Hougham, Richard

Male 1637 - 1686  (49 years)


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  • Name Hougham, Richard 
    Born 1637  Preston Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 12 Nov 1637  Prston Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Dec 1686 
    Buried Goodnestone Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Richard Hougham
    Richard Hougham
    Notes 
    • Arthur Hougham has Richard as son of George Hougham and Martha Gibbs MHP has name from fathers will

      Mentioned in brother Michaels will.

      mentioned in fathers will

      On a black marble flat stone on the pavement in the church at Goodnestone, devoid of all armorial bearings or ensigns, is the following inscription " here lyeth interred the body of Richard Hougham,tenant of Goodnestone Court who died 19 September 1686 aged 49 years - erected to his memory by his oldest son Michael"


      Memorandum that Richard Hougham Late of goodnestone next Faversham Co Kent and archdeanery of Canterbury yeoman do wait lying sick in his own house in goodnestone of the sickness whereof he died being of perfect memory and having an intent to make his will and dispose of his estate did on or about the 19th december AD 1686 being on a Sunday declare the same by word of mouthin the words following or in words to that effect and substance viz. The said Richard Hougham declared that his will was that his oldest son Michael should be worth £100 or £6 a year more than his son Francis and that all his debts be paid and that it was his desire his cousin Abraham Chambers should be his executor or the said testator declared words to the same effect in the presence of the witnesses whose names are herewith subscribed whom or one of whom the said testator bade take notice that what he so declared was his will or to that effect. Signed Thomas Lees, William Allen Stephen Craft.
      27 Jan 1687 Thomas Johnson William Taylor Notary Public

      Note by MHP

      Richard being of Goodnestone next Faversham we find on parish regs, his wife Jane Chambers hence the executor was her relative, also their family with dates all dying young except the two sons Richard and Francis.
      Richard is mentioned in will of his brother Michael 1679 also Richards son Michael the latter names his father will 1694.
      Michael Henry and Richard 3 brothers are mentioned in will of their father Henry of Preston next Wingham 1658.
      The family of Henry,(brother) wife and 6 children are on Graveney regs in same parish adjoining Goodnestone Faversham district. Henrys burial 1674 (as yet 1958, no will located) only the 2 daughters mentioned in Michaels will 1679 lived to maturity He had been their guardian 1674-1679. Richard then became guardian along with Henry Hougham a "kinsman" (who is he?) the girls married in 1682 and their uncle and guardian was bonds. He died 1686 . See the regs and compare with wills mentioned.
    Person ID I245  Hougham
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2002 

    Father Hougham, Henry
              b. 1582, Preston Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1658  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Consant, Marie
              d. Bef 1658 
    Married 15 Jul 1611  Minster Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F89  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Chambers, Jane
              b. 1637
              bur. 27 Oct 1670  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1664  Goodnestone Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Hougham, Anne
              c. 18 Jun 1666
              bur. 11 Sep 1666  (Age ~ 0 years)
    +2. Hougham, Michael
              c. 25 Oct 1667, Goodnestone Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 Jan 1694, Goodnestone Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
     3. Hougham, Richard
              c. 25 Oct 1667
              d. Bef 1686  (Age ~ 18 years)
    +4. Hougham, Francis
              c. 4 Mar 1668
    Family ID F148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart