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 Thomas Wallworth ( 1580 - 1655 )

 

2.        THOMAS WALLWORTH ( son of Thomas1 ) was christened October 7, 1580 in St. Lawrence church, Frodsham, Cheshire, England.

 

Father:     Thomas Wallworth                  (No.1)

Mother:     Catherine Woodward

 

Thomas Wallworth married CATHERINE ---- ? --- .

 

Thomas and Catherine were living in Norley, Frodsham Parish.

 

From the parish register of St. Lawrence, Frodsham there is an interesting entry for the date of March 18, 1612/1613 "This Daye there was an Earthquake about 7 of ye clock in ye morning".  The word Earthquake was written large and bold.

 

From the Churchwarden’s Account records for the church of St. Lawrence, Frodsham, we have the following:

1630  -  "Ano domini 1630 The accompts of William Hill of Buerton and Thomas Wallworth of Norley in ye yeere fore mentioned .... " "Payd by me Thomas Wallworth for my owne house ....ij ij O".

1630  -  "1630 The disbursements of William Hill and Thomas Wallworth churchwardens Ano 1630..."

1631  -  "The Accoumpts of William Heath of ffrodsham and Richard Widdenstall of Alvandley, beinge churchwardenes for the pish of ffrodsham, in the yeare of oure lord godd 1631..." "Imp: of William Hill and Tho: Walworth wch remayned in there hands..."

1633  -  "Anno 1633 The accompts of Thomas Hall and William Widdens churchwardens...." "ffor ye lestall of Katherine Wallworth....".   (Also noted for 1633 ... "Given to a poor minister who was robbed & wounded by theeves...")

 

Catherine Wallworth died in Norley, Cheshire and was buried on April 1, 1634 at St. Lawrence church, Frodsham.

 

Also from the Churchwarden’s Account records for the church of St. Lawrence, Frodsham, we have the following:

1645  -  "April 24 1645 Thomas Bushelle of ffrodsham and John Trafford of Helsbye were elected and pronounced churchwardenes for this present yeare by us whose names are subscribed for the parish of ffrodsham" "Tho: Wallworth" was one of the signers.

1647  -  "Anno 1647 The Disbursements of us the Sayd churchwardens as followeth..." "payd: to Thomas Wallworth for 2 foxes heads ..... 00 / 02 / 00".

1648  -  "Memorandum that uppon the 11th day of Aprill Anno 1648 the pastour & elect men of the pish being assembled to heare & examine the accampts of the old churchwardens & to nominate & elect new wardens for the ensuing yeare doe elect Thomas Hignitt of ffrodsham & Thomas Wallworth of Norley for the execution of the Sayd office....".

1648  -  "Memorand that [   ] the [30]th of August Ano 1648 wee pishioners of ffrodsham whose names are subscribed being assembled in ye pish church for the levying of a ley for ye repara[   ] of the church & for ye paison of other [   ] for the generall good of the parish & for the paying & discharging of such moneys as are or shall bee imposed uppon the pish in ye time of ye present church wardens Thomas Higgnit & Thomas Wallworth doe enclude of a ley of XXd the lib: for the [   ] above sayd.....".

1648  -  "Recd by us Tho Hignit & Tho: Wallworth churchwardens of ffrodsham pish as followeth...".

1651  -  "Octob: 6 Anno Dm 1651 ... [   ] Agreed upon by us the churchwardens & Parishioner of ffrodsham whose names are subscribed...." "Thomas Wallworth" was one of the signers.

1652 & 1653  -  "The totall Sume of our disburstments for the years 52 & 53 is 76-15-6" "Church leays reciept as followeth..." "Norleay Tho: Wallworth of 6 leay - 0-6-6".

1653  -  "Wee the elected men of the pish whose names are subscribed being assembled in ye pish church Aprill the 11th ..." "Tho: Wallworth" was one of the signatures.

