The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for John Hobbs, son of James Hobbs and Eliza Hobbs [Haines]
Generation No. 1
  1. John Hobbs was the son of James Hobbs and Eliza Hobbs [Haines]. He was born 1718; christened 25th Dec 1718 at East Hoathly Parish Church, East Hoathly, Sussex; died May 1765 at Framfield, Sussex; buried 9th May 1765 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  He married Mary Deval on 21st Apr 1747 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex. She was born c 1720; died Jun 1765 at Framfield, Sussex; buried 25th Jun 1765 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iJohn who was born 1748 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 17th Apr 1748 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex; died Jun 1819 Framfield, Sussex; buried 19th Jun 1819 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
2 iiMary who was born 1749 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 20th Aug 1749 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
3 iiiEliza who was born 1751 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 29th Sep 1751 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
4 ivSarah who was born 1753 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 17th Apr 1753 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  vJames who was born 1755 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 25th May 1755 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex; died Jun 1756 Framfield, Sussex; buried 20th Jun 1756 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Mary Miller [Hobbs] was the daughter of John Hobbs and Mary Hobbs [Deval]. She was born 1749 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 20th Aug 1749 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  She married Joseph Miller on 21st Sep 1770 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex. He was born c 1745
   
  3. Eliza Down [Hobbs] was the daughter of John Hobbs and Mary Hobbs [Deval]. She was born 1751 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 29th Sep 1751 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
5 iWilliam Down who was born 1777 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 20th Apr 1777 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex; died Jan 1857 Framfield, Sussex; buried 26th Jan 1857 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  She married William Down on 20th Apr 1777 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex. He was born c 1750
   
  4. Sarah Heaver [Hobbs] was the daughter of John Hobbs and Mary Hobbs [Deval]. She was born 1753 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 17th Apr 1753 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  She married John Heaver on 1778 at St. Margaret's Church, Isfield, Sussex. He was born c 1750
   
Generation No. 3
  5. William Down Hobbs, farm labourer was the son of unknown father and Eliza Hobbs. He was born 1777 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 20th Apr 1777 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex; died Jan 1857 at Framfield, Sussex; buried 26th Jan 1857 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  He married Mary Harmer on 27th Aug 1803 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex. She was the daughter of Abraham Harmer and Elizabeth Harmer [Delves]. She was born 1781 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 14th May 1781 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex. They had the following children:
6 iHenry who was born 8th Jan 1804 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 19th Feb 1804 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex; died Aug 1882 Framfield, Sussex; buried 27th Aug 1882 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  iiBenjamin who was born 1805 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Sep 1805 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
7 iiiMariane who was born 1807 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Aug 1807 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
8 ivHarriet who was born 1809 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Jul 1809 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
9 vEliza who was born 1812 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 22nd Jun 1812 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  viWilliam Down who was born 6th Jan 1814 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 20th Mar 1814 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex; died 8th Jan 1899 Iron, Utah, USA; buried 10th Jan 1899 Iron, Utah, USA
10 viiTryphena who was born 1818 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 16th Aug 1818 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  viiiRhona who was born 1819 at Framfield, Sussex
11 ixPhoebe who was born 1821 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 18th Mar 1821 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 4
  6. Henry Hobbs, labourer was the son of William Down Hobbs, farm labourer and Mary Hobbs [Harmer]. He was born 8th Jan 1804 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 19th Feb 1804 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex; died Aug 1882 at Framfield, Sussex; buried 27th Aug 1882 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  He married Eliza Farrant on 23rd Oct 1825 at Ringmer, Sussex. She was born 1809 at East Hoathly, Sussex; died 1891 at Uckfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
12 iHenry who was born 1826 at Ringmer, Sussex; christened 10th Dec 1826 Ringmer, Sussex; died Feb 1893 Framfield, Sussex; buried 7th Feb 1893 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
13 iiEliza who was born 1828 at Ringmer, Sussex; christened 2nd Mar 1828 Ringmer, Sussex
14 iiiBenjamin who was born 1829 at Ringmer, Sussex; christened 27th Dec 1829 Ringmer, Sussex; died Dec 1918 Uckfield, Sussex; buried 24th Dec 1918 Holy Cross Church, Uckfield, Sussex
15 ivLouisa who was born 1831 at Ringmer, Sussex; christened 18th Sep 1831 Ringmer, Sussex
16 vMark who was born 1834 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Jun 1834 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex; died Feb 1925 Waldron, Sussex; buried 12th Feb 1925 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  viWilliam who was born 1835 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 1st Mar 1835 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
17 viiMary who was born 1836 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Apr 1836 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
18 viiiSusan who was born 1837 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 5th Nov 1837 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
19 ixFanny who was born 1839 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 6th Oct 1839 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
20 xSophia who was born 1841 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 1st Aug 1841 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  xiMary who was born 1843 at Framfield, Sussex
  xiiRhoda who was born 1845 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 12th May 1845 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex; died May 1845 Framfield, Sussex; buried 17th May 1845 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
21 xiiiEsther who was born 1847 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 4th Jul 1847 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
   
