Thomas Cocksedge

(circa 1650 - 1708?)
     Thomas Cocksedge was christened on 13 February 1635/36 in Badwell Ash, Suffolk. He was born circa 1650 in Suffolk. The parish register begins in 1666. He was the son of Thomas Cocksedge and Frances Jevies. They was a churchwarden in Drinkstone, between 1662/63 and 1668.
     Thomas Cocksedge married Bridget Lambe on 8 July 1673 in Drinkstone, Suffolk. Married by licence.
     Thomas Cocksedge was mentioned in the 1674 hearth tax list in Drinkstone. Thomas Cocksedge had 6 hearths at Drinkstone in the 1674 Hearth Tax, this is the only Thomas listed and is probably his father.
     Thomas Cocksedge made a will dated 23 October 1707 in Drinkstone. His will mentions his wife Bridget, his eldest son Thomas, his two youngest daughters Ann & Jane Cocksedge, his son William Cocksedge, John Cocksedge his fourth son, William's brother Symon, 6 younger daughters, his son Henry - a gold ring. He was buried in 1708? In Drinkstone. The registers are not extant between 1695 and 1741.
     Thomas died in 1708? In Drinkstone, Suffolk.
     His will was proved in October 1708? At Sudbury. Thomas Cocksedge, senior, of Drinkstone.

Children of Thomas Cocksedge and Bridget Lambe

Bridget Lambe

(say 1655 - )
     Bridget Lambe was born say 1655 in Drinkstone, Suffolk. She was one of the daughters of Henry Lamb, gent.
     Bridget Lambe married Thomas Cocksedge, son of Thomas Cocksedge and Frances Jevies, on 8 July 1673 in Drinkstone, Suffolk. Married by licence. Bridget Lambe was an executor of Thomas Cocksedge's estate in October 1708? In Sudbury.
     Bridget Cocksedge married Zachariah Seager on 2 June 1714 in St Mary, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. She was a widow of Dinkstone and he was a widower of Woolpit. An Elizabeth Seager, wife of Zac... was buried 14 Sep 1812 at Woolpit.

Children of Bridget Lambe and Thomas Cocksedge

Bridget Cocksedge

(27 January 1675/76 - )
     Bridget Cocksedge was christened on 27 January 1675/76 in Drinkstone, Suffolk. She was the daughter of Thomas Cocksedge and Bridget Lambe.