Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


Robert CRITTENDEN. Robert married 1 Eleanor HATCHE.

Robert was also known as Robert Chittenden.

Eleanor HATCHE [Parents] 1 was christened 2 on 3 Jul 1562 in Tenterden, Kent, England, United Kingdom. She died in 1628. Eleanor married 3 Robert CRITTENDEN.

ELEANOR, b. abt. 1559; Living 1628/9; m_____. CRITTENDEN. Children: 1. Thomas. 2. John. 3. Nathaniel, in., and had issue. 4. William.


Thomas HATCHE [Parents] 1 was christened 2 on 30 Jun 1565 in Tenterden, Kent, England, United Kingdom. He died 3 about 1612 in Kent, England, United Kingdom. Thomas married 4 Margaret KING.

THOMAS, of Tenterden and Canterbury, co. Kent, the teatator of 1611, bapt. at Tenterden 30 June 1565; d. between 27 Dec. 1611 and 5 June 1613; in. by licence of 22 Sept. 1587 MARGARET KING of Cranbrook, co. Kent, widow, who in. (3) by licence of 2 Apr. 1614 John Allen of Canterbury, gentleman, and was the testatrix of 1626. Thomas Hatche was churchwarden at Tenterden in 1599, and was later of the parish of St. Peter, Canterbury. Children: 1. A daughter, bur. unbapt. at Tenterden 20 Nov. 1589. 2. Joane, b. abt. 1591; d. s.p. before 1626; in. at AshLord, 30 Mar. 1609, William Watmer, gentleman.

Margaret KING was born 1 about 1568 in Cranbrook, Kent, England, United Kingdom. Margaret married 2 Thomas HATCHE.


Thomas HATCHE [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 about 1465 in Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom. He died 3 about 1534 in Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

THOMAS HACHE (Thomas, John.), of Sellinge, co. Kent, the testator of 1530 was born probably about 1465. He held the manor of Hodyford,  was assessed as "Thomas Hatche the elder" in the hundred of Street, in the subsidy of 1524, and died between 12 Dec. 1530 and 31 Dec. 1534. The name of his wife has not been found, but six children are named in his will in 1530.

The Will of Thomas HACHE the elder of Sellyng besids Horton Monkyn, co. Kent, 12 December 1530. To be buried in the churchyard of Sellynge. At my forthfare in masses and dirges and in bread and drink to refresh the poor los. At my month's day in like manner 16s. 8d. At my year s mind in like maimer 13s. 4d. My executors to have masses and prayers sung for my soul and all Christian souls in said church for eight years. To the high altar 12d. To the Trinity light, Cross light, and Lady light 6d. apiece. To every godchild 6d. To Thomas Haehe, son of John and Elioner Hache, 40s., 20s. at the age of twenty-four and 20s. at the age of twenty-five, to be paid by my son John. If the said Thomas die within age without heirs, then it is to be paid to his sister Agnes, and if she die within age without heirs, reversion to my son John. To my eon John my best brass pot. To my daughters Agnes, Margarete, and Alice 6s. 8d. apiece. To my son William all debts he owes me and two silver spoons, and to his daughter Agnes Hache 6s. 8d. To Agnes, daughter of John Hache the elder my son, now dead, 6s. 8d. To Thomas Hache, John Hache the younger, Johane Hache, Agnes Hache, and Alice Hache, sons and daughters of John Hache, 6s. 8d. apiece. Residuary legatee and executor: son John Hache. Witnesses: Sir Robert Yong, vicar of Sellyng, William Harte, John Knyght, William Hache, and John Smythe. My last will regarding my lands. To William Hache my son my manor of Hodyford and all those parcels of land, viz., Hodyford Broke lying in three parcels, a parcel called Horselife, one called Hodyford grove with hemphaw and gardens, a parcel called perce gardyn, one called Stone regg, one called Sandpytts, and other parcel which he there now occupyeth of me, he paying for the same 20 marks, at the rate of 26s. 8d. a year until paid. To my son John Hache my new house with the lands thereto belonging and all my other lands and tenements in Sellyng, he paying there-for to Thomas Hache, son of John Hache late of Sellyng, deceased, 40 marks, as before specified. (Witnesses as above.] Proved 31 December 1534 by the executor, John Hache. (Archdeaconry of Canterbury, vol. 20, fo. 4.)

He had the following children.

  M i
William HATCHE 1 was born 2 about 1488 in Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom.



WILLIAM b abt. 1488; succeeded to the manor of Hodyford and other lands under the will of his father. Child: 1. Agnes, mentioned in her grandfather's will in 1530.
  M ii John HATCHE was born about 1490.
  F iii
Agnes HATCHE 1.
  M iv
Thomas HATCHE 1.



THOMAS, not mentioned in his father's will in 1530, and therefore probably deceased before that year. His existence is inferred from the fact that his supposed father, Thomas Hache, is called "Thomas Hatche the elder" in the subsidy of 1524.
  M v John HATCHE was born about 1495. He died about 1535.
  F vi
Margaret HATCHE 1.
  F vii
Alice HATCHE 1.

