The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for John Bassett, son of Thomas Bassett and Hannah Bassett [Archol]
Generation No. 1
  1. John Bassett was the son of Thomas Bassett and Hannah Bassett [Archol]. He was born 1746 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 7th Dec 1746 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Thomas Bassett and Hannah Bassett
  He married Mary Potten on 17th Jul 1792 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. She was born 1760; died Apr 1838 at Lake Street, Mayfield, Sussex, aged 78 years, widow; buried 6th Apr 1838 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iNanny who was born 1793 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 9th Jul 1793 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Bassett and Mary Bassett
2 iiJohn who was born 1797 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 5th Dec 1797 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Bassett and Mary Bassett; died Dec 1878 Mayfield, Sussex, aged 81 years; buried 12th Dec 1878 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  iiiSarah who was born 1801 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 26th Dec 1801 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Bassett and Mary Bassett
  ivSarah who was born 1805 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Nov 1805 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Bassett and Mary Bassett
   
Generation No. 2
  2. John Bassett, farmer was the son of John Bassett and Mary Bassett [Potten]. He was born 1797 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 5th Dec 1797 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Bassett and Mary Bassett; died Dec 1878 at Mayfield, Sussex, aged 81 years; buried 12th Dec 1878 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  He had a relationship with Sophia ...... She was born 1817 at Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
3 iAnn who was born 1840 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 12th Jan 1840 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Sophia Russell; died Oct 1913 Hellingly Asylum, Hellingly, Sussex; buried 15th Oct 1913 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  iiJohn who was born 1841 at Lake Street, Mayfield, Sussex; christened 21st Mar 1841 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Sophia Russell
  He married Sophia Russell on 12th Dec 1842 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex. She was born 1817 at Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
4 iSarah who was born 1843 at Lake Street, Mayfield, Sussex; christened 14th May 1843 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Bassett (late farmer) and Sophia Bassett
  iiThomas who was born 1848 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 25th Mar 1848 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Bassett (farmer) and Sophia Bassett
5 iiiMary who was born 1851 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 27th Nov 1851 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Bassett (farmer) and Sophia Bassett
6 ivWilliam Potten who was born 1857 at Wallis Farm, Mayfield, Sussex; christened 5th Jul 1857 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Bassett (farmer) and Sophia Bassett
   
Generation No. 3
  3. Ann Hobbs [Bassett] [Russell] was the daughter of John Bassett, farmer and Sophia Russell. She was born 1840 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 12th Jan 1840 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Sophia Russell; died Oct 1913 at Hellingly Asylum, Hellingly, Sussex; buried 15th Oct 1913 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  She married Amos Hobbs on 1st Mar 1868 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. He was the son of William Hobbs, farm labourer and Elizabeth Hobbs [Smale]. He was born 1844 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 28th Jul 1844 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died Dec 1888 at Mayfield, Sussex; buried 6th Dec 1888 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
7 iMary Jane who was born 1870 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1st May 1870 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
8 iiThomas Edward who was born 1872 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 4th Feb 1872 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  iiiSarah Ann who was born 1873 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 7th Sep 1873 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
9 ivMercy Elizabeth who was born 1875 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 7th Mar 1875 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
10 vHenry John who was born Mar 1877 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1st Apr 1877 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died 1st Oct 1960 Crawley, Sussex
  viCharlotte Amelia who was born 1879 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 7th Sep 1879 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died Dec 1879
  viiObadiah Smale who was born Jan 1881 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 5th Jun 1881 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died Jan 1929 Mayfield, Sussex; buried 6th Jan 1929 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
   
  4. Sarah Fenner [Bassett] was the daughter of John Bassett, farmer and Sophia Bassett [Russell]. She was born 1843 at Lake Street, Mayfield, Sussex; christened 14th May 1843 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Bassett (late farmer) and Sophia Bassett
  She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
  iEdgar King who was born 1863 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 5th Apr 1863 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Sarah Bassett; died Jun 1863 Mayfield, Sussex, aged 4 months; buried 15th Jun 1863 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  She married Michael Fenner on July to Sep 1881, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1881 Q3 Vol 2b Page 187. He was the son of Thomas Fenner, farm labourer and Elizabeth Fenner [Ticehurst]. He was born 1849 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1st Apr 1849 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Thomas Fenner (labourer) & Elizabeth Fenner. They had the following children:
  iWilliam Percy who was born 1882 at Wallace, Mayfield, Sussex; christened 5th Nov 1882 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Michael Fenner (farmer) & Sarah Fenner
  iiBeatrice Elizabeth who was born 1886 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 4th Apr 1886 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Michael Fenner (gardener) & Sarah Fenner
   
  5. Mary Stevens [Bassett] was the daughter of John Bassett, farmer and Sophia Bassett [Russell]. She was born 1851 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 27th Nov 1851 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Bassett (farmer) and Sophia Bassett
  She married Thomas Stevens on 1st Dec 1871 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. He was born 1846
   
