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Shirleys of Aston Rowant

Thomas Shirley of Aston Rowant. Likely born about 1560. Likely the Thomas Shirley buried 1605 at Aston Rowant

Probate Inventory: Sherley, Thos. Husb. Aston Rowant 1605. Bd I 106.9; 173/2/46

married Elizabeth______ likely about 1580.

1628/9 Oxfordshire Lay Subsidies - Aston Rowant - Elizabeth Shirley, widow

Possibly? LW&T Sherley, Eliz wid. Aston Rowant. 1630. W.I. 60/2/37

LW&T of Elizabeth Sherley of Aston Rowant, widow - to be buried in the churchyard of Aston Rowant, To sons Edward and John Sherley all goods and chattels equally between them. To son Thomas [money]. To my four daughters Agnes, Cicely, Elizabeth and Grace [money]. To grandchild Elizabeth Russell [money]. To Jane Russell and Grace Russell my two granchildren [money]. To poor of Aston. Make two sons Edward and John my sole executors 13 September 1630 <mark> Elisabeth Sherley. Wit: Wm Turner, Anne Pott, Thomas Budd.

children:

1(i). Agnes Shirley chr 24 December 1581 at Aston Rowant to Thomas Shirley; Named in 1630 will of mother Elizabeth Sherley

1(ii). Cecily Shirley chr 8 June 1584 at Aston Rowant to Thomas Shirley; Named in 1630 will of mother Elizabeth Sherley. She apparently married Richard Raynor in 1599 at Aston Rowant (age ~15?)

1(iii). Edmund Shirley chr 4 October 1586 at Aston Rowant to Thomas Shirley; Named in 1630 will of mother Elizabeth SherleyLikely the Edmund Shirley who was buried 1669 at Aston Rowant

1665 Oxfordshire Hearth Tax - Aston Rowant - Edward Shirley 2 hearths

1667 LW&T of Edmund Sherley of Aston Rowant, yeoman. First I give to my cozyn John Sherley of Holton Bucks yeoman 1 acre of arable land lying in Aston toward Kingston. also other land 1/2 ares in Kingston to Acknell Way. I give to my brother Thomas Sherley and his four children 20 shillings each. To my sister Grace 20 shillings . To the 3 daughter of my deceased Nephew Thomas Shirly 20 shillings each. To my nephew John Sherly of London L10. To my kinswoman Elizabeth North 20 shillings. To my kinsman John Rayner and Richard Rayner 5 shillings each. To my godsonnes Richard Cornish and Richard Belson 10 shillings each. To godson Filbet 5 shillings. To all my other godchildren 12p each. To the poor of Aston Rowant 40s. Residual to aforementioned nephew John Shirly of Holton my brother's son also appoint him executor. 14 August 1667 <mark> Edmund Sherley. Wit: John Linke, Thomas Reynolds. Probate 1669.

1(iv). Eliza Shirley chr 1 June 1589 at Aston Rowant to Thomas Shirley; Named in 1630 will of mother Elizabeth Sherley

1(v). John Shirley chr 2 February 1591 at Aston Rowant to Thomas Shirley; Named in 1630 will of mother Elizabeth Sherley. Likely the John Shirley who was buried 1667 at Aston Rowant

1649 - Uxbridge FILE - Lease for 99 years [and counterpart]. 1. Richard Style of Uxbridge, butcher. 2. John Shurley of Aston Rowant, Oxfordshire, yeoman. - ref. ACC/0088/41-42 - date: 1649 Aug. 28 - Wiltshire Archaeological Society (London Metr Arch)

1649 - Uxbridge FILE - Lease for 99 years [by way of mortgage]. 1. John Shurly of Aston Rowant, Oxfordshire, yeoman. 2. Richard Style of Uxbridge, butcher. - ref. ACC/0088/43-44 - date: 1649 Aug. 29 - Wiltshire Archaeological Society (London Metr Arch)

