John & Elizabeth Pattenden of East Grinstead

John Pattenden, the eldest surviving son of Richard and Mary, was baptised in East Grinstead on 27 December 1753.

He married Elizabeth Gower in East Grinstead on 30 October 1774 and they had the following children:

Elizabeth

30 Oct 1774

East Grinstead (died young?)

Ann

20 Sep 1778

East Grinstead

Mary

15 Apr 1781

East Grinstead

Thomas

23 Nov 1783

East Grinstead

Elizabeth

13 Feb 1785

East Grinstead

William

14 May 1786

East Grinstead

Edward

12 Oct 1788

East Grinstead

Henry

6 Mar 1791

East Grinstead

Charlotte

4 May 1794

East Grinstead

Jane

21 Aug 1796

East Grinstead

Susan

21 Oct 1798

East Grinstead

Of their children:

  • Ann may have married Thomas Butler in Salehurst on 18 Jan 1801.

  • Mary married Benjamin Cork in West Hoathly on 14 Sep 1806 and in 1841 they were living in Hartfield, Sussex.

  • Thomas may have married Harriet French in Salehurst on 18 Apr 1818.

  • William married Amelia Dearling.

  • Edward married Lucy Brooker in Croydon, St John the Baptist, in August 1821 and they had the following children baptised:

    Edward

    10 Feb 1822

    Worth

    William

    30 May 1824

    East Grinstead

    Caroline

    28 Jan 1827

    East Grinstead

    Amelia

    1 Feb 1829

    East Grinstead

    James

    11 Aug 1833

    Worth

    In 1841 Edward was a sawyer living in Copthorne, in the parish of Worth, Sussex. In 1851 he was farming 9 acres at Copthorne Farm with his wife and sons Edward, William and James living at home. The sons were all shown as sawyers. In 1861 Edward and Lucy were still farming 11 acres in Worth. Edward died in 1863.

  • Henry married Jane Wood in East Grinstead on 9 January 1820 where they had the following children:

    John

    7 May 1820

    East Grinstead

    Eliza

    25 Aug 1822

    East Grinstead

    Henry

    10 Jul 1825

    East Grinstead

    Jane

    24 Jun 1827

    East Grinstead

    William

    24 May 1829

    East Grinstead

    Sarah

    29 May 1831

    East Grinstead

    George

    22 Jul 1832

    East Grinstead

    Harriet

    6 Jul 1834

    East Grinstead

    James

    1836

    Horne (died young?)

    Peter

    31 Dec 1837

    East Grinstead

    Thomas

    1840

    Horne

    Edmund

    1842

    Horne (died 1842)

    Amos

    3 Oct 1843

    Horne

    Henry was a sawyer living in Horne in 1841 with his wife and most of their children. In 1851 they were at Hedge Court in Horne parish. By 1861 Henry was shown as a farmer and sawyer at Waterbury Castle, Horne and in 1871 he was still farming 20 acres in Hedge Court Road with the help of his son Amos. Henry died in 1874 aged 84.

    • George probably married Philadelphia from Godstone with whom he was living in 1861 with their two children Anne and Alfred both born in Worth. They also appear to have had a son William in 1858 but he is not with them in 1861.

    • Peter married Ellen Gear in East Grinstead on 17 September 1859 and they are known to have had two children there, William in 1860 and Charles in 1862. They also had a daughter Ellen and a son Hursley baptised in Felbridge in 1864 and 1866 respectively.

  • Charlotte married James Meads in Balcombe on 21 Jan 1822 and are known to have had the following children baptised:

    John

    28 Jul 1822

    Ardingly

    William

    17 Feb 1824

    Ardingly

    James

    20 Feb 1825

    Ardingly

    Eleanor

    24 Dec 1826

    Ardingly

    Thomas

    28 Dec 1828

    Ardingly

    Mary

    10 Apr 1831

    Ardingly

    Joseph

    3 Feb 1839

    Ardingly

    In 1841 James and Charlotte were in Ardingly with their youngest three children.