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Richard Peckham, son of Alexander Peckham and Anne Peckham [Sands]
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1668
Born
In the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Jeremy Stroud's records
 
28th Sep 1668
Christened
At St. Dunstan Church in the Parish of Mayfield, Sussex; son of Alexander Peckham and Anne Peckham
Jeremy Stroud's records
 
21st Apr 1691
Married
Frances Streatfield at St. Denys Church in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Rotherfield Marriage Registers
 
1691/92
Birth of a daughter
Mary in the Parish of Mayfield, Sussex
Mayfield Parish Registers
Susan Freestone's records
 
1693
Birth of a son
Richard in the Parish of Wadhurst, Sussex
Wadhurst Parish Registers
 
1694/95
Birth of a son
Alexander in the Parish of Wadhurst, Sussex
Wadhurst Parish Registers
 
1697
Birth of a son
William in the Parish of Mayfield, Sussex
Mayfield Parish Registers
Susan Freestone's records
 
1699
Birth of a daughter
Ann in the Parish of Mayfield, Sussex
Mayfield Parish Registers
Susan Freestone's records
 
1701
Birth of a daughter
Sarah in the Parish of Mayfield, Sussex
Mayfield Parish Registers
Susan Freestone's records
 
1704
Birth of a daughter
Elizabeth in the Parish of Mayfield, Sussex
Mayfield Parish Registers
Susan Freestone's records
 
Feb 1728/29
Died
In the Parish of Mayfield, Sussex
Mayfield Burial Registers
 
23rd Feb 1728/29
Buried
At St. Dunstan Church in the Parish of Mayfield, Sussex
Mayfield Burial Registers
 
17th Mar 1728/29
Probate
At Deanery of South Manning
Jeremy Stroud's records
 

Will of Richard Peckham yeoman of Old Mill Mayfield, Sussex

Being sick and weak but of sound and disposing mind and memory
I give & bequeath unto my son in law Richard Peckham (RP) all my part of that parcel of house & lands lying in Mayfield & Burwash & now in occupation of Samuel Brooks & known by the name of Breadhurst
Also I give & bequeath unto my said son in law RP all my part of a house lying in Chatham in the occupation of my sister in law Agnes Peckham after her decease
Also I give & bequeath unto my son in law RP all my part of a piece or parcel of Marshland lying in Tenham, Kent in the occupation of Mr. Godfrey all these three severall & separate parcells of houses & lands I give unto my son in law RP upon condicon of paying my wife Frances Peckham 10 pounds a year during the terme of her natural life & after her decease I give all the said 3 severall & separate parcells of houses & lands unto my four children, namely Mary wife of the said RP, my son William Peckham, my daughter Anne wife of Robert Giles, & my daughter Sarah now a widow to them & theirheirs forever as heirs in common & not as joint heirs.
I give & bequeath unto my son Alexander Peckham the sume of 21 shillings to be paid him within 3 months next after my decease.
I give & bequeath unto my daughter Anne 100 pounds to be paid within 1 year after my decease & to be putt out at interest & the interest to be paid her halfe yearly exclusive of her husband Robert Giles.
I give my best bed a& all that belongeth to it & 13 cain chaires to my daughter Mary.
I give all my wearing apparel of all sorts to my son William Peckham
All the rest of my chattels & Cattle I give unto my 4 said children when my just debts & funeral expences are paid equally to be divided between them namely Mary wife of RP, William Peckham, Ann the wife of Robert Giles exclusive of her said husband Robert Giles & Sarah paying their mother Frances Peckham 30 shillings a year a piece all 4 of them namely Mary William Anne & sarah during the terms of the natural life of their said mother Frances Peckham but if my said sister in law Agnes Peckham shall dye before my said wife then my said 4 children shall pay their said mother but 10 shillings a piece yearly during her natural life and my mind & will is that none of the monies that I have given to my daughter Anne shall ever be in her own power or disposal during the terme of the natural life of her said husband Robert Giles she the said Anne shall have full power to dispose thereof at her own will only I reserve 50 pounds out of her part in case she marry againe & my will is that the said 50 pounds be put into the hands of my executor for the sue benefit & sole advantage of her daughter Mary till she attaine to the age of 21 years & she have no other heirs & if her daughter and she should dye before her said daughter attaine to the age of 21 years then my will is that her part shall be equally divided between my children Mary William & sarah.
I give to my granddaughter Sarah Brooks 50 pounds out of her mothers part if her said mother shall marry againe to be left in my executors hands till my said granddaughter sarah Brokks shall happen to dye before the age of 21 then my will is the said 50 pounds shall fall to her mother & the rest of her brothers & sisters if these shall be any
I constitute nominate & appoint my cousin Samuel Duplock & my cousin John Moone trustees to this my last will & testament and I doe nominate & appoint my said son in law Richard Peckham full and sole executor of this my last will & testament & I doe hereby revoke & make void all former wills & testaments by me heretofore made & declared this to be my last will & testament
In Testimony whereof I the said Richard Peckham the testator to this my last will & testament being written in 1 sheet of paper have sett my hand & seals this 12th day of February in the 2nd year of the reigne of our sovereign lord George the second by the grace of god of Great Brittaine France & Ireland king defender of the faith AD 1728 "Richard Peckham" signed sealed published and declared by the said RP the testator as & for his last will & testament in the presence of us who subscribed our names as witnesses in the presence of the said testator the word Sarah being first interlined Robard Stevens._ the mark of Margaret Fuller _ Edward Sawyer

