Mathias Woodhams, son of John Woodhams, Yeoman and Elizabeth Woodhams [Jennings]
Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1691/92
Born
In the Parish of Penshurst, Kent
Penshurst Parish Registers
 
15th Feb 1691/92
Christened
At St. John the Baptist Church in the Parish of Penshurst, Kent
Penshurst Parish Registers
 
20th Jan 1716
Married
In the Parish of Cowden, Kent
 
8th Dec 1742
Married
At St. Nicholas Parish Church in the Parish of Sevenoaks, Kent
Brian Bradley's records
 
Jun 1757
Died
In the Parish of Ashurst, Kent; Cause of death: Smallpox
Ashurst Burial Register
 
17th Jun 1757
Buried
At St. Martin of Tours in the Parish of Ashurst, Kent
Ashurst Burial rRgoster
 
9th Dec 1754
Will
The Will of Mathias Woodhams
Brian Bradley's records
 
Register of Wills - ref.  AA/V/H/97/7  - date: 1739 - 1757 item: Matthias Woodhams, Yeoman, Penshurst, Kent - ref.  AA/V/H/97/7/581v  - date: 9 July 1757
The Will of Mathias Woodhams 1757
In The Name of God Amen. I Mathias Woodhams of Penshurst in the County of Kent yeoman being in good health of body and of sound and disposing mind and memory praised be God do therefore make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner following, That is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God who gave it me and my body I commit to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my executor herein after named hoping at the General Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God. And as touching such temporal estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me within this life I give and dispose of the same in the following manner and form.
First I give and bequeath unto my loving wife Anne three pounds a year of good and lawful money of Great Britain yearly and every year during the term of her natural life and to be paid her half yearly by my executor. Also I give and bequeath unto my loving wife Anne those two feather beds that were her own before I married her also two feather pillows and one quilt and coverlet and two blankets and six pairs of sheets and all other the household goods that were my said wife's at the time I married her namely one chest with drawers, four pewter dishes, two brass candlesticks and the rest of the things that were my wife's at the time of our marriage aforesaid. Also I give and bequeath unto my son William Woodhams twenty pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain. Also I give and bequeath unto my son John Woodhams twenty pounds and like lawful money of Great Britain. Also I give and bequeath unto my son Mathias Woodhams twenty pounds of lawful money of England Also I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Gaynesford twenty pounds of like lawful money of England. Also I give and bequeath unto my son Richard Woodhams twenty pounds of like lawful money of England. Also I give and bequeath unto my daughter Sarah Young twenty pounds of like lawful money of Great Britain. Also I give and bequeath unto my nephew William Woodhams son of my brother William Woodhams deceased ten pounds of good and lawful of Great Britain. All the aforesaid legacy's to become due and payable by my executor within one year next after my decease.
All the residue of my personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever I devise and bequeath unto my son Thomas Woodhams he paying all my just debts, legacy's and funeral expenses and charge of probation of this my last Will and Testament.
In witness whereof I the said Mathias Woodhams the testator have this to my last Will and Testament contained in two sheets of paper fixed together with a label to the first sheet thereof set my hand and to the last sheet thereof set my hand and seal this Ninth day of December in the Twenty Eight year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the grace of God of Great Britain, France and Ireland. King, Defender of the Faith and so forth and in the year of our Lord, One thousand Seven hundred and Fifty Four.
Signed, Sealed, Published and Declared by the said Mathias Woodhams the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who subscribed our namers as witnesses in the testators presence and at his request.
Richard Gaynsford
Thomas Wickenden
Frances Firminger
This will was proved on the 9th day of July 1757 before the Reverend Hopton Williams Clerk surrogate and so forth by the Oath of Thomas Woodhams the sole executor to whom Admon was granted being duly sworn to administer.
 
