The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for Mercy Heathfield [Bishop]
Generation No. 1
  1. Mercy Heathfield [Bishop] She was born c 1705
  She married Thomas Heathfield on 3rd Apr 1725 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex. He was born 1703 at Warbleton, Sussex; christened 9th May 1703 at St. Mary's Church, Warbleton, Sussex. They had the following children:
2 iThomas who was born 1725/26 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 20th Mar 1725/26 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex; died Jan 1797 Waldron, Sussex, aged 71 years; buried 25th Jan 1797 Waldron, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Thomas Heathfield was the son of Thomas Heathfield and Mercy Heathfield [Bishop]. He was born 1725/26 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 20th Mar 1725/26 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex; died Jan 1797 at Waldron, Sussex, aged 71 years; buried 25th Jan 1797 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  He married Mary Vine on 2nd Dec 1750 at All Saints, Lewes, Sussex. She was born c 1705. They had the following children:
  iThomas who was born 1752 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 28th Jul 1752 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  iiJoan who was born 1754 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 22nd Jun 1754 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
3 iiiJohn who was born 1755 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 19th Jun 1755 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex; died Aug 1801 Waldron, Sussex, aged 47 years; buried 25th Aug 1801 Waldron, Sussex
  ivWilliam who was born 1757 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 21st Nov 1757 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
4 vJames who was born 1760 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 18th Apr 1760 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  viEdward who was born 1762 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 2nd May 1762 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex; died Mar 1763 Waldron, Sussex, infant; buried 27th Mar 1763 Waldron, Sussex
  viiMary who was born 1764 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 31st Jan 1764 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
5 viiiHarry who was born 1765 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 1st Sep 1765 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex; died Oct 1820 Waldron, Sussex, aged 55 years; buried 6th Oct 1820 Waldron, Sussex
   
Generation No. 3
  3. John Heathfield was the son of Thomas Heathfield and Mary Heathfield [Vine]. He was born 1755 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 19th Jun 1755 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex; died Aug 1801 at Waldron, Sussex, aged 47 years; buried 25th Aug 1801 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  He married Elizabeth Marchant on 10th Jan 1780 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex. She was born 1754; died Apr 1838 at Waldron, Sussex, aged 84 years; buried 3rd Apr 1838 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iJohn who was born c Mar 1780 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 12th Mar 1780 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  iiThomas who was born 1796 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 23rd Oct 1796 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  iiiHenry who was born 1799 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 13th Aug 1799 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
   
  4. James Heathfield was the son of Thomas Heathfield and Mary Heathfield [Vine]. He was born 1760 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 18th Apr 1760 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  He married (1) Ann Westgate on 28th Sep 1785 at St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex, witnesses: William Mannington and Henry Blunden. She was born c 1760. They had the following children:
  iHetty who was born 1786 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 13th Feb 1786 St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex
  iiHarriet who was born 1788 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 28th Sep 1788 St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex
6 iiiJames who was born 1791 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 16th Oct 1791 St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex; died Nov 1867 Hellingly, Sussex, aged 75 years; buried 28th Nov 1867 Hellingly, Sussex
7 ivHenry who was born 1797 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 7th May 1797 St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex; died Jan 1875 Hellingly, Sussex, aged 77 years; buried 28th Jan 1875 Hellingly, Sussex
  He married (2) Mildred Ashdown on 7th Jan 1805 at St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex, witnesses: James Ashdown and John Parris. She was born 29th Dec 1786 at Chiddingly, Sussex; christened 26th Jan 1787 at Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex; died 16th Mar 1864 at Sussex. They had the following children:
8 iJesse who was born 24th Oct 1805 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 17th Nov 1805 Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex; died 1891
  iiEdmond who was born 5th Nov 1808 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 2nd Dec 1808 Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex
9 iiiMary who was born 26th Sep 1815 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 27th Oct 1815 Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex, ceremony performed by Rev. John Press; died 1903
  ivMiriam who was born 18th Nov 1818 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 1st Jan 1819 Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex, ceremony performed by Rev. John Press; died 1893
10 vDavid who was born 6th Nov 1820 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened Dec 1820 Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex, ceremony performed by Rev. John Press; died c 1903
   
