Ancestors of Dionis Geare
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Diones Geer
Catherine Stonne
Thomas Mascall
Mary Hayselden
(Abt 1672-1749)
Thomas Geer
Mary Mascall
Dionis Geare


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Dionis Geare

  • Born: 1723, Warbleton, East Sussex
  • Christened: 10 Nov 1723, St Mary The Virgin, Warbleton, East Sussex 1 2
  • Marriage: Sarah Wood on 12 Apr 1748 in St Bartholomew, Burwash, East Sussex 1 2
  • Buried: 18 Mar 1799, St Bartholomew, Burwash, East Sussex 1 2

bullet  General Notes:

Baptised at Warbleton, but of Heathfield - Settlement Certificate Heathfield PAR.372/32/1/16 for Thomas Geere, wife Mary; Mary, Thomas and Denis 6 April 1724.
Occupation - Sawyer and churchwarden.
Land Tax: Burwash 1785 - house and land occupied by himself and house occupied by John Holman.
SAC Vol. 37 page 93 (1886) - Indenture for lease for 1793 by which Thomas Lord Pelham, Baron Pelham Stanmer conveys to Dioness Geer, one of the churchwardens of the parish of Burwash, a cottage and wasteground used as an almshouse for paupers, belonging to the parish of Burwash, and sometime used as a public house known by the sign of the Catherine Wheel, for the term of 21 years at the yearly rent of 7s-6d.
Sussex N&Q Vol. 13 page 233 91950-53) - Record in 1782 of the Burwash-Etchingham boundary. A walk by Burwash and Etchingham inhabitants round the boundaries of the parishes. Written account, signatories include Dinis Geer, churchwarden.
Will probate at Lewes 7 April 1799.

bullet  Christening Notes:

Diones son of Thomas & Mary Geer of Heathfield (ESRO)

bullet  Burial Notes:

Dionis Geer died aged 75 years (ESRO)


Dionis married Sarah Wood, daughter of Herbert Wood and Arabella Jefferies, on 12 Apr 1748 in St Bartholomew, Burwash, East Sussex.1 2 (Sarah Wood was born in 1728 in Burwash, East Sussex, christened on 16 Jun 1728 in St Bartholomew, Burwash, East Sussex 1 2 and was buried on 7 Feb 1795 in St Bartholomew, Burwash, East Sussex 4.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

name shown as Dennis Geer on marriage record (ESRO & familysearch)




2 East Sussex Records Office.

3 Ancestors of Norman Arthur Bishop

4 Sussex Family History Group, Burial Database.

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