William Boyse
John Boyse
(Abt 1539-1643)
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John Boyse Reverend
(Abt 1569-1620)


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Joan Stowe

John Boyse Reverend

  • Born: Abt 1569, Great Edstone, Yorkshire, England 72,76
  • Baptized: 30 Nov 1575, Saint Peter, Leeds, Yorkshire, England 72
  • Marriage: Joan Stowe in 1604 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England 1308
  • Died: 30 Apr 1620, Halifax, Yorkshire, England about age 51 72,76

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 1309
John Boyse, or Boys, whose share in the translation of the Bible and Sir Henry Saville's noble edition of Chrysoston, will always make his name remembered, was the grandson of a clothier at halifax, in Yorkshire. His father, William Boyse, was born at Halifax, educated at St. John's, Cambridge, and ultimately took up his residence in Nettleshead, in Suffolk, where his son, John Boyse, was born in 1560.

~ The Diary and Correspondence of Dr. John Worthington, p. 96, footnote (2)

• Records and Notes. 1308
From Chapters on the Early Registers of Halifax Parish Church, p. 102:

1620 April 30 John Boies minister of Hallifax Church who gave by will beard date 14 Jul 1619, eight pounds to be lent to ye poore of Hallifax at ye discretion of his overseers who were Dr. Favou Will Boyse, his brother. John Boyse of Halifax, Humphrey Drake, Sam Lister, John Whitley and Will: Whitaker.

John Boyses' Will from p. 103:

His will was made 14 Jul 1619 and proved 8 Feb 1620/21, he being styled John Boyse of Halifax, preacher of God's word.

"I give the some of viijii, to be lent to the poore of Hallifax, at the discresation of my overseers, hereafter named, or the greater part of them : and I request that the be p'vision that may be, be made for the contynuance thereof. from tyme to tyme for ever. Item. I give to the poor of Elston where my land lyeth, ffortie shillinges."

He bequeathed the residue to his five daughters, equally. One third of all lands in Welburne and Edston, to descend to his elder son Samuel; and also another third, after the decease of his wife Johan. Out of the remaining third, £6 13s. 4d. a year for ten years, was to be paid to his five daughters, and the remained to his younger son John Boyse. He bequeathed £5, to his brother William Boyse, and 40s. to :-

"John Stawe of Biddingden, my wive's brother, if and when he shall come to Hallifax, to the comforting of my said wife."

John married Joan Stowe, daughter of John Stowe and Joan Baker, in 1604 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England.1308 (Joan Stowe was born in 1575 in Biddenham, Kent, England 213,588, baptized on 7 Aug 1575 in Biddenham, Kent, England 213 and died on 9 Jul 1630 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England 213,1308.)


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