Robert & Elizabeth Mewett of Willingdon
Robert Mewett was probably baptised in Friston, the son of Nicholas and Jane, in 1710.
Robert Mewett married Elizabeth Gower in East Dean on 11th July 1732, where the first two of their children appear to have been born:
34 Apr 1737
Willingdon bur. 19 May
25 Oct 1738
24 Jan 1741
1 Jul 1744
13 Sep 1747
2 Feb 1749
Robert and Elizabeth were both buried in Willingdon; Elizabeth on 22nd November 1780 and Robert on 7th May 1784.
Of their children:
Nicholas married Mary Stace in Bexhill on 14th October 1755.
Mary was buried in Bexhill on 15th April 1818, aged 85, and Nicholas on 22nd July 1821, aged 88.
Benjamin married Hannah Howell in Eastbourne on 6th July 1766.
Hannah appears to have been buried in Eastbourne on 27th September 1808 and Benjamin on 15th July 1811.
Jane married Noah Jordan in Willingdon on 23rd May 1763. They had 7 children baptised in Willingdon:
24 Jun 1764
20 July 1766
7 Feb 1768
30 Apr 1769
13 May 1770
19 Jan 1772
2 Feb 1777
Jane Jordan, wife of Noah, was buried in Willingdon on 11th March 1782.
- Mary married William Catt in Willingdon on 19th May 1777.
- Ann married Richard Hadaway of Kingston, Sussex, in Willingdon on 3rd October 1769. One of the witnesses was her sister, Mary Mewett.