  6. William Potten Bassett, farmer was the son of John Bassett, farmer and Sophia Bassett [Russell]. He was born 1857 at Wallis Farm, Mayfield, Sussex; christened 5th Jul 1857 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Bassett (farmer) and Sophia Bassett
  He married Kate Annie Avis on Oct to Dec 1893, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1893 Q4 Vol 2b Page 297. She was born 1869 at Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iSarah Ruth who was born 4th Jul 1894 at Wallace Farm, Mayfield, Sussex; christened 14th Oct 1894 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of William Potten Bassett (farmer) and Annie Kate Bassett
  iiWilfred John who was born 30th Nov 1895 at Ellis Cottage, Mayfield, Sussex; christened 12th Jan 1896 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of William Potten Bassett (carter) and Annie Kate Bassett
  iiiBernard George who was born 26th Jul 1898 at Argos Hill, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 13th Nov 1898 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of William Potten Bassett (carter) and Annie Kate Bassett
   
Generation No. 4
  7. Mary Jane Hobbs was the daughter of Amos Hobbs, master baker and Ann Hobbs [Bassett]. She was born 1870 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1st May 1870 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
  iGeorge Butcher who was born 15th Nov 1892 at Hastings, Sussex
   
  8. Thomas Edward Hobbs was the son of Amos Hobbs, master baker and Ann Hobbs [Bassett]. He was born 1872 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 4th Feb 1872 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  He married Angelina Sophia French on Apr to June 1895 at Tonbridge, Kent. She was born c 1872 at London. They had the following children:
  iThomas Edward J. who was born Apr to June 1900 at Tonbridge, Kent
   
  9. Mercy Elizabeth Eldridge [Hobbs] was the daughter of Amos Hobbs, master baker and Ann Hobbs [Bassett]. She was born 1875 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 7th Mar 1875 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  She married George Edgar Eldridge on 19th Mar 1897 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. He was born c 1875
   
  10. Henry John Hobbs was the son of Amos Hobbs, master baker and Ann Hobbs [Bassett]. He was born Mar 1877 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1st Apr 1877 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died 1st Oct 1960 at Crawley, Sussex
  He married Edith Goad on Jan to Mar 1901 at Tonbridge, Kent. She was born c 1878 at Tonbridge, Kent; died 1968 at Surrey. They had the following children:
  iFrederick John who was born 22nd Jul 1902 at Crawley, Sussex; died Sep 1982 Worthing, Sussex
  iiLilian Alice who was born Jun 1904 at Crawley, Sussex
11 iiiThomas Edward who was born 23rd Jun 1907 at Crawley, Sussex; died May 1994 Hastings, Sussex
   
Generation No. 5
  11. Thomas Edward Hobbs was the son of Henry John Hobbs and Edith Hobbs [Goad]. He was born 23rd Jun 1907 at Crawley, Sussex; died May 1994 at Hastings, Sussex
  He married Grace Darling Vousden on c 1930. She was born 1910 at Goudhurst, Kent. They had the following children:
12 iGillian M. who was born 1932 at Chertsey, Surrey
13 iiEdward Winston who was born Jul 1940 at Cranbrook, Kent
14 iiiLinden who was born 1943 at Ashford, Kent
   
Generation No. 6
  12. Gillian M. Rivers [Hobbs] was the daughter of Thomas Edward Hobbs and Grace Darling Hobbs [Vousden]. She was born 1932 at Chertsey, Surrey
  She married Peter Rivers on 1952 at Folkstone, Kent. He was born c 1930. They had the following children:
  iTimothy P. who was born 1954 at Ashford, Kent
15 iiSarah Jane who was born 1958 at Ashford, Kent
   
  13. Edward Winston Hobbs was the son of Thomas Edward Hobbs and Grace Darling Hobbs [Vousden]. He was born Jul 1940 at Cranbrook, Kent
  He married Angela Haldane on c 1962. She was born Aug 1942 at Ashford, Kent. They had the following children:
16 iNicholas Edward who was born Apr 1963 at Tenterden, Kent
   
  14. Linden Willcocks [Hobbs] was the daughter of Thomas Edward Hobbs and Grace Darling Hobbs [Vousden]. She was born 1943 at Ashford, Kent
  She married Michael J.W. Willcocks on 1963 at Ashford, Kent. He was born c 1940. They had the following children:
17 iTanya Linden who was born 1968 at West-Super-Mare, Somerset
  iiScott Somerset who was born 1969 at Tonbridge, Kent
   
Generation No. 7
  15. Sarah Jane Von Etzdorf [Rivers] was the daughter of Peter Rivers and Gillian M. Rivers [Hobbs]. She was born 1958 at Ashford, Kent
  She married Baron Rudiger John Von Etzdorf on May 1986. He was born 13th Sep 1948
   
  16. Nicholas Edward Hobbs, Senior University Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Accountancy and Finance was the son of Edward Winston Hobbs and Angela Hobbs [Haldane]. He was born Apr 1963 at Tenterden, Kent
  He married Rajwant Kaur Sahota on Oct 2000. She was born Jun 1959 at Punjab, India. They had the following children:
  iGrace Chandni who was born Sep 2003 at Bedford
   
  17. Tanya Linden Thompson [Willcocks] was the daughter of Michael J.W. Willcocks and Linden Willcocks [Hobbs]. She was born 1968 at West-Super-Mare, Somerset
  She married Sir Thomas d'Eyncourt John Thompson on Jun 2002 at Camden Town, London. He was born 1956
   

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