'Bramston1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bramston of London, Bramston of Skreens

William Bramston, Sheriff of London (a 1395) possibly father of ...
1. ?? Bramston
  Berry shows the above William but does not connect him to the following John. It is therefore presumptuous to show William as ancestor of John.
  A. ?? Bramston
  Uncertain on number of intervening generations.
  i. ?? Bramston
  a. John Bramston (a 1480)
  m. Elinor Rookes (d 1505)
(1) Hugh Bramston of London
  m. Elizabeth Norris
  (A) John Bramston of London (d 1576)
  m. Margaret Simmons (d 05.05.1556, dau of Thomas Simmons or Simonds of London)
  (i) Roger Bramston of Whitechapel, later of Boreham
  m. Priscilla Clonville (dau of Francis Clonville of Hanningfield Hall, relict of Thomas Rushe of Boreham)
  (a) Sir John Bramston, later of Skreens (b 18.05.1577, d 22.09.1654, Lord Chief Justice) - continued below
  m1. (1606) Bridget Mondeford (dau of Thomas Mondeford or Moundeford)
  m2. (08.1631) Elizabeth Brabazon (d 07.06.1647, dau of Edward, Lord Brabazon)
  (b) William Bramston of Halsted (a 1634)
  Berry identifies William's wife as a dau of George Le Hunt of Suffolk but Visitation (1634) identifies her as Elizabeth, dau of John Sherley of Gloucestershire. Berry identifies William's children as shown below but Visitation identifies them (as in 1634) as William (aged 12), Edmond, John, Edward, Mary & Elizabeth.
  ((1)) Jane Bramston (dsp)
  m. George London
  ((2)) Katherine Bramston (dsp)
  m. _ Grant
  ((3)) other issue (dsp) - John, Mary
  (c) Catherine Bramston
  m. _ Antrobus
  (d) Mary Bramston
  m. John Stepkin of Lees
  (e) Mary Bramston (d 27.02.1698, 2nd)
  m. Richard Argall of Baddow
  (f) Elizabeth Bramston
  m. R. Greeman
  (g)+ other issue - William, John (dsp), Edward (d unm), Edmond
  (ii) Elizabeth Bramston
  m. George Buck or Bucke of Long Melford
  (iii) Grace Bramston
  m. George Sleigh of Havering
  (iv) Anne Bramston
  m. John Sherman of Malden
  (v)+ other issue - Francis, Hugh, Richard, John
  (B) Thomas Bramston (dsp)
  (C) Anne Bramston
  m. Richard Campion of London



