Thomas Tiseherst of Burwash
Nathan Taylor of Heathfield
(Abt 1588-1662)
Agnes (Anne) Fuller
Goddard Tiseherst
Alice Taylor
(1616-Aft 1666)
John Tisehurst of Battle


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Mary Overy

John Tisehurst of Battle

  • Christened: 19 May 1650, Heathfield, Sussex, England 1
  • Married: 10 Jul 1673, Warbleton, Sussex, England 2
  • Buried: 5 Jul 1697, Battle, Sussex, England 3

  Research Notes:

In 1666 John Tyseherst along with his siblings received from their grandmother Anne Taylor £5 and a pair of sheets each, along with pillowcases and other items.


Abstract of the Will of John Tisehurst of Battle in the County of Sussex, Yeoman, written 1 Jul 1697, proved 16 May 1698. 4

Gives £100 to his wife Mary, along with an annuity of £5, a feather bed, steddle matt and cord, curtains and vallence, two pair of his best sheets, a porridge pot, an iron pot, a skillet, a small joined table, three middling pewter dishes, three pewter porringers, two smoothing irons, a warming pan, a joined chest and the trunk that was here when she was a maiden.

Gives £100 to his kinsman John Durrant (son of Thomas Durrant of Heathfield, yeoman), to be paid to him when he turns twenty-one.

Gives £100 to his kinswoman Dorothy the wife of Thomas Adds of Ticehurst co. Sussex, hollow turner.

Gives and bequeaths to his brother-in-law the said Thomas Durrant of Heathfield, yeoman, a guinea, which is to say, 22 shillings.

Gives £2 10s. to the poor people of the parish of Battle.

Gives £5 to his niece Ann Bartholmor (daughter of John Bartholmor of Bexhill, husbandman).

All the rest of his goods &c. he gives and bequeaths to his kinsman Thomas Durrant (son of Thomas Durrant of Heathfield aforesaid, yeoman), making him sole executor of his last will and testament.

(his mark)

Ralph Stopler, Thomas Durrant Senr., Geo: Purfield

  Marriage Information:

John married Mary Overy on 10 Jul 1673 in Warbleton, Sussex, England.


1 Heathfield Sussex Parish Registers, Baptisms.

2 Warbleton Sussex Parish Registers, Marriages.

3 Battle Sussex Parish Registers, Burials.

4 Prerogative Court of Canterbury and related Probate Jurisdictions: Will Registers, PROB 11/445/371.

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