Post by JBrand
"Att Ockham in Surrey where his sister Weston lived, he was married /on Febr. 10th A.D. 1628  to Agnes, a younger daughter of Robert /Purse of Perry Hill in Worplesdon, Surrey,
she being a daughter of his second wife & a tender /weakely woman & well beloved of her father & mother, & both a good natured & a /good Religious woman, by whom he had issue They had 2 sons (Lawrence; and Sir Nicholas BT) and 3 daughters (Rose, wife of Richard Otis; Ann, wife of Richard Glydd; and Margaret). After his wife died he was in penury and sent his children out to relatives. He sent his daughter Rose to New England in 1643. He was ensign to the Surrey Parliamentary Force under his brother Nicholas and Sir Richard Onslow. He contracted a chill which became pneumonia and died on 14 Jan 1644, in Wapping. My father was a tall proper man wth a red /bearde as I remember, somewhat hasty of disposition / as the Stoughtons usually have bin & are still, but one that truely feared God & set his face heaven wards, minde=/ing the best things, though was drawne aside when he was Apprentice, ..."
The part about sending Rose to New England seems to be in a more modern, standardized English.
It's in the manuscript collection at the British Library:
Title: Collections relating to the family of Stoughton, formerly of Stoke, near Guildford, and to their possessions in Stoughton, Stoke, Guildford, and elsewhere in Surrey
Collection Area: Western Manuscripts
Reference: Add MS 6174
Creation Date: 1670-1676
Extent and Access:
1 volume (30, 902 pages)
Access Conditions: Available for research unless otherwise stated:
Contents and Scope:
Collections relating to the family of Stoughton, formerly of Stoke, near Guildford, and to their possessions in Stoughton, Stoke, Guildford, and elsewhere in Surrey
This catalogue description has been transcribed from the original [18th-19th-century] handwritten Catalogue of Additional Manuscripts and may contain inaccuracies. The handwritten catalogue is available in the Manuscripts Reading Room.
The first portion more particularly relating to the lands extends from pages 1-30, 1-194, and the second concerning the family, etc., occupies pages 451-825
Compiled by Sir Nicholas Stoughton, baronet, from ancient deeds and evidences in his possession. Presented to the British Museum in 1820 by William Bray, of Shene
Publications: Manning, Reverend Owen; Bray, William, The History and Antiquities of Surrey, volume I, (London, 1804)