'Meysey1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Meysey of Lindridge, Meysey of Shakenhurst

VCH reports that the manor of Mamble was settled in 1349-50 by Walter de Shakenhurst, Sheriff of Worcesteshire, on his nephew John Meysey (and his wife Joan) who later succeeded him at Shakenhurst. We presume to start with John Meysey's parents ...
?? Meysey
m. ?? de Shakenhurst (presumed sister of Walter de Shakenhurst of Shakenhurst)
1. John Meysey of Mamble & Shakenhurst, Worcestershire (a 1350)
  m. Joan presumed parents of ...
  A. ?? Meysey presumed intermediary generation, presumed father or grandfather of ...
  i. John Meysey or Meysy of Shakenhurst (a 1448)
m. Anne presumed parents of ...
  a. John Meysey or Meysy of Shakenhurst the first mentioned in the Visitation
  (1) William Meysy or Meysey of Shakenhurst (d 1513)
  m. _ Cheney (dau of WIlliam Cheney of More)
(A) Humphrey Meysy or Meysey of Shakenhurst (d 1540)
  m. Anne Blount (dau of Sir Thomas Blount of Kinlet)
Visitation (1569) shows the sons as John, Francis, Leonard then Thomas. However, Visitation (1634) shows (only) Thomas then Leonard. VCH confirms that Humphrey was succeeded by Thomas who was followed by his brother Leonard.
  (i) Thomas Meysey of Shakenhurst (dspl 1564, 3rd son)
  m. Isabel Greville (dau of Sir John Greville of Milcote)
  partner unknown
  (a) Frances Meysey
m. John Poston
  (ii) Leonard Meysey of Shakenhurst (d 1601)
  m. Joyce Plowden (dau of Humphrey Plowden of Tidbery, sister of Edmund the lawyer)
  (a) Thomas Meysey of Shakenhurst (d 06.03.1622, 2nd son?)
  m. Susan Perkins (dau of Henry Perkins of Hillesley)
  ((1)) Matthias Meysey of Shakenhurst (a 1634, d c1678)
  m1. (1619) Frances Middlemore (dau of Robert Middlemore of Edgbaston)
  ((A)) Mary Meysey
  m. _ Freeman
  ((B)) Catherine Meysey
  m1. John Fox of Leighton Court
  m2. Thomas Lingen of Leighton
  ((C))+ other issue - Thomas (b c1622, dsp), Robert (dsp), Elizabeth
  m2. Martha Clutton (dau of John Clutton of Pensax & London)
  ((F)) John Meysey (d unm)
  m3. Elizabeth Yate (dau of _ Yate of London or Yates of Berkshire, m2. John Maynard of Shakenhurst)
  ((G)) Elizabeth Meysey (a 1682)
  ((2)) Francis Meysey of Lindridge, Worcestershire (d c1662, youngest son)
m. Elizabeth Pembridge (dau of Thomas Pembridge of Herefordshire)
  ((A)) Francis Meysey of Mamble, later of Shakenhurst (b c1644, d 1688)
  m. Mary Berry (dau of Thomas Berry of Mamble)
  ((i)) John Meysey of Shakenhurst (d 1730)
  ((a)) Francis Meysey of Shakenhurst (d unm)
  ((b)) John Meysey of Shakenhurst (dsp 1764, Rev.)
  ((c)) Thomas Meysey (Rev.)
  (((1))) Anna Maria Meysey
  m. Charles Watkins, later Meysey of Shakenhurst (d 1774)
  ((d)) Anne Meysey
  m. Rev. Richard Watkins
  Shakenhurst passed to their son Charles who married his cousin and assumed the name Meysey.
  ((i))+ other issue - Elizabeth (d infant), Susan (b c1681)
  ((B)) Edward Meysey of Lowe in Lindridge (b c1650, a 1682)
  ((i)) Thomas Meysey (b c1681)
((C)) Marina Meysey
  m. _ Hide (of family of Hopton)
  ((D))+ other issue (a 1682) - Anthony, Susan
  ((3)) Susan Meysey
  m. _ Detton of Mamble
  ((4))+ other issue - Andrew, Thomas, Humfry, John of Winhill in Mamble (b c1602, a 1682)
  (b)+ other issue - John, Anne, Jane
  (iii) Joyce Meysey
  m. William Morris
  (iv)+ other issue - John (dsp), Francis (dsp), Anne, Amys, Elianor, Jonne, Isabell
  (B) Anne Meysey
  m. John Coningsby of Mansell
  (C)+ other issue - Edward, Henry, Margaret

Main source(s): VCH (Worcestershire, vol 4, Parishes: Bayton), Visitation (Worcestershire, 1569, Meysy), Visitation (Worcesteshire, 1634, Meysey), Visitation (Worcestershire, 1682-3, Meysey of Mamble)
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