'Bosville01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bosvyle of Ardsley (Ardesley or Ersesley), Bosville of Bradborne, Bosville of Eynsford, Bosvyle of Gunthwaite, Bosvile (Bosville) of Newhall

                               
Sir John Bosville of Erdesley, Yorkshire (a 1234)
m. Alice de Dersford (dau/heir of Hugh de Dersford)
1. Peter Bosville
  m. Beatrix de Furnivall
  A. Adam Bosville of Erdesley (a 1363)
  i. Thomas Bosville of Erdesley (a 1363)
  a. Roger Bosville (dvp)
  (1) John Bosville or Bosvyle of Erdesley (Ardesley) (d 1441) - continued below
  m. Isabel Dransfield (dau (sb sister?)/coheir of Sir William Dransfield of West Bretton)
  b. Thomas Bosville had issue
  m. Alice Monke (dau of William Monke of Cheete)
  B. Robert Bosville (a 1362, Constable of Pontefract Castle) had issue

 

 

John Bosville or Bosvyle of Ardesley (Erdesley) (d 1441) - continued above
m. Isabel Dransfield (dau (sb sister?)/coheir of Sir William Dransfield of West Bretton)
1. John Bosvyle of Ardesley & Newhall (a 1415)
  Visitation identifies John as just 'of Ardesley' but BHO ('The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent' Vol 3, Parishes: Sevenoke) identifies him as of Newhall also and confirms that he was ancestor, by Mary Barley, of later Bosvilles of Newhall.
  m1. Mary (Mariota) Barley (dau/coheir of Thomas Barley of Woodsome/Woodhall by Isabell, dau/heir of John Fytzwilliams of Woodhall)
  A. William Bosvyle of Ardsley & Newhall
m. Mawde (Matilda) Fytzwilliam (dau of John Fytzwilliam or FitzWilliam of Sprolburghe (sic))
  i. Thomas Bosvyle of Ardsley & Newhall this line not followed by Berry
  m. Isabel Hastings (dau of John Hastings of Fenwyke)
  a. John or Thomas Bosvyle of Ardsley
  m. Isabel Wortley (dau of Nicholas Wortley, sister of Sir Thomas of Wortley)
  (1) John Bosvyle of Ardsley
  m1/2. (sp) ?? Everingham (dau of Henry Everyngham of Stainbrogh)
m2/1. Anne Rereseby (dau of Thomas Rereseby of Thribergh)
  (A) Thomas Bosvyle of Ardsley & Newhall
  Visitation (1563-4) shows Thomas of Ardesley m. Elsabeth Nevell, parents of Gervase. Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1584/5, Bosvile of New Hall) starts with this Thomas, identifying him as 'of Newhall' and showing more details of his family as follows.
  m1. Agnes Sutton (dau of Sir Henry Sutton of Averham)
  (i) Margaret Bosvile
  m. (Richard) Fletcher
  (ii) Barbara Bosvile
m. John Menring
  (iii) Elizabeth Bosvile
  (iv) Lucy Bosvile
  m. _ Mangnall
  (v) Ellen Bosvile
  m. Whichcote
  m2. _ Grinall of Norfolk or Nottinghamshire
  m3. Elsabeth Nevell (dau of Robert Nevell of Ragnall (by Ales, dau/coheir of William Bosvyle of Chete), m2. Martin Anne)
(vi) John Bosvile (dsp)
  (vii) Gervase Bosvyle of Ardsley & Newhall (a 1585)
  m. Edith (probably not Elizabeth) Wyrall (dau of Hugh Wyrrall of Loversall)
  (a) Jane Bosvile
  m. William Broxholme of Lincolnshire
  (b) Anne Bosvile
m. Henry Savile of Wakefield
  (c)+ other issue (a 1585) - Thomas (b c1562), Elizabeth
  (2)+ other issue - William, Myles
  b. Meryell Bosvyle
  m. Sir John Burton of Kyngesley or Kinsley
(1) Thomas Burton
  m. Elsabeth Yorke (dau of Sir Richard Yorke)
  (A)+ issue - William, George (had issue), Dowsabell
  (2) Meryell Burton
  m. Henry Everingham of Stainbrogh
(3) Elsabeth Burton
  m. _ Brough of Newcastle
  ii. Sir John Bosvyle
  iii. Elizabeth Bosvyle possibly of this generation
  m. John Wombwell of Wombwell (d before 31.07.1487)
  m2. Isabell Grysacre (dau of Percival Grysacre or Gusacre or Cresacre of Barnburgh m2. Henry Longton)
  B. Richard Bosvyle of Gunthwaite, Yorkshire
  m. Jane Nevell (dau of Robert Nevell or Neville of Leversege, possibly by ?? Molyneux)
i. John Bosvyle of Gunthwaite this line followed by Berry
  m. Anne Clapham (dau of Thomas Clapham of Beamsley, widow of Richard Redman of Hareworth)
  a. John Bosvyle of Gunthwaite
  Berry identifies John's wife as Muriell, dau of John Barnby of Barnby Hall. Visitation identifies her as ...
