ancestral connection to Bepton:
Charlotte Pearson, 2x Great Grandmother baptised 6 May 1837
3x Great Grandmother baptised 13 August 1815
3x Great Grandfather baptised 4 July 1790
4x Great Grandmother baptised 27 June 1784
3x Great Grandfather buried 26 November 1852
Pearson, nee Denyer, 3x Great Grandmother
buried 30 May 1852
4x and 5x Great Grandfather buried 9 January 1839
4x Great Grandfather buried 1 January 1818
nee Randall, 4x and 5x Great Grandmother buried 8 March
Sarah Baxter married 1st husband
John Restall 24 May 1833
John Baxter and Ann Pearson,
married 24 November 1812
John Pearson and Lydia Randall,
married 23 November 1783
The 1841 census was taken in Bepton on 6 June and there
were 207 people in the parish in 43 households (108 males and 99 females).
Four of my direct ancestors were living in the parish on census night:
55 year old Ann Baxter, nee Pearson, 50
year old John Pearson and his 45 year old wife
Charlotte Pearson, nee Denyer, and their daughter
4 year old daughter Lydia Pearson.
Lydia Charlotte Pearson married
Edmund Goble and he was the son of Sarah Baxter,
therefore, Lydia's Grandparents and Edmund's Great Grandparents were the
Ann Baxter, nee Pearson
had an illegitimate son, George Pearson who was born in
Midhurst in 1807. In 1841 he together with his wife and 2 children
were living on Bepton Common, near his Uncle John Pearson.
John was then a brick burner and George a brick maker.
The parish church of Bepton is dedicated to St. Mary.