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Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Lord John Hall Esq. & Dorothy Rogers

29704. Lord John Hall Esq. & 29705. Dorothy Rogers   

~1540, John born in England, s/o 59408. Thomas Hall & 59409. Elizabeth Mervyn.

~1540, Dorothy born in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, England, heiress & d/o 59410. Anthony Rogers & 59411. Ann Wroughton.

6/16/1567, Marriage settlement of John Hall and Dorothy Rogers: 1) Thomas Hall, father of John; 2) William Lensedge, William Horton and George Burleigh. Regarding premises at Portishead etc. (S) Estates Deeds Portishead, Archives of the city of Bristol.

~1565, John, “of Forde” married Dorothy.

11/21/1572, “John Hall of B. bound to £200 to …”. (S) Bradford-on-Avon, Jones, 1907, PP147-250.

1574, A letter from Robert Davis of High Holborn, London, to his brother-in-law John Hall, Esq. (S) Wiltshire Arch. Mag., Vs1-2, 1854, P296.

1575, A lawsuit between John Hall and John Stevens of Bradford, butcher. Stevens stated that 'John Hall, son of Thomas Hall esq. deceased is, and his ancesters have for a long time been seised of certain water mills and other lands' in the manor of Bradford, which had been held of the abbey of Shaftesbury and after the Dissolution of the grantees of the abbey's lands in Bradford by a rent of 75s. a year and suit at the court of the manor. [In west Wiltshire, 8 miles SE of Bath. The river is the “Bristol” Avon.]

4/25/1581, John and Dorothy left extensive items in the will of her father – as well as their children, his grandchildren.

6/5/1592, John arranged for his son John’s wedding to Elizabeth Brune for consideration of £600.

1597, John died seised of the manors of Bradford & Little Troll.

9/1/1620, Dorothy died.

(S) Bradford on Avon: The Hall. (S) Son John’s Inquisition. (S) A Stroll through Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire Community History. (S) Hist. of Wiltshire, V7, 1953, Bradford-on-Avon.

Children of John and Dorothy:

i. Thomas Hall, born ~1568 in England.

ii. John Hall (14852), born ~1575 in England.