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Cannot find this family in WAR 1851 census 
Family F890
 
52

Catherine of Aragon,
Queen of Henry VIII., was the daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella of Castile, and was born in 1483. In her 18th year she was married to Arthur, prince of Wales, eldest son of Henry VII. The young prince dying in a few months after his marriage, Henry's mercenary dread of losing the rich dowry of Catherine induced him to marry her of to her brother-in-law, afterwards Henry VIII.

The vast religious changes to which the dissolution of this marriage gave occasion belong rather to history than to biography. Suffice it, therefore, to say, that after years of anxiety and spirited resistance she was divorced. But though she was no longer called queen at court, her attendants at Kimbolton Castle, where she took up her residence, were never allowed to address her otherwise than as a queen, as she protested to the last that the divorce was unjust and illegal.

Just before her death she wrote a pathetic letter to Henry in favour of Mary, their daughter, and he is said to have shed tears as he perused it. She possessed considerable literary ability, but some devotional pieces, which have been attributed to her pen, were the production of queen Catherine Parr. Died at Kimbolton, Jan. 1, 1536. 
Bulstrode, Sir William (I2313)
 
53

Circumstantial Evidence
First Child born was Christened John Webster Tonks
according to the IGI There were in fact two Elizabeth Websters Bapt in 1844/45 :-

Elizabeth Webster
Christening: 26 May 1844
St. Andrew Presbyterian, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Parents:
Father: George WEBSTER
Mother: Margret STRONGHTON

and Also

Elizabeth Hughes WEBSTER
Christening: 21 Dec 1845
Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire, England
Parents:
Father: Samuel WEBSTER
Mother: Ann

In the 1881 Census there were 138 Websters in Toxteth Park and 164 in Liverpool 
Webster, Elizabeth (I7090)
 
54

Clerk wrote Earby Elizabeth signed Erby 
Family F1028
 
55

DEATH: Robert died sometime after February 1919 
Allen, Robert William (I143)
 
56

Deene
Situated off the A43 Corby to Stamford road, approximately four miles north of Corby.

A manor, owned by the monks of the Abbey of Westminster, was in existence at Deene at the time of the Domesday Book in 1086. The estate was owned by the de Dene family in the 13th and 14th centuries, followed by the Tyndales in the 15th century, and then by the Littons, until it was sold to Sir Robert. Following the death of Sir Robert in 1520, the property was taken over by Sir Thomas, and subsequently by Sir Edmund in 1549, who entertained Queen Elizabeth I at Deene in 1566.

One of the last remaining estate villages, belonging to Deene Park and inhabited by estate workers and old retainers. Deene Park estate has been owned since the 16th century by the Brudenell family, who are descendants of the Earls of Cardigan.

The church of St. Peter was originally built in the 12th century, but was extensively restored in 1868 by Lady Adeline Cardigan in memory of her husband, James - 7th Earl of Cardigan, who was famous for his part in the Battle of Balaclava and the Charge of the Light Brigade. 
Dillingham, Katherine (I2858)
 
57

Dinah B. HOGG Serv U 30 F Cook Maid Atherstone-War
Elizabeth B. HOGG Serv U 25 F Kitchen Maid Atherstone-War
Hepeie B. HOGG Serv U 19 F House Maid Atherstone-War
William HOLDEN Serv U 30 M Gardener Suffield-Nfk

Address: Horstead Hall, St. Faiths
Census Place: Horstead & Stanninghall St. Faiths, Norfolk

Alice Phillimore's Aunt Dinah B Hogg - could the William Holden be her Husband? 
Phillimore, Alice (I5349)
 
58

Dwelling: 9 Fountain Pl
Census Place: Leek & Lowe, Stafford, England
Source: FHL Film 1341657 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 2739 Folio 6 Page 3
Marr Age Sex Birthplace
Mary Ann TATTON W 57 F Leek, Stafford, England
Rel: Head
Sarah Jane TATTON U 31 F Leek, Stafford, England
Rel: Daug
Occ: Silk Spooler (O)
Annie TATTON U 27 F Leek, Stafford, England
Rel: Daug
Occ: Machinist (Silk)
Mary TATTON U 24 F Leek, Stafford, England
Rel: Daug
Occ: Silk Spooler (O)
Job TATTON U 21 M Leek, Stafford, England
Rel: Son
Occ: (Engine Fitter)
Elizth. BROOKS W 28 F Leek, Stafford, England
Rel: Daugh
Occ: Silk Picker
Harr FOWLER 8 F Leek, Stafford, England
Rel: Grand Daugh
Occ: Scholar
James FOWLER 6 M Leek, Stafford, England
Rel: Gran Son
Occ: Scholar
Elizth. FOWLER 5 F Leek, Stafford, England
Rel: Gran Daught
Occ: Scholar
Elizth. TATTON U 25 F Leek, Stafford, England
Rel: Daught
Occ: Braid Picker 
UNKNOWN, Mary Anne (I6835)
 
