- Born: Abt 1500, Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Riding, Yorkshire, England 1566
- Marriage: Elizabeth 1566
- Died: 1560, Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Riding, Yorkshire, England about age 60 1566
- Buried: 4 Mar 1560, Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Riding, Yorkshire, England 1566
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information: 1566
Thomas Brigham, born about 1500, appears as "Thomas Brigham junior" on the rental roll of the Manor of Holme in 1528, holding a cottage formerly in the tenure of William Armytts, three butts of arable land in Tathom, a flatt of arable land of five acres above Rowley, etc.; yearly rental 5s. 8d. [Public Record Office, Rentals & Surveys, Roll 735]. He was assessed 2d. on goods worth 20s. at Home on a subsidy in 1544 [Lay Subsidey 201-222]. He was buried at Home on Spalding Moor, 6 Mar 1560. No will can be found.
Thomas Brigham, Junior, married, about 1524, Elizabeth who died in 1573, administration being given to her son Henry Brigham, 5 Dec 1573 [Adm. Act Books, P. & E. Court of York, Harthill Deanery].
Children of Thomas and Elizabeth Brigham:
Thomas, b. abt 1525
Henry, of Holme-on-Spalding-Moor and of Seaton. Administrator of his mother in 1573. He d. in 1606, without issue. The will of Henry Brigham of Seaton is dated 30 Jun 1606. To nephew (grand-nephew) Robert Brigham of Holme, a ewe and a lamb. To Henry Brigham, son of John Brigham of Holme, 3s. To the other three children of said nephew (grand-nephew) John Brigham, 2 s. each. To the two children of my nephew (grand-nephew) Thomas Brigham of Holme, 2s. each. To each of the five children of Edward Palmer (married to the grand-niece of Henry) of Holme, 2s. To my nephew (grand-nephew) Richard Brigham, a cupboard, and half my farm during the life of my wife, and at her death, all to him, but if he died unmarried, remained to to Robert Brigham, bother of said Richard. All residue to said Richard Brigham, sole executor. Witnesses: Thomas Milnehouse, Robert Clarke. Proved 2 Oct 1606 [Prerogative and Exchequer of York Wills, vol. 3, vol. 165]
~ History of the Brigham Family, p. 19-20
Thomas married Elizabeth.1566 (Elizabeth died before 5 Dec 1573 in Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Riding, Yorkshire, England 1566.)