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THE STORY AS I KNOW IT
Ellen Logan was born about 1580 in Berkshire
England, possibly Bray. Her father was
Simon Logan, Lord of Strode Hall Manor.
Her mother may have been
We visited the farm in the fall of 2015 and met the
present owner. He said no one could confirm just
where the manor house had been located but showed us into
the 500 year old barn. A marvelous structure totally
black from weathering, inside the huge supports and
roofing were all made of Oak with Oak pegs. The roof
had been replaced 150 years ago with a tin roof, which may
help maintain the structure for many more centuries.
Ellen Logan wed Simon
Winch about 1604. These
were old families of Berks made up of Yeoman and
Simon and Ellen Winch' known children
1. EllenWinch, born between 1605-1611, she wed Thomas Passmore and died 1652.
2. Anne Winch, born 1610, she wed Henry Sowthen yeoman of Burnham, Berks Feb. 18, 1631/2 from London Marriage Licences 1521-1869 by Joseph L. Chester and
John Ward Dean.
It is not
known when either Simon
Winch or his wife Ellen
died, or where they are buried.
There was a
"Visitation" made in 1665-6 noted in The Four Visitations of Berkshres,
by Thomas Benolt. on page 44, "Fifeld in Bray
parish, was Simon Winch
I'm not sure what Entr. means. It may be their plea was entered, or perhaps their fee was entered. His age was given to be 30 something. So he was probably our Simon's
grandson. so there may have been a son to carry on the family name.
was a tour of inspection to establish the right of a person
to bear arms. Simon
was turned down in this visitation because of a better
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