'Thornes1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Thornes of Melverley, Thornes of Shelvock (Shelvoke), Thornes of Shrewsbury

Robert Thornes (a 1356)
m. Cecilia Yonge (dau/heir of John Yonge, son of William)
1. Robert Thornes (a 1408, Bailiff of Shrewsbury)
A. Roger Thornes
  m. Cecilia
  i. Thomas Thornes of Shelvoke, Salop
  Although the Harleian editor appears to have added a note to indicate that Thomas's wife was Isabel, dau of Sir Robert Corbet of Morton by Ciclie, dau of Sir Henry Vernon, we keep to how Visitation appears to have originally named his wife which was ...
  m. Maria Corbet (dau of Sir Roger Corbet of Morton)
  a. Roger Thornes of Shelvoke (d 1531, Bailiff of Shrewsbury)
  m. Jane Kynaston (dau of Sir Roger Kynaston)
(1) John Thornes of Shelvoke or Shelvock
  m. Elizabeth Astley (dau of Richard Astley of Patishull)
  (A) Galfrid Thornes of Shelvock
  m1/2. Anne Fowler (dau of Roger Fowler of Staffordshire)
(i) Nicholas Thornes of Shelvock (a 1592)
  m. Margaret Wrottesley (dau of Walter Wrottesley of Wrottesley or Worttesley)
  (a) Richard Thornes 'of Shelvock', Sheriff of Salop (a 1610)
  m. Elizabeth Mitton (dau of Edward Mitton)
  ((1)) Francis Thornes 'of Shelvock' (b c1606)
  Visitation ends with this generation. Wikipedia provides the following:
m. (12.12.1625) Beatrice Corbet (dau of Sir Andrew Corbet of Morton Corbet)
  ((A)) Thomas Thornes, last of Shelvock (bpt 26.09.1630, dsp)
  m1. (1653) Elizabeth Langley (dau of Jonathan Langley of Shrewsbury)
  m2. Catherine Courteen (dau of Sir William Courteen of London, widow of Sir Edward Littleton of Pillaton, Bart)
  m3. Anne (m2. George Bold)
((B)) Margaret Thornes possibly of this generation
  m. Sir Thomas Eyton of Eyton
  ((2)) Margaret Thornes
  (b) Eleanor Thornes
  m. Thomas Kynaston
  (c)+ other issue - Andrew, Anna, Dorothea
  (ii) Alice Thornes
  m2. Jane Kynaston (dau of ?? Kynaston of Shardon)
  (iii)+ other issue - Richard, Jane, Dorothy, Eleanora, (Katherine)
  (B) Richard Thornes
  (i) Alice Thornes
  m. Sir John Littleton (d 1560)
  (ii)+ other issue - Ralph, William
  (C) Thomas Thornes
  (D) daughter
  m. _ Tannat of Abertannat
  (2) Nicholas Thornes
  m. Gwen (dau/heir of David Vichan (ap David ap Grono of Delmen) by Katherine, dau of Jenkin ap Gruffith of Pentlas)
  (A) Roger Thornes of Melverley, Salop
  m. Margaret Lloyd (dau of John Lloyd ap David ap Lleywllyn of Gaetholl)
  (i) Edward Thornes of Melverley
  m. Margaret Cole (dau of Robert Cole ap Edward)
  (a) Mary Thornes
  m. John Browne
  (b)+ other issue - Thomas, Edward, Elizabeth, Judith
  (ii) Thomas Thornes
  (iii) Roger Thornes
  m. Agnes (dau/heir of Jenn' ap David of Vawer0
  (a)+ issue - Roger, John, Ermine, Margery, Maria
  (iv) Anna Thornes
  m. Thomas ap Edward of Argaid
  (v) Elianora Thornes
  m. George ap John
  (B) Edward Thornes
  m. Katherine (dau of John ap David ap Edward)
  (i)+ issue - Ralph, Nicholas, Thomas, Richard, Jane
  (C) Jane Thornes (dsp)
  m. Reginald ap Gruffith ap Thomas
  (3) Robert Thornes of Shrewsbury
  m. Elizabeth Port (dau of Thomas Port of Bridgnorth)
  (A) Roger Thornes of Leighton
  m. Margaret Poole (dau of John Poole of Whixall, relict of Thomas Ives)
  (B) Thomas Thornes of London
  m. Beatrix Deakes of Salop
  (i) Thomas Thornes
  (ii) Richard Thornes of Bridgnorth
  m. _ Woolrich (dau of John Wicherly or Woolrich of Wilcot)
  (a)+ issue - Francis of Shelvock, Margaret
  (4) Thomas Thornes of Salop
  m. Jane Onslow (dau of Edward Onsklow)
  (5) Margery Thornes
  m. Richard or Phillip Lloyd
  (6) Cicely Thornes
  m. Thomas Birrington

Main source(s): Visitation (Shropshire, 1623, Thornes of Shelvock and Melverley)
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