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William Finch   Link to this

I took a stroll from my office in the City of London at lunchtime today, and stumbled upon the gravestone of William White - Fishmonger and Citizen of London.

Is this known about ?

Pauline   Link to this

Is this known about ?

Any dates on the gravestone? Mary's husband William was a fishmonger.

Alan   Link to this

Is Aunt Wight (Mary, nee Kite) related Samuel Papys' mother Margaret #nee Kite#?

Mary   Link to this

Aunt Wight was not a Kite, but a Sutton.
She married John Pepys's half-brother, William Wight.

John Pepys mother, Mary Day, first married Thomas Pepys ("the Black") by whom she had 6 children, one of whom was Samuel's father, John. She subsequently married Rice Wight of Guildford, by whom she had William.

Alan   Link to this

Thanks Mary, clearly the family tree on this site (http://www.pepysdiary.com/background/familytree/) is incorrect.

Phil Gyford   Link to this

The family tree is now corrected.

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