'DZmisc14'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Decker of London, Dillingham

TCB reports that the undermentioned Matthew was "of a family which, being Protestant, had fled from Flanders at the time of the Spanish persecution under the Duke of Alva".
Cornelius Decker of Harlem, Holland ("from flanders")
1. Dirk Decker of Amsterdam
  A. Sir Matthew Decker of London, Sheriff of Surrey, Bart (b c1679, d 18.03.1749, MP)
  m. (before 1717) Henrietta Watkins (b 1678-9, d 04.05.1759, dau of Rev. Richard Watkins of Wickford)
  i. Catherine Decker
  ii. Henrietta Maria Decker (dsp)
  m. (05.1737) John Talbot (son of Lord Chancellor Talbot)
  iii. Mary Decker
  m. (12.1738) William Crofts of Saxham



Gilbet Dillingham (d before 15.12.16535, Rector of Sandon, Essex, and St. Giles in the Fields
m. (18.03.1605-6) Anne Steere (a 1635, dau of Rev. William Steers of Bermondsey (who d 1604))
1. Samuel Dillingham (d before 24.07.1672, Rector of St. Pancras Soper-lane then Hadley)
  m. Anne Streatfeild (b 1627, d before 20.08.1703, dau of Thomas Streatfeild of Shoreham, widow of William Stanley of the Middle Temple)
  A. Anne Dillingham (a 1725)
  m. _ Winny
  i.+ issue - Anne, Rachel, Elizabeth
  B. Hester Dillingham (a 1712)
  m. John Cotterell of Limehouse (d before 30.04.1712)
  i. John Cotterell
  ii. Hester Cotterell
  m. _ Holman
  C.+ other issue (d unm) - Henry (d before 10.07.1675), Samuel (d unm 14.09.1725)
2.+ other issue - Henry, William, Anne

Main source(s):
(1) For Decker (uploaded 02.08.23) : BEB1841 ('Decker of London'), 'Pedigrees of the Knights' (Peter Le Neve, (G.W. Marshall 1873), p516), TCB (vol 5, 'Decker of London', p39)
(2) For Dillingham (uploaded 11.03.24) : 'Monken Hadley' (Frederick Charles Cass, 1880, 'Pedigree of Dillingham', p92)
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