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Henry Collamore

Birthplace: Braunton, Devonshire, England
Death: Died in Bishop Tawton, Devonshire, England
Place of Burial: Bishop's Tawton, Devonshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of John Collamore and Margery Collamore
Husband of Margaret Collamore
Father of Elizabeth Collamore; John Collamore; Thomas Collamore; William Collamore; Agnes Collamore and 4 others
Brother of Elizabeth W. Spencer; William Collamore; Peter Collamore; Alice Symons; Hugh Collamore and 6 others

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About Henry Collamore

  • Ancestral roots of certain American colonists who came to America before ... By Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard, William
  • Pg.228
  • 37. THOMAS HEXT, yngr. s., b. say 1475-80, of Pickwell in psh. of Georgeham at death, escheater of Devon 1525, bur. 1 Dec. 1555, Georgeham, co. Devon; m. say 1510 as 2nd husb., Wilmot Poyntz, b. by 1487, d. 15 Apr. 1558, dau. & coh. of William Poyntz, liv. 1486, deat 1515, son of HUMPHREY POYNTZ (234A-36), d. 1467, of Iron Acton, Gloucester & Womberlegh, East Ansty & Langley, co. Devon, escheator of Devon 1460, by Elizabeth Pollard, dau. & h. of Richard Pollard. (Vivian, Visit. of Devon, p. 184; Cal. Fine Rolls, Henry VII, XXII:69, 84; Abstract of Inq.p.m. for Wilmot (Poyntz) Hyllinge Hext (Year: 1560 and 1561/2) on file Devon Record Office, Exeter, Devon; Psh. Recs. of Georgeham, co. Devon; Chancery Proceedings, C3/91/77, Edward Hext, Pl. vs. Hugh Hext, Def. reg. lands held by Thomas and Wilmot Hext; Early Chancery Procs. III (Lists & Indexes XX, Pub. Rec. Off., London), p. 256, suit involving Wilmot Poyntz inheritance; F.T. Colby, ed., Visit. of Somerset (1623), (Harl. Soc. Publ. XI) 49-50; List of Escheators for England and Wales (List and Index Society), 72; 36, 38; Cal. Patent Rolls, Elizabeth I, III: 302).
  • 38. MARGERY HEXT, b say 1510, bur. 22 Aug. 1551, Braunton, co. Devon; m. say 1532, John Collamore, b. say 1500, bur. 17 Apr. 1555, of Luscott, psh. of Braunton, co. Devon, son of Peter Collamore and Isabel Cushe. (Vivian, Visit. of Devon, pp. 216-217 re: Collamore, p. 484 for Hext (Vivian errors in Hext pedigree placing Margery Hext in wrong generation); Harlein MS 1163, fol. 190 identifies John Collamore's wife as dau.of ... Hext of Pickwell in the parish of Georgeham, Devon; Parish Records of Braunton, Devon).
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  • 39. HENRY COLLAMORE, 2nd s., event. h., chr. 12 Jan. 1541/2, Braunton, co. Devon, bur. 15 June 1625, Bishop's Tawton, co. Devon; m. by 1563, Margaret Blight, b. say 1545, bur. 27 Nov. 1626, Bishop's Tawton, co. Devon. (Parish Records of Braunton, Devon and Bishop's Tawton, Devon; Vivian, Visit. of Devon, pp. 216-217).
  • 40. ELIZABETH COLLAMORE, chr. 2 Sept. 1566, Bishop's Tawton, Co. Devon, bur. 7 Dec. 1647, Barnstaple, co. Devon; m. 18 Jan. 1586/7, Braunton, co. Devon, Bartholomew Harris, yeo., mayor of Barstaple, co. Devon, 1602, b. say 1560, bur. 10 Oct. 1615, Barnstaple, co. Devon. Bartholomew's parentage not established but prob. related to John Harris, mayor of Barnstaple 1578 and 1596, will dtd. 1600, pro. 1602 (PCC 2 Montague) name Bartholomew Harris as a co-exec. of John Harris' estate. (Parish Records of Bishop's Tawton, co. Devon, of Braunton, co. Devon, and of Barnstaple, co. Devon; Abstract of probate (administration) of Bartholomew Harris, dtd. 1615, file with the Oswyn Murray Coll., the Devon Record Office, Exeter, co. Devon; Will of Elizabeth (Collamore) Harris, dtd. 1647, prob 1649, PCC 9 Fairfax).
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  • Henry Collamore1,2
  • M, #73553, b. 12 January 1542
  • Father John Collamore1,3 b. c 1510
  • Mother Margery Hext1,3 b. c 1511
  • Henry Collamore was christened on 12 January 1542 at Braunton, Devonshire, England.1,2 He married Margaret Blight before 5 September 1563 at pf Bishop's Tawton, Devonshire, England; They had 3 sons (John; Thomas; & William) and 6 daughters (Elizabeth, wife of Bartholomew Harris; Agnes, wife of John Joce; Katherine, wife of Robert Slee; Margaret, wife of George Lancey; Susanna; & Rebecca, wife of William Snow).1,2 Henry Collamore was buried on 15 June 1625 at Bishop's Tawton, Devonshire, England.1,2 His estate was probated on 15 November 1625; Administration of his estate granted to his son, William.1,2
  • Family Margaret Blight b. c 1545
  • Child
    • Elizabeth Collamore+1,2 b. 2 Sep 1566
  • Citations
  • 1.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 364.
  • 2.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 233.
  • 3.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 232-233.
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Henry Collamore's Timeline

January 11, 1541
Braunton, Devonshire, England
January 12, 1541
Braunton, Devonshire, England
January 12, 1541
Braunton, Devonshire, England
September 5, 1563
Age 22
Bishops Tawton, Devon, , England
September 2, 1566
Age 25
Bishop's Tawton, Devonshire, England
Age 31
Bishops Tawton, Devon, , England
April 14, 1574
Age 33
Bishops Tawton, Devon, , England
August 9, 1578
Age 37
Bishops Tawton, Devon, , England
February 15, 1580
Age 39
Bishops Tawton, Devon, , England
Age 43