'Porter02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Porter of St. Stephens, Porter of Saltash, Porter of Trimerton
[What was previously the upper secton of this page has been moved to Porter03 and replaced by a new upper section.]

Vivian identifies the arms of the following family, at least as it is reported in the lower section below, as "Sa., three church bells, a canton Arg." Therse are very similar to those of the Porters of Halesworth reported in Visitation (Suffolk, 1664-8) and also the Porters shown on Porter04.
Reginald le Porter of Treseles (d 1254)
1. Henry le Porter possibly father of ...
  A. Alured de Porta, Mayor of Exeter (a 1275)
  B. John le Porter (MP for Lidford Burgh) possibly father of ...
  i. Michael Porter possibly father of ...
  a. Roger Porter
  b. John Porter (a 1344, MP for Truro) possibly father of ...
(1) Thomas Porter of Treham (a 1375, 1399) possibly father of ...
  (A) William Porter (a 1442)
  m. _ Bond of Erth
  (i) John Porter of Wadesworth, St. Stephen's (d by 1470)
  m. Margaret (m2. John Bagot)
  (a) Richard Porter - continued below
  m. Margaret Parkyn (bur 23.05.1548, dau of William Parkyn of Torr)
  (b) Thomas Porter (a 09.1558, 3rd son?) possibly of this generation
  m. Agnes
  ((1)) Richard Porter
  m. Johanna Barnicot duplication #1# below?
  ((A)) John Porter
  m. (21.10.1574) Elizabeth Hichens (dau of William Hichens of Hole) duplication #2# below?
  ((2)) William Porter )a 1562, Rector of Botusfleming)
  m. Margaret
  ((A)) Elizabeth Porter
  m. (05.08.1594) Rev. Roger Morgan
  ((3))+ other issue - Bartholomew, Jane
  (c)+ other issue - John (a 1523, Rector of St. Mewan), William (a 1558, MP)
  (2)+ other issue (a 1382) - Roger of Trematon, Bartholomew (Rector of Michaelstow)
  ii. Osbert le Porter
  a. Ralph le Porter (a 1313, 1330)



