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Families covered: Dowrish (Dowrich) of Dowrish

It looks as though there may be too many generations in the following upper section. We suggest that it be viewed with some caution. Vivian starts with the son of the Dowrish who built Dowrish Keep temp King John (who r. 1199-1216):
Walter Dowrich (sic)
1. Nicholas Dowrich (a 1256)
  A. William Dowrich of Dowrish (a 1302)
i. Thomas Dowrich (a 1315)
  m. Elinora de Helion (dau/coheir of Robert de Helion)
  a. William Dowrich (a 1327)
  (1) John Dowrich (a 1335)
  (A) William Dowrich (a 1339)
  (i) Thomas Dowrich (a 1366)
  (a) Thomas Dowrich (a 1389)
  ((1)) Richard Dowrich (a 1413)
  ((A)) Thomas Dowrich (a 1439)
  ((i)) Thomas Dowrich (d 1464, recorder of Exeter) - continued below
  m. Alice Fulford (dau of Thomas Fulford)



Thomas Dowrich (d 1464, recorder of Exeter) - continued above
m. Alice Fulford (dau of Thomas Fulford, m2. Thomas Coterell)
1. Richard Dowrich (a 1483)
m1. _ Catsby
  A. Thomas Dowrish of Dowrish (d 07.12.1552)
  m. Elizabeth Taverner (dau of Sir John Taverner of Devon)
  i. Thomas Dowrish of Dowrish (b c1522, d 1590)
  m. Anne Farrington (dau of Charles Farrington of Farrindon by Margery, dau of Sir Thomas Stukley of Afton)
  a. Walter Dowrish of Dowrish
m. Mary Carew (b 1549-50, bur 11.09.1604, dau of George Carew, sister of the Earl of Totnes)
  (1) Thomas Dowrish of Dowrish (b 1568, bur 08.01.1627-8)
  m. Katherine Stukeley (dau of John Stukeley of Afton by Frances, dau of Sir John St. Leger)
  (A) John Dowrish (b c1593, dsp)
  m. (c02.1625-6) Elizabeth Walker (dau of Thomas Walker)
  (B) Thomas Dowrish (b c1599, a 06.1652, dspm, Lt. Colonel)
  m. Ellen
  (C) Lewis Dowrish (b c1602, bur 07.05.1667-8)
  m. (09.10.1627) Anne Davye (b c1604, bur 23.11.1671, dau of Emanuel Davye of Sandford (by Katherine, dau of John Norcott of Crediton by Elizabeth Dowrish), widow of Robert Tripe)
  (i) Lewis Dowrish (bpt 10.04.1638, bur 06.05.1689, 3rd son)
  m1. (20.10.1657) Frances Jacobb of Tavistock (bur 03.03.1670-1)
  (a)+ issue - Elizeus (d infant), Lewis (bpt 06.07.1658, bur 03.07.1658), Thomas (bpt 25.12.1659, bur 14.03.1669-70), John (bpt 06.08.1666, bur 25.08.1666), John (bpt 07.01.1667-8, bur 23.09.1702), Gertrude (bpt 151.03.1661-2, bur 07.05.1662), Elizabeth (bpt 02.06.1663, bur 16.05.1682), Sarah (bpt 05.01.1670-1, bur 02.04.1671)
  m2. (c05.1676) Agnes Palmer of Hereford (bur 23.08.1705)
  (i) Lewis Dowrish (bpt 26.04.1677, dsp bur 17.09.1717, eldest son of this marriage)
  m. (c1719) Elizabeth Clarke (dau of Thomas Clarke of Hertford, m2. Charles Challis of Lyons Inn)
  (j)+ other issue (dsp) - Nathaniel (bpt 06.07.1679, bur 10.03.1700-1), William (bpt 14.12.1680), Thomas (bpt 22.01.1684. bur 03.12.1688)
  (ii) Nathaniel Dowrish (bpt 07.01.1643-4, dsp 05.11.31713, 6th son
  m. (c12.1680) Anastacia Hayne of Darmouth (d before 07.01.1736-7)
  (iii) Katherine Dowrish (bpt 29.03.1631)
  m. (18.08.1656) _ Humphry of Wintclough
