Susan Cogger

b. 29 May 1642

Parents:

Father: John Cogger b. c 1605
Mother: Ann Bexly b. c 1610
Last Edited: 25 Apr 2019

Family:

William Robins b. c 1640

Children:

Anne Robins b. 26 May 1667
John Robins b. 10 Dec 1668, d. Dec 1668
Thomas Robins b. 15 Mar 1670/71, d. Apr 1671
Mary Robins b. 7 May 1672
Susan Robins+ b. 1 Jan 1673/74, d. 1751
William Robins b. 23 Jun 1676
John Robins b. 2 Jun 1680

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

John Cogger

b. circa 1605
Last Edited: 27 Apr 2019

Family:

Ann Bexly b. c 1610

Child:

Susan Cogger+ b. 29 May 1642

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Ann Bexly

b. circa 1610
Last Edited: 27 Apr 2019

Family:

John Cogger b. c 1605

Child:

Susan Cogger+ b. 29 May 1642

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Richard Skinner

b. circa 1635
Last Edited: 21 Jun 2021
  • Birth*: Richard Skinner was born circa 1635 at Sussex, England.
  • Anecdote*: Richard is probably the one baptised 23 Jun 1633 at Brightling son of Richard Skinner.
  • Marriage*: Richard Skinner married Elizabeth Gringer on 3 October 1661 at Warbleton, Sussex, England, Richard of Wartling; Elizabeth of the same parish. Surname spelt GRINGDE on index.1
  • Occupation*: Richard Skinner was an iron founder at the Ashburnham furnace between 1676 and 1688.2
  • Anecdote: The burial of Richard's daughter Mary in 1681 states "daughter of Richard at the furnace in Dallington". The Wealden Iron Research Group has a database of sites and the furnace at Ashburnham (Dallington) is well documented. It commenced c1550 and used ore from the neighbouring woods making fire backs, brand irons, cannon and shot and also the molten iron was shaped into pigs for general purposes. The furnace operated until 1813. Richard Skinner was the iron founder between 1676-1688. Historically the appellation "founder" was given to the supervisor of a blast furnace, and persons who made castings in iron or other heavy metal (Wikipedia).2

Family:

Elizabeth Gringer b. c 1640, d. 1693

Children:

Mary Skinner b. 3 Aug 1663, d. 1681
James Skinner b. 19 Dec 1664, d. 1665
Elizabeth Skinner b. 17 Apr 1668
Richard Skinner b. 4 Feb 1670/71
William Skinner b. 13 Sep 1672
Elizabeth Skinner b. 21 Apr 1674
John Skinner b. 25 Jul 1675, d. 1680
James Skinner+ b. 28 Jul 1675

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S717] Website "Wealden Iron Research Group Database" (http://www.wirgdata.org/) "http://www.wirgdata.org/searchsites2.cgi."

Elizabeth Gringer

b. circa 1640, d. 1693
Last Edited: 27 Apr 2019

Family:

Richard Skinner b. c 1635

Children:

Mary Skinner b. 3 Aug 1663, d. 1681
James Skinner b. 19 Dec 1664, d. 1665
Elizabeth Skinner b. 17 Apr 1668
Richard Skinner b. 4 Feb 1670/71
William Skinner b. 13 Sep 1672
Elizabeth Skinner b. 21 Apr 1674
John Skinner b. 25 Jul 1675, d. 1680
James Skinner+ b. 28 Jul 1675

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

John Skinner

b. 25 July 1675, d. 1680

Parents:

Father: Richard Skinner b. c 1635
Mother: Elizabeth Gringer b. c 1640, d. 1693
Last Edited: 25 Jan 2018

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Mary Skinner

b. 3 August 1663, d. 1681

Parents:

Father: Richard Skinner b. c 1635
Mother: Elizabeth Gringer b. c 1640, d. 1693
Last Edited: 31 Jan 2018

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

James Skinner

b. 19 December 1664, d. 1665

Parents:

Father: Richard Skinner b. c 1635
Mother: Elizabeth Gringer b. c 1640, d. 1693
Last Edited: 25 Jan 2018

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Elizabeth Skinner

b. 17 April 1668

Parents:

Father: Richard Skinner b. c 1635
Mother: Elizabeth Gringer b. c 1640, d. 1693
Last Edited: 25 Jan 2018

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Richard Skinner

b. 4 February 1670/71

Parents:

Father: Richard Skinner b. c 1635
Mother: Elizabeth Gringer b. c 1640, d. 1693
Last Edited: 25 Jan 2018

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

William Skinner

b. 13 September 1672

Parents:

Father: Richard Skinner b. c 1635
Mother: Elizabeth Gringer b. c 1640, d. 1693
Last Edited: 25 Jan 2018

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Elizabeth Skinner

b. 21 April 1674

Parents:

