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Nicholas Babbs, Mayor of Guildford

Male Bef 1515 - Bef 1550  (< 35 years)


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  • Name Nicholas Babbs 
    Suffix Mayor of Guildford 
    Born Bef 1515  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 4 Oct 1550  Guildford, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 4 Oct 1550  Guildford, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I20569  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2017 

    Family Helen Parkhurst,   b. Abt 1516, Guildford, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Helen Babbs,   b. Bef 15 Sep 1546, Guildford, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 31 Oct 1614, Beccles, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 68 years)
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F12717  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Nicholas Babbs is first heard of in 1539 when he appears on the list of 'Harnes appoyntd within the towne of Guldeford'; Constable in 1541, Flesh and Fish Taster in 1542, along with another man, 1544 on the jury, 1545 on the list of approved men indicating he had been a bailiff, same year named as an Affeerer (an official who assesses fines and fees not already standardly fixed), 1545 bailiff again, and same year listed as a fishmonger for the whole of Lent for which privilege he was assessed 6d. His burial record says he had been Mayor of Guildford." [Fifty Great Migration Colonists of New England and Their Origins, citation details below.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1559] Autobiography of William Seymour Tyler, With a Genealogy of the Ancestors of Prof. and Mrs. William S. Tyler, prepared by Cornelius B. Tyler. 1912.

    2. [S933] Fifty Great Migration Colonists of New England and Their Origins by John Brooks Threlfall. Madison, Wisconsin, 1990.