Sir John Bramston, later of Skreens in Sheltoin, Essex (b 18.05.1577, d 22.09.1654, Lord Chief Justice) - continued above
m1. (1606) Bridget Mondeford (dau of Thomas Mondeford or Moundeford, son of Sir Edmond of Keltwell)
1. Sir John Bramston 'of SCreens' (b 09.1611, d 04.02.1699)
  m. (19.11.1635) Alice Abdy (d 09.02.1647, dau of Anthony Abdy, alderman of London)
  A. Anthony Bramston of Skreens (b 26.09.1640, d 26.01.1722)
  m. Catherine Nutt (dau of Sir Thomas Nutt of May)
i. Thomas Bramston of Skreens
  m1. Diana Turner (dsp)
  m2. Elizabeth Berney
  a. Thomas Berney Bramston of Skreens (MP)
  m. Mary Gardiner
(1) Thomas Gardiner Bramston of Skreens (d 1831)
  m1. Maria Anna Blaauw (d 06.02.1821)
  (A) Thomas William Bramston of Skreens (MP) had issue
  m. (12.08.1830) Elizabeth Harvey (5th dau of Admiral Sir Eliab Harvey by Louisa Nugent)
  (B) John Bramston
  m. Clara Trant (dau of Sir N. Trant)
  (i) Clara Bramston
  (C) Mary Anne Bramston
(D) Charlotte Bramston
  m. Rev. John Davidson
  (E) Elizabeth Bramston
  m. John Hooper (RN)
  m2. Charlotte Hawley (dsp 1839, dau of Sir Henry Hawley, relict of Rev. John Bridges)
  (2) John Bramston (Rev. John Bramston-Stane of Forest Hall)
  m. Maria Newton
  (A) John Bramston, later Slane
(B) Maria Bramston
  m. (01.1822) William Beckford
  (3) Mary Anne Bramston (d 04.04.1865)
  m. (29.07.1797) John Archer Houblon of Hallingbury Place (d 06.1832)
  (4)+ other issue - Edmond, William
  b. Mary Bramston
  m. (1758) William Deedes of Sandling
ii. John Bramston (b c1683, d 17.08.1718)
  m. Mary Pennington (bc1680, d 18.02.1725, dau of John Pennington of Chigwell)
  a. Mary Bramston (b 1706-7, dsp 31.03.1744)
  m. (1730) Hon. EdwardByng (b 1706, d 1756, Colonel)
  b.+ other issue - Sarah (b 1704-5, d 24.05.1729), Elizabeth (b c1712, d 16.12.1747)
  iii. Alice Bramston
  m. Thomas Williams
  iv.+ other issue - Theodosia, Catherine, Elizabeth, Mary, Grace, Sarah, Philadelphia
  B. Abigail Bramston (b 23.08.1637, d unm 03.07.1694)
  C. Mary Bramston (b 15.08.1638, d 17.08.1692)
  m. (04.03.1678) Sir Andrew Jenour of Bigods
  D. Elizabeth Bramston (d 09.12.1689)
  m. Mondeford Bramston (b c1639, d 18.10.1713) @@ just below
2. Sir Mondeford Bramston (d 10.1679, master in Chancery, 3rd son?)
m. (08.1639) Alice Le Hunt (d 19.01.1697, dau of Sir George Le Hunt of Suffolk)
  A. Mondeford Bramston (b c1639, d 18.10.1713)
  m. Elizabeth Bramston (d 09.12.1689, dau of Sir John Bramston) @@ just above
  i. John Bramston (b 1675-6, d 02.1715)
  m. Isabella Master (b 1676-7, d 15.05.1752, dau of Jas. Master of East Langdon)
a. Edward Bramston of Boreham and Hall Place (d 20.06.1763)
  m. (16.07.1748) Henrietta Maria Wither (b 1713-4, d 15.05.1790, dau of Charles Wither of Hall Place, relict of Thynne Worsley)
  (1) Wither Bramston of Hall Place (Oakley Place) (b 30.06.1753, dsp 20.03.1832)
  m. (1783) Mary Chute (dau of Thomas Lobb Chute of the Vine)
  (2)+ other issue - Augusta (b 31.05.1749, d 06.12.1819), Henrietta Maria (b 25.01.1751, d 11.08.1771)
  b. John Bramston
  ii. Thomas Bramston
  B. George Bramston (master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge)
  m. Rebecca Wood (d 04.12.1699)
  i. Theodosia Bramston (d 08.08.1732)
  m. (05.07.1711) Sir Robert Abdy of Albyns (bpt 06.04.1688, d 27.08.1748)
C. Francis Bramston (Colonel)
  m. _ Glascock (dau of Sir W. Glascock)
  i. James Bramston
  D. William Bramston (d 08.1735)
  m. Bridget Wells (dau of Dr. _ Wells of the Water House, Writtle)
  i. William John Bramston
  a. daughter ("went to Sweden with her mother")
E. Thomas Bramston
  m. Grace Gregory (b c1671, d 14.11.1718, dau of Dr. _ Gregory)
  i. Grace Bramston (b c1697, d 23.08.1725)
  m. Francis Croft (b 25.01.1687, d 1758)
  ii. Catherine Bramston
  m. Richard Price of Broomfield
  iii.+ other issue - George, Thomas, Henry, Mary (b c1694, d unm 04.01.1732)
  F. Elizabeth Bramston
  m. Sir Barrow Fitch
G. Alice Bramston (d 20.01.1691)
  m. (30.06/8.1674) Henry Mildmay (son of Sir Henry)
  H. Dorothy Bramston
  m. Anthony Fuller of Bury
  I.+ other issue (d unm) - John, Mary
3. Dorothy Bramston (d 17.11.1690)
  m. Sir William Palmer of Old Warden, Bedfordshire
4. Mary Bramston
  m. John Porter of the Inner Temple
5. Catherine Bramston (d 28.05.1695)
  m. (1639) Sir Thomas Dyke of Horsham (b c1612, d 13.12.1669)
6.+ other issue - Thomas (dsp young?), Francis (b 27.03.683, baron of the Exchequer), Bridget (d young?)
m2. (08.1631) Elizabeth Brabazon (d 07.06.1647, dau of Edward, Lord Brabazon, relict of George Montgomery, Bishop of Clogher)

Main source(s): Berry's Essex Pedigrees (1878, Bramston) with some support from Visitation (Essex, 1612+1634, Bramston)
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