Probate: Deanery of South Malling 17th March 1728 [=1729] on the oath of Richard Peckham executor named in the will

Transcribed by Jeremy Stroud Mar 2017

[Note: the above mentioned daughter Sarah Peckham married George Brook 6 Feb 1722 at Aylesford, Kent]
[Note the above mentioned daughter Mary Peckham married Richard Peckham 23 Oct 1719 at Chatham, Kent]


Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Packham, Packam, Packame, Packhan, Pacham, Paccham, Pacyham, Packum, Peckam, Pekham, Peckham, Peckhams, Pickam family records
The ancestral pedigree of Richard Peckham
  
1st marriage John Peckhamm: 9th Jul 1559 All Saints Church, Biddenden, KentMargaret Waterman 
 b: c 1540  b: c 1540
d: June 1585 Mayfield, Sussex, wife of John senior
bur: 15th Jun 1585 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  
   
 William John 
 b: 1571 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 25th Mar 1571 St. Dunstan Church, son of John Peckham
 b: 1582 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 12th Oct 1582 St. Dunstan Church, son of John Peckham the younger
 
      
Great-Great-
Grandfather
record
   
   
   
 William Peckhamm: 13th Feb 1592 St. John the Baptist Church, Marden, KentElizabeth Lucke 
 b: 1571 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 25th Mar 1571 St. Dunstan Church, son of John Peckham
  b: c 1570
  
     
 Jane John Elizabeth Mary 
 b: 1594 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 28th Apr 1594 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of William Peccham
 b: 1596 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 12th Dec 1596 St. Dunstan Church, son of William Peccham
 b: 1599/1600 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 17th Feb 1599/1600 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of William Peccham
 b: 1604 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 28th Mar 1604 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of William Peccham
 
          
Great-
Grandfather
record
   
   
   
 John Peckhamm: c 1615 Bivelhem, Mayfield, SussexSusanna 
 b: 1596 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 12th Dec 1596 St. Dunstan Church, son of William Peccham
  b: c 1595
  
