussex; christened 7th Nov 1852 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex; died Oct 1857 Fletching, Sussex, aged 5 years; buried 25th Oct 1857 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  iiAnn who was born 1855 at Piltdown, Fletching, Sussex; christened 25th Jan 1855 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex; died Nov 1857 Fletching, Sussex, aged 2+ years; buried 1st Nov 1857 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  iiiFanny Jane who was born 1857 at Piltdown, Fletching, Sussex; christened 24th Nov 1857 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex; died Apr 1858 Fletching, Sussex, aged 6 months; buried 2nd Apr 1858 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  ivWilliam who was born 1859 at Piltdown, Fletching, Sussex; christened 3rd Apr 1859 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  He married (2) Naomi Divall on 31st Aug 1861 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. She was the daughter of William Divall, farm labourer and Jane Divall [Smith]. She was born 1822 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 30th Jun 1822 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of William Divall (labourer) and Jane Divall; died Jan 1891 at Fletching, Sussex, aged 67 years; buried 23rd Jan 1891 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. They had the following children:
2 iJames who was born 1862 at Piltdown, Fletching, Sussex; christened 4th May 1862 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex; died 6th Aug 1933 Fletching, Sussex; buried after 6th Aug 1933 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, Grave No. 311
  iiGeorge who was born 1864 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 10th Jul 1864 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex; died 24th Mar 1911 Fletching, Sussex; buried after 24th Mar 1911 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, Grave No. 558
3 iiiFrederic who was born 1867 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 23rd Jun 1867 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. James Grover, carter was the son of John Grover, farm labourer and Naomi Grover [Divall]. He was born 1862 at Piltdown, Fletching, Sussex; christened 4th May 1862 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex; died 6th Aug 1933 at Fletching, Sussex; buried after 6th Aug 1933 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, Grave No. 311
  He married Margaret Packham on 28th Dec 1895 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. She was the daughter of Reuben Packham, master wheelwright and Mary Ann Packham [Baker]. She was born 1871 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 3rd Dec 1871 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of Reuben Packham (wheelwright) and Mary Ann Packham. They had the following children:
  iJames who was born 1896 at Louisa Cottage, Down Street, Fletching, Sussex; christened 7th Jun 1896 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  iiNellie who was born 13th Apr 1899 at Kingswood Cottage, Fletching, Sussex; christened 16th Jul 1899 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  iiiMargaret who was born 1902 at Fletching, Sussex
  ivGeorge who was born 1904 at Fletching, Sussex; died 1984 Brighton, Sussex
   
  3. Frederic Grover, labourer was the son of John Grover, farm labourer and Naomi Grover [Divall]. He was born 1867 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 23rd Jun 1867 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
  He married Sophy Pollard on Apr to June 1896, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1896 Q2 Vol 2b Page 253. She was born 1866 at Fletching, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iMadeleine who was born 1897 at Isfield, Sussex; christened 25th Jul 1897 St. Margaret's Church, Isfield, Sussex; died Sep 1898 Isfield, Sussex, aged 1+ years; buried 19th Sep 1898 St. Margaret's Church, Isfield, Sussex
  iiMargaret who was born 1900 at Isfield, Sussex; christened 14th Jan 1900 St. Margaret's Church, Isfield, Sussex
   

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