The Higginsons in England and America

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Higginson Book Co., 1903 - Reference - 38 pages

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Page 36 - They bear arms ; sable, three towers in fess argent, between six trefoils slipped, three in chief, three in base or. Crest, out of a tower proper a demi-griffin segreant vert armed, and beaked or.] [HIGGINBON, OP LEIGH AND LIVERPOOL.
Page 33 - Marlow (England) branch of the family, that this venerable clergyman, from whom they also are descended, lived and did his duty as a clergyman till the age of one hundred and four, and was then drowned by the sudden rising of a brook as he was returning from church.
Page 32 - Court of the Bishop of Lincoln in the Archdeaconry of Leicester it appears that probate was allowed on the will of John Higginson, late vicar of Claybrooke, presented by Francis Higginson, of the city of Leicester, and Thomas Coleman, of Stretton Parva.
Page 37 - Higgins," Fellow of Baliel College, 1557-60. MA, 1 July, 1557.
Page 32 - Claybrooke," on page 90, prints the customs belonging to the parishioners of Ullesthorp, Bittesby, Wibtoft, and Wigston Parva, which are comprised in the Easter Roll. "Remembrance of the customs and manners of tything used in the Parish of Claybrooke in the County of Leicester and allowed by Mr. John Higginson, clerke, vicar there now almost two and fifty years together and by the freeholders and inhabitants whose names are subscribed. AD 1623.
Page 29 - Wem, and trustee for a small legacy for Agnes Higginson, which his father had received for her benefit from her father. No trace of Nicholas is found in the parish records of Wern, nor has his will been found.
Page 15 - my Wife " my 3 kyne & all rest of cattel ; to " all my Sons " xiid each and to > ' my daughter " xiid — ; residue to my Wife. Executors — my Wife and my Son George Higginson, Debt to John Higginson, Witnesses — John Heyward, Robert Podmore, John Cooke, John Goughe.
Page 12 - Higginson decd hath lefte to my sone Thomas Higginson and my daughter Sara and her children " certain legacies, to my son in law William Astle 40/ & to his son Edward Astle 40/ ; to my goddaughter Ales Astle a gowne ; to my daughter Sara — apparel ; rest to my said son and daughter. Overseer — Thomas Lloyd, Clerke, Witnesses — Robert Sheerer, Peter Whitcombe, Isacke Longdon, — Inventory, 18 august 1615, by Raphe Astle, Tho'.
Page 4 - Shropshire north of Shrewsbury, and the Higginsons in northern Warwickshire, are all of the same family. Whether the other and smaller groups revealed by investigation belong to that family, or are descendants of some other early Higgins or Hickerson, etc., is an open question.
Page 38 - Nov., 1600, set 17. THOMAS HIGGINSON, admitted Christ College, Cambridge, 9 May, 1645. Scholar of Brazenose College, 1648. BA 3 Nov., 1648. Perhaps vicar of church at Miushull, Chesire ; ejected 1662, for conformity.

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