Descendants of Samuel & Ann French
from Finchingfield, Essex
Samuel and Ann Smee married 21/10/1802. Ann 16/01/1803 br 27/03/1803, William 11/11/1804, John 12/04/1807 br 02/05/1808, Edward 12/04/1807 br 15/06/1808, Samuel 23/07/1809, Joseph 15/03/1812 br 31/03/1823, James 27/01/1814, Thomas 31/05/1819, & Millicent 27/05/1821, Amelia 1822 & Mary 03/04/1825
Amelia French (daughter of Samuel & Ann) born 1822 Finchingfield (Straw Plaiter)
She married Richard Frost in 1841. He was born in Finchingfield in 1817/19 (Richard’s father was Thomas born in Finchingfield 1799)
Their Children are as follows:
Albert born 1866 Poplar
George born 1857 ? he was a labourer
John born 1845 Finchingfield. He had several occupations from Ag.
Lab/Policeman/Beer Housekeeper – Black Dog Pub, Horndon on The Hill (I can
find no trace)
Samuel born 1842 (I think died 1864 not proven) He was an Ag.Lab
Frederick born 1851 (1881 Census an Engine Driver)
Our connection is with John – he married Theodosia Clark in 1871 in Stepney
( born 1855 Grays).
Their children are:
William JC born 1872 Epping
Charles S.L. born 1874/76 Rayleigh Essex
Ada born 1880 Binstead/Burstead
Theodosia born 1877/79 Maldon
John born 1883 Grays. He was a painter (House I think!)
Albert George Richard born 1877 Grays
Minnie born 1901 Binstead/Burstead.
Our connection here is Albert:
He married Elizabeth Cook in 1911 – born 1886/7 in Islington2. AMELIA2 FRENCH (SAMUEL1) was born 1822 in finchingfield, Essex, and died 1904 in poplar. She married RICHARD FROST 1841 in Braintree (between sep-dec), son of THOMAS FROST and REBEKAH. He was born 1821 in finchingfield, Essex, and died 1895 in poplar.
Children of AMELIA FRENCH and RICHARD FROST are:
i. SAMUEL3 FROST, b. 1842, finchingfield, Essex.
3. ii. JOHN FROST, b. 1845, finchingfield, Essex.
4. iii. FREDERICK FROST, b. 1851, finchingfield, Essex.
iv. GEORGE FROST, b. 1857, finchingfield, Essex; m. CAROLINE LYDIA DEAN, 1891, Poplar; b. 31 Mar 1857, Seymour Mews, Marylebone; d. 1901, Poplar.
5. v. ALBERT FROST, b. 1866, poplar.
Generation No. 3
3. JOHN3 FROST (AMELIA2 FRENCH, SAMUEL1) was born 1845 in finchingfield, Essex. He married EMMA FAITH WHIFFEN 1867 in Braintree (bmd). She was born 1849 in Southwark (bmd).
Children of JOHN FROST and EMMA WHIFFEN are:
6. i. WILLIAM4 FROST, b. 1869, Finchingfield.
ii. SAMUEL FROST, b. 1872, Finchingfield.
iii. ADA FROST, b. 1875, Finchingfield.
iv. ELIZABETH FROST, b. 1876, Finchingfield.
v. CHRISTOPHER FROST, b. 1878, Finchingfield; m. ALICE WHITEHEAD, 1904, Braintree, Essex; b. 1883, Braintree.
vi. MINNIE FROST, b. 1880, Finchingfield.
vii. ANNIE FROST, b. 1883, Finchingfield.
viii. FLORENCE SARAH FROST, b. 1889, Finchingfield.
4. FREDERICK3 FROST (AMELIA2 FRENCH, SAMUEL1) was born 1851 in finchingfield, Essex. He married ANNE CAROLINE DEAN 1874 in Stepney (jan-mar), daughter of THOMAS DEAN and LYDIA FOOT. She was born 29 Jun 1854 in Hide Side, Edmonton.
Children of FREDERICK FROST and ANNE DEAN are:
7. i. JANE AMELIA4 FROST, b. 1875, Poplar.
ii. FLORENCE FROST, b. 1877, Poplar; m. FREDERICK JOLLY, 1897, West Ham (Jul-Sep).
iii. CARRIE FROST, b. 1879, Poplar.
8. iv. FREDERICK FROST, b. 1880, poplar; d. 1941, Poplar.
v. ANNIE AMELIA VALENTINE FROST, b. 1885, Poplar.
9. vi. ALBERTA AMELIA FROST, b. 15 Jan 1889, 14 Pelling Street, Limehouse; d. 22 Oct 1945, 107 Cowley Mill Road Uxbridge Middx.
vii. ELLEN FROST, b. 1892, Canningtown.
viii. SAMUEL FROST, b. 1894, bromley.
ix. RICHARD FROST, b. 1899, bromley.
