Kenneth S Patch

b. 16 March 1908, d. 11 January 1994
Last Edited: 16 Aug 2016

Family:

Dorothy Blanche Ford b. 2 Sep 1903, d. 12 Oct 1963

Citations

  1. [S285] 1940 Census for USA "ear: 1940; Census Place: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: T627_1868; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 84-963."

Jessie White

b. 17 November 1922, d. 1999
Last Edited: 10 Apr 2018

Family:

Frank Richard Morris b. 6 Dec 1920, d. 1996

Citations

  1. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jun 1999, Lewes, Vol 68D Page 4591; age 76 years."
  2. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jan-Mar 1978, Lewes, Vol 18 Page 0534."

Jessie May Page

b. 6 August 1903
Last Edited: 25 Jun 2016

Family:

George William Morris b. 11 Apr 1903, d. Mar 1976

Thomas Sylvester Wilkins

b. 1842, d. 1906

Parents:

Father: Isaiah Wilkins b. 1814
Mother: Amy Cushing b. 1811
Last Edited: 17 Nov 2019

Family:

Charlotte Jane Stringer b. 1843, d. 1931

Child:

Matilda Charlotte Wilkins+ b. 18 Aug 1877, d. 23 Feb 1946

Citations

  1. [S142] General Register Office: Indexes to Births, Sep 1837-2006, "Oct-Dec 1842, Westminster St Margaret, Vol 1 Page 404."
  2. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Apr-Jun 1906, Croydon, Vol 2a Page 158."

Charlotte Jane Stringer

b. 1843, d. 1931
Last Edited: 17 Nov 2019

Family:

Thomas Sylvester Wilkins b. 1842, d. 1906

Child:

Matilda Charlotte Wilkins+ b. 18 Aug 1877, d. 23 Feb 1946

Joseph Morris

b. circa 1717, d. 1795
Last Edited: 15 Jun 2019
  • Birth*: Joseph Morris was born circa 1717 at Sussex, England; based on age at death.
  • Anecdote: Note that a Joseph Morris, son of Joseph Morris, was buried on 30 Sep 1702 at Brighton St Nicholas "a quaker."1
  • Anecdote: On 10 Dec 1741 Richard Merrall, son of Richard Merrall, was apprenticed to Joseph Morris, butcher, of Lewes.2
  • Anecdote*: On 17 Aug 1744 John Ades, son of Thomas Ades, was apprenticed to Joseph Morris, butcher, of Lewes.3
  • Marriage*: Joseph Morris married Sarah Weller on 25 August 1744 at St Anne's, Lewes, Sussex, England, Joseph is of All Saints, Lewes. Sarah is of this parish.4
  • Occupation*: Joseph Morris was a butcher in 1745.5
  • Anecdote: There is a marriage of a John MORRIS and Elizabeth HALMARACK on 22 Jun 1752 at Bishopstone where both are "of Lewes All Saints". Could John be a brother of Joseph?4
  • Death*: Joseph Morris died in 1795 at Lewes, Sussex, England.1
  • Burial*: Joseph Morris was buried on 17 December 1795 at All Saints, Lewes, Sussex, England, "78 years."1
  • Anecdote: Note that a John Morris was buried on 3 Aug 1792 at Lewes All Saints age 76 years. This gives his birth c1716 and he could be a brother of Joseph Morris.
    Note that the child John Morris (1745-1822) is referred to as John Morris Jnr on some records.

Family:

Sarah Weller b. 1720, d. 1789

Children:

John Morris+ b. 14 May 1745
Joseph Morris b. 21 Aug 1747, d. 1751
Joseph Morris+ b. 22 Jun 1752, d. Nov 1826
Sarah Morris b. 10 Jun 1756

Citations

  1. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S266] Index to People, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.uk/, ongoing project, "Source: 1; Entry: 6146."
  3. [S266] Index to People, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.uk/, ongoing project, "Source: 1; Entry: 1753."
  4. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  5. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.uk/, ongoing project, "(baptisms of children)."

Sarah Weller

b. 1720, d. 1789
Last Edited: 10 Dec 2015

Family:

Joseph Morris b. c 1717, d. 1795

Children:

John Morris+ b. 14 May 1745
Joseph Morris b. 21 Aug 1747, d. 1751
Joseph Morris+ b. 22 Jun 1752, d. Nov 1826
Sarah Morris b. 10 Jun 1756

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.uk/, ongoing project,.

