'Nevill05'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Nevill of Holt, Nevile of Mattersey, Nevile of Pickhall (Pickhill), Nevill (Nevell) of Ragnall (Ragnell), Nevill of Rolleston, Nevile of South Leverton

Jollan (or John) de Neville
BLG1886 ('Nevill of Nevill Holt') reports that John was a son of John, lord of Pickhall, son of Geoffrey de Nevill by Emma de Bulmer. That is discounted because, had he been a legitimate son of that Geoffrey, he would have been Geoffrey's heir which was not the case. BLG1952 names him as Jollan and shows the connection we provide.
m. ?? (dau of Richard, son of Losoard of Rigby)
1. Jollan (or John) de Nevill of Rolleston (d 1208)
  m. Amfelicia or Amphalicia de Rolleston (dau of Allan de Rolleston)
  A. Jollan de Nevill of Rolleston (d 1246) this line comes from BLG1952
  www.whosyomama.com identifies Jollan's wife as Maud, daughter of Andrew de Beauchamp by Eva, dau of Anschetil de Grey by Eva de Redvers, dau of Baldwin, Earl of Devon. BLG1952 identifies her as ...
  m. Sarra (a 1249)
  i. Andrew de Nevill (a 1271)
  a. Jollan de Nevill (a 1313)
  (1) Thomas de Nevill of Rolleston (a 1351)
  m. Cicely
(A) William de Nevill of Pyhball (a 1377)
  m. Elizabeth
  (i) Robert de Nevill (a 1402)
  BLG1886 (Nevile of Thorney) identifies the following William as son of Sir Robert Nevile of Eldon but BLG1952 shows the above ancestry which was abstracted from research reported in The Genealogist in 1909 and 1911.
  (a) William Nevill of South Leverton (d after 1466) - continued below
  m. Elizabeth Barker (dau of _ Barker of South Leverton)
  The above-mentioned whosyomama site shows the following additional children of Jollan by Maud de Beauchamp ...
  ii. Andrew Nevill, lord of Pickhill
The whosyomama site shows this Andrew as father of Jollan de Nevill of Rollaston who, by Margart Fytting, was father of Thomas de Nevill of Rollaston who by Cecily, daughter of Ralph Blancminster) was father of William with whom the site ends. There may be some confusion here with the Andrew of Holt, Pickhall and Rolleston whom we show below as husband of Cecilia Blanchminster.
  iii. Margaret Nevill
  m. William Warde
  a. Simon Warde
  (1) Joanna Warde
  m. John de Calverley
  iv.+ other issue - Jollan, John, Walter
B. Sir Andrew Nevill, lord of Holt, Pickhall and Rolleston
  This line comes from BLG1886 ('Nevill of Nevill Holt') with some support from Nichols who shows his ancestry differently from the above in ways that have been mainly discounted above.
  m. Cecilia Blanchminster (dau of Ralph Blanchminster of the Isles of Scilly)
  i. Sir Andrew Nevill of Holt named William by Nichols
  m. _ Fancotte (dau/heir of Sir Thomas Fancotte)
  a. Sir Robert Nevill of Holt
  m. _ Langford (dau of Sir Ralph Langford)
(1) Sir Thomas Nevill of Rolleston
  m. Elizabeth Babington (dau of William Babington of Chiswell)
  (A) William Nevill of Rolleston & Holt
  m. Katherine Palmer (dau/coheir of Thomas Palmer of Holt)
  (i) Thomas Nevill of Holt, Pickhall & Rolleston
  m. (Isabel) Griffin (dau of Sir Nicholas Griffin of Braybrook)
  (a) William Nevill of Holt (d 1516)
BLG1952 ('Nevill of Kewland Hall formerly of Nevill Holt') supports the following. The removal of the preceding generations might (but might not) suggest concern that the above is not fully secure.
