Thomas Derham of Crimplesham was born circa 1352 in England to John Derham (c1325-) and Anne Unknown and died before 23 March 1445 England of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth de Vere (c1360-) .

An essay towards a topographical history of the county of Norfolk. (Continued from p. 678 [of vol. 3] by C. Parkin). by Francis Blomefield, Charles Parkin

"Thomas de Derham, Esq. lord of Cimplesham, was an eminent lawyer in the 5th of Henry IV. a feoffee for the manor of West Herling, and sealed with a buck's, or deer's head caboshed. In the 7th of Henry Vi. he was justice of gaol delivery of East Derham, for the libery of the Bishop of Ely, and married Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Baldwin de Vere, Esq. of Denver, younger brother of Robert de Vere, Esq. of Addington in Northamptonshire, and was father of Thomas Derham, Esq. of Crimplesham, who by Alice his first wife, daughter and heir of Gilbert Haltoft, one of the barons of the Exchequer, had John, who died a minor.; and Elizabeth, who married John Fincham, Esq. of Outwell in Nofolk; and by his second wife Joan, daughter of John Bennet of Bunwell in Norfolk, Gent., married in 1470, had Thomas, his son and heir."


Offspring of Thomas Derham of Crimplesham and Elizabeth de Vere (c1360-)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Thomas Derham (-1474))
Elizabeth Derham (c1378-) 1378 England William Dethick (-c1467)


Offspring of John Derham (c1325-) and Anne Unknown
Name Birth Death Joined with
Thomas Derham (c1352-1445) 1352 England 23 March 1445 England Elizabeth de Vere (c1360-)


Footnotes (including sources)

¶ Death
  • Will dated 12 August, 1444, proved 23 March, 1445
  • The Visitation of Norfolk in the Year 1563, Volume 1 by William Harvey