  (iv) Gertrude Dowrish (bpt 29.06.1632, dsp)
  m. _ Davy
  (v) Frances Dowrish (bpt 30.05.1637)
  m. (19.01.1659-60) William Erisey of Tredidon & St. Neot
  (vi) Sarah Dowrish (bpt 28.08.1642)
m. (21.09.1669) Thomas Gaye
  (vii) Margaret Dowrish (bpt 18.12.1645, bur 10.06.1694)
  m. (c01.1674-5) George Joll alias Joliffe of Alternon, Cornwall (bur 09.06.1691)
  (a) John Joll (bpt 21.04.1685, bur 01.01.1783, 2nd son)
  m. (15.06.1724) Frances Slyman of Cardinham
  ((1)) Honor Joll (bpt 23.05.1738, d 1818)
  m. (26.11.1760) John Pode (d 1810)
  ((A)) Frances Pode (b 04.06.1763, d 1848)
  m. (25.05.1784) Thomas Drake
  ((B))+ other issue (d unm) - Matthew, Anne
  ((2))+ other issue - John (bpt 30.11.1730, in East India), Aaron (bpt 08.03.1740-1, d unm)
  (b)+ other issue - John Dowrish (bpt 06.04.1677, bur 10.08.1679), Ann (bpt 10.6.1682)
(viii)+ other issue (dsp) - John (bpt 11.1629, dvp), Thomas (bpt 12.11.1633, dvp bur 28.04.1653), William (bpt 20.08.1639, bur 28.01.1640-1), Walter (bpt 31.08.1641), Elizabetrh (bpt 12.07.1635, bur 18.05.1659)
  (D) Francis Dowrish
  m. (24.09.1617) Philip Williams (son of David son of Phillip ap Bowen in Mancathy)
  (E)+ other issue - George (b c1606, a 1620), Mary, Anne (bpt 29.09.1604), Joice (bpt 05.07.1607), Susan (bpt 18.02.1609-10), Grace (bpt 26.07.1612), Margaret (bpt 16.04.1615)
  (2) Anne Dowrish
  m. _ Boswell of London
  (3) Dorothy Dowrish
m. Thomas Payton of Plymouth (son of Thomas of St. Edmundsbury by Cecil, dau of John Bourchier, Earl of Bath)
  (4) Elizabeth Dowrish
  m. George Trobridge of Trobridge
  (5) Margaret Dowrish
  m. William Linesey of Ifeild then Calby
  b. Hugh Dowrish (rector of Lapford & Honiton)
  m. (c11.1580) Anne Edgcomb (dau of Sir Richard Edgcomb of Mount Edgcomb)
  (1)+ issue - Alan, Walter, Mary, Elizabeth
c. Robert Dowrish
  m. Mabell Eston (dau of John Eston of Eston)
  (1) William Dowrish (b c1588)
  m. Elizabeth Rudge (dau of John Rudge of Morchard)
  (A)+ issue (a 1620) - George (b c1613), Elizabeth (b 1619-20)
  (2)+ other issue (a 1620) - John (b c1590, in the Netherlands), George (b c1596, in East India), Philip (bn c1600, in London)
  d. Janet or Anne Dowrish
  m. William Bodleigh of Dunscomb (bpt 1557, d 1610)
  e. Grace Dowrish
  m. Robert Guy of Prowse
  f. Elizabeth Dowrish (bur 01.11.1587)
  m. John Norcott of Crediton (d 29.09.1587)
  ii. Robert Dowrish of Heath Barton
  m. Jane Cole (dau of Thomas Cole of Slade, widow of ?? Hill)
a.+ issue - Thomas of Heathbarton (bur 04.05.1623), Samuel
  iii. Margaret Dowrish
  m. _ Eastchurch of Chidleigh
  iv. Jane Dowrish
  m. Gilbert Atwill
  v. Mary Dowrish
  m. Anthony Mayring of Little Torrington
  m2. Joan Fulford (d 07.10.1512, m2. ?? Poyntyngton)
  B. Elizabeth Dowrish (dspm)
  m. William Page
  C. Katherine Dowrish (b c1482)
  m. John Sneddal
  D.+ other issue (dsp) - Peter, Alice

Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, Dowrish of Dowrish)
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