The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for Benjamin Buss, independent, son of Thomas Buss and Mary Buss [Brooke]
Generation No. 1
  1. Benjamin Buss, independent was the son of Thomas Buss and Mary Buss [Brooke]. He was born 1764 at Burwash, Sussex; christened 11th Nov 1764 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex; buried 27th Apr 1842 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, aged 76 years
  He married (1) Mary Chandler on 1st May 1793 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. She was born 1768 at Ashburnham, Sussex; christened 31st Jan 1768 at St. Peter's Church, Ashburnham, Sussex; buried 24th Dec 1795 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, aged 27 years, w of Benjamin. They had the following children:
2 iElizabeth who was born 1794 at Burwash, Sussex; christened 7th Mar 1794 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex
  He married (2) Frances Morris on 7th Feb 1797 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex. She was born 1773 at Herstmonceux, Sussex; christened 27th Dec 1773 at All Saints Church, Herstmonceux, Sussex, parents Thomas & Margaret Morris; buried 23rd Jan 1836 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, aged 62 years. They had the following children:
  iThomas who was born c Sep 1797 at Burwash, Sussex; christened 28th Sep 1797 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex
3 iiBenjamin who was born 1800 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 14th Feb 1800 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died 6th Nov 1869 Mayfield, Sussex
4 iiiMary who was born 1801 at Burwash, Sussex, licence reads aged 17 and upds with consen tof Benj.Buss of Ticehurst,her father:
5 ivEliza who was born 1806 at Ticehurst, Sussex; christened 1st Aug 1806 St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex; died 15th Jun 1878 Burwash, Sussex
  vMargaret who was born 1808 at Ticehurst, Sussex; christened 27th Oct 1808 St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex
6 viCaroline who was born 1813 at Ticehurst, Sussex; christened 14th Oct 1813 St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Elizabeth Noakes [Buss] was the daughter of Benjamin Buss, independent and Mary Buss [Chandler]. She was born 1794 at Burwash, Sussex; christened 7th Mar 1794 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex
  She married John Noakes, grocer on 11th Aug 1814 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex. He was born 1790 at Burwash, Sussex; christened 25th Nov 1790 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex. They had the following children:
7 iJohn Buss who was born 1815 at Burwash, Sussex; christened 29th Jun 1815 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex
8 iiMary Ann who was born 1818 at Burwash, Sussex; christened 18th Feb 1818 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex
  iiiCaroline who was born 1820 to 1825 at Sussex
  ivElizabeth who was born 1831 at Sussex
   
  3. Benjamin Buss, attorney was the son of Benjamin Buss, independent and Frances Buss [Morris]. He was born 1800 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 14th Feb 1800 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died 6th Nov 1869 at Mayfield, Sussex
  He married Eliza Newington on 22nd Apr 1825 at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex. She was born 1799 at Burwash, Sussex; christened 4th Jul 1799 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex. They had the following children:
9 iBenjamin who was born 1826 at Mayfield, Sussex; died 1892
  iiFrances who was born 1827 at Sussex
  iiiEliza who was born 1828 at Mayfield, Sussex
10 ivSarah who was born 1830 at Mayfield, Sussex
11 vWilliam who was born 1831 at Mayfield, Sussex
12 viSusannah who was born 1833 at Mayfield, Sussex
  viiElizabeth who was born 1836 at Mayfield, Sussex
  viiiCaroline who was born 1837 at Sussex
  ixVictoria who was born 1838 at Mayfield, Sussex
   
  4. Mary Clark [Buss] was the daughter of Benjamin Buss, independent and Frances Buss [Morris]. She was born 1801 at Burwash, Sussex, licence reads aged 17 and upds with consen tof Benj.Buss of Ticehurst,her father:
  She married John Busbey Clark, linen darper on 18th Feb 1819 at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex, John of Minster in the Isle of Sheppey, witnesses Benjamin Buss & Sarah Clark. He was born 1794 at St Marys Cray, Kent; christened 11th Apr 1794 at St Mary's Church St Mary Cray, Kent, parents Richard & Sarah Clark
   
