1600-1699 (t – v)


xx-03-1669/70 bap. Anne, dau. of Tho: Tapley; bur: 13-03-1669/70
04-10-1670 bur. Thomas Tapley, householder


24-11-1589 marr. Henry Taylor and Deborah Wheler
15-11-1590 bap. Richard, son of Henry Taylor
01-01-1592/3 bap. William, son of Henry Taylor
24-08-1595 bap. Samuell, son of Henry Taylor
22-01-1597/8 bap. Henry, son of Henry Taylor; bur. 26-04-1598
1599 bap. Edward Taylor, son of Henry
09-05-1602 bap. Thomas Tailor, son of Henry
12-10-1604 bap. Isbell Taylor
27-12-1605 bur. Henry Taylor
20-02-1608/9 marr. William Willes and Debora Taylor by a licencyce out of
01-04-1599: Quarter Sessions: victuallers’ recognizances: Henry Taylor of Snodland, yeoman, surety for William Hemseworth of Snodland, labourer

19-05-1604 marr. Stephen Tayler and Margery Nundey
25-09-1605 bap. John Taylor, son of Stephen; bur. 8-11-1605
15-10-1606 bur. Stephen Taylor
13-12-1606 bap. Elizabeth, dau. of Stephen Taylor
24-04-1607 marr. Clement Dann and Margery Taylor widowe

Alice (d.1616): will PCC 111 Cope: 01-02-1611/12; probate: 19-11-1616
spinster, dau. of William; to be buried in the churchyard of Snodland; to poor maidens and other poor people of Snodland on day of burial: 20s.
to goddaughter Isabell Taylor: bed linen and clothes
to cousin Edward Taylor: beds, etc., a green rug, a chest, 6 napkins
to cousin Thomas Taylor: [similar]
to cousin William Taylor: sheets
to my sister Willes during life the use of £50 in my brother William’s hands: then this to be equally divided between her six children: Richard, William, Samuel, Edward, Thomas, Isabell
to my cousins John Turner and Sisley Turner, children of my sister Turner: 20s. each
to my said cousin Samuel Taylor: 40s.
to my said cousin Isabell Taylor: £12
to may said cousins William, Edward and Thomas [Willes]: 20 nobles a piece
the residue to Richard Taylor, he to be executor
overseers: my very good friend my brother-in-law William Willes, £3, and Edward Goddin of Paddlesworth: 10s.
witnesses: John Watts; Thomas Watts

20-04-1623 bap. Edward Taylor, son of Richard; bur. xx-12-1624
16-04-1625? bap. Anne, dau. of Richard Taylor
24-04-1627 bur. Mary, dau. of Richard Taylor
25-06-1630 bur. Elizabeth Taylor, dau. of Richard
09-09-1630 bur. Anna, dau. of Richard Taylor
15-10-1630 bur. Richard Taylor
09-11-1638 bur. Mris Taylor

05-11-1629 bap. Maximilian, son of Gervas Taylor
U1515/T93: 7-4-1638: Thomas Watts mortgageth his moyetie of ye house etc and of 5 pieces of land in Snodland and one piece in Paddlesworth to Jervase Taylor for £27.
7-4-1638: will of Thomas Watts: £27 by Jarvase Taylor of Cranbrooke gent: half part in messuage and 5 pieces of land in Snodland and one piece in Paddlesworth[c.14 acres in occupation of Henry Collison of S, husbandman]
29-10-1638: will of John Causten: Jarvis Taylor the younger of Cranbrook, gent., to inherit lands if J.C. lacks heirs. Jarvis Taylor also a witness to the will.
DRc/E4/108189, III, p.47: tenant of lands in Snodland owned by Dean and Chapter of Rochester: leased on 3-4-1640 for 21 years [1649]
will: PCC 16-06-1653 [123 Brent], of Sutton Valence; proved 25-08-1653
to wife Mary: all lands and tenements in present possession or in reversion in Snodland, Halling, Paddlesworth and Cuxton and other in Headcorn; after death of wife to dau. Eliz. or son Maximilian. (Names ‘The Warren’ and ‘Kettleham’)
1653; 1655: Manor of Pottins: rented several pieces of land on Borrowhill
16-11-1666: U1515/T93: Robert Holden and Eliz. his wife (daughter of Jervase Taylor) for £50 (part of £80 purchase money) by order in Chancery surrender the deeds of mortgage and make out the right to Sir John Marsham. A fine thereon.