59

Dwelling: Lea Farm
Census Place: Lea Marston, Warwick, England
Source: FHL Film 1341729 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 3052 Folio 77 Page 6
Marr Age Sex Birthplace
Joseph KEELING M 49 M Lea Marston, Warwick, England
Rel: Head
Occ: Farmer 250 Acres 7 Men
Elzbth. KEELING M 41 F Curdworth, Warwick, England
Rel: Wife
Occ: Farmers Wife
Edwin Joseph KEELING 10 M Lea Marston, Warwick, England
Rel: Son
Occ: Scholar
Kathleen Elzbth. KEELING 5 F Lea Marston, Warwick, England
Rel: Daur
Occ: Scholar
Stephen Richardson KEELING 3 M Lea Marston, Warwick, England
Rel: Son
John Jeffrey KEELING 1 M Lea Marston, Warwick, England
Rel: Son
Bessie Kate NEW U 25 F Beckford, Gloucester, England
Rel: Boarder
Occ: Governess (T)
Louisa BOULSTRIDGE U 20 F Hurley, Warwick, England
Rel: Serv
Occ: Domestic Servant
Sarah COOPER U 17 F Curdworth, Warwick, England
Rel: Serv
Occ: Domestic Servant
John SPOONER 14 M Curdworth, Warwick, England
Rel: Serv
Occ: Farm Servant (Indoor)
Florence GREATREX U 24 F Bristol, Gloucester, England
Rel: Visitor
Mary Hargraves HEMMING U 17 F Moreton In Marsh, Gloucester, England
Rel: Visitor 
Bolstridge, Louisa (I1168)
 
60

Dwelling: Station House 4
Census Place: Nether Whitacre, Warwick, England
Source: FHL Film 1341729 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 3053 Folio 36 Page 5
Marr Age Sex Birthplace
Thomas COLLINS M 30 M Kingsbury, Warwick, England
Rel: Head
Occ: Railway Labourer
Fanny COLLINS M 27 F Kingsbury, Warwick, England
Rel: Wife
Fanny COLLINS 3 F Kingsbury
Rel: Daur
Richard COLLINS 1 M Kingsbury
Rel: Son
Thomas CUPIT U 21 M Alfreton, Derby, England
Rel: Lodger
Occ: Railway Porter
Joseph GRIFFITHS U 26 M Oakley, Stafford, England
Rel: Lodger
Occ: Railway Porter 
Collins, Thomas (I2638)
 
61

Eliza's Father was Edward Gresham farm bailiff at Gresham Lodge Whissendine RUT
Her sister Amelia was married to William Kettle (Amelia Kettle was witness to Maria Huddlestone and Joseph Parsons Wedding) 
Gresham, Eliza (I3462)
 
62

Ellastone

" Ellaston, or Ellastone, is a large but scattered village, extending over two opposite acclivities, on the Ashbourn and Uttoxeter road, eight miles N of the latter town, and four miles E by N of Alton Station. Its parish is a hilly but fertile district, abounding in limestone and gritstone, and containing several handsome seats, 1308 inhabitants, and about 8000 acres of land, divided into six townships, viz, Ellaston, Calwich, Prestwood, Ramsor, Stanton, and Wootton. Arthur Davenport, Esq, is lord of the manor of Ellaston.

