The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for John Hesman, farm labourer
Generation No. 1
  1. John Hesman, farm labourer He was born 1798 at Rotherfield, Sussex; died Feb 1869 at Mayfield, Sussex, aged 71 years; buried 23rd Feb 1869 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  He married Philadelphia Akehurst on 23rd Aug 1833 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. She was born 1812 at Sussex; died Jan 1850 at Mayfield, Sussex, aged 37 years; buried 11th Jan 1850 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
2 iJohn who was born 1834 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 16th Feb 1834 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  iiWilliam who was born 1835 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Aug 1835 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  iiiHannah who was born 1837 at Mayfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. John Hesman, farm labourer was the son of John Hesman, farm labourer and Philadelphia Hesman [Akehurst]. He was born 1834 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 16th Feb 1834 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  He married Elizabeth Deacon on 7th Sep 1856 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. She was born 1836 at Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iJulia who was born 22nd Aug 1856 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Aug 1856 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
3 iiJames Henry who was born 1858 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Feb 1858 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
4 iiiJohn Thomas who was born 1859 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 9th Oct 1859 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died Jan 1934 Sandhill, Pembury, Kent; buried 12th Jan 1934 Tunbridge Wells Cemetery, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Recorded in the Register of Burials: Entry 20919
Buried in the same grave as his wife Mary Anne
  ivAnne Elizabeth who was born 1863 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 10th May 1863 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
5 vThomas Wiliam who was born 1866 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 24th Feb 1866 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  viChristiana Mary who was born 18th Oct 1867 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 9th Feb 1868 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  viiElizabeth Margaret Edith who was born 23rd May 1869 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 11th Jul 1869 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  viiiKezia Mary who was born 20th May 1871 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 13th Aug 1871 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  ixHenry David who was born 4th Oct 1872 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Dec 1872 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  xErnest Albert who was born 25th May 1875 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 21st Feb 1877 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  xiBertram Charles who was born 26th Jan 1879 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1885 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 3
  3. James Henry Heasman was the son of John Heasman, farm labourer and Elizabeth Heasman [Deacon]. He was born 1858 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Feb 1858 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  He married Emily Eliza Rope on 29th Jan 1877 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. She was born 1852
   
  4. John Thomas Heaseman, carter was the son of John Heasman, farm labourer and Elizabeth Heasman [Deacon]. He was born 1859 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 9th Oct 1859 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died Jan 1934 at Sandhill, Pembury, Kent; buried 12th Jan 1934 at Tunbridge Wells Cemetery, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Recorded in the Register of Burials: Entry 20919
Buried in the same grave as his wife Mary Anne
  He married Mary Anne Cleary on 8th Oct 1884 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, Witnesses: Thomas William Heasman and Travis Cleary. She was the daughter of James Cleary and Mrs Cleary. She was born 1861 at Tipperary, Ireland; died Nov 1914 at 1 Rose Cottage, Groombridge, Kent and Sussex; buried 17th Nov 1914 at Tunbridge Wells Cemetery, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Recorded in the Register of Burials: Entry 12271. They had the following children:
  iHarold Bertram Charles who was born 4th Feb 1885 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 12th Apr 1885 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
6 iiAnnie Gertrude Urith who was born 1888 at Rotherfield, Sussex; died Nov 1944 Kent & Sussex Hospital, St Johns, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; buried 17th Nov 1944 Tunbridge Wells Cemetery, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, internment reference: 26992
  iiiHenry who was born 1892 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  ivGordon R. S. who was born 1896 at Rotherfield, Sussex
   
  5. Thomas Wiliam Heasman, gardener and domestic servant was the son of John Heasman, farm labourer and Elizabeth Heasman [Deacon]. He was born 1866 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 24th Feb 1866 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  He married Mary Alice L. Billing on Jan to Mar 1889, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1889 Q1 Vol 2b Page 177. She was born 1869 at Hailsham, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iHilda C. who was born 1890 at Southborough, Kent
  iiWalter who was born 1893 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  iiiAlice M. who was born 1896 at Uckfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 4
  6. Annie Gertrude Urith Smith [Heaseman] was the daughter of John Thomas Heaseman, carter and Mary Anne Heaseman [Cleary]. She was born 1888 at Rotherfield, Sussex; died Nov 1944 at Kent & Sussex Hospital, St Johns, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; buried 17th Nov 1944 at Tunbridge Wells Cemetery, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, internment reference: 26992
  She married Thomas Clifford Smith on Apr to June 1921, registered at Ticehurst District, Sussex, ref: 1921 Q2 Vol 2b Page 231. He was the son of Alfred Smith and Fanny Kate Smith [Baker]. He was born Jan to Mar 1901 at Ardingly, Sussex, registered at Cuckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1901 Q1 Vol 2b Page 148; died 19th Dec 1968 at Purley; buried 24th Dec 1968 at Kent & Sussex crematorium, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, cremated and ashes buried thereafter; record numer 12127. They had the following children:
  iHarold Clifford James who was born Oct 1921 at Rotherfield, Sussex
   

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