'Ludford1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Ludford of Ansley, Ludford of Rowington

Nichols (p1024) identifies the arms of this family as "Azure, on a chevron between three boars' heads couped Or, three fleurs-de-lis Gules".
John de Ludford (a 1351)
1. John Ludford (a 1398)
  A. Henry Ludford of the Oxhayes in Ansley, Warwickshire (a 1410)
  m. Grace Inge (dau/heir of William Inge of Ansley)
  i. William Ludford (a 1465)
  a. John Ludford of Ansley (a 1505)
  m. Alicia (d 1532)
(1) William Ludford of Ansley (d 1517)
  m1. ??
  m2. Elizabeth (widow of Edward Birmingham of Birmingham)
  (A) Thomas Ludford of Ansley (d 1547)
  m. Anne Skeffington (dau of Thomas Skeffingtoin of Skeffington)
  (i) Michael Ludford of Ansley (d 1591)
  m. Elizabeth Harecourt (a 1605, dau of Simon Harecourt, m2. Clement Throkmorton)
  (a) George Ludford of Ansley (bpt 1583, d 1627)
m. Sarah Warren (dau of Thomas Warren of Worcestershire)
  ((1)) John Ludford of Ansley (bpt 20.08.1624, bur 02.12.1675)
  m. (c1651) Catharine Prescott (dau of James Prescott of Warwick)
  ((A)) John Ludford of Ansley (b 14.03.1653, d unm bur 29.09.1681)
  ((B)) James Ludford of Ansley (bur 02.01.1699-1700)
  ((C)) Jane Ludford (d 25.05.1721)
  m. Thomas Bracebridge (b c1646, d 16.08.1695, rector of Abkettleby)
  Ansley passed to their son Samuel who assumed the name Ludford.
  ((D))+ other issue - Thomas (bur 02.09.1687), Michael (d before 1700), George (d before 1700), Merial (d before 1700), Catharine (bur 29.09.1681)
  ((2)) Anne Ludford (bpt 02.09.1623)
  (b) Elizabeth Ludford
  m. Thomas West of Kenesey
  (c) Alice Ludford
m. Bartholomew Farmer of Highnam
  (d)+ other issue - John (b c1593, a 1619), William (dsp)
  (ii) George Ludford (dsp)
  (iii) Anthony Ludford of Rowington, Warwickshire
  m. Mary Pope (dau of Simon Pope of Oxfordshire)
  (a) Clement Ludford of Rowington
  m. Barbara Hunings (dau of Thomas Hunings of Aye)
  ((1)) Anthony Ludford of Rowington (a 1631, of the Middle Temple)
  m. Elizabeth Milward (dau of Thomas Milward of Rowney Green)
((A))+ issue - Clement (b c1623, a 1631), Hester, Barbara, Elizabeth
  ((2)) Judith Ludford
  m. Samuel Hill of Frankley Hill
  ((3)) Rose Ludford
  m. Humphrey Fenn of Exall
  (b) Isabel Ludford
  m. Richard Stanton of Wroxall
  (c) Catharine Ludford (d 07.05.1633)
  m. Thomas Percivall of London (MD)
  ((1)) Rebecca Percivall (a 02.1656/7) probably of this generation
  m. (after 03.1630) Matthew Kenrick of London

Main source(s): 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 2, 1811, 'Pedigree of Newdigate-Ludford of Ansley Hall, p1025)
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