William Barber

William Barber was one of the five known children of John Barber and his wife Margaret of Witcham, a village in the fenland of Cambridgeshire, England.

William married Mary, and they set up home in Witcham where they went on to have at least seven children.

William pre-deceased Mary, leaving a detailed Will where he bequeath's sums of money to his children and grandchildren, and leaves Mary with a number of assets.

Life Events


  • Circa 1580 at Coveney, Cambridgeshire, England.


  • 19th June 1831 at Holy Trinity Church, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.


  • Mary (15??-?) in Cambridgeshire, England.


  • Margaret Barber (159?-1599)
  • William Barber (15??-?)
  • John Barber (15??-16??)
  • Robert Barber (1600-1638) married Winifred Gunton (1606-?)
  • Mary Barber (16??-?) married Thomas Cheesewright (16??-?)
  • Richard Barber (1605-?) married Margaret (16??-?)
  • Ursula Barber (1608-?) married Thomas Mountford (16??-?)

Census and Residence

  • 1630: Witcham, Cambridgeshire, England.


  • 1630: Husbandman

Last Will & Testament

  • Written October 1630


  • December 1631 at Witcham, Cambridgeshire, England.


  • 18th December 1631 at St. Martin's Church, Witcham, Cambridgeshire, England.



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