William Walter Dempster

(1871 - 1925)
     William Walter Dempster was born in 1871 in Richmond, Victoria. He was the son of John Dempster and Amelia Humberstone.
     William died in 1925 in East Melbourne, Victoria.

Ann Denman

(29 February 1776 - )
     Ann Denman was christened on 29 February 1776 in Willingdon, Sussex. She was the daughter of William Denman and Ann Putland. Ann Denman and John Heatherly, Elizabeth Denman and Harriet Denman witnessed John Denman and Ann Heatherly's wedding on 20 December 1796 in Eastbourne, Sussex.

Ann Denman

(1805 - 12 August 1811)
     Ann Denman was born in 1805. She was the daughter of Henry Denman and Elizabeth Unknown (Denman).
     Ann died on 12 August 1811 in Willingdon, Sussex.

Arnold Denman

(18 February 1798 - 8 April 1863)
     Arnold Denman was christened on 18 February 1798 in Willingdon, Sussex. He was the son of John Denman and Ann Heatherly. Arnold Denman and Louisa Denman, Richard Dempster and Caroline Lay witnessed Robert Osborn Dempster and Mary Ann Denman's wedding on 17 November 1825 in Willingdon, Sussex.
     Arnold Denman married Frances Heatherly Lay, daughter of William Lay and Mary Ann Unknown (Pitt?), on 27 December 1827 in St Peter, Walworth, Newington, Surrey. Arnold Denman witnessed Thomas Noakes and Louisa Denman's wedding on 11 June 1830 in Willingdon, Sussex.
     Arnold and John were registered at Willingdon, on the 1832 electoral roll. Arnold Denman, tenant of Inigo Thomas, Esq. voted at Willingdon for Cavendish.
John Putland voted for Cavendish and Curteis as tenant of I Thomas Esq.
Many of the voters in the village were listed as influenced by the principal inhabitants, particularly Mr Putland.
     Arnold was registered as Arnold Denman, occupier of land at 'Park Farm', Willingdon, on the 1837 electoral roll.
     Arnold Denman and Frances Heatherly Lay appeared on the 1841 census in Willingdon. He was described as a farmer, aged 42, with Fanny aged 32, but their son was not mentioned. A Samuel Putland aged 83 of independent means, was living with them along with 16 year old female servant Sophia Seymour. Arnold Denman was listed in a directory dated 1845 as Arnold Denman, farmer at Willingdon, Sussex.
     Arnold Denman and Frances Heatherly Lay were recorded on the 1851 census in Upper Stonham, South Malling. Arnold Denman, head, married, aged 52, farmer of 492 acres, employing 15 men & 8 boys, born Willingdon; with his wife Frances, aged 42, born Settonham? Mdx, Charlotte Cooper, a visitor aged 36?, annuitant, born Manchester and two house servants were with them. Arnold Denman was listed in a directory dated 1858 as Arnold Denman, farmer at South Malling, Lewes, Sussex. He was an executor of Robert Osborn Dempster's estate on 24 July 1860 in the Principal Probate Registry, London.
     Arnold Denman and Arnold William Denman appeared on the 1861 census in Star Place, Fulham, London. Arnold Denman aged 63, born Willingdon was living with William Wm [Arnold William?] Denman, aged 29, baker & meal man, born Willingdon, Francis Denman, retired farmer, aged 53, [age was in female column and moved to male] born Hackney, Mdx with a live-in bakers' man.
     Arnold died on 8 April 1863 in Willingdon, Sussex, aged 65. He was buried in Willingdon.

