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Robert Fry, son of John Fry and Hannah Fry [Burges]
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
30th Mar 1747
Born
In the Parish of Mayfield, Sussex
Mayfield Parish Registers
Pullein's Rotherfield
 
21st Apr 1747
Christened
At St. Dunstan Church in the Parish of Mayfield, Sussex; son of John Fry and Hannah Fry
Mayfield Parish Registers
 
11th Aug 1790
Inherited
Pullein's Rotherfield
 
Extract from John Burges Will:
"To my nephew Robert Fry all those my several messuages barns buildings farms etc etc called Brookhouse, Ketches, Kiddersash, Pickpale, Grimes, ffordbrook, Croft and Jumbers in the several parishes of Rotherfield and Buxted now in occupation of John Pollington for ever. Charged with the payment of a clear annuity of forty pounds to niece Martha Bridger and her assigns for her natural life etc. Charged also with payment of one thousand pounds which I give and bequeath to all and every of her children lawfully begotten that shall be living at her decease as they respectively reach the age of twenty one years [Various provision regarding her death childless, or theirs before reaching twenty one, in which case the one thousand pounds went to the children of Jane Paige at twenty one].
To Robert Fry Latter's Wood, Highbeech alias Greenswood my messuage I now dwell in and its lands etc. my messuage in the town of Rotherfield called late Hill's, my messuage in the town of Rotherfield now in occupation of Thomas Langridge. And all other my messuages etc for ever. Provided and I order he shall permit my said niece Martha Bridger to dwell in one end of the said house late Hill's during her natural life paying nothing for the same ... All else of which I die possessed to my nephew Robert Fry charged with payment of an annuity of £4 to my servant man James Turk if he shall be in my service at my death. Also £4 annuity to my maid Hannah Dadswell if (as before)
My nephew Robert Fry executor."

Proved 1790.
 
20th Dec 1790
Married
Mary Brook at St. Denys Church in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Rotherfield Marriage Registers
 
1791
Birth of a daughter
Mary Hannah in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
c Oct to Dec 1802
Resume
Pullein's Rotherfield
 
Robert Fry acquires Walsh Manor:
"Robert Fry, gentleman, plaintiff, and Montague Bere, Baker Bere Esquire and Anne his Wife. Manor of Walshes alias Welches, and tenements, common of pasture for all manner of cattle, common of turbary [right to dig turf from the wasteland of a Manor] and common of estovers [right to take wood for fuel and repairs] in Crowborough Down and Rotherfield, quitclaimed to plaintiff and heirs"
 
1802 to 1814
At Walshes; Occupation Owner
Pullein's Rotherfield
 
17th Jan 1814
Died
In the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; aged 66 years
Monumental Inscriptions at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield
Pullein's Rotherfield
 
24th Jan 1814
Buried
At St. Denys Church in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; will proven 21st May 1814
Monumental Inscriptions at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield
Rotherfield Burial Registers
 
Altar Tomb
South side

To the Memory
of ROBT. FRY late of this Parish
Esqr.
Who died Jan 17th 1814
Aged 66 Years.


North side

To the Memory of
MARY Wife of ROBERT FRY
died December the 3rd 1791
Aged 28 Years.
 
21st May 1814
Will
Pullein's Rotherfield
 
Robert Fry's Will "To my daughter Mary Hannah [wife of my nephew Thomas Fry] my Manor of Walshes otherwise Sipsies with its rights privileges immunities and appurtenances. And also my capital messuage or Mansion House called Walshes with the cottages, barns, stables, outbuildings, farm lands, hereditaments and appurtenances thereto belonging in the parish of Rotherfield containing by admeasurement 307 acres, 2 roods and 12 perches now in tenure or occupation of John Moon his assigns or undertenants.
And also all that my messuage or tenement called Brookhouse, with the cottages .. called by the several names of Brookhouse, Kitches, Kiddersash, Pickpale, Grimes, Fordbrook, Croft and Jumbers, containing by admeasurement 346 acres, 2 roods and 30 perches in parishes of Rotherfield and Buxted now in tenure or occupation of Joseph Wickens.
To hold the same to the said Mary Hannah Fry and her assigns during her natural life I appoint as trustees to preserve the estates during her life John Moon of Walshes farm aforesaid, and Richard Owen Stone of Mayfield, gentleman. And after her decease those estates shall be equally divided among her children. If only one survive that one to take the whole. If there be no issue, my brother John Fry of Mayfield gentleman shall take those estates for his life. And from his decease to be equally divided between his three sons John Fry the younger, Robert Fry the younger and the said Thomas Fry and their several heirs and assigns for ever.
I give to each trustee £100. To the poor of Rotherfield £70 to be distributed on S. Thomas the Apostle's day next following after my decease. £5 apiece to each servant in my service at my decease. All residue, livestock etc I give to my daughter Mary Hannah Fry."

