'Foley1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Foley of Dudley, Foley of Kidderminster, Foley of Prestwood, Foley of Stoke Edith, Foley of Stourbridge, Foley of Witley (Whitley) Court

Richard Foley of Dudley (d before 04.03.1600)
m. Anne
1. Richard Foley of Stourbridge, Mayor of Dudley (b 1580, d 06.07.1657)
  m1. ??
  A. Richard Foley of Longton Hall (bpt 27.03.1608, dspms)
B. Katherine Foley
  m. _Cumberledge
  C. Margery Foley
  m. (04.11.1623) William White
  m2. Alice Brindley (bur 28.05.1663, dau of William Brindley of Willienhall, sister of George of The Hyde)
  D. Edward Foley (bpt 24.10.1613, dsps bur 12.05.1658)
E. Thomas Foley of Witley Court (b 03.12.1617, MP)
  m. Anne Browne (dau of John Browne of Spelmonden)
  i. Thomas Foley of Witley Court (d 01.02. 1700/1)
  m. Elizabeth Ashe (dau of Edward Ashe of Heytesbury)
  a. Thomas Foley of Witley Court, 1st Lord of Kidderminster (d 22.01.1732-3)
  m. Mary Strode (d 06.12.1735, dau of Thomas Strode, Serjeant at Law)
(1) Thomas Foley, 2nd Lord of Kidderminster (b c1703, d unm 08.01.1766)
  Witley Court passed to his kinsman, Thomas (below), who became Lord of Kidderminster of the 2nd creation.
  b. Elizabeth Foley (d 30.11.1691)
  m. (14.05.1685) Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer (b 05.12.1661, d 21.05.1724)
  c. Anne Foley
  m. (1690) Salwey Winnington of Stanford Court (d 06.11.1736)
d. Sarah Foley
  m. Edward Harley of Eyewood or Eywood (b c1664, d 30.08.1735)
  e. Mary Foley
  m. Sir Blundel Charlton, Bart (d 1742)
  f.+ other issue - Edward (d 1747, MP), Richard (d 1732, MP), John
  ii. Paul Foley of Stoke Edith (d 1699, Speaker of the House of Commons)
  m. (1668) Mary Lane (dau of John Lane, alderman of London)
a. Thomas Foley of Stoke Edith (b c1670, d 10.12.1737)
  m. (12.07.1688) Anne Knightley (b 06.06.1670, bur 13.05.1727, dau of Essex Knightley of Fawsley)
  (1) Thomas Foley of Stoke Edith (d 03.04.1749)
  m1. Hester Andrew (dau of Thomas Andrew of London by Elizabeth, dau of Edward Young of Thorpe)
  (A) Thomas Foley of Stoke Edith and Witley Court, 1st Lord of Kidderminster (b 08.08.1716, d 18.11.1777)
  m. (28/9.03.1740) Grace Granville (d 01.11.1769, dau of George Granville, Lord Lansdowne)
  (i) Thomas Foley, 2nd Lord of Kidderminster (b 24.06.1742, d 02.07.1793)
  m. (20.03.1776) Henrietta Stanhope (d 02.01.1781, dau of William, 2nd Earl of Harrington)
  (a) Thomas Foley, 3rd Lord of Kidderminster (b 22.12.1780, d 16.04.1833, 3rd son) had issue
m. (18.08.1806) Cecilia Olivia Fitzgerald (b 03.03.1786, d 27.07.1863, dau of William Robert FitzGerald, 2nd Duke of Leinster)
  (b) Harriet Foley (d 01.01.1843)
  m. (16.08.1796) Christopher Bethell Codrington of Doddington Park
  (c)+ other issue - son (dvp 07.1790), son
  (ii) Edward Foley of Stoke Edith and Prestwood (b 16.03.1777)
  m1. (20.10.1778, div 1787) Anne Coventry (dau of George William Coventry, 6th Earl of Coventry)
  m2. (21.03.1790) Eliza/Anne Maria Hodgetts (d 09.07.1805, dau of John Hodgetts of Prestwood) @@ below
  (a) Edward Thomas Foley of Stoke Edith (b 21.12.1791, dsp 30.03.1846)
  m. (16.08.1832) Emily Graham (d 01.01.1900, dau of James Graham, 3rd Duke of Montrose)
(b) John Hodgetts Foley, later Hodgetts-Foley of Prestwood (b 17.07.1797, d 13.11.1861) had issue
  m. (20.10.1825) Charlotte Gage (d 09.09.1855, dau of John Gage of Rogate Lodge)
  (c) Elizabeth Maria Foley (d 13.06.1857)
  m. (08.03.1813) Henry Gage, 4th Viscount Gage (b 14.12.1791, d 20.01.1857)
  (d) Anna Maria Foley (d 05.03.1857)
  m. (07.05.1821) Sir Henry John Lambert, Bart (d 17.12.1858)
(iii) Andrew Foley of Newport (d 27.07.1818)
  m. (07.05.1773) Elizabeth Tomlinson (d 22.07.1811, dau of Boulter Tomlinson) @@ below
  (a) Harriet Mary Foley (d 04.05.1860)
  m. (07.07.1801) Richard Francis Onslow (d 23.10.1849, Archdeacon)
  (b) Anna Maria Foley (d 21.01.1878)
  m. (24.02.1823) John Lechmere of Hill House and Ludford Park (dsp 07.12.1866, Commander)
  (c)+ other issue - Thomas (b 1778, d unm), William Andrew (b 1792, d unm), Elizabeth of Newport House (d 03.12.1861), Grace Mary (d 18.03.1855)
  (iv) Grace Foley (b 01.01.1743, d 09.01.1813)
  m. (21.05.1774) James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Clanbrassill (b 23.08.1730, dsp 06.02.1798)
  (v) Mary Foley (d 12.1844)
  m. Richard Clerk of Kingston
(vi) Elizabeth Foley (d unm 13.10.1766)
  (vii) Anne Foley (d 09.12.1794)
  m. (12.09.1776) Sir Edward Winnington, 2nd Bart of Stanford Court (b 1749, d 09.01.1805)
  (B) Martin Andrew Foley (dsp)
  m2. Mary Warter (dau of John Warter of Barbadoes)
  (C) Robert Foley (dsp 1783, Dean of Worcester)
  m. Anne Dowdeswell (dau of Rev. W. Dowdeswell)
  (D) Sarah Foley
  m. Boulter Tomlinson of Cheltenham
  The following connection was kindly brought to our attention by a contributor (DD, 19.03.06).
