Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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and Mary BARHAM (c1580-1673)
and Mary Barham
were my 10x Great Grandparents.
to see their place in my pedigree chart.) They married by licence on 24 July 1615 at
St. Clement's in Hastings, Sussex. At the time Mary was a widow.
She had first married John Holland the younger of Lamberhurst on 20
June 1603 in Tonbridge, Kent. Nicholas and Mary's marriage licence was
dated 19 July 1615 and Thomas Mercer a tanner of Wadhurst provided
surety. On the same day a marriage licence was issued to Thomas
Mercer and Mary Barham, to which Nicholas Barham a yeoman
of Wadhurst provided surety.
was the son of
Annes Markwick. I would guess that he was born in the 1580's.
will was dated 14 November 1652 and proved on 21 May 1653, in which he
left £5 to the poor of Wadhurst. He also mentioned his grandchildren
Elizabeth Elliott (1649-1735),
Ann Elliott (1650-?) and
Constance Elliott (1652-?) children of his daughter Ann,
Elizabeth Barham (1649-?) children of his daughter Elizabeth. He
appointed his son John Barham as the sole executor. Also mentioned
were son-in-laws William Parkham of Salehurst and David Holland of
Wadhurst. The witnesses to his will were Nicholas Saunders,
William Hendley, George Courthope and ? Dyne (possibly
Gregory Dyne who married Nicholas's widowed daughter Elizabeth on
20 January 1652/3). By the terms of his maternal grandfather's 1592
will, Gregory Markwick, Nicholas was to receive a legacy of forty
shillings. On 17 May 1605 he was appointed a juror on the
case of a drowned child. On 8 April 1610 he was called upon, with
others, to value the estate of
William Kitchenham who had drowned
himself in John Barham's pit.
was the daughter of
Barham (c1525-c1585) and
Courthope. She was mentioned in her husband's will as "Marie my
loving wife". She was buried on 22 August 1673 as Mary old
widow of Nicholas Barham of Butts.
John Holland and Mary Barham had 3 known children:
John Holland was baptised on 15
July 1604 in Lamberhurst, and probably died as an infant.
Mary Holland was baptised on 17
May 1607 in Lamberhurst. She married William Parkham on 16 July
1633 at St. Clements in Hastings, Sussex.
David Holland was baptised on 26
April 1610 in Lamberhurst.
Barham and Mary Barham had 4 known children:
John Barham was
baptised on 2 March 1616/7 in Lamberhurst, Kent, as John Barram. He died aged 80
years and was buried on 16 November 1697 in Wadhurst, when he was
described as Mr. John Barham, senior of Butts.
Mary Ivore, widow on 29 September 1653 in Wadhurst. She was
buried on 30 September 1700 in Wadhurst as Mary, widow of Mr. John
Barham of Butts.
Mary had 9 known children:
Nicholas Barham was baptised on 5 December 1654 in Wadhurst and
buried there on 8 January 1655/6.
John Barham was born at Butts and baptised on 23 October 1656 in
Wadhurst. He died aged 75 years and was buried on 13 June 1732.
He was his father's heir, inheriting Great Butts which he sold in 1713.
John was an executor to the 1694 will of his brother-in-law,
Anna Stickland on 26 June 1685 in Wadhurst.
was baptised on 23 February 1659/60 in Frant, as the daughter of
William Stickland (c1618-1670) and
(1626-1697), who were my 9x Great Grandparents.
John and Anna had 8 known children:
was baptised on 13 July 1685 in
was baptised on 4 September 1686 in
was baptised on 5 November 1689 in
was baptised on 23 November 1692 in
Wadhurst and died as an infant.
Elizabeth Barham was baptised on 6 February 1695 in Wadhurst.
was baptised on 28 May 1696 in
was baptised on 14 April 1701 in
Wadhurst and died as an infant.
Nicholas Barham was baptised on 7 May 1705 in Wadhurst and died
as an infant.
David Barham was born at Butts and baptised on 1 November 1658 in
Wadhurst. He may
have been buried on 24 December 1726 in Wadhurst and he may have married
on 20 April 1697 in
Penshurst, Kent. BUT, there was another
baptised 1663, Wadhurst, the son of
Nicholas Barham was born at Butts and baptised on 21 April 1661
in Wadhurst. In 1684 when he was aged about 24 years he was
granted a certificate to be touched by the King as a cure for Scrofula
(King's Evil). He died of Small Pox and was buried on 17 July 1710
in Wadhurst, as Mr Nicholas Barham of Scragoak. His father-in-law also died of Small Pox and was
buried on the same day.
on 1 January 1702 in Wadhurst, when her name was recorded as
Katherine Fowle. She was the
(1634-1710) of Riverhall and
(1649-?). Catherine was buried on 8 April 1736 in
Nicholas and Catherine had 4 known children:
Mary Barham was born at Scragoak and baptised on 11 February
1702/3 in Wadhurst.
Elizabeth Barham was born at Scragoak and baptised on 27 June
1704 in Wadhurst. Did she marry her cousin, Nicholas Fowle
by licence on 14 July 1726 in Ninfield, Sussex? Nicholas was the
son of Nicholas Fowle and Mary Haslan. (Nicholas
senior was the brother of Elizabeth's mother.)
Nicholas Barham was born at Scragoak and baptised on 5 February
1707/8 in Wadhurst. He sold Scragoak in 1740. He died in the
workhouse in about 1788. He married Mary Langham on 4 March
1729/30 in Wadhurst. Their son Nicholas Barham was born at
Scragoak in 1731 and became a carpenter. He died a bachelor in the poorhouse
in 1791 when he was known as "Old Buckram". Mary was buried
on 12 April 1789 in Wadhurst, as a widow from the poorhouse.
John Barham was born at Scragoak and baptised on 6 March 1708/9
in Wadhurst. He may have married Mary Hollands on 29 April
1731 in Salehurst. John and Mary had 5 children baptised in
Wadhurst between 1735 and 1750.
Mary Barham was born at Butts and baptised on 1 October 1663 in Wadhurst. She
married William Russell on 28 December 1687 in Wadhurst.
William Barham was born at Butts and baptised on 15 July 1666 in Wadhurst.
Thomas Barham was born at Butts and baptised on 6 June 1669 in Wadhurst.
He was a twin.
Richard Barham was born at Butts and baptised on 6 June 1669 in Wadhurst.
He was a twin.
Henry Barham was born at Buts and baptised on 7 January 1671/2 in Wadhurst.
Ann Barham, my 9x Great Grandmother,
was baptised on 5 January 1618/9 in Wadhurst. She
Elliott (1624-1681) in 1646. (They have their own
Elizabeth Barham was born about 1620. She
married John Barham (1617-1648) in 1640. He was the son of
John Barham (c1587-1640) and
Elizabeth Dunmoll (c1590-1638).
After John's death, she married Gregory Dyne a gentleman of
Wadhurst, on 20 January 1652/3 in Frant.
An unbaptised infant was buried on 7 August 1622 in
This page was reviewed on 8 April 2012