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Folsam, Thomas

Male 1575 - Aft 1615


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  • Christened  6 Jan 1575  St Matthew Friday Street, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Aft 1614 
    Person ID  I08787  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  16 May 2015 

    Father  Folsam, Richard,   b. Abt 1540, Of Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 28 Apr 1575, St Matthew Friday Street, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Swanne, Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1546, Of Barwick, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1575, Of London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  23 Dec 1566  St Antholin Budge Row, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F02702  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Gainsford, Mary,   b. Abt 1580, Of Takely, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 3 Oct 1614, St Botolph Bishopsgate, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  01.1596/97  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Type: Licence 
    Last Modified  16 May 2015 
    Family ID  F03511  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Westabye, Mary,   b. Abt 1590, Of Maidstone, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Jan 1614  St Botolph Bishopsgate, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  13 Nov 2017 
    Family ID  F03512  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • ? May have married Mary Gainsford in 1596.
      A Thomas Fowlsham of St Andrew Undershaft, salter married Mary Gaynesford of Tackly, Essex daughter of Francis Gaynsford of the same place.

      Essex Record Office:
      Item Reference Code D/ABW 17/82 Dates of Creation 30 January 1608 Title [Will: Francis Gainsford of Takeley, gentleman] Scope and Content Francis Gainsford of Takeley, gentleman Date From 1608 Date To 1608
      Will of Marie Gaynsford or Gainsford, Widow of Takeley, Essex Date 10 May 1655 Catalogue reference PROB 11/249

      ?
      Also a marriage of a Thomas Fowlesham, salter and Ellice daughter of Richard Westabye of Maidston, Kent, at St Boltoph Bishopgate 1614

      Takeley church records at The Guildhall, London
      All documents are from M.S 12,727
      Doc: 127,08920 /4/20 27 Nov. 1634
      “Essex. A lease dated 27o November Anno decimo Re Caroli to Samuel Gaynfford gent of ye[the] Parsonage of Takely for xxi [21] years. …..all the said Manor place or other howses & edifices.”
      Gaynsfford pays £11 per annum in quarterly instalments at each of the four Feasts i.e. Christmas, The Annunciation of the B.V.M., the Feasts of John the Baptist & Michaelmas.
      Signed by Samuel Gaynsfford.
      Witnesses: John Juxon
      Abraham Haynes
      Richard Manyng.
      Doc: 127,089/5/20 31 May 1638 Takely 14:Car. To Ellen Gainsford, widow, for 21 years.
      As above.
      She makes her mark E G in a rather wobbly hand.
      Witness Robert Calthorp or Palthorp [ probably the first]
      Doc: 127,089/6/20
      Essex A lease to Ellen Gaynefford, widdowe, dated secundu die decemb xvij Rg Caroli [2 Dec 1641] for 21 years to the parsonage of Takely
      The Mark of Ellen Gaynefford E G
      Witnessess : Thomas Everard
      Robert Calthorp.

      SAMUEL GAYNFFORDE, gent. BW/257/53.
      Will dated 7 December 1636
      Leventhope Frank, knight, surrendered on 3 November, 12 Charles 1, to the
      Lord of the Manor of Waltham Hall, according to the custom of the manor,
      a customary or copyhold parcel of land called the slipe. by estimation 4 acres,
      to the use of Gaynfforde and his heirs on the payment of £104 on May 16
      next ensuing, at his manor house in Takeley.
      If it is not paid then he or his heirs pay to the said Leventhorpe Frank the
      said sum at the Manor House of the said Frank called Ries in Hatfield Broad Oak.
      If he dies before the said 16 May then eldest son, Thomas is to take benefit
      of the said parcel of meadow.
      Thomas Gaynfforde, 10s/
      John Gaynfforde, son, £100
      Dorothy Gaynfforde, daughter, £100 at marriage, or 21 years.
      Elizabeth Gaynfforde, daughter, the same.
      Cicilie Gaynfforde, daughter, the same.
      Cicilie Kempster, loving mother in law, 30s to buy her a ring.
      Elizabeth Clifton, sister, 30s for a ring.
      Thomas Gaynfforde, grandson, £5 at 21 years.
      To the poor of Takeley, 20s.
      Ellen, wife, goods, chattels, leases, money and debts.
      John Caffland, kinsman, citizen and tallow chandler of London, 20s.
      John Cliffe, friend and citizen and inn holder of London, 20s.
      Executrix; Ellen, his wife.
      Overseers; John Caffland, John Cliffe.
      Probate;