Saturday, October 27, 2007

Hartwells and Peckovers

I believe that it is likely that the Peckovers came from Northamptonshire or Cambridgeshire. They might have originated in Norfolk since British Chancery records for 1493-1500 lists a William Pekover living in that county.
The same records dated 1518-1529 lists a John Hartwell living in Northamptonshire.
It might be worth looking at because there is a listing in the section for members researching trees ,that lists various Hartwells living in Bedfordshire in the 16th century. It might be worthwhile getting in touch with them.

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