Person:Stephen Arnold (28)

Stephen Arnold
b.Bef 1503
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Stephen Arnold
Gender Male
Birth[2] Bef 1503
Residence[2] Abt 1524 Bucklebury par., Berkshire, England
Burial[1] 18 Dec 1567 Bucklebury par., Berkshire, Englandno probate
  1. 1.0 1.1 Greene, David L. “Townsend Ancestry of Richard of the Welcome, John of Philadelphia, Joseph of Chester County, and Joan of Chester County”, in Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania), 42 (4): 293-313, Fall/Winter 2002.

    (See RichardC Townsend from pages 297-8.)

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Humphreys, Arthur Lee. Bucklebury : a Berkshire parish, the home of Bolingbroke 1701-1715. (Reading England: The author, 1932), p 132. Cites Public Record Office (PRO) E 179/73/127: Lay Subsidy Roll.

    “Assessment of the Hundreds of Redyng and Theles, co. Berks., to the second payment of the subsidy granted 16 Henry VIII [1524-25].
    “Names of Tenant .. Valour .. Subsidy
    “Stephen Arnold, wages .. 20s .. 4d”

    According to the National Archives directory, the subsidy was granted by Parliament 21 May 1523, and the document is dated 20 Jan 1525.[1]

    Greene writes, “Stephen Arnold appears in the subsidy assessment for ‘Bukelbury,’ 1524–25, (Humphreys, Bucklebury, 132.) so he must have been born by 1503.”