Peter Brown Family History

George Tidey (c1559) & Margaret Evershed

Border
General History

George Tidey & Margaret Evershedwere not one of my direct ancestors but they are related to me as later indirect generations of a direct ancestor.

Key Dates:

George Tidey was born in about 1559 possibly in Ockley, Surrey (derived as no birth details found). He was possibly the son of Richard Tidey & Joan who was the son of John Tidey (1490). George married Eleanor in about 1582. George probably married secondly Margaret Evershed on 24th June 1586 in Ockley, Surrey. George left a 'Will' that was dated 20th April 1631 and he was buried on 15th May 1632 in Rusper, Sussex (shown as Tidy).

Margaret Evershed birth details are not known. Margaret was mentioned in her husband George Tidey's 'Will' of 1631.

Children Returns to 'Top of Page'

George & Eleanor had one child (1) and George & Margaret had at least seven children (2-8).

William George John Thomas Eleanor Eleanor Agnes Henry
  1. William Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 15th November 1583 in Crawley, Sussex ('son of George & Eleanor'). He was maybe possibly buried on 21st November 1597 in Rusper, Sussex (shown as Tidy).
  2. George Tidey was born in about 1587 possibly in Rusper, Sussex (derived as no birth details found). He was mentioned in his father's 'Will' of 1631 and in his brother John Tidey's 'Will' of 1632. George possibly married Mary Tiler on 26th April 1621 in Rusper, Sussex (shown as Tydy). Mary died on 27th January and was buried on 30th January 1658 in Rusper, Sussex ('wife of George'). George died on 3rd November and was buried on 7th November 1660 in Rusper, Sussex.
  3. John Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 31st January 1591 in Rusper, Sussex ('son of George'). He was mentioned in his father's 'Will' of 1631. He married Mary. John left a 'Will' dated 20th May 1632 and died in 1632. Mary was mentioned in her husband John Tidey's 'Will' of 1632 and John was shown of Warnham.
  4. Thomas Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 26th May 1594 in Rusper, Sussex ('son of George'). He was mentioned in his father's 'Will' of 1631, in his brother John Tidey's 'Will' of 1632 (as executor) and in his son William Tidey's 'Will' of 1664 (as overseer). Thomas inherited 'Northlands' in Horsham under his father's 'Will' and 'Botlings' in Ifield under his brother John's 'Will'. Thomas was a 'Smith' in Rusper (shown in brother John's 'will'). Thomas probably married Joan (Joane). Thomas & Joan had four children.
    1. William Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 23rd June 1622 in Rusper, Sussex. He was mentioned in his grandfather George Tidey's 'Will' of 1631 and in his uncle John Tidey's 'Will' of 1632. He probably married Elizabeth. William left a 'Will' that was dated 9th February 1664 and he was buried on 15th February 1664 in Rusper, Sussex (shown as Tydie). Elizabeth was mentioned in her husband's 'Will' of 1664 as executor. William & Elizabeth had six children.
      1. William Tidey (Tidy) was born and baptised on 9th January 1648 in Rusper, Sussex. He was mentioned in his father's 'Will' of 1664 as eldest son & executor. He probably married Elizabeth. William & Elizabeth had two children
        1. Thomas Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 27th March 1670 in Rusper, Sussex.
        2. Elizabeth Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 5th June 1672 in Rusper, Sussex.
      2. Thomas Tidey (Tidy) was born on 3rd May and was baptised on 3rd June 1649 in Rusper, Sussex. He died on 29th April and was buried on 30th April 1653 in Rusper, Sussex (son of William Tydie).
      3. John Tidey (Tidy) was born on 23rd June and was baptised on 6th July 1651 in Rusper, Sussex. He was mentioned in his father's 'Will' of 1664. He probably married Elizabeth Tulley on 29th April 1674 in Wiversfield, Sussex (License issued at Lewes on 25th April 1674 and shows John Tydie of Rusper and Elizabeth of Ardingly - marriage also shown in Ardingly PRT as John Tyddie of Rusper & Elizabeth Tullee of Ardingly). Elizabeth was buried on 4th June 1689 in Ardingly, Sussex ('Elizabeth, wife of John Tydee'). John & Elizabeth had eight children.
