'BZmisc20'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bradney of Bradney, Bradney of London, Brander of Pitgaveny, Bent of Basford, Bell of Sowerby, Bell of Thirsk, Bunce of Kemsing, Bunce of Otterden (Ottrinden)

Joseph Bradney of Hertford
m. Mary
1. Benjamin Bradney of Hertford (bpt 18..06.1673) the first mentioned by FMG
  m. (25.04.1695) Elizabeth Long (dau/coheir of Robert Long of Chichester by Mary Basnet)
  A. Joseph Bradney of London (bpt 17.11.1700, d 06.06.1764)
  m. Sarah Basnett (b 17.12.1708, d 05/6.11.1770, dau of John Basnett of London & Peckham)
  i. John Bradney of London (d 1809, apothecary)
  m1. Martha Mico (d 16.08.1781, dau/heir of Joseph Mico of London, widow of _ Winter, _ Lewin & _ Thomas Gibson)
  a. Joseph Bradney of Clapham (dsp 1823-4)
  m. Harriet Benwell (dau of Joseph Benwell of Battersea, m2. John Bocket of Clapham)
  m2. (04.07.1786) Anne Wathen (dau/coheir of John Wathen of Eastcheap, cousin of Wathen Phipps)
  ii. Joseph Bradney of London, Ham (Surrey) & Bradney (Somerset) (b 20.02.1739, d 14.07.1817)
  m1. (16.07.1761) Rebecca Huthwaite (d 08.11.1790, dau of William Huthwaite of Nottingham & London (Ham))
a. Rebecca Bradney (b 04.06.1764, d 14.03.1857)
  m. (21.07.1788) John Bockett of London (d 28.07.1824)
  b.+ other issue - Sarah (b 11.10.1761, d unm 27.03.1845), Rebekah (d infant)
  m2. (13.06.1793) Elizabeth Hopkins (d 14.04.1830, dau of Sir John Hopkins of Llanfinhangel Ystern Llewern, Lord Mayor of London)
  d. John Hopkins Bradney of Hurcot, Somerset (b 31.01.1795, d 16.03.1861, rector of Charlton Adam) had issue
  m1. (10.06.1819) Elizabeth Kekewich (d 12.1820, dau of Robert Kekewich)
m2. (17.05.1827) Mary Preston (d 09.1831, dau of Rev. John Preston of Flasby)
  m3. (24.05.1832) Mary Boland (d 23.11.1858, dau of Lt. Col. John Boland)
  e. Joseph Christopher Bradney of Bradney (b 10.05.1796, d 19.02.1868, rector of Greete) had issue
  m1. (15.04.1819, sp?) Caroline Preston (d 24.02.1851, dau of Rev. John Preston of Flasby)
  m2. (22.04.1858) Sarah Decima Jones (d 28.08.1907, dau of Rev. David Jones of Hope Bagot)
  f. William Bradney (b 02.05.1798, d unm 1824)
  iii. Rebecca Bradney
  m. Duncan MacLeane or Maclaine of (Greenock then) Homerton (d 13.06.1773, "an East India Director")
  a. Joseph Bradley MacLeane or Maclaine (b after 13.06.1773, d 12.1773)
  b. Rebecca MacLeane or Maclaine (b 1771, d 1819)
  m. Sir George Ernest Wright, 2nd Bart of Woodford (b c1769, d 31.12.1809)
  iv.+ other issue (d unm) - Nathaniel (b c1743, d 04.09.1768), Elizabeth in Clapham (a 1791), Sarah (d 13.03.1783)
  B. Dorothy Bradney
  C. Elizabeth Bradney
  m. _ Wogden
2.+ other issue - Mary (bpt 30.11.1680), Elizabeth (bpt 27.03.1684)



