3802294.Thomas Chelrey & 3802295. Elizabeth ?
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1350, Thomas born in England, s/o 7604588. Edmund Chelrey & 7604589. Lucy ?.
By 4/1372, Thomas heir to his father.
1373, Thomas loaned Thomas de la Mare 200£.
By 1374, Thomas was heir to his younger brother Edmund.
3/22/1375, To the sheriff of Berkes. Order, upon the petition of John Cohere Westminster, of Boxore and Joan his wife, by mainprise of Thomas Chelreye of Berkshire … to stay the exigents and waiver against them respectively and the taking of their bodies, bringing this writ before the justices of the Bench ; … they are ready to answer and stand to right in all things ; and the said Thomas and the others, appearing in person in chancery, have mainpemed under a pain of 20£. (S) CCRs.
4/1375, Writing of Joan late the wife of Edmund de Chelreye the younger [Thomas’ younger brother, deceased] in her widowhood, being a quitclaim to Thomas de Chelreye of all lands, rents and services which the said Thomas held in the towns of Wokefeld Banastre and Silhampstede. (S) CCRs.
1376, Thomas a mainperner of Adam Louches, knight of Oxfordshire.
Thomas married Elizabeth, acquiring 9 shops and rents in London for the life of his wife [Possibly the daughter of Roger Long, vintner of London. Elizabeth also had an inheritance from the Polhampton family.]
1377, 1382, Thomas Chelrey executor for Roger Long of London.
1377-79, Thomas on a commission of peace for Berkshire.
1380, Thomas on a commission of oyer and terminer for Hampshire.
1378, 1385, Thomas on a commissioner of array for Berkshire.
4/29/1385, Commission, in view of imminent invasion by the French, … to array all men-at-arms … the signs called ‘Bekyns’ are to be placed in the accustomed spots to warn the people of the coming of the enemy … Thomas de Chelrey, … in the county of Berks. (S) CPRs.
1388, Thomas on a commission of oyer and terminer for Berkshire.
1388, Thomas exchanged land in Westcote for land in Childrey.
7/28/1388, Commission of oyer and terminer … Thomas Chelrey, upon complaint of Thomas de Faryngdon of Fernham that … co. Berks … (S) CPRs.
1389, Thomas on a commission of peace for Berkshire.
1390, Thomas represented Berkshire in parliament.
1390, Matthew Gourney and Philippa his wife to retain the manor of Currey Malet … Thomas Chelrey, … to retain the other half … (S) Lists and Indexes, V22, 1906, P646.
1391, Thomas was sub-Treasurer of England.
5/14/1393, Commission of oyer and terminer … Thomas Chelrey, … bondmen … rebelliously withdraw their services … with poser to imprison all adjudged before them … (S) CPRs.
5/31/1398, Appointment of Richard, bishop of Slaisbury, Ralph Cheyne, knight, … and Thomas Chelrey, to examine the government of the priory of the nuns of Ambresbury, … (S) CPRs.
1401, John Latton granted the manor of Upton Russels to Thomas Chelrey, his wife Elizabeth, and his heirs. (S) CPRs.
1403, Thomas the steward for the estates of William de Wykeham, bishop of Winchester.
7/24/1403, Thomas mentioned in the will of William, bishop of Winchester. (S) Testamenta Vetusta, 1826, P763.
1404, Thomas a tax collector.
2/15/1405, Licence, for 6 marks … by Thomas Chelrey the elder … for him to grant the manor of Balateston, co. Berks, held in chief, to Thomas Chelrey his son and Elizabeth his wife and the heirs of their bodies. (S) CPRs.
1405, Thomas settled the manor of Balsdon in Kintbury on his son Thomas and his wife Elizabeth. [Thomas junior died before his father.]
1405-06, Thomas represented Berkshire in parliament.
2/27/1406, Thomas on a commission of peace in Berkshire. (S) CPRs.
12/16/1406, Commission to William Roos of Hamelak, … Thomas Chelrey, … to audit the accounts of Thomas, lord of Furnyvall, … king appointed … treasurers of his wars, … (S) CPRs.
2/13/1407, Thomas on a commission of peace in Berkshire. (S) CPRs.
10/30/1407, Thomas died holding 6 manors and many large pieces of lands.
Elizabeth married 2nd Thomas de la Pole.
1412, Elizabeth died: her heirs her granddaughter Elizabeth, d/o Joan – deceased; Elizabeth, wife of John Kyngeston, and Sybil a minor.
(S) A History of the County of Hereford, V3, 1912. (S) A History of the County of Berkshire, V3, 1923. (S) Social Mobility in the Fourteeth Century, Jeffries, 1976.
Children of Thomas and Elizabeth:
i. Joan Chelrey (1901147), born ~1385 in England. [Coheir]
ii. Elizabeth Chelrey, born ? in England.
Elizabeth married John Kyngston.
iii. Sybil Chelrey, born aft. 1390 in England.
Sybil married Thomas Beckingham.
1428, Sybil living.