Thomas Poole

(June 1617 - after 1 May 1672)
     Thomas Poole was born in June 1617 in New Shoreham, Sussex. He was the son of Thomas Poole and Ellen Aylwin. Thomas Poole was christened on 15 March 1617/18 in New Shoreham. Thomas was a merchant in New Shoreham.
     Thomas Poole married Faith Marlott, daughter of William Marlott and Faith Killingworth, before 1649.
     He was one of the assessors and collectors in the Borough of Shoreham for the tax raised by Act of Parliament in April 1649 for Army purposes. On 13 July 1649, "Thos. Poole the yr." was appointed Constable of the Borough of New Shoreham (Quarter Sessions Order Book, Sussex Record Soc.3 p.177).
     Thomas Poole was mentioned in the will of Thomas Poole dated 3 November 1651. Thomas was supervisor in the will of Thomas Poole dated 17 August 1652.
     Thomas Poole was mentioned in the 1662 hearth tax list in Old Shoreham, Sussex, paying tax on 2 hearths. Thomas Poole paid the hearth tax on 2 hearths in the Bailiwick of Old Shoreham.
     Thomas Poole was mentioned in the 1662 hearth tax list in New Shoreham, paying tax on 2 hearths. Thomas Poole had 4 hearths in the Borough of New Shoreham.
     Thomas Poole made a will dated 1 May 1672 in New Shoreham. I Thomas Poole of New Shoreham, Ssx, merchant being sick in body but of good and perfect memory ... I give to the poor of the parish 40/- Item I give to my sonne Richard the house malt-house now in my occupation called the name of Dukes with the barne stable and appurtenances thereunto belong I give unto my daughter Ellen in money £300 ... I give unto my son William the house field and orchard now in the occupation of William Grover being free-hold Also I give to the said William £100 ... all the rest of my goods and chattels I give and bequeath to my sonne Thomas ... I do give more to my sonne William my house now in the occupation of John Patching as also the house and shope with the appurtenances in the occupation of William Smith being Free-hold in New Shoreham ...
     Thomas died after 1 May 1672 in New Shoreham, Sussex.
     His will was proved on 1 July 1672 at Lewes Archdeaconry, Sussex.
     Administration of the estate of Capt Richard Poole was granted to Thomas Poole, on 30 September 1678 in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury On 30 Sep 1678 a Commission issued forth to Thomas Poole the natural and lawful brother of Richard Poole, late of Shoreham, Sussex deceased to administer his goods, chattles & debts.
However Thomas had died in 1672, so a date must be wrong.

Children of Thomas Poole and Faith Marlott

Faith Marlott

(October 1626 - February 1665/66)
Fanny (Faith, Faint-not Melott/Marlot/Merlot) Poole
     Faith Marlott was also known as Faint Not in records. Faith Marlott was also known as Fanny in records. She was christened in October 1626 in Itchingfield, Sussex. She was described as the second daughter on her monumental inscription. She was the daughter of William Marlott and Faith Killingworth.
     Faith Marlott married Thomas Poole, son of Thomas Poole and Ellen Aylwin, before 1649.
     Faith died in February 1665/66 in New Shoreham, Sussex, aged 39. She was buried in February 1665/66 in St Mary le Haura, New Shoreham. In the Choir pavement: Here underneath lieth buried Fanny Poole, the wife of Thomas Poole of Shoreham, gent., and second daughter of William Melott of Hitchingfield, who ended this life Feb 1665.

Children of Faith Marlott and Thomas Poole

John Killingworth

(9 January 1563/64 - before 14 September 1625)
     John Killingworth was christened on 9 January 1563/64 in St Leonard, Eastcheap, London. He was the son of John Killingworth and Margaret Hayes.
     John Killingworth married Frances Pillington on 24 July 1586 in St Stephen Walbrook, London.
     Possibly also the father of Johne who was baptised 29 May 1604 at St Botolph Bishopsgate, London and another on 23 Sep 1599 at All Hallows Lombard Street.
     John Killingworth made a will dated 18 September 1624. His will mentions his wife Margaret, his son John of Balliol College, Oxford and daughter Faith, Thomas Marlott, second son of William Marlott of Itchingfield.
     John died before 14 September 1625 in London, England. He was buried on 14 September 1625 in All Hallows, Lombard St, London.
     His will was proved on 15 November 1625 at London. John Killingworth, leather seller of London; by the oath of Jhn Killingwoth the son, Margaret Killingworth the relict having died.

Children of John Killingworth and Frances Pillington