'Diggs1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Diggs (Dig) of Barham, Diggs of Chilham Castle

Roger de Mildenhall
1. John 'Dig' de Mildenhall (a 1249)
  m. Agnes
  A. John Dig (a 1287)
  i. Thomas Dig (a 1312)
  m. _ Hawte of Petham
  a. Roger Dig of Barham (a 1376)
  m. Albina
(1) John Dig of Barham (a 1379)
  m. Juliana Northwood (dau/heir of Roger Northwood)
  (A) John Dig of Barham
  m. Juliana Horne (sister/heir of Jacob Horne of Popes Hall)
  (i) John Dig of Barham 'of Diggs Court'
  m. Johanna Bruyne (dau of Maurice Bruyne of Bekenham (sb S. Ockenham))
  (a) John Diggs of Barham - continued below
  m. Joan Clifton (dau of Sir Gervase Clifton)
  (b) William Diggs of Cranbrooke ancestor of Digges of Margate
  (ii) Odo (Odomarius) Diggs of Newington
  (a) William Diggs
((1)) Thomas Diggs
  (B) Isabella Dig
  (C) Cicilia Dig
  m. _ Clinton
  (D) Joanna Dig
  m. _ Sackvill
  (E) Elizabeth Dig possibly of this generation
  m. Henry Aucher of Losenham
  b.+ other issue - John (priest), Edmund (rector of Stone), Thomas
  B. Daniel Dig (a 1285, rector of Stone)



John Diggs of Barham - continued above
m. Joan Clifton (dau of Sir Gervase Clifton)
1. James (Jacob) Diggs of Barham
  m1. Mildred Fineux (dau of Sir John Fineux, Chief Justice)
  A. John Diggs of Barham
  m. Mildred Scot (dau of John Scot of Scott's Hall)
  i. William Diggs of Barham
  m. _ Brooke
  a. Christopher Diggs of Barham
  m. _ Oxenden
  (1) Thomas Diggs
m. Mary Parker (dau of Sir John Parker)
  (A) Thomas Posthumus Digges of Ryegate, Surrey (a 1623)
  m. Mary Drake (dau of Henry Drake of Trenches in Ryegate)
  (i)+ issue - John (a 1623), Thomas, Margaret, Mary
m2. Phillippa Engham (dau of John Engham of Chart)
  B. Leonard Diggs of Wootton Court (a 1553, mathematician)
  m. Sara or Bridget Wilford (dau of Sir James Wilford or Wilsford, sister of Sir James & Sir Thomas)
  i. Thomas Diggs, last of Wootton (d 1595)
  m. Anne St. Leger (b c1555, d 1636, dau of Sir Warham St. Leger of Ulcombe)
  a. Sir Dudley Diggs of Chilham d 18.03.1638, Master of the Rolls)
  m. Mary Kempe (dau of Sir Thomas Kempe of Olantigh)
  (1) Thomas Diggs of Chilham Castle (d 1687)
  m. (17.11.1631) Mary (or Margaret) Abbot (dau of Sir Maurice Abbot, Lord Mayor of Loindon)
(A) Sir Thomas Diggs, Bart of Chilham Castle (dvpsp 1666)
  m1. Bennett Dixwell (dau of Mark Dixwell of Folkstone and Brome)
  m2. Judith Rose (dau of George Rose of Eastergate)
  (B) Edward Diggs (b 1649, dsp, Colonel, 5th son?)
  m. (1679) Frances Moore of Bobbing
  (C) Leonard Diggs of Chilham Castle (b 1651, d 1717)
  m. Elizabeth Osborne (d 1739, dau of Sir John Osborne of Chicksand)
  (i) John Diggs of Chilham Castle (dsp 1720)
  (ii) Thomas Diggs of Chilham Castle (dsp?, Colonel)
  m. Elizabeth West (dau of John, Lord Delawarr)
(iii) Elizabeth Diggs (d 1746)
  m. Adam Wiliamson (Lt. General, Governor of Gravesend & Tilbury)
  (a) Elizabeth Caroline Williamson
  m. Daniel Fox
  (iv) Anne Diggs possibly of this generation
  m. George Home Stewart of Argaty
  (D) Mary Diggs possibly of this generation
  m. (by 1663) William Brodnax
(E) Elizabeth Diggs (bur 14.04.1704) possibly of this family, of this generation
  m. Edmund Hampden of Prestwood (bur 27.08.1701)
  (F)+ other issue - Dudley of Gray's Inn (dsp), John (b 1642, dsp), Thomas (b 1643, dsp), 4 daughters
  (2) Anne Diggs
  m1. (06.07.1633) Anthony Hammond of St. Alban's Court (d 1661)
  m2. (by 1663) Sir George Juxon of Canterbury (a 1663)
  (3)+ other issue - John of Faversham, Dudley, Edward of Virginia (a 1684), Elizabeth
  b. Margaret Diggs (b c1586, d 1619) probably of this generation
  m. Sir Anthony Palmer
  c.+ other issue including Leonard
  ii. Mary Diggs
  m. _Barber
  iii. Anne Diggs
  m. William Diggs of Newington
  iv. Sara Diggs
  m. _ Martin
2. daughter
  m. _ Brent

Main source(s): CountyGen (Kent, Berry, 1830, p142+), Visitation (Kent, 1619, Diggs) with input/support for lower section from BEB1841 (Diggs of Chilham Castle)
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