Peter Brown Family History

Richard Colegate (1613)

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General History

Richard Colegate was one of my 10th generation ancestors.

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Richard Colegate was baptised on 3rd October 1613 in Speldhurst, Kent. He was the son of Richard Colegate & Lettice Latter. His wife was probably buried on 11th October 1658 in Rotherfield, Sussex ('wife of Richard Colgate', but unnamed).

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Richard had maybe nine children .

Richard John Joan Robert Henry Stephen Robert William Nicholas
  1. Richard Colegate (Couldgatt) was baptised on 17th December 1643 in Rotherfield, Sussex (son of Richard). He possibly firstly married Ann. Richard & Ann had seven children. He secondly possibly married Elizabeth Sheather on 9th October 1687 in Ticehurst, Sussex. (shown as Coldgate).
    1. Joan Colegate (Joane Colgate) was baptised on 15th March 1669 in Rotherfield, Sussex.
    2. Richard Colegate was baptised on 28th May 1673 in Rotherfield, Sussex.
    3. John Colegate was baptised on 5th February 1675 in Rotherfield, Sussex. He maybe possibly married Ann Teage on 16th April 1693 in Cowden, Kent. Anne was buried on 27th April 1707 in Cowden, Kent (' Ann, wife of John'). John & Ann had three children.
      1. John Colegate was baptised on 30th September 1694 in Cowden, Kent.
      2. Mary Colegate (Colgate) was baptised on 26th November 1698 in Cowden, Kent ('poor labourer').
      3. William Colegate (Colgate) was baptised on 2nd May 1702 in Cowden, Kent and he was buried there on 6th November 1710 ('son of John').
    4. Henry Colegate was baptised on 28th March 1677 in Rotherfield, Sussex and he was buried there on 25th July 1679 ('son of Richard').
    5. Mary Colegate was baptised on 28th February 1679 in Rotherfield, Sussex. She possibly married Thomas Sawyer on 12th June 1707 in Frant, Sussex. She was mentioned in her sister Anne Colegate's 'Will' of 1739 as were her two children. Mary & Thomas had two children (Thomas & Richard).
    6. Anne Colegate (Ann) was baptised on 16th July 1682 in Rotherfield, Sussex. Anne left a 'Will dated 11th January 1739 and she was buried on 22nd August 1740 in Rotherfield, Sussex (Ann Colgate, single).
    7. Thomas Colegate was baptised on 30th December 1684 in Rotherfield, Sussex. He was mentioned in his sister Anne Colegate's 'Will' of 1739. He possibly married Susan Drabridge on 25th September 1717 in Sevenoaks, Kent. (Note: this family could also have been that of Thomas son of Thomas see Thomas Colegate 1660 Family Ref 2 and also son of Nicholas see Family ref 9 D below). Susan was probably buried on 9th May 1724 in Seal, Kent. Thomas possibly married secondly Elizabeth Gooden on 9th April 1727 in Seal, Kent ('Thomas Colgate a widower'). Thomas maybe possibly married thirdly Agnes Wickenden on 21st September 1740 in Sevenoaks, Kent ('Thomas Colgate of Seal'). Agnes was buried on 9th October 1767 in Sevenoaks, Kent ('wife of Thomas') and Thomas was probably buried on 31st March 1768 in Seal, Kent. (Note this Thomas & Agnes may be another Thomas) Thomas & Susan had five children.
      1. Richard Colegate was baptised on 26th April 1718 in Sevenoaks, Kent ('son of Thomas'). He was possibly buried on 3rd May 1724 in Sevenoaks, Kent (Source RCTI)
      2. Robert Colegate was baptised on 26th April 1718 in Sevenoaks, Kent ('son of Thomas'). He married and had two children (a-b). His first wife was buried on 16th May 1746 in Seal, Kent (unnamed-wife of Robert). He married secondly Ann Norton on 3rd January 1749 in Sevenoaks, Kent ('Robert Colgate of Seal'). Robert & Anne had three children(c-e). Ann was buried on 23rd April 1758 in Sevenoaks, Kent ('Ann, wife of Robert'). He married thirdly Jane Towart on 2nd June 1760 in Sevenoaks, Kent (RCTI says 22/6). Robert & Jane had one child (f). Robert possibly was buried on 6th May 1761 in Sevenoaks, Kent. Jane possibly married secondly Francis Fiveash (of Seal) on 29th September 1765 in Sevenoaks, Kent.
        1. Sarah Colegate was baptised on 19th April 1741 in Seal, Kent (daughter of Robert).
        2. John Colegate (Colegat) was baptised on 13th April 1746 in Seal, Kent (son of Robert).
        3. Susan Colegate was baptised on 4th August 1750 in Sevenoaks Kent (source RCTI) and was buried there on 15th February 1751 (source RCTI).
        4. Robert Colegate was baptised on 19th November 1752 in Sevenoaks Kent (source RCTI).
        5. Anne Colegate was baptised on 1st February 1756 in Sevenoaks Kent (source RCTI).
        6. Thomas Colegate was baptised on 14th September 1760 in Sevenoaks Kent (source RCTI).
      3. Thomas Colegate was baptised on 20th August 1719 in Seal, Kent ('son of Thomas') and he was buried there on 22nd November 1720 (' son of Thomas & Susan')
      4. Sarah Colegate was baptised on 7th August 1721 in Seal, Kent.
      5. John Colegate was baptised on 4th April 1723 in Seal, Kent. He possibly married Ann Cossam (or Cossun) on 17th June 1744 in Tonbridge, Kent and had five children. He married secondly Mary Goldsmith on 29th September 1762 in Speldhurst, Kent ('John widower of Seal'). Mary was buried on 27th March 1787 in Seal, Kent (wife of John aged 76'). John was buried on 1st April 1803 in Seal, Kent ('aged 80'). John & Anne had five children.
        1. Robert Colegate was baptised on 7th February 1747 in Seal, Kent ('son of John')
        2. Elizabeth Colegate was baptised on 2nd April 1749 in Seal, Kent ('son of John'). She possiby married William Verrall on 4th October 1768 in Tonbridge, Kent.
        3. Richard Colegate was baptised on 6th October 1751 in Seal, Kent ('son of John').
        4. John Colegate was baptised on 8th October 1752 in Seal, Kent ('son of John'). He possibly married Sarah Verrall (Verral) on 22nd November 1778 in Sevenoaks, Kent. John & Sarah had two children.
          1. Richard Colegate was baptised on 3rd October 1779 in Seal, Kent.
          2. John Colegate was baptised on 1st April 1781 in Seal, Kent.
        5. Thomas Colegate was baptised on 16th December 1753 in Seal, Kent ('son of John').
  2. John Colegate (Couldgatt) was baptised on 9th February 1645 in Rotherfield, Sussex (son of Richard).
  3. Joan Colegate (Couldgatt) was baptised on 5th July 1646 in Rotherfield, Sussex (dau of Richard).
  4. Robert Colegate (Couldgatt) was baptised on 5th March 1648 in Rotherfield, Sussex (son of Richard).
  5. Henry Colegate (Coulgatt) was baptised on 17th February 1650 in Rotherfield, Sussex (son of Richard). He possibly married Frances Castledean. Details of Henry Colegate & Frances Castledean are shown separately as they are direct ancestors.
  6. Stephen Colegate (Couldgatt) was baptised on 21st March 1652 in Rotherfield, Sussex (son of Richard).
  7. Robert Colegate (Colgate) was baptised on 3rd January 1653 in Rotherfield, Sussex (son of Richard) .
  8. William Colegate (Coldgat) was baptised on 3rd December 1653 in Rotherfield, Sussex (son of Richard).
  9. Nicholas Colegate (Codgat) was baptised on 26th August 1655 in Rotherfield, Sussex (son of Richard). He married Elizabeth Baker on 19th August 1679 in Dallington, Sussex (Nicholas shown as from Rotherfield). Elizabeth was buried on 26th April 1690 in Rotherfield, Sussex (wife of Nicholas') and Nicholas was probably buried there on 1st June 1690 (shown as Colgate). Nicholas & Elizabeth had seven children.
    1. Henry Colegate (Colgate) was baptised on 17th December 1682 in Rotherfield, Sussex.
    2. Mary Colegate (Colgate) was baptised on 30th May 1680 in Rotherfield, Sussex.
    3. Robert Colegate (Colgate) was baptised on 21st August 1681 in Rotherfield, Sussex.
    4. Thomas Colegate (Colgate) was baptised on 29th July 1684 in Rotherfield, Sussex.
    5. Elizabeth Colegate (Colgate) was baptised on 28th March 1687 in Rotherfield, Sussex and she was buried there on 10th April 1687 ('daughter of Nicholas').
    6. Anne Colegate (Colgate) was baptised on 29th April 1688 in Rotherfield, Sussex and she was buried there on 18th June 1697 ('daughter of Nicholas').
    7. Elizabeth Colegate was baptised on 26th April 1690 in Rotherfield, Sussex.