Stephen HATCHE [Parents] was born 1 about 1532 in Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom. He died 2 about 1606 in Kent, England, United Kingdom. Stephen married 3 Elizabeth GOLDSMITH on 5 Dec 1603 in Maidstone, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

Mentioned in his father's will.

STEPHEN, the testator of 1606 b probably abt. 1532; d. a.p.between 10 Dec. 1606 and 9 Mar. 1607/8; m. by licence of 5 Dec. 1603 perhaps as his second wife, ELIZABETH GOLDSMITH of Maidstone, oo. Kent. dau. of John and Ann. She m. by licence of 11 Aug. 1608 Samuel Pady of Maidstone, gentleman. Stephen Hatche is mentioned in his father's will of 1535, but not in his grandfather's will of 1530. He passed his life in his ancestral parish of Sellinge, co. Kent. In 1592 he was the defendant in a suit in the Court of Requests. Since he had no issue, he devised his lands to the sons of his brother Thomas.

The Will of Steven Hatche of the parish of Sellinge next Horton, co. Kent, yeoman, 10 December 1606. To be buried in the north chancel of the parish church of Sellinge. To my godson Stephen Allen 40s. To Mildred Cavell, daughter of Andrew Cavell of Sellinge, £5. To my wife Elizabeth a debt of £10 which her father, John Gouldsmith, owes me, half my household goods, and the silver plate which belonged to her before marriage or has since been given her by friends. To my kinsman Richard Cavell £5. To Susan Lucas 40s. Residuary legatee and executor: my cousin Thomas Hatch of Tenterden. Overseer: my cousin John Hatch of Tenterden. Witnesses: the mark of John Wiles, the mark of William Elire, and John Cellour.
My last will regarding my lands. To my cousins John Hatch, Thomas Hatch, and William Hatch all my messuages and lands in the parish of Sellinge. If my goods be not suffient to pay my debts and legacies, the aforesaid Thomas, John, and William are to make up the amount in consideration of the aforesaid legacy. To my cousin Steven fledge my part in about half an acre of marsh land in the parish of St. Mary, Romney Marsh, and an annuity of £5 out of my lands in Sellinge, in discharge of debts due him. To my kinsman Steven Mownte an annuity of £10 out of my lands in Sellinge. To my cousin Jane Stone, my sister's daughter, a life annuity of 40s. If the said Steven Mownt and Jane Stone cause any dispute, these legacies are to be void. To my brother John Cavell a life annuity of 40s. out of my lands in Sellinge. To my mother-in-law, Anne Gouldsmith, a life annuity of 20s. out of my lands in Sellinge. To Margaret Cavell a life annuity of 20s. out of lands in Sellinge. If my wife be with child at the time of my death, these legacies are to be void, and I give all my lands to such child or children; and if such child or children die under twenty-one without issue, the lands are to remain as before expressed. Executor: Thomas Hatch, and he is to take the profits of my land in Sellinge for five years and to pay to my wife an annuity of £10 for her jointure and £10 for the education of any child or children born. In the event of the said Thomas's failure to perform my will, my wife is to administer my estate. [Witnesses as above.] Proved 9 March 1607/8. (Archdeaconry of Canterbury, vol. 57, fo. 160.)

Elizabeth GOLDSMITH. Elizabeth married 1 Stephen HATCHE on 5 Dec 1603 in Maidstone, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

Other marriages:
PADY, Samuel


Thomas HATCHE [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 about 1442 in Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

THOMAS AT HECCHE (John), of Sellinge, Co. Kent, was born about 1442, as he was at least twenty-one in 1404, when his father appointed him one of the executors of his will, but was then under twenty-four. No will or administration of his estate has been found. He succeeded to a portion of his father's lands in Sellinge, and doubtless married soon after his father's death, becoming the father of a family of whom only one child is known.

He had the following children.

  M i Thomas HATCHE was born about 1465. He died about 1534.

Samuel PADY. Samuel married 1 Elizabeth GOLDSMITH on 11 Aug 1608 in Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

Elizabeth GOLDSMITH. Elizabeth married 1 Samuel PADY on 11 Aug 1608 in Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

Other marriages:
HATCHE, Stephen


John HATCHE [Parents] 1 was born 2 about 1490 in Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom. John married Eleanor HATCHE.

Mentioned in his father's will as "now dead".

Called John The Elder

Eleanor HATCHE was born about 1492 in Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom. She died in BET 1 NOV 1519 AND 12 DEC 1519 in Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom. Eleanor married John HATCHE.

