Thomas & Ann Colbran of Arlington

Thomas Colbran was born around 1768 but his baptism has not been found.

Ann Hoade was probably born around 1770.

Thomas married Ann Hoade in Arlington on 9 April 1792. They had 11 children baptised in Arlington:

Mary

2 Sep 1792

bur. 10 Jun 1800?

William

16 Mar 1794

John

8 Nov 1795

Barbara

19 Nov 1797

Susanna

14 Jul 1799

twin

Sarah

14 Jul 1799

twin

Elizabeth

9 Aug 1801

Thomas

2 Oct 1803

bur. 10 May 1807?

Henry

18 Aug 1805

James

7 Jun 1807

George

3 May 1812

Mary was buried in Arlington on 10 February 1833 and Thomas on 17 September 1837.

Of their children:

  • William married Harriet Radford at Chiddingly on 2 April 1816 and they are believed to have had the following children:

    George

    ca. 1817

    Mary

    ca. 1821

    Lucy Ann

    ca. 1824

    Eli

    bap. 29 Aug 1830

    Arlington

  • John married Ruth Russell in Hellingly on 19 March 1822 and they had 8 children baptised:

    Jane

    2 Jun 1822

    Hellingly

    Walter

    11 Jun 1824

    Hellingly bur. 20 Jun 1824

    Thomas

    31 Jul 1825

    Hellingly

    Ann

    2 Mar 1828

    Arlington

    Ruth

    11 Dec 1831

    Arlington

    Naomi

    19 Jan 1834

    Arlington

    Orpah

    9 Dec 1836

    Arlington bur. 18 Dec 1836

    Rebecca

    27 Mar 1838

    Arlington

  • Barbara married William Frost in Chiddingly on 4 February 1817 and they are believed to have had the following children:

    Henry

    8 Jun 1817

    ??

    William

    14 Feb 1819

    Heathfield Ind. born 4 Jan

    Mary Ann

    4 Feb 1821

    Heathfield Ind. born 3 Jan

    John

    23 Mar 1823

    Heathfield Ind. born 15 Feb

    Barbara

    15 May 1825

    Heathfield Ind. born 15 Apr

    James

    17 Jun 1827

    Mayfield

    George

    28 Jun 1829

    Mayfield

    Sarah

    10 Oct 1830

    Mayfield

    Benjamin

    ca. 1832

    Samuel

    ca. 1834

    Frederick

    ca. 1836

    Eli

    Q3 1840

    Susan

    Q4 1843

    In 1841 the family were living in Framfield, where William worked as an agricultural labourer. Barbara was buried in Framfield on 31 August 1843.

  • Susanna married John Richardson in Chiddingly on 27 February 1816 and had 9 children:

    Thomas

    27 Apr 1817

    Chiddingly

    Ann

    24 Sep 1820

    Chiddingly born 26 Aug

    Mary

    9 Mar 1823

    Chiddingly born 21 Jan

    Phillis

    4 Apr 1824

    Chiddingly born 9 Mar

    John

    28 Jan 1827

    Chiddingly

    William

    21 Jun 1829

    Chiddingly

    Henry

    4 Sep 1831

    Chiddingly

    Naomi

    16 Sep 1838

    Chiddingly

    George

    26 Nov 1843

    Chiddingly

    John and Susanna lived in Chiddingly.

  • Sarah married John Funnell and lived in Chiddingly and Ringmer.

  • Henry married Lucy Prior in Arlington on 25 April 1835 and they are thought to have had 10 children:

    James

    ca. 1834

    buried 3 Mar 1844 Arlington

    Hannah Jane

    ca. 1836

    Wilmington

    Owen

    7 Apr 1839

    Arlington

    George

    19 Apr 1842

    Arlington

    Charles Edgar

    10 May 1845

    Arlington

    Francis

    25 Jul 1847

    Arlington & bur. 20 Mar 1848

    Miriam

    16 Sep 1849

    Upper Dicker & bur. 18 Nov

    Horace

    29 Dec 1850

    Upper Dicker

    Lucy Ann

    13 Aug 1854

    West Dean

    Rhoda

    ca. 1857

    Eastbourne

    John was an agricultural labourer and lived most of his life in Arlington, although in 1861 the family were living at Hill Cottages in Eastbourne.  In 1871 he was back in Arlington and he died in 1876 aged 70.

  • James married Elizabeth Hilton in Arlington on 21 June 1828 where they had 4 children:

    David

    12 Oct 1828

    Arlington

    Caroline

    10 Oct 1830

    Arlington

    John

    10 Mar 1833

    Arlington

    George

    ca. 1835

    James was an agricultural labourer and they were living in Wilmington in 1841 with all their children and Elizabeth’s mother, Emma Hilton. In 1861 James and Elizabeth were living with their married daughter, Caroline Fears, in Brighton. James was still lodging in Brighton in 1871 and died there in 1885, aged 77.

  • George was staying with his married sister, Barbara Frost in Framfield in 1841. He married Caroline Barnes in Hailsham on 13 April 1844 and they are known to have had 4 children:

    Barbara

    2 Jun 1844

    Upper Dicker

    William

    ca. 1846

    Heighton

    Mary Ann

    1848

    Heighton

    George

    ca. 1850

    Heighton

    George was a carter and in 1851 they were all living in South Heighton which is near Newhaven. By 1861 they had moved back to Arlington where they lived in Wick Street. George was still in Wick Street in 1871 but by 1881 he was living with his married niece, Mary Wooller, the daughter of his brother William, at Dicker Road, Arlington. George died in 1887 aged 75.