Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Robert Bradshaw

Male 1622 - Bef 1685  (< 62 years)


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  • Name Robert Bradshaw 
    Born 1622 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1685  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I000494  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2018 

    Father Virginia Bradshaw 
    Family ID F00321  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne MNU Bradshaw,   b. 1637, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1665, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years) 
    Married Abt 1653  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Bradshaw,   b. Bef 1658, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1682, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 26 years)
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F00320  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1650-1652 Deed-Will Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 74
      At a Court held for the County of Northumberland the 22th of Aprill 1652
      Wee whose names are subscribed doe promise & ingage our selves to be true & faith full to the Comonwealth of England as it is now established without KING or HOUSE of LORDES

      These are to certify whom it may concerne that by reason of urgent occasions I cannott come unto Court but am contented to forme to the Ingagemt., Aprill the 11th 1652

      ROBERT BASHAW
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      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: ©Peter's Row - 2002
      Robert Bradshawe his deposition.
      Robert Bradshawe aged 32 years or there abouts
      sworn and examined the 6th day of November 1654 saith as
      followeth, That this depondent and Thomas Hayle failed
      some trees and planted some certain peach trees upon the
      land of Robert Newman (and assigned to John Haynie)
      before the 25th day of March last at the request of the said
      John Haynie and further this depondent saith not.
      Robert Bradshawe
      Jurate coram nobis John Trussell, James Hawley
      20th November 1655, This deposition was recorded.
      ===
      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: ©Peter's Row - 2002
      Thomas Hayle his deposition.
      Thomas Hayle warrent the above said oath to be true
      upon his oath and that he assisted the said Bradshawe in
      planting the said trees.
      Thomas Hayle his mark
      Jurate Coram Nobis'
      John Trussell, James Hawley
      20th November 1655, this deposition was recorded.
      ===
      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: ©Peter's Row - 2002
      Robert Bradshawe his deposition.
      Robert Bradshawe aged 34 years or there abouts
      sworn and examined saith, That Thomas Hayle laying sick
      this depondent desired him to set all matters to rights the
      said Hayle answered and said that all he had to say was that
      he did give unto this depondent his muskett and his cane
      and all he had else his debts being paid he did give unto
      Thomas Sheapheard and further this depondent saith not
      Robert Bradshawe
      20th March 1655,Jurat in court.
      ===
      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: ©Peter's Row - 2002
      Ann Bradshawe her deposition.
      Ann Bradshawe aged 18 years or there abouts sworn
      and examined saith, The same verbadim that Robert
      Bradshawe hath deposed.
      The mark of Ann Bradshawe
      20th March 1655, Jurat in court,
      ===
      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: ©Peter's Row - 2002
      Elizabeth Walker her deposition.
      Elizabeth Walker aged 48 years or there abouts sworn
      and examined saith, The very same verbatim that Robert
      and Ann Bradshawe hath deposed and further this
      depondent saith that the said Thomas Hayle said that if his
      daughter came to look for anything that Thomas Sheapheard
      should give her twelve pence for her portion and further this
      depondent saith not. .
      20th March 1655, Jurat in cour
      ===
      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: ©Peter's Row - 2002
      William Walker his deposition.
      William Walker aged 33 years or there abouts sworn
      and examined saith, That about two months since John
      Ayres being at this depondents house sold all his right and
      title to a boar unto Robert Laud which frequented with the
      said Lauds hogs about two or three days after the said Laud
      had so bought it he killed the boar, this depondents child
      going to the said Lauds house, at his return home told the
      marks of the boar which the said Laud had killed according
      to his knowledge unto Wm. Jeffes, John Powell being
      present immediately went to the said Lauds house and
      desired this depondent and William Jeffes to go with him
      supposeing to be of his mark bearing, come to the house
      John Powell took up the ears of the boar and said that them
      ears were of his mark and the next day after the the said
      Powell caused the boar to be fetched away from the said
      Lauds house, Richard Ball carried the body of the said boar
      and the said Powell carried the head the mark of the said
      boar to this depondents best knowledge was cropt and a
      hole in one ear and the other ear slit from the top to the
      bottom and a piece taken out from behind the ear further
      this depondent saith 'that John Ayres who [---] Robert
      Laud and he agreed about the said boar sold, told the said
      Laud that if there were a hole in either of the ears it was
      none of his hogs and the said Laud delivered a canoe unto
      the said Ayres in consideration of the boar and further this
      depondent saith not
      William Walker
      20th March 1655, Jurat in court.
