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Anthony Pelham

Birthdate: (74)
Birthplace: Buckstead,Laughton,Sussex,England
Death: November 22, 1566 (74)
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Pelham and Margaret Pelham
Husband of Margaret Pelham
Father of Ann Morley and Sir Herbert Pelham, MP, of Michelham

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About Anthony Pelham

b.abt.1492-1500 Laughton, Sussex, England; s/o Thomas and Margaret Pelham

d.Nov. 22, 1566 Bucksteep, Warbelton, Sussex, England

m.abt.1545; Margaret Hall; w/o Thomas Pierce

b.abt.1515 prob.Sussex, England

d.Dec. 9, 1560 Warbleton, Sussex, England

CHILDEN included:

  1. Herbert Pelham b.1546 d.Apr. 12, 1620 Fordington, Dorset Co., England
  2. Anne Pelham b.abt.1548 Bucksteep, Sussex, England m.William Worley of Glynde Place, Sussex, England

NOTE: Extracts from: The Heraldic Journal, Armorial Bearings, Genealogies of American Families, and New England Historice Gen. Register, July 1879: Margaret [Hall-Pierce] had a son Thomas Pierce with whom was exchanged the mansion of Bukstepe, for other property which with inheritance of his mother, and resided (it still exists as a farm house "Bukstepe") on his seat at Bukstepe, in the parish Marbleton. His wife, Margaret, was buried at Marbleton, on the 9th of December, 1560; they had two children, Herbert Pelham, and Ann, who became the wife of William Morley...whose line terminated in heiresses of the second generation. Anthony Pelham made his will on the 5th of April 1563, describing himself as a Beustepe, in the parish of Marbleton. It was proved 26th of Feb. 1566/7 in the Perrogative Court of Canterbury by Herbert Pelham, son of the testator, the executor named. The following is an abstact of it:

To the poor of Marbleton and Dallinton, 30 pounds sterling, my overseers, namely, my son-in-law, William Morley, my cousin John la Lansford, and Barnard Randall to have the use of my personality during the minority of Herbert my son, for the purchase of lands for him when 21 years of age. My manors, lands, and tentements in the counties of Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Dorset, Lincoln, Northumberland and York, or elsewhere, to my said overseers until my said son, Herbert, be of age. to Thomas Pierce, my late wife's oldest son, certain lands, etc. in Westfield, and Ore Co. Sussex in lieu of my house and lands where I now dwell, called Bukstepe his inheritance. If my son, Herbert, die without issue, then Bukestepe to go to said thomas Pierce, and all my other lands to my nephew, John Pelham, (John Pelham died without issue) and the heirs of his body, male, with remainder to heirs, male, of the body of his father, Sir Nicolas Pelham Kt., remained of my right heirs, my son Herbert to my sole executor.

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Age 54
Bucksteep, Sussex, England
Age 54
November 22, 1566
Age 74