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Kenelm Winslow

Birthplace: Droitwich, Worcestershire, England
Death: Died in Saint Andrew's Parish, Kempsey, Worcester, England
Place of Burial: St. Andrews, Kempsey, Worcestershire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Winslow, Esq and Lady Agnes Tansley
Husband of Catherine Winslow
Father of Edward Winslow; John Winslow; Richard Winslow; Alice Winslow and Francis Winslow
Brother of William Winslow and Agnes Winslow

Occupation: Churchwarden
Managed by: Henn Sarv
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About Kenelm Winslow

  • Kenelm Winslow
  • M, #20311, d. 14 April 1607
  • Father William Winslow d. a 1540
  • Mother Catherine Bucke b. c 1530
  • Kenelm Winslow was born at of Droitwich, Worcester, England. He married Catherine Bucke. Kenelm Winslow married Elizabeth Foliott, daughter of John Foliott and Eleanor Moore. Kenelm Winslow died on 14 April 1607 at Kempsey, Worcester, England; Date of will.
  • Family 1 Catherine Bucke d. 4 Apr 1607
  • Family 2 Elizabeth Foliott b. c 1540
  • Child
    • Edward Winslow+ b. 7 Oct 1560, d. c 1630
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Birth Abt 1543 Droitwich, Worchestershire, England

Gender Male


Died 9 Nov 1607 Kempsey, Worcestershire, England

Buried St. Andrews, Worcester City, Worcestershire, England


Father William Winclow, b. Bef 1510, Kempsey, Worcestershire, England

Mother Mary Bucke, b. 1529, Kempsey, Worcestershire, England


Family 1 Elizabeth Foliott, b. Abt 1540, Pyrton, Worcester, England

Married Abt 1560 Worcester, England


 1. Edward Winslow, Sr., b. 17 Oct 1560, St.Andrew, Droitwich, Worcestershire, England  
 2. John Winslow, b. Abt 1560, Droitwich, Worchestershire, England  
 3. Richard Winslow, b. Aft 1585, Kempsey, Worcestershire, England  

Family 2 Elizabeth Morgan, b. Abt 1532, Droitwich, Worchestershire, England


Family 3 Catherine Bucke, b. 1530, Droitwich, Worchestershire, England

Married 1550 Worcestershire, England


Kenelm Winslow, Yeoman, was born circa 1533 at Droitwich, Worcestershire, England. He died on 9 November 1607 at Kempsey, Worcestershire, England.

He was the son of William Winslow and Mary Bucke.

   * m.(1) Elizabeth Foliott 1560 St. Andrew, Droitwich, Worcester, England
   * m.(2) Katherine unknown prob. 1607  (ALT dates:  between 1564 and 1595.)  
         o prob. b. ABT 1548
         o liv. Nov. 1607 Worcester, Worcester, England

Child of Kenelm Winslow and (?) Catherine

1. Edward Winslow b. 17 Oct 1560, d. b 1631

Owned Careswell, or Kerswell in Kempsey parish. There was the old family farmhouse where Kenelm lived from 1560 to 1605, when he sold it to Sir John Buck. He died two years later. It is clear from his will that he owned land at Kempsey, and that he had two houses which he let on lease when he went to reside with his wife Katherine in Worcester. The rent of the smaller house was 23/8 per annum, and the other, which must have been a good large house, where Kenelm had formerly lived, produced a rental of £13, a very good sum in those days. It is probable that the larger house was in the little hamlet of Clifton which lies between Kempsey and Severn Stoke, because the next certain date we possess at the moment is 1613.


Paine ancestry. The family of Robert Treat Paine, signer of the Declaration ... By Sarah Cushing Paine, Charles Henry Pope Pg.58




"In the name & feare of God Amen-the xiiith daye of Aprill in the year of our Lord 1607, I Kenelme Wynslowe of the cittye of Worcester, Yeom¹, being of verye pfect memorye although sicke in bodye doe make & declare my last Will & Testamt in maner & forme following viz! First I comend my Soule to the Eternall God & my bodye to the Earth to be buryed in comelye sort of burial after my decease.

Item. I devise and appoint vs in money to the pore of the prshe of St. Andrew wherein I dwell to be distributed by my wife or by her appointmt. And as touching my goods and chattels I will & appoint the custodye thereof (my funerall's discharged & my debts paide) to Katherine my very loving Wife whom I ordaine constitute & appoint to be my Sole Executrix of this my prnt Will & appointing & wishing her nott to alter the pptie thereof (things overworne excepted) wthout the consent of my eldest Sonne whom I require to be a guide & comforter to her. And such of my household stuffe as she shall thinke well of I license her to dispose of to such of mychildren & grandchildren as shall best please her and the same nott to be delivered until after her decease and then the same to be delivered to them as the guift & legasie as well of me to them as of my saide wife. These being Witness prnte att the publishing hereof by me-Kenelme Wynslo-John Evayns-Edward Tovy+-Richard Calwall his marke "H."

Proved at Worcester on the 9th day of November 1607 by Katherine (the Relict of the deceased the sole Executrix." from W.S. Appleton's papers.

¹A common man; the first or most respected class; a freeholder; a man freeborn; a yeoman in England is considered as next in order to the Gentry. Gentry - in Great Britain are classes of people between the nobility and the common people.

According to D Kenelm Winslow, Richard Winslow who lived and died during the reign og King Henry the eighth was Kenelm's grandfather The very interesting inventory of Kenelm's estate was written on sheepskin parhment Our report will also include some medieval manorial estate court records (documenting Kenelm (Wynseiow)as as a “freeholder” of land as well as Keneim's service as a juryman for the medieval court of Lord Thomas Coventry's Croome Hill Estate. 




Year 1575 Super Sabrinam 1st page second to last entry: Kelam Wynslelowe shall inclose & keepe severall 1 acre

Year 1575 2nd page Top paragraph on page says October in the 17th year of the reign of Queen Elizabeth names in middle of page Kellamius Wyndeslowe (he would be the juror)

Year 1579 3rd page 5th day of October 20th year of the reign of Queen Elizabeth names at bottom Kellamius Wynslowe (he is a juror again)

Year 1594 4th page 17 April in the 36 year of the reign of Queen Elizabeth Kellamus Wynselowe and John Wynselowe in the list of those excused from serving on the july.

Year 1594 5th page third to last entry

Year 1594 Item that Henrie Wynselowe 6 shillings 8 pence servant to William Cooke hath since penticoste laste had certain sheepe upon Kynnersley green and duds other commons within this mannor contrary to a former pain (fine) I do in Mia

Year 1595 6th page names a top Kenelmus Winseloe (served a a juror)

Year 1598 7th page names a top Johns Wynslowe is a juror Kellamus Wynselowe is listed the group that were probably excused from serving.

Year 1699 8th page 2nd entry from top Winslow John Son of Dracott paroch Kempsey -Gent ( A large restored house called Draycott Manor still stands in Kempsey) John Winslow jun Hannah Winslow children of the said John sen. 2 shillings Alice Winslow Parents: Thomas WINSLOW and Elizabeth PEACOCK.

Spouse: Katherine. Kenelm WINSLOW and Katherine were married about 1560 in , , Worcestershire, England. Children were: Edward WINSLOW.

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