Unknown Shrigley

     Unknown Shrigley married John Handcock, son of Sir William Handcock and Elizabeth Coddington.

Child of Unknown Shrigley and John Handcock

Nathan Longbotton Sidebottom

(1927 - 1985)
     Nathan Longbotton Sidebottom was born in 1927.
     Nathan died in 1985.

Thomasin Sidney

(circa 1581 - )
     Thomasin Sidney was born circa 1581 in Wrghton, Norfolk.
     Thomasin Sidney married William Godolphin, son of Sir Francis Godolphin and Margaret Killigrew, circa 1604. They had Sir Francis Godolphin, KB, his heir (baptised 27 Dec 1605 London, died 22 Mar 1667); Sidney Godolphin (1610-1643), the poet; William Godolphin, who commanded a Royal regiment during the English Civil War; Penelope Godolphin (bp London 13 July 1607), who married Charles Berkeley, 2nd Viscount Fitzhardinge. Thomasin Sidney was buried on 24 April 1612 in Tavistock, Devon.

Ellen Sidon

(26 February 1881 - 20 September 1941)
     Ellen Sidon was also known as Helen Maud in records. As described on her memorial inscription. She was commonly known as Nellie. She was born on 26 February 1881 She was the daughter of Henry Francis & Mary in New Zealand.
     Ellen Sidon married William Lawrence Hooper, son of John Rossi Hooper and Elizabeth Glover, on 9 July 1912 in New Zealand. They had no children..
     Ellen died on 20 September 1941 in New Zealand aged 60. Memorial inscription at the Northern Cemetery, Dunedin with her husband.

Susanna Armstrong Sigee

(circa 1833 - )
     Susanna Armstrong Sigee was also known as Sissey in records. She was born circa 1833. She was the daughter of Benjamin Sissey (Sigee?).
     Susanna Armstrong Sigee married James Stancer, son of Jarvis Stancer and Mary Burnham, on 13 March 1854 in Sutton St Edmund, Lincolnshire.

Henry Foster Silcock

(before 1865 - )
     Henry Foster Silcock was commonly known as Hal. He was born before 1865.
     Henry Foster Silcock married Ann Handy, daughter of Nicholas Middleton Handy and Frances Mary Greer, on 4 June 1891 in St George, Dublin, Ireland. Henry Foster Silcock, widower, of Bombay, Indian Civil Service, son of James Silcock, clerk in Holy Orders; to, Annie Greer Handy, single of Ballymakenny, daughter of Nicholas Middleton Handy, Esq. both of full age. Witnessed by Eliabeth Gamble Handy, & Margaret Johnston Hilcock.

Child of Henry Foster Silcock and Ann Handy

Mildred Silcock

(say 1892 - )
     Mildred Silcock was born say 1892. She was the daughter of Henry Foster Silcock and Ann Handy.

Edward Sill

     Edward Sill was born in Suffolk, England.
     Edward Sill married Ann Bullett, daughter of Samuel Bullett and Jane Stearn, on 11 November 1815 in Euston, Suffolk.

Sarah Sillett?

(before April 1849 - )
     Sarah Sillett?'s birth was registered in the quarter ending before April 1849 in Finningham, Suffolk.
     The marriage of Sarah Sillett? and William Cocksedge, son of Thomas Cocksedge and Mary Ann Poole, was registered in Hartismere RD, Suffolk, in the December 1868 quarter.
     Sarah Sillett? and William Cocksedge appeared on the 1871 census in East Ardsley, Yorkshire. Next door to Thomas & Mary Ann was their likely son, William 25, coal pit labourer, born Woolpit & his wife, Sarah Cocksedge aged 22, born Finningham and their daughter Mary M aged 2, born Finningham.

