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Enfield, Middlesex, England
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Enfield, a parish (formerly a market town), two mi. from Edmonton, and three from Tottenham, lies ten miles northeast of London, situated to the west of the road from London to Ware… The living is a vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Middlesex, and diocese of London… in the patronage of the Master and Fellows of Trinity College, Cambridge. A lectureship was established in 1631, by Mr. Henry LOFT… The church, dedicated to St. Andrew… several splendid monuments, among which are the tomb and effigies of Sir Nicholas RAYNTON and his lady; an altar-tomb to the memory of Joyce, Lady TIFTOFT, mother of the talented Earl of Worcester; a handsome monument of Italian veined marble to Thomas STRINGER, Esq., and various others…free grammar school … endowed with funds arising from a bequest by Mr. Robert BLOSSOM, in 1418, of land and premises in the parish of South Bemfleet, for the establishment of a chantry in that place… Sir Nicholas RAYNTON, in 1646, bequeathed £10 per annum in trust to the Haberdashers' Company, for apprenticing children of this parish… Henry DIXON, Esq., in 1693, left considerable estates in the parishes of Bennington and Munden, in the county of Herts; of Enfield in the county of Middlesex; and of St. Mildred's in the Poultry, London, in trust to the Drapers' Company, for apprenticing boys of these parishes above the age of fifteen; such as bear his christian and surname, wherever born… Thomas WILSON, Esq., in 1590, bequeathed the rents of three houses in Whitechapel, London… John DAVID, Esq. bequeathed the rents of tenements on Enfield-green… an eminence having the appearance of the keep of a castle, probably the manorial residence of Humphrey de BOHUN… out-buildings belonging to a mansion in which Judge JEFFREYS- is said to have resided (Lewis... 1830)
Selected Early Combs-Associated Marriages in Enfield Parish (no Combs):

07 Nov 1563 Enfield Parish. Jacobus BUTLER and Elizabeth MASON. (Transcriber adds: could be 1564)

12 Oct 1572 Enfield Parish. Groom: ANDREW (or ANDRO), John & Bride: HOLTYNG, Margareta

05 Mar 1575/6 Enfield Parish. Groom: ANDREW (or ANDRO), Francis & Bride: MANNDER, Johana

15 Jul 1583 Enfield Parish. Jespar STAPP and Suzanna ROBINSON.

-- Feb 1589 Enfield Parish. Groom: Thomas WILKINSON. Bride: Elizabeth SMYTH

28 Nov 1592 Enfield Parish. Groom: ANDREW, John & Bride: PACK, Elizabeth

22 Oct 1593 Enfield Parish. Groom: ANDREW, Francis & Bride: BROOKE, Joan

Notes: This record may be of particular interest due to (a) ANDROWES of Tottenham Parish, and (b) the marriage of Richard ARCHDALE to Judith THORPE, d/o Richard and Elizabeth BROOKE Thorpe of London.

07 Apr 1611 Enfield Parish. William HAMETT and Susan STAPP, Widow.

Notes: See William HAMMETT of Richmond VA on land adj. to William Combs, s/o Archdale Combs of Old Rappa VA

19 Feb 1625 Enfield Parish. Jaspar STAPP and Edie LAWRENCE

16 Sep 1631 Enfield Parish. Groom: John DUNNIDGE of Darby. Bride: Cisley STACYE.

27 Nov 1631 Enfield Parish. Groom: UNDERWOOD, Edward of Waltham Abbey & Bride: COX, Elizabeth, widow.

29 Sep 1636 Enfield Parish. Randoll MANNING, Gent. and Mres. Katherine DEYCROW. Licensed.

Notes: Unidentified, but likely closely related to Randall MANNING of Edmonton who m Mary COMBE, d/o John and Margaret ARCHDALE Combs, in 1607 in St. Mary the Virgin Aldermanbury, London.

06 Jun 1638 Enfield Parish. Groom: UNDERWOOD, Henry & Bride: COX, Elizabeth.

17 Jul 1662 Enfield Parish. Mr. Joseph HADDICKE and Mrs. Elizabeth UNDERWOOD.


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