[From History, Gazetteer and Directory of Staffordshire, William White, Sheffield, 1851] 
Widder, William (I7161)
 
63

Empson, Sir Richard
b. , Towcester, Northamptonshire, Eng.
d. Aug. 17, 1510, London
Empson also spelled EMSON, English lawyer and minister of King Henry VII, remembered, with Edmund Dudley, for his unpopular administration of the crown revenues.
Empson studied law in the Middle Temple and from 1475 held posts in Northamptonshire and then in Lancaster. From March 1486 Henry VII began to reward him with grants of stewardships and wardships. In 1491 Empson, one of the members of Parliament for Northamptonshire, was chosen speaker of the House of Commons. From 1494 Empson was sometimes styled " king's councillor " and, after becoming chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster in 1504, was knighted; Henry VII then joined him and Edmund Dudley by act of Parliament to the feoffees responsible for carrying out his will. From that time these men were closely associated in carrying out the king's legal and financial policy, which made them so unpopular. The death of Henry VII left them without a protector, and they were arrested in April 1509, on Henry VIII's accession. Empson was sent to Northampton, where he was tried on a charge of constructive treason and convicted. He was brought back to London and executed. 
Empson, Sir Richard (I3106)
 
64

From a Brass rubbing of a Placque on the east wall of St. Lawrence's Church Upton Berks (Slough)

Pray for the souls of William Bulstrode and Agnes his wife, daughter of William Nonys of Bray, and for souls of Richard, Robert, Isabella, John, William, Edmund, Agnes, Thomas, Roger, Henry and George, children of the aforesaid William and Agnes, which Agnes the Mother died April 12 AD 1472 and in the 12th year of the reign of King Edward IV the aforesaid William, the Father, being (?) years old. 
Norris, Agnes (I5022)
 
65

From the IGI, (1539 - 1663 and 1673 - 1834), there are no Brown baptisms at Kingsbury between 1697 and 1726 although the registers for this period are good. Browns are well represented in the period 1642 - 1827 over all.
The hearth tax returns 1671 a William Browne occupied a cottage at Hurley Common owned by George Allsop of Tamworth it was empty in 1670 and the returns of 1673 and 1674 indicate only that the ownership was that of Allsop.
On the 4 Sept 1715 Anne Browne Dau of William Browne was Baptised at Tamworth according to the IGI. The Tamworth Registers have yet to be read. 
Browne, Anne (I2179)
 
66

From Visitation of Buckinghamshire P 12 Boulstrode of Upton
Alice da. and h. to Rich. Kniffe of Chalve T H6 which Alice was after coheir to John Wyet Thomas Thorne Nichalas Clopton of Langley Marsh and to ?????? Rous of Westminster.
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Kniffe, Alice (I4505)
 
67

From Visitation of Buckinhamshire 1634 P 12 Boulstrode of Upton

Richard Bullstrode son and h. Keeper of ye great wardrobe to Margaret Q. to H 6
and after Comptroller of ye hous to K.E.4
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High Sherriffs Buckinhamshire and Berkshire

From " The History and Antiquities of the Town, Hundred, and Deanery of Buckingham " by Browne Willis, Esq. LL.D., London, 175

Edward IV 14 (1473)
Richard Bulstrode, Esq. Seat, Hedgerley Bulstrode, in Com. Bucks. Arms, Sable, a Bucks Head cabossed Argent, attired Or, pierced through the Nose with an arrow feathered of the third: between his Attire a Cross patee fitchee of the last.

Henry VII 19 (1503)
Edmund Bulstrode, Esq. Seat, and Arms, as before.

Elizabeth 27 (1584)
Edward Bulstrode, Esq. Seat, Hedgeley Bulstrode. Arms, as before.

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Bulstrode, Sir Richard (I2288)
 
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Great Dalby (Population 376)
Three miles south of Melton Mowbray on the B6047, this farming village was once a 1,375 acre estate. The last landlord was Sir Francis Burdett and the estate was sold in July 1921. St. Swithuns Church dates from the 14th century, but due to the collapse of its steeple much of it was rebuilt in 1658. The Methodist Church was built in 1846 and a schoolroom was added in 1890. The primary school dates back to 1876 but has been added to since. A village hall was built in 1937. The local pub, " The Royal Oak " , has recently been re-thatched. Great Dalby has grown over the years and now supports its own cricket and badminton clubs
[Melton Web] 
Family F257
 
69

Hannah and Ann Arnold Tonks may well be one and the same 
Tonks, Hannah (I6368)
 
70

Hannah Rushton a Witness was the daughter of Josiah Rushton one of the Largest Silk Manufacturers in Leek
Thomas Smith Anotherr Witness was the local Methodist Minister in of 8 Queen Street ( Thomas Bolstridge was no. 5)
All of Annes family were in the Silk Trade 
Family F1900
 