Child of Sarah Sillett? and William Cocksedge

Frederick Charles Sillito

(23 February 1889 - 30 March 1978)
     Frederick Charles Sillito was born on 23 February 1889 in Market Drayton, Shropshire.
     Frederick Charles Sillito married Violet Eugene Harris, daughter of John Tyack Harris and Elizabeth Anne Ross, in April 1920.
     Frederick died on 30 March 1978 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, aged 89.

Lily Rose Silva

( - October 1969)
     Lily Rose Silva married Albert George Devonshire, son of Walter George Devonshire and Charlotte Marion Sedunary, circa 1951.
     Lily died in October 1969.

Elizabeth Silver

(before 1625 - before December 1649)
     Elizabeth Silver was born before 1625.
     Elizabeth Silver married William Cocksedge, son of Richard Cocksedge and Barbara Miles, on 28 August 1643 in St Mary, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.
     Elizabeth died before December 1649 in Rougham, Suffolk.

Children of Elizabeth Silver and William Cocksedge

Ellen K Silverside

     Ellen K Silverside married Albert Victor Minter, son of Arthur Minter and Julia Elizabeth Cocksedge, in 1918 in West Ham, Middlesex.

Children of Ellen K Silverside and Albert Victor Minter

Alice Silvester

(25 March 1653 - )
     Alice Silvester was christened on 25 March 1653 in Penistone, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Thomas Silvester and Eleanor or Ellen Unknown (Silvester).
     Alice Silvester married William Bagshaw in September 1674 in Bradfield, Yorkshire.

Ann Silvester

(28 January 1665 - )
     Ann Silvester was christened on 28 January 1665 in Bradfield, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Thomas Silvester and Eleanor or Ellen Unknown (Silvester).
     Ann Silvester married Joseph Taylor on 17 May 1683 in Bradfield, YKS.

Anne Silvester

(23 March 1650 - before 11 August 1711)
     Anne Silvester was christened on 23 March 1650 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Thomas Silvester and Eleanor or Ellen Unknown (Silvester). Anne Silvester was christened on 29 January 1665 in Bradfield, Yorkshire.
     In Thomas Silvester's will dated 17 August 1679 in Ecclesfield, Anne Silvester was named as heir; Memorandum ... I Thomas Silvester of Chapeltown within the parish of Ecclesfield .... gives five pounds each to his son John of Portsmouth, daughters Sarah & Anne & sons Thomas and Edward. The remainder to his younger children Priscilla, Henry, Martha & Elizabeth to be equally divided and appoints his wife Mary Silvester and son Nicholas Silvester joint executors. Witnessed by William Smith, John Silvester.
     She was mentioned in her brother's will dated Nov 1696 as being a servant to his daughter (Elizabeth Freeman). But his implies that Edward is the son of Thomas ... which appears not to be so.
     Anne Silvester was mentioned in the will of Henry Silvester dated 5 March 1707/8.
     Anne died before 11 August 1711 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. She was buried on 11 August 1711 in Ecclesfield.
     Anne Silvester made a will dated 14 August 1711. Mrs Anne Silvester, spinster, sister to John Silvester of Burthwaite, left among other things the income of two hundred pounds to be given and distributed yearly some time before Easter, at the discretion of the Trustees to the Poor house-keepers within Greno Firth or Quarter, and that the income of the residue or remainder, be it more or less, be employed in putting forth of poor children belonging to the abovesaid Firth or Quarter to trades, the Vicar of Ecclesfield for the time being to be always a Trustree, and the rest to be nominated by my executor John Silvester, of Burthwaite, in the parish of Darton, co. York. The "residue or remainder" was about 100 pounds and the whole of Mrs Silvester's bequest to the parish was laid out in purchasing a farm at Whitley.

