'Suckling1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Suckling of Barsham, Suckling of Norwich, Suckling of Woodton (Wotton)

Commoners starts with ...
Thomas Suckling alias Esthawe (a 1348)
1. John Suckling (a 1353) presumed grandfather of Philip
  A. ?? Suckling
  i. Philip Suckling alias Esthawe (d 1430)
  m. Johanna
  a. Stephen Suckling alias Esthawe (a 1479)
  (1) John Suckling in Woodton (d c1515)
  m. Alice
  (A) Robert Suckling (d 1539)
  (i) Richard Suckling ## see below ##
  m. Jane Swayne of Yorkshire
  (ii)+ other issue - John, Nicholas
BLG1952 starts its pedigree differently, starting with the following John identified as probably brother of Robert Suckling of Norwich (bur 1539) ...
John Suckling of Woodton, Norfolk
1. John Suckling of Woodton (a 06.1553)
  m. Alice
2. ?? Suckling
  A. Richard Suckling of Norwich Wotton (d after 16.9.1551, alderman) the first mentioned by Visitation, ## see above ##
  m. Joan Swayne (d 1577, dau of John Swayne of Yorkshire)
  i. Robert Suckling, Mayor of Norwich (d 1589)
  m1. (09.02.1551) Elizabeth Barwick (bur 03.06.1569, dau of William Barwick of Great Bergholt by Edith, sister of Sir John Cornwallys)
  a. Edmond Suckling (d before 03.07.1628, Dean of Norwich)
  m1. Ann (widow of William Audeley)
  (1) Elizabeth Suckling
  m. John or Thomas Spendlove (prebendary of Norwich)
  (2) Dorothy Suckling
  m. William Ferrer
  (3) Lucy Suckling
  m. Thomas Marsham
m2. Elizabeth
  (4) daughter
  m. _ Layer (Alderman)
  (5) Ann Suckling
  m. Thomas Jegon
  m3. Alice (d before 07.12.1632, m2. John Lawe of London)
  b. Sir John Suckling of Roos Hall & Barsham Hall and/or Goodfathers, Middlesex (bpt 29.03.1569, d 22.11.1662/bur 06.04.1627, youngest son)
  m1. (1603) Martha Cranfield (b c1578, d 28/9.10.1613, sister of Lionel Cranfield, 1st Earl of Middlesex)
  (1) Sir John Suckling (b 10.02.1608-9, dsp 07.05.1641, poet)
  (2) Lionel Suckling (bpt 1610, dsp)
  (3) Ann Suckling (d 1659)
  m. Sir John Davis of Pangbourne
  (4) Martha Suckling
  m1. Sir John Southcote of Shillingford
  m2. William Clagett of Isleworth
m2. (02.03.1616) Jane Reve (d 22.11.1662, dau of John Reve of Bury St. Edmunds, widow of Charles Hawkins, m3. Sir Edwin Rich)
  c. Anne Suckling
  m. Thomas Layer of Norwich
  d. Mary Suckling
  m. _ Hasshold of London
  e. Elizabeth Suckling
  m. Charles Cardinall of Dedham
  f. Maude Suckling
m. (1584) (Sir) Peter Glene (Glean) of Norwich
  g. Luce Suckling
  m. _ Hassell of London
  h.+ other issue - Robert of Campania, son
  m2. (1569) Margaret Petingall (d 18.01.1576, dau of Thomas Petingall, widow of William Winfield, William Barrett & Richard Head)
m3. (1577?) Johanna Cardinall (dau of William Cardinall of Bromley, widow of Robert Vesey of London)
  j. Charles Suckling of Woodton (Wotton) & Barsham (b 1578, d 1644)
  m1. Mary Drury (bur 09.06.1621, dau of Stephen Drury of Aylsham or Aylesham)
  (1) Robert Suckling of Woodton & Barsham, Sheriff of Norfolk (b 1602, bur 02.07.1690)
  m1. (1633/5) Anne Wodehouse (b c1617, bur 02.07.1653, dau of Sir Thomas Wodehouse, 2nd Bart of Kimberley, by Blanch, dau of Lord Hunsdon)
  (A) Robert Suckling of Woodton & Barsham (b 1641, d 1708)
m. (16.11.1669) Sarah Shelton (d 05.11.695, dau of Maurice Shelton of Shelton by Elizabeth, dau of Sir Robert Kemp, 1st Bart of Gissing)
