Archive:Memoranda of Whitney in England, Page 6
Whitney, Henry Austin, Memoranda Relating to Families of the Name of Whitney in England, (Boston: 1859).
WHITNEYS OF CHESHIRE ---------------- 1578, Feb. 21, FRANCIS WHITNEY, Esq., was licensed to convey land and tenements in Ulkington, co. Chester. ====================== Geffrey Whitney, of Namptwich, in Cheshire = ... | _________________________________________________________________________|__________________________________________________ | | | Geffrey Whitney, of Ryles Green, in Cheshire, Gent. Will dated 1601; Brook Whitney, of Lond Hanborough, in Oxfordshire. proved, P.C.C., in 1601. Speaks of his brother, Brook Whitney. Au- thor of "Whitney's Emblems," published at Leyden, 1585, in which he mentions his father, Geffrey Whitney; his brother, Mr. Br. Whitney; his kinsman, R. W., of Coole; his relative, R. E., medicum insignem. Other emblems are inscribed. -- "Ad D. H. Wh. patruelis mei;" to his sister. Mrs. Colley, "Ad Ra. W.;" to his uncle, Geffrey Cartwrighte; to his kinsman, Mr. Geffrey Whitney; to his countrymen of the Namptwiches in Cheshire; To F. R. W., Esq.; to his nephew, Ro. Barrow; to his old friend, George Salmon; &c., &c. --See Geffrey Whitney, under head of SHROPSHIRE. ====================== Michael Whitney, of Newhall, in Cheshire. Inventory taken Nov. 22, 1616, by Randle Bryan, John Hamoret, Richard Cartwright, and John Fisher. =================================================================================================================================================== PEDIGREE OF WHITNEY, OF PICKTON, IN THE PARISH OF PLEMONSTALL, IN CHESHIRE. ---------------- RICHARD WHITNEY, of Pickton, Gent. Will dated April 4, 1611; proved at Chester, May 17, 1612. = ...; mentioned, but not named, in her husband's will. by his widow and Ralph Ravenscroft. Mentions his mother and his wife. Buried April 8, 1611. | ________________________________________________________________________| | | | | | | Catherine, wife of William Edwards. Five youngest children; spoken of, but not named, in the will. ====================== EXTRACTS FROM THE PARISH REGISTER OF PLEMONSTALL. The Register begins in 1558, and was searched from that year to 1680.
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