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Old 14-09-12, 19:42
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Name - "official" name and what they were known as
John Juniper
Date and place of birth
c1753 Cuckfield, Sussex
Names of parents
James & Sarah Juniper
Date and place of baptism
03 Mar 1753 Cuckfield, Sussex
Details of each of his or her marriages - if any
24 Apr 1781 Cuckfield, Sussex to Sarah Hughbourne
Occupation(s) - if any
Farmer
Addresses where they lived
1781: of Slaugham, Sussex at marriage (adjacent parish to Cuckfield)
1820 poll book: Cuckfield, Sussex
1831: Cuckfield, Sussex. His will says his son William is to run his farm, and William farmed at North Hall Farm, Staplefield which was then part of Cuckfield.

Date, place and cause of death
May 1831, Cuckfield parish
Date and place of burial
25 May 1831 Cuckfield, Sussex
Details of will / administration of their estate - if applicable
Will is on the Sussex OPC site, my thanks go to Lisa Smith for transcribing it and to Mark Collins Sussex OPC co-ordinator who does a briliant job with that website
Memorial inscription - if any
Not found though there are other Juniper graves right beside the south wall of the church (west end) (have been told there's another one near a tree so will check on my next visit)
Found the grave virtually underneath a small yew tree, his inscription is difficult to read though name is legible other details are hareder, it's a double gravestone and his wife's side is much more legible. Will visit again when light is better .

Link to wife Sarah

Link to son William

Link to father James

Last edited by Jill; 14-07-15 at 20:00. Reason: tidying links/grave info/another link
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Old 20-04-14, 10:49
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I've revisted the grave and taken a rubbing, it appears to say

IN
MEMORY OF
JOHN JUNIPER
WHO DEPARTED THIS
LIFE
1831 21 MAY
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