FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
JOHN FYFIELD AND
John Fyfield was born in about 1540 of Wardington, Oxfordshire. He
married 1) Alice Colles 22 October 1565 in Boddington.
Marriage record for John Fyfield and Alice Colles in
"Nuptie celebrant int Johem Ffifilds et Alicia Colle xxij
die Octob: ano prd"
Alice died and was buried 17 January 1569 in Wardington.
Burial record for Alice Fyfield in Wardington:
"Alice Fyfelde ye wyff of John Fyfelde was buried the xvij
day of Januarie Ano Dom 1569"
John then married 2) Agnes Stacye 13 November 1572 in Wardington.
Agnes (Annes) died and was buried 4 May 1591 in Wardington.
John and Alice had the following children:
1. Jonne (Joan), christened 19 December 1567 in Wardington;
she died and was buried the same day in Wardington.
*2. Margaret, born about 1570 of Wardington; married Thomas
Gibbins 28 October 1593 in Wardington; buried 17 February 1633/4 in
John and Agnes had the following children:
3. William, christened 27 January 1573 in Wardington;
married Debora Woode 11 February 1605 in Wardington.
4. (Male), name torn in parish register, christened 29 November 1574
5. Walter, christened 25 December 1576 in Wardington.
6. Robert, born about 1577, mentioned in brother John's will
7. John, christened 19 January 1579 in Wardington; buried 17
November 1615 in Wardington; left a will naming brothers Robert and
Walter, sister Alice.
8. Thomas, christened 31 May 1581 in Wardington.
9. Francis, christened 20 January 1583 in Wardington.
10. Calkyt, christened 2 August 1585 in Wardington.
11. Esther, christened 19 March 1587 in Wardington; married
Walter Lea 17 November 1608 in Wardington.
12. Dowritie, christened 2 August 1590 in Wardington.
12. Alice, about 1591, mentioned in brother's will, 1615.
SOURCES: Wardington parish register; will of John Fifield of
FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
RICHARD AND ELIZABETH FIFIELD
Richard Fifield was born in about 1520, the son of John Vyvelde. He
was a husbandman of Willliamscot, in the parish of Wardington.
Richard married Elizabeth.
Will of Richard Fifield of Williamscot, 1597
Richard Fifield, husbandman of Williamscot,
In the name of God Amen, the xixth day of September in
the nine and thirtthe yeare of the raygne fo our Soveraigne
Lady Elizabet by the grace of God, Queene of Englande, Ffrance
and Irlande, defender of the ffayth, I Rychard Ffyfilde of
Willscott in the county of Oxford, husbandman beinge
sicke in body; but pfect in memory (thanks be given to God) do
ordayne this my last will and testament in manner & forme
followinge, viz, Ffirste, I bequeath my soule into the hands
of Almightie God my maker: hopinge to be saved through the
death & passon of our Lord & Savior Jesus Christ, and
my body to be buryed within the churchyeard of Wardenton. Item
I give to the church of Wardenton vid. I give to the poore
within the parysh of Wardenton xijd. Item, I do acknowleidge
by this my will that the one halfe of all the goods in &
upon the ground, both moveable & unmoveable is my
sonne Jhons, given and delivered into his possession
foure yeares since by myne own hands. The other half I give as
followeth, ffirst unto my sonne Robert I give ten
pounds to be payed his within fower yeares after my desease.
Item I give unto my daughter Anne xiijl viiijd to be
payde hir at hir day of marriage. I give to my daughter
Ales vil xiius iiiijd to be payed hir at hir day of
marriage. If she marry not my will is that she shall continue
with my sonne Jhon furinge the tearmes of the lease
& hir sayde legacy evil xiijs iiijd to remayne to the
benefyte of myne executor. Item I give unto my sonne
Walter half a quarter of barly to be delivered to him
within two years after my desease. Item my wyll is that yf
ether Robert my sonne or Anne my daughter chance to
depart this life before there tyme that their legacyes shalbe
due but then that there such legacyes of them or ether of them
shall remaine unto the reste of my children equally dividinge.
Ffurther my wyll is that Elizabeth my wife shalbe kept
& maynetayned from tyme to tyme during hir naturall lyfe
at the charges of myne executor. All the rest of my goods,
cattells & chattels unbequeathed, my debts & legacyes
payd & my ffunerall discharged, I give unto my sonne
Jhon whome I make my whole executor of this my last will
& testament. Myne overseers I do appoint Thomas Badger and
Thomas Gubbin to whome I give vld a peece.
Wytnesses: Thomas Badger, Thomas Gubbin
Richard and Elizabeth had the following
*1. John, born about 1540; married 1) Alice, 2) Agnes
Stacye 13 November 1572 in Wardington.
SOURCES: Wardington parish register; will of
Richard Fifield of Wardington, 1597.
FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
John Vifylde was born in about 1490 of Wardington. John acted as an
overseer for the will of John Gubbyn of Williamscot in 1547.
John died and left a will dated 1559.
Will of John Vifylde of Williamscot, 1559
John Vifylde of Williamscot, 1559
In the name of God Amen, the second daye of October
James anno reg, I John Vifylde sick of bodie
but of pfectt remembrance do make my last will as folowith: fyrst
I bequeath my soule unto God and my bodie to be bured in the
churchyard of Mary Mandelyne in the tow of Wardenton. I geve to
the high alter iijd and to the bells iiijd. Item to John Sabion a
shepe. Item to towe children of Richard Vyfillde
ij shepe. All the rest of my goodes unbequeathed I geve to Richard
my sonne whome I make my full executor to pforme my
will, to paye my debtes and to bringe me honestlie to the earthe.
And I make John Thorpecroft, Thomas Eden, William Garnar,
overseers, and they to have for ther labors iiij apece.
Wyttnes hereof Thomas Laye, Thomas Eden, Willm Garnar.
John had the following children:
1. Richard, born about 1520 of Wardington; married
Elizabeth; will dated 1597.
SOURCE: Will of John Vifylde of Williamscot, 1559.
Other early Fifield/Vyfyldes in Wardington:
- Thomas Vifylde left a will in 1559, naming wife Agnes, sons
John, Antonye, Roger, and Thomas, and daughter Elizabeth. This
may be John's brother.
SOURCE: Will of Thomas Vifylde of Williamscot, 1559.