William Phelps, of Crewkerne

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William Phelps

Birthdate: (51)
Birthplace: Crewkerne, Somerset, England
Death: September 28, 1611 (47-55)
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England
Place of Burial: England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of James Phelps(Phelippes); William Phelp's father; NN Phelps; Joan Phelps; William Phelp's mother and 1 other
Husband of Dorothy Phelps
Father of Mary (Marie) Phelps; Thomas Phelps; Dorothy Phelps; Michael Phelps; Edward Phelps and 5 others
Brother of Nicholas Phelps; Thomas Phelps; George Or Giles Phelps; Edward Phelps; Alice Hope and 10 others
Half brother of WILLIAM PHELPS

Occupation: Mayor
Managed by: Henn Sarv
Last Updated:

About William Phelps, of Crewkerne

William Phelps, b. Tewkesbury, [CREWKERNE] baptized 4th Aug., 1560, m. Dorothy (?).

"William Phelps was Baliff in Tewkesbury in 1607. Says Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Sept. 28th, 1611, administrations 1611 to 1614: "Commissioned to Dorothy Phelps, relict of William Phelps, late of Tewkesbury, deceased, to administer the goods and chattles of the said deceased." He probably died 1611. His wife, Dorothy, died 1613. They had been baptized in the Tewkesbury Abbey Church."


his parents are unknown. They were NOT James Phelps(Phelippes) & Joan

DNA proven.


Children of William Phelps & Dorothy:

  1. Marie bpt. 23 Apr. 1508, Tewkesbury.
  2. Thomas bpt. 24 Jan. 1590, Tewkesbury. Two children. One son, John Phelps, during Charles I was sentenced to be "degraded and then taken to be drawn from the Tower to Tribune end imprisoned for life", but he fled to Switzerland and died in exile.
  3. Dorothy bpt. 29 Feb. 1595, Tewkesbury.
  4. William bpt. 19 Aug. 1599, Tewkesbury. (Phelps and Servin mistakenly believed that this William emigrated to Dorchester.)
  5. James bpt. 14 July 1601, Tewkesbury.
  6. Elizabeth bpt. 9 May 1603, Tewkesbury.
  7. George. There is no record of him in Tewkesbury.


Please see http://www.phelpsfamilyhistory.com/history/index.asp

Cites: William Phelps was from Crewkerne not Tweksbury as given in the Phelps Book.

DNA has proven William and George Or Giles Phelps were not brothers

William I Phelps b. 4 Aug 1560 England, d. 28 Sep 1611 England was married to Dorothy NSN after 1587 b. 1 Apr 1562 England d. o/a 1613 in England . There was issues: George Phelps and Mayor William II Phelps

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William Phelps, of Crewkerne's Timeline

August 4, 1560
Crewkerne, Somerset, England
August 4, 1560
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
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Tewksbury, Gloucester, England, Vol 7 P 33.
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Tewkesbury, Gloucester, England
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Tewksbury, Gloucester, England
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Tewksbury, Gloucester, England
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Tewkesbury, Gloucester, England
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Tewkesbury, Gloucester, England
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