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  • ID: I1172
  • Name: Thomas Fulford
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1553
  • Note: 27 at father?s death 1
  • Death: 31 JUL 1610
  • Burial: Dunsford, Devon
  • Residence: Great Fulford, Devon
  • MEM: St Mary, Dunsford, Devon: life size effigy 2
  • Note: 1 3 2

    Had four daus and two sons by Ursula.
    Will Date, 9 APR 1610.
    Dunsford is abt 7 miles SW of Exeter, on the Teign.
    The parish church is the burial place of the Fulford family, and the tomb [plate 92a] is a good example of richly decorated work of the Jacobean period [1603-1625]; on the base are the life-size figures of Sir Thomas Fulford and his wife Ursula. The male figure is arrayed in steel armour picked out in gold. He wears an Elizabethan ruff and wristbands, and a red velvet tunic and pantaloons; the head and hands are bare. His wife wears a dress of the same period with a trimming of gilt quatrefoils down the front, a ruff and flat head-dress. On a ledge at the back of the tomb kneel their children; the first figure in the row kneels before a desk. On the tomb is a shield with the arms of Fulford impaling Bamfield. The inscription is as follows:-
    Heare lye Sir Thomas Fulforde
    who died last day of july ano do 1610
    Also his wife Ursula, who died 1639
    daughter of Richd Bamfield, of Poltimore, Esq.
    Their Children
    1st Sir Francis, who married Ann heir of Bernard
    Samways Esqr of Toller Dorset
    2nd William, 3rd Thomas, 4th Bridget married to
    Arthur Champerknowne Esqr of Dartington;
    5th Elizabeth married to John Berriman Esq,
    6th Ann, married to John Sydenham, of Somerset
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  • Change Date: 11 SEP 2007

    Father: John Fulford b: 1524
    Mother: Anne Dennis b: ABT 1546

    Marriage 1 Ursula Bamfield
    • Married: 10 OCT 1580
    1. Has Children Thomas Fulford b: 1599

    1. Type: Web Site
    2. Type: Book
      Author: JOHN STABB
      Page: 157-168
    3. Type: Web Site
      Author: Nigel Batty-Smith
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