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Sarah Longhurst (abt. 1771 - 1856)

Sarah Longhurst aka Dendy, Beachly
Born about in Horley, Surrey, Englandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 30 Dec 1791 in Itchingfield, Sussex, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Mother of and
Died at about age 85 in Horsham, Sussex, Englandmap
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Sarah Beachly or Bechley was born in Horley, Surrey in about 1771.

She married Samuel Dendy in Itchingfield, Sussex on 30 December 1791 (year may have been 1790) [1]

Their daughter Ann was baptised in Itchingfield on 5 June 1796 [2]

Samuel and Sarah had the following children all baptised in Itchingfield:

  • Sarah (Sari) in 1792
  • Ann in 1796
  • Mary in 1801
  • Samuel in 1802
  • David in 1805
  • Peter in 1807
  • William in 1811
  • John in 1812
  • Rebecca in 1814

Samuel passed away in 1816 in Itchingfield, Sarah remarried on 1 April 1826, to a widower, Francis Longhurst, who was from Billingshurst. [3]

1841 census: Batchetts, Warnham [4]

  • Frances Longhurst M 65-69 Sussex
  • Sarah Longhurst F 70-74 Sussex
  • James Longhurst M 75-79 Sussex
  • James Longhurst M 30-34 Sussex
  • Edward Longhurst M 22-26 Sussex
  • Morris Charman M 14 Sussex
  • Elizebeth Dendy F 8 Sussex
  • Rebecca Dendy F 6 Sussex
  • Ellen Edwards F 19-23 Sussex

1851 census: Itchingfield, Sussex [5]

  • Ann Parsons Head F 54 Itchingfield, Sussex
  • William Parsons Son M 30 Itchingfield, Sussex
  • Sarah Longhurst Mother F 80 Horley, Surrey

Sarah passed away in Glowress House, Horsham and was buried in Itchingfield on 16 November 1856, she was 87 years old [6] [7]


  1. Sussex Family History Group CD, marriages for Itchingfield, Sussex
  2. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018, Ann Dendy, 05 Jun 1796); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,068,522.
  3. Sussex Family History Group CD, marriages for Itchingfield, Sussex
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1841," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2017),
  5. "England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 October 2017),
  6. Sussex Family History Group website, burials for Itchingfield, Sussex
  7. ( GRO index Q4 1856 Horsham vol 2b page 148

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