William SPENCER & Mary GOODSON married 1641, Canterbury, Kent
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William SPENCER & Mary GOODSON married 1641, Canterbury, Kent



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    William Spencer
    baptised 25 Jul 1613
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent
    father: Nicho. Spencer
    Mary Goodson
    baptised 28 Jan 1620
    Thanet St Peter, Kent
    father: Alexander Goodson


    Will of Alexander Goodson, St Peter in Thanet, 1597 1597, PRC17/50/362
  • Canterbury Probate Office Records

  • ?grandfather


    Will of Samuel Goodson, Goudson, St Lawrence in Thanet 1693 1693 PRC17/78/254a
  • Canterbury Probate Office Records

  • ?brother
    William Spencer & Mary Goodson
    married 12 Jan 1641
    Thanet St Peter, Kent
    Mary Spencer
    buried 28 Mar 1701
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent

    Will of Mary Spencer, Ramsgate, 1700 1701, PRC17/79/462a PRC16/338 S/11
  • Canterbury Probate Office Records
  • William Spencer
    death unknown
    ?Thanet St Laurence, Kent

    1641 Marriage arrangements between Nicholas Spencer & William Spencer my sonne and Mary Goodson



    Courtesy of Michael Child, Ramsgate, transcribed by Gerald Tripp, Oct 2008.
  • http://www.michaelsbookshop.com/risingsun/id6.htm




  • 1641

    To all christian people to whome this present writing shall come Nicholas Spencer of Ramsgate in the parish of St. Lawrence, in the Isle of Thanet in th County of Kent yeoman sends greeting in our Lord god everlasting Know yee that I the said Nicholas Spencer for and in consideration of a marriage by the grace of god shortly to bee had and Solemized between William Spencer of Ramsgate aforesaid mariner my naturall Sonne and Mary Goodson daughter of Alexander Goodson late of the parish of St. Peter in the said Isle and County yeoman deceased and of Parnell Goodson widdow of the said Alexander and for diverse other good causes and considerations mee thereunto moveing Have given granted and confirmed and by these presents doth give grant and confirme unto the said William Spencer my sonne and Mary Goodson all that my house or Tennement with one barne two herringhouses and other outhouses thereunto belonging with the appurtennces also one orchard one garden and one acre of land by estimation more or lesse hereunto belonging and adjoyning situate lying and being at Ramsgate aforesaid in the said parrish of St. Lawrence to the kings high way there towards the Southeast to the lands of William Sacket towards the Southwest and Northwest and to the lands of the Heirs of Azarias Spencer towards the Northeast, and also one other pcell of arrable land containing by estimation three acres more or lesse lying and being in the said parrish of St Lawrence to a place there called the liberty way towards the Southwest to the lands of William Sacket towards the northwest and northeast towards the lands of Thomas Coppin & James Coppin towards the Southeast with all and Singular their appurtencs To have and to hold the said house or tennement barne herringhouses outhouses orchard garden lands and premises with their and every of their appurtanances unto the said William Spencer and Mary Goodson to the onely uses intents and purposes following in these presents That is to say to the onely use and behoofe of mee the said Nicholas Spencer for and during the time and tenure of my naturall life and from and after my decease to the use and behoofe of the said William Spencer and Mary Goodson for and during the time and terme of their naturall lives and the longest lives of them and after their decease to the heires males of the said William Spencer on the body of the said Mary Goodson lawfully to be begotten and for want of such heires to the right heires of the said William Spencer for ever And I the said Nicholas Spencer and my heires the said house or tennte barnes herringhouses outhouses orchard garden lands and premises with appurtencs unto the said William and Mary to the uses and intents aforesaid shall and will warrent and for ever defend by these presents In Witness whereof I the said Nicholas Spencer have hereunto set my hand and seale Dated the seaven and twentieth day of December the seaventeenth yeare of the raigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles by the grace of God King of England Scotland France and Ireland defender of the faith anno qt dom 1641
    Nicholas [attached seal] Spencer

    Sealed and delivered in the presence of
    Thomas Teofts?
    Thomas [T] Derricke his marke
    Robert Crofts? [pattern]


    From Kim:


    witnesses
    Because Mary's father (Alexander Goodson) was dead I'd bet that the witnesses of this document Teofts & Crofts are the brothers of Parnell Croft - ie Mary Goodson's uncles