5. ALBERT3 FROST (AMELIA2 FRENCH, SAMUEL1) was born 1866 in poplar. He married ELLEN DOYLE. She was born 1872 in Poplar.
Children of ALBERT FROST and ELLEN DOYLE are:
i. LILY4 FROST, b. 1893, Poplar.
ii. ALBERT FROST, b. 1894, Poplar.
iii. MAUD FROST, b. 1896, Poplar.
iv. MARY FROST, b. 1897, Poplar.
Generation No. 4
6. WILLIAM4 FROST (JOHN3, AMELIA2 FRENCH, SAMUEL1) was born 1869 in Finchingfield. He married FLORENCE J. She was born 1875 in Finchingfield, Essex, England.
Child of WILLIAM FROST and FLORENCE J is:
i. FLORENCE A5 FROST, b. 1899, Walthamstow, Essex, England.
7. JANE AMELIA4 FROST (FREDERICK3, AMELIA2 FRENCH, SAMUEL1) was born 1875 in Poplar. She married JAMES ARNEDEE JARVIS 1897 in Poplar Jul-Sep, son of WILLIAM JARVIS and ALICE JARVIS. He was born 1874 in deptford.
Children of JANE FROST and JAMES JARVIS are:
i. DORA ALICE GRACE5 JARVIS, b. 1899, Poplar, London, England.
ii. MAUD AMELIA JARVIS, b. 1900, Poplar, London, England.
8. FREDERICK4 FROST (FREDERICK3, AMELIA2 FRENCH, SAMUEL1) was born 1880 in poplar, and died 1941 in Poplar. He married ROSE.
Children of FREDERICK FROST and ROSE are:
i. FREDERICK5 FROST, b. PoplaR.
ii. WALTER FROST, b. PoplaR.
iii. ALBERT FROST, b. PoplaR.
iv. HORACE FROST, b. PoplaR.
v. DORIS FROST, b. PoplaR.
9. ALBERTA AMELIA4 FROST (FREDERICK3, AMELIA2 FRENCH, SAMUEL1) was born 15 Jan 1889 in 14 Pelling Street, Limehouse, and died 22 Oct 1945 in 107 Cowley Mill Road Uxbridge Middx. She married CHARLES EDWIN BICK 28 Mar 1915 in Parish Church West Ham, son of ALBERT BICK and RACHEL GIDDY. He was born 30 Nov 1880 in 8 Shirley Street, Plaistow, and died 30 Sep 1951 in Hillingdon Hospital, Hillingdon, Middx.
Children of ALBERTA FROST and CHARLES BICK are:
i. DOROTHY5 BICK, b. 21 Feb 1916, West Ham; d. Mar 1990, Hillingdon Hospital,; m. PATRICK BEASLEY, Bet. Nov – Dec 1950, Uxbridge.
10. ii. FLORENCE BICK, b. 24 Mar 1918, West Ham; d. Bet. Jan – Mar 1979, Hillingdon.
11. iii. GLADYS BICK, b. 29 Jan 1920, West Ham.
12. iv. IVY RACHEL BICK, b. 07 Oct 1924, 26 Howards Road, Plaistow; d. 26 Jun 1992, Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire.
v. LILY A BICK, b. 25 Oct 1926, West Ham; d. Hillingdon Hospital; m. (1) WALTER JIM GRAVES; m. (2) ALBERT HENRY BARBER, Bet. Jan – Mar 1947, Uxbridge; b. Hillingdon.
Generation No. 5
10. FLORENCE5 BICK (ALBERTA AMELIA4 FROST, FREDERICK3, AMELIA2 FRENCH, SAMUEL1) was born 24 Mar 1918 in West Ham, and died Bet. Jan – Mar 1979 in Hillingdon. She married (1) HERBERT BICK. He died 10 Dec 1941 in on HMS Repulse. She married (2) WILLIAM ALDRIDGE Bet. Jul – Sep 1976 in Hillingdon. He was born 10 Jan 1911 in Southwark, and died Bet. Oct – Dec 1979 in Hillingdon.
Child of FLORENCE BICK and WILLIAM ALDRIDGE is:
13. i. JOYCE6 BICK, b. Hillingdon.
11. GLADYS5 BICK (ALBERTA AMELIA4 FROST, FREDERICK3, AMELIA2 FRENCH, SAMUEL1) was born 29 Jan 1920 in West Ham. She married CECIL WALTER KEDGE Bet. Jan – Mar 1943 in St Johns Uxbridge Moor, son of FOULGER. He was born 08 Mar 1918 in Shepherds Bush, and died Jan 1985 in Hillingdon.
