The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for Lavinia Groombridge [Balcomb], daughter of Thomas Balcomb, master blacksmith and Jane Balcomb [Wood]
Generation No. 1
  1. Lavinia Groombridge [Balcomb] was the daughter of Thomas Balcomb, master blacksmith and Jane Balcomb [Wood]. She was born 1827 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 4th Feb 1827 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex; died Apr to June 1859, Ref: East Grinstead Vol: 2b, Page: 71
  She married (1) an unknown person. They had the following children:
2 iJane who was born 1845 at Withyham, Sussex
  She married (2) Stephen Groombridge on Oct to Dec 1855, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1855 Q4 Vol: 2b, Page: 209. He was the son of James Groombridge, farm labourer and Rebecca Groombridge [Carr]. He was born 1830 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 21st Mar 1830 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iAlbert James who was born Oct to Dec 1857 at Withyham, Sussex, registered at Tonbridge District, Kent, ref: 1857 Q4 Vol: 2a, Page 386; christened 18th Oct 1863 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  iiLucy who was born Jan to Mar 1859, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1859 Q1 Vol: 2b, Page 117; died Apr to June 1859, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1859 Q2 Vol 2b Page 71
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Jane Eade [Balcomb] was the daughter of unknown father and Lavinia Groombridge [Balcomb]. She was born 1845 at Withyham, Sussex
  She married Amos Eade on Oct to Dec 1863, registered at Sevenoaks District, Kent, ref: 1863 Q4 Vol 2a Page 721. He was the son of Alfred Eade, blacksmith and Julia Eade [Feldwick]. He was born 1843 at Buxted, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iAlfred James who was born 1866 at Edenbridge, Kent
3 iiLavinia Jane who was born Apr to June 1867 at Edenbridge, Kent, registered at Sevenoaks District, Kent, ref: 1867 Q2 Vol 2a page 495; died 1923 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 56 years
  iiiKate who was born 1869 at Edenbridge, Kent
  ivRose who was born 1871 at Edenbridge, Kent
  vRuth E. who was born 1873 at Edenbridge, Kent
  viGeorge A. who was born 1874 at Edenbridge, Kent
  viiWilliam E. who was born 1876 at Edenbridge, Kent
  viiiThomas Edward who was born 1877 at Edenbridge, Kent
  ixIsabella Mary who was born 1878 at Edenbridge, Kent
  xWalter E. who was born 1880 at Edenbridge, Kent
  xiJessie E. who was born Feb 1881 at Edenbridge, Kent
   
Generation No. 3
  3. Lavinia Jane Wilmshurst [Eade] was the daughter of Amos Eade, blacksmith and Jane Eade [Balcomb]. She was born Apr to June 1867 at Edenbridge, Kent, registered at Sevenoaks District, Kent, ref: 1867 Q2 Vol 2a page 495; died 1923 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 56 years
  She married Richard Henry Wilmshurst on Sep 1891. He was the son of William Wilmshurst, miller and farmer and Harriett Wilmshurst [Cornwell]. He was born 1865 at Stone Mill, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 15th Jan 1865 at St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex; died Sep 1931 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 66 years. They had the following children:
  iMuriel who was born 1896; died 1904 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 8 years
  iiRichard Henry who was born 1898; died 1927 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 29 years
4 iiiJohn William who was born 1900
  ivHubert James who was born 1902; died 1988 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 86 years
   
Generation No. 4
  4. John William Wilmshurst was the son of Richard Henry Wilmshurst and Lavinia Jane Wilmshurst [Eade]. He was born 1900
  He married Lois Field Buss on Apr to June 1926, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1926 Q2 Vol 2b Page 317. She was the daughter of James Thomas Field Buss and Matilda Field Buss. She was born Jan to Mar 1900 at Rotherfield, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1900 Q1 Vol 2b page 117; died 1971, aged 73 years
   

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