Elizabeth
(Bef 1682-After 1745)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Henry Kemp

Elizabeth

  • Born: Bef 1682
  • Marriage (1): Henry Kemp before 1702
  • Died: After 8 Jan 1744/45

  Research Notes:

Possible burials:
- 29 Nov 1745 in Buxted; probably wife of Thomas who died in 1743; had children baptised in Hartfield
- 29 Jun 1747 in Ticehurst; maid servant; highly unlikely
- 9 Jul 1751 in Horsham; wife of Henry; implies he was still alive
- 16 Oct 1753 in East Grinstead; widow; probably wife of George who also died in 1753; had children baptised there

  Events

Residence, 18 Apr 1702, Brightling, Robertsbridge, East Sussex, TN32, GB.

Residence, 6 Nov 1703, Brightling, Robertsbridge, East Sussex, TN32, GB.

Residence, 8 Nov 1705, Hartfield, East Sussex, TN7, GB.

Residence, 4 Mar 1710/11, Hartfield, East Sussex, TN7, GB.

Residence, 6 Feb 1720/21, Lamberhurst, Kent, GB.

Residence, 17 Feb 1722/23, Lamberhurst, Kent, GB.

Residence, 4 Nov 1735, Waldron, Heathfield, East Sussex, TN 21, GB.

Residence, 18 Jul 1713, Frant, Tunbridge Wells, East Sussex, TN3, GB.

Will, 27 Jan 1743/44, Waldron, Heathfield, East Sussex, TN 21, GB. In the Name of God Amen I Henry Keemp of the Parish of Waldron
In the County of Sussex Founder who am week and sickley In body but of
a sound Disposeing Mind Memory and Understanding Thanks be given Unto Allmig-
hty God for the same and Considering the Certainty of Death and the Uncert-
ainty of the Time when do make and Declare this my Last will and testament
In manner and forme Following: and Touching and Concerning all my worldly
Estate with which it hath pleased God to bless me with I Give and Dispose of
In Manner as followeth First I Give and Devise unto my Loveing wife Elizabe-
th all that my Lece hold Teniment with the Appurten[an]ces lying and being in the
parish of Battel in the County afore said and Holden of the Manner of Netherfeild
the Terme of Naturial Life and after her Decease I Give and Devise the afore Said Land
with the Appurten[an]ces unto my Son Richard Kemp and his Heiers for Ever: I Give unto
my Daughter Jane the Sum[m]e of Twenty pounds of Lawfull money of England allso I Give
also to my other Two Daughter Sarah and Jemimah Each the Like Respetive Sum[m]es of
Twenty pounds Each I allso Give and Devise allsoe Unto my Other four Children
That is to Say my Son Harry and unto my Daughter Elizabeth and my Daughter Anne
and my Daughter Mary Each and Every one of them the Like Sum[m]e of Tenn pounds to them
there Heiers and there Assigns I allso Give unto my son Richard my Daughter Sarah and
my Daughter Jemimah Each and Eevery of them One Fether Beed with Stedle Curtins Roods
Bolsters pillers Quilts or any Other Coverings ass they are usally Healed and those Beeds shall be
set forth and alotted by my wife Elizabeth before her Disease or afterwards according to her
pleasure and further More my Mind and will is that those Legaceys shall be paid after my
wifes Decease by such person or persons whome she shall appoint but if she shall think proper
as need may Requier to pay them there Respective Legaceys at her own pleasure and Lastly
for the performance of this my will and Mind I doe Nominate Constitute and Appoint
my afore said wife Elizabeth Sole Executrix of this my Last will and Testament
Contain'd on one Single Sheet of paper Unto which I have set my hand and Seal
This Twenty Seventh Day of January and In the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hund-
erd and forty Three
Henry Kemp
Signed Seald published and Declar'd in the presence of us who at the Request
and in the presence of the Testator have Subscribed our names as witnesses hereunto
John Ashdown John Gosling John Smith

[Transcribed by Vyvyan Jones January 2019]

Probate, 8 Jan 1744/45, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7, GB. 9th January 1744
Then was sworn Elizabeth Kemp sole Executrix
of this will To whom was committed the Burthen
of the Execution thereof By us Ed Lund Sur.

[Transcribed by Vyvyan Jones January 2019]

Residence, 17 Dec 1708, Hartfield, East Sussex, TN7, GB.

Residence, 20 Mar 1718/19, Battle, East Sussex, GB.

Residence, 29 Jan 1720/21, Lamberhurst, Kent, GB.

Residence, 2 May 1722, Lamberhurst, Kent, GB.

Residence, 8 May 1726, Lamberhurst, Kent, GB.

Residence, Bef 1 Feb 1743/44, Waldron, Heathfield, East Sussex, TN 21, GB. 1


Elizabeth married Henry Kemp, son of Richard Kemp and Mary, before 1702. (Henry Kemp was born before 2 Mar 1672/73, baptised on 2 Mar 1672/73 in St. Peter's & St. Paul's Church, Church Street, Wadhurst, East Sussex, TN5 6AA, GB,2 died before 1 Feb 1743/44 and was buried on 1 Feb 1743/44 in St. Peter's & St. Paul's Church, Church Street, Wadhurst, East Sussex, TN5 6AA, GB 1.)


Sources


1 St. Peter's & St. Paul's Church (Wadhurst, East Sussex, GB), "Parish Register 1653-1797," page 145 of 268; Ancestry.com Operations Inc., Provo.

2 St. Peter's & St. Paul's Church (Wadhurst, East Sussex, GB), "Parish Register 1653-1797," page 55 of 268; Ancestry.com Operations Inc., Provo.

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