  5. Eliza Barrow [Buss] was the daughter of Benjamin Buss, independent and Frances Buss [Morris]. She was born 1806 at Ticehurst, Sussex; christened 1st Aug 1806 at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex; died 15th Jun 1878 at Burwash, Sussex
  She married John Barrow, farmer on 11th Sep 1838 at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex, registered at Ticehurst District, Sussex, ref: 1838 Q3 Vol 7 Page 523. He was born 1814 at Hawkhurst, Kent; christened 6th Feb 1814 at St Laurence Church, Hawkhurst, Kent, son of Richard Barrow (carpenter) and Lucy Barrow; died 5th May 1893 at Burwash, Sussex
   
  6. Caroline Steadman [Buss] was the daughter of Benjamin Buss, independent and Frances Buss [Morris]. She was born 1813 at Ticehurst, Sussex; christened 14th Oct 1813 at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex
  She married Thomas Steadman on 7th Aug 1833 at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex. He was born c 1810. They had the following children:
  iBenjamin who was born 1836
  iiFrank who was born 1838
   
Generation No. 3
  7. John Buss Noakes, shopkeeper was the son of John Noakes, grocer and Elizabeth Noakes [Buss]. He was born 1815 at Burwash, Sussex; christened 29th Jun 1815 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex
  He married Frances Simmons on Oct to Dec 1839, registered at Lewes District, Sussex, ref: 1839 Q4 Vol 7 Page 519. She was born 1816 at Uckfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
13 iJohn Simmons who was born 1841 at Burwash, Sussex
14 iiWilliam Thomas who was born 1843 at Burwash, Sussex
  iiiCatharine A. who was born 1846 at Burwash, Sussex
15 ivWalter Henry who was born 1848 at Burwash, Sussex
  vSophia J. who was born 1850 at Burwash, Sussex
   
  8. Mary Ann Baker [Noakes] was the daughter of John Noakes, grocer and Elizabeth Noakes [Buss]. She was born 1818 at Burwash, Sussex; christened 18th Feb 1818 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex
  She married Daniel Baker on 25th Jun 1844 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex. He was born c 1815
   
  9. Benjamin Buss, farmer was the son of Benjamin Buss, attorney and Eliza Buss [Newington]. He was born 1826 at Mayfield, Sussex; died 1892
  He married (1) Avice Taylor Wickens on 17th Sep 1861 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. She was born 1830 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 25th Aug 1830 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Taylor Wickens (farmer) and Hannah Wickens; died July to Sep 1872. They had the following children:
  iFanny who was born 1862 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 7th Dec 1862 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died 1883
16 iiBenjamin Frank who was born 1865 at Mayfield, Sussex; died 1903
  iiiThomas Albert who was born 1868 at Mayfield, Sussex
  He married (2) Eliza Lade on c 1870. She was born 1843 at Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iEliza who was born 1875 at Mayfield, Sussex
  iiFrederick who was born 1877 at Mayfield, Sussex
  iiiVictoria who was born 1878 at Mayfield, Sussex
  ivJohn who was born 1882 at Mayfield, Sussex
   
  10. Sarah Piper [Buss] was the daughter of Benjamin Buss, attorney and Eliza Buss [Newington]. She was born 1830 at Mayfield, Sussex
  She married Frederick Piper, plumber and painter on 27th Dec 1852 at St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex. He was born 1835 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 18th Jan 1835 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iCharles Frederick who was born Mar 1853 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1st Jun 1856 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  iiThomas Walter who was born 1866 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 8th Oct 1866 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
   
  11. William Buss, Mayfield Harrier Club huntsman and journeyman was the son of Benjamin Buss, attorney and Eliza Buss [Newington]. He was born 1831 at Mayfield, Sussex
  He married Elizabeth Bridger on 19th Jul 1854 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. She was born 1832 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 19th Feb 1832 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iBenjamin Thomas who was born 1855 at Mayfield, Sussex
  iiWilliam who was born 1856 at Mayfield, Sussex
  iiiSamuel who was born 1858 at Mayfield, Sussex
  ivDaniel who was born 1859 at Mayfield, Sussex
  vVictoria who was born 1861 at Mayfield, Sussex
  viEliza who was born 1863 at Mayfield, Sussex
  viiJohn who was born 1865 at Mayfield, Sussex
  viiiThomas Benjamin who was born 1867 at Mayfield, Sussex
   