  5. Harry Heathfield was the son of Thomas Heathfield and Mary Heathfield [Vine]. He was born 1765 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 1st Sep 1765 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex; died Oct 1820 at Waldron, Sussex, aged 55 years; buried 6th Oct 1820 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  He married Sarah Jenner on 15th Aug 1791 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex. She was born 1766 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 24th Aug 1766 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, daughter of Wm. Jenner & Lydia Jenner; died Jan 1838 at Waldron, Sussex, aged 71 years; buried 23rd Jan 1838 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iHarry who was born 1792 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 21st Jan 1792 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex; died Sep 1812 Waldron, Sussex, aged 20 years; buried 6th Sep 1812 Waldron, Sussex
  iiWilliam who was born 1794 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 16th Nov 1794 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
11 iiiThomas who was born 1796 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 8th Oct 1796 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex; died Jul 1873 Waldron, Sussex, aged 79 years; buried 27th Jul 1873 Waldron, Sussex
12 ivSamuel who was born 1798 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 2nd Nov 1798 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  vJames who was born 1800 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 23rd Sep 1800 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex; died Oct 1819 Waldron, Sussex, aged 19 years; buried 27th Oct 1819 Waldron, Sussex
  viElizabeth who was born 1801 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 3rd May 1801 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
13 viiElizabeth who was born 1802 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 1st Jun 1802 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
14 viiiStephen who was born 1805 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 29th Sep 1805 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex; died May 1872 Waldron, Sussex, aged 68 years; buried 10th May 1872 Waldron, Sussex
15 ixWilliam who was born 22nd Mar 1806 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 3rd Dec 1808 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex; died Mar 1871 Heathfield, Sussex, aged 65 years; buried 6th Mar 1871 Heathfield, Sussex
  xHarriet who was born 1808 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 3rd Dec 1808 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex; died May 1826 Waldron, Sussex, aged 17 years; buried 7th May 1826 Waldron, Sussex
   
Generation No. 4
  6. James Heathfield, farm labourer was the son of James Heathfield and Ann Heathfield [Westgate]. He was born 1791 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 16th Oct 1791 at St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex; died Nov 1867 at Hellingly, Sussex, aged 75 years; buried 28th Nov 1867 at St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex
  He married (1) Ann Saunders on 6th Apr 1815 at St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex. She was born 1789; died Mar 1832 at Hellingly, Sussex, aged 43 years; buried 25th Mar 1832 at St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iJames who was born 1st Oct 1815 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 27th Oct 1815 Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex, ceremony performed by Rev. John Press
  iiAnn who was born 26th Nov 1817 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened c Dec 1817 Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex, ceremony performed by Rev. John Press; also baptised at St Peter & St Paul on 6 Aug 1837
  iiiHarriett who was born 1821 at Chiddingly, Sussex
  ivMary who was born 5th Jan 1828 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 19th Mar 1828 Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex, ceremony performed by Rev. John Press; died Apr 1829 Hellingly, Sussex, aged 1+ years; buried 26th Apr 1829 Hellingly, Sussex
  vThomas who was born 19th Mar 1831 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 12th May 1831 Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex, ceremony performed by Rev. John Press; died Aug 1832 Hellingly, Sussex, aged 1+ years; buried 2nd Aug 1832 Hellingly, Sussex
  He married (2) Sarah Hook on 15th Oct 1833 at Brighton, Sussex. She was born 1800 to 1805 at Sussex. They had the following children:
  iWilliam who was born 1834 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 6th Apr 1834 St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex
  iiEmily who was born 1837 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 10th Sep 1837 St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex
  iiiEliza who was born 1841 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 14th Mar 1841 St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex
   
