FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
THOMAS AND MARY NICHOLLS


Thomas Nicholls was christened 21 December 1630 in Chelmarsh, Shropshire, the son of William Nicholls and Anne Longmore. He married Mary in about 1660. Thomas died and was buried 19 April 1712 in Chelmarsh. Mary died and was buried 1 July 1715 in Chelmarsh.


Thomas and Mary had the following children:


*1. Sarah, christened 2 January 1662 in Chelmarsh; married George Bennett 23 August 1684 in St. Leonard, Bridgenorth; buried 10 January 1699 in Chelmarsh.


Sarah Nichols baptism


Baptism record for Sarah Nichols in Chelmarsh: "Sarah ye daughter of Thomas Nichols & Sarah his wife
was baptized ye 2d day of January Anno Dom 1662".


2. Jane, christened 12 October 1664 in Chelmarsh.


3. Elizabeth, christened 20 August 1667 in Chelmarsh.


4. Mary, christened 25 March 1670 in Chelmarsh; buried 28 March 1670 in Chelmarsh.


5. William, christened 25 April 1671 in Chelmarsh.


6. Mary, christened 28 September 1673 in Chelmarsh.


7. Anne, christened 12 October 1674 in Chelmarsh.


SOURCES: Chelmarsh parish register.



FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
WILLIAM NICHOLLS AND
ANNE LONGMORE



William Nicholls was christened 12 April 1587 in Chelmarsh, the son of Thomas Nyckols and Elizabethe Overton. He married Anne Longmore 24 April 1624 in Chelmarsh.


Williams Nichols marriage

Marriage record for William Nicholls and Anne Longmore in the Chelmarsh parish register



William was listed in the parish register as a yeoman farmer, and was a churchwarden in 1624 and 1639. Anne died and was buried 20 September 1633 in Chelmarsh, likely from childbirth as a daughter Elizabeth was baptized the next day.


Anne Nichols burial

Burial record for Anne Nichols in the Chelmarsh parish register: "Anne the wife of William Nichols was buried
the xxth day of September - and Elizabeth theire daughter was baptized the xxith of September 1633".



William was buried 11 March 1666 in Chelmarsh.


William was mentioned in the will of Thomas Overton of Chelmarsh in 1640, along with his son Thomas, and his brother Thomas Nichols: "To Thomas Nichols clerk my kinsman and Thomas Nichols his sonne my godson 20s. each and to Johan Nichols his youngest daughter 5s. To Cousin William Nichols and his son Thomas my god son 20s. and to every other child of William Nichols 10s and to my cousin Katherin Crope 10s. To children of Thomas Nicholls and William Nichols my kinsmen one sheepe apeece."


William and Anne had the following children:


1. Katherine, christened 7 June 1625 in Chelmarsh; buried 13 June 1653 in Chelmarsh.


2. Anne, christened 19 November 1626 in Chelmarsh; married Richard Croft 10 April 1651 in Chelmarsh.


3. Johana, christened 7 September 1628 in Chelmarsh.


*4. Thomas, christened 21 December 1630 in Chelmarsh; married Mary.


Thomas Nichols


Baptism record for Thomas Nichols in Chelmarsh: "Thomas, the sonne of William and Anne
Nichols was baptized the xxith day of December anno 1630".


5. Elizabeth, christened 21 September 1633 in Chelmarsh.




SOURCES: Chelmarsh parish register.




FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
THOMAS NYCKOLS AND
ELIZABETHE OVERTON



Thomas Nyckols was born in about 1550, most likely the son of John Nyckols of Chelmarsh. He married Elizabethe Overton 9 October 1575 in Chelmarsh.

Thomas Nichols marriage

Marriage record for Thomas Nyckols and Elizabeth Overton in the Chelmarsh parish register


Elizabethe was born in about 1550 in Chelmarsh, the daughter of John and Joanna Overton. Thomas (shown as Thomas senior) died and was buried 20 March 1621 in Chelmarsh.

Thomas Nichols burial 1621

Burial record for Thomas Nichols senior in Chelmarsh


Elizabeth died as a widow, and was buried 26 April 1640 in Chelmarsh.

Elizabeth Nichols burial

Burial record for Elizabeth Nichols, widow, in Chelmarsh




Thomas and Elizabethe had the following children:

1. Katherine, christened 21 February 1581 in Chelmarsh; married William Croft 1 December 1604 in Chelmarsh.

2. Syslye (Cecily, female), christened 5 January 1584 in Chelmarsh.

*3. William, christened 12 April 1587 in Chelmarsh; married Anne Longmore 24 April 1624 in Chelmarsh.

William Nichols baptism

Baptism record for William Nichols in the Chelmarsh parish register: "Wm Nyckols ye sonne of Tho Nycols was
christened the xijth day of Aprill" 1587.


4. Thomas, christened 15 March 1589 in Chelmarsh, occupation: clerk; married Joanne Butcher 23 April 1618 in Chelmarsh; inducted as vicar of the parish of Chelmarsh in 1615; died 31 July 1654. The Churches of Shropshire records the inscription on his memorial stone: "Here lieth the bodi of Thomas Nichols Minnister of Gods word who decesed the 31 of July 1654 and Jon his wife who decesed the 8 day of November 1645."

5. Frances (female), christened 9 November 1593 in Chelmarsh.

6. Anne, christened 2 August 1596 in Chelmarsh.

7. Johanna, christened 12 April 1600 in Chelmarsh.

8. Joanna, christened 26 May 1601 in Chelmarsh.




SOURCES: Chelmarsh parish register.




FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
JOHN NYCKOLS



John Nyckols was born in about 1520. He is most likely the father of Thomas Nyckols. John had the following children:

1. Thomas, born in about 1550 of Chelmarsh; married Elizabethe Overton 9 October 1575 in Chelmarsh; buried 20 March 1621 in Chelmarsh.

2. John, christened 25 October 1559 in Chelmarsh; buried the same day.

John Nichols baptism

Baptism record for John Nychols in the Chelmarsh parish register: "John Nykols the sonne of John Nykols was christened & buried
the xxvth day of October".


SOURCES: Chelmarsh parish register




Other earlier Nychols in Chelmarsh:

Thomas Nechyls is found in the Lay Subsidy for Shropshire 1524-7 in the nearby parish of Quatt:

Thomas Nechyls g. xl.s-xii.d







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