'Bernard01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bernard of Abington (Abingdon), Bernard of Askett Lodge, Bernard of Brampton, Bernard of Huntingdon, Bernard of Isleham (Iselham), Bernard of Nether Winchendon, Bernard of Nettleham, Bernard of Reading

                               
Godfrey Bernard of Wansford, Yorkshire (a temp Henry III who r. 1216-1272)
1. William Bernard
  m. Catherine Sauston
  A. Gilbert Bernard
  m. Claricia
  i. William Bernard
  m. Agnes
a. Robert Bernard of Isleham, Sheriff of Nothamptonshire (a 1384)
  m. Elizabeth Lylling (dau (sister?)/(co)heir of Sir Nicholas Lylling of Abington)
  (1) Sir John Bernard of Isleham '& Akenham' (a 1448)
  m. Ellen Mallory (d 10.07.1468, dau/heir of Sir John Mallory of Wooton, widow of_ Swinerton)
  (A) Margaret Bernard
m. Thomas Peyton of Isleham (Iselham) (b 1418, d 1484)
  (B) (Catherine) Bernard
  m. (Thomas) Jermyn
  (C) daughter
  m. _ Strange
  (2) Thomas Bernard (d 1464, escheator of Rutland & Northamptonshire)
  m. Margaret Mauntel (sister of Sir Walter Mauntel of Heyford, m2. William Newenham of Thenford)
  (A) John Bernard of Reading, Berkshire (d 1485-6)
  m. Margaret Scrope (dau of Henry Scrope, 4th Lord of Bolton, widow of ?? Plessington then (Hugh) Stafford)
  (i) John Bernard of Abington, Northamptonshire (d 20.08.1508)
m. Margaret Daundelyon (dau/heir of John Daundelyon, son of William of Doddington)
  (a) John Bernard of Abington (d 04.02.1549)
  m. Cecilia Muscot (d 21.09.1557, dau of John Muscot of Barton)
  ((1)) Francis Bernard of Abington (d 21.10.1602) - continued below
  m. Alice Haslewood (dau of John Haslewood of Maidwell)
  ((2)) John Bernard
  m. Mary Haslewood (dau of John Haslewood)
  ((A)) Robert Bernard
  ((3))+ other issue - Elizabeth, Mary, Dorothy (nun)
  (b) Richard Bernard of Earl's Barton
  m. Anne (m2. John Mulsoe)
  (ii) Francis Bernard
  (a) William Bernard of Upton, Gloucestershire
  ((1)) William Bernard of Upton (a 1669)
  ((A)) issue - William, Thomas
  (b) Thomas Bernard
  (iii)+ other issue - Eustace (rector of Thenford then Tarporley & Maidford), Thomas of Gloucestershire
  (B) Thomas Bernard (a 1449, vicar of Patteshall)
  (3)+ other issue - Henry of Guilsborough, Mary (a 1416)

 

 