Child of Arnold Denman and Frances Heatherly Lay

Arnold William Denman

(27 August 1831 - before 1891)
     Arnold William Denman was christened on 27 August 1831 in Willingdon, Sussex. He was the son of Arnold Denman and Frances Heatherly Lay.
     Arnold William Denman was recorded on the 1851 census in Babraham, Cambridgeshire. Arnold Denman, aged 19, unmarried, a farmer's son born at Willingdon, was a visitor at the Webb farm.
     Arnold William Denman and Arnold Denman appeared on the 1861 census in Star Place, Fulham, London. Arnold Denman aged 63, born Willingdon was living with William Wm [Arnold William?] Denman, aged 29, baker & meal man, born Willingdon, Francis Denman, retired farmer, aged 53, [age was in female column and moved to male] born Hackney, Mdx with a live-in bakers' man.
     Arnold William Denman married Eliza Simons on 6 May 1861 in St John's, Fulham, Kensington RD, Middlesex.
     Arnold William Denman and Eliza Simons appeared on the 1871 census in Heathfield Villas, Sydney Rd, Cuckfield, Sussex. Arnold W Denman, head, married, 39, retired farmer, born Willingdon; with his wife Eliza aged 33, born Ruddingham, Notts and son Francis A, aged 2? born Ruddingham, with one domestic servant.
     There was no Arnold Denman living in Sussex by 1881, but there is a William Denman, ironmonger & blacksmith listed in the Willingdon directories from 1855 to 1878. He is not listed in 1882. William is also listed as owning 2 acres 2 rods 19 perches with gross estimated rental 80/13/- in the 1873 Return of Owners of Land. He is not identifiable in the 1881 census of Sussex.
     Arnold died before 1891.

Children of Arnold William Denman and Eliza Simons

Charlotte Denman

(15 August 1767 - before 10 April 1795)
     Charlotte Denman was christened on 15 August 1767 in St Mary, Willingdon, Sussex. She was the daughter of William Denman and Ann Putland.
     Charlotte died before 10 April 1795 in Willingdon, Sussex. She was buried on 10 April 1795 in St Mary, Willingdon.

Charlotte Denman

(3 November 1806 - 25 January 1810)
     Charlotte Denman was christened on 3 November 1806 in St Mary, Willingdon, Sussex. She was the daughter of John Denman and Ann Heatherly.
     Charlotte died on 25 January 1810 in Willingdon, Sussex, aged 3. She was buried on 30 January 1810 in Willingdon.

Edward Denman

(17 January 1779 - 30 April 1860)
     Edward Denman was christened on 17 January 1779 in Willingdon, Sussex. An Edward Denman married Elziabeth Hack of this parish at Duncton, in 1808. He was the son of William Denman and Ann Putland.
     Edward Denman appeared on the 1841 census in Willingdon. Edward Denman, 55, Ind(ependent), born in the county, was living with John Marquick? 77.
     Edward died on 30 April 1860 in Willingdon, Sussex, England, aged 81.

Elizabeth Denman

(29 September 1777 - before 4 April 1840)
     Elizabeth Denman was christened on 29 September 1777 in Willingdon, Sussex. She was the daughter of William Denman and Ann Putland. Elizabeth Denman and John Heatherly, Harriet Denman and Ann Denman witnessed John Denman and Ann Heatherly's wedding on 20 December 1796 in Eastbourne, Sussex.
     Elizabeth died before 4 April 1840 in Southover, Sussex. She was buried on 4 April 1840 in Willingdon, Sussex.

Frances Eliza Denman

(June 1867 - March 1868)
     Frances Eliza Denman's birth was registered in the quarter ending in June 1867 in Basford RD, Nottinghamshire. She was the daughter of Arnold William Denman and Eliza Simons.
     Frances's death was registered in the quarter ending in March 1868 in Basford RD Nottinghamshire.

Francis Arnold Wainwright Denman

(December 1868 - June 1902)
     Francis Arnold Wainwright Denman's birth was registered in the quarter ending in December 1868 in Ruddington, Nottinghamshire. He was the son of Arnold William Denman and Eliza Simons. Francis was listed as Arnold William Denman's son in the 1871 census in Heathfield Villas, Sydney Rd, Cuckfield, Sussex.
     Francis Arnold Wainwright Denman appeared on the 1901 census. He was paymaster aged 32 and married, born at Nottingham with the Royal Navy, a crewmember of the Pyramus, but not on board.
     Francis's death was registered in the quarter ending in June 1902 in London, St Marylebone RD, Middlesex.

Harriet Denman

(5 January 1781 - before 13 December 1811)
     Harriet Denman was christened on 5 January 1781 in Willingdon, Sussex. She was the daughter of William Denman and Ann Putland. Harriet Denman and John Heatherly, Elizabeth Denman and Ann Denman witnessed John Denman and Ann Heatherly's wedding on 20 December 1796 in Eastbourne, Sussex.
     Harriet died before 13 December 1811 in Willingdon, Sussex. She was buried on 13 December 1811 in Willingdon.

