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Humphrey Howland

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Fen Stanton, Huntingdonshire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: July 10, 1646 (46-47)
St. Swithins, London, Middlesex, England (United Kingdom)
Place of Burial: London, Middlesex, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Howland, of Fenstanton and Margaret Howland
Husband of Margaret Howland and Anne Howland
Brother of John Howland, "Mayflower" Passenger; Hannah Howland; Joseph Howland; Henry Howland, Jr. of Duxbury; Simon Howland and 9 others

Occupation: Draper
Managed by: Esther ROWE Irish
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About Humphrey Howland

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Biography

Birth ===:Howland Quaterly magazine says Humphrey Howland was born on July 1, 1599 in Essex, England, <ref>Howland Quarterly Magazine: Vol XXVIII, Jan-April 1964, page 6.</ref> and other say Humphrey Howland was born on July 1, 1600 at St. Swithins in London, England.<ref>The Mayflower Passenger List by Caleb Johnson.</ref>

Apprenticeship and Mastership of Drapers' Company ===:Humphrey Howland was a new apprentice under Master James Smyth at theDrapers' Company on November 19th, 1613 in London, England with the bond of 7 years.<ref>Institute of Historical Research. “Event Details of Humphrey Howland.” Records of London's Livery Companies Online, Institute of Historical Research, 2018, www.londonroll.org/event/?company=drp&event_id=DREW8574.</ref>

