William Duke (1778-1845)

From Historical Hastings

William Duke
Died8 January 1845
Spouse(s)Jane Worge (1777-1813)

William Duke was a surgeon of Hastings who was born in Bexhill. He married twice, first to Jane Worge (1777-1813)[1], having five children; George, Elizabeth, William, Jane and Thomas. Following the death of Jane, he remarried to Sarah Batty and had a further three children; Sarah, Roger and Robert. He was Mayor twice; in 1837 and again in 1841.

His son William, followed in his father's footsteps becoming a doctor and George became a barrister[2]


Children of: William Duke and Jane Worge (1777-1813)
Name Birth Death Joined with
George Duke (1803-1849)


Elizabeth Duke (1804-1883) 1804 15 September 1883 [[R. Borradaile]]

William Duke (1806-1864) 1806 1864 [[Sarah Batley Cox (1809-1867)]]

Jane Duke (1807-1865)


Thomas Duke (1809-)


Children of: William Duke and Sarah Batty (1793-1866)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Sarah Duke (1824-1827)


Roger Duke (1831-)


Robert Richard Duke (1833-)


References & Notes

  1. Ancestry William Duke
  2. Brett Manuscript Histories Vol. 3 Chap. 24