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City of Westminster (1.96 miles southwest of city centre), includes various liberties, the ancient churches of the abbey church of St. Peter, St. Margaret's, St. John's the Baptist, in the Savoy, and the Temple church... The principal churches built in the reign of Anne and her successors, George I., George II., and George III., are, St. Martin's; St. George's, Hanover-square; St. Giles' in the Fields; St. George's, Bloomsbury; St. Mary's le Strand; St. Clement Dane's; St. Paul's, Covent Garden; and St. John's the Evangelist, Milbank... Westminster Abbey, or, more properly, the collegiate church of St. Peter at Westminster..." (Lewis, 1830)

Thus far, in addition to general records, collections include (below) for St. Clements Dane, St. Giles in the Field (Parishes of St. Anne Soho and St. James), St. Margarets and St. Martin's in the Field.

General Records (not parish named)

22 Jun 1377 - 17 Nov 1558 (undated, but between these dates). Court of Chancery: Six Clerks Office: Early Proceedings, Richard II to Philip and Mary. C 1/807/41-43 John GOSTWYK, esquire. v. William COMBES, master of the guild of St. Cornelius, Westminster, and John DYXSON and Guy GASCOYNE, wardens thereof.: Detention of deeds relating to messuages and land in Westminster late of William WALKER. (Endorsed with note o...[incomplete] (Combs &c. Extractions from the PRO Catalogue, E Series) [Search: DIXON, GASCOIGNE, GOSTWICK]

ca 1412 Exchequer: King's Remembrancer: Ancient Deeds, Series RS. E 213/37. Place or Subject: Receipt by Peter COUMBE, Sacrist of Westminster, to Thomas CHAUCER, the King's Chief Butler in London, for two tuns of wine of the King's gift. (Middx.) 13 Hen. IV (ibid.)

4 28 Hen VI Mich [ca 1449] KB 9/262 mm 79-86 returned enquiry commission, held at Hackney on 14 July 1449 (Tuesday after the Feast of Relics) and Westminster on 22 July 1449 by Walter GRENE, Robert Howorth, Thomas BELGRAVE, serjeant-at-arms, and John COMBE, under commission to them dated (Endorsed with note o... [incomplete entry]" (Combs &c. Index to PRO Entries; Records of the Court of King's Bench and other courts, Court of King's Bench: Crown Side: Indictments Files, Oyer and Terminer Files and Informations Files)

03 Nov 1647 William COMBE. Westminster. Administration of Estate to John COMBE, brother, p.165. (Extracted by Combs Researcher Joe Kendalll from "The Index Library -- Index to Administrations in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury and Now Preserved in the Public Record Office", Chancery Lane Vol. VI, 1631-1648. ed. Marc Fitch. London: The British Record Society. 1986, p. 95)

27 Mar 1651/2 - 23 Jan 1651/2 (Bowyer, 5) Will of Debora FLEETE, of Westminster, widow. All goods to my cousins Sir Robert FILMER & Sir Edward FILMER, both of East Sutton, Kent, knights, & they to be ex'ors, towards payment of such sums as sd. Sir R. FILMER lent me & my son Henry FLEETE towards the recovering of my sd. son of a great sickness & for furnishing him with provisions & necessaries for his last voyage to Virginia. Wits: Henry FRENOHAM, Thomas DAVY. Prob. 23 Jan 1651 by Sir Robert FILMER, knight, one of the ex'ors. Power reserved for Sir Edward FILMER, knight, etc. other ex'or. (Virginia Gleanings in England, p. 568)
Charles SCOTT of Egerton, Kent, was the s/o Sir Reginald SCOTT of Scots Hall, Kent. Sir Reginald SCOTT'S daughter, Mary SCOTT, m Richard ARGALL of East Sutton, KENT, and they were parents of, among others, Sir Samuel ARGALL, one-time Governor of Virginia; Jane ARGALL who m Paul FLEETWOOD;* Reginald ARGALL who m Ann CHEYNEY, widow of William ROWE; John ARGALL of Colchester, Essex, EN who m Sarah, d/o John GRAUNT/GRANT of Colchester, Co Essex, EN; Mary ARGALL who m Reynold KEMP of Wye, Kent; and Elizabeth ARGALL who m Edward FILMER of Kent.