:Humphrey Howland was a new freeman from servitude for Master James Smyth of the Drapers' Company on December 1st, 1620.<ref>Institute of Historical Research. “Event Details of Humphrey Howland.” Records of London's Livery Companies Online, Institute of Historical Research, 2018, www.londonroll.org/event/?company=drp&event_id=DREW8575.</ref> :Simon Howland, a son of Henry Howland, yeoman of Fenny Staton, Huntingdonshire, was a new apprentice under Master Humphrey Howland at the Drapers' Company on March 19th, 1622/23 with the bond of 7 years.<ref>Institute of Historical Research. “Event Details of Humphrey Howland.” Records of London's Livery Companies Online, Institute of Historical Research, 2018, www.londonroll.org/event/?company=drp&event_id=DREW8576.</ref> :Henry Howland of Huntingdonshire, a son of Henry Howland, yeoman, of Fenny Stanton, Huntingdonshire, was a new apprentice under Master Humphrey Howland, clothworker, of Thames St, London at the Drapers' Company on October 1st, 1623 with the bond of 7 years.<ref>Institute of Historical Research. “Event Details of Humphrey Howland.” Records ofLondon's Livery Companies Online, Institute of Historical Research,2018, www.londonroll.org/event/?company=drp&event_id=DREW8578.</ref> :Stephen Fisher of Berkshire, a son of Henry Fisher, yeoman, of Newbury, Berkshire, was a new apprentice under Master Humphrey Howland, clothworker, of Bush Lane, London at the Drapers' Company on March 15th, 1625/26 with the bond of 7 years.<ref>Institute of Historical Research.“Event Details of Humphrey Howland.” Records of London's LiveryCompanies Online, Institute of Historical Research, 2018, www.londonroll.org/event/?company=drp&event_id=DREW2623.</ref> :Thomas Neete of Wiltshire, a son of William Neete of Vye, Wiltshire, was a new apprentice under Master Humphrey Howland, cloth-worker, of Bush Lane, London at the Drapers' Company in 1629 with the bond of 8 years.<ref>Institute of Historical Research. “Event Details of Humphrey Howland.” Records of London's Livery Companies Online, Institute of Historical Research, 2018, www.londonroll.org/event/?company=drp&event_id=DRHT4743</ref> :Simon Howland, a son of Henry Howland, yeoman, of Fenny Staton, Huntingdonshire, was a new freeman from servitude under Master Humphrey Howland at the Drapers' Company on March 29th, 1629/30.<ref>Institute of Historical Research. “Event Details of Humphrey Howland.” Records of London's Livery Companies Online, Institute of Historical Research, 2018, www.londonroll.org/event/?company=drp&event_id=DREW8577.</ref> :Richard Jordan of Denbighshire, a son of John Jordan, yeoman, of Swarson, Denbighshire, was a new apprentice under Master Humphrey Howland at the Drapers' Company in 1631 with the bond of 7 years.<ref>Institute of Historical Research. “Event Details of Humphrey Howland.” Records of London's Livery Companies Online, Institute of Historical Research, 2018, www.londonroll.org/event/?company=drp&event_id=DRHT518.</ref> :Thomas Steven of Huntingdonshire, a son of Edward Stevens, husbandman, of Fenny Stanton, Huntingdonshire, deceased, was a new apprentice under Master Humphrey, clothworker, of Bush Lane, London, a Citizen and Draper at the Drapers' Company on April 18th, 1636 with the bond of 7 years.<ref>Institute of Historical Research. “Event Details of Humphrey Howland.” Records of London's Livery Companies Online, Institute of Historical Research, 2018, www.londonroll.org/event/?company=drp&event_id=DRLL3232.</ref> :Richard Jordan, a son of John Jordan, yeoman, of Swarson, Denbighshire, deceased, was a new freeman from servitude under Master Humphrey Howland at the Drapers' Company in 1638.<ref>Institute of Historical Research. “Event Details of Humphrey Howland.” Records of London's Livery Companies Online, Institute of Historical Research, 2018, www.londonroll.org/event/?company=drp&event_id=DRHT518.</ref> :Richard Thomas, a son of John Thomas, agric, of Radnor Radnor, Wales,was a new apprentice under Master Humphrey Howland, clotherworker, ofBush Lane, London at Drapers' Company in 1638 with the bond of 7 years.<ref>Institute of Historical Research. “Event Details of Humphrey Howland.” Records of London's Livery Companies Online, Instituteof Historical Research, 2018, https://www.londonroll.org/event/?company=drp&event_id=DRML621.</ref> :William Curtis, of Berkshire, a son of John Curtis, clothier, of Tilehurst Berks, Berkshire, deceased, was a new apprentice under Master Humphrey Howland at Drapers' Company on November 25th, 1645 with the bond of 7 years.<ref>Institute of Historical Research. “Event Details of Humphrey Howland.” Records of London's Livery Companies Online, Institute of Historical Research, 2018, https://www.londonroll.org/event/?company=drp&event_id=DREW11657.</ref> :Francis Hopkins of Berkshire, a son of John Hopkins, carpenter, of Abington Berks, Berkshire, was a new apprentice under Master Humphrey Howland, clothworker, of London Stone, London at Drapers' Company on June 17th, 1646 with the bond of 7 years.<ref>Institute of Historical Research. “Event Details of Humphrey Howland.” Records of London's Livery Companies Online, Institute of Historical Research, 2018, https://www.londonroll.org/event/?company=drp&event_id=DREW8302.</ref> :William Curtis, of Berkshire, a son of John Curtis, clothier, TyhurstBerks, Berkshire, deceased, was a new apprentice under Master Anne Howland, widow, at the Drapers' Company on March 6th, 1649 with the bondof 7 years.<ref>Institute of Historical Research. “Event Details ofHumphrey Howland.” Records of London's Livery Companies Online,Institute of Historical Research, 2018, https://www.londonroll.org/event/?company=drp&event_id=DREW11663.</ref> :William Curtis, a son of John Curtis, clothier, of Tilehurst Berks, Berkshire, was a new freeman from servitude under Master Humphrey at the Drapers' Company in July 19th, 1654. Notes: "1655-1666 pays quarterage clothworker, Thames St by Queenhithe."<ref>Institute of Historical Research. “Event Details of Humphrey Howland.” Records of London's Livery Companies Online, Institute of Historical Research, 2018, https://www.londonroll.org/event/?company=drp&event_id=DREW11658.</ref>

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Residence ===:The residence of Humphrey Howland, clothworker, was at Thames Street in City of London in 1623.

:The residence of Humphrey Howland, clothworker, was at Bush Lane in City of London in 1626, 1629, 1636, and 1638. :The residence of Humphrey Howland, clothworker, was at London Stone in City of London in 1646.

Marriage === :Humphrey Howland married first, Margaret Calvert on November 21st, 1622 in St. Mary's, White Chapel, Middlesex.

