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Maldon, a borough, port, and market town, locally in the hundred of Dengie, county of Essex, 10 miles E of Chelmsford, and 38 ENE of London…


01 Mar 1585/6 All Saints Church, Maldon, Essex. A monument states that Robert CAMOCK died March 1, 1585, his eldest son, Thomas CAMOCK (died March 29, 1602) married (1) Ursula, daughter of John WYRLEY of Dodford, Northamptonshire, and had 4 sons and 5 daughters. Thomas CAMOCK m (2) Frances, "onely daughter of the Right Honorable Sir Robert RICH Knight Lorde Rich" [& his wife Mary BALDRY], and had 2 sons and 11 daughters. By his 2nd wife, Thomas CAMOCK had (among others) Sussex CAMOCK, b ca 1600, a sea captain, and father of Warwick CAMMOCK & Susan CAMOCK (w/of James DENCHER (a.k.a. DENSHER). (Memoirs of the Camocks of County Down [Ireland], Frank Owen Fisher, & Cammock-Rich Researcher M. Gregg who adds that Robert RICH II m (1) Penelope DEVEREAUX, d/o Walter DEVEREAUX, Lord Essex, and (2) following his divorce from Penelope DEVEREAUX in 1605, he m Frances, d/o Christopher WRAY; and she married next Charles BLUNT, Lord Mountjoy. Sussex CAMOCKE, Gent, b 1600, in Maldon, Essex, died testate in 1659 in Boreham, Essex (Will, 1659 Folio 369)

Notes: Robert RICH II (s/o Robert & Mary BALDRY Rich) became the Earl of Warwick and was active in both the Plymouth & Virginia Colonies, financing numerous voyages across the Atlantic and elsewhere. His nephew, Sussex CAMOCK, captained the Earl's ships, and his son, Warwick CAMMOCK is found with believed to have been the same as Warwick CAMMOCK of Old Rappahannock Co VA (by the 1660s), a close associate of Archdale Combs. Thomas CAMMOCK II, brother of Sussex CAMMOCK, was closely associated with the GORGES Family (Archdale Family in-laws and also active in the Virginia Company)

In New England and England both, RICH was also associated with Isaac ALLERTON, Sr. whose niece, Sarah PRIEST, m abt 1630, a John Combs (ancestry still unknown, but possibly son of a Francis Combs ?). Robert RICH was also closely associated with Sir Ferdinando GORGES, an in-law of the ARCHDALE Family of EN, and in New England, Thomas CAMMOCK, uncle of Warwick, was also closely associated with Sir Ferdinando GORGES. In Old Rappa. Co VA, one Alexander GORGES was the son-in-law of John FOXHALL, who leased the UNDERWOOD Mill formerly occupied by Archdale Combs of that county. (See next and Cammock Family & Combs Land in Old Rappahannock)


Asheldham, a parish in the hundred of Dengie, county of Essex, 5 miles south southwest of Bradwell…

St. Lawrence, a parish in the hundred of Dengie, county of Essex, 3 miles west southwest of Bradwell near the Sea…

Steeple, a parish in the hundred of Dengie, county of Essex, 5½ miles west southwest of Bradwell near the Sea, containing 533 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage with Stanesgate, in the archdeaconry of Essex, and diocese of London…


1602 CP25(2)/140/1766 MICHAELMAS, 44-45 Elizabeth (2 files)
29. Jn. CAMBER, gent., pl. Robt. CAMMOCK, esq. & w. Clara, deforciant. 1 messuage, 1 garden, 1 orchard, 90 acres arable land, 6 acres meadow & 6 acres pasture in Steple, Stansgate, St. Lawrence & Asheldham . Warranty by deforciant also against Robert WADE, gent. & w. Eliz. & their heirs. £160. (Feet of Fines for Essex, Volume VI 1581-1603, F.G. Emmison, Leopard's Head Press, 1993 {{Transfer of property}})

Notes: This may have been Robert, s/o Thomas & Ursula WYRLY Cammock. Thomas m 2nd Frances RICH, d/o Robert & Mary BALDRY Rich (See also next)


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