Edward Silvester

(before 1570 - 1623)
     Edward Silvester was born before 1570. He was the son of Robert Silvester and Elizabeth Unknown (Silvester). He was a churchwarden in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire, between 1591 and 1615.
     Edward Silvester married Anne Smith on 5 August 1593 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire.
     Edward Silvester married secondly Lucy Oxspring on 29 January 1598/99 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. Edward Silvester was a church member in 1616 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. He was feoffee of the local church.
     Edward died in 1623 in High Green, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire.
     A footnote on p.24 of Gatty's Registers of Ecclesfield states that he was of High Green, in this parish. He was churchwarden for Grenofirth district in the years 1594 and 1615, and ffeofee in 1616. He was married twice.      Eastwood, in his History of Ecclesfield p.299, states that the Mortomley Lane End Hospital was founded by Edward Sylvester, of the Tower of London, Esq. who in April 21st 1693, conveyed for a term of 6000 years, certain lands at Womersley, in the county of York, to John Parkin, of Mortomley, Nicholas Sylvester, and John Allen in trust for the use of the Poor of Ecclesfield, to build for them an hospital as above described, and to pay thirty shillings a year to each of the occupants, or more if the estate produced more. Mr Nicholas Sylvester [died Sep 20, 1702] was to have the patronage during his life, and then the Vicar and Churchwardens of Ecclesfield (who were thenceforth to act as trustees), or any two of them, the Vicar being always one, to have the nomination.
The land at Womersley was sold in 1718 (the writings were signed at Barnsley Oct 3 1718, and registered at Wakefield) to Mr Tobiah Harvey, of Womersley, for 580/- ...
     Eastwood, p.300, states that a family of Silvester resided somewhere about High Green or Chapel Town, and the name occurs frequently in the parish records, the earliest being Robert Sylvester buried 1583, Edward Silvester, churchwarden in 1594, feoffee in 1616. The latter was described in the parish register as "of Hyegrene' in September 1599. A tombstone near the S E door of the church records the deaths of several members of the family: Thos: Silvester of Chapeltown, bur: Aug 21 1679; Eleanor his wife May 20 1669, Children by her, Mary bur 1668, Nicholas Sep 26 1702, Ann Aug 11, 1711. Mary wife of Nicholas Silvester July 4th 1702. Mary 2nd wife of Thos: Silvester Feb 15th 1679; by whom he had Hannah, bur. Oct 3 1677; Elizabeth March 20th 1682; Martha April 6 1683.

Children of Edward Silvester and Lucy Oxspring

Edward Silvester

(circa 1627? - before 23 January 1697)
     Edward Silvester was born circa 1627? In Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. He was the son of Unknown (Edward?) Silvester.
     Edward Silvester married Jane Walker on 20 November 1665 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. This is only speculation based on place and date.
     Edward Silvester made a will dated 14 November 1696 in London. His will mentions his manor, lordship & advowson of Warnford in Southampton which he leaves to his grandson George Freeman. He mentions his granddaughter Elizabeth Freeman and grandson Francis Freeman. He also mentions his sister Elizabeth Allen, his sister Sarah Clay, his cousin Priscilla Smith, his cousin Sculthorpe's children, his cousins Anne Silvester, the widow of William Silvester, Henry Silvester, John Silvester, Thomas Silvester & Sarah his wife, his godson Edward Silvester the son of the sd Thomas, his cousin Edward Silvester and his godson Edward Silvester son of the said Edward Silvester... Thomas Gilbert, his daughter Elizabeth Freeman