:Humphrey Howland married second, Anne on October 4th, 1636 in St. Swithin, London, England.<ref name="St Swithin London Stone records"/><ref>“Humfrey Howland of this parish & Ann ____ (blank) of ____ (blank)maryed by Mr Moloyiss wt licence maried _th of octo’ 1636”</ref>

Children

:Children of Humphrey Howland and Margaret Calvert:#“Susan the daughter of Humfrey Howland & Margaret his wife Buryed 4th October 1626 in the church yard had the 2 bell” at St Swithin London Stone, London, England.<ref name="St Swithin London Stone records">London Metropolitan Archives, St Swithin London Stone, Composite register: baptisms 1615-1675, marriages 1619-1665, burials 1614-1665, P69/SWI/A/001/MS04311, London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812, [AncestryImage].</ref>#Anne married Thomas Hanson at St Nicholas, Deptford, Kent, recorded in the parish register of marriages as “Tho Hanson & Anne Howland febfirst.”<ref>London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Nicholas, Deptford,Kent, England, Composite register: Marriages Dec 1571-Sep 1653, Baptisms May 1592-Dec 1652, Burials Nov 1563-May 1648, P78/NIC, Item 001, London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812, [AncestryImage].</ref>#“Margarett daughter to Humfrey Howland & Margaret his wife was baptised the 17th of March 1629” at St Swithin London Stone, London, England.<ref name="St Swithin London Stone records"/>#“Nathaniel sonne to Humfrey Howland and Margarett his wife was baptised 9th of Aprill 1634” at St Swithin London Stone, London, England. “Nathaniell sonne of Mr Humfrey Howland in Bush Lane was Buried inthe Cloyster the 18th of January 1640” at St Swithin London Stone, London, England.<ref name="St Swithin London Stone records"/>

:Children of Humphrey Howland and Anne:#“Margaret Daughter of Humfry Howland & Mary [sic] his wife was Baptised the 25th of Desember 1637” at St Swithin London Stone, London, England. “Mary (written above Margaret, which is crossed out, but this must be the child baptized two days earlier) daughter of Humfry Howl[and] & Mary his wife Buried the 27 of Desember in the Churchyard had____ bell” at St Swithin London Stone, London, England.<ref name="St Swithin London Stone records"/>#“Mary Daughter of Humphrey Howland & Mary his wife Baptysed the 23 of December 1638” at St Swithin London Stone, London, England.<ref name="St Swithin London Stone records"/>#“Sara daughter of Humfrey Howland and ____ (blank) his wife” was baptized the 21st of March 1640/41 at St Swithin London Stone, London,England.<ref name="St Swithin London Stone records"/> She married Thomas Collet. She died in 1714 and was buried at St. Magnus the Martyer near London Bridge.<ref>Stow, John. A Survey of the Cities of Londonand Westminster, Borough of Southwark, and Parts Adjacent: Being an Improvement of Mr. Stow's, and Other Surveys, by Adding Whatever Alterations Have Happened in the Said Cities, &c. to the Present Year. London: Printed for T. Read, 1733, p. 444. Print.</ref><ref>A New View of London; or an Ample Account of That City in Two Volumes or Eight Sections. London: Chiswell, Nicholson and Knaplock, 1708, p. 322. Print.</ref>

Death ===:Humphrey died between May 28th and July 10th, 1646, St. Swithin, London, England St. Swithins, London, England.

:See also:* St Swithin, London Stone

Burial ===:Humphery Howland was buried on 9 July 1646 within the churchyard of St. Swithin, London Stone in London, Middlesex, England, but it was destroyed by the Great Fire of London in 1666 and was rebuilt to the designs of Sir Christopher Wren.

Probate Records ===:Humfrey Howland, Draper of Saint Swithin, City of London, signed his will on May 28th, 1646, and his will was proved on July 10th, 1646 by his second wife, Anne.<ref>The National Archives. “Will of Humfrey Howland, Draper of Saint Swithin, City of London.” (www.nationalarchives.gov.uk) The National Archives, 12 Aug. 2009, discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D863957. A photocopy of his will is available for purchase.</ref>

