Sunday, 17 February 2019

Sidney Gamul - 10 children before dying aged 32 having her 11th.

Sidney Gamul 1634 - 1666
9 x great grandmother

Born in Chester on 30 December 1634 to Sir Francis Gamul (1606 – 1654) and his first wife Christian Grosvenor (     - 1640), Sidney was Christened at St Mary’s on the Hill Church, Chester on 7 January 1635.
Sidney married John Brerewood (1616 – 1700), son of Sir Robert Brerewood (1588 – 1654) and his first wife Anne Mainwaring (     - 1630). They had at least ten children:
§  Robert Brerewood (1656 – 1712), Justice of the Peace
§  Alice Brerewood (1657 – died young)
§  Sidney Brerewood (1658 – 1658)
§  Christian Brerewood (1659 – 1734) who married Thomas Kelsall (1662 -     )(8x great grandparents)
§  Sidney Brerewood (1660/1 – 1662)
§  Francis Brerewood (1661 – 1663)
§  Anne Brerewood (     - 1700)
§  Lettice Brerewood (1663 – 1724)
§  Elizabeth Brerewood (1664 – 1665)
§  John Brerewood (1665 – 1665, dying a few weeks before Sidney)

In 1666, Sidney died, possibly with complications following the birth / death of her son John. She was buried in St Mary's on the Hill Church, Chester, on 16 February 1666, aged 32 

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