Gervase Hatfeild, of Stanley

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Gervase Hatfeild, of Stanley

Death: before June 04, 1654
Wakefield, Yorkshire, England UK
Place of Burial: Yorkshire, England UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Hatfeild
Husband of Grace Hatfeild
Father of John Hatfeild; Henry Hatfeild; Thomas Hatfeild, of Iveridge Hall, Rothwell; Francis Hatfeild, of Stanley Grange; Anne Harison and 3 others

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About Gervase Hatfeild, of Stanley

Hatfeild House

"In 1602 Gervase compounded for his copyhold estate in Stanley, and sold his estate at Tollerton, Notts, to John Pondack, of Gumerston. In his will, proved June 28th 1654, he ordered his body to be buried in the parish church at Wakefield near unto his deceased wife Grace. He left his estates to his eldest son John, his saddle gelding to his brother William, and made his son Francis executor of all his goods and chattels except heirlooms in the capitol house at Stanley. He was buried June 4th 1654 in Wakefield Church near the alter, and his arms – Ermine, on a chevron sable, three cinquefoils argent, impaling the arms of Saville, along with an inscription, were carved upon a raised tombstone, which was noted by Dodsworth among others, but which has long since disappeared. He signed his name Gervas Hatfeild. John the son and heir of Gervase, married Mary Francle, daughter of Brian Frankle, of Alwoodley, near Harewood. Their marriage settlement is dated 3rd of May, 1 of Charles 1st. They left issue Gervase, John and Jane. John Hatfeild is commemorated on one of the tablets in the hall. Gervase the second, the son of John married two wives. The first was Catherine, daughter of Thomas Duckworth, of Padiham, Lancashire, who had 18 children. The father died at Hatfeild Hall in 1701, and was buried in Wakefield Church. His name appears on one of the tablets in the hall. The baptisms of the children are entered in the Wakefield registers. The second wife of Gervase was a daughter of Mr Playce, of York, who also died at Hatfeild Hall in 1701, and there lay in state, and was buried in Wakefield Church."