I Edward Silvester of London Esquire being at present indisposed as to the health of body but of sound and perfect mind and memory ...
Item I give devise and bequeath all that my manor or Lordship of Warnford with the rights members land appurtenances thereof in the County of Southampton and all that the advowson of the rectory of Warnford aforesaid and also all and singular my farms messuages lands closes mills tenements rents and hereditaments whatsoever situate lying and being within the manor towns parishes hamlets and fields of Warnford Homer and Preeshaw Westmeon Eastmeon Riplington Westberry and Peake or any of them or elsewhere within the said county of Southampton and every part and parcel thereof with their and every of their appurtenances unto my grandson George Freeman and the heirs of his body lawfully to be begotten and for default of such issue to my granddaughter Elizabeth Freeman and to the heirs of her body lawfully to be begotten and for default of such issue to my grandson Francis Freeman and to the heirs of his body lawfully to be begotten and for default of such issue to the right heirs of me the said Edward Silvester forever
Item I give devise and bequeath all those my messuages or tenements and farms and the several closes lands tenements and hereditaments thereunto belonging situate lying and being in the several parishes of Bray and Binfeild [in the County of Berks which are or late were in the several tenures or occupations of Robert Winch and Richard Pow-ey their under tenants or assigns and all and singular other my messuages lands tenements and hereditaments whatsoever situate lying and being in the said parishes of Bray and Binfeild] aforesaid or elsewhere in the county of Berks aforesaid and every part and parcel thereof with their and every of their appurtenances unto my said granddaughter Elizabeth Freeman and to the heirs of her body lawfully to be begotten and for default of such issue to my said grandson George Freeman and to the heirs of his body lawfully to be begotten and for default of such issue to my grandson Francis Freeman and to the heirs of his body lawfully to be begotten and for default of such issue to the right heirs of me the said Edward Silvester for ever
Item I give and bequeath unto my said Grandson Francis Freeman the sum of one hundred pounds of lawful money of England
Item I give and bequeath unto my loving sister Elizabeth Allen one annuity or yearly sum of twenty pounds of lawful money of England for and during the termed of her natural life to be paid unto her at two the most usual feasts or days of payment in the year...
Item I give and bequeath unto my sister Sarah Clay the sum of five pounds of lawful money of England
Item I give and bequeath unto my cousin Priscilla Smith the sum of five pounds of like money
Item I give and bequeath unto my cousin Skalthorps two children the sum of five pounds apiece of apiece money of England and to Love Sculthorpe the further sum of five pounds for mourning Item I give and bequeath unto my loving cousin Anne Silvester the sum of five pounds of lawful money of England and the further sum of six pounds for mourning Item I further give and bequeath unto my said cousin Anne Silvester the sum of one hundred pounds of lawful money of England which is owing to me by bond from John Silvester and the widow of William Silvester deceased in case she serves out her seven years in my daughters service
Item I give and bequeath unto my loving cousin Henry Silvester the sum of twenty pounds of lawful money of England and the further sum of seven pounds for mourning
Item I give and bequeath unto my loving cousin John Silvester whom I intend to make one of my Executors the sum of threescore pounds of lawful money of England in consideration of his care and pains in the Execution of this my Will and in the management of my daughters affairs and in the business incident thereunto and I further give and bequeath unto my said cousin John Silvester the sum of ten pounds for mourning
Item I give and bequeath unto my loving cousin Thomas Silvester whom I intend to make one other of my Executors the sum of threescore pounds of lawful money of England in consideration of his care and pains in the Execution of this my Will and in the affairs of my said daughter and in business incident thereunto and I further give and bequeath unto my said cousin Thomas Silvester and Sarah his wife the sum of fifteen pounds apiece of lawful money of England And I further give unto my said cousin Thomas Silvester the further sum of twenty pounds for mourning for himself his wife and children and to my godson Edward Silvester son of my said cousin Thomas Silvester the sum of twenty pounds of like money
