Person:Nicholas Gaynesford (1)

Nicholas Gaynsford, Esq.
Facts and Events
Name[1] Nicholas Gaynsford, Esq.
Gender Male
Alt Birth? 1424 Crowhurst, Surrey, EnglandCitation needed
Property[2] Carshalton, Surrey, EnglandStone Court
Birth? 1425 Crowhurst, Godstone, Surrey, EngCitation needed
Marriage 1439 to Margaret Sydney
Other[3] 1461, 1469, 1473, 1486 Sheriff of Surrey and Sussex
Death[2] 1497
Will[4] 27 Jul 1498
Other[5] one of the four esquires of the body to Edward IV, and an esquire to the body of Henry VII
Probate[4] 4 Nov 1498
Burial[2] Carshalton, Surrey, England
  1. Gainsford, in Bannerman, William Bruce; Thomas Benolte; Augustine Vincent; Samuel Thompson; and Robert Cooke. The visitations of the county of Surrey made and taken in the years 1530 by Thomas Benolt, 1572 by Robert Cooke and 1623 by Samuel Thompson and Augustin Vincent. (London: [Harleian Society], 1899), page 94.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Carshalton, in Malden, Henry Elliot. The Victoria history of the county of Surrey. (London: A. Constable, 1902-1912), 4:178-188.
  3. High Sheriff of Surrey, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Will of Nicholas Gaynesford of Carshalton, Surrey, PROB 11/11/486.

    His will mentions:
    -his wife Margaret
    -his son Robert Gainsford (married to Margaret)
    -his cousin Eyrton
    -his daughter Margaret Gainsford, the daughter of his son John [sic]
    -his cousin John Highland?
    -his mother Margaret (Robert's grandmother)
    -his son Walter/Water
    -his son Robert Clifford
    -his cousin Kirketon(?)

  5. Surrey archaeological collections relating to the history and antiquities of the county. (Castle Arch: Guilford, Surrey Archaeological Society, 1858-), 3:61.