Children of GLADYS BICK and CECIL KEDGE are:
14. i. SHIRLEY6 KEDGE, b. 06 Aug 1945, Hillingdon Hospital.
15. ii. RAYMOND KEDGE, b. 02 Aug 1950, 97 Collingwood Road, h’don.
12. IVY RACHEL5 BICK (ALBERTA AMELIA4 FROST, FREDERICK3, AMELIA2 FRENCH, SAMUEL1) was born 07 Oct 1924 in 26 Howards Road, Plaistow, and died 26 Jun 1992 in Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire. She married DAVID HENRY DAVIS 18 Oct 1947 in Uxbridge Registry Office, son of JAMES DAVIS and HILDA BARNETT. He was born 09 Mar 1926 in 1 Colham Green Hillingdon, and died 24 Oct 2006 in Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire.
James (son of Samuel & Ann) & Marianne Moore baptised 12/05/1816 (daughter of Thomas & Elizabeth) who were both aged 22 when they married on 01/11/1834. According to the 1851 census they had Martha 16, George 14, Ellen 6, Elizabeth 4 and Eliza 2 baptised 08/07/1849, Maryann 12/08/1860, Phoebe Jane 09/08/1863. Martha first marriage was to an Overall. She was 46 when she married for the second time to Peter Shead (son of Samuel) on 20/05/1882
Thomas French son of James married Eliza Coe (daughter of Benjamin)
Eliza French (daughter of James & Marrianne) married George Saines (son of Charles) 22/06/1872
George (son of James & Marrianne) & Susan nee Ridgewell (daughter of John) who married on 29/10/1859 in the presence of Joseph & Maryann Harvey. Had the following children Alice12/1/1862 French 12/01/1862 bap 21/07/1862.Aged 19 married Frederick Digby (son of Benjamin) on 22/06/1881 Philip Walter
Ellen French (daughter of James & Maryann) married Abraham Flack ,Wendens Ambo in 1868 (son of John Flack and Mary Barker) , Ellen French was born in 1845 at Finchingfield, Essex, England. She married Abram Flack, , in 1868. She died on 10 Nov 1899 at North End, Littlebury, Essex, England.
Charlotte was born on 3 Mar 1869 at Wendens Ambo, England. She died on 11 Apr 1876 at Wendens Ambo at age 7.
Alice was born in 1870 at Wendens Ambo, Essex, Eng. She married Thomas Reed circa 1890 at Essex, England. She died at Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex.
Frank William was born on 27 Aug 1874 at Wendens Ambo,Essex, England. He married Minnie Spearman, daughter of James Spearman, on 10 Oct 1897 at Walthamstow, Essex, England. He died on 16 Sep 1953 at Aveley, Essex, England, at age 79.
Annie was born in 1875 at Wendens Ambo, Essex, England. Her married name was Benham
Fannie (Fanny) was born on 1 Dec 1878 at Wendens Ambo Essex, England. Her married name was Camp Mary (Polly) was born on 1 Aug 1880 at Wendens Ambo,Essex, England. She married Earnest Burfield. She died in 1952? at ‘ Boxhurst ‘, Dorking, Surrey, England. Her married name was Burfield.
Jonathon was born on 4 Dec 1882 at Wendens Ambo, Essex, England. He died on 18 Dec 1882.
Arthur was born on 28 Oct 1888 at Wendens Ambo, Essex England. He married Ruth Baynes, daughter of Thomas Baynes and Ada Stalley, on 27 Nov 1909 at Parish Church Saffron Walden, Essex, England. He died on 17 Sep 1955 at Hastings, New Zealand, at age 66. He emigrated to New Zealand via Canada in Aug 1912. He was He worked as a shepherd .He was joined in NZ by his wife Ruth and two children in 1916
Philip Walter French (son of George & Susan) baptised 12/03/1882 married Jessica French Overall born 12/12/1879 (daughter of George & Maria Overall (nee Shead) .George & Maria Married 12/10/1878. Philip & Jessica married on 23/07/1900 in the presence of John Edward Overall & Florence Wendy. Philip aged 42 married his second wife Sarah Overall aged 37 (widow of Jack) on 11/06/1921in the presence of Hilda French & Joseph Freeman. Philip Walter French died 05/05/1966.
Children of Philip Walter & Jessica French were – Hilda Clara 11/11/1900, Doris Mary born 12/09/1901 bap 03/11/1901, Amy May French 01/05/1904, Alec George Francis 02/09/1906, Leslie Walter 17/10/1909,never married, Frederick Philip 11/11/1912,baptised 29/12/1912, Jessie Mina 20/12/1920 baptised 29/02/1920
Hilda Clara French (daughter of Philip & Jessica) married William Palmer had a son Colin who married Pearl and had three children Robert, Ann & ???
