The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for Ann Humphrey [Whiting]
Generation No. 1
  1. Ann Humphrey [Whiting] She was born 1825 at Brighton, Sussex
  She married George Humphrey, labourer and gardener on 31st Aug 1845 at St. Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex. He was born 13th May 1824 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Jun 1824 at Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex, ceremony performed by Rev. John Press; died Jan to Mar 1899, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1899 Q1 Vol 2b Page 156. They had the following children:
  iPhillis who was born 1846 at Hereford Street, Brighton, Sussex; christened 8th Mar 1846 St. Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex
2 iiAnnie who was born 1848 at Brighton, Sussex; christened 12th Mar 1848 St. Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex; died 27th Feb 1927 Brighton, Sussex; buried after 27th Feb 1927 Brighton, Sussex
  iiiMary who was born 1850 at Hereford Street, Brighton, Sussex; christened 9th Jun 1850 St. Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex
  ivGeorge who was born 1851 at Brighton, Sussex
  vWilliam who was born 1852 at Hereford Street, Brighton, Sussex; christened 8th Aug 1852 St. Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex
  viElizabeth who was born 1854 at Colbrook Row, Brighton, Sussex; christened 7th May 1854 St. Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex
  viiCharles who was born 1855 at Upper Bedford Street, Brighton, Sussex; christened 4th Nov 1855 St. Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex
  viiiRichard who was born 1858 at Upper Bedford Street, Brighton, Sussex; christened 2nd May 1858 St. Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex
  ixJohn who was born 1859 at Bedford Street, Brighton, Sussex; christened 7th Aug 1859 St. Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex
  xMartha who was born 1861 at Bedford Street, Brighton, Sussex; christened 3rd Feb 1861 St. Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex
  xiKatherine who was born 1862 at 31, Upper Bedford Street, Brighton, Sussex; christened 10th Aug 1862 St. Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex
  xiiJane who was born 1864 at Upper Bedford Street, Brighton, Sussex; christened 3rd Jan 1864 St. Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex
  xiiiEmily who was born 1865 at Upper Bedford Street, Brighton, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1865 St. Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex
  xivThomas who was born 1867 at Upper Bedford Street, Brighton, Sussex; christened 1st Dec 1867 St. Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex
  xvJames who was born 1870 at Upper Bedford Street, Brighton, Sussex; christened 3rd Apr 1870 St. Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Annie Cockett [Humphrey] was the daughter of George Humphrey, labourer and gardener and Ann Humphrey [Whiting]. She was born 1848 at Brighton, Sussex; christened 12th Mar 1848 at St. Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex; died 27th Feb 1927 at Brighton, Sussex; buried after 27th Feb 1927 at Extra Mural Cemetery, Brighton, Sussex
  She married Arthur Cockett, caretaker at Hanover Terrace School on 17th Jan 1871 at St. Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex. He was born 30th Mar 1845 at Cavendish Street, Brighton, Sussex; died 20th Jun 1929 at Upper Lewes Road, Brighton, Sussex; buried after 20th Jun 1929 at Extra Mural Cemetery, Brighton, Sussex. They had the following children:
3 iAnnie who was born Jan to Mar 1874 at 1, Park Road East, Brighton, Sussex, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1874 Q1 Vol 2b Page 229; christened 19th Apr 1874 St. Peter, Brighton, Sussex
4 iiEllen who was born Jan to Mar 1876 at 79, Islingwood Street, Brighton, Sussex, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1876 Q1 Vol 2b Page 230; christened 28th May 1876 St. Peter, Brighton, Sussex
5 iiiJohn who was born 19th Dec 1877 at Brighton, Sussex, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1878 Q1 Vol 2b Page 224; died Apr to June 1915
6 ivKatie who was born Oct to Dec 1879 at Brighton, Sussex, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1879 Q4 Vol 2b Page 263; died Oct to Dec 1920, aged 41 years
  vEdith Mary who was born Apr to June 1882 at Brighton, Sussex, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1882 Q2 Vol 2b Page 267
  viArthur who was born Jan to Mar 1884 at Brighton, Sussex, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1884 Q1 Vol 2b Page 23
  viiWilliam who was born Jan to Mar 1886 at Brighton, Sussex, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1886 Q1 Vol 2b Page 258
  viiiHarry who was born Apr to June 1891 at Brighton, Sussex, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1891 Q2 Vol 2b Page 218
7 ixDorothy who was born 5th Feb 1894 at 42, Coleman Street, Brighton, Sussex, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1894 Q1 Vol 2b Page 253; died 7th Jun 1990 Shoreham, Sussex, aged 96 years
   
Generation No. 3
  3. Annie Gibbs [Cockett] was the daughter of Arthur Cockett, caretaker at Hanover Terrace School and Annie Cockett [Humphrey]. She was born Jan to Mar 1874 at 1, Park Road East, Brighton, Sussex, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1874 Q1 Vol 2b Page 229; christened 19th Apr 1874 at St. Peter, Brighton, Sussex
  She married Harry Frederick Gibbs, railway clerk at locomotive carriage dept. on Jan to Mar 1901, registered at Bolton District, Lancashire, ref: 1901 Q1 Vol 8c Page 483. He was born 1876 at Brighton, Sussex. They had the following children:
8 iHerbert Thomas who was born 1904 at Brighton, Sussex
   