    ROBT CRAFTE
    Christening: 26 MAY 1611 Saint Peters Thanet, , Kent, England
    Father: THOS CRAFTE
    source - IGI - C047721 1582 - 1777 0213055 Film 6906455

    THOS CRAFTE
    Christening: 24 JUL 1614 Saint Peters Thanet, , Kent, England
    Father: THOS CRAFTE
    source - IGI - C047721 1582 - 1777 0213055 Film 6906455



    Transcript of Mary Spencer's will, 1701

    Courtesy of Pat & Sheila

    IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN upon the three and twentieth day of March in the thirteenth year of the now Majestior Reigne Anne in 1700 I MARY SPENCER of Ramsgate in the parish of St Laurence in the Isle of Thannett in the County of Kent Widow being sick in body but of good and perfect sense and memory God be praised do make and ordain this my last will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say
    First I bequeath my soul into the merciful hands of Almighty God who made it and my body to the earth from whence it came to be buried at the discretion of my Executrixes hereinafter named brAlso I give to my loving son William Spencer twenty shillings to buy him a ring to keep in remembrance of me
    Also I give to my grandson William Spencer son of my late son Silvester Spencer one guinea to keep in remembrance of me
    Also I give to my loving son Adam Spencer twenty shillings to buy him a ring to keep ion remembrance of me
    Also I give to my grandson Thomas Smith son of Thomas smith ten shilling s
    Also all the rest and residue of my goods and chattels whatsoever after my debts be paid and funeral expenses discharged and these my Legacies satisfied I give and bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth Moses and to my daughter Ann Green wife of William Green equally to be divided between them
    Also I make and ordain my said daughter Elizabeth Moses and my said daughter Ann Green Executrixes of this my last Will and Testament

    In Witness whereof I the said Mary Spencer have hereunto put my hand and seal Dated the day and year first above written MARY SPENCER her mark Sealed signed and acknowledged for the last will and Testament of the said Mary Spencer in the presence of Ann Read her mark Elizabeth Fowler John Evens PROBATE granted 1701 to Elizabeth Moses

    Mary Spencer's will, 1701


    Spencer Mary, Ramsgate, 1700, 1701, PRC17/79/462a PRC16/338 S/11
  • http://www.kentarchaeology.ac/ekwills_a/series/ekp_p2/ekp_p2n_sim.htm


  • from Kent County Archives, Maidstone






    The children of William Spencer & Mary Goodson


    Nicholas Spencer
    (1643 Thanet St Laurence - )


    Nicholas Spencer
    baptised 29 Oct 1643
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent


    Nicholas Spencer
    death unknown
    ?Thanet St Laurence, Kent












    Mary Spencer
    (1645 Thanet St Laurence - )


    Mary Spencer
    baptised 29 Sep 1645
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent


    Thomas Smith
    baptism unknown
    ?Thanet St Laurence, Kent

    Mary Spencer & Thomas Smith
    marriage unknown
    ?Kent

    IGI M047721
    Mary Smith
    2 Dec 1685
    Thanet, St Lawrence
    "wife of Thomas"
    Thomas Smith
    death unknown
    ?Thanet St Laurence, Kent

    Children of Mary Spencer & Thomas Smith

    Thomas Smith1669Thanet St Laurence -
    Mary Smith1671 Thanet St Laurence -








    William Spencer
    (1647 Thanet St Laurence - 1704 Thanet St Laurence)


    William Spencer
    baptised 29 Sep 1647
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent
    parents: William Spencer & Mary (Goodson)

    Sarah Tickner
    baptised 1649
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent
    parents: Edward Tickner & Jeane
    William Spencer & Sarah Tickner
    marriage licence

    SPENCER, William of St Lawrence in Thanet, Mariner, ba. 24 and upwards and Sarah TICKNER, s. p., spr. 23 and upwards whose father consents. At Monkton. Wm Bennett of Canterbury Innholder bonds. Aug 17 1672.


    courtesy of Pat
    Sarah Spencer
    buried 20 Jun 1693
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent

    spouse: William Spencer
    William Spencer
    buried 1704
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent

    Will ref:
    Spencer William, Ramsgate, 1698 1704
    PRC32/57/352 PRC31/174 S/8










    Elizabeth Spencer
    (1650 Thanet St Laurence - )


    Elizabeth Spencer
    baptised 21 Apr 1650
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent


    George Moses
    ?baptised 6 Aug 1648
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent
    parents: John Moyses & Sara

