Thomas Bodman (1642 – 1709)

Thomas Bodman (1642 – 1709) and Ann Townsend


Thomas Bodman married Ann Townsend on 26th June 1668.

They had the following known children all baptised at Calne:_

Humphry Bodman baptised 16 Feb 1670/1
Philip Bodman b abt 1763 (est) and buried 23 May 1674
Mary Bodman baptised 15th August 1675
Thomas Bodman baptised 27 February 1678   click here
Anne Bodman baptised 11 Oct 1681
William Bodman baptised 13 Sep 1684
Janniwara Bodman baptised 26 Jul 1687
Susanna Bodman baptised 19 Jan 1688

In 1697 Thomas was mentioned in his father’s will.

William died in November 1709 and was buried as ”ye elder” on 28th. He was a glazier and had a shop in Calne.

The Admon of Thomas Bodman, Glazier of Calne, dated 25th April 1710 was granted to his wife Anne Bodman. She signed it with her mark ‘A’. The Document appears to have been witnessed by Thomas Bodman (her son?).

Following his death, an Inventory was taken.

Inventory
the Inventory of Thomas Bodman’s goods and assets praised on ye 23rd March 1709

In the Chamber over the shop
one bord & coffer                                                    1     0     0

In the chamber over the Hoall
One bord, one Cheast, 4 bookses
& one coffer & bedstead                                        1    10    0

In the shop, 2 looms & wood                               2     5     0

In the Hoall, pewter                                             0    15     0
& one kittet, one pot & one posnott#                1    15     0
& one tabelbord, one groat t(w)o barrels
one moashentubb & 2 kinours?
& one firepan & tongs & billissos
& 3 kiuons & lumber                                           0    15     0
The working cloose (clothes)                            0    15     0
                                                                    (total) 8    5      0

We the praisor of tis goods
have down according to our knowledge
without partiality, written our hand
Joseph Stephens
Samuel Segg
Notes
# a posnet is a small metal pot or vessel for boiling having a handle and three feet.