:In the name of God Amen the Eight and Twentieth day of May Anno Dm. 1646. And in the Two and Twentieth yeare of the raigne of our soveraignLord King Charles of England &c. I Humfrey Howland of the parish of St. Swithin London Cittizen and Draper of London being somewhat weake in bodie but of good and perfect mind and memory Doe make and declare this my last Will and Testament in forme following that is to say, ffirst and principallie I remind my soule into the hands of Allmightie Godmy Criator trusting and assuredly beleving that by and thorough the merits and mediaton of Jesus Christ my onely Saviour and Redeemer I shall have everlasting life. And I will my bodie to the earth till the time of its joyfull resurretion to be decently buried according to the discreton of my Executrix herein after named. And as touching the disposing of all such Lands tenements goods chattels and other estate whatsoever wth. it hath pleased God to bestowe upon me in this life I give and dispose the same as followeth, vizt., Imprimis whereas I have contracted for the purchase of the inheritance of three messuages or tenements wth. thappurtenances scituate in Thames Street in the parish of great Allhallowes in Thames Street in London, one of wth. is untenanted, and the other two are in the severall occupatons of Thomas Allen andJohn ffryen their severall undertennts or assignes for wth. purchase I am to pay Two hundred and fiftie pounds of lawfull English money. Now I doe give devise and bequeath All the said three Messagues or Tenements wth. thappurtenances unto my daughter Anne Howland and the heiresof her bodie lawfully to be begotten for and in Lieu recomyence and satisfaction of and for her childs part of my estate by the Custome of London. And for want of such issue of the bodie of my said daughter Anne, then unto my two daughters Mary and Sarah Howland equallie betweene them, and equallie unto the heires of their twoe bodies rispectivelie, lawfullie to be begotten. And for default of such issue then unto the survivors of them the said Marie and Sarah and unto Anne my wife for tearme of her natural life. And afterwards unto the right heires of me the said Humfrie for ever. But nevertheles my will and mind is, andI doe hereby provide lymitt and appoynti that my said wife Anne shallhave and take to her owne proper use the one halfe of all the theare yearilie rents and profitts of the land three messuages wth. thappurtenances from and ymidiatilie after my decease during the tearme of six years then next following (if shee live soe long). And in case the Conveyance of the said messuages wth. thappurtenances shall not be perfected in my life time, Then my Will is and I doe hereby appoynte that the same Conveyance shalbe made to the uses above in this my Will lymitted, And the said purchase money of Two hundred and fifitie pounds or for much thereof as shalbe vnpaid at the time of my death shalbe duly paid and laid out of my estate upon the purchase of my Executrix. And shee also to pay and beare the charge for passing and perfecting of allsaid Conveyance. Item I give and appoynti unto my said daughter Anne all the pewter marked wth. A:H: wch. was her grandmothers, And the truncke and all the Lynnen therein standing in Mr. Harberts Chamber in mydwelling house, And two featherbeds and the Cypres chest, and great wenscott chest standing in the hall of my said dwelling house. Item whereas I have made my daughter Mary Joynt-purchase wth. me in a Copiehold Tenement in the Mannor of Stepney in the Countie Midd my Will is that shee shall enioy the same accordinglie. Item whereas I have contracted for the purchase of the inheritance of a messuage, two Cottages, and divers parcells of Land willed or knowne by the name of Copes farme wth. thappurtenances scituate and being in the parish of Barking in the Countie of Essex for wth. purchase. I am engaged to pay ffive hundred and twelve pounds of lawfull money to England. Now I doe give deviseand bequeath All that field called Barnefeild containing by estimation tenn acres be the same more or less with tt thappurtenances, now or late in thoccupation of Henry Cole. And all that Cottage wth. thappurtenances standing or being upon or neare the said field now or late in the occupaton of Richard Angle, And all that Cottage and two fields wth. their appurtenances containing together by estimaton Seaven Acres now or late in thoccupaton of Thomas ffuller, and Seaven acres of Land more (parcell of the said farme Lands) lying next unto the said Cottage and Lands in thoccupaton of the said Thomas ffuller, All lying in the parish of Barking aforesaid in the manner following that is to say, One third part of the same two Cottages, three fields and eleaven acres of Land wth. their appurtenances I give & devise bequeath unto the said Anne my wife for and during the tearme of her naturall life. And the of her two third parts thereof I give devise and bequeath unto my said daughter Mary and her assignes for and during the naturall life ofmy said wife. And after my said wifes decease then I give devise and bequeath the said two Cottages, three fields, and eleaven acres of Land wth. their apptenance unto my said daughter Mary and the heires of her bodie lawfullie to be begotten. And for default of such issue then unto my said daughter Sarah and the heires of her body lawfullie to bebegotten. And for default of such issue then unto my said Daughter Anne and the heires of her body lawfully to be begotten. And for defaultof such issue then unto my said wife Anne for the tearme of her naturall life. And afterwards unto my right heires for ever. Item I give devise and bequeath