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Sir William Webb[1, 2]

Male - 1599


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  • Name William Webb 
    Title Sir 
    Born Reading, Berkshire, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Jul 1599  Cordwainer Ward, London, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Dunstan's in the East, London, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I389  Smithwick Family Tree | Smithwicks in Ireland
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2019 

    Father John Webb,   b. Reading, Berkshire, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Johanna 
    Family ID F1084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Benedicta Draper,   b. 1541,   d. 30 Jun 1604  (Age 63 years)  [3
    Married 12 Jun 1559  St. Dunstan's in the East, London, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Rose Webb,   b. London, UK Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Christopher Webb,   d. 11 Jan 1592
    +3. Margaret Webb,   bur. St. Martin Orgar Church, London, UK Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth Webb
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2019 13:58:27 
    Family ID F146  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1563 - Purchases Hyde Manor in Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire from family of Ellis Ibgrave, deceased

      1579 - His father John Webb was mayor of Reading

      1581 - listed as sheriff of London (23rd year in the reign of Queen Mary)

      1591 - Lord-Mayor of London, salter profession (33rd year in the reign of Queen Mary)

      1592 - Knighted.

      4 Jul 1599 - Died. From "The Aldermen of the City of London, Temp. Henry III.-1908" Volume 1 by Alfred Beaven Beaven.

      From "Analytical index to ... the Remembrancia, preserved among the archives of the city of London [compiled by W.H. and H.C. Overall]." Corp. of Lond., libr. comm, William Henry Overall, Henry Charles Overall, 1878. "William Webbe Salter elected Alderman of Queenhithe June 6th 1581 Sheriff Lord Mayor 1591-92 removed to Cordwainer February 13th 1593 President of and Bethlem Hospitals 1594 till his death July 4th 1599 He was buried at St Dunstan's in the East He was the Son of John Webbe of Reading Berks Clothier where family was seated for many years His sister Lucy by her second marriage with William Clothier of the same town was the mother of Archbishop Laud His Wife Bennet a daughter of Sir Christopher Draper Lord Mayor 1566."

      1612 - Hyde Manor sold to Lawrence Greene, grocer of London

      Similar details are here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Webbe_(mayor)

  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Analytical index to ... the Remembrancia, preserved among the archives of the city of London , William Henry Overall, Henry Charles Overall, (Pardon and Son, 1870.), p. 30.

    2. [S79] FindAGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/126088061/william-webb.

    3. [S35] Burke's Irish Family Records, Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd, editor, (Burke's Peerage Limited, 1976), p. 1030.