Thomas Chandler

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ChartsAncestors of Jennie Luene Logan
Thomas Chandler, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born about 1475.1 He died in January 1550/51.1

Thomas married someone about 1500, her name and ancestry being unknown, but who died in 1514.1

In the court rolls of the manor of Stortford (1399 to 1423) and the accounts of the churchwardens of St. Michael's in Bishop's-Stortford (from 1431 and onward) there is no mention of any Chandler before Thomas is mentioned in 1514 in regards to the burying of his wife. The churchwarden's accounts show:
1514, of Thomas Chaundeler for waste of Torchis at the buryying of his wife, xvj d.
1518, delyverd to Andrew Clyston and Thomas Chaundeler for to fynde wialle a lyght before Seynt Myghell for a hole yere v s.
1521, 1522, & 1536, Thomas Chaundeler was churchwarden
1537, Palm Sunday, Inventory of church goods. Md. delyv'd to old Chaundeler ij canstiks [candlesticks].
19 Mar, 2 Edward VI (1547/8), Inventory of church goods. iiij canstikes delyvered to old Chaundeler and Thomas Snowe. wex weying cv li sold by old Chaundeler

He was taxed in subsides of
14 Henry VIII (1522-23), as Thomas Chaundeler, (amt of tax illegible)
34 Henry VIII (1542-43), as Thomas Chaundeler, 14s. 8.
37 Henry VIII (1545-46), as Thomas Chaundler, on goods of £20, (amt of tax illegible)

No will or administration of his estate has been found, and he was living as late as 19 Mar, 2 Edward VI (1547/8), but died in or before Hilary Term, 3 and 4 Edward VI (11 to 31 Jan 1550/1) when, in a fine of that term, his son Thomas (whose wife Agnes also appears in the fine) is called "Thomas Chaundeler, Senior."1


NN (…) d. 1514
This person was last edited on2 Jan 2021


  1. [S1846] G. Andrews Moriarty, "Genealogical Research in England: Ancestry of William Chandler of Roxbury, Mass.," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 85 (Apr 1931): 133-145, at 134, further cited as Moriarty, "Ancestry of William Chandler."