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Ebenezer Littleton, baptist minister
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Ebenezer Littleton was born in Shropshire in 1831 and became Pastor of Forest Fold Chapel on the 12th July 1868 where he was to remain the incumbent there for 52 years. During his time as Pastor he was responsible for the establishment of the Sabbath School, the Branch Chapel at Crowborough Cross, and the Motts Mill Chapel. He continued to preach at Forest Fold Chapel until his 89th year, one year before he passed peacefully away on 29th December 1920.

See also A History of Forest Fold Baptist Chapel published in 1932.
In the County of Shropshire
1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
c 1855
Mary .....
Estimated date
Birth of a son
William in the County of Lancashire
1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Birth of a daughter
Isabella in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
12th Jul 1868
At Forest Fold Church
Forest Fold History
Mr E Littleton, having supplied for six months to the profit and education of the Forest Fold Church, was cordially and unanimously requested to take the pastorate, which was accepted by him, his stated labours commencing July 13th, 1868
The pastorate of Mr Littleton covered a period of 52 years, and his name and memory are still remembered and loved by many.
1868 to 1908
At Forest Fold [als Two Chimneys] Chapel; Occupation Pastor of Forest Fold Chapel
Forest Fold History
Birth of a daughter
Annie in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881
At Two Chimneys Baptist Chapel in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex; Ebenezer Littleton, M, Head, married, age 50, born Shropshire; occupation: baptist minister
1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
At Forest Fold [als Two Chimneys] Chapel
Forest Fold History
Rebuilding of the Chapel
29th Dec 1920
In the County of Sussex
Forest Fold History
14th Jan 1921
Will proven
In the Parish of Lewes, Sussex; Effects: £97 0s 11d
Probate Registry of England and Wales

No ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Little, Littleton, Lyttleton, Littlewood individual records
The ancestral pedigree of Ebenezer Littleton, baptist minister
 Ebenezer Littleton
baptist minister
m: c 1855Mary 
 b: 1831 Shropshire
d: 29th Dec 1920 Sussex
  b: 1837 Lancashire
d: 1896
 William Isabella Annie 
 b: 1856 Lancashire b: 1868 Rotherfield, Sussex b: 1876 Withyham, Sussex 
Family record

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