William Hotchkiss / Hoskins

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Personal and Family Information

William was born about 1481 in England, the son of Richard Hotchkiss / Hoskins but his mother is unknown.

He died about 1559 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England.

His wife was Manwaring. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their only known child was Richard (c1500-c1571).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

William Hotchkiss / Hoskins
(c1481-c1559)

 

Richard Hotchkiss / Hoskins
(c1462-1544)

 

John Hotchkiss
(c1440-<1506)

 

William Hotchkiss
(c1405->1471)

 
     
 
 
   

Margaret Heynes
(c1445-?)

 

Thomas Heynes
(c1420-?)

 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
BirthABT 1481
Place: England
DeathABT 1559
Place: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
BurialABT 1559

Attributes

AttributeDateDescriptionDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Occupationsmith

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Notes

Note 1

!StyleName: William Hotchkiss of Petton

!Source: 1566, 1582, 1634 Bedford Visitation - Hodgkis of Ampthill

[see images attached to William b abt 1491] years estimated. This means everyone on the pedegree was born and/or married by 1634.

!Source: www.findmypast.co.uk Record Transcription: Staffordshire, Dioceses Of Lichfield And Coventry Wills And Probate 1521-1860

Place Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England

First name[s] Wm

Last name Hochekyes

Year 1559

Will year 1559

Parish Shrewsbury

County Shropshire

Country England

Series description Registered wills and original wills, administrations and inventories, 1494-1860, and, act books, 1532-1638 for Diocese of Lichfield Episcopal Consistory Court

Piece description Calendar of wills and admons.

Piece surname range A-L

Piece year range 1494-1650

Record set Staffordshire, Dioceses Of Lichfield And Coventry Wills And Probate 1521-1860

Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records

Subcategory Wills & Probate

Collections from England, Great Britain

Note: Just the calendar at this source.

Probate date was 9 November 1559.

!Source: Sussex, Chichester Consistory Court Wills Index, 1482-1800 https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBOR%2FOR%2FCHICONSISTWILLS%2F00010682

First name William

Country England

Last name Hoskins

Document type Registered will

Entry year 1558

Archive reference STC I/10/44

Place West Wittering

Record set Sussex, Chichester Consistory Court Wills Index, 1482-1800

Original text Weste Witeringe, Sussex

Category Birth, Marriage & Death

Court Chichester Consistory

Subcategory Wills & Probate

County Sussex

Collections from England, Great Britain

Notes: This was one year bewfore the will with the probate date. Is this an earlier will for the same person or another copy of the same will? I couldn’t find another William at the right time.

!Source: Shrewsbury Burgess Roll,

Shropshire archæological and parish register society,

Authors: Shrewsbury [England], Herbert Edward Forrest,

Editor: Herbert Edward Forrest,

Publisher: Printed by W.B. Walker, 1924,

Original from: the University of California,

Digitized Jun 12, 2010, 322 pages

Other possible early Hotchkiss family.

Hotchkiss.

William, of S., draper, s. John of Pulverbatch 1495

William, of S. smith, s. Richard of Ashe, Whitchurch. 1519 <<<<

Richard, of S., carpenter, s. William of Petton, husbandman. 1559.

Richard, of S., clothworker, s. Thomas, of Abbots Betton, yeoman. 1623.

!Source: Wiltshire Social & Institutional Records 1123-1968 https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=WILTS%2FSOCIAL%2F0306322

First name William

Country England

Last name Hoskins

Source Wilts Record Society vol.28. Extents for Debts 1306-1603 by Angela Conyers

Year 1513

Archive reference TNA

Year as transcribed 1513

Record set Wiltshire Social & Institutional Records 1123-1968

Record type Legal Matters

Category Directories & Social History

Place -

Subcategory Social History

County Wiltshire

Collections from England, Great Britain

Note: There is no other William of apprpriate age or similar surname recorded. Unknown if he was the debtor or debtee oreven just a witness.