'Weston02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Weston of Portland, Weston of Rugeley, Weston of Skreens (Skrynes) in Roxwell
[The lower section was previously within Weston01. It was moved here to facilitate expansion.]

John Weston of Hagley (d 1566)
m. (before 1532) Cecilia Ford (dau of John Ford)
1. Richard Weston of Hagley & Rugeley, Staffordshire (1613) the first mentioned by Visitation
  m. Barbara Kniveton (dau of John Kniveton of Mircaston)
  A. Ralph Weston (dvp 1605) omitted by VCH
i. Sir Richard Weston of Rugeley (b c1577, d 1656, Baron of the Exchequer)
  m. Anne Barbour (dau of Richard Barbour of Helderston)
a. Richard Weston (dvp c1652)
  m. Catherine Cockaine (dau of Thomas Cockaine of Ashbourne)
  (1) Philip Weston of Rugeley (b 1636-7, a 04.1664)
  m. Mary Kendall (dau of Henry Kendall of Smithsby)
  (A)+ issue (a 1664) - Charles (b c1659), Byrk (b c1660), Mary, Eleanor, Catherine, Frances
  (2)+ other issue - Richard, John, Catherine
  b. Ralph Weston (b c1608, a 1664)
  m. Katherine Weston (dau of Symon Weston of Shrewsbury)
  (1)+ issue - issue (b c1647, a 1644), Symon (d unm 10.1664)
c. Elizabeth Weston
  m. Richard Floyer of Hints
  ii. Jane Weston
  m. John Brandreth of Weeford
  iii.+ other issue - Symon, Thomas
  B. Anne Weston
  m. Thomas Wolseley
  C. Jane Weston
  m. Thomas Broughton alias Smith 'of Armitage'
  i. Mabel Broughton or Smith (bur 16.01.1678) probably of this generation
  m. (c1620) William Lander of Rugeley



Richard Weston of Skreens in Roxwell (d 06.07.1572, judge)
BE1883 identifies Richard's wife as as Wiburga, dau of Michael Catesby of Seaton. Because the dates appear to fit an earlier generation, provisionally we follow Visitation which shows her as ...
m1. Wyborow Catesby (d 1553, dau of Anthony Catesby of Whiston, widow of Richard Jenour of Dunmowe)
1. Sir Jerome Weston of Skreens (Skrynes) in Roxwell
m1. Mary Cave (dau of Anthony Cave of Chicheley)
  A. Sir Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland (bpt 01.03.1577, d 13.03.1634, Treasurer of England)
  m1. Elizabeth Pinchon (bur 15.02.1602/3, dau of William Pinchon of Writtle)
  i. Richard Weston
ii. Elizabeth Weston (bur 16.09.1654)
  m. (1623) John Netterville, 2nd Viscount of Dowth (bur 03.09.1659)
  iii. Mary Weston (bpt 02.01.1602-3, a 08.1678)
  m. (1629) Sir Walter Aston Walter Aston, 2nd Lord of Forfar (b 1609, d 23.04.1678)
  m2. (by 1605) Frances Walgrave (d 1645, dau of Nicholas Walgrave or Waldegrave of Borley)
  iv. Jerome Weston, 2nd Earl of Portland (b 16.12.1605, d 16/7.05.1662)
  m. (18.06.1632) Frances Stuart (b 19.03.1617, bur 17.03.1693/4, dau of Esme Stuart, Duke of Lennox)
  a. Charles Weston, 3rd Earl of Portland (bpt 19.05.1639, d unm 03.06.1665)
  b. other issue - Henrietta Mary, Frances, Katharine, Elizabeth
v. Thomas Weston, 4th Earl of Portland (bpt 09.10.1609, dsp 05.1688)
  m. (1667) Anne Butler (d 26.05.1669, dau of John Butler, Lord of Bramfield)
  vi. Nicholas Weston (dsp)
  vii. Benjamin Weston of Walton-on-Thames
  m. Elizabeth Sheldon (dau of Thomas Sheldon of Houby, relict of Christopher Villiers, 1st Earl of Anglesey)
  a. Elizabeth Weston
  m. (02.03.1651-2) Sir Charles Shelley, 2nd Bart of Michelgrove (d 1681)
  b. Anne Weston (d infant)
  viii. Anne Weston (d 10.03.1634/5)
  m. Basil Feilding, 2nd Earl of Denbigh (b c1608, dsp 28.11.1675)
  ix. Mary Frances Weston
  m. Philip Draycote of Paynsly (d 07.03.1659)
  x. Catherine Weston
  m. Richard White of Hutton
B. William Weston
  C. Anne Weston
  m1. John Williams of Brentwood or Burntwood
  m2. _ Gardiner of Sussex
  D. Winifred Weston
  m. Nicholas Cotton of Romford 'of Hornchurch'
  i. Mary Cotton probably of this generation
  m. Edward Cookes of Bentley Pauncefoot (d 1656)
  E. Dorothy Weston
  m. Sir Edward Pinchon of Writtle
  F. Margaret Weston
  m. Edward Leventhorp or Leventhrope of Hertfordshire
  m2. Margery Pert (dau of George Pert of London)
2. Amphalis Weston
  m. (17.05.1571) Sir Benjamin Tichborne, 1st Bart of Tichborne (d 06.09.1629)
3. Margaret Weston
  m1. John Loveday
  m2. Andrew Glascock
m2. _ Burnaby
m3. Elizabeth Lovett (dau of Thomas Lovett of Astwell)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Richard St. George, Staffordshire, 1612 & 1633-4, Weston of Rugeley) with a little input & support from VCH (Staffordshire, vol 5, Rugeley: Manors and economic history), Visitation (Armytage & Rylands, Staffordshire, 1664-1700, Weston)
(2) For lower section : BE1883 (Weston of Portland) with some input & support from Visitation (Essex, 1612, Weston)
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