Herbert PELHAM

Male Abt 1546 - 1620  (~ 74 years)


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  • Name Herbert PELHAM  [1, 2
    • Herbert Pelham (the elder), Esq., of Fordingham, co. Dorset and Hellingly, Sussex, son and heir of Anthony Pelham, of Buxstepe in Warbleton, Sussex, by his wife Margaret Hall. He was born about 1546 (aged twenty at his father's death in 1566), and was some thirty years her senior. His father sent him to Cambridge where he matriculated Fellow-Commoner from Queen's Michaelmas, 1562. Herbert and Elizabeth Pelham had four sons and six daughters. He was Sheriff of Sussex, but in 1582 was described as neglecting his duties. On Oct. 31, 1587 he purchased the manor of Michelham (the site of a priory). His later years were characterized by debt and sale of property including Michelham. [1]
    Born Abt 1546  [1
    Gender Male 
    Birth Abt 12 Apr 1564  [1
    Fact The elder of Fordingham, co. Dorset, and Hellingly, co. Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 1620  [1
    Person ID I80584  Main Tree
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2018 

    Family 1 Catherine THATCHER 
    Children 
    +1. Sir Herbert 'the younger' PELHAM, Esq.,   b. Abt 1580,   d. 20 Jul 1624, Boston, co, Lincoln Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F32464  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth WEST,   b. 11 Sep 1573,   d. 15 Jan 1632/3  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1593/4  Wherwell, co. Hants Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth PELHAM,   b. 27 Apr 1604, Hellingly Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1628  (Age 24 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F32463  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S5840] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonist Who Came to America before 1700, Frederick Lewis Weis.

    2. [S5008] "Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-Century Colonists", David Faris, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.).