Birth: ABT. 1523 in Royston, Cholchester, England

Marriage:  1548 in Royston, Cholchester, England

Occupation: He was a tallow chandler

Land Rec: He owned a small manor house along with some land in the town.

Birth of Daughter: 1549
Name: Alice Foote

Birth of Daughter: 1551
Name: Elizabeth Foote

Birth of Son: ABT 1553
Name: Robert Foote

Birth of Son: 1557
Name: Thomas Foote

Birth of Son: 1558
Name: John Foote

Death: 27 JAN 1608

Burial:  possibly at Shalford, St. Andrew Churchyard, Shalford, Braintree District, Essex, England

Will Probated:  18 JUL 1558
Details:  His will revealed that he had a wife named Helen, sons Robert and John, and daughters Aves or Avis (Alice) and Elizabeth. The will also alluded to the testator’s brother Foote, first name not stated and his two older children. He left to the church of Royston, 20s; to wife Helen, all lands and tenements in Royston for life; and L80 to be divided among all the children; to servant Maud Smythe L6/13/4 to her marriage; L3 that my brother Foot oweth to his two eldest children; to wife’s brother Richard Warren the younger and to her uncle John Jenawaye of Stoone, 40s each; to wife the rest; to son Robert a goblet, feather bed and bedding; to son John Foot a silver salt, feather bed and bedding; to Aves Foote and Elizabeth Foote, daughters, each three of the best spoons, bed and bedding; all the remainder to wife named executrix; witness William Meede, citizen and grocer of London; John Jenaway, Nicholas Warreyn of Bassingbourn and Richard Warreyn of Bassingbourn.

Parents are unknown


Hellen Waller     

Birth: 1527

Death: 18 JUL 1558

Burial:  St. Leonard Churchyard, Shoreditch, London Borough of Hackney, Greater London, England

Parents are unknown

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