FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF RICHARD HIRONS AND JUDITH GLAZE
Richard Hirons was christened 19 December 1624 in Wardington,
Oxfordshire, the son of John Hirons and Marie Taylor.
Baptism record for Richard Hirons in Wardington: "Richard Hirnes the sonne of John Hyrnes was baptised the
19th of December"
He married Judith Glaze 25 March 1658 in Banbury. Judith was the
daughter of William Glaze of Little Bourton in the parish of
Marriage record for Richard Hirons and Judith Glaze in Banbury: "25: Richard Hyerns of Wardington in the parish of Cropredy
in the County of Oxon and Judeth Glaze daughter of Willm Glaze of Little Borton in
the same parish were marryed in Banbury"
Judith died and was buried 20 May 1663 in Wardington.
Burial record for Judith Hirons in Wardington: "Judith the wife of Richard Hyornes buried ye 20th day of
Richard married next Sarah in about 1664.
Richard died and was buried 21 May 1705 in Wardington.
Burial record for Richard Hirons in Wardington: "Richard Hyerons of Wardington yeoman was buryed on the
twenty first day of May"
Richard left a will written in 1705:
Will of Richard Hirons of Wardington, 1705
In the name of God Amen the fifteenth day of
March Ano Domini one thousand seven hundred and five And in
the fourth year of ye reign of our sovereign Lady Ann by the
grace of God Queen of England Scotland Ffrance and Ireland
defender of the faith I Richard Hirons, senior of
Wardenton in the county of Oxon yeoman being at present
though weak of body yet of perfect memory and of a composed
mind and being sensible of ye decaies of nature being desiras
to settle things in order do make and ordain this my last will
and testament in manner and form following ffirst I commit my
soul to God my creator hoping for eternall life through Jesus
Christ. And my body to the earth willing it be buried decently
in Christian burial. And for such worldly goods as it hath
pleased Almighty God to give me I dispose of them as
ffolloweth First I give and bequeath unto my son Richard Hirons
all and every part of that my yardland lying and being in ye
field of Wardenton Williamscott and Coats consisting of
earable land meadow ground and pasture to all ye appurtenances
thereunto belonging and appertaining to him and his heirs for
ever. Also it is my will that my loveing wife Sarah Hirons
continuing with my son Richard Hirons shall have a due
and sufficient maintenance of him during her naturall life and
also the use of my household goods for her own proper use
during her naturall life as aforesaid and also that she shall
have the power to dispose of and give away to whome she
pleaseth all her wearing apparel at her death. And if she
shall think good to remove and reside else where I do give and
bequeath unto her the sum of three pounds by the year to be
paid to her by the said Richard Hirons at four equall
quarterly paiments yearly during her naturall life as
aforesaid. And if she remove from him she shall have
sufficient bed and bedding both llinnen and woolen to make her
a bed and the fether bed which is my daughter Sarahs
after her deceace and my said daughter Sarah is like
wise to have a trunk and a table and cupboard which stand in
the kitchen. Also I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Hirons
the sum of fourty pounds twenty of which to be paid one year
after my decese and the other twenty two years after the
paiment of the first twenty that is to say three years after
my decease: and also it is my will that when ever Richard
Hirons the son of Thomas Hirons goeth away from my
son Richard then my son Richard aforesaid shall give
unto him the sum of five pounds. And I do also give and
bequeath unto every one of my son Thomas his children that are
already born or shall be born and liveling at my decease the
sum of half a crown to be paid unto each of them by my
executor herein after named and also a like sum of half a
crown to every one of my son Thomas Clarks children
that are or shall be alive at my decease and it is my will
that all my weareing apparel (except one coat which my son
Richard sometimes useth to ware) shall be divided
betwixt my son Thomas Hirons and Thomas Clark.
Also I give to my son John Batchelor and my
daughter Mary his wife and to all their children one
shilling a piece to each of them to be paid by my executor as
Also all the rest of my goods cattell and chattels with
all and every thing given and unbequeathed my debts and
legacies being paid and ffunerall expences discharged I give
and bequeath unto my son Richard Hirons aforesaid whom
I make and ordain whole and sole executor of this my last will
and testament. In witness hereof I have to this my last will
and testament set my hand and seal the day and year first
Richard Hirons his mark Approved signed and sealed in ye presence of us John
Hiornes Thomas Bonham William Baker his mark
Richard and Judith had the following children:
1. John, christened 3 October 1660 in Wardington; buried 25
September 1665 in Wardington.
