GROUP RECORD OF
EDWARD WOODHULL AND
Edward Woodhull was born in about 1595 of Mollington, Oxfordshire.
He married Mary Robins 26 November 1619 in Mollington.
Marriage record for Edward Woodhull and Mary Robins in
"Edwarde Woodhulle and Marye Robins were maryedd xxvith day
of November 1619"
Their son, Anthony Wodhull of Cropredy, husbandman, left a will
written 16 July 1660, and proven 22 May 1662. The will provides the
family structure. His will mentions sister Ann Batchelor of Little
Bourton, sister Alis Buckston of Pinley Green, Warwickshire, sister
Mary Ward of Barford, Wardington, and sister Frances Elkinton of
In the name of God Amen I Anthony Wodhull of Cropr'dy in
the County of Ox'on husbandman sick in body but of good and
perfect memory thanks be to allmighty God doe make this my last
will and testam't in man'er and forme following first I give and
bequeath my soule to Allmighty God my Creator & savio'r and
redeemer by whose passion suffering I doe hope to be redeemed And
for my worldly goods I dispose as followeth first I give and
bequeath unto John Blagrove of Cropr'dy in the County of Ox'on
aforesaid, yeoman, All my house and lands in trust to these uses
followinge viz. I give and bequeath unto my sister Ann
Batchelor of Little Bourton and to hir assignes the sum'e of
25li Item I give and bequeath to my sister Alis Buckston of
Pinly Greene in the County of Warr. and to hir assignes the
like sum'e of 25li Item I give and bequeath to my sister Mary
Ward of Barford in ye said County of Warr. and to hir
assignes the like sum'e of 25li. furthermore I give unto my
sister Frances Elkinton of Cropr'dy and to hir assignes all
the rest of my worldly good & estate my debts and funerall
expences beinge dischardged who I doe make ordaine and appoynt my
sole Executrix of this my last will and Testament. Always p'vided
my further will is that the said John Blagrave (to whom I doe
wholly dispose in trust my estate as aforesaid) shall be kept
endempnified and fully satisfied for whatsoev'
Chardge or trouble he shall sustaine in the defence or performance
of ye said trust at the equall Charge of my aforesaid four
Edward and Mary had the following children:
1. Richard, christened 13 September 1621in Mollington;
buried 1 December 1625 in Mollington.
*2. Anne, christened 19 October 1623 in Mollington; married
Baptism record for Anne Woodhull in Mollington: "Ane Wodhull the
daughter of Edward Wodhull and Marye his wife wase baptized the
xix daye of Octoberis"
3. Frances, christened 23 October 1625 in Mollington;
married Mr. Elkenton of Cropredy.
4. Alice, christened 17 May 1628 in Mollington; married Mr.
Buckston of Pinley Green, Warwickshire.
5. Mary, christened 24 April 1631 in Mollington; married Mr.
Ward of Barford, Warwickshire.
6. Anthony, christened 19 January 1634 in Mollington; buried
24 July 1660 in Cropredy.
SOURCES: Mollington parish register; The New England Historical
and Genealogical Register, Volume 45, 1891.