'Bracebridge2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bracebridge of Atherston, Ludford of Ansley Hall
[Parts of this page were originally shown within Bracebridge1. They were moved here to facilitate review & expansion.]

Thomas Bracebridge, last of Kingsbury (d 1607)
m. Alicia Rugeley (dau of John Rugeley of Dunton)
1. John Bracebridge
m. Susan Cotton (dau of Thomas Cotton of Cotton Bridge (probably not Coton Hall), Warwickshire)
  A. Anne Bracebridge
  m. Michael Sanders of Bedworth
2. Edward (probably not Edmund) Bracebridge (5th son)
(1) Named Edward by MGH, Nichols & Visitation (1619) but Edmund by Commoners. The latter does not follow Edmund's line but reports that "This line is now extinct."
(2) Much of the following was originally found in MGH and was reported in a Temporary page on 26.02.21 with the following note "The following is placed here simply because there are not enough columns left on the continuation page. We will probably split that page (Bracebridge1) in due course."
  .m. Dorothy Rugeley (dau of Ralph Rugeley of Dunton, sister of Rowland of Dunton)
  A. Rowland Bracebridge
  i. Rowland Bracebridge
m. Winifred Scott (dau of Thomas Scott of Great Barr)
  a. Rowland Bracebridge (2nd son)
  m. Eleanor Sadler (dau of W. Sadler of over Whitacre)
  b. Elizabeth Bracebridge
  m. John Hawkesford of Bilston
  (1) Elizabeth Hawkesford
  m. (27.11.1695) William Gibbons of Ettingshale in Sedgley, Staffordshire
  c.+ other issue - Thomas, Abraham
  ii. Elizabeth Bracebridge
  m. W. Bull of Coleshill
3.+ other issue - Humphrey, William, Henry (dsp), Barbara, Anne, Dorothy mentioned by MGH



