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Frances Coleclough

Frances Coleclough[1, 2]

Female 1557 - 1632  (74 years)

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  • Name Frances Coleclough 
    Born 6 Nov 1557  Kildare, IE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1 May 1632  Smethwick, Cheshire, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Oswald's Church, Brereton, Cheshire, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3316  Smithwick Family Tree
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2019 

    Family William Smethwick,   b. 1 Oct 1551, Smethwick, Cheshire, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1643, Smethwick, Cheshire, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 1585 
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2019 08:15:12 
    Family ID F1108  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Frances (Colclough) Smethwick - memorial
    Frances (Colclough) Smethwick - memorial

  • Sources 
    1. [S327] Visitation of Cheshire, 1613, Armytage and Rylands, (The Record Society, 1909), https://archive.org/stream/recordsociety58recouoft#page/210/mode/2up.

    2. [S328] History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol. 3, George Ormerod, (Lackington, Hughes, et al, London, 1819).
      In Brereton Church is a large marble monument with half figures of William Smethwick and his wife Frances Coleclough inscribed:
      "Here lieth the body of William Smethwicke of Smethwicke esq. who, mindful of his death, erected this monument for himself and, his wife, pious to God, pious in good workes which William was born Oct. l, Anno D'ni 1551 and died June 16 Anno Dni' 1643."

      On a similar tablet under the female:
      "Here alsoe lieth the body of Frances Smethwicke, daughter of Sir Anthony Coleclough, Knight, married to William Smethwicke aforesaid and lived in wedlocke with him S8 years a devout and hospitall matron, born Anno Dom: l557, in the Castle of Kildare, in Ireland, Novemb. 6, and died lst of May, 1632."