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William Groocoke


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   14580 1.0 William Groocokemale
14483 Father: Richard Groococke    b. about 1541    bur. 18 Sep 1630 at St Giles, Desborough
15690 Mother: Frances [not known]    b. before 1560    bur. 31 Mar 1617 at St Giles, Desborough
Baptism: 06 Oct 1585 at Desborough (source reads 'Wm s Richard Groocoke') Rec. Off. Trans.
Burial: 18 Apr 1587, aged c. 18m, at Desborough (source reads 'Wm s Richard Groocoke') Rec. Off. Trans.




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