Cambridge & Cambridgshire
The Mingays' At Cambridge University
Reference: J.Venn, Biographical History of Gonville and Caius College
Vol. 1. 1349-1713 (CUP, 1897)
GONVILLE AND CAIUS COLLEGE.
Mingay, John : of John Mingay, gent. (formerly of the
college, 1652), of Tasburgh, Norf. Born in Norwich. School, Wootton, under Mr.
Buxton, for one year and a half; and Worstead, under Mr. Wharton, for three
years. Age 17. Admitted pensioner to the bachelors table, May 20, 1679.
Surety, Mr. Ellys.
Brother of William, of 16834. Died without issue (Davy).
MICHS 1683Mich 1684.
Mingay, William : son of John Mingay, gent. (formerly of the college; 1652),
of Tasburgh, Norf. Admitted pensioner to the bachelors table, Feb. 22,
16834. Surety, Mr. Ellys. Re-admitted, as fellow-commoner, a few months
later. Brother of John, of 1679. Died without issue.
Mingay, William : son of Henry Mingay. Born at Shotesham, Norfolk. Schools,
Tacolneston, six years under Mr. Marjerie. and Norwich, under Mr. Loveringe, a
year and a half. Age 17. Admitted to the scholars table, Mar. 2, 16378.
Surety, Mr. Blankes.
B.A. 1641-2 : M.A. 1645. Scholar Mich* 1639 to Mich* 1645. Ordained deacon
& priest (Linc.) July 2 1646. Rector of Burpham Ulph, Norf. Rector of
Chilton, Suff. 1649 : signs BP Halls subscription book. July 27, 1649 Lito
preach in the diocese, Oct. 14 1662.
Mingay, John (matriculated Thomas) : son of John Mingay, gent., of
Arminghall, Esq. Born there (bapt. Nov. 27, 1636). School, Norwich, under Mr.
Lovering, over six years. Age 16. Admitted to the scholars table, April 13,
1653. Surety, Mr. Bagge.
Admitted at Lincolns Inn, Nov. 6, 1655. Of Arminghall, Esq. Married Anne,
daughter of John Strawbery, of Bury. Died Ap. 16, 1684:
M.I. at Saxlingham Nethergate.
MICH* 1652-MICH* 1654
Mingay John : of Anthony Mingay, gent., of Norwich. Born there. At school
under Mr. Lovering, four years. Age 18.Admitted fellow-commoner, Nov 2,1652.
Surety, Mr. Barker.
Scholar, Mich* 1653 to L. Day 1656 (probably this student).
Admitted at Grays Inn, Nov. 26, 1655. Of Gimingham, gent. Married Elizabeth,
daughter of John Tuthill of Saxlingham (see above). Described as of
Norwich, in the Vis. of 1664.
This is from Caius College Cambridge 1997. John Mingay born
1661.Admitted,age 17,May .20 1679,son of John of Tasburgh Norfolk, he went to
Wootton Schoo1, teacher Mr. Buxton. & Worstead schoolmarm Wharton. Died
without a family.
William admitted, Caius, 22 Feb 1683,01 Tasburgh Norfolk. dsp 1716.
Mary born 1665 died 1707.married John Powle. Elizabeth daughter &
co-heir married John Burkin. And Susan co-heir, died 1753 age 80,married Dr John
Bacon, Dean of Norwich 1704.
They were the family of John Mingay, admitted to Caius 2 Nov 1652 and Grays
Inn 26 Nov 1655,of Gimingham, Norfolk, and died 1684. He married Elizabeth,
daughter and co-heir of John Tuthill of Rainthorpe Hall she died 1716.
William Myngaye as they spelt it then, was born 1520 at Shotesham, the son
of Robert Myngaye a Norwich Cordwainer, who married Joane Turner, of Shotesham.
William administered family Notary and Mercer of Norwich. He was Principal
Registrar to the Bishop of Norwich, Alderman and Sheriff 1554,then Mayor in
1561.He married 1st Dorothy daughter of Alderman Robert Greene Mayor.
He married 2nd Elizabeth daughter of Alderman Edmund Wood, and widow of
Alexander Mather. It was during his year of Mayoralty, that he lay on this
extravagant feast. He then invited the Duke of Norfolk, The Earl of
Northumberland, and other Lords with their retinues to the Civic feast at the
New Hall, now St. Andrews Hall. They expressed a great deal of satisfaction,
with their generous reception. William died in 1564 and buried in St. Stephen