Thomas Stephens of West Firle
Mary Peirce
Joseph Akehurst of Beddingham
(-Aft 1792)
William Stephens of Alciston
(Abt 1761-1854)
Frances Akehurst
James Stevens
(1789-Aft 1851)


Family Links

Hannah Pearce

James Stevens

  • Christened: 15 Feb 1789, West Firle, Sussex, England 1
  • Married: 16 Apr 1820, Selmeston, Sussex, England 2
  • Died: After 1851

  Research Notes:

Family name spelled STEPHENS in the baptismal register, in his father's Will and in the 1841 Census.


At the time of the 1841 Census James Stephens, aged about 50, and Hannah Stephens, aged about 42, were living in West Firle Sussex.

At the time of the 1851 England Census James Stevens, age 66 [sic], born in West Firle, widower, agri laborer, was lodging at 2 Peadet House, West Firle.

In 1851 James Stephens was named in his father's Will as a residuary legatee.

  Marriage Information:

James married Hannah Pearce on 16 Apr 1820 in Selmeston, Sussex, England. (Hannah Pearce was born about 1796 and was buried on 17 May 1844 in West Firle, Sussex, England, aged 48 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

James Stephens of this parish of Selmeston, labourer, and Hannah Pearce of this parish, single woman

Married by Banns

Witnesses: Thomas Stephens, Lucy Stephens


1 West Firle Parish Registers, Baptisms, p. 43.

2 Selmeston Sussex Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 4, no. 11.

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