Henry Denman

(10 January 1764 - 12 January 1827)
     Henry Denman was christened on 10 January 1764 in Willingdon, Sussex. He was the son of William Denman and Ann Putland.
     Henry Denman married Elizabeth Unknown (Denman). There is no record of their marriage in Sussex.
     Henry died on 12 January 1827 in Willingdon, Sussex, aged 63. Henry Denman / Died January 12th 1827 / aged 61 / also his wife Elizabeth who died 28 March 1810 aged 62? / and Ann his daughter / died Aug 12 1811 aged 6 years. He was buried on 19 January 1827 in Willingdon.

Child of Henry Denman and Elizabeth Unknown (Denman)

Jane Denman

(September 1732 - before 17 November 1732)
     Jane Denman was born in September 1732 in Willingdon, Sussex. She was the daughter of John Denman and Mary Bean.
     Jane died before 17 November 1732 in Willingdon, Sussex. She was buried on 17 November 1732 in Willingdon.

John Denman

(6 October 1700? - before 14 May 1757)
     John Denman was born on 6 October 1700?. He may be the John christened 06 Oct 1700 at Shermanbury, the son of John & Bridget Horley of Cowfold, (Morley - IGI) who were married at Shermanbury on 21 April 1696. If so, he had a sister Elizabeth bapt 28 Feb1696/7; William 3 Mar 1698, Charity 1 Jan 1702, Mary baptised 31 May 1704 at Shermanbury,who died 21 Aug 1704,& brother George bap 28 Aug 1709.
That John was probably born 02 July 1676 to William & Susan Godsmarke (Gosmarke - IGI) at Shermanbury who married there 27 June 1672. They also had William born 9 Feb 1672 Shermanbury, who died 24 Feb 1672, then William 22 March 1673 and possibly Henry 12 Jan 1679. However a John was also christened 11 March 1657 at Shermanbury - the son of Thomas. There are several refernces to Denmans of Shermanbury in the Sussex Poor Law records. He was the son of John Denman and Bridget Morley.
     John Denman married Mary Bean on 24 November 1729 in Willingdon, Sussex. Married by licence.
     Bean v Denman.Bill and answer. Plaintiffs: Walter Bean, Elizabeth Bean, John Bean, Henry Bean, William Bean, Thomas Bean (children of John Bean, farmer, deceased late of Willingdon, Sussex; infants, the eldest aged about 12 years, by Robert Bean, their uncle).
Defendants: Henry Bean, John Denman and Mary Denman, his wife.
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     Bean v Denman.Depositions: Plaintiffs: Walter Bean, Elizabeth Bean, John Bean, Henry Bean and William Bean infants (by Robert Bean, their next friend).
Defendants: Henry Bean, John Denman and Mary Denman his wife (said Henry Bean and Mary Denman being executors of John Bean, deceased).
Depositions taken at Eastbourne, Sussex. 1731
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     '... John Denman that uses Sir Walter (Earl of Wilmington]' s Park farm at Willingdon is to subscibe five pounds a year, there's something afoot...' re the appointment of a schoolmaster at Mason's [Charity>?] school.
     John died before 14 May 1757 in Willingdon, Sussex. He was buried on 14 May 1757 in Willingdon. Mr John Denman.

Children of John Denman and Mary Bean

John Denman

(21 July 1738 - before 28 January 1766)
     John Denman was christened on 21 July 1738 in Willingdon, Sussex. He was the son of John Denman and Mary Bean.
     John died before 28 January 1766 in Willingdon, Sussex. He was buried on 28 January 1766 in Willingdon.

