Edmund Abney (1528)

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Edmund Abney
Sex: Male
Birth: bef1570
Death: 1 Apr 1604
Father: George Abney (1480)
Spouse/Partner: Ellene Wolsley
Marriage: 1587 - Leichester, England
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Edmund Abney

Edmund Abney (son of George Abney & Ellen Wolesley) given 40 acres by his father; settled in Leicester where he was admitted as freeman in 1594 and Counsellor in 1599; served as Lord Mayor of Leicester; married Catherine Ludlam in 1587; will proved January 25, 1604; buried in St. Mary's Church in Leicester.

William Ludlam: believed to have been born at Oakby about 1528; moved atop Leicester where he engaged in the business of Butcher and Innkeeper; created as Burges in 1550 and Chamberlain in 1576; chosen as one of Mayor's Bretherine in 1576; coroner in 1580; alderman for one of the wards for collecting subsidies in 1590; regularly chosen to be auditor of accounts 1566-1599; one of the commissioners of the first 24 aldermen for life by Queen Elizabeth's Charter of Incorporation of the Borough; Lord Mayor of Leicester in 1587; died in 1602; children were William Ludlam (1568-1628) who served as Lord Mayor in 1624; and Catherine who married Edmund Abney.



Name Birthdate Birthplace Death date Death place
Children of Edmund Abney (1528) and Catherine Ludlam
Paul Abney (bef1596) 1800

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