Annes was buried 4 December 1619 in Wardington.
John was buried 30 October 1624 in Wardington.
John and Annes had the following children:
*1. Kateren (Kateryne), christened 13 March 1578 in
Wardington; married George Thompson 24 November 1608 in
Wardington; buried 5 July 1648 in Cropredy.
Baptism record for Katherine Muddin in Wardington:
"Kateryn Muddyne the daughter of John Muddyne
was baptised the xiij daie of March"
2. John, christened 11 June 1582 in Wardington; married
Jonne Garner 4 February 1603 in Wardington; buried 30 October 1648
3. William, christened 21 April 1586 in Wardington;
buried 13 April 1592 in Wardington (christened as William Junior,
son of John).
4. William, of
Wardington; listed in the will of John Gardner of Nether
Boddington, dated 1619, as "William Muddin of Wardington my
godson". (He may have been born after the William who died
in 1592.) William married Rebecca Gubbyn 5 February 1621 in
Wardington. He was a husbandman of Wardington. William left a will
dated 19 September 1636, naming wife Rebecca, son John, son
William and daughter Elizabeth.
SOURCES: Wardington parish register; Cropredy parish
register; IGI; The Town of Cropredy, Pamela Keegan; A History
of the County of Oxford, volume 10, online at
FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
JOHN MUDDIN AND
John Muddin the elder was born in about 1520. He was a husbandman of Wardington. He married Annys Sabine before 1551. Annys was the daughter of John and Elizabeth Sabyne. John Muddin is mentioned in his father-in-law's will. The will of John Sabyne of Wardington was written 25 March 1551, and proven 23 April 1551. He mentions "And to John Muddyn and his children ten shepe...And to Annys Muddyn my daughter a hyve of bees". This will was written about the time our John Mudden was born.
John Mudden also created a will, written 3 July
1598. In it, he mentions wife "Annes Muddine", "sonne
John Muddine ye younger", "sonne Peter Muddine", "Henry
Muddine my sonne", "Alice Muddine my daughter" and "Katerine
Muddine my daughter". Clement Hill, who married Margarit
Muddin, is one of the witnesses to the will.
Will of John
Muddin of Wardington, 1598
No mention is made
of Margarit Muddin, but money and land are left to her husband
John and Annys had the following children:
*1. John, born about 1550 of Wardington;
married Annes Speache; buried 30 October 1624 in Wardington.
2. Margarit, married Clement Hill 14 May 1587 in Wardington; may have died by 1598.
3. Alice, married Edward Balie 28 April 1594 in Wardington.
5. Peter, married Alis and had children: William (1592) and Morgan (1599). Alis died and was buried 30 November 1621 in Wardington. Peter was buried 13 September 1628 in Wardington.
Another Muddin is mentioned in the early Wardington parish
register: Robart Muddyn was buried 15
February 1587 in Wardington. Perhaps this is a brother or another
A History of the County of Oxford mentions the family in a section on Wardington: "There has been much continuity of individual families at Wardington. Some of the families in the survey of 1552 appear in 1623 among the purchasers of land on the former episcopal estate; and descendants of eight families which purchased land in 1623 still owned land in the parish in 1762though by 1785 all save two of them had ceased to do so. 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 break-up of the former episcopal estate, its further partition in 1623, and the sale of Williamscot manor in 1633 were followed by much buying and selling, increased owner-occupancy, and a comparatively high level of prosperity among the yeoman farmers." Later Muddens were mentioned in the history as cordwainers: "successive members of the Muddin family (John, William, and another William) were cordwainers from the 1690s to 1758".
SOURCES: Will of John Sabyne of Wardington on
http://wills.oxfordshirefhs.org.uk.; Wardington parish
register; will of John Muddin of Wardington on
www.findmypast.com from Banbury and Thames Peculiar Court;
Wardington parish register.
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