'Cooke04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Cookes of Bentley Pauncefoot, Cookes of Norgrove, Cookes of Powyck

Commoners reports that "This family came into England with the Conqueror, and has been for centuries seated in the highest respectability in the county of Worcester."
William Cookes of Belbroughton (Bell Broughton), Worcestershire (a temp Henry VIII who r. 1509-1547)
William's wife is named Agnes by the Visitation and Isabella by Commoners. BLG1886 does not name her.
1. Henry Cookes of Sheltwood or Shiltwood in Tardebigg, Worcestershire
  m. _ Underwood or Underhill of Hales Owen
  A. William Cookes of Norgrove in Feckenham, Worcestershire (b 26.07.1567, dvp)
m. Anne Jennett (dau/coheir of Humphry Jennett or Jennets of Norgrove)
  i. Edward Cookes of Norgrove & Bentley Pauncefoote (d 10.08.1656)
  m. Mary Cotton (dau of Nicholas Cotton of Hornchurch by Winifred, sister of Richard Weston, Earl of Portland)
  a. Sir William Cookes, Sheriff of Wocestershire, 1st Bart of Norgrove (b c1618, d by 1672)
  m1. Ann Cookes (dsp, dau/coheir of John Cookes of Tookey's Farm) @@ below
  m2. (by 1648) Mercy Dineley (dau of Edward Dineley of Charlton (by Joyce Sandys), sister of Sir Edward, m2. Mark Dineley of Norborow)
  (1) Sir Thomas Cookes of Norgrove & Bentley Pauncefoot, 2nd Bart (b c1649, dsp 08.06.1701, founder of Worcester College, Oxford)
  m. (1672) Mary Windsor (b c1659, d 03.01.1694, dau of Thomas, Earl of Plymouth)
  (2) William Cookes of Powyck (dsp 1673)
  m. Mary Rea (dau/coheir of Posthumous John Rea of Powyck, m2. Basil Fielding of Barnacle)
  (3) Mercy Cookes
  m. (1672) Henry Winford of Astley
  b. Henry Cookes of Barbon, Worcestershire (bpt 29.09.1625, d c1678)
  m. Mary Stanley (dau of Richard Stanley of Stoke Prior)
  (1) John Cookes of London & Leyton, Sheriff of Essex (bpt 04.08.1658, d 11.11.1720)
  m1. Elizabeth Knapp (d 28.02.1683, dau of John Knapp of London)
  (A) Elizabeth Cookes (d infant)
  m2. (11.02.1685) Elizabeth Russell (d 1734, dau of Sir William Russell, alderman of London)
  (B) John Cookes (b 18.11.1697, d 1747)
  m. Anne Russell (dau of William Russell)
(C) Henry Cookes (b 26.04.1702)
  m. (1720) Jane Magraith (d 1765, dau of Robert Magraith or MacRaith of Loughlougher Castle)
  (i) David Cookes (bpt 21.06.1728, dsp 04.1760, younger son)
  m. Mary Orpwood
  (ii) Thomas Cookes (b 02.04.1735, rector of Norgrove)
  m. (04/14.02.1765) Anne Denham (dau/heir of John Denham of Welling)
  (a) Denham James Joseph Cookes (b 12.03.1777, d 23.05.1829, rector of Stanford, vicar of Clifton-on-Terne, 5th son) had issue
  m. (29.08.1803) Maria Henrietta Johnstone (dau of Charles Johnstone, son of Marchioness of Annandale)
(b) Charles Burrell Cookes (b 28.09.1786, d 04.1.1854) had issue
  m. (1818) Mary Anne Hayes (dau of Thomas Hayes of Bath)
  (c) Alice Maria Cookes
  m. William McClary of Minerabin (Colonel)
  (d)+ other issue - George (b 25.08.1767, d 1795), Thomas (b 12.11.1769, d 1774), Henry (b 18.01.1773, d 1798, Captain), Thomas Secundus (b 16.07.1775, d 1802), Anne Benta (d 1774), Sophia (d 1774)
  (iii)+ other issue - Henry (bpt 22.08.1726, dsp), others (d young)
  (D) Mary Cookes (b 17.02.1686)
  m. David Petty of Wanstead & London (son of George of Otford)
  (E) Elizabeth Cookes (b23.09.1689)
  m. _ Stokes
  (F) Ann Cookes (b 09.07.1703)
  m. (08.06.1729) John Smith of Stratford
  (i) John Smith
  (G) Henrietta Cookes
  m. Rev. Robert Russell
  (2)+ other issue - Edward (b c1656, dvp 1677), Thomas (b c1660, a 1683, dvp), Henry (b c1663, dsp), William (b c1665, a 1683?), Elizabeth (d young), Mary (d young), Anne (b 1667, a 1683?)
c. Edward Cookes of Powyck (b c1623, a 1683)
  m. Jane Boroughes of Northamptonshire
  (1)+ issue - Edward (b c1658), John, Elizabeth (b c1661), Jane, Mary, Sarah
  d. Thomas Cookes of Biddeford Grange, Warwickshire (d c1670)
  m. Isabel Jones (dau of Edmond Jones of Samborne)
  (1)+ issue - Thomas (b c1665, d 10.1683), Edward (b c1665, d 1681), Robert (b c1669, a 1683)
  e. Ann Cookes
  m. Richard Amphlett of Clint
  f. Alice Cookes
  m. John Arris of Charringworth
  (1) Mary Arris
  m. Thomas Barnesley
  ii. Thomas Cookes of Bentley Pauncefoote (dsp)
m. ??
  iii. John Cookes of Tookey's Farm in Feckenham (of Lincoln's Inn)
  m. Alice Edmonds (dau of William Edmonds of Wibheath in Tardebig)
  a. Mary Cookes (dsp)
  m. Thomas Chetle of Wallhouse
  b. Anne Cookes (dsp)
  m. Sir William Cookes of Norgrove @@ above
  c. Alice Cookes
  m. Henry Mathews of Murcot Hall
  iv. Elizabeth Cookes
  m. George Chambers of Tardebig
  v. Mary Cookes
  m. John Sparry of Clint
2. Thomas Cookes of Burcot in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire (a 1618)
  A. Henry Cookes of Burcot
  m. Anne
  i. Amphillis Cookes (b c1617, a 1683)
  m. Edward Sheldon of Burcot
  ii. Margaret Cookes (b c1628, a 1683)
  m. William Penn of Bromsgrove
3. Edward Cookes of Cobley in Tardebigg, Worcestershire (dsp)
  m. Mary Cotton (sister of Nicholas Cotton of Hornchurch)

Main source(s): BLG1886 (Cookes of Bentley), Commoners (vol 4, Cookes of Bentley), Visitation (Worcestershire, Cookes of Bentley Pauncefote), BEB1841 (Cookes of Norgrove)
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