'Rolleston01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Rolleston of Rolleston, Rolleston of Teemore

BIFR1976 reports that "This family derives its name from the manor of Rolleston (originally Rolveston, ie Rolf's or Rollo's town), staffs."
Sir Henry de Roveston of Rolleston, Staffordshire
1. Malgers de Roveston (d 1140)
  A. William de Rolleston of Rolleston (a 1141)
  i. Sir Thomas de Rolleston (d 1170)
  a. Sir Henry de Rolleston (a 1200)
  (1) William de Rolleston of Rolleston (a 1261)
  m. Amabil
  (A) Sir Henry de Rolleston of Rolleston (a 1280) the first mentioned by Visitation
  (i) William de Rolleston of Rolleston (dsp)
  m. Alicia
(ii) Sir Ralph de Rolleston (a 1313)
  m. Elizabeth (m2. John Wryly or Wyrley)
  (a) Thomas Rolleston of Rolleston
  m. Regna (or Renie) Stafford (dau/heir of Sir Robert Stafford)
  ((1)) John Rolleston of Rolleston (a 1360)
  m. Eleanor Rushall (m2. J. Jolly)
  ((A)) William Rolleston of Rolleston (a 1380)
  m. Lucia Winchfield (heir)
  ((i)) Alured Rolleston of Rolleston (a 1400) - continued below
  m. Catherine
((ii))+ other issue - Thomas (dp), Isabella
  ((B)) Richard Rolleston of (Lea &) Swarkston, Derbyshire
  m. _ Wakebridge
  ((C)) Elizabeth Rolleston
  m. William Rushall
  ((i)) daughter
  ((2)) Ralph Rolleston (dsp, 4th son)
  m. Lucia
  ((3))+ other issue (dsp) - William, Nicholas
  (b) John Rolleston of Lea (a 1320)
  m. Alicia Meynell
  ((1)) Richard Rolleston of Lea or the Ley, Derbyshire
  m. _ Wakebridge
  (c)+ other issue (dsp) - Nicholas, William
  (iii) Alicia de Rolleston
  m. S. Curzon
  (B) Sir John de Rolleston, Governor of Scarborough Castle



Alured Rolleston of Rolleston (a 1400) - continued above
m. Catherine
1. John Rolleston of Rolleston (d 28.07.1485)
  BIFR1976 identifies John's wife as Margery, dau of Agard of Ffoston. In a note on the Visitation, the Harleian editor identifies her as ...
  m. Margaret Agard (dau of John Agard of Foston)
  A. Thomas Rolleston of Rolleston (d 1500)
  m. Maria Kniveton (dau of Richard Kniveton)
  i. Laurence Rolleston of Rolleston (d 1558)
  m. Agnes Rollesley (dau of John Rollesley)
  a. William Rolleston of Rolleston (b 1547, d 1593)
  m. Frances Dudley (dau of Edward Dudley)
  (1) Gilbert Rolleston of Rolleston & Brinkley (Cambridgeshire) (d 1618)
  m1. Jane Sneyd (dau of Ralph Sneyd of Keele)
  (A)+ issue (a 1614, dsps?) - Walter (b c1604), Grace
  m2. Jane Fetherston (widow of Sir Robert Jodrell)
  (2) William Rolleston (b 1574, d 1653)
  m. Mary Whatton (dau of William Whatton of Newton Linford)
  (A) William Rolleston of Rolleston (dsp 1672, Colonel)
  (B) Simon Rolleston of Lambeth (d 1671)
  (i) Mary Rolleston (d 1710)
  m. Joseph Mower
  (a)+ 4 daughters
  (ii) Elizabeth Rolleston (d 1709)
  m. Philip Jacob
  (a) daughter
(3) Richard Rolleston of Teemore, Ireland (d 1636, Rev.)
  (A) Henry Rolleston (d 1638)
  (i) ?? Rolleston of Teemor (a 1639, dsp)
  (B) Richard Rolleston (3rd son)
  m. Mary Hooke
  (i) John Rolleston (d infant)
  (C) Susannah Rolleston (dsp 1675)
  m. Richard Cochrane
  (D)+ other issue (d 1641) - Edward, Ralph, Thomas, John
  (4) John Rolleston in Ireland (dsp 1630)
  (5) Arthur Rolleston in Ireland (d 1670)
  m. Eleanor
  (6) Grace Rolleston
  m. Rowland Ainsworth
  (7) Jane Rolleston
  m. Thomas Pershall identified as Thomas by Visitation, "J." by BIFR1976
  (8) Elizabeth Rolleston (b 1570)
  m. Richard Rolleston
  b. Arthur Rolleston
  (1)+ 2 sons
  ii. Richard Rolleston
  a. Rev. Edward Rolleston (dsp 1615)
  iii.+ other issue - Thomas, Philip, John , Gervase, Antony, Edward

Main source(s): BIFR1976 (Rolleston), Visitation (Staffordshire, 1614+1663-4, Rolleston of Rolleston)
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