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Sunday, April 11, 2010

Bond 7426 Hall-Seymour

7426. Sir Thomas Hall & 7427. Catherine Seymour

1600, Thomas baptized at Holy Trinity Church in Bradford, England, s/o 14852. John Hall & 14853. Elizabeth Brune.
1609, a devastating outbreak of plague occurred in Bradford on Avon, a cloth-making community.
~1618, Catherine born in Devonshire, England, d/o 14854. Edward Seymour & 14855. Dorothy Killigrew.
10/19/1630, Thomas named executor in the will of his father.
7/12/1632, Thomas named heir, age more than 28. (S) Father John’s Post Mortem.
Thomas, of Bradford, Wilts., K.B. [Knight of the Order of Bath, founded by George I in 1752.]
1649, A Royalist faithful to the cause of his King and master, Charles I; Sir Thomas was fined £660.2 by Parliament.
1663, Thomas died.
(S) Bradford on Avon: The Hall.

Children of Thomas and Catherine:

i. Bridget Hall ( 3713), born 1638 in Bradley, England.

ii. John Hall, born ~1640 in Bradley, England.
John married Elizabeth, 2nd d/o Sir Thomas Thynne, of Longleat, ancestor of the noble family of Bath.
1665, John purchased from Sir Edward Hungerford, of Farleigh Castle, the Storridge Pastures, part of the Brooke House estate, near Westbury, and from Sir John Hanham the Manor and Advowson of Great Chaldfield.
John said to have erected the the monument to himself in Westminster Abbey at his own cost and expense.
1711, John died ending the male line of this family.