Miles Whitfield
(Abt 1452-Bef 1522)
(Abt 1456-)
John Giles of Biddenden, Kent
Robert Whitfield of Wadhurst, Sussex
(Abt 1474-Bef 1541)
Agnes Giles
(Abt 1492-1567)
John Whitfield
(Abt 1520-Bef 1585)


Family Links

1. Elizabeth Stacey

  • Clement Whitfield
  • Margaret Whitfield
  • Bridget Whitfield
  • Rebecca Whitfield
  • John Whitfield
  • George Whitfield
  • Thomas Whitfield
2. Elizabeth Crowe
  • Herbert Whitfield

John Whitfield 1

  • Born: Abt 1520
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Stacey about 1546
  • Marriage (2): Elizabeth Crowe on 19 Oct 1558 in St. Mildred's Church, Church Road, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6AT, GB
  • Died: Bef 28 May 1585
  • Buried: 28 May 1585, St. Mildred's Church, Church Road, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6AT, GB


Will, 1541. 1541 - The will of ROBERT WHITFELDE the elder-of Wadherst,
Sussex ...sick of body 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, 14 May 1585.

Probate, 15 Jun 1585.

John married Elizabeth Stacey, daughter of Clement Stacey of Tenterden, Kent and Unknown, about 1546. (Elizabeth Stacey died before 1558.)

John next married Elizabeth Crowe, daughter of John Crowe and Unknown, about 1546. (Elizabeth Crowe died after 1585.)


1 W. Bruce Bannerman, editor, (London, GB: The Harleian Society, 1905), LIII: 96.

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