Richard Gascoigne was christened 20 September 1640 in Warmington, Warwickshire, the son of Richard Gascoigne, yeoman farmer of Warmington. Richard married Katherine. Richard worked as a labourer.

In the Hearth Tax Returns for 1670 for Warmington, three Gascoignes are mentioned. In the document they are listed as Gaskins: Widow Gaskin, Matthew Gaskin, and Richard Gaskin.

Richard is listed in the 1671 Hearth Tax Returns for Warmington.

Richard Gascoigne Hearth Tax 1671

Richard Gascoigne in the 1671 Hearth Tax Return for Warmington

Richard died and was buried 15 September 1703 in Warmington.

Richard Gascoigne burial

Burial record of Richard Gascoigne in Warmington: "Richard Gascoign (labourer) was buryed Septem. ye 15th)

Katherine died as a widow 17 Jan 1704 in Warmington.

Katherine Gascoigne burial

Burial record for Katherine Gascoigne in Warmington: "Katherine Gascoign widdow buryed Jan. ye 17th"

Richard and Katherine had the following children:

1. Mary, buried 26 May 1670 in Warmington.

*2. Anne, christened 6 October 1672; married John Nelder 11 January 1701 in Warmington.

Ann Gascoigne baptism

Baptism record for Ann Gascoigne in Warmington: "Ann Gascoyne daughter of Richard Gascoyne bapt. Octob: 6"

3. Mary, christened 13 June 1675 in Warmington.

4. Richard, christened 17 September 1676 in Warmington.

SOURCE: Warmington parish register,


Richard Gascoigne was born in about 1610 of Warmington. He was a yeoman farmer in Warmington.

Richard died and was buried 2 July 1678 in Warmington.

Richard Gascoigne burial

Burial record for Richard Gascoigne in Warmington: "Richard Gascognes senjor, buried, July 2d"

Richard is mentioned in a document for Warmington in 1657:

"Declaration of uses of rights of common of pasture for 30 sheep and 10 lambs in Warmington, conveyed by indentures dated 30th June 1657 by Richard Gascoigne of Warmington yeoman, to the parties listed therein having been recently bought by him from Joseph Draper of Warmington yeoman. The consideration of £35 was put up, to the use that the said pasture should be unstored with sheep, in order that it may be improved, by the following land holders and freeholders in Warmington in proportion to the amount of land they hold:- John Wootton clerk, rector of the parish church, Anthony Pettipher, gent., Richard Claridge, William Claridge, Ezechiel Huggins, Thomas Perkins, Richard Hemminges, Simon Davyes, Richard Judd the elder, James Hemminges, Richard Askill, Richard Rose, Simon Davyes, carpenter, John Hill, William Goodwyn, gent., Richard Coleman, Thomas Bennitt, Thomas Plant, John Perkins, Thomas Perkins, Joseph Draper, Richard Judd the younger, Richard Davyes, Thomas Collins, John Coleman, John Collins, Joane Collins, John Gascoigne, Henry Huggins, Robert Harris, and Richard Gascoigne. 31st October 1657."   (

Richard had the following children:

1. John, born about 1635 of Warmington; married Alice; buried 25 July 1670 in Warmington.

2. Elizabeth, christened 3 February 1637 in Warmington; buried 8 April 1641 in Warmington.

*3.  Richard, christened 20 September 1640.

Richard Gascoigne baptism 1640

Baptism record for Richard Gascoigne in Warmington: "Richard Gascoigne the sonne of Richard Gascoigne
of Warmington was baptized the two and twentieth daie of November"

4. Thomas, christened 11 December 1642 in Warmington.

5. William, christened 1 December 1644 in Warmington.

6. Matthew, christened 12 February 1647 in Warmington; married Elizabeth Tenant 3 January 1677 in Ladbroke, Warwickshire; listed on Hearth Tax Returns in 1671 in Warmington.

SOURCES: Warmington parish register,

Other Gascoignes found in early Warmington records were:

There is a will for John Gascon of Warmington proven 12 May 1592. In the will he mentions "my wyfe", "John my eldest sonne", "Abrahym my youngest", "Alis my daughter" and "Jone my daughter".

John Gascon will

Will of John Gascon of Warmington, 1592