Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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The ROBERTS Family of Sussex


My Roberts Ancestors

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My Roberts Ancestors

I have 2 Roberts ancestral lines leading back from my Great Grandmother Lily Dowlen (1869-1949), to John Roberts (1594-1658) and wife Ann.

Much of the information on the Roberts family has come from John Comber's Sussex Genealogies for the Horsham Centre, pages 315-319.

My most recent connection is via a 6x Great Grandmother, Sarah Roberts who was baptised, married and buried in Cowfold, Sussex.  She married Nicholas West (1704-1786) in 1729 and they had 5 children.

My next link is via an 8x Great Grandmother, Mary Roberts (1630-?) who was also baptised and married in Cowfold.  She married James Matthew (1626-?) in 1656 and they had 3 children baptised in Hurstpierpoint, Sussex.


My line of descent


John Roberts



Thomas Roberts



John Roberts



John Roberts



John Roberts



John Roberts



Sarah Roberts



William West



Ann West



John Dowlen



Charles Dowlen


Mary Roberts



James Matthews



James Matthews



Mary Matthews



Richard Hoadley



John Hoadley



Susan Hoadley



Lily Dowlen



Annie Elsie Stillaway



Eileen Isabel Tullett


Mandy Willard


(click on a name to go to their family group page)




Family Group Pages

John Roberts (c1500-?) and unknown

John Roberts (1570-?) and Ann Gratwick (1575-?)

John Roberts (1594-1658) and Ann (?-?)

John Roberts (c1622-1706) and Mary Lindfield (c1640-1727)

John Roberts (c1678-1739) and Sarah Bennet (?-1720)

John Roberts (1718-1776) and Sarah Bassford (c1715-?) and Elizabeth Coomber (c1720-1741) and Mary Bignal (c1720-1790)

John Roberts (c1765-1849) and Ruth Lelliott (1780-1846)

John Roberts (1829-1905) and Mary Cocks (c1826-1852) and Elizabeth Ireland (1830-1913)

Thomas Roberts (c1535-1593) and Joanna Ockenden (c1540-1600)

William Roberts (1801-1889) and Charity Mansbridge (1797-1861)

William Roberts (1861-?) and Elizabeth Sharp (1860-1945)

Henry Richardson (1814-1869) and Ann Roberts (1817-1891)

James Matthew (1626-?) and Mary Roberts (1630-?)

John Davey (c1782-?) and Sarah Alfrey (1792-1825)

Henry Stoner (c1752-1828) and Phebe Roberts (1750-1825)

Nicholas West (1704-1786) and Sarah Roberts (1708-1758)

Samuel Moon (1790-?) and Sarah Roberts (c1791-?)



Other Web Sites



Jay Glanville's Relatives - he and I share Roberts ancestors.


British History On Line:  Cowfold - this site duplicates the article found in the Victoria County History of Sussex, volume 6, part 3.


This page was updated on 19 July 2012