proved 21st May 1814

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Fry, Fray, Fre, Frie, Frye, ffrie family records
The ancestral pedigree of Robert Fry
  
 Alexander Frym: 29th Apr 1669 All Saints Church, Heathfield, SussexFrances Ellis 
 b: c 1645
d: July 1677 Mayfield, Sussex, husband of Frances
bur: 11th Jul 1677 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  b: c 1645
  
      
 John Thomas Frances Alexander Frances 
 b: 1670 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 10th Mar 1670 St. Dunstan Church
 b: 1671 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 16th Jun 1671 St. Dunstan Church
 b: 1673 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: January 1673 St. Dunstan Church
 b: 1674 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 7th Sep 1674 St. Dunstan Church, son of Alexander Fry
 b: 1676 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 26th Dec 1676 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of Alex Fry and Frances Fry
 
             
Great-
Grandfather
record
   
   
   
 Thomas Frym: 20th Jun 1695 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, SussexMary Cripps 
 b: 1671 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 16th Jun 1671 St. Dunstan Church
  b: c 1675
  
      
 Thomas Ann Susanna Sarah John 
 b: 1697 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 10th Aug 1697 St. Dunstan Church, son of Thomas Fry and Mary Fry
d: October 1776 Mayfield, Sussex
bur: 16th Oct 1776 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 b: 1700 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 8th Aug 1700 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of Thos. Fry and My Fry
 b: 1702 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 15th May 1702 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of Thomas Fry and Mary Fry
 b: 1702/03 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 1st Jan 1702/03 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of Thomas Fry and Mary Fry
d: February 1710 Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Thomas
bur: 13th Feb 1710 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 b: 1705 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 31st Jul 1705 St. Dunstan Church, son of Thomas Fry and Mary Fry
d: June 1786 Mayfield, Sussex, aged 82 years
bur: 1st Jun 1786 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 
             
Grandfather
record
   
   
    
 John Frym: 30th Mar 1736 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, SussexHannah Burges 
 b: 1705 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 31st Jul 1705 St. Dunstan Church, son of Thomas Fry and Mary Fry
d: June 1786 Mayfield, Sussex, aged 82 years
bur: 1st Jun 1786 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  b: 1708 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 29th Jan 1708 St. Denys Church
d: 5th Feb 1780 Mayfield, Sussex, Aged 72 years
bur: 5th Feb 1780 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  
     
 Thomas John Thomas Robert 
 b: 1737 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 18th Apr 1737 St. Dunstan Church, son of John Fry and Hannah Fry
 b: 1738 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 12th Jul 1738 St. Dunstan Church, son of John Fry and Hannah Fry
d: June 1813 Mayfield, Sussex, aged 74 years
bur: 11th Jun 1813 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 b: 1741/42 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 27th Jan 1741/42 St. Dunstan Church, son of John Fry and Hannah Fry
d: August 1746 Mayfield, Sussex, son of John & Hannah
bur: 12th Aug 1746 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 b: 30th Mar 1747 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 21st Apr 1747 St. Dunstan Church, son of John Fry and Hannah Fry
d: 17th Jan 1814 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 66 years
bur: 24th Jan 1814 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, will proven 21st May 1814
 
           
Parental
record
   
   
   
 Robert Frym: 20th Dec 1790 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, SussexMary Brook 
 b: 30th Mar 1747 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 21st Apr 1747 St. Dunstan Church, son of John Fry and Hannah Fry
d: 17th Jan 1814 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 66 years
bur: 24th Jan 1814 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, will proven 21st May 1814
  b: 1763
d: 3rd Dec 1791 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 28 years
bur: after 3rd Dec 1791 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  
  
 Mary Hannah 
 b: 1791 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 10th Dec 1791 St. Denys Church, daughter of Robert Fry and Mary Fry
 
    
Family
record

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