      ===
      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: ©Peter's Row - 2002
      [page 81 L]
      To all Christian people to and before whom this
      writing shall come, Know you that we Robert Bradshawe
      and James Claughton of the County of Northumberland in
      Virginia our heirs, extrs, admtrs or assignees do bargain sell
      and [-----] and by these presents here unto"bargained sold
      and forever put over unto Richard Rice and Thomas Walter
      of the aforesaid county and to their heirs.rextrs, admtrs or
      assignees one tract of land laying and being in the aforesaid
      county upon the Westside of Mattoppanye Creek and
      bounding upon the land of Thomas Broughton from the said
      creek on the one side and upon the Beaver'Dams that parts
      the land of Thomas Sheppard and the said tract of land on
      the otherside and running from the said Mattoppanye Creek
      to the aforesaid Beaver Dams and from thence Westwardly
      into the woods along by the swamp or vally that runneth
      into the aforesaid Beaver Dams from the head of the said
      swamp or vally, and they the said Bradshawe and Claughton
      and their heirs, extrs, admtrs and assignees forever to
      warrent the aforesaid tract of land unto them Richard Rice
      and Thomas Walker and to their heirs, extrs, admtrs and
      assignees and also to save and keep them harmless from any
      molestation and trouble whatsoever that mayor shall
      happen or arise de future user which land so bought and
      delivered as aforesaid we the said Robert Bradshawe and
      James Claughton have put to our hands and seals the 27th
      day of February 1655.
      Robert Bradshawe, James Claughton
      The mark of Jone Claughton,
      The mark of Ann Bradshawe
      Signed and delivered in the presence of us;
      John Trussell
      John contanreau Henry Vincent
      "20th May 1656, This sale of land to Richard Rice and
      Thomas Walker was acknowledged in court by the said
      Robert Bradshawe and Thomas Claughton and is recorded
      ===
      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: ©Peter's Row - 2002
      [page 82 R]
      Temp. Bradshawe her confirmation of cattle to Robert Bradshawe.
      Whereas at the parting and dividing of cattle [----] the
      month of September in the year 1653 between [-.--] and
      Robert Bradshawe there was left unto the said [---] two
      cows and two heifers whereof one heifer [---] dead the
      cattle that are alive (vizt) the one being [-] cow marked
      [----] the cow and heifer being both [-] colored brown
      and mealy mouthed and all marked with a [----] fork on the
      right ear and a half moon under both [-]
      Now know you that I Temperance Bradshawe [-]
      and relict of John Bradshawe deceased do for me [-----] .
      heirs; extrs, admtrs and assignees comfirm unto the [---]
      Robert Bradshaw his heirs, extrs, admtrs or assignees [-----]
      all the cattle aforesaid with their increase and do forever
      disclaim any right title or interest [---] lor any of my heirs
      extrs etc. have or here [-----] claim to the said cattle or any
      of their increase [-----] I do bind myself my heirs etc. to
      acknowledge [--] premisses in the County Court In
      witness whereof I hereunto set my hand. this 22nd day of
      October 1655.
      signum Temperance Bradshawe
      Witness - R. Flynt, Thomas Walker his mark
      20th May 1656, This writing was acknowledged in
      court by the said Temperance and is recorded.
      ===
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      [page 82 R]
      Robert Bradshawes condition and agreement with Temp.
      Bradshawe. .
      Know all men by these presents that I Robert
      Bradshawe of Mattappanys in the County of
      Northumberland, Planter for diverse good causes and
      considerations me there urito moving do bind and engage
      myself to receive or [-----] to be delivered unto Temperance
      Bradshawe a parcel [-----] for three hundred forty and five
      acres of land by [-----] it comes to my hand, situated laying
      and being upon Mattappany River in the County of
      Northumberland joining to the land of me the said Robert
      Bradshawe which said land of 345 acres I the said Robert
      Bradshawe do bind me my heirs extrs and admtrs to confirm
      and acknowledge in the County Court unto the said
      Temperance Bradshawe her heirs, extrs, admtrs and
      assignees forever in as large and ample manner is expressed
      to me in the pattent and also I the said Robert Bradshawe do
      bind myself as aforesaid that the said Temperance her heirs,
      extrs, admtrs or assignees forever shall peaceably and
      quietly possess and enjoy all the land within the fence of the
      plantation and all the housing thereon where she the said
      Temperance now liveth without the least molestation or
      disturbance of me the said Robert Bradshawe my heirs,
      extrs, admtrs or assignees and further I do bind and engage
      myself as aforesaid to pay the one half of all such debts of
      tobacco as were made together in the name of John
      Bradshawe or between him and me the said Robert from the
      year 1640 to the year 1653 unto all and every of the
      premisses I the said Robert Bradshawe have here unto set
      my hand this 22nd of October 1655.
