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1. Robert PARRIS. Born about 1740 in Wrotham & died 7/5/1800 in Ightham. It is possible that Robert was the son of John Parris & Jane Neville.  Robert’s birth, circa 1740, fits neatly between two of John & Jane’s children - Ruth (Bp. 1738) and Thomas (Bp. 1743), both of whom were also born in Wrotham.


On 14/10/1766 Robert married Mary LARGE in Plaxtol. Mary was born 1744 & died 6/10/1814 in Ightham.

They had the following children, all born or baptized in Ightham:


(1) George, born 31/8/1767 & baptized 6/9/1767. (2) Mary, born 1768. (3) Olave, born 17/3/1773 & baptized 28/3/1773. (4) Robert [2]. (5) Susannah, born 8/7/1777 & baptized 13/7/1777. (6) John, born 19/1/1779 & baptized 31/1/1779. (7) William [3]. (8) Ann, born 24/1/1783 & baptized 27/2/1783.


2. Robert PARRIS. Born 24/8/1775 & baptized 3/9/1775, both events in Ightham, Robert died 8/12/1853, age 78 & was buried 9/12/1853 in Plaxtol. On 9/1/1804 Robert married Rebecca WICKENDEN in Offham. Rebecca was born about 1778 in Wrotham & died 20/5/1866.

They had the following children, all except Mary baptized in Cuxton:


(1) Mary, baptized 12/10/1806 in Plaxtol.
(2) George [4]. (3) Ann, baptized 14/10/1810. (4) Sarah, baptized 3/5/1812. (5) Frances, baptized 13/2/1814. (6) William, baptized 25/12/1815. (7) Elizabeth, baptized 1/3/1818. (8) John Robert, baptized 2/7/1820.

Parris of Ightham, Kent

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