Father: Richard Skinner b. c 1635
Mother: Elizabeth Gringer b. c 1640, d. 1693
Last Edited: 25 Jan 2018

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

John Breach

b. 1 September 1583, d. 1627

Parents:

Father: Thomas Breach b. c 1550, d. 1619
Mother: Alice Jervis d. 1614
Last Edited: 2 May 2021
  • Birth: John Breach was born in 1583 at Warbleton, Sussex, England.
  • Baptism*: John Breach was baptized on 1 September 1583 at St Mary the Virgin, Warbleton, Sussex, England.1
  • He was the son of Thomas Breach and Alice Jervis.
  • Anecdote*: There are two marriages from which John Breach may have been born:
    1. John Breach married Elizabeth Woodnutt on 13 Feb 1580/81 at Wartling. He is likely to have had a son named John. No baptisms for this marriage have been found.
    2. Thomas Breache married Alice Jervis 11 Nov 1576 at Warbleton. Thomas's will of 1619 (Thomas of Herstmonceux) mentions a son John.
    In both cases, no baptism for a John has been found. However, in Thomas Breache's will of 1619 he mentions another son Richard which adds weight to Thomas being the father as John named a son Richard.
    Also, if we accept Thomas Breach as the father, then the witness Thomas Stace in John's will proved 1627 would be his brother-in-law.
  • (Witness) Will: John Breach is mentioned in the will of Thomas Breach dated 23 October 1619 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.2,3
  • Marriage*: John Breach married Alice Peerse on 3 July 1620 at Dallington, Sussex, England.4
  • Anecdote: There is a burial of an infant (no name) son of John BEACH on 12 Apr 1623 at Warbleton St Mary.5
  • Anecdote: The son Richard is not mentioned in his father's will of 1627 and neither can his burial record be found at Warbleton or Herstmonceux. The baptism has been verified in the original parish register though. It is immediately after another Richard baptised on the same day. Could it have been meant to be John, with the previous John (bap. 1623) appearing to have been buried a few days after his baptism?6
  • Will*: John Breach left a will made on 10 May 1627 at Warbleton, Sussex, England.7,8
  • Anecdote: Will of John Breach, Yeoman of Warbleton, 1627
    (ESRO: PBT 1/1/20/44)
    Made: 10 May 1627
    Proved: 5 June 1627
    www.familysearch.org (Film 1885790, Image 374)
    In the name of God Amen I John Breach of Warbleton in the county of Sussex Yeoman sick of body but of perfect mind & memory do make this my last will & testament in manner & form following first I bequeath my soule to God & my body to be buried in the Church yard of Herstmonceux. Item I give unto the poor of the said parish 1s – v11jd Item I give unto my brother George Breach of Laughton in ye county of Sussex & Nathaniell Baker of Watling & county aforesaid husbandman 20s to each of them 20s. & ( ???) I doe make them overseers of this my will & testament. Item I doe give & bequeath to my wife Alles one quarter of all my goods & chattels which is to say the fourth part my debts discharged Item I give unto my three children John Mary & Elizabeth the other three parts of all my goods & chattels to be equally divided between them by even portions to be paid unto them as soon as they shall accomplish the age of sixteen & in the mean time the use thereof to be allowed for their convenient(?) maintenance. And if it shall happen that either of my children shall depart this mortal(?) life before they accomplish the aforesaid age of 16 then my wish is the portion of the deceased shall be divided between the other two: & he that survives shall have the others portion.
    And last of all I constitute & make my wife Alles & my son John joynt executors of this my last will & testament In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal the 10th day of May in the 3rd year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord King Charles of England Scotland France & Ireland king, defender of the faith Anno Domini 1627.
    The sign X of John Breach
    Signed & sealed in the presence
    of Jo: Rundell minister
    Abraham ?????
    Tomas Stace
    Abraham Breach
    his marke
    (Transcribed by Geoffrey Barber, February 2018.)
  • Death*: John Breach died in 1627 at Warbleton, Sussex, England.
  • Burial*: John Breach was buried on 12 May 1627 at All Saints, Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, Died at Warbleton but requested to be buried at Herstmonceux in his will.5
  • Probate: His estate was probated on 5 June 1627 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England.8

Family:

Alice Peerse b. c 1600

Children:

Mary Breach b. 12 Aug 1621
John Breach+ b. 16 Mar 1622/23, d. Jan 1683/84
Richard Breach b. 6 Mar 1624/25
Elizabeth Breach b. c 1627

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film: 1067123; Image: 142."
  2. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Thomas Breache of Herstmonceux: Film 1885788, image 533."
  3. [S709] Will of Thomas Breache of Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, made 23 Oct 1619, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 17 Jan 1620. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/17/48A).
  4. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  5. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  6. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film: 1067123; Image: 173."
  7. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "John Breach of Warbleton, 1627. [Film 1885790 Image 374]"
  8. [S722] Will of John Breach of Warbleton, Sussex, England, made 10 May 1627, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 5 Jun 1627. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/20/44).

