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D'ARANDA. (New Series, I., 83.) The first wife of Benjamin D'Aranda was Elizabeth, daughter of Ambrose Blake of Pynnell, near Calne, by Mary, daughter of George Ivie of Hullavington, Wilts (called Joyce in “The Book of Pedigrees of Founder's Kin,” in possession of Winchester College); she (ob. 12 Kal. Oct. 1730) is commemorated in a Latin inscription on a stone in Calne Church, with her only son Henry, born 21 Oct. 1701, ob. 26 Oct. 1716. Azure, a castle urgent within a bordure or charged with six crosscrosslets gules ; impaling, Argent, a chevron between three garbs sable. He was Vicar of Calne before being instituted to Bremhill (not Bremham), near Calne, in 1724. He and his second wife are commemorated on a tablet in Bremhill Church. He died 27 Dec. 1739, æt. 73 ; she 27 April 1742, æt. 35.
STOKES. (Second Series, II., 28, 31.)
( In dei Nomine, Amen. XX° die mensis Iunij Anno D'ni milli'mo cccc nonagesimo octavo. Ego Iohannes Stoke' de Sende compos me'te et sane memorie ac intellectus cond test'm meum in hunc modum. In p'mis lego ai'am mea' om'ipotenti deo b'e marie virgini et om'ib' sanctis, Corpusq meu' sepeliendum in Capella mea noviter edificata et constructa in Capella de Sende. Item lego Eccl'ie Matrici Sar? iijs iija. Item lego Eccl'ie mee p'och' de Milksh’m xxs. Item lego Ioh'i Stokes filio meo xxli. Item lego Roberto filio meo xxli
. Item lego Iohanni filio meo Iuniori xx'. Item lego Agneti filie mee sxli. Item lego iij filijs et filie Ioh'is Stokis filij mei eoru' cuilibet xls. Item lego filio et ij filiab' Roberti Stoke' filij mei eoru' cuilibet xls. Item lego ad honesta ornamenta ad dei servicium fiend' in Capella xxl prout honestius et utilius Alicie executrici mee et Ioh'i filio meo videbitur faciend'. Item lego repa'cio communiar' viar' existen' infra p'ochia de Sende xxli. Item lego iiij filiabus Walteri Stokes fratris mei cuilib' earum vje viija Item lego quinq' filijs et trib' filiab' Robti Stokes eor' cuilibet vjs viijd. Item lego duob' filijs et ij filiabus Agnetis filie mee cuilib' eor’ xls. Item lego iiij filijs et filie Thome Stokis fratris mei eor' cuilibet xls. Item lego his qui michi servient aut s'viebant tam vivis qua' mulierib' eor' cuilib' vje viija Item lego Magistro Vicario de Mylkesha' curato meo vjø viija Residuum bonor' meor' non Legator' do et lego Alicie uxori mee quaʼquidem ordino et constituo mea’ veram Executricem ut ip’a disponat pro salute ai'e mee p'ut ei melius meritorius ac salubrius videbitur faciend' ac deo placend'. Insup' volo q'd tres filij mei ''Iohannes Stokes Robertus Stokes et Ioh'es Iunior sui sup’visores istius testi. His testib' d’no Ioh'e San'gwyn Will'mo Sompner Roberto dalamart et Waltero Toker ac mult' alijs. Item volo q' Iohannes Stokes filius meus Iunior habeat terram que vocatur Maynes Landes infra p'och' de Kyvell post mort' meam sibi et suis heredibus. Item lego uno idoneo p’sbitero ad divina celebrand' in quada' Capella de novo p' me in d'ca Eccl'ia edificata pro ai'a mea parentum meor et oi'um fidel'm defunctor' p spacium xx annor? vjli annuati p'cipiend' de cxxll reman'en in manib' Ioh’is Stoke Senioris et Robti Stokes. Dat die et Anno sup'script'.
Proved at Lambeth by the above-named Alice, the Executrix, 20 July 1498.
SEEND REGISTERS. 1616 Mar. 3 Gilbert Garrard & Sibil Stokes. 1618 April 12 Bap. Anne dau. of Gilbert Garrard.
* Communicated by ARTHUR SCHOMBERG, Esq. VOL. II., SERIES III.
