Thomas Thornhill

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Thomas Thornhill, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), died before 28 December 1654, when he was named as deceased in a court proceeding.1

Thomas married Mary (…) before 1 March 1623/24.2

Coldham has two references to Thomas Thornhill, fishmonger of London:
28 Dec 1654. "William Manbye the younger of London, gent aged 32, deposes at the request of Thomas Overman of Southwark, Surre, gent, son and administrator of Thomas Overman Esq of Isleworth, Middlesex, deceased that Timothy Thornehill of London, merchant, now resident in Barbados and Thomas Thornehill, citizen and fishmonger of London now deceased, signed a financial obligation to Thomas Overman the elder, citizen and leather seller of London, on 27 Nov 1638."1

16 July 1660, "Mary Herauld, wife of Nicholas Herauld, citizen and merchant tailor of London, and relict of Thomas Thornhill, citizen and fishmonger of London deceased, deposes that her son John Thornhill of Barbados, merchant, was born in Botolph Lane in the parish of St. Boltoph, Little Eastcheap, London, on 1 March 1623."22


Mary (…) d. aft. 16 Jul 1660
  • Isaac Thornhill3 d. bef. 28 Dec 1660
  • Capt Thomas Thornhill4 d. bef. 20 Mar 1659/60
  • Colonel Timothy Thornhill+3 b. say 1620, d. 1 Aug 1681
  • John Thornhill3 b. 1 Mar 1623/24
This person was last edited on29 Mar 2023


  1. [S1492] Peter Wilson Coldham, The Complete Book of Emigrants: 1607-1660: A Comprehensive Listing Compiled from English Public Records of Those Who Took Ship to the Americas for Political, Religious, and Economic Reasons; of Those Who Were Deported for Vagrancy, Roguery, or Non-Conformity; and of Those Who Were Sold to Labour in the New Colonies (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1987), 280, further cited as Coldham, Complete Book of Emigrants, 1607-1660.
  2. [S1492] Coldham, Complete Book of Emigrants, 1607-1660, 463.
  3. [S416] Vere Langford Oliver, The Monumental Inscriptions in the Churches and Churchyards of the Island of Barbados, British West Indies (1915; reprint, San Bernardino, California: The Borgo Press, 1989), 176:1239, further cited as Oliver, Barbados Inscriptions.
  4. [S2639] William B. Trask, "Abstracts of the Earliest Wills on Record, or on the Files in the County of Suffolk, Massachusetts," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 2-48 (1848-1894), at 31:176, further cited as Trask, "Abstracts of the Earliest Wills in Suffolk."