Hanam, Hannam, Hannum, Hanham
Raphe HANNAM of Evererich / Evercreech / Evereech, yeoman, family owned land in Goathill, will 12/2/1555, proved 5/11/1556; had brother John
Spouse: Johane ? made will 9/16/1557 proved 12/1558
Children: Isabell; Johanne married Richard Joyce & John Kaynes, Esq.; Alice married Richard Walton; Elynor married Richard Wattes; Margery married Thoms Brodribbe; Joan/Jone married John Mayowe
Isabell / Isabel HANNAM
Spouse: John ABOROUGH born circa 1500 Ditcheat Somerset ENG
Children: Mary; Agnes; Hercules; Anthony married (1) Dorothy Crane widow of James Napper (2) Isabel Brice; Alice
History & Antiquities of Somersetshire Vol I Parts 3-6: By an inquest taken at Ilchester 29th October, 31 Henry VIII, 1540, it is set forth that John Abarough died September 28, 30 Henry VII (1539) seised of a capital messuage at North-Barrow; five hundred and twenty acres of arable land; forty acres of meadow; twelve of pasture; and two of wood, which he held of the manor of Castle-Cary. This family held considerable estates in this county and Dorsetshire. Their chief residence was at Ditcheat.
Index to Collinson's History of Somerset: Hannam family owned land in Goathill, ii364; John became owner of the whole manor, 364.... Isabel, wife of John Abarough, of Ditcheat, 63. Abarough, John, owner of land in North Barrow, ii62, marries Margery Gregory, 63; John of Ditcheat marries Isabel Hannam 63, Anthony 63; Hercules 63; Mary 63; Agnes 63.
The visitations of the county of Somerset, in the years 1531 and 1573: Abarough of Ditcheat Somerset. John Atbroughe of North Boroughe (Barrow), Som. married Margery daughter of Wm. Gregory. Son John Abroughe of Dichett (Ditcheat) married Isabel daughter of Raphe Hanam of Evererich. Children: 2. Hercules, 1. Anthony, Mary, Agnes.
Somerset medieval wills, Volume 3: 1557 JOAN HANNAM [18 WELLS] September l6th 1557. Johane Hannam of Evercriche widow. My body to be buried in the church of Evercriche. To the cathedral church of Wells 3s 4d. To the parish church of Evercriche 2Os. To Henrie Mayowe son and heir of John Maiowe of Bynton [Dinton] со Wilts 6s 8f and likewise to every child of any of my godchildren 6s 8d. To every of my household servants 6s 8d. To Mary Poytwyn 20s. To my daughter Alice wife of Richard Walton my best payrc of wheles and wayne which were given her by her grandfather. I will that my daughter Johanne wife of John Kaynes Esquier shall have my greatest salte of silver six oxen a wayne sollowe and all manner of plough harnes all the implements of and in the new parlour the lyttle chamber and the hall my great crocke my great panne the leade for brewing two kechen broches and two andyrons and after her death the same shall remain to Mathewe Joyce her son and after his decease to Marye his sister and afterwards to the other children as shall please God that the said Jone my daughter shall then have or else to the children of the said Marye forever. .All my cattalles and goodes upon my ferm of Cuttern to Elynor my daughter wife of Richard Wattes for her life and afterwards the said goodes and half the cattail to Alice my daughter now wife of Richard Walton if she overlive her sister Elynor and the residue to such children of the said Elynor as the said Richard Wattes or Elynor shall appoint. To Margery my daughter wife of Thoms Brodribbe my second best salt of silver and a featherbed in the high chamber over the parlor. To Isabell my daughter wife of John a Barrowe my silver goblet and a featherbed lying in my own bed with the appurtenances. To every of my said daughters one payre of shcetes to be taken out of my great chest To Henrye Mayowe, Raffe Mayowe, Mawde Maiowe, and Alice Mayowe a silver spoon to each. The residue to my sons in law Mr John Keynes Esquierm Richard Wattes and Richard Walton executors. Witnesses Sir Robert Brice vicar of Everchriche, John Smyth of Hassellgrove, and John Pepell. Proved December 19th 1558.
