Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


Thomas LAWRENCE ALIAS HUTCHINS. Thomas married Elizabeth.

Thomas's will was probated 1 in Jan 1576/1577 in St Mary Magdalen, Taunton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. He had a will 2 on 1 Jul 1576 in Taunton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom.


Thomas Laurence als Hutchins of Holway in St. Mary Magdalene in Tanton, county Somerset. Will 1 July 1576: proved last January 1576. To Henry Laurence als Hutchins my son my best cow. One close in Cocklehorne and 3 platters at decease of his mother. To Nicholas Laurence ala Hutchins £5. To John Bowier £6. 13s. 4d. To son John Laurence als Hutchins 40s. To Mary Bowier daughter of said John Bowier £3. 6s. 8d. when 22. To John How my son in law 3s. 4d. To son Thomas Laurence ala Hutchins my tablebord. To son Henry the wheat that now groweth uppon Boogacres. Residuary Legatee and Executrix: wife Elizabeth. Witnesses:
John Smrthe, Thomas Smythe, Xpofer Hurleighe John Howe with others

[Archdeaconry of Taunton Book V, fo. 261]

Elizabeth. Elizabeth married Thomas LAWRENCE ALIAS HUTCHINS.

They had the following children.

  M i John LAWRENCE ALIAS HUTCHINS.

John PROWSE [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3, 4 was born about 1516 in Tiverton, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 5 on 3 Sep 1585 in Tiverton, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom. John married Alice WHITE.

Alice WHITE 1, 2, 3, 4 died on 13 Aug 1583 in Tiverton, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom. Alice married John PROWSE.

They had the following children.

  M i John PROWSE II was born in 1546. He died on 11 Sep 1598.

Thomas WELBY [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 in 1484 in of Moulton, Lincoln, England, United Kingdom. He died about 1524. Thomas married 2 Catherine BRAY.

Thomas had a will 3, 4 on 6 Sep 1520. He was ill with was a lunatic in 1521. His will was probated 5, 6 on 18 Aug 1524.

The following is an extract from Browne Willis' History of Mitred Parliamentary Abbeys, Vol. 1, p. 74, Abbey of Croland:
"Richard Welleby, Esq., of Henry VII, and Thomas Welleby, ‘- -his nephew and heir; they lay in a stately tomb."

Catherine BRAY 1 was born about 1520 in Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. Catherine married 2 Thomas WELBY.

Daughter of Thomas or John Bray of County Middlesex. Remarried------Hall

They had the following children.

  M i Thomas WELBY was christened about 1524. He died in 1570.

Thomas WELBY Esquire [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born about 1463. Thomas married Joan LEAKE.

Thomas had a will 2 in 1496.

Thomas Welby, Esquire J. P. 1483, High Sheriff County Lincoln, 1491-2, of Gedney, 1496 bur. Croyland, 1496, near tomb of Richard Welby, his brother, in St. Mary's Chapel. Will dated 1496. Nmaed in father's will. Appointed Supervisor of the estate of Joan, widow of his brother Richard, together with the Lord Prior of ??????.

From the will of Thomas Welby Esquire: "The testator, Thomas welby buried in the Conventional church of Croland, held lands in Gedney in county Lincoln, and in the County of Norfolk: also at Halsted, North Carleton, and Croyle. He wills that "Lands purchased at Little Herum be appropriated for the support of one chaplain for ever, at Moulton, in County of Lincoln, to celebrate mass in future for the soul of the testator, and for the souls of (names his near kin) and all the ancestors of  the aforesaid, and their benefactors."

Joan LEAKE 1 was born about 1465. She died 2 in 1488 in England, United Kingdom. Joan married Thomas WELBY Esquire.

Daughter of Sir Richard Leake a Knight.

They had the following children.

  M i Thomas WELBY was born in 1484. He died about 1524.

Richard THIMBLEBY Knight [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 was born in 1505 in Irnham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 6 on 28 Sep 1590. Richard married 7 Katherine TYRWHITT about 1531 in of Immingham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

