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Stephen Hougham

Stephen Hougham

Male Abt 1500 - 1556  (~ 56 years)

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  • Name Stephen Hougham 
    Born Abt 1500  Ash, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1556  Ash, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 28 Mar 1556  Ash, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • He is on Knights visitation of 1619 as son of Solomon Hougham and thus "Stephen Hougham of Ash predict.and as father of Michael Hougham of Weddington and Richard Hougham of Eastry.
      He is recorded in the will of his father as eldest son and as inheriting the manor of Weddington
      He is buried in Ash Church according to will of his wife. The Register of Ash do not begin before date of his death in 1556
      His will is in the probate office of Canterbury, location being Con. Vol 26 folio 90. It is dated 20 Nov 1556. It was proved 24 March 1557. In it he requeststo be buried in the church. He mentions "my wife Bennett", "my sons Michael and Richard", "Elizabeth my daughter" "my brother Thomas" "my brother in law John Brooke"
      He bequeathes to his wife for her life time and then to his son Michael "The messuage in which they live various parcels of land in Ash and various leases of land. He bequeathes to son Michael The Manor of Waddington and lands called Rawborowe, lands at Pete End, Land at Middle Marsh Land at Salts, One Messuage called Baa or the Baywith its Gardens and the lands called Bayfield in Icham. He bequeathes to son Richard the Manor of Novells Pleete and lands called Kete Marsh, lands called Richborough fields, "My messuage and landscalled Pricketts and all my lands in Preston and Elmstead. To his brother Thomas land at Preston "Which I had on the Death of my mother"

      "The family of Hougham, a knightly race, taking their name from the manor of Hougham, Huffam or Hicham, as it is spelt in Domesday, near Dover.In Hicham or Hougham, a suling of land was held in the Conqueror's reign by one Baldwin; but whether a an ancestor of this family or not, we cannot pretend to say. The parish of Hougham was part of the lands given by the Conqueror to Fulbert de Lucy, called "of Dover", "for the Barony of Fulbert, as it was called, of which Chillam Castle was the chief seat, or "caput baroniae"; and we consequently find Hougham held by knight's service in the time of Edward III." A Corner of Kent--by J. R. Planche"

      WILL: Date: 23 Mar 1555 Place: willed to Richard Hougham all his rents, suit & service of, Ash England
      Quality: 0 (Date was given in record as 23 Mar 1555/1556.) manor of In Hicham Baldwin; say. Fulbert called, of Edward III."
      [2]
    Person ID I2105  Roy~Royes | Hougham
    Links To This person is also Stephen Hougham in the tree "hougham" at The Hougham/Huffam Family Tree 
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2015 

    Father Solomon Hougham
              b. Abt 1475, Ash, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1518, Preston near Wingham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth [Hougham] 
    Notes 
    • There were five children - see The Hougham/Huffam Family Tree link.
    Family ID F603  Family Group  |  Family Chart

    Family Bennetta Brooke
              b. 1504
              d. 6 Jun 1560, Ash, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 1525  Ash, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • There were at least three children - see The Hougham/Huffam Family Tree links
    Children 
    +1. Michael Hougham, of Ash
              b. 1531, Ash, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1583, Weddington, Ash, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2014 00:00:00 
    Family ID F723  Family Group  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1500 - Ash, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1525 - Ash, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1556 - Ash, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 28 Mar 1556 - Ash, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S16] Kent, England, Tyler Index to Parish Registers, 1538-1874.

    2. [S251] Robin Young, Hougham/Huffam Family Tree.