Sir Thomas Parr

Male1483–12 November 1518

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Sir Thomas Parr was born in 1483, in Kendal, Westmorland, England, his father, Sir William Parr, was 48 and his mother, Elizabeth FitzHugh, was 18. He married Maud Greene in 1508, in Northamptonshire, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. In 1509, at the age of 26, his occupation is listed as sheriff of northamptonshire. He died on 12 November 1518, in Blackfriars, London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

Sir Thomas Parr
Maud Greene
Marriage: 1508
Catherine Parr
Sir William Parr
Anne Parr

Sources (40)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Perye - Church record: birth-name: Hyrum Saperton
  • England, Select Marriages, 1538-1973
  • William Parr, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    1508Northamptonshire, England
  • Children (3)

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    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Parr in Lancashire, or from residence at an enclosure (Middle English parr, Old English pearr).

    German: from Middle Low German parre ‘parish, district, minister's house’; a metonymic occupational name for a parson or for someone who worked in a parsonage or manse. Compare Pfarr .

    English: variant of Pear with the common late Middle English and early modern English change of -er- to -ar-.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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