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John BARHAM (c1535-1583)

and Alice ISTED (?-?)

 

John Barham and Alice Isted married before his father's death in 1555.  (They were not my direct ancestors, but one of their Great Grandson's married the sister of one of my direct ancestors.)

John Barham may have been born by about 1535.  He was the second son of John Barham (c1500-bef 1555) and Thomasyn.  He left a will dated 4 April 1583 which was proved on 7 August 1583 by his eldest son Nicholas BarhamIn his will he mentioned his nephew Nicholas Barham son of his brother Nicholas Barham (c1533-1599).  He was of Fayercrouch in the parish of Wadhurst, Sussex.  (I do not have a copy of his will, but it can be purchased on-line from the PRO.)

Alice Isted was the daughter of Richard Isted (c1500-c1542) of Moate in Mayfield, Sussex and Joane (?-1557).  Alice's mother left a will dated 11 August 1557 in which she mentioned her son-in-law John Byrham and daughter Alice Byrham to whom she left 100 marks and a fourth part of her chief lynen apparell.  Alice survived her husband.  The IGI states that Alice was born about 1533.

 

John Barham and Alice Isted had 9 known children:

  1. Nicholas Barham was baptised on 21 September 1559 in Frant.  From his father he inherited "All my messuage called Brownes, with all the Landes aswell free of Copyhoulde to the same belonginge ... and all other Landes whatsoever whiche weare heretofore purchased of Nicholas Barham Seriante at Lawe deceased".  He died at Lampkin Corner and was buried on 13 February 1644/5 at Wadhurst.  His will was dated 15 March 1643/4 and proved on 2 May 1645 (not at the PRO).  In his Will he mentioned his 2 cousins Stephen Barham (1615-1673) and John Barham (1617-1648), sons of his nephew John Barham (c1587-1640) late of Shoesmythes.  Nicholas was mentioned the 1589 Will of his brother John Barham (c1563-c1590).

    Nicholas married a daughter of the first George Courthope of Whiligh and Mary Warnett.  (Another daughter of the first George Courthope was my 11x Great Grandmother Mary Courthope married to John Barham (c1525-c1585).

    Nicholas had 1 known daughter:

    1. Anne Barham married twice.  Firstly on 15 September 1606 in Meopham to Henry Haslyn of Meopham Court, Kent (or Henry Haslin).

      Henry and Anne had 8 known children:

      1. Henry Haslin was baptised on 13 April 1614 in Meopham and probably died as an infant.

      2. Barham Haslen was baptised on 25 March 1616 in Meopham.

      3. Elizabeth Haslen was baptised on 24 August 1617 in Meopham.

      4. Anne Haslen was baptised on 12 September 1619 in Meopham.

      5. Elinor Haslen was baptised on 18 February 1620/1 in Meopham.

      6. Henry Hasslyn, gent, proved his Grandfather Nicholas Barham's Will on 2 May 1645.  He was baptised on 24 February 1621/2 in Meopham as Henry Haslen.

      7. Richard Haslen was baptised on 5 June 1625 in Meopham.

      8. Mary Haslen was baptised on 25 July 1628 in Meopham.

      Anne next married Captain Francis Courthope of Wombell Hall in Northfleet.

  2. John Barham (c1563-c1590), married Elizabeth Willard (c1565-c1633).  (They have their own page.)

  3. Thomas Barham may have been born about 1565.  He was at first of Maidstone and then of London.  Under the terms of his father's Will he received 200 at the age of 24 together with all his father's "Landes and Tenements in Maidstone ... latelie purchased of my brother Richard Barham of Maidstone".  Thomas left a Will dated 9 October 1603 and proved on 26 November 1603, in which he styled himself as "Citizen and tallowe chandler of London".  Thomas was mentioned in the 1589 Will of this brother John Barham (c1563-c1590) and appointed an overseers of the Will.  He married and had 3 known children:

    1. Thomas Barham was baptised at All Saints, Maidstone.

    2. Josias Barham was baptised on 24 March 1599/1600 at All Saints, Maidstone.  He married Martha Avery on 28 October 1623 in Dallington.  She was baptised on 6 January 1599/1600 in Dallington and was the daughter and co-heir of John Avery of Dallington.  Josias and Martha had 4 known children:

