FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
ROBERT AND ELIZABETH TREDWELL


Robert Tredwell was christened in about 1550 of Tadmarton, Oxfordshire. He married Elizabeth.


Robert was a churchwarden for Tadmarton for many years in the late 1500s.

Robert Tredwell churchwarden 1599


Robert died and was buried 15 April 1615 in Tadmarton.


Robert Tredwell burial
 
Burial record for Robert Tredwell in Tadmarton:
"Robert Tredwell was buryed the xvth of Apryle"


He left a will dated 7 April 1615:


Robert Tredwell

Will of Robert Tredwell of Tadmarton, 1615


In the name of God Amen, vijth die Aprilis anno dom 1615, I Robert Tredwell, of Tadmarton in the countie of Oxon, husbandman, sicke in body but of good and pfect memory (thanks be to God) do make this my last will and testament in manor and forme following – ffyrst I commend my soule into the hands of God, hoping to be saved by Jesus Christ: and my bodie to be buryed in the church or churchyard of Tadmarton. Item, I gyve to John West my son in law iiijs. Item, I gyve to Wyllm Dusor my son in law iiijs. Item, I gyve to John Parker my son in law iiijs. I gyve to Jhon Tredwell xl. All the rest of my goods and chattels I gyve to Elisabeth my wife and Thomas my son, to be equally parted between them: and I ordyne and make them the executors of this my last wyl and testament. I appoint my neighbors John Spratly and Wllym Hawtain overseers of the same, and I gyve to each of them a xijd a peece. In the psence of John Craykar, John Spratt, Wyllm Hawtain.

Debts that I owe
Imprimus to Wyllm Parkin to be payd the first of May 1615 iijd
Item, I owe to John West to be payd at mydsomer iiijs.
Item, I owe John Austen of Banbury (torn)


Elizabeth died as a widow 6 April 1644 in Tadmarton.

Elizabeth Tredwell burial

Burial record for Elizabeth Tredwell in Tadmarton:
"Elisabeth Tredwell wido was buried April 6"



Robert and Elizabeth had the following children:


1. Wyllyam, christened 21 January 1580 in Tadmarton.


2. Elizabeth, christened 1 January 1584 in Tadmarton.


*3. Margaret, christened 15 October 1586 in Tadmarton; married John West 6 September 1607 in Tadmarton.


4. Catherin, christened 6 January 1590 in Tadmarton.


5. Thomas, christened 22 May 1600 in Tadmarton.



SOURCES: Tadmarton parish register; will of Robert Tredwell, 1615; www.findmypast.co.uk.



FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
JOHN AND MARGARETT TREDWELL


John Tredwell was born in about 1520 of Tadmarton. He married Margaret. John died and was buried 31 July 1552 in Tadmarton, leaving a will.


John Tredwell burial

Burial record for John Tredwell in Tadmarton:
"Julie - John Tredwell was buryed the last day"


Margaret died as a widow and was buried 5 June 1577 in Tadmarton.


Margaret Tredwell burial

Burial record for Margaret Tredwell in Tadmarton:
"June - Margaret Tredwel widowe was buryed the vth day"


Margaret left a will dated 2 June 1577:


Margaret Tredwell will

Will of Margaret Tredwell of Tadmarton, 1577


In the name of God Amen, I Margarett Tredwell, holle in mynd and pfyct in memorie make my last will and testament in manner and forme following, the seconde daye of June in the nyntenthe yeare of our Soveraigne Ladie Elysabeth by the grace of God of England, Ffrance and Irelande , Quene, Defender of the Ffaithe etc, ffyrst I bequeathe my soule to allmyghtie God and my bodye to be buryed in the churchyearde of Tadmarton. Item, I give to the poore mens boxe xijd. Item to my sonne Roberte the wourste carte, the woorser horse, a coffer, his bedde that her lyeth in, a payre of sheetes, a quarter of barly and the howells. Item, I gyve Jone my doughter xxth sheepe, two beaste and a horse. Item I give to Annes my daughter twentie sheepe, two beaste and a horse. Item I give to Elyzabeth my daughter twentie sheepe, two beasts and the best carte. Item I give Jone and Annes my daughters a yeardelande croppe both the yeares. I give Thomas Stanton a heffer and to Robert his sonne a callffe. Item I give all my householde stuffe to my three daughters that be to marryed to be equally devided amongst theis. Item I give to my god children ijd apiece. Item I give to the bells a stryke of barlye. The rest of my goods unbequeathed I give to Thomas Stanton and Elizabeth my daughter whom I make my executors. Overseers and witnesses to this my last wyll Robert Patten , Robert Ffrydon, Robert Hauptey, George Dumbleton, Richard Ross and Thurstane Standysh and they to have for theare paynes a stryke a peace.




John and Margaret had the following children:


1. Elysabeth, christened 30 May 1548 in Tadmarton; mentioned in mother's will of 1557; married James Heynes 5 July 1578 in Tadmarton.


*2. Robert, born in about 1550 of Tadmarton; married Elizabeth; buried 31 July 1552 in Tadmarton; mentioned in mother's will of 1557.


3. Thomas, christened 1 July 1551 in Tadmarton.


4. Annes, mentioned in mother's will of 1557.


5. Jone, mentioned in mother's will of 1557.


6. Margaret, married Thomas Stannton 18 November 1571 in Tadmarton.



Other early Tredwells in Tadmarton:



SOURCES: Tadmarton parish register; will of Margaret Tredwell, 1557; www.findmypast.co.uk.