See Combe-Fleet Connections and Archdale-Fleetwood of High Wycombe, Bucks and the Archdale-Sayer-Barham-Filmer of Provender, Norton, Kent.
22 Nov 1734-2 May 1735 Westminster, England. Will of Ayliffe WILLIAMS, lately of North Carolina in America, planter, now residing in Westminster. Will 22 Nov 1734; proved 2 May 1735. As to my body I do not think abut it but if it may be of service to others I care not what is done with it. All moneys due from my attorneys Christopher and Edmund GALE, Esqrs., of North Carolina, the receipt for which is in hands of David O. SHEAL of Nansemond County in Virginia according to my Book B., to my executors. My land on New River to be sold. Mr. Henry NEAN of Compton Street, St. Ann's, Westminster, to be paid what I owe him and £10. To Mr. James WEBB of Broad Street behind the Royal Exchange, prewig maker, £10. To my mother Mrs. Esther WILLIAMS of Old Gravel Lane, Wapping, the rest. If she dies, among my brother John WILLIAMS and my sister Esther TAYLOR, who are to assist the children of our unhappy brother Daniel as they see occasions, Executors: Mr. Henry NEAN and Mr. James WEBB. Witneses: Oliver FARMER, Wm. COUMBE (Virginia Gleanings in England… 314)
The above William COMBS not identified, but note the given name of the testator, and the marriage of Barbara SEXTON to (1) Martin ARCHDALE and (2) William AYLIFFE/AYLOFFE and see Combs-Lovett-Williams, all of London and Bucks. No record of Ayliffe WILLIAMS has been found in North Carolina as yet, but IGI entries include (1) 13 Apr 1696, St. George, Exeter, Devonshire. Married: Joseph WILLIAMS and Esther PAYNE and (2) 28 Feb 1697, St. Paul, Exeter, Devonshire. Christened: Ailiff_ WILLIAMS, s/o Joseph WILLIAMS. (FamilySearch.Org)

Records by Parish
Saint Clement Danes
2 Feb 1591 Saint Clement Danes, Westminster (London, Middlesex), England. Christened: Nathaniel POPE, son of James POPE (FamilySearch.Org, IGI, #1042327, Parish registers, 1558-1948 Church of England. St. Clement Danes (Westminster) - source not yet viewed) [NIGI 1998]

17 Jun 1599 St Clement Danes, Westminster. Married: Ann COOMES and Willm. RUSSELL (FamilySearch.Org, IGI #1042327, Parish registers, 1558-1948 Church of England. St. Clement Danes (Westminster) - source not yet viewed)

24 Feb 1605 St Clement Danes, Westminster, London, England. Married: Thomas COMES and Margrat PARKES (ibid.) [Search Words: Margaret]

22 Mar 1617 St. Clement Danes, Westminster, London, England. Christened: Robert COOMES, s/o Thomas COOMES. (ibid.)

02 Nov 1619 Tottenham, Middlesex. Groom: Thomas SAYER of St. Clements Danes & Bride: Alyce WINCHESTER of St. Bartholomew the Great, Smythfield [London].

02 Jun 1623 St. Clement Danes, Westminster, London, England. Christened: John COOMES, s/o Thomas and Isabell COOMES. (ibid.)

