Name: Thomas BELHOUSE , of Stanway, Sir 1
ALIA: Thomas /Belhus/, of Stanway, Sir
Birth: AFT 1289 in Ramsden Bellhouse, Billericay, Essex, England
Death: Deceased in Great Stanway, Lexden, Essex, England
Manor of Newington Belhouse,
.... His eldest son John de Burgo, who nevertheless did not enjoy the title of earl of Kent, was found to be his father's next heir, and accordingly on his mother's death, in the 44th year of that reign, succeeded to it, and that year obtained a charter of freewarren for this manor among others. He passed itaway, in the 55th year of that reign, to his cousingerman Sir Thomas de Belhus, descended originally of Cambridgeshire, and made seneschal of Ponthieu. He afterwards resided at Stanway, in Essex, in the 13th year of which reign he had a grant of freewarren within this manor. He left three sons, John, of whom hereafter; Nicholas, whose grand-daughter Alice, coheir of her father Thomas, married John Barret, ancestor of the Barrets, of Avely, in Essex, and of the late Thomas Barret Lennard, lord Dacre;and William.
From: 'Parishes: Newington', The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 8 (1799), pp. 197-210. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63474&strquery=belhouse essex Date accessed: 29 April 2012.
NOTE: The treatise on Aveley, which seems more knowledgeable, states that the Belhouse family came from Ramsden Bellhouse near Billericay--not from Cambridgeshire as stated above. See notes for John Barrett, d. 1526
Father: Theobald de BELHOUSE b: ABT 1261 in Ramsden Bellhouse, Billericay, Essex, England
Floria b: ABT 1290
- Nicholas BELHOUSE , of Aveley b: BEF 1306 in Great Stanway, Lexden, Essex, England
- Title: History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent, Edward Hasted, 1799, www.british-history.ac.uk
Page: vol 8, p. 197-210