  (i) Robert Suckling of Woodton & Barsham (bpt 10.06.1673, bur 23.03.1734)
  m. (c1700) Dorothy Berney (d 1747, dau of John Berney of Swardeston)
  (a) Denzil Suckling (d 1744)
  m. Hannah Tubby
  ((1)) Robert Suckling (dsp)
  (b) Richard Suckling (b 1709, bur 16.11.1764, 3rd son)
  m. Ann Kylborne (bur 19.04.1793, dau of Richard Kylborne or Kibert of Norwich)
  ((1)) Robert Suckling of Woodton (b 1737, bur 08.09.1812)
  m. (05.06.1763) Susannah Webb (bur 30.04.1803, dau of William Webb)
  ((A)) Robert George Suckling (d unm 06.06.1795, Captain)
  ((B)) Maurice William Suckling (b 1761, dsp 01.12.1820, RN)
  m1. (11.10.1796) Catherine Framlingham of Lynn (d 1814)
  m2. (1815) Caroline Ramell (d 1855)
  ((C)) John Thomas Suckling (b 1771, d 18.02.1803, rector of Shipmeadow)
  m. (1797) Mary Ann French (d 02.1838, dau of Thomas French of Oakley)
((i)) Susannah Webb Suckling (b 08.10.1799, bur 05.08.1815)
  ((D)) Anna Maria Suckling
  m. (21.07.1791) Alexander Fox (bur 07.09.1848)
  ((i)) Alexander Inigo Fox, later Suckling of Woodton Hall & Barsham (b 31.01.1796, bur 10.05.1856, Rev.) had issue
  m. (31.01.1816) Lucy Clementina Clarke (d 11.1876, dau of Samuel Clarke of Vurghapton)
  ((E)) Emily Susannah Suckling
  BLG1952 shows Emily as daughter rather than sister (by Mary Ann French) of Jothn Thomas (above). Commoners shows her as of this generation and is supported thereon by a contributor (DC, 02.02.07).
  m. Nicholas Cheesman of Yorkshire
  ((i)) Robert Suckling Cheesman had issue
  m. (24.01.1838) Ann Graham (dau of Robert Graham)
(c) Mary Suckling
  m. Roger Howman
  (d)+ other issue (dsp, in holy orders) - Robert, Horace
  (ii) Shelton Suckling of Shipmeadow Hall (b 1675, d 1714, Colonel)
  m. Elizabeth
  (a) Capell Suckling (dsp)
  (iii) Maurice Suckling (b 1676, d 1730, rector of Barsham, prebendary of Westminster)
  m. Anne Turner (dau of Sir Charles Turner, Bart of Warham, by Mary, sister of Sir Robert Walpole)
  (a) Maurice Suckling (b 1726, dsp bur 27.07.1778, Captain RN, Comptroller of the Navy)
  m. (1761) Mary Walpole (d 1764, dau of Horatio Walpole, 1st Lord of Wolterton, cousin)
  (b) William Suckling of Barsham Haugh (b 15.07.1730, d 1798)
  m1. (1760) Elizabeth Browne (d 1785)
  ((1)) William Suckling (b 27.04.1762, d 1833, Colonel)
  m. (1787) ?? (bur 30.04.1848, granddau of G. Wybrew)
  ((A)) William Benjamin Suckling of Highwood (b 1788, d 11.01.1865, Vice Admiral) had issue
  m. (1847) Caroline Loaden (d 18.07.1896, dau of William Loaden)
  ((B)) Horace Suckling (b 03.09.1794, d 04.07.1841, Major) had issue
  m. (21.06.1820) Mary Laura Maron (d 02.01.1891, dau of Patrick Maron)
  ((C)) William Nelson Suckling (b 1806, d 06.12.1883) had issue
m. (1834) Matilda Dewes (d 1871, dau of Capt. _ Dewes of Stubbington)
  ((D)) Nelson Suckling (b 1803, d unm 1859, Lt. Colonel)
  ((2)) Benjamin Suckling (b 1768, d 1837, rector of Holt & Plumstead)
  ((3)) Horace Suckling (b 1770, d 1828, rector of Barsham) had issue
  m. (1796) Catherine Jackson (d 1861, dau of George Jackson of Kentish Town)
  ((4)) Elizabeth Suckling (d 1850)
  m. (10.11.1796) Henry Wigley Greswold of Malvern Hall
  m2. Mary Rumsey (d 14.11.1806, dau of Thomas Rumsey of Kentish Town)
  (c) Catherine Suckling (d 26.12.1767)
  m. (11.05.1749) Edmund Nelson (b 1722, d 26.04.1802, rector of Burnham Thorpe)
They were parents of Admiral Horatio Nelson and others.