John Denman

(31 July 1765 - 1 October 1824)
     John Denman was christened on 31 July 1765 in Willingdon, Sussex. He was the son of William Denman and Ann Putland. John was a tenant farmer in 'Park Farm', Willingdon, Sussex.
     John Denman married Ann Heatherly, daughter of Robert Heatherly and Ann Smith?, on 20 December 1796 in Eastbourne, Sussex. They obtained a licence 8 December 1796, the bondsmen being John Denman and John Heatherley of Eastbourne. The marriage was witnessed by Ann Denman, Elizabeth Denman, John Heatherley and Harriet Denman.
     Inigo Thomas, Esq, tp Park Farm: Messrs Elphick & Denman, £59/8?/-.
     John Denman was named in the militia list taken in 1803 in Willingdon. He was listed as a farmer, class 4.
     John Dempster was the master of John Gower, aged 20 of Willingdon who was convicted of a crime against him.
     John died on 1 October 1824 in Willingdon, Sussex, aged 59. He was buried on 7 October 1824 in Willingdon. His monumental inscription reads: Sacred to the memory of John Denman who died Oct 1 1824 aged 59 years. Also of Ann Denman, relict of the above who died March 20 1855 aged 79 years. Also of Fanny Dempster, granddaughter of the above who died July 21 1866, aged 30 years. Also of William, second son of John and Ann Denman of this parish, who died April 5 1800, aged 6 months. Also of Charlotte, second daughter of the above John and Ann Denman, who died January 25, 1810, aged 3 years and 3 months.

Children of John Denman and Ann Heatherly

John Denman

(2 July 1676 - )
     John Denman was christened on 2 July 1676 in Shermanbury, Sussex. He was the son of William Denman and Susan Godsmarke.
     John Denman married Bridget Morley on 21 April 1696 in Shermanbury, Sussex.
     However there was a Thomas Denman eligible of Shermanbury eligible to vote in the poll for the knights of the shire of the county of Sussex in 1705. John Denman was buried on 19 June 1708?. A John Denman was buried 19 June 1709 at Laughton All Saints in Sussex.

Child of John Denman and Bridget Morley

Louisa Denman

(6 October 1808 - 26 January 1874)
     Louisa Denman was christened on 6 October 1808 in Willingdon, Sussex. She was the daughter of John Denman and Ann Heatherly. Louisa Denman and Arnold Denman, Richard Dempster and Caroline Lay witnessed Robert Osborn Dempster and Mary Ann Denman's wedding on 17 November 1825 in Willingdon, Sussex.
     Louisa Denman married Thomas Noakes, son of Thomas Noakes and Frances Unknown, on 11 June 1830 in Willingdon, Sussex.
     She is mentioned as one of the only two children of his sister Ann Denman by Robert Heatherly in his 1840 will.
     Louisa Denman and Thomas Noakes appeared on the 1841 census in Wannock, Jevington. Thomas Noakes, 35, farmer, Louisa Noakes aged 30, Emily 10, Frances 9, Thomas John 7, Edmond 6, William 5, Richard 3, all born in the county with servants Caroline Vine aged 20 and Frances Miller? aged 20.
     Louisa Noakes and Ann Denman were recorded on the 1851 census in Jevington, Sussex. Ann Denman, widow, aged 75, born Eastbourne - visitor in household of her daughter Louisa Noakes, widow aged 42, farmer of 600? acres employing 24 labourers, born Willingdon and her children Frances 18?, Thomas Jr/Jo 17, William 15, Richard 12, Kate 2, all born at Jevington, with a servant.
     Louisa Denman appeared on the 1861 census in Wannock St, Jevington, Sussex. Louisa Noakes, head, widow, 52, farmer of 500 acres empoloying 12 men and 5 boys, born at Willingdon; with her children Richard aged 22, unmarried and Kate L, 11, both born at Jevington, plus a general servant.
     Louisa Denman appeared on the 1871 census in 'Wannock Farm', Jevington. Louisa Noaks, head, widow, 62, farmer of 600 acres employing 11 men and 6 boys, born at Willingdon; with her unmarried daughters Emily 39, Agnes 24 & Kate 21, all born at Jevington, plus a servant Charity Vine.
     Louisa died on 26 January 1874 in Eastbourne, Sussex, aged 65.
     Her will was proved on 17 April 1874 at the Principal Probate Registry. The will of Louisa Noakes, late of Wannock in the parish of Jevington, Ssx, who died 26 Jan 1874 at Eastbourne, whose will was proved at Lewes by Richard Noakes of 64 Geneva Road, Brixton, Surrey, the sole executor. Effects under £9.000.