11 Apr 1630 St. Clement Danes, Westminster, London, England. Christened: Elizabeth COOMBE, d/o George and Ann COOMBE. (ibid.)
Could the above be George & Ann BURTON Combs, the latter d/o Richard BURTON of England and Virginia? (See Miscellaneous English Records, 1656, and Burton-Combs Connections) See also St. Margaret's, Westminster
02 Mar 1656 St. Clement Danes, Westminster, London, England. Married: James COMBES (male) and Thomase_ BAYLEY (FamilySearch.Org, IGI, #1042328, Parish registers, 1558-1948 Church of England. St. Clement Danes (Westminster) - source not yet viewed)
See also Combs-Bailey marriage of High Wycombe, Bucks
2 Jul 1685 Prerogative Court of Canterbury and Other Probate Jurisdictions: Engrossed Inventories Exhibited from 1660. PROB 4/14544. "Richard COMBS of St. Clement Danes [Westminster], Mdx., ob. at Eaton, Bucks [Eton, Bucks], bachelor" Text date: 1685 2 July Undated. (Combs &c. Extractions from the PRO Catalogue, PROB Series - record not yet acquired)


Saint Margaret, Westminster (Primarily selected early IGI entries and Archdale-Gorges Family thus far)
06 Sep 1540 Saint Margaret, Westminster, London, England. Christened: John COOMBES, s/o COOMES [sic] (FamilySearch.Org, IGI, #0908519, Memorials of St. Margaret's church, Westminster : comprising the parish registers, 1539-1660, and the churchwardens' accounts, 1460-1603 Church of England. St. Margaret's Church (Westminster) - source not yet viewed)

Jul 1594 Saint Margaret, Westminster, London, England. Christened: Stridwicke MOORE, s/o Mathew MOORE (FamilySearch.Org)
See the 1599 will of
Matthew ARCHDALE of St. Michael Paternoster Royal, London, that includes bequests to "Edward MORE alias ARCHDALE" and Stredwick MORE. No likely marriage found as yet for a Mathew MORE/MOORE.
2 Feb 1606 St. Margaret Westminster. Married: John PALMER and Jone WAYDE (FamilySearch.Org)
Could this be the Bro. and Sis. PALMER, parents of John, who were all named in the 1620 will of Nathaniel WADE, Draper, of St. Matthew Friday Street, London?
11 Nov 1609 Saint Margaret, Westminster, London, England. Christened: Joyce COOMES, d/o Richard. (IGI, Ba: P001601, So: 908519, Pr: 0453499)

28 Jun 1611 Saint Margaret, Westminster, London, England. Christened: Thomas COOMES, s/o Richard. (IGI, Ba: P001601, So: 908519, Pr: 0453499)

9 Oct 1611 Saint Margaret, Westminster, London, England. Married: John COMES and Dorathy WELBIE (FamilySearch.Org, IGI, #6903677, Computer printout of Westminster, St. Margaret, London, England - source not yet viewed) [NIGI 1998] [Search words: Dorothy]

16 Jul 1612 Saint Margaret, Westminster, London, England. Christened: Katherine COOMES, d/o Richard (F) C: 16 Jul 1612 (IGI, Ba: P001601, So: 908519, Pr: 0453499)

Jun 1613 Saint Margaret, Westminster, London, England. Christened: Mable COOMES, d/o John. (IGI, Ba: P001601, So: 908519, Pr: 0453499)

Oct 1614 Saint Margaret, Westminster, London, England. Christened: Jane COOMES, d/o Richard. (IGI, Ba: P001601, So: 908519, Pr: 0453499)

Dec 1614 Saint Margaret, Westminster, London, England. Christened: John COOMES, s/o Thomas. (IGI, Ba: P001601, So: 908519, Pr: 0453499)

Jul 1616 Saint Margaret, Westminster, London, England. Christened: Elizabeth COOMBES, d/o Richard. (IGI, Ba: P001601, So: 908519, Pr: 0453499)

27 Dec 1619 Saint Margaret, Westminster, London, England. Christened: Henry COOMES, s/o Thomas. (IGI, Ba: P001601, So: 908519, Pr: 0453499)

15 Oct 1627 Saint Margaret, Westminster, London, England. Christened: Ann COMBES, d/o Thomas. (IGI, Ba: P001601, So: 908519, Pr: 0453499)

