Nicholas & Amy Wratten of Herstmonceux

Nicholas Wratten, son of Thomas and Sarah was baptised in Herstmonceux on 27 June 1735.

Amy Edwards, youngest daughter of Henry and Catherine was baptised in Herstmonceux on 28 May 1742.

On 30 April 1761 Nicholas Wratten married Amy Edwards in Herstmonceux, witnessed by James Dan, Nicholas’ brother-in-law, and Richard Gibbs. They had the following children baptised:

Thomas

16 Mar 1762

Herstmonceux

Amy

26 Jun 1767

Herstmonceux

Henry

3 Mar 1769

Ninfield

Sarah

10 May 1770

Ninfield

Charles

23 Jun 1772

Ninfield

Mary

18 Mar 1774

Ninfield

Joseph

19 Dec 1775

Herstmonceux

Edward

19 Dec 1777

Herstmonceux

Nelly

7 Sep 1783

Herstmonceux

In the Ninfield registers Amy is recorded as Emma.

Nicholas was buried in Herstmonceux on 30 January 1802.

Of their children:

  • Sarah married Richard Elphick and lived in Wartling

  • Joseph married Caroline Wood in Herstmonceux on 14 May 1829. Their children were:

    Elizabeth

    29 Aug 1830

    Herstmonceux

    Charles

    21 Aug 1831

    Herstmonceux

    Caroline

    21 Apr 1833

    Herstmonceux

    Emily

    5 Jul 1835

    Herstmonceux

    Ann

    19 Nov 1837

    Herstmonceux

    In 1841 Joseph was living in St Leonards-on-Sea with his wife and children.