John Brander of Bogsie, co. Elgin
m. Margaret Allan
1. James Brander
m1. _ Dickenson
  A. John Brander of Pitgaveny, co. Elgin
  m. Margaret Brander (dau of Alexander Brander, Provost of Elgin)
  i. James Brander of Pitgaveny House (b 05.06.1791, d(sp) 1854, Lt. Colonel)
  m. (01.1834) Margaret Brown
  ii. Mary Brander (d 05.05.1869)
  m. (26.09.1822) Sir Archibald Dunbar of Northfield, Bart (b 1772, d 1847)
  Pitgaveny passed to their son who assumed the name Dunbar-Brander.
  iii.+ other issue (dsp?) - William, John
  B.+ other issue - James, William
  m2. ?? Dunbar (dau of ?? Dunbar of Northfield)
  D.+ other issue (d young) - 1 son + 1 daughter
  m3. _ Stephen (dau of _ Stephen, Provost of Elgin)
  F. Thomas Brander (d 1839)



Laurence Bent (d 1670)
1. Hamlet Bent
  A. Laurence Bent (b c1681, bur 29.12.1775)
  i. John Bent (b 1716-7, d 04.1796)
  m. Anne
  a. James Justin Bent of Basford, Staffordshire (b 1740-1, d 03.06.1812, MD)
  m. Elizabeth Heathcote (sister of Sir John Edensor Heathcote of Longton Hall)
  (1) Richard Bent of Basford House (b 06.06.1780, a 1814) had issue
  m. (12.10.1812) Frances Heathcote (dau of Sir John Edensor Heathcote (sister to R. Heathcote, MP))
  (2) Anne Bent
  m. Richard Rawson of Wheathill
  (3)+ other issue - James( d Orthes, Major), Thomas of Derby & Bentlanes (MD), Eliza, Maria
  b.+ other issue - John, William, daughter



A site visitor who is investigating this family (CV, 15.08.14) provides a possible generation prior to the Ralph who is the first mentioned by BLG1952. That is Henry Bell of Thirsk, brother of Thomas & William, father of Augustine, Richard (bpt 23.06.1581?), Ralph, Elizabeth, Catherine (m. Marmaduke Kirkbie), Sarah (bpt 23.11.1577?) & Isabella. That 3rd son may be ...
Ralph Bell 'of Sowerby'
1. Robert Bell of Sowerby (b 1615, d 1711)
  m. Elizabeth (b 1715)
  A. Ralph Bell of Sowerby (d 03.11.1735 (sb 1733?), MP)
  m. (03.03.1697) Rachel Windlow (dau of Richard Windlow of Yarm)
  BLG1952 reports that Ralph dsp. However, HoP ('Ralph Bell') reports that he had 2 sons (dvp) + 2 daughters. HoP confirms that "his principal heir was his nephew Ralph Consett" so it is not unlikely that all of his children dsps before or shortly after he died.
  i.+ issue - 2 sons (dvp), 2 daughters
  B. Elizabeth Bell (d 1736)
  m. (1683) Peter Consett of Thirsk
  i. Ralph Consett, later Bell, of Brawith Hall, Sheriff of Yorkshire (d 31.12.1770)
  m. (12.02.1717) Mary Inkband
  a. Ralph Bell of Thirsk (b 1720)
m. Ann Conyers (d 1814, dau/coheir of Edward Conyers of Malton)
  (1) John Bell of Thirsk (b 03.10.1764) had issue
  m. (10.1800) Frances Brady Barnett (dau of Hon. William Barnett of Arcadia, Jamaica)
  (2) Robert Bell of Kildale, later Bell-Livesey (b 01.04.1768)
  m. (1798) Jane Cleaver (dau of Rev. (John) Cleaver of Malton)
  (A) Marianne Bell-Livesey
  m. (04.1822) Edmund Turton of Upsall (d 1857)
  (3) Marianne Bell
  m. (03.12.1798) Rev. Henry Gale
  b. son
  ii.+ other issue
  C.+ other issue - John (dsp before 1735), 2 daughters
2. Mary Bell probably of this generation
  m. James Cayley of Thornmanby



