'Short1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Short of Bickham, Short of Edlington, Short of Exeter, Short of East Keal

John Short of Exeter (bur 21.06.1587)
1. Anthony Short (a 1579, prebendary of Canterbury) this line not followed by Vivian which does, however, identify his wife as ...
  m. ?? ("Da. of Doctor Peter in Oxford)
  A. Thomas Short of Bawtry, Yorkshire (b c1560) the first mentioned by FMG
  m. Margaret Cooke of Doncaster
  i. Peter Short of Doncaster (bur 28.06.1634)
  m. (10.02.1616) Ann Armitage (dau of John Armitage of Doncaster, m2. Thomas Ellerker of Doncaster)
  a. Peter Short of London, later of East Keal in Lincolnshire (bpt 26.01.1625, d 1680)
  FMG shows only one wife for Peter, the following Bridget who is shown as mother of Joseph. BLG1952 mentions Helen also and identifies Joseph as his youngest son without making it clear who was his mother. We presume that she was ...
  m1. Bridget Heron (dau of Edmund Heron of Bulcot)
(1) Joseph Short of East Keal, Clerkenwell (Middlesex), Claythorpe & Bellean ("youngest son")
  m. Elizabeth Long (dau/heir of George Long of Clerkenwell & Edlington by dau of Robert Lillyman of Doncaster)
  (A) John Short (d unm)
  (B) George Short of East Keal (bur 12.07.1752)
  m. Penelope Tyrwhitt (dau of Sir John Tyrwhitt, 5th Bart of Stainfield)
  (i) John Short of East Keal & Edlington (b 1732, d unm 09.01.1793)
  (ii) George Short (d young)
  (C) Elizabeth Short
  m. John Hassard of Bloomsbury Square, Middlesex
One of their grandsons inherited Eart Keal & Edlington and assumed the name Short.
  (D) Susanna Short (d 1756)
  m. Timothy Carr of Enniskillen & Twickenham (Colonel)
  (i) Mary Carr
  m. Benjamin Carpenter (General)
  (a) Frances Carpenter (b 10.06.1761, d 01.05.1827)
  m. (01.05.1783) Henry Gough, later Calthorpe, Lord Calthorpe
  m2. Helen Bishop (dau of John Bishop of Stickford)
  b. Elizabeth Short (bpt 30.08.1618)
  m. (11.10.1647) John Ellerker (alderman of Doncaster)
  c. Dorothy Short (bpt 20.09.1630)
  m. James Lee of Doncaster
  d.+ other issue - John of Cannonbury House (bpt 16.03.1622), Thomas (bpt 17.03.1632), Hannah (bpt 17.03.1632, bur 30.04.1637), Margaret (bpt 23.03.1627), Agnes (bpt 28.08.1637)
2. John Short of Exeter (d 1584)
  m. (c01.1580-1) Joan Thomas (dau of John Thomas of Exeter)
  A. John Short of Newton St. Cyres, Devon (b c1584, d 01.12.1657)
  m. Alice Shirland (dau/heir of Roger Shirland of Morchard, widow of John Quick)
  i. John Short (b c1611, d 1657)
  Vivian ends with showing John's daughters, Mary & Joan. BLG1952 continues with ...
  a. John Short of Bickham (b 1644, d 1714)
  m. _ Long (dau of William Long of Newhouse)
  (1) John Short (b 1686, d 1736)
m. Elizabeth Cooke (dau of John Cooke of Kenbury)
  (A) John Short of Bickham (b 1720, Bencher of the Middle Temple)
m. Susannah Vowler
  (i) John Jeffrey Short of Bickham (b 1753)
  m. (21.11.1786) Charlotte Baring (dau of John Baring of Mount Radford)
  (a) Francis Baring Short of Bickham (b 24.09.1800, d 18.09.1890, RN) had issue
  m. (08.04.1833) Emily Jane Lane (d 1885, dau of Rev. Richard Lane of Coffleet)
  (b) Frances Short (d 27.02.1882) probably of this generation
  m. (18.10.1842, sp) Marwood Tucker of Coryton Park (rector of Widworthy)
  (c)+ other issue
  (ii) William Short (d 1826, Archdeacon of Cornwall, 3rd son)
  m. Elizabeth Hodgkinson (d 1839, dau of Rev. Tilliman Hodgkinson of Sarsden)
  (a) Thomas Vowler Short, Bishop of St. Asaph (b 16.09.1790, dsp 04.1872)
  m. (26.02.1833) Mary Davies (d 16.08.1848, dau of Charkles Davies, widow of John Josias Conynbeare)
  (b) William Short (d 18.02.1878, rector of Llandrinio then Bloomsbury) had issue
m. (06.1827) Jane Awdry (d 07.1872, dau of John Awdry of Notton House)
  (c) Jane Susannah Short
  m. Robert Wickham (Archdeacon of St. Asaph)
  (d)+ other issue (dsp) - Laura (d 1839), Elizabeth Hodgkinson (d 1837)
  (iii) George Short 'of Bickham' "had numerous issue"
  (a) Caroline Short probably of this generation
  m. (23.11.1842, sp) Rev. Fiennes Samuel Trotman
  (iv) Susannah Short
  m. John Ireland (a 1841, Dean of Westminster)
  (v)+ other issue (dsp) - Thomas Vowler), Bartholomew
  (B)+ other issue
  (2)+ other issue
  b.+ other issue including Mary (bpt 25.05.1632), Joan (bpt 04.02.1633-4)
  ii.+ other issue - Sherland (bpt 24.07.1614, bur 31.05.1622), Amias (bpt 15.04.1617, a 1620), Thomas (bpt 10.07.1620, bur 13.02.1644-5)
  B. Anthony Short (b c1585, a 1620, rector of Ashreigney & Drewsteignton)
  m. (c08.1626) Jane Maynard of Brixton
  i. John Short (bpt 13.02.1630-1)
  C. Thomas Short in Spain (b c1590, a 1620)
  D. Jerome Short of Exeter (b c1592, a 1620)
  m. (c01.1620-1) Anne Evans of Exeter
  E. Maria Short
  m. Edmund Wear of Clist Honiton
3. Margerie Short
  m. John Folliott of Exon (Exeter)
4. Dorothea Short
  m. Thomas Chaffe of Exon
5. Jocosa (Joyce) Short
  m. George Townsend of Totnes
6. Alice Short
  m. Geroge Pile of Exon

Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Shorte of Newton St. Cyres'), BLG1952 ('Hassard-Short formerly of Edlington'), FMG (vol 4, MS545, 'Short-Hassard', p1189+), BLG1952 ('Short (now Fradgley) of Bickham')
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