71

His brother, Richard, records that, in 1672,:

I went to find my brother Henry who was very private in London, after having had the misfortune to kill a Sussex gentleman, his neighbour, in a duel and tho' wounded himself yet was so severely prosecuted that he must leave England. I moved my Lord Arlington [the Principal Secretary of State] privately, to get His Majesty's leave, that my brother might go over with me into Holland and I would undertake to place him where he should give his Lordship constant accounts of what passed in those parts worthy of his knowledge, that by his great diligence and industry should merit his Master's Pardon, if not his grace and favour Which being granted to me, I carried my brother, where I placed him very well for His Majesty's service, where he so factually performed that he did not only get His Majesty's Pardon under the Great Seal but did His Majesty such further service that he was rewarded for it.
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Bulstrode, Henry (I2268)
 
72

http://www.leicester.anglican.org/scraptoft/ 
Family F2338
 
73

IGI Extracts

FIRSTNAME FATHER MOTHER SPOUSE DAY MONTH YEAR PARISH
William John JENKS Phebe 11 Apr 1784 Bilston
Joseph John JENKS Phebe 4 Apr 1793 Bilston
John John JENKS Phebe 29 Jul 1798 Bilston
James John JINKS Phebe 17 Feb 1805 Bilston
Esther John JINKS Phebe 17 Feb 1805 Bilston

Note John and James see Notes John Jenks b. 1795 
Jenks, John (I4387)
 
74

Ilam Hall & Ilam

A model village one mile from Thorpe. The Gothic cross in the centre of the village was erected in memory of Mrs. Watts-Russell, who formerly lived at Ilam Hall which was presented to the National Trust in 1934 as a Youth Hostel by Sir Robert McDougall The Hall is still an imposing and stately structure though a substantial part of it was demolished when it became a youth hostel. The Church, which stands in the grounds of the Hall, is of Norman origin, but like the Hall was rebuilt during the 19th century Some Norman parts of it remain, and it contains a highly elaborate monument by Chantrey depicting the death-bed scene of David Pike Watts, surrounded by his only daughter and her children. Other memorials include the altar tomb of Robert Meverell (d. 1625) of Throwley Hall (the ruins of which are nearby), whose daughter married Thomas, Lord Cromwell. In the churchyard are the remains of pre Norman shafts and crosses. Also in the grounds of Ilam Hall is the ancient shrine of St. Bertram who is reputed to have lived as a hermit in these parts in Anglo-Saxon times and to have converted the district to Christianity. 
Meverall, Elizabeth (I4812)
 
75

In 1807 Sarah witnessed the marriage of John Masser and Ann Pemberton 
Tonks, Sarah (I6493)
 
76

In 1846 he witnessed the marriage of John Goalby a miner and Mary Harding at Mancetter they were from Hartshill near to his brother George 
Parsons, Richard (I5269)
 
77

In 1851 Census lists Sarah as Wife of George Cheshire Shoe Maker, Samuel and Elizabeth Payne Lived in same Building as Georges Brother Charles Cheshire 
Family F1820
 
78

In 1881 Ann was Cook for the Sydney Household at Astley House High Street ,Lewes St. Ann, Sussex,
Alfred Sydney was a Famous Leicestershire Racehorse Trainer who trained some of the Prince of Wales Horses. 
Huddlestone, Annie (I4146)
 
79

In 1881 Census age 7 Living with Grandmother Sarah Tonks nee Ward
viz
Watling Street Mancetter RG11/3057 folio 116
Sarah TONKS W 75 F Coventry, Warwick, England
Rel: Head
Dorothy E. TONKS 7 F Mancetter, Warwick, England
Rel: Grand Daur
Occ: Scholar 
Tonks, Dorothy Eliza (I6325)
 
80

In 1881 Census Hannah and John worked at Sibson Mill 
Family F387
 
81

in 1881 Lucy and George worked for Thomas Hall at Northfield House Belgrave Leicester 
Family F1341
 
82

In 1881 Richard worked at Ratcliffe House with Ellen Bolstridge 
Family F287
 
83

In 1928 Voters List Ratcliffe, Thomas and Sarah Coles 
Coles, Thomas (I2617)
 
84

In Memory of
ALBERT GEORGE VICTOR HUDDLESTON
Lance Corporal 14984
7th Bn., Leicestershire Regiment
who died on
Friday, 22nd March 1918. Age 22.
Additional Information: Son of Christopher and Lucy Huddleston. Born at Wymondham, Leicestershire.

