Stephen Ley

Male Abt 1650 - 1716  (~ 66 years)


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  • Name Stephen Ley 
    Born Abt 1650 
    Gender Male 
    _UID 697E5E7B08DA5F4D90DE7F8B6074BA439754 
    Died May 1716  Weare Giffard, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 7 May 1716  Weare Giffard, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I919  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 12 May 2020 

    Father Stephen Ley,   b. Abt 1620, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1686, East Putford, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Mother Grace Smyth,   b. Abt 1630,   d. Abt 1689, East Putford, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married 1651  Frithelstock, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F226  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Unknown,   b. Abt 1645,   d. May 1724, Weare Giffard, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 29 Oct 1674  East Putford, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Grace Ley,   b. 1675, East Putford, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Susanna Ley,   b. 1677, East Putford, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Ley,   b. Abt 1679, East Putford, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1752, Weare Giffard, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
    +4. Dorothy Ley,   b. Abt 1682, East Putford, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1708, Georgeham, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
    +5. Stephen Ley,   b. 1683, East Putford, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1727, Weare Giffard, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     6. Thomas Ley,   b. 1685, East Putford, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1712  (Age 27 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F208  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The Stephen Ley-Mrs. Margaret Mill marriage is noted in both the West Putford and East Putford registers, with the West Putford register being more detailed. Perhaps one of the couple was from East Putford, and the other from West Putford.

      Feoffment   John Cawsey of Bideford, gent.   to   Stephen Ley of East Putford, gent.  ...
      This record is held by North Devon Record Office (South West Heritage Trust)

      See contact detailsReference: 2239 B-8/8
      Description:
      Feoffment
       
      John Cawsey of Bideford, gent.
       
      to
       
      Stephen Ley of East Putford, gent.
       
      Messuage called Higher or Over Twitchen
       
      £740
       
      22 Oct.
      Date: 1684
      Held by: North Devon Record Office (South West Heritage Trust), not available at The National Archives
      Language: English

      Title: Devon Record Office
      Reference: Z16/1/28/5
      Description:
      East Putford,
       
      Bond in £10
       
      John Fortescue of Parkham, gent., and Richard Risdon of Wolsfardisworthy, gent., obligors
       
      John Barnfild and Stephen Ley, gentlemen and Thomas Glidon, yeoman, feoffees for the Chapelry of East Putford
      Date: 25 August 1686
      Held by: Devon Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust), not available at The National Archives
      Language: English
      Former Reference Department: DD. 47274

      Catalogue description
      Devon Record Office
      This record is held by Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
      See contact details
      Reference: Z16/1/28/8
      Title: Devon Record Office
      Description:
      East Putford,




      Bond in £10


      Richard Oxnam of Parkham, husbandman, obligor


      Stephen Ley of Ware Gifford, gent., and John Barnfield of Eastputford, gent.


      For the repair of a messuage and tenement called Sexworthy on lease to the obligor form the obligees for a term of 7 years

      Date: 2 May 1709
      Held by: Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust), not available at The National Archives
      Former reference in its original department: DD. 47278
      Language: English
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