Rector: induction mandates: replaced John Thomas on 5-5-1680; replaced by John Walwyn on 16-12-1680. Son of William of Ditton, Salop, p.p. All Souls’ Coll., Oxford; matric. 4 Dec 1668 aged 18; BA 1672; MA 1675; Rector of Keston 1678, of Snodland 1680, of West Wickham, Kent, 1680

20-06-1669 bur. Elizabeth Taylor from Geo: Savage his house


John Thomas: rector: induction mandate at death of Luke Proctor: 23-08-1672; at his own cession to Edward Taylor: 05-05-1680.


19-04-1612 marr. John Tomson and Bennet Robinson
01-09-1612 bur. Katheren Tomson
02-04-1613 bap. Margaret, dau. of John Tompson; bur. 16-06-1613
20-02-1614/15 marr. John Tompson and Elizabeth Herneden
01-01-1615/16 bap. Mary, dau. of John Tompson
07-12-1617 bap. William, son of John Tomson; bur. 24-02-1618/19
10-10-1623 bur. John Tompson
10-05-1612: will of Stephen Bounde mentions that he is owed 5s. by John Tompson

26-01-16xx marr. Frauncis Thomsonne and Elizabeth Hunnye
12-01-1616/17 bap. Susan, dau. of Frances Thamsun
07-02-1619/20 bap. William, son of Franc. tamsinsun
14-03-1623/4 bap. James, son of Francis Tompsonn
02-12-1632 bap. George, son of Francis Thomson

17-01-1660/1 bap. Josepth, son of John Tomsonne


09-04-1665 marr. Thoms Usmer and Geon Thurstone
1662-1664: Hearth tax: widow Thruston: 2 chimneys


son of William. Born 15-04-1542
will: DRb/Pwr 20, f.396: 22-12-1610; proved 24-4-1612
to be buried in the church of Snodland; 6s. 8d. to the bearers at his funeral
to Mary Bruer, dau. of my brother-in-law Richard Bruer of Ditton, my wivfe’s goddaughter, £20 at age 21.
to wife Margaret all goods, she to be executrix adn to have all messuages and lands in Snodland and Halling, then to son Francis; Francis to have £14. p.a. from teh rents of these for maintenance.
witnesses: Edward Goddin; [x] Robert Usher; Thomas Goddin
married Margaret, dau. of Richard Brewer of West Farleigh/Ditton; she bur. 16-10-1613: ‘Mrs Tilghman the wife of Edward Tilghman
son is Francis [he and Edward mentioned in will of John Trevett]
lay subsidy 1597/8: in lands: £8; 16s
lay subsidy 1611/12: in lands: £4; 5s. 4d.

son of Edward of Snodland
bequest of houses and lands in Snodland as godson of John Trevett (d.1610)
bequest in will of father Edward: 22-12-1610
witness to will of Francis Cheriden: 18-02-1611/12
U47/45/T48: 14-06-11 Jas. I : mentions lands at Pottins
4-7-1616: marriage licence: Francis Tilghman of Snodland, gent., and Margery Sprackling of Monckton, virgin. At Monckton. Robert Sprackling of St. Laurence inThanet, armiger, bonds.

nuncupative will: 7 December 1616; widow; sick at East Peckham: PRS/w/16, f.145
[4th wife of William, d.1594]
being possessed of certain lands in West Malling, Snodland and East Peckham, where she died, she gave all to her son Whetenhall.
Witnesses: Henry Whetenhall; Arma Whetenhall; ?; … Duboe
proved 8 July 1617 by Whetenhall Tilghman
she is buried at East Peckham