  m. _ Lucy (dau of Thomas Lucy)
  ((1)) Sir Thomas Nevill of Holt, Sheriff of Leicestershire (d 1569)
  m1. Clara Nevill (dau/coheir of Ralph Nevill of Thornton Bridge)
  ((A)) Margaret Nevill
  m1. Thomas Smyth of Cressing Temple, later Nevill of Holt
  m2. Francis Harvey or Hervey (son of John of Ickworth)
  m2. Katherine Foljambe (dau of Sir Godfrey Foljambe)
  m3. ?? of Oxfordshire mentioned by Nichols
  p. Lucy Staresmore
  ((B)) Sir Thomas Nevill of Holt (dsp) mentioned by Nichols
  m. Frances Pigot (dsp, dau of Thomas Bigot of Dodersell, m2. Thomas Pope Blount)
((C)) Blund or Blunt Nevill of BHolt
  2nd son of William of Holt, presumed of this generation, was the following Thomas, reported in a note in Visitation (Bedfordshire, 1566+1582+1634, Butler of Sharnebrook) which refers to Harl. MS. 1531.
  ((2)) Thomas Nevell of Cotterstock, Northamptonshire
  ((A)) Anne Nevell
  p. Sir John St. John of Bletneshoe
  (ii) Isabel Nevill possibly of this generation
  m. Sir Robert Woodforde of Ashby Folvile & Sproxton (d 1457-8)
  (B) Margaret Nevill possibly of this generation
  m. John Disney of Norton Disney
  (C) Alice Nevill possibly of this generation (## see here ##)
  m1. Thomas Thurland
  m2. Sir Gervase Clifton of Clifton (d 12.05.1491)
  ii. daughter
  m. _ De La River
  iii. daughter
  m. _ Champion



William Nevill of South Leverton (d after 1466) - continued above
FMG starts with (Sir) William and covers the lines of both his sons. Visitation starts with William and follows the line of his younger son George. BLG1952 follows the line of his son George.
m. Elizabeth Barker (dau of _ Barker of South Leverton)
1. Thomas Nevill or Nevile of South Leverton this line from FMG (MS576)
  m. Isabel Griffin (dau of Richard Griffin of Braybrook)
  A. William Nevile
  i. Alexander Nevile of South Leverton (a 10.1534)
  a. Sir Anthony Nevile of South Leverton & Mattersey (a 07.1557)
  FMG notes that one source identifies his wife as Elizabeth, dau of Sir John Zouch of Codnor, but gives precedence to showing his wives as follows.
  m1. Mary
  (1) Alexander Nevile of Mattersey (a 12.1565)
  m. Juliana Portington (dau of John Portington)
  (A) Anthony Nevile of Mattersey (d 05.11.1594)
m. Margaret (m2. Edward Witham)
  (i) Anthony Nevile of Mattersey (b c1583)
  m. Margaret Astley (dau of John Astley, m2. Sir Godfrey Rodes of Great Houghton)
  (a) John Nevile of Mattersey (d 1644)
  m. Ann Rodes (dau of Sir Godfrey Rodes of Great Houghton by Ann Lewkner)
  ((1)) Elizabeth Nevile (b 1634-5, bur 24.11.1691)
  m. Sir William Hickman of Gainsborough
  (ii) Margaret Nevile
  m. Sir William Hall of Kennington
  (iii) Ruth Nevile
m. Portington Roger of Sturton
  (iv) Bridget Nevile
  m. Thomas Disney
  (v)+ other issue - William, Edward, John
  (B) Gervas Nevile who married ...
  m. Anne Freeman (dau of John Freeman of Hagnaby & Collier Row)
  (C)+ other issue - Henry, Elizabeth, Christian, Mary
  (2) George Nevile of Mattersey
m1. ??
