Laslett family history
John and Mary Laslett of Sandwich
John Laslett or Lacelet was born on 21 January 1660 OS at Woodnesborough, the first son of John Laslett or Lacelet a yeoman of Woodnesborough and Mildred Laslett née Fishenden, his wife (page 15 ). John lived in Sandwich.
On 7 November 1687 John married Mary Badcock at Woodnesborough.
John died 27 February 1716, the widow lived at Sandwich. She is mentioned in her sister-in-law Sarah Lasslett's 1740 will.
Family of John and Mary Laslett
THOMAS - baptised 19 September 1690 at Woodnesborough as Thomas son of John
and Mary Lacy.
JABEZ - baptised 18 September 1692 at Woodnesborough as Jabez son of John and Mary Lacelet.
JOSEPH - baptised 22 September 1694 at Woodnesborough as Joseph son of John and Mary Lacy. Married Mary. Joseph buried at Woodnesborough on 10 June 1772 as Joseph Lacy of Sandwich.
Son: John – born 2 February 1721 and baptised 5 February 1721 at Cornmarket Independent or Presbyterian Church, Sandwich.
STEPHEN - baptised 20 January 1696 at Woodnesborough as Stephen son of John Lacy alias Lacelet and Mary his wife. Mentioned in his uncle Stephen's 1704 will where he is the remainderman to his bed bolster and bedding.
RICHARD - baptised 23 December 1699 at Woodnesborough as Richard son of John and Mary Lacelet. Lived at Minster in Thanet. Married Mare Forman of Minster at Woodnesborough by licence on ?9 August 1722. Shown as Richard Lacy.
Richard - baptised as Richard son of Richard Lacy at Woodnesborough on 17 October 1725.
WILLIAM – born 22 February 1707 OS baptised 9 March 1707 OS at Cornmarket Independent or Presbyterian Church, Sandwich. Probably married Mary Wigmore otp at Preston next Wingham on 12 July 1727 by licence. She died 16 April 1736 and was buried as Mary Lacy. There is a possible second marriage as William Lacy to Elizabeth Tahal at Woodnesborough on 25 November 1741.
See chapter William and Mary Laslett of Sandwich on page 28.
CHARLES – born 24 November 1710 and baptised 25 December 1710 at Cornmarket Independent or Presbyterian Church, Sandwich.
MARY (lst) - baptised 15 April 1701 at Woodnesborough as Mary daughter of
John and Mary Lacelet. Buried at Woodnesborough on 17 April 1701.
MARY (2nd) - baptised 23 June 1702 at Woodnesborough. Mentioned in her uncle Stephen's 1704 will. As 'Mary Lacy' was married to John Miller, a sailor, of Sandwich at Woodnesborough by licence on 26 January 1720 O.S.
ELIZABETH – born 13 January 1704 OS and baptised on 7 February 1704 OS at Corn Market Independent or Presbyterian Church, Sandwich. On 21 June 1716 was buried at Woodnesborough as Elizabeth Lacy.