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William (Fiske) of Laxfield (abt. 1550 - bef. 1591)

William of Laxfield formerly Fiske aka Fyske
Born about in Laxfield, Suffolk, Englandmap
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Died before before about age 41 in Laxfield, Suffolk, Englandmap
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William Fiske of Laxfield, co Suffolk, England was a wheelwright.[1]

William had siblings:

  1. John Fiske;[1]
  2. Jeremie Fiske;[1]

William married Jane, who was living on 29 December 1590.[1] Jane had children, Anne and Susanna Borret.[1]

William and Jane don't appear to have had any children together.[1]

On 29 December 1590, William Fiske of Laxfld "whelewright" made his will in which he asked to buried in Laxfield churchyard, and left bequests to the following members of his extended family:[1]

  • Jane his wife his messuage in Stradbroke, Suffolk, for her life after which his brother-in-law, John Punchyard, was to hold it until his son, John Punchyard, William's nephew and godson), was 21;
  • Anne Borret, his wife's daughter;
  • Susanna Borret, his wife's daughter;
  • John Punchyard, his brother-in-law;
  • John Punchyard, his nephew, the son of his brother-in-law, John Punchyard;
  • Thomas Borret, his brother-in-law;

An inventory of the goods, chattels and household stuff and implements, and utensils of household, and of such timber boards and other things which of late did appertain and belong to "Wiyllm Ffyske Late of Laxfeld in the County of Suffolk, whellwryght, deceased, was taken on 7 January 1590/1.[1]

William's will proved on 26 January 1590/1 in the Archdeaconry Court of Suffolk.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 G Andrews Moriarty, Contributor, Communications by Committee on English and Foreign Research The Fiske Family, "Genealogical Research in England", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1847-), 86, October 1932, 427-30. (Online database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2013.)Subscription required : accessed 24 July 2016). Ipswich Probate Registry, book 33, folio 256.

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