Parish Records of Penhurst
Kent, England


Baptisms 1558 - 1812

DateNameParent(s)
27 May 1593 Weles Thomas s of Thomas
21 Mar 1601/2 Wells Dina d of John
02 Feb 1629/0 Wells Susa d of Thomas
28 Apr 1633 Wellis Sarah d of Thomas
18 Apr 1635 Welles Ann d of Thos & Isabell
31 Mar 1639 Wells John s of Thomas & Eliz
-- Nov 1640 Wells William s of John & Ann
-- Feb 1641/2 Wells Jn s of Jn & Ann
11 Mar 1641/2 Wells Ann d of Wm & Ann
14 Feb 1642/3 Wells John s of Wm & Ann
20 Oct 1644 Wells Joan d of Jn
28 Oct 1644 Wells Wm s of Wm
26 Jan 1646/7 Wells Thos s of Wm
02 Feb 1646/7 Wells Dority d of William
25 Feb 1646/7 Wells Thos s of John
21 Oct 1649 Wells Ric s of Wm
20 Apr 1652 Wells Joane d of Wm
01 May 1663 Wells Mary d of Jn
19 Aug 1666 Wells Jn s of Jn & Grace
13 Apr 1669 Wells Thos s of Jn
10 Jul 1670 Wells Thomas s of Jn & Grace
20 Apr 1673 Wells Wm s of Jn & Grace
11 May 1673 Wells Mary d of Thos
09 May 1678 Wells Thos s of Thos & Mary
16 Jun 1697 Wells Thos s of Thos & Eliz of Bexley
02 May 1698 Wells Eliz d of Thos & Rose of Wadhurst
18 Jun 1699 Wells John s of Thomas of Bexley, Shoemaker & Elizabeth
20 Mar 1703/4 Wells Daniel s of Thos of Bexley
16 Apr 1721 Wells Thos s of Wm & Lydia
21 Dec 1722 Wells Sar d of Wm & Lydia
29 Apr 1730 Wells John base born s Elizabeth Wells
03 Dec 1736 Wells Jn s of Wm & Mary
28 Oct 1738 Wells Wm s of Wm & Mary
14 Mar 1740/1 Wells Jn s of Wm & Mary
02 Jul 1743 Wells Richard s of William & Mary
14 Aug 1743 Wells Eliz d of Jn & Eliz
13 Apr 1744 Wells Eliz d of Thos & Susannah
05 Jul 1745 Wells Timothy s of William & Mary
10 Mar 1745/6 Wells Thos s of Jn & Eliz of Chiddingstone
02 Feb 1746/7 Wells Jn s of Thos & Sus
14 May 1748 Wells Sarah d of Wm & Mary
16 Apr 1749 Wells Elizabeth d of John & Elizabeth
17 Jun 1750 Wells Thos s of Thos & Sar of Fordcombe
07 Feb 1750/1 Wells Mary d of William & Mary
08 Mar 1752 Wells Wm s of Thos & Sarah
04 Mar 1753 Wells Ann d of Wm & Mary
19 Apr 1754 Wells Sarah d of Thos & Sarah
26 May 1754 Wells Thos s of Silas & Mary
05 Oct 1755 Wells Eliz d of Wm & Mary
28 Dec 1757 Wells Lucy d of Thos & Sar
05 Jul 1761 Wells Ann d of Thos & Sar
19 Aug 1764 Wells Samuel s of Thos & Sarah
23 Nov 1766 Wells David s of Thos & Sarah
19 Apr 1767 Wells Thos s of Thos & Eliz
19 Oct 1767 Wells Alexander s of Alexander & Elizabeth
17 Jul 1768 Wells Sarah d of Thomas & Elizabeth
19 Feb 1769 Wells Elizabeth d of Jn & Mercy
04 Feb 1770 Wells Elizabeth d of Alexander & Elizabeth
25 Feb 1770 Welles Thos base s of Susannah Welles
13 May 1770 Wells Edw s of Thos & Eliz
12 May 1771 Wells Jn s of Thos & Sarah
19 Feb 1775 Wells Alexander s of Thomas & Elizabeth
03 Feb 1776 Wells William s of Thomas & Elizabeth
01 Feb 1778 Wells Eliz d of Thos & Eliz
27 Nov 1779 Wells Sarah Wedlock base d of Ann Wells
17 Feb 1782 Wells Joseph Gaston base s of Ann Wells
07 Sep 1785 Wells Mary d of Thos & Hannah
29 Oct 1786 Wells Wm s of Wm & Hannah
29 Mar 1789 Wells Michael s of Sam & Ann
10 Apr 1791 Wells Thos s of Wm & Han
05 Jun 1796 Wells Eliz d of Wm & Han
12 Jun 1803 Wells Mary d of Samuel & Ann
05 May 1805 Wells Sarah d of Sam & Ann
28 Jun 1807 Wells Wm s of Sam & Ann
28 May 1809 Wells Richard s of Samuel & Ann

Marriages 1648 - 1836 earlier marriage regs lost.

