Place: St James, South Elmham, Co. Kent, England
Date: 13 MAR 2007
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Note: to (2) Alice ----
Note: b. Laxfield, 1566; m. Anne, daughter of Walter Anstye, of Tibenham Long Row, in Norfolk. She d., and he m. 2nd, Alice ---. William is described as of St. James in South Elmham, and it is said of him that he fled with his father for religion's sake. They had John, Nathaniel, and Eleazar, Eunice, Hannah, Esther, Mary, and Eunice died unmarried. Esther married John Challie or Chalke, of Red Hall; and Hannah, Wiliam Candler, and was the mother of the genealogist, the compiler of the Candler manuscript in the British Museum. Of the sons, Eleasar settled in Norwich, and had female issue only; Nathaniel was of Waybred, and had children who appear to have remained in England; but of the children of John, all that lived to grow up, four in number, trnasferred themselves to the new country. An old record says: "William fyske has liery of the manor and advowson of Hekingham, in county Norfolk, lately belonging to Robert Fyske, his father." His will is dated Nov. 25, 1616, and was proved May 17, 1620. He was of Ditchingham, co. Norfolk. The will mentions now wife Alice. To the poor of Ditchingham and Bungay. To his eldest son John, lands in St. James, South Elmham; grandchildren Matthias, John, and Mary Candler; grandchildren John, Anne, Martha, Nathaniel, and Eleazar Fiske, all under twenty-one; daughter Anne Candler. To son John lands in Metfield, he paying to his brothers Nathaniel, and Eleazar and sister Esther six score pounds Appoints his son John executor. He d. May 17, 1620; res. St. James, South Elmham, Suffolk, and Ditchingham, Norfolk.
Note: `Residence, St. James, South Elmham; married Ann Anstye, daughter of Walter, of Tibbenham, Long Row, in Norfolk. She died and he married a second time, Alice ______.
`It is recorded that he fled with his father for religious sake.......An old record lists him as William Fyske. Some descendants being another branch of the family, stil use this spelling of the name -- Fyske. (See Fiske Family Papers S.S. 71)'
Note: 'William Fiske, of St. James, South Elmham, co. Suffolk, and of Ditchingham, co. Norfolk, the testator of 25 Nov. 1616 (Will No. 59a), born probably about 1550, died between 25 Nov. 1616 and 17 May 1620, when his will wasx proved. He married first Anna Austye, who was buried at St. James 13 Feb. 1600/1, daughter of Walter Austy of Tibbenham, co. Norfolk (Candler Manuscripts); and secondly Alice ----, described in her husband's will of 25 Nov. 1616 as his 'now' wife.
'According to the Candler Manuscripts William Fiske 'fled with his father in Q. Maries dayes.' He was a churchwarden in th eparish of St. James in 1601.
'In his will he styled himself of Ditchingham, co. Norfolk, bequeathed to the poor of Ditchingham and of Bungay [co. Suffolk], and left to his eldest son, John, lands in St. James, South Elmham, and in Metfield, co. Suffolk, the said John paying to his brothers Nathaniel and Eleazar and to his sister Esther sixscore pounds. The testator mentioned also his grandchildren Matthias, John, and Mary Candler, his grand-children John, Anne, Martha, Nathaniel, and Eleazar Fiske - all under twenty-one, and his daughter Anne Candler. He appointed his son John executor.'
Note: William, son of Robert and Sybil Fiske, married Anne, daughter of William austye for his first wife, by whom had three sons, John, Nathaniel, and Eleazer; and three daughters, one of which was Hannah, who married William Chandler, by whom had a son who was the Rev. Matthias Candler, auther of the manuscript numbered 6,071 of the Harleian Collection in the British Museum. He died, 1623, in Dutchingham, Norfolk.
Note: '59a. The Will of William Fiske of Ditchingham, co. Norfolk, dated 25 November 1616. The testator bequeaths to the poor of Ditchingham and of Bungay [co. Suffolk], mentions his now wife, Alice, and gives tol his eldest son, John, lands in St. James, South Elmham, and in Metfield [both parishes being in co. Suffolk], the said John paying to his brothers Nathaniel and Eleazar and to his siter Esther sixscore pounds. The testator also mentions his grandchildren Matthias, John, and Mary Candler, his grandchildren John, Anne, Martha, Nathaniel, and Eleazar Fiske, all under twenty-one, and his daughter Anne Candler. Executor: testator's son John. Proved 17 May 1620. (Cf. The Fiske Family Papers, p.71)'
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