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James GRATWICK (?-1532)

and Joane PELLATT (?-1552)

 

James Gratwick and Joane Pellatt married.

James Gratwick was of Cowfold and Seaford, Sussex.  His will was dated 21 February and proved on 27 February 1532.

Joane Pellatt was the daughter of William Pellatt of Steyning.  She was an executor to her husband's will.  Joane died in Bradbridge's in Sullington, Sussex and was buried on 13 January 1551/2 in Horsham.

 

James Gratwick and Joane Pellatt had 4 known children:

  1. John Gratwick was of Jervis in Cowfold, Sussex.  He held lands there by the terms of his father's will.  He was an overseer to the wills of his cousin James Pellatt of Steyning and brother William Pellatt of Charlton.  He was named in his brother William Gratwick's will.  John was buried on 4 September 1558 in Cowfold.  His will was dated 6 January 1558 and proved on 22 April 1560.

    John married and had the following children:

    1. Richard Gratwicke was of Ringmer.  He was heir and executor to his father and was under 21 in 1558.  He sold lands in Cowfold to his kinsman Roger Gratwicke.  He held lands in Aldrington.  Richard's will was dated 12 November 1587 and proved on 12 October 1588.

      Richard married Margery Dunstall on 8 June 1561 in Cowfold.

      Margery may have been the daughter of John Dunstall of Cowfold and mentioned as under 21 in his will of 1558.

      Richard and Margery had the following children:

      1. Richard Gratwicke was under 21 in 1587.  He was possibly of Jervies and was buried on 17 August 1592 in Cowfold.

      2. Mary Gratwicke was mentioned in her father's will and was then under 18.

    2. Stephen Gratwicke was of Albourne.  He held lands in Aldrington, conditionally, under his father's will of 1558, at which time he was under 21.  His own will was dated 28 September 1596.

      Stephen married Jane.

      Jane was an executor to her husband's will.  Her own will was dated 6 February and proved on 7 March 1617.

      Stephen and Jane had the following children:

      1. Henry Gratwicke was of Albourne.  He was baptised on 1 January 1562 in Cowfold.  He was named his his father's will and was an overseer to his mother's will.  Henry was churchwarden of Albourne in 1609.  He died unmarried and administration of his estate was granted on 16 December 1617.

      2. Lettis Gratwick was baptised on 4 February 1564 in Cowfold.  She was mentioned in her parents wills.

        Lettice married William Locke on 27 November 1599 in Angmering, Sussex.

      3. William Gratwicke was baptised on 18 May 1568 in Cowfold.  He was mentioned the wills of his parents.

      4. Stephen Gratwicke was baptised on 6 August 1572 in Cowfold.  He was mentioned in the wills of his parents.

        Stephen may have married Jane Croft on 22 July 1600 in Cowfold.

        Stephen had the following son:

        1. John Gratwicke was mentioned in his grandmother's 1617 will.

      5. Richard Gratwicke was of Albourne.  He was baptised on 5 June 1575 in Cowfold.  He was mentioned in his father's will.  He was churchwarden of Albourne in 1608.  Richard was buried on 8 May 1617 in Albourne.

      6. Anne Gratwicke was baptised on 4 December 1575 in Cowfold.  She was mentioned in the wills of her parents and that of her brother William.

        Anne married Thomas Furlinger.

        Thomas and Anne had the following children:

        1. Anne Furlinger was mentioned in her grandmother's will of 1617.

        2. Jane Furlinger was mentioned in her grandmother's will of 1617.

      7. Mary Gratwick was baptised on 27 August 1577 in Cowfold.  She was mentioned in the wills of her parents.  Mary was buried on 30 January 1631 in Albourne.

      8. A daughter married William Fennell.  She was executor to her mother's will of 1617.

        They had the following son:

        1. John Fennell was mentioned his his grandmother's will.

    3. Roger Gratwicke was under 21 at the date of his father's will in 1558.  He had contingent reversion to lands in Seaford under Uncle William's will of 1558.  Roger was buried on 26 November 1558 in Cowfold.

    4. John Gratwicke was under 21 in 1558.

    5. Thomas Gratwicke was under 21 in 1558.  He was a churchwarden of Cowfold in 1687.  He held lands there by demise of his cousin Roger Gratwicke late of Tortington, 16 April 1595, and was overseer to his will.  Thomas was also the overseer to the 1590 will of his cousin James Ede of Warnham and that of his brother Stephen in 1596.  He was buried on 12 April 1616 in Cowfold.  Administration of his estate was granted on 4 May 1616.  Thomas married and had the following children:

      1. John Gratwicke was a yeoman of Jervis and Shermanbury.  John married Elizabeth Comber.  Elizabeth was the daughter of William Comber of Shermanbury and Martha Brockhull.

      2. Thomas Gratwicke was a yeoman of Eastlands, Cowfold and of Hurstpierpoint.  He held lands under the will of his cousin Roger of Tortington, 1596.  He was a sidesman of Cowfold in 1606 and churchwarden in 1607.  His will was dated 8 May 1646 and proved on 15 June 1648.

        Thomas married firstly to Elizabeth Ockenden on 19 June 1605 in Cowfold.

        Elizabeth was buried on 23 March 1615.

        Thomas and Elizabeth had the following children:

        1. Elizabeth Gratwicke was baptised on 3 May 1607 in Cowfold.

        2. Thomas Gratwicke was baptised on 3 March 1608 in Cowfold.  He held lands in Hurstpierpoint under his father's will of 1646.  He was an overseer of his brother John's will of 1666.  His own will was dated 7 May and proved on 13 June 1679.  In his will he mentioned his wife's sisters, Anne Hamblin widow of Ardingly and Jane Wood, widow of Chailey.  The overseers of his will were Thomas Jenner of Chailey and Francis Hamblin of Ardingly.