Alice Peerse

b. circa 1600
Last Edited: 27 Apr 2019

Family:

John Breach b. 1 Sep 1583, d. 1627

Children:

Mary Breach b. 12 Aug 1621
John Breach+ b. 16 Mar 1622/23, d. Jan 1683/84
Richard Breach b. 6 Mar 1624/25
Elizabeth Breach b. c 1627

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "John Breach of Warbleton, 1627. [Film 1885790 Image 374]"
  3. [S722] Will of John Breach of Warbleton, Sussex, England, made 10 May 1627, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 5 Jun 1627. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/20/44).

Mary Breach

b. 12 August 1621

Parents:

Father: John Breach b. 1 Sep 1583, d. 1627
Mother: Alice Peerse b. c 1600
Last Edited: 31 Jan 2018

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "John Breach of Warbleton, 1627. [Film 1885790 Image 374]"
  3. [S722] Will of John Breach of Warbleton, Sussex, England, made 10 May 1627, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 5 Jun 1627. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/20/44).

Richard Breach

b. 6 March 1624/25

Parents:

Father: John Breach b. 1 Sep 1583, d. 1627
Mother: Alice Peerse b. c 1600
Last Edited: 2 May 2021
  • Baptism*: Richard Breach was baptized on 6 March 1624/25 at St Mary the Virgin, Warbleton, Sussex, England, Richard is not mentioned in his father's will of 1627 and neither can his burial record be found at Warbleton or Herstmonceux. The baptism has been verified in the original parish register though. It is immediately after another Richard baptised on the same day. Could it have been meant to be John, with the previous John (bap. 1623) appearing to have been buried a few days after his baptism?1,2
  • Anecdote*: Richard is not mentioned in his father's will of 1627 and neither can his burial record be found at Warbleton or Herstmonceux. The baptism has been verified in the original parish register though. It is immediately after another Richard baptised on the same day. Could it have been meant to be John, with the previous John (bap. 1623) appearing to have been buried a few days after his baptism?2
  • He was the son of John Breach and Alice Peerse.

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film: 1067123; Image: 173."

Thomas Breach

b. circa 1550, d. 1619

Parents:

Father: Thomas Breach b. c 1520, d. 1583
Mother: Joane (?) b. c 1525, d. 1598
Last Edited: 28 Apr 2021
  • Birth*: Thomas Breach was born circa 1550 at Sussex, England.
  • He was the son of Thomas Breach and Joane (?)
  • Marriage*: Thomas Breach married Alice Jervis on 11 November 1576 at Warbleton, Sussex, England.1
  • (Witness) Will: Thomas Breach is mentioned in the will of Joane (?) dated 1597 at Warbleton, Sussex, England.2
  • (Witness) Will: Thomas Breach is mentioned in the will of Thomas Breach dated 7 May 1619 at Dallington, Sussex, England.3,4
  • Will*: Thomas Breach left a will made on 23 October 1619 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.5,6
  • Anecdote*: Will of Thomas Breach 1619, Yeoman of Herstmonceux
    (ESRO: PBT/1/1/17/48A)
    www.familysearch.org (Film no 1885788 Image 533)
    Made: 20 Oct 1619
    Proved: 17 Jan 1619/20
    In the name of God amen the three and twentith day of October Anno domini one Thousand six hundred and nynteene I Thomas Breache of Horsmounsex in the County of Sussex yeoman being weake in body and in good and perfect Remembrance thankes bee [to] god doe ordayne and make this my last will and Testament in manner and forme following Vizt First I commit my soule into the hands of Allmighty God my Creator and redeemer and my body to the earth in Christian buriall Imprimis I will and give unto the poore people of the parishe wherein I am buried tenn shillings to bee distributed unto them at the day of my buriall Item I will and bequeath unto Abraham Breach my sonne the somme of forty pounds lawfull money to bee paid him within fowre monethes next after my decease Item I will and give unto John Breache my sonne the somme of forty pounds like lawfull money of England to bee paid him within six monethes next after my decease and one pewter platter of the best Item I give unto George Breache my sonne forty pounds like Currant money of England to bee paid him within eight monethes next after my decease and one little ioyned Chest standing in my bedchamber and one brasse Candlesticke of the best Item I will and bequeath unto William Breache my sonne the somme of forty pounds like money of England to bee paid him within one yeare next after my decease and one brasse Candlesticke and one pewter platter next the best Item I will and bequeath unto Edward Breache my sonne forty pounds like lawfull money one yeare and A quarter after my decease and one pewter platter next to thother and A brasse Candlesticke Item I give and bequeath unto Thomas Luxford my sonne in Lawe twelve pence Item I give and bequeath unto Thomas Luxford his eldest sonne fifty shillings to bee put out within one yeare after my decease to his best profitt by my Executor Item I give and bequeath unto John Luxford his second sonne fifty shillings to bee put out within one yeare after my decease to his best profitt untill the said Thomas and John doe atteyne to theire full age of one and twenty yeares and yf either of them dye before theire said age of one and twenty yeares my will is that the survivor shalbe heire to thother deceased Provided that this my will and meaning is that yf my sonne in lawe aforesaid Thomas Luxford theire father doe sue or trouble my Executor that then the said Thomas and John his sonnes shall not have any of theire legacies before given them Item I will and give unto Constance the daughter of my sonne Thomas Breach a sheepe of a yeare old Item I give unto Mary Stace my daughter xiid Item I give unto Elizabeth Stace her daughter one sheepe of a yeare old Item I will and give unto Thomas Stace the sonne of my said daughter Mary Stace one sheepe of a yeare old Item I give unto Edward Stace her sonne one sheepe of a yeare old Item I will and give unto John Stace her sonne one sheepe of a yeare old All the rest of my goods and chattells unbequeathed I will and give unto Richard Breach my sonne whom I make my sole executor of this my last will and testament and doe ordayne and desire my beloved frends Thomas Ardles Thomas Longlie and Richard Woodhall my overseers and my will is my executor shall beare and paie such chardges as they shalbe at about this my will and Testament In witnesse whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seale the daie and yeere abovewritten [the mark of the testator] Witness hereof Robert Barnet Edward Avary John Barnet
    Proved 17 January 1619/20 by Richard Breache the son and executor.
    (Transcribed by Rosie Ansell January 2018.)
  • Death*: Thomas Breach died in 1619 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.
  • Burial*: Thomas Breach was buried on 26 October 1619 at All Saints, Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.7
  • Probate: His estate was probated on 17 January 1619/20 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England.6