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  1. There are a number of name variations in the parish records (Colegate, Colgate, Coldgate, Coulgate, Colgat, Colgatt, Colegat, Colgatte, Coalegate, Coalgate, Cowlgate, Colgath, Couldgatt, Coulgatt, Colgutt)
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Wills:

  1. Anne Colegate (family ref 1 F) left a 'Will dated 11th January 1739 that was proved on 12th June 1741 (ref Lewes A56.P189). In the 'Will' she mentions her sister Mary Sawyer and her children Thomas & Richard; her brother Thomas. Others Ann dau James Migridge!!! & Mary dau Samuel Wirkins.

Archives:

  1. Robert Colegate (see family ref 1 G ii) - Settlement Certificate issued 11th April 1749 by Seal to Sevenoaks for Robert Colegate, husbandman, wife Ann and family.
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  1. Sussex Parish Registers – Ardingly, Bolney, Chailey, Crawley, Cuckfield, Ditchling, East Grinstead, Fletching, Horsted Keynes, Hartfield, Ifield, Lindfield,  Maresfield, Newick, Rotherfield, Slaugham, West Hoathly, Withyham, Worth
  2. Surrey Parish Registers – Crowhurst, Godstone, Horne, Limpsfield, Lingfield, Oxted, Tandridge, Titsey
  3. Kent Parish Registers – Ashurst, Cowden, Edenbridge, Speldhurst
  4. Sussex Record Society – Marriage Licenses at Lewes 1586-1642,1670-1732, 1772-1837 (Volumes 1, 6, 25,26)
  5. Lewes Will Microfilm
  6. Sussex Family History Group-Sussex Marriage Index CD
  7. Surrey Marriage index CD
  8. Sussex Family History Group - Baptism records
  9. IGI (International Genealogical Index: Latter-day Saints) - batches of parish records: see Links-Research Web sites