Francis Bernard of Abington (d 21.10.1602) - continued above
m. Alice Haslewood (dau of John Haslewood of Maidwell)
1. John Bernard (dvpsp)
  m. Dorothy Cave (dau of Francis Cave, m2. Richard Neale of Rugby)
2. Baldwin Bernard of Abington (b c1554, d 11.09.1610)
  m1/2. Alice Stafford (dau of Thomas Stafford of Tottenhoe)
A.+ issue - Elizabeth (a 1610), Anne, Dorothy
  m2/1. Eleanor Fulwood (d 27.01.1634, dau/coheir of John Fulwood of Ford Hall, m2. Edmond Hampden (son of Griffith of Buckinghamshire))
  A. Sir John Bernard 'of Abington Manor' (bur 06.03.1673-4)
  m1. Elizabeth Edmondes (bur 30.03.1642, dau of Clement Edmondes of Preston Deanery)
  i. Elizabeth Bernard (b 1630, d 1665)
  m. (1657) Henry Gilbert of Lock
  ii. Mary Bernard
  m. (1657) Thomas Higgs of Colesbourne
  iii. Eleanor Bernard
  m. (1659) Samuel Cotton of Hinwick
  iv.+ other issue - William (d 03.1637), John (d 01.1644), Charles (b 1637, d 1639), Charles (b 05.1640, d 1651), Catherine (d 1641)
  m2. (05.06.1649, sp) Elizabeth Hall (d 1669, dau/heir of John Hall of Stratford-on-Avon (by Susanna Shakespeare), widow of Thomas Nash)
  B. William Bernard of Ecton
  m. Mary Lane of Abington
C. Catherine Bernard
3. Francis Bernard of Kingsthorpe, Northamptonshire (b before 1585) this line is supported by TCB (vol iii, 'Bernard of Huntingdon', p249+) & BEB1841 ('Bernard of Huntingdon')
  A. Sir Robert Bernard, 1st Bart of Huntingdon (b 1601, d 18.04.1666, judge) named Francis by BEB1841
m1. Elizabeth Tallakerne (dau of Sir John Tallakerne)
  i. Sir John Bernard, 2nd Bart of Brampton in Huntingdonshire (b 11.1630, d 06.1679, MP)
  m1. Elizabeth St. John (dau of Oliver St. John, Lord Chief Justice)
  a. Sir Robert Bernard, 3rd Bart of Brampton, Sheriff of Cambridgeshire & Huntingdonshire (d by 1703)
  m. (26.05.1692) Anne Weldon (b c1670, d 05.12.1746, dau of Robert Weldon of London, m2. Thomas, Lord Trevor)
  (1) Sir John Bernard, 4th Bart of Brampton (b c1695, d 15.12.1766)
  m. (01.1736/7) Mary St. John (d 21.09.1793, dau of Sir Francis St. John, Bart of Longthorpe)
  (A) Sir Robert Bernard, 5th Bart of Brampton (b c1740, d unm 02.01.1789)
  (B) Mary Bernard mentioned by BEB1841, who married ...
  m. Robert Sparrow of Worlingham Hall, Suffolk
(2)+ other issue - Anne, Mary
  b. Mary Bernard
  m. Thomas Brown of Arlsey
  c. Johanna Bernard
  m. Richard Bentley (archdeacon of Ely, master of Trinity College, Cambridge)
(1) Richard Bentley (d 23.10.1782, writer)
  (2) Elizabeth Bentley
  m1. (sp) Humphrey Ridge of Portsmouth
  m2. Rev. (James) Favell
  (3) Johanna Bentley
  m. Dennison Cumberland, Bishop of Kilmore (son of Rev. Richard, son of Richard, Bishop of Peterborough)
  (A)+ issue - Richard (dramatist), Johanna, Elizabeth Bentley
  d.+ other issue (d unm) - Elizabeth, Anne, Lucy, 3 daughters (d young)
  m2. (c08.1670, sp) Grace Shuckburgh (d 1721, dau of Sir Richard Shuckburgh of Shuckburgh by Grace Holte)
  ii. Lucy Bernard
  m. Sir Michael or Nicholas Pedley (MP)
  iii. Mary Bernard
  m. Laurence Torkington of Great Stewkley
  m2. (sp) Elizabeth Altham (d 03.01.1662, dau of Sir James Altham of Oxney (by Mary Stapers), relict of Robert Digby, 1st Lord)
4. Thomas Bernard of Reading (d 1628/1648) this line is supported by TCB (vol v, 'Bernard of Nettleham', p150+)
  m. Sarah
  A. Francis Bernard (d 1680)
  m. Sarah (d 1685)
  i. James Bernard (dvp 1665)
  ii. Francis Bernard of Reading (d 1715)
  Lipscomb shows just one generation of Francises, the Rector of Brightwell who d 1715. Provisionally we follow TCB in showing that there were 2 generations of Francises before the 1st Bart.
