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John Fordham of Barley, 1545
Posted by: Vance Mead (ID *****3061) Date: August 23, 2004 at 10:46:44
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I have a copy of the will of John Fordham of Barley, Hertfordshire, dated November 23, 1545. I don't have any other information about him but thought I'd share this. In the will he mentions:

Wife Elizabeth
Brother Robert Fordham
Robert's children: William, Ralph
Brother Ralph Fordham
John Buckel
John Buckel's children: John, Simon, Richard
Sisters: Agnes Buckel, Margaret Wynne, Alice Wilson, Elizabeth Hammond, Alice King, Ellen Goodchild
John Fordham dwelling with master Newport
Simon Burre
Ellen Burre
John King son of Richard & Alice King
Joan King daughter of Richard & Alice King
Richard King, brother in law
Sybill Fisher
William Camp, servant
John Buckel, servant
Joan Wynne
John Smith
William Dane
Margaret Smith, wife's sister
John Alen
Thomas Hills
William Gwynne
Richard Athall
William Cowper and Henry Patten, executors
John Grey and William Gorie, overseers
Witnesses: William Hatche, parson of Barley, Thomas Burre, John Kefford, smith, William Frost, Michael Wylmott of Kelshall, John Hannam

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