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Edmonds, Abraham

Male 1733 - 1803


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  • Born  Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened  28 Dec 1733  Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Y  [1
    Buried  13 Apr 1803  Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I02151  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  2 May 2015 

    Father  Edmonds, Christopher,   c. 27 Jan 1681, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 11 Feb 1764, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Clarke, Dorothy,   b. Abt 1700, Of Dauntsey, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1735-1742, Of Brinkworth, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  03 Mar 1730  Lydiard Tregoze, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F00890  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Crump, Jane,   b. Abt 1730, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 5 Mar 1769, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  07 Jul 1751  Chiseldon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edmonds, Elizabeth,   c. 30 Apr 1753, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 15 Nov 1753, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Edmonds, Edmond,   c. 13 Feb 1758, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 11 Feb 1764, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Edmonds, Elizabeth,   c. 29 Sept 1761, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  22 Sep 2017 
    Family ID  F00824  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Hopkins, Martha,   c. 10 Jul 1750, East Hendred, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 5 Sep 1830, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  12 Jan 1771  Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    >1. Edmonds, Thomas,   c. 28 Nov 1771, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1802
    >2. Edmonds, Christopher,   c. 19 Dec 1773, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 30 Aug 1853, Newington, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Edmonds, Joseph,   c. 15 Feb 1775, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 7 May 1786, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Edmonds, Mary,   c. 21 Nov 1777, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 6 Jul 1861, Wantage, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Edmonds, Abraham,   c. 13 Nov 1780, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 17 Sept 1833, St Saviour, Southwark, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Edmonds, Martha,   c. 19 Oct 1782, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Edmonds, William Henry,   c. 21 Sept 1786, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >8. Edmonds, Sarah,   c. 17 Mar 1789, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Edmonds, Richard Hopkins,   c. 1 Oct 1791, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1821, Southwark, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F00825  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Possibly married first to Jane Crump, 07.07.1751, Chiseldon, Wiltshire.

      Second marriage:
      Administration WIL Source MLB Date 12 Jan 1771 Groom Abraham EDMONDS aged -occupation yeo residing at Bishopstone, WIL status wid notes - Bride Martha HOPKINS aged 20 residing at Chilton Foliat, WIL status - notes parent's consent Bondsmen WELLS Robert, bellfounder, Aldbourne, Wilts - to be married at -


      FILE [no title] - ref. 1461/2381 - date: 25 Aug. 1769
      \_ [from Scope and Content] Assignment by Robert Martin labourer of East Garston (Berks) by the direction of John Giles carpenter of East Garston, and others, to Abraham Edmonds yeoman of Bishopstone of a mortgage: a cottage, garden etc. in Badbury; to attend the inheritance of Charles Horton yeoman of Chisledon.

      Will of Martin Spainswick of Bishopstone 1782
      I Martin Spanswick of Bishopstone in the County of Wilts yeoman being weak in Body ....I give such remainder of my personal Estate to Christopher Edmonds Son of Abraham Edmonds of Bishopstone aforesaid yeoman. And my will is that they the said John Green and Thomas Browning Shall Totally Indemnify him and themselves all such Costs and Charges that they may happen to Incurr by the Trust hereby in them reposed out of my personal Estate. Proved 29th June 1782 Estate about 60 (possibly born Bishopstone 1715 son of George Spainwicke)



      A Survey of the Manor of Bishopston in the Hundred of Ramsbury and County of Wilts held of the Bishop of Salisbury. by the Trustees of the Rt. Honable. Henry Richard Lord Hollard for the Lives of His Lordship, the Honble.: Mifs Fox His Sister and The Honble, Charles James Fox, under the reserved Rent of
      Seventy Pounds P Annum. 1778.

      Tenants Names Particular Remarks

      2 The Capital Mefs or Tenement and Farm called Bishopston Farm with the Barns Stables and other out Buildings thereto belonging which with the Garden Orchard and two backsides contain ... Upper and Lower Lanis with Lords Mead, Meadow Pasture and Down Land Arable Land
      [later entry]
      (By Custom, half to Con[tain] every yd when the [?] half is fed by the Town Cattle except each part as the [?] exn hitch for which he takes Sheep
      Leazes of the Tenaiots at 1d each & for every 3 Sheep [soars]an Acre