  7. Henry Heathfield, tailor was the son of James Heathfield and Ann Heathfield [Westgate]. He was born 1797 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 7th May 1797 at St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex; died Jan 1875 at Hellingly, Sussex, aged 77 years; buried 28th Jan 1875 at St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex
  He married Mary Sharrard on 31st Oct 1820 at St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex. She was born 1801 at Sussex; died Mar 1852 at Hellingly, Sussex, aged 51 years; buried 22nd Mar 1852 at St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iJane who was born 1821 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 23rd Feb 1821 St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex
  iiHenry who was born 1823 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 3rd Aug 1823 St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex; died 1827 Hellingly, Sussex, aged 4 years; buried 1st Jul 1827 Hellingly, Sussex
  iiiEdwin who was born 1826 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 12th Mar 1826 St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex
  ivMary who was born 1835 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 6th Feb 1835 St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex; died before 12th Feb 1835 Hellingly, Sussex, aged 3 months; buried 12th Feb 1835 Hellingly, Sussex
16 vMargaret who was born 1839 at Hellingly, Sussex
   
  8. Jesse Heathfield, journeyman painter was the son of James Heathfield and Mildred Heathfield [Ashdown]. He was born 24th Oct 1805 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 17th Nov 1805 at Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex; died 1891
  He married Harriett Catt on 6th Aug 1832 at All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex. She was born 1808 at Heathfield, Sussex
   
  9. Mary Constable [Heathfield] was the daughter of James Heathfield and Mildred Heathfield [Ashdown]. She was born 26th Sep 1815 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 27th Oct 1815 at Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex, ceremony performed by Rev. John Press; died 1903
  She married John Constable on 24th Dec 1833 at St. Michael, Lewes, Sussex. He was born 1808; died 1876
   
  10. David Heathfield was the son of James Heathfield and Mildred Heathfield [Ashdown]. He was born 6th Nov 1820 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened Dec 1820 at Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex, ceremony performed by Rev. John Press; died c 1903
  He married Jane Dartnall on Oct to Dec 1841, registered at Steyning District, Sussex, ref: 1841 Q4 Vol 7 Page 709. She was born 1823 at Ditchling, Sussex; died 1895. They had the following children:
  iReuben who was born 1842 at Patcham, Sussex
  iiEsther who was born 1844 at Patcham, Sussex
  iiiJesse who was born 1847 at Patcham, Sussex
  ivWilliam who was born 1848 at Patcham, Sussex
  vJames who was born 1850 at Patcham, Sussex
  viJoseph who was born 1852 at Brighton, Sussex
  viiRuth who was born 1853 at Brighton, Sussex
  viiiMercy who was born 1856 at Brighton, Sussex
   
  11. Thomas Heathfield, gamekeeper was the son of Harry Heathfield and Sarah Heathfield [Jenner]. He was born 1796 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 8th Oct 1796 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex; died Jul 1873 at Waldron, Sussex, aged 79 years; buried 27th Jul 1873 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  He married Elizabeth Randall on Jan to Mar 1857, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1857 Q1 Vol 2b Page 118. She was born 1822 at Westerham, Kent. They had the following children:
  iThomas who was born c May 1857 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 24th May 1857 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  iiEmily who was born 1859 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 12th Oct 1859 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  iiiFanny who was born 1862 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 16th Nov 1862 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
   
  12. Samuel Heathfield, farm labourer was the son of Harry Heathfield and Sarah Heathfield [Jenner]. He was born 1798 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 2nd Nov 1798 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  He married Mary Lord on 11th May 1822 at All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex. She was born 1806 at Sussex; died Mar 1862 at Waldron, Sussex, aged 56 years; buried 30th Mar 1862 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iSamuel who was born 1823 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 25th May 1823 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  iiMary who was born 1825 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 13th Feb 1825 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
17 iiiHenry who was born 1827 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 12th Aug 1827 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  ivHarriet who was born 1830 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 3rd Jan 1830 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  vWilliam who was born 1831 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 9th Aug 1831 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  viSarah who was born 1833 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 27th Oct 1833 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  viiSarah who was born 1835 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 8th Nov 1835 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  viiiEllen who was born 1837 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 15th Oct 1837 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  ixEliza who was born 1838 at Waldron, Sussex
18 xEmily who was born 1841 at Waldron, Sussex
  xiEdwin Rowland who was born 1845 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 27th Jan 1845 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex; died Feb 1845 Waldron, Sussex, aged 7 weeks; buried 1st Feb 1845 Waldron, Sussex
   
