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Thomas Burges

Male Abt 1540 - 1626  (~ 86 years)


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  • Name Thomas Burges 
    Born Abt 1540  Of, Truro, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Apr 1626  Truro, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 7 May 1626  Truro, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • At the Herald's Visitation of Truro, Cornwall, when the city arms were confirmed, 9 Oct 1620, Thomas Burges was one of the four Alderman, his son, Thomas Jr., was one of the Burgesses and Hugh Boscawen who was a near kinsman to his wife, was recorder of the city.

      Thomas was a merchant by trade.



      WILL OF THOMAS BURGESS, the elder

      Will of THOMAS BURGESS, the elder of Truro, Cornwall, merchant 20 September 1619, proved 12 December 1623. To be buried in the chancel of Truro church if I be within ten miles of the same at my death. To my wife Honner Burges her chest with all moneys and jewels or things in the same as was hers at the time of my death, and two large sliver bowls and one large gilt tankard which she herself brought In my life time. I give her also during her natural life, twenty pounds sterling per annum; and if she refuse the Duchy land that falleth to her by custom then I give her ten pounds per annum more. Other bequests to her. To my son Henry Burges, during his life, ten pounds per annum. If Jane Burges, now wife of my son Henry. shalt survive her husband then I bequeath to her twenty pounds sterling. To my daughter in law Elizabeth Burges, mine executors wife, for a remembrance of me two of my best and valuablest pieces of plate, to be chosen by herself To my son, Humfrey Burges fifty pounds. To my son Richard five pounds. To Thomas Burges, the son of my son Richard. twenty pounds at one and twenty. To my daughter Ann Trethewey fifty pounds. To John, Thomas, Richard, Barnard, Margery. Judith, Honnor and Joane Trethewey, sons and daughters of Robert Trethewey, ten pounds apiece at marriage or age of one and twenty. To my daughter Jane Poynter ten pounds. To all my godsons twenty shillings apiece. To Josais Burges, at one and Twenty, five pounds. To four of the poor of the town of Truro two pence apiece to begin the next Sabbath after my death and to continue forever. Six shillings eight pence for a sermon to be preached the next Sabbath after my burial and so yearly to continue forever; and for performance thereof mine executor shall tie the land, by order of law, unto the Town and Borough of Truro for performance thereof. Mine executor shall give it himself and after his decease the Mayor of the said Borough. My Brother in law Mr. Anthony Pye, my son in law Mr. Robert Trethewey and my brother in law Mr. Peter Sidman shall be the overseers of this my last will &c., to each of whom I give one gold ring worth thirty shillings apiece posy momento morei. The residue to my eldest son Thomas Burges whom I make and appoint sole executor &c. Swann, 127. [2]
    Person ID I626600  7_families
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2006 

    Father Ellice Burges,   b. Abt 1512, Of, Truro, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mrs. Ellice Burdges,   b. Abt 1520, Of, Truro, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1540  Of, Truro, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F228230  Group Sheet

    Family Honor Sidnam,   b. Abt 1558, Of, Tregonie, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1632, Truro, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married Abt 1577  Of, Tregonie, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Burges,   b. Abt 1578, Of, Truro, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Thomas Burges,   b. Abt 1580, Of, Truro, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1626, , , England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)
     3. Richard Burges,   b. Abt 1589, Of, Truro, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Humphrey Burges,   b. Abt 1591, Of, Truro, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1635 Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Henry Burges,   b. Abt 1594, Of, Truro, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. John Burges,   b. 12 Jul 1598, Of, Truro, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Jane Burges,   b. 12 Aug 1599, Of, Truro, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2006 
    Family ID F228228  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S7714] The Burgess history tree, Paul F. Burgess, (Franklin, N.C. : Genealogy Pub. Service, c1993), Book #929.273 B912bp., 2 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S7714] The Burgess history tree, Paul F. Burgess, (Franklin, N.C. : Genealogy Pub. Service, c1993), Book #929.273 B912bp..