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Wadham, Nicholas

Male Abt 1474 - 1541


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  • Born  Abt 1474  Of Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1541  Of Merrifield, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I04877  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  19 Jun 2015 

    Father  Wadham, John,   b. Abt 1450, Of Branscombe and Merrifield, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 20 Apr 1502, Ilminster, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Stukely, Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1450, Of Affeton, West Worlington, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15011505, Of Ilminster, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F02124  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Hill, Joanna,   b. Abt 1480, Of Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location, Of Merrifield, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1500  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Wadham, Nicholas,   d. Aft 1539
     2. Wadham, Mary
     3. Wadham, Elizabeth,   d. Aft 1539, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Wadham, Laurence,   b. Abt 1495, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 5 Sep 1521, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Wadham, John,   b. Abt 1500, Of Merrifield, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 3 Mar 1578, Ilminster, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Wadham, Andrew,   b. Abt 1505, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1548-1565
    >7. Wadham, Giles,   b. Abt 1516, Of Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1546
    Family ID  F01525  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Seymour, Margaret,   b. Abt 1479, Of Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1517, Carisbrooke, Isle Of Wight, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1507 
    Children 
     1. Wadham, Nicholas,   b. Abt 1508, Of Ilton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 7 Dec 1508, Carisbrooke, Isle Of Wight, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Wadham, Jane,   b. Abt 1515, Of Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1544
    Family ID  F01522  Group Sheet

    Family 3  Bayman, Isabell, Of Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1517 
    Family ID  F01523  Group Sheet

    Family 4  Lyte, Joan,   b. Abt 1490, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 5 Aug 1557, Of Merrifield, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1520 
    Family ID  F01524  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Will of Sir Nicholas Wadhin or Wadham of Merifield, Somerset 31 January 1543 PROB 11/29

      ....November 25th, 1539. Nicholas Wadham of Muryfelde co. Somerset, knight. My body to be buried in the parish church of Ilemyster if I die within the counties of Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire, Southampton, or Devonshire. .. If dame Johane my wife overlive me ....To my son Giles being .... To my son Andrewe ..... To my son Nicholas .... Also where I Nicholas Wadham, knight, do owe to my son-in-law Richard Chudleigh, esquier, .... To my son John Wadham my best gown. To my three other sons Giles, Andrewe, and Nicolas ... Proved January 31st, 1542.


      Name: Joan TREGARTHEN
      Birth: ABT 1498 in Of Thorne, Devonshire, England
      Death: SEP 1581 5
      Buried: 30 SEP 1583 St. Winifred's, Branscombe, Devon


      From Prince's "Worthies of Devon", p 748:

      "In the mother of Nicholas Wadham, the last of this name, who lies buried there (Branscombe Church, Devon); which may administer to us a probable ground to suppose, that he also was born in that parish. There is a noble monument erected to her memory with this inscription, which time hath rendered something imperfect:
      Here Lieth intomb'd the Body of a virtuous and antient Gentlewoman, descended of the antient House of the Plantagenets, sometime of Cornwall, namely Joan one of the Daughters and Heirs unto John Tregarthin in the County of Cornwall, Esq; She was first married unto John Kelleway, Esq; who had by her much issue; After his Death she was married to John Wadham of Meryfeild in the County of Somerset, Esq; and by him had - - - Children. She lived a virtuous and godly Life, and died in an honourable Age, Sept. - - - in the Year of Christ 1581."

      Her IPM is lengthy and full of property rights and dispositions. She was the widow of John Kelloway of Columpton. Her tomb shows Joan's two husbands Sir John Kelloway, backed by five boys and nine girls and John WADHAM and his issue Nicholas and three dau. She is descended from Richard Earl of Cornwall.


      Marriage 1 John KELLEWAY b: ABT 1494 in of Thorne, Devonshire, England
      Children:
      Agnes KELLAWAY
      George KELLEWAY
      Florence KELLEWAY
      Anne KELLEWAY
      Mary the Younger KELLEWAY
      Mary KELLAWAY b: ABT 1520 in Thorne, Devonshire, England

      Marriage 2 Sir John WADHAM of Merifield b: 1505 in Edge, Branscombe, Devon
      Married: ABT 1530
      Children:
      Florence WADHAM b: in Edge, Branscombe, Devon
      Margaret WADHAM b: in Edge, Branscombe, Devon
      Sir Nicholas WADHAM b: 1532 in Merifield, Somerset
      Joan WADHAM b: 1533 in Edge, Branscombe, Devon