Doris Mary French (daughter of Philip & Jessica) married Percy Sullens had Ronald William 21/12/1922 –17/02/2006 , Percy Philip 25/08/1924 died month later & Peter Geoffrey 07/07/1934-15/12/2006. Doris died 25/04/1979 & Percy died 1969.
Ronald (son of Doris & Percy) married Molly Richardson on 13/09/1952. No children
Peter (son of Doris & Percy) married Norma Edwards (26/04/1939) on 11/06/1960 at St Francis Church, Silver End. had Denise 08/05/1964 & David Philip 02/03/1967.
Denise (daughter of Peter & Norma) married Stanley Walter Smith (02/11/1949) on 08/07/1989 Braintree Registry Office and had James Peter Walter 06/12/1989 and Samuel Garry David 16/10/1991.
David (son of Peter & Norma) married Julie Payne on 24/06/1989 – separated 1995. No children.
Amy May French (daughter of Philip & Jessica) married William George Todd on 24/12/1927. Had Joan Mary 03/04/1928, Peter William 04/07/1931, George Edward 06/05/1935, & David 08/09/1939.Amy died 28/03/1963 Northampton Hospital. William died 22/10/1957.
Joan (daughter of Amy & William) never married. Died 25/03/1988.
Peter William (son of Amy & William) married Anne Pickford (24/08/1937) on 29/08/1959. No children. Anne died 29/10/1997
George Edward (son of Amy & William) married Kathleen Janet Gowley (29/09/1937) on 13/12/1956 and had Bridget Ann 09/03/1957, Steven Anthony 12/05/1958, Vickie Elaine 17/03/1960.
Bridget (daughter of George & Kathleen) married Christopher Carroll on 09/04/1977. (divorced 1997) and had Christopher Stephen 04/07/1978, Natalie Kathleen 29/10/1980, Stephen Joseph 07/05/1984, & Paul James 22/05/1984.
Steven Anthony (son of George & Kathleen) married Jackie Elizabeth Allen on 17/09/1984 and had Rebecca Katie 22/12/1984, Thomas William 25/03/1988, Robbie George 26/02/1990.
Vickie Elaine (daughter of George & Kathleen) married James Carl Collins on 02/10/1982 and had Shaun James 22/12/1984 & Nicholas Mark 09/09/1987.
David (son of Amy & William) married Brenda Streeton (16/07/1938) on 25/07/1959 and had Julia Carol 22/11/1963 & Ian David 23/09/1968.
Julia Carol (daughter of David & Brenda) married Myles Anthony White on 01/09/1984 and had Joseph Anthony 05/09/1987 & Rachael Amy 06/09/1990.
Ian David (son of David & Brenda) married Jacqueline Smethurst on 21/09/1996 and had Phox Brian David 15/09/1999
Alec French (son of Philip & Jessica) born 03/07/1906 died 04/03/1991 – had two children by his first wife Florence Grace Revell – Howard & Eileen .
Howard William (son of Alec & Florence) born 27th April 1932
Bellweather Cottages Outwood, Burstow, Surrey
Married Sheila Amesbury Johnson born 24/02/1941 Morden Surrey
Children Carole Elizabeth Amesbury 08/06/1963, Philip Anthony 20/09/1964, Michelle Clare 21/01/1966 all born in Australia. Carole married David Gadd born 15/01/1963 Stoke on Trent . Children Sarah Louise Amesbury 06/01/1987 & James Lawrence William David 15/10/1991
Eileen (daughter of Alec & Florence) married Douglas Wright have a son Paul .
Alec married for s second time in 1972 at Grays Essex. to Emily Grace Lockwood born Sheering
12/09/ 1916 had two sons Neil 21/03/1947,who married Doreen Deighton has two children Helen Kirsty 22/12/1975 who married Andrew Wilby and Graham Neil 14/11/77.
Derek 25/06/1943 (son of Alec & Emily) married in 1967 to Marion 13/11/??and has a daughter Sarah 03/12/1974.
Emily died 11/08/1986. Alec died 04/03/1991.Alec became a member of Congregational church aged 21 on 26/08/1923.
Frederick Philip French (son of Philip & Jessica) married Ada then Doreen. Had Andrew, David & Jeanette. David married Lesley Cook has a son Shaun. Andrew has a son Jordan. Jeanette has Christina, Laura & James. Doreen married Sid Sutton then Arthur Bennett. Fred died around 1985
Jessie French (daughter of Philip & Jessica) 20/12/1919 married Harold Ridgewell Dec 1949, have one daughter Eileen 12/06/1951 baptised 07/10/1951. Eileen married Stephen Broyd and had Emma & Mark. Emma has Louisa
Got to confirm this information;
Mina French baptised 12/03/1882(daughter of George & Susan French)aged 21 married Joseph Freeman 08/05/1903 aged 24 in the presence of Philip W French & Martha Freeman.
