Thomas Stoughton

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ChartsAncestors of Edward Ambrose Cooke
Thomas Stoughton, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), died at London, England, in 1497/98,1 and was buried at St. Nicholas at Cole Abbey, London, England.1

Thomas married (1) Beatrice (…), whose parents are unknown (or not traced);1 he married (2) Christian (…), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here).1

Thomas and two of his brothers were fishmongers which led to the appointment of Thomas to a position in the King's household, which led to his becoming the King's sergeant and purveyor of fish for the Royal Household.

In July 1460 Thomas was appinted controller of customs at Ipswich in Surrey. In March 1475 he was ppinted Controller of the petty customs in the port of London, and a similar appointment at Sandwich, co. Kent in 1476 where he probably lived the rest of his life.1

Family 1

Beatrice (…)

Family 2

Christian (…)
  • Henry Stoughton+1 d. 1509
  • Thomas Stoughton1
  • Sibyl Stoughton1
  • Appolyn Stoughton1
  • Annias Stoughton1
  • Janine Stoughton1
  • Elizabeth Stoughton1
This person was last edited on16 Dec 2017


  1. [S767] Clara Pierce Olson Overbo, Ancestors and Descendants of Clark Proctor Nichols and Sarah (Sally) Stoughton in England and America 1620-2001(Decorah, Iowa: Anundsen Publishing, 2002), 121-124, further cited as Overbo, Nichols.