Lydia Jeakins

b. 1765 (app)
bap. 04/01/1766 Wouldham, Kent
d. 02/12/1846 Ore, Ore, The Hastings Union, Sussex
bur. 06/12/1846 Fairlight, Sussex


Edward Jeakins
Lydia Mills
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m. 09/10/1794
James Phillips Winchelsea, Sussex


bap. 31/01/1790 Robert Peters Jenkins bur. 17/04/1872
bap. 24/12/1795 Burford Jeakens Phillips
bap. 18/04/1797 Edward Phillips bur. 03/08/1797
bap. 01/11/1798 George Philips d. 18/12/1884
bap. 13/03/1800 Charles Phillips
bap. 25/02/1802 Richard Thomas Philips
bap. 04/05/1804 Lewes Philips
bap. 27/08/1810 Edmond Philips bur. 17/01/1828
bap. 27/08/1810 Lidia Philips
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1841 Pauper
1846 Widow of a Labourer

Also known as

L?dia Philips, Lidia Philips, Lidia Phillips, Lydia Jeaken, Lydia Jenkins, Lydia Philips, Lydia Phillips

Did You Know?

  • Lydia Jeakins was removed from Winchelsea in November 1789 to her birth parish of Wouldham, where her son Robert Peters Jenkins was baptised in January 1790. Lydia was back in Winchelsea in 1794, when she married James Phillips of Fairlight. Robert used the surname Phillips when he married Jane Pullen in Bury in 1811, but in later records used the surname Jenkins.
  • Lydia Jeakins signed the marriage register in a good hand in 1794 and was bequeathed £50 in her uncle Burford Jeakins's will proved in 1806, yet in 1789 and 1813 she was removed to her parish of legal settlement having become chargeable to the parish.

Documentary Sources

Source: PAR 511/32/2/32
East Sussex Record Office
Source: PAR 361/32/3/24
East Sussex Record Office

This is the last Will and Testament of me Burford Jeakens of the ancient Town of Winchelsea in the County of Sussex Tanner made this twenty first Day of June in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety nine First I will and direct that all my just Debts Funeral Expences the Charges of proving this my Will and all other incidental expences be fully paid and satisfied I give and bequeath to Lydia the Wife of James Phillipps of Fairlight in the said County of Sussex Farmer the Sum of fifty Pounds of lawful Money of Great Britain I give and bequeath to my Niece Margaret the Wife of [blank] Cheesman of Maidstone in the County of Kent Farmer the Sum of twenty Pounds of like lawful Money and to my Nephew John Jeakens the Son of my late Brother John Jeakens now living in London the Sum of one Shilling only All which said several Legacies I direct shall be paid within the Space of nine Months next after my Decease And as to all the Rest Residue and Remainder of my Moneys and Securities for Money Household goods Implements of Household Plate Linen Stock in Trade Debts Goods Chattels and personal Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of what Nature ??? or quality soever not hereinbefore disposed of whereof I shall die possessed interested in or intitled unto or which shall be any Ways due owing or belonging unto me at the Time of my Decease I give and bequeath the same and every Part thereof unto my Nephew Edward Jeakens (who now manages my Business of a Tanner) his Executors Administrators and Assigns absolutely and for ever I give and devise all and every my Messuages Lands Tenements Hereditaments and real Estate whatsoever and wheresoever with their and every of their Rights Members and Appurtenances unto him my said Nephew Edward Jeakens his Heirs and Assigns Subject nevertheless and charged and chargeable with the Payment of all such Debt and Debts and Sum and Sums of Money as shall be due and owing by me at the Time of my Decease upon Mortgate of my Estates or upon Bond or otherwise and I do hereby expressly charge and make liable all and every my said real Estate to and with the Payment thereof accordingly To hold to him my said Nephew Edward Jeakens (subject and chargeable as aforesaid) his Heirs and Assigns for ever And I do hereby make constiute and appoint my said Nephew Edward Jeakens sole Executor of this my said last Will and Testament And lastly hereby revoking all former and other Wills by me at any Time heretofore made I declare this Writing to be and contain my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I the said Burford Jeakens the Testator have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the Day and Year first above written Burford Jeakens (L. S) Signed sealed published and declared by the said Burford Jeakens the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the Presence of us who in the Presence of the said Testator at his Request and in the Presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our Names as Witnesses Thos Cluttterbuck Jno Woollett Weeden Dawes The Will of Burford Jeakens late of Winchelsea within the Archdeaconry of Lewes Tanner deceased was proved the fourth Day of September in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and six Before Us Upon the Oath of Edward Jeakens the sole Executor in the said Will named To whom was committed the Administration of the Goods Chattels and Credits of the said decease He being first sworn well and faithfully to administer the same and so forth (Sworn also that the Goods Chattels and Credits of the said deceased do not amount in Value unto three thousand and five hundred Pounds).

West Sussex Record Office


04/01/1766 Church, Wouldham, Kent
31/01/1790 Church, Wouldham, Kent
09/10/1794 Church, Winchelsea, Sussex
09/10/1794 Sussex
24/12/1795 Church, Fairlight, Sussex
18/04/1797 Church, Fairlight, Sussex
01/11/1798 Church, Fairlight, Sussex
13/03/1800 Parish Church, Guestling, Guestling, Sussex
25/02/1802 Church, Fairlight, Sussex
04/05/1804 Church, Fairlight, Sussex
27/08/1810 Church, Fairlight, Sussex
07/06/1841 Guestling Road, Ore (Part of), Sussex
02/12/1846 Ore, Ore, The Hastings Union, Sussex
06/12/1846 Church, Fairlight, Sussex
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