born 25-07-1576; bap. 29-07-1576; son of William and Susan (4th wife, nee Whetenhall)
07-02-1607/8 marr. Whetenall Tylghman and Elenor Rinshinge
11-12-1608 bap. Mary, dau. of Whetnoll Tilghman
02-01-1624/5 bap. Joseph, son of Whetenhall Tilghman
02-03-1627/8 bap. James, son of Whettenall Tilghman
15-01-1633/4 bap. Benjamin, son of Whetenhall Tilghman
14-02-1632/3 marr. Zacharias Laurence of West Malling and Mary Tylman of
this parish on Thursday
15-12-1634 bur. Mris Ellyn Thilman wife of Mr Whenhall Tilghman
CKS: U522/T68: 25-05-44 Eliz. [1602]: lease of lands from Maximilian Dalison to his ‘servant’ Whetenhall Tilghman
11-09-1608: a member of the jury at inquest on Andrew White [Assizes]
10-07-1611: witness to will of John Emerson of Snodland
10-09-1612: witness to will of Robert Usher of Birling
E179/127/572 [1622] lay subsidy: Wll Tyllman: lands 20s; 16d.
26-06-1625: overseer to will of John Usher
E179/128/603 [1628] lay subsidy: Whetnall Tylman 20s lands; 8s goods
DRb At 70: witness to 1634 Glebe terrier for Snodland (signature)
CKS: U1515/T99: 01-12-1641: messuage in which WT now dwells and all other lands to son Isaac and his wife Lisbona, or to other children of WT – other sons named: Nathanaell and Samuel
CKS: U1515/T87: 01-11-1645: rent charge of 13s. 4d. (formerly from William Tighman, formerly from William Canon) to Z. Laurence (occupied by John Turke)
16-10-1650: Calendar of the Committee for Compounding: petition from Whetenhall Tilghman: ‘has always been faithful, is 80 years old, and has no other subsistence
19-05-1651: witness to will of Thomas Gore, citizen and merchant taylor of London

son of Whetenhall and Eleanor
16-06-1643 bap. Ellynour, dau. of Isaacke Tyllman
14-07-1645 bap. Elizabeth, dau. of Isaacke Tyllman (marr. Samuel Symonds of Murston, clerk)
21-12-1644 bur. Isaac Tylghman dyed Dec: 21 1644 and is buried under the Great Chancell Window at the East End in Snodland Church yard. Near If we can make any Guess his Father Whetonhall Tylghman of this Parish is deposited.

born 13-10-1582; son of William and 4th wife Susan; bap. 18-10-1582
25-05-1608 bur. Charles Tilgheman
will: PCC PROB11/112, f.57: 09-04-1607; probate 30-06-1608: of St Dionisis Backchurch; citizen and draper of London

born 04-10-1579
11-10-1581? bap. Oswald Tylghman, son of William
13-01-1611/12: marr. licence: Oswald Tilghman, grocer, of St Swithin’s, London Stone, bachelor, 32, father deceased, and Abigail Tayler of St Austin’s by St Paul’s Gate, maiden, 26, dau. of Frances Tayler, clerk, vicar of Godalming, Surrey, who consents; at St Michael Bassingshaw

Will: DRb/Pwr 19, II, f.78: 13-05-1619; probate 23-09-1620
the unprofitable servant of God
to be buried in churchyard of West Malling near father and mother
wife = Mary
sister = Mary Tylman
cousin = Thomas Williams; he to receive 20s.


19-10-1691 marr. John Gransden and Elizabeth Toackly, both of S


30-08-1610 bur. John Trevett gent
will: PCC 80 Wingfield (sentence 106) 28-08-1610; probate 14-09-1610:
lands at Snodland and Birling to godson Francis Tilghman, son of Edward:
=a tenement at Holborough (John Oliver occ.) with 2 garden plots; 4 acres ‘under the Lith’; Cordens Croft lying by Ladds: 4 acres; 1 acre in Highland calledPynkedall; two pieces (half an acre) in Northmead + in Birling: Okefeild and Motes (each c.16 acres), a tenement (occ. William T/Furley) with another tenement and outbuildings and orchard; 5 parcels of land thereto adjoining (occ. Robert Usher). If FT dies, then to nephew John Trevett, son of my brother George.
£40 to FT (which he owed JT), FT to pay to my cousins John and Richard, sons of Robert Trevett £5 each
FT to be executor and have residue of estate.
Lands at Compton, Surrey, to nephew John Trevett, son of brother George
Witnesses: Richard Brewer; John Astin (scriptor); Robert Ussher


