Name: John Oliver
Residence: Stanway, Essex
Change Date: 18 FEB 2010
Before 1250 Ralph son of Oliver and before 1263 Richard son of Oliver held land in Stan- way which by 1393 was known as OLIVERS manor. The manor was held of St. John's abbey, Colchester, in 1338, 1424, and 1476, although in 1420 the overlordship was unknown, and the manor was not listed among the abbey's lands in 1368.
John Oliver, recorded in 1300, died in 1338 holding an estate in Great Stanway. He was succeeded by his son John, perhaps the John Oliver recorded in Stanway between 1347 and 1379.
A John Oliver died c. 1393 and was succeeded by his nephew John Doreward of Bocking. Doreward, who bought Stanway manor, died in 1420.
... Beckhall Manor, Banham...John Oliver of Stanway in Essex, to whom Bartholomew de Bek released his right in 1338.
A deed of 1373, now in the Essex Record Office, shows John Oliver of Stanway as trustee of several manors including Sandon...
- Joan Oliver