Shirleys of Ashbourne
Derbyshire, England
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James Shurle of Sturston, Ashbourne Parish, Derbyshire
Buried at Ashbourne Derbyshire 22 April 1588; His will was probated at Litchfield in 1588

22 Apr 1588; Burial at Ashbourne - SHIRLEY, Jacobi, of Sturston Derb.

1588 Archdeaconry of Lichfield and Coventry Wills - Original Will of James Shurle of Ashburne Derbyshire - James Shurle of Ashburne dated 19 Apr 1588 buried in parish churchyard of Ashburn. To Margaret my wife, my son Thomas for his full child's part. To daughter Margerie, daughter Ann, Elizabeth, my daughter shall have nothing. Wit Richard Laytham, Anne Townsends.

married Margaret _______ She was named in the 1588 will of husband James Shurle; She is likely the 'widow of Sturston" buried at Ashbourne on 3 July 1597

3 Jul 1597; Burial at Ashbourne - SHIRLE, widow of Sturston

children:

1(i). Thomas Shurle named in the 1588 will of his father James Shurle of Ashbourne Derbyshire

1(ii). Margerie Shurle named in the 1588 will of her father James Shurle of Ashbourne Derbyshire

1(iii). Ann Shurle named in the 1588 will of her father James Shurle of Ashbourne Derbyshire

1(iv). Elizabeth Shurle named in the 1588 will of her father James Shurle of Ashbourne Derbyshire

Thomas Shirle of Compton, Ashbourne Parish, Derbyshire; His children were christened at Ashbourne Derbyshire; He may be the Thomas Shirle buried at Ashbourne on 11 February 1606

Note: Possibly 2 Thomas Shirles of Compton Derbyshire in the same period, with different wives (cannot be the same person due to wife marriage and burial dates?)

11 Feb 1606; Ashbourne Burial - SHIRLEY, Thomas

marrried _________ See below for marriages and burials of wives of Thomas Shirle

children: (could be from different fathers named Thomas)

1(i). Phamiel Shirle chr 3 August 1589 at Ashbourn Derbyshire to Thomas Shirle

03 Aug 1589 Ashbourne Christening - SHIRLE, Phamiel son of Thomas Shirle

1(ii). Elizabeth Shirle chr 30 January 1595 at Ashbourn Derbyshire to Thomas Shirle; buried 23 February 1595 at Ashbourne died young

30 Jan 1595 Ashbourne Christening - SHIRLE, Elizabeth dau of Thomas Shirle

23 Feb 1595; Ashbourne Burial - SHIRLE, Elizabeth, dau of Thomas Shirle of Compton Derb.

1(iii). Christopher Shirle chr 10 February 1597 at Ashbourn Derbyshire to Thomas Shirle

10 Feb 1597 Ashbourne Christening - Chistophorus born to Thomae Shirle

1(iv). Geofrey Shirle chr 10 February 1598 at Ashbourn Derbyshire to Thomas Shirle

10 Feb 1598 Ashbourne Christening - SHIRLE, Geofery son of Thomas Shirle

1(v). Constance? Shirle chr 1 August 1603 at Ashbourn Derbyshire to Thomas Shirle

01 Aug 1603 Ashbourne Christening - SHIRLE, Cibstance son (sic) of Thomas Shirle

 



1338 - Derbyshire Charters - Ashbourne - Grant from Ralph de Shirley and Margaret his wife to Ralph de la Pole lands which descended to sd Margaret on death of Walter Walterssheff her father in Adgaresly Co Stafford and in Ashburn, Bradley, Knyveton, Bradburne etc 24 June 1338.

Between 1492 and 1547 Laurence Hurt and others v Hugh Shirley and others: seizure of cattle at Clifton [in Ashbourne] and Middleton [in Wirksworth], Derbyshire. JMP REQ 2/3/374

1495 Aug 22 - 1496 Aug 21 John Shirley of Norbury v John Fitzherbert: lands in Clifton (in Ashbourne) and the manor of Middleton, Derbyshire. 1 m. Court of Requests REQ 2/2/81

1588 Archdeaconry of Lichfield and Coventry Wills - Original Will of James Shurle of Ashburne Derbyshire - James Shurle of Ashburne dated 19 Apr 1588 buried in parish churchyard of Ashburn. To Margaret my wife, my son Thomas for his full child's part. To daughter Margerie, daughter Ann, Elizabeth, my daughter shall have nothing. Wit Richard Laytham, Anne Townsends.

