Category Archives: Byne

John Byne of Wadhurst (died 1614)

In my recent posts about the early generations of the Byne family of Sussex, I’ve referred several times to a certain John Byne of Wadhurst and to the fact that his exact relationship to my ancestors remains a puzzle. The … Continue reading

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Three generations of Bynes: a summary

My recent posts have traced my Sussex Byne ancestors from the early sixteenth to the mid-seventeenth century. Before moving on, it might be useful to provide a summary of these three generations in this branch of my maternal family tree (italics … Continue reading

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Two sons of Stephen Byne of Burwash

My 10 x great grandparents Stephen and Mary Byne of Burwash, Sussex, had six children: two daughters and four sons. Their daughter Elizabeth (1613 – 1639) married Gregory Markwick but died at a young age, while their other daughter Mary … Continue reading

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Stephen Byne of Burwash (1586 – 1664)

In the last two posts I’ve been discussing the sons of my 11 x great grandfather, Edward Byne of Burwash, Sussex, who died in 1614. The only one of his sons that I’ve yet to write about is my 10 … Continue reading

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Three sons of Edward Byne of Burwash

In the last post I wrote about Magnus Byne of Framfield, Sussex (1576 – 1647), the eldest son of my 11 x great grandparents Edward and Agnes Byne of Burwash. Magnus had four younger brothers, including my 10 x great … Continue reading

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Magnus Byne of Framfield (1576 – 1647)

My 11 x great grandfather Edward Byne of Burwash, Sussex, who died in 1614, and whose will I discussed in the previous post, had five sons who survived him. In this post I want to write about his eldest son, … Continue reading

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Some notes on the will of Edward Byne of Burwash

The last will and testament of my 11 x great grandfather Edward Byne of Burwash, signed and sealed in December 1611, includes some interesting information about him and his family. Although will preambles should not be taken as an entirely … Continue reading

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