FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
ROBERT GARRETT AND
No christening record has been found for Elizabeth Garrett in
Trysull or Kinver, but her brother-in-law, Richard Sturmey married Jane Garrett 29 October
1594 in Kinver. Thomas Sturmey married Elizabeth Garrett 21
February 1603 in Trysull after his first wife died. Garrett is
not a common name in Trysull, and it is likely that Thomas
married his sister-in-law's sister Elizabeth. Elizabeth is
likely the daughter of Robert Garrett and Anne Comber, who are
the only family having children in the parish at that time.
Robert Garrett was born in about 1540 of Kinver, Staffordshire. He married Anne Comber 31 January 1561 in Kinver. Anne was the daughter of William Comber and Joan Hacket of Kinver.
Anne died and was buried 18 May 1592 in Kinver. Robert died and
was buried 10 February 1593 in Kinver. He left a will proven 26
June 1594 and is listed in the will index naming his son William
as his executor.
Robert and Anne had the following children:
1. Alis, buried 11 December 1562 in Kinver.
2. Joane, christened 16 September 1563 in Kinver.
3. Rychard, christened 26 February 1564 in Kinver.
4. William, christened 12 December 1567 in Kinver; died
1621 in Kinver, leaving an inventory naming him as "of Stourton".
*5. Elizabeth, born in about 1570 in Kinver; married
Thomas Sturmey 21 February 1603 in Trysull.
6. Robert, christened 29 September 1572 in Kinver.
7. Jhoane (Jane), christened 10 September 1574 in
Other earlier Garretts in Kinver parish were:
Johne, the wife of Thomas Garrett was buried 29 September 1566 in
Kinver. Possibly these were Robert's parents.
SOURCES: Kinver parish register; Trysull parish register; Lichfield will index.
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