      1. John Baram was baptised on 23 December 1630 in Dallington.

      2. Josias Barham was baptised on 10 July 1633 in Dallington.

      3. Mary Barham was baptised on 10 January 1635 in Dallington.

      4. Thomas Barham was baptised on 25 August 1644 in Dallington.

    3. Marie Barham was baptised at All Saints, Maidstone.

  4. Richard Barham was the fourth son.  Under the terms of his father's Will he received 300, with reversion of "a messuage called Seddens, and certen parcells of copyholde Lande".  His Will was dated 28 June 1650 and was proved on 10 February 1653/4, in which he styled himself as Richard Barham, senior of Lindfield, Sussex, yeoman.

    As Richard Barrome he married Bennet Taylor on 14 October 1594 at Waldron.

    Benedicta Taylor may have been born about 1573 and was the daughter of  Thomas Taylor of Lindfield, Sussex.  Bennet was buried on 3 June 1649 in Lindfield.

    Richard and Bennet had 5 known children:

    1. Richard Barham

    2. John Barham was buried on 20 November 1699 in Lindfield.  He married Anne Attree on 7 June 1656 at St. Michael's, Lewes.  She was the daughter of John Attree of Newick, yeoman and Judith Ollive (she was the daughter of Anthony Ollive of Laughton).

    3. Elizabeth Barham

    4. Ann Barham

    5. Mary Barham

  5. William Barham was the fifth son.  He was of Isfield and Hoathly.  Under the terms of his father's Will he received 300 and lands called Buckhurst in Wadhurst.  He sold these lands to Thomas Edwardes, gent of Wadhurst, in 1610.  He was appointed Sessor for the Hundred of Loxfield-Dorset in 1620 and for Isfield in the Subsidies of 1626 and 1628.  His Will was dated 1 August 1641 and proved at Lewes on 3 May 1643, by Nicholas Barham, his eldest son.

    William married Anne Fuller on 4 November 1594 in Buxted.

    William and Anne had 9 known children:

    1. Nicholas Barham was the eldest son and was baptised on 6 January 1599/1600 in Buxted.

    2. Richard Barham was baptised on 21 February 1601 in Buxted.

    3. Robert Barham was baptised on 10 April 1604 in Buxted and probably died as an infant.

    4. Robert Barham was baptised on 17 May 1607 in Buxted.

    5. Isaac Barham was baptised on 4 September 1609 in Buxted.

    6. William Barham was baptised on 12 August 1610 in Buxted and probably died as an infant.

    7. Thomas Barham was baptised on 15 September 1611 in Buxted.

    8. William Barham was baptised on 4 May 1613 in Buxted.

    9. Arthur Barham was described as the fifth son and baptised on 22 November 1618 at Buxted.  Under the terms of his father's Will, he received all his father's lands in Fletching, commonly called Fitridge.  He died on 6 March 1691/2 and was buried at St. Helen's, Bishopsgate.

  6. Arthur Barham was the sixth son.  His father left him 240 and "Customary Lands" in Wadhurst.

    Arthur married Mary Wenham before 1604 as in that year they sold a house and about 100 acres of land in Wadhurst to Thomas Porter, gent.  She was the daughter of John Wenham of More Hall in Ninfield, gent.

  7. Dorothy Barham was the eldest daughter and under 21 in 1583.  She was left 100 in her father's Will "to be paid vnto her in the Churche Porche of Wadherste" at 21 or the day of her marriage.

  8. Alice Barham was also left, by her father, a similar portion as her sister Dorothy.

    Alice married Edward Maplesden of Cheveney in Marden, gent, on 18 April 1585 at Marden.

    Edward and Alice had at least 2 children, 1 of whom was:

    1. George Marplesden was the second son.  He married Mary Barham in 1626.  She was the daughter of Thomas Barham of Maidstone, second son of Thomas Barham of Boughton Monchelsey and Mildred Francklyn.

  9. Johane Barham was also left as similar portion as her sisters "to be paid at the same place in like sorte".

 

BARHAM          ISTED

This page was reviewed on 8 April 2012