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Families covered: Seymour of Berry Pomeroy, Seymour of Langley, Seymour of Sherburne, Seymour of Somerset, Seymour of Woodlands

Sir Edward Seymour of Berry Pomeroy, Sheriff of Devon (d 06.05.1593)
m. Margaret Walsh (dau of John Walsh of Cathanger)
1. Sir Edward Seymour, 1st Bart of Berry Pomeroy, Sheriff of Somerset (d 11.04.1613)
  m. (19.09.1576) Elizabeth Champernowne (dau of Sir Arthur Champernowne of Dartington)
  A. Sir Edward Seymour, 2nd Bart of Berry Pomeroy (d 05.10.1659)
  m. (15.12.1600) Dorothy Killegrew (bur 30.06.1643, dau of Sir Henry Killigrew of Laroch)
i. Sir Edward Seymour, 3rd Bart of Berry Pomeroy, Sheriff of Devon (bpt 10.09.1610, d 07.12.1688)
  m. (1630) Anne Portman (d 1695, dau of Sir John Portman, 1st Bart)
  a. Sir Edward Seymour, 4th Bart of Berry Pomeroy (b 1633, d 17.02.1707-8, Speaker of the House of Commons)
  m1. (09.1661) Margaret Wale (dau/coheir of Sir William Wale of North Luffenham (not Lappenham))
(1) Sir Edward Seymour, 5th Bart of Berry Pomeroy (b 1663, d 29.12.1741)
  m. Laetitia Popham (d 1738, dau of Sir Francis Popham of Littlecote)
  (A) Sir Edward Seymour, 6th Bart, 8th Duke of Somerset (d 15.12.1757)
  Sir Edward inherited the dukedom from his kinsman Algernon Seymour.
  m. (08.03.1716) Mary Webb (d 23.02.1768, dau of Daniel Webb of Monckton-Farley)
  (i) Edward Seymour, 9th Duke of Somerset (b 02.01.1717-8, d unm 02.01.1792)
  (ii) Webb Seymour, 10th Duke of Somerset (b 03.12.1718, d 15.12.1793)
  m. (15.12.1769) Mary Anne Bonnell (d 23.07.1802, dau of John Bonnell of Stanton Harcourt)
  (a) Edward Adolphus Seymour, 11th Duke of Somerset (b 24.02.1775, d 15.08.1855) had issue
  m1. (24.06.1800) Charlotte Hamilton (b 06.04.1772, d 10.06.1827, dau of Archibald Hamilton, 9th Duke of Hamilton, 6th Duke of Brandon)
  m2. (28.07.1836, sp) Margaret Shaw-Stewart (d 18.07.1880, dau of Sir Michael Shaw-Stewart, Bart of Blackhall)
  (b) Webb John Seymour (b 07.02.1777, d unm 15.04.1819)
  (iii) William Seymour (b 1724, d 05.11.1800)
  m. (05.06.1767) Hester Maltravers (d 05.1812, dau of John Maltravers of Melksham)
  (a) Edward Seymour (b 03.05.1768, d unm 22.04.1820, minister)
  (b) William Seymour (b 28.03.1769, d 1797)
  m. Wilhelmina howell
  ((1)) Maria Seymour (b14.12.1797)
  (c) Hester Maria Seymour (dsp 1795)
  m. (16.05.1794) Peter Awdry
  (iv) Francis Seymour (b 1726, d 16.12.1799, Dean of Wells)
  m. (1749) Catherine Payne (dau of Rev. Thomas Payne)
  (a) Edward Seymour (d unm 23.06.1792)
  (b) Francis Compton Seymour (d 1822, Colonel)
  m. (1787) Leonora (d 27.06.1795, widow of John Hudson)
  ((1)) Francis Edward Seymour (b 21.09.1788, d 26.07.1866) had issue
  m. (04.02.1815) Elizabeth Cooke (d 11.07.1851, dau of Charles Cooke)
  Their grandson Edward Hamilton Seymour became 16th Duke of Somerset.