1653  -  "November the 5th 1653 The day and yeare above written wee whose names are underwritten being assembled in the place of publique ..." "Thomas Wallworth" was one of the names signed.

1654  -  "Arreares returned as yet unpayd by [    ] as followeth..." "Norley: Thomas Walworth -03-0".

1655  -  "Arreares in ye yeare 1655" "Thomas Wallworth 00 03 00".

1655  -  "The accompts of us Robert Bolger and Thomas Chaddock churchwardens for the parish of ffrodsham in the year of or Lord 1655..." "Rec of Tho: Wallworth of Norley the lestall for his father - 00 02 06"

 

Thomas Wallworth also died in Norley and was buried on September 28, 1655 at St. Lawrence church, Frodsham.

 

 

CHILDREN OF THOMAS AND CATHERINE WALLWORTH

Note: It is not certain if Catherine is the mother of all, some, or none of the children.

 

6. +     THOMAS WALLWORTH   christened August 27, 1609 in St. Lawrence church, Frodsham.  Thomas married Cybil --- ? ---.

 

7.        ALICE WALLWORTH christened May 10, 1612 in St. Lawrence church, Frodsham.

 

8.       (possible child)     KATHERINE WALLWORTH.  No baptism for her was found in the Parish registers of St. Lawrence church, Frodsham.  Katherine married Richard Wims on January 7, 1631/1632 in St. Lawrence church, Frodsham.

 

9. +    (possible child)     EDWARD WALLWORTH.  No baptism for him was found in the Parish registers of St. Lawrence church, Frodsham.  Edward married 1st. Elizabeth Widdens and secondly  ---?--- ---?---.

 

10.      (possible child)     MARY WALLWORTH.  No baptism for her was found in the Parish registers of St. Lawrence church, Frodsham.  Mary married John Darlington on August 6, 1625 in St. Lawrence church, Frodsham.

 

 

 

Sources:

1.    Bishop’s transcripts for St. Lawrence church in Frodsham, Cheshire, England. FHL British Film 1655670 Item 2. Wallworth baptisms, marriages, burials. Extracted in the early 1980’s.

2.    Parish registers for St. Lawrence church in Frodsham, Cheshire, England. FHL British Film 2104547 Items 6 - 11. Marriages: 1625 John Darlington and Marye Walworth, 1631/1632 Richard Wims and Katherin Wallworth. Wallworth entries extracted in the early 1980’s. Reviewed September 28, 2006 Thursday.

3.    Parish registers for St. Lawrence church in Frodsham, Cheshire, England. FHL British Film 2104547 Items 6 - 11. Christenings: 1580 Tho Walworth, 1609 Thomas Walworth, 1612 Ales Walworth, also mentioned is the 1612/1613 earthquake. Wallworth entries extracted in the early 1980’s. Reviewed September 28, 2006 Thursday.

4.    Parish registers for St. Lawrence church in Frodsham, Cheshire, England. FHL British Film 2104547 Items 6 - 11. Burials: 1634 Katherine Wallworth, 1655 Thomas Wallworth. Wallworth entries extracted in the early 1980’s. Reviewed September 28, 2006 Thursday.

5.   Churchwardens’ accounts 1609-1756 for St. Lawrence church, Frodsham, Cheshire, England.  FHL British Film 2104765 items 2-8. For Thomas Wallworth (1580-1655) Years & Image Nos. - 1630 -- 278, 281, 282; 1631 -- 287, 288; 1651 -- 420; 1645 -- 424; 1647 -- 427, 428; 1648 -- 432, 436, 440; 1653 -- 474, 475; 1652 & 1653 -- 485, 486; 1654 -- 500; 1655 -- 502, 503, 514; 1653 -- 570. For Catherine Wallworth ( - 1634) 1633/34 Image No. 316. Notes of interest, 1633 -- Image No. 321. Searched and Extracted starting December 7, 2006 Thursday.

 

 

Last updated November 28, 2007 Wednesday 8:23 PM

Researched and Compiled by William Wallworth

 

 


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