and unknown (?-?)
Butler may have married sometime
before or about 1562 and
maybe in or around Brightling, Sussex.
Nicholas Butler, husbandman of Brightling, left a will dated 22
December 1572 and proved 19 February 1572/3 in Lewes.
had 4 known children:
Margerie Butler was baptised on 8 November 1562 in
Goddard Butler was baptised on 30 April 1563 in Brightling.
Butler of Burwash, left a will dated 7 October 1584 and proved 14
February 1588 in Lewes, and he was buried on 27 October 1558 in Burwash.
Where they one and the same? Or might they have been uncle and
Isake Butler was baptised on 7 August 1566 in Brightling.
John Butler was baptised on 8 May 1569 in Brightling.
John may have had the following children:
Anne Butler was baptised on 2 May 1596 in
Brightling. She may have married Daniel Harman
on 16 February 1617/8 in Salehurst.
Nicholas Butler was baptised on 18 May 1600 in
Thomas Butler was baptised on 24 November 1604
in Brightling. He may have died about or before 1636.
Thomas may have married
Mary James on 2 September 1628
Thomas and Mary had the following children:
Elizabeth Butler was baptised on 24 August 1629 in Brightling.
Butler was baptised on 14 November 1630 in Brightling.
She may have married George Wates on 21 March
1653/4 in Brightling. He was then of Burwash.
Butler was baptised on 18 January 1634/5 in Brightling.
Rejoyce Butler was baptised on 20 September
1607 in Brightling.
The following has
come from A2A:
BRIGHTLING [no ref. or date] Additional mortgage for £50 AMS5729/91 30
Oct 1660 Contents: Thomas Butler of Brightling yeoman and
his eldest son John Butler of Rolvenden, Kent carpenter to
Elizabeth Peckham of [Sale] Hurst spinster
1. Two houses, barn
and land 'Holmans, Green Croft and Broomyfield' (40a); N, W, E: John
Busbridge's land 'Holmans, covelands, Leavecoate and Hordens Went;
S: Robertsbridge-Brightling highway
2. House, smith's
shop, barn and land in 2 pieces 'Henris Field' (6a); E: Crowchfield; S:
highway in 1; W: lane from highway to Socknersh; N: Wylands Wood; all in
mortgage, TB to EP (payable at house of William Peckham
brother of EP in Salehurst), 27 Oct 1657; endorsed: receipt by
Edward Braban for interest, 1 Nov 1662; Maynards Land W:
William Peckham, Abraham Bennet, Thomas
Banns of marriage
between John Bulter, a carpenter from Salehurst and
Ann Tampkin were published in Rolvenden in March 1658/9.
This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012