Children of Louisa Denman and Thomas Noakes

Mary Denman

(1 July 1735 - )
     Mary Denman was christened on 1 July 1735 in Willingdon, Sussex. She may be the Mary Denman, spinster who married Thomas Breach of Eastbourne, by licence at Bexhill, Sussex, 9 June 1765. She was the daughter of John Denman and Mary Bean.

Mary Ann Denman

(2 August 1804 - 9 January 1891)
     Mary Ann Denman was christened on 2 August 1804 in Willingdon, Sussex. She was the daughter of John Denman and Ann Heatherly. Mary Ann Dempster witnessed the second marriage of James Dempster and Sarah Johnson on 28 June 1815, Ifield, Surrey; He was described as a widower of Mitcham.
     Mary Ann Denman married Robert Osborn Dempster, son of James Dempster and Sarah Osborn, on 17 November 1825 in Willingdon, Sussex. Married by licence. They were both single of this parish and the ceremony was witnessed by Richard Dempster & her brother and sister Arnold & Louisa Denman. The marriage licence dated 15 November stated that Robert Dempster of Willingdon was aged 29 and upwards and Mary Ann Denman of same was aged 22 and upwards, spinster, for Willingdon church.
     In Robert Osborn Dempster's will dated 6 May 1837 in Broadwater, Mary Ann Denman was named as executrix of the estate; Robert Dempster of Offington in the parish of Broadwater in the county of Sussex yeoman I give all my estate and effects whatsoever unto my dear wife and I appoint my said wife and Arnold Denman of Willingdon in the county of Sussex yeoman and George Dempster of Brighthelmstone in the county of Sussex executrix and executors. Signed Robert Dempster. Witnesses: Richard Dempster & Thos. Turner. She was widowed on 20 June 1837 on the death of her husband Robert Osborn Dempster.
     Mary Ann Denman appeared on the 1841 census in Willingdon, Sussex. Mary Dempster 35, Ind; George 9; Fanny 4; Ruth Mewett 15 servant, all born in Sussex. William and Robert were at their uncle John's school at Turnham Green.
     Mary Ann Dempster was mentioned in the will of James Dempster dated 18 August 1841.
     Mary Ann Denman was assessed under the Tithe Commutation Act of 1836 on 15 July 1842 in Willingdon, Sussex. Theh property was owned by Samuel Newnham and others also occupied the site.
     Mary Ann Denman lived at Willingdon, Sussex, 1845. Mrs Dempster headed the listing for Willingdon in the Post Office directory.
     Mary Ann Denman was recorded on the 1851 census in Risden House, Hawkhurst, Kent. Mary Ann Dempster, widow, aged 46, born Willingdon, was housekeeper to George French, unmarried aged 30, a landed proprietor and fundholder of 500 acres employing 18 labourers, plus five servants.
     Mary Ann Denman lived at 6 Osborne Villas, Cliftonville, Hove, from 1858-1860. She proved her husband's will from this address. She was an executor of Robert Osborn Dempster's estate on 24 July 1860 in the Principal Probate Registry, London.
     Mary Ann Denman appeared on the 1861 census in 6 Osborne Villas, Hove, Sussex. Mary Ann Dempster, head, widow, 56, lady, born Willingdon, Sussex. She had two general servants William Farmer (or possibly Turner) aged 42, born Hants, and his wife Ann, aged 39, born Hungerford, Berkshire. Living next door were Ellmans.
     Administration of the estate of George Dempster was granted to Mary Ann Denman, on 22 January 1862 in PPR, Administration of the personal estate of George Dempster late of Emerald Hill Melbourne in South Australia (sic) bachelor deceased who died 5 Dec 1861 at Sea was granted to Mary Ann Dempster of 6 Osborn villas Cliftonville Brighton SSX, widow, mother. Effects under 300 pounds.
     Mary Ann Denman appeared on the 1871 census in 34 York Rd, Hove, Sussex. She was living alone in a lodging house, aged 66, no occupation, born Willingdon.
     Mary Ann Denman appeared on the 1881 census in 34 York Rd, Hove. Mary Ann Dempster, aged 76, a shareholder, born Willingdon.
     Mary Ann Denman made a will dated 10 July 1890 in Guildford, Surrey. This is the last will and testament of me Mary Ann Dempster residing at Guildford, Surrey, widow I appoint my son Robert Dempster of Glenthorne Guildford executor and I bequeath my property of every description to my two sons Robert Dempster now residing at Guildford and William Dempster now in Australia in equal shares. Witnesses: Hannah Davis, Glencairn, Martyr Rd., M E Jakes, Glencairn, Martyr Rd.
     Mary died on 9 January 1891 in 'Glencairn', Martyr Rd, Guildford, Surrey, aged 86. Death of Mrs Mary Ann Dempster widow of the late Mr Robert Osborn Dempster.. She was buried after 9 January 1891 in Willingdon, Sussex.
     Her will was proved on 24 January 1891 at PPR. The will of Mary Ann Dempster late of Glencairn, Martyr Rd, Guildford Surrey, widow who died 9 Jan 1891 at Glencairn proved by Robert Dempster of Glenthorne Guildford retired medical officer the son, sole executor. Personal estate £1452.13.4. Duplicate issued Feb 1891, resworn Aug 1891 £1015.3.4.

