'Ferrour1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Farrer (Ferror) of Beetley, Ferrour of Gressenhall, Ferrour of Herfords

Carthew identifies the arms of the following family as "Argent, a lozenge between three horseshoes sable".
John Ferrour of Gressenhall (d before 10.05.1484)
m. Johane (a 12.1483)
1. John Ferrour of Herfords then Wendling (dvp after 02.05.1483)
  m. Christiana (a 05.1483)
  A. John Ferrour (a 1483)
  B. Edmund Ferrour of Gressenhall & Herfords (d before 20.11.1555)
  m. Marion
  i. Thomas Ferrour of Herfords (d before 23.07.1551, 2nd/3rd son?)
  m. Joan
a. John Ferrour of Gressenhall & Herfords (a 1545)
  Carthew reports that this John may have been the same person as the John we show just below as his uncle. Carthew confuses the issue by showing, within the main pedigree, that his uncle was possibly father of John of Gressenhall (m. Elizabeth Bennett), Edmund, William & Anne as we show) but also providing a note that shows his uncle as having the following family. It is clear that there is confusion here! To avoid omitting the data altogether, provisionally we show this John (rather than his uncle) as having the following family.
  m1. ??
  (1) Edmund Ferrour (d 1626)
  (2) William Ferrour 'of Gressenhall' (d before 13.10.1589)
  m. Ann Hoo (a 1598, dau of Thomas Hoo of Burnham (by Margaret Palgrave), m2. Robert Curson)
  (A) Eustace Ferrour (a 1599)
  (B) John Ferrour (a 1598) had issue
  m. Mary King (a 1609, dau of Myles King)
  m2. Margaret Palgrave (dau of Clement Palgrave of Barningham, m1. Thomas Hoo of Burnham)
ii. John Ferrour (of Great Bittering) (a 11.1555)
  Carthew reports that this John may have been the same person as the John we show just above as his nephew. He was possibly father of ...
  a. John Ferrour of Gressenhall (d before 02.11.1596)
  m. (before 20.09.1589) Elizabeth Bennett (dau/coheir of John Bennett of Attlebridge, widow of Alexander Bedingfield of Attlebridge, m3. Roger Townshend)
  (1) Margaret Ferrour
  m. (20.07.1601) William Davy of East Dereham
  (2) Anne Ferrour (bur 18.10.1648) possibly fits here
  m. (08.10.1601) Nicholas Wood
  b. Edmund Ferrour (d before 25.10.1626)
  m. Margaret (d before 22.04.1650)
  (1) Edmund Ferrour of Gressenhall (bpt 19.11.1582, d 07.1620)
  m. (26.03.1611) Jane Steward
  (A)+ issue - Margaret, Elizabeth
  (2) Henry Ferrour of Wisbech (bpt 15.12.1590, d 22.08.1672, 3rd son)
  m. Margaret (d 26.09.1670)
  (A) Henry Ferrour (d 11.12.1686, Recorder of Lynn)
  m. Susanna (d 29.11.1670)
  (i) Henry Ferrour (b c1644?, d 03.12.1709, 2nd son?)
  m1. ??
  (a) Ann Ferrour (a 09.1708)
  m(2?). Mary (a 1790)
  (ii) Ann Ferrour (a 01.1670)
  m. _ Buller (d by 01.1670)
  (iii) Margaret Ferrour
  m. (23.01.1676-7) Thomas Selfe
(iv)+ other issue - Hamond (bpt 12.05.1662 (?), bur 01.03.1663), Hamond (a 06.1650), John (had issue), William of London (a 1708), Susanne (a 1670)
  (B) Elizabeth Ferrour (d 15.01.1586/96)
  m. Thomas Squire
  (C) Margaret Ferrour (d 23.02.1682)
  m. John Bargis
  (D) Mary Ferrour (bur 10.10.1680)
  m. Robert Banyer
  (E) Alice Ferrour
  m. (22.09.1656) Theophilus Buckworth of Wisbech
  (3) Richard Ferrour (a 09.1650)
  m. Helena (d 1691)
  (A) Richard Ferrour
  (4) Mary Ferrour
m. Arthur Copping
  (5) Amy Ferrour
  m. (28.10.1593) William Gateshead
  (6)+ other issue - John (bpt 18.02.1587), Anne (bpt 01.05.1586)
  c. William Ferrour (d before 13.10.1589)
  m. Ann Hoo (dau of Thomas Hoo by Margaret)
  (1) John Ferrour or Farrour of Ferror of Beetley (a 1589, bur 06.02.1661) - continued below
  m. Mary King (bur 01.02.1648-9, dau of Myles King of Gressenhall)
  (2) Eustace Ferrour (a 1596)
  d. Anne Ferrour
  m. (08.10.1601) Nicholas Crowe
  iii. Richard Ferrour
a. Henry Ferrour of Wendling (b c1550, d 10.03.1620-1)
  m(2?). Mary (bur 08.03.1626-7)
  (1) Hamond Ferrour 'of Wendling' (bpt 14.01.1593, d 09.08.1637, youngest son)
  m. (20.11.1614) Elizabeth Sheringham (a 1650, dau of Thomas Sheringham of Dereham)
  (A) Mary Ferrour (b c1616)
  m1. (1636) Thomas Markant
  m2. Hilary Farley
  (B) Martha Ferrour (b c1619)
  m. (22.05.1638) Richard Warner
  (C) Elizabeth Ferrour (b c01.1623/4, bur 02.03.1675)
  m. Robert Davy of Wendling
  (D) Honor Ferrour (bpt 16.09.1626)
m. (01.05.1645) John Wolnall of Mattishall
  (E) Anne Ferrour (bpt 24.11.1629)
  m. John Sheldrake of Swanton Morley
  (F) Judith Ferrour (bpt 03.06.1633)
  m. (after 03.1650) Francis Gibson
  (G) Sara Ferrour (bur 26.06.1632)
  (2) Mary Ferrour (bpt 15.12.1583)
  m. (12.05.1606) Dionise Barrett
  (3) Elizabeth Ferrour (bpt 15.05.1586)
  m. (16.11.1614) Edward Shene (clerk)
  (4) Agnes Ferrour
  m. Samuel Man of Norwich
  (5) daughter
  m. _ Halcote
  (6)+ other issue - John (bpt 08.03.1579, bur 14.02.1602), Edmund (bpt 03.09.1581, bur 06.04.1607), Henry (bur 14.10.1588), Richard (bpt/bur 1592), Susanna (b/bur 1598)
  iv. Robert Ferrour (of Litcham?) (a 04.1557)
  m. Margery/Marion Malby
  a. Robert Ferrour of Dereham then Scarning (bur 03.04.1587)
  m. (13.07.1572) Alice Rysyng (a 1577)
  (1)+ issue - John (bpt 1576), William (bpt 1581), Edmund (bpt 04.04.1585, bur 31.08.1603), Thomas (bpt 28.04.1588?), Lucy (bpt 1573), Sara (bpt 03.05.1594)
  a.+ other issue - John, Edmund/Clement, Jone
  v.+ other issue - Custance (dvp?), Hugh (dvp), Jane, Dorothy, Alice
2. Johanne Ferrour (a 1479)
  m. Thomas Geyton of Ryburgh Magna
3.+ other issue - Richard (a 1479), Margery



