Thomas Blowgatt
(Abt 1490-1558/60)


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Thomas Blowgatt

  • Born: Abt 1490, Haughley, Suffolk, England 1087
  • Marriage: Unknown
  • Died: 1 Nov 1558-5 Jun 1560, Haughley, Suffolk, England about age 68 624,1087

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 1087
The Blogget-Blogate ancestors of Thomas, the emigrant, lived in the western part of the county of Suffolk, at Stowmarket and Haughley, villages about two miles apart and ten to twelve miles northwest of Ipswich. Thomas the emigrant was the great grandson of Thomas Blogate of Haughley, born about 1490 & died in 1560.

Thomas's will, dated 1 Nov 1658, proved 5 Jun 1569, provides that his body is to be buried in the churchyard of St. Mary at Hawley. He gives to "Robert my son, house and land where I now dwell, he to pay thereout legasies following:
"To every one of my children outcep Andrewe and John my sons, £6 1s rd, namely to Johan my daughter, Thomas my son and Margaret my daughter. Johan to be paid first, Rose next, Thomas next, Margaret last, as the ferme (rent) of said house and land may bare.
"To John my son, my house and land in New Street Hawley, e to pay £5 5s within a year after my decease in deeds of charity. If Robert departs, my sonne John to have house and to fulfill legacies and if John depart the world without heirs, then Thomas my son."
Executors were Robert Blowgate and Martyne Ruttman
Witnesses were Wm. Smythe of Haughley, Thomas Barrone & John Stannard.

Bloget-Blogaett Descendents of Thomas of Cambridge, Vol. I, p. III.


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