1607 Archdeaconry of Lichfield and Coventry Wills - Original Will of James Shirley of Ashborne Derbyshire - James Sherley of Asborne to Eliz Palmer wife of Edw Palmer, Elizabeth daughter of Edw Palmer. To Alice my wife, my son Jervais Sherleye

Note: a Gervaise Shirlie married Dorothie Fairebrother on 20 August 1616 at All Saints Derby, Derbyshire (same?)

1742 Archdeaconry Court of Lichfield - Original Will of William Shirley of Ashbourne Derbyshire

Are these people related (note: alias Cooke)

1673 Oct 8 Bond in £100 by Thomas Cooke als. Shirley of Ravensdale Park, to Richard Dakyn of Stidd, to abide by the arbitration of Sir John Gell. D258/10/86/7 (Note: Ravensdale Park is located in Muggington Parish Derbyshire)

1672 Cooke Or Shirley , Christopher of Snelston (index only in FMP)

1674 Nov 20 Release and quitclaim by Richard Dakin of Stydd, pursuant to an order of Sir John Gell, to Thomas Cooke als. Shyrley of Ravensdale Park, in consideration of £10, of all his right, title etc. in the last will of Christopher Cooke als. Shirley of Snelston decd. and in two messuages lately inhabited by the said Christopher, with a close called Cliffe Close. D258/10/86/1

Ashbourne, St Oswald
Burials

09 Nov 1538; SHERLEY, Richard
18 Oct 1566 ; SHIRLEY, wife of Robert Shirley
21 Jan 1576; SHIRLEY, Joana, pauper widow
18 Dec 1582; SHIRLEY, Nicholas, age 41?, son of Jacobi Shirley alias Cooke
21 Nov 1582; SHIRLE, Elizabeth, dau of Margaret Shirle of Compton Derb.
22 Dec 1584; SHIRLE, Puer maty?, wife of Jacobi Shirley alias Cooke
20 Mar 1587; SHIRLEY, wife of Robert Shirley, of Clifton Derb.
22 Apr 1588; SHIRLEY, Jacobi, of Sturston Derb.
19 Dec 1590; SHIRLE, Robert, Snr of Clifton Derb.
23 Feb 1595; SHIRLE, Elizabeth, dau of Thomas Shirle of Compton Derb.
27 Dec 1596; SHIRLE, Elizabeth, wife of Thomas Shirle of Compton Derb.
11 Feb 1596; SHIRLE, Anna, wife of Thomas Shirle of Compton Derb.
03 Jul 1597; SHIRLE, widow of Sturston
11 Feb 1606; SHIRLEY, Thomas
Nov 1657; SHURLEY, David, son of Edward and Margery Shurley of Ashborne
1722/3 Mar 5 Richard Shirley of Ashbourne
1737/8 Mar 10 John Shirly of Ashbourne

1708 Katherine Sharley (FMP)
1740 Mary Shirly (FMP)
1748 Richard Shirly (FMP)
1754 Samll Sharley (FMP)

Marriages

24 Jul 1542 SHURLEY, Richard m. Anna ?
30 Apr 1567 SHIRLEY, Robert m. Elizabeth SAUNDERS
14 Jun 1573 SHIRLE, Jacobi m. Elona BARKER
07 Nov 1574 SHIRLE, Jacobi m. Anna ORME
11 Nov 1576 SHIRLEY, Isabella m. William KEELING of Mapleton
26 May 1583 SHIRLE, Margaret m. Nicholas ALLEN
03 Jun 1588 SHIRLE, Robert m. Anna ORME of Clifton
08 Sep 1588 SHIRLEY, Thomas m. Anna COXSON
29 Jun 1597 SHIRLE, Elizabeth m. Anthony CHEETAM
03 Feb 1606 SHIRLEY, Thomas m. Joanna BALIDON
18 Nov 1618 SHIRLEY, Edward m. Elizabeth FULLWOOD
08 Jul 1684 SHIRLEY, Anne of Ashborne (FMP says Margaret this year)m. Thomas BARRATT of Little Offlow
31 Jul 1692 SHIRLEY, Mary of Dove Bridge m. Thomas STANTON
21 Feb 1693 SHIRLEY, Mary m. Thomas HYNDE
07 Oct 1702 SHIRLEY, Elizabeth m. William MILLINGTON
1712 Apr 26 Edward Shirley of Ashbourne married Mary Walker of Burton on Trent by Lic.
1718 Nov 27 Catherine Shirley of Ashbourne married Francis Litton
1727 Jul 8 William Shirley of Yeldersley (age 34) married Mary Ferne of Yeldersley by Lic. (upon checking, age not in parish register, is it in the marriage bond?)