Richard Porter of St. Stephens juxta Ash, Cornwall - continued above
m. Margaret Parkyn (bur 23.05.1548, dau of William Parkyn of Torr)
1. John Porter of St. Stephens by Salt Ash
m. Margaret Bake (dau of _ Bake of Bake)
  A. William Porter of Trimerton (Trematon) in St. Stephens (bpt 21.05.1548, bur 08.09.1609)
  m. (08.07.1571?) Mary Hichins (bur 01.07.1616, dau of Henry Hichins of Merkwell)
  i. Richard Porter of Trimerton in St. Stephens (bpt 16.05.1582, bur 10.03.1635)
  m. (25.07.1603) Elizabeth Pascoe (bur 04.03.1639, dau of John Pascoe)
  a. Roger Porter (bpt 13.09.1604, bur 11.07.1677)
  m. (10.10.1629) Elizabeth Kekewich (bur 01.01.1678, dau of Edward Kekewich of Trehawke)
  (1) Mary Porter (bpt 13.02.1631)
  m. (08.01.1652) Thomas Coode
  (2) Elizabeth Porter
  m. (12.02.1663) Samuel Mydhop of Trenant Park
  (3) Jane Porter (bpt 31.01.1647)
  m. (11.07.1678) John Harris
  (4)+ other issue - Roger (bpt 26.02.1650), Jane (bpt 09.07.1640, bur 26.10.1641), Elizabeth (bpt 03.01.1641, bur 09.01.1642), Margaret (bpt 22.02.1649), Dorothy (bpt 30.09.1651, a 1676)
  b. William Porter (bpt 25.11.1608, d before 23.09.1675)
  m. Jane (d before 14.09.1688)
  (1) William Porter (bpt 23.02.1654, a 1682, 3rd son?)
  (A) William Porter
  m. Mary
  (i) Richard Porter of Saltash (b 1716, d 1799)
  m. (03.07.1753) Loveday Gaborian (widow of _ Vivian)
  (a) Richard Porter of St. Stephens (b 1754, d 1799)
  m. (14.12.1772) Mary Skinner (b 1748, d 05.12.1824, dau of Ezekiel Skinner of St. Stephens)
  ((1)) William Porter (b 04.1774, d 05.04.1859, Captain)
  m. Jane Spicer (dau of Captain _ Spicer RN)
  ((A)) William Spicer Porter (d 31.03.1865) had issue
  m1. Susan Hambly (dau of William Hambly of Molenick)
  m2. Elizabeth Letitia Peak
  ((2)) Samuel Porter (b 04.1777)
  ((A)) Elizabeth Porter
  m. _ Moore (surgeon)
  ((B)) Mary Ann Porter
  m. _ Linley of London
  ((3)) John Porter (b 04.1787, d 10.04.1861) had issue (1 dau)
  m. Martha
  ((4)) Philip Porter of Saltash (b 1791, d 1820) had issue
  m. (29.05.1816) Eleanor Littleton (dau of Nicholas Littleton of Brighton)
  ((5)) Loveday Porter (b 05.1788)
  m. Thomas Cole (RN)
  ((6)) Mary Porter (b 01.1780)
  m. James Roberts Philips (Rear Admiral)
  ((7))+ other issue - Richard (d young), Erisey (d young), Jane Margaret (d unm 24.11.1864)
  (ii) Samuel Porter of Landrake (b 1727)
  m. Thomasine
  (iii) Margaret Porter (b 04.1714)
  m. (14.09.1733) Daniel Stephens
  (iv)+ other issue (d young) - William, Grace
  (2)+ other issue - Richard (a 1682), John (bpt 06.01.1646, a 1682), Samuel (bpt 15.02.1658, bur 18.02.1658), Mary (bpt 15.02.1658, bur 14.03.1658), Elizabeth (a 1682)
  c. Richard Porter (bpt 20.11.1614, a 1675)
  (1) Richard Porter (bpt 30.08.1636, bur 10.09.1636)
  d. Dorothy Porter (bpt 20.08.1604)
  m. (07.10.1623) John Walter
  e. Elizabeth Porter (bpt 08.08.1621)
  m. (03.05.1637) Thomas Cooke
f.+ other issue - Erysye (bpt 05.01.1617), Arthur (bpt 16.08.1618), Maria (bpt 06.12.1606), Elizabeth (bpt 30.01.1611, d young), Johanna (bpt 25.05.1613, bur 21.08.1623)
  ii.+ other issue - William (bpt 28.11.1584), William (bpt 16.07.1587, bur 13.03.1596), Thomas (bpt 09.12.1592), Arthur (bpt 15.03.1594, bur 08.09.1615), Margaret (bpt 13.11.1579, bur 07.07.1581), Maria (bpt 16.12.1576, bur 19.08.1580), Julian (bpt/bur 28.10.1586)
  B. John Porter of Salt Ash (bur 09.04.1608)
  m1. (21.10.1574) Elizabeth Hichins (dau of William Hichins) duplication #2# above?
  m2. Agnes Luscomb (bur 09.10.1602, dau of Henry Luscomb)
  C. Arthur Porter (bpt 08.04.1559, d by 1601, youngest son)
  m. (26.05.1593) Wilmot Symons (m2. Robert Beere)
  i. Richard Porter (bpt 29.07.1594)
  m. (05.11.1620) Elizabeth Rawline (bur 07.03.1637, dau of Alexander Rawline)
  a. Elizabeth Porter (bpt 08.08.1620)
  m. (12.01.1652) William Parsons
  b.+ other issue - Peter (bpt 10.05.1621, bur 1640), Richard (bpt 06.05.1627, d young), Richard (bpt 05.02.1632, bur 10.03.1632), Arthur (bpt 10.03.1633), Dorothy (bpt 05.12.1624), Richarda (bur 11.03.1632)
  ii. Maria Porter (bpt 16.07.1595)
  iii. Cecilia Porter (bpt 11.08.1598)
  m. (27.07.1623) Richard Dingle
  iv. Agnes Porter (bpt 15.06.1600)
  m. (29.01.1624) Walter Piper
  D.+ other issue - Philip (bpt 20.05.1544), Richard (bpt 01.12.1556, bur 18.11.1562)m Johanna (bpt 22.09.1546, bur 20.07.1547), Johanna (bur 26.02.1563)
2. Richard Porter
  m. (14.12.1551) Johanna Barnicott duplication #1# above?
3. Tamsin Porter mentioned by MGH
  m. (02.07.1559?) Thomas Trubodie

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 08.11.21) : MGH (NS4 vol 5 (1914), 'Early genealogy of Russell, Porters of Trematon, Cornwall', p192)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, 'Porter of St. Stephen's')
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