The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for William Sands, farm labourer, son of William Sands and Charlotte Sands [Roberts]
Generation No. 1
  1. William Sands, farm labourer was the son of William Sands and Charlotte Sands [Roberts]. He was born 2nd Oct 1811 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 25th Jul 1830 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  He married (1) Rebecca Blackford on 27th Dec 1834 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. She was born c 1815. They had the following children:
  iHarriet who was born 1835 at Sussex
  iiWilliam who was born 1837 at Mayfield, Sussex
2 iiiGeorge who was born 1838 at Mayfield, Sussex
  He married (2) Mary Ann Jeffery on Apr to June 1844, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1844 Q2 Vol 7 Page 721. She was born 1817 at Maresfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
3 iWalter who was born 1847 at Mayfield, Sussex
4 iiSpencer who was born 1849 at Mayfield, Sussex
  iiiAlbert who was born 1850 at Mayfield, Sussex
5 ivSally who was born 1853 at Mayfield, Sussex
  vJohn Saunders who was born 1857 at Hadlow Down, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. George Sands, master carpenter was the son of William Sands, farm labourer and Rebecca Sands [Blackford]. He was born 1838 at Mayfield, Sussex
  He married (1) Jane Siggs on Oct to Dec 1861, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1861 Q4 Vol 2b Page 354. She was born 1845 at Framfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iJane who was born 1862 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 7th Dec 1862 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex, daughter of George Sands (carpenter) and Jane Sands
  iiLucy Elizabeth who was born 1865 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Jul 1865 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex, daughter of George Sands (carpenter) and Tamar Jane Sands
  iiiEdith Ellen who was born 2nd May 1867 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 30th Jun 1867 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex, daughter of George Sands (carpenter) and Tamar Jane Sands
  ivAnne Louisa who was born 11th May 1869 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 27th Jun 1869 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex, daughter of George Sands (carpenter) and Tamar Jane Sands
  vRuth who was born 16th Aug 1871 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 29th Oct 1871 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex, daughter of George Sands (carpenter) and Tamar Jane Sands
  viAlice who was born 1877 at Framfield, Sussex
  He married (2) Esther Gasston on Oct to Dec 1878, registered at Westhampnett District, Sussex, ref: 1878 Q4 Vol 2b Ppage 658. She was born 1836 at Maresfield, Sussex
   
  3. Walter Sands, farm labourer was the son of William Sands, farm labourer and Mary Ann Sands [Jeffery]. He was born 1847 at Mayfield, Sussex
  He married Sarah Ann Ellis on July to Sep 1878, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1878 Q3 Vol 2b Page 209. She was the daughter of John Ellis, farm labourer and Mary Ann Ellis [Mewett]. She was born 1859 at Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iKate who was born 1879 at Mayfield, Sussex
  iiJoseph who was born Apr 1880 at Mayfield, Sussex
   
  4. Spencer Sands, bricklayer journeyman was the son of William Sands, farm labourer and Mary Ann Sands [Jeffery]. He was born 1849 at Mayfield, Sussex
  He married Mary Ades on Oct to Dec 1880, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1880 Q4 Vol 2b Page 221. She was born 1848 at Sedlescombe, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iJane who was born 1882 at Hadlow Down, Sussex
  iiEmily who was born 1885 at Hadlow Down, Sussex
  iiiSpencer H who was born 1886 at Hadlow Down, Sussex
   
  5. Sally Smith [Sands] was the daughter of William Sands, farm labourer and Mary Ann Sands [Jeffery]. She was born 1853 at Mayfield, Sussex
  She married John Preston Smith on 28th Dec 1870 at St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex. He was the son of John Smith, master carpenter and Susan Smith [Hartfield]. He was born 1850 at Hadlow Down, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iMary Ann who was born 1871 at Hadlow Down, Sussex; christened 21st May 1871 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex
  iiJohn Preston who was born 1873 at Hadlow Down, Sussex
6 iiiEdmund Spencer who was born 1875 at Hadlow Down, Sussex
7 ivMinnie who was born 1877 at Hadlow Down, Sussex; christened 29th Jul 1877 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex
8 vRoland William who was born 1881 at Hadlow Down, Sussex
  viEthel May who was born 1885 at Hadlow Down, Sussex
  viiJack who was born 1887 at Hadlow Down, Sussex
  viiiAlfred Preston who was born 1889 at Hadlow Down, Sussex
  ixAlbert Ernest who was born 1894 at Hadlow Down, Sussex
   
Generation No. 3
  6. Edmund Spencer Smith was the son of John Preston Smith, master carpenter and Sally Smith [Sands]. He was born 1875 at Hadlow Down, Sussex
  He married Evangeline Lambert on Apr to June 1897, registered at Midhurst District, Sussex, ref: 1897 Q2 Vol 2b Page 809. She was born c 1875. They had the following children:
  iEva Frances who was born 1897
  iiGeorge Preston who was born 1899
  iiiEdmund Brunton who was born 1904
   
  7. Minnie Denness [Smith] was the daughter of John Preston Smith, master carpenter and Sally Smith [Sands]. She was born 1877 at Hadlow Down, Sussex; christened 29th Jul 1877 at St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex
  She married Nelson Obed Denness on 25th May 1904. He was born c 1875
   
  8. Roland William Smith was the son of John Preston Smith, master carpenter and Sally Smith [Sands]. He was born 1881 at Hadlow Down, Sussex
  He married Annie Louisa Barkel on Jan to Mar 1911, registered at Wandsworth District, London, ref: 1911 Q1 Vol 1d Page 543. She was born c 1885. They had the following children:
  iBeatrice Mary who was born 1912
  iiRoland William who was born 1915 at Hadlow Down, Sussex
   

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