Family:

Alice Jervis d. 1614

Children:

Thomas Breach+ b. 27 Oct 1577, d. Jun 1619
Elizabeth Breach+ b. 6 Dec 1579, d. 1613
Robert Breach b. 4 Feb 1582, d. Jun 1582
John Breach+ b. 1 Sep 1583, d. 1627
Mary Breach+ b. 16 Jan 1585/86
Richard Breach+ b. 8 Apr 1588, d. 1627
Abraham Breach+ b. 20 Apr 1590, d. Nov 1636
George Breach+ b. 24 Jul 1592
William Breach+ b. 2 Mar 1594/95
Edmund Breach+ b. 29 May 1597, d. 1669

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S716] Will of Joane Breache of Warbleton, Sussex, England, made 1597, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 9 Jul 1599. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/10/204B).
  3. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film no: 1885788; Image no: 589."
  4. [S710] Will of Thomas Breache of Dallington, Sussex, England, made 7 May 1619, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 17 Jun 1619. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/17/18A).
  5. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Thomas Breache of Herstmonceux: Film 1885788, image 533."
  6. [S709] Will of Thomas Breache of Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, made 23 Oct 1619, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 17 Jan 1620. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/17/48A).
  7. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Alice Jervis

d. 1614
Last Edited: 18 Nov 2020

Family:

Thomas Breach b. c 1550, d. 1619

Children:

Thomas Breach+ b. 27 Oct 1577, d. Jun 1619
Elizabeth Breach+ b. 6 Dec 1579, d. 1613
Robert Breach b. 4 Feb 1582, d. Jun 1582
John Breach+ b. 1 Sep 1583, d. 1627
Mary Breach+ b. 16 Jan 1585/86
Richard Breach+ b. 8 Apr 1588, d. 1627
Abraham Breach+ b. 20 Apr 1590, d. Nov 1636
George Breach+ b. 24 Jul 1592
William Breach+ b. 2 Mar 1594/95
Edmund Breach+ b. 29 May 1597, d. 1669

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Abraham Breach

b. 20 April 1590, d. November 1636

Parents:

