‘Busby.—St. Mary Caslany, Norwich, June 24, 1605, Nicholas Busbye and Bridgett Cocke (Phillimore’s Norfolk Mar., vol. 3, p. 5). Nicholas Busby of Watertown came from Norwich in 1637, aged 50, with wife Bridget, aged 53, and four children (Savage’s Gen. Dict.).’
' “Aprill 8th 1637. The examinaction of Nicho: Busbie of Norwich in Norff. weauer, aged 50 yeares and Bridgett his wife aged 53 yeares with 4 children, Nicho: John: Abraham: and Sarath: are desirous to goe to boston in New England to inhabit.’
'The only baptism for a child of Christopher and Margaret Cocke listed in the St. Mary's Coslany registers was an unnamed daughter in 1582. The complete date is not readable, but the entry falls between [---] May and 8 September of that year. The child might be Bridget, as it is not far off her age of 53 as given in the 1637 emigration record. ... Margaret ... left a will dated 27 July 1616 ... Other legatees included daughter Bridget, son-in-law Nicholas Busby, and their children ...'
Bridget (Cocke) Busby 'died in Boston, Massachusetts, between 1 and 3 July 1660 [citing Prindle, Crosby Ancestors, 1:6. [Her son-in-law William Nickerson, swore on 26 Feb. 1660/1 that she had died the previous July; the inventory of her estate was taken on 3 July.]].'