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[SHAR591] Rowland Sharman witnessed 2 wills at Bringhurst, in 1605 and 1607. He then made an indenture in 1637 between himself and his son and heir [SHAR601] Nicholas, which suggests he could have been on the point of dying. There are no surviving parish registers at Bringhurst before 1640 (baptisms) or burials (1670).
[SHAR601] Nicholas Shereman married (at Barrowden, 6th June 1624) [SCUL602] Alice Sculthrop. They had two children born and baptised at Barrowden as follows:
Anne (born at Barrowden, 20th February 1624/5);
Robert (born at Barrowden, 16th April 1626).
Nicholas afterwards married (at Tinwell, 6th May 1628 IGI) 2.[BING602] Alice Bingham, They had at least one son:
[SHAR611] Nicholas (born at Bringhurst, 1638), married Ann Grant, see later.
Nicholas made an indenture with his father (Rowland) both of Bringhurst (April 1637).
[SHAR611] Nicholas Sharman and his wife Ann Grant had seven children born and baptised at Bringhurst as follows:
Elizabeth (born 13th August 1653), married (at Bringhurst, 1st August 1677) Thomas Curtney;
John (born 2nd September 1655), possibly died young;
Tomas (born 12th October 1657), possibly died young;
Mary (born 2nd July 1659);
Sarah (baptised 14th January 1660/1), possibly died young;
Anna (baptised 1st October 1664);
[SHAR621] Nicholas (baptised 23rd February 1667/8), married Ann ---, see later.
Nicholas (a yeoman) died at Bringhurst (buried there 29th October 1686), and Anna died at Bringhurst also (buried there 31st July 1710). Nicholas left a will (made out on his death-bed), leaving his freehold lands to his wife "Ann". His children were to receive: Mary £20 when 21, Ann £20, Elizabeth (by then married to Thomas Curtney) 1s. The residue to be shared between his wife Ann and their son Nicholas.
[SHAR621] Nicholas Sharman (born 1668) and his wife Ann had ten children born and baptised at Bringhurst as follows:
Mary (baptised 18th June 1697), possibly married (by licence, 1719) John Latimer of Bringhurst;
[SHAR631] Nicholas (baptised 28th November 1698), married 1. Sarah Hall; then 2. Luce Jones, see later;
William (baptised 14th July 1700), married (at Bringhurst, 14th December 1724) Sarah Meadowes;
John (baptised 23rd April 1702), died (age 8) at Bringhurst (buried there 9th May 1710);
Edward (baptised 23rd March 1703/4), married (at Ashley, Northants, 11th December 1727) Elizabeth Crane;
Ann (baptised 12th February 1705/6);
Sarah (baptised 8th December 1707);
Richard (baptised 13th March 1708/9), died (age 77) at Bringhurst (buried there 11th June 1785);
John (baptised 30th March 1711);
Elizabeth (baptised 4th April 1713, 5 months after her father's death).
Nicholas died intestate at Bringhurst (buried there 27th November 1712), and administration of his estate was granted to Ann. The subsequent inventory gave an approximate value of £180. Ann died at Bringhurst also (buried there 1st April 1715, though the register simply shows "Sharman").
[SHAR631] Nicholas Sharman (born 1698) married 1. (at Great Easton, 23rd June 1726) Sarah Hall.
Great Easton Church
They had one child born and baptised at Bringhurst as follows:
Mary (baptised 20th May 1727), possibly married (at Bringhurst, 12th October 1761) William Smith, witnessed by J Fox (parish clerk) and J Walton.
Sarah died at Bringhurst (buried there 12th April 1729), and afterwards Nicholas married 2. (by licence, at Market Harborough, 13th November 1729) [JONE632] Lucy Jones (born 1709, see JONES), of Great Easton.
They had eight children born and baptised at Bringhurst as follows:
Ann (baptised 23rd May 1731), died at Bringhurst (16th January 1740/1);
Elizabeth (baptised 11th July 1733);
[SHAR641] Nicholas (baptised 20th September 1735), married Elizabeth Wright, see later;
Luce (baptised 1st July 1738), died (age 9) at Bringhurst (buried there 16th July 1747);
John (baptised 16th January 1740/1);
Sarah (baptised 5th April 1744), died (age 9 months) at Bringhurst (buried there 2nd January 1744/5);
Edward (baptised 25th February 1745/6), died age (21 months) at Bringhurst (buried there 27th September 1747);
Edward (baptised 10th June 1749), died (age 3) at Bringhurst (buried there 7th March 1752/3).
Lucy died at Bringhurst (buried there 15th September 1773).
[SHAR641] Nicholas Sharman (born 1735, son of Nicholas & Lucy) married (at Bringhurst, 4th August 1761) [WRIG642] Elizabeth Wright (born 1741, see WRIGHT), witnessed by J Fox (parish clerk) and J Walton.
They had nine children born and baptised at Bringhurst as follows:
John (baptised 28th October 1762), married Ann Dexter;
Mary (baptised 30th September 1764);
Sarah (baptised 22nd March 1767);
Robert (baptised 15th July 1770);
[SHAR651] Nicholas (baptised 28th June 1772), married Charlotte Smith, see later;
Elizabeth (baptised 5th February 1775);
Benjamin (baptised 23rd February 1777), died at Bringhurst (buried there 4th April 1804);
William (baptised 12th September 1779);
Thomas (baptised 31st March 1782), married Elizabeth Fox.
Elizabeth died (age 55) at Bringhurst (buried there 4th June 1796), and Nicholas died at Bringhurst also (buried there 8th March 1812).
[SHAR651] Nicholas Sharman (born 1772) married (at Caldecott, 29th October 1792) [SMTC652] Charlotte Smith (born 1768), witnessed by Edwd. Muggleton (parish clerk) and Abraham Seaton (who married Ann Smith in 1786). They had nine children born as follows:
John (baptised at Bringhurst, 29th September 1793), married Ann Freer;
Nicholas (baptised at Caldecott, 27th September 1795), married Mary Almond;
Elizabeth (baptised at Caldecott, 11th November 1797), married Eustachius Hibbens Smith;
Mary (baptised at Caldecott, 28th May 1801), still unmarried at December 1851;
[SHAR662] Charlotte (baptised at Caldecott, 10th May 1803), married her sister Elizabeth's brother-in-law William Smith, see later;
Sarah (baptised at Caldecott, 6th July 1805), married John Burdett;
(probably) Hannah (-), married Thomas Pye.
Benjamin (baptised at Caldecott, 31st March 1809);
Leah (baptised at Bringhurst, 13th December 1812).
Charlotte died (age 76, of "natural decay") at Bringhurst (27th November 1844). Nicholas was recorded as being in Uppingham Workhouse with "flu" (June 1846), and died (age 79, of influenza) at Bringhurst (31st December 1851). Place and dates of their burial are not known.
Nicholas Sharman = Charlotte Smith
1841 Census 589/8-5 Bringhurst (LEI)
Nicholas SHARMAN 65 ag lab Y
Charlotte SHARMAN 70 N [prob born NTH/RUT]
1851 Census 2093-251 Bringhurst
Robert Wright H M 79 weaver Bringhurst
Sarah Wright W M 66 Wakerley NTH
Nicholas SHARMAN Lr W 78 Bringhurst