  4. Ellen Heather [Cockett] was the daughter of Arthur Cockett, caretaker at Hanover Terrace School and Annie Cockett [Humphrey]. She was born Jan to Mar 1876 at 79, Islingwood Street, Brighton, Sussex, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1876 Q1 Vol 2b Page 230; christened 28th May 1876 at St. Peter, Brighton, Sussex
  She married Richard John Heather, tailor on Oct to Dec 1899, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1899 Q4 Vol 2b Page 489. He was born Jan to Mar 1875, registered at Reading District, Berkshire, ref: 1875 Q1 Vol 2c Page 366. They had the following children:
  iJohn Richard A. who was born Jan to Mar 1901, registered at Bolton District, Lancashire, ref: 1901 Q1 Vol 8c Page 378; died July to Sep 1905, aged 4 years
  iiWilliam Henry who was born 1904 at Stratford, Essex
  iiiHelen who was born 1909 at Rotherhithe, Kent
   
  5. John Cockett, motor and cycle salesman was the son of Arthur Cockett, caretaker at Hanover Terrace School and Annie Cockett [Humphrey]. He was born 19th Dec 1877 at Brighton, Sussex, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1878 Q1 Vol 2b Page 224; died Apr to June 1915
  He married Nellie Highfield on 2nd Jan 1906. She was born 1878 at Wolverhapton, Staffordshire; died Oct to Dec 1915. They had the following children:
9 iJohn (Jack) who was born 28th Nov 1907 at Mitcham, Surrey; died 3rd Sep 1956 London
  iiArthur Peter who was born 1909 at Merton, Surrey; died 1913
  iiiLily who was born 1912; died 1913
   
  6. Katie Sheppard [Cockett] was the daughter of Arthur Cockett, caretaker at Hanover Terrace School and Annie Cockett [Humphrey]. She was born Oct to Dec 1879 at Brighton, Sussex, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1879 Q4 Vol 2b Page 263; died Oct to Dec 1920, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1920 Q4 Vol 2b Page 277, aged 41 years
  She married Frank Sheppard on 20th Jun 1903 at Brighton, Sussex, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1903 Q2 Vol 2b Page 465. He was born 8th Apr 1883 at Brighton, Sussex; died Jan to Mar 1957, registered at Chichester District, Sussex, ref: 1957 Q1 Vol 5h Page 556, aged 75 years. They had the following children:
  iGladys Kate who was born 18th Oct 1904 at Brighton, Sussex; died Jan to Mar 1986
10 iiLily who was born Apr to June 1906 at Brighton, Sussex; died Apr to June 1961
  iiiKathleen M. who was born Oct to Dec 1915 at Brighton, Sussex
  ivMay who was born Apr to June 1920 at Brighton, Sussex
   
  7. Dorothy Wickens [Cockett] was the daughter of Arthur Cockett, caretaker at Hanover Terrace School and Annie Cockett [Humphrey]. She was born 5th Feb 1894 at 42, Coleman Street, Brighton, Sussex, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1894 Q1 Vol 2b Page 253; died 7th Jun 1990 at Southlands Hospital, Shoreham, Sussex, aged 96 years
  She married Alfred George Wickens, master grainer on 1st Jun 1927 at Parish Church, Rye, Sussex. He was born 17th Jun 1892 at Brighton, Sussex; died 25th Apr 1932 at Brighton, Sussex; buried after 25th Apr 1932 at Downs cemetery, Brighton, Sussex. They had the following children:
11 iArthur Alfred who was born 9th Aug 1930 at Brighton, Sussex; died 22nd Jun 2019 Lancing, Sussex
   
Generation No. 4
  8. Herbert Thomas Gibbs was the son of Harry Frederick Gibbs, railway clerk at locomotive carriage dept. and Annie Gibbs [Cockett]. He was born 1904 at Brighton, Sussex
  He married Norah M. Waller on Oct to Dec 1935, registered at Hove District, Sussex, ref: 1935 Q4 Vol 2b Page 741. She was born c 1905
   
  9. John (Jack) Cockett was the son of John Cockett, motor and cycle salesman and Nellie Cockett [Highfield]. He was born 28th Nov 1907 at Mitcham, Surrey; died 3rd Sep 1956 at Grove Park, London
  He married Edith Louise Maynard on Jan to Mar 1932. She was born c 1910
   
  10. Lily Wilkins [Sheppard] was the daughter of Frank Sheppard and Katie Sheppard [Cockett]. She was born Apr to June 1906 at Brighton, Sussex; died Apr to June 1961, registered at Windsor District, Berkshire, ref: 1961 Q2
  She married Stanley Powell Wilkins on July to Sep 1930 at Brighton, Sussex. He was born Apr to June 1906, registered at Lewes District, Sussex, ref: 1906 Q1; died Jan to Mar 1954, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1954 Q
   
  11. Arthur Alfred Wickens, ceramic technologist was the son of Alfred George Wickens, master grainer and Dorothy Wickens [Cockett]. He was born 9th Aug 1930 at Brighton, Sussex; died 22nd Jun 2019 at Lancing, Sussex
  He married Margaret Jill Fearey on 31st Mar 1962 at Mersstham, Surrey. She was born c 1935; died 8th Sep 1972 at Shoreham, Sussex
   

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