My Maternal Ninth Great Grandfather, Henry Hammond, Sr.

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My Maternal First Ninth Great Grandfather, Henry Hammond, Sr.
Name Henry Hammond
Gender Male
Christening Date 10 Sep 1668
Father’s Name John Hammond
Mother’s Name Margaret
Citing this Record
“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” database, FamilySearch ( : 30 December 2014), Henry Hammond, 10 Sep 1668; citing TOPSHAM, DEVON, ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 962,976.
 The Strand, Topsham.jpg          Donnington, Sussex, England, United Kingdom source: Derek Harper
Married: Sarah Penefeller in about 1685 in Devonshire, England, United Kingdom
Topsham is a village near to Exeter in the county of Devon, England, on the east side of the River Exe, immediately north of its confluence with the River Clyst and the former’s estuary, between Exeter and Exmouth. Although village-sized, with a current population of around 5,023, increasing to 5,519 at the 2011 census for the electoral ward population which includes Countess Wear, which is its own individual settlement.  Topsham was designated a town by a 1300 royal charter, until the Exeter urban district was formed. It is served by Topsham railway station on the branch line to Exmouth.

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson’s Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Donnington like this:  “DONNINGTON, a parish in Westhampnett district, Sussex; on the Arundel and Portsmouth canal, adjacent to the South Coast railway, 1¼ mile S of Chichester. Post town, Chichester. Acres, 1, 029. Real property, £2, 383. Pop., 188. Houses, 35. Most of the property is in one estate. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £284.* Patron, the Bishop of Oxford. The church is early English, in very good condition; and has a tower”.

Topsham is located in Devon

Birth: 1668
Devon, England
Death: Dec. 25, 1752

Son of John Hammond and Martha Harris Hammond.
Husband of Sarah Penefeller.
Married: about 1685 in Devon, England, United Kingdom.

Family links:  
Sarah Penefeller Hammond (1669 – 1738)

St Mary Church
Herefordshire Unitary Authority
Herefordshire, England 

Created by: TEXAS TUDORS
Record added: Feb 10, 2017
Find A Grave Memorial# 176215420


Saint George, Donnington, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

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