22 Apr 1638 St. Margaret, Westminster, London, England. Married: Margaret COOMES and Phillip HAWKINS of St. Margarets, Westminster, London, England. (FamilySearch.Org, IGI, #6903677 (3 Fiche) Computer printout of Westminster, St. Margaret, London, England - source not yet viewed) [NIGI 1998]

25 Aug 1642 Saint Margaret, Westminster, London, England. Christened: Elizabeth COOMES, d/o William and Elizabeth. (IGI, Ba: P001601, So: 908519, Pr: 0453499)

15 Dec 1643 Saint Margaret, Westminster, London, England. Christened: Elizabeth COMBES, d/o William and Elizabeth. (IGI, Ba: P001601, So: 908519, Pr: 0453499)

26 Dec 1648 Saint Margaret, Westminster, London, England. Christened: Elizabeth COOMBS, d/o Richard and Dorothy. (IGI, Ba: P001601, So: 908519, Pr: 0453499)

30 Dec 1649 Saint Margaret, Westminster, London, England. Christened: Daniel COOMES, s/o George and Ann. (IGI, Ba: P001601, So: 908519, Pr: 0453499)

08 Nov 1651 Saint Margaret, Westminster, London, England. Christened: Nathaniell COOMBES, s/o George and Ann. (IGI, Ba: P001601, So: 908519, Pr: 0453499)

