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Families covered: Leveson of Haling, Leveson of Lilleshull (Lilleshall), Leveson of Willenhall, Leveson of Wolverhampton

Thomas Leveson of Wolverhampton, Sheriff of Staffordshire (d 20.12.1595)
m. Mary Brooke (d 1593, dau of Robert Brooke, judge)
1. Edward Leveson of Wolverhampton (b c1563, dsp 1601)
2. Sir Walter Leveson of Wolverhampton (d c1604)
  m1. Dorothy Gifford (dau of John Gifford of Chillington)
  m2. Anne Colles (dau of ?? Colles of Leigh Court, she m2. John Potts)
  A. Thomas Leveson of Wolverhampton, Governor of Dudley Castle (d 11.1651, Colonel)
  m. Frances Paulet (dau of Sir William Paulet)
  i. Robert Leveson of Wolverhampton (b 1585-6, a 04.1613)
  m. Sarah Povey (dau of John Povey of Hounslow)
  a. Sarah Leveson
  m. Charles Fowler of Pendeford
b.+ other issue (dsp) - Richard (b 1598-9, a 04.1663), Robert, William, Walter, Catherine
  ii. Frances Leveson (b 1622)
  m1. William Foster of Hanslop (Forster of Hanslape) (b c1624)
  m2. (Sir) Thomas Hollyman
  B. Mary Leveson
  m. Anthony Rigby
C. Catherine Leveson
  m. Andrew Gifford (son of Walter of Chillington)
  D.+ other issue - Edward (d young), Walter, Magdalene
3. Thomas Leveson of Willenhall (d 1643)
  m. Mary or Johanna Comberford (dau of William Comberford of Comberford)
  A. John Leveson of Willenhall (b 1612-3, a 04.1663)
  m. Isabel Langtre (dau of John Langtre of Langtre)
  i. Thomas Leveson (b 1641-2, a 04.1663)
  a. John Leveson
  ii.+ other issue - Edward, Walter (d young), John (d young), Francis, Richard, Walter
  B.+ other issue - Anne, others (d unm - Francis, Thomas, Sibill, Elizabeth)
4. Elizabeth Leveson
  m. Richard Giffard of Saredon
5. Joyce Leveson
  m. George Grey of Envil
6. Dorothy Leveson



Richard Leveson of Willenhall & Prestwood
m. Joan Bradbury (dau of Thomas Bradbury, Lord Mayor of London)
1. John Leveson of Willenhall & Prestwood (dsp)
2. Nicholas Leveson of Haling (Kent), Lord Mayor of London (d 1539)
  m1/2. Dionysia Bodley (dau of Thomas Bodley of Cornwall)
A. John Leveson of Haling (d 1551-2)
  m. Anne Smith (dau of Sir John Smith)
  B. Thomas Leveson of Haling
  m. Ursula Gresham (dau of Sir John Gresham of Titsley)
  i. Sir John Leveson of Haling (d by 1622)
  m1. Margaret Manwood (dau of Sir Roger Manwood, Chancellor of the Exchequer)
a. Thomas Leveson
  m2. Christian Mildmay (a 1622, dau of Sir Walter Mildmay)
  b. Sir Richard Leveson of Lilleshull & Trentham (dsp) who apparently married ...
  m. Catherine Dudley (dau of Sir Robert Dudley, 'Leicester', 'Duke of Northumberland')
  c. John Leveson (b c1588, dvp)
  m. Frances Sondes (dau of Sir Thomas Sondes)
  Frances's mother was Margaret Brooke, daughter of William, 10th Lord Cobham.
(1) Christiana Leveson (bur 03.04.1655)
  m. (20.05.1630) Sir Peter Temple, 2nd Bart of Stowe (bpt 10.10.1597, bur 12.09.1653)
  One of their grandsons was created Baron then Viscount Cobham.
  (2) Frances Leveson
  m. Sir Thomas Gower, 2nd Bart of Stittenham, Sheriff of York (bur 03.09.1672)
  d. Rachel Leveson (d 31.01.1661) apparently of this generation
  m. (before 1615) Sir Richard Newport of High Ercall, 1st Lord (b 07.05.1587, d 08.02.1650/1)
  ii. Elizabeth Leveson probably of this generation
  m. Thomas Thomson of Kenfield (b c1563, d 10.1626)
  C. Elizabeth (or Alice) Leveson (d 1561)
  m. Sir William Hewett, Lord Mayor of London (d 1565/6)
D. Dyonyse Leveson
  m. William Streate of Essex
  E. Mary Leveson
  m. Edward Calthrope of London
  m2/1. Isabel (or Elizabeth) Offley (dau of William Offley)
3. James Leveson of Lilleshull (d 07.07.1545)
  m1. ??
  m2. Margery (probably not Margaret) Offley (dau of William Offley)
A. Elizabeth Leveson
  m. (before 08.04.1545) Walter Aston (b 08.10.1530, d 02.04.1589)
  B. Joyce Leveson
  m. Sir John Giffard of Chillington (d 1612)
  m3. _ Wrottesley
C. Sir Richard Leveson of Lilleshull (d 1561)
  m. Mary Fitton (dau of Edward Fitton (not Fretton) of Gawsworth)
  i. Sir Walter Leveson of Lilleshull (d 1602)
  m1. Anne Corbet (dau of Sir Andrew Corbet of Salop)
  a. Sir Richard Leveson of Lilleshull (dsp 1605, Vice Admiral of England)
  m. Margaret Howard (dau of Charles Howard, Earl of Nottingham)
  m2. (sp) Susan Vernon of Hodnet
  ii. Mary Leveson
  m. George Curzon of Croxhall
  D. Edward Leveson of Perton (dsp 1669)
  m. Elizabeth Moreton of Houghton
  E. Walter Leveson
  F. Joan Leveson
  m1. William Skeffington
  m2. William Fowke

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (part of which was originally uploaded on 26.05.06 within a draft version of Leveson1) : Visitation (H. Syney Grazebrook 1885, Staffordshire, 1663-4, Leveson of Wolverhampton and Willenhall) with support/input from 'The History and Antiquities of Staffordshire' by Rev. Stebbing Shaw (published in 1798)
(2) For lower section (part of which was originally uploaded on 19.03.05 within a draft version of Leveson1) : 'The History and Antiquities of Staffordshire' by Rev. Stebbing Shaw (published in 1798) with a little support/input from Visitation (Kent, 1592, Leveson)
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