Item I give and bequeath unto my loving cousin Edward Silvester the sum of twenty pounds of lawful money ^ [of] England and to my godson Edward Silvester son of my said cousin Edward Silvester the sum of twenty pounds of like money And I further give to my said cousin Edward Silvester twelve pounds for mourning for himself his wife and children
Item I give and bequeath unto my loving friend Mr Edward Hubbert the sum of ten pounds for mourning
Item I give and bequeath unto [my loving friend] Thomas Gilbert of Bredstreete Hill London Scrivener the like sum of ten pounds for mourning
Item I give and bequeath unto my loving friend John Midgley Scrivener the sum of ten pounds for mourning
Item I give and bequeath unto my loving friend Mr William Pellatt the sum of ten pounds for mourning
Item I give and bequeath unto my said daughter Elizabeth Freeman the sum of twenty pounds for mourning
Item I give and bequeath unto my said three grandchildren Francis Freeman George Freeman and Elizabeth Freeman the sum of ten pounds apiece for mourning
Item I make and ordain my said loving cousins John Silvester and Thomas Silvester and my loving friends Edward Hubbert and Thomas Gilbert Joint Executors of this my last Will and Testament and I give to the said Edward Hubbert and Thomas Gilbert for their care and pains therein to be taken the sum of ten pounds apiece of lawful money of England ever and besides the mourning before to them and I do hereby request and desire all my said Executors to have a tender regard to my said daughter and her children and to be aiding and assisting to her and them in the management of their Estates and in the disposing of their persons And to that end I do hereby make and constitute my said Executors Guardians of my said grandchildren
Item I do will and appoint that the said rest and residue of all and singular my goods chattels debts to me owing ready money and estate whatsoever ( my debts due unto others my legacies herein before bequeathed and my funeral charges being thereout first defalked and discharged) I Will and appoint shall be divided re---ed into four equal parts or shares one fourth part whereof I give and bequeath unto my said loving grandson George Freeman to be delivered to him at the age of one and twenty years
And the other three fourth parts residue there of I give and bequeath unto my said loving granddaughter Elizabeth Freeman to be delivered her at her age of one and twenty years or day of marriage (which shall first happen) and I will and appoint that if my said grandson George Freeman shall happen to die before he shall attain the said age of one and twenty years or if my said Granddaughter Elizabeth Freeman shall happen to die before the said age and before her marriage that then the part share legacy and portion of him and her so dying shall go and be paid to the survivor of the them the said grandchildren and to my said grandson Francis Freeman provided always and I do hereby will devise declare and appoint that it shall and may be lawful to and for the said John Silvester and Thomas Silvester Edward Hubbert [and Thomas Gilbert] any or either of them and the survivors and survivor of them and the Executors and Administrators of the survivor of them at any time or times during so long time as either of them or any of my said grandchildren shall be under the age of one and twenty years and shall be unmarried to tend and put forth all or any part of my said estate which shall come to their or either of their hands and shall be belonging to such grandchild or grandchildren as shall be so under age and unmarried at interest upon security or securities to bee taken in the names of the said John Silvester Thomas Silvester Edward Hubbert and Thomas Gilbert or any of them or of the Executors or Administrators of the survivor of them and the interest and proceed thereof to go and be applied for and towards the maintenance and education of my said grandchildren according to their respective interests if my said Executors shall so think fit or otherwise for the increase of their said legacies or portions provided also ... In Witness whereof I the said Edward Silvester have to this my last Will and Testament contained in one skin of parchment and this piece of skin set my hand and seal the day and year first above written Edward Silvester Signed sealed published and declared by the within named Edward Silvester the Testator in our presence and subscribed and attested by us in his presence the nineteenth day of November one thousand six hundred ninety six Elizabeth Harvey John Midgley scrivener Phi: Hawys his servant.

