Hello Alan Many thanks for your reply. The information that I have is as follows. (Not too sure about theaccuracy of the info!)
JOHN PHILBY was born 1727 in Binderton, (2 miles SW of Singleton), West Sussex.He married MARY DEARLING on 21 Feb 1757 in Singleton, West Sussex, England, daughter of ROBERT DEARLING and MARY COOK.She was born 22 Feb 1735 in East Dean, West Sussex, England, Christening: 04 May 1740, Singleton, Sussexand died about 1786.
Notes for JOHN PHILBY: Poll register entry detail.Ref Sussex On-line Parish Clerks Year: 1774. Comments: The Poll for Knights of the Shire to Represent the County of Sussex. Taken at Chichester in 1774, By George Peckham, Esq. Sherriff. . Place: Singleton. Registration district: Chichester Rape. Name: John Philby. Abode: West Dean. Name of occupier: William Dearling.
Occupation: 19 Feb 1757, Gardener at Binderton
Children of John and Mary:- John Dearling born about 1764 Robert born about 1766 George born about 1771 Ann born sometime between 1759 and 1766 Mary born about 1757