'Walcot01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Walcot of Bitterley Court, Walcot of Croagh, Walcot of Walcot (Walcott of Walcott)

BLG1886 starts its article with the following: "The Walcots derive their descent from one of the ancient septs of Wales, and their surname from the marriage of an ancestor with the heiress of the knightly House of Walcot. They were seated at Walcot, Salop, from time immemorial .... the family is said to be of Saxon origin." The coat of arms is described as "Quarterly: 1st and 4th, arg. a chevron between three chess rooks, sa.; 2nd and 3rd, arg., on a cross flory gu., five fleur-de-lis or."
David, lord of Garthmael (and/or Bethw)
m. Jane Walcot (dau/heiress of Sir John Walcot)
1. Ievan Walcot of Walcot, Salop
  m. Anne Mynd (dau of John Mynd or Mynde)
A. Roger Walcot of Walcot
  m. Edith Downes (dau of Sir William Downes)
  i. Sir Philip Walcot of Walcot
  m. Juliana Harley (dau of John Harley or Herle of Hereford)
a. John Walcot of Walcot (a temp Henry V who r. 1413-1422)
  Visitation shows uncertainty at this stage showing:
- this John as son of Sir Philip (with the ancestry shown above) and married to Alice, dau of David Lloyd ap Sir Griffith Vychan; and
- an alternative ancestry for this John, showing him as son of John son of Thomas (a 1405-6) son of Sir John (a 1382-3) and showing him as married to Matilda Cornwall.
We (provisonally) follow BLG1886 which appears to combine these views.
  m. Maud (Matilda) Cornewall (dau of Sir Richard Cornewall of Burford)
  (1) Roger Walcot of Walcot
  m. Margaret Lloyd (dau of David Lloyd of Mathavern (ap Llewellyn ap Griffith))
  (A) Edward Walcot of Walcot
  m. Alice English (dau of Sir Thomas English)
  (i) John Walcot of Walcot
  m. Margaret Plowden (dau of Edward Plowden of Plowden)
  (a) John Walcot of Walcot (d by 1582) - continued below
  m. Mary Newton (dau of Sir Peter Newton of Highley)



