'Blagrave1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Blagrave of Bulmershe (Bulmarsh), Blagrave of Calcot, Blagrave of London, Blagrave of Reading, Blagrave of Southcot, Blagrave of Uttoxeter, Blagrave of Watchfield

Despite the fact that the two families reported here were both in Berkshire (though Watchfield is now in Oxfordshire), any connection between them must have been distant.
Ralph Blagrave of Utoxer (Uttoxeter), Staffordshire
1. Richard Blagrave of Uttoxeter
  A. Thomas Blagrave of Great Bedwyn (Wiltshire) & London (b c1522, d 18.06.1590, MP)
  m. Joane Bellamy (dau/heir of William Bellamy or Bellame of Hadley by _ Wrytt)
  i. John Blagrave
  m. Joane Bodenham of Gloucestershire
The Harleian editor added a note to report, of an attributed son, that "Ashmole has added here (in error) Anthony, who married the da. of Thomas Dolman of Shaw". That Anthony is shown below.
  ii. Mary Blagrave
  m. William Lodge (son/heir of Sir Thomas of London)
2. Robert Blagrave of London & Reading
  The Harleian editor first identifies Robert's wife as Anne, dau of _ Pyke of Surrey but then refers to Visitation (Essex) where she is identified as shown below. Anne appears to be the same person as Agnes whose 2nd marriage (as Robert's widow) was "The foundation of the importance of the Blagrave family in Reading" as William Grey left Bulmershe to his stepson John.
  m. Anne or Agnes Pike (dau of Thomas Pike of Ilford, m2. William Grey of Bulmershe)
  A. John Blagrave of Bulnash (Bulmarsh or Bulmershe) Court in Sunning, Berkshire (d 05.10.1597)
  m1. (c1552) Anne Hungerford (dau of Sir Anthony Hungerford of Downe Amney)
  i. Anthony Blagrave of Bulmershe (Bulmarsh), Sheriff of Berkshire (b c1555, d 29.04.1628, MP)
  m. Jane Borlase (dau of Sir John Borlase or Borlacy of Bockmore or Bockmer) ## here? ##
  a. Sir John Blagrave of Bumarsh & Southcot, Sheriff of Berkshire (bur 11.06.1655)
  m. Margaret Coteel (dau of Thomas Coteel of London)
  (1)+ issue - Susan, Mary
  b. Anthony Blagrave of Reading, later of Bulmershe or Bulmarsh (d 1657)
  m. Dorothy Dolman (dau of Thomas Dolman of Shaw)
  (1) Anthony Blagrave (dvp 1655)
  m. Rebecca Chapman (dau of Sir John Chapman of Hampnet)
  (A)+ issue - Rebecca, Dorothy
(2) John Blagrave of Southcot (d 1704, MP)
  The following is our attempt to combine information from VCH (Berkshire, vol 3, 'Parishes: Sonning with Early, Woodley and Sandford') with that from HoP ('Blagrave' - various), both of which also support some of the above.
  m. Hester Gore (dau of William Gore of Barrow Gurney & London)
  (A) Anthony Blagrave of Southcot & Bulmarsh, Sheriff of Berkshire (bpt 21.09.1680, bur 19.12.1744, MP)
  m. (before 1706) Mary Gore (dau of William Gore of Barrow Gurney, cousin)
  (i) John Blagrave of Southcot & Bulmarsh (b 1713, d 09.12.1787)
  m. (09.08.1745) Anne Cobb (dau/coheir of Sir George Cobb, 3rd Bart of Adderbury)
  (a) son (dvp)
  (ii) Frances Blagrave (b 1761) probably of this generation
  m. (1778) John Blagrave of Watchfield (d 28.02.1827) @1@ below
  (iii)+ other issue - son, 4 daughters (2 dvp)
  (B) George Blagrave of Bulmarsh (bur 30.12.1789)
  (i) George James Blagrave (dvp unm 1776)
(3) George Blagrave of Bulmarsh (b c1638, a 1701)
  m. Elizabeth Browne (dau of Alexander Browne of Denford)
  (A) Dorothy Blagrave (b c1663)
  c. Jane Blagrave
  m. John Blancknall of Abingdon
  d. Anne Blagrave
  m. Richard Libb of Hardwick
  e. Mary Blagrave
  m. Sir Charles Wiseman of Steventon ## here? ##
  ii. John Blagrave of Swallowfield 'of Reading' (mathematician)
  a. Jane Blagrave
  m. Edward Blagrave @2@ just below
  iii. Edward Blagrave
  a. Edward Blagrave
  m. Jane Blagrave @2@ just above
iv. Alexander Blagrave of Southcot
  m. Margaret
  The following is partly supported by Visitation (London, 1687-1700, Blagrave) as reported by the Harleian editor alongside the Visitation of 1665-6.
  a. John Blagrave of Southcot (b c1588, a 03.1665)
  m. Frances Gregory (dau of Thomas Gregory of Bentley)
  (1) Alexander Blagrave of Southcot (b c1624, a 1687)
  m. Letitia Knight (dau of Walter Knight of Reading)
  (A)+ issue- Letitia, Frances, Naomi, Barbara
  (2) Margaret Blagrave
  m. Thomas Hodges (Dean of Hereford)
  b. Walter Blagrave
  (1)+ 2 daughters
  c. Richard Blagrave of London (b c1594, d 1650)
  m. Margaret Miller (dau of George Miller of Swallowfield)
  (1) Obadiah Blagrave of London (b c1642, a 1687, stationer, 5th son)
  m. Elizabeth Sondly (dau of William Sondly of Driffield, widow of John Jones of London then Edward Crofts of London)
  (2) Susannah Blagrave
  m1. Richard Smith of London (silk throwster)
  m2. Robert Taylor of London (clothworker)
  (3) Ruth Blagrave
  m1. John Swinburne of London
  m2. Robert Fleming of London (weaver)
  (4)+ other issue - Daniel (d young), Nathaniel (d young), Joshua (d young), Jeremiah (d unm), Zephaniah (d infant), Elizabeth (d unm)
  d. Anne Blagrave
  m. Thomas Brightwell of Padworth
  e. daughter
  m. _ Symons
  f. daughter
  m. Robert Dolman of London (stationer)
  g. Judith Blagrave
  m. _ Constantine
  h.+ other issue - Daniel of Southcot (d 1668, had issue), Joseph of Reading (had issue), daughters
  v.+ other issue - Dorothy (d young?), Dorothy
  m2. (1568) Elizabeth Ockham
  vii. Richard Blagrave
  m1. Elizabeth Cheyney
  a. Edward Blagrave
  m. _ Drew
  (1)+ issue - Edward, Drew
  b. Cheyney Blagrave
  (1)+ issue - Thomas, Alice
  c. Martha Blagrave
  m2. Elizabeth Goddard of Wiltshire
  m3. Anne Mason (dau of Thomas Mason of Northwood, Isle of Wight)
  d. Thomas Blagrave of the Chapel Royal (a 1672)
  m. Margaret Clarvox (dau of Thomas Clarvox of Parson's Green)
  e. Anthony Blagrave (6th son)
  (1) Richard Blagrave of Norwich (a 1672)
  f. Allan Blagrave
  (1) Mary Blagrave
  g.+ other issue - Robert, John
  viii.+ other issue - Thomas (dsp), Oliver



