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Thomas Gerard

Male Abt 1488 - 1523  (~ 35 years)


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  • Name Thomas Gerard 
    Born Abt 1488  of Bryn in Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Nov 1523  Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 6
    Person ID I35766  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2021 

    Father Peter Gerard,   b. Abt 1460, of Bryn in Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1494  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Mother Margery Stanley,   b. Abt 1458,   d. Aft 1505  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married Abt 1476  [1, 2
    Notes 
    • Date of dispensation.
    Family ID F21034  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margery Trafford,   d. 10 May 1540 
    Married Bef 19 Aug 1511  [1
    Children 
    +1. William Gerard,   b. of the New Hall in Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1567
    +2. Thomas Gerard,   b. Between 1502 and 1512, of Bryn in Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1550  (Age ~ 49 years)
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F21016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • VCH Lancaster (citation details below) calls him "a turbulent and lawless man." He was killed while fighting the Scots at Berwick-upon-Tweed.

  • Sources 
    1. [S142] Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families by Douglas Richardson. Salt Lake City, 2013.

    2. [S413] Genealogy Page of John Blythe Dobson.

    3. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008.

    4. [S812] The Victoria County History of Lancaster. Portions online, linked from medievalgenealogy.org.uk., year only.

    5. [S5946] The Visitation of the County Palatine of Lancaster Made in the Year 1664-5 by Sir William Dugdale ed. F. R. Raines. 2 volumes, contained in Remains Historical and Literary Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester, volumes 84 (1872), 85 (1872), and 88 (1873), published by the Chetham Society., place only.

    6. [S812] The Victoria County History of Lancaster. Portions online, linked from medievalgenealogy.org.uk., year and place only.