FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
JAMES AND ELIZABETH THOMAS

James Thomas was christened 19 November 1677 in Claverley, the son of Thomas and Anne Thomas. He married Elizabeth. She was buried 14 February 1727 in Claverley, after giving birth to their daughter Elizabeth.


Elizabeth Thomas burial

Burial record for Elizabeth Thomas and baptism for her newborn baby Elizabeth in Claverley:
"Eliz: ye Wife James Thomas buried February ye 14th
Eliz: ye daughter of James & Eliz: Thomas bap: Feb ye 14th"


James and Elizabeth had the following children:
 

1. John, christened 12 February 1694 in Claverley.
 

2. James, christened 31 December 1695 in Claverley.
 

3. Samuel, christened 17 October 1697 in Claverley.
 

4. Sarah, christened 12 October 1699 in Claverley.
 

*5. Elizabeth, christened 26 January 1701/2 in Claverley; married James Meredith 2 November 1727 in Claverley.


Elizabeth Thomas baptism

 

6. Mary, christened 20 February 1703 in Claverley.
 

7. Anne, christened 8 May 1706 in Claverley.
 

8. Samuel, christened 5 February 1708 in Claverley.

 

9. Anne, christened 30 September 1711 in Claverley.

 

10. Margaret, christened 3 August 1714 in Claverley; buried 22 January 1715 in Claverley.

 

11. Elizabeth, christened 14 February 1727 in Claverley; buried 13 April 1730 in Claverley
 


SOURCES: IGI; Claverley parish register.

 
 

FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
THOMAS AND ANNE THOMAS


Thomas Thomas of Heathton was christened 11 June 1643 in Claverley, the son of William and Anne Thomas. He married Anne. She died and was buried 24 January 1699 in Claverley.


Anne Thomas burial

Burial for Anne Thomas in Claverley: "Anne the wife of Thomas Thomas was buryed Jan: the 24th and on
the 25th affidavit was made that she was buryed in woollen."



Thomas was buried 29 June 1725 in Claverley.


Thomas and Anne had the following children:
 

1. Thomas, christened 27 October 1668 in Claverley.
 

2. Anne, christened 20 Feb 1670 in Claverley; married Mr. Gillbert.
 

3. Sarah, christened 12 January 1673 in Claverley; married Mr. Bird.
 

4. Rebecca, christened 11 July 1675 in Claverley; buried 29 September 1675 in Claverley.
 

*5. James, christened 19 November 1677 in Claverley; married Elizabeth. 


              James Thomas baptism
 

6. Moses, christened 30 April 1680 in Claverley.
 

7. Moses, christened 20 November 1682 in Claverley.
 

8. Joseph, christened 1690 in Heathton, Claverley.
 
 

SOURCES: IGI, Claverley parish register, will of Thomas Thomas.
 
 


FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
WILLIAM AND ANNE THOMAS

William, the son of Thomas Thomas (or Tomason) was christened 11 September 1603 in Claverley. He married Anne. Anne died and was buried 1 November 1660 in Claverley, "of Sutton". William died and was buried 12 April 1694 in Claverley.


William and Anne Thomas had the following children:
 

1. Frances, buried 16 June 1625 in Claverly.
 

2. Thomas, christened 20 October 1630 in Claverley.
 

3. William, christened 23 February 1637 in Claverley; buried 3 August 1684 in Claverley.
 

4. Anne, christened 21 April 1639 in Claverley.
 

*5. Thomas, christened 11 June 1643 in Claverley.
 

6. John, christened 24 February 1645 in Claverley.
 
 

SOURCES: IGI, Claverley parish register.
 
 

FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
THOMAS THOMAS


Thomas Thomas (or Tomason) was born in about 1580 of Claverley. He was most likely the son of William Thomas, a carpenter of Claverley. Thomas was buried 7 March 1631 in Claverley.


Thomas had the following children:
 

*1. William, christened 11 September 1603 in Claverley, and married Anne; buried 12 April 1694 in Claverley.
 

2. Jane, christened 28 September 1606 in Claverley.
 

3. Richard, christened 15 August 1609 in Claverley.
 

4. John, christened 25 March 1610 in Claverley.
 

5. Robert, christened 20 March 1612 in Claverley.
 
 

SOURCES: IGI, Claverley parish register.
 