Children of Joseph & Mina Freeman were George 03/04/1904, Gladys Laura 22/09/1906, christened same day as Alec ,
Gladys Freeman (daughter of Joseph & Mina) married Frank Perkin 03/11/1923. Philip Arthur 02/07/1905, Frederick 1907 ? married aged 21 to Hilda Rose Whitehead 26/06/1927. Reggie Charles 28/04/1912 , Alice Louisa born 01/06/1914,
Hilda Rose born 03/12/1917 bap 27/01/1918, . Joseph aged 44 second wife was Jane Louise Pickering aged 30 married 24/11/1923. Joseph & Janes children Joan Elizabeth 26/10/1924, Joan married Robert Lebback ? from Happisburgh Norfolk on 29/1/1941. Magdalen Freeman married Dennis Arthur Beardwell on 31/03/1951. Dorothy May 09/05/1927 bap 26/06/1927
Mrs Denise Sullens Smith
6 Bristol Court
Denise Sullens Smith
Peter Geoffrey Sullens
Doris Mary French
Philip Walter French
Following are French :
A Samuel & Elizabeth French had a Jane 22/05/1842
Joseph & Harriet had Elijah or Eliza 08/09/1844
William & Jane had Maria 14/03/1813
Joseph & Susanna had Sarah 01/05/1813
Joseph & Elizabeth Saynes had Joseph 26/08/1814
Samuel & Ann had James 13/11/1814
Samuel & Elizabeth had Ann 20/11/1836
James & Rebecka had James 31/07/1836
Samuel & Elizabeth had John 16/08/1835
Samuel & Elizabeth had George 29/07/1838
James & Rebecka had Ann 25/02/1838
John & Charlotte had Susan 23/07/1837
James & Marianne had George 09/07/1837
Samuel French & Elizabeth Smith married 29/05/1835
James French & Marrianne Moore married 01/11/1834
Samuel French son of Cornelius married Sarah Ann Claydon 27/09/1856
Martha French Daughter of James married George Fitch 23/06/1856
George French & Sarah Ridgewell married 29/10/1859
William &Mary had Mary 08/12/1844
? & Rebecca had John 08/12/1844
Ann Ellen French born 11/08/1845
William & Mary had Arthur 10/11/1850
Joseph & Harriet had Jessica 11/08/1850
James & Mary had Eliza 08/07/1849
William & Mary had Alfred 09/09/1842 born 28/02/1842
? & Rebecca had Thomas 08/08/1847 born 03/05/1847
William & Mary had John 15/10/1856
James & Mary had Phoebe Jane 09/08/1863
James & Mary had Maryann 12/08/1860
John & Rebecca had Annie 13/08/1871
Gabriel French (son of George)married Emma Ridgewell (daughter of Mark) on 30/06/1859 had Arthur, George,Albert
Arthur French (son of Gabriel) married Mary Jane Frost 08/08/1885 had Emma 08/05/1887
George French (son of Gabriel) married Jessie Maria Overall 11/03/1889. Before she was married to George had Victor 16/07/1893, not sure if he is a French or Overall. Then had Beatrice Vera 11/05/1902 and Ralph Hilary 27/08/1911 baptised 26/03/1916 – Ralph Hilary French married aged 28 married Evelyn Annie Chapman 25/05/1940
Albert (son of Gabriel) married Emma Mary Mead had Rose Matilda 03/11/1885, Violet Blanche Emma 29/10/1905, Cecil 25/05/1902, Emma 29/10/1905,Vera Gwendoline 08./03/1908.
Cecil (son of Albert & Emma) married Hilda and had Phyllis Ivy 23/06/1931
Arthur Leonard French & Edith Kathleen May had Bessie Ann 23/08/1919
Leslie French & Elizabeth Jane had Keith Royston 03/09/1934 & Stanley Victor at Steeple Bumpstead. Parents of Leslie were Albert & Emma
In 1871 a John French & Rebecka had Sarah & Annie
French Ancestors of Finchingfield
Finchingfield Church Records 1618-1837 Manual Search
Chapel Record Limited Entries
01:02:1624 French William w. M Crosley Martha
24:06:1641 French Thomas Lake Helen
02:11:1641 French Martha Clay George
02:04:1678 French John Gaul Anne
09:06:1709 French Anthony o.t.p. Smith Martha o.t.p.
29:05:1716 French John o.t.p. Lybrook Sarah o.t.p.
01:05:1717 French Ann sp.o.t.p. Parmenter John b.o.t.p.
11:11:1743 French Anthony b. Wilsmore Mary sp.
