Samuel Honeyset (1779 - 1847) of Hellingly

Samuel, a son of James and Sarah, was baptised in Hellingly on 1 September 1779. He married Sarah Bristow in Willingdon on 17 February 1800 and among their children baptised were:


21 Sep 1800



24 Oct 1802

East Hoathly


20 Jul 1804



26 Apr 1807


A Sarah was buried in Hellingly on 22 January 1815, aged 32, probably Samuel's wife.

A year later Samuel married Kezia Betts in Hailsham on 27 February 1816. No baptisms have been found but they are believed to have had at least one son:


ca. 1820


Kezia appears to have died in 1822.

Samuel married Judy Copper in Warbleton on 6 December 1832.

In 1841 Samuel, an agricultural labourer, and Jude were in Warbleton with Jesse, a miller and presumed to be Samuel's son.

Judith died in 1846 and Samuel in 1847.

Of Samuel's children:

  • Samuel married Maria Mewett in Willingdon on 2 July 1831 and they lived in Hellingly with their two daughters.
  • Thomas died aged 16 and was buried in Hellingly on 17 April 1821.
  • William married Harriet Winchester and lived in Hellingly.
  • Jesse became a miller and lived in Brighton.