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    John Tatham of Biggecroft (deceased)
    ~• has a (cousin?) who died in 1577 John Tatham Oliver & Margaret Baptism, son and Dau. of Richd Tatham Aug 15, 1606 Thonton-in-Lonsdale (same day!) Jane, dau. of Jo: Tathame Bigcrofte Aug 15, 1...
  • Ellen Tatham (b. - 1626)
    Marriages : Ellen Tatham Richard Tatham 8 January 1625 WIFE, from Bigcroft source: research There is an old ROBINSON inventory of the right place and era, but it doesn't name Ellen: ROBINSON Rober...
  • Elizabetha Cragge (deceased)
  • https://www.tathamfells.me.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/w04-higher_croasdale_b.jpg
    Matthew Wildman (1610 - 1664)
    We do not have a record of Matthew being baptized in Tatham Parish... just discovered (Feb. 2022) The following citation most likely pertains to him thereby eliminating many speculative links to Tatham...
  • Christopher Wildman de Newby (bef.1583 - 1610)
    Name: Mathew Wildman Gender: Male Baptism Date: 22 Feb 1610 (old style = 1611 new style) Baptism Place: Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Yorksire ,England Father: Christofer Wildman de Newby Mathew Wildman in ...

Thanks to Voices of the Past transcriptions

  • Credit: Voices from the past - inventories and wills from the parish of Ingleton 1548 - 1700 by: Carol Howard & Sheila Gordon; Ingleborough Archaeology Group; Pub. 2015.

" In (this)Tudor period .. Ingleton lay within the parish of Bentham in the deanery of Lonsdale. " North Yorkshire. (snip)(also from the text)

  • * Please read the bibliography on page 9.

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The Parish of Ingleton

"The parish lies in the western extremity of North Yorkshire. Covering over fourteen thousand acres, with land rising from approximately 209 metres in the river valley to the peak of Whernside at 736 metres, to the west and the summit of Ingleborough at 723 metres, to the east, it is essentially high moorland, sheep grazing country, with cattle on the lower pastures. The population of the township of Ingleton has been estimated at c.450 in 1530 and c.650 in 1623. By 1700 it had risen to c.750."

Process

  • Individual wills are linked to profiles on Geni.
  • Family members mentioned in these will provide pedigrees that are, in turn, the information that helps build the trees around each of these individuals.
  • In many cases these can be cross-referenced with christening, marriage and burial records available from multiple other sources.
  • Here on Geni, there are other sub-projects where some of these records have been tabulated and/or referenced for ease of use.
  • The initial focus centered on the <Wildman> surname. Consequentially you will see many references to that name but do add others here.
    • The wills cover many surnames. These are listed in what is called: The Glossary of Surnames, to keep things simple.
  • The eventual prospect would be to handle each of the wills fund in Voices of the Past with an entry in the list below. This task is left for anyone wishing to become involved.

Your Options

  • Please add the profiles of anyone mentioned in these wills but, please, no one else.

Alpha List of Makers Wills of by surname, organized within the surname by year of document

~• Only add names here that are in the title of each document. Others, those mentioned in these documents, can be added to this project but please do not list them below.

WILDMANS ONLY

~• in order by year of execution

The Glossary of Surnames

~• Please √ Check off each surname after all will of each surname is completed. This must include three things: 1) adding the individual in the Alpha List 2) Making certain a profile for that person is added on Geni and 3) cross-referencing is back to the Alpha list so that is shows up high-lighted in blue.
~• The list which follows represents hundreds of wills. It is merely a surname list for all of us to determine what surnames are covered in titles alone.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/162023700/jane-foxcroft https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/192339755/thomas-hammond-foxcroft

  • FRANKLAND
  • FRECLETON
  • GIBSON
    • many wills
    • some of the Gibson line lived at Masongill for many centuries.
      • GIBSON Margaret of Ingleton : Will 1626 and inventory 1627 names sons: Thomas and WIlliam
  • GREENBANK
    • many wills
  • GREGSON
  • GUY < Balderston
  • HALL
  • HARLING
    • many wills
  • HARRISON
  • HIRD
    • many wills
  • HODGSON
  • HOLMES
  • HORSNAILE
  • HOWSON
  • IVESON
  • JACKSON
  • JENSON
  • JOHNSON
  • KNOWLES
  • LAMBE
  • LANGTON
  • LAWKLAND
  • LAYFIELD
  • LOWTHER
  • LUPTON
  • MOORE
  • NODALE
  • OLDFIELD
  • PALEY
  • PARKER
  • PEARSON
  • PROCTER
    • many wills, perhaps the most of any surname in this work
    • <Proctor> is another surname common to the cemetery of St. Oswald's
      • (1619) John of Caldcotes Will 1619 ~• WILDMAN and REDMAYNE
      • (1626) Robert Proctor of Winterscale ~• married a Wildman
      • (1636) James of Bruntscar Will and inventory 1636 ~•relative of BLAND
      • to be researched: Issabell Proctor , a Wildman/Proctor
  • REDMAN also REDMAYNE incl. Leonard Redman
  • REMINGTON
  • ROBINSON
  • ROBSON
  • ROOKIN
  • SANDERS
  • SEALBANK
  • SEDGWICK
  • SIMPSON
  • SLINGER
  • SMITH
  • SPROTT
  • STEVENSON
  • TATHAM ( TATHAM, John of Ingleton : Inventory and declaration 1638; is one)
  • TAYLOR
  • THIRNBECK
  • THOMPSON
  • THORNTON <
  • TOWNLEY
  • TURNBULL
  • TURNER
  • URRIN
  • WALKER
  • WALLER
    • some lived at Masongill in the 19th century
    • "The Wallers were originally Procters who in order to inherit the estate had to change their name "
      • WALLER John : Inventory 1587
      • WALLER William of Ingleton : Will and inventory 1598
      • WALLER Thomas : Will and inventory 1614
      • WALLER William of Ingleton : Inventory 1621
      • WALKER William of Ingleton : Inventory 1624
      • WALLER Thomas of Yarlesber : Will and inventory 1659
  • WARDEN
  • WEBSTER
  • WETHERALL
  • WETHERHEAD
    • many-many wills
  • WHITHAM
  • WHITTINGDALE
  • WILCOCK
  • WILDMAN <
  • WILLIAMSON
  • WILSON
  • WITTON
  • WOOD

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