  ((2)) Edward William Seymour of Porthmawr (b 1791, dsp 06.07.1874)
  m1. (27.08.1821) Charlotte Alice Greene (d 10.10.1847, dau of James Greene of Turton Tower and Clayton Hall)
  m2. (19.04.1849) Elizabeth Graham (d 14.09.1862, dau of Charles Graham, vicar of Petham)
  m3. (05.11.1863) Louisa Frances Grant (dau of William Macdowall Grant of Andilly)
  ((3)) Henry John Hyde Seymour (b 01.05.1795, d 03.11.1860) had issue
  m. (20.11.1821) Charlotte Whitcombe (d 20.01.1869, dau of Sir Samuel Whitcombe)
  (c) Mary Seymour
  m1. (09.1773) John Hyde (judge in Calcutta)
m2. (04.02.1798) Rev. John Payne
  (d) Catherine Seymour
  m1. (06.06.1776, div 1782) John Newton of King's Bromley
  m2. M. Constant
  (e) Frances Seymour
  m1. (11.1784) Thomas Bovet (minister)
((1)) Caroline Seymour Bovet (b 03.03.1790, d 15.12.1856) apparently of this generation
  m. Philip George of Bath (b 28.08.1784, d 22.01.1861)
  m2. (11.05.1803) James Tuson (minister)
  (v) Mary Seymour (d 21.07.1762)
  m. (20.10.1759) Vincent Biscoe of Austin Friars
  (B) Francis Seymour of Sherburne (d 23.12.1761, MP)
  m. (30.07.1728) Elizabeth Popham (d 20.03.1761, dau of Alexander Popham of Littlecote)
  (i) Henry Seymour of Redland Court, Sherburne (d 1805)
  m1. Caroline Cowper (d 02.06.1773, dau of William Cowper, 2nd Earl Cowper)
  (a) Caroline Seymour (dsps 20.03.1821)
  m. (09.1775) William Danby of Swinton Park
  (b) Georgiana Seymour (b 31.12.1756)
  m. (27.09.1794) Louis, Count de Durpret
  m2. (05.10.1775) Louis, Countess de Ponthon (d 1821)
  (c) Henry Seymour of Knoyle House, Sheriff (b 10.11.1776, d 27.11.1849) had issue
  m. (12.01.1817) Jane Hopkinson (d 14.03.1869, dau of Benjamin Hopkinson of Bath and Blagdon Court)
  (ii) Mary Seymour
  m. (30.11.1758) John Bailey of Sutton
  (C) William Seymour of East Knoyle (b 1713, dsp 05.01.1746-7, 4th son)
m1. (17.04.1737) Elizabeth Hippye (d 22.03.1741-2, dau of John Hippye of Frome)
  m2. (02.08.1745) Mary Hyde (d 08.11.1753, dau of Samuel Hyde of Bromley)
  (D) Laetitia Seymour
  m. John Gapper of Wincanton
  (E) Margaret Seymour
  m. Richard Jones of Ramsbury
  (F) Elizabeth Seymour (d 05.05.1756)
  m. Henry Hungerford of Field
(G) Anne Seymour (d 02.1755)
  m. William Scroggs of Chute Lodge
  (H) Mary Seymour
m. Rev. Hammond
  (I) Jane Seymour
  m. William Coleman of Gornhay
  (J) Katherine Seymour
  m. John Philip Fuhr of Bristol
  (K)+ other issue (d unm) - Alexander (d 03.04.1731), Helena
  (2) William Seymour (dsp 09.02.1728, Lieut. General)
  m2. (1674) Laetitia Popham (d 16.03.1714, dau of Alexander Popham of Littlecote)
  (3) Popham Seymour-Conway (d unm 18.06.1699)
(4) Francis Seymour-Conway, 1st Lord Conway (b 28.05.1679, d 03.02.1731-2)
  m1. (17.02.1703-4) Mary Hyde (d 25.01.1708-9, dau of Laurence Hyde, 1st Earl of Rochester)
  m2. (1709) Jane Bowden of Drogheda (d 13.02.1715-6)
  m3. (07.1716) Charlotte Shorter (d 12.02.1733-4, dau of John Shorter of Bybrook)
  (5) Charles Seymour of Staston
  (A) Jane Seymour
  m. (08.1750) Thomas Lynn (Admiral)
  (6) Anne Seymour (d 10.05.1752)
  m. (07.01.1707-8) William Berkeley of Pylle, later Portman of Orchard Portman (d 1737)
  (7)+ 3 sons (d unm) - Henry, Alexander (d 03.04.1731), John (d young)
  b. John Seymour (Colonel)
  m. _ Kennedy (dau of Sir Richard Kennedy)
c. Henry Seymour, later Portman of Orchard Portman (dsp 02.1727-8)
  m1. Penelope Haslewood (dau of Sir William Haslewood of Maidwell)
  m2. Millicent Fitch (dau of William Fitch of High Hall)
  d. Elizabeth Seymour
  m. Sir Joseph Tredenham of Tregony
  e.+ other issue - Hugh (Captain), William (d unm)
  ii. Henry Seymour of Langley (b 1612, d 09.03.1686)
  m1. Elizabeth Killegrew (d 06.1671, dau of Sir Joseph Killigrew )
  m2. Ursula Austen (dau of Sir Robert Austen, 1st Bart)
  a. Sir Henry Seymour, Bart of Langley (b 20.10.1674, d unm 04.1714)
  b. daughter
  iii. Thomas Seymour
  m. Anne Anderson (dau of Sir Richard Anderson of Penley)
  'History of the Munros of Fowlis' (Alexander Mackenzie, 1898, p136) reports that Thomas & Anne were parents of Edward (Clerk of Hanaper) father of Henry of Woodlands (Speaker of the House of Commons) father, by his wife a dau of _ Tregonwell of Anderson, of Mary. Note that, according to Wikiepdia, the only Seymour Speaker of the House around this time was the above Sir Edward, 4th Bart.
