'Isham1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Isham of Braunston, Isham of Picheley

We hope in due course to expand this page to include more on the early generations of this family.
Robert de Isham (d 1424)
1. Robert Isham (b c1402, d c1475)
m. Elizabeth (dau of Aston of Knoston or Knuston)
  A. William Isham of Northamptonshire (d 13.06.1510)
  m. Elizabeth (widow of Thomas Braunspath)
  i. Thomas Isham of Picheley
  m. Elena Vere (dau of Richard Vere of Addington by Isabella Green)
  a. Euseby Isham 'of Pitchley'
  m. Anne Pulton (dau of Gyles Pulton of Desborough by Catharine Lovet)
  (1) Gyles Isham of Picheley (d 31.08.1559?)
  m. Mary
  (A) Anne Isham
  m. _ Dorne
  (B) Margery Isham
  m. _ Dayrell
  (C) Jane Isham
m. Nicholas Darcy
  (2) Robert Isham (d unm 05.1546)
  (3) Gregory Isham of Pitchley 'of Braumston' (d 04.09.1558)
  m. Elizabeth Dale (dau of Matthew Dale of Bristol)
  (A) Sir Euseby Isham of Picheley and Braunston (d 11.06.1626)
m. Anne Borlase (dau of John Borlase of Marlow)
  (i) John Isham of Picheley and Braunston
  m. Anne Fitzwilliam (sister of Lord Fitzwilliam)
Anne is described in the Visitation as "sister of the present Lord Fitzwilliam".
  (a) Anne Isham
  m. William Lane of Horton
  (ii) Thomas Isham (youngest son) who married ...
  m. Elizabeth Denton (bpt 1610, d 1667, dau of Sir Thomas Denton of Hillesden)
  (iii) Ann Isham
  m. Edward Glover of Baxterly
  (iv) Mary Isham
  m1. Edward Reade 'of Cottesbrooke'
  m2. Sir Fleetwood Dormer of Lee
  (v) Sarah Isham
  m. Edward Turvill of Thurleston
(vi) Susan Isham
  m. John Faldo of Godlington Green
  (vii)+ other issue - Euseby, William, Gregory, Elizabeth
  (B) Thomas Isham
  (C) Mary Isham
  m. Thomas Andrews of Charwelton, Sheriff of Northamptonshire
  (D) Elizabeth Isham
  m. Henry Cave of Ingarsby
(4) John Isham of Langport or Lamport, Sheriff of Northamptonshire (b 08.1525, d 17.03.1595-6)
  m. (06.10.1552) Elizabeth Barker (d 12.01.1594-5, dau of Nicholas Barker of Sonning)
  (5) Henry Isham
  m. Joane Breesley
  (A) George or Gregory Isham of Boroughby (Barby) (a 1624)
  m. Elizabeth Catlyn (dau of Robert Catlyn of Raunds)
  (i)+ issue - John, Arthur, George, Robert, Henry, Elizabeth, Eliinor, Anna, Penelope, Catharine, Elizabeth, Jane
  BP1934 reports that there were 15 other children. The following 2 are found in 'Monken Hadley' (Frederick Charles Cass, 1880, 'Pedigree of Pagitt', p203) whilst p136 in that book identifies Ely as "one of the twenty childen of Eusesby Isham".
  (6) Katharine Isham
  m. Richard Pagitt of Cranford
  (7) Ely Isham
  m. Henry Bellamy of London then Hadley
  (8)+ 13 other children
  b.+ other issue - John, Henry

Main source(s): BP1934 ('Isham'), Visitation (Northamptonshire, 1564+1618-9, 'Isham', edited by Walter C. Metcalfe, 1887)
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