John Ferrour or Farrour of Ferror of Beetley (a 1589, bur 06.02.1661) - continued above
m. Mary King (bur 01.02.1648-9, dau of Myles King of Gressenhall)
1. Hamon(d) Farrer of Beetley (bur 06.01.1682)
  m. Theodora/Theodosia Rudd (a 1706, dau/coheir of John Rudd of Beetley & Longham, m2. John Starling)
  A. Richard Ferror of Beetley (bpt 15.07.1658, bur 13.03.1702-3)
  m. (1683) Frances (bur 11.06.1705?)
  i. Hamond Ferror or Farrer of Beetley (bpt 17.03.1684-5, bur 11.08.1751)
  m. Ann Bayfield (bur 31.01.1761, dau of Edmund Bayfield of Swannington)
  a. Hammond Farrer (2nd son)
  m. Frances
  (1)+ issue - Anne, Mary
  b. William Farrer of Tottington (bpt 11.08.1714, d 22.04.1775, tanner & farmer 4th son)
  m. Mary (b 1714-5, d 06.04.1791)
  (1) William Farrer of Tottington then Shipdam (b 1749-50, dsp 20.03.1808, farmer)
  m. Mary (a 1806)
  (2) Edmund Farrer of Necton then East Bradenham (b 1752-3, d 28.05.1817)
  m. Ann (b c1746?, d 23.03.1821)
  (A) Edmund Farrer of Pettigates/Pettigards in Sporle (b 1779-80, d 06.1839)
  m. Frances Bringloe (d 09.03.1837, dau of Thomas Bringloe of Shopdam by Frances)
  (B) Thomas Farrer of Wramplingham (d 20.06.1840, miller) had issue (2 daughters)
  m. Sophia
  (C) John Farrer of Necton (farmer)
  (D) William Farrer of Saham (b 1781-2, d 20.01.1839) had issue
  m. Mary Tenant (b 1786-7, d 12.03.1866)
  (E) Anne Farrer (a 1814)
  m. Thomas Fortin Johnson (d by 04.1814)
  (3) Mary Anne Farrer (a 1806)
  m. (before 13.02.1775) Samuel Fuller of Watton (a 1805)
  a. John Farrer of Beetley then Little Cressingham (bpt 17.07.1717, d 08.09.1783, farmer),
  m. Martha (b 1731-2, d 06.08.1807)
  (1) jane Farrer
  m. Charles Russell of Hackney
  (2) Ann Farrer
  m. Thomas Betts
  (3) Mary Farrer
  m. Robert Hey
  (4)+ other issue - John (bpt 16.09.1756, d 11.02.1816, had issue), Edmund in Brompton (bpt 04.03.1759, a 1816), William of Knightsbridge (b c1763, d 03.11.1809, butcher), Elizabeth (m. ??), 2 others
  c. Edmund Farrer of Threxton (bpt 03.08.1720, d 22.06.1766, farmer)
  m. Mary Dymes (d before 17.05.1802, m2. Clement Wace of Watton)
  (1) ?? Farrer (d before 05.01.1803)
  (A) Edward Farrer of Swaffham (a 1803, grocer)
  (2) Hammond Farrer of Foulden (a 1803, farmer)
  d. Elizabeth Farrer
  m. Thomas Baker of Wesenham
  e. Frances Farrer
  m. Francis Studdy of Bechamwell
  f. Martha Farrer
  m. (by 1751) Robert Bullard
  g. Mary Farrer
  m. (by 1751) Edward Ball of Wells
  h.+ other issue - Roger, Edmund (bpt 18.06.1713, d 22.10.1789), Henry (bpt 1726, a 1751), George, Jane
  ii.+ other issue - John (b 1688-9, d 27.05.1747), Theodora (bpt 21.10.1686, bur 28.10.1686), Katherine (bur 22.06.1721)
  B. Mary Farrer (bpt 15.05.1648)
2. Mary Farrer (bpt 1625)
  m. (12.1643) George Fleming
3.+ other issue - John (bpt 23.01.1631-2), Anne (bur 07.09.1641)

Main source(s): 'The Hundred of Launditch and Deanery of Brisley' (G.A. Carthew, 1877, Part 3, 'Ferrour or Farrar', p227+)
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