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Families covered: Compton of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Compton of Carham, Compton of Gainslow, Compton of Hartbury, Compton of Hindlip
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John Compton "came out of the house of Compton of Wilts."
1. William Compton
  m. Elizabeth Showell
  A. Walter Compton of Hartbury, Gloucestershire
  m. Alice Lytley (dau of John Lytley of Warwickshire)
  i. William Compton of Hartbury
  m. Jane Dennis (dau of Sir Walter Dennis of Fairford)
a. Walter Compton of Hartbury
  m. Dorothy Higford (dau of Sir John Higford (not Highford) of Dickston)
  (1) William Compton of Hartbury
  m. Elizabeth or Eleanor Meaux (dau of Sir William Meaux of the Isle of Wight)
  (A) Walter (William?) Compton of Hartbury
  m. Mary Habington (dau of Thomas Habington of Hindlip by Mary, dau of Edward Parker, Lord Morley)
  (i) Sir William Compton, 1st Bart of Hartbury & Hindlip (d by 1698)
  m. Catherine Bond (dau of Thomas Bond of Hoxton, sister of Sir Thomas, Bart of Peckham)
  (a) Sir William Compton, 2nd Bart of Hartbury & Hindlip (d 05.06.1731)
  m. Jane Hyde (d 02.1728-9, dau of _ Hyde of Hinton in Hurst)
  ((1)) Sir William Compton, 3rd Bart of Hartbury & Hindlip (d 03.05.1758)
  m. _ Holder
((A)) Sir William Compton, 4th Bart of Hartbury (dsp 01.1760)
  m. _ Bradnock
  ((B)) Sir Walter Compton, 5th Bart of Hartbury (dsp 29.08.1773)
  m. (20.09.1765) (Anne) Sarah Mary (Bennet) Moseley of Chipping Campden (d 11.1776)
  ((C)) Jane Compton
  m. John Berkeley
  ((2)) Catherine Compton possibly of this generation
  m. Edward Bearcroft (b c1716, dsp 1793)
  ((3))+ other issue - Dennis, daughters (nuns)
  (B) Eleanor Compton apparently of this generation
  m. Sir Robert Button, Bart of Alton (b c1622, d c1679)
  (2) Barbara Compton
  m. John Keys of Upleadon
  (A)+ issue (a 1623) - John, William, Walter, Anne, Frances, Mary
  (3) Frances Compton
  m. Henry Thomas
  (4)+ other issue - John, Walter, Denis
  b. Dennys Compton of Alvington
  m. Elizabeth Morris
  (1) Mary Compton (b c1606, a 1623)
  c. William Compton (d by 1623)
  (1) Anthony Compton (a 1623)
  ii. Ann Compton
  m. William Rogers
  iii. Theobald (sic) Compton
  m. William Cicell
  iv. Elizabeth Compton
  m. William Smyth
  v.+ other issue - Francis, John

 

 

Anthony Compton, Mayor of Berwick-upon-Tweed (a 1670)
m. _ Dickinson (sister of Thomas Dickinson, alderman of Berwick)
1. Anthony Compton 'of Gainslow', Mayor of Berwick-upon-Tweed (a 1706)
  m. _ Hutchinson (dau of Jonathan Hutchinson of Charlton Hall)
  A. William Compton of Gainslow (b 04.02.1699, d 25.09.1774, recorder of Berwick)
i. Hannah Compton
  m. Robert Ogle of Eglingham
  B. Anthony Compton of Carham (b 23.05.1706, d 31.10.1755, 3rd surviving son)
  m. Elizabeth Wood (dau (sb sister?) of Thomas Wood of Beadnell)
  i. Anthony Compton 'of Carham' (d 28.04.1770)
  m. Jessy Home (dau of James Home of Ayton Hall, brother of Earl of Home, m2. James Smith of Edinburgh)
  ii. Ralph Compton 'of Carham' (d 1782)
  m. Bridget Hobson
  a. Anthony Compton 'of Carham Hall' (b 1765, d 16.07.1830)
m. Catherine Wood (dau of Thomas Boodwood of Bamburgh)
  (1) Isabella Compton
  m. (31.01.1833) John Hodgson Hinde (MP)
  (2) Catherine Moneypenny Compton (d unm)
  b. Ralph Compton of Milkington, co. Durham who appears to have married ...
  m. Isabella Darling (dau of Ralph Darling)
(1) Margaret Compton probably of this generation
  m. John Wood, later Ayton-Wood (bpt 10.08.1793, d 02.01.1853, vicar of Beadnell)
  c. Frederick Compton (d 04.05.1830) ?? could this be Fenwick of Carham who married ...
  m. (29.11.1804) Mary Younghusband (b 1778, d 1835, dau of Thomas Younghusband of Elwick by Mary Wood)
  d. Mary Compton
  m. R. Nisbett of Lofton House
  e. Elizabeth Compton
  m. William Bugg (nephew of Abraham Dixon of Belford Hall)
  (1) William Bugg, later Compton (RN) possibly fits here
m. Sarah Wood (bpt 15.11.1788, dsp 1872, dau of Thomas Wood of Bamburgh)
  f.+ other issue - William (rector of St. Olave's (Exeter), vicar of Carham), Thomas, Bridget (d unm 12.1829)
  iii. Mary Compton
  m. Thomas Shaftoe of Dunstan
  iv.+ other issue - William (d unm 1783), Thomas (d 1797)
  C. Ruth Compton (b 13.11.1695)
  m. Henry Selwin 'of Matson'
  D. Hannah Compton (b 09.1701, d 1744)
  m. William Jones (comptroller-general of the Customs in Scotland)
  i. Rebecca Jones
  m. Sir George Colquhoun, Bart
  E.+ other issue - Ralph (b 10.05.1704, d 1748), 3 others (d infant)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 02.03.07) : BEB1841 (Compton of Hartbury), Visitation (Gloucestershire, 1623, Compton)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 08.09.13) : the section on 'Compton of Carham Hall' in Commoners (vol 4, 'Hodgson-Hinde of Elswick House', p311+)
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