Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Thomas ESTMOND (c1540-1607)

and Johanna PYNE (?-?)


I have taken the following details from the 1677 Visitation of Dorset.


Thomas Estmond and Johanna Pyne may have been my 11x Great Grandparents.  They may have married before or about 1585.  (Click here to see their possible place in my pedigree chart.)

Thomas Estmond was of Chardstock in Dorset and may have been the son of William Estmond (?-1558).  He was admitted to the Inner Temple in 1562.  Thomas was buried on 1 April 1607 and his will was proved on 11 July 1607.

Johanna Pyne was the daughter of Thomas Pyne gent of Hay, Devon.


Thomas Estmond and Johanna Pyne had 7 known children:

  1. Thomas Estmond was the second son.  He was of Chardstock, Dorset.  His will was proved on 8 November 1648.

    Thomas married Dorothy Bowditch on 2 August 1615.

    Dorothy was the daughter of John Bowditch (?-1642), gent of Chardstock and possibly Joan Keemer.  She was buried on 10 September 1658.

    Thomas and Dorothy had the following children:

    1. John Estmond was the eldest son.  He had the following son:

      1. Christopher Estmond was baptised on 14 May 1668 in Chardstock.  He was his father's only son and heir.

    2. Thomas Estmond

    3. Dorothy Estmond married Philip Furdson.  Philip was the son and heir of Thomas Fursdon.

    4. William Estmond was baptised on 5 June 1616 in Chardstock and buried there on 1 March 1617/8.

    5. Mary Estmond was baptised on 8 July 1618 in Chardstock.  Mary may have married Humphrey Coffin.

    6. Anne Estmond's will was proved on 28 June 1656.

  2. Nicholas Estmond was born about 1578 and he was of Lodge.  He matriculated at New College, Oxford in 1592 when he was 14 years old.

    Nicholas married twice, firstly to Barbara.

    Barbara was buried on 28 September 1604 in Chardstock.

    Nicholas and Barbara had the following daughter:

    1. Joan Estmond was baptised on 14 September 1604 in Chardstock and buried there on 13 January 1606/7

    Nicholas next married Mary Fursdon, the daughter of George Fursdon of Fursdon in Devon.

  3. John Estmond was born about 1580.  He married Ann Twinyhoe in about 1617.  (They have their own page.)  John and Ann may have been my 10x Great Grandparents.

  4. William Estmond

  5. Martha Estmond

  6. Edith Estmond

  7. Dorothy Estmond married Richard Gillett.  (The visitation mentions the date 6 February 1646/7 under their names, but doesn't say to what the date refers to.)



This page was reviewed on 10 April 2012