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William Wells Marchant, sexton, son of John Marchant, farm labourer and Sarah Marchant [Cheeseman]
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1834
Born
At Broadwater Pitt in the Parish of Fletching, Sussex
Fletching Parish Registers
 
1st Jun 1837
Christened
At St Andrew & St Mary Church in the Parish of Fletching, Sussex; age 2 1/2 years, son of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
6th Jun 1841
Census
At Broadwater Pitt in the Parish of Fletching, Sussex; William Marchant, M, [Son], age 7, born Sussex
1841 Census
Fletching, Sussex
 
30th Mar 1851
Census
At Portmansfoord in the Parish of Fletching, Sussex; Son; occupation: farm labourer
1851 Census
Fletching, Sussex
 
Oct to Dec 1856
Married
Maria Rogers; registered at Uckfield District, Sussex; ref: 1856 Q4 Vol 2b Page 167
Register of marriages
 
1859
Birth of a daughter
Frances Maria in the Parish of Danehill, Sussex
Danehill Parish Registers
 
13th Jun 1861
Birth of a daughter
Harriett in the Parish of Danehill, Sussex
Danehill Parish Registers
 
11th Jan 1862
Birth of a daughter
Jane in the Parish of Danehill, Sussex
Danehill Parish Registers
 
29th Apr 1865
Birth of a daughter
Matilda in the Parish of Danehill, Sussex
Danehill Parish Registers
 
Oct to Dec 1873
Married
Ansley Tester; registered at Uckfield District, Sussex; ref: 1873 Q4 Vol 3b Page 195
Register of marriages
 
3rd Apr 1881
Census
At New Road Cottage in the Parish of Fletching, Sussex; William Marchant, M, Head, married, age 47, born Fletching; occupation: sexton
1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Marchant, Marchante, Marchaunt, Marchand, Merchant family records
The ancestral pedigree of William Wells Marchant, sexton
  
 John Marchant
labourer
m: 17th Oct 1796 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, SussexMary Pinyon 
 b: c 1775  b: c 1775
  
          
Ann  Mary Edmund Diana Susanna Thomas Frances Naomi 
b: 1799 Fletching, Sussex
ch: 3rd Mar 1799 St Andrew & St Mary Church, daughter of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
  b: 1803 Fletching, Sussex
ch: 1st May 1803 St Andrew & St Mary Church, daughter of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
 b: 1804 Fletching, Sussex
ch: 28th Oct 1804 St Andrew & St Mary Church, son of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
d: November 1881 Fletching, Sussex, aged 76 years
bur: 14th Nov 1881 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
 b: 1806 Fletching, Sussex
ch: 31st Aug 1806 St Andrew & St Mary Church, daughter of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
 b: 1808 Fletching, Sussex
ch: 9th Oct 1808 St Andrew & St Mary Church, daughter of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
 b: 1810 Fletching, Sussex
ch: 21st Oct 1810 St Andrew & St Mary Church, son of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
 b: 1812 Fletching, Sussex
ch: 22nd Nov 1812 St Andrew & St Mary Church, daughter of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
d: September 1813 Fletching, Sussex, aged 11 months
bur: 1st Sep 1813 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
 b: 6th Sep 1814 Fletching, Sussex
ch: 18th Sep 1814 St Andrew & St Mary Church, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Mary Marchant
 
  John                
  b: 28th Apr 1801 Fletching, Sussex
ch: 8th May 1801 St Andrew & St Mary Church, son of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
                
                   
Grandfather
record
   
   
   
 John Marchant
farm labourer
m: 25th Dec 1823 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, SussexSarah Cheeseman 
 b: 28th Apr 1801 Fletching, Sussex
ch: 8th May 1801 St Andrew & St Mary Church, son of John Marchant and Mary Marchant
  b: 1802 Fletching, Sussex
  
         
Frances Sarah Ann John Susan William Wells Diana Mary Jane Harriett 
b: 1824 Fletching, Sussex
ch: 20th Jun 1824 St Andrew & St Mary Church, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
 b: 1827 Furners Green, Fletching, Sussex
ch: 5th Aug 1827 St Andrew & St Mary Church, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
d: December 1867 Danehill, Sussex, aged 40 years
bur: 29th Dec 1867 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex
 b: 1829 Broadwater Pitt, Fletching, Sussex
ch: 6th Dec 1829 St Andrew & St Mary Church, son of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
 b: 1832 Furners Green, Fletching, Sussex
ch: 22nd Jul 1832 St Andrew & St Mary Church, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
 b: 1834 Broadwater Pitt, Fletching, Sussex
ch: 1st Jun 1837 St Andrew & St Mary Church, age 2 1/2 years, son of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
 b: 1837 Broadwater Pitt, Fletching, Sussex
ch: 16th Jul 1837 St Andrew & St Mary Church, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
 b: 1841 Furners Green, Fletching, Sussex
ch: 31st Jan 1841 St Andrew & St Mary Church, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
 b: 1844 Broadwater Pitt, Fletching, Sussex
ch: 27th Oct 1844 St Andrew & St Mary Church, daughter of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
 
                  
Parental
record
   
   
   
1st marriage William Marchant
sexton
m: Oct to Dec 1856
registered at Uckfield District, Sussex ref: 1856 Q4 Vol 2b Page 167
Maria Rogers 
 b: 1834 Broadwater Pitt, Fletching, Sussex
ch: 1st Jun 1837 St Andrew & St Mary Church, age 2 1/2 years, son of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
  b: c 1825
  
     
 Frances Maria Harriett Jane Matilda 
 b: 1859 Danehill, Sussex
ch: 12th Jun 1859 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), daughter of William Marchant (labourer) and Maria Marchant
 b: 13th Jun 1861 Danehill, Sussex
ch: 11th Apr 1862 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), daughter of William Marchant (labourer) and Maria Marchant
 b: 11th Jan 1862 Danehill, Sussex
ch: 31st May 1868 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), daughter of William Marchant (labourer) and Maria Marchant
 b: 29th Apr 1865 Danehill, Sussex
ch: 31st May 1868 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), daughter of William Marchant (labourer) and Maria Marchant
 
          
Family
record
    
2nd marriage William Marchant
sexton
m: Oct to Dec 1873
registered at Uckfield District, Sussex ref: 1873 Q4 Vol 3b Page 195
Ansley Tester 2nd marriage
 b: 1834 Broadwater Pitt, Fletching, Sussex
ch: 1st Jun 1837 St Andrew & St Mary Church, age 2 1/2 years, son of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
 b: 1823 Danehill, Sussex
ch: 7th Dec 1823 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of Robert Newnham (labourer) and Philly Newnham

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