OXBOROUGH, Thomas (d.1623), of King's Lynn, Norf.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Family and Education

s. of Thomas Oxborough of Beckham Well. educ. L. Inn 1572, called 1581. m. (1) Thomasine, da. of Thomas Heward of Oxborough, 4s. 3da.; (2) Margaret, da. of Richard Slyford of Slyford, Lincs., wid. of Patrick Cartwright of King’s Lynn.

Offices Held

Town clerk of King’s Lynn 1584-97, recorder from 1597; j.p. Norf. from c.1596; commr. sewers for Ely ?1594, Lincs. and Norf. by 1597.


Most of our information about Oxborough comes from the records of King’s Lynn. He received a number of payments for his work on the town’s behalf. In April 1585 he was given £5, ‘towards such charges as he shall be at for the town th