1654,* June 3. Gilbert Garrard of Shinfield, gent. Poor of Shinfield 20%, of Speene 20s. To eldest son Gilbert Garrard & his wife a silver spoone wh. hath a maydenhead on it. My son-in-law John Maulthus 10$, & to Anne his wife & to every of their children 5s apiece. Son-in-law Lawrence Watts & Sible his wife 108 apiece, & to their children 5$ apiece. Son Richard Garrard a cottage & a ground called Jutts, now in occupation of James Alexander, and a little ground adjoining John Somner's, cowleaze & land adjoining that of my father-in-law John Stokes, all wh. premises are in Seend in the countie of Wilts. Son Richard & his heirs & for want of such issue to son John Garrard & heirs for ever. To gd son John Garrard meadow ground called Mead Marshe (46 acres) & a cottage adjoining called Honny Mangers, all wh. sa premises are in Seend or Milsham, co. Wilts. Residue to Sibbell my loving wife, she Ex’ix. My loving friends my father-in-law John Stokes & George Collyns overseers. Witn., Edward Wilmer, scr., Sarah Wilmer, Richard Grover.
Proved 27 Sep. 1658 by the above Sybil Garrard. (P.C.C., 460 Wotton.)
1664. John Stokes of Seene, Wilts (no date), clothier. Wite An Stokes during widowhood the grounds called Rowcroftes with the medow called Goulsgrove. Remainder to son John Stokes under 21, he paying .... to his 3 sisters An Stokes, Bethyah Stokes, and Mary Stokes. He is to be put apprentice at æt. 14. Son Obediah Stokes, under age, to him Henmarsh wh. was formerly my uncle John Eyres his liveing. Witn., Edgar Webb, Maurice Tipper. Comm. 28 Nov. 1664 to Anna Stokes the relict. . The bond is signed by An Stokes, Edgar Webb (his mark) of Rowde, Wilts, clothier, Maurice Tipper (his mark) of Orchard Leigh, Somerset, yeoman.
The Inventory, valued by John Sumner, Edgar Webb, & Maurice Tipper, 8 Sep. 1664: £106 17°, 11 kine & 4 young beasts £40; 2 or 3 items of £5 and £8 ; all the others small sums. Rowcroftes is given as Rough Croughts.
FREDERICK. The following is transcribed from Barker's folio Bible, 1583, which has the plain bookplate with ornamental border of Sir John Frederick, Bart. :
Christian Names and Births of the Children of
John and Mary Frederick. John, born September 20th 1779, christened 21st Oct in Savile Row, died in Egypt
in consequence of a wound on the landing of the British Troops at Aboukir Bay. Richard born Dec 30, 1780, christened 7 Feby. 1781 in Savile Row. Mary (died) Feby. 16, 1782
23 March Thomas Nathan July 11, 1783
9 August Susanna Sept. 6, 1784
29 Sept. Christopher Dec. 10, 1785
1786 Walton upon
17 March Edward Harry
Aug. 6, 1788
29 Dec. Frances Apl. 25, 1793
6 June (Signed) Burwood, April 6, 1804.
* Vis. Berks 1661–66, Genealogist,' v., 262. A copy of this will is due to the kindness of Mr. G. F. Tudor Sherwood, that of the second John Stokes to Mr. J. G. Bradford.
THE MARRIAGE REGISTERS OF ALL SAINTS, MAIDSTONE.*
Mr Arthur Beeszicket gent., and Mistris Martha Wasshington, #
7 Morris Williarns and Jone Dodson.
* Communicated by the Rev. J. CAVE-BROWNE, M.A.-continued from p. 96. † Beswicke. (See Berry's • Kent Pedigrees.')
| Martha Washington was daughter of Lawrence Washington, whose monument is in Maid. stone Church. (See Cave-Browne's . History of All Saints', Maidstone,' p. 168.)
Sep. 10 Mr John Stace and ffrances Maplisden.
1612. April 20 Henrie Springfeild and Margarett Watson. April 20 John Thomas, myller, and Margarett Moore.
* Cant. Transcript, “ Vanne.”
† From January 7, 1611, to end of 1612, the Cant. Transcripts give in almost every entry the trade or occupation, which are not given in the Church Registers.
May 12 Thomas Broad and Elizabeth Holesworth.
of Staplehurst, tanner, and Margaret Swynnhogge, daughter of Tho
mas Swinnhogge, Jurat.* July 14 (by Mr Robert Carr, precher of Maidstone) at ffryttenden, Robert Swin
hogge, † son of Mr Thomas Swinhogge, Jurat, and Margaret Mapelsden,
the da. of M' Edward Mapelsden, Jurat.