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Pierson, William

Male - Aft 1566

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  • Born  Of London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Aft 1565 
    Person ID  I04822  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  8 Sep 2012 

    Family  Carkyke, Anne,   b. Abt 1528, Of Potheridge, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1580-1588, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F01502  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Possibility:
      In 1561 Anthony Marler and his wife Elizabeth granted their messuage with cellar(s), solar(s), warehouses, and void plots (vacuis fundis) in Bow churchyard to William Pireson or Pierson of London, gentleman, for 404, the grant to be void if the money was repaid by 25 March 1562 at Pierson's mansion-house in Bow Lane. ...1565 William Pierson of London, gentleman, also called William Pierson, citizen and court hand writer, and Anne his wife, granted and quitclaimed in their capital messuage with cellars, solars, cupboards (penaria), chambers, lights, etc., in Bow churchyard, ...
      From: 'St. Mary le Bow 104/12', Historical gazetteer of London before the Great Fire: Cheapside; parishes of All Hallows Honey Lane, St Martin Pomary, St Mary le Bow, St Mary Colechurch and St Pancras Soper Lane (1987), pp. 252-255. URL:

      "A Survey of London" by John Stow:
      The parish church of St Mary Bow---William Pierson scrivener and attornery in the Common Pleas"

      Possibly had a daughter Elizabeth who married Thomas Smith born 1524 Saffron Waldon, Essex.

      Too late a death? Son?
      Description Will of William Pierson, Gentleman of Inner Temple, Middlesex
      Date 26 September 1587 PROB 11/71

      It is likely that the memorandum of January 1497/8 was not copied into the Common Paper until 16 March 1557/8, when the rules regarding apprentices were further clarified. (fn. 23) The then Wardens, Thomas Went and William Pierson, with nine other members, met at Waxchandlers' Hall and resolved that every apprentice be brought to the Wardens...
      From: 'Introduction', Scriveners' company common paper 1357-1628: With a continuation to 1678 (1968), pp. VII-XXIV. URL: Date accessed: 18 March 2008.