The first of this family shown by Le Neve is named John father of John father of James of Ottringden. Commoners, supported by Visitation (Kent), names him ...
Edward Bunce of Malmesbury (living in Kent temp Henry VIII who r. 1509-1547)
1. John Bunce of Ottrinden (Otrinden, Ottringden or Otterden), Kent
  A. James Bunce of Ottrinden (Otterden) (d 1606)
  m. Elizabeth Reyner (dau of Mathew Rayner of Kent)
  i. Simon Bunce of Linsted & Ottrinden
  m. Dorothy Grimsditch (dau of William Grimsditch of Grimsditch)
  a. Anne Bunce
  m. (28.05.1616) Sir William Brockman (d 06.12.1654)
ii. James Bunce of London (d 26.01.1631, leatherseller, 3rd son) omitted by Commoners
  m. (13.01.1595/6) Mary Holmedon (d 02.10.1612, dau of George Holmedon or Holmsden of Brookhouse)
  a. Sir James Bunce of Otterden, Sheriff of London, 1st Bart (b c1600, d 13.12.1670)
  Le Neve is doubtful that James's baronetcy was confirmed but he and his successors are included in TCB.
  m. (by 1628) Sarah Gipps (dau of Thomas Gipps of London by Mary, dau of Richard Sherwood of Ludlow)
  (1) Sir John Bunce of Otterden, 2nd Bart (bpt 24.01.1629-30, d 1683)
  m. (by 1658) Amy (bur 1686)
  (A) Sir John Bunce, 3rd Bart (b c1659, dspm 1687)
  m. (06.04.1686) Frances Cotton of Westminster (b 1658-9)
  (B) Sir James Bunce, 4th Bart (d unm)
(2) James Bunce of Kemsing, Kent (a 1633)
  m. (c12.1661) Dorothy Hugeson (dau of Sir William Hugeson of Linstead/Provender)
  (A) Sir James Bunce of Kemsing, 5th Bart (bpt 30.11.1632, 3rd son)
  Berry shows a James in this generation, father of Edward & Elizabeth, but names the husband of Alana Bernard as John. TCB shows that it was James who married ...
  m. (1699) Alana Bernard (dau of James Bernard of Playhach)
  (i) Sir James Bunce of Kemsing, 6th Bart (dspms 15.08.1741)
  (a)+ issue - James (d infant?), Mary Anne (d unm 06.01.1776)
  (B)+ other issue (dsp) - Thomas, Nicholas, William, Edward, Sarah, Elizabeth
b. Mathew Bunce (b c1629, of Lincoln's Inn)
  c. Mary Bunce (d 08.04.1652)
  m. (1620) Sir John Langham of London, Bart
  iii. Stephen Bunce of Boughton Malherbe (d 1634)
  m. Anna Barnham (dau of Arthur Barnham, son/heir of Nicholas)
  a. Matthew Bunce (a 1619)
  m. Ann Lane (dau of Richard Lane of Warwick)
  b. Jane Bunce
  m. Sir John Roberts of Breaksbourn, Cranbrook & Canterbury
  c. Ann Bunce (a 1619)
  m. John Upton of Feversham
  d. Elizabeth Bunce (a 1619)
  m. Samuel Smith
  e.+ other issue -James, Stephen, Richard, Katherine
  iv. Anna Bunce
  m. Henry Elwin of Stacefield
  v. Margaret Bunce
  m. (1600) Thomas Southouse of Throwley
  vi.+ other issue (dsp) - Richard, Matthew (d 1624)
  B. Richardine Bunce (b 1544-5)
2. Catherine Bunce
  m. John Pordage of Rodmersham

Main source(s):
(1) For Bradney (uploaded 09.07.14) : BLG1952 (Bradney of Tal-y-Coed), FMG (vol 1, 'Bradney', MS163, p374+)
(2) For Brander (uploaded 04.08.14) : BLG1886 (Dunbar-Brander of Pitgaveny)
(3) For Bent (uploaded 26.08.14) : Commoners (vol 2, 'Bent of Basford House', p408)
(4) For Bell (uploaded 04.09.14) : BLG1952 ('Bell of Thirsk')
(5) For Bunce (uploaded 29.09.14, expanded 27.02.16, reviewed 27.02.16) : Commoners (vol 3, 'Brockman of Beachborough', p369, note) , 'Le Neve's Knights' (pp43-44), CountyGen (Kent, Berry, p378+), Visitation (Kent, 1619, Bunce), TCB (vol 3, 'Bunce of Otterden', p24+) with just a little support from Visitation (London, 1633, Bunce)
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