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Families covered: Colles of Grimley, Colles of Hampton, Colles of Hatfield, Colles of Leigh, Colles of Parkbury

Richard Collins of Powick in Suckley, Worcestershire (a 1445)
m. Margaret Hall (dau of Thomas Hall of Worcestershire, m2. Richard Rock of Rock Place, m3. Thomas Cary)
1. William Colles of Bransford & Leigh (b 1451-2, d 1506)
  Visitation (Worcestershire, 1569) shows William's children as by his 1st wife, Isabel Turbervile. Visitation (Worcestershire, 1634) shows William's children as by his 2nd wife, Alice Romney. Visitation (Warwickshire) shows only 1 wife, Alice, shown as mother of his children.
  m1. Isabel Turbervile (dsp, dau of Richard Turbervill)
  m2. Alice Romney of Worcestershire
  A. William Colles (b 1495-6, dsp 1506)
  B. William Colles of Leigh (d by 1558)
  m. Margaret Hitch (b 1496-7, sister/coheir of John Hitch (alias Stech))
i. Edmond Colles of Leigh (b 1528, d by 1607)
  m1. Jane Somerville (dau of Robert Somerville of Edson)
  a. William Colles of Leigh (b 1559-60, d by 1623)
  m1. Mary Palmer (dau/heir of Jerome Palmer of Kentish Town by Eleanor, dau of Lord Paget)
  (1) Edmond Colles of Leigh (b 1586)
  m. Martha Tyrwhitt (dau of William Tyrwhitt of Kettleby)
  (A)+ issue - William (b 1609, dsp 1631), Robert (dsp 1617), John (b 09.02.1618), Thomas (b 19.08.1621)
(2) John Colles (4th son?)
  m. Mary Burgh or Borough of Stow
  (3) Ann Colles
  m1. Sir Walter Leveson of Wolverhampton (d c1604)
  m2. (John) Potts of Gray's Inn
  (4) Jane Colles
  m. Ralph Selby
  (5) Mary Colles
  m. Francis Blount of Astley
  (6)+ other issue - Charles (b 1588, dsp 1603), Ferdinand (dsp), Augustine (d young), Thomas, Jerome (dsp), Katherine (d unm), Martha (d unm)
  m2. Elizabeth (dsp 1614, dau of Lord Cromwell)
  b. Jane Colles
  m. William Dansey of Brinsop
  m2. Anne Townsend (dau of Sir Robert Townsend)
  c. Edmond Colles (d young)
  d. Richard Colles had issue
  m. Elizabeth Whitgift
  e. Edmond Colles of Grimley
  m. Elizabeth Fisher (dau/heir of _ Fisher alias Green)
(1) John Colles of Grimley (a 1634)
  m. Mary Coningsby (dau of _ Coningsby of Hopton Wafer)
  (A)+ issue (a 1634) - Edmund (b c1615), John, Martin, Coningsby, Elizabeth, Grace, Ann
  (2) Ann Colles
  m. Thomas Rowland alias Stayner or Stainer
  (3) Grace Colles
m. Edmond Atwood or Atward
  (4)+ other issue - Edmund, Walter, William
  f. Susan Colles
  m. (1586) Sir Edmund Harewell of Besford
  ii. Michael Colles of Hampton-in-Arden (Warwickshire) & Bradwell (Buckinghamshire) (a 1619)
  m. (1562) Mary Graunt (dau of Edward Graunt of Snitterfield & Northbrooke)
  a. Humffrey Colles 'of Hampton' of the Middle Temple (a 1619)
  m. Mary Chamberlain (dau of William Chamberlain, son of Sir Leonard of Sherborne)
  (1)+ issue - William (b c1598, a 1619), Michael, Humphrey (dsp), John, Margaret (dsp), Margery (dsp), Mary
  b. Annes Colles
  m. William Colles (Cole) of London
  c. Catherine Colles
  m. William Bustard of Adderbury
  d. Isabella Colles
  m. Thomas Penne of Malletts in Stony Stratford
  e. Ursula Colles
  m1. Francis Hall
  m2. John Jones
  m3. Arther Bagshaw
f. Joyce Colles
  m1. Richard Blundy
  m2. Silvester Robins
  g. Jane Colles
  m. Richard Judd of Elmedon
  h.+ other issue - Edmund, William, John, Francis (dsp), Henry, Richard, Michael
iii. John Colles of Hatfield, Hertfordshire (d by 1620)
  m1. _ Hay
  m2. (Margery) Archer (dau of ?? Archer of Tamworth)
  a. Edmund Colles of Hatfield
  (1) Edmund Colles of Hatfield
  m. _ Lucy
  m3. _ Nash
Probably of this generation, but (if so) of which marriage is unknown, was ...
  b. Susan Colles
  m. John Pateshall of the Ford (a 1654)
  iv. William Colles of London, later of Parkbury, Hertfordshire
  m. (Margery) Pakington (dau of Alderman ?? Paginton or Pegginton or Pakington)
  The following comes from Visitation (Hertfordshire, 1634, Colles of Park Bury) with some input from Visitation (Warwickshire, 1619, Mayne).
  a. William Colles of Park Bury
  m. Susan Mayne (dau of ?? Mayne of Bovington)
  (1) William Colles of Parkbury (b c1600)
  m. Mary Rolfe (dau of James Rolfe of Hertford)
  (2)+ other issue (a 1619)- Henry (b c1603), John, Symon, Edward, Margaret, Elizabeth, Susan, Mary
  b. Blanche Colles probably of this generation
  m. John Mayne of Elmdon
  v. Alice Colles
  m1. (sp) _ Archbold
m2. Fulke Woodhall of Thenford named Raffe Odell by Visitation (Worcestershire, 1569)
  vi. Alice Colles (2nd)
  m1. Richard Pitchard or Pitcher of Cradley
  m2. _ Fox
  vii. Mary Colles (dsp)
  m. Raffe Underhill of Stonley, Warwickshire
  viii. Joane Colles
  m. Edmund Ruding of Worcestershire
  ix. Ursula Colles
  m. William Hawes of Solihull
  x. Elizabeth Colles
  m. Lancelot Rumney of Knightwick
  C. Joan Colles (dsp)
  Visitation (Worcestershire, 1569) shows that Joan m. _ Vaughan. Visitation (Worcestershire, 1634), supported by Visitation (Warwickshire), shows that she married ...
  m. _ Bullingham
  D. Elizabeth Colles
  Visitation (Warwickshire, 1619) shows Elizabeth (no husband shown) and Margaert (m. Parsons). We follow the Worcestershire Visitations in showing their marriages as follows.
  m1. _ Stokes
  m2. _ Persons or Parsonns
  E. Margaret Colles
  m1. _ Bowenford
  m2. _ Peers

Main source(s): Visitation (Worcestershire, 1569 & 1623, Colles) with support from Visitation (Warwickshire, 1619, Colles) and a little from Visitation (Harvey, Buckinghamshire, 1566 (within Visitation (1634)))
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