Children of Mary Ann Denman and Robert Osborn Dempster

Thomas Denman

(21 May 1601 - )
     Thomas Denman was christened on 21 May 1601 in Hurstpierpoint, Sussex. He was the son of William Denman and Agnes Barrette.
     Thomas Denman married Joan Cogger on 1 February 1628 in Shermanbury, Sussex.

Child of Thomas Denman and Joan Cogger

William Denman

(17 February 1730/31 - 5 April 1800)
     William Denman was christened on 17 February 1730/31 in Willingdon, Sussex. He was the son of John Denman and Mary Bean.
     William Denman married Ann Putland, daughter of John Putland and Elizabeth Reade, on 25 January 1762 in Willingdon, Sussex.      
William Denman paid land tax in 1785 in Willingdon. In the 1785 Land tax records Messrs Newman & Denman occupied property worth £243 owned by Inigo Freeman Thomas Esq. Messrs Newman, Denman & Putlands occupied Parsonage & Hogington Layne lands worth £46 owned by Messrs. Newman & Denman. William Denman was owner of land rented 15/- occupied by Mr Moore. The collecters were John Newman & William Denman.
     Conveyance: William Denman of Willingdon, yeoman, and his wife Ann, with Thomas Harben of Seaford, esq, late of Lewes, banker, to Richard Newman of Alfriston, butcher, Thomas Carr of Beddingham, esq, and Francis Whitfeld of Lewes, banker (trustees appointed by deed of 21 Apr 1797)
1 Messuage and land late Uptains, before Grovers, and before Sir George Parker's before Earles, with a marlpit where a cottage called Mewshouse formerly stood (1a 3r), occupied by Samuel Stretton, formerly William Uptain, in Willingdon
2 Messuage and stable near the church and adjoining the vicarage in Eastbourne, occupied by [blank], before Thomas Breach
3 Cottage and garden in Willingdon late Benjamin Blackman's with use of a well (E, S: land of WD; N: road)
4 Moiety of arable called Hoggintons otherwise Hockingtons (28a) in Willingdon, occupied by Edward Howell and now of Henry Putland (W: Kings Down; S: Warren and Horse Lands formerly of Sir Robert Parker and late Inigo Freeman [Thomas], esq; E: road from Eastbourne to Willingdon; N: The Butts)
5 moiety of a messuage and 1a adjoining Hoggintons Lane
Recites: mortgage of 1 and 2 above to Richard Holmwood for £500, 11 Jan 1794; mortgage of 4 and 5 above to Winifred and Sarah Cossum for £1500, 4 Nov 1780, assigned to John Woodhams, 4 Nov 1795; conveyance by WD to RN, TC and FC for the benefit of WD's creditors, an account for that purpose to be opened with Whitfeld and Co of Lewes, bankers; 21 Apr 1797
WD and AD convey 1 to RN, TC and FW and TH, at WD's direction, conveys 2 to RN, TC and FW to hold on trusts as in the deed recited below
Witnesses: W B Langridge, Christopher Kell.
     William died on 5 April 1800 in Willingdon, Sussex, aged 69. He was buried on 9 April 1800 in Willingdon. William was a beneficiary in Ann Putland's will proved 15 August 1804. William was a beneficiary in Ann Putland's will proved 15 August 1804 in the Consistory Court, Chichester, Sussex.