22:07:1750 French Richard b. o.t.p. Simpson Elizabeth sp.o.t.p.
24:10:1754 French Sarah x sp.o.t.p. Richardson James x w.o.t.p.
20:01:1766 French Elizabeth Gt Yeldham Willis John Yeoman Farmer.o.t.p.
29:11:1772 French Sarah x o.t.p. Thomas Lindsell x labr. Debden.
12:10:1773 French Mary x .sp.o.t.p. Edward Cracknell x labr.o.t.p.
17:11:1778 French John x labr.o.t.p. Cracknell Anna x sp.o.t.p.
14:11:1782 French Elizabeth x sp.o.t.p. Johnson Thomas b. Gt Sampford.
12:01:1785 French Elizabeth x sp.o.t.p. Bacon Thomas x b.o.t.p.
11:11:1788 French Joseph o.t.p. Rand Elizabeth x o.t.p.
19:07:1790 French Richard x w.o.t.p. Stock Mary x sp.o.t.p.
07:11:1793 French Mary x sp.o.t.p. Martin Thomas x b.o.t.p.
22:03:1800 French Joseph x b.o.t.p. Livermore Hannah w.o.t.p.
21:10:1802 French Samuel x b.o.t.p. Smee Ann x sp.o.t.p.
03:07:1803 French John x b.o.t.p. Baynes Dorinda x sp.o.t.p.
19:11:1805 French Joseph x b.o.t.p. Livermore Mary sp.o.t.p.
Witnesses Mary French. William French.
00:10:1806 French William b.o.t.p. Banns Only. Brown Mary sp. Gt Bardfield.
30:01:1812 French Maria x sp.o.t.p. Dainton John b. Walcot. Bath. Somerset.
17:03:1815 French Zachariah x b.o.Wixoe. Suffolk. Hannah Drew sp.o.t.p.
Witnesses George French. Ursula Brett.
13:11:1818 French Richard x w. Gt Bardfield Hitchin Lucinda x sp.o.t.p.
29:05:1820 French William x b. Wethersfield Thodey Hannah x sp.o.t.p.
30:03:1821 French John b.o.t.p. Smith Rebecca sp.o.t.p.
21:08:1825 French William b.o.t.p. Jordan x sp.o.t.p.
11:11:1825 French Joseph b.o.t.p. Mumford Harriet x sp.o.t.p.
Witnesses French James. Mary Faircloth x
26:12:1825 French Mary w.o.t.p. Goodchild George b.o.t.p.
21:01:1826 French Deborah x w.o.t.p. Gunn John x b.o.t.p.
26:08:1826 French James b.o.t.p. Arnold Rebecca x sp.o.t.p.
25:12:1826 French Elizabeth x sp. Wethersfield Townsend Charles x w.o.t.p.
25:01:1828 French Cornelius b.o.t.p. Coe Anne x sp.o.t.p.
22:09:1833 French William b.o.t.p. Smith Mary x sp.o.t.p.
01:11:1834 French James x b.o.t.p. Moore Marianne x sp.o.t.p.
17:01:1835 French Marianne x sp.o.t.p. Lapwood Joseph x b.o.t.p.
29:05:1835 French Samuel x b.o.t.p. Smith Elizabeth x sp.o.t.p.
Codes. x, signed with a cross. sp, spinster. b, bachelor. W, widow or widower. o.t.p, of this Parish.
Ron Hawkins. Finchingfield Heritage Committee 2006
26:07:1618 French William son of blank
05:04:1642 French Anthony son of Thomas
12:04:1642 French Anthony son of Thomas?
02:12:1643 French Thomas son of Thomas
07:02:1673 French John son of John
01:12:1678 French Thomas son of John and Anne
17:01:1686 French Mary no details
28:10:1701 French Elizabeth daug of Richard (Farmer) and Elizabeth
01:01:1706 French Sarah daug of Richard (Farmer) and Elizabeth
05:01:1713 French Martha daug of Anthony and Martha
24:09:1708 French Richard son of Richard (Farmer) and Elizabeth
27:07:1735 French Thomas son of Hickford (Miller) and Anne
26:07:1738 French William son of Hickford (Miller) and Anne
26:10:1740 French Elizabeth daug of Hickford (Miller) and Anne
07:12:1743 French Thomas son of Hickford (Miller) and Anne
24:08:1746 French John son of Anthony and Mary
24:10:1750 French John son of Richard (Farmer) and Elizabeth
10:08:1755 French Samuel son of Richard (Farmer) and Elizabeth
09:01:1757 French John son of John and Elizabeth
24:04:1757 French Sarah daug of John and Anne
18:02:1759 French Anthony son of John and Elizabeth
23:11:1760 French Elizabeth daug of John and Elizabeth
05:07:1761 French Anthony son of Richard (Farmer) and Elizabeth
01:08:1762 French Thomas son of John and Elizabeth
17:07:1763 French Elizabeth daug of Richard (Farmer) and Elizabeth. Private Baptism.
