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Richard Adams (bef. 1594 - bef. 1642)

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Richard Adams
Born before in Woodchurch, Cheshire, Englandmap
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Richard Adams of Liverpool, merchant. Described as of Dublin, merchant in 1628.

Baptised at woodchurch, 22 October 1594.

Married by licence dated 14 November 1628, Jane Spurstow, daughter of George Spurstow of Spurstow, County Chester, esq. and widow of Andrew Taylor of Brimstage Hall, county Cheshire, gentleman (who died Dec 1626).

Will dated 13 April 1642, proved at Chester 19 Sept 1642.[1]


  1. J. Paul Rylands F.S.A., The Rectors of Woodchurch in The Hundred of Wirral and County of Cheshire 1588-1919, (reprinted from The Genealogist, N.S. Vol. XXXV, April 1919, and Vol. XXXVI, July 1919), Exeter: William Pollard & Co. Ltd., 11, 39 & 40, North Street. 1919. Photocopies of relevant pages held by Sarah Jowett

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