LW&T Sherly, Jn, yeo. Aston Rowant, 1667. W.I. 149/2/12 - Dated 13 August 1667. Buried at discretion of my executor. To loving wife Annis Shirley L20 per annum during life and L16 per annum paid to her by my daughter in law Mary Sherley widow in consideration of L350 which she holds during the life of said Annis. etc. To my grandchild John the son of Edward Shirley L10. To the 3 children of Charles Fletcher of Crowell L5. To my grandchild Elizabeth the daughter of Joseph North L5. To the poore of Aston. Crop divided equally betwixt my daughter in law Mary Sherley . to son John Sherley of Holton Bucks yeoman all my bill, bonds, debts, chattels real and personal whatsoever and appoint sole executor <mark> John Sherley Wit: Thomas Reynolds, Richard Belten

married Ann Spiers in 1620 at Aston Rowant. Buried in 1676 at Aston Rowant

LW&T Shirly, Annis, wid. Aston Rowant. 1677. W. 62/1/3. To be buried near my late husband and children in churchyard of Aston. . To each of my grandchildren and great grandchildren 5s each. To poore of Aston 12p. . To Michael Nash of Holton Bucks 5s. To William Russell of Meadle Bucks 5s. To Mistris Stopes of Crowell 5s for gloves. To my goddaughter Alice Chownes 2s6p. Whereas there is due unto me upon bond from John Shirly of Wicomb Bucks the sum of L15 I give to Priscilla the wife of John Shirly of London to be paid of the said monies. To Elizabeth Fletcher of Crowell Oxon L6. Bringing up the children of said Priscilla and Elizabeth. To Elizabeth House of London my granddaughter L3. To Mary Fletcher . To Elizabeth Fletcher. To Mary Shirley of Crendon widdow a barrell. To Mary the daughter of Mary Shirly a tubb. To Jane the daughter of the sd Mary Shirly a trunk. To the son of Edward Shirley of Holton pair of sheets. To the daughter of John Shirly of London my wedding ring and linens. To Frances Hewett and other friends and neighbors . My late husband John Shirly deceased left me L4 pounds per year to be paid by son John Shirly of Holton (but never paid), all too Elizabeth Fletcher of Crowell Oxon widow. To Priscilla wife of John Shirly of London L5. To Eliz House of London. Pewter to son John Shirley of Holton also appoint him executor. 18 March 1673/4. <mark> Annis Shirly. Wit: [ ] Hewitt [ ] Reynolds

note: Chr at St Mary Kensington MDX

Anne chr to John Priscilla 14 Apr 1667 StMaryKensington
William chr to John Priscilla 2 Nov 1669 StMaryKensington
Thomas chr to John Priscilla 3 Dec 1671 StMaryKensington

note: an Edmund Shirley was chr 1665 at Aston Rowant to John and Priscilla Shirley of London

children:

2(i). Edmund Shirley chr 23 September 1621 at Aston Rowant to John Shirley. Edward Shirley Junior son of John was buried in 1643 at Aston Rowant.

married _______Possibly Mary Sherley "daughter in law" widow who was named in 1667 will of John Sherley of Aston Rowant.

children: (likely the following parent/child)

3(i). Eliza Shirley chr 1643 at Aston Rowant to Edward Shirley

3(ii). John Shirley named in the 1667 will of grandfather John Sherley

2(ii). John Shirley (twin) chr 14 August 1623 at Aston Rowant to John Shirley Lived at Holton ?Bucks; Residual legatee and executor of his father's 1667 will. Residing at Holton Bucks in 1667 (Is this Halton, Bucks. A Holton Oxon is very close to Aston Rowant NE toward Oxford?). Named in 1667 will as residual legatee of uncle Edmund Sherley of Aston Rowant, residence "Holton Bucks"

2(iii). Thomas Shirley (twin) chr 14 August 1623 at Aston Rowant to John Shirley

married _____

children: (likely the following parent/child)

3(i). Ann Shirley chr 1658 at Aston Rowant to Thomas Shirley

2(iv). Eliza Shirley chr 29 May 1626 at Aston Rowant to John Shirley. Possibly the daughter who married Joseph North, their child mentioned in the 1667 will of its grandfather John Sherley

1(vi). Thomas Shirley chr 1 December 1594 at Aston Rowant to Thomas Shirley; Named in 1630 will of mother Elizabeth Sherley

1(vii). Grace Shirley chr 31 May 1598 at Aston Rowant to Thomas Shirley; Named in 1630 will of mother Elizabeth Sherley; Named in the 1667 will of her brother Edmund Sherley

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Stray baptisms

Thomas Shirley of Aston Rowant

married Elizabeth Hansell in 1711 at Aston Rowant

children:

1(i). Elizabeth Shirley chr 1713 at Aston Rowant to Thomas Shirley. She was buried in 1713 at Aston Rowant, infant of Thomas Shirley

1(ii). Thomas Shirley chr 1714 at Aston Rowant to Thomas and Elizabeth Shirley

Stray burials

1652 William Shirley
1665 Thomas Shirley

STILL NEED Wills

Sherley, Thos, yeo. Aston Rowant. 1666. W.I. 63/3/22

   


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