Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Maresfield, Sussex


The parish church is dedicated to St. Bartholomew

South side of the church, copied from:


North side of the church, circa 1910, copied from:

(There are many more old photographs of Maresfield at The Weald web site.)


Books about Maresfield:

"Maresfield Old and New" by Revd J. L. Ward-Petley, M.A., published 1896

"Maresfield" by Betty Turner, published in 1991 (I have a copy of this book)


My ancestors who lived in Maresfield:

4x Great Grandfather, William Sawyers, baptised in 1783

5x Great Grandfather, Walter Sawyers, baptised in 1753

6x Great Grandmother, Mary Sawyers nee Thorpe, baptised 1734

6x Great Grandfather, Walter Sawyers, buried 1780

7x Great Grandmother, Catherine Cottington, buried 1765

7x Great Grandparents, Thomas Thorpe and Elizabeth Duffield, married 1731

(Thomas Thorpe also baptised in Maresfield in 1711)

8x Great Grandmother, Elizabeth Thorpe, buried in 1761

8x Great Grandfather, Richard Thorpe, buried in 1742


Other web sites:

The Morling Family