        1. John Tidey (Tyde) was born on 1st March and was baptised on 4th March 1675 in Horsham, Sussex. He was buried on 20th October 1684 in Ardingly, Sussex (' John, son of John & Elizabeth Tydee')
        2. William Tidey (Tyde) was born on 4th February and was baptised on 27th February 1677 in Horsham, Sussex.
        3. Richard Tidey (Tyde) was born on 14th May and was baptised on 9th June 1680 in Horsham, Sussex.
        4. Elizabeth Tidey (Tyde) was born on 21st February and was baptised on 24th February 1682 in Horsham, Sussex.
        5. Thomas Tidey (Tyde) was baptised on 11th December 1683 in Horsham, Sussex and he was probably buried there on 19th April 1687 ('child').
        6. John Tidey (Tydey) was baptised on 16th October 1685 in Horsham, Sussex and he was probably buried there on 29th June 1687 ('child').
        7. Philip Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 11th March 1687 in Horsham, Sussex (son of John) and was buried on 25th March 1687 in Rusper, Sussex ('Phillipe, dau of John Tidy of Horsham').
        8. Sarah Tidey (Tyde) was baptised on 18th April 1688 in Horsham, Sussex.
      4. Thomas Tidey (Tidy) was born on 24th September and was baptised on 15th October 1654 in Rusper, Sussex (son of William). He died on 21st March and was buried on 23rd March 1660 in Rusper, Sussex (son of William Tydie).
      5. Allen Tidey (Tidy) was born on 30th August and was baptised on 4th October 1657 in Rusper, Sussex (son of William). He died on 21st March and was buried on 23rd March 1661 in Rusper, Sussex (son of William).
      6. Thomas Tidey (Tidy) was born in about 1660. He was mentioned in his father's 'Will' of 1664 as youngest son.
    2. Thomas Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 18th April 1624 in Rusper, Sussex. He was mentioned in his grandfather George Tidey's 'Will' of 1631 and in his uncle John Tidey's 'Will' of 1632.
    3. Mary Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 13th August 1626 in Rusper, Sussex. She was mentioned in her grandfather George Tidey's 'Will' of 1631 and in her uncle John Tidey's 'Will' of 1632 (but unnamed). She possibly married Thomas Brytt who was mentioned in William Tidey's 'Will' of 1664 (as brother in law & overseer)
    4. Jane Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 6th June 1630 in Rusper, Sussex. She was mentioned in her grandfather George Tidey's 'Will' of 1631 and in her uncle John Tidey's 'Will' of 1632 (but unnamed). Jane was buried on 21st March 1634 in Rusper, Sussex ('dau of Thomas Tidy').
  5. Eleanor Tidey (Tydy) was born in about 1594 probably in Rusper, Sussex and she was buried there on 12th December 1594 ('infant').
  6. Eleanor Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 6th March 1597 in Rusper, Sussex ('dau of George '). She was mentioned in her father's 'Will' of 1631 as Elinor, my daughter, the wife of John Lifforde and in her brother John Tidey's 'Will' of 1632 as Elinor Liford
  7. Agnes Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 9th April 1599 in Rusper, Sussex ('dau of George '). She was mentioned in her father's 'Will' of 1631 as Agnes, wife of John Stone and in her brother John Tidey's 'Will' of 1632. Agnes married John Stone on 3rd June 1629 in Rusper, Sussex. Agnes & John had at least two children.
    1. George Stone was born in about 1630 possibly in Rusper, Sussex. He was mentioned in his grandfather George Tidey's 'Will' of 1631 and in his uncle John Tidey's 'Will' of 1632 (but unnamed).
    2. Ano Stone was born in about 1631 possibly in Rusper, Sussex. He/she were mentioned in their grandfather George Tidey's 'Will' of 1631 (unnamed but under 7 years).
  8. Henry Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 28th February 1602 in Rusper, Sussex ('son of George'). He was mentioned in his father's 'Will' of 1631 (as youngest son & as executor) and in his brother John Tidey's 'Will' of 1632. He married Sarah in about 1638.
    1. Sarah Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 23rd June 1639 in Crawley, Sussex and she was buried there on 18th December 1639 (' twin daughters of Henry & Sarah')
    2. Elizabeth Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 23rd June 1639 in Crawley, Sussex and she was buried there on 18th December 1639 (' twin daughters of Henry & Sarah')