08-21 Dec 1655 Will of Ann GORGES of the Parish of St. Margaretts Westminster, Spinster. Dated 8 December 1655. Vnto my Mother Mistris Mary GORGES apparrell. Vnto my brother fferedinando GORGE my Legacie of £200 giuen me by my Vncle Master Edward BELL Deceased (J being the Third Child of his nephew John GORGES Esquire) also my Cawle of Pearle and him J appoynt sole Executor. Wit:-John CROUCH, Edward BORROWES and Richard ATKINS, Scr. Pro. At London 21 December 1655 by Exor. P.C.C. Aylett, 162 (Extracted by Combs Researcher Vince Griffin from "New England Historical Genealogical Register, 1900")
Ann's brother, Ferdinando GORGES, m Mary ARCHDALE in 1660. She was the d/o John GORGES who follows.
05 Mar 1656/7-01 Jun 1657 Will of John GORGES of the Parish of St. Margaretts Westminster, co. Middlx., Esquire. Dated 5 March 1656. Vnto the poore of the Parish aforesaid £5. Vnto my sonne fferdinando my ffreehold Lande and Leases in co. Devon; Jtem my lands in White church als Haselrig, co. Somersett [Somerset]. Jtem my Lease in Gloucestershire after his Mothers decease she having her ioynture in it. Vnto my Wife Mistris Mary GORGES £100. Vnto the said fferdinando aboue what J haue allotted for his marriage portion All other my monies and debts Jewells plate bookes etc. Alsoe my Patent of the Province of Mayne in new England and all other Patents writings Escripts and Miniments with a Cabinett of writings and all my Mapps and pictures likewise. Vnto my Grandchild and Godsonne John CHAPMAN £5. The said fferdinando sole Executor. Wit:-Edward BURROWES and Richard ATKINS, Scr. Pro. At London 1 June 1657 by Exor. P.C.C Ruthin, 213 (Extracted by Combs Researcher Vince Griffin from "New England Historical Genealogical Register, 1900")
John GORGES was s/o Sir Ferdinando GORGES, Adventurer and member of numerous early England Companies, particularly in reference to the Colonies, with emphasis on Maine. John's son, Ferdinando, m 22 May 1660, St. Bride Fleet Street, London, Mary ARCHDALE, d/o Thomas & Mary NEVILLE Archdale, gd/o Richard ARCHDALE of London and Bucks and Judith THORPE (d/o Richard and Elizabeth BROOKE Thorpe of London) See also 1664 below. Seeking also to identify grandson, John CHAPMAN as well as Edward BURROUGHS (See Burroughs-Vassall-Ware)
18 Sep 1657 - 13 Jun 1659 See also the will of Dame Elizabeth GORGES of Long Ashton, co. Somersett, widdow. Mentions (including footnotes) numerous SMITHS <aaaaagh!> as well as her daughter in law fflorence "nowe wife of Thomas PIGGOTT Esquire," Richard FFOSTER, Margaret STEVENS, Thomas HAGGAR, Mr. Thomas SADLER, John BUCKLAND, Thomas GORGES, Ann ROGERS, John PRICE and Henry PRICE, Frances DAYRELL (widow of Robert HOVENDEN) and "south aisle of Westminster Abbey." Pro at London 13 June 1659 by Exor. P.C.C. Pell, 303. (Extracted by Combs Researcher Vince Griffin from "New England Historical Genealogical Register, 1900") [Search Words: Florence, FOSTER, HAGAR, HOVENDON]
Who was Florence (step-daughter? daughter-in=law?) of Elizabeth UNKNOWN Gorges, and wife of which Thomas PIGGOTT? (See also Quainton, Bucks and the Lovett Families) Has anyone ever sorted out this particular SMITH Family?
25 Oct 1664 Extracted from "GORGES vs. ARCHDALE Bill." 25 October, 1664. Ferdinando GORGES of Westminister, Esq. And Mary his wife Complts. (The said Mary being one of the daughters of Thomas ARCHDALE of Chepping Wiccombe, co. Bucks., Esq., by Mary his wife deceased, who was one of the daughters of John NEVILL late of London, Esq., deceased… about 30 years since, Richard ARCHDALE late of Cheppinge Wiccomb, Esq., deceased… in consideration of a marriage shortly to be had between the said Thomas and Mary (NEVILL) … the said John NEVILL being seised of divers messuages in London, and Manors and lands elsewhere… The said John NEVILL and Richard ARCHDALE not long after died and Thomas the complainant Mary's father, entered upon the estates so conveyed by his father and by NEVILL. About four years since thes Complainants were married, and the said Thomas refuses to discover these settlements or to pay the Complainant Mary GORGES her portion. Chan. Pros. Ante 1714. Mitford cexliii.16b. (Sir Thomas ARCHDALE of co. Bucks; Mary, his daughter married Ferdinando GORGES circa 1659*) (Extracted by Combs Researcher Vince Griffin from "New England Historical Genealogical Register, 1900")
Mary ARCHDALE and Ferdinando GORGES married 22 May 1660, St. Bride's, London. See not only the Archdale Families, but more about the descendants of Richard and Judith THORPE Archdale, including Mary ARCHDALE Gorges' brother, John ARCHDALE, Quaker and early Governor of North Carolina. See also the unidentified Alexander GORGES of Westmoreland Co VA, son-in-law of John FOXHALL of Birmingham, Warwickshire and Westmoreland and Old Rappa Cos VA (and possibly Dublin, Ireland), close neighbor to, and associate of, Archdale COMBS of Old Rappa; Warwick Cammock of the Cammock-Castleton-Riche Families and the Underwood Families. Seeking the names of the children of Ferdinando and Mary ARCHDALE Gorges.
22 Jan 1677 Prerogative Court of Canterbury and Other Probate Jurisdictions: Engrossed Inventories Exhibited from 1660. PROB 4/6606. COOMBS [COOMES], Elizabeth, [?of St Margaret Westminster]. Former reference: 1677 W (Combs &c. Extractions from the PRO Catalogue)

10 Mar 1681 Saint Margaret, Westminster, London, England. Christened: Elizabeth COMB, d/o Robert and Jane. (IGI, Ba: C001602, So: 924 B4HA V.89, source not viewed)