18-10-1692 bur. Mary Tunbridge


07-04-1583 bap. John, son of John Turke
09-08-1612 bap. Bridgett, dau. of John Turke
14-01-1629/30 marr. John Hickmoat and Alice Turk, both of S
05-12-1633 marr. John Turke and Mary Shorte, both of S
E179/127/569 [1611/12] lay subsidy: John Turke 20s. lands; 16d
CKS: U47/45/T48: 14-06-11 Jas. I: mentions lands of ‘John Tork’
E179/127/572 [1622] lay subsidy: John Turke 20s. lands; 16d.
E179/128/605 [1628] lay subsidy: John Turke 20s. lands; 8s goods
CKS: U1515/T87: 01-11-1645: occ. land whose rent charge was given by Whetenhall Tilghman to his son-in-law Z. Laurence
CKS: U2685/T4: 01-06-1649: Mary Turke, widow, occ. of messuage and c.26 acres in Snodland [from George Scoles to Richard Burley, both of Chatham]


16-10-1631 bap. Richard, son of Richard Turner
05-02-1632/3 bur. Thomas Turner, son of William of Strood
24-06-1634 bap. Mary, dau. of Richard Turner
03-07-1634 bur. Goodwife Turner, wife of Richard
02-04-1638 marr. Anthony Turner and Joane Judd

20-09-1685 bur. Elizabeth Turner


10-xx-1653 bap. Ann, dau. of Vinsonne Tyler


07-11-1693 bur. Roger Umiten
15-11-1693 bur. Joseph Umiten
27-10-1697 bur. Widdow Umiten


15-06-1679 bur. Hannah, wife of Robert Underwood


21-03-1591/2 bur. Mary, wife of Alan Usher
28-03-1592 bur. Isabell, dau. of Alan Usher
07-04-1592 bur. Anne, dau. of Alan Usher
11-03-1597/8 bap. Anne(s), dau. of Allen Usher
29-02-1601/2 bap. Franciscus, f. Alen Usher
21-11-1602 bur. Susan the wife of Alen Usher
20-12-1611 bur. Allen Usher
A son of John Usher [d.1561]: bequeathed £10.
bequests in will of brother Josias (1573)
CKS: U1121/M21/2: 1s. received of Wm, Alleyn, and Josias Usshers, for Kingsmill feild, 1 ac. in S
A member of jury at inquest on Andrew Whyte, 11-09-1608 [Assizes]
Will: DRb/Pwr 20, f.300r: 18-09-1611; probate 10-01-1611/12:
to be buried in the churchyard of Snodland; 2 bushels of wheat for the poor of Snodland on the day of burial
my black cow to dau. Mary
a pied red bullock to dau. Annes Usher
the rest to be equally divided among five children: Thomas, John, Francis, Mary, Annes
my little house and land thereto belonging with one yard of land in holborough (occ. William Chittenden) to daughters Mary and Annes, then to son Thomas
to sons John and Francis: the rest of my land and my house, barn and stable in holborough (in which AU now dwells), they to pay £20 to Thomas.
Executors: John and Francis
witnesses: Abraham Coker; Thomas Lloyd (writer)

nuncupative will: 29-11-1613; probate 17-12-1613
all goods to dau. Elizabeth
to Alice Johnson, her daughter’s daughter 10s. at age 16
witnesses: William Willes; John Romny

14-07-1575 bap. William and Alse Usher, children of William
01-09-1577 bap. Margret Usher, dau. of William
19-07-1579 bap. Bridget Usher, dau. of Wylliam
15-10-1581 bap. Agnes Usher, dau. of William; bur. 25-05-1584
14-03-1585 bap. Elizabeth Usher, dau. of Wylliam; bur. 06-04-1587
24-06-1587 bap. Elizabeth, dau. of Wyllm Usher [?marr. J. Chapman]
22-11-1590 bap. Martyn, son of William Usher; bur. 03-05-1592
26-03-1608 bur. William Usher of Holborowe
02-12-1613 bur. Elizabeth Usher, widower
Son and heir of John (d.1561/2); £10 and executor for him
grandson of William (d.1545), mentioned in WU’s will
bequests and executor for brother Josias (1573)
CKS: U1121/M21/2: 1s. received of Wm, Alleyn, and Josias Usshers, for Kingsmill feild, 1 ac. in S
1571/2: lay subsidy: Willm Usher in lands 20s; 16d.
DRb/Pwr 20, f.418: 29-11-1613: nuncupative will of Elizabeth Usher

?of Birling
A debt to him in will of Edward Wadham of Halling (1582): is E.W’s son in law.
witness to will of John Trevett (28-08-1610)
witness to will of Edward Tilghman (22-12-1610)
DRb/Pwr 20, f.344: will of Robert Usher of Birling: 20-09-1612:
son Thomas
son John
dau, Annys