 

FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
WILLIAM THOMAS


William Thomas was born in about 1530 of Claverley. His occupation is listed as a carpenter in the Claverley parish records. William was buried 24 June 1602 in Claverley.


William Thomas burial


Wyllyam Thomasone carpender was buried the xxiiith daye of June Anno Dom 1602



William had the following children: 


 

1. An, mentioned in grandfather's will of 1558.


2. Ane, christened 20 April 1568 in Claverley.


3. Jane, christened 20 April 1571 in Claverley.
 

4. Robert, christened 12 January 1573 in Claverley.
 

5. William, christened 30 May 1576 in Claverley; buried 20 May 1587 in Claverley.
 

*6. Thomas, born in about 1580, of Claverley; buried 7 March 1631 in Claverley.


7. E
lizabeth, christened 18 May 1595 in Claverley.

 
 

SOURCES: IGI, Claverley parish register.
 
 



FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
THOMAS AND ANNYS THOMAS


Thomas Thomas was born in about 1500 of Claverley. He married Annys or Agnes. Thoms and his family are found in A List of Families in the Archdeaconry of Stafford 1532-3 in Bobbington. The entry shows Thomas, his wife Agnes and son William. There is also an adjacent entry for the family of Richard Thomas, including his wife Sibyl, and their children, and the name of Sibyl's deceased spouse Richard Clemson. This may be Thomas' parents or an older brother.


Thomas Thomas, Agnes, uxor eius, William
Richard Thomas, Sibyl, uxor eius, William, Humphrey, John, Agnes, Alice, Robert, Thomas, *Richard Clemson sp'us.


Thomas left a will proven 19 October 1558 in Claverley. In the will he mentioned wife Annys, eldest son William, youngest son Frances, children An, Rychard, Humfrey, John and Margery.



Thomas Thomas will 1558

Will of Thomas Thomas of Claverley, 1558



In the name of God Amen, in the yere of Aur Lord God Agust being the xvi daye of August, I Thomas Thomas of Heathton in the paryshe of Claverley and wyth in the dyoces of Lechfyld, off good and pfet memory, thanks be unto God, make my last wyll and testament in thys forme and maner as folothe, first and pryncypaly I bequeath  to the blessyd lade Saint Mare the Vgyn and unto all the blessyd and holy company that is in hevyn to pray ffor me and for all the belevers that dye in the trew feyth off Cryst, and my body to be buryd in the churche yard off All Sayntes in Claverley wen hyt shall plese God. Item, I bequeath to the hye alter in Claverley church xiid. Item, I bequeath to the hye crosse lying in the same church xijd. Item, I geve and bequeath to Franses Thomas my youngest son and to hys heires forever won medo near Avoncroft callyd Bradeneys medo and the croft of the same lying and beying in Drakenell to have and to hold to the sayd Franses and his erys emedyatly after the sayd bj yere be fully appyryd and ended the with bj yere. Hyt ys my wyll that Wyllm Thomas my eldyst son shall have the sayd medo callyd Brdenesys medo with so mothe more as he yet takyth off hys formye lese yf any be to end. Item, I bequeath to An Garbot my daughter a shepe. Item, I bequeath to Joyse Alye a shepe. Item, I bequeath to Wyllm Lye ij shepe. Item, I beqeth to Thomas Tomynse won shepe. Item, I bequeath to Thomas Jonys won shepe. Item, I bequeath to Thomas Rudge won shepe. Item I bequeath to Thomas Hygys won shepe. Item, I bequeath to Thomas Grene my godson won shepe. Item, I bequeath to Roger Hatton won shepe. Item, I bequeath to my godson the son of John Andros won shepe. I bequeath to John Pyle won shepe. Item, I bequeath to Marget Granend won shepe. Item, I bequeath to An Thomas the daughter of my son Wyllm ij shepe. Item, I bequethe to An Northall won shepe. Item, I bequeath to Marget Garbot my goddaughter won shepe. Item, I bequeath to Alys Garbot my servand won ewe shepe. Item, I geve and bequeath xij stryke of rye to be delyverd to the pore peple in Claverley parysh poryst by the dyscrecyon of my executrix and the overseer of my wyll endy howse halfe a stryke and to be delyverd within won month after my desese,  ___  and hyt is my wyll that my wyffe shall not take in to dwell with hyr no son in law now beying or in tynnys to end may be forgurttyng of my children levyng but if she plese to bargen with any of hur owne house to be at hur pleasure: all the resedue of my goods and catells un bequethyd y beying ___ whome my detts payd and my legacys delyveryd with all ordinary fese discharged I geve and bequeath the won halfe of them to Annys my wyfe whom I make my sole executrix and the other halfe to my chyldren  unmaryed Ryc, Humfrey, John, Frances and Margere my chevys exceptyd for my ers and my sayd goods to be indifferently devydyd by the syrth of the overseer of my last wyll and testmet with other indifferent men takyn to hym as he shall thynke mete and the sayd goods to be delyveryd to the children when they be maryd or off lawfull age to discharge ther mother therof but hyt ys my wyll that my chyldren shall be kepyt on my whole goods ondevydyd hent they or any of them wyll that my chyldren shall be kepyt on my whole goods ondevyded hent they or any of them have dyschargyd ther mother or to be maryd and yf any of them demand ther part before they be maryd y wyll that they shall be of lawfull age to be maryd. And then to put hur in a sureanse the she may be in a sureanse no lognur to be charge wyth ther kepyng and of the sayd goodes and yf hyt plese God to call away any of my chyldren before the tyme that they shall be delyvryd to them that then hyt ys my wyll that hys or ther pte shall remayne amongst the others wyll any of them being  indifferently devydyd.


