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  • ID: I19156
  • Name: William Kemeys
  • Sex: M
  • Residence: Newport, Monmouthshire 1
  • LVG: 1463
  • Note: 2

    Son of Jenkin Kemeys (XIII) of Began by his wife Christian. [If so the generation above should be omitted.]
    A free tenant in Wentloog 1447.
    Constable of Newport Castle 10th. December 1446, by the appointment of Humfrey Stafford, Duke of Buckingham.
    Mayor of Newport 1447.
    Approver and Receiver General of the lordship of Wentloog and Manor of Machen, offices of great importance and emolument at that period.
    Bought Rogerston and Sutton, Co. Monmouth, from Sir Henry Stradling Knt., also Westgate House, Newport, the town mansion of the Stradling family.
    Married Elizabeth, daughter of Sir John de la Bere, Knt., who bore "Azure, a bend or, cotised argent, between six martlets of the second", probably the "Isabel, wife of William Kemeys, mercer" to whom Joan Forde, widow, left 5 under her will dated 8th. February 1463, as recorded in the "Great Orphan Book and Book of Wills in the Council House at Bristol." Issue:
    ? 1. William.
    ? 2. Thomas of Newport: Coroner for Wentloog 1462; (126a) probably the "Thomas Keamys" witness and overseer of the will of John Browne, baker and burgess of Bristol, dated 20th. January 1473, under which he received 4 marks sterling, as mentioned in the aforesaid Great Orphan Book. Will dated 2nd. August 1493 and proved in May 1494: father of a daughter Sybilla, who married Morgan Mathew of St.-y-nill, Glamorganshire.
    ? 3. Roger: thus mentioned by Leland "Roger Kemmeis a man of about XL marks p. Landes by yere, dwellith in Newport town." Living 1493: married ....., and had a daughter Agnes who married William ap ..... of "ye Prisk".
    ? 4. John.
    ? 5. Katherine: married John eldest son of Sir David Mathew, Knt. of Llandaff Court.
    ---
    John Kemeys died childless c. 1490. His heir was his brother William's son,
    William Kemeys William Kemeys of Newport, whose descendants held Rogerstone Manor and Westgate .
  • _UID: 753218248EEE4F2DA2E21521C5CBB1E7BD0E
  • Change Date: 5 JAN 2009



    Father: William Kemeys
    Mother: Agnes Stradling

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth de la Bere or de la Mare
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children William Kemeys
    2. Has Children Catrin Kemeys

    Sources:
    1. Type: Web Site
      Title: Stirnet Genealogy
      Author: Patrick Barns-Graham
      URL: www.stirnet.com
    2. Type: Web Site
      Title: The House of Kemeys
      URL: http://users.qconline.com/~kemmy/book/kemmis17.html#william1
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