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William Sayre, of Leighton Buzzard

Birthplace: Hinwick, Podington Parish, Bedfordshire, England
Death: Died in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England
Place of Burial: Leighton Buzzard, Bedford, England
Immediate Family:

Son of William Sayre, of Hinwick and Alice Sayre
Husband of Elizabeth Sayre, of Leighton Buzzard
Father of Thomas Sayre; Joan Gabb Browne; William Sayre; Robert Sayre; Agnes Sayre and 3 others
Brother of Thomas Sayre; Agnes Makernes and Alice Wheeler

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About William Sayre, of Leighton Buzzard

William Sayre

  • Birth: Circa 1535 - Hinwick, Bedford, England
  • Parents: William Sayre, Alice Sayre (born Squire)
  • Wife: Elizabeth Squyer
  • Death: Before 1581 - Leighton Buzzard, Bedford, England

4 WILLIAM, m. Elizabeth . He died prior to 1581.

4 Children include

  1. William.
  2. Robert.
  3. Thomas.
  4. Francis, m. Elizabeth Atkins.



Place of birth and death may have been Hinwich,Podington,BDF,ENG. Source of Info: Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Sayre, Rt. #1, Box 92, Buckhannon, W VA 26201

-------------------- Parents: William Sayre and Elizabeth Squyer Francis Sayre b. 1565 Parish Hinwick,Podington,Bedfordshire,England d. 1645 Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England Parents: William Atkins and Unknown Elizabeth Atkins b. 1565 Henwick,Bedfordshire,England d. aft Apr 1645 Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England m. 15 Nov 1591 Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England Family tree▼ ▼Facts and Events Marriage? 15 Nov 1591 Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England ▼Children Birth Death 1. Mary Sayre est 1615

Add child The marriage of Francis Sayre and Elizabeth Atkins is recorded in the parish register of Leighton Buzzard, November 15, 1591. The records of this place begin in 1562, and continue until 1615, when there is a break until 1640. A careful search of these records was made for the birth of Francis Sayre and of his wife, Elizabeth Atkins, but neither was found recorded. Francis was probably born at Podington, the records of which do not begin until 1602.

Francis Sayre was a mercer, or "silkman", as he is denominated in the taxroll of 1609-10.

We know nothing further concerning Francis Sayre except that he continued to reside at Leighton and died intestate in 1645, his widow Elizabet h being appointed administratrix of his estate in April of that year, as appears from the record in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Administration Act Book A.D. 1645, folio 39.

The baptismal records of Leighton Buzzard give the names of children of Francis Sayre and Elizabeth Atkins.

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William Sayre, of Leighton Buzzard's Timeline

Odel, Bedfordshire, , England
Bedfordshire, England
Age 5
Painswick, Gloucestershire, England, (Present UK)
Age 6
Age 6
Age 6
Age 6
Age 10
Hinwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 22
Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 24
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom