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Margaret (Fiske) Punchard (abt. 1555 - bef. 1611)

Margaret Punchard formerly Fiske
Born about in Laxfield, Suffolk, Englandmap
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Wife of — married 20 May 1582 in Laxfield, Suffolk, Englandmap
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Died before before about age 56 in Bedingfield, Suffolk, Englandmap
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Margaret Fiske was born ca 1555 at Laxfield, Suffolk, England to John and Margaret Crispe Fiske.[1]

Margaret was the sister of John Fiske of Tivetshall, St Mary, co Norfolk.[2]

Margaret married John Punchard of Bedingfield, co Suffolk, yeoman on May 20, 1582 at Laxfield.[1][2] Bedingfield was in Hoxne Hundred.[3]

Margaret and John had children:[2]

  1. John Punchard of Bedingfield, baptised in 1583, executor to his brother Jeremy's will on 11 May 1637, made his will on 4 January 1656/7 and died at Wingfield, co Suffolk on 10 December 1659, after which his will proved on 16 July 1660 in the Prerogative court of Canterbury;
  2. Jeremy Punchard of Bedingfield, made his will on 10 October 1634, which proved on 11 May 1637 in the Archdeaconry Court of Suffolk, married Susan — who was buried at Bedingfield on 9 March 1630/1;
  3. Mary, married Roger Stone after 29 August 1617;
  4. Margaret, mentioned in the will of her uncle, John Fiske, dated 1 October 1609, married — Petto;
  5. Susan Punchard, baptised on 22 February 1595/6 at Bedingfield, co Suffolk, and buried on 19 October 1596;

Margaret's husband, John, made his will on 29 August 1617, which proved 23 October 1621 in the Archdeaconry Court of Suffolk, in which he mentioned his son, John, and made his children, Jeremy and Mary, executors.[2]

Margaret was buried on 20 April 1611 at Bedingfield, Suffolk, England.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Moriarty, G. Andrews. "Genealogical Research in England. The Fiske Family. "New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 88, 1934. Page 143. (Online database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2018.)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Frederick Arthur Crisp, ed., Visitation of England and Wales, Notes 5, (London: Privately printed, 1903), 36-7, Internet Archive, ( : accessed 22 July 2016).
  3. GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bedingfield in Mid Suffolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time. : accessed: 22 July 2016.

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