1717
Birth of a son
In the Parish of Penshurst, Kent
Penshurst Parish Registers
 
1718
Birth of a son
In the Parish of Penshurst, Kent
Penshurst Parish Registers
 
4th Sep 1720
Birth of a son
In the Parish of Penshurst, Kent
Penshurst Parish Registers
 
22nd Jul 1725
Birth of a son
In the Parish of Penshurst, Kent
Brian Bradley's records
 
1728
Birth of a son
In the Parish of Ashurst, Kent
Ashurst Parish Registers
 
30th May 1722
Birth of a daughter
In the Parish of Penshurst, Kent
Penshurst Parish Registers
 
22nd May 1724
Birth of a daughter
In the Parish of Penshurst, Kent
Penshurst Parish Registers
 
1731
Birth of a daughter
In the Parish of Ashurst, Kent
Ashurst Parish Registers

The ancestral pedigree of Mathias Woodhams
   
 Peter Woodham
farmer
m: 20th Sep 1590 St. Mary's Church, Speldhurst, KentMargaret Groombridge 
 b: c 1565 ??
d: Mar 1634 Speldhurst, Kent
bur: 26th Mar 1634 St. Mary's Church, Speldhurst, Kent
  b: 1563/64 Speldhurst, Kent
ch: 20th Feb 1563/64 St. Mary's Church
d: Aug 1626 Speldhurst, Kent
bur: 19th Aug 1626 St. Mary's Church, Speldhurst, Kent
 
  
     
 John Thomas Susan Mary Sarah
 b: c 1592 Speldhurst, Kent
d: c 1670
 b: 1600 Speldhurst, Kent
ch: 16th Feb 1600 St. Mary's Church
d: Apr 1663 Westerham, Kent
bur: 14th Apr 1663 St. Mary's Church, Westerham, Kent
 b: 1603 Speldhurst, Kent b: c 1605 Speldhurst, Kent b: 1608 Speldhurst, Kent
d: Feb 1633/34 Speldhurst, Kent
bur: 10th Feb 1633/34 St. Mary's Church, Speldhurst, Kent
          
Great-
Grandfather record
   
   
    
 John Woodham
yeoman
m: 24th Mar 1628/29 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, SussexJane Stente 
 b: c 1592 Speldhurst, Kent
d: c 1670
  b: c 1606 Penshurst, Kent 
  
       
 John Annas Thomas John Thomas William Susanna
 b: c 1631 Penshurst, Kent
d: Feb 1635/36 Penshurst, Kent
bur: 14th Feb 1635/36 St. John the Baptist Church, Penshurst, Kent
 b: 1633 Penshurst, Kent
ch: 3rd Apr 1633 St. John the Baptist Church
d: Feb 1635/36 Penshurst, Kent
bur: 14th Feb 1635/36 St. John the Baptist Church, Penshurst, Kent
 b: 1635/36 Penshurst, Kent
ch: 23rd Feb 1635/36 St. John the Baptist Church
d: Mar 1635/36 Penshurst, Kent
bur: 7th Mar 1635/36 St. John the Baptist Church, Penshurst, Kent
 b: 1637 Penshurst, Kent
ch: 25th Mar 1637 St. John the Baptist Church
d: Feb 1719/20 Penshurst, Kent
bur: 26th Feb 1719/20 St. Martin of Tours Church, Ashurst, Kent
 b: 1640 Penshurst, Kent
ch: 6th Apr 1640 St. John the Baptist Church
d: Sep 1725 Cowden, Kent
bur: 21st Sep 1725 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
 b: c 1642 Penshurst, Kent
d: Jan 1642/43 Penshurst, Kent
bur: 15th Jan 1642/43 St. John the Baptist Church, Penshurst, Kent
 b: 1644 Penshurst, Kent
ch: 9th Dec 1644 St. John the Baptist Church
d: May 1707 Lingfield, Surrey
bur: 21st May 1707 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Lingfield, Surrey
           
Grandfather record
   
   
   
3rd marriageJohn Woodhams
Yeoman
m: 6th Aug 1677 Crowhurst, SurreyElizabeth Jennings 
 b: 1637 Penshurst, Kent
ch: 25th Mar 1637 St. John the Baptist Church
d: Feb 1719/20 Penshurst, Kent
bur: 26th Feb 1719/20 St. Martin of Tours Church, Ashurst, Kent
  b: c 1661
d: 2nd Oct 1732 Ashurst, Kent
bur: 8th Oct 1732 St. Martin of Tours Church, Ashurst, Kent
 
