The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Ancestry report for John Holmwood Wilmshurst, farm labourer, son of unknown father and Mary Wilmshurst
Generation No. 1
1. John Holmwood Wilmshurst, farm labourer was the son of unknown father and (2) Mary Wilmshurst. He was born 1814 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 9th Jan 1814 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
He married Martha Smith on 23rd Aug 1836 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, witnesses: James Stephens and Mary Brown. She was born 1818 at Kent. They had the following children:
iFrances who was born 1837 Stone Cross, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Jan 1837 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiEllen who was born 13th Feb 1839 Stone Cross, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 12th May 1839 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiiAmy who was born 1st May 1841 Jarvis Brook, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Aug 1841 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ivStephen who was born 10th Feb 1843 Mottings Hill, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 25th Feb 1844 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
vEly Gaius who was born 12th Feb 1846 Mottings Hill, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 5th Apr 1846 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viHarriet Elizabeth who was born 15th Feb 1849 Village, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Apr 1849 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiJulia who was born 1852 Rotherfield, Sussex
viiiMary Ann who was born 1854 Drapers, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1854 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ixAlbert who was born 1856 Drapers, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 17th Mar 1856 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
xEdwin who was born 1856 Drapers, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 17th Mar 1856 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
xiRosina who was born 1858 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 11th Jul 1858 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
xiiCharles John who was born 1862 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 13th Apr 1862 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
Generation No. 2
2. Mary Holmwood [Wilmshurst] was the daughter of unknown father and (3) Elizabeth Wilmshurst. She was born 1794 at Rodmell, Sussex, baseborn; christened 19th Jan 1794 at Rodmell, Sussex; died Feb 1853 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 59 years; buried 6th Feb 1853 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
iJohn Holmwood who was born 1814 Buxted, Sussex; christened 9th Jan 1814 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
She married Michel Holmwood on 23rd Feb 1815 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex. He was the son of Michael Holmwood and Elizabeth Holmwood [Chewter]. He was born 1793 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 30th Jun 1793 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died Dec 1861 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 68 years; buried 4th Dec 1861 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iWilliam who was born 21st Jan 1819 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 21st Feb 1819 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiEli (Levi) who was born 29th Nov 1820 Walshwood, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 11th Feb 1821 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiiMichael who was born 16th Feb 1823 Welch Wood, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 26th Jun 1825 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ivMelina who was born 18th May 1825 Welch Wood, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 26th Jun 1825 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
vGeorge who was born 29th Apr 1828 Welch Wood, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Jun 1828 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viElizabeth who was born 14th Apr 1831 Welsh Wood, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 15th May 1831 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiAmbrose who was born 1835 Welch Wood, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 21st Jun 1835 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
Generation No. 3
3. Elizabeth Wilmshurst She was born c 1770
She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
iMary who was born 1794 Rodmell, Sussex, baseborn; christened 19th Jan 1794 Rodmell, Sussex; died Feb 1853 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 59 years; buried 6th Feb 1853 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiHannah who was born 1795 Rodmell, Sussex, baseborn; christened 20th Sep 1795 Rodmell, Sussex
 

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