  (A) Anthony Nevile of Wistow
  (B) Catherine Nevile
  m. Robert Fitzwilliam
  m2. Mary
  (3) Elizabeth Nevile
  (4) Dorothy Nevile probably the Dorothy who married ...
  m. Charles Jackson of Snydal & Firbeck (a 1565, 1585)
  (5) Mary Nevile possibly (?) the Margery who married ...
  m. Peter Tyndall of Allerton (a 1585)
  m2. Joan
  b. Richard Nevile
  m. Anne Mantell (dau of Sir Walter Mantell)
  (1)+ issue - Alexander (dsp), Thomas (Dean of Canterbury, Master of Trinity College Cambridge)
  c.+ other issue - Robert, Thomas, Alexander, Humphry, Elizabeth
2. George Nevill of Ragnall or Ragnell (a 1434)
  m. Isabel or Mabel Crofts (dau/heir of John Crofts (Croftes) of Ragnall)
  A. William Nevill of Ragnall
  William is identified as George's 1st son by BLG1952 (which does not follow his line) and Visitation but as his 2nd son by FMG.
  m. Elizabeth Mandevile (dau of _ Mandevile of Mansfield)
  i. George Nevell of Ragnell (Ragnal) (a 1546) this line comes from Visitation & FMG (MS578-9)
  m. Elizabeth Cooke (dau of John Cooke (or Tooke) of Fledborough)
  a. Robert Nevell of Ragnell (Ragnal)
  m1. Isabel Hare (dau of John Hare of Clifton)
  (1) Gervase Nevell of Ragnell (a 1614)
  m. Elizabeth Johnson
  (A)+ issue - Rosamund, Elizabeth, Jane, Margaret, Barbara
  m2. Margaret Stutting
  (2) Robert Nevell
  b. George Nevill of London
  m. Ellen Cutle (dau of William Cutle of Herckfield)
(1) Rosamund Nevill
  m. Thomas White of London (bur 27.04.1609, m2. Joyce Hungate, stationer)
  c. Jane Nevell
  m. George Anderson
  d.+ other issue - William (dsp), Alexander, Richard, Cuthbert
  B. Robert Nevill of Ragnall this line followed by BLG1952, Visitation & FMG (MS577)
  m. Joanna Woodford (dau of Ralph Woodford of Leicestershire)
i. Andrew Nevill
  m. _ Oxton or Austin
  a. Christopher Nevill
  ii. John Nevill
  iii. Robert Nevill of Ragnall (Regnell)
  m. Alice Boswell (dau/coheir of William Boswell of Chete or Chevet)
a. George Nevill of Ragnall and Thorney (a 1567, 3rd son)
  m1. Barbara Hercy (dau of Sir Humphrey Hercy)
  m2. Mary Williamson (dau of John Williamson)
  b. daughter
  m. _ Fotherby
  c. Elizabeth Nevill
  m1. Thomas Boswell of Erdesley or Ardsley
  m2. Martin Anne of Frickley
  d.+ other issue - Richard (dsp), Robert (dsp), Beatrice, Alice
  iv. Edith (or Sith, Sytha or similar?) Nevill
  m. Anthony Stanton (d 1560)
  v. Elizabeth Nevill
  m. Thomas Digby
  vi. (Ann) Nevill
  m. George Eyre
  C. George Nevill
  i. William Nevill
  D. Alexander Nevill of Hablethorpe or Hoplesthorp
  i. Margaret Nevill
  m. Richard Reyner or Rayner of Drayton
  E. daughter
  m. _ Elton
  F. daughter
  m. _ Clarkson

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BLG1952 ('Nevile of Thorney'), BLG1886 ('Nevill of Nevill Holt') with some input/support from BLG1886 ('Nevile of Thorney'), 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 2, part 2, 1798, 'Pedigree of Nevill of Holt, ...', p730) and as reported above
(2) For lower section : FMG (vol 4, MS576-9, 'Nevile'), BLG1952 ('Nevile of Thorney'), Visitation (Nottinghamshire, 1569+1614, 'Nevell')
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