John Akehurst of Alfriston
Joseph Akehurst of Beddingham
(-Aft 1792)
Sarah Akehurst


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  • Richard Ford Akehurst+
1. John Henty of Alciston

Sarah Akehurst 1

  • Christened: 28 Jun 1752, Beddingham, Sussex, England 2
  • Married (0):
  • Married (1): 10 Nov 1773, Beddingham, Sussex, England 3
  • Buried: 17 Aug 1806, Alciston, Sussex, England 4

  Research Notes:

Family name also spelled AKHURST.


19 Jul 1788: Admission. 5

Sarah the wife of John Henty of Alciston, victualler, on surrender by Thomas Duly, to a cottage called the Half Moon at the foot of the White Bosthill in Alciston and 37 rods of land on which the cottage stands in the NW corner of a field called the Seven Acre Lain abutting to the said field,s E and S, to the road leading up the hill called White Bosthill, W and the Turnpike Road from Glynde Bridge to Longbridge, N, quitrent 12d.


Writing his Will in 1792 Joseph Akehurst of Beddingham directs that, after the death of his wife Frances, the sum of £100 invested in order pay the interest to his said wife, should be paid to his daughter Sarah Henry.

In 1799 Sarah Henty and her brother Joseph Akehurst were co-executors of their father's Will.


Sarah the wife of John Henty of Alciston originally wrote her Will on 14 Aug 1802. 6


13 Jan 1805: Receipt of William Stephens for 10 principal from Mrs Sarah Henty by the hand of Henry Mockett. 7


Sarah the wife of John Henty died aged 54 years (burial record).

  Marriage Information:

Sarah married John Henty on 10 Nov 1773 in Beddingham, Sussex, England. (John Henty was born about 1748 and was buried on 30 Dec 1812 in Alciston, Sussex, England, aged 64 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

John Henty of this parish and Sarah Akhurst of this parish

Married by Banns


1 The Akehurst Wills of East Sussex (1541-1858), Geoffrey Barber, 2nd Edition, Tree 4, p. 23.

2 Beddingham Parish Registers, Baptisms.

3 Ibid., Marriages, no. 43.

4 Alciston Parish Registers, Burials.

5 East Sussex Record Office, ESRO reference: SAS/G 20/312.

6 Ibid., ESRO reference: SAS/G 49/208.

7 Ibid., ESRO reference: SAS/G 49/213.

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