'Harington4'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Harington of Bitton, Harrington of Kelveston (Harington of Kelston), Harington of Stepney, Harington of Upton Cheney
[Much of this page was previously within Harington3. It was moved here to facilitate expansion.]

                               
James Harrington (Dean of York)
1. Alexander Harington of Stepney, Middlesex (d 1539)
  A. Sir John Harington of Stepney (d 01.07.1582)
  MGH (NS1, vol 3 (1880), p17+ & vol 4 (1884), p191) identifies John's 1st wife as ...
  m1. Ethelred (Audrey) Malte (natural dau of King Henry VII, ward of John Malte (Mawlte) of London & Kelson)
  i. Hester (Esther) Harington (a 1568, d unm?)
  m2. Isabell Markham (d 20.05.1579, dau of Sir John Markham of Markham)
  ii. Sir John Harrington of Kelveston (Kelston), Sheriff of Somerset (b 1561, d 20.11.1612)
m. Mary Rogers (dau of Sir George Rogers of Cannington)
  a. John Harrington of Kelveston (Kelston) (b c1589, d before 03.07.1654, MP)
  The following is supported by MGH (NS1, vol 4 (1884), 'Harington of Bitton ...', p3+) though, for the eldest son John, it does no more than identify him as ancestor of the Haringtons of Corston & Kelston. Unfortunately, our downloaded copy of that volume omits pp192-193 which is shown by p191 to cover this line.
  m. Dionis Ley (bur 06.08.1674, dau of James Ley, Earl of Marlborough)
(1) John Harrington of Kelveston (Harington of Kelston) (b 1627, bur 16.04.1700, MP, 2nd son)
  Visitation reports that John married Alice Coward and was licensed to marry Eleanor Poslet of Bath, 31.07.1678. 'History of the Deanery of Tring' (Sir John Maclean, vol 3 (1879), 'Pedigree of Lercedekne', p260), which supports the above, suggest that before he married Alice Coward he married and had issue by ...
  m1. (07.11.1654) Mary Specott (dau of Peter Specott of Thornbury)
  The following is supported by MGH (NS1, vol 4 (1884), p100+).
  (A) Elizabeth Harington (b c1656, bur 1723)
  m. Henry Gibbs (a 1695)
  (B) Dinoysia Harington (b c1638, d 04.12.1744)
  m1. (13.06.1682) Henry Long (dsp, of Lincoln's Inn, son of ?? of Stanton Prior)
m2. Calthorpe Parker, later Long of Whaddon (b c1657, dsp 1729)
  (C)+ other issue - John (b c1655, dsp 22.02.1674), Mary (bpt 06.09.1660)
  m2. Alice Coward (bur 31.12.1675, dau of Thomas Coward of Wilton)
  (E) John Harrington (b c1669)
  Visitation ends with this generation. This was possibly the John of Kelston who was father of ...
  (i) Helena Harington (d 16.12.1748)
  m. (1711) Lawson Hudleston (b 1678, d 1743, Archdeacon of Bath, Canon of Wells)
  (F)+ other issue (a 1672) - Amy, Phebe, Alice
  m3. (c08.1678, sp) Eleanor Poslet of Bath
  (2) William Harington (bpt 18.06.1631, d c11.1701)
  m. Ann (probably sister of John Broad who m. Elizabeth Gostlett)
  (A) John Harington of Upton Cheney, Bitton, Gloucestershire (bur 19.12.1714)
  m. Mary Ford (dau of George Ford of Bitton)
  (i) William Harington of Upton Cheney
  (ii) George Harington of Bitton (bpt 30.08.1703, d 14.02.1781)
  m. Elizabeth Bush (b 1714, d 23.01.1743, dau of Samuel Bush of Button by Elizabeth, dau of Francis Goodman of Uotion Cheney)
  (a) Ann Harington
  m. Robert Bush of Bristol & Tracy Park (m1. ??, m2. ??)
  (b) Elizabeth Harington (d unm 1807)
  (iii) Ann Harington (b 1708, d 07.01.1774)
  (B) James Harington of Kelston (bpt 02.11.1674, bur 10.06.1737)
  m. Mary (bur 03.06.1731)
  (i)+ issue - James (bpt 02.01.1715, bur 19.04.1743), William (bpt 15.03.1716, d 1769), George (bpt 27.11.1717), John (bpt 13.01.1719, d 1740), Dorothy (bpt 28.03.1733), Phobe (bpt 28.03.1733)
  (C) Diones Harington (bpt 06.12.176)
  m. William Hopper
  (i)+ issue (a 1707) - William, Ann
  (D) Phoebe Harington (bpt 12.10.1682)
  m. (24.04.1701) John Britton of Corston
  (E)+ other issue - Elizabeth (bpt 09.08.1680, d by 1684?), Mary (bpt 09.08.168, a 16840)
  (3) Mary Harington (bpt 28.01.1650, d 27.10.1698)
  m. (28.01.1650) John Gostlett of Marshfield (dsp 24.01.1692-3)
  (4) Phoebe Harington (bpt 06.07.1637)
  m. (18.05.1657) Robert Rous of Wotton in Landrake, Cornwall
  (A)+ issue - Robert (bpt 22.11.1666), Anthony (a 11.1698), Dionese (bpt 07.09.1658), Jane (bpt 1663), Phoebe (bpt 27.08.1669), Frances (bpt 12.07.1674)
  (5)+ other issue - John (bpt/d 08.07.1620), Edward (bpt 1634, bur 10.06.1636)
  b. James Harrington (dsp)
  c. George Harrington of Kelveston
  m. Mary Coombe (dau of Thomas Coombe of London)
  (1) Edward Harrington
  The following comes from Commoners (vol 1, 'Harrington of Worden', p461).
m. Anne Braddon (dau of Captain _ Braddon of Cornwall)
  (A) William Harrington
  m. Jane Yeo (dau/heir of Robert Yeo of Worden)
  (i) William Harrington of Worden, Devon
  m. Gertrude Gay (dau of Clement Gay by dau of Lewis Coham of Coham)
  (a) Robert Harrington of Worden
  m. Elizabeth Somers (dau/coheir of Richard Somers of North Tawton)
  ((1)) William Yeo Harrington (d young)
  ((2)) Maria Anne Harrington (dsp)
  m. William Kent
  ((3)) Blandina Harrington of Worden (a 1840)
  d. Helena Harrington (d 09.11.1628) probably of this generation
  m. (26.10.1620) Edward Chetwynd (d 13.05.1639, dean of Bristol)
  iii. Francis Harrington (bur 22.01.1639)
  Unfortunately, our downloaded copy of MGH (NS1, vol 4 (1884)) omits pp192-193, having shown (p191) that this Francis had issue by ...
  m. Joan Baylie of Kelston (a 1606)
  B. Thomas Harington
  i. Thomas Harington (b c1542, bur 02.02.1616, Rector of Kelston)
  Unfortunately, our downloaded copy of MGH (NS1, vol 4 (1884)) omits pp192-193, having shown (p191) that this Thomas had issue.

Main source(s): Mundy's 'Middlesex Pedigrees' (1914, 'Harington of Stepney'), Visitation (Somerset & Bristol, 1672, 'Harrington of Kelveston') with input & support as reported above
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