Cresswell Flye married Margarett Neale 31 August 1637 in Banbury.

Cresswell Flye marriage

Marriage record for Cresswell Flye and Margaret Neale in Banbury:
"Creswell Ffly and Margarett Neale were married the 31 day"

Cresswell, sometimes called Cressent, was a joyner, or skilled carpenter. Margaret Neale is the daughter of Thomas Neale and Elizabeth Pope, and was christened 18 October 1612 in Banbury. Cresswell is listed in the 1641-2 tax assessment in Banbury as "Cressant Fly, 6d.". He is listed near Isaack Pyner, his brother-in-law.

Cresswell died and was buried 6 July 1652 in Banbury.

Cressent Flye

Burial record for Cresswell Flye in Banbury:
"Cressent Fflye joyner buryed 6 day"

Margaret died and was buried 19 February 1671 in Banbury.

Margaret Flye burial

Burial record for Margaret Flye in Banbury:
"19th, Marget Ffly widow buryed"

Cresswell and Margaret had the following child:

*1. Mary, christened 1 April 1638 in Banbury; married 1) Samuell Borton 28 May 1668 in Banbury; 2) John Neale 19 March 1671 in Banbury.

Mary Flye baptism

 Baptism record for Mary Flye in Banbury: "Mary Ffly daughter of Crescent Ffly baptised the 1: day"

SOURCES: Banbury parish register;; Oxfordshire and North Berkshire Protestation Returns and Tax Assessment 1641-2.

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