    3. George Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 13th December 1640 in Crawley, Sussex ('son of Henry & Sarah of Ifield'). He possibly married Eleanor Burt on 9th October 1666 in Cuckfield, Sussex. Eleanor was buried on 8th February 1686 in Crawley, Sussex ('wife of George'). George married secondly Mary Baldings on 30th September 1688 in West Hoathly, Sussex. George left a 'Will' dated 23rd January 1708 and he was buried on 14th June 1708 in Crawley, Sussex (Tidy, ancient). George & Eleanor had maybe seven children.
      1. Eleanor Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 13th December 1668 in Crawley, Sussex (dau of George). She was mentioned in her father's 'Will' of 1707 as Elianor, wife of Henry Burstow. Henry Burstow was also mentioned in John Tidey's 'Will of 1714 as Kinsman.
      2. Anne Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 10th March 1672 in Crawley, Sussex (dau of George).
      3. Henry Tidey was born in about 1674, probably in Crawley, Sussex. He was mentioned in his father's 'Will' of 1707.
      4. George Tidey was born in about 1676, probably in Crawley, Sussex. He was mentioned in his father's 'Will' of 1707 and also possibly in his uncle John Tidey's 'Will of 1714 as Kinsman. He married Joan. George left a 'Will' dated 2nd May 1730 and he was buried on 8th May 1730 in Crawley, Sussex (shown as Tidy) George & Joan had nine children.
        1. George Tidey was baptised on 4th February 1710 in Crawley, Sussex (son of George & Joan). He was mentioned in his father's 'Will' of 1730. He married Katherine in about 1734 and they had five children in Crawley, Sussex (George, William, Thomas, Sarah & Kity).
        2. William Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 23rd November 1712 in Crawley, Sussex (son of George). He was mentioned in his father's 'Will' of 1730.
        3. John Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 12th September 1714 in Crawley, Sussex (son of George). He was mentioned in his father's 'Will' of 1730.
        4. Sarah Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 23rd September 1716 in Crawley, Sussex (dau of George). She was mentioned in her father's 'Will' of 1730.
        5. Thomas Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 11th July 1718 in Crawley, Sussex (son of George) and he was buried there on 21st August 1728 ('child').
        6. Mary Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 5th November 1721 in Crawley, Sussex (dau of George & Joan). She was mentioned in her father's 'Will' of 1730.
        7. Thomas Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 23rd August 1724 in Crawley, Sussex (son of George & Joan). He was mentioned in his father's 'Will' of 1730.
        8. Henry Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 17th January 1727 in Crawley, Sussex (son of George & Joan). He probably married Angel in about 1751 and had seven children in Crawley, Sussex (Mary, Henry, John, William, George, Richard & Angel). Henry was buried on 2nd February 1806 in Crawley, Sussex ('aged 80'), and Angel was buried there on 21st October 1810 ('widow, aged 79').
        9. Jenny Tidey (Tidy) was baptised on 19th January 1729 in Crawley, Sussex (son of George & Joan).
      5. Thomas Tidey was born in about 1679, probably in Crawley, Sussex. He was mentioned in his father's 'Will' of 1707 and also possibly in his uncle John Tidey's 'Will of 1714 as Kinsman.
      6. John Tidey (Tidy) was born on 22nd December and was baptised on 22nd December 1681 in Crawley, Sussex (son of George & Elenor). He was mentioned in his father's 'Will' of 1707 and also possibly in his uncle John Tidey's 'Will of 1714 as Kinsman.
      7. William Tidey was baptised on 15th November 1683 in Crawley, Sussex (son of George & Elionor). He was mentioned in his father's 'Will' of 1707 and also possibly in his uncle John Tidey's 'Will of 1714 as Kinsman.
    4. John Tidey was maybe possibly born in about 1643 in Crawley, Sussex (see concerns below- item 2). John left a 'Will' dated 28th April 1714 and was buried on 4th May 1714 in Crawley, Sussex (Tidy, ancient).
    5. Elizabeth Tidey was maybe possibly born in about 1645 in Crawley, Sussex (see concerns below- item 2). She was mentioned in her brother John's 'Will of 1714 as sister, Elizabeth Gardener.

