Thursday, April 15, 2010

Bell 11488 & 11489

11488. Henry Le Byrd & 11489. Agnes Philkin {Bell}

~1520, Henry born in Broxton, England.
1544-51, “William Sparke, citizen and merchant tailor of London, v. Henry Byrde of Broxton, yeoman.: Cottage and lands in Clutton and Cholley, late of Thomas Sparke, deceased, father of complainant.: Chester.” (S) UKNA.
1547-53, “Plaintiff: Henry Birde, Agnes his wife, and Thomas their son Defendant: Ralph Dutton, Hugh Higgynson, Ralph Penke, and others Place Or Subject: Forcible entries and felling and carrying of timber on land let to plaintiffs by first defendant at Broxton.” (S) UKNA.

Family notes:
• This lineage established by a petition to the King for a coat of arms by Col. William Byrd of Westover, Auditor of VA, ~1700.

Children of Henry and Anne:

i. Thomas Le Bird (5744), born ~1545 in England.

ii. John Le Byrd (5746), born ~1560 in England.

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