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Edmonds, Christopher

Male 1681 - 1764


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  • Christened  27 Jan 1681  Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Y  [1, 2
    Buried  11 Feb 1764  Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I02376  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  2 May 2015 

    Father  Edmonds, Edmond,   b. Abt 1655, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1685 
    Mother  Horton, Joane,   c. 10 Mar 1654/1655, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 25 Nov 1735, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Mar 1681  Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F00892  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Alice,   b. Abt 1700, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1728, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 Mar 1723  Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  12 Sep 2012 
    Family ID  F00889  Group Sheet

    Family 2  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 
    Children 
     1. Edmonds, Mary,   b. Abt 1730, Of Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Edmonds, Edmond,   c. 31 Mar 1732, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 16 Dec 1741, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Edmonds, Abraham,   c. 28 Dec 1733, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 13 Apr 1803, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Edmonds, Elizabeth,   c. 30 Apr 1735, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Edmonds, Thomas,   c. 9 Oct 1735, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 4 Jan 1736, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F00890  Group Sheet

    Family 3  Taylor, Mary,   b. Abt 1710, Of Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1747, Bishopstone(Nth), Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Feb 1742  Ashbury, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F00891  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Possibly married 3 times: (or different Christophers)
      Christopher Edmonds and Alicer Spanswick, widow married 26th December, 1723. Bondsman, George Spackman.
      WIL Source MLB Date 25 Dec 1723 Groom Christopher EDMONDS aged ? occupation ? residing at Bishopstone, WIL status ? notes ? Bride Alice SPANSWICK aged ? residing at Bishopstone, WIL status ? notes ? Bondsmen SPACKMAN George, Bishopstone ? to be married at Bishopstone

      Alice wife of Christopher Edmonds buried 1728.

      No death record for Dorothy 1735-1740?

      Note from Marriage bonds: Christopher Edmonds, yeoman, and Mary Taylor 15th Feb 1742, Ashbury, Berkshire. Both listed as widower and widow. Bondsman is John Spanwick, yeoman. Mary died 28.09.1747. Same date as a daughter Mary. This Christopher or a son?

      There is a burial for a Christopher on 25.05.1770. Seems too old eg 90 years? Is this a son?
      Christopher EDMONDS Date 25 May 1770 Aged ? Place Bishopstone [nr Swindon] Description St Mary Denomination Anglican County code WIL

      In The name of God Amen the second day of March Anno Dm 1721 I John Spainswick of Bishopstone in the County of Wilts yeoman being Weake in body but of sound and perfect mind and memory (thanks be given unto Allmighty God) and Calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing the uncertainty of this Life do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament and as Touching such worldy goods wherewith it hath pleased Almighty God to bless me with in this Life I Give and dispose of the same in manner and form herein after menconed (that is to say) Imprimis I Give and Bequeath unto my kinsman John Spainswick son of my brother George Spainswick one hundred pounds to be paid to him by my Executrix when he shall attain the Age of one and Twenty
      yeares Likewise I Give unto him my brass Panne Together with my bedd and bedding and all materials thereto belonging that usually stands in my hall Chamber to be delivered to him Immeadiately after my wive decease the use of which I Give unto to her during the term of her Life Item I Give unto my kinsman Martin Spainswick son of George Spainswick Tenn Pounds and to his Daughter Mary Spainswick I Give Tenn pounds . Item I Give unto my kinswomen Margarett Spainswick Daughter of my brother Jonathan Spainswick Tenn pounds . Likewise I Give unto her one Trunk marked with
      these letters MB the same to be paid and delivered to her when she shall attain the age of one and Twenty yeares and if it shall happen
      that my Executrix shall depart this life before such several and respective Legacies aforesaid shall forthwith be paid to my Trustees herein after named and by them to be Improved to the best advantage for such the Legatees untill they and either of them shall severally and respectively attain the age of one and twenty yeares before which term none of the said Legacies shall becom
      due and payable to them Item I Give unto my brother Jonathan Spainswicks wife half a Crown whose receipt of the same shall be
      sufficient discharge to my Executrix . Item I Give unto my brother George Spainswick half a Crown. Item I Give to the poor of Bishopstone aforesaid two quarters of wheat And I do hereby nominate and Impower Christopher Edmonds and my brother George Spainswick of Bishopstone aforesaid yeoman Trustees and overseers of this my last will that all things herein contained
      may be duly Executed and performed according to the true intent and meaning hereof all the rest and residue of my Temporal
      estate not herein before by my given my debts these Legacies and my funeral Expenses being paid and discharged I Give and bequeath the same unto my wife Allice Spainswick whom I do hereby nominate Constitute make and ordain sole executrix of this my last Will and Testament and I do hereby revoke and make void all former wills by me made whether by word of mouth or writing rattifieing and Confirming this and no other to be my last will and Testament . In witness whereof ..Wit: Nathaniel Wells , the marke of Martin Spainswick senior , the mark of Sarah Draper
      Inventory attached worth 221 signed by William Kent and George Spainswicke
      Probate 26th June 1722

      In 1726 the Inventory of Martin Spanswick of Bishopstone witnessed by
      Christopher Edmonds

      18th July 1714 George Spanswick married Elizabeth Edmonds of Bishopstone at
      Ashbury Berkshire.

  • Sources 
    1. [S00155] None.
      IGI J072051 1686 - 1812 0991363 Film NONE

    2. [S00124] Bishopstone(Nth) Wiltshire Parish Registers.