was christened 24 March 1580 in Eydon, the son of John
Brockless and Elizabeth Marshall. He married 1) unknown,
then 2) Elizabeth Wigson 23 May 1603 in Eydon. Elizabeth was
christened 6 October 1583 in Eydon, the daughter of Titus
Wigson and Margaret Morison.
Marriage record for Alban Brockless and Elizabeth
Wigson in Eydon:
"Albane Brocklass and Elizabeth Wigson were maried
the 23 daye of Maye"
Elizabeth died and was buried 1 October 1617 in Culworth.
Burial record for Elizabeth Brockless in Culworth:
"Elizabeth Brocas the wife of Albane Brocas was
buried the first of October anno pdicto"
Alban was mentioned in the will of Martin Tue of Eydon in
1617. A bequest was made "to Albane Brockles' six sons,
which he had by his second wife, 40s amongst them at 16
" These are the sons of Alban and Elizabeth.
Only five of the sons are recorded in the christening
records of Eydon parish. Tue's will also mentions "Titus
Wigston my brother
", so possibly he and Elizabeth were
Alban married 2) Alice Hobbins "of Plumpton
" in 1618
in Culworth. Alice died 8 February 1635/6 in Culworth. Alban
was a churchwarden of Culworth in 1634.
Alban died 16 May 1660 and was buried 18 May 1660 in
Burial record for Alban Brockless in Culworth:
"Alban the father of Thomas & Edward Brocklace
dyed the sixteenth and was buryed the eighteenth day of
Alice died and was buried 8 February 1636.
Alban and an unknown wife had the following children:
and two other unnamed triplet boys,
buried 16 October 1601 in Eydon. Thomas was christened 14
October 1601 in Eydon. There is no record of christening for
the other two boys.
2. (Male), christened 14 October 1601 in Eydon; buried 16
3. (Male), christened 14 October 1601 in Eydon; buried 16
Burial record for triplet sons of Alban Brockless in
"Thomas Brocklass with two other boyes,
borne at one tyme the sonnes of
Albane Brocklass were buried the 16 daye of October
Alban and Elizabeth had the following children:
christened 24 June 1604 in Eydon; married Mary in 1624 in
Baptism record for Thomas Brockless in Eydon:
"Thomas Brocklass the sonne of Albane was baptised the 24
christened 23 July 1609 in Eydon.
christened 10 March 1610/11 in Eydon; buried 18 January 1684
, christened 13 December 1612 in Eydon.
buried 19 December 1612 in Eydon.
christened 28 March 1614 in Culworth (possible twins).
, christened 28 March 1614 in Culworth
, christened 23
February 1616 in Culworth.
11. (Male), name unknown, mentioned in the will of Martin
Tue as one of the six sons of Thomas and his second wife.
Alban and Alice had the following children:
christened 28 November 1618 in Culworth; buried 14 August
1620 in Culworth.
christened 1 June 1620 in Culworth.
christened 3 August 1621 in Culworth.
christened 1 March 1623 in Culworth.
christened 11 January 1625 in Culworth; buried 1707 in
Moreton Pinkney, Northamptonshire.
christened 29 June 1628 in Culworth.
, christened 16 January 1631 in Culworth.
SOURCE: Culworth parish
register; Eydon parish register; will of Martin Tue of
FAMILY GROUP RECORD
JOHN BROCKLESS AND
John Brockless was born in
about 1555 of Eydon. He married Elizabeth Marshall 12
November 1576 in Eydon. Elizabeth was the daughter of
William Marshall of Eydon.
Marriage record for John Brockless and Elizabeth
Marshall in Eydon:
"John Brocklase & Elizabeth Marshall were
maried the 12 daye of November"
Elizabeth died and was buried 24 June 1602 in Eydon.
Burial register for Elizabeth
Brockless in Eydon: "Elizabeth Brocklass the wife of
John Brocklass was buried the 24 daye of June"
John and Elizabeth had the following children:
christened 28 February 1577 in Eydon.
christened 24 February1580 in Eydon; married Elizabeth
Wigson 23 March 1603 in Eydon; buried 18 May 1660 in
Baptism record for Alban Brockless in Eydon:
"Albane Brocklass the sonne of John Brocklass was
baptized the 24 daye of Ffebruarye"
SOURCES: Eydon parish
register; Culworth parish register.
The Eydon parish register contains these interesting
historical notes, first in 1553 when the young King
Edward VI died, and Mary became Queen,
and next in 1558 when Queen Mary died, and Elizabeth
became Queen Elizabeth I.