Personal History Returns to 'Top of Page'

No information available

Verification & Concerns Returns to 'Top of Page'

  1. There were numerous differant spellings of "Tidey" in the parish registers eg Tidy,Tidye, Tide, Tieday, Tyddye, Tyde, Tydey, Tydie, Tydy, Tydye, Tyday, Tydee.
  2. The Crawley baptisms have a gap from 1640 to 1664 (with only about 5 baptism's shown for the intervening period). Following this there were only 31 baptisms shown in the next 18 years.
Documents Returns to 'Top of Page'

Wills:

  1. George Tidey (family ref top) left a 'Will' dated 20th April 1631 and was proved on 26th June 1632 (ref Chichester 18/199). The link is to a transcript of the 'Will'. In the 'Will' he mentions his wife Margaret; his sons John, George, Thomas, Henry (youngest son & executor); his daughters Elinor (wife of John Lifforde), Agnes (wife of John Stone); his grandchildren: William, Thomas, Mary and Jane Tidye (children of Thomas all under 21) , George Stone (son of Agnes) + second unnamed child of Agnes (under 7 years); his sister Joane Tidie & her daughter Jane; his godchildren Mary Miles, Cisley Sturgis, William Robinson. Overseers were John Eversed of Ockley and John Stone of Nunnery. Witnesses were John Courthopp and Edward Miles. Properties mentioned were Northlands in Horsham

    .
  2. John Tidey (family ref 3) left a 'Will' dated 20th May 1632 and was proved on 26th June 1632 (ref Chichester 18/202 ). The link is to a transcript of the 'Will'. In the 'Will' he mentions his wife Mary; his mother unnamed ; his brothers Thomas (a 'Smith' of Rusper, executor), George, Henry ; his sisters Elinor Liford, Agnes ( and her son) ; his nephews William (eldest son of brother Thomas) & his two sisters ; his godchildren: Thomas (son of brother Thomas & under 21) ; his aunt Joan Tidie ; his kinswoman Jane Oursteede(?) . Others were: my man Robert Studman, Elinor Cox of South Water, Ralph Smith; Overseers were Cozen Evershed of Ockley and John Clowser of ___ marke; Witnesses were Thomas Holland, John Clowser. Properties: Botlings in Ifield
  3. William Tidey (family ref 4 A) left a 'Will' dated 9th February 1664 and was proved 11th July 1664 (ref Chichester 23/218 ). The link is to a transcript of the 'Will'. In the 'Will' he mentions his wife Elizabeth (executor); his sons William (eldest & executor)), John, Thomas (youngest); his father Thomas Tidy (overseer) ; Others Aunt Tidy ; Overseers brother in law Thomas Brytt ; Witnesses were George Milles, William Greenfeild, Richard Kempsall.
  4. George Tidey (Family ref 8 C ) left a 'Will' dated 23rd January 1708 which was proved on 3rd July 1708 (Lewes A47.P111). The link is to a Transcript of the 'Will'. The 'Will' he mentions his wife Mary; his daughter Eleanor, wife of Henry Burstow (+ children) ; his sons John, Henry, William, Thomas, George (executor & prime beneficiary)

    ; his grandson Ellis Gilham. Witnesses were George Brett, Thomas Gurr, James Jordan.
  5. George Tidey (Family ref 8 C iv) left a 'Will' dated 2rd May 1730 which was proved in 1731 (Lewes A53.P187). In the 'Will' he mentions his sons George, William,John, Thomas; his daughters Mary, Elizabeth, Sarah.
  6. John Tidey (Family ref 8 D) left a 'Will' dated 28th April 1714 which was proved in 1714 (Lewes A49.P45). In the 'Will' he mentions his sister Elizabeth Gardener + another sister (unnamed); his kinsmen: Thomas Tidey, John Tidey, William Tidey, George Tidey; Others: Henry Burstow, Richard Gillam, Mary Ede; Others: Henry Burstow, Richard Gillam, Mary Ede, Sara Weller and her sons William & Thomas
Sources Returns to 'Top of Page'
  1. Sussex Parish Registers – Crawley, Horsham, Rusper, West Hoathly
  2. Sussex Family History Group-Sussex Marriage Index CD
  3. Sussex Family History Group - Baptism & Burial records
  4. Sussex Record Society – Marriage Licenses at Lewes 1586-1642,1670-1732, 1772-1837 (Volumes 1, 6, 25,26)
  5. Lewes Will Microfilm
  6. IGI (International Genealogical Index: Latter-day Saints) - batches of parish records: see LINKS-Research Web sites