~1400, John born in Bedgebery, Kent, England.
11/29/1440, John Gaynsford and John, his son, for reversion of Robert Warner. (S) UKNA, PSO 1/63/27.
6/28/1445, Quitclaim from John Gaynesford, snr., esq., to John Benfeld, gent. Manor of Benfeld in Twineham with lands, tenements, rents, reversions, etc., belonging in Cuckfield, …, and Newdigate [co. Surrey]; the advowson of Twineham Church. (S) UKNA, WISTON/3011.
10/9/1450, John made his will. Armiger. [Right to heraldry.] (S) UKNA.
(S) 1619 Visitation of Kent. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P249.
Children of John and ?:
i. John Gainsford, born ~1424 in England.
1452, John, knight of the Shire.
6/12/1466, “Feoffment 1) William Sonde 2) John Gaynesford [Gainsford], esq, John Swetecok and John Batenore Lands etc called Coltileynes in Cowden, Kent, …”. (S) UKNA.
4/1468, “Lease for 50 years and counterpart 1) John Gaynesforde [Gainsford], esq, …”. (S) UKNA.
ii. Agnes Gainsford (78129), born ~1430 in Bedgebery, Kent, England.