Henry Horsell of Wootton Bassett
(Est 1570-1629/31)
Edith Bathe
(Est 1575-1638)
Bartholomew Horsell of Wootton Bassett
Dorothy Pickcott
(Est 1610-1684)
Edith Horsell


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John Maskelyne of Wootton Bassett

Edith Horsell

  • Christened: 2 Mar 1644, Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, England 1
  • Married: 1 Mar 1674, Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, England 2
  • Buried: 2 Jan 1701/2, Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, England 3

  General Notes:

compiler's 8 x great grandmother

  Research Notes:

First name transcribed as Jdeth, though arguably the first letter is an I. See discussion on this matter here.

A posting at the same source provides further evidence this is the correct Edith by virtue of the fact that one of the individuals that conducted the inventory for Edith’s sister in-law, Mary Horsell, was William Ogbourne, Edith’s son-in-law and the husband of her daughter Edith.


Edieth wife of John Maskelyne, maltster (burial record)

  Marriage Information:

Edith married John Maskelyne of Wootton Bassett, son of Edmund Maskelyne and Anne Maskelyn, on 1 Mar 1674 in Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, England 1. (John Maskelyne was born in 1656 in Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, England, christened on 3 Mar 1657 in Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, England and was buried on 31 Jul 1732 in Wootton Bassett St. Bartholomew All Saints, Wiltshire, England.)


1 Wootton Bassett Wilts Parish Registers, Baptisms.

2 Wiltshire, England, Marriages, 1538-1837 (Groom's surname spelled MASKLYNE).

3 England, Select Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991, FHL Film Number 1279358.

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