23-08-1618 bap. Susan, dau. of John Ussher
18-01-1626/7 bap. Anne, dau. of John Usher of Hoborrow
02-12-1638 bur. Peter and Anne, children of John Usher
xx-12-1638 bur. John Usher, son of John
A son of Robert
14-09-1627: heirs of John Usher: tenants of manor of Potyns: 1/5½ and ½ hen: U1121/M21/2&3
Will: DRb/Pwr 21/164: 26-06-1625; probate 07-10-1625
10s. to poor of S; 4s. to bearers at funeral
all moveable goods shared between wife Margaret and daughter Susan
wife to receive half of my part of the house, barn, stable and land now in my occ. and of lands, etc. in Halling
daughter Susan to receive the other half, but also the wife’s portion if she re-marries
both to be executrixes
overseers: Whetenhall Tilghman; William Palmer
witnesses: Stephen Rolfe; John Ames

son of Robert:
U522/E3 (1633): Dalison/rent from John and Thomas Usher, sons of Robert
DRb/Pwr 21, f.103: Nuncupative will of Thomas Usher of Halling, yeoman: 26-10-1624: all to wife Alice, then to son Thomas; probate 19-11-1624
witnesses: Thomas West; Nicholas Parker

xx-07-1614 marr. Jasper Chapman and Elizabeth Usher
26-01-1668/9 marr. Thomas Gull and Mary Usher, both of S
28-08-1671 bur. Anne Usher, widdow

28-12-1679 bur. William Usher, householder


09-04-1665 marr. Thoms Usmer and Geon Thurstone
14-06-1676 bur. Thomas Usmer, householder


02-07-1669 bur. John, son of John Vousden
15-12-1669 bur. Alice, wife of John Vousden
16-03-1669/70 bur. Thomas Vousden, singleman, son of John Vousden
10-02-1672/3 bur. John Vousden
U2685/T6: 20-12-1666: noted as occ. of messuage called Markehouse and 32 ac. in S
Q/RDz 3/1-17: 28-02-1732/3: noted as former occ. of messuage called Markehouse and c.30 ac. in S.

10-11-1672 marr. Stephen Vousden and Elizabeth Staynes, widow
04-01-1688/9 bur. Stephen Vowsden
04-06-1691 bur. Elizabeth Vowsden, widdow
witness to will of William Loft: 24-10-1688 and apprized his inventory: 19-12-1688
Inventory of Stephen Vowsden, cordwinder: 29-01-1688/9: DRb/Pi3/105
Imprimis ready money and wearing apparel £2-10-00
In the Hall
Item 2 tables, three stooles, one cubbard, one setle, fower chairs, nine puter dishes, two
porringers, ten spoons, two iron pots, two brass keetles, two spits, two pair of pot hangers
one paire of andirons, on fire pan and tongues, one small case of doers, one gun £2-17-00
In the bruhouse
Item one furnace & fower tubs, six drink vesles, one cheese press £1-07-00
In the milk house
Item two powdering tubs, one chauren, ten milk trugs, two other boles & one keler £1-00-04
In the Chamber over ye bru house
Item to bedsedles, two flock beds £1-02-06
In the chamber over the hall
Item two bed stedles, two flock beds & one featherbed, bolster & coveleds belong theire
two, fower old chests, three boxes, one furm, one pair of cole racks
for seven pair of sheet, two pair of pillow coats, three table clothes & one dozen of
napkins £3-02-06

Item for goods in the shop £1-02-00
Item for corne in the barn £14-3-00
Item for fodder in the barn £2-05-00
Item for wheat upon the ground £6-00-00
Item for three cow ) £10-0-00
Item for three bullacks )
Item for two mares, one horse and one colt £10-0-00
Item for one sow & pigs & fower sheep £2-04-00
Item for one plough & tackling therto belonging £1-02-00
Item for one court, one cart, one pair of wheels & three harows £3-10-00
Item for one volle & one ladder 10-00
Item for all out of sight & forgotten 06-08
the total sum is £65-04-06
George Ray; Samuel Tiesdell

Q/RDz 3/1-17: 28-02-1732/3: noted as ‘- Vousden, widdow and Stephen Vousden’ former occ. of messuage called Markehouse and c.30 ac. in S (previously JohnVousden and next occ. Ambrose Kidwell)