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Edmund Bressey

Male Bef 1568 - Bef 1617  (< 48 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Edmund Bressey was born before 16 Dec 1568 (son of Edmund Bressey and Lucretia Anderson); died before 4 Nov 1617; was buried on 4 Nov 1617 in Wootton, Bedfordshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 16 Dec 1568, St. Dionis Backchurch, Langbourn, London, England

    Notes:

    He was a lawyer of Gray's Inn. In 1593, he was made a freeman of the Haberdasher's Company by patrimony.

    Edmund married Constance Sheppard on 29 Dec 1595 in Maulden, Bedfordshire, England. Constance (daughter of Thomas Sheppard and Amphyllis Chamberlain alias Spicer) was born before 31 Aug 1578; died before 1 Jul 1631; was buried on 1 Jul 1631 in Wootton, Bedfordshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Thomas Bressey was born before 8 Nov 1601; died before 1649 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Edmund Bressey was born about 1539 in of St. Dionis Backchurch, Langbourn, London, England (son of Ralph Bressey and Margaret Massey); died on 7 Nov 1612 in Nettleden, Buckinghamshire, England; was buried in Nettleden, Buckinghamshire, England.

    Notes:

    Also called Brassey, Bracy. Citizen and haberdasher of London. He became a freeman of the Haberdasher's Company in 1560.

    Edmund married Lucretia Anderson in Feb 1566 in St. Mary Colechurch, London, England. Lucretia (daughter of Thomas Anderson and Katherine Hopton) died in 1610 in Nettleden, Buckinghamshire, England; was buried in Nettleden, Buckinghamshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Lucretia Anderson (daughter of Thomas Anderson and Katherine Hopton); died in 1610 in Nettleden, Buckinghamshire, England; was buried in Nettleden, Buckinghamshire, England.
    Children:
    1. 1. Edmund Bressey was born before 16 Dec 1568; died before 4 Nov 1617; was buried on 4 Nov 1617 in Wootton, Bedfordshire, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Ralph Bressey was born about 1500 in of Bulkeley, Cheshire, England (son of Thomas Bressey and Margaret Hassall); died before 1561.

    Ralph married Margaret Massey. Margaret (daughter of William Massey) died after 1561. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Margaret Massey (daughter of William Massey); died after 1561.
    Children:
    1. 2. Edmund Bressey was born about 1539 in of St. Dionis Backchurch, Langbourn, London, England; died on 7 Nov 1612 in Nettleden, Buckinghamshire, England; was buried in Nettleden, Buckinghamshire, England.

  3. 6.  Thomas Anderson was born in in of London, England (son of Thomas Anderson); died between 24 May 1552 and 20 Mar 1554.

    Notes:

    Grocer of London.

    Thomas married Katherine Hopton about 1545. Katherine (daughter of Edward Hopton and Elizabeth Wolryche) died between 18 Sep 1598 and 16 Feb 1599. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Katherine Hopton (daughter of Edward Hopton and Elizabeth Wolryche); died between 18 Sep 1598 and 16 Feb 1599.
    Children:
    1. 3. Lucretia Anderson died in 1610 in Nettleden, Buckinghamshire, England; was buried in Nettleden, Buckinghamshire, England.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Thomas Bressey was born about 1475 (son of Thomas Bresey and Margery Wrono).

    Thomas married Margaret Hassall. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Margaret Hassall (daughter of Hugh Hassall).
    Children:
    1. 4. Ralph Bressey was born about 1500 in of Bulkeley, Cheshire, England; died before 1561.

  3. 10.  William Massey was born in in of Moss Hall, Audlem, Cheshire, England.
    Children:
    1. 5. Margaret Massey died after 1561.

  4. 12.  Thomas Anderson
    Children:
    1. 6. Thomas Anderson was born in in of London, England; died between 24 May 1552 and 20 Mar 1554.

  5. 14.  Edward Hopton was born in in of Rockhill in Greet, Shropshire, England (son of Henry Hopton); died before 29 May 1557.

    Notes:

    Gentleman usher of the chamber to Henry VIII. Steward of Richard's Castle.

    "In July 1545 the king granted to Edward and his wife, Elizabeth, the house and site of the late monastery of Chirbury, Shropshire, together with its demesne lands in fields in Shirbury, Shropshire and Snead, Montgomeryshire." [Royal Ancestry, citation details below.]

    Edward married Elizabeth Wolryche. Elizabeth (daughter of Humphrey Wolryche and Eleanor Peshale) was born in in of Dudmaston in Quatt, Shropshire, England; died on 3 Jan 1564. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 15.  Elizabeth Wolryche was born in in of Dudmaston in Quatt, Shropshire, England (daughter of Humphrey Wolryche and Eleanor Peshale); died on 3 Jan 1564.

    Notes:

    Also spelled Elizabeth Woolrich.

    Children:
    1. 7. Katherine Hopton died between 18 Sep 1598 and 16 Feb 1599.