'Selwyn1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Selwyn of Bechington, Selwyn of Friston

John Selwyn
m. Catherine Sherington (dau/heir of Simon Sheringtonor Sherrington of Selmeston (Skylmerston))
1. Nicholas Selwyn
  m. Alice Marshall (dau/heir of William Marshall of Marsfeild)
  A. Nicholas Selwyn
  m. Alice Lawrence
  i. William Selwyn
  m. Cicely Reresby (dau of Ralph Reresby or Rewsby)
  a. Thomas Selwyn
  m. Agnes Battes (dau/heir of Simon Bates)
  (1) Thomas Selwyn of Friston, Sussex (d 22.09.1539)
m. Margery Adam (d 28.10.1542, dau/heir of John Adam of Crowhurst by Alice, dau/heir of John Pottam or Pottan of Fryston)
  (A) John Selwyn of Friston (bur 18.07.1594)
  m. Beatrix May (bur 01.02.1578, dau of Thomas May)
(i) Thomas Selwyn of Friston (bpt 04.03.1546, d 16.03.1612/3)
  m. (25.10.1575) Elizabeth Goring (bur 09.10.1625, dau of Sir Henry Goring of Burton)
  (a) Mary Selwyn (bpt 25.11.1576, dsp 22.06.1612)
  m. Thomas Woodward of Throwley (brother of John)
  (b) Elizabeth Selwyn (bpt 20.10.1577)
  m. (20.09.1596) Thomas Parker of Eastbourne
  (c) Alice Selwyn (bpt 16.07.1583)
  m. (19.07.1602) John Woodward of Throwley
  (d) Dorothy Selwyn
  m1. _ Nethersole of Canterbury
  m2. Henry Den of Kent
  (e) Anne Selwyn (bpt 05.06.1586, dsp 12.1669)
m. (10.11.1620) Roger Gratwick of Sussex (son of Sir William)
  (f) Beatrix Selwyn (bpt 22.06.1589)
  m. (09.11.1619) John Dunke of Vinchall
(ii) Edward Selwyn of Bechington in Friston (bpt 11.12.1548, bur 16.08.1618)
  m. (c09.1593) Alice Burton (bur 01.04.1624, dau of John Burton of Bourne)
  (a) Francis Selwyn of Friston (a 1633, d 20.08.1661, 2nd son)
  m. Penelope Shirley (d 13.01.1664, dau of Lord Chief Justice Sir George Shirley or Shurley of Isfield)
  ((1)) Nicholas Selwyn of Bechington (bpt 07.03/03.12.1634, bur 07.03.1677, 3rd son)
  m. (03.07.1666) Ann Woodcock (bur 27.12.1669)
  ((2)) Sir Edward Selwyn of Friston (b 19.09.1638, d 09.12.1704, MP)
  m. (01.1680/1) Mary Smith (dau of Sir Robert Smith of Upton, Bart, relict of Edward Garrett of London)
  ((A)) William Selwyn (dsp 1704-5)
  ((3)) Penelope Selwyn (a 1663)
  m. George Robinson
  ((4)) Alice Selwyn
  m. Godfrey Richards
  ((5)) Judith Selwyn
  m. _ Medlicote
  ((6))+ other issue - George (b c1625, bur 1670), Francis (bpt 21.02.1632, a 1662), Thomas (bpt 21.02.1632), John (bpt 23.04.1640, bur 13.04.1642), John (bpt 20.04.1642), Audrey, Mary (a 1633, 1662), Elizabeth (dsp by 12.1674), Charity (dsp)
  (b)+ other issue - Anthony (dsp), Sir Nicholas
  (iii) Margaret Selwyn (bpt 14.08.1552)
Visitation (1663) shows Beatrix m1. _ Amond m2. Francis St. John of Stamfford and Margaret m. William Wenham. Provisionally, we follow Berry in showing them the other way around. 'Transactions' does not name the spouses of this generation of daughters.
  m1. _ Amond
  m2. Francis St. John of Stanfurdbury (Stamford, Bedfordshire)
  (iv) Margery Selwyn
  m. (01.07.1572) _ Welsh or Welch of Horsham
  (v) Alice Selwyn (bpt 10.11.1553, bur 05.12.1625)
  m. (31.12.1584) William Scott of Congherst (Congerhurst in Hawkhurst)
  (vi) Beatrix Selwyn (bpt 15.08.1565)
  m. William Wenham of Sussex
  (vii)+ other issue - John (bpt 29.03.1551, dsp), George (bpt 20.03.1554, dsp), Humphry (bpt 24.11.1556, dsp), Richard (bpt 30.04.1560), John (bpt 14.08.1567, dsp), Jane (bpt 02.08.1566), Philikppa (bpt 11.06.1564, bur 14.06.1564)

Main source(s): Visitation (Sussex, 1633-4, 'Selwyn'), Visitation (Sussex, 1662, 'Selwyn of Bechington'), CountyGen (Sussex, Berry, p114+) with input/support from 'Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society for 1877-8' (vol II, 'Pedigree of the Sussex Selwyns ' #2, p277), available at archive.org, with thanks to a contributor (CV, 05.03.17) for bringing that to our attention
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