Edmund Maskelyne of Wootton Bassett
(Abt 1613-1668)
Anne Maskelyn
(1616-Bef 1668)
Bartholomew Horsell of Wootton Bassett
Dorothy Pickcott
John Maskelyne of Wootton Bassett
Edith Horsell
Ann Maskelyne


Family Links

1. John Ferris of Wootton Bassett

2. William Tarrant of Wootton Bassett

Ann Maskelyne

  • Christened: 20 Aug 1682, Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, England 1
  • Married (1): 11 Dec 1705, Avebury, Wiltshire, England 2
  • Married (2): 10 May 1714, Liddington, Wiltshire, England 3
  • Buried: 2 Feb 1743/4, Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, England 4

  Orthographic variation: MASKLIN

  Research Notes:

On 11 Mar 1712/3 Anne Ferris of Wootton Bassett in County Wilts, widow, was granted Administration of the Goods & Credits of her late husband John Ferris.

Witnesses: Wm Pleydell, Ja: Long, John Ferris of Wootton Bassett, William Ogborne of the same place. 5


On 25 May 1717 Anne Tarrant of Wootton Bassett in County Wilts, widow, was granted Administration of the Goods & Credits of her late husband William Tarrant deceased. Witnesses: Edwd Jones, Sarah Ferris, Robt Franklyn, William Ogborne of Wootton Bassett 6


In 1731 Ann Tarrant was bequeathed one shilling in her father's Will and her children from both marriages received bequests of 5 shillings apiece.

In 1737 the widow of William Tarrant was bequeathed 5 shillings in the Will of her mother-in-law Elisabeth Tarrant of Lambourn Berks, widow.

  Marriage Information:

Ann married John Ferris on 11 Dec 1705 in Avebury, Wiltshire, England. (John Ferris died shortly before 11 Mar 1712/3.)

  Marriage Notes:

Both of Wootton Bassett

  Marriage Information:

Ann also married William Tarrant, son of William Tarrant of Lambourne and Elizabeth, on 10 May 1714 in Liddington, Wiltshire, England. (William Tarrant was buried on 13 Jan 1716/7 in Wootton Bassett St. Bartholomew All Saints, Wiltshire, England.)

  Marriage Notes:

William Tarrant of the Parish of Lamborne and Anne Ferris of Wotton Bassett.


1 Wootton Bassett Parish Registers, Baptisms (surname spelled MASKELYN).

2 Wiltshire, England, Marriages, 1538-1837.

3 Liddington Parish Registers.

4 Wiltshire Burials Index 1538-1990.

5 Probate records of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire, P3/F/274i.

6 Ibid., P3/T/446.

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