married a woman with the extraordinary first name of
This page is just to show where the name comes from.
Martin of Newton by Castle Acre, Norfolk
He mar Kingborrow ----
"Kingborrow" was her first name.
says she is Kingborrow Elgar,
dau of John Elgar and Kingborrow Graver, who mar 1695 in Norfolk.
William and Kingborrow lived
Newton by Castle Acre
has baptisms of all four children.
She died 24 Nov 1763, age 66 yrs.
Memorial to the family
in East End of the Church at
Newton by Castle Acre.
They had issue:
- Elizabeth Martin,
bapt 10 May 1724, Newton by Castle Acre.
- William Martin,
bapt 19 Mar 1726, Newton by Castle Acre.
He died 23 Dec 1755.
- Mathew Martin,
bapt 24 Oct 1734, Newton by Castle Acre.
- Henry Martin,
bapt Newton by Castle Acre.
is unclear. It has date 24 May 1737, and then baptised 24 Oct (no year given).
Maybe means born 24 May 1737 and bapt 24 Oct 1737.
Martin memorial at Newton by Castle Acre, Norfolk.
William Martin's wife has the first name of "Kingborrow".
From John E. Vigar
Used with permission.
See also 2013 shot
From Simon Knott
Used with permission.
Baptism of William Martin, 19 Mar 1726.
Showing his mother as "Kingborrow".
William and Kingborrow must be the parents of Jane Martin
, who named her daughter "Kingborrow" in 1759.
The only way the name "Kingborrow" gets into the family of Martin of Newton by Castle Acre
is through the
William and Kingborrow marriage.
So either Jane names her daughter "Kingborrow"
as a tribute to, say, her aunt, or (far more likely)
Jane is daughter of
William and Kingborrow.
William and Kingborrow must have had issue:
Listed at 1st mar 1745 as of
Newton by Castle Acre, Norfolk.
mar 1stly, 19 June 1745, to Robert Oldman.
They mar at Great Dunham, Norfolk.
See mar entry
See duplicate entry
She is Jane Oldman, widow, at 2nd mar.
She mar 2ndly, 14 Feb 1754 (new style year),
to John Dennis.
He is listed at mar as of Great Dunham, Norfolk.
mar at East Bradenham, Norfolk.
Jane had issue by 2nd husband John Dennis:
born 24 July 1759,
bapt 27 July 1759,
Great Fransham, Norfolk.
See bapt entry
Spelled "Kingborrow" at baptism. That would be
the normal Martin family spelling.
However she seems to be signed "Kingborrough" at mar.
And most records after that have "Kingborough".
in her husband Christopher's will and admin.
At marriage 1792,
she is a spinster, of All Saints parish, Stamford,
She mar Mon 9 Apr 1792
Christopher Fairchild and had issue.
They mar at St.John's, Stamford.
in Stamford Mercury, Fri 13 April 1792.
Marriage of Jane Martin (of Newton by Castle Acre) to Robert Oldman, 19 June 1745.
Marriage of Jane Martin (widow) and John Dennis, 14 Feb 1754.
Baptism of "Kingborrow Dennis", 27 July 1759.