  m. Meryell Barnby (dau of Charles Barnby, sister of Jane)
  (1) Godfrey Bosvyle or Bosvile of Gunthwaite not mentioned by Berry
  m. Jane Hardwyke (dau of John Hardwyke of Hardwyke)
  Apart from the 'other issue', which come from Visitation (Yorkshire, 1563-4), the following comes from Visitation (Yorkshire, 1584/5, Bosvile of Gunthwaite).
  (A) Francis Bosvile of Gunthwaite (a 1585, 3rd son)
  m. Dorothy Copley (dau of Avery Copley of Batley)
(i) Grace Bosvile (b c07.1585)
  Visitation ends showing only Grace in this generation. The following has been pulled together from cross-references elsewhere in the database and so is subject to review & revision not least because Francis's sister Elizabeth has been described as his heir. Francis is presumed father/uncle (perhaps not legitimately) of ...
  (ii) (Godfrey) Bosvile of Gunthwaite (Colonel?) father of Elizabeth, presumed father of ...
  (a) ?? Bosville presumed intermediary generation
((1)) William Bosville of Gunthwaite father of Priscilla, presumed father of ...
  ((A)) Godfrey Bosvile of Gunthwaite
  m. Diana Wentworth (dau of Sir William Wentworth, 4th Bart of Bretton)
  The following comes from BEB1841 (Wentworth of Bretton).
  ((i)) William Bosvile of Gunthwaite (dsp 1813)
  ((ii)) Thomas Blacket Bosvile (captain)
  ((iii)) Elizabeth Diana Bosvile (d 18.10.1780)
m. (03.05.1768) Sir Alexander Macdonald, 9th Bart of Sleat, 1st Lord (d 12.09.1795)
  ((iv)) Julia Bosvile (b 21.07.1754, d 23.06.1833)
  m. (01.08.1780) William Ward, 3rd Viscount Dudley (b 21.01.1750, d 25.04.1823)
  ((B)) Priscilla Bosville (d 1718)
  m. (1687) Gervase Armytage of Keresforth Hill (b 1662)
  (b) Elizabeth Bosvile
  m1. Roger Harlakenden of Massachusetts
  m2. Herbert Pelham of Swineshead (b c1600, d 06.1674)
  (B) Frances Bosvile
  m. John Savile of New Hall
  (C) Mary Bosvile
  m. Richard Burdett (son/heir of Henry of Denby)
  (D) Dorothy Bosvile
  m. John Lacy of Brearley
  (E) Elsabeth Bosvile probably the Elizabeth who married ...
  m. William Copley of Sprotborough (d 1598)
  (F)+ other issue - Philip (dvpsp), George (dvpsp), Godfrey, William, Thomas, Anne, Deonyce, Jane
  (2) Sir Ralph Bosvyle or Bosville of Bradborne, Kent this line followed by Berry
  Visitation ends showing Raff as m. a dau of Skynner of London with 4 children: Henry, Richard, Winifred, Dorothy. Berry shows as follows. The following is also supported by Commoners (vol 1, section of 'Families of Boteler and Bosville' within 'Baverstock of Alton and Windsor').
