'BZmisc24'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bayes of London, Bayes of Sheffield, Belcher of Popeshole (Boughton Malherb), Belcher of Ulcomb, Birks of Hansworth (Handsworth) Woodhouse, Birks of Sheffield, Birks of Staveley

Hugh Bayes of Sheffield (bur 07.06.1628)
m. Rose (bur 02.09.1633)
1. Richard Bayes of Sheffield (bpt 14.11.1596, bur 28.04.1677, master cutler)
  m1. (09.02.1624-5) Frances Howsley (sister of Thomas Howsley)
  A. John Bayes of Sheffield (bpt 09.12.1627, a 1675, cutler)
  m. (04.09.1654) Sarah Newbold of Green Hill
  i.+ issue - Joshua (bpt 01.09.1657), Joseph (bpt 08.10.1661), Mary (bpt 10.06.1655)
  m2. (16.07.1628) Alice Chapman (bur 12.07.1682)
  B. Joshua Bayes of Sheffield (bpt 06.05.1638, bur 28.08.1703, master cutler)
  m1. (28.05.1667) Sarah Pearson (bur 23.04.1686)
  i. John Bayes (bpt 31.03.1669, d 13.02.1732-3)
  m. Sophia
ii. Joshua Bayes (bpt 10.02.1670-1, d 24.04.1746, minister in London)
  m. Anne Carpenter (b c1676, d 07.0.1733, dau of Thomas Carpenter of London)
  a. Samuel Bayes of Clapham (b c1712, d 11.10.1789, linen draper, 3rd son)
  m. Theodosia (b 1720-12, d 22.09.1789)
  b. Anne Bayes (b c1706, d 31.12.1788)
  m. Thomas West (b c1704, d 03.10.1756)
  c. Rebecca Bayes (b c1717, d 07.02.1799)
  m. Thomas Cotton of London (b c1710, d 23.03.1797)
d.+ other issue - Thomas of Tunbridge then London (b 1701-2, d 07.04.1761, minister), John of London (b c1705, d 11.10.1743), Nathaniel (b c1722, d 26.11.1764), Mary (b c1704, d unm 02.02.1780)
  iii. Ruth Bayes (bpt 09.07.1673, d 30.11.1712)
  m. Elias Wordsworth of Sheffield
  iv. Elizabeth Bayes (b 31.05.1682, dsp 14.03.1758)
  m. John de la Rose (minister in Sheffield)
  v.+ other issue - Jonathan/Nathaniel (bpt 20.05.1676, bur 15.08.1679), Sarah (b 07.07.1678, bur 18.07.1685), Hannah (bpt 31.05.1684, bur 09.06.1684)
  m2. (25.08.1686) Martha (d 16.01.1711, widow of Richard Taylor, m3. Thomas Booth)
  C. Sarah Bayes
  m1. (22.04.1654) William Wilkinson (son of Robert of Crowder House)
  m2. John Yealand ("the younger")
  D. Mary Bayes (bpt 25.07.1641)
  m. William Yealand
  E. Martha Bayes (bpt 10.12.1643)
  m. (28.06.1670) John Burley
  F.+ other issue - Richard (bpt 27.09.1629, bur 29.09.1629), Samuel of Grendon then Manchester (bpt 31.01.1635, d by 1681), Mary (bpt 24.06.1631, bur 09.07.1631)
2. Rose Bayes
  m. (1632) James Hurst



