Category Archives: Wood

William Greene the elder – of Limehouse?

In the last two posts I’ve been revisiting the will of William Greene the elder, a Stepney mariner who died in 1634 – and who I believe (but cannot yet prove) was my ancestor. Searching the parish registers, I’ve come … Continue reading

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The Fogg family of Kent

In her will of 1652, Elizabeth Greene, widow of Stepney, writes as follows: I give and bequeath unto my two Kinsmen Master Whittingham fogge and Ezekias fogg his brother both Living in East Kent fortie shillings apiece with benefit of … Continue reading

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The family of Whittingham Wood of Canterbury, gentleman (1614 – 1656)

In the previous post, I announced my intention to revisit the 1652 will of Elizabeth Greene of Stepney, exploring some of the many individuals and families that she mentions in that document. In this post, I want to begin by … Continue reading

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Revisiting the will of Elizabeth Greene (d.1655), widow of Stepney

In my efforts to find out more about the family of my 8 x great grandfather Captain William Greene of Ratcliffe (d. 1686), I’ve often referred to the will of Elizabeth Greene, who died in 1655.  Elizabeth was the widow … Continue reading

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