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William St. John

William St. John

Male Abt 1490 - 1563  (~ 73 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document    Has more than 100 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Relationshipwith Mathias St. John
    Born abt. 1490  Uchel-olau (High-light), Gwenfo, Glamorganshire, Wales, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Fact abt. 1544  Uchel-olau (High-light), Gwenfo, Glamorganshire, Wales, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Reference: C 1/ 1059/66
    Description: Short title: Stradlyng v Seynt John.
    Plaintiffs: Robert STRADLYNG, [grandson ?] and heir of Alexander Seynt John.
    Defendants: William SEYNT JOHN.
    Subject: Manor of Yughawley, formerly of John Seynt John, knight, father of the said Alexander. Glamorgan
    Note: Mutilated.
    Date: 1538-1544
    Held by: The National Archives, Kew
    Legal status: Public Record 
    Died Dec 1563  Uchel-olau (High-light), Gwenfo, Glamorganshire, Wales, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Name 1564  Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Willo Sente John
    Willo Saint John
    Willo Seint John
     
    Fact 23 Sep 1564  Uchel-olau (High-light), Gwenfo, Glamorganshire, Wales, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    WARD 7/40/20: Court of Wards and Liveries: Inquisitions Post Mortem St. John, William: Glamorgan
    It's an IPM (either a short full one, or an estreat), held in Glamorgan and dated 23 September 6 Elizabeth I (1564), relating to William Seynt John. 
    Generation 16 
    Name William Seynt John  [1
    Record Status 30 Aug 2014 
    Record Complete  
    Age ~ 73 years 
    Siblings 4 siblings 
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    Person ID SSH0003  St. John Origin and Ancestry DNA Database
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2019 

    Father Ancestors Oliver St. John, Esquire
              b. abt. 1465, Uchel-olau (High-light), Gwenfo, Glamorganshire, Wales, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. abt. 1544, Uchel-olau (High-light), Gwenfo, Glamorganshire, Wales, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ancestors Joan Raglan 
    Relationship Birth 
    Children 5 children 
    Family ID F4335  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife Ancestors Jane Mathew
              b. abt. 1500, of, Castell-y-Mynach, Creigiau, Pen-tyrch, Glamorganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. abt. 1566  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Children 9 children  [1, 5, 6
    Last Modified 25 May 2018 
    Family ID F4332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents 7 Documents

    St. John Probate
    England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 about William Samt John
Name:	William Samt John
[William Saint John / St. John] 
[Willmi Samt John] 
Probate Date:	21 Jan 1563
Residence:	Ychellolye, Olund
    England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 about William Samt John Name: William Samt John [William Saint John / St. John] [Willmi Samt John] Probate Date: 21 Jan 1563 Residence: Ychellolye, Olund
    Will of William St. John2, Esquire: Transcription

    T: William Saint John

    1. Inthe name of god Amen : in the X daye of January in the year

    2. of the Lorde god in thousand 5ive hundred fiftye and ? of Wyllyam Seynt John of

    3. ychellolye [Uchel-olau] in the countye of Glamorgan and diocesis of Landaff. Beynge sicke of body but

    4. whole and perfect of rememberance. Dothe make my last wyll and testament in memorie and

    5. forme followynge ? first I do ? give and bequeathe my soul unto almighty god and my

    6. bodye to be buryed in the church of ychellolye. ITEM I do wyll ? and appoint all my

    7. ? and lands of ychellolye to be divided in three partes my will ? ?

    8. Of the fyrste parte to paye my debtes the seconde parte to gothell my daughter. These

    9. ? partes I do wyll my executyne to have the onupvinge for the T? of viij years ?

    10. From the daye of my burall unto the? And terme of viij years. ITEM the thyrde parte

    11. I doe wyll unto my son and heyer beynge wythim age. ITEM I do wyll bequeathe ? asygne

    12. And appoynte the onnapatyon and profits of my farm of ? wythe the ?

    13. Unto my executre for the tearme of xxti years that is to saye from the daye of my

    14. Buryall unto thende and terme of xxti years then ? unsnoynge and at thirde of

    15. The saide tearme I do wyll devise assgne and appoynse the farme of wothinguvith a

    16. Firesayid wyth thuppurte names to be devyded in two partes between my sonnes

    17. Olyver Seynt John and James Saynt John and to theyre heyeres and assygnes the to same

    18. Indvynge that the to sarye the ? ? the charge to Olyver and the morthe

    19. Paere to James and if ? shall happen that one of them dae decesse before the terme

    20. Of xxti yeares aforsayde then I do wyll and assygne that parte unto my sonne

    21. Alexander and to his assygnes and if ytt happen that bothe my sonnes do decesse

    22. Olyver and James before the forrsayde terme of xxti yeares be exxpiredde

    23. That then I do wyll asigne and appoynte all the farme of withendaran foure

    24. Sayde unto my sayde son Alexander and his assynges and if that my son Alexander

    25. To decesse before the sayde tearme of xxti years be expired then I do wyll

    26. Assygne and appoynte the whole farme to my son Xpofer and to his execuators

    27. Admynistrators and assygnes durynge the said terme ITEM I make my wife

    28. My whole executor of all my goods moveable and unmoveable my debpts payde

    29. ITEM to my son in law Wyllyam ap Wyllym [daughter Catrin m. William ap Gwilym / Margred m. William ap Hywel / Joan m. Mathew Gibbon] ? ITEM to Thomas ? xvi

    30. ITEM to Thomas Mathew my brother in lawe vte [brother to wife, Jane Mathew]. ITEM to Margam Approbart [??? George Morgan m. Catrin St. John his sister ???]

    31. My brother in lawe amte. ITEM to Lewys Davydd vij te ? sealed and debyte

    32. ? ? the ? of ? bottom Rycharde Beasthe Roberte Yorathe Ron upgonthe

    33. Wyllyam Batt Rycharde Cotton utm Johannis andrne ? mmltis a ?



    34. Probatum: ?

    Heraldry At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
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  • Sources 
    1. [S117] PRO, C 1/1059/66 ( Public Record Office (PRO), now the United Kingdom’s National Archives, at Kew, London) .

    2. [S112] .

    3. [S116] .

    4. [S293] .

    5. [S114] .

    6. [S115] .


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