Rev Stephen Bachiler

Rev Stephen Bachiler

Birth
England
Death Oct 1656 (aged 94–95)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial London, City of London, Greater London, England
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Nonconformist Minister.

The burial register of All Hallows Staining records that he was buried on October 31, 1656 at the 'New Churchyard', which later became known as the Bedlam or Bethlem Burial Ground.Memorial stone and plaque to Rev. Stephen Bachiler and the first settlers of Hampton in 1638

Matriculated at St John’s College at Oxford on 17 Nov 1581 (B.A. 1586) and became the vicar at Wherwell, Hampshire, England 1587.

Origin: South Stoneham, Hampshire
Migration to New England aboard the Ship "William and Francis" Mr. ____Thomas, Master. Left London 9 March 1632. Arrived New England 5 June 1632, with about 60 passengers* Rev. Stephen Bachiler of Newton Stacy, County Hampshire, England; Mrs. Helen Bachiler; John Sanborn, William Sanborn, Stephen Sanborn. ref: Planters of the Commonwealth; *John Winthrop, Journal I, pp. 80,81]; No mention of Deborah and her three sons. Perhaps they were listed separately or came on another ship.

In 1654 he sailed back to old England where he was cared for by relatives. He died near London and was buried “in the new churchyard” at All Hallows, Staining on October 31st 1656.

m [1] c1593 Anne Bates
They had 6 children - Nathaniel, Deborah, Stephen [Jr.], Samuel, Ann, Theodate

m [2] 2 Mar 1623 Christian Weare
m [3] 26 Mar 1627 Widow Helena Mason died May 1647
m [4] c1650 Mary Beadle


Inscription

A Little Band Of Pioneers
Under The Leadership Of

REV. STEPHEN BACHILER

Of South Hampton, England
Seeking A Larger Liberty
In October 1638
Settled In The Wilderness
Near This Spot
To Plant A Free Church
In A Free Town
They Were Joined In 1639 By Others
And In That Year
The Town Was Incorporated
To Do Honor To
The Founders And Fathers Of Hampton
To Exalt The Ideals
For Which They Strove
And As An Inspiration To Posterity
This Memorial Is Dedicated
October 14, 1925

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Buried October 31, 1656.


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