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Christian Cheeseman signature Grandparents
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A memorial to James and Christian in Rusper churchyard.
To the right are memorials for their daughter Rebecca and
her daughters Susannah and Mary Ann
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James Palmer b. 1747 m. 4 Oct 1767 Horsham
bu. 11 Nov 1816 Age 69
Christian Cheesman bap. 20 Nov 1748 Rusper
d. 30th January 1820 Age 71
William Cheeseman 1718 John Cheeseman 1682 John Cheeseman 1650

Rebecca bap. 13 Sep 1773 Rusper m. Thomas Walder 10 Nov 1801 Horsham bu. 6 April 1842 Rusper
Sarah bap. 27 May 1786 Horsham m. George Stone 1 Feb 1803 Horsham

West Sussex Land Tax 1785 Rusper

Owner Occupier Rental
Worsfold Mr Cheesman William £ 15.0.0
Worsfold Mr Cheesman William £ 12.0.0
Mitchell Mr Cheesman William £ 3. 0.0
Turner Widow Palmer James £ 10.0.0
Sussex Record Society Vol. 82


Parish Record -St Mary Magdalen Rusper Baptism General Register

20 Nov 1748 Christian Daughter of William and Mary Cheesman.


Parish Record -St Mary Horsham Marriage Page 29, No 231. -W45

James Palmer of the Parish of Horsham in the county of Sussex, Husbandman, and Christian Cheesman of the Parish of Horsham aforesaid, Spinster.

Married by Banns

4 Oct 1767

Mark of James Palmer, Signature of Christian Cheesman.

Witnesses: Sarah ?isbridger and Mary Jeffery.


Parish Record -St Mary Magdalen Rusper Burial Page 5, No 37.
11 Nov 1816 James Palmer 69


MI -St Mary Magdalen Rusper
In memory of James Palmer who died 5th November 1816 aged 69 years.
In memory of Christian wife of James Palmer who died 30th January 1820 aged 71 years.

Will -James Palmer of Rusper, Yeoman, 9th July 1814 W100
Mentions wife Christian and daughters Becca and Sarah.
Trustees: Son in law George Stone Horsham Farmer, ? Chapman Rusper Yeoman, Thomas Pigott Cuckfield Yeoman
Witnesses: John Turner, George Elphick and Chas Elphick Horsham