Commemorative Information
Cemetery: ROYE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France
Grave Reference/
Panel Number: II. D. 4.

Location: Roye is a commune in the Department of the Somme 40 kilometres south-east of Amiens. From Peronne take the N17 to Roye. On arriving in Roye stay on the N17 and at the second roundabout take the D934 towards Noyon. Roye New British Cemetery will be found about 230 metres on the right along this road.

Historical Information: Roye was in German hands from the 30th August, 1914, until the French retook it on the 17th March, 1917. On the 26th March, 1918, the Germans recaptured it; but on the following 26th August they evacuated the town, which was entered on the 27th by the French First Army. It was very severely damaged. Roye Old British Cemetery was 1.6 kilometres south of the town. It was made in March, 1918, by the 53rd Casualty Clearing Station; and there was little time to mark the graves before the town was captured by the Germans, who extended this cemetery for the burial of their own dead. In 1920 the British graves were removed to Roye New British Cemetery. Roye New British Cemetery made after the Armistice, by the concentration of graves, almost all of 1918, from the battlefields and from other burial grounds. There are now over 600, 1914-18 and nearly 45, 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, a quarter from the 1914-18 War are unidentified and special memorials are erected to 12 soldiers from the United Kingdom and one from South Africa, known or believed to be buried among them. Other special memorials record the names of 109 United Kingdom soldiers, seven South African and one Canadian, buried in Marchelepot British Cemetery and in three German cemeteries, whose graves could not be found. The New British Cemetery covers an area of 1,578 square metres and is enclosed by a low stone rubble wall. The following (all but one in the Department of the Somme) were among the burials grounds from which graves were removed to the New British Cemetery:- CRESSY CHURCHYARD FRENCH EXTENSION, where 36 United Kingdom soldiers were reburied by the French authorities after the Armistice. DANCOURT GERMAN CEMETERY No. 1, West of the village, where two RAF officers, who fell in June 1918, were buried. DRESLINCOURT CEMETERY, on the road to Potte, where four United Kingdom soldiers were buried. FERME D'EREUSE FRENCH MILITARY CEMETERY, BERNY-SUR-NOYE, on the West side of the farm, where two men of the Tank Corps were buried in July, 1918, and one RAF officer in August. GOYENCOURT GERMAN CEMETERY, on the road to Roye, where five United Kingdom soldiers and one RAF officer were buried in March-June, 1918. HATTENCOURT FRENCH and GERMAN CEMETERIES, on the road to Fresnoy-les-Roye, where 14 United Kingdom soldiers and one airman were buried. LE FOLOISE FRENCH MILITARY CEMETERY, near the road to Esclainvillers, where nine men of the Tank Corps were buried in July, 1918, and one RAF officer in August. MARCHELEPOT BRITISH CEMETERY, on the North-East side of the village, used by the British in the early months of 1918 and by the Germans in March-August, 1918, and containing 115 British graves. ROYE GERMAN CEMETERY, where 85 United Kingdom soldiers were buried by the enemy in March and April 1918. SOLENTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY (Oise), where one United Kingdom officer was buried in March, 1918. 
Huddlestone, Albert George Victor (I4137)
 
85

In Memory of
WILLIAM HENRY TONKS
Son of Arthur William and Ada Tonks, of Atherstone, Warwickshire.
Lance Corporal 4072 " B " Coy. 14th Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regiment
who died on Sunday, 20th May 1917. Age 20.

Commemorative Information
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference/ Panel Number: XXV. R. 6A.

Location: Etaples is a town about 27 kilometres south of Boulogne. The Military Cemetery is to the north of the town, on the west side of the road to Boulogne.

