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7168. William Bisshop
B abt 1541 | Manor Holway, Cattistock, England
D 27 December 1621 | Manor Holway, Cattistock, England
M abt 1569 | Manor Holway, Cattistock, England
William Bisshop, Esquire was born at Ancient Manor, Holway Co, Dorset, England 1540. His parents were John Bishop and Elizabeth Dawe. He married Bride Buckler Abt 1569 at Holway, England. Bride Buckler was born at Ancient Manor, Holway Co, Dorset, England about 1540, daughter of Alexander Buckler and Elizabeth Watkins. She was also the niece of Sir Richard Buckler, Knight.
The home of William Bisshop II was the ancient manor of "Holway" about a mile north of the village where the church and school are located. Other farms in the same area, owned by members of the Bishop family were "In-Park," "West Holway," "Lower Holway," "Metford," "North Chalmington," "Chalmington," "Chalmington," and possibly others. Total property in excess of 1000 acres.