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  • ID: I8833
  • Name: Walter Edmunds 1
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 1612
  • Residence: Bailiffscourt, Sussex
  • Note: 2 3

    A Walter Edmondes and Mary had a son Walter baptised 28 May 1590 Yapton.
    Also an Eleanor Edmunds, dau of Walter E, was bapt 25 Apr1596 Climping, Sussex.
    6 Sep 1584 By John Cawen of Aldingborne, yeoman, to Walter Edmunds of Baylyfs Goorte, Sussex, gent., - for 40 marks - of 3? acres of land, 2 acres being called Westover and the other 1? acres called Breade; all in Clympinge.
    Diocese of Chichester Deposition book (April 1599-Nov 1603) f 50v. Deponent: Walter Edmunds of Bayleys Court, Littlehampton. Lived Littlehampton 20 years. Before lived Titchfield, Hants 1 years. Born Bayleys Court. Age 46. Wit. sign. [Born 1553-7]
    Deed - ref.  SAS-B/653  - date: 30 Apr 1613
    Between Sir Walter Cope, knt. Master of the Court of Wards and Liveries, and Sir George Wilbraham, knt., Surveyor of the same Liveries, on behalf of the King on the one part, and William Edmonds, esq., son and next heir of Walter Edmonds, gent. decd., on the other part, setting out a Schedule of the lordships, manors, lands, tenements &c. with the yearly value thereof, which had come to the said William Edmonds after the death of the said Walter Edmonds. The Schedule. Sussex
    Letters Patent of Licence by the Crown - ref.  SAS-B/654  - date: 12 Jun 1613
    To William Edmonds gent., son and heir of Walter Edmonds of Yapton, gent. decd., who held in chief on the day he died by knights' service That the said William, without proof of age and without any other livery or prosecution of his inheritance (may have his estate) in all and singular lordships, manors, messuages, lands, tenements &c. which were the said Walter Edmonds'
    !occupier of Bailiffs Court, Climping

    ! contributed 40 pounds in defence against the Spanish Armada, 1588

    ! about 1592 Walter was presented for non attendance at the Littlehampton church ahd he disputed his assessment for the church rate. This may be because he saw his allegiance more to another church:

    Deposition book
    June 1589-April 1592
    f3. Ex pte Edmunds v. Pytter. Date: 3 May 1589 Parish: Climping. Cause: tithes. f3. Dep: Richard Raygat husbandman of Climping. Born Climping. Age: 53. Wit. mark.

    ! occupier of Yapton Manor by inheritance

    ! occupier of Bercourt and Wildbridge Manor by inheritance. After Walter's death it passed to his son Christopher (d1620) whose widow Mary married George Oglander in 1620 or 1621

    ! in 1592 he took over Yapton Coverts Manor which was passed on through other members of the Edmunds family after his death.

    ! two of hischildren were interred at Littlehampton

    ! A Walter Edmondes and Mary had a son Walter baptised 28 May 1590 Yapton. Probably Walter and Mary were this generation.

    Date 6 Sep 1584
    Description By John Gawen of Aldingborne, yeoman, to Walter Edmunds of Baylyffs Coorte, Sussex, gent., - for 40 marks - of 3?a acres of land, 2 acres being called Westover and the other 1?a acres called Breade, all in Clympinge [Clymping]. Mark of John Gawen Witnesses:- To livery of seisin: Anthony Edmonds, John Edes, John Parham, Morrys Powell
    RefNo SAS-B/7/517

    25 Sep 1584
    By John Gawen to Walter Edmunds of the same 3?a acres of land; all lying in Stroudlands in Clympinge [Clymping]
  • _UID: 9E50BE9321FD4C90A9C200E86C64C896BAFE
  • Change Date: 29 JUN 2010

    Father: John Edmonds alias Bawdewyn

    Marriage 1 Margaret Bethell
    • Married:
    1. Has Children William Edmonds

    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: Victoria County History of Sussex
    2. Type: Web Site
      Title: IGI (Aft Oct 2002)
      Author: LDS
    3. Text: IGI: Extract from parish register or other original record.
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