RICHARD THIMBLEBY, Knt., of  Irnham, Beelsby, Bulby, and Hawthorpe, Lincolnshire, Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, and Lynn Regis, Norfolk, Sheriff of Lincolnshure, Knight of the Shire for Lincolnshire, son and heir, born about 1507. He married KATHERINE TYRWHIT (or TYRWHITT), daughter of Robert Tyrwhit, Knt., of Kettleby, Lincolnshire, by Maud (descendant of King Edward I), daughter of Robert Tailboys, Knt., of Kyme, Lincolnshire [see TYRWHIT 14 for her ancestry]. They had three sons, Edward, John, and Richard, and four daughters, including Anne, Elizabeth and Mary. He married (2nd) Elizabeth Moore, perhaps daughter of Thomas Moore. They had one son. During the reign of Queen Mary, he was a convinced Protestant, being classified as “earnest in religion.” SIR RICHARD THIMBLEBY died at Irnham, Lincolnshite 28 Sept. 1590.
T. Wotton English Baronetage 1 (1741): 179 (identifies husband as “John”, son and heir to Sir Richard “Tbimelby”, Knt.) (Tyrwhitt arms: Gules three tyrwhitts (or lapwings) or). G. Baker Hist. &Antiq. of Northampton 1 (1822-1830): 114. AS. Larken & AR. Maddison Lincolnshire Pods. 3 (H.S.P. 52) (1904): 957, 1019. P.W. Hasler House of Commons 1558-16033 (1981): 503-504 (biog. Sir Robert Thymbeby).

Katherine TYRWHITT [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 was born in 1511 in Kettleby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. She was buried in Grimsby, Lincoln, England, United Kingdom. Katherine married 6 Richard THIMBLEBY Knight about 1531 in of Immingham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

They had the following children.

  F i Elizabeth THIMBLEBY was born in 1540. She died after 1571.

John THIMBLEBY Knight [Parents] 1 was born 2 in 1482 in Irnham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 3 in 1550. John married 4 Margaret BOYS before 1507.

JOHN THIMBLEBY, Knt., of Irnham and Bourne, Lincolnshire, and Brigford-by-Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, son and heir, born about 1482 (aged 40 in 1522). He married before 1507 MARGARET BOYS, daughter ofJohn Boys, of Conesby in West Halton, Lincolnshire. She was evidently closely related to John Hussey, Knt., Lord Hussey of Sleaford, Lincolnshire, who referred to one of their sons as his “kinsman” in 1536. John Thimbleby was one of the knights and gentlemen who served as servitors at the Coronation of Queen Anne Boleyn in 1533. At the time of the Linco]nshire Rebellion in 1536, he fell under suspicion of treason, being called “the great traitor” by Richard Cromwell. He was subsequently exhonerated. SIR JOHN THIMBLEBY died testate (P.C.C. 17 Coode) in 1550.

Margaret BOYS [Parents] 1. Margaret married 2 John THIMBLEBY Knight before 1507.

They had the following children.

  M i Richard THIMBLEBY Knight was born in 1505. He died on 28 Sep 1590.

Robert TYRWHITT Knight [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3, 4 was born 5, 6 in 1482 in of Flamborough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 7 on 4 Jul 1548 in Wrawby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. Robert married Maud TAILBOYS.

TYRWHITT, OF STALNFIELD.
CREATED                       EXTINCT
29th June, 1611.              22nd Aug. 1760.