Father: Thomas Breach b. c 1550, d. 1619
Mother: Alice Jervis d. 1614
Last Edited: 19 Nov 2020
  • Baptism*: Abraham Breach was baptized on 20 April 1590 at All Saints, Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.1
  • He was the son of Thomas Breach and Alice Jervis.
  • Marriage*: Abraham Breach married Eleanor Thomas, daughter of John Thomas, on 21 May 1615 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.2
  • (Witness) Will: Abraham Breach is mentioned in the will of Thomas Breach dated 23 October 1619 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.3,4
  • (Witness) Admon: Abraham Breach witnessed the admon of Eleanor Thomas dated 8 July 1620 at Sussex, England.
  • Marriage*: Abraham Breach married Fearnot Springate on 14 August 1620 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.2
  • (Witness) Will: Abraham Breach is mentioned in the will of Richard Breach dated 5 May 1626 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.5
  • (Witness) Will: Abraham Breach is mentioned in the will of John Breach dated 10 May 1627 at Warbleton, Sussex, England.6,7
  • Will*: Abraham Breach left a will made on 11 October 1635 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.8
  • Anecdote*: Will of Abraham Breach, Yeoman of Herstmonceux, 1636
    (TNA: PROB 11/173/84)
    Made: 11 Oct 1636
    Proved: 23 Jan 1636/37
    In the name of God Amen I Abraham Breach of Hersemonceux in the County of Sussex yeoman being sick in bodie but of good and perfect mind and memory (praysed be god therefore) doe make and ordayne this my last will and Testament in manner and forme following First I bequeath my soule to Almighty God my maker hoping and assuredlie believing that through the meritts death and passion of my Saviour and Redeemer Jesus Christ to have full and free pardon and remission of all my sinnes offences and negligence and to be made partaker of life everlasting amongest the elect and blessed Saynts in heaven and my body I committ to the earth to be decentlie buryed at the discretion of my Executrix hereafter named Item I give unto the poore of the parish of Hersemonceux aforesaid five shillings to be distributed amongest them within one moneth after my decease Item my will and mind is that all such moneys as shalbe found remayning in my handes upon my accompt of the goods of my late brother Richard Breach deceased shalbe paid by my executrix hereafter named Item I give and bequeath unto my fower sonnes Abraham Breach Thomas Breach John Breach and William Breach the summe of two hundred poundes of currant english money vizt fiftie pounds a peece to be paid into the handes of my Overseers hereafter named within six monethes next after my decease to be putt out by them to and for the use and benefitt of my said foure sonnes and to be paid unto them at such tyme as they shall severally attayne their severall ages of one and twenty yeares then the one to be heire to the other and to receive the part & porcion of him or them so dying Item I give unto my eldest daughter Elianor Breach the summe of fiftie and five poundes to be paid unto her within one yeare next after my decease in full satisfaction of a legacie of fiftie and five poundes due unto her by the will of John Thomlis? deceased Item I give unto my two younger daughters Fearenot Breach and Mary Breach the summe of Tenne poundes a peece to be paid unto them at their severall ages of one and twenty yeares or dayes of marriage which shall first happen and if either of them doe dye then the survivour of them to have the porcion of her so dying All the rest of my goods Chattells mony houshold stuffe unbequeathed my debts and legacies paid I give and bequeath unto Fearenot my wife whome I make sole executrix of this my last will and Testament And my will and mind is that if my said wife shall happen to marry agayne after my decease that then she shall before any such entermarraige enter bonds unto my Overseers in the penal summe of five hundred poundes with sufficient suretyes to become bound with her for the true performance of this my will otherwise which if she shall refuse or doe not upon request unto her to be made by my Overseers aforesaid then shee to have noe benefitt by this my will And that then and in such case I will and ordeyne my said Overseers to be my whole executors and to have and receave all my goods and estate and to performe this my will in manner and forme aforesaid And also if the said Fearenot my wife shall not take upon her the execucion of this my will but shall refuse to prove the same That Then I make my Overseers hereafter named my full and whole executors and they to prove the same and to performe this my will as aforesaid Lastly I doe hereby constitute and appoynt my good frends William Langham of Burwash gent and Symon Beard of Wartling yeoman Overseers of this my last will and Testament desireing them to see this my will performed in all things according to my trust in them reposed In witnes whereof I the said Abraham Breach have to this my last will and Testament sett my hand and seale the Eleventh day of October Anno Domini One thousand six hundred thirty and sixe RR Caroli Anglia etc duodecimo The marke of Abraham Breach Read signed sealed and declared by the said Abraham Breach for his last will and Testament the day and yeare above written in the presence of W Langham John Springat signum Simonis Beard signum Johannis Wenham

    Probatum fuit Testamentum suprascriptum apud London coram venerabili viro Domino Henrico Marten milite legum Doctore Curie Prerogative Cantuariensis Magistro Custode sive Commissario legitime constituti vicesimo tertio die mensis Januarii Anno Domini iuxta cursum et computaceonem ecclesie Anglicane Millesimo Sexcentesimo tricesimo sexto Juramento Fearnot Breach Relicta dicti defuncti et executricis in huiusmodi Testamento nominat Cui commissa fuit Administratio omnium et singulorum bonorum iurium et Creditiorum eiusdem defuncti de bene et fideliter administrando eadem Ad Sancta Dei Evangelia Coram magistro Edwardo Polhill Clerico vigore Commissionis in ea parte als emanat Jurat
    (Transcribed by Rosie Ansell, January 2016.)
  • Death*: Abraham Breach died in November 1636 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, at age 46.
  • Burial*: Abraham Breach was buried on 7 November 1636 at All Saints, Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.9
  • Probate: His estate was probated on 23 January 1636/37 at Prerogative Court of Canterbury, London, England, (TNA: PROB 11/173/84.)8

