'Brand1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Brand of Hormead Magna, Brand of Leadenham, Brand of The Hoo, Brand Lord Dacre

Clutterbuck identifies the arms of the following family as "two swords in saltire Argent, hilted in base Or, within a bordure engrailed of the second".
Thomas Brand of Hormead Magna in Kimpton, Hertfordshire (bur 28.05.1557)
m. Agnes (bur 20.05.1543)
1. Thomas Brand of Hormead Magna (bur 12.05.1582)
  m. Joan
  A. Thomas Brand (bpt 06.05.1545)
  m. (13.12.1568) Joanna Heyward (bur 18.11.1608)
  i. Thomas Brand (bpt 28.09.1578, bur 23.12.1620)
  m. (10.1609) _ Collen of Lanver Parva
  a. Thomas Brand
  i.+ other issue - Henry (bpt 20.03.1579-80, bur 23.03.1579-80), Edward (bpt 13.09.1584), Mary (bpt 03.08.1572), Joanna (bpt 02.12.1576)
  B. Michael Brand of Great Hormead (Rector of Leaden Rothing, Essex)
  m. Sarah
  i. Thomas Brand of Cranbrooke (Kent) & Stepney (Middlesex) (d 01.12.1691)
  a. Thomas Brand (d 1718) the first mentioned by VCH
VCH ('St Paul's Walden', identified below) reports that in 1732 Margaret, widow of Thomas Brand, purchased the manor of Hoo and was succeeded by her son Thomas. Clutterbuck identifies Margaret (d 1767) as "only child of John and Margaret Nichol". Provisionally we follow VCH (Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely, vol 6, 'Parishes: Carlton cum Willingham') which identifies her as ...
  m. (1716) Margaret Woolfe (a 1748, sister/heir of John Godden Woolfe of Carlton & Marsh Woolfe of Carlton)
  (1) Thomas Brand of The Hoo, Hertfordshire (b c1717, d 23.08.1770, MP)
  m. (09.01.1748-9) Carolina Pierrepont (dau of Evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston, by Isabella Betinck)
(A) Thomas Brand of The Hoo (d 21.02.1794) the first mentioned by BP1934
  m. (20.04.1771) Gertrude Roper, Baroness Dacre (b 25.08.1750, d 03.10.1819, dau of Henry Roper, Lord Teynham, (by Anne, Baroness Dacre) & sister/heir of Trevor Roper, Baron Dacre)
  (i) Thomas Brand, 20th Lord Dacre (b 25.03.1774, dsp 21.03.1851)
  m. (04.12.1819) Barberina Ogle (d 17.05.1854, dau of Admiral Sir Chaloner Ogle, 1st Bart of Worthy)
  (ii) Henry Otway Brand, later Brand-Trevor, 21st Lord Dacre (b 27.07.1777, d 02.06.1853, Lt. General) had issue
  m. 24.07.1806) Pyne Crosbie (d 01.1844, dau of Maurice Crosbie, sister of William, 4th Lord Brandon, m1. (div) Sir John Benjamin Gordon)
  (iii)+ other issue - Henry Otway (b 25.04.1775, d 17.05.1775), Gertrude (b 25.10.1772)
  (B)+ other issue - Caroline (bpt 21.08.1750, bur 13.10.1750), Caroline (bur 09.06.1758)
  b. Timothy Brand of the Hyde in Ingatestone, Sheriff of Essex (b c1684, d 25.01.1734)
  m. Sarah Michell (dau of Thomas Michell of Rickling)
  (1) Thomsa Brand, later Holles
  m. Elizabeth
  (2)+ other issue - Sarah, Elizabeth
  c. Abigail Brand (dsp)
  m. Thomas Edward
  d.+ other issue - Richard (d 1688), John of London then Essex (dsp 1716), Mary (m. ??, dsp)
  ii. John Brand of London
  m. Mary White (dau of Richard White)
  iii.+ other issue - Anne, Mary, Sarah
  C.+ other issue - Henry (bpt 01.01.1549-50, bur 15.02.1753-4), Edward of Woodham Mortimer (bpt 11.08.1561), George (bpt 15.08.1563), John, Agnes (bpt 15.07.1543, bur 16.09.1543), Mary (bpt 08.11.15546)



Maddison identifies the arms of the following family as "Argent, on a chevron between three sinister hands sable, couped guiles, as many spearheads or". That suggests that there was no known connection between the following family and the one shown above.
Thomas Brand of Leadenham, Lincolnshire
m. Margaret Cludley (dau of William Cludley of Welboiurn)
1. Jerom(e) Brand of Stanton (Staunton), Nottinghamshire (a 1552)
  m. Bridget Stanton (dau of Anthony Stanton of Stanton)
  A. Robert Brand of Branston, Lincoln (a 1594)
  m. Anne Riggs (dau of John Riggs of Fulbeck)
  i.+ issue (a 1592) - Jane, Elizabeth, Anne, Mary, Katherine
  B. William Brand of Branston
  m. Jane Riggs (dau of John Riggs of Fulbeck)
  C. Isabel Brand (a 1592)
  D. Anne Brand
  m. (by 1592) Jervase Handley (not Hardley) of Wilford
2. Thomas Brand of Leadenham
3. Chritsopher Brand of Stapleford, Lincolnshire

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : 'The History and Antiquities of the County of Hertford' (Robert Clutterbuck, vol 3 (1827), 'Pedigree of the Family of Brand Lord Dacre', p73+)
[Part of the upper section was originally uploaded to a Temporary page on 24.11.10 using BP1934 ('Hampden') & VCH (Hertfordshire, vol 2, 'Parishes: St. Paul's Walden'.]
(2) For lower section : 'Lincolnshire Pedigrees' (Maddison, 1903-6, 'Brand of Leadenham') with support from 'The Genealogist' (vol 5, George Marshall, 1881, 'Brand', p314)
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