- Born: Abt 1415, Rumburgh, Suffolk, England
- Died: Abt 1471, Rumburgh, Suffolk, England
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A Genealogical Memoir of the Families of Lawrences with a Direct Male Line from Sir Robert Lawrence of Lancashire AD 1190 down to John Lawrence of Watertown AD 1636, Mercy Hale, Boston, 1856, p3:
"According to the pedigree of the Lawrences of Ashton Hall, in Lancashire, Sir Robert Lawrence, a descendant of the above, had three sons- Nicholas, of Ayercroft, was the third. This Nicholas was the father of seven sons, of which John was the fourth, and under his name is written, 'from this John, are descended the Lawrences of Suffolk.'
"John, dying in 1461, left a son; Thomas, of Rumburg, in Suffolk, who made his will in 1471, and died the same year, leaving John, his eldest son, an heir to the estates in Rumburg, South Elmham, Spettishall, Wisset, and Holton."
Pedigree of LawrenceCompiled from Heralds' Visitations, Inquisitions Post Mortem, Deeds, Charters, Wills, Parish Registers, and other Original Manuscripts H G Somerby Esq Boston CS71.L42 1856:
"John Lawrence, of Suffolk: died in 1461. In the pedigree of theLawrences of Ashton Hall, under this name is written, `From this John are descended the Lawrences of St. James' Park, in Suffolk.' Son:
"Thomas Lawrence of Rumburgh, in Suffolk; made his will July 17, 1471: owned lands in Rumburgh, South Elmham, Spettishall, Wisset, Holton, etc."