1485 - 1551 (66 years)
Has 12 ancestors and more than 250 descendants in this family tree.
||John Wright |
||Upminister, Essex, England
||12 Jul 1488
||Dagenham, E.Kelvedon, Essex, Eng
||5 Oct 1551
||Kelvedon Hatch Churchyard, Kelvedon Hatch, Essex, England
||30 Aug 2000 |
||John Wright, b. 27 Oct 1450, Dagenham, E.Kelvedon, Essex, Eng , d. 9 May 1509, Kelvedon Hatch, Essex, England (Age 58 years) |
||Agnes Kelvedon, b. 1452, d. 1509 (Age 57 years) |
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||Olyve Hubbard, b. 22 Feb 1487, Dagenham, E.Kelvedon, Essex, Eng , bur. 12 Oct 1560, St.Mary's Churchyard, Kelvedon, Essex, England (Age ~ 73 years) |
||17 Mar 1508
||Walthham Holy Cross Abbey, Essex, Eng
| ||1. John Wright, b. 14 Mar 1509-1510, Kelvedon, Essex, England , d. 10 Oct 1563, Kelvedon, Essex, England (Age 53 years)|
| ||2. Katherine Wright, b. Abt 1513, Kelvedon, Essex, England , d. 1 Jan 1595, Navistock, Essex, England (Age ~ 82 years)|
| ||3. Robert Wright, b. 28 Jul 1516, Kelventon Hall, Essex, England , d. 25 Jan 1587, Essex, England (Age 70 years)|
| ||4. Alice Wright, b. 10 May 1519, Kelvedon, Essex, England , d. Kelvedon, Essex, England |
| ||5. John Wright, "Myddle/Middle", b. 19 Jun 1522, Dagenham Manor, Wrightsbridge, Essex, England , d. 1558, Wrightsbridge, Essex Co., England (Age 35 years)|
| ||6. John Wright, "Young", b. 4 May 1524, Kelvesdon, Essex, England , d. 30 May 1604, South Weald, Essex, England (Age 80 years)|
| ||7. Elizabeth Wright, b. 11 Aug 1526, Kelvedon, Essex, England , d. Essex, England |
| ||8. NN Wright, b. Abt 1528, Kelvedon, Essex, England , d. Bef 1536, Kelvedon, Essex, England (Age ~ 8 years)|
||29 Aug 2000 |
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- of Kelvedon Hatch (purchased manor of White Notley)
John Wright (purchased Kelvedon Hall, Brook Hall, and other lands in Waltham ~~, County of Essex)
He was granted a baronetcy 20 June 1509 and was thus entitled to a seat in Parliament. He was lord of Kelvedon Hall which he purchased in 1538.
1624 "Sir" John Wright of Wrightsbridge (granted coat of arms June 20, 1590)
Sable a chevron engrailed argent between three fleur de lis or, on a chief of the third, three spear heads ppr azure. Crest: a dragon's head ppr., argent pellette.
Motto: Sibi Conscia Recti.
The Will of JOHN WRIGHT of Kelvedon
Arch: Essex. Register Thomber 117 and Register Bastwick:
In the name of God Amen; 25 Sept, 1551. of Kellydon Essex, Yoeman. Beying in bode feble and weak yet of pfect mynde make my will, etc. Soul to God. Body to be buried within the Chancell of Kellydon Church. To poor mens box 20/- To the parish of Southweald 40/- and to the ten poorest parishes about me 20/- each. To my loving wife (not named) 40 marks by the yere to be paid of my lands by my four sons equally -- L6, 13, 4 each. And the best end of my house of Kelvedon Haule at her choice. Also to her my household stuff and 100L, 20 kyne and a gelding. To each daughter (not named) L13, 6, 8. To every godchild 6/8, and to every godchild of my own childrens 20/-. To Kelydon Strete toward the reparation of the way L3, 6, 8. To mending the way to the Common L3, 6, 8. To the reparation of Geedy Hall Lane 40/-. To my eldest son John Wright and his heirs Kelydon Hall, Weldsyde Knights, Hubbords Land with the two houses in Brentwood and Layndon. To Robert Wright and his heirs, Ropers in Brook Street, and house meadow and orchard in Brook Street, Smythes land, Powres wherein now gladden dwelleth with Fyners, Burnecks Land and Webbs. To my son called Myddle John I give all the land I have in Havering and houses and millers house and a tenement in Childerditch wherein Gibbes doth dwell. To my son called Young John I give Bishops Hall, Wilchins Pownde Mead, Welde Lyes, Bulffandes and Dichars in Ramsden Bellhouse and Trays. To John Wright son to my son John the younger, all my land in Navestock. To John Wright son to my son John the elder, a tenement called Drywoods. To John Wright son of my son Robert, a tenement called Argents. To every child (if any) of my childrens children 20/- apiece. To each servant 6/8.
Executors: Sons John the elder and Robert.
Overseers: Sons, middle and young John (note middle John is here styled "John Wright of Wrights Bridge").
Witnesses: Thomas Wood, clerk (i.e. parson) Robert Sheparde, John Symonde, and Thomas Lytman.
Proved 21 November 1551 at Stapleford Abbotts by the two Executors named. (Register Bastwick states it was proved at Brentwood but agrees with the date.)