a. Francis Bernard (rector of Brightwell)
  m. Margaret Winlowe (dau/coeir of Richard Winlowe of Notley & Lewknor, m2. Anthony Alsop)
  (1) Sir Francis Bernard, later of Nether Winchendon, Governor of New Jersey then Massachussetts Bay, 1st Bart of Nettleham (b c1712, d 16.06.1779)
  The following is supported by BP1870 ('Morland').
  m. (1741) Amelia Offley (b 27.07.1717, d 26.05.1778, dau of Stephen Offley of Norton Hall by Anne Shute, sister of 1st Viscount Barrington)
  (A) Francis Bernard (b c1744, dvp unm 05.1770)
  (B) Sir John Bernard of Nether Winchendon, 2nd Bart of Nettleham (Lincolnshire) (b c1746, d unm 16.08.1809)
  (C) Sir Thomas Bernard of Nether Winchendon, 3rd Bart of Nettleham (b 27.04.1750, dsp 01.07.1818)
  m1. (11.05.1782) Margaret Adair (d 06.01.1813, dau/coheir of Patrick Adair)
m2. (15.06.1815) Charlotte Matilda Hulse (d 20.07.1846, dau of Sir Edward Hulse, 2nd Bart of Breamore)
  (D) Sir Scrope Bernard of Askett Lodge and Nether Winchendon, later Tyringham-Bernard then Bernard-Morland, 4th Bart of Nettleham (b 01.10.1758, d 18.04.1830, judge)
  m. (26.07.1785) Hannah Morland (d 04.03.1822, dau/heir of William Morland of Lee)
  (i) Sir Francis Bernard of Askett Lodge, later Bernard-Morland, 5th Bart of Nettleham (b 07.06.1790, d unm 23.01.1876, 3rd son)
  (ii) Sir Thomas Bernard of Nether Winchendon, later Tyringham-Bernard, Sheriff of Buckinghamshire, 6th Bart of Nettleham (b 15.09.1791, d 08.05.1883) had issue (1 son dvpsp, 3 daus)
  m1. (26.07.1819) Sophia Charlotte Williams (d 15.05.1837, dau/heir of David Williams of Sarratt (Sir David, Bart of Rose Hall & Clifford Court))
m2. (12.08.1840) Martha Louisa Minshull (dsp 18.04.1855, dau of William Minshull of Kentish Town)
  m3. (28.07.1864) Ellen (dsp 06.11.1869, widow of Henry Elwes of Marchham Park)
  (iii) Margaret Bernard (d 07.06.1859)
  m. Henry Pigott of Henry Hill (Captain)
  (iv) Mary Anne Bernard
  m1. (06.10.1823) Frederick Charles Spencer (rector of Wheatfield, nephew of 4th Duke of Marlborough)
  m2. (25.07.1835) Rev. Edward Fanshawe Glanville (son of Francis of Catchfrench)
  (v)+ other issue - William (b 07.07.1786, dvp unm 21.11.1820, Sheriff of Buckinghamshire), Thomas (b 15.10.1787, d infant), Richard Scrope (b 13.08.1793, d unm 15.10.1833, Captain)
  (E) William (or Shute?) Bernard (d unm c1766)
  (F) Jane Bernard (d 02.02.1823)
m. Charles White of Lincoln
  (G) Amelia Bernard (d 18.01.1795)
  m. (1783) Benjamin Baker (Captain)
  (H) Frances Elizabeth Bernard (d 28.12.1821)
  m. Richard King (rector of Worthen)
  (I) Julia Bernard (d 10.12.1834)
  m. Joseph Smith (vicar of Wendover then Melksham, prebendary of Salisbury)
  B. George Bernard (d 1634)
5. Richard Bernard of Astwood (dsp)
  m. Alice Chibnell (dau of John Chibnell of Astwood)
6. Anne Bernard possibly of this family, probably of this generation
  m. John Doyley of Merton
7. Elizabeth Bernard possibly of this family, possibly of this generation
  m. (1581?) Thomas Harrison of Northampton
8.+ 5 other daughters

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 08.10.15) : Lipscomb (Bucks, vol 1, 'Pedigree of Bernard and Bernard-Morland, Barts. in Nether-Winchendon', p521+)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 30.06.06, reviewed & expanded 08.10.15) : Lipscomb (Bucks, vol 1, 'Pedigree of Bernard and Bernard-Morland, Barts. in Nether-Winchendon', p522+) with input/support as reported above
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