           
William  Elizabeth  Ann Elizabeth Susanna Mary Henry Alexander 
b: 1616 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 4th Aug 1616 St. Dunstan Church, son of John Peckham
d: before 29th Aug 1616 Mayfield, Sussex, son of John
bur: 29th Aug 1616 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  b: 1619/20 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 27th Feb 1619/20 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of John Peckham
d: March 1619/20 Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John junior
bur: 13th Mar 1619/20 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  b: 1622 Bibleham, Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 7th Jul 1622 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of John Peckham, junior
 b: 1624 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 1st Aug 1624 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of John Peckham
 b: 1624 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 1st Aug 1624 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of John Peckham
 b: 1626 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 25th Jun 1626 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of John Peckham
 b: 1627/28 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 2nd Mar 1627/28 St. Dunstan Church, son of John Peckham
 b: 1628 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 24th Aug 1628 St. Dunstan Church, son of John Peckham
d: February 1706/07 Mayfield, Sussex
bur: 15th Feb 1706/07 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 
  Mary Elenor             
  b: 1617 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 26th Oct 1617 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of John Peckham
d: March 1620/21 Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John of Five Ashes
bur: 20th Mar 1620/21 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 b: 1620/21 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 18th Mar 1621 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of John Peckham
             
                 
Grandfather
record
   
   
   
 Alexander Peckhamm: c 1655Anne Sands 
 b: 1628 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 24th Aug 1628 St. Dunstan Church, son of John Peckham
d: February 1706/07 Mayfield, Sussex
bur: 15th Feb 1706/07 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  b: c 1635
d: August 1710 Mayfield, Sussex, widow
bur: 13th Aug 1710 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  
       
 Alexander Thomas John William George Richard 
 b: 1656 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 16th Nov 1656 St. Dunstan Church, son of Alexander Peckham and Anne Peckham
 b: 1658 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 11th Jun 1658 St. Dunstan Church, son of Alexander Peckham and Anne Peckham
 b: 1661 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 13th Jul 1661 St. Dunstan Church, son of Alexander Peckham and Anne Peckham
 b: 1662/63 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 24th Feb 1662/63 St. Dunstan Church, son of Alexander Peckham and Anne Peckham
 b: 1665 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 27th Jul 1665 St. Dunstan Church, son of Alexander Peckham and Anne Peckham
d: October 1665 Mayfield, Sussex, son of Alexander and Ann
bur: October 1665 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 b: 1668 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 28th Sep 1668 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Alexander Peckham and Anne Peckham
d: February 1728/29 Mayfield, Sussex
bur: 23rd Feb 1728/29 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 
               
Parental
record
   
   
   
 Richard Packhamm: 21st Apr 1691 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, SussexFrances Streatfield 
 b: 1668 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 28th Sep 1668 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Alexander Peckham and Anne Peckham
d: February 1728/29 Mayfield, Sussex
bur: 23rd Feb 1728/29 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  b: c 1670
d: 19th Jan 1737 Mayfield, Sussex, widow of Richard
bur: 19th Jan 1737 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  
        
 Mary Richard Alexander William Ann Sarah Elizabeth 
 b: 1691/92 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 24th Feb 1691/92 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of Rich. Packham and Frances Packham
d: November 1761 Hollingbourne, Kent, widow
bur: 19th Nov 1761 St. Michael's Church, Chart Sutton, Kent
 b: 1693 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 21st Sep 1693 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, son of Richard Peckham and Frances Peckham
d: May 1703 Mayfield, Sussex, son of Richard
bur: 24th May 1703 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 b: 1694/95 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 26th Jan 1694/95 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, son of Richard Peckham and Frances Peckham
 b: 1697 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 17th Nov 1697 St. Dunstan Church, son of Richard Parkham[sic]
 b: 1699 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 11th Apr 1699 St. Dunstan Church, son of Richd. Packham and Frances Packham
 b: 1701 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 15th Jul 1701 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of Richard Packham and Frances Packham
d: February 1755 Mayfield, Sussex, wife of Samuel
bur: 26th Feb 1755 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 b: 1704 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 20th Sep 1704 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of Richard Packham and Frances Packham
d: 10th Sep 1720 Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard & Frances
bur: 10th Sep 1720 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 
                  
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record

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