Richard & Sarah Elphick of Wartling
Richard, the second son of Samuel and Mary, was baptised in Pevensey on 1 July 1763.
Sarah Wratten, a daughter of Nicholas and Amy (Emma), was baptised in Ninfield on 10 May 1770.
Richard Elphick married Sarah Wratten in Wartling on 30 November 1791 and they are known to have had the following children baptised in Wartling:
|William||5 Feb 1792||Wartling|
|Richard||31 Mar 1793||Wartling|
|David||1 Feb 1794||Wartling|
|Richard||8 May 1796||Wartling|
|Jane||15 Apr 1798||Wartling|
|Walker||7 Jun 1801||Wartling|
|Edward||2 Oct 1803||Wartling|
|Emmy||10 Feb 1805||Wartling|
|Sarah||23 Nov 1806||Wartling|
In 1841 Richard and Sarah were living at Boreham Street, Wartling, and Richard was listed as an agricultural labourer. Sarah was buried in Wartling on 12 March 1846 aged 75 and Richard was buried there on 3 June 1849 aged 86.
Of their children:
- William married Mary Johnson in Herstmonceux on 27 July 1812 where they had at least 3 children:
Alfred 8 Aug 1813 Herstmonceux David 16 Jul 1815 Herstmonceux George 16 Jan 1818 Herstmonceux
- David married Mary Barnes and lived in Westham
- Jane married John Sargent in Wartling on 23 May 1819 and they had 9 children baptised in Wartling:
Jane 24 Oct 1819 James 14 Jan 1821 Eliza 1 Dec 1822 Elizabeth Elphick 13 Mar 1825 John Edward 24 Feb 1828 Hannah 14 April 1831 Zilpah 20 Jul 1834 Charles Jonathan 9 Jul 1837 Esther 22 Dec 1839
- Emma married William Harmer in Wartling on 11 November 1824 and they are known to have had 4 children baptised in Warbleton:
William Heber 2 Apr 1826 Emma Elizabeth 10 Aug 1828 Jesse 21 Nov 1830 Thirza 11 Feb 1838