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Families covered: Knight of Downton, Knight of Lea Castle, Knight of Wolverley

Thomas Knight of Salop (a temp Henry VIII who r. 1509-1547, MP) possibly father of ...
1. ?? Knight
  A. Richard Knight of Madeley, Salop
i. Richard Knight in Salop, later of Downton (Herefordshire) (b 1659, d 1745)
  m. Elizabeth Payne (bpt 07.11.1671, d 19.11.1754)
  a. Richard Knight of Croft Castle (b 1693, d 1765)
  m. Elizabeth Powell (dau of Samuel Powell of Stanedge)
  (1) Elizabeth Knight
  m. Thomas Johnes of Llanvairclydoge ('of Croft Castle')
b. Thomas Knight (b 1697, d 1764, rector of Bewdley & Ribbesford)
  m. Ursula Nash
  (1) Richard Payne Knight (b1750, d 28.04.1824, writer & poet)
  (2) Thomas Andrew Knight of Downton Castle (b 10.10.1759, d 22.05.1838)
  m. Frances Felton (dau of H. Felton)
  (A) Thomas Andrew Knight (dspvp 29.11.1827)
  (B) Frances Knight
  m. (02.1812) Thomas Pendarves Stackhouse Acton (dsp 1838)
  (C) Elizabeth Knight (d 03.08.1860)
  m. (1828) Francis Walpole (b 01.01.1795, d 09.01.1861)
  (D) Charlotte Knight (d 14.05.1842)
  m. (1824) Sir William Edward Rouse Boughton, Bart of Lawford Hall (b 14.09.1788, d 22.05.1856)
Downton Castle passed to their 2nd son who assumed the name Rouse-Boughton-Knight.
  c. Edward Knight of Wolverley, Worcestershire (b 1699, d 1780)
  m. (1726) Elizabeth James of Olton End
  (1) Edward Knight of Wolverley (b c1734, d unm 1812)
  (2) James Knight of Ludlow (b 1735, dsp 1808)
  (3) John Knight of Lea Castle, Worcestershire (b 1740, d 1795)
  m. Henrietta Cunyngham (dau of Daniel Cunyngham)
  (A) John Knight of Lea Castle, later of Wolverley & Exmoor Forest (d 24.01.1850) had issue
  m1. (1795) Helen Charlotte Hope (b 07.01.1773, dsp 08.05.1801, dau of Charles Hope Weir (Hope-Vere) of Craigie Hall)
  m2. (1805) Jane Elizabeth Winn (d 1841, dau of George Winn, 1st Lord Headley)
  (B) Thomas Knight of Pap Castle, Cumberland (b 1775, d 1853)
  m. Isabella Walker
  (i) Thomas Knight (b 1798, d 1850) had issue (2 daus)
  m. _ Hobler
(ii) John Knight of Henley Hall (b 1803, d 1872) had issue
  m. Catherine Levyson
  (iii) Edward Knight (b 1806, d 1876, 4th son) had issue
  m. Catherine Pemberton
  (iv)+ other issue - Robert (b 1804, d 1834), James (b 1807, d 1844), Humphrey, William, Charles, Isabella, Henrietta, Marianne, Catherine, Elizabeth, Maria
  (5) Elizabeth Knight
  m1. _ Palmer
  m2. Charles Baldwyn of Aqualate (MP)
(6) Mary Knight
  m. Coplestone Warre Bampfylde of Hestercombe (dsp 29.08.1791)
  (7) Sarah Knight (bur 04.01.1813)
  m. (15.05.1766) Sir John Sebright, 6th Bart (bpt 19.10.1725, d 23.02.1794)
  d. Ralph Knight of Bringwood (b 1703, d 27.02.1854)
  m. Mary Duppa
  (1) Thomas Knight of Henley Hall (d unm 22.08.1803)
  e. Anne Knight
  m. Abraham Spooner of Birmingham
  f. Elizabeth Knight
  m. Edward Baugh of Ludlow
  g. daughter
  m. _ Careless of Birmingham
  h. daughter
  m. _ Rogers of Shutt End, Staffordshire

Main source(s): BLG1886 (Knight of Wolverley)
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