    C03662-1
    Elizabeth Spencer & George Moses
    married 6 Jan 1673
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent

    IGI I00978-6
    Elizabeth Moses
    death unknown ?11 Jun 1726
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent


    I00979-0
    George Moses
    burial unkown
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent

    Children of Elizabeth Spencer & George Moses

    John Moses1673 Thanet St Laurence - 1676 Thanet St Laurence
    George Moses1675 Thanet St Laurence - ?1741 Thanet St Laurence
    John Moses1676 Thanet St Laurence -
    Michael Moses1679 Thanet St Laurence -
    Elizabeth Moses1681 Thanet St Laurence -

    Monumental inscriptions - Thanet St Laurence, Ramsgate

  • http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Libr/MIs/MIsRamsgate/01.htm
  • ?George & Elizabeth's son John?

    407 [5]. Next the above on a slab covered by seats; surmounted by the following Coat of Arms for MOSES, gules, a chevron between three cocks heads or. Crest, a greyhoundís head erased, regardant. "Here lieth ye body of Elizabeth, wife of Capt. John Moses who died June ye 28th 1735 in ye 54th year of her age. And likewise hereunder lies ye body of Capt. John Moses, who died September the 22nd 1733 in ye 36 year of his age. They left issue two sons and three daughters, viz: John, George, Elizabeth, Ann, Mary. Here also lies ye body of Mr George Moses, son of ye above said John and Elizabeth Moses, who died October ye 16 1741 in ye 27 year of his age. Also Mary HINDS, buried February 2 1802 aged 93 years. Also John MOSES, nephwr (sic) of the said George Moses, who died July 7th 1817 aged 77 years."
    Will of John Moses
    Gentleman of Saint Lawrence in the Isle of Thanet, Kent
    06 November 1733
    The National Archives, Kew
    PROB 11/662/43







    Silvester Spencer
    (1652 Thanet St Laurence - )


    Silvester Spencer
    baptised 26 Sep 1652
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent


    Margaret Rigden
    baptised c1654
    ?Kent
    parents: James Rigden & ?Margery Curling/Abbott

    Silvester Spencer & Margaret Rigden
    married 1 Jan 1674
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent

    Margaret Spencer
    buried 1691
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent


    Silvester Spencer
    buried
    ?Thanet St Laurence, Kent







    Ann Spencer
    (1658 Thanet St Laurence - 1725 Thanet St Laurence)


    Ann Spencer
    baptised 26 Jun 1658
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent


    William Green
    ?baptised 25 Oct 1659
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent
    son of John Green

    Ann Spencer & William Green
    married 18 Apr 1689
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent

    Ann Green
    buried 23 May 1725
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent
    'wife of William'
    'buried in woollen'
    William Green
    buried 30 Dec 1736
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent






    Adam Spencer
    (1661 Thanet St Laurence - )


    Adam Spencer
    baptised 16 Feb 1661
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent


    Mary Hewitt
    baptised c1660
    Thanet St Laurence, Kent


    ?Adam Spencer & Mary Hewitt
    married 1685
    ?Deal, Kent
    Adam Spencer
    burial unknown
    ?Thanet St Laurence, Kent
    Mary Spencer
    burial unknown
    ?Thanet St Laurence, Kent
    ?Death of Adam Spencer

    Description: Spencer, Capt. Adam, of Ransgate in St. Lawrence, Isle of Thanet, Kent, ob. beyond the seas
    Date: 1703 6 May

    The National Archives, Kew
    PROB 4 - Prerogative Court of Canterbury and Other Probate Jurisdictions: Engrossed Inventories Exhibited from 1660
    Reference: PROB 4/22598
    ?Death of Adam Spencer

    Description: SPENCER, Adam, of Ramsgate, Isle of Thanet, Kent, master of Anne frigate on which he died
    Date: 1703

    The National Archives, Kew
    PROB 5 - Prerogative Court of Canterbury and Other Probate Jurisdictions: Miscellaneous Inventories, Accounts, and Associated Documents
    Reference: PROB 5/3675





    Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury Will Index



  • http://www.kentarchaeology.ac/ekwills_a/series/adci/adp_ra.htm


  • Bockin Adam Ramsgate 1606 1607 PRC17/59/104
    Spenser Sylvester St Lawrence in Thanet 1577 1577 PRC17/43/61a
    Spencer Alanas St Lawrence in Thanet 1623 1625 PRC17/65/211