     Edward died before 23 January 1697 in London.
     His will was proved on 23 January 1697 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. Proved by the oath of John Silvester, one of the executors however, reserved was the power of like administration to be made to to Thomas Silvester, Edward Hubbart also Hubbald and Thomas Gilbert the other executors when they come or the other of them comes seeking the same.

Child of Edward Silvester and Jane Walker

Edward Silvester

(circa 1656 - before 1719)
     He founded a school at Mortomley.. Edward Silvester was born circa 1656. He was the son of Thomas Silvester and Eleanor or Ellen Unknown (Silvester).
     In Thomas Silvester's will dated 17 August 1679 in Ecclesfield, Edward Silvester was named as heir; Memorandum ... I Thomas Silvester of Chapeltown within the parish of Ecclesfield .... gives five pounds each to his son John of Portsmouth, daughters Sarah & Anne & sons Thomas and Edward. The remainder to his younger children Priscilla, Henry, Martha & Elizabeth to be equally divided and appoints his wife Mary Silvester and son Nicholas Silvester joint executors. Witnessed by William Smith, John Silvester.
     Edward Silvester married Mary Brattle or Battell on 26 August 1691 in St Katherine by the Tower, London.
     Edward Silvester was mentioned in the will of Edward Silvester dated 14 November 1696.
     Edward died before 1719 in the Tower of London.
     Edward Silvester was mentioned as being deceased in the will of John Silvester dated 5 January 1719/20.

Children of Edward Silvester and Mary Brattle or Battell

Edward Silvester

(say 1690 - )
     Edward Silvester was born say 1690. He was the godson of his father's cousin Edward and mentioned in his will of 1696. He was the son of Thomas Silvester and Sarah Clay.
     He was heir to his father inc. the manor of Mexborough.
     Edward Silvester and Sarah Silvester, Elizabeth Silvester, William Silvester, Hannah Silvester, Thomas Silvester, Rebecca Silvester, Elizabeth Gilbert, Mary Gilbert and Sarah Gilbert were beneficiaries in Thomas Silvester's will dated 28 February 1710 in London.
     Edward Silvester was mentioned in the will of John Silvester dated 5 January 1719/20.
     He was presumably dead by 5 Jan 1719/20 when William is described as the eldest son now living of John of Birthwaite's brother Thomas.

Edward Silvester

(before 15 April 1632 - )
     Edward Silvester was born before 15 April 1632 in Penistone. He was the son of Richard Silvester and Margaret Robert.

Rev Edward Silvester

(before November 1691 - 24 November 1727)
     He was the heir of his uncle John of Birthwaite over hjis elder brother. Rev Edward Silvester was born before November 1691. An Edward was baptised 22 June 1692 as son of Edward & Mary at St Olave Hart St, London. He was described as the eldest son of Edward by his uncle John.. He was the son of Edward Silvester and Mary Brattle or Battell.
     Rev Edward Silvester was mentioned in the will of John Silvester dated 5 January 1719/20.
     Rev Edward Silvester married Anna Maria Wentworth, daughter of Godfrey Wentworth, on 21 November 1726 in Hickleton, Yorkshire. John Hobson's diary records: Nov 16th,
At Barnsley. Mr Sylvester, of Burthwaite, was married the Monday before, at Hickelton, with Miss Wentworth, daughter of Mr Godfrey Wentworth, deceased, brother to the present Mr Wentworth, of Wooley.
She married secondly Mr Bold of Lancashire.
     Edward died on 24 November 1727 in 'Birthwaite Hall', Kexborough, Darton, Yorkshire. Hobson claimed that his death was the long term effect of a fall which he incurred while attemting to assist the Countess of Strafford (from nearby Wentworth Castle) out of her coach when she was paying them a visit. He was buried on 30 November 1727 in Darton. John Hobson's diary records: 30th Nov 1727: At Darton. Saw the funerall of Mr Edward Silvester, who was buried in a vault under the south quier, where his unkle John Silvester was allso buried. He had been married about a year to Ms Wentworth and, soon after he was married, the Countess of Strafford went to pay him a visit; and, as he handed her ladyship out of the coach up the stepps, his foot slipt, and he fell upon his back, and was never right well after. He was bred up a clergyman, and was minister at Wickersly, nigh Rotherham, which he quitted when his unkle left him the estate. He died without issue. He has an elder brother, who is married, and has children, but his uncle left the estate from him, because he had disoblieged him by marrying.

