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  • ID: I38933
  • Name: Catherine Rudd
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 19 JAN 1601
  • Death: ABT JUN 1648
  • Note: Will date
  • Burial: St Bennet Sherehog, London
  • Baptism: 31 JAN 1601 St Mildred Poultry With St Mary Colechurch, London
  • Note: 1 2 3

    Parents given by LDS Ancestral File as Richard Rudd and Margaret Wood.
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    This marriage also given as < 1611> <Stoneleigh, Warwick, England>
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    Is it coincidence this Catherine, widow of Robert Wilson, bought the rectory of Merton from Thomas Locke in 1644,and that a Rowland Wilson (married Mary Tiffen, qv) was of Merton Abbey in 1633/5 (Visitation of London)?
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    Lysons in ?Environs of London says ?The Locks conveyed Merton place, &c. to Catherine Highlord, who became the wife of Rowland Wilson.?
    This is wrong - ROBERT Wilson was her first husband.
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    Mentions ?certain messuages etc and the manor of Keythorpe in the County of Leicester, which I purchased of Francis Wayte, Gent,? one half of which she gave to son Richard and the other half to son Thomas, her son Robert to have it in his custody until Richard and Thomas are 21.
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    Will date 22 May, proved 22 July 1648.
    Mentions:
    mother Anne (living)
    Sister Margaret Rudd
    Brother Thomas Rudd
    Sister Martin and bro in law Mr Martin
    Sister Williams and bro in law Mr Williams.
    Sister Gower and bro in law Mr Gower
    To my cousins Robert Wilson and Rowland Wilson fifty pounds apice at one and twenty.
    To Robert Wilson and Rowland Wilson, my cousins now in Virginia fifty pounds apice at one and twenty.
    [Was this a duplication?]
    Daughters Mary (under 17), Martha (u16)
    Son Robert Wilson.
    Certain messuages etc, the manor of Keythorpe in the County of Leicester which I purchased of Francis Wate gent the one half I give to my son Richard Wilson and the other half to Thomas [Rudd, son of her uncle Thomas????], my son Robert to have it all in his custody until both my sons accomplish the age of one and twenty years.
    [No WorldConnect record of the Rudd/Martin/Williams/Gower marriages.]
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    Katharine Highlord bought the rectory of Merton from Thomas Locke in 1644. She devised it to Robert Wilson, her nephew, who in 1697 conveyed it to Robert Dorrill.
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    In 1639 John James of Braughing (Herts.), gentleman, mortgaged the messuages and shops representing 8, or the greater part of it, to Robert Wilson, citizen and draper, for 400. The principal and interest were not repaid by the appointed day, and Wilson came into absolute possession. On Wilson's death the title passed to his widow and executrix Katharine, who in June 1641, with her husband, John Highlord, alderman, Anne Rudd of London, widow, Gilbert Harrison, alderman, Thomas Jennings, esquire, Thomas Austine, esquire, and John James himself and James's wife Anne granted the property to Matthew Collins.

    From the above two pieces, it is clear that the Robert Wilson who gained Merton rectory after 1644 and sold it in 1697, was nephew of Robert Wilson, citizen and draper, who married Katharine __ and died before June 1641.Page: page 132
  • _UID: 65621DAE09CA4E94A92B906A7A6E21FE1C2D
  • Change Date: 15 APR 2013



    Father: Richard Rudd
    Mother: Anne Clarke

    Marriage 1 Robert Wilson
    • Married: 4 NOV 1624 in Saint Mildred Poultry With Saint Mary Colechurch, London 4
    Children
    1. Has Children Robert Wilson b: 1625
    2. Has No Children Richard Wilson
    3. Has No Children Thomas Wilson
    4. Has No Children Anne Wilson
    5. Has No Children Katherine Wilson b: 1629 in St Mary Colechurch, London
    6. Has No Children Mary Wilson
    7. Has No Children Martha Wilson

    Marriage 2 John Highlord
    • Married:

    Sources:
    1. Title: Ancestral File (R)
      Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
      Publication: Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998
      Date: 8 Dec 2000
      Repository: Family History Library, 35 N West Temple StreetSalt Lake City, Utah 84150 USAFamily History Library35 N West Temple StreetSalt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA
    2. Text: NEHGR
      1894
    3. Type: Book
      Periodical: Historical gazetteer of London before the Great Fire.
      Author: D J Keene & Vanessa Harding
      Date: 1987
    4. Text: IGI: Extract from parish register or other original record.
      www.familysearch.org
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