Historical Information: During the 1914-18 war, the neighbourhood of the Cemetery became the scene of immense concentrations of British reinforcement camps and of British hospitals. It was remote from attack, except from aircraft, and it was accessible by railway from either the northern or the southern battlefields. In 1917, 100,000 troops were camped among the sand dunes, and the hospitals (which included eleven General, one Stationary and four Red Cross Hospitals and a Convalescent Depot) could deal with 22,000 wounded or sick. In September 1919, ten months after the Armistice, three hospitals and the Q.M.A.A.C. Convalescent Depot remained. The earliest burial in the Cemetery dates from May 1915. There are now nearly 11,000, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site and over 100 from the 1939-45 War. The cemetery covers an area of 59,049 square metres. The graves lie below three terraces, the midmost of which carries the War Stone and two pylons, and the highest is dominated by the Cross. 
Tonks, William Henry (I6529)
 
86

In the 1881 Census both Edward and Ann were working at Goadby Marwood Rectory
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Ann's maiden name of Brutnell was that of her Mother in Law's mother (Mary Brutnell)
The Brutnell name is relatively uncommon and they are almost certainly related. A check of the 1851 Census for her fathers place of birth should fix the relationship. 
Family F760
 
87

In the Sutton Cheney Admissions & Progress book at LCRO it shows Emma
admitted 9.1.1971 and that she was born 11.12.1863, it says that her father
was George Parsons a gardener.
An entry 20.3.1877 " Emma Parsons left for service " 
Parsons, Emma (I5184)
 
88

Issue
Edward, Elizabeth, Mary, Francis, Margaret and Jane in 1619 
Family F2248
 
89

Joan's father Henry Wigley appeared in Scraptoft in the early 1500?s as Bailiff of the Scraptoft Estates of Coventry Priory. The family originated in the Wirksworth and Middleton districts of Derbyshire. By 1600 the family had prospered enough to purchase various free holds in Scraptoft and the surrounding area.
The manor of Scraptoft was acquired by Thomas Armeson in 1656 from Christopher Bradgate 
Wigley, Joan (I7163)
 
90

John Pemberton was the Parish Clerk and William Farmer the Church Warden 
Family F826
 
91

Joseph TONKS M 50 M Ratcliff Culey, Leicester, England
Rel: Head
Occ: (C M) Foreman On Colliery Bank
Elizabeth TONKS M 45 F Tamworth, Warwick, England
Rel: Wife
Joseph H. TONKS U 25 M Cheslyn Hay, Stafford, England
Rel: Son
Occ: Coal Miner
John TONKS U 19 M Cheslyn Hay, Stafford, England
Rel: Son
Occ: Stoker At Colliery
Clara TONKS 12 F Cannock, Stafford, England
Rel: Daur
Occ: Scholar
Ernest A. TONKS 9 M Cannock, Stafford, England
Rel: Son
Occ: Scholar
Fredrick W. TONKS 2 M Cannock, Stafford, England
Rel: Son 
Tonks, Joseph (I6431)
 
92

Lay Subsidy 4 Aug 1628
Samson Wase Gent In Land 40s Tax 16s 
Wase, Samson (I7057)
 
93

Mary Ann mis-quoted her age, See marriage Witnesses of Sarah Ann Coles her niece. 
Family F483
 
94

Mary Chester's Uncle was named Brett Chester. Thus her son was named Walter Brett Allen 
Chester, Mary (I2493)
 
95

Mary Lee was the Daughter of John Lee and Elizabeth Rippin
The Rippin Family held the appointment of Parish Clerk from 1719 - 1797

Philip Lee was Parish Clerk from 1844 - 1886

See St. Peter's Church Wymondham By Ralph Penniston Taylor Page 51
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Details from 1881 Census Ref RG11 Piece 3023 Folio 104
Dwelling: 143 Cottell Rd; Aston, Warwick

Marr Age Sex Birthplace
William CLEMENTS M 28 M Aston, War,
Rel: Head
Occ: Builders Carter
Helena CLEMENTS M 24 F Birmingham, War
Rel: Wife
Helena E. CLEMENTS 3 F Birmingham, War
Rel: Dau
Mary HUDDLESTONE W 80 F Wymondham, Lei
Rel: G Mother Handicap: Blind
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Lee, Mary (I4595)
 
