'Beeston02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Beeston of Beeston (Cheshire), Beeston of Okeham (Oakham)

This family, based in Cheshire, appears to be unconnected to that shown on Beeston01 which was based in Yorkshire.
David de Bonbury
m. Agnes de Beeston
1. Henry de Bonbury of Beeston (d after 1342)
  m. Ellen
  A. Henry de Beeston
  m. Maud Thornton (dau of Sir Peter Thornton)
  i. Thomas de Beeston of Beeston
m. Margaret
  a. William Beeston of Beeston (d 1416)
  m. (1413) Clemence Maynwarynge (dau of Randal Maynwarynge of Peover by Margery Venables)
  (1) Thomas Beeston of Beeston - continued below
  m. Elizabeth Hansard
  The following comes from Ormerod (Cheshire, vol 3, Stoke).
  B. William Beeston probably of this generation
  m. Isabella de Stoke (dau/cobheir of Ranulphus de Stoke)
  i. John Beeston of Stoke (b c1371, d c1419)
  m. Margaret de Teverton, heir of Teverton (& Hulgreve)
  a. Elizabeth/Isabella Beeston (b c1392, d by 1456)
  m1. Sir Robert Aston (d 1417)
  m2. Sir John Carrington



Thomas Beeston of Beeston - continued above
m. Elizabeth Hansard
1. John Beeston of Beeston
  m. Elizabeth Bold (dau of _ Bold of Lancaster)
  A. Tochett Beeston of Beeston
  m. Jane Done (dau of Sir John Done of Utkinton)
  i. John Beeston of Beeston
  m. Katherine Calveley (dau of Sir George Calveley)
  a. Sir George Beeston of Beeston (d 1601)
  m1. Alice Davenport (dau of Thomas Davenport of Henbury)
  (1) Hugh Beeston of Beeston
  m1. Thomasyn Copleston (dau of John Copleston of Devonshire)
  (A)+ issue (dsp) - George, John
  m2. Margaret Ireland (dau of Thomas Ireland of The Hutt)
  partner unknown
  (C) Richard Beeston
(2) Sir Hugh Beeston 'of Beeston'
  m. Margaret Downes (dau of Roger or Lawrence Downes, widow of Philip Worth)
  (A) John Beeston (dsp)
  (B) Sir George Beeston 'of Beeston' (dsp 1611)
  m. Prudence Bulmer (dau of Sir Bryan Bulmer)
  (C) Margaret Beeston
  m. William Whitmore of Leighton
  (3) Jane Beeston
  m. Jeffery Shakerly (d 1618)
  (4) Dorothy Beeston
  m. John Coplestone of Edgesford
  m2. (sp) _ Ireland (dau of George Ireland of The Hutt)
  m3. (sp) Mary Chetwode (dau of James Chetwode)



HoP reports that the MP "assumed the arms of the Cheshire Beeston family, and inherited land in Nottinghamshire; but his known relatives were only on the fringes of the gentry".
William Beeston of Cheshire
1. John Beeston of Okeham (Oakham), Rutland (dsp 1611)
2. George Beeston of Okeham (Oakham) (d before1611)
  m. Isabel Man
  A. William Beeston of Possbrook in Titchfield, Hampshire (d 12.1638, MP)
m. (by 1630) Elizabeth Bromfield (dau of Arthur Bromfield of Southampton)
  i. Henry Beeston (b c1631, d 1701, Master of Winchester School, Rector of Wallop, Warden of New College (Oxford))
  a.+ issue - Henry (a 1701), John (a 1698, 1708)
  ii. Sir William Beeston, Governor of Jamaica (bpt 02.12.1636, d 03.11.1702)
  The following is supported by 'Monken Hadley' (Frederick Charles Cass, 1880, 'Pedigree of Hopegood', p187). Berry identifies William's wife as Anne Hopegood (or Goodhope), as though Hopegood was her family name. Cass shows differently.
  m. Anne Hopegood Caulier (d 1721, dau of Abraham Caulier (by Elizabeth, dau of Edward Hopegood of London), m2. Sir Charles Orby, Bart)
  a. Jane Beeston (d 29.06.1724)
  m1. (12.06.1698) Sir Thomas Modyford, Bart (d 30.07.1702)
  m2. (27.05.1703) Charles Long of Saxmundham (Suffolk) & Longville (Jamaica) (d 08.05.1723, MP)
  b.+ other issue (d young) - William (bpt 02.03.1673-4, d 30.05.1681), Henry (bpt 22.03.1675-6), Edward (bpt 07.09.167, d 06.08.1678), Anne (bpt 29.03.1680), Elizabeth (bpt 25.03.1675. d 18.08.1693)
  iii.+ other issue - Elizabeth, Mary, Frances (bpt 04.1635, d 20.07.1646), Anne (bpt 11.1638)
  B. Anne Beeston
  m. Francis Eldred of Thurlby
  C.+ other issue (dsp) - George, Anne

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 06.08.05) : various web sites
(2) For middle section (uploaded 06.08.05) : Visitation (Cheshire, 1580+1613, 'Beeston of Beeston')
(3) For lower section (uploaded 18.03.24) : CountyGen (Berry, Hampshire, p290) with some input/support from HoP ("William Beeston") and as reported above
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