FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
JOHN FERRINGTON AND
ALICE EYKIN



John Ferrington was christened 14 December 1628 in High Ercall, Shropshire, the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Ferington. John married Alice Eykin 29 September 1655 in High Ercall.

John Ferrington marriage

Marriage record for John Ferrington and Alice Eyken in High Ercall


"This intention of matrimony betweene John Fferrington of Rowton in ye parish of High Ercall ye sonne of Tho. Fferington of R. aforesaid on the one parte and Ales Eykin of Peinton in ye said p'ish ye daughter of Martha Worrall aforesaid on ye other parte was published". Alice Eykin was christened 31 March 1633 in High Ercall, the daughter of John and Martha Eykin.

John Ferrington, senior, "de Paynton" died and was buried 28 November 1700 in High Ercall, leaving a will:


John Ferrington

Will of John Ferrington, 1700

In the name of God Amen the fourth day of November in the yeare of our Lord God 1700, I John Fferrington of Peinton in the parrish of High Ercoll and County of Sallop, yeoman beinge but weake of bodie but of a sounde and perfect memorie blessed bee God doe make this my last will and testament in maner and fforme as ffolloweth, ffirst I bequeath my soule unto Almighty God in hopes to bee taken by the merits of Jesus Christ, my blessed Saviour, and my bodie to bee buried in the parish churchyard of Ercoll Magna, and as for that estate which the Lord hath lent mee, I give and bequeath as ffolloweth, ffirst I give unto my sonns John, William Fferrington and Samuell each of them one shillinge, and to my daughter Anne Tither and my daughter Ellizabeth Clarke each of them one shillinge. Item, I give unto my godson John Tither and my godsonne Thomas Fferrington and my god daughter Sarah Fferrington, and my god daughter Elizabeth Clarke and to my god sonne Jonathan Chidley each of them one shillinge. Item I give and bequeath all the rest of my goodes, cattell, and chattels of what kinde, nature or quallitie whatsoever with implements of husbandry and houshould goodes to my deare and lovinge wife giving and dischargeinge my debts and ffunerall charge and lastlie I doe nominate and appointe my deare and loving wife to bee my sole executrixe to see this my last will and testament performed, revokeinge all former wills. In witness whereof I the said John Fferrington have hereunto put my hand and seale the day and yeare ffirst above written.

Alice Ferrington is mentioned in an associated note as the sole executrix.


John also left an inventory:

John Ferrington inventory

Inventory for John Ferrington, 1700

A true and pfecte inventory of all and singular the goodes & cattell of John Fferrington late of Peinton in the County of Sallop, yeo. Taken and prased the ninth day of November in the yeare of our Lord God 1700 by us that have hereunto subscribed our names, viz.


Imprimis, one cow at 2  10  0

Two heifers at  4  0  0

Two calves at 1  6  8

One mare & coult at 4  0  0

Corne & hay growing upon the ground  3  0  0

One cart wheele & implements of husbandry  0  13  4

One bed, one table with brass & pewter  0  12  0

One bed, one press, 3 coffers, two barrels, one stand  1  10  0

One barrel, one stand at  0  5  0

Houshould provision at  0  10  0

His wearenge appell at   0  10  0

18  17  0


Praisers  Robert Wood

William Fferington



Alice died and was buried 20 February 1703: "Alice Ferrington widow of Paynton was buried on the twentieth day of February" in High Ercall.

Alice Ferrington burial

Burial record for Alice Ferrington in High Ercall


She left a brief inventory, proven 26 April 1704:

An inventory of the goods and chattells of Alice Fferington lab of the Parish of High Ercall

One cow and calfe at      02:00:00
Household goods            00:12:00
                             Toto    02:12:00

The will was proven and a note in Latin mentions "Willielmo Fferington filio", the son of Alice.

Alice Ferrington inventory

Alice Ferrington inventory, 1704


John and Alice had the following children:

1. John, christened 19 November 1656 in High Ercall, "of Pinton"; mentioned in father's will of 1700.

2. Elizabeth, christened 7 February 1658 in High Ercall, "of Peinton".

*3. Anne, christened 2 November 1659 in High Ercall, "of Peinton"; married Abraham Tyther 23 October 1682 in High Ercall. Anne was shown as being "of Payneton"; mentioned in father's will of 1700. 

Anne Ferrington

 Baptism record for Anne Ferrington in High Ercall: "Anne the daughter of Ferrington of Peinton & of Ales his wife was borne Noveber 2d"


4. Thomas, christened 20 January 1661/2 in High Ercall.

5. Richard, christened 31 May 1664 in High Ercall, "de Painton".

6. Samuel, christened 5 October 1666 in High Ercall; "of Paynton"; mentioned in father's will of 1700.

7.  William, christened 3 September 1668 in High Ercall; "of Paynton"; mentioned in father's will of 1700.

8. Elizabeth, christened 1 June 1671 in High Ercall, "of Paynton"; married Mr. Clarke; mentioned in father's will of 1700.