Elizabeth Silvester

(before 1678 - before 20 March 1682)
     Elizabeth Silvester was born before 1678 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Thomas Silvester and Mary Smith.
     In Thomas Silvester's will dated 17 August 1679 in Ecclesfield, Elizabeth Silvester was named as heir; Memorandum ... I Thomas Silvester of Chapeltown within the parish of Ecclesfield .... gives five pounds each to his son John of Portsmouth, daughters Sarah & Anne & sons Thomas and Edward. The remainder to his younger children Priscilla, Henry, Martha & Elizabeth to be equally divided and appoints his wife Mary Silvester and son Nicholas Silvester joint executors. Witnessed by William Smith, John Silvester.
     In Mary Smith's will dated 28 January 1679/80 in Mortomley, Ecclesfield, Elizabeth Silvester was named as heir; Memorandum that I Mary Silvester of Mortomley in the parish of Ecclesfield, widdow do declare that this is my last will and testament as followeth; And I devise John Smith junior of Nortley (?) and John Silvester (?) of Burton to be supervisors of this my last will and testament Imprimis I devise my father William Smith see my body decently buried and all my funeral expenses discharges and all my just debts and legacies out of my personal estate to sell ... and discharged and the rest of my goods chattels debts whatsoever I do give and bequeath to my two daughters Elizabeth & Martha equally to be divided between them;
     And if it shall happen that either of them shall die before they attain the age of one and twenty years then my mind and will is that her part shall be paid to the survivor;
     Item I give unto Priscilla Silvester 2/6
     Item I give unto Henry Silvester 2/6;
     Item I give unto Martha Samuel (?) and Jeremiah Smith children (?) of my sister Janie Smith, each of them 2/6 and I do ordain and appoint my father William Smith of Mortomley sole executor. 28 January 1679/80, Mary Silvester. Witnessed by George Allen his mark, Charles Smith his mark, John Silvester.

     Elizabeth died before 20 March 1682 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. She was buried on 20 March 1682/83 in Ecclesfield.

Elizabeth Silvester

(before October 1599 - )
     She may be the Isabel Selvester who married Rich. Nedon on 13 Oct n 1639 [IGI] but the Ecclesfield marriage register microfiche is illegible.. Elizabeth Silvester was born before October 1599 in High Green, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Edward Silvester and Lucy Oxspring. Elizabeth Silvester was christened in October 1599 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire.

Elizabeth Silvester

(say 1630 - )
     Elizabeth Silvester was born say 1630. She was the daughter of Unknown (Edward?) Silvester.
     Elizabeth Silvester married George Allen on 3 November 1650 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire.

Elizabeth Silvester

(say 1687 - )
     Elizabeth Silvester was born say 1687. She was the daughter of Thomas Silvester and Sarah Clay.
     Elizabeth Silvester and Sarah Silvester, Edward Silvester, William Silvester, Hannah Silvester, Thomas Silvester, Rebecca Silvester, Elizabeth Gilbert, Mary Gilbert and Sarah Gilbert were beneficiaries in Thomas Silvester's will dated 28 February 1710 in London.
     Elizabeth Silvester married William Gilbert before 1717.
     In Thomas Silvester's will dated 7 April 1727 in the Tower of London, Elizabeth Silvester was named as heir; His will left £2000 his mother Sarah Silvester, he leaves bequests (£200) to his brother William Silvester & his sisters Hannah Silvester, Elizabeth Gilbert Wife of William Gilbert of Pancras Lane London, his brother in law Mr Thomas Gilbert of Thames Street London. Smaller bequests (£100) were given to his cousin Sarah Turner of the Tower of London Spinster, his cousin Anne Clay of the Tower of London Spinster, [his later brother in law] Mr William Berrisford Mariner now belonging to the good ship the Princess of Wales in the service of the East India Company and friend Mr Thomas Harrison of the parish of St. Botolph Aldgate linen draper and £50 to Mr Robert East of the parish of St. Olave Hart Street London now apprentice to Mr Plant Wine Merchant when he turned 21.
He also gave to his brother William Silvester £100 in trust to place the same out at interest or otherwise improve the same on parliamentary security to pay quarterly to his Uncle Hezekiah Clay and Mary his wife.
He also gave £100 to share between his mother and brother William along with the residue of the estate and appointed them executors.
Signed, and witnessed by Edwd Short Jno. Travis Alex. Bolton Clerke to Mr Brent.

