Tag Archives: John Pye

Pye family tree

Thomas Pye and Margaret his wife, were the parents of a large family.  They lived at Alstone in the parish of Haughton, Staffordshire. John Pye was their eldest son.  John and his wife Joane had seven children.  John and Joane … Continue reading

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The Brandricks of Staffordshire

The Brandricks of Staffordshire Frances Pye, a younger daughter of John and Anne Pye, was baptised on 1 January, 1648 in Haughton, Staffordshire.  She had four brothers and three sisters.  The Pye family moved from Haughton to Bromleyhurst in the … Continue reading

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John Pye of Rickerscote, Stf and Windsor, NSW

John Pye, born on 4 August, 1809, was the middle child of Joseph and Mary Pye of Rickerscote, Staffordshire. John appears to have been a strong-willed youth who was determined to marry the girl he wished as the young couple … Continue reading

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Convicts in the family

Three Pye brothers, Thomas, John and James, all had convictions recorded against them.  They were the sons of Agricultural labourer, Joseph Pye of Rickerscote, Staffordshire and it can be imaged that poverty was an ever present threat to the brothers … Continue reading

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Where has the information for your Tree come from?

During the course of genealogical research there often come times when you need to make an educated guess based on associated recorded evidence at hand.  I am not referring to making assumptions that certain ancestors are yours when there is … Continue reading

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The 24 Acts of Chivalry

John Pye born 1444 and died 1550.  His epitaph states in part, “He was at Jerusalem and at the sepulchre of Christ.  He completed the 24 Acts of Chivalry which few men could do them all.” So what are the … Continue reading

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Discoveries about Thomas Pye

It seems that when I find new information that, instead answering the initial questions, I am left with a whole new bunch of questions. This Blog has led me to meeting Patsy, who very kindly showed me how to research … Continue reading

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