Rotherfield lies on the Mayfield to Crowborough road.
There are some batches of Rotherfield data in the IGI, but mainly 1813+
More Rotherfield information at

Lines of my ancestors lived in Rotherfield. (all events at Rotherfield unless otherwise stated)

ASHBY 1560-1685

10xG-GF John 1560,

9xG-GF John 1591-, married Joane HILDER in 1616
8xG-GF Thomas 1629-1681, Married Mary PETIT in 1652
7xG-GF John 1657- married Lydia SMITH at Burwash in 1682

6xG-GF John TURNER 1683-, married Lydia ASHBY 1708 at Dallington. Son Robert


Some BONES cousins drifted from Mayfield to Rotherfield 1719+, and some changed their surname to BOND 1812+

LANGRIDGE 1620-1700

8xG-GF William 1618 of Fletching, -buried at Rotherfield 1678

7xG-GF John 1655 of Horsted Keynes, married Sarah WHITE at Wadhurst, buried at Rotherfield 1707.
6xG-GF Robert 1687-,married Mary WATSON at Etchingham 1713, buried Warbleton 1753 Son Robert born Dallington 1714, married Mary TURNER (see below)

STAPLEY (clan B)

STAPLEYs were in Rotherfield before 1540. (more data available)

They MAY be ancestors of mine through Nicholas 1542-1609, Alexander c.1580 of Selmeston-1615, John 1610 of Selemeston-1652, William 1637 of Bodiam, William 1662 baptised at Ticehurst?


6xG grandfather John TURNER was born at Rotherfield about 1683, and baptised daughter Mary there in 1718.


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