Lydia Hicks1

F, b. before 6 September 1612, d. circa 1634
     Lydia was born in County Surrey, England. She was the daughter of Robert & Margaret Hicks. On 6 September 1612, she was christened in Bermondsey, County Surrey, England, at St. Mary Magdalen.2 In 1623, Lydia left England aboard the ship, "Anne", mastered by William Peirce, enroute for New England. Listed among the passengers were her mother, Margaret Hickes & her siblings. They arrived at Plymouth on the 10th of July. Her father had come previously on the ship "Fortune". which had arrived in November 1621..3,4 Lydia married Edward Bangs, son of John Bangs and Jane Chavis, in 1633 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Lydia departed this life circa 1634 in Plymouth. She probably died from complications of childbirth.


Edward Bangs b. c 28 Oct 1591, d. b 5 Mar 1678


  1. [S457] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633.
  2. [S457] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Edward Bangs.
  3. [S609] John Camden Hotten, Immigrants Who Went To America 1600-1700, page 29 - List of those who came over in the "Anne" & "Little James" - the vessels parted company at sea; the "Anne" arrived the latter part of June, and the "Little James" some week or 10 days latter [1623]: part of the number were wives & children of persons already in the colony. ... Margaret Hickes and her children; the wife of Robert Hickes, who came in the "Fortune".
  4. [S904] John A Goodwin, , Chapter xxiii: 1623 - pages 242-243 - Late in July arrived the ship "Anne". 140 tons, William Peirce. master; and 10 days later came - in the pinnace "Little James", 44 tons, Bridges, master. These vessels brought a hundred new persons, including those who had formerly sailed in John Peirce's "Paragon". Many were from the Leyden flock, and several were wives, children, and kindred of the earlier settlers. Margaret Hickes, wife of Robert Hickes, and 3 children. [Note: not sure the information is accurates for the number of children who accompanied Margaret. - klm]