          Thomas married Bridget Pierce.

          Bridget was the daughter of Thomas Pierce of Ditchling.  She was mentioned in her husband's will.  Bridget was buried on 8 September 1698 in Hurstpierpoint.  (Her sister Jane married John Wood of Wivelsfield.  Jane's will of 1693 mentioned daughters Ann wife of Thomas Wade and Jane wife of Thomas Jenner.)

        3. John Gratwicke was baptised on 5 February 1611 in Cowfold.  He was buried on 28 April 1666 in Shermanbury.  He was a yeoman of Shermanbury "bullock leech".  His will was dated 26 April 1666 and named as dead in the wills of his brothers, 1679 Thomas and 1680 Richard.

          John married Mary.

          John and Mary had the following children:

          1. John Gratwicke was executor to his father and was under 21 in 1666.  He had the leasehold in Hurstpierpoint from uncle Thomas 1679.  He was mentioned in the will of his uncle Richard.

          2. Thomas Gratwicke was executor to his father and was under 21 in 1666.  He had the leasehold in Hurstpierpoint from uncle Thomas 1679.  He was mentioned in the will of his uncle Richard.

          3. Elizabeth Gratwicke was mentioned in her father's will of 1666 and was under 21.

        4. Richard Gratwicke was baptised on 27 December 1614 in Cowfold.  He was of Eastlands.  He was mentioned in his father's will.  Richard was an overseer for Cowfold in 1646 and 1657 and churchwarden in 1649.  He was an overseer to the 1646 wills of Reverend Gregory Roberts, to brother John in 1666, trustee to William Gratwicke of Cowfold in 1670 and executor to brother Thomas in 1679.  He was buried on 23 September 1681 in Cowfold.  His will was dated 29 November 1680 and proved on 18 October 1681.  The overseers to his will were kinsman John Gratwicke of Jervis and Thomas Lintott of Walhurst.

          Richard married firstly to Elizabeth.

          Elizabeth was buried on 23 December 1659 in Cowfold.

          Richard and Elizabeth had the following children:

          1. Elizabeth Gratwicke was baptised on 16 January 1650 in Cowfold and buried there on 1 September 1659.

          2. Mary Gratwicke was born on 20 April and baptised on 10 May 1655 in Cowfold.  She was mentioned in her father's will and that of her uncle Thomas.  Mary was buried on 5 February 1710/11 in Cowfold.

            Mary married Thomas Vincent on 16 June 1670 in Cowfold.  Their marriage licence was issued on 25 May 1670 by the Archdeaconry of Chichester and noted that she was a spinster of Cowfold and he a gent of Cowfold.  (Is this correct?  As Mary would only have been 15 years old.)

          Richard secondly married Ann on 7 January 1663 in Shermanbury.  Ann was mentioned in her husband's will.

        Thomas married for a second time to Joyce Harper, who was a relative of John Michell a mercer of Cowfold.

        Thomas and Joyce had the following child:

        1. William Gratwicke was baptised on 1 November 1618 in Cowfold.  He was mentioned in father's will and as dead in the 1679 will of his brother Thomas.  William married and had the following child:

          1. Henry Gratwicke was of Horsham.  He had lands in Hurstpierpoit from his uncle Thomas 1679.  He was mentioned in his uncle Richard's will of 1680.  Henry may have married Elizabeth Chatfield on 9 October 1673 in Horsham.  Henry had the following son:

            1. John Gratwicke was baptised on 3 May 1677 in Horsham.

    6. Charlotte Gratwicke

    7. Joane Gratwick

    8. Alice Gratwicke

      Charlotte, Joane and Alice were mentioned in their father's will of 1558.  One of them married John Browne, as per the will of their brother Richard.

  2. William Gratwick was of Hollington.  He held lands in Seaford under his father's 1532 will.  His own will was dated 12 May 1558 and proved on 4 November 1559.

    William married Johan.

    William and Johan had the following children:

    1. Johan Gratwick married Richard James.

    2. Mary Gratwick was expected in her father's will of 1558.  She died in about 1581.

      Mary married John Grevett of Droxford, Hampshire.

  3. Thomas Gratwicke was of Seaford.  He held the Hawke in Rudgwick, Sussex under the terms of his father's will and he was then unmarried.  Thomas died on 12 January 1558/9.  His will was dated 4 January and proved on 20 April 1559.  He held the manor of Balsden, lands in Lewes, mill at Telscombe and lands in Seaford.

    Thomas married Annes.  She was named as executor to her husband's will.

    Annes married again to John Comber on 20 June 1559 in Seaford.

  4. Roger Gratwick was of Sullington.  He was mentioned in his father's will and was then unmarried.  He was an overseer to his brother John's will of 1558.  He was also called brother in the 1569 will of Gregory Aynscombe.  Roger purchased the manors of Ham, Preston, Hyde, Itford and Lewes.  He died on 19 August 1570.  His will was dated 10 August and proved on 11 September 1570.  He requested to be buried in Itchingfield, Sussex.

    Roger married Mary Aynscombe.

    Mary was the daughter of John Anynscombe of Mayfield, Sussex.  She was named as executor to her husband's will.

  5. Elizabeth Gratwick was mentioned in her father's will.

  6. Alice Gratwick was mentioned in her father's will.

  7. Jane Gratwick was mentioned in her father's will and that of her brother William in 1558, at which time she was unmarried.

 

GRATWICK          PELLATT

This page was reviewed on 10 April 2012