the said farme house called Copes wth. thappurtenances, and all the Lands thereunto belonging, or reputed to belong and not before in this my Will bequeathed or intended to be bequeathed unto my said daughter Mary wth. thappurtenances, One third part therof untomy said wife, And the other two third parts thereof unto my said daughter Sarah and her assignes for and during the natural life of my saidwife, And after my wives deceased then I give devise and bequeath thesaid farme house and Lands last specified wth. thappurtenances unto my said daughter Sara and the heires of her bodie lawfully to be begotten. And for default of such issue then unto my said daughter Mary and the heires of her bodie lawfullie to be begotten. And for default of such issue then unto my said wife Anne for and during the tearme of hernatuarall life. And afterwards unto my right heires for ever. And in case the Conveyance of the said farme house Cottages farme and Lands in the said parish of Barking shall not be perfected in my life time, Then my will is and I doe hereby appoynte that the same Convigance shalbe made to and for the severall uses above in this my Will of the samepremises lymitted. And the said purchase money of five hundred and twelve pounds, or for much thereof as shalbe unpaid at the time of my death shalbe dulie paid and laid out of my estate upon the said purchaseby my Executrix. And shee also to pay and beare the charge for the passing and perfecting of the said Conveyance. And my Will is and I doe hereby declare that the Lands and premises by me given or intended unto my said two daugthers Marie and Sara as aforesaid, are, and are to be recconed in lieu recompente and satisfacton of and for their severall parte of my estate by the Custome of London. And I make and appoyntemy said wife Anne to be guardian to my said three children until their respectiviage of One and twentie yeares or day of marriage, and wth.the revenuewes of their respective estate to educate and maintaine them respectivelie. Item I give unto my brother Arthur Howland Eight pounds out of the debit oweing to me by Mr. Ruck of New England. And to my brother John Howland fower pounds out of the said debt. And to my brother Henry Howland fower pounds out of the same debt, But in case thesaid debt shalbe received in my life time then said three legacies payable out of the same to be void. Item I give unto my sister MargarettPillipps five pounds. And I give unto my nephew Simon Howland five pounds to be paid unto him at his age of One and twentie yeares. And I give unto his sister my niece Hanna Howland five pounds to be paid untoher at her age of One and twentie yeares or day of marriage first happening. Item I give unto the poore of the parish of Swithin aforesaid fortie shillings to be distributed among them by my Executrix wth. theadvise of my Overseers. Therest and reasidue of all and singular my goods chattels rights credits and estate whatsoever not before bequeathed (my debts and Legacies being paid and funerall expences discharged.I whollie give and bequeath unto the said Anne my loving wife to her owne use, The wth. with the severall estates I have given or intended to her out of my houses and lands aforesaid my Will is shallbe in lieuand satisfacton of her Thirds of my estate by the Custome of London or otherwise. And I make and ordaine my said wife Anne sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament. And I doe name and appoint my worthy freind Mr. Abraham Molyne, and my loving friend Mr. William Browne to be overseers of this my Will, desiring them to be agdnig and assisting unto my Executrix wth. their best helpe and advise in the due executon of this my Will and in the ordering of my children and their estates. And for a remembrance of my respecte unto them my Overseers, I give unto them as followeth, vizt., unto the said Mr. Molyne five pounds,and unto the said Mr. Browne fortie shillings. And I doe hereby revoke all former Wills by me made. In wittnes tt whereof to this my last Will and Testament contained in fower preceding sheetes, and in this present sheete of written paper I the said Humfrey Howland have sett my hand and seale the daie and yeare first abovewritten. Humfrey Howland ./. Signed sealed published and declared by the said Testator on the day of the date to be his last Will and Testament in the presence of William Browne, A: Molyne, William Harbert, Elizabeth Harvey her marke, Ric: Preice Scr ./. :Probatum fuit Testamentum suprascriptum apud London Coram dilecto subdito mro Willmo Clerke Ligum doctore Surrogato dilecti subditi mri Nathanielis Brent Militis Ligum etiam Doctoris Curie mri Prerogat Cant Magri sive Custodis ltime constituti Decimo die mensis July Anno Dm Millesimo sexcentesimo quadragismio sixto Jurato Anne Howland Relict dict defunct et Executricis in humoi Testamento nominat Cui comissa fuit adminstrato omni et singulor bonor iurium et Creditor dict defunct De bene et fideliter adminstrand eadm Ad Scta dei Evangelia Jurat ./.<ref>The National Archives of the United Kingdom Catalog, Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Catalogue reference: PROB 11/197/73, [UKNationalArchives].</ref><ref>Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858, Twisse, Quire Numbers 102-148 (1646), [AncestryImage].</ref>

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Humphrey Howland's Timeline

1599
1599
Fen Stanton, Huntingdonshire, England
1646
July 10, 1646
Age 47
London, Middlesex, England
July 10, 1646
Age 47
London, Middlesex, England
1939
May 9, 1939
Age 47
May 9, 1939
Age 47
June 28, 1939
Age 47
June 28, 1939
Age 47
LOGAN
1941
February 4, 1941
Age 47