born: [son of William Plowman? tbc]
married: Anne. (buried 26 Nov. 1696, Sherborne.)
died: c.1683; buried 6 Feb. 1683/4, Sherborne, Dorset.
A Thomas Plowman of Sherborne appears in the
Protestation Returns for Dorset on 5 march 1641. A Thomas Ploughman of the
Borough of Newland and Castle Town appears in the Dorset Hearth Tax returns of
From a document of Apprenticeship it would appear Thomas Plowman
was a Master Joiner. The document, dated 24 August 1663, arranges for a Mary
Plowman (baptised 11 May 1649), the daughter of Francis Plowman (buried 24 May
1654), also a joiner, to be an apprentice to Thomas and Anne Plowman until she
reached 21 years of age. Witnessed by William Plowman.
Thomas Plowman died without making a will. A document of the Court
of the Dean of Salisbury dated 15 Feb. 1683, this gives administration of his
estate to his wife Anne. Witnessed by John Plowman.
1. William Plowman?, see main page:
2. Anne Plowman
born: 1652. bapt 7 Nov. 1652, Sherborne
3. John Plowman
born: 1655. bapt 22 May 1655, Sherborne.
A John Plowman, of Sherborne, went to Sherborne School c.1660. He became a governor in 1691 and Warden in 1698.
4. Mary Plowman
born: bapt 16 Feb. 1657/8, Sherborne.
5. Thomas Plowman
A document of Apprenticeship dated 30 Dec. 1715 identifies a Thomas
Plowman, the younger, as a Master Carpenter.