  12. Susannah Ellis [Buss] was the daughter of Benjamin Buss, attorney and Eliza Buss [Newington]. She was born 1833 at Mayfield, Sussex
  She married Owen William Ellis, draper, grocer and postmaster on Apr to June 1856, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1856 Q2 Vol 2b Page 139. He was born 1832 at Burwash, Sussex; christened 2nd Nov 1832 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of Edward Ellis (labourer) and Martha Ellis. They had the following children:
17 iEmily Kate who was born 1857 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1857 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died Oct 1886 Waldron, Sussex; buried 26th Oct 1886 Waldron, Sussex
  iiLouisa who was born 1858 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 28th Oct 1858 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  iiiOwen Edward who was born 9th Jun 1860 at Waldron, Sussex
  ivVictor Fernando who was born 1st Sep 1864 at Waldron, Sussex
  vMinnie Christianna who was born 26th Sep 1867 at Waldron, Sussex
  viVenna Susanna who was born 30th Sep 1869 at Waldron, Sussex
  viiFrank Charles who was born 2nd Jun 1873 at Waldron, Sussex
  viiiGeorge F. who was born 1876 at Waldron, Sussex
   
Generation No. 4
  13. John Simmons Noakes, grocer & drapers assistant was the son of John Buss Noakes, shopkeeper and Frances Noakes [Simmons]. He was born 1841 at Burwash, Sussex
  He married Sarah Susannah Humphrey on July to Sep 1869, registered at Cranbrook District, Kent, ref: 1869 Q3 Vol 2a Page 929. She was born 1835 at Staplehurst, Kent. They had the following children:
  iAlice S. who was born 1872 at Burwash, Sussex
   
  14. William Thomas Noakes was the son of John Buss Noakes, shopkeeper and Frances Noakes [Simmons]. He was born 1843 at Burwash, Sussex
  He married Elizabeth Tompsett Newington on 31st Aug 1869 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex. She was born 1838
   
  15. Walter Henry Noakes, grocer and draper was the son of John Buss Noakes, shopkeeper and Frances Noakes [Simmons]. He was born 1848 at Burwash, Sussex
  He married Emma on July to Sep 1882, registered at Croydon District, Surrey, ref: 1882 Q3 Vol 2a Page 413. She was born 1851 at Battle, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iKathleen E who was born 1884 at Burwash, Sussex
  iiArthur W who was born 1886 at Burwash, Sussex
   
  16. Benjamin Frank Buss was the son of Benjamin Buss, farmer and Avice Buss [Taylor Wickens]. He was born 1865 at Mayfield, Sussex; died 1903
  He married Edith Clements on 1887 at Colchester, Essex. She was born 1866 at Ardleigh, Essex. They had the following children:
  iThomas A. who was born 1890 at Woolwich, Kent
  iiBenjamin F. who was born 1895 at Mayfield, Sussex
  iiiAvica Edith who was born 1897 at Mayfield, Sussex; died 1898 Mayfield, Sussex
   
  17. Emily Kate Collins [Ellis] was the daughter of Owen William Ellis, draper, grocer and postmaster and Susannah Ellis [Buss]. She was born 1857 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1857 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died Oct 1886 at Waldron, Sussex; buried 26th Oct 1886 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  She married George Ephraim Collins, master carpenter and wheelwright on Oct to Dec 1876. He was born 1852 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 18th Jan 1852 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, son of George Joseph Collins (farmer) and Sarah Collins. They had the following children:
18 iEllen Kate who was born 14th May 1877 at Waldron, Sussex; died 28th Nov 1940
  iiHenry George who was born 1878 at Waldron, Sussex
  iiiEdgar A. who was born 1880 at Waldron, Sussex
  ivGilbert W. who was born Jan 1881 at Waldron, Sussex
   
Generation No. 5
  18. Ellen Kate Collins [Collins] was the daughter of George Ephraim Collins, master carpenter and wheelwright and Emily Kate Collins [Ellis]. She was born 14th May 1877 at Waldron, Sussex; died 28th Nov 1940
  She married George Joseph Collins, builder and wheelwright on July to Sep 1904. He was born Oct to Dec 1867 at Eastbourne, Sussex; christened 5th Jan 1868 at Christ Church, Eastbourne, Sussex, son of Charles Samson Collins (carpenter) and … Collins; died 13th Dec 1935
   

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