  
    
 Elizabeth Mathias Henry William
 b: 1678 Penshurst, Kent
ch: 28th Jun 1678 St. John the Baptist Church
 b: 1691/92 Penshurst, Kent
ch: 15th Feb 1691/92 St. John the Baptist Church
d: Jun 1757 Ashurst, Kent
bur: 17th Jun 1757 St. Martin of Tours Church, Ashurst, Kent
 b: 1693 Stone Cross Farm, Penshurst, Kent
ch: 31st Dec 1693 St. Martin of Tours Church, Ashurst, Kent
d: 24th Mar 1769 Penshurst, Kent
bur: 29th Mar 1769 St. Martin of Tours Church, Ashurst, Kent
 b: 24th Sep 1698 Penshurst, Kent
ch: 8th Nov 1698 St. John the Baptist Church
d: Before 1754 ??
        
Parental record
   
   
    
1st marriageMathias Woodhamsm: 20th Jan 1716 Cowden, KentAnne Peckham 
 b: 1691/92 Penshurst, Kent
ch: 15th Feb 1691/92 St. John the Baptist Church
d: Jun 1757 Ashurst, Kent
bur: 17th Jun 1757 St. Martin of Tours Church, Ashurst, Kent
  b: 1690 Cowden, Kent
ch: 24th Aug 1690 St. Mary Magdalene
d: 24th Jun 1741 Penshurst, Kent
 
  
        
William John Matthias Mary Anne Thomas Richard Sarah
b: 1717 Penshurst, Kent
ch: 25th Apr 1717 St. Martin of Tours Church, Ashurst, Kent
d: 18th Sep 1781 Penshurst, Kent
bur: 26th Sep 1781 St. Martin of Tours Church, Ashurst, Kent
 b: 1718 Penshurst, Kent
ch: 17th Nov 1718 St. John the Baptist Church
d: 28th Dec 1794 Black House Farm, Chiddingstone, Kent
bur: 2nd Jan 1795 St. Mary's Church, Chiddingstone, Kent
 b: 4th Sep 1720 Penshurst, Kent
ch: 18th Sep 1720 St. Martin of Tours Church, Ashurst, Kent
d: 22nd Nov 1794 Ashurst, Kent
bur: 26th Nov 1794 St. Martin of Tours Church, Ashurst, Kent
 b: 30th May 1722 Penshurst, Kent
ch: 3rd Jun 1722 St. Mary's Church, Speldhurst, Kent
bur: 17th Feb 1801 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
 b: 22nd May 1724 Penshurst, Kent
ch: 7th Jun 1724 St. Martin of Tours Church, Ashurst, Kent
d: 20th Nov 1751 Penshurst, Kent
bur: 25th Nov 1751 St. Martin of Tours Church, Ashurst, Kent
 b: 22nd Jul 1725 Penshurst, Kent
ch: 24th Jul 1726 St. Martin of Tours Church, Ashurst, Kent
d: 18th Feb 1798 Penshurst, Kent
bur: 24th Feb 1798 St. Martin of Tours Church, Ashurst, Kent
 b: 1728 Ashurst, Kent
ch: 3rd Nov 1728 St. Martin of Tours Church
d: 30th Nov 1807 Penshurst, Kent
bur: 5th Dec 1807 St. John the Baptist Church, Penshurst, Kent
 b: 1731 Ashurst, Kent
ch: 23rd May 1731 St. Martin of Tours Church
d: 27th Feb 1803 Speldhurst, Kent
bur: 3rd Mar 1803 St. Mary's Church, Speldhurst, Kent
               
Family record
   
2nd marriageMathias Woodhamsm: 8th Dec 1742 St. Nicholas Parish Church, Sevenoaks, KentAnne Knight 
 b: 1692 Penshurst, Kent
ch: 15th Feb 1692 St. John the Baptist Church
d: Jun 1757 Ashurst, Kent
bur: 17th Jun 1757 St. Martin of Tours Church, Ashurst, Kent
  b: c 1691
d: 15th Mar 1756 Penshurst, Kent
 

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