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Families covered: Thimbleby (Thimelby) of Irnham, Thimbleby of Poolam

Thomas Thimbleby of Poolam (Poulham) in Edlington
1. Thomas Thimbleby
  m. _ Billesby (dau/heir of Sir William Billesby of Billesby (Bilsby))
A. Richard Thimbleby or Thimelby of Poolam and Irnham, Lincolnshire (d before 1523)
  m. Elizabeth Hilton (dau of Sir Godfrey Hilton of Irnham by dau of Sir Andrew Lutterell)
  i. Sir John Thimbleby or Thimelby of Irnham
  m. Margaret Boys (dau of John Boys)
  a. Sir Richard Thimbleby or Thimelby of Irnham & East Bridgeford (d 28.09.1590)
  m1. Katharine Tyrwhit (dau of Sir Robert Tyrwhit of Kettleby)
(1) John Thimbleby or Thimelby of Irnham (d 07.01.1625-6, 2nd son?)
  m1. (before 30.12.1558) Mary St. Paul (bur 03.10/2.1564, dau of George St. Paul of Snarford)
  (A) Richard Thimbleby or Thimelby (dvp bur 02.02.1622-3)
  m. Mary Brooksby (dau of Edward Brooksby of Shoby)
(i) Sir John Thimbleby or Thimelby of Irnham (b 17.06.1603, d 19.12.1661)
  m. Elizabeth Savage (dau of Thomas Savage, 1st Earl Rivers)
  (a) John Thimbleby of Irnham (b 20.06.1635, dsp 28.06.1712)
  m. (28.01.1657-8) Dorothy Petre (b c1634, d 09.01.1720, dau of Robert, 3rd (not 2nd) Lord)
(b) Elizabeth Thimbleby (b 17.10.1643, a 1676)
  m. Francis Cottington (d by 1676)
  (c)+ other issue - Robert (b 10.11.1645), Henrietta Maria (b 18.10.1649, d unm)
  (ii) Henry Thimbleby (dsp 1655)
  m. Gertrude Aston (dau of Walter Aston, 1st Lord of Forfar)
  (iii) Elizabeth Thimbleby
  m. Richard Conquest of Houghton Conquest (a 1634)
  (iv) Mary Thimbleby
  m. Sir William Pershall
(v) Catharine Thimbleby
  m. Herbert Aston (son of Walter, 1st Lord)
  (vi)+ other issue - Edward, Richard (dsp), Robert (dsp), William (dsp), Anne, Ellen, Dorothy, Frances, Winifred (nun)
  (B) Elizabeth Thimbleby
  m. Henry Clifford of Brackenborough
  m2. (c02.1566-7) Magdalen Billesby (dau of Andrew Billesby of Bilsby)
  (C) John Thimbleby of Snydale, Yorkshire (bpt 20.02.1567-8)
  m. Mary Jackson (dau of Charles Jackson of Snydale)
  (D) Mary Thimbleby (bpt 16.02.1576-7) possibly the Maria who married ...
  m. Thomas Lacon of Linley (a 1623)
  (E)+ other issue - George, Nicholas, Thomas, Robert, William, Katherine (bpt 24.09.1570), Lucy (bur 08.08.1610), Alice
(2) Edmund Thimbleby (d 25.10.1607)
  m1. (12.05.1578) Sophia Copwood
  (A)+ issue - John (bpt 05.02.1581-2), Katharine (bpt 06.01.1583-4)
  m2. (30.04.1599) Jane (bur 07.07.1603, widow of John Laughton)
  (3) Richard (Robert?) Thimbleby of Great Grimsby (bpt 28.02.1543-4, bur 09.04.1595)
  m. (11.11.1585) Maude Joyce (dau of William Joyce, m2. William Barnard)
  (A)+ issue (a 1592) - John (bpt 31.08.1589), Katharine (bpt 30.07.1586), Hester (bpt 08.04.1588, bur 21.02.1620-1)
  (4) Elizabeth Thimbleby
  In the section on this family, Maddison shows Elizabeth as married to Thomas (or William) Welby and then John St. Paul. The St. Paul & Welby records suggest that the marriages were the other way around. Visitation (1562-4) just shows the marriage to Thomas Welby.
  m1. (1558-9) John St. Paul (dsp c02.1558-9)
  m2. (1560) Thomas (not William) Welby 'of Moulton' (d 1570)
  (5) Mary Thimbleby (bur 26.11.1565)
  m. Edward Skipwith of Haburgh
  (6) Margaret Thimbleby (d 06.10.1598)
  m. Nicholas (or Michael) Empringham or Erpingham
  (5)+ other issue (dsp) - Edward, Anne
m2. Elizabeth (dau of Thomas Moore?)
  (7) John Thimbleby (d young)
  b. John Thimbleby
  m. Elizabeth Chatteron of Wiltshire
  c. Elizabeth Thimbleby (dsp)
  d. Katherine Thimelby
  m. (1525-6) William Ermin (Armine) (d 25.12.1558)
  ii. Thomas Thimbleby of Poolam, Tetford, etc. (dsp c1527, rector of Tetford)
  iii. Richard (or Robert) Thimbleby (a 1550)
  a. Matthew Thimbleby of Poolam (d c1551)
  m1. Elizabeth Skipwith (dau of Sir John Skipwith of South Ormsby, widow of Anthony Rigges)
  (1) Thomas Thimbleby of Poolam
  m. Mary Witherwick of Claxby
  (A) Elizabeth Thimbleby
  m. Thomas Tilston of Nettleham
  m2. Anne Hussey (dau of Sir Robert Hussey of Linwood, m2. Sir Robert Savile)
(2) Richard Thimbleby of Poolam (b c1524)
  m. Dorothy Gascoigne (dau of Sir William Gascoigne)
  (A) William Thimbleby (b c1563, a 1587)
  (B) ? Dorothy Thimbleby
  m. Oliver Witherwick of Claxby
  (3) Katharine Thimbleby
  m. Thomas Bambrough
  (4)+ other issue - Stephen (dsp 21.08.1587, recorder of Lincoln, MP), Dionysius (Denys)
  iv. Ellen Thimbleby shown by Maddison, same person as Eleanor?
  m. John St. Paul of Snarford (d before 18.06.1546)
  v. Eleanor Thimbleby shown by Visitation (1562-4), same person of Elen?
  m. Thomas Goode
  vi. Anne Thimelby shown by Visitation (1562-4)
  m. John Booth of Killingholme
  vii.+ other issue - Elizabeth (nun), Margaret (nun)

Main source(s): Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1906, 'Thimbleby (or Thymelby) of Poolam in Edlington and Irnham', p957+) with some support/input from Visitation (Walter Metcalfe, 1881, Lincolnshire, 1562-4, 'Thimbleby (Thimolby)') and just a very little support from Visitation (Walter Metlcalfe, 1882, Lincolnshire, 1592, 'Thimbleby')
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