  7. Mariane Best [Hobbs] was the daughter of William Down Hobbs, farm labourer and Mary Hobbs [Harmer]. She was born 1807 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Aug 1807 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  She had a relationship with Thomas Best. He was born c 1805. They had the following children:
  iThomas who was born 1829 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 13th Sep 1829 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  She married Thomas Best on 17th Feb 1830 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex. He was born c 1805
   
  8. Harriet Hobbs was the daughter of William Down Hobbs, farm labourer and Mary Hobbs [Harmer]. She was born 1809 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Jul 1809 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
  iJesse who was born 1830 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 10th Jan 1830 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
   
  9. Eliza Turner [Hobbs] was the daughter of William Down Hobbs, farm labourer and Mary Hobbs [Harmer]. She was born 1812 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 22nd Jun 1812 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  She married Reeves Turner on 7th Apr 1834 at St. John-under-the-Castle, Lewes, Sussex. He was born 1812 at Nutley, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iEmely who was born 1835 at Sussex
  iiElen who was born 1837 at Sussex
22 iiiCharles who was born 1838 at Maresfield, Sussex
   
  10. Tryphena Pope [Hobbs] was the daughter of William Down Hobbs, farm labourer and Mary Hobbs [Harmer]. She was born 1818 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 16th Aug 1818 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  She married Reuben Pope on 1839 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex. He was born c 1815
   
  11. Phoebe Wood [Hobbs] was the daughter of William Down Hobbs, farm labourer and Mary Hobbs [Harmer]. She was born 1821 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 18th Mar 1821 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  She married James Wood on July to Sep 1840 at Tonbridge, Kent. He was born c 1820
   
Generation No. 5
  12. Henry Hobbs was the son of Henry Hobbs, labourer and Eliza Hobbs [Farrant]. He was born 1826 at Ringmer, Sussex; christened 10th Dec 1826 at Ringmer, Sussex; died Feb 1893 at Framfield, Sussex; buried 7th Feb 1893 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  He married Eliza ..... on c 1850. She was born c 1825; died Apr to June 1871 at Brighton, Sussex
   
  13. Eliza Gladman [Hobbs] was the daughter of Henry Hobbs, labourer and Eliza Hobbs [Farrant]. She was born 1828 at Ringmer, Sussex; christened 2nd Mar 1828 at Ringmer, Sussex
  She married Frederick Gladman on 12th Apr 1856 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex. He was born c 1825
   
  14. Benjamin Hobbs was the son of Henry Hobbs, labourer and Eliza Hobbs [Farrant]. He was born 1829 at Ringmer, Sussex; christened 27th Dec 1829 at Ringmer, Sussex; died Dec 1918 at Uckfield, Sussex; buried 24th Dec 1918 at Holy Cross Church, Uckfield, Sussex
  He married Mary Washer on 31st Aug 1856 at St. Thomas à Becket at Cliffe, Lewes, Sussex. She was born c 1830; died Jan 1905 at Ringmer, Sussex; buried 7th Jan 1905 at Ringmer, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iSarah Jane who was born 1857 at Lewes, Sussex; christened 26th Jan 1857 St. Thomas à Becket at Cliffe, Lewes, Sussex
23 iiJohn William who was born 1859 at Lewes, Sussex; christened 15th May 1859 St. Thomas à Becket at Cliffe, Lewes, Sussex; died c 1940
   
