'Stanley08'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Stanley of Eaton, Stanley of Sutton Bonington

We suggest that the first few generations of the following pedigree should be viewed with a little caution.
Robert Stanley
m. Anne Eaton (dau/heir of Humphrey Eaton of Eaton)
1. Edward Stanley of Eaton, Derbyshire
  m. Eleanor Mackworth (dau of John Mackworth)
  A. Thomas Stanley of Eaton
  m. Edith Poole (dau of Henry Poole)
  i. John Stanley of Eaton
  m. Elizabeth Heele (dau of John Heele)
  a. William Stanley of Sutton Bonington, Nottinghamshire (3rd son)
  (1) Thomas Stanley of Sutton Bonington (bpt 15.02.1555)
  (2) John Stanley of Sutton Bonington (bpt 18.11.1559) had issue
  (3) William Stanley of Leicester (bpt 25.07.1562, d 1607)
  m. Mary or Elizabeth Moreton of Leicester
  (A) William Stanley of Leicester (b 1599, d c1667)
m. Mary Allsop of Markfield (b c1600, d 27.07.1682, from "a branch of the Alsops of Derbyshire")
  (i) William Stanley of Leicester (b c1633, d c1658)
  m. Hannah Symms (d 1655, dau of Zach. Symms)
  (a) Mary Stanley (b c1655, d 1680)
  m. John Overing of Leicester
((1)) Mary Overing (b c1680, a 12.1682)
  (ii) John Stanley (b 17.08.1638, a 1682, rector of Cottesbach)
  m. Hannah Pratt (a 1682, dau of John Pratt of Lutterworth)
  (a)+ issue - William (bpt 16.07.1680), Mary (b 1666-7, a 04.1682), Hannah (b c1668, a 02.1681), Hesther (b c1673, a 10.1682), Sarah (b c1675, a 11.1682)
  (B) John Stanley (b c1600, d unm 1620)
  (C) Alice Stanley
  m. Thomas Gilbert of Leicester
  (D) Anne Stanley (d 1630) possibly fits here
  m. (16.08.1608) Rowland Pusey, Mayor of Leicester (bur 21.02.1620-1)
  (4) Joan Stanley
m. Richard Marshal of Mountsorell
  b. Henry Stanley of Sutton Bonington
  m. Anne Bradshaw (dau of Richard Bradshaw of Bonney)
  (1) Richard Stanley of Sutton Bonington
  m1. _ Ward (dau of John Ward)
  (A) Barbara Stanley
  m. George Tate of Sutton Bonington (b 1575)
  (B)+ other issue - Lancelot (d young), Ursula (d unm 1650)
  m2. Margaret Digbie (relict of Anthony Tate)
  (2)+ other issue - Henry, 2 daughters
  c.+ other issue - Thomas, Rowland, John of Sutton Bonington, Michael (minister of Sutton Bonington)

Main source(s): 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 1, 1807, 'Pedigree of Stanley of Cottesbach', p152)
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