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Miles Whitfield
(Abt 1452-Bef 1522)
Matilda
(Abt 1456-)
John Giles of Biddenden, Kent
Robert Whitfield of Wadhurst, Sussex
(Abt 1474-Bef 1541)
Agnes Giles
(Abt 1492-1567)
Robert Whitfield of Worth, Sussex
(Abt 1517-1597)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Ann Roberts
2. Agnes Attwood

  • Thomas Whitfield
  • Jane Whitfield
  • Joan Whitfield
  • William Whitfield
  • Frances Whitfield
  • Margaret Whitfield
  • John Whitfield
  • Sarah Whitfield

Robert Whitfield of Worth, Sussex 1 2

  • Born: Abt 1517
  • Marriage (1): Ann Roberts about 1540
  • Marriage (2): Agnes Attwood on 1 Feb 1548 in St. Peter's & St. Paul's Church, Trottiscliffe, West Malling, Kent, ME19 5EE, GB
  • Died: 9 Dec 1597, Emmington, Chinnor, Oxfordshire, OX39, GB aged about 80
  • Buried: 10 Dec 1597, St. Nicholas's Church, Emmington, Chinnor, Oxfordshire, OX39, GB

  Events

Will, 1541. 1541 - The will of ROBERT WHITFELDE the elder-of Wadherst,
Sussex ...sick of body ...to be buried in the churchyard of
Wadhurst ... to the high altar there for satisfaction of my for-
gotten tithes 6d . . . to the hearse light 4d . . .for the amendment
of foot ways ... to every of my godchildren 4d ... to twenty poor
people of Wadhurst 40s ... 53s.4d. to be bestowed at my owt
bearyng to priests, clerks and poor people. . .my household stuff
to be divided into three parts - one part to Agnes my wife and
my best cow, and she to choose her part first, the other two
parts to John and Thomas my sons equally to be divided, and to
every of them a cow . . . to Agnes my wife my best bed and all
things that belong unto it before the household stuff be divided. .
to Joan Gylis my maid servant 13s. 4d. at her marriage or 20 . .
unto Elizabeth my daughter 20s . . .unto William Gylis a coat . . .
John my son to pay to my executor within two years 10, then
he to be discharged of a certain bill . . to Robert Whitfeld my
son 20s ...residue to Thomas my son whom I make my sole
executor. Witnesses: Robt Whitfeld, John Whitfeld and Thomas Whitfeld.

Will, 6 Dec 1591, Worth, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10, GB.

Probate, 16 Feb 1597/98.


Robert married Ann Roberts, daughter of George Roberts of Brenchley, Kent and Rose, on 1 Feb 1548 in St. Peter's & St. Paul's Church, Trottiscliffe, West Malling, Kent, ME19 5EE, GB. (Ann Roberts died before 1548.)


Robert next married Agnes Attwood, daughter of William Attwood and Rose, on 1 Feb 1548 in St. Peter's & St. Paul's Church, Trottiscliffe, West Malling, Kent, ME19 5EE, GB. (Agnes Attwood died before 20 Sep 1591 and was buried on 20 Sep 1591 in St. Nicholas's Church, Church Road, Worth, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 7RT, GB 3.)


Sources


1 W. Bruce Bannerman, editor, (London, GB: The Harleian Society, 1905), LIII: 97.

2 Sussex Archaeological Society, editor, Sussex Archaeological Collections (N.p.: n.p., n.d.), 19: 83-90; "Notes on the Family of Whitfeld, or Whitfield of the counties of Northumberland and Sussex" by Mark Antony Lower.
Internet Archive: http://archive.org/details/sussexarchaeolo42socigoog/page/n118/mode/2up?view=theater

3 Sussex Family History Group (SFHG).

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