St. Martin in the Fields, Westminster (except where otherwise noted, from selected IGI entries, FamilySearch.Org, Source: (a) Film Nos. 0561159-62, Parish registers, 1550-1926 Church of England. St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church (Westminster, Middlesex, film not yet read) or (b) Computer printout of Westminster, St. Martin in the Fields, London, England)
21 Jan 1556 Saint Martin In The Fields, Westminster, London, England. Married: Guilielmus COMES (m) and Judocea HA'MON (f) (IGI(b)) Search Words: William, Joyce, HAMMON, HAMMOND [NIGI 1998]

5 Jun 1558 Christened: Agnes COMBS. Parents not listed. (IGI(b))
No marriages or christenings have been located in the index until 68 years later. It is believed that all christenings have been collected, and all early christenings entered here, but there may well be missing marriages.
21 May 1626 Christened: John COOMES, s/o John and Ann. (IGI(b))

23 Nov 1627 Christened: Ann COOMES, d/o John and Ann. (IGI(b))

10 Sep 1630 Christened: Elizabeth COOMES, d/o John and Ann. (IGI(b))

12 Aug 1632 Christened: John COOME, s/o Edward and Edith. (IGI(b))

15 Apr 1634 Christened: Thomas COOMES, s/o John and Ann. (IGI(b))

12 Jan 1634 Christened: Elizabeth COUMES, d/o Edward and Edith. (IGI(b))

12 Apr 1635 Christened: Michael COOMES, s/o Edward and Edith. (IGI(b))

30 Jun 1637 Married: Maria COMBES and Thomas MONKESTER. (IGI(a)) [SW: Mary]

27 May 1638 Christened: Editha COOMES, d/o Edmundi and Edithae. (IGI(B)) [SW: Edmond, Edith]

16 Jan 1641 Married: Maria COMES and Wm. BERRIER. (IGI(a)) [SW: Mary, William]

03 Dec 1644 Christened: Edwardus COMBE, s/o Georgij and Annae. (IGI(b)) [SW: Edward, George, Anne]

21 Sep 1645 Christened: Edmundus COMBES, s/o Edmundi and Edythae. (IGI(b)) [SW: Edmond, Edith]

18 Jan 1646 Christened: Guilielmus COMBES, s/o Georgij and Annae. (IGI(b)) [SW: George, William]
See George and Ann BURTON Combs of London and Burton-Combs Connections. No marriage record has been located as yet for them or for any George and Ann.
17 Nov 1656 Married: Thomas COMBES and Barbara JENKINS (IGI(a))

29 Jul 1660 Christened: Maria COMBES, d/o Johannis and Thamariscae. (IGI(b))

22 Dec 1661 Christened: Elizabetha COOME, d/o Johanis and Elinae. (IGI(b))

19 Aug 1666 Christened: Maria COMBS, d/o Joannis and Damaris. (IGI(b))

14 Feb 1663 Christened: Johanes COMBES, s/o Johanis and Damrazae. (IGI(b))

11 Jun 1671 Christened: Elizabetha COOMBES, d/o Johannis and Damathiae. (IGI(b))

4 Sep 1673 Christened: Joanna COMBES, d/o Joannis and Damaris. (IGI(b))

09 Feb 1678 Christened: Elizabeth COMBS, d/o John and Dummarris (IGI(b))
One John COMBES and Damaris COLLETT married 28 Jul 1657, St Peter Pauls Wharf, London. It is not known if this is the same couple. No christening record has been located See also John, Damaris and other Early COMBS of Berkeley, South Carolina.
25 Jul 1677 Christened: Tho. COOMBS, s/o Jacobi and Elizabethae COOMBS (IGI(b)) [SW: James, Elizabeth]

