Richard & Mary Winchester
of Horne & Bletchingley
Richard Winchester, a son of Richard and Sarah, was probably born in Horne around 1723.
Richard and his first wife Mary had one child baptised:
|Richard||6 Dec 1746||Horne|
However Mary died and was buried, aged 24, in Horne on 21 October 1747.
Richard married Mary Bishop in Horne on 28 March 1749 and they had the following children baptised:
|Mary||17 Feb 1749/50||Horne|
|Sarah||7 Jun 1752||Horne (bur. 27 Dec 1758)|
|Jane||18 Aug 1754||Horne|
|Kezia||7 Jan 1757||Horne|
|Elizabeth||28 May 1759||Horne|
|Winifred||28 Oct 1761||Bletchingley|
|Katherine||?? ca. 1763||Bletchingley|
|Sarah||16 Jan 1765||Bletchingley (born 4 Jan)|
|Susannah||11 Oct 1767||Bletchingley (born 1 Oct)|
|Johanna||10 Jul 1770||Bletchingley|
Richard was buried in Horne on 6 December 1801 and Mary on 16 December 1803.
Richard’s will, made in 1792, made bequests to his wife, Mary, and his children; Richard, Mary, Jane, Kezia, Elizabeth, Katherine, Susanna and Joanna. Half of Jane’s share was to go to her son Thomas. Richard’s deceased daughter Sarah’s share was to go to her three children; Richard, Sarah and James Miles.
Of Richard’s children:
Richard married Ann Rose of Godstone in Bletchingley on 18 Jun 1771 and they had at least 6 children baptised:
John 5 Dec 1771 Godstone Richard 16 May 1773 Godstone William 21 Feb 1775 Godstone : Sally 1781 Godstone Ann 23 Apr 1783 Godstone Jane 9 May 1784 Godstone
- Jane had an illegitimate son, Thomas, in 1776.
- Kezia married Benjamin Wicks in Bletchingley on 5 May 1773 and they had nine children baptised:
Benjamin 25 Jul 1773 Bletchingley William 22 Jun 1777 Bletchingley Stephen 2 Sep 1781 Bletchingley Richard 16 Nov 1786 Horley Kesiah 25 Jan 1789 Horley Susannah 26 Feb 1794 Horley Sarah 12 Jun 1796 Horley Edward Feb 1798 Horley Catherine 25 Oct 1800 Horley
- Sarah’s married name was Miles and she is known to have had three children:
Richard Miles Sarah Miles James Miles