Family 1:

Eleanor Thomas b. c 1590, d. 1620

Children:

Eleanor Breach b. 4 Aug 1615
Thomas Breach b. 1 Jan 1616/17, d. Apr 1617
Elizabeth Breach b. 22 Feb 1617/18, d. Feb 1617/18
Mary Breach b. 22 Feb 1617/18, d. Feb 1617/18
Thomas Breach b. 25 Apr 1619, d. 1620

Family 2:

Fearnot Springate d. 1639

Children:

Abraham Breach b. 27 Jul 1621, d. Sep 1621
Abraham Breach+ b. 19 Jan 1622/23
Fearnot Breach b. 21 Nov 1624
Thomas Breach b. 24 Aug 1626
John Breach b. 30 Jun 1628, d. Nov 1653
Dorcas Breach b. 30 Apr 1630, d. Jul 1630
William Breach b. 29 Aug 1631
Mary Breach b. 10 Dec 1633

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Thomas Breache of Herstmonceux: Film 1885788, image 533."
  4. [S709] Will of Thomas Breache of Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, made 23 Oct 1619, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 17 Jan 1620. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/17/48A).
  5. [S723] Will of Richard Brech of Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, made 5 May 1626, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 26 May 1627. (TNA: PROB 11/151/734).
  6. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "John Breach of Warbleton, 1627. [Film 1885790 Image 374]"
  7. [S722] Will of John Breach of Warbleton, Sussex, England, made 10 May 1627, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 5 Jun 1627. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/20/44).
  8. [S718] Will of Abraham Breach of Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, made 11 Oct 1635, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 23 Jan 1637. (TNA: PROB 11/173/84).
  9. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

George Breach

b. 24 July 1592

Parents:

Father: Thomas Breach b. c 1550, d. 1619
Mother: Alice Jervis d. 1614
Last Edited: 26 Feb 2021

Family:

Mary Pickhurst

Children:

George Breach b. 7 Oct 1623
Thomas Breach b. 16 Dec 1628
Mary Breach b. 21 Mar 1629/30
Edward Breach b. 23 Dec 1636
Thomas Breach+ b. 10 May 1640, d. 1709

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Thomas Breache of Herstmonceux: Film 1885788, image 533."
  3. [S709] Will of Thomas Breache of Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, made 23 Oct 1619, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 17 Jan 1620. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/17/48A).
  4. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  5. [S722] Will of John Breach of Warbleton, Sussex, England, made 10 May 1627, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 5 Jun 1627. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/20/44).
  6. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "John Breach of Warbleton, 1627. [Film 1885790 Image 374]"

William Breach

b. 2 March 1594/95

Parents:

Father: Thomas Breach b. c 1550, d. 1619
Mother: Alice Jervis d. 1614
Last Edited: 2 May 2021

Family:

Elizabeth Barnett

Child:

Elizabeth Breach b. 6 May 1621

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Thomas Breache of Herstmonceux: Film 1885788, image 533."
  4. [S709] Will of Thomas Breache of Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, made 23 Oct 1619, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 17 Jan 1620. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/17/48A).
  5. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Edmund Breach

b. 29 May 1597, d. 1669

Parents:

Father: Thomas Breach b. c 1550, d. 1619
Mother: Alice Jervis d. 1614
Last Edited: 4 Feb 2018

Family:

Elizabeth Barnet

Children:

Edward Breach b. c 1628, d. 1628
Richard Breach b. 15 Jan 1631/32
Mary Breach b. 28 Sep 1634
Edward Breach b. 26 Mar 1637

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Thomas Breache of Herstmonceux: Film 1885788, image 533."
  3. [S709] Will of Thomas Breache of Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, made 23 Oct 1619, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 17 Jan 1620. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/17/48A).
  4. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  5. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Richard Breach

b. 8 April 1588, d. 1627

Parents:

