Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Richard GLYD (c1548-1618)

and Martha SCOTSFORD (c1554-1619)


Richard Glyd and Martha Scotsford may have married before or about 1581.

Richard Glyd may have been born in the 1540's in Brightling, Sussex.  He was most probably the son of Thomas Glyd (c1510-?) and Jane Dann (c1510-?).  He died on 5 April 1618.  His will was proved on 15 October 1618.

Martha Scotsford may have been born in Brenchley, Kent.  She was the daughter of Robert Scotsford.  Martha died on 24 April 1619.  She was mentioned in her brother John Scotchford's will of December 1600.


Richard Glyd and Martha Scotsford had 6 known children:

  1. Thomas Glide was baptised on 17 September 1581 in Brightling.  He married Margaret Peckham on 8 November 1613 in Brightling.  They had the following children:

    1. Barbara Glyd was baptised on 6 August 1615 in Brightling.  She married Richard Overy by licence dated 4 April 1638, which was issued by the Archdeaconry of Lewes.  It recorded that he was a gent and she a spinster and they were both of Burwash.

    2. Richard Glidd was baptised on 1 June 1617 in Brightling.  He married Alice Nash in 1641.  (They have their own page.)

    3. Elizabeth Glyd was baptised on 28 March 1619 in Brightling.

    4. Mary Glyd was baptised on 24 June 1621 in Brightling.

  2. John Glide was baptised on 8 February 1583 in Brightling.  He was left a legacy of 20 shillings by the terms of the 1600 will of his Uncle and Godfather, John Scotchford

  3. Richarde Glide was baptised on 23 July 1587 in Brightling.  He married Elizabeth Evans in 1612.  (They have their own page.)

  4. Jeffrey Glyd was born about 1590 in Brightling.  He married Ann.  She was born about 1598 and was buried on 30 April 1637 in Brightling.  They had 4 known children:

    1. Dorothy Glyd was baptised on 18 June 1620 in Brightling.  She married Thomas Jenner by licence on 6 June 1637 in Brightling.  Their marriage licence was issued on 30 May 1637 by the Archdeaconry of Lewes, which recorded that she was a spinster of Brightling and he a yeoman of Mayfield.

    2. Richard Glyd was baptised on 11 January 1621/2 in Brightling.

    3. A son was born and buried on 14 September 1628 in Brightling.

    4. A son was born and buried on 10 November 1630 in Brightling.

    Geoffrey may have married Susan Hepden by licence on 13 or 20 November 1638 in Brightling.  Their marriage licence was issued on 13 November by the Archdeaconry of Lewes.  It recorded that he was a yeoman of Brightling and she a widow of Burwash.  Surety for the licence was provided by Jeffery himself and Richard Savage a saddler of Lewes.  As Susan Cruttenden she had previously married Thomas Hepden by licence on 13 April 1627.  Thomas was then described as a gent and they were both of Burwash.  She was baptised on 11 December 1608 or 17 December 1609 in Burwash and was the daughter of John Cruttenden and Agnes De.

  5. Mychaell Glyd was baptised on 24 December 1592 in Brightling.

  6. Symon Glydd was baptised on 26 October 1595 in Brightling.



This page was reviewed on 10 April 2012