      Robert Bradshawe
      Witness - R. Flynt, Thomas Walker his mark
      20th May 1656, This writing was acknowledged in
      court by the said Robert Bradshawe and is recorded.
      ===
      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: ©Peter's Row - 2002
      [Page 103 L]
      John Bradshawe his will
      In the name of God Amen, I John Bradshawe being weak of body yet of perfect memory, God be praised, do heartly make my last will and testament. Imprimus I bequeath my soul unto God, my Redeemer and Savior, and my body to be buried Christian like between my two daughters in my brothers orchard.
      Item - I give to my wife Temperance three hundred forty and five acres of land, only my will is that William Hill should have sixty acres of land laying over against George Knott butting against a mark tree of Lawrence Dameron and that the said Wm. Hill should peaceably enjoy
      the said land at the age of 21 years, and if in case my wife should die without issue that the said land should fall by heritage to my brother Roberts first child and so to go from generation to generation to the name of Bradshawes springing from their loins and never to be sold nor
      mortgaged, and likewise when all my debts are satisfied that my wife should peaceably enjoy all my goods within my house also my cattle without doors which are in number six 2 cows one year old bull and year old steer and two weaning bull calves with all my stock of hogs, both old and young, only my will is that my brother should have my hat my gun my wearing clothes and two razors and my books and
      likewise, my will is that my wife should be full and wholey my extrx and my brother Robert Bradshawe and my loving neighbor Anthony Linton to be my Overseers for to aid and assist my wife and to see this will of mine performed as witness my hand and seal the 12thday of July 1655.
      John Bradshawe
      Teste - William Jeffes.
      The mark of Thomas Halles
      The mark of Thomas Sheppard
      The mark of Edward Williams
      23rd March 1656, this will was proved by the oaths of Thomas Sheppard and Edward Williams and is recorded.
      ===
      1683-1686 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 227-228
      Northumberland County Court 4th of June 1684
      - EDW: WMS: agt JOHNSON, PEMBERTON and HOWARD
      Whereas EDWARD WILLIAMS arrested JAMES JOHNSON, RICHARD PEMBERTON and WILLIAM HOWARD for a tract of land formerly belonging to ROBERT BRADSHAW and sold by the said BRADSHAW to EDWARD WILLIAMS, his Father, and the said WILLIAMS to JAMES CLAUGHTON and by the said CLAUGHTON to JOHNSON, PEMBERTON and HOWARD under the pretence of a Deed wherein the said BRADSHAW did oblige himselfe to gett a Pattent for the said land in the name of TEMPERANCE, the Mother of the first mentioned EDWARD WILLIAMS and alledged that EDWARD WILLIAMS, SENR. the Plaintiffe's Father, sold the said land unto the said CLAUGHTON with the consent of the said TEMPERANCE, the Plaintiffe's Mother, in whome the right of the said land lyes and from her as her heyre in him the Plaintiffe. The Court haveing carefully assessed all the writings
      relateing to thereto delivered in this Court by the Plaintiffe and Defendants and finding nothing but an ingagement from the said ROBERT BRADSHAW to procure a Pattent for the said land in the name of the said TEMPERANCE and nothing as yett offered in order thereto [though the said ingagement was acknowledged in Court] it is ordered that this suit be dismist
      ===
      1683-1686 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 275
      Northumberland County Court 15th of July 1685
      - RICE agt BRADLEY
      Whereas Mr. RICHARD RICE the Attourney of EDWARD WILLIAMS, Heire unto TEMPERANCE BRADSHAW, deceased, brought action into this Court against ROBERT BRADLEY who marryed ANNE the Daughter and Heire of ROBERT BRADSHAW, deceased, and prayed Judgment against the said BRADLEY for three hundred forty five acres of land produceing to the Court an Obligation under the hand of the said ROBERT BRADSHAW dated the 22d of October 1655 wherein the said ROBERT BRADSHAW did oblige himselfe to deliver unto TEMPERANCE BRADSHAW a Pattent for the said quantitie of three hundred forty five acres as by the Obligation relation thereunto being had doth more fully appeare, Judgment is granted the said RICE, Attourney of the said EDWARD WILLIAMS, Heire to the said TEMPERANCE BRADSHAW, for the quantitie of three hundred forty five acres of land against the said ROBERT BRADLEY who marryed ANNE the Heire as abovesaid with costs als Execution
      ===
      1683-1686 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 276
      Northumberland County Court 15th of July 1685
      Mr. PETER PRESLEY, SENR. Mr. THOMAS HOBSON, SENR. Mr. RICHARD KENNER, Mr. PETER PRESLEY JUNR. and Mr. RICHARD ROGERS doe dissent from this Order
      - Appeale ROBERT BRADLEY who marryed ANNE the Daughter of ROBERT BRADSHAW, appealeth from this Order to a hearing before his Excellency and Councill the sixth day of the next Generall Court which is granted he giveing caution to prosecute his Appeale
      - Bond ROBERT BRADLEY and PETER FLYNT doe oblige themselves joyntly and severally in the penall sume of thirty thousand pounds of tobacco and casque, that the said ROBERT shall duely prosecute his said Appeale
      Mr. JOHN HUGHLETT, SENR. Security for the Appellee
      ===
      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=341&last=&g_p=P2&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Bradshaw, Robert.
