Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
NameWilliam Gresham 3208,3256,3209,3210,3198, 12G Grandfather
Birth22 Apr 1522, London, Middlesex, Co England3257,3208,3257,3209,3210
Death20 Jun 1578, Limpsfield Manor Surrey England3258,3208,3209,3210 Age: 56
BurialTitsey Place County Of Surrey
FatherJohn Gresham (1492-1556)
MotherMary Ipswell (1495-1538)
Spouses
BirthKings Lynn, Norfolk Co England3259,3259
Death22 May 1604, Limpsfield Manor Surrey England3209,3210
Marriage24 Jan 15393209
ChildrenWilliam (1554-1624)
 Mary (~1555-1611)
 James (~1557-1576)
 John (~1558-1572)
 Elizabeth (~1559-~1603)
 Cicely (~1602-1632)
 Thomas (1561-1630)
Notes for William Gresham
Sir William inherited the manor Titsey from his father Sir John Gresham b 1492 On his death he willed it to his wife Beatrice [d 1632] The manor went to Sir William's 2nd son, Sir Thomas Gresham ...William excepted the capital messuage and the farm there, which he then gave to his daughter, Mary [b. 1523]{GAWYSI Vol 16 # 1 pg 10 Jan 2001]
Sir William [b 1522] built the manor-house of New Hall. [Ibid pg 11]
Sir John's eldest son William inherited his father's property in and around Titsey and devoted his time to improving the estate and building a new house there. No illustration of the latter exists, as it was largely demolished in the eighteenth century, apart from one small wing at the back which was kept as servants' quarters for the present house at Titsey.[notes taken from History of Titsey on the internet]

TIME LINE FOR WILLIAM GRESHAM OF TITSEY

1522 22April William Gresham born the oldest son of John Gresham and Mary Ipswel
1528 July The first outbeak of the Plague in England
1536 May 15 Queen Anne Bolyn and her brother, Lord Rochford are tried and found guilty of treason and icest. May 19 Queem Anne Bolyn is beheaded at the Tower of LondonSirRichardGreshamwasinattendance.[uncle to this William Gresham]
1539 24 Jan William wed Beatrice Guybonne/Gybbon, daughter of Thomas from King’s Lynn county of Norfolk
1541 March William as admitted Lincoln’s Inn
1554 birth of William Gresham oldest son of Sir William Greoe himself any good’ He squandered all his large landed estates.
1547 Edward VI only acknowledged son of Henry VIII becomes King at age 10
1556 23 October Death of William’s father John Gresham. William falls heir to the Manor House at Titseyas well as many other lands and manors in Limpsfield and Brodeham in County Surrey.
1561 Thomas Gresham son of Sir William born. His biography is above. He becomes heir at the death of his brother William.
1564 William becomes sheriff of Surrey and Sussex
1569 William is a Commissioner of General Musters of County Surrey
1572 John Gresham son of Sir William dies
1576 21 May James Gresham son of Sir William dies James died unmarried
1577 William is again sheriff
1578 20 June death of William at Limpsfield. William is buried at Titsey
Notes for Beatrice (Spouse 1)
'Residence A house called Bolters or Bolthurst was held by Geatrice Gresham, On her death ub 1604 it was worth 4pds In 1602, she settled this house on Gresham Woodhouse. Gresham Woodhouse was the son of her daughter Cicely and Sir Henry Woodhouse."
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