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William Harwood (abt. 1550 - bef. 1600)

William Harwood aka Harewood
Born about in Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died before before about age 50 in Thurlby, Lincolnshire, Englandmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 27 Jul 2009
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Harewood of Thurlby. [Harl. MS. 1476, fol. 29b.]

. . . . Harewood of Thurlby. =

William Harewood of Thurlby. Will dated 41 Eliz.; proved 30 April 1600. = Elizabeth, dau. of . . . . Greenham.[1]

In this pedigree, a Mary Harewood is described as a legatee of William Harewood in 1600, shown as daughter of a tentative brother to William, John Harewood.

William Harewood of Thurlby in the Countie of Linc. = Eliza : da. of . . . . Grenham[2]


Children of William Harwood and Elizabeth Grenham, according to both pedigrees:

1. Sir Edward Harewood of Thurlby, Knight, son and heir, sometime a Colonel in the Low Countries, slain at the siege of Maastricht 1632, died s.p.

2. George Harewood of London, second son and heir to his brother, living 1633, m. Catherine, dau. of Thomas Phesant of Dublin.

3. Richard Harewood, third son.

4. Elizabeth, wife to Adrian Mallory of Lincolnshire.

5. Susan, wife to Richard Draper of Boston in Lincolnshire.

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  1. Lincolnshire Pedigrees, Vol. II
  2. The Visitation of London, Anno Domini 1633, 1634, and 1635, Vol. I

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According to Lincolnshire Pedigrees, Vol. II, the will of William Harwood who m. Elizabeth Grenham was proven 30 April 1600. (

He likely died in Thurlby. He certainly did not die in Virginia.

Further, there is no known connection to the Whorwoods of Staffordshire.

William Whorwood who m. (1) Cassandra Grey, and (2) Margaret Brooke, had no male heirs. See Burke (; History of Parliament (

William Whorwood II is an invention, as is his wife Agnes.

posted by Patrick Griffith
Harwood-721 and Harwood-1 appear to represent the same person because: These two profiles have the same name. One of the profiles has no other information so there is nothing to dispute and no reason not to merge these two.
posted by Michele Britton

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