      Besides 2 Little Coppices containing together NB. The Lower Hilly Ground cont. 6a (being part of the above) with the Reeve Acre in Lords Mead not included in the Lease to Spicer (the same being in Mrs Willoughby's pofsefsion) but has since recited the same at Y. [?] Ara. as Tenant at Will which is so to be continued by Abra. Edmonds

      Moses Spicer, tenant to Lady Day 1779 at 300 G. PAmd. PLease Abraham Edmonds PLease from Lady day 1779 for 12 Years at 362 G. P Amd, Tenant discharging
      all Rates and Tith, not to plough any of the Meadow or Past.(Except 10a part of Chalks) ....Mr Edmonds has Cons'd Dowe 6a part of the Chalks [? rest of image unclear]

      Abra. Edmonds 18 All that half Yard Lands with the Appurtenances in Westbrook formerly John Spanswicks

      Abra.Edmonds Ab Edmonds Junr and Rd Stephen Edmonds

      19 7 9 Jan 1735 Stephen Edmonds Surrdr his own & Martin Spanswicks life and takes with his Sons Edwd & Abr. for their lives
      30 Jan 1755 Christr. & Abra. Edmonds Surrdr their own lives & take for the same & Jane wife of Abra.
      26 Apr 1810 2 lives added fine 70 G. granted to Abraham Junr for 2 lives after his father
      10 Apr 1803 Ab. Edmonds Senr & Ab. Edmonds Junr Surrdr their Int. John Pope who was admitted The same

      19 One Mefs and several parts and parcels of Land and one Close of Meadow called Botswickey cont. 4a parcel of two Yd Lands lying in Westbrook called the Westhold particularly mentd. at the Court held 14 Oct 1728 formerly in the posesession of Joan Edmonds Widow

      [entry in pencil]
      Commons for 2 horses 3 Cows &;38; 30 Sheep.12 2
      Abra. Edmonds Ab. Edmonds Junr and Martha Edmonds


      17 9 Jan 1735 Stephen Edmonds Surrdr his own & Martin Spanswicks lives and takes with his Sons Abra. & Edward for their lives
      30 Jan 1755 Christ. & Abra. Edmonds Surrdr their own lives & takes for the same & Jane Wife of Abra.
      26 Sep 1800 2 lives added fine 150. Granted to Ab. Edmonds Junr in reversion after his fall[?]
      28 Sep 1803 Mar. Edmonds Widow of Ab. Edmonds Junr admitted

      [entry in pencil]
      21 Oct 1830 Ab Edmonds admitted
      Prebend

      The same

      21 One Mefsuage one Yard Lands and Commons with the Appurtenances in Eastbrook heretofore in the tenure of Samuel Presey then of Charles Tarrant then of John Taylor and late of Mary Taylor
      . 3 4 2 6
      Christr. Edmonds Abra Edmonds and Eliz. Edmonds daur of Abra

      Joseph Edmonds 86 ad 35 7

      12 March 1713 Chas. Tarrant Surrdr 3 lives & Jno Taylor takes for 3 lives Cons. 23 G.
      13 Oct 1741 Mary Taylor Wid. of Jno Taylor Surrdr her Widowhood in these pieces with lands & takes for her life
      31 Oct 1744 Christ. & Abra. Edmonds take for their own & Martin Spanswicks lives after Mary Wife of Stephen late Mary Taylor Cons. 95 G.
      3 May 1769 Christ. & Abra. Edmonds Surrdr for the lives of themselves & Martin Spanswick & take for these 3 lives Cons. 22 G. 10s

      15 Apr 82 Abra. Edmonds puts in Joseph his son Cons. 10 G.


      First name(s): Abraham Last name: EDMONDS Date of burial: 13 Apr 1803 Age at death: Calculated year of birth: Not known Place of burial: Bishopstone [nr Swindon] Dedication: St Mary County: Wiltshire


      Will of Abraham Edmonds, Yeoman of Bishopstone , Wiltshire 31 January 1804 PROB 11/1403

  • Sources 
    1. [S00124] Bishopstone(Nth) Wiltshire Parish Registers.

    2. Citation Text: Administration WIL Source MLB Date 12 Jan 1771 Groom Abraham EDMONDS aged occupation yeo residing at Bishopstone, WIL status wid notes Bride Martha HOPKINS aged 20 residing at Chilton Foliat, WIL status notes parent's consent Bondsmen WELLS Robert, bellfounder,Aldbourne,Wilts to be married at .