10:11:1765 French James son of John and Elizabeth
20:03:1768 French William son of John and Elizabeth
22:07:1770 French Mary daug of John and Elizabeth
02:05:1773 French Anne daug of William and Elizabeth
29:08:1773 French Elizabeth daug of Anthony and Mary (12 years of age)
04:05:1775 French Martha daug of John and Elizabeth
20:09:1778 French Charles son of John and Elizabeth
13:02:1780 French John son of John and Anne n’ee Cracknell.
13:10:1782 French William son of John and Anne
26:10:1788 French Jane daug of John and Anne
21:02:1790 French Elizabeth daug of Joseph and Elizabeth
16:07:1791 French Harriot base born daughter of Sarah (Paupers)
11:08:1793 French William son of Joseph and Elizabeth
25:05:1794 French Susanne daug of Anthony and Mary (Paupers)
07:06:1795 French William son of William and Mary
07:02:1796 French Joseph son of Joseph and Elizabeth
09:09:1798 French Charles son of Anthony and Anne
16:01:1803 French Anne daug of Samuel and Anne
06:07:1804 French James son of John and Dorinda. n’ee Baynes
11:11:1804 French William son of Samuel and Anne
08:06:1806 French Joseph son of John and Dorinda
12:04:1807 French Edward twin son of Samuel and Anne
12:04:1807 French John twin son of Samuel and Anne
26:04:1807 French Joshua son of William and Jane
19:02:1809 French William son of William and Anne
02:07:1809 French Samuel son of Samuel and Anne
26:11:1809 French Charles son of John and Dorinda
08:03:1812 French William son of John and Dorinda
15:03:1812 French Joseph son of Samuel and Anne
07:03:1813 French Maria daug of William and Jane
14:08:1814 French Marianne daug of William and Jane (from Bocking)
26:08:1814 French/Saynes Joseph base born son Joseph French and Elizabeth Saynes
21:01:1816 French Mary daug of John and Dorinda
13:04:1817 French William son (birth date 12:02:1817. Chapel) of Joseph and Sarah n’ee Poulter
31:01:1819 French Thomas son of Samuel (Carpenter) and Dorinda
13:02:1820 French William son (birth date 04:06:1819. Chapel) of Richard (Redwinter) and Elizabeth.
05:03:1820 French Anne daug of John and Dorinda
No date French John son (birth date 01:01:1821) of Joseph Sarah n’ee Poulter
27:05:1821 French Millicent daug of Samuel (Carpenter) and Anne
27:06:1824 French Harriet daug of William and Mary (from Braintree Straw Manufacture)
27:06:1824 French Caroline daug of William and Mary (from Braintree Strew Manufacture)
03:04:1825 French Mary daug of Samuel (Carpenter) and Anne
12:06:1825 French/Wendy William son of William French and Sarah Wendy (Spinster)
04:12:1825 French Hannah daug of William and Sarah
26:02:1826 French John son of Joseph and Harriet
12:11:1826 French Emma daug of James and Rebecca
21:09:1827 French William son of William and Mary
18:11:1827 French Mary daug of James and Rebecca
30:12:1828 French Joseph son (birth date 30:01:1827 Chapel) of Joseph and Sarah n’ee Poulter
03:02:1828 French Susanne daug of Joseph (Labourer) and Harriet n’ee Mumford.
25:10:1829 French William son (birth date 12:05:1828 Chapel) of Corneluis (Shoemaker) and Mary n’ee
25:10:1829 French George son (birth date 08:09:1829 Chapel) of Richard and Elizabeth n’ee Mumford
12:02:1830 French Elizabeth daug of Joseph and Harriet
28:02:1830 French Sarah daug of James and Rebecca
06:06:1830 French Marianne daug of William (Carpenter) and Sarah
19:06:1831 French Mary Anne daug of Corneluis (Shoemaker Chapel) and Mary n’ee Coe?
15:04:1832 French Maria daug of Joseph and Harriet.
15:04:1832 French Samuel son of Joseph and Rebecca
24:02:1833 French Jane daug of William (Carpenter) and Sarah
23:02:1834 French Emma daug of William and Marianna
01:06:1834 French Hannah daug of James and Rebecca
07:09:1834 French Joseph son of James and Harriet.
15:03:1835 French Martha daug of James (Gardener) and Marianne
05:07:1835 French Phebe daug of William (Carpenter) and Sarah
16:08:1835 French John son of Samuel and Elizabeth
24:01:1836 French James son of William and Mary
31:07:1836 French James son of James and Rebecca
20:11:1836 French Anne daug of Samuel and Elizabeth
23:04:1837 French Arthur son of James and Harriet.