John Blagrave of Highworth
m. Agnes Kibblewhite (a 1520, dau of John Kibblewhite of South Fawley in Berkshire, aunt of Sir Thomas Whyte, Lord Mayor)
1. Thomas Blagrave of Watchfield in Shrivenham, Wiltshire
  A. Thomas Blagrave of Shriivenham
  i. George Blagrave (a 1594)
  a. ?? Blagrave
  (1) ?? Blagrave
  (A) ?? Blagrave
(i) John Blagrave of Watchfield
  m. (1728) Anne Hussey
  (a) Thomas Blagrave of Watchfield
  m. Catherine Garrard (dau/heir of Charles Garrard of Kingwood by Mary, dau/heir Edward Batten of Lambourn Woodlands)
  ((1)) John Blagrave of Watchfield 'of Calcot Park' (d 28.02.1827)
  m. (1778-9) Frances Blagrave (dau/coheir of Anthony Blagrave by Hester Gore) @1@ above
  ((A)) John Blagrave of Calcot Park (b 14.03.1781, dsp 21.06.1867, Colonel)
  m1. (01.09.1827) Mary Anne Parsons (dau of Henry Parsons, relict of Rev. Matthew Robinson (brother of Lord Rokeby))
  m2. (30.11.1841) Georgiana Rowley (dau of Sir William Rowley, 2nd Bart of Tendring Hall)
  ((B)) Anthony Blagrave of Barrow House (d 07.12.1860) had issue
  m. Rachael Yates (dau of Thomas Yates, widow of John Dailey)
  ((C)) Charles George Blagrave had issue
  m. _ Colvin
((D)) Edward Liebenwood Blagrave (b 1801, d 17.12.1880) had issue
  m. Emily Hanson (d 28.10.1911, dau of Capt. Benjamin Hanson)
  ((E)) Catherine Blagrave
  m. Sir Robert Pocklington of Chelsworth
  ((F)) Eliza Agnes Blagrave
  m. (1820) Rev. Martin Joseph Booth (b c1754, d 28.12.1854)
  ((G)) AnneBlagrave (d 10.11.1864)
  m. (14.07.1814) Rev. Henry Pole (d 1865, son of Sir Charles, Bart)
  ((H)) Charlotte Blagrave
  m. (Thomas) Job Hanmer of Holbrooke Hall
  ((I))+ other issue - Agnes, Harriet (b c1796, d unm 12.12.1880)
  ((2)) Catherine Blagrave
  m. Samuel Pococke of Beanham
  ((3)) Agnes Anne Blagrave

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Berkshire, 1623+1665-6, Blagrave), VCH (Berkshire, vol 3, 'The borough of Reading: Manors') with input/support as reported above
(2) For lower section : BLG1886 & BLG1952 (Blagrave of Calcot Park)
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