The family of Robert Wake and Elizabeth Greenfield
(8xGreat Grandparents)

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  His Parents:   Her Parents:
  William WAKE   William GRINFIELD
  Diana DRURY   Ellinor
Robert WAKE Elizabeth GREENFIELD
Married   23/07/1699 St Mary the Virgin, Marlborough
Bd  23/06/1666 Piddington, Northamptonshire Bd  1679
Bp   Bp  18/05/1679 St Peter & St Paul, Marlborough
Dd  11/10/1725 Dd  
Bur  14/10/1725 St Mary the Virgin, Bocking Bur  
Occ  Vicar Occ  
 Their Children:
 1   Robert Bd ~1703
 2   Thomas Bd 17/07/1706 Ogbourne St Andrew
 3   Elizabeth Bp 16/07/1711 Ogbourne St Andrew
 4   Anne Bp 16/07/1711 Ogbourne St Andrew
 5   William Bp  ~1715



Robert Wake gained an MA at Brasenose College Oxford in 1684 and became Vicar of Fritwell in Oxfordshire in 1691.  He then moved to Ogbourne St Andrew in Wiltshire where he was Vicar from 1703 to 1714.  After this he moved to Farthingstone in Northamptonshire (1714 - 1720) and then to Buxted near West Uckfield in Sussex (1720 - 1723).  In 1723 he became Dean of Bocking in Essex where he remained until his death in 1725.

Their children..
Robert graduated from Merton College, Oxford in 1721 but died in 1725 (the same year as his father)
Thomas was baptised at Ogbourne St Andrew on 28/07/1706.  Thomas died while at Westminster School.
Elizabeth and Anne were twins. Nothing is known about Anne's later life
William became the 7th Baronet of Riddlesworth in Norfolk in 1755 and died in 1765 at the age of 50


Farthingstone Church Rectors of Farthingstone


Pictures from Courteenhall with reference to Sir William Wake 7th Baronet, the son of Rev Robert Wake, and more recent descendants of the Wake line

Courteenhall Church
viewed from Hall
viewed from Church
Hereward Wake 12th Bart.
Memorial stone
Tomb of William Wake 7th Bart.
Half under the organ!
Memorial to Wake families  

Page updated 19/08/2010