Lineage:
COLLIER, in his historical dictionary, says, “The Tyrwhitts are considerably ancient, as appears by their being high sheriffs of Lincolnshire 22 EDWARD IV. and of Yorkshire, 14 HENRY VI.” And Philips' describes them as “a family of great honour and an­tiquity in the county of Lincoln, descended from Robert Tirwhitt, an eminent lawyer in the reigns of Kings HENRY IV. and V. He was first called to the degree of a serjeant, and then constituted one of the justices of the court of Common Pleas, out of which court be was removed to the King's Bench.” Camden speaking of Kettleby, calls it, “The seat of the famous family of the Tirwhitts, knights, who now reside at Stanfield.”
SIR WILLIAM TYRWHITT, knt. of Ketilby, in the county of Lincoln, thrice sheriff of that county, viz. '22 EDWARD IV. 16 HENRY VII. and 8 HENRY VIII. m. Anne, daughter of Sir Robert Constable, knt. of Flamborough, in the county of York, and had issue, ROBERT, his heir.
Philip (Sir), knight banneret, living 23 HENRY
VIII.
Agnes, m. to Thomas, Lord Burgh, K. G.
Elizabeth, m. to Sir William Skipwith, knt. of Ormesby, in Lincolnshire.
He d. in 1522, and was a. by his son, Sir ROBERT TYRWHITT, of Ketilby,whowas knight­ed when sheriff of Lincolnshire in 15 HENRY VIII. By his wife, Maud, daughter of Sir Robert Talboys, of Goulton, he had issue,
WILLIAM (Sir),his heir, ancestor of the TYRWHITTS of Ketilby and of Cameringham; of the late learned THOMAS TYRWHITT, A.M.; of Sir ThomasTyrwhitt, gentleman usher of the black rod, of Sir Thomas Tyrwhitt Jones, created a baro. net in 1808; and of the Tyrwhittu of Nantyr. (See BURKE'S Commoners, vol. i. p. 583.)
Robert (Sir) of Leighton Bromswould, one of the ecclesiastic commissioners for Lincolnshtre, temp. HENRY VIII. He had an only daughter and heir, CATHERINE, whom. Sir Henry D Arcy, knt. and died before her father.
PHILIP.
Anne, m. to - Bolles, esq. of Hough.
Agnes, m. to William, son and heir of Sir William Hansard, knt.
Elisabeth, m. to William Monson, esq. of South Carleton.
Catherine, m. to John, son and heir of Sir Rich­ard Thimelby, knt.
Margaret, m. to Matthew St. Paul, esq. of Snar­ford.
Maud, m. to George Portington, esq. of Sawcliff, in the county of Lincoln.
Sir Robert, who was grantee of Cameringham and Stainfteld, erected at the latter the mansion house which afterwards became the designation of the branch of which we are more immediately about to treat. He was vice admiral of England, and a knight banneret. His youngest son,
PHILIP Tyrwhitt, esq. who was seated at Barton­upon-Humber, in the county of Lincoln, so. Margaree. daughter and co-heir of Edward Barnaby, esq. and was a. by his son,
EDWARD TYRWHITT, esq. who settled himself at Stanfield, and marrying Anne, daughter of William Dallyson, esq. of Loughton, in Linco]nabire, and sister of Sir William ballyson, one of the judges of the court of King's Bench, had two sons, PHILIP (Sir), and Roger. The elder,
I.Sir PHILIP TYRWHITT, succeeded to the estate at Stainfield, and with his eldest son, Edward, waited upon King James I. at Belvoir Castle, when his majesty reposed there in his way from Scotland to take possession of the crown, and had the honour of knighthood conferred upon himself and his said son. He was afterwards created a BARONET 29th June, 1611. Sir Philip so. Martha, daughter of Sir Anthony Tho­rold, hot. of Marston, and dying 5th February, 1024, was a. by his son,
II. Sir EDWARD TYRWHITT, of Stanfield, knt. and hart. who m. first, Faith, daughter of Thomas, and sister and heir of Sir George St. Paul, hart. of Snar­ford, by whom he had issue,
PHILIP, his successor.
Edward.
Martha, m. to Sir William Helwish, knt.
Mary, m. to Charles Pelham, esq. of Manton, in the county of Lincoln.
Elizabeth, m. to Gervase Elways, esq. of Gainsborough, second son of Sir Gervase Elways, knt, of Worlaby, in Lincolnshire.
He m. secondl'y, Elizabeth, daughter of George Chute, esq. of Bethersdea in Kent, and by her had another son, Edward, and two daughters, Mary and Anne. Sir Edward was s. by his eldest son,
III. Sir PHILIP Thyrwhitt. This gentleman was a great sufferer for his fidelity to King CHARLES 1. and paid £3488. 15s. composition for his estate to the se­questrators. He so. Anne, second daughter of Nicho­las, Viscount Castletoo, and had issue,
Philip, his heir.
Edward, } d. s. p.
William  }
Nicholas, so. a daughter of Sir Thomas Grantham, knt. and had three sons, who all died without issue.
Faith, m. to George, eldest 'son of Sir George Heneage, knt. of Hainton, in Lincolnshire.
Frances, m. to Anthony Monson, esq. of Northrop, in Lincolnshire.
He d. about the year 1667, and was s. by his eldest son,
IV. Sir PHILIP TYRWHITT, who married Penelope, daughter of Sir Erasmus de Ia Fountain, knt. of Kirby Bellers, in the county of Lincoln, and had, out of twelve children, but one son and one daughter to reach maturity, namely,
JOHN, his heir.
-,_____m. to Sir Edward Southcot, knt, of Withain, He d. about 1668, and was s. by his son,
v. SIR John TYRWHITT, M. P. for the city of Lincoln, temp. GEORGE I. and GEORGE II. He m. first, Elizabeth, daughter and co-heir of Francis Philips, esq. of Kempton Park, Middlesex, by whom he had two surviving daughters, viz.
Penelope, rn to George Short, esq. of Keal, in Lincolnshire.
Aune, m. to Car Brackeubury, esq. and had a son, James Brackenbury.
He married secondly, Mary, daughter of Sir William Drake, knt. of Shardeloes, in Bucks, and by her -(who d. in 1738) had twelve children, of whom one son and four daughters survived to maturity, namely,
JOHN DR-LA FOUNTAIN, his heir.
Mary.
Juliana.
Frances.
Sarah, m. to Samuel Waddington, esq. and had a daughter, Margaretta Waddington, rn in 1776, to Marmaduke Cradock, esq. and bad, with four daughters, two sons, viz.
Joseph Cradock.
Charles Cradock, of the firm of Baldwin and Cradock, of London, booksellers and publishers.
He d. in November, 1741, and was s. by his son
VI. SIR JOHN-DR-LA FOUNTAIN TYRWHITT, M.P for
the city of Lincoln, who d. unm. 22nd August, 1760, when the BARONETCY EXPIRED. In 1776, his kinsman, Thomas Drake, esq. of Shardeloes, assumed the additional surname of TYRWHITT, upon inheriting the estates under the will of Sir John-de-la-Fountain Tyrwhitt (refer to BURKE'S Commoners, vol. I. page 580).

