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Families covered: Trimnell (Trymnell) of Stoke Golding

DNB & 'Lives of the Bishops of Winchester' report that descended from Sir Nicholas Trimnell, "founder of the Worcestershire family of Ockley Hall", was ...
Edmund Trimnell of Hanger in Bremhill, Wiltshire
m. ?? (Mrs Jenkins)
1. Charles Trimnell (b c1630, d 1702, rector of Abbots Ripton (Cambridgeshire), 4th son)
m. Mary named Mary Killingworth in a web site
  A. Charles Trimnell, Bishop of Norwich then Winchester (b 1663, d 15.08.1723)
  DNB reports that Charles was bpt 01.05.1663 but 'Lives of the Bishops of Winchester' reports that he was b 27.12.1663.
  m1. Henrietta Maria Talbot (b c1659, d 1716, dau of William Talbot, Bishop of Durham)
  i.+ 2 sons (d infant)
m2. (1719, sp?) Elizabeth Wynne (dau of Sir Edmund Wynne (Winn) of Nostell, 2nd Bart (by Katharine), widow of Joseph Taylor of the Temple)
  B. William Trimnell (d 15.04.1729, rector of Brington, Dean of Winchester) who married ...
  m. (08.12.1720) Elizabeth Ward (b 02.11.1674, d 04.12.1737, dau of William Ward of Brafield, widow of Thomas Thornton)
  C. David Trimnell (d 1756, Archdeacon of Leicester, 4th surviving son)
  i. Mary Trimnell (d 22.09.1781, 4th dau/coheir)
  m. (William) Thornton (Major General)
  ii. Jane Trimnell (b c1717, d 06.10.1783) probably of this generation
  m. (10.02.1744) Isaac Hawkins Browne (bpt 27.01.1706, d 26.02.1760, MP)
  D. Mary Trimnell (b 1659, d 1723)
  m. John Sturges (Archdeacon of Huntingdon)
  E. Anne Trimnell (b 1666-7, d 26.05.1755)
m. Alured Clarke of Godmanchester (b 1657-8, d 28.10.1744)
  F. Elizabeth Trimnell
  m. Henry Downes (b 1667, d 14.01.1734/5, Bishop of Killala & Achonry then Derry)
  Various web sites show that Elizabeth & Henry were parents of Robert (d 20.06.1763) who was Bishop of Ferns & Leighlin then of Down & Connor then Raphoe. However, one site (here) reports that Henry married Elizabeth, dau of Thomas Wilson (Dean of Carlisle), by whom he had 5 sons and several daughters with the implication being that Robert, his eldest son, was son of Elizabeth Wilson rather than Elizabeth Trimnell.
  G. Catherine Trimnell
  m. Thomas Green, Bishop of Ely (b 1658, d 1738)
  H.+ other issue - Hugh (apothecary to the King's household), 6 others (d young?)
2. Joan Trimnell possibly fits here
  m. Henry Bayntun (bpt 14.11.1621, d 1672)



(1) Visitation identifies the arms of this family as "Or, a cross engrailed gules, over all a bendlet azure".
(2) Except to show Trimell as an alias, Nichols spells the family name as 'Trymnell' throughout whilst Visitation uses 'Trimnell'.
Roger Trymnell alias Trimell or Trimnell of Staffordshire
1. John Trymnell or Trimnell
  m. Anne Fawkner (Fawknor)
  A. Ferdinand Trymnell or Trimnell (dsp before 1619)
  B. Basil Trymnell or Trimnell 'of London' of Stoke Golding, Leicestershire (d c1621)
  m. Lucy Makepeace (dau of Abel Makepeace of Chipping Warden, m2. Edward Bray of Oxfordshire)
  i. William Trymnell or Trimnell of Stoke Golding (b c1605, bur 01.06.1693, captain)
  m. Joan Goodman (d 10.04.1683, dau/heir of Thomas Goodman of Ireland & Foston)
  a. Dorothy Trymnell or Trimnell (b c1651, d 27.01.1693)
  m. Nathaniel Wyatt of Arnsby (b c1655, d 29.11.1703)
  (1) Sarah Wyatt (b c1682, d 01.09.1685)
  b. Anne Trymnell or Trimnell (b 1659, d 02.11.1737b
  m. William Johnson of London (b 1657-8, d 221.09.1709)
  (1) Trymnell Johnson (b 1693-4, d 12.08.1714)
  (2) Anna Maria Johnson (b 1698-9, d 20.06.1757)
  m. Ambrose Saunders, Sheriff of Leicestershire
c.+ other issue (d unm) - William, Basil, Charles (b 1670-1, d 07.1681), Lucy (b c1648, d 30.01.1726), Mary, Frances, Elizabeth
  ii. George Trymnell or Trimnell (b c1609, d 1643)
  iii. Dorothy Trymnell or Trimnell (b c1603, a 1619)
  m. George Brown of Helmedon
  iv. Mary Trymnell or Trimnell (b c1605, a 1619)
  m. Edward Brokesby of Stoke Golding
  v. Jane Trymnell or Trimnell (b c1606, a 1619)
  m1. _ Gifford of Goodwyn
  m2. Alphonso Fryth of Goodwyn
  vi. Bridget Trymnell or Trimnell (b c1609, a 1619)
  m. John Dawes of Stapleton
  vii. Lucy Trymnell or Trimnell (b c1610, bur 1688)
  m. _ Herring of London
  C. Goditha Trymnell or Trimnell
  m. Walter Britaine of Wincote
2.+ other issue - Roger, Thomas

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (first uploaded 15.11.15 into TZmisc03, moved here 13.12.22) : information kindly provided to us by a contributor (JR, 15.11.15) based on the article on 'Charles Trimnell (Bishop of Norwich then Winchester)' in 'General Biographical Dictionary' by Alexander Chalmers (1812) (found within words.fromoldbooks.org) & Wikipedia ("Charles Timnell") with some support/input from 'Lives of the Bishops of Winchester' (Rev. Stephen Hyde Cassan, vol 2, p204+), DNB ("Charles Trimnell")
(2) For lower section (uploaded 13.12.22) : 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 2, 1811, 'Pedigree of Trymnell of Stoke Golding', p726) with some support from Visitation (Leicestershire, 1619, 'Trimnell')
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