'Alford1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Alford in Berkshire, Alford of Holt, Alford of Meaux, Alford in Sussex

Thomas Alford or Alfford of Holt or Holte, Denbighshire
m. _ Salisbury
1. John Alford of Holt
  m. _ Wythyford (dau of Sir Uryan (probably not Brian) Wythyford)
  A. John Alford of Holt
  m. Elizabeth Pickering (dau of (Sir) John Pickering of Holt)
  i. John Alford, last of Holt (Castle), later of Fawley (Berkshire)
  This line supported by Visitation (Berkshire, 1623, Alford of Hall Place in Hurley) which expands the identification of John's wife from Elizabeth Oglethorpe to ...
  m. Elizabeth Oglethorpe (dau of (John?) Oglethorpe of Newenton, sister of Sir Owen)
  a. Henry or Thomas Alford of Hall Place in Hurley, Berkshire
Named Henry by Visitation (Berkshire) but Thomas by Visitation (Sussex).
  m. Bridget Poole (dau of William Poole of Coatel)
  (1)+ issue - William (b c1607), Henry, John, Thomas, Mary, Catherine, Beata, Agnes
  ii. Sir Lancelot Alford of Meux or Meaux, Yorkshire (a 1615)
This line supported by Visitation (Yorkshire, 1612, Alford of Meaux).
  m. Ann Knowles (dau/heir of Sir William Knowles of Bilton)
  a. Sir William Alford of Meaux & Belton
  m1. Elizabeth Rooke (d 1608, dau/heir of Robert Rooke of Fawley)
  (1) Margaret Alford
  m. (10.01.1619) Sir Robert Strickland of Sizergh & Thornton Briggs (b 01.01.1600, d 04.1671)
  (2) Anne Alford
m2. Elizabeth Clarke (dau of Sir William Clarke of Weston)
  (3) Elizabeth or Dorothy Alford
  Visitation (Yorkshire) shows the daughter as Dorothy but notes that some sources identify her as Elizabeth. Visitation (Sussex) and Berry name her Elizabeth. We presume that this was the 'Dorothy' (d 1673) who married ...
  m. Thomas Grantham of Goltho
2. Robert Alford or Alfford
m. _ Bridges of Sudeley ## possibly Anne Bridges?? ##
  A. Roger Alford
  m. Elizabeth Ramsey (dau/heir of Thomas Ramsey of Hitcham and/or Wycham, widow of _ Clarke)
  i. Edward Alford of Sussex
  m. Judith Downing (dau/heir of Edmond Downing of Suffolk)
  a. John Alford of Sussex
  m. _ Bishop (dau of Sir Thomas Bishop of Parham, Bart)
  (1) Jane Alford we speculate that this may have been the Jane who married ...
  m. (10.05.1638) Sir Thomas Eversfield or Earlsfield (bur 24.11.1649)
  (2) Elizabeth Alford
  b. Sir Edward Alford of Cashobery, Hertfordshire
  Visitation (Sussex) identifies Sir Edward's wife as Mary, dau/coheir of Baptist, Viscount Camden (here?). Provisionally, we follow Berry in identifying her as ...
  m. Margaret
  c.+ other issue - Launcelot, William, Robert, Elizabeth
  ii. Anne Alford (d 10.05.1651)
  m. (c1581) Sir Edmond Phettiplace or Fettiplace (d 20.06.1613)

Main source(s): Visitation (Sussex, 1530+1633-4, Alfford), CountyGen (Sussex, Berry) with support as reported above
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