Arrns-Gu. three tyrwhitts, or lapwings, or.

Maud TAILBOYS [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 was born about 1469 in Kyme, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. Maud married Robert TYRWHITT Knight.

They had the following children.

  F i Katherine TYRWHITT was born in 1511.

Richard WELBY [Parents] [scrapbook] died 1, 2 in 1465 in Moulton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. He was buried in 1465 in St Katherine's Chapel in Parish Church, England, United Kingdom. Richard married Janet (Joan) STYNTE.

Richard had a will 3, 4 on 12 Aug 1465 in Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

WILL OF RICHARD WELBY of Multon 1465

"In the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, I, Richard Welby, the 2nd day of August, being whole in mind make my Testament, in manner that follows:

"First, I bequeath my soul to the most Eternal God, that made it, and with his bitter Passion redeemed it: my body to he buried in St. Catherine s where, item, ten pounds to the High Altar for tithes forgotten; item, twenty shillings to the Kirkwark; item, forty pence to every light; item, to the Kirkwark of Weston, six and eight pence; item, to our Lady Kirk of Lincoln, six and eight pence; item, to the sisters by Saint Catherine. three and four pence; for my mortuary, my bay foal that goeth into the Marsh. "The residue of my goods I put into disposition of my Executors, which shall be Janet my wife, Sir John Welby, Richard Welby, my son, and Sir Robert Sivet; they to dispose of my goods to the blessing of Cod and the health of my soul.

‘This is the last Will of Richard Welhy, of Multon. made there the 12th day of the month August, the year of our Lord 1465. "First, I will have 200 masses done and also many dirges for my soul, upon the day, if it may be, and else as shortly as they may be done, after my death; and every Priest or man of religion to have for singing of them 4d: item, I will, two Priests do sing for my soul in Multon Church, the space of two years; every Priest to have for his salary 100 S.; and over that, they or each of them daily to say dirge, if they be disposed, for my soul; item, I will have 100 gowns given in Roland. and in other places, where my Lifelode lies, to the most poor men, without any favor shewed: item, I will that there be bought as many sheets and coverlets, and they to be given in manner and form as is More rehearsed, to the sum of 28 marks: item, I will that my debts be paid before all other bequests; item, I will, that a chest be ordained with two locks and two keys. and set in the Abbey of Croland, the Abbot for to have one key, and my Executors the other: and the over plus, that cometh yearly of the said Lifelode, to be put in the said chest, and this to be continued tilt all my children come of plain age. "Item, I will, that if my wife can find sufficient surety to my Executors, that she shall never have husband after my decease, that then she be my chief Executor, and else be none, nor to have no more but her Jointure, and the one half of my stuff of household, except plate and that napery that I bought of the Executors of my Lord Cromwell, which napery I wish to be sold; it cost me 20 marks, and I had it as it was priced."

His sons Richard, Roger, William, John, Morys and Thomas are named for parts of the estate.

"Item, I will that every child have forty pounds in money, when he come at his plain age; item, in case that my Executors and Feoffies see that any of my children, to whom anything I have bequeathed, will not thrive, nor be virtuous, that then his part to be taken from him, and to be given to him that will thrive, haying regard to none. Item, I will that my Executors keep up my year day, and my ancestors, as long as they profit of my Lifelode. Item, I will that every Executor have 5 marks for his labour; and that my Executors once in the year take account of the bailiff"

This will is in the Registry of the Cathedral of Lincoln.