  a. Edward Seymour of Woodlands (d 1708, Clerk of Hanaper)
  * It appears that there has been some confusion between the generations, possibly not helped by the fact that the father of Mary dvp. The dates are not conclusive but there might be a generation of Edwards too many.
* As at 14.07.24, HoP ("Edward Seymour of Woodlands, d 1711") reports that the MP's father "appears to have acted as deputy-clerk of the hanaper to his cousin Sir Henry Seymour, 1st Bt.".
  (1) Edward Seymour of Woodlands (d 1711, MP)
HoP reported that the MP ("1st surv. s. of Edward Seymour of Woodlands. suc. fa. 1708") left no will (his administrators were his 2 sisters) and makes no mention of a wife or children. Nevertheless, this appears to be the Edward (d 1711) who is the first mentioned by 'Wilts' (vol 5 (1837), p51/309). 'Wilts' does not mention that he was an MP but provides the following as his family.
  m. Dinoys Davenant (d 03.07.1730, dau of John Davenant of Landford)
  (A) Henry Seymour (dvp)
  'Wilts' names him William Henry which was possibly the case even though it appears that Mary's father is normally referred to as just Henry.
m. Elizabeth (dau of _ Tregonwell of Anderson?)
  (i) Edward Seymour of Woodlands (dsp bur 14.01.1767)
  (ii) Mary Seymour (d 1729 or 24.05.1732)
  m. Sir Robert Munro, 6th Bart of Foulis (b c1684, d Falkirk 17.01.1745-6, MP)
  (B) Elizabeth Seymour
  m. James Fortrye
  (C)+ other issue - Henry (d young?), Edward, Anne
  (2)+ 2 daughters (a 1711)
  b.+ 1 son + 3 daughters
  iv. Sir Joseph Seymour (a 1643, 6th son)
  m. Bridget Anderson (dau of Sir Richard Anderson of Penley)
a.+ 1 son and 1 daughter
  v. Elizabeth Seymour (d 03.09.1669? sb 59?)
  m1. Francis Courtenay of Powderham Castle (d 1638)
  m2. Sir Amos Meredyth, Bart of Ashley (d 05.12.1669)
  vi. (Catherine) Seymour
  m. Sir Thomas Hall of Bradford
  vii. Mary Seymour
  m. Sir John Trelawney, 2nd Bart (bur 05.03.1680-1)
viii. Margaret Seymour
  m. Francis Trelawney
  ix. Anne Seymour
  m. Dr. Stourton
  x.+ other issue (dsp) - John, Robert
  B. Bridget Seymour
  m. John Bruen of Aldehampton (dsp 1639)
  C. Mary Seymour
  m. Sir George Farrewell of Hilbishop
  D. Elizabeth Seymour
m. George Cary of Cockington (bur 23.07.1643)
  E. Amy Seymour
  m. Edmund Parker of North Molton (b c1593, d before 11.1649)
  F.+ other issue - John, William, Walter, Richard
Possibly of this generation was ...
2. John Seymour of Berry Pomeroy possibly of this generation
  A. Mary Seymour (a 1672, dau of John, niece of Sir Edward)
  m. Robert Withie or Withy of Berry Norbert (d 1669?)

Main source(s): BP1934 ('Somerset')
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