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From: SMBEDWELL <>
Subject: Re: SURNAMES LIST
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 1998 09:30:56 EDT
Surnames: ASHTON, BEDWELL, CHIPPERFIELD, CLARKE, COLE, COLLEY [COWLEY],
DRYWOOD, GAYNE, HUNT, KING, LUSHINGTON, VESEY.
Thomas BEDWELL, m. (1) Frances POOLE, 1610; m. (2 ?) to Jane King, 1622; all
at St Giles Cripplegate Parish, London.
Believe children of Thomas Bedwell and Frances POOLE are:
Thomas BEDWELL, b. 1610, m. (?) Mary ALSTON 1633/34, St Giles, Cripplegate.
Henry BEDWELL b. 1612
Rowland BEDWELL, b. January 19, 1617/18, St Giles.
William BEDWELL, b. June 9, 1620, St Giles.
Believe children of Thomas BEDWELL and Mary ALSTON to be:
Dorothy BEDWELL, b. 1633/34, St Giles.
Robert BEDWELL, b. 1634/35, St Giles.
How do these other BEDWELLS tie in?
William BEDWELL [d. 1556] m. Joan WALL at Great Hallingbury, Essex County.
William owned property at Great Hallingbury, Essex and in Bishops Stortford,
Hertfordshire and Cochemstad farm at Braughing.
Children of William and Joan are:
John BEDWELL m. Anne [who are her parents?]
Thomas BEDWELL, [d. 1595 at Little Yeldham, Essex]; m. Elizabeth DRYWOOD
Thomas BEDWELL: received Masters Degree in 1570 from Trinity College,
Cambridge. Was a mathematician and military engineer. Appointed keeper of
the ordinance stores at the Tower. Bought manor of Shering, Essex, from
Thomas, Earl of Sussex and later obtained manor of Overhall in Little Yeldham,
Essex. Possible children are Richard and Judith, who are mentioned in a letter
from nephew, William.
Children of John BEDWELL and Anne are:
William BEDWELL, b. 1563, Great Hallingbury, Essex; d. 1632, Tottenham
m. Mercy daughter of Alice CHIPPERFIELD. [William was a noted linguist,
as a member of the Westminster group that translated the King James version
Bible. He also was vicar of All Hallows church, Tottenham Highcross].
Margaret BEDWELL, b. 1577; m. October 1613 John COLE of Great Burstead,
Thomas BEDWELL, b. 1580 [ Is he the same Thomas BEDWELL who married Frances
POOLE in 1610 at St Giles?]
Mercy BEDWELL, m. August 1613 William GAYNE, a silkweaver from St Botulph,
Would St Giles records be at the Guildhall library, the Greater London Record
Office or at St Giles?
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