  15. Louisa Rickson [Hobbs] was the daughter of Henry Hobbs, labourer and Eliza Hobbs [Farrant]. She was born 1831 at Ringmer, Sussex; christened 18th Sep 1831 at Ringmer, Sussex
  She married James William Rickson on 3rd Jul 1852 at West Firle, Sussex. He was born c 1830
   
  16. Mark Hobbs, farm labourer was the son of Henry Hobbs, labourer and Eliza Hobbs [Farrant]. He was born 1834 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Jun 1834 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex; died Feb 1925 at Waldron, Sussex; buried 12th Feb 1925 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  He married Lucy Cottenham on 6th Apr 1861 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex. She was born 1837 at Mayfield, Sussex; died Jun 1912 at Waldron, Sussex; buried 9th Jun 1912 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex. They had the following children:
24 iBenjamin who was born 1862 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 4th Mar 1862 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
25 iiRhoda who was born 1863 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 5th Apr 1863 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
26 iiiWilliam who was born 1864 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 7th Aug 1864 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex; died 1873 Uckfield, Sussex
  ivSarah who was born 1869 at Waldron, Sussex
  vHarriet who was born 1870 at Waldron, Sussex; christened Apr 1870 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
27 viLucy who was born 1873 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 16th Feb 1873 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
28 viiHarry who was born 1876 at East Hoathly, Sussex; christened Aug 1876 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
   
  17. Mary Batchelor [Hobbs] was the daughter of Henry Hobbs, labourer and Eliza Hobbs [Farrant]. She was born 1836 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Apr 1836 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  She married Jeremiah Batchelor on Jan to Mar 1887 at Eastbourne, Sussex. He was born c 1835
   
  18. Susan Jones [Hobbs] was the daughter of Henry Hobbs, labourer and Eliza Hobbs [Farrant]. She was born 1837 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 5th Nov 1837 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  She married Trayton Jones on 1st Nov 1856 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex. He was born c 1835
   
  19. Fanny Gallard [Hobbs] was the daughter of Henry Hobbs, labourer and Eliza Hobbs [Farrant]. She was born 1839 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 6th Oct 1839 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  She married William Gallard on 19th Jun 1859 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex. He was born c 1835
   
  20. Sophia Russell [Hobbs] was the daughter of Henry Hobbs, labourer and Eliza Hobbs [Farrant]. She was born 1841 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 1st Aug 1841 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  She married Raymond Russell on 21st Jun 1862 at Holy Cross Church, Uckfield, Sussex. He was born c 1840
   
  21. Esther Kidd [Hobbs] was the daughter of Henry Hobbs, labourer and Eliza Hobbs [Farrant]. She was born 1847 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 4th Jul 1847 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  She married William Kidd on 7th Jan 1867 at East Hoathly Parish Church, East Hoathly, Sussex. He was born c 1845
   
  22. Charles Turner was the son of Reeves Turner, brickmaker journeyman and Elizabeth Turner [Hobbs]. He was born 1838 at Maresfield, Sussex
  He married Harriet Wheatley on 9th Aug 1861 at Keymer, Sussex. She was born 1836
   
Generation No. 6
  23. John William Hobbs was the son of Benjamin Hobbs and Mary Hobbs [Washer]. He was born 1859 at Lewes, Sussex; christened 15th May 1859 at St. Thomas à Becket at Cliffe, Lewes, Sussex; died c 1940
  He married Susan Carpenter on Apr to June 1886 at Lewes, Sussex. She was born 1859; died Nov 1923 at Ringmer, Sussex, Cause of death: Hung herself; buried 23rd Nov 1923 at Ringmer, Sussex. They had the following children:
29 iMary Ann who was born 1886 at Ringmer, Sussex; christened 5th Sep 1886 Ringmer, Sussex
30 iiKate who was born 1891 at Ringmer, Sussex; christened 19th Sep 1891 Ringmer, Sussex
   
