Thomas Drake, of Horley Green & Barnoldswick

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About Thomas Drake, of Horley Green & Barnoldswick

Thomas, eldest son (a quo Drake of Horley Green and Barnoldswick, see Hunter's Min. Gent., Harl. Soc, 39, 1154).

From Northowram (W.R. Yorks): Its History and Antiquities : with a Life of Oliver Heywood ... (Google eBook). Mark Pearson. F. King & Sons, 1898 - Northowram (Yorkshire) - 322 pages. Page 256-257:

Horley Green. An old mansion on the top of the hill, a little to the south-east of High Sunderland. This residence was originally built by one of the Drake family, whose original name was (according to Watson) like that of the valley below, Shibden, in which they held considerable property. - It was, however, spelt in various ways, viz.: Sipeden, Shepiden, Schipedene, Schipden, Schepden, Shipden, and Shibden. The name was afterwards changed, on some account or other, to Drake. Thomas Drake, grandfather of Captain Nathan Drake, resided at Horley Green in the reign of Philip and Mary; and according to an old deed still extant, it was owned in 1636 by John Drake of the same family. ...


  • 13 April 1544 - Will of John Drake, of Halifax Parish.  Publications of the Surtees Society, Volume 108 (Google eBook).  Arthur Francis Leach, Surtees Society, 1903 - Great Britain.  Page 182.  "I bequeathe xx s. to be equally devyded emonges my sone Thomas Draike childer ... The revercon of all my goodes to the saide Edwarde Draike my sone whome I make my sole executor, and I make the saide Thomas Draike my sone, Robert Deyne, William Haldesworth and John Cokerofte supervisors. .."
  • Dugdale's Visitation of Yorkshire 1665  page 111.   "Drake of Ripon"
  • Familiae minorum gentium, Volume 3 (Google eBook) Joseph Hunter 1895 - Great Britain.  Page 1154.  "Drake (MS 523)"
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Thomas Drake, of Horley Green & Barnoldswick's Timeline

1510
1510
Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
1541
July 18, 1541
Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
1544
1544
Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
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