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Saturday, April 17, 2010

Cox 16452 & 16453

16452. Thomas Croker & 16453. Alice Dormer {Cox}

~1500, Alice born in England, d/o 32906. Jeffrey Dormer.
Thomas of Ffaringdon in com. Barks. [Faringdon, now in co. Oxfordshire, is recorded in the Domesday book of 1086, and was given a charter by King John in 1216. It is about a third of the way from Gloucester to London.]
(S) 1566 Visitation of County Oxford, 1871, P185.

Family notes:
• 1/27/1557, a Thomas Croker, mariner of London, wrote his will. (S) UKNA.
• 6/10/1558 a Thomas Croker was granted arms. (S) UKNA, Sheffield Archives.
• There are a lot of “Croker” persons in Dorset during this time period.
• This Alice could not be d/o Geoffrey Dormer & Ursula Collingridge, they were born 100 years earlier.

Child of Thomas and Alice:

i. John Croker (8226), born ~1520 in England.

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