'Bent2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bent of Basford, Bent of Leicester, Turvile of North Kilworth

George Bent (bpt 09.07.1624, bur 26.06.1693)
1. George Bent, Mayor of Leicester (b 1633-4, d 24.06.1709)
  m. _ Stubbins (dau/heir of William Stubbins of Leicester)
  A. William Bent (b 1660-1. d 16.08.1707)
  m. Elizabeth Moore (b 1672-3, d 30.09.1723, dau of Thomas Moore of Leicester)
i. William Bent (dsp)
  ii. Elizabeth Bent
  m. Thomas Farmer of Leicester
  iii. Anne Bent
  m. Richard Turvile of North Kilworth (b c1684, d 30.03.1736)
  a. Richard Turvile of North Kilworth (b 1709-10, d 12.04.1777)
  m. Annabella Norwich (b c1710, d 18.09.1780, dau of Sir Erasmus Norwich, Bart)
  (1) daughter (a 1805)
  m. John Bullivant (b c1745, d 05.10.1803, rector of Marston Trussell & Sudbrooke)
  (A)+ issue
  (2) daughter (a 1805)
  m. _ Rundle of Gumley (d by 1805)
(A)+ 1 son + 1 daughter
  (3)+ other issue - Erasmus, Annabella Catharine (b 1744-5, d 20.05.1778)
  b. William Turvile
  B George Bent (b c1663, d 13.01.1730, 5th son)
  m. Alice (b c1667, d 06.04.1737)
  i. George Bent, Mayor of Leicester (b 1687-8, d unm 20.05.1736)
  ii. Mary Bent (d 06.04.1737)
  m1. William Wightman of Peckleton (dsp 1724)
  m2. Gabriel Newton (alderman of London, "founder of many charities")
  a.+ issue - George (b c1730, d 1747), daughter (d infant)
  C. Joseph Bent
  i. Anne Bent
  m. Thomas Avering
  ii. Elizabeth Bent
  m. Nicholas Stringsby
  iii.+ other issue - George, Thomas
  D. Mary Bent
  m. Thomas Fletcher of Pyrton
  E. Anne Bent (dsp)
  m. Thoams Davis (clerk)
  F.+ other issue (dsp) - John, Thomas, Auden



Laurence Bent (d 1670)
1. Hamlet Bent
  A. Laurence Bent (b c1681, bur 29.12.1775)
  i. John Bent (b 1716-7, d 04.1796)
  m. Anne
  a. James Justin Bent of Basford, Staffordshire (b 1740-1, d 03.06.1812, MD)
  m. Elizabeth Heathcote (sister of Sir John Edensor Heathcote of Longton Hall)
  (1) Richard Bent of Basford House (b 06.06.1780, a 1814) had issue
  m. (12.10.1812) Frances Heathcote (dau of Sir John Edensor Heathcote (sister to R. Heathcote, MP))
  (2) Anne Bent
  m. Richard Rawson of Wheathill
  (3)+ other issue - James( d Orthes, Major), Thomas of Derby & Bentlanes (MD), Eliza, Maria
  b.+ other issue - John, William, daughter

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 1, 1807, 'Pedigree of Bent of Leicester', p150)
(2) For lower section (originally shown in BZmisc20 on 26.08.14) : Commoners (vol 2, 'Bent of Basford House', p408)
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