  24. Benjamin Hobbs was the son of Mark Hobbs, farm labourer and Lucy Hobbs [Cottenham]. He was born 1862 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 4th Mar 1862 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  He married Annie Kennedy on 18th Jul 1896 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex. She was born c 1865. They had the following children:
  iAnnie Lucy M. who was born Oct to Dec 1898 at Eastbourne, Sussex
  iiKate Rhoda P. who was born July to Sep 1900 at Eastbourne, Sussex
   
  25. Rhoda Piper [Hobbs] was the daughter of Mark Hobbs, farm labourer and Lucy Hobbs [Cottenham]. She was born 1863 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 5th Apr 1863 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex
  She married William Henry Piper on 30th Dec 1889 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1889 Q4 Vol 2b Page 262. He was the son of James Daniel Piper, farm labourer and Miriam Piper [Burgess]. He was born 1857 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 29th Mar 1857 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iWilliam F. who was born 1892 at Waldron, Sussex
  iiHarold M who was born 1895 at Waldron, Sussex
   
  26. William Hobbs was the son of Mark Hobbs, farm labourer and Lucy Hobbs [Cottenham]. He was born 1864 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 7th Aug 1864 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex; died 1873 at Uckfield, Sussex
  He married Fanny Mary Jane Budleys on Oct to Dec 1892 at Uckfield, Sussex. She was born c 1865. They had the following children:
  iDorothy May who was born Apr to June 1892 at Eastbourne, Sussex; died Jan to Mar 1909
  iiAnnie Frances who was born July to Sep 1894 at Eastbourne, Sussex
  iiiAlice Emily who was born Apr to June 1897 at Eastbourne, Sussex
  ivNellie Florence who was born Oct to Dec 1900 at Eastbourne, Sussex
   
  27. Lucy Ashdown [Hobbs] was the daughter of Mark Hobbs, farm labourer and Lucy Hobbs [Cottenham]. She was born 1873 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 16th Feb 1873 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  She married Henry Parker Ashdown on 28th Oct 1897 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex. He was the son of Thomas Ashdown, carpenter and Elizabeth Ashdown [Parker]. He was born 1871 at Mayfield, Sussex
   
  28. Harry Hobbs was the son of Mark Hobbs, farm labourer and Lucy Hobbs [Cottenham]. He was born 1876 at East Hoathly, Sussex; christened Aug 1876 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  He married Ella Saunders on 29th Sep 1900 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex. She was born c 1880. They had the following children:
31 iHugh who was born Oct to Dec 1901 at Bexhill, Sussex; died May 1954 Bexhill, Sussex; buried 21st May 1954 Bexhill, Sussex
  iiPercy who was born 24th Apr 1910 at Bexhill, Sussex
   
Generation No. 7
  29. Mary Ann Ellis [Hobbs] was the daughter of John William Hobbs and Susan Hobbs [Carpenter]. She was born 1886 at Ringmer, Sussex; christened 5th Sep 1886 at Ringmer, Sussex
  She married George John Ellis on 22nd Feb 1908 at Ringmer, Sussex. He was born c 1885
   
  30. Kate French [Hobbs] was the daughter of John William Hobbs and Susan Hobbs [Carpenter]. She was born 1891 at Ringmer, Sussex; christened 19th Sep 1891 at Ringmer, Sussex
  She married Albert French on 26th Jun 1919 at Ringmer, Sussex. He was born c 1885
   
  31. Hugh Hobbs was the son of Harry Hobbs and Ella Hobbs [Saunders]. He was born Oct to Dec 1901 at Bexhill, Sussex; died May 1954 at Bexhill, Sussex; buried 21st May 1954 at Bexhill, Sussex
  He married Emily Sophia Burt on 16th Feb 1924 at Bexhill, Sussex. She was born c 1905; died Apr 1974 at Bexhill, Sussex; buried 8th Apr 1974 at Bexhill, Sussex
   

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