'Onley1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Onley of Catesby, Oneley (Onely) of Pulborough (Pulborow)

MGH identifies the arms of the following family as "or, three piles in point gules, on a canon argent, a mullet pierced sable, impaling azure three stirrups or".
_ Onley of Salop
m. Jane Ponsbery of Salop
1. John Onley of Catesby, Northamptonshire
m1. Jane Smith (dau of Henry Smith of Sherford (probably not Sherborne))
  A. Edward Onley of Catesby
  m. Catherine Catesby (dau of (Thomas) Catesby of Whiston)
  i. Sir Edward Onley of Catesby (a 1618)
  ii. Richard Onley of Staverton, Northamptonshire (d 03.12.1622)
  m. Sara Andrews (dau of Thomas Andrewe of Charwelton)
  a.+ issue (a 1618) - Edward (b c1608), Katherin
iii. John Onley (dsp)
  iv. Isabella Onley
  m. Thomas Seymour (dsp 20.08.1619)
  v. Katherine Onley
  m. Sir Francis Goldsmith of Craford
  vi. Marya Onley
  m. Gervase Brindesley of Brindesley
  vii. daughter probably of his generation
m. Edward Seymour (b c1591)
  B. Thomas Onley
  m. Jane Rigge (dau/coheir of _ Rigge of Combeworke (Cumberworth), Lincolnshire
  i. Mary Onley
  m. _ Robinson
  ii.+ other issue - Edward, Jane, Catherine (a 1564)
  C. Jane Onley (d 1586)
  m. Sir Richard Cotton of Bedhampton
  m2. ??
2. Elizabeth Onley
  m. Thomas Pigott of Chetwynd
3. Mary Onley
  m. Sir George Cotton of Combermore (b 1505, d 1545/55)
4.+ other issue - Robert, Adam



Berry identifies the arms of the following family as "Or, three piles gu. on a canton, ar. a mullet, pierced, sa.".
John Oneley of Warneford, Hampshire
1. Thomas Oneley (Onely) of Pulborow (Pulborough), Sussex
  m. Clement Erneley (dau of Judge Sir Thomas Erneley of Oakham)
  A. Owen Onely of Pulborow (Pulborough)
  m. Dorothy Bartlett (dau of Robert Bartlett of Stopham)
  i. William Onely of Pulborow (Pulborough) (d 1643)
  m. Mary Wise (d 1638, dau of Edward Wise of Hinton)
  a. Edward Onely (b c1617)
  m1. Jane Monk (d 1651, dau of John Monk of Hurston)
  m2. Elizabeth Walker of Buriton
  (1)+ issue - Thomas (b c1641, a 1662), Edward, William, Rihcard, John, Owen, Mary
  b. Mary Onely
  m. William Monk

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : MGH (vol 1, 1868, 'Onley Pedigree', p156) with support from Visitation (Walter Metcalfe (1887), Northamptonshire, 1564 ('Onley of Onley Catesby') & 1618-9 ('Onley of Staverton'))
(2) For lower section : CountyGen (Berry, Sussex, p197)
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