1555 RALPH HANNAM [5 KECHYN] December 2nd 1555. Raff Hannam of Evercriche со Somerset yoman. My body to be buried in the parish church of Evercriche in the bodye of the churche before the Rodelof there. To the cathedral church of Wells 3s 4d. To the parish church of Evercriche 40s. To the mending of the highe waye betwene Nether hey and Heth strete within the parish of Evercriche £10. To Henry Maye son and heir apparaunt of John Maye of Dynton со Wiltes £20. To Raft Maye brother of the said Henry £40. To Mawde Maye £30. To Alice Maye £20 so that Raff, Mawde, and Alice be ordered by my executors. To Margery Broderibbe daughter of Thomas Broderibbe and Margery his wife £30 at her marriage.To William Brace my servant. To John Stephyns my servant and to his wife 40s. To each of the rest of my servants 40s. To Johane my wife my Frelande called Two acres lying in Coteyń within the parish of Evercriche and after her decease the same shall remain to Elynor Wattes wife of Richard Wattes my daughter and after her death to Alice my daughter wife to Richard Walton and after her death to the heirs of the above said Elynor for ever. To Johane my wife the years to come of my term of and in the parsonage of Evercriche and if she marry or die before the end of the said term Richard Joyce my son in law and Johane his wife shall have the residue of the years and if they die Mathey Joyce their son shall have the residue of the same and if he die Mary Joyce his sister and if she die Isabell wife of John Abarowe and if she die Alice Aberowe daughter of the said Isabell and if she die Mary Abarowe sister of the said Alice and if she die Agnes Abarowe sister of the said Alice and Mary shall have the residue of the years. To the said Johane my wife the years not expired of my term of and in the Manor of Evercriche and after her death the said Richard Joyce and Jone his wife shall have the same. Also to the said Jone my wife the years not expired of and in my term of the Seite of the said Manor of Evercriche in the demayne lands medowes and pastures which I had of the graunt of William Knight late Busshop of Bath and Wells deceased and after her death the said Richard Joyce and Joane his wife shall have the same except these parcells that is Lewoodes Yeolowickes and Midley and if they die the others abovenamed shall have the same in order as abovesaid. To the said Isabell Abarowe the residue of the years of my term of and in Lewoodes Yelowickes and Madley and after her death the same shall remain to the said Alice, Mary, and Agnes Abarowe in order. To Richard Walton and to Alice his wife the residue of the years of my term of Lanchcrley in the parish of Wells and after their death the same shall remain to Thomas and William Walton their sons and to Agath Walton their daughter successively and if they die to Raff Maye, John Broderibbe son of Thomas Broderibbe and to James Broderibbe successively The residue to Joane my wife executrix. Overseers the said Richard Joyce, Thomas Broderibbe, Richard Wattes, John Abarowe, and Richard Walton my sons in law .To Johane Pester wife of William Wattes 66s 8d. I will that my executrix and Richard Joyce my son in law and Johane his wife shall make good and lawful estate to Raff Mayo when he come to the age of 21 years of and in one tenement called Hye howse with the Cote lying by the same called Cusse with all the land lying thereto and of the reversion of and in one tenement now in the hands of Thomas Hayes to have and to hold the same for term of life of the said Raff his wife and child for the old accustomed rents and services. Witnesses Robert Brice clarke, Thomas Hayes, Henry Poynten. CODICIL. December 22st 1555. To Mary Broderibbe Stephin Broderibbe John Broderibbe Alice Broderibbe Klleyń Broderibbe Nicholas Watts Elizabeth Watts, Alice Abarowe, Mary Abarowe, Agnes Abarowe, Mathey, Joyce, Mary,,Joyce, Thomas Walton, Agath Walton, and William Walton her brother 4Os each. I bequeath the £8 which my brother John Hannam oweth me to William Richard and Alice Hannam his children towards their marriages. Witnesses Robert Brice clarke, Thomas Hayes, Henry Peynton, and John Ellys. Proved May 11th 1556.
Visitation of Wiltshire: John Mayowe of Dynton, son and heir of Robert, mar. to his first wife, Jone, da. to Ralphe Hannam of Evercrich, co. Somerset, and by her had issue, Henry, son and heir ; Raufe, second son ; Mawde, mar. to Thomas Parker of Barford, co. Wilts ; Alice, mar. to John Walker of Barford ; after, the said John mar. to his second wife, Jane, da. of . . . Preste of . . . and by her had issue, Cuthbert ; Robert ; John ; Dennys ; Thomazin ; Mary ; Christian ; and Jane.
John Hannam, Esq. held the manor of Goathill in the time of Elizabeth.
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