Robert Connish senior was born around 1570 in Chinnor, Oxfordshire, England.
Robert, of unknown parentage, was probably baptised at St Andrew’s Chinnor.
Robert, a yeoman farmer of Chinnor, married Margaret, surname unknown around 1590 in Chinnor.
They had three known children which were all baptised at St Andrews, Chinnor –
- Cecilia b 1592 Chinnor
- Elizabeth b 1595 Chinnor
- Robert b 1609 & d 1677 Chinnor, married with five children
Robert Connish’s will and inventory, taken 23 February 1615 bequeaths his property to his wife Margaret, and son Robert. The will states he is a yeoman farmer of Chinnor.
Margaret’s long will and inventory was proved in 1618, and stated she was a widow of Chinnor. She bequeaths her estate to her son Robert and daughters Elizabeth and Cecilia.
(Oxfordshire Wills Index 1516-1857).