THE ENGLISH ANCESTRY OF SAMUEL WILBORE, OF BOSTON,
AND WILIAM WILBORE, OF PORTSMOUTH, R. I.
By BENJAMIN FRANKLIN WILBOUR, of Little Compton. R. I.
Communicated by Committee ON ENGLISH AND FOREIGN RESEARCH
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i.Thomas1 WILBORE, of Colchester, co. Essex, England, taylor, born in Royston in the West Riding of Yorkshire, we will say about 1482, died between 20 Jan. and 22 June 1564. He married ALICE ____.
According to the court rolls of Colchester of 30 Sept. 1549 Thomas Wilbore, born at Ruston (Royston), Yorkshire, tailor, was made justice of the peace. On 6 Sept. 1555 there were bailiffs elected for the common council. On the head ward was Thomas Wilbore, William Simpson, John Jankyn, and John Dethick. On this date Richard Wilbore was admitted a burgess, born in Notton in co. York, sherman or shereman, the sureties being Thomas Wilbore and Richard Whale.
On 30 Sept. 1562 Thomas Wilbore and his wife, Alice, made a deed, and for the consideration of £26 13s and 4d paid to them by William Ram of St. Peters parish in Colchester, and sold and confirmed to "said Wm Ram all that tenement with garden adjoining, formerly of John Holmes and afterwards of Thos Lawrence and later of James Cole and Ellen his wife, situate in Holy Trinity parish, beyond Le shire gate between the lot called Berishane on the north side, and the highway leading towards a certain grene called St. John's Grene on the south side which tenement and garden I had myself from Henry Asshely, late of Colchester, shereman and Joan his wife as can more fully be seen by deed of Jany 7, 1558. To have and to hold by William Ram and Marion his wife, dated Sept. 30 1562".
Further from the Colchester Court Rolls, 20 Jan. 1562. "Thomas Wylbore in court against Thomas Vincent for trespass. 4 d." 22 June 1564. "Alice Wilbore, widow, and adm. of the goods and chattels of Thomas Wilbore, Deceased v George Wright for debt us and 4 d."
Printed from NEHG Register, Volume 113, April 1959, © New England Historic Genealogical Society & Broderbund Software, Inc., Banner Blue Division, Januasy 13, 2002