Item, I owe to Mastur Edward Luson iijh. Item, I owe to Roger Clemson iijh. Item, I owe to Rog Hynys  xd.

Item I owe to Frances Pyrry xxd if therof he  ys payd a stryke of rye of iijd & a halfe hyd of ijd

Item I owe to Wyllm Burway xxd & ther of he ys payd a stryke of rye of iijd

Item, Ryc. Wayne Wryrths of Hampton owyth me xxd && therof ys payd xd

Thes be wytness to thys my last wyll & testament Rober Hyyns, Wyllm Thomas. Hymffrey Hall with others


Thomas also left an inventory:


Thomas Thomas inventory

Inventory of Thomas Thomas, 1558


Inventory of Thomas Thomas


Thes be the goods of Thomas Thomas desesyd

Imprimis, my oxson pse  iiijl xiijd iiijs

 Item, ij kyne & won heyfur pse  iijl

Item, won yerelyng calfe pse  iiijd

Item, iij shore shepe pse   xl

Item, ij capulse pse  xyd

Item, iij swine pse  iijd

Item, ij gese pse  ijd

Item, iij hense pse  xxs

Item, won wayne & a pere of whelys iryn bounden wyth all other things belonging to the teme as well iryn stose as wodstufe pse xxd iiijs

Item, won pott & won pan pse   xiijs iiijd

Item iij _____ pse ijs iijd

Item won basen & won shafyng dyshes  ijd iijs

Item, ij pece of pewter pse  xd

Item, a tandysty bed pse  ijd iiijd

Item, won wych & won trowsth pse ijd

Item, won wetyng fatt & iiij ale comys pse ijd iijs

Item, won talle burd & ij paylys & a chere  xd

Item, won broche & a pere of coberts and a fyre ___ & a pere of pothobys  xd

Item, ij coverlet & a canvas pse  xiijd iiijd

Item won fedurbed & won flatbed xiijd iiijs

Item, iij bolsture pse iiijs

Item a pere of sheets & won table cloths pse xiijd iiijs

Item, ij towels pse ijs

Item, the corne in the barne pse xl

Thes be the presers off the sayd goods

Thomas Rudge, Roger Hygys

John Alye, Geoffrey Gatt, with others

 


Annys died and was buried 21 October 1576 in Claverley: "Agnes Tomas wyddoe was buried the xxi daye of October 1576". 


Annys Thomas burial



Thomas and Annys had the following children:


1. William, born in about 1530 of Claverley; mentioned in father's will of 1558; buried 24 June 1602 in Claverley


2. An, married Mr. Garbot; mentioned in father's will of 1558.


3. Rychard, mentioned in father's will of 1558; buried 20 May 1605 in Claverley.


4. Humfrey, mentioned in father's will of 1558.


5. John, mentioned in father's will of 1558.


6. Margere,
mentioned in father's will of 1558.


7. Francis, mentioned in father's will of 1558.




SOURCE: Lichfield and Coventry wills index on www.findmypast.co.uk; will of Thomas Thomas, 1558 on www.findmypast.co.uk; Claverley parish register; A List of Families in the Archdeaconry of Stafford 1532-3..







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