Adam Claypoole

Adam Claypoole

Birth
Northamptonshire, England
Death 1634 (aged 68–69)
Northamptonshire, England
Burial Northborough, Peterborough Unitary Authority, Cambridgeshire, England
Plot Buried in the church crypt
Memorial ID 19010366 · View Source
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Adam Claypoole was born in 1565 as the 2nd son of Sir James Claypoole and his wife Joan Henson in Northamptonshire, England. He married Dorothy Wingfield at St. Martins Church in Stamford on Sept. 30, 1586. Dorothy Wingfield was the daughter of Robert Wingfield and his wife Elizabeth Cecil of Upton, Northamptonshire. Through her father's lineage Dorothy was a direct descendant of King Edward I of England. Her mother Elizabeth Cecil was the sister of the well know Lord Burghley, who served in the court of Queen Elizabeth I. Adam Claypoole held the manors of Latham, West Deeping, Northborough, and Waldram-Parks during his life time, and also had attended Gray's Inn in London. Adam Claypoole and Dorothy Wingfield had twelve children of which their 4th son Sir John Claypoole, born March 13, 1595, remains the most well known. Dorothy Wingfield died on Nov. 7, 1619 and was buried at Northborough. On Sept. 25, 1620, Adam Claypoole married Jane Bird as his 2nd wife. Four more children were born to Adam Claypoole through this 2nd marriage. Adam Claypoole died in 1634 and is believed to have been buried in the crypt of St. Andrews church in Northborough.


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  • Maintained by: Stephen D. Chanko
  • Originally Created by: Bruce Morrison
  • Added: 19 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19010366
  • Stephen D. Chanko
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adam Claypoole (20 Jun 1565–1634), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19010366, citing St. Andrew's Churchyard, Northborough, Peterborough Unitary Authority, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by Stephen D. Chanko (contributor 47813315) .