  13. Elizabeth Heathfield was the daughter of Harry Heathfield and Sarah Heathfield [Jenner]. She was born 1802 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 1st Jun 1802 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  iHenry who was born 1825 at Waldron, Sussex, illegitimate; christened 27th Mar 1825 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  iiJames who was born 1828 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 7th Jan 1828 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
   
  14. Stephen Heathfield, gamekeeper was the son of Harry Heathfield and Sarah Heathfield [Jenner]. He was born 1805 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 29th Sep 1805 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex; died May 1872 at Waldron, Sussex, aged 68 years; buried 10th May 1872 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  iThomas who was born 1843 at Heathfield, Sussex
  iiAnn who was born 1844 at Heathfield, Sussex; christened 8th Dec 1844 All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex
  He married Elizabeth Dann on 28th Jul 1844 at Heathfield, Sussex. She was born 1821 at Heathfield, Sussex; christened 5th May 1821 at All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iElizabeth Charlotte who was born 1847 at Heathfield, Sussex; christened 4th Apr 1847 All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex
  iiSarah who was born 1849 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 2nd Sep 1849 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
  iiiAgnes Jane who was born 1851 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 2nd Nov 1851 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
  ivAnnesley who was born 1854 at Nutley, Sussex; christened 14th May 1854 Ma.StJsCh, Nutley, Sussex; died Mar 1889 Waldron, Sussex, aged 35 years; buried 5th Mar 1889 Waldron, Sussex
  vHenrietta who was born 1857 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 31st May 1857 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  viHarriett who was born 1859 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 27th Nov 1859 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
   
  15. William Heathfield, farm labourer was the son of Harry Heathfield and Sarah Heathfield [Jenner]. He was born 22nd Mar 1806 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 3rd Dec 1808 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex; died Mar 1871 at Heathfield, Sussex, aged 65 years; buried 6th Mar 1871 at All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex
  He married Sophia Thompson on 20th Jul 1834 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex. She was born 1806 at Heathfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iRuth who was born c Dec 1834 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 15th Dec 1834 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  iiGeorge who was born 1836 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 5th Oct 1836 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  iiiAlice who was born 1839 at Heathfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Jun 1839 All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex; died Jan 1863 Heathfield, Sussex, aged 22 years; buried 24th Jan 1863 Heathfield, Sussex
  ivWilliam who was born 1843 at Heathfield, Sussex; christened 31st Jan 1843 All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex
  vMary Ann who was born 1845 at Heathfield, Sussex; christened 7th Sep 1845 All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex
  viFrank who was born 1848 at Heathfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 5
  16. Margaret Heathfield was the daughter of Henry Heathfield, tailor and Mary Heathfield [Sharrard]. She was born 1839 at Hellingly, Sussex
  iEdmund who was born 1860 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 6th May 1860 St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex; died Apr 1861 Hellingly, Sussex, infant; buried 10th Apr 1861 Hellingly, Sussex
   
  17. Henry Heathfield, farm labourer was the son of Samuel Heathfield, farm labourer and Mary Heathfield [Lord]. He was born 1827 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 12th Aug 1827 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  He married Hannah on c 1855. She was born 1832 at Mayfield, Sussex
   
  18. Emily Heathfield was the daughter of Samuel Heathfield, farm labourer and Mary Heathfield [Lord]. She was born 1841 at Waldron, Sussex
  iEveline Mary who was born 1861 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 13th Oct 1861 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
   

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