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1573 Thomas Stoughton matriculated at Cambridge in Trinity term.

1577 B.A. Queens College, Cambridge.

1580 M.A. Queens College, Cambridge.

1586 Thomas Stoughton was installed as rector at Naughton, near Ipswich, in Suffolk, England. He remained there until July 1594 under the patronage of John Moore.

1588 "Juli Thomas Stoughe the Sonne of Thomas & Katherine his wief was baptize 9 of the moneth" in Naughton, Suffolk, England. [1]

1591 "November Anne Stoughton the Daughter of Thomas Stoughton was bapt the x(?) of the moneth" in Naughton, Suffolk, England. [2]

1592/3 "January Thomas Thoughton the Sonne of Thomas & Katherine his wief was bapt the 23 of this moneth" in Naughton, Suffolk, England. [3]

1597 "November Abegayle Throughton the dawter of Thomas mynester & precher was baptized the e 6 daye" in Great Burstead [4]

1599 "Julye … Judith Throughtoune was baptyzed the thyrd day the daughter of Thomas precher of the worde of god in bursted multa." [5]

1600-1606 Thomas Stoughton was Vicar of Coggeshall, Essex, England.

1602/03 "Izreal Stoughton son of Thomas" was baptized on February 18 at St Peter ad Vincula, Coggeshall, Essex, England. [6]

1603 "Katherin Stoughton ye wiffe of Thomas" was buried on April 18 at St Peter ad Vincula, Coggeshall, Essex, England. [7]

1603 At the Assizes held at Brentwood, Essex, in August, Thomas Stoughton was a witness in an indictment of people for not attending his parish church. [8]

Indictment of John Aylward Weaver and Richard Payne shoemaker, both of Coggeshall, 1 june 1 Jas.1, had not been to the parish church for 3 months etc. At large, therefore let proclamation be made; proclamation made. Witness: Tho.Stoughton.

Research Notes:

1617 A "Margarett the daughter of Thomas Stoughton" was buried on December 26 in Saffron Walden, Essex, England. [9]

Four children of Rev. Thomas Stoughton immigrated to New England between 1630 and 1644: brothers Thomas and Israel, and their sisters Judith (Stoughton) (Denman) Smead, and Elizabeth (Stoughton) (Scudder) Chamberlain. Thomas came to Dorchester first and then went to Windsor. Elizabeth joined the Barnstable church 6 Oct 1644 but was apparently in the Bay Colony on 14 May 1645. She apparently died in Ipswich, Massachusetts by early 1647.


Footnotes:

[1] Ipswich and East Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich, Naughton Parish Register, Baptisms, 1551-1811; Marriages, 1551-1877; Burials, 1551-1811, FHL 919624 Item 2, [FHLCatalog].

[2] Ipswich and East Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich, Naughton Parish Register, Baptisms, 1551-1811; Marriages, 1551-1877; Burials, 1551-1811, FHL 919624 Item 2, [FHLCatalog].

[3] Ipswich and East Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich, Naughton Parish Register, Baptisms, 1551-1811; Marriages, 1551-1877; Burials, 1551-1811, FHL 919624 Item 2, [FHLCatalog].

[4] Great Burstead, St Mary Magdalene, Essex, England, Register of Baptisms (1559-1654, few entries 1579-1596), Marriages (1559-1578, 1597-1653), Burials (1559-1579, 1596-1653), D/P 139/1/0, Essex Record Office, image 7, [Essex Archives].

[5] Great Burstead, St Mary Magdalene, Essex, England, Register of Baptisms (1559-1654, few entries 1579-1596), Marriages (1559-1578, 1597-1653), Burials (1559-1579, 1596-1653), D/P 139/1/0, Essex Record Office, image 8, [Essex Archives].

[6] Coggeshall, St Peter ad Vincula, Register of Baptisms (1584-1653, 1731-1735), Marriages (1561-1653, 1731-1735), Burials (1558-1653, 1731-1735), D/P 36/1/1, Essex Record Office, image 12, [Essex Archives].

[7] Coggeshall, St Peter ad Vincula, Register of Baptisms (1584-1653, 1731-1735), Marriages (1561-1653, 1731-1735), Burials (1558-1653, 1731-1735), D/P 36/1/1, Essex Record Office, image 99, [Essex Archives].

[8] Essex Record Office, T/A 418/72/70, citing ASS 35/45/2/70, [Essex Archives].

[9] St Mary the Virgin, Saffron Walden, Essex, England, Register of Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1558-1630, D/P 192/1/1, Essex Record Office, image 126, [Essex Archives].