The Family of Robert Diss (1752 - )

I am very grateful to Andy Diss for most of the information on this page.

He was baptised 9 August 1752 at West Wickham (or Withersfield), a son of Robert Diss (of Withersfield) and Elizabeth (Ratcliffe, married 12 February 1749/50 at Stapleford). Robert Diss senior married secondly Mary Cooper 1763 at Witherfield.


He married Ann Willings, 24 May 1774 at West Wickham, by licence. They were bachelor and spinster of the parish and that the witnesses were John Lofts and Robert Symons.


There is the burial of an Ann Diss, 12 May 1818, at West Wickham. She was of Qui (Stow cum Quy), aged 66.

Robert and Ann's children were:

  1. Elizabeth, baptised 14 August 1774 at West Wickham.
  2. John, baptised 16 March 1777 at West Wickham.
  3. Mary (1779 1784), baptised 6 June 1779 at West Wickham and buried 7 June 1784 at West Wickham (daughter of Robert and Ann).
  4. Robert, baptised 9 September 1781 at West Wickham.
  5. Mary, baptised 17 June 1785 at West Wickham.
  6. Thomas, baptised 11 June 1786 at West Wickham. He married first Francis Brown, 29 December 1809 at West Wickham, and secondly Elizabeth Halls, 1 March 1816 at Horseheath.
  7. Hannah, baptised 7 February 1790 at West Wickham (?)

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Posted November 2016