Philip Scudamore
Joan Warnecombe
Philip ap Thomas
(-Bef 1585)
Sybell Scudamore
John Philip Thomas
(1554-After 1591)


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1. Gwenllian Herbert

John Philip Thomas 1 2

  • Born: 1554, <Monmouthshire>, Wales
  • Marriage (1): Gwenllian Herbert about 1578 in Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales
  • Died: After 1591, <Monmouthshire>, Wales

  Research Notes: AFN: RSTC-DL

From The Thomas Book, p. 28:

"...we begin the present family with this THOMAS AP RHYS, b. after 1478, whose son Philip ap Thomas m. Sybell, dau. of Philip and Joan (Warnecombe) Scudamore, and dying before 1585 left a son and heir, John Philip Thomas, who appears to have inherited from his mother the demesne lands of Grosmount Manor, Monmouthshire, and a grist-mill near by, before 1585, when he held them "in right of Philip Skudamore," and in 1591 was Queen's lessee of mills at Kentchurch in the same shire. He m. Gwenllian, fourth dau. of Walter Herbert, Esq (q.v.), of Skenfrith, Sheriff of Monmouthshire in 1552, and had issue: Evan Thomas, b. 1580, whose name begins the pedigree compiled by the late Philip E. Thomas, Esq., of Baltimore."

  Noted events in his life were:

Inherited: Grosmount Manor, Monmouthshire and a nearby grist mill, Bef 1585. from his mother.

Queen's lessee: of mills at Kenchurch, Monmouthshire, 1591.

John married Gwenllian Herbert, daughter of Walter Herbert of Skenfrith Castle, Monmouthshire and Catherine Prichard, about 1578 in Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales. (Gwenllian Herbert was born in 1558 in <England>.)


1 Thomas, Lawrence Buckley, The Thomas Book giving the Genealogies of Sir Rhys ap Thomas, K. G., the Thomas Family descended from him, and of some Allied Families (New York: Henry T. Thomas Co., 1896.), p. 28.


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