DateGroomBrideNotes
28 Apr 1656 Lewis Wells of Bidborough Elizabeth Stanstreate of Withenau in Sussex
26 Jun 1656 William Wells Mary Wagghorne both of this parish
22 Jun 1671 John Wells Anne Wells
02 Jul 1672 Thomas Wells Mary Wicken
09 Jan 1713/4 William Lockyer Mary Wells Widow
07 Oct 1725 William Letter Sarah Wells
07 Apr 1738 Thomas Wells Susannah Saxby
01 Dec 1745 John Longley of Hartfield in Sussex Sarah Wells of this parish
03 Oct 1748 James Knell Elizabeth Wells both of this parish
20 Nov 1768 John Wells of Leigh Mercy Cowper of this parish
02 Aug 1771 William Richardson Elizabeth Wells both of this parish
04 Dec 1773 Richard Wells of Tunbridge Ann Bridger of this parish
02 Apr 1780 William Wells Hannah Russel both of this parish
07 Sep 1780 Anne Wells Robert Wedlock both of this parish
10 Dec 1782 William Hollanby Susannah Wells both of this parish
08 Dec 1785 Richard Wells of Leigh Elizabeth Butcher of this parish
05 May 1789 Oliver Osborne Ann Wells both of this parish ( Sp Lic.)
09 Dec 1819 Edward Wells Sarah Roots (Lic.)
08 Oct 1826 James Wells Mary Faulkner
17 Apr 1828 Richard Bartlett Elizabeth Wells
27 Jun 1829 Thomas Wells Mary Shoesmith
05 Dec 1836 John Piper Mary Ann Wells

Burials 1558 - 1837

DateNameNotes
08 Aug 1598 Weles John s of John Weles
11 Jul 1624 Wells John
05 Sep 1630 Wells Widow
07 Apr 1635 Welles John
30 Dec 1638 Wells Thomas
18 May 1639 Wells Thomas
20 Nov 1640 Wells Wm s of John
12 Mar 1640/1 Wells Wife of Wm
17 May 1641/2 Wells Ann d of Wm
02 Sep 1645 Wells Widow Wells
05 May 1646/7 Wells Dority d of Wm
23 May 1647/8 Wells William s of William
18 Jun 1671 Wells Jn s of Jn
17 Feb 1672/3 Wells The Wife of John Wells
31 Aug 1679 Wells Thomas
08 Apr 1703 Wells John of P. Labourer
19 Feb 1704 Wells Grace Widow
13 Mar 1707/8 Wells Daniel s of Thomas
11 Jan 1716/7 Wells William
03 May 1730 Wells John s of Mary Wells
10 Apr 1738 Wells Elizabeth
21 Jun 1748 Wells Wm age 76
07 Mar 1749/0 Wells Jn s of Wm
25 Feb 1750/1 Wells Lydia Wid of Fordcombe age 69
07 Jul 1754 Wells Ann
10 Aug 1758 Wells Mary d of John
08 Oct 1760 Wells Thomas age 82
25 Feb 1763 Wells Elizabeth Wife of Johm
29 Feb 1768 Wells Ann Wid of Thos of Wellbore 83
03 Oct 1770 Wells Thos base s of Susannah Wells
31 Jan 1771 Wells Jos servant age 17 to Rev H Beauclerk (Rector)
05 Nov 1772 Wells John s of Thomas & Sarah
31 Jan 1780 Wells Thomas Jun. Ser.
12 Dec 1780 Wells Thomas
14 Jan 1781 Wells John
11 May 1782 Wells Sus Wid
31 Dec 1783 Wells Mary an infant
16 Jan 1785 Wells Thomas a pauper
13 Jan 1789 Wells Wm pauper 75, Old age
13 Aug 1789 Wells Eliz 72, Fever
10 Mar 1792 Wells John pauper 20, Fitts
27 Jan 1793 Wells Wm 6, Fitts
29 Jan 1797 Wells Thos 76
09 Jun 1797 Wells Mary 80
18 Nov 1806 Wells Sarah
27 May 1808 Wells Wm
31 May 1809 Wells Richard
22 Dec 1811 Wells Mary Ann
29 Mar 1816 Wells Thomas Brook farm 71yrs
02 Dec 1816 Wells Ann Sevenoaks 64yrs
03 Sep 1817 Wells Thomas Lyghe 44yrs
19 Apr 1823 Wells Richard Poor-house 70yrs
10 Jun 1823 Wells John Poor-house 7yrs
11 Jun 1824 Wells Thomas Sevenoaks 86yrs
12 Apr 1827 Wells Elizabeth Sundridge 82yrs
19 Apr 1829 Wells Thomas of Powder Mills, Penshurst 34 or 84yrs
03 Dec 1829 Wells Edward Hollenden 17yrs
06 Feb 1835 Wells Ann Lucys' Farm, Tonbridge 57yrs
19 Mar 1837 Wells Mary Hollenden 20yrs

Monument Inscriptions

Edward Wells of this Parish died 8 June 1831 aged 66yrs
Mary wife of Edward Wells died 5 Apr 1815 aged 51yrs
Also Sarah wife of Edward Wells died Dec 20 1838 aged 74yrs
Elizabeth wife of Joseph Wells of this Parish died Feb 14 1842 aged 48yrs (tomb)
Mary Wells wife of William Wells Esq died May 31 1818 aged 22 William Wells May 5 1768-Aug 11 1847
Provided by Peter Baigent - Riverhead, Sevenoaks, Kent

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