William Belcher (rector of Ulcomb)
m. Damaris
1. Thomas Belcher (dsp)
2. William Belcher of Rochester, Kent (b 1658-9, d 07.05.1709, MD)
  m. Catherine Stringer (dau of Thomas Stringer of Goudhurst)
  A. Stringer Belcher (b c1691, d 11.12.1739, rector of Ulcomb)
  The following is supported by Commoners (vol 3, 'Champneys of Ostenhanger', p557) & CountyGen (Berry, Kent, p39).
  m. Sarah Champnies (dau of Justinian Champneis (Champneys) of Boxley)
  i. Anne or Catherine Belcher
  m. (23.07.1745) Benjamin Neale Baily of Silverspring
ii. Sarah Belcher (d 1803)
  m. (1772) Rev. Joseph Butler, later Milner, of Preston Hall & Pudsey
  iii.+ other issue (d unm) - Judith, Elizabeth (d 1819)
  B. Edward Belcher of Ulcomb (d 1778)
  The following is supported by Commoners (vol 2, 'Tylden of Milsted', p382) & CountyGen (Berry, Kent, p16).
  m. Hannah Tilden (d 20.11.1766, dau of Richard Tilden (Tylden) of Milsted)
  i. Stringer Belcher (d unm)
  ii. William Belcher of Ulcomb (b 1713, d 05.03.1802)
  m. (05.07.1768) Charlotte Thomson (dau of Thomas Thomson of Rye)
  a. William Belcher, later Stringer of Ashford (b 25.04.1770, d 07.1817) had issue
  m. Catherine Smythe of Eastling
  C.+ other issue - William (d infant), Thomas (dsp), Samuel of Knole Hill in Ulcomb (b 1698-9, d unm 05.05.1760), Damaris (d infant), Judith (d infant), Catherine (d unm), Elizabeth, Judith
3. Samuel Belcher of Popeshole in Boughton Malherb (b c1663, d 30.10.1719)
m. (1685) Ann Woolhall b 1661-2, (d 02.02.1732, dau of James Woolhall of Maidstone)
  A. William Belcher of Popeshole (bpt 23.04.1690, bur 13.05.1773)
  m. (09.10.1722) Judith Crispe (bur 11.04.1770)
  i.+ issue - William (d 1729), Samuel (bpt 14.11.1734)
  B. Samuel Belcher of Charing, Kent (bpt 17.08.1695)
  i. Sarah Belcher (d 24.01.1792)
  m. (27.06.1767) Thomas Thomson of Petham
  C. Peter Belcher (bpt 12.01.1700)
  m. Elizabeth
  i.+ issue - William (d 1734), Samuel (d 1731), Elizabeth (bur 1734)
  D. Elizabeth Belcher (bpt 03.05.1688, d 10.12.1760)
  m. (07.11.1726) Peter Ady of Ulcomb (b 1682-3, d 01.08.1760)
  i.+ issue (d infant) - Peter, Daniel



(Joshua) Birks of Hansworth (Handsworth Woodhouse)
1. Peter Birks of Hansworth Woodhouse
  m. Hannah Rawson (dau of Thomas Rawson of Wardsend ('Barley Hole'), sister of Mary)
  A. Joshua Birks of Staveley
  m. _ Wing
  i. Thomas Birks of Staveley
  m. Sarah Fletcher of Ripley
  a. Thomas Rawson Birks (rector of Kelshall)
  m. Elizabeth Sarah Bickersteth (dau/coheir of Edward Bickersteth)
  b.+ other issue - Fletcher (d young), Anna, Sara
  ii. Ebenezer Birks of Sheffield
  m1. ??
  a.+ issue
  m2. _ Parker
  b. Thomas Birks of Sheffield
  m. Judith Elam (dau of George Elam of Sheffield)
  c. Eliza Birks
  m. George Ducker
  iii. Hannah Birks
  m. _ Parkin of Sheffied
  iv.+ other issue- Joshua (RN), Mary (dsp)
  B. Peter Birks of Hansworth Woodhouse
m. Hannah Potter of Treeton
  i. John Birks
  ii. Peter Birks of Hansworth Woodhouse
  m. _ Littlewood
  C. Hannah Birks
  m. John Wright of Beighton
  i. daughter
  m. _ Potter
  D. Gertrude Birks (bpt 1744)
  m. (24.09.1764) Thomas Rodgers of Sheffield
2. Martha Birks (b c1710, d 28.11.1761)
  m. (19.04.1732) Robert Rodgers of Treeton (b c1692, d 06.02.1775)

Main source(s):
(1) For Bayes (uploaded 11.05.16) : FMG (vol 3, MS343, 'Bayes', p832+)
(2) For Belcher (uploaded 19.05.16) : CountyGen (Berry, Kent, p281) with input/support as reported above
(3) For Birks (uploaded 14.07.16) : FMG (vol 3, MS475, 'Birks-Rodgers', p1081+)
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