14:05:1837 French Joseph son of William and Marianne
09:07:1837 French George son of James and Marianne
26:10:1624 French Margaret wife of William
25:06:1640 French old Goodman
06:10:1644 French William
13:08:1671 French Mary
30:08:1671 French Thomas
30:08:1671 French Ellen wife of Thomas
19:08:1703 French Moses son of widow
29:05:1709 French Widow
24:08:1713 French Martha daug of Mr French
21:01:1719 French Anthony junior
02:06:1720 French Elizabeth widow
12:04:1725 French Richard yeoman (farmer)
17:04:1736 French Mrs Elizabeth
23:09:1739 French William
26:10:1743 French Hickford miller
09:03:1743 French William infant
26:06:1744 French Anthony infant
18:04:1745 French Mrs Elizabeth spinster
25:09:1749 French Hickford
00:07:1750 French Anthony
17:07:1750 French Anne widow
02:03:1756 French Anthony
10:11:1757 French Sarah aged 71 yrs
07:01:1759 French Robert infant from Castle Hedingham
11:05:1760 French Blank infant son of Richard
24:07:1761 French Anthony infant
14:08:1761 French John killed by ye kick of a horse
21:12:1764 French John aged 81 yrs
13:12:1766 French Susanne infant
09:10:1769 French Samuel
07:06:1771 French Martha widow aged 92 yrs
19:08:1775 French Mary wife of William
08:12:1776 French Mary wife of Anthony aged 58 yrs
29:10:1779 French Samuel
18:08:1782 French Elizabeth wife of John
22:05:1786 French William aged 58 yrs
12:09:1787 French Elizabeth widow
07:01:1789 French James aged 3 yrs pauper
21:01:1791 French Mr Richard from Hedringham (Hedingham)
21:08:1791 French John pauper (all pauper were buried at Parish expence)
08:09:1792 French Richard pauper
30:09:1792 French Harriet pauper
08:03:1793 French Elizabeth
05:05:1795 French Mildred
16:09:1798 French Susanne from Castle Hedingham
14:10:1800 French Anthony aged 82 yrs
30:08:1802 French Joseph
27:03:1803 French Anne infant
01:04:1805 French Mary
02:05:1808 French John aged 1 yr
15:06:1808 French Edward aged 1 yr
09:12:1808 French Mary aged 22yrs
17:04:1811 French Joseph aged 47 yrs
22:09:1811 French Susanne twin infant from Great Bardfield
22:09:1811 French Marianne twin infant from Great Bardfield
18:10:1811 French Elizabeth aged 40 yrs
10:11:1811 French Sarah aged 2 yrs
24:01:1815 French Sarah Finchingfield Workhouse aged 58 yrs
10:08:1815 French Thomas infant
17:03:1816 French Jane from Braintree aged 28 yrs
21:03:1816 French Jane from Braintree infant
21:04:1816 French Marianne from Braintree aged 1 yr
13:06:1816 French William from Moor Hall Little Bardfield aged 60 yrs
15:02:1820 French Mary aged 4 yrs
09:07:1820 French James aged 28 yrs
31:03:1823 French Joseph aged 11 yrs
10:07:1825 French Richard from Stebbing aged 72 yrs
08:05:1826 French Hannah infant
15:09:1826 French Eliza aged 27 yrs
12:11:1826 French Emma infant
30:03:1827 French James aged 40 yrs
29:05:1828 French Wilmer aged 75 yrs
30:12:1829 French Mary aged 5 yrs
25:11:1830 French John aged 49 yrs
09:06:1833 French Mary aged 79 yrs
18:01:1836 French John infant
25:02:1837 French William aged 1 yr
28:03:1837 French Hannah aged 3 yrs
01:04:1837 French Sarah aged 6 yrs
04:04:1837 French James infant
20:02:1884 French Mary Anne aged 67 yrs (Chapel)
28:12:1890 French Joseph aged 74 yrs (Chapel)
09:06:1905? French Marianne aged 75 yrs (Chapel)
13:02:1912 French Joseph aged 84 yrs (Chapel)
03:03:1938 French Mary Isabel aged 40 yrs (Chapel) (School Teacher)
08:12:1948 French Jessica Maria aged 76 yrs
21:08:1951 French Sarah aged 87 yrs
31:01:1983 French Hilary
Richard French was the Village Overseer in 1696, 1701 and 1706.
Richard French was Village Constable in 1686
Ron Hawkins Finchingfield Heritage Committee. Updated 2007
Mary Lewsey from Saffron Gardens is the daughter of Sarah & Jack Overall