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John Penfold

Birthplace: West Sussex, UK
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Son of John Penfold and Sarah Penfold
Husband of Elizabeth Penfold
Father of Mary Wheatland; Sarah Tidey; Hannah Tusler; George Penfold; Henry Penfold and 3 others
Brother of Mary Newman; Elizabeth Hards; George Penfold; Hugh Penfold; Sarah Wyatt and 6 others

Managed by: Terry Jackson (Switzer)
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About John Penfold

From Marion Woolgar <> via RAOGK:

Baptism at Sullington of John PENFOLD - I searched from1755 to 1765 and

I didn't find it. I did, however, find these two baptisms as I was leafing

through the register:

1753 24 Jun Mary daur of George & Dorothy PENFOLD

1760 06 Jan James son of George & Dorothy PENFOLD

So, the PENFOLD family were living in Sullington at the time that John

PENFOLD is likely to have been

born and the above may have been his siblings.

I also checked the Storrington registers from 1755 to 1765, but didn't find

John PENFOLD's baptism there either.

Just in case it may be of use:

Extract from the Sussex Marriage Index:

Place: Archdeaconry of Chichester Marriage Licence, Date: 11 Oct 1752:

Subject: George PENFOLD, hus Sullington

Spouse: Dorothy MILLS, otsp

Extra Information: SRS 32 ss: G.P.; Jo.MUSTIN shepherd otsp

Extract from the Sussex Marriage Index:

Place: Sullington, West Sussex, Date: 12 Oct 1752:

Subject: George PENFOLD

Spouse: Dorothy MILLS


From Trevor Penfold [ trevor @ ] remove spaces.

To date I have not been able to prove, with the aid of a paper based trail, that John Penfold, the husband of Elizabeth Sandell of Itchingfield, Sussex was the same John Penfold that was born in Broadwater, Sussex.

This is somewhat disturbing as the contrary is now circulating widely on the internet and within many family trees and is being accepted as fact.

Best regards,


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John Penfold's Timeline

West Sussex, UK
Age 17
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Itchingfield, Sussex, England
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