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Friday, April 23, 2010

38986 Sydenham-Popham

38986. John Sydenham & 38987. Joan Popham 

~1435, John born in England, s/o 77972. John Sydenham.
~1445, Joan born in England, heir & d/o 77974. Richard Popham.
John “of Orcherton, Somers.” [Orchard by right of his wife.]
1461, “John Sydenham the younger and Richard Popham were seised of the said manors of Mynhed and Culbeton in their demesne …” (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1900, P522.
10/12/1462, Commission to John Cheyne, esquire, John Sydenham the elder, esquire, John Wadham, …, John Sydenham the younger, … to enquire what lands Joan, late the wife of Hugh Champernon, esquire, held in chief or otherwise in the counties of Somerset and Dorset on the day of her death …”. (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1897, P231.
1464, John died. (S) Journal of the British Arch. Assoc., 1877, P461.
1473, “Sydenham, Joan, who was the wife of John Som.” (S) UKNA, Inquisitions Post Mortem.
Joan married 2nd John St. Albyn of Parracombe, Devon.
1499, Joan died. [Her estates divided in 1503.]
(S) 1564 Visitation of Devon. (S) A History of the County of Somerset, V6, 1992.

Children of John and Joan:

i. John Sydenham, born ? in Devon, England.
John, “the younger”, married Elizabeth Gambon.

ii. Joan Sydenham, born ? in Devon, England.
Joan married John Gifford of Halsbury.

iii. Philippa Sidenham (19493), born by 1464 in Devon, England.