John Walcot of Walcot (d by 1582) - continued above
m. Mary Newton (dau of Sir Peter Newton of Highley (Chancellor) by daughter of Geffray Kyffin ap Jen' ap Kilhelin ap Einon Eluell, she m2. Thomas Acton of Acton Scott)
Visitation (Shropshire) shows their son Charles as the elder son and as of Walcot (as was his son Sir Charles) with Humphrey as of London (but his son Humphrey also of Walcot). BLG1886 shows Humphrey as the elder son and 'of Walcot' (and follows his line) with Charles 'of Builth' and ancestor of Walcot of Winkton (with no further information on this line). Visitation (London, mentioned below) shows Humfry as 'of Walcot Esq. and of London'. TCP (Bristol) describes Charles, father of the 1st Earl's wife, as "of Walcott". We presume that Charles was the elder and that Humphrey retained an interest in the area sufficient to enable him to be described also as 'of Walcot'.
1. Charles Walcot of Walcot
  m1/2. (sp) Margaret Isham (dau of John Isham or Eysam, son of Roger)
  m2/1. Beatrix (or Bridget) Gerling (dau of Anthony Gerling by a dau of Thomas Seckford of Suffolk)
  A. Charles Walcot of Walcot
  m1. ??
i. Beatrix Walcot (b c1574, d 12.09.1658)
  m1. Sir John Dyves or Dive of Bromham (d 1607)
  m2. John Digby, 1st Earl of Bristol (b c1586, d 21.01.1652)
  m2. Elizabeth or Mary Games (dau of John Games or Gam of Newton)
  Visitation shows 2 children for Charles & Elizabeth, John & Maria. The following comes from various web sites.
  ii. John Walcot
iii. Thomas Walcot or Walcott of Croagh, Limerick (d 1683, Colonel, conspirator in the Rye House Plot)
  m. Jane Blayney (dau of Thomas Blayney, niece of Lord Blaney)
  a. John Walcot of Croagh (d(sp?) 03.1736)
  b. Catherine Walcot
  Various web sites show Catherine as married to William Fitzgerald. This was possibly the Catherine 'of Walcot, Salop' who (also) married ...
  m1. Richard Levett (b 1695, Rector of Blithfield & Leigh)
  m2. William Fitzgerald of Six-Mile-Bridge and Moy Castle, co. Clare
  (1) Eleanor Fitzgerald
  m. John Minchin, later Minchin Walcot of Croagh
  iv. Mary Walcot
  m. Charles (sb John?) Minchin
  B. Elias Walcot
  m. Dorothy Conquest (dau of Sir Richard Conquest of Houghton)
  C. John Walcot had issue
  m. Johanna Winston (dau of Henry or John Winston, sister/(co)heiress of Sir Henry)
D. Bridget Walcot
  m. Sir John Dunne
  E. Anna Walcot
2. Humphrey Walcot or Walcott of Walcot and London (d 28.08.1616)
  m. (1582) Alice Hale (dau of Sir Richard Hale, alderman of London)
A. Humphrey Walcot of Walcot, Sheriff of Salop (b 1586, bur 08.06.1651)
  m. Anne Docwra (dau of Thomas Docwra of Poderich)
  i. John Walcot of Walcot, Sheriff of Salop (bpt 24.06.1624, d 1702)
  m1. Elizabeth Lucy (dau of Sir Thomas Lucy of Charlecote)
  a. Humphrey Walcot (d 1654)
m2. Elizabeth Clerke (d 1685, dau of Sir George Clerke of Watford)
  b. Charles Walcot of Walcot, Sheriff of Salop (b 1660, d 17.06.1726)
  m1. Elizabeth Wyndham (dau of Sir Wadham Wyndham, judge)
  (1)+ 5 daughters (d young or unm)
m2. Anne Brydges (dau of James Brydges, 8th Lord Chandos)
  (6) John Walcot of Walcot (b 1697)
  m. (15.05.1732) Mary Dashwood (dau of Sir Francis Dashwood, Bart of West Wycomb)
  (A) Charles Walcot of Walcot, later of Bitterley Court, Sheriff of Shropshire (b 1738, a 1782)
  m. Anne Levett (dau of Rev. John Levett of Blithfield by Catherine Walcot)
  (i) John Walcot of Bitterley Court (d 23.11.1834, rector of Bitterley)
  m. (02.12.1788) Sarah Dashwood (d 22.03.1834, dau of Sir John Dashwood-King, Bart of West Wycombe)
  (a) Charles Walcot of Bitterley Court (b 23.01.1794, d 1875, rector of Bitterley) had issue
  m1. (23.02.1818) Anne Walcot (dau of William Walcot of Ferry Park) @1@ below
m2. (07.1827, sp) Charlotte Molyneux (dau of John Molyneux of Ludlow, son of Sir Capel, Bart)
  m3. (29.04.1851) Mary Anne Rocke (d 05.02.1878, dau of Rev. John Rocke of Clungunford House)
  (b) Sarah Walcot
  m. (19.04.1830) Robert Bell Price of Knighton
  (c)+ other issue (d unm) - Mary (b 01.1864), Catherine (b c1800, d 1828)
  (ii) Charles Walcot (d 1810, rector of Pitchford) had issue
m. (1800) Anne Tomkyns (dau of Rev. Richard Tomkyns of Henwick House by Anne, dau of Rowland Berkeley of Cotheridge)
  (iii) Catherine Walcot
  m. (1788) William Walcot of Ferry Park @2@ below
  (B) John Walcot of London (dsp 1819)
  (7)+ other issue (d young or unm)
  m3. Bridget Hackett (dau of Andrew Hackett of Moxhull, widow (of ?? Morgan?))
  c. Barbara Walcot
  m1. William Oakeley of Oakeley (d 1694)
  m2. (02.09.1696) Sir William Gresley, Bart of Drakelow (d 17.10.1711)
  d. Sarah Walcot
  m. (03.01.1701) Robert Moore of Linley
  e. Beatrice Walcot
  m. Robert Morgan of Sutton
  f. Alice Walcot
  m. _ Graham (Dean of Wells)
  g.+ other issue - John, George of North Leach, Humphrey (b 1672), Thomas (dsp), Edward (dsp), Anne (bpt 12.07.1659), Mary
  ii. Thomas Walcot of Bitterley Court, Salop (bpt 06.08.1629)
  m. (10.12.1663) Mary Lyttleton (dau of Sir Adam Lyttleton, Bart)
  a. Humphrey Walcot of Bitterley Court (d 1743)
  m. Margaret Pearce (d 11.1715, dau of Edmund Pearce of Wilcot)
(1) Humphrey Walcot of Bitterley Court (bur 01.01.1766, Rev.)
  (A) Humphrey Walcot of London (bpt 04.11.1753)
  m. Sarah Price (dau of John Price of The Ham)
  (i)+ issue - Humphrey Francis of Wallingford, Anne
  (B) Charles Walcot (bpt 23.03.1755, dsp)
  m. Sarah (widow of Major Osborne of Turvillel)
  (C) William Walcot of Ferry Park, co. Dublin, later of The Moor, near Ludlow
  m. (16.10.1738) Charles Walcot (dau of Charles Walcot of Walcot) @2@ above
  (i) William Walcot
  (ii) Anne Walcot
  m. (23.02.1818) Rev. Charles Walcot of Bitterley Court @1@ above
  (iii) Catherine Walcot (d 1831)
  m. Robert Burton of Longnor Hall
  (iv) Sarah Walcot
  m. James Eysham Graham
  (D) Thomas Walcot had issue
  m. _ Porter
  (E) Elizabeth Walcot
  m. _ Baugh (dsp, Captain)
  (2) Anna Walcot
  m. Rev. John Holland
iii. William Walcot (bpt 29.06.1633)
  The following comes from Visitation (London, 1663-4, Walcott).
  B. Richard Walcot of London (a 1634)
  m. Elizabeth Vincent (dau of William Vincent of London, relict of Richard Smyth)
  i.+ issue (a 1634) - Richard, Elizabeth
  C. Ann Walcot
m. Bernard Hid (Hyde) of London
  D. Mary Walcot
  m. Richard Bishop of London (merchant)
  E. Alice Walcot
  m. Anthony Terringham (brother of Sir Thomas)
  F. Dorothy Walcot
  m. John Gore (son/heir of Sir John, alderman of London)
  G.+ other issue - John (rector of Keyston), William of London, Bernard, Rose
  Possibly also of this generation was ...
  K. Bridget Walcot
  m. Robert Harris of Kirton
  i. Anne Harris
  m1. Joshua Ambler of Kirton (bpt 06.04.1643, bur 19.03.1663-4)
  m2. (12.10.1665) William Ansell of Spalding
3. Margarita Walcot
  m. John Best of Worcester
4. Maria Walcot
  m. Thomas Powell of Burnell (Bucknell) (d 1611-2)

Main source(s): BLG1886 (Walcot of Bitterley Court), Visitation (Shropshire, 1623, Walcot of Walcot)
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