'Heron03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Heron of Cressey Hall, Heron of Shacklewell

                               
Visitation starts with the following William who "came from Ford Castle, co. Northumberland" and so was probably of the family of Heron of Ford.
William Heron
1. Sir John Heron of Hackney (d 1523)
  m1. Elizabeth Roper (dau of John Roper of Kent)
  A. John Heron of Barming (a 1520)
In the article on the Herons of Burton Coggles, Maddison shows both Edward and Richard as sons by Anne with Elizabeth's name in brackets, indicating uncertainty as to which wife was mother of which child. In the article on the Herons of Cressey Hall, Maddison allocates the children as shown below. We presume that the order of the marriages was as follows:
  m1. Elizabeth Pakenham (dau of George Pakenham of Halstead)
  i. Richard Heron of Halstead
  m. Jane Benlosse (dau of Christopher Benlosse or Bendlowes)
  a. Sir Thomas Heron of Langtoft, Stamford and Cressey Hall (d 04.07.1609)
  m1. Anne Vincent (bur 13.06.1584, dau of David Vincent of Barnack)
(1) Sir Edward Heron of Cressey Hall, Sheriff of Lincolnshire (a 1648)
  m. Anne Brooke (dau of Sir Henry Brooke alias Cobham of Cooling)
  (A) Sir Henry Heron of Cressey Hall, Mayor of Boston (a 1685, Lt. Colonel, 3rd son)
  m. Dorothy Long (dau of Sir James Long, Bart of Draycot Cerne)
(i) Henry Heron (b/d 12.07.1674)
  (ii) Henry Heron of Cressey Hall (b 1675, d 10.09.1730)
  m. Abigail Heveningham (b 02.03.1676-7, d 1735, dau of Sir William Heveningham of Ketteringham by Barbara Villiers,dau of George, Viscount Grandison)
  (a) Heveningham Heron (b 16.03.1701-2, d young)
  (b) Barbara Heron (bpt 01.01.1702-3, d 09.1721)
  m. (1717) _ Frampton
(iii) Dorothy Heron
  m. Francis Fane of Fulbeck
  (iv) Anne Heron (b 1676-7, d 25.08.1769)
  m. Sir Peter Fraser, Bart
  (B) Elizabeth Heron (b c1598, d 1629)
  m. Edward Smyth (son of Sir Roger of Edmonthorpe)
  (C) Annabella Heron (bpt 10.10.1600_
  m. Thomas Towthby of Towthby
  (D) Frances Heron
  m. _ Borough
(E) Theodosia Heron (b c1602, a 10.1674)
  m. (c01.1619-20) Sir Francis Molyneux, Bart of Teversall (d 12.10.1674)
  (F) Thalia Heron (dsp)
  m. Ezekiel Johnson of South Luffenham
  (G) Bridget Heron
  m. _ Berecroft
  (H)+ other issue - Edward (b c1608, dvp), Robert (dsp before 1634), Bona
  (2) Joane Heron (b c1573, d 1599)
  m. Sir Roger Smyth of Bosworth and Edmonthorpe
  (3) Anne Heron (bur 29.08.1620)
  m. Thomas Savill of Blaby
  (4)+ other issue - William of Surfleet (d unm 1623-4), John (bpt 11.04.1584)
  m2. Dorothy Maxey (dau of Anthony Maxey of Bardwell)
  (6) James Heron of Panfield Hall
  m. (12.12.1609) Anne Hatcher (dau of Sir John Hatcher of Careby)
  (A) Dorothy Heron (bpt 08.12.1610)
  m. (23.12.1629) Anthony Hawkredd of Boston
  (B)+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 07.09.1612), James, John, Benjamin, Edward, Benjamin, Katherine, Anne, Bridget
  ii. Margaret Heron
  m2. Anne Chanons
  iii. Edward Heron of Maidstone
  m. Jane Pelham (dau of William Pelham)
  a. Richard Heron
  m. Elizabeth
  (1)+ issue - Thomas, Edward
  b. Edward Heron (canon of Lincoln, rector of Burton Coggles)
  m. Elizabeth Goard (dau of _ Goard or Goade of Cambridge)
Maddison reports "It is preposterous to suppose these children could be as the MS. pedgree represents them", as children (by Elizabeth Goard) rather than siblings of Edward, and suggests that they should be shown of this generation ...
  c. Mary Heron (bpt 01.09.1577)
  m. Robert Fountaine
  d.+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 15.09.1573), William (d 1599-1600), Henry (bur 10.07.1575), Gregory of London, Frances (bpt 16.07.1571), Alice (bpt 19.04.1572, bur 28.09.15572), Elizabeth (bpt 01.03.1574-5, bur 23.01.1579-80), Anne (bpt 31.03.1579, d before 21.01.1608)
  B. Margaret Heron
  m. _ Rede
  C. Joane
  m. _ Dynham
  m2. Margaret (d before 23.10.1532, dau of Griffith Rees of Wales)
  D. Giles Heron of Rysingprice (Rice ap Rice) and Shacklewell (b c1504, d 04.08.1540)
  m. Cicely Moore (dau of Sir Thomas Moore, Lord Chancellor)
  i. Thomas Heron of Shacklewell (dsp)
m. Cecily Jekyll (dau of Bartholomew Jekyll)
  ii. John Heron
  iii. Anne Heron
  m1. _ Horsley
  m2. _ Osborne
  E. John Heron (5th son)
  m. _ Cokaine of Derby
  i. Henry Heron
  m. Catherine Sherbrooke (dau of Thomas Sherbrooke of Oxton)
  a. Edmund (or Edward) Heron
  m. _ Wood (dau of John Wood of Lambley)
  ii. Samuel Heron
  F.+ other issue - Edmund of Hackney, Henry, Christopher, Ursula

Main source(s): Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1906, Heron of Cressey Hall, Surfleet), Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1906, Heron of Burton Coggles)
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