'Stapley1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Stapley of Framfield, Stapley of Patcham, Stapeley (Staplelegh) of Stapeley

Ormerod identifies the arms of the following family as "Gules, three boars' heads Argent".
Peter de Stapleleigh of Stapeley
1. Robert de Staplelegh
  A. William de Staplelegh
  i. Reginald de Staplelegh
  a. Peter de Staplelegh (Stapeley of Stapeley)
  (1) Philip de Stapeley (dsp 1336-7)
  (2) Elizabeth de Stapeley (a 1360)
  m. Lawrence de Rope
  (3) Margaret de Stapeley
  m. Sampson Mervell



BEB1841 reports that the Stapleys of Sussex are said to have derived from the Stapleys of Cheshire (see above). Berry starts with ...
William Stapley of Framfield
1. John Stapley of Framfield (d 1593) the first mentioned by Visitation
  m. Joane Thatcher (d before 18.12.1596, dau of Thomas Thatcher of Warbleton)
A. Anthony Stapley of Framfield
  m1. _ Lewknor (dau of Sir Roger Lewknor)
  m2. Ann Morley (dau of Thomas Morley of Glinde)
  i. Ann Stapley
  m. Thomas May (d 09.07.1610)
  ii. daughter
m. John Staple of Twineham
  iii. Margaret Stapley
  m. John Bulman of Hartfield
  m3. Ann Thatcher (dau of John Thatcher of Presthawes)
  iv. Anthony Stapley of Patcham, Sussex (bpt 30.08.1590, d 31.01.1654-5) the first mentioned by BEB1841
  m. (19.05.1614) Ann Goring (d 09.11.1637, dau of George Goring of Danny, sister of George, Lord Goring)
a. Sir John Stapley, Bart of Patcham (bpt 29.06.1628, d 22.08.1701)
  m. Mary Springett (b 1633-4, d 20.03.1708, dau/coheir of Sir Herbert Springett, Bart of Broyle)
  (1) Herbert (Robert?) Stapley (b c1656, dvpsp)
  m. Alice Culpeper (dau of Sir Richard Culpeper of Preston Hall)
  (2) Philadelphia Stapley (b 07.05.1652, d 18.10.1676)
  m. (1667) Peter Courthorpe of Danny & Hurstperpoint (a 1651)
  (3) Elizabeth Stapley (b 15.02.1657/8, d 09.06.1721)
  m. (30.08.1684) Thomas (probably not John) Briggs of Chichester
(4) Mary Stapley (bpt 03.10.1663)
  m. (23.01.1682-3) Walter Dobell of Street
  (5) Barbara Stapley (d 1700)
  m. (16.09.1690) William Hay of Glyndborne
  b. Anthony Stapley (b c1630, dsp 09.0.1671-2)
  m. Douglas Holcroft (d 21.02.1694-5, dau of Sir Henry Holcroft of Long Acre)
  c. Anne Stapley (b c1625, d 1645)
  v. Grace Stapley (bpt 06.12.1586)
  m. (1606) Thomas Scherly (Shirley) (d 02.1636-7)
  m4. Ann (widow of _ Stubbs)
  B. Elizabeth Stapley
  m. (22.09.1561) Thomas Boord
  C. (Bennett) Stapley
  m. Thomas Peirse of Westdowne (Westfield)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Ormerod (Cheshire, vol 3 (1819), 'Stapeley of Stapely and Rope of Rope and Stapeley', p257)
(2) For lower section (much originally launched within a Temporary page on 03.08.08 but was then reviewed, expanded and moved here using Berry) : CountyGen (Berry, Sussex, p85), BEB1841 ('Stapley of Patcham'), Visitation ('Sussex, 1662, Stapley of Patcham')
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