Genealogy of John "Mad Jack" Fuller


Rev. Edward Luxford

Ordination - Deacon: 24 Sep 1710, Chichester Catheral
Ordination - Priest: 20 Sep 1718
Curate: 25 Sep 1710, Clayton with Keymer
Vicar: 16 Apr 1728 - 12 Aug 1737, Chiddingly, Sussex
Curate: 17 Aug 1733, East Hoathly, Sussex
Rector: 26 Mar 1737 - 20 Mar 1739, Chalvington, Sussex


Died at birth.


Died at birth.

Sir Henry Goring Esq.

Of Highden, Sussex.

Sir Charles Goring 3rd Bart

Died without issue.

Elizabeth Bridger

She married an unknown person on 12 May 1700 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church, Covent Garden, London, England. She died on 27 March 1741. She was buried in Worminghurst, Sussex, England. Her will (dated 27 November 1733) was probated on 8 April 1741.
Citations: George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume IV, page 102. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.

George Shiffner 1st Bart

Created 1st Baronet 16 Dec 1818 - Shiffner of Coombe, Sussex. MP for Lewes 1812-1826.

In the Family Vault in This church are reposited
The Remains of
of Coombe in this parish
and of Henry Shiffner Esq of Pontrylass, Herefordshire
He represended the Borough of Lewes in Four Successive Parliaments
Was an affectionate husband fond parent warm friend
and sincere christian
He died February 3rd 1842 in the 88th year of his age
Daughter of Sir John Bridger Bt of Coombe, of the Parish
Who departed this life June 1st 1822 In the 78th year Of Her Age
in whom on the merits of her redeemer

Mary Bridger

Sole heiress.

Cpt. John Bridger Shiffner

Entered the 3rd Regiment of Foot Guards in 1805 and became lieutenant by seniority on 3 April 1811. Served under Wellington in the Peninsular War. Wounded 14 April 1814 at the siege of Bayonne and died the following day while serving in the 3rd Guards 1st Battalion.

Isabella Philadelphia Shiffner

Deaths Mar 1892
Shiffner Isabella Philadelphia 92 Lewes 2b 172

Died unmarried.

Henry Shiffner

MP for Minehead.

Vice Admiral Henry Bridger-Shiffner RN 2nd Bart

In 1818 he took his first command on HMS Drake , on the Newfoundland station, based in Trepassey and commanded her for a year before transferring to HMS Carnation. He later served on tHMS Briton, HMS Calcutta and HMS Hastings.


"Hamsey...The benefice is a rectory, value £ 570 per annum, in the patronage of Sir Henry Shiffner Bart."
"Gentry: Shiffner Rear-Admiral Sir Henry, bart, Coombe Place."

Source: Kelly's Directory, 1855

Rev. George Bridger Shiffner 3rd Bart

Deaths Dec 1863
SHIFFNER GEORGE Chichester 2b 218
Matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford in 1810 and later took holy orders. He was rector of St. Ann (Without) Lewes and of St. Peter Hamsey from 1814-1848. He resigned from the latter in favour of his son, George Croxton-Shiffner in 1848. He was also Prebendary of Eartham in Chichester Cathedral and in 1848, until his death in 1863, Vicar of Amport, Hampshire, a living in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Chichester. Source: Colin Kiley.

The Bishop of Winchester has instituted the Rev George Shiffner, MA., Vicaar of St. Peter's and All Saints', Lewes, to the Vicarage of Amport, near Andover, and the Vicarage of Appleshaw, near Ludgershall, bot of which were rendered vacant by the death of the Rev C. Webber, M.A, on the nomination of the Very Rev. George Chandler, D.C.L., Dean of Chichester, and the Chapter of the Cathedral Church.

Hampshire Telegraph and Sussex Chronicle etc (Portsmouth, England), Saturday, November 18, 1848; Issue 2563.

Elizabeth Johnson

Known as Betsy.

Cpt. John Shiffner

Captain 34th Regiment. Killed in the assault on Redan Redoubt at Sebastopol during the Crimean War.

Memorial in the Church of St Peter, Hamsey:
Sacred to the Memory
Captain John Shiffner 34th Regiment
Second son of
the Reverend George Shiffner
Late Recor of the Parish
and of Elizabeth his wife
He fell while gallantly leanding on Sebastopol
His company to the assault of
In the Crimea
June 18 1855 at the age of 31

Lt-Col Edward Thomas Shiffner

Lt-Col of 54th Foot.

Deaths Sep 1883
Shiffner Edward Thomas 55 Wareham 5a 153