Children of William Denman and Ann Putland

William Denman

(15 April 1772 - )
     William Denman was christened on 15 April 1772 in Willingdon, Sussex. He was the son of William Denman and Ann Putland.

Child of William Denman

William Denman

(15 November 1799 - 5 April 1800)
     William Denman was christened on 15 November 1799 in Willingdon, Sussex. He was the son of John Denman and Ann Heatherly.
     William died on 5 April 1800 in Willingdon, Sussex. He was buried on 9 April 1800 in Willingdon.

William Denman

(25 April 1636 - )
     William Denman was christened on 25 April 1636 in Shermanbury, Sussex. He was the son of Thomas Denman and Joan Cogger.
     There are no Denmans in the Hundred of Eastbourne or the Hundred of Willingdon in the 1662 Hearth Tax.
     William Denman married Susan Godsmarke on 27 June 1672 in Shermanbury, Sussex. He may have previously married Margaret Morley, widow on 6 June 1658 at Shermanbury.

Child of William Denman and Susan Godsmarke

William Denman

     William Denman married Agnes Barrette on 31 December 1594 in Hurstpierpoint, Sussex.

Child of William Denman and Agnes Barrette

William Shaw Denman

(circa 1812 - 2 September 1880)
     William Shaw Denman was born circa 1812 in Balney, Sussex. This William is only assumed to the son of William, because William is too old to be the one mentioned in the Land tax, but he could be the son of another Denman. He was the son of William Denman.
     The marriage of William Shaw Denman and Mercy Mockett was registered in Lewes RD, in the December 1841 quarter.
     William Shaw Denman was recorded on the 1851 census in High Street, Lindfield, Sussex. William Denman, 39, blacksmith, master employing a man, born Balney, Sussex, his wife Mercy, 24/34, born Alcester, and a servant John Harland, 23, Blacksmith furnace man, born Lindfield.
     William Shaw Denman was employed an ironmonger & blacksmith between 1855 and 1878, Willingdon, Sussex.
     William Shaw Denman and Mercy Mockett appeared on the 1871 census in Willingdon. William Denman, head, 59, blacksmith, born Bolney, Sussex & his wife Mercy, aged 54, born Alciston, with lodgers Henry & Jane Hall, and a daughter Catherine J Hall (but amended in transcript to Denman), unmarried, 20, born Southwick, Sussex. William owned 2 acres, 2 roods & 19 perches in 1873, Willingdon..
     William died on 2 September 1880 in Willingdon, Sussex.
     His will was proved on 25 September 1880 at the Principal Probate Registry, London. The will of William Shaw Denman, late of Willingdon, Sussex, ironmonger who died 2 September 1880 at Willingdon, was proved at Lewes by Mercy Denman of Willingdon, widow, the relict, the sole executor.

Anna Maria Denne

(22 July 1785 - June 1862)
     Anna Maria Denne was christened on 22 July 1785 in Winchelsea, Sussex. She was of Broadstairs. She was the daughter of Richard Denne and Mary Steer.
     Anna Maria Denne was recorded on the 1851 census in 45 Beaumont St, Marylebone, London. Anna Maria Denne, aged 65 was a lodger, fund holder.., born Winchelsea.
     Anna Maria Denne appeared on the 1861 census in 8 Clarence Lawn, Dover, Kent. Anna Maria Denne, aged 75 was a lodger, born Winchelsea. She was buried on 22 April 1862 in St Thomas, Winchelsea. Anna Maria Denne, aged 76, of Dover.
     Anna's death was registered in the quarter ending in June 1862 in Dover RD, Kent.

David Denne

(18 December 1783 - )
     David Denne was christened on 18 December 1783 in St Thomas the Apostle, Winchelsea. He was the son of Richard Denne and Mary Steer.