Ankitil (probably not Anthony) Bracebridge of Cliffe (d 1615)
Named Anthony by Visitation (1619) but Ankitell by Visitation (1682), Anketil by Nichols, and Ankitil by Commoners which focuses on hissline.
m. Anna Corbin (dau of Thomas Corbin of Hall End)
1. Richard Bracebridge of Atherston (2nd son)
  m. Mary Hardy
  A. Samuel Bracebridge of Atherston (b c1612, d 1692)
  m1. Elizabeth or Susannah Moore (dau of John Moore of Shakston or Shakerston) named Elizabeth by Commoners, Susannah by Visitation & Nichols
  i. Abraham Bracebridge of Atherston (b c1643, d 1694) the first mentioned by Nichols (p1146)
  m. Maria Charnell (a 1682, dau/coheir of Thomas Charnell of Snareston or Snarkston)
a. Samuel Bracebridge of Lindley (b 04.04.1673, bur 11.11.1735, Bencher, MP)
  m. Anne Savage (dau of Thomas Savage of Elmley Castle)
  (1) Samuel Bracebridge (d 1786, MP for Tamworth)
  (2) Philip Bracebridge (d 1762, minister)
  (A) Anne Bracebridge
  m. Robert Abney
  (B) Amicia Bracebridge
m. George Heming
  (3) Mary Bracebridge (bur 28.07.1757) probably of this generation
  m. (15.04.1743) Robert Oneby of Loudham Park
  (4)+ 2 other sons
  b. Abraham Bracebridge of Atherston (b c1678, 3rd son)
  m1. (sp) Cecilia Bird (dau of William Bird of Claybrook)
  m2. Maria Jennings (dau of Rev. Walter Jennings of Onparva)
(1) Abraham Bracebridge of Atherston (d 1789)
  m. Mary Stiles (dau of John Stiles of Uxbridge)
  (A) Abraham Bracebridge of Atherston (d 21.08.1832)
  m. (1775) Mary Elizabeth Holte (dau of Sir Charles Holte, 6th Bart of Aston)
  (i) Charles Holte Bracebridge of Atherstone Hall (b 03.1799, a 1838)
  m. (1824) Selina Mills (dau of William Mills of Bisterne)
  (ii) Mary Holte Bracebridge
  m. (1803) Walter Henry Bracebridge of Morville House @@ just below
  (B) Walter Bracebridge
  m. Harriet Streatfeild (d 1824, dau of H. Streatfeild of Chiddingstone)
  (i) Walter Henry Bracebridge of Morville House
  m. (1803) Mary Holte Bracebridge (dau of Abraham Bracebridge of Atherston) @@ just above
  (ii) Harriet Anne Bracebridge
  m. Henry Ogle (son of Rev. John Ogle of Kirkley)
  (iii) Elizabeth Bracebridge (d unm)
  (2)+ other issue - Walter, Elizabeth, Mary mentioned in Visitation (Staffordshire, 1614+1663-64, Skrimshire of Orslow)
c.+ other issue (a 1682) - Thomas (b c1672), Susanna (b c1676)
  ii. Thomas Bracebridge (b c1646, d 1698, rector of Abkettleby)
  The following is supported by 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 2, 1811, 'Pedigree of Newdigate-Ludford of Ansley Hall, p1025) which appears to provide some amendments to Nichols (1804, p1145). Visitation (0682) ends with some of their children.
  m. Jane Ludford (dau of John Ludford of Ansley)
a. Samuel Bracebridge, later Bracebridge-Ludford (b c1680, d 1727, 2nd son)
  m. Catherine Lewis (dau of John Lewis of Guildford)
  (1) John Ludford of Ansley Hall (b 18.05.1707, d 16.11.1775)
m. Juliana Newdigate (dau of Sir Richard Newdigate, Bart)
  (A) John Newdigate Ludford of Ansley Hall (b 1756, d 1822)
  m. Elizabeth Boswell (dau of John Boswel of Witton)
  (i) Elizabeth Juliana Ludford (d 17.06.1859)
  m. (16.10.1821) Sir John Chetwode, later Newdigate-Ludford-Chetwode, 5th Bart (b 12.11.1788, dsp 08.09.1873)
  (ii) Frances Millicent Ludford
  (iii) Mary Anne Ludford (d 31.03.1872)
  m. (19.07.1813) Rev. Francis Astley of Everley
  (B)+ other isuse - Elizabeth (d infant), Juliana (d infant), Juliana, Frances, Millisent
  (2)+ other issue - Thomas, Catherine, Jane
  b. Catharine Bracebridge (b c1676?)
  m. Edward Homer of Sutton Coldfield
  c. Susan Bracebridge (b c1680?)
  m. Thomas Wande (vicar of Abkettleby)
  d. Anne Bracebridge
  m1. Edward Stratford of Ansley
  m2. Job Power of Bentley
  e. Joan Bracebridge
  m. Moses Cotterell of Ausley (clerk)
  f.+ other issue (a 1682) - Francis (b c1677, d infant?), Thomas (dsp), James (dsp 1694), Francis (2nd? dsp), John (dsp 1688), Elizabeth (b c1681), Jane (d 1684)
  iii. Shem Bracebridge of London (b c1652, a 1682, dsp)
  iv. Martha Bracebridge
  m. W. Blore (vicar of Manceter)
  v. Susanna Bracebridge
  m. Sam. Butler of Manchester
  m2. Elizabeth Smallbrook (dau of Robert Smallbrook of Birmingham)
  B. Temperance Bracebridge
  m. _ Cook of London
2.+ other issue - Henry of Southampton, Thomas, Francis, Anne, Elizabeth, Jane, Florence

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 3, part 2, 1804, 'Pedigree of Bracebridge of Kingsbury, Atherton, and Lindlet', p1145), MGH (NS1, vol 4 (1884), 'Pedigee A (Bracebridge and Keeling)' within 'Pedigree of the Family of Fletcher', p231) with just a little support from Commoners (vol 1, 'Bracebridge of Atherstone Hall', p272), Visitation (Warwickshire, 1619, 'Bracebridge')
(2) For lower section : Commoners (vol 1, 'Bracebridge of Atherstone Hall', p272+), 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 3, part 2, 1804, 'Pedigree of Bracebridge of Kingsbury, Atherton, and Lindlet', p1145+), Visitation (Warwickshire, 1682-3, 'Bracebridge of Atherston') with just a little support fromVisitation (Warwickshire, 1619, 'Bracebridge') and with other input/support as reported above