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Families covered: Swynborne of Horkesley, Skerrit of Devon, Skerrett of Finavara

Visitation shows that the following William had the following arms: "Gu. 3 bores heads arg. and semy of cross crosslets or."
William Swynborne of Horkesley, Essex
m. Philipp Gernon (dau/heir of Sir Rafe Gernon)
1. Sir Robert Swynborne
  m. Joane Botetort (heir)
  A. Alice Swynborne
  m. John Helyon of Helyon Bumstead
  i. John Helyon
  m. Edyth Rolfe (dau/heir of Thomas Rolfe)
  a. Isabell (Elizabeth) Helyon (heir)
  m. Humfry Tyrrell (son of Sir Thomas of Heron)



Vivian reports that this family had the following arms: "Or, a chief indented Sa.".
Thomas Skeritt of Buckland Monachorum
m. _ Ashley
1. John Skeritt or Skerrit of Tavistock
  m. Thomasin Landere (dau of John Landere)
  A. Edward Skerrit of Petarvy, Devon
  m1. Agnes Libb of Tavistock (bur 22.05.1615)
  m2. (25.09.1615) Anne Walley (bur 16.03.1636-7, dau of Thomas Walley or Wills)
  i. John Skerrit (b c1617)
  m. (c07.1637) Elinor Cuttiford of Whitchurch (bur 19.10.1644)
  a. Ellinor Skerrit (bpt 15.04.1642)
  m. (c11.1675) Richard Spry of Whitchurch
  b.+ other issue - Edward (bpt 14.06.1638), Mary (bpt 13.06.1640), Ann (bpt 16.10.1644, bur 01.05.1658)
  ii. William Skerrit (bpt 04.04.1623, 3rd son?)
m. (c07.1645) Elianor (widow of _ Turner of Tavistock)
  iii.+ other issue - Edward (bpt 23.09.1621, bur 05.03.1629-30), George (bur 20.07.1627)
  B. Thomas Skerit
  m. Barbara Aptor
  i. John Skerit (b c1610, a 1620)
  C. Alice Skerrit (d 02.04.1623)
  m1. Sir John Glanville
  m2. Sir Francis Godolphin
  D. Margery Skerrit
  m. (c08.1617) John Whitchurch of Tavistock
  E. Loveday Skerrit
  m. (c06.1625) Henry Sawdy of Tavistock



(1) BLG1886 reports that "This family was originally of Galway extraction, and formed one of the thirteen tribes of that ancient town. It is stated that the name was formerly Huscared, and that Robert Huscared, of Scared, held lands in Connaught under Richard de Burgo in 1242. In 1378, Richard Scared, alias Skerritt, was Provost of Galway, and in 1421 John Skerrett was Mayor. The representative of this long-descended line" was the following Hyacinth.
(2) BLG1886 reports that the family had the following arms: "Vert, a chevron or, between two squirrels counter-sejant".
Hyacinth Skerrett of Finavara, Burrin, co. Clare
m. (20.07.1768) Mary Byrne (dau of George Byrne of Cabinteely by Clare, sister of Robert, Earl Nugenbt)
1. William Skerrett of Finavara had issue
  m. (12.10.1803) Mary Roche (d 1822, dau of John Roche of Limerick)
2. Clara Skerrett probably of this generation
  m. (1802) George Stacpoole (b 1773, dsp 01.1816, Captain)

Main source(s):
(1) For Swynborne (uploaded 17.12.18) : Visitation (Essex, 1612, 'Gernon')
(2) For Skerrit (uploaded 07.02.19) : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Skerrit of Whitchurch', p684)
(3) For Skerrett (uploaded 07.02.19) : BLG1886 ('Skerrett of Finavara')
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