  (iv) Sarah Suckling
  m. Richard Henley
  (v) Lucy Suckling (dsp) mentioned only by Commoners
  m. Thomas Stone of Bedlingham
  (vi) Anne Suckling identified as dau of Robert Suckling of Wootton Hall by Sarah, dau of Robert Shelton of Barningham
m. (29.05.1700) Thomas Berney of Swardeston Hall (b 1674)
  (vii)+ other issue - Henry, Edmund, John, Philip, Charles
  (B) Blanche Suckling
  m. Edward Osborne
  (C)+ other issue (d young) - Charles, Philip (bpt 1652, bur 1679), Elizabeth, Lucy
  m2. Margaret D'Oyley (bur 22.01.1670, dau of Sir William D'Oyley, 1st Bart of Shottisham)
  (G) Elizabeth Suckling
  m. (1667) Abraham Castell of Yarmouth
  (H)+ other issue - Horation, William
  Commoners, which does not name any of the daughters, reports that the above Robert was the only son of the first marriage with Charles being of the second marriage. BLG1952 reports that there were 2 sons + 9 daughters by the first marriage but names only Robert. Visitation (1613) shows that Charles & Mary had Robert, Charles, Frances, Agnes, Mary & Lucy. Visitation (1664) shows Charles, Mary, Lucy & Frances with their spouses (and Charles's children) as well as Robert. 'Suffolk Manorial Families' (Joseph James Muskett, 'Drury of Aylsham', p370) does not mention Charles but, as well as Robert, shows Anne, Mary, Margaret, Ruth, Agnes & Frances plus their spouses.
(2) Charles Suckling of Bracondale, Sheriff of Norfolk (d 15.07.1666)
  m. Mary Aldrich (d before 24.07.1680, dau of Thomas Aldrich of Mangreene)
  (A) Mary Suckling
  m. Mathew Leman
  (B) Ruth Suckling
  m. Thomas Leman
  (C) Elizabeth Suckling
  m. Abraham Castell
  (D) Lucy Suckling
  m1. Neville Leman
  m2. John Knivett of Norwich (bur 10.1731)
  (3) Anne Suckling (b 1601, d 1636)
  m. G. Cock (Rector of Barsham)
  (4) Mary Suckling
  m. Theophilus Kent (archdeacon of Sudbury)
  (5) Margaret Suckling (b 1613)
  m. (1646) Henry Rokewood of Weston
  (6) Ruth Suckling
  m. (1639) Thomas Reeves of Barsham
  (7) Agnes Suckling
m. William Gossing of Redenham
  (8) Frances Suckling
  m. John Drisgate (Dusgate) of Cockley Clay
  (9) Lucy Suckling
  m. Samuel Cock
  (10) Elizabeth Suckling (d before 30.04.1703) probably of this generation, of this marriage
  m. (06.1647) Peyton Bacon of Ryburgh (bpt 1620)
  (11) another daughter
  m2. (10.02.1623) Dorothy Drury (d 1642, dau of Sir Anthony Drury of Beesthorpe, widow of John Burman)
  k.+ other issue (all b 15.05.1582) - Christopher of Wix, Thomas, George
  ii. Elizabeth Suckling
  m. Thomas Rochester of Norwich
  iii. Joane Suckling
  m. _ Lyng of Norwich
  iv. Jane or Fanny Suckling
  m. _ Markes of Barfold, Suffolk
  v.+ other issue - John, 2 daughters

Main source(s): BLG1952 ('Suckling of Barsham'), Commoners (vol 3, 'Suckling of Woodton Hall', p457+) with some support/input from Visitation (Norfolk, 1563+1589+1613 & 1664, 'Suckling')
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