'Stafford04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Stafford of Eyam, Stafford of Roland (Rowland)

The excellent 'Wishful Thinking' web site (used as the Main Source for this page) indicates that, although it is possible that the following Richard was of the family on Stafford01 (there being some "armorial identification" to support that view), "it is quite possible that the two families were distinct."
Richard de Stafford of Eyam, Derbyshire (a c1200)
m. Matilda
1. Richard de Stafford of Eyam
  A. Richard de Stafford of Eyam (d before 1317)
  i. Richard de Stafford (a 1308)
  m. (div) Isabella de Eyam (dau of Richard de Eyam) @@ below
  a. Roger de Stafford (a 1317)
  ii. John de Stafford of Eyam (dsp c1317)
  iii. Roger de Stafford of Eyam (d 1351)
  a. John de Stafford of Eyam (d 1398)
m. Dionysia de Lynford (dau/heir of William de Lynford (by Margery) son of Laurence (by Dionysia, possibly dau of John de Roland of Roland) son of Peter)
  (1) John de Stafford of Eyam (d 1426)
  m. Alice (dau of Robert Chetham or Oklham)
  (A) Robert de Stafford of Eyam (d 1474)
  (B) John de Stafford (d 1463)
  m. Margaret Roland (dau/heir of Roger Roland of Roland son of Godfrey son of John son of Stephen son of Peter)
(i) Richard Stafford of Eyam & Roland (d 1490, 2nd son)
  m. Agnes Eyre (dau of Roger Eyre of Holm Hall)
  (a) Humphrey Stafford of Eyam & Roland (d 1548)
  m. Ann (d 1560)
  ((1)) Humphrey Stafford of Eyam & Roland (Rowland) (d before 1556)
  m. Lucy Eyre (dau of Edward Eyre of Holme Hall)
  ((A)) Alice Stafford
  m. John Savage of Castleton (d 1605)
  ((B)) Gertrude Stafford
  m. (c1570) Rowland Eyre of Hassop (d 1624)
  ((C)) Anne Stafford
  m. (c04.05.1565) Francis Bradshaw of Bradshawe
  ((D)) Katherine Stafford (bur 16.07.1595)
  m. Rowland Morewood of The Oaks, Bradfield (bur 01.07.1619)
  ((E)) Dorothy Stafford (d before 1560)
  ((2)) Dorothy Stafford
  m. Ralph Blackwall (son of Richard)
  ((3))+ other issue - Rowland (d 1556), Anthony
  (b) John Stafford (a 1490)
  partner(s) unknown
  (c)+ other issue - Thomas, Margaret
  (ii)+ other issue - John (dvp c1463), Nicholas
  (C) Roger de Stafford
  (2) Nicholas de Stafford (d by 1391?)
  (3) Richard de Stafford (d by 1412?)
  (A) Richard de Stafford of Highlow
  (i) John Stafford of Highlow
iv. Cecilia de Stafford
  B. Roger de Stafford
2. Ingram de Stafford
  A. Ingram de Stafford
  i. daughter
  m. _ de Leyom
  a. Eustace de Leyom
  B. Lecia de Stafford
  m. John de Eyam
  i. Richard de Eyam
  a. Isabella de Eyam (a 1308)
  m. (div) Richard de Stafford (a 1308) @@ above
  ii. daughter
  m. Philip de Hope

Main source(s): www.wishful-thinking.org.uk (in particular the Pedigree of Stafford of Eyam therein) which reports an article (transcribed by Rosemary Lockie) called 'The Staffords of Eyam' by C.E.B. Bowles from vol 30 (1908) of the Derbshire Archaeological Society Journal
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