Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

Abandoned families - Beale - Contents



St. James' church in North Wraxall.
Photo 2009. From here.
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Rev. John Beale,
born 1640.
Rector of North Wraxall, Wiltshire (see map) from 1676 to death 1697. Appointed 8 Sept 1676.
He mar 5 Feb 1679 [her age 18, him age 39] to Ann Goddard [born Jan 1661].
[Wiltshire notes and queries] says she was of Langley Burrell, Wiltshire (see map).
Grave says she was dau of James Goddard, of Marston, Wiltshire (see map).
They mar at Langley Burrell, Wiltshire.
Ann died 24 Nov 1681, age 20 yrs.
She was bur at North Wraxall church, 28 Nov 1681.
Rev. John died of fever, 20 Aug 1697, age 57 yrs.
He was bur at North Wraxall church, 22 Aug 1697.
They had issue:

  1. Ann Beale,
    or Anne, born 9 Nov 1680,
    bapt 16 Nov 1680, Langley Burrell, Wiltshire (mother's home town).
    Her mother died 1681.
    She got an inheritance in Will of Aylmer Lynch. Will dated 1686, proved 1692. He calls her "my kinswoman" (think through her mother Goddard).
    Her father, the Rector of North Wraxall, died 1697. She was orphaned.
    She mar 30 Sept 1700 [her age 19, him age 26] to Rev. Thomas Goddard [born 1674, the new Rector] and had issue.
    They mar at North Wraxall.

North Wraxall.
From 1885 map.
See modern satellite view and street view of church.

Beale memorial in North Wraxall as shown in [MGH, 1910-11, p.105].

Beale memorial in North Wraxall as shown in [Lewis, 1913] according to [Naesmyth, 1998].

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