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  • ID: I16515
  • Name: William James 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1615
  • Death: 8 APR 1662
  • Residence: Washington, Co. Durham
  • Baptism: 4 DEC 1615 Washington, Durham
  • Note:

    Had children Sarah, Dorothy, Anne, Elizabeth and Margaret, all aged under 18 in 1659, when they were each left 50 by their grandfather John Wastell, to inherit when they were eighteen. (Presumably listed in order of age: Sarah, Dorothy, Ann, Elizabeth & Margaret.)
    Dorothy married Sir Richard Musgrave of Hayton and had issue, including a son called Wastell.
    Lawson Family archive at Cumbria Record Office has
    ref.D LAW/4/4
    Copy will of William James the elder of Washington Esq. (proved at Durham, 1663); second copy of same, with funeral expenses (includes food, drink) added, 1663/4; case and opinion re James's title 1664 (recites 1651-61 matters); case and opinion re similar 1670.
  • _UID: D42D4B0E1B784CA6BB740CD571C835AF0C97
  • Change Date: 7 DEC 2012

    Father: Francis James b: 1601
    Mother: Sarah Pyott b: 1601

    Marriage 1 Dorothy Wastell
    • Married: ABT 1641 2
    1. Has Children Anne James b: ABT 1644 in Washington, Durham

    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: Visitation of Yorkshire
      Page: Wastell
    2. Text: IGI
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