96

Memorials to two of Edward's grandsons, Edward Bulstrode, who was buried at Upper Deal church in Kent in 1718, and his brother, Whitelocke Bulstrode (not to be confused with cousin Bulstrode Whitelocke), who was buried in the Hounslow Priory chapel in Middlesex in 1724, each record that their grandfather was Edward Bulstrode of Soley End, near Astley in Co. Warwick, also of the Inner Temple, London, Esquire, sometime Chief Justice of North Wales. Soley End or Sole End, as it is now known, was a hamlet mentioned in the Doomsday Book, but is now represented only by the ancient Sole End Farm and a large house nearby, called Cow Lees.
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According to Wood's " Atheniae Oxienses " , 1632-95, Edward Bulstrode in the time of the grand rebellion, siding with the Presbyterians, and taking the covenant, was, by the endeavours of his nephew Bulstrode Whitelocke, a leading man in the long parliament, and a favourite of Oliver, made one of the justices of North Wales. Bulstrode Whitelocke records that, on 21st January 1646, I attended this committee and procured them to name my uncle Mr. Edward Bulstrode, a reader in the Inner Temple, to be a judge in Wales for which he was a fit and learned person. Edward was so appointed on 15th June 1649, the year of Charles I's execution.
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Edward was the author of: " A Golden Chain: or a Miscellany of Divers Sentences of the Sacred Scriptures, and of other Authors, collected and linked together for the Soul's Comfort " , 1657, and of " Reports of divers Resolutions and Judgments " , in three parts, 1657, 1658, 1659. Thomas Fuller's " History of the Worthies of England " , under " Writers on the Law " , records that:

Edward Bulstrode, Esq., (born in this county [Bucks.] bred in the studies of our municipal laws in the Inner Temple and his Highness's justice in North Wales) hath written a book of divers resolutions and judgments, with the reasons and causes thereof given in the Court of the King's Bench in the reign of King James and King Charles, and is lately deceased.
In 1712, Edward was referred to as a very learned Lawyer as appears by his book of Reports, a Work of great esteem to this Day.
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Bulstrode Whitelocke records that, on 21st January 1646, I attended this committee and procured them to name my uncle Mr. Edward Bulstrode, a reader in the Inner Temple, to be a judge in Wales for which he was a fit and learned person. Edward was so appointed on 15th June 1649, the year of Charles I's execution.
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Bulstrode, Edward (I2251)
 
97

MERCHANTS of the STAPLE

The trade and industry of north western Europe in the Middle Ages was based on wool. The best wool was produced in the Cistercian abbeys of Yorkshire and in the Cotswolds, in western England. By the 12th century, raw English and Welsh wool was being widely exported, mostly to Flanders. Flanders seems to have been a cloth making area since Roman times. In Bruges (the name means " landing place " ), Ghent, and Leper, the wool was turned into high-quality cloth. It was then resold in the markets of Europe and the Mediterranean. By the I5th century, Bruges was part of the Duchy of Burgundy. Its cloth trade was on the decline.

Once the English kings realised the high value of wool, they decided to make certain towns official centres for the sale of wool and other staple goods, such as hides, lead, and tin. The tax on goods like these became a major source of income. When overseas sales were concentrated in one town, the king could easily organise and collect the tax. In the 14th century, the MERCHANTS OF THE STAPLE " became an official company. Usually, only members of this company could legally sell wool to foreigners. The Staple was variously fixed at several towns: St. Omer, Antwerp, and from 1340 to 1353, Bruges. Political trouble in Flanders, plus the conquest of Calais in 1347, led to the main wool Staple being fixed in CALAIS from 1363 lost Calais in 1558. The Scottish Staple remained in Bruges from1359 to 1498.By taxing wool at its point of export, clamping down on the import of cloth, and taxing its export lightly, the Crown encouraged the growth of the native cloth industry. Rural labour was cheaper and less likely to be organised in guilds, so cloth making moved from the towns into the country areas. Eventually there were at least 14 Staple Towns in England most in East Anglia.

Fine : Oct Trinity Henry VIII 1533

Between John Porte and Elizabeth his wife plaintiffs and John Ware and Alice his wife deforciants of 3 Messuages 3 gardens 70 Acres of land 10 of meadow and 4 of pasture in Rotherby. Grant to Elisabeth for her life and after her death the property will wholly revert to the heirs of the body of Richard the son of John Ware and Alice for ever in default to the said Alice and her rightful heirs. Consideration 80 silver marks. 
Wase, John (I7051)
 
98

NB in 1821 John Deacon married Mary Sharrat from Polesworth @ Ratcliffe Culey
Witnesses were John and Susanna Sharrat 
Family F1773
 
99

NB in the 1900 Census she is entered as Nellie 
Bolstridge, Ellen Frances (I848)
 
100

NB John Yates = Ann X Salt 3 Jan 1788 @ Congerstone
Witnesses William Smith and Thomas TilsonX 
Family F1429
 

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