'Boycott1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Boycott of Boycott, Boycott of Buildwas, Boycott of Hinton, Boycott of Rudge

It appears to be likely that this family took its name from the township of Boycott in the parish of Pontesbury, Shropshire (Salop).
Francis Boycott of Boycott & Buildwas, Salop (a 1545)
1. William Boycott of Boycott, Buildwas & Hinton (d 1658)
  Commoners shows only William's marriage to Eleanor Lacon, identifying her as mother of Sylvanus, Francis, Elizabeth & Sarah. BLG1886 shows his marriages and children as follows.
  m1. (1625) Elizabeth Trym (dau/heir of John Trim of Hinton)
  A. Elizabeth Boycott
  m. Thomas Holland
  B. Sarah Boycott
  m. (1654) William Warter of Swancote, Salop
  i. John Water of Rudge Hall, Shropshire (b 07.12.1656)
  a. Catherine Water (d 1743)
m. (10.12.1742) William Boycott of Uppington (dsp 1762) @@ below
  m2. (1631) Eleanor Lacon (dau of Sylvester Lacon of West Coppice by Grace, dau of Sir Edward Littleton of Pillaton)
  C. Sylvanus Boycott of Hinton & Buildwas (b c1632, d 10.10.1686)
  m. Elizabeth Geers (dau of F. Geers of The Marsh)
  i. Thomas Boycott of Hinton (d 1698)
  m. Elizabeth Reynolds (dau of Samuel Reynolds of Taunton)
  a. Thomas Boycott of Hinton (dsps 1723)
  m. Philadelphia Cotton (dau of Sir Thomas Cotton of Combermere, Bart)
  D. Francis Boycott of Boycott and/or Buildwas
  m. (1659) Catherine Ward (dau/heir of Richard Ward of The Lowe & Uppington)
  i. William Boycott of Boycott (b 21.07.1661)
  m. (1692) Sarah Kirkby (dau/heir of Robert Kirkby of Nottinghamshire)
a. Francis Boycott of Hinton (b 29.11.1694, d 19.07.1743)
  m. Christian Pearson
  (1) Francis Boycott (dsp)
  (2) Sarah Boycott (dsp)
  m. John Heynes or Haynes of Cranford
  b. William Boycott of Uppington (Shropshire), later of Rudge Hall (Shropshire) (b 24.10.1696, dsp 22.08.1762)
m. (10.12.1742) Catherine Warter (d 1743, dau/heir of John Warter of Rudge Hall) @@ above
  c. Richard Boycott (b 1698, d 1751, rector of Whittington)
  m. (1732) Gertrude Jenkins (dau of Thomas Jenkins by Gertrude, dau of Richard Wingfield of Bouxley)
  (1) Thomas Boycott of Wrexham, later of Boycott & Hinton, later also of Rudge (b 1735, d 29.06.1798)
  m. (1763) Jane Puleston (d 10.1803, dau of John Puleston of Pickhill)
  (A) Thomas Boycott of Boycott, Hinton & Rudge (b 08.06.1771, d 24.04.1856) had issue
m. (10.08.1801) Jane Tarleton (d 18.02.1843, dau of Thomas Tarleton of Bolesworth Castle by Mary, dau/coheir of Lawrence Robinson of Clitheroe)
  (B) Charles Boycott (b 1777, dsps 1810, Major, 3rd son)
  m. Wilhelmina Smyth (b c1783, d 14.01.1807, dau of Christopher Smyth, son of Christopher of Northampton)
  (i) child (d 1807)
  (C) Frances Boycott (d 1815)
  m. (1797) John Hayman (Major)
  (i) Charles Hayman (d unm 1836)
  (ii) Frances Louisa Hayman (d 18.11.1885)
m. (03.09.1833) Kenelm, 17th Lord Somerville (b 1787, d 1864)
  (D) Emma Boycott (dsp 1848)
  m. (1793) Edward Ravenscroft
  (E) Harriet Boycott (d 1830)
  m. (1801) Henry Lannoy Hunter of Beech Hill
  (F) Sophia Boycott (dsp)
  m. (1810) William Bowen of Bath (MD)
  (G) Maria Boycott (dsp 1821)
  m. (19.07.1810) Francis (North), 4th Earl of Guildford (b 1761, dsp 1817)
  (H) Louisa Victoria Boycott (d 1849)
  m. (1807) Walter Smythe of Brambridge
  (I)+ other issue (d unm) - Richard (b 1773, d 01.09.1795, Captain), Charlotte (d 1842)
  (2) Richard Boycott of Rudge Hall (d unm 04.09.1788, Lt. Colonel)
  (3) William Boycott of Dosthill (d 1765)
  m1. ?? m2. ??
  (A)+ issue (d unm ) - Gertrude (d young?), Catherine (b c1665, d 20.02.1850)
  (4) Anne Boycott (d unm 22.12.1798)
  (5) Sarah Boycott (d 1782)
m. Edward Jenkins of Charlton Hill
  (A) Robert Jenkins of Charlton Hill had issue
  (B) Emma Jenkins
  m. Francis Harries
  d. Sarah Boycott
  m. (1718) John Webb of Hamstall Bidware
  e.+ other issue - Thomas (d infant), Catherine (d unm 1734)
  ii. Richard Boycott (b 19.09.1662, dsp 09.1723, of the Middle Temple)
  m. Priscilla Belton (dau of Rev. James Belton)
  iii.+ other issue (d unm)
  E. Anne Boycott (d unm)
  F. Judith Boycott (bur 16.05.1709)
  m. (1659) William Adams of Longdon

Main source(s): BLG1886 ('Boycott of Rudge Hall') with some support & a little input from Commoners (vol 4, 'Boycott of Rudge', p470+)
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