William Brett of Herstmonceux
(Abt 1737-1811)
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Elizabeth Colbran

William Brett of Herstmonceux

  • Christened: 8 Apr 1814, Wartling, Sussex, England 1
  • Married: 21 Dec 1847, Herstmonceux, Sussex, England 2
  • Buried: 3 Dec 1849, Wartling, Sussex, England 3

  Research Notes:

William son of James Brett of Wartling, labourer, and Ann (baptismal record)


At the time of the 1841 England Census William Brett, aged about 25, miller, was with his father in Cowbeach, Herstmonceux Sussex.


William Brett of Wartling died aged 35 years (burial record).

  Marriage Information:

William married Elizabeth Colbran, daughter of Robert Colbran and Dinah Walter, on 21 Dec 1847 in Herstmonceux, Sussex, England. (Elizabeth Colbran was christened on 20 Oct 1816 in Herstmonceux, Sussex, England and was buried on 9 Sep 1848 in Wartling, Sussex, England, aged 32 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

William Brett, age 33, bachelor, miller, resident of Cowbeech, son of James Brett, miller, and
Elizabeth Colbran, age 32, spinster, resident of Cowbeech, daughter of Robert Colbran, labourer

Married by Banns

Witnesses: George Henry Jenner, Sarah Howe


1 Wartling Parish Registers, Baptisms, p. 4, no. 29.

2 Herstmonceux Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 49, no. 97.

3 Wartling Parish Registers, Burials, p. 64, no. 506.

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