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Old 05-08-11, 13:08
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Default Thomas Chandler (OH's FFFFFF)

Father of Thomas Harwood or Chandler

Name - "official" name and what they were known as
Thomas Chandler

Date and place of birth
c1772 (from age at death)
c1774 (age on 1851 census)
c1774 (bapt date) Heyshott, Sussex

Names of parents
Henry Chandler & Ann (nee Kemp)

Date and place of baptism - if applicable
07 Aug 1774 Heyshott, Sussex

Details of each of his or her marriages - if any
1808 Sutton, Sussex to Sarah Harwood (with whom he had children before & after that date)
Son Thomas's burial had this note nex to it confirming Thomas Chandler as his father: "The Name Chandler was inadvertently inserted here being the name by which the person in question was known in the Parish and Neighbourhood but being born out of Wedlock of a woman named Harwood afterwards married to the father. Reaffirmed went by the name of Chandler."

Occupation(s) - if any
Ag lab, worked for the Tuppers at Bignor see below

Addresses where they lived
1841: Sutton, Sussex
1851: Sutton, Sussex (next door to son)

Date, place and cause of death
Oct 1854

Date and place of burial.
15 Oct 1854 Sutton, Sussex, age 82

Details of will / administration of their estate - if applicable

Memorial inscription - if any

Last edited by Jill; 16-01-21 at 22:30. Reason: occupation
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Old 18-01-20, 09:24
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The WSRO catalogue has an entry from the Petworth House archives

Papers concerning suitable candidates for receiving Lord Egremont's bounty of clothes Jan 1825

Clothes issued: Brown Scotch sheeting round frock, fustian trowsers, flannel waistcoat, hats.

Thomas Chandler. Parish: Sutton. Number of children under 14 at home: 3. Other information: Works for Tupper. Poacher and not very good character. Bounty given: No.

[Tupper was George Tupper of Bignor whose descendants still farm there today and where Bignor Roman Villa is.}
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