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William Thomas Byrd Sr. (son of Thomas Le Byrd and Aleo Alice Palyn) was born 1602 in Broxton, Chesire, England, and died 1625 in London, England. He married Elizabeth Burgh on September 18, 1617 in London, England, daughter of John Le Byrd and Elizabeth De Burgh.

 Includes NotesNotes for William Thomas Byrd Sr.:

Vintner CO., bound apprentice to Henry Sacheverell until his death 9/7/1608 unbound to freedom 7/3/1616
Facts about this person:
Residence Jeweler/Vintner Co, London, England
Census Lawson Letter has him as Wm. Thomas
unbound to freedom 7/3/1616 Didn't have time to sell much wine, he died at the age of 23. Elizabeth Bird, wife was also 1st cousin. Although, well-off and respectable, the Birds were considered hopelessly middle class . William knew that the rigid hierarchy of 17th century England would be difficult to climb up if he remained in London, Palace at Whitehall, was via Virginia, so he sailed to America at the age of 17in the rough winter.
Didn't have time to sell much wine, he died at the age of 23. Although, well-off and respectable, the Birds were considered hopelessly middle class . William knew that the rigid hierarchy of 17th century England would be difficult to climb up if he remained in London, Palace at Whitehall, was via Virginia, so he sailed to America at the age of 17 in the rough winter . Apprenticed to Henry Sacheverall-vintner. Admitted in the Freedom of the Vintner Company Jeweler/Vintner Co, London, England---unbound to freedom 7/3/1616 Note: Born and died at London, Middlesex, England Bound apprentice to Henry Sacheverell, 7 Sept 1608; admitted to freedom of Vintner's Company, 3 July 1616. He married his cousin, Elizabeth Bird, dau. of John Bird, of the city of London. Burke's American Families with British Ancestry, 1975, p. 2597, Byrd formerly of Broxton

More About William Thomas Byrd Sr.:
Census: Lawson Letter has him as Wm. Thomas.
Fact 1: See Note Page.
Identifier Number: 6332.
Occupation: 1608, apprenticed to Henry Sacheverall-vintner.
Residence: Jeweler/Vintner Co, London, England.

More About William Thomas Byrd Sr. and Elizabeth Burgh:
Location: St. Andrew by the Wardrobe in London.
Marriage: September 18, 1617, London, England.

Children of William Thomas Byrd Sr. and Elizabeth Burgh are:
  1. +William Byrd, b. June 17, 1622, England, d. September 29, 1672, Charles City, Charles City Co, VA.
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