  (i) Elizabeth Tomlinson (d 22.07.1811)
  m. (07.05.1773) Andrew Foley of Newport (d 27.07.1818) @@ above
(ii)+ other issue - Boulter (b 1760), John (d infant), Edward (d infant), Susan (d infant), Mary
  m3. Elizabeth Wolstenholme (dau of Henry Wolstenholme)
  (E) Paul Jermyn Foley (dsp)
  m4. Elizabeth Unett (dsp, dau of Robert Unett of Birchend)
  m5. (sp) Catharine Gwyn (dau of Francis Gwyn of Ford Abbey)
  (2) Anne Foley
  m. Anthony Lechmere of Hanley Castle (b c1674, d 1720)
(3) Mary Foley
  m. Rev. N. Wickens
  iii. Philip Foley of Prestwood
  m. Penelope Paget (dau of William Paget, 5th Lord)
  a. Paul Foley of Prestwood (d 27.11.1739)
m. Elizabeth Turton (dau of William Turton of Alrewas)
  (1) William Foley
  (A) Elizabeth Foley
  m. John Hodgetts of Prestwood
  (i) Anna or Eliza Maria Hodgetts (d 09.07.1805)
  m. (21.03.1790) Edward Foley of Stoke Edith and Prestwood (b 16.03.1747, d 22.06.1808) @@ above
(2) Penelope Foley (b 1708, d 1748) probably of this generation
  m. (1734) Charles Howard of Lichfield (b 1707, d 1771, son of Charles)
  (A) Mary Howard (b 12.02.1740, d 30.06.1770)
  m. (30.12.1757) Erasmus Darwin of Lichfield (b 12.12.1731, d 18.04.1802)
  b. Robert Foley
  m. Mary Markland (dau of Rev. Ralph Markland)
  (1) Thomas Foley (d 1770, Captain RN) had issue
  m. Mary St. Lou (dau of Admiral _ St. Lou)
  (A) Mary Foley
  m. Thomas Whitmore of Apley (d 1795)
  (2) Philip Foley (rector of Shelsley)
  m. Anne Titmarsh (dau of John Titmarsh of Barrington)
  (A) Richard Foley (d 02.1824, Major General) had issue
  m. (1801) Dorothy Lodwick (d 01.1862, dau of John Lodwick)
(3) Edward Foley (d unm)
  (4) Sir Robert Ralph Foley, Bart of Thorpe Lee (dsp 07.03.1782)
  m. (1770) Dorothy Hinchcliffe (d 19.01.1809, dau of Thomas Hinchcliffe of Hinchcliffe)
  (5) Harry Thomas Foley (rector of Holt)
  (6) Penelope Foley
  m. Rev. Henry Whitmore
  c. Elizabeth Foley probably of this generation
  m. (28.10.1729) Walter Noel of Hilcote (bpt 29.09.1692)
  iv. Martha Foley
  m. William Joliffe of London
  v. Sarah Foley (d 1687)
  m1. Essex Knighley of Fawsey (d 20.04.1670)
  m2. John Hampden of Great Hampden (bur 16.12.1696)
  F. Robert Foley of Stourbridge, Sheriff of Worcestershire (bpt 19.09.1624, bur 01.12.1676) had issue "now extinct"
  m. (08.02.1645) Anne Blurton
  G. Samuel Foley of Clonmel and Dublin had issue (in Ireland)
  m. Elizabeth Richards (d 1695, dau (sister?) of Col. Solomon Richards of Solsborough)
  H. John Foley (bpt 06.07.1631, d unm)
  I. Anne Foley (bpt 21.09.1611)
  m. (28.05.1632) William Normansell of Wolverhampton
  J. Priscilla Foley (bpt 17.12.1615, bur 06.04.1687)
  m1. (23.11.1635) Ezekiel Wallis of Bristol
  m2. (1665) Henry Glover of Stourbridge
  K. Honor Foley (bpt 30.12.1619)
  m. Henry Pretty
  L. Margaret Foley (bpt 27.05.1622)
  m. Edward Tyson
  M. Sarah Foley (bpt 07.04.1629)
  m1. John Baker
  m2. George Hill
2. John Foley (d before 10.1648) had issue
3. Edward Foley (bpt 13.12.1584)
  A. Richard Foley
4. Katherine Foley
  m. (09.10.1594) Thomas Mason or Robinson

Main source(s): BP1934 (Foley)
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