Eleanor had a will 1 on 1 Nov 1519 in Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom. Her will was probated 2 on 12 Dec 1519 in Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

The Will of Elioner Hacche of the parish of Sellinge, co. Kent, 1 November 1519. To be buried in the churchyard of Sellinge. To the high altar there a ewe. To Our Lady light 40d. To the rood light, torch light, and Trinity light 4d. apiece. To my forefare [i.e., forthfare] 6s. 8d. To my month's mind 13s. 4d. To my year's mind for the souls of me and my husband 13s. 4d. My father Hache to have the keeping of my children for ten years and to have for their keeping yearly 26s. 8d.; and if he live not so long then William Hartt is to have them and to have the same sum yearly. To Jhon Elgayr and his wife and to Mother Stalls wearing apparel. The residue of my apparel to my children, to array them withal while they be within age. The residue of my goods to Thomas my son at twenty-two and Agnes my daughter at eighteen, equally divided. Executors: William Harttand "my fadre Hacche," to each of whom I give 13s. 4d. Supervisors: Nicholas Hartt and Thomas Orsbye, to each of whom I give 6s. 8d. Witnesses: "my gostly fadre Nicholas Hartt" and John Elve. Proved 12 December 1519 by the executors named. (Archdeaconry of Canterbury, vol. 14, fo. 4.)


John HATCHE [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born 3 about 1415 in Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom. He died 4 about 15 Nov 1464 in Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom. John married Agnes about 1441 in Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

JOHN AT HECCHE, of Sellinge, in the hundred of Street, co. Kent, the testator of 1464, was born probably about 1415 and died not earlier than 15 Nov. 1464. He married AGNES , who was living when his will was made. He was probably a miller. He was undoubtedly descended from some of the Atte Hacches found in the hundred of Calehill, in the subsidies of 1327/8 and 1372/3. These subsidies do not name the parishes in which the persons assessed lived; but the hundred of Calehill comprised the parishes of Charing, Westwell, Egerton, Little Chart,, and Pluckley, as well as parts of several other parishes. Contemporary with the above John at Hecche of Seliinge were several of the name in Charing, probably his brothers and causins, who left wills not given in this article. The mention of his lands in Westwell and Charing places his origin in that ancient Atte Hacche family, and he is the first of the name in Sdllinge or vicinity of whom record has been found. His will names his wife Agnes and three sons.

The Will of JOHN AT HECCHE of Sellyng next Monks Horton [co. Kent], 15 November 1464. My body to be buried in the churchyard of Selling. To the high altar there 12d. To the light of the Holy Trinity 6d. To the light of the Cross 6d. To the light of the Blessed Virgin 6d. To the light of the Blessed Mary under the High Cross 6d. The residue of all my goods not otherwise bequeathed I give to Agnes my wife and Thomas my son to dispose of them for the wealth of my soul, my parents souls, and the souls of all the faithful departed; and I make them my executors.
My testament regarding all my lands. William Knyght, John Parys, William Smyth, John Webbe, and William at Melle are the feoffees of my lands and tenements at Selling, by indenture dated 10 October, 25 Henry VI [1446]. My woods upon my lands at Westwell and Charing to be sold to pay my debts and legacies. My feoffees to permit Agnes my wife if she remain my widow, to hold all my other lands and tenements until Thomas at hecche, my son, shall come to the age of twenty-four years, when he shall have one third of the lands. My son John to have a third of the lands when he shall come to the age of twenty-four years; and when my son William shall come to the age of twenty-four years, then my feoffees shall make over the lands to my three sons equally, forever, they paying to Agnes their mother 20s. a year during her life. If all my sons die before the age of twenty-four, then my wife Agnes shall have the lands for her life and after her death they shall be sold and the money shall be employed to provide a chantry priest to sing and pray in the church of Selling for the space of two years, the residue to be expended in charity for the poor of Selling and for the souls of my father and mother and all the faithful departed. If my wife shall marry before the said Thomas, John, and William reach their full ages [i.e., twenty-four years], my feoffees shall allow her 20s. a year and shall use the remainder of the profits of my lands for my sons and for the repair of my messuages and mills. To each of my feoffees for their pains 6s. 8d. [No witnesses and no record of probate.] (Archdeaconry of Canterbury, vol. 1, fo. 5.)

Agnes was born about 1417 in Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom. Agnes married John HATCHE about 1441 in Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

Mentioned in husband's will.

They had the following children.

  M i Thomas HATCHE was born about 1442.
  M ii
John HATCHE was born 1 about 1444 in Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom.
  M iii
William HATCHE was born 1 about 1446 in Sellindge, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

Richard ROLFE [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born about 1545. He died 2 on 28 Aug 1567 in Downton, Hamptworth, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. Richard married Elizabeth.

Administration on the goods of RICHARD ROLFF, late of Hamptworth in the parish of Downton, was granted to Elizabeth buff, relict of the deceased, 28 August 1567. (Archdeacoury of Sarum, vol. 5, fo. 18.)

Elizabeth 1. Elizabeth married Richard ROLFE.

Mentioned in administration of Richard Rolff

They had the following children.

  M i Richard ROLFE was born about 1567. He died in 1598.

ROLFE [scrapbook] was born about 1545. ROLFE married Alice.

Alice. Alice married ROLFE.

Alice had a will in 1604.

They had the following children.

  F i Agnes ROLFE was born about 1573.

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