Harold KINSMAN Elizabeth KINSMAN Anne KINSMAN Harold KINSMAN Richard KINSMAN Charles KINSMAN Anne KINSMAN Francis KINSMAN Owen KINSMAN Anne Edmund KINSMAN Robert KINSMAN Jane KINSMAN John KINSMAN Frances KINSMAN Elizabeth GOLBORNE Mini tree diagram

Richard KINSMAN9

also known as Rychard KINNESMAN

1602 - 27th Jun 16666

Auditor of Northampton, Devon and Cornwall3

Life History


Born in Broughton, Northamptonshire

16th Jan 1602/3

Baptised in Broughton, Northamptonshire.1,2


Educated Sidney College, Cambridge.1


Birth of son Harold KINSMAN in Stockwell, Surrey.1


Birth of son Richard KINSMAN in Broughton, Northamptonshire

Jan 1635/6

Birth of son Charles KINSMAN in Broughton, Northamptonshire


Birth of daughter Anne KINSMAN in Broughton, Northamptonshire


Birth of son Francis KINSMAN in Broughton, Northamptonshire


Birth of son Owen KINSMAN in Holborn, Middlesex

between 1646 and 1648

Resident in ,Virginia, USA.3


Resident in Broughton, Northamptonshire.3

25th Jan 1658/9

Beneficiary in Deene, Northamptonshire.4

In the will of his "cozin", Francis


Death of son Richard KINSMAN in Wapping, Middlesex

29th Sep 1665

Wrote will in Broughton, Northamptonshire.5

27th Jun 1666

Died in Broughton, Northamptonshire.6


28th Jun 1666

Buried in Broughton, Northamptonshire.1,7

11th Jul 1666

Probate in London, Middlesex.8,5

Richard Kinnesman of Broughton

Other facts


Married Anne


  • Cambridge Alumni:

    Adm. pens. at SIDNEY, June 19, 1619. S. of Harold, of Broughton and Loddington, Northants. B. in Northamptonshire. Bapt. at Broughton, Jan. 16, 1602-3. Buried there June 28, 1666. Father of Harold (1650). (Vis. of Northants., 1618.)

  • 1648:
    Royalist Composition Papers, Vol 35 (2S), No 757:

    27 January 1648

    Richard Kinnesman, of Broughton, Northamptonshire, gentleman.  His delinquency.......that he did assist the forces raised against the Parliament, and was comprised within the Articles of Exeter, as by the General's certificate.  Since which he has been beyond the seas.  That he petitioned here the 25th January 1648, whereby he craves the Articles of Exeter.  That he is seized of an estate in fee to him and his heirs of a messuage and cottage in Broughton, of the yearly value of ?68, whereont is issuing ?40 a year, bequeathed by the last will and testament of Harold Kynnesman the Compounder's father to Elizabeth Kynnesman his mother during her life, as by the said will dated 2 Sep 1631 appears, which said Elizabeth is still living.  There will remain and come unto him and his heirs, after the decease of the said Elizabeth his mother, a messuage etc. in Broughton and other lands in Pitchley of the yearly value of ?56.

    ibid, No 581:

    18 January 1648

    A certificate signed by Fairfax, stating that Auditor Kynesman was resident and abiding in Exeter seven months before the surrender of that city and that he ought to have the benefit of the Articles of Exeter.

    ibid, No 583

    Other certificates of Kynesman's residence in Exeter, signed by Jos. Martyn, John Colleton, John Wyott, Henry Croone

    Vol 22 (1 S), No 734:

    28 Nov 1649

    Richard Kinsman of Broughton in Northamptonshire, Gentleman, bound to the said Treasurers in ?50 ye 10 of February 1648.  With condition to pay ?27 10 shillings when the debts for which the said fine of ?27 10 shillings was sett, should be recovered.  He hath paid ?15 in full.

    Fairfax took Exeter on behalf of the Parliamentary forces in February 1646.  From this and the above reference, Richard was resident in Exeter in July 1645 up until it's fall.  He received an amnesty under the Articles of Exeter.  "Such offices as desired it had passes to retire beyond the seas; others, having promised never more to bear arms, paid compositions to Parliament and procured their pardon.  Such compositions were not less than two year's rent of the delinquent's estate."

  • 1660:
    British History Online
    Calendar of Treasury Books
    William A. Shaw (editor)

    10 Nov 1660

    "Treasurer Southampton's warrant to Richard Kinnesman, Auditor for the county of Somerset, to make forth a particular of the office of bailiff and collector of the rents of the chantry of St. Nicholas, alias Bishop's Chantry, in the [Arch] Deanery of Taunton and Deaneries of Dunster, Bridgwater and Pawlett. co. Somerset, all as formerly held by one Tho. Brooke: same being upon the petition from William Dicconson."

  • In "A Perfect Description of Virginia", printed for Richard Wodenoth, at the Star under St Peter's, Cornhill, London, 1649, mention is made of "Richard Kinsman who had resided in Virginia for three or four years, a farmer, and remained in Jamestown in March 1648"

  • British History Online:
    A History of the County of Northampton: Volume 4
    L. F. Salzman

    Bridges, Hist, of Northants. ii, 87. Inscription in Broughton Church. Richard Kynnesman 'King's Auditor' (ibid.) was sequestered and fined ?179 10s. in 1649: Cal. of Com. for Compounding, 1897.


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