The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for Elizabeth Wren [Betchley], daughter of Thomas Betchley, publican and Elizabeth Betchley
Generation No. 1
  1. Elizabeth Wren [Betchley] was the daughter of Thomas Betchley, publican and Elizabeth Betchley. She was born 1813 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 27th Jan 1813 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  She married James Wren on 25th Nov 1832 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. He was the son of James Wren and Mary Wren [Hills]. He was born 1812 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 2nd Aug 1812 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. They had the following children:
2 iJames who was born 1832 at West Hoathly, Sussex; christened 22nd Nov 1832 St. Margaret's Church, West Hoathly, Sussex
  iiCharles who was born 1836 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 22nd May 1836 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
3 iiiJoseph who was born 1840 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 26th Mar 1840 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. James Wren, farm labourer was the son of James Wren and Elizabeth Wren [Betchley]. He was born 1832 at West Hoathly, Sussex; christened 22nd Nov 1832 at St. Margaret's Church, West Hoathly, Sussex
  He had a relationship with Harriet Ellis. She was the daughter of Thomas Ellis, farm labourer and Sarah Ellis [Humphrey]. She was born 1835 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 26th Jul 1835 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. They had the following children:
4 iJane Ellis who was born 31st Dec 1854
  iiEdward John Ellis who was born 1855 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 27th Apr 1855 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  He married Harriet Ellis on 26th May 1856 at St. Margaret's Church, West Hoathly, Sussex. She was the daughter of Thomas Ellis, farm labourer and Sarah Ellis [Humphrey]. She was born 1835 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 26th Jul 1835 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. They had the following children:
5 iAlfred who was born 1858 at West Hoathly, Sussex; christened 31st Oct 1858 St. Margaret's Church, West Hoathly, Sussex
6 iiHenry who was born 1860 at West Hoathly, Sussex; christened 29th Jan 1860 St. Margaret's Church, West Hoathly, Sussex
  iiiThomas who was born 1861 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 29th Dec 1861 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
  ivEliza who was born 1866 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  vGeorge who was born 1867 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 28th Apr 1867 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
7 viFrederick who was born 1869 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 31st Jan 1869 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  viiAlice who was born 1872 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 27th Oct 1872 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  viiiEmily who was born 1874 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 29th Mar 1874 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  ixKate who was born 1875 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 29th Aug 1875 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  xArthur who was born 1879 at East Grinstead, Sussex
   
  3. Joseph Wren, bricklayer was the son of James Wren and Elizabeth Wren [Betchley]. He was born 1840 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 26th Mar 1840 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  He married Philidelphia Owen on 27th Jun 1863 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex. She was born 1845 at East Grinstead, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iElizabeth who was born 1865 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 30th Jul 1865 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  iiCharles James who was born 1867 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 31st Mar 1867 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  iiiJoseph who was born 1869 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 28th Feb 1869 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  ivEmily who was born 1871 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 7th May 1871 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  vSophia who was born 1873 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 27th Apr 1873 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  viMary Ann who was born 1874 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 28th Jun 1874 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  viiRobert who was born 1877 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  viiiRose P. who was born 1880 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  ixMargaret who was born 1882 at East Grinstead, Sussex
   
Generation No. 3
  4. Jane Ellis Cooper [Wren] was the daughter of James Wren and Harriet Wren [Ellis]. She was born 31st Dec 1854
  She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
  iHarriet Ellen who was born 1873 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 23rd Feb 1873 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  She married Robert Cooper on 6th May 1876 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. He was the son of James Cooper, lathe render and Sarah Cooper [Holder]. He was born 1855 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 2nd May 1855 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iWilliam John who was born 1876 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  iiThomas J. who was born 1877 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  iiiAllan Robert who was born 1879 at East Grinstead, Sussex; died 1885 East Grinstead, Sussex
  ivPercy Albert who was born 1882 at Oxted, Surrey
8 vSarah Annie who was born 6th Apr 1884 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  viEmily Edith who was born 1886 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  viiFlorence K. who was born 1888 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  viiiFrederick Charles who was born 1891 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  ixHarry Victor who was born 1893 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  xAlice Maud who was born 1896 at East Grinstead, Sussex; died 1922
   
  5. Alfred Wren, bricklayer was the son of James Wren, farm labourer and Harriet Wren [Ellis]. He was born 1858 at West Hoathly, Sussex; christened 31st Oct 1858 at St. Margaret's Church, West Hoathly, Sussex
  He married Naomi Saunders on Oct to Dec 1880, registered at Lewes District, Sussex, ref: 1880 Q4 Vol 2b Page 321. She was born 1860 at Framfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iAda who was born Nov 1880 at Laughton, Sussex
  iiCaroline who was born 1883 at Lewes, Sussex
  iiiAlfred who was born 1887 at Eastbourne, Sussex
  ivEdith who was born 1890 at Chiddingly, Sussex
   
  6. Henry Wren, general labourer was the son of James Wren, farm labourer and Harriet Wren [Ellis]. He was born 1860 at West Hoathly, Sussex; christened 29th Jan 1860 at St. Margaret's Church, West Hoathly, Sussex
  He married Elizabeth Page on 21st Apr 1888 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. She was born 1866 at Nutley, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iEdith who was born 1889 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  iiKate who was born 1890 at East Grinstead, Sussex
   
  7. Frederick Wren, general labourer was the son of James Wren, farm labourer and Harriet Wren [Ellis]. He was born 1869 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 31st Jan 1869 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  He married Alice Tester on 21st Jun 1890 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. She was the daughter of William Tester, farmer and Mary Ann Tester [Newnham]. She was born 1868 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 30th Aug 1868 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of William Tester (labourer) and Mary Tester
   
Generation No. 4
  8. Sarah Annie Heasman [Cooper] was the daughter of Robert Cooper and Jane Ellis Cooper [Wren]. She was born 6th Apr 1884 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  She married Edward Charles Heasman on c 1900. He was the son of John Heasman, labourer and Mary Ann Heasman [Jenner]. He was born 1883 at Forest Row, Sussex; christened 2nd Sep 1883 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex. They had the following children:
9 iEdward who was born 10th Sep 1904 at East Grinstead, Sussex; died 15th Sep 1957 Auckland, New Zealand
  iiEdith Florence who was born c 1906
  iiiCharles who was born 10th Oct 1908
  ivHenry Victor who was born Feb 1910
  vFrederick John who was born 10th Nov 1912
  viAlbert George who was born 19th Dec 1914
   
Generation No. 5
  9. Edward Heasman was the son of Edward Charles Heasman and Sarah Ann Heasman [Cooper]. He was born 10th Sep 1904 at East Grinstead, Sussex; died 15th Sep 1957 at Auckland, New Zealand
  He married Marion Isobel Ash on 27th May 1931, registered at East Preston District, Sussex, ref: 1931 Q2 Vol 2b Page 927. She was born c 1910. They had the following children:
  iDiane who was born 5th Aug 1932 at Angmering, Sussex
  iiChristine Mary who was born 21st Mar 1936
  iiiRoger who was born 18th Aug 1938
  ivClive who was born 21st May 1941
  vGary who was born 7th Jan 1944
  viCherry who was born 23rd May 1945
   

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