'Drax2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Drax in Barbados, Drax of Charborough, Drax of Ellerton Abbey

William Drax (originally from Yorkshire, vicar of Stoneleigh, Warwickshire)
1. William Drax of Coventry
  m. Mary Lapworth
A. Sir James Drax in Barbados
  m1. Meliora Houghton (d 03.1663, dau of John Houghton of Wolverton)
  i. Sir James Drax of Hackney (dsp 1663)
  m. Essex Lake (a 1697, dau of Sir Lancelot Lake of Canons)
ii. Henry Drax of Barbados then Boston, Lincoln (Colonel)
  m1. Frances Tufton (dsp, dau of John Tufton, 2nd Earl of Thanet)
  m2. Dorothy Lovelace (dau of John Lovelace, 2nd Lord of Hurley)
  a.+ "several children" (d young)
  iii. Meliora Drax
  m. Robert Pye of the Meene
iv. Elizabeth Drax
  m. Thomas Shatterden of Popes
  a. Thomas Shatterden, later Drax of Popes
  m. (1692) Elizabeth Ernle (dau of Edward Ernle)
(1) Henry Drax of Charborough and Ellerton Abbey (d 1755)
  m. (1720) Elizabeth Ernle (dau of Sir Edward Ernle, 3rd Bart of Etchilhampton, by Frances Erle)
  (A) Thomas Erle Drax of Charborough (b c1722, dsp 1789)
  m. (16.10.1754) Mary St. John (dau of John St. John, 10th Lord of Bletso)
  (B) Edward Drax of Charborough
  m. (15.04.1762) Mary Churchill (dau of Awnsham Churchill of Henbury)
(i) Sarah Frances Drax (d 15.06.1822)
  m. (11.03.1788) Richard Grosvenor, later Erle-Drax-Grosvenor (d 08.02.1819)
  (C) Elizabeth Drax (b c1720, d 26/9.06.1792)
  m1. (07.05.1744) Augustus Berkeley, 4th Earl of Berkeley (b 18.02.1715-6, d 09.01.1755)
  m2. (02.01.1757) Robert Nugent, Earl Nugent (b c1702, d 14.10.1788)
  (D) Mary Drax
  m. Sir John Durbin, Mayor of Bristol
(E) Herriet Drax (dsp 02.04.1786)
  m. (12.1765) Sir William Hanham, 4th Bart of Dean's Court
  (F) Susanna Drax (dsp 31.07.1789)
  m1. William Cacroft (Alderman of London)
  m2. (1776) John Touchet, 8th Earl of Castlehaven (b 1724/5, dsp 22.04.1777)
  (G)+ other issue - Frederick (d young), Frances (d 1751)
  (2) Thomas Drax
  v. Plulateas Drax
  m. Thomas Gorneldon of Kent
  vi.+ other issue (d unm) - John (in Barbados), Samuel, Jeremiah
  m2. Margaret Bamfield (dau of John (sb Thomas?) Bamfield of Hardington)
  ix.+ other issue (d young or unm) - James, Bamfield, Alexander, Jacob
  B. William Drax of Barbados and London

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax of Charborough)
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