1686 Mary Shirley married, marriage allegation and bonds (FMP index)
1692 Mary Shirley married marriage allegation and bondsFMP)
1711 William Shirly married, age 24 marriage allegation and bonds(FMP)
1744 June 2 Mary Shirly of Yeldersly married, age 29 Samuel Blore of Bradly by Lic. (FMP, age not in parish reg.)
1750 Joseph Shirley married, age 23 marriage allegation and bonds (FMP) I didn't find this one in parish reg
1836 Samuel Shirley married, age 21 marriage allegation and bonds (FMP)
1839 John Shirley married (FMP)

Christenings

14 Sep 1577 SHERLEY, Alice dau of Jacobi Sherley
20 Jan 1582 SHIRLE, Nicholas son of Jacobi Shirle als Cooke
15 Aug 1585 SHIRLE, Gervasius son of Jacobi Shirle
12 Dec 1586 SHIRLE, Elizabeth dau of John Shirle
03 Aug 1589 SHIRLE, Phamiel son of Thomas Shirle
30 Jan 1595 SHIRLE, Elizabeth dau of Thomas Shirle
10 Feb 1598 SHIRLE, Geofery son of Thomas Shirle
01 Aug 1603 SHIRLE, Cibstance son of Thomas Shirle
20 Nov 1615 SHIRLEY, John son of Richard Shirley
09 Jan 1620 SHIRLEY, William son of Edward Shirley
18 Aug 1657 SHURLEY, Sara dau of William and Margaret Shurley of Ashborne, dyer
20 Nov 1659 SHURLEY, Jane (FMP says Susana) dau of William Shurley of Ashborne, dyer and doubler
24 May 1662 SHURLEY, David (FMP says Edward) son of William Shurley
14 Aug 1664 SHURLEY, Richard son of William Shurley
29 Dec 1667 SHURLEY, John son of William Shurley

1690 Richard Shirley (FMP)
1691 Mary Shirley (FMP)
1694 John Shirley (FMP)

Another source:

Saint Oswald, Ashbourne

Marriages
24 JUL 1541 Richard Shirley m. Anne ____
30 Apr 1567 Robertus Shirley m. Elizabeth Saunders
14 Jun 1573 Jacobus Shirle m. Elena Barker
7 Nov 1574 Jacobus Shirle m. Anna Orme
3 Jun 1588 Robertus Shirle m. Anna Orme

Christenings
14 Mar 1568/9 Elizabetha born to Richardi Shirley de Sturson
14 Sep 1577 Alicia born to Jacobi Shirley
20 Jan 1581 Nicolaus born to Jacobi Shirle or Cooke
12 Dec 1586 Elizabetha born to Johannes Shirle
3 Aug 1589 Phamiel born to Thomae Shirle
23 Feb 1592 Johannes born to Thomae Shirle
30 Jan 1594 Elizabetha born to Thomae Shirle
10 Feb 1597 Chistophorus born to Thomae Shirle
Aug 1603 Constantia born to Thomae Shirle

Burials

Jan 21 1576 Joanna Shirley vidua paup.

Family Search for "Cooke or Shirley"

1686 February 6 William Cook als Shirley chr to William Cook als Shirley
1692 February 23 Richard Cook als Shirley chr to Richard Cook als Shirley
1693 January 31 Elizabeth Cook als Shirley chr to William Cook als Shirley
1697 March 9 Ann Cook als Shirley chr to William Cook als Shirley

Muggington Parish (large Cooke family in Muggington at this time)

1676 September 8 Elizabeth Cook als Shirley chr to Thomas Cook als Shirley
1677 February 14 Sarah Cook als Shirley chr to Thomas Cook als Shirley

   


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