Janet (Joan) STYNTE 1 died 2 in 1488. Janet married Richard WELBY.

Daughter of Thomas Stynte.

They had the following children.

  M i Richard WELBY was born about 1462.
  M ii Thomas WELBY Esquire was born about 1463.
  M iii
William WELBY 1.
  M iv
Roger WELBY 1.
  M v
John WELBY 1.
  M vi
Morys WELBY 1.

Richard de WELBY Knight [Parents] [scrapbook] 1. Richard married Mrs Grace WELBY.

Richard Welby, of Multon, son and heir of Roger de Welby de Multon. Named in his father's will with Adlard, his brother. He was Knight of the Shire for the County of Lincoln, 1421. 9th. Henry V.

Mrs Grace WELBY. Mrs married Richard de WELBY Knight.

They had the following children.

  M i Richard WELBY died in 1465.

Richard WELBY [Parents] was born about 1462. Richard married Joan.


EXCERPT FROM THE WILL OF RICHARD WELBY of Multon, elder brother of Thomas Welby, Sons of Richard Welby

"In the name of God, Amen, the twelfth day of the month of November in the year of our Lord one thousand four hundred and eighty-seven. I Richard Welby,of Multon, Esquire, of whole mind and sound memory, do make my Testament in this manner.
In the first place, I bequeath my soul to Almighty God, and the Blessed Virgin Mary, and all the Saints of God; and my body to be buried beneath the Monestary of Saint Guthlace of Croyland, in the County of Lincoln; Also I bequeath to the High Altar of the Church of Multon, for Tithes by me forgotten, and for oblations by me forgotten, and other offenses by me committed, one hundred shillings. Also I will that immediately after my decease, my Executors cause be celebrated one thousand masses of repose, with placebo and dirge, by one thousand fitting secular and regular Chaplains, and also four trentals of the blessed Pope Gregory by four discreet secular or regular Chaplains, for my soul, and the souls of my wife, and of my parents; and the residue of all my effects, by this my present Testament and my last Will not bequeathed, my debts being fully paid and all restitution faithfully made; I give and bequeath to the disposal of Thomas Welby my brother (and three others) whom I ordain and constitute my true and faithfull executors. Also I will have a Priest to sing and to say Divine Service within the Monastery of Croyland, at the Altar, to pray for my Soul, and my wife Elizabeth, and Joan and my father's and mother's souls, and for the souls of my bretheren, Morris and Sir John; my good friends souls; and all cousins souls; which I will shall be performed of my purchased lands, and my goods not bequeathed by this my last Will. Also I WiII, that Joan my wife have one hundred pounds in money, and all her wine and plate, with all other her stuff of household, that she brought with her, That may be found whole. "Also, I will that my brother Thomas have my chain of gold and all the stuff of my chapel, except plate; and if he will buy any of my plate, I will he have it before any other man. Also, I will, that my brother William at the day of his marriage be made worth one hundred marks of my movable goods. "Also, I will have as much cloth bought for gowns and geds to poor folk, to the value of twenty pounds. "Also I will have prisoners found at Cambridge, and poor prisoners lying at Lincoln Castle and at Newgate in London, for their fees to be loosed and delivered to the value of forty pounds. "Also, I will that every serving man in my household have his whole wages paid for the whole year and horsed and harnessed like a yeoman. "Also, I will, that my brother ‘Thomas have all the houses and lands that I purchased in Stixwould and in Halsted and all meadows and fields of same; and also, all the lands in Muiton, called Vallentynes; so that he pay for them forty marks, and leave them to his heir; to have all the said lands to him and to his heirs and assigns, for ever more."

His brother William is given the lands in Wynthrope if he never trouble or vex his brother Thomas, else it revert to said Thomas.

His brother Roger is given all his lands in Holheach and also the lands in Holbeach and Flete, after the death of my cousin John Braunch, & to the heirs of his body lawfully begotten, for evermore.

The Thomas Welby  mentioned in above will is of Olive Welby's direct lineage.
This will is filed in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.


Excerpt from the will of Joan (will made 1495), wife of Richard Welby3 of Moulton. whose will was made 1487, which devised property to same Thomas Welby:

"I bequeath to the aforesaid Thomas Weiby my best gold seal, to Richard Welby, his son, one silver gilt standing goblet: to Thomas Welby, his brother, one other silver gilt standing goblet."

Joan. Joan married Richard WELBY.

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