      Publication 18 October 1651.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Bradshew.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 400 acres N. Et. on Mattapony River S. Et. on the land of John Bennett.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 2, 1643-1651, p. 341 (Reel 2).
      ===
      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=177&last=&g_p=P4&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Bradshaw, Robert.
      Publication 15 July 1657.
      Gen. note See page 319. of this book.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Bradshew.
      Note Grantee(s): Bradshaw, Robert and James Cloughton.
      Description: 600 acres above Piscataway in Petomack freshes: bound.g Easterly upon the river; South.ly upon the land, called Mr. James Ashtons land.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 4, 1655-1664, p. 177 (Reel 4).
      ===
      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 2; Pg 220
      ROBT. BRADSHAW, 400 ac. Northumberland Co., 18 Oct. 1651, p. 341. Abutting N. E. upon Mattapony Riv., & S. E. upon land of John Bennett. Trans. of 8 pers: Nicolas Brown, his wife, Kath. Browne, Robt. Peirce, Elizabeth Sanders, Ellinor Mathews, Richd. Steven, Richd. Sharpe.
      ===
      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 4; Pg 341
      MR. RICHARD RICE, 400 acs. Northumberland Co., 28 Jan. 1656, p76, (111). On S. W. side of Mattapony Riv., N. Ely. upon land of Robert Bradshaw & John Bradshaw, N. Wly. on land of Laurence Dameron & a • branch of Broad Cr. & S. Ely. above the head of land of Mr. Thomas Broughton. Trans. of 8 pers: Morgan Rossers (or Roffers), Maudlin Allen, Ann Cooper, Sarah Bride, Robert Parkes, Giles Wilson, John Drunkin, Tho. Davis. Renewed in name of James Johnson, to whom it was assigned, 18 Mar. 1662.
      ===
      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 4; Pg 351
      EDWARD WILLIAMS, 500 acs. Ely. upon Petomeck freshes above Puscatoway, Sly. upon land of Robert Bradshew & James Cloughton. 15 July 1657, p. 115, (171). Trans. of I0 pen.
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 4; Pg 352
      ROBERT BRADSHEW & JAMES CLOUGHTON, 600 acs. above Puscatoway in Petomeck freshes, Ely. upon sd. River, & Sly. upon land called Mr. James Ashton's. 15 July 1657, p. II9, (I77). Trans. of I2 pers: Tho. Mannor, Tho. Webster, Eliz. Phillips, Mary, John, & Mary, Eliz. Hartford, John Butcher, Tho. Rogers, Tho. Dixon, James Lessell, Wm. Collings.
      ===
      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 5; Pg 487
      JAMES CLAUGHTON & ANN BRADSHAW, 500 acs. in Patomeck freshes on Swd. side of the first Cr. above Pascataway. 28 June 1664, p. 287, (245). Formerly granted to sd. Claughton, 5 June 1658 & the moyety or halfe part thereof assigned by him to the sd. Ann Bradshaw.
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 5; Pg 495
      JAMES CLAUGHTON (Clayton), 345 acs. N'umberland Co., 18 Mar. 1662, p. 312, (293). N.E. on Matta- pony Riv., Nly. upon Tanx Yeocomico Riv., N.W. upon land of Law. Dameron, S.E. upon land of Robt. Bradshaw (or Bradshall). Granted to Robt. Bradshall 29 Nov. 1657 & sold to Edw. Williams, who sold to sd. Clayton.