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Alexander Sydenham

Birthplace: Brimpton, Somerset, England
Death: Died in North Petherton, Somerset, England
Place of Burial: North Petherton
Immediate Family:

Son of John Sydenham the Elder and Johanna Sydenham
Husband of Agnes Sydenham
Father of Sylvester Sydenham and John Sydenham, (elder bro), of Leigh
Brother of Jane Johanna St. Barbe; Walter Sydenham the Younger of Brympton; Henry de Sydenham; George de Sydenham; Richard Sydenham and 2 others
Half brother of Alice Sydenham

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About Alexander Sydenham

  • Born: ABT 1424, Preston, Somerset, England
  • Died: 1473
  • Father: John STOURTON
  • Mother: Alice DENNYS
  • Married: John SYDENHAM
  • Children:
    • 1. Alexander SYDENHAM
    • 2. Richard SYDENHAM
    • 3. Walter SYDENHAM (m. Margaret Harcourt)
    • 4. Henry SYDENHAM
    • 5. George SYDENHAM
    • 6. Joan SYDENHAM (m. John St. Barbe)
    • 7. Marcella SYDENHAM
    • 8. Alice SYDENHAM
  • From: STOURTON1
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  • The visitations of the county of Somerset, in the years 1531 and 1573, together with additional pedigrees, chiefly from the visitation of 1591 (1885)
  • Pg.76
  • Sidenham
  • Walter Sidenham.; ch: John (m. Agnes _ ) Sidenham.
  • John = Agnes.; ch: John (m. Alice Stourton) Sidenham
  • John. = Alice, d. and h. of (John Stourton of Preston Plucknett. & d. and h. Payne); ch: Alex. (m. d. Popham), Joan (m. John St. Barbe), Walter (m. Margt. Harcourt), Marcell (m. John Larde?), Richard (m. Joan Cambrey) Sidenham.
  • Pg.78
  • Sidenham
  • John Sydenham. = Jone, d. and h. John Sturton of Brimpton.; ch: 3. Richard (m. Jane Cambray), 1. Walter, 2. Alexander Sydenham.
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  • 'Sydenham1'
  • Families covered: Sydenham of Chelworthy, Sydenham of Orchard, Sydenham of Sydenham
  • John de Sydenham (a 1225)
  • m. heiress of Kitsford
    • 1. William de Sydenham
    • m. Joan (dau of William de Gothayre)
      • A. Roger de Sydenham of Sydenham (a 1342)
        • i. John de Sydenham of Sydenham
          • a. daughter
          • m. (Cave ?)
        • ii. Richard de Sydenham of Combe Sydenham (a 1388, d 1402-3, Judge)
        • m. Joan Delingrige (dau of Robert Delingrige of Bromfield)
          • a. Henry de Sydenham
          • m. Margery Whitton (dau of John Whitton of Whitton)
          • An unusual thing about this family is that, a few times over the next few generations, they had children who grew to adulthood who shared the same name.
            • (1) John Sydenham
            • m. Joan Sturton (dau of John Sturton of Brimpton)
              • (A) Walter Sydenham of Brimpton
              • m. Margaret Harcourt (dau of Sir Robert Harcourt)
              • (B) Alexander Sydenham
              • m. ?? (widow of Popham)
                • (i) John Sydenham of Leigh
                  • (a) John Sydenham (dsp)
                  • (b) Alexander Sydenham of Luxborough
                  • m. Anne Sydenham (dau of Sir John Sydenham of Brimpton)
                  • This marriage was reported under the entry in BEB1844 for Anne but not under the entry for Alexander. It is therefore not certain that Anne was mother of ...
                    • ((1)) Elizabeth Sydenham (bur 07.12.1595)
                    • m. Sir John Pointz of Iron Acton, Sheriff of Gloucestershire (b c1560, bur 29.11.1633)
                • (ii) Silvester Sydenham
                  • (a) daughter
                  • Visitation (Somersetshire, 1623, Sidenham) shows this daughter as m. Edward Winter by whom she was mother of Jane who m. Sir George Rogers of Cannington. Assuming that that Visitation was partly correct, inasmuch as her mother was a daughter of Silvester Sydenham, Jane's father was in fact ...
                  • m. Sir Thomas Winter of Clapton
                    • ((1)) .... etc.
                • (iii) John Sydenham of Chelworthy
                • The following comes partly from Visitation (Somersetshire, 1623, Sidenham).
                • m. heiress of Herme
                  • (a) George Sydenham of Chelworthy
                  • m. Mary Warre (dau of Thomas Warre of Hestercombe)
                    • ((1)) .... etc.
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Alexander Sydenham's Timeline

Brimpton, Somerset, England
North Petherton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Age 49
Sydenham, Somerset, England
Age 51
Chilworthy, Brimpton, Somersetshire, England
October 19, 1523
Age 81
North Petherton
Age 81
North Petherton, Somerset, England
Of North Pethert
Of North Petherton
Of North Petherton