Father: Thomas Breach b. c 1550, d. 1619
Mother: Alice Jervis d. 1614
Last Edited: 3 May 2021
  • Birth: Richard Breach was born in 1588 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.
  • Baptism*: Richard Breach was baptized on 8 April 1588 at All Saints, Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.1
  • He was the son of Thomas Breach and Alice Jervis.
  • Marriage License*: Richard Breach and Mary Pierse obtained a marriage licence on 27 June 1617 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, Richard Breache yeoman of Herstmonceux; Mary Pierse of the same parish.2
  • (Witness) Will: Richard Breach is mentioned in the will of Thomas Breach dated 7 May 1619 at Dallington, Sussex, England.3,4
  • (Witness) Will: Richard Breach is mentioned in the will of Thomas Breach dated 23 October 1619 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.5,6
  • Will*: Richard Breach left a will made on 5 May 1626 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.7
  • Anecdote*: Will of Richard Brech 1626, Yeoman of Herstmonceux
    (TNA: PROB 11/151/734)
    Made: 5 May 1626
    Proved: 26 May 1627
    In the name of God Amen I Richard Brech of Hersemonnsex in the Countie of Sussex yeoman Sicke in body but of good and perfect memory thankes bee to god doe make and ordaine this my last will and testament in manner and forme following First and principally I will and bequeath my Soule unto allmightie god my mercifull maker Saviour and Redeemer in and through whome I hope to have forgiveness of all my sinnes And my body to the earth decently to bee buried when it shall please god Item I will and bequeath unto the poore of the parish of Hersmonnsex ten groates Item I will and bequeath unto Marie my wife one quarter of my goods and Cattelles which I shall have left when my debts and legacies are discharged and my will is that Elizabeth my daughter shall have the like share that her mother hath that is one quarter of my goods and cattelles Item I will unto Richard my Sonne one quarter of my goods and Cattelles being the like share yt his fellows hath Item I will unto Thomas my Sonne whom I make and ordaine to bee my sole Executor in like manner one quarter of my goods and Cattells And my will is that Marie my wife and my three Children above named shall have all my goods and Catells equally devided in equall portions to every of them a like share by my two Foffes in trust hereafter menitoned and if it shall happen that any of my three Children shall decease this naturall life before they accomplish the age of one and twentie yeares which is living to have the others portion And further I constitute ordaine and appoint Abraham Brech and John Wenham to bee Feoffees in trust of this my last will and testament and doe give them foer pounds apeece for theire paines to bee taken herein to see my debts discharged and doe hereby give them full power and authoritie to receave al my due debts and to sell all my goods and Cattells to the best advantag of my wife and Children and my three Childrens portions to remaine in their hands until the said Children shall accomplish theire severall ages and to allow them reasonable use for theire said portions soe soone as they shall live of themselves without any help of the said feoffes In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale dated the fift daie of Maie in the second yeare of the Raigne of our dread Soveraigne Lord Charles by the grace of god of England Scotland Frannce and Ireland King defender of the faith Richard Brech his marke Thomas Barnat Edward Badcocke his marke Thomas Aryles Richard Farmer

    Vicesimo sexto die Mensis Maii Anno Domini Millesimo Sexcentesimo vicesimo septimo Emanavit commission Abrahamo Breach et Johanni Wenham fidei Commissar et Feoffat nominat in testamento dicti defuncti Ad Administrand bona iura et credita dicti defuncti iuxta tenorem et effectum testamenti ipsius defuncti durand minori etate Thomas Breach filii dicti defuncti et Executoris in huiusmodi testamento nominat de bene et fideliter administrando eadem ad Sancta Dei Evangelia Jurat
    (Transcribed by Rosie Ansell November 2015.)
  • Death*: Richard Breach died in 1627 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.
  • Burial*: Richard Breach was buried on 8 May 1627 at All Saints, Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.8
  • Probate: His estate was probated on 26 May 1627 at Prerogative Court of Canterbury, London, England.7
  • (Witness) Will: Richard Breach is mentioned in the will of Abraham Breach dated 11 October 1635 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.9

Family:

Mary Pierse

Children:

Thomas Breach b. 13 Nov 1617
Mary Breach b. 3 Jun 1621
Richard Breach b. 8 Feb 1622/23, d. Feb 1622/23
Richard Breach b. 16 May 1624
Elizabeth Breach b. 16 May 1624

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film no: 1885788; Image no: 589."
  4. [S710] Will of Thomas Breache of Dallington, Sussex, England, made 7 May 1619, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 17 Jun 1619. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/17/18A).
  5. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Thomas Breache of Herstmonceux: Film 1885788, image 533."
  6. [S709] Will of Thomas Breache of Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, made 23 Oct 1619, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 17 Jan 1620. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/17/48A).
  7. [S723] Will of Richard Brech of Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, made 5 May 1626, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 26 May 1627. (TNA: PROB 11/151/734).
  8. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  9. [S718] Will of Abraham Breach of Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, made 11 Oct 1635, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 23 Jan 1637. (TNA: PROB 11/173/84).

Mary Pierse

Last Edited: 31 Jan 2018

Family:

Richard Breach b. 8 Apr 1588, d. 1627

Children:

Thomas Breach b. 13 Nov 1617
Mary Breach b. 3 Jun 1621
Richard Breach b. 8 Feb 1622/23, d. Feb 1622/23
Richard Breach b. 16 May 1624
Elizabeth Breach b. 16 May 1624

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S723] Will of Richard Brech of Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, made 5 May 1626, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 26 May 1627. (TNA: PROB 11/151/734).

Thomas Breach

b. 13 November 1617

Parents:

Father: Richard Breach b. 8 Apr 1588, d. 1627
Mother: Mary Pierse
Last Edited: 26 Jan 2018

Citations

  1. [S723] Will of Richard Brech of Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, made 5 May 1626, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 26 May 1627. (TNA: PROB 11/151/734).

Elizabeth Breach

b. 6 December 1579, d. 1613

Parents:

Father: Thomas Breach b. c 1550, d. 1619
Mother: Alice Jervis d. 1614
Last Edited: 2 May 2021

Family:

Thomas Luxford

Children:

Thomas Luxford b. c 1608
Mary Luxford b. 31 Jan 1608/9
Elizabeth Luxford b. 31 Jan 1608/9
John Luxford b. 20 May 1610
Richard Luxford b. 6 Dec 1612, d. 1614

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film: 1067123; Image: 140."
  2. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Thomas Luxford

Last Edited: 26 Jan 2018

Family 1:

Elizabeth Breach b. 6 Dec 1579, d. 1613

Children:

Thomas Luxford b. c 1608
Mary Luxford b. 31 Jan 1608/9
Elizabeth Luxford b. 31 Jan 1608/9
John Luxford b. 20 May 1610
Richard Luxford b. 6 Dec 1612, d. 1614

Family 2:

Mary Holden

Child:

Mary Luxford b. 14 Apr 1616

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film no: 1885788; Image no: 589."
  3. [S710] Will of Thomas Breache of Dallington, Sussex, England, made 7 May 1619, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 17 Jun 1619. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/17/18A).
  4. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Thomas Breache of Herstmonceux: Film 1885788, image 533."
  5. [S709] Will of Thomas Breache of Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, made 23 Oct 1619, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 17 Jan 1620. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/17/48A).

Eleanor Thomas

b. circa 1590, d. 1620

Parents:

Father: John Thomas
Last Edited: 28 Feb 2021
  • Birth*: Eleanor Thomas was born circa 1590 at Sussex, England.
  • She was the daughter of John Thomas.
  • Marriage*: Eleanor Thomas married Abraham Breach, son of Thomas Breach and Alice Jervis, on 21 May 1615 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.1
  • Married Name: As of 21 May 1615, her married name was Breach.
  • Death*: Eleanor Thomas died in 1620 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.
  • Admon*: Administration of Eleanor Thomas was granted on 8 July 1620 at Sussex, England.
  • Anecdote*: Admon of Eleanor Breach of Herstmonceux, 1620
    (ESRO: PBT 1/3/5/62D)
    Granted: 8 July 1620
    8th July 1620
    Which day Mr William Inians priest surrogate etc. committed administration of the goods etc. of Eleanor Breach formerly of Hurstmonceux deceased intestate to Abraham Breach husband of the said deceased Well and faithfully to administer etc. During the minority of Eleanor Breach natural and legitimate daughter of the said deceased on the Holy etc. sworn The said Abraham and Edward Durrant of Hurstmonceux Sussex butcher bound in [the sum of] £20
    Inventory exhibited extending to [the sum of] £10
    (Transcribed by Claire Wickens,18th November 2020 for Geoffrey Barber.)

Family:

Abraham Breach b. 20 Apr 1590, d. Nov 1636

Children:

Eleanor Breach b. 4 Aug 1615
Thomas Breach b. 1 Jan 1616/17, d. Apr 1617
Elizabeth Breach b. 22 Feb 1617/18, d. Feb 1617/18
Mary Breach b. 22 Feb 1617/18, d. Feb 1617/18
Thomas Breach b. 25 Apr 1619, d. 1620

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Fearnot Springate

d. 1639
Last Edited: 19 Nov 2020

Family:

Abraham Breach b. 20 Apr 1590, d. Nov 1636

Children:

Abraham Breach b. 27 Jul 1621, d. Sep 1621
Abraham Breach+ b. 19 Jan 1622/23
Fearnot Breach b. 21 Nov 1624
Thomas Breach b. 24 Aug 1626
John Breach b. 30 Jun 1628, d. Nov 1653
Dorcas Breach b. 30 Apr 1630, d. Jul 1630
William Breach b. 29 Aug 1631
Mary Breach b. 10 Dec 1633

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S718] Will of Abraham Breach of Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, made 11 Oct 1635, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 23 Jan 1637. (TNA: PROB 11/173/84).
  3. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Mary Pickhurst

Last Edited: 31 Jan 2018

Family:

George Breach b. 24 Jul 1592

Children:

George Breach b. 7 Oct 1623
Thomas Breach b. 16 Dec 1628
Mary Breach b. 21 Mar 1629/30
Edward Breach b. 23 Dec 1636
Thomas Breach+ b. 10 May 1640, d. 1709

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.