Sarah Morris

b. 10 June 1756

Parents:

Father: Joseph Morris b. c 1717, d. 1795
Mother: Sarah Weller b. 1720, d. 1789
Last Edited: 10 Dec 2015

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.uk/, ongoing project,.

Joseph Morris

b. 21 August 1747, d. 1751

Parents:

Father: Joseph Morris b. c 1717, d. 1795
Mother: Sarah Weller b. 1720, d. 1789
Last Edited: 10 Dec 2015

Citations

  1. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.uk/, ongoing project,.

John Morris

b. 14 May 1745

Parents:

Father: Joseph Morris b. c 1717, d. 1795
Mother: Sarah Weller b. 1720, d. 1789
Last Edited: 10 Dec 2015
  • Birth*: John Morris was born on 14 May 1745 at Lewes, Sussex, England.1
  • He was the son of Joseph Morris and Sarah Weller.
  • Baptism: John Morris was baptized on 10 June 1745 at Westgate Chapel, Lewes, Sussex, England, father's occupation is butcher.1
  • Marriage License: John Morris and Mary Boys obtained a marriage licence on 10 August 1774 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Lewes, Sussex, England, John Morris is a stone cutter age 21+ of Lewes All Saints. Mary Boys is a spinster age 20+ with consent of father William Boys of Lewes St Anne.2
  • Marriage*: John Morris married Mary Boys on 11 August 1774 at St Anne's, Lewes, Sussex, England, John Morris is of All Saints.2
  • Anecdote: John Morris the younger was a joint executor for the will of William Ridge of Lewes. Will 14 Aug 1775. Proved 15 Nov 1782.3
  • Occupation*: John Morris was a stonecutter on 2 November 1775.1
  • Anecdote*: John Morris Jnr (1745-1822) is mentioned in the book Georgian Lewes 1714-1830 by Colin Brent on pages 10, 216 and 217. His occupation is given as carver.4
  • Burial*: John Morris was buried on 28 October 1822 at All Saints, Lewes, Sussex, England, age 78 years, Malling.5

Family:

Mary Boys

Children:

Ann Morris b. 5 Oct 1775
John Morris b. 26 Dec 1776
Sarah Morris b. 3 Mar 1780, d. 1782

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S266] Index to People, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.uk/, ongoing project, "Source: 127; Entry: 131163."
  4. [S559] Colin Brent, "Georgian Lewes: 1714-1830: the heyday of a county town", 1st Edition (1993) p10, 216, 217.
  5. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.uk/, ongoing project,.

Mary Boys

Last Edited: 10 Dec 2015

Family:

John Morris b. 14 May 1745

Children:

Ann Morris b. 5 Oct 1775
John Morris b. 26 Dec 1776
Sarah Morris b. 3 Mar 1780, d. 1782

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Ann Morris

b. 5 October 1775

Parents:

Father: John Morris b. 14 May 1745
Mother: Mary Boys
Last Edited: 10 Dec 2015

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.uk/, ongoing project,.

John Morris

b. 26 December 1776

Parents:

Father: John Morris b. 14 May 1745
Mother: Mary Boys
Last Edited: 10 Dec 2015

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.uk/, ongoing project,.

Sarah Morris

b. 3 March 1780, d. 1782

Parents:

Father: John Morris b. 14 May 1745
Mother: Mary Boys
Last Edited: 10 Dec 2015

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.uk/, ongoing project,.

Joseph Morris

b. 22 June 1752, d. November 1826

Parents:

Father: Joseph Morris b. c 1717, d. 1795
Mother: Sarah Weller b. 1720, d. 1789
Last Edited: 5 Jan 2022

Family:

Ann Shoosmith b. c 1762

Children:

Ann Morris b. c 1782, d. 1805
Joseph Morris+ b. c 1784, d. 1845
William Morris b. c 1796, d. 1815
Benjamin Morris b. c 1800
Rebecca Morris b. c 1800
Ebenezer Morris b. c 1802
Deborah Morris b. 10 Sep 1803

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "PCC: PROB 11/1727."
  4. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.uk/, ongoing project,.