10 Apr 1678 Christened: Mary COMBS, d/o Isaack and Elenor (IGI(b)) [SW: Isaac]

15 Jan 1689 Christened: Susanna COMBS, d/o Will and Dorothy. (IGI(b))

15 Apr 1694 Christened: Eleanor COMBS, d/o Richard and Mary. (IGI(b))

26 Sep 1698 Christened: William COOMS, s/o William and Dorathy (IGI(b))

10 Nov 1698 Christened: Richard COOMES, s/o Richard and Alice (IGI(b))

30 Apr 1699 Christened: Susanna CUIM, d/o Samuel and Ann. (IGI(b))

14 Jan 1699 Christened: Frances COOMBS, d/o Thomas and Frances. (IGI(b))

23 Mar 1700 Christened: Elizabeth COOMS, d/o William and Dorothy. (IGI(b))

29 Jul 1726 Christened: Elizabeth COOMS, d/o John and Elizabeth. (IGI(b))

19 May 1771 Married: Edward COMBES, son of John and Jane COMBES (IGI(b))

4 Jan 1790 Married: Frances COMBE and Joseph DELAFIELD (IGI(a))
According to "Prominent Families of North America...," Frances COMBE was the daughter of Harvey and Christian JARMAN Combe (married 1750, St. Peter Cornhill, London); and Joseph DELAFIELD the son of John and Martha DELL Delafield of Aylesbury, Bucks. See Visitations for full citation and additional lineage sources.

Note: Many IGI entries have not yet been extracted from this source.

St. Giles in the Fields, Westminster (1.68 due west of city centre), parishes of St. Anne Soho and St. James (created from portions formerly part of St. Martin in the Fields, Westminster. "... In 1685, the population in Spitalfields and St. Giles' was much increased by the settlement of French Protestant manufacturers, who had left their native country in consequence of the revocation of the edict of Nantes; and the same year, the western suburbs increasing, two new parishes were formed, namely, those of St. Anne, Soho, and St. James, both which were previously parts of the parish of St. Martin in the Fields..." (Lewis, 1831)

Note that it appears that there were "foreigners" in the area will before 1685:
17 Jun - 03 Jul 1669 Will of Paul JAZBERING, St. Giles in the feilds, Middlesex, gent. Will 17 June, 1669; proved 3 July, 1669. To be buried in St. Gile's church. To Colledge of Abajuba now called Enijed in Transilvania, pds. 222. To Mr. BEDAR and his wife and two nieces, Mr. FOUCANT and Mr. ATKINSON'S two daughters, and Mrs. Ann COMBES, mourning rings of 10s. To poore of St. Giles, pds. 5. To Doctor GORDON my phisician, pds. 5. To Mr. Samuell SAMARCUS, pds. 10. To minister of St. Giles for services, 20s. To Mr. Samuell SAMARCUS, Mr. MEZELACA, and Mr. Anthony ATKINSON, long morning cloakes. Mrs. Ann ATKINSON, wife of Anthony ATKINSON, mourning goun. To Mr. MEZELACA and Mr. Samuell SAMAREUS, choice of books; rest to two daughters of Mr. Anthony ATKINSON. To Mr. MEZELACA and Mr. Samuell SAMAREUS two new suites. Rest of apparel to my countrymen as executors think fit. To Mr. HUSANY, pds. 6 which he oweth. To Mr. ATKINSON'S servants, 10s. each and stones with rings on them. To Mr. SAMUELL, my sward and cloake. Executors to see two quarters rent paid to Mr. HEATH for my schoole. Shortages in legacies to be deducted from pds,. 222 for College of Abajuba now Enijed in Transilvania. Rest to Executors, Anthony ATKINSON and Peter GERRARD, of St. Paul's Covent Garden [Westminster, Midd.]. Witnesses: P. BORTON, Tho. ALMORE servant to Francis COFFIN scr. Commissary of London, Register 33 (1666-1669), fo. 389. ("New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 1900")
See Combs-Underwood-Atkinson of Richmond County, Virginia. Could BORTON be a.k.a. BURTON? ALMORE a.k.a. ELMORE? See also Combs-Gerrard of Colonial Maryland
1715 Henry COUMBE apprenticed as a Draper. Son of William COUMBE of St. James, Westminster, "Haberdasher of small wares."

1715 May 3: Binding as an apprentice to John STUART 7 years (Boyd Notes)
No IGI entries found for Combs, perhaps there are none? Or this parish not yet entered in IGI?

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