'Garneys1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Garneys of Beccles, Garneys of Boyland Hall, Garneys of Hammonds, Garneys of Kenton Hall, Garnys of Mendlesham, Garneys of Ros (Roos) Hall

Commoners reports that the first of the name recorded was ...
Robert Garnoise of Chembenhall, Suffolk (probably Chipenhall near Laxfield (a 1194) possibly father of ...
1. Robert Garneys of Laxfield
  A. William Garneys of Laxfield
  i. Richard Garneys
B. Thomas Garneys (a 1239)

Presumed to have descended from (one of) the above was ...
Robert Garneys of Ros Hall in Beccles and of Heveningham (Suffolk) (d 14.05.1411)
Commoners identifies Robert's wife as Catharine Brooke. Muskett both records that as a possibility and notes that, as reported by Visitation, she was ...
m. (1400) Katherine Blanchard (d 1405, dau of John Blanchard of Heveningham, widow of _ Broke)
1. Peter (Piers) Garneys of Ros or Roos Hall, Beccles (d 1451)
  m1. Elizabeth
  m2. Anne Ramsay (dau of Ralph Ramsay of Kenton Hall by Alice, dau of Sir Roger Wellisham by Alice, probably dau of Ivo de Kenton & sister/heir of Robert de Kenton of Kenton)
  A. Thomas Garneys of Kenton Hall, Suffolk (d 12.12.1458)
  m. Margaret Francis (d 03.06.1492, dau of Sir Hugh Francis or Frauncis of Giffords Hall, m2. Thomas Peyton of Isleham)
  i. Thomas Garneys (b c1453, a 1459, d young)
ii. John Garneys of Kenton Hall & Hammonds (b 1454, d 11.06.1524)
  m. Elizabeth Sulyard (d 02.04.1539, dau of Sir John Sulyard of Wetherden Hall, Chief Justice, by Agnes Hungate)
  a. Robert Garneys of Kenton Hall (d 02.08.1556)
  m. Anne Bacon (dau/coheir of Thomas Bacon of Baconsthorpe)
(1) John Garneys of Baynards Manor in Spexall, Suffolk (dvp before 07.06.1553)
  m. (before 14.02.1536) Anne Rookwood (dau of Edmund Rookwood (Rokewood) of Euston)
  (A) Thomas Garneys of Kenton Hall (d 20.12.1566)
  m. Frances Sulyard (dau of Sir John Sulyard of Wetherden Hall, m2. John Lenthall)
  (i) Elizabeth Garneys (b 1563, dsp)
m1. William Jerningham
  m2. Philip Strelly of Strelly
  (B) Nicholas Garneys of Kenton Hall, Redisham Hall & Boyland Hall, Sheriff of Suffolk (d 1599, 5th son)
  m. (30.05.1569) Ann Cleere (dau of Thomas Cleere or Clere of Stokesby)
  (C) Alice Garneys (bur 31.12.1611)
  m. (27.11.1559) Thomas (or John) Brampton of Kenton (bur 27.07.1591)
  (D) Elizabeth Garneys
  m. (02.02.1568) Henry Sherland of London
(E) Anne Garneys (bur 31.03.1634)
  m. Anthony Drury of Besthorpe
  (F)+ other issue (dsp) - John, Edmund, Robert
  (2) Elizabeth Garneys (a 1566)
  m1. (mcrt 14.06.1528) James Calthorpe of Cockthorp (bur 22.04.1559)
  m2. Sir Jerome Bowes of London
  (3) Anne Garneys
  m1. Richard Damport
m2. Robert Bacon of Harleston (d 1558)
  m3. Jervis (Gervase) Wentworth of Mendham Priory
  (4) Margaret Garneys
m1. Walter Devereux, 1st Viscount Hereford (d 27.09.1558)
  m2. William Willoughby, 1st Lord of Parham (d 1570-4)
  b. Thomas Garneys of Great Bealings & Hammonds (d 26.11.1566, 4th son)
  m. Margaret Bedingfield (d 13.01.1566, dau of Sir Edmund Bedingfield of Oxburgh)
  c. Anne Garneys
  m. Edward Grimston of Rishangles & Thorndon (d 1520)
d. Myrabel Garneys (bur 25.02.1552)
  m. Edmund Poley
  e. Elizabeth Garneys
  m. Anthony Yaxley (d before 29.11.1558)
  f. Alice Garneys
  m. William Thwaites (of Norfolk?)
  g. Anne Garneys (2nd)
  m. Thomas Wiseman of Thornham
  h. Margaret or Jane Garneys
  m. Sigismund (probably not John) Cotton of Panfield Hall
i. Jane (?) Garneys
  m. _ Jenney
  j.+ other issue - John of Hammonds (dsp by 1526), William of London & Badley (d c10.1525), 2 sons (d young?), Agnes (at Brosyard Abbey), daughter
  iii. Richard Garneys of Mendlesham (Suffolk), 1st of Boyland Hall (d 11/14.05.1515)
  The following is supported by Visitation (Suffolk, 1561, 'Garneys of Mendlesham').
  m. Elizabeth Toppesfield (dau/heir of William Toppesfield of Swatshall Hall in Gislingham, son of William by dau/heir of Richard le Churche of Swatshall Hall)
  a. John Garneys of Mendlesham & Boyland Hall (b c1493, d 18.12.1553)
  m. Ursula Berney (a 06.1556, dau of Thomas Berney of Redham or Reedham)
  (1) Richard Garneys of Boyland Hall (b 1531-2, dsp 03.01.1586)
  m. Margery Tyrrell (dau of James Tyrrell of Columbine Hall)
  b. Dorothy Garneys
  m. John Downe of Great Melton
  c. Anne Garneys
  m. Thomas Shurland or Sherland of Mendlesham
d.+ other issue - Sir Francis, Thomas (d before 28.05.1541, priest), John
  iv. Margaret Garneys
  m. John Bishop of Norwich
  B. Edmund Garneys of Ros or Roos (or Ross or Rose) Hall (d 03.05.1485)
  m1. Matilda Elys (dau of Thomas Elys (Ellys), Mayor of Norwich)
  i. Sir Christopher Garneys (dsp before 12.05.1552, "Janitor of Calais")
  m. Joan
  ii. Thomas Garneys (bur 1527)
  m. Anne Brampton (a 1532, dau of Thomas Brampton of Brampton, relict of John Wychingham)
  a. Thomas Garneys of Roos Hall, Beccles (dsp by 1541)
  m1. Alice Rous (dau of Sir William Lous of Dennington)
  m2. Ursula Read (dau of Edward Read (alderman of Norwich), m2. Thomas Browne of Beccles, m3. Sir John Brend of Beccles, m4. Thomas Colby of Brandish)
  m2. Elizabeth Jermy (dau of Sir John Jermy of Metfield, m2. Henry Repps of Thorpe Market)
2. William Garneys of Gelderton, Norfolk (d 1424)
  m. Elizabeth Bigot (dau of Sir Ralph Bigot of Stockton by Elizabeth (sb Sibyl?), dau of Sir Thomas Mortimer of Attleborough)
  A.+ issue (dsp) - Richard (or Ralph) of Gelderton (d before 20.10.1446), Robert, Margaret

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 4, 'Irby of Boyland Hall', p563+), 'Suffolk Manorial Families' (Joseph James Muskett, 'Edited with extensive additions', vol 1, 1900, 'Garneys of Kenton', p190+), Visitation (Suffolk, 1561, 'Garneys of Kenton')
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