Ann Shoosmith

b. circa 1762

Parents:

Father: William Shoosmith b. 19 Apr 1732, d. 1815
Last Edited: 15 Jun 2019
  • Birth*: Ann Shoosmith was born circa 1762 at Sussex, England.
  • She was the daughter of William Shoosmith.
  • Marriage License: Ann Shoosmith and Joseph Morris obtained a marriage licence on 17 December 1781 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Lewes, Sussex, England, Joseph junr bachelor age 26+ years tallowchandler of Lewes St Michael. Ann spinster age 19 years with consent of father Wm Shoosmith Laughton.1
  • Married Name: As of 17 December 1781, her married name was Morris.
  • Marriage*: Ann Shoosmith married Joseph Morris, son of Joseph Morris and Sarah Weller, on 18 December 1781 at Laughton, Sussex, England, Joseph is a bachelor of Lewes St Michael. Ann is of this parish.1
  • Anecdote*: The will of William Shoosmith mentions four sons and seven daughters of Joseph and Ann Morris.
  • (Witness) Will: Ann Shoosmith is mentioned in the will of William Shoosmith dated 17 November 1810 at Lewes, Sussex, England.

Family:

Joseph Morris b. 22 Jun 1752, d. Nov 1826

Children:

Ann Morris b. c 1782, d. 1805
Joseph Morris+ b. c 1784, d. 1845
William Morris b. c 1796, d. 1815
Benjamin Morris b. c 1800
Rebecca Morris b. c 1800
Ebenezer Morris b. c 1802
Deborah Morris b. 10 Sep 1803

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

John Hollibone

b. 1773, d. 1862
Last Edited: 13 Dec 2015

Family:

Elizabeth Manser

Children:

Henry Hollibone+ b. 1806, d. 28 Dec 1876
Robert Hollibone b. 1822, d. 1873

Elizabeth Manser

Last Edited: 13 Dec 2015

Family:

John Hollibone b. 1773, d. 1862

Children:

Henry Hollibone+ b. 1806, d. 28 Dec 1876
Robert Hollibone b. 1822, d. 1873

Robert Hollibone

b. 1822, d. 1873

Parents:

Father: John Hollibone b. 1773, d. 1862
Mother: Elizabeth Manser
Last Edited: 5 Jan 2022
  • Birth*: Robert Hollibone was born in 1822 at Willingdon, Sussex, England.
  • He was the son of John Hollibone and Elizabeth Manser.
  • Marriage*: Robert Hollibone married Harriet Honeysett in 1859 at Sussex, England.
  • Will*: Robert Hollibone left a will made on 27 June 1867 at Lewes, Sussex, England.
  • Will/Adm Transcript*: This is the last Will and Testament of me Robert Hollibone made this Twenty Seventh day of June Eighteen Hundred and Sixty Seven as follows. I give devise and bequeath all my messuages lands and hereditaments and all my household furniture ready money securities for money. money received by Life Assurance, goods and chattels and all my real and personal estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever unto my dear wife Harriett Hollibone her heirs executors administrators and assigns to and for their and her own absolute and benefit according to the nature and quality thereof respectively, subject only to the payment of my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses and the charges and expenses of proving and registering this my will. AND I appoint my said wife sole EXECUTRIX of this my will and hereby revoke all other wills. In witness whereof I have hereunder set my hand the day and year above written.... Robert Hollibone.... Signed published and acknowledges by the said Robert Hollibone as and for his last Will and Testament who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witness ....John Elliott....Thomas Golobed....Mill Land House, Herstmonceux....Gentlemen.
    Codicil I give and bequeath to Charles Hollibone son of Henry Hollibone of Hailsham or his Heirs after the death of my wife Harriett Holibone the double dwelling cottage and garden with two pieces or parcels of land thereto attached situate in Magham Down in the Parish of Hailsham in the County of Sussex ....Robert Hollibone .... signed published and acknowledged by the said Robert Hollibone as for his last Will and Testament who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses .... Henry Potter .... Naomi Rushman witnesses. Dated this 27th day of May 1871.
    (Affidavit of due execution filed in the District of Lewes)
    Extracted by R D Wilkins December 2015 from file source ACC 5902/41/2 records of Messrs Blaker and Son Solicitors of Lewes located in the East Sussex Records Office, The Keep, Brighton.
    File includes further details of property / land transactions prior to date of will.
    On an admission document (presumably for Harriott) dated 18/6/1874 the land is described as .... All that piece of land situate at Magham Down in the Parish of Hailsham in the County of Sussex containing by admeasurements one rood more or less abutting to the last described tenement on the North to the old Turn Pike Road leading from Lewes to Battle on the South and South East to land late belonging to Richard Barratt on the East and to land granted to Ann Easton widow on the West.
    Another document dated 1880 states Cottage and 6 roods of land lying and being in Hailsham and formerly Bowdens in the manor of Gotham. A tax document dated 1880 values same at £180.
  • Death*: Robert Hollibone died in 1873 at Sussex, England.

Family:

Harriet Honeysett