  m1. Anne Clement (dau of Sir Richard Clement of Ightam Moat by Anne (dau of William Barlow, relict of John Grey, brother of Thomas, 2nd Marqess of Dorset))
  (A) Henry Bosville of Bradborne this line followed by Berry
m. Elizabeth Morgan (dau of William Morgan of Chilworth by Catharine, dau/heir of Sir Roger Stuknor of Bodiam Castle)
  (i) Sir Ralph Bosville of Bradborne (a 1619)
  m. Mary Leonard (dau of Sampson Leonard by Margaret Dacres)
  (a) Leonard Bosville
  m. Anne Ridley (dau/coheir of Sir Thomas Ridley by Margaret, dau/heir of William Bullen)
(ii) Lewkenor Bosville of Bradborne mentioned by Visitation (Glazebrooke, Kent, 1663, 'Bosville')
  m. Peregrina Hussey (dau of Henry Hussey)
  (a) Lennard Bosville of Bradborne (a 1663)
(B) Sir Robert Bosville of Eynsford (d 1623) this line followed by Commoners
  m. (1582) Elizabeth Sybil (dau/heir of John Sybil of Eynsford)
  (i) Sir Henry Bosville of Eynsford (b 1587)
  m. Isabella Wiseman (dau of Sir Thomas Wiseman of Rivenhall)
  (a) Sir Thomas Bosville of Eynsford
  ((1)) Thomas Bosville of Little Mote (bpt 21.12.1640, d 20.11.1660)
The following is supported by a note on the pedigree of 'Sybill of Eynsford & Farningham' in Archaeologica Cantiana (vol 26, 1904).
  m. (c05.11.1660) Elizabeth Wyat (dau of Sir Francis Wyat)
  ((A)) Margaret Bosville (b 09.08.1661, d 1710)
  m. (12.12.1681) Sir Robert Masham of Bushy Hall, Bart
  (b) Isabella Bosville
  m. (1637) Thomas Boteler of Freyning (d 1681)
  (c)+ other issue including Sir Henry (dsp 1702)
  (ii) Frances Bosvile probably of this generation
  m. Henry Hart
  (C)+ other issue
  m2. Benedicta Skiner (dau of Anthony Skiner of London)
  (3) Anne Bosvyle
  m. John Deny of Lynn
  (4) Ellen Bosvyle
  m. _ Tayler alias Gybson of Fernyngham
  (5)+ other issue - Henry, Dyonyce (sic), Meryell (sic, son), John (dsp), Thomas (dsp)
  b. Thomas Bosvyle of Tyckhyll (Tickhill)
  m. Anne Saunderson (dau of _ Saunderson of Sandbeke)
  c. Richard Bosvyle (priest)
  ii. Elizabeth Bosvyle
  m. _ Popley of Popley Hyll
iii. Ales Bosvyle
  m. _ Rowley
  iv. Katherine Bosvyle
  m. John Swyft of Thursley (Trusley?)
  v. Edith Bosvyle
  m. _ Proctor of Frereherd (Friarhead?)
  vi.+ other issue - Thomas, Randall
  C. Percival Bosvyle
  i. Alexander Bosvyle
  m. _ Whetley
  a. Christopher Bosvyle had issue
  D. Elsabeth Bosvyle
  m. Thomas Anne of Frickley (b 15.08.1397, d 1468)
  E.+ other issue - Thomas, Harry, John
2. Margaret Bosvyle
  m. Robert or John Barnby (son of Edmond by Dennys, dau/heir of Sir Ellis Medhope)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 19.04.17) : CountyGen (Berry, Kent, p480+)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 10.10.06) : Visitation (Yorkshire, 1563-4, Bosvyle) with some input/support from CountyGen (Berry, Kent, p481) and further input/support as reported above
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