2. Richard, christened 15 November 1661 in Wardington;
buried 11 February 1729 in Wardington.
*3. Mary, christened 1 April 1663 in Wardington; married
Baptism record for Mary Hirons in Wardington: "Mary the daughter
of Richard Hijornes & Judith his wife was baptised the first
& twentieth day of Aprill."
Richard and Sarah had the following children:
4. Thomas, christened 8 October 1664 in Wardington.
5. Clement (male), born in about 1666 of Wardington.
6. Sarah, christened 3 August 1667 in Wardington.
7. John, christened 17 October 1671 in Wardington.
8. William, christened 7 February 1673 in Wardington.
SOURCES: Wardington parish register; www.ancestry.com; will of
Richard Hirons of Wardington, 1705 on www.findmypast.com.
FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF JOHN HIRONS AND MARIE TAYLOR
John Hirons was christened 20 February 1591 in Wardington, the son
of Clement Hirons and Anne Collys. John married Anne Healye 2
November 1618 in Wardington. Ann died in about 1623.
Baptism record for John Hirons in Wardington: "John Hyrons ye sonne of Clement Hyrons was baptised the xx
(Extracted as John the son of Thomas Hyrons)
John married next Marie Taylor 4 November 1623 in Wardington.
Marriage record for John Hirons and Marie Taylor in Wardington: "John Hiornes and Marie Taylor were maried the fourth of
Marie was christened 11 May 1600 in Wardington, the daughter of
Robart Taylor alias Parishe.
Marie died and was buried 11 March 1645 in Wardington.
Burial record for Marie Hirons in Wardington: "Mary Hiornes was buried the 11 of March"
John married again to Anne. John died and was buried 31 March 1657
Burial record for John Hirons in Wardington: "John Highorns was buried the 31 day of March in the yeare
John left a will written in 1656 and proven in
Will of John Hirons of Wardington, proven 1657
In the name of God Amen, the ffowrteenth day of March in the
yeare of our Lord one thousand six hundred ffiftie six I John
Hiornes of Wardington in the countie of Oxon yeoman,
beinge of perfect mind and sound memorie, thankes be to
Allmightie God make this my last will and testament in manner
followinge: ffirst I commend my soule that God gave me unto
him, hoopinge to be saved by ye death and meritts of Christ my
Saviour , my bodie I commit to ye earth, willing it be buried
in Christian burial. And for my worldlie goods I dispose them
as followeth. Ffirst I give unto Alice Tounford my
daughter and unto Clement Hierns my sonne all
that one yardland with the apptenances in Wordington aforesaid
which I hold by virtue of a lease by Robert Kinge and Edward
Kinge to me made for all ye terme and estate I have therein
provided allso aid nececacerie for my will is. And I doe soe
appoint yt if Richard Hiornes my sone shall pay unto my
said daughter Alice ye sume of threescore pounds within
one yeare next after my decease and ye summe of twentie pounds
unto ye childeren of Clement Hiornes aforesdaid my
said sonne to be paid the said Clement for the benefit of his
said children within one yeare next after my decease. Then
this devise of mine to be bord And then I give the said yard
land and all my estate therein unto ye said Rychard
Hiornes my sonne his executors and assignes. And I doe
will and appoint that my said sonne Richard shall
hold and enjoy the said yard land until he shall faile to pay
the said sums of threescore poundes and twentie poundes. Alsoe
I give unto my said daughter Alice one oaken chest and one
oaken joined bedstead. Also I give unto Anne my wife
the kitchin and the chamber and cockloft over the same in the
messuage wherein I live; All the houses and buildings towards
Thomas Shorts belowe ye way and the mortie of the close to the
said misusage belonging towards the said Thomas Shorts. And
all yt quarter of one yard lands to the said messuage
belonging, with there and everie of their apptenances to hold
the same for soe manie yeares of the terme I have therein as
she shall live. And after her decease I give the same unto my
said sonne Rychard Hiorne for all the terme I
have therein. Alsoe I give the other parte of the said
messuage, close and housing with their appertenences unto my
said sonne Richard Hiornes for all the terme I
have therein. And my will is that Anne my wife shall
pay the whole rent for the said messuage quarter land and
