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Subject: Re: Sarah Duchess of York and her Bagshaw ancestry
Date: Wed, 7 May 2008 03:02:15 -0700 (PDT)
On May 7, 2:14 am, wjhonson <> wrote:
> In my continuing series on the additional medieval ancestry of Sarah
> Duchess of York, we come to that
> Rachel Bagshaw who m William FitzHerbert in or about 1709.
> Leo has this Rachel herehttp://www.genealogics.org/pedigree.php?personID=I00252242&tree=LEO
> to which we can add
> A) She was baptised at Bakewell on 18 Aug 1685
> B) Her father Thomas Bagshaw of Bakewell and eventually of Ridge died
> on 13 Apr 1721 "aged 81" per his monument which survives at Bakewell
> C) His wife is there given as "Mary Allestree, daughter of Thomas esq
> of Alvaston"
> Here and there we find bits and pieces that *imply* that Thomas
> Bagshaw had an elder brother who had sons and was of Ridge, but that
> they all died s.p. or eventually s.p. so that Thomas outliving them
> all come into the paternal estates at Ridge.
> I can't quite put my finger immediately on that smoking gun that links
> Thomas Bagshaw of Bakewell and Ridge back to his parents and
> grandparents, but hope to soon. If so we could probably add several
> more generations to Sarah's ancestry.
> Will Johnson