Children of Elizabeth Silvester and William Gilbert

Elizabeth Silvester

(say 1660 - )
     Elizabeth Silvester was born say 1660. She was the daughter of Edward Silvester and Jane Walker.
     Elizabeth Silvester married Unknown Freeman. An Elizabeth Sylvester married Ralph Freeman, on 22 June 1680 in Clerkenwell, London.
     Elizabeth Freeman was a defendant (with Ambrose Pudsey) in the court of equity pleadings. She had brough a writ of dower in the Court of Common Pleas against her son who had since gone tot eh East Indies,thereby depriving the plaintiff (Thomas Barlow) of the value of some of the testators Freeman's property, part of which was claimed as payment for the son's debts by writ of elegit from the King's Bench, and part had been leased to Edward Silvester, the other plaintiff. Local field and place names inc. Howsley Hall, Chapeltown and Ecclesfield are given. Others mentioned were Francis Barlow, Thomas Freeman and Howsley Freeman.

Children of Elizabeth Silvester and Unknown Freeman

Francis Silvester

(30 May 1613 - )
     Francis Silvester was christened on 30 May 1613 in Ecclesfield. He was the son of Edward Silvester and Lucy Oxspring.

Hannah Silvester

(say 1692 - )
     Hannah Silvester was born say 1692. She was the daughter of Thomas Silvester and Sarah Clay.
     Hannah Silvester and Sarah Silvester, Elizabeth Silvester, Edward Silvester, William Silvester, Thomas Silvester, Rebecca Silvester, Elizabeth Gilbert, Mary Gilbert and Sarah Gilbert were beneficiaries in Thomas Silvester's will dated 28 February 1710 in London.
     Hannah Silvester was mentioned in the will of John Silvester dated 5 January 1719/20.
     In Thomas Silvester's will dated 7 April 1727 in the Tower of London, Hannah Silvester was named as heir; His will left £2000 his mother Sarah Silvester, he leaves bequests (£200) to his brother William Silvester & his sisters Hannah Silvester, Elizabeth Gilbert Wife of William Gilbert of Pancras Lane London, his brother in law Mr Thomas Gilbert of Thames Street London. Smaller bequests (£100) were given to his cousin Sarah Turner of the Tower of London Spinster, his cousin Anne Clay of the Tower of London Spinster, [his later brother in law] Mr William Berrisford Mariner now belonging to the good ship the Princess of Wales in the service of the East India Company and friend Mr Thomas Harrison of the parish of St. Botolph Aldgate linen draper and £50 to Mr Robert East of the parish of St. Olave Hart Street London now apprentice to Mr Plant Wine Merchant when he turned 21.
He also gave to his brother William Silvester £100 in trust to place the same out at interest or otherwise improve the same on parliamentary security to pay quarterly to his Uncle Hezekiah Clay and Mary his wife.
He also gave £100 to share between his mother and brother William along with the residue of the estate and appointed them executors.
Signed, and witnessed by Edwd Short Jno. Travis Alex. Bolton Clerke to Mr Brent.
     Hannah Silvester married William Beresford on 23 March 1731 in Christ Church, Newgate St, (Greyfriars), London.

Child of Hannah Silvester and William Beresford

Hannah Silvester

(24 June 1676 - before 3 October 1677)
     Hannah Silvester was christened on 24 June 1676 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Thomas Silvester and Mary Smith.
     Hannah died before 3 October 1677 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. She was buried on 3 October 1677 in Ecclesfield.