premise, And for my sonne Richard thereof for long as
she shall live. Alsoe I give unto my said wife one cow six
shepe, one hogge, and all the crop of the said quarter of one
yardland, and two mares and the use of the third part of all
my lynnins wollens, brass and pewter, and the use of all my
goods which are in ye said rooms, except the garner and soay
and passage unto and from ye same, And the use of all coffers
which were her owne, and of one lynnen and wollen wheele, and
of one third part of all other my household goods, To hold the
use there, if during her widowhood and noe longer. And not
with power to sell the said household goods or anie other
goods wherof shee is to have the use onlie. And if the said
Anne shall marrie again after my decease then I doe hereby
will and appoint that my whole devise and gift to her of
all things herein before given unto her shalbe void and of
none effect. And then I give unto her twentie shillings
yearelie to be paid unto her quarterlie by my said sonne
Richard during her naturall life. Alsoe I give after the
death or marriage of my said wife which shall first happen,
all the goods unto my said wife ye hovel of wood next to the
wall. Allsoe I give unto my sonne Clement Hiornes
twentie shillings in money. All the rest of my goods chattels
and personall estate whatsoever unbequeathed my debts and
legacies being paid and funeral expences discharged I wholie
give and bequeath unto my said sonne Richard Hiorne
whom I make sole executor of this my will charging him to
perfore the same. And I doe here revoke all former wills by me
made. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seale
the daie and yeare above written. John Hiorne
Signed sealed and published in the presence of Will Webb
This will was proved at London the ninth day of May one
thousand six hundred fiftie seven before the judges for probat
of wills and granting administrations lawfullie authorized by
the oath of Rychard the sonn – executor named in the said
will. To whom was committed administration of all and singular
the goods chattels and debts of ye said deceased, he being
first sworne to administer ye same.
John and Ann (Healye) had the following children:
1. Clement (male), christened 13 November 1619 in
Wardington; married Mary; buried 20 January 1690.
2. Thomas, christened 20 January 1621 in Wardington.
John and Marie had the following children:
*3. Richard, christened 19 December 1624 in Wardington;
married Judith Glaze.
4. John, christened 26 February 1626 in Wardington.
5. Nathaniell, buried 29 March 1626 in Wardington.
6. Mary, christened 18 May 1628 in Wardington.
7. Frances, (female) christened 12 December 1630 in
8. Anna, christened 28 July 1633 in Wardington; buried 12
August 1633 in Wardington.
9. Alice, christened 24 August 1634 in Wardington.
FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF RYCHARD AND BARBARIE HYRONS
Rychard Hyrons was born in about 1545 of Wardington. He married
Barbarie. Rychard was a carpenter.
The Hirons family were mentioned in a history of Wardington: "Eight
families in all (Chamberlayne, French, Gardner, Short, Gubbins,
Hirons, Muddin, and Hunt) survived until the inclosure of
Wardington in 1762 in possession of lands bought in 1623; the
Hirons family, lessees of one moiety of the Bell Land for over a
century from 1572, alone survived into the 19th century."
(British History Online – Wardington)
Barbarie was buried 26 October 1583 in Wardington.
Burial record for Barbarie Hyrons in Wardington: "Barbere Hyrons the wyff of Rycd Hyrons was buried the
xxvij daie of October"
Rychard died and was buried 11 July 1585 in Wardington.
Burial record for Rychard Hyrons in
Wardington: "Rycd Hyrons carpynter of Wardenton was buried the xith
daye of Julye the xxviu yeare of her majestie raigne de Elyz"
Rychard and Barbarie had the following children:
1. Richard, born about 1569 in Wardington.
*2. Clement (male), born about 1570 in Wardington.
3. John, christened 9 December 1572 in Wardington; buried 9
December 1572 in Wardington.
4. Marjerie, christened 18 November 1576 in Wardington.
5. Jonne, christened 26 Sep 1577 in Wardington; buried 26
Sep 1577 in Wardington.
6. John, christened 17 September 1584 in Wardington; buried
18 Sep 1584 in Wardington.