STAPLEY at TICEHURST in Sussex

Ticehurst Parish is located on Sussex’ Eastern border with Kent, adjacent to Wadhurst*, Burwash, Etchingham (SSX); Goudhurst* & Hawkhurst* (Kent).   (*not in IGI)
The nearest large town is Tunbridge Wells about 10 miles West, the smaller towns of Battle  9 miles South East, and Wadhurst  4 miles West.


Ticehurst is included in the IGI with the following batches:    Baptisms 1560-1655 batch P013841,  1656-1837 batch C013842.    Marriages 1559-1641 & 1653-1870 batch M013842  (1642-1652 marriages missing)

Years

STAPLEY Ticehurst details

Source

1578

An STAPLAYE (1563 d/o. Anthony c.1537 of Framfield) married Thomas MAYE of Pashley Manor

IGI batch M013842

1579-83

 

 

1603

Margret & Antonye baptised by Antonye STAPLAYE (c.1537 of Framfield)

An, “wyfe of Antonye STAPLAYE” buried 25 Aug 1583, Antonye jun. buried 14 Sep 1583

Margarett STAPLE married John BULMAN of Hartfield

PR seen on LDS films 1894292/3

1656

1657-66

George STAPLE (1629 s/o John STAPLE of R???erfield & Ann WILLARD) married Mary WEST (she baptised 1623)

George baptised children Abraham, Alice, Mary, John, Thomas, George

widow Mary buried

PR seen on LDS films 1894292/3

1659

1662

Mary baptised by (William or Richard?) STAPLY

28 Sep. My 7XG GF William baptised by William

 PR seen

 PR copy

1720+

 

1782

1792

Nicholas STAPLEY (clan B) moved from Rotherfield to Wadhurst, and some descendants went on to Ticehurst.  

Ann GOWER-STAPLEY (& Thomas STAPLEY?) baptised 4 children at Ticehurst 1782-90

Ann GOWER-STAPLEY (& Thomas TAYLER?) baptised 2 children at Ticehurst 1792-97

    son David married Eleanor GOLDEN  at Goudhurst in 1815, 7 children 1816-1831

 IGI

1809+

The following STAPLEYs are of the Rotherfield "Clan B"

Henry (b.1782 Wadhurst) & Francis (married Wadhurst 1804) moved from Wadhurst to Ticehurst and baptised 10 children at Ticehurst 1809-24

Thomas (b.1786 Ticehurst) & Francis KEMP (married Ticehurst 1813) baptised 3 children at Ticehurst 1815-20.

John STAPELEY (b.1793 Rotherfield) & Mary (married Lewes 1823) baptised 5 children at Ticehurst 1823-31.

Alfred STAPLEY (b. 1806 Wadhurst) & Frances (married Lindfield 1840) settled in Ticehurst, where they baptised 3 children 1850-60.

 IGI

updated July 2009    email