SOURCE: www.familysearch.org; High Ercall parish register on www.findmypast.com; inventory of Alice Fferington of High Ercall at Lichfield Record Office; will of John Ferrington of Peinton, 1700, on www.findmypast.co.uk.



FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
THOMAS  FERINGTON
AND
ELIZABETH WOOD


Thomas Ferington was christened 24 June 1594 in Waters Upton, Shropshire, the son of John and Alice Ferrington. He married Elizabeth Wood 12 October 1626 in High Ercall.

Thomas Ferrington marriage

Marriage record for Thomas Ferrington and Elizabeth Wood in High Ercall


Thomas "of Rowton" died and was buried 18 July 1658 in High Ercall. 

Thomas Ferrington burial

Burial record for Thomas Ferrington in High Ercall


Thomas and Elizabeth had the following children:


*1. John, christened 14 December 1628 in High Ercall; married Alice Eykin 29 September 1655 in High Ercall.    

John Ferrington baptism

 Burial record for John Ferrington in High Ercall: "John Fferrington sonne of Thomas Fferrington of Rowton and
 Elizabeth his wife was baptized the xiiijth day of December 1628"


2. Thomas, christened 8 March 1635 in High Ercall.


3. William, christened 14 January 1637/8 in High Ercall.


4. Marie, christened 16 May 1641 in High Ercall.


5. Elizabeth, buried 20 March 1659 in High Ercall: "Elizabeth Fferrington of Rowton the daughter of Elizabeth Fferrington widdow buried ye 20th of March".


SOURCE: High Ercall parish register on www.findmypast.com.


FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
JOHN AND ALICE FERRINGTON


John Ferrington was christened 1 June 1564 in Shawbury, a parish about four miles from High Ercall. His parents were George and Rose Ferrington. John was listed in the parish registers as a husbandman of Rowton. He married Alice. John was buried 20 July 1601 in High Ercall.

John Ferrington burial

Burial record for John Ferrington in High Ercall


John and Alice had the following children:


*1. Thomas, christened 24 June 1594 in Waters Upton, "of Rowton"; married Elizabeth Wood 12 October 1626 in High Ercall; buried 18 July 1658 in High Ercall.

Thomas Ferrington baptism

 Baptism record for Thomas Ferrington in Waters Upton: "Thomas Fferington sonne of John Ferrington of Rowton was christened
 the xxiijth daye of June"


2. Roger, christened 13 February 1598 in Waters Upton; married Ann; buried 16 March 1665 in High Ercall.


FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
GEORGE AND ROSE FERRINGTON


George Ferrington was born in about 1540 of Shawbury, Shropshire. He married Rose.


George died in about 1592, leaving a will proven 11 April 1592


George Ferrington will

Will of George Ferrington, 1592


In the name of God Amen, I George Fferringtone of Besforde within the p’ishe of Shawburie & dioces of Coventry & Lich, sicke in bodie but of good pfecte memorye thanks be unto Almightie God. I doe ordaine & make this my laste will & testament in manner & forme following, ffirst I bequeath my soule unto Almightie God & my bodie to be buried in Shawburye church yarde. Item, I give unto Rouse Fferingtone my wife & my sonnes John Fferington & William Fferringe all my goods quicke & deade of what kynde soever they be I doe ordaine, constitute, nominate, appoynte & make my wife & my sonne John Fferingtone executors to see this my last will & testament truly to be pformede. These bearing witness Elizabeth Backus & Margaret Meare with other.

George also left an inventory, mentioning kyne, sheep, swine, geese, plows, coffers, tinware, brass and pewter, tables and formes.

George Ferrington inventory

George Ferrington inventory


Rose died and was buried 3 December 1594 in Shawbury.


*1. John, christened 1 June 1564 in Shawbury.

John Ferrington baptism

 Baptism record for John Ferrington in the Shawbury parish register: "The firste daye of June John Feryngton the
 sonne of George Feryngton of Befford was cristened. Syr John Dychar, Rychard Brone, godfathers, Cristiane Henard, godmother"


2. George, christened 15 January 1570 in Shawbury.


SOURCES: Shawbury parish register on findmypast.co.uk.

Other early Ferringtons in High Ercall and Shawbury include:

Thomas Ferrington burial 1606

Burial record for Thomas Ferrington in High Ercall, 1606


SOURCES: High Ercall parish register; Waters Upton parish register on www.findmypast.com; inventory of Thomas Ferrington, 1606/7.


 


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