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Families covered: Woodford of Ansford, Woodford of Carleby

Robert Woodforde
m. Johanna Preston of Radnorshire (heiress)
1. Robert Woodforde
  m1. Elizabeth Wentworth (dau of Peter Wentworth of Burnham)
  A. Robert Woodford of Scaldwell, Northamptonshire
  m. _ Wymond
  i. Edward Woodford (b c1518, d c1604)
  m. Margery Ragdale (dau of _ Ragdale of Old, Northampton)
  a. Robert Woodford
  m. Jane Dexter (dau of Thomas Dexter of Old)
  (1) Robert Woodford (b 03.04.1606)
  m. Hannah Hanch (dau of Robert Hanch of London by Hannah, dau of Edward Heighes & niece of Sir Nicholas Heighes of Hieghes House & West Court Manor, Benster)
  (A) Samuel Woodford (b 15.04.1636, d 11.01.1700, rector of Hartley Mauduit & Shaldon, prebendary of Winchester)
  m1. (10.10.1661) Alicia Beale (dau of Theodore Beale of Buckinghamshire by Elizabeth)
  (i) Heighes Woodford (rector of Elvetham & Epsom)
  m. Mary Lamport (dau of Captain Thomas Lamport of Alton)
  (a) Samuel Woodford (b 22.07.1695, d 11.05.1771, rector of Ansford, vicar of Castle Cary)
  m. (12.07.1724) Jane Collins (dau of James Collins of Ansford (by _ Tilly of Widcomb House) son of Nicholas by Dorothy, dau of _ Watts of Cucklington & Shanks)
  ((1)) Heighes Woodford of Ansford (b 06.07.1726, d 1789)
  m. Anne Dorville (dau/heir of Ralph Dorville)
  ((A)) William Woodforde of Ansford House, Somerset (b 04.05.1758)
  m. (16.11.1790) Anne Dukes (d 10.02.1829, dau of George Dukes of Galhampton)
  ((i)) William Woodforde in Fredericton, New Brunswick, North America (b 22.01.1792) had issue
  m. Lucy Anne Miller (dau of Colonel Edward Miller by Hannah, sister of Judge Winslow)
  ((ii)) George Augustus Woodforde (b 02.04.1801) had issue
  m. (08.08.1832) Harriet Mary Leir (dau of Rev. William Leir of Ditcheat)
  ((iii))+ other issue - Juliana, Jane, Anne Maria
  ((B))+ other issue - Samuel (b 29.03.1763, dsp 27.07.1817), Anna Maria (b 1757, d 06.01.1830), Jane Augusta Juliana (b 1760, d unm 1788-9)
  ((2)) John Woodford (b 23.09.1744, dsp 23.03.1799, 4th son)
  m. Meliora Clarke (dau of Captain _ Clarke)
  ((3) Sobienski Clementina Woodford (b 1724-5, d 30.07.1821)
  m. Richard Clarke of Ansford
  ((4)) Mary Woodford (b 1728, d 1804)
  m. Robert White of Ansford
  ((5) Jane Woodford (b 13.11.1734, d 1798)
  m. John Pouncett
  ((A)) Jane Pouncett
  m. Rev. W.F. Grove of Wiltshire
  ((6))+ other issue - Samuel (d infant), James (b 16.06.1740, d 01.01.1803, rector of Weston Longueville)
  (b) John Woodford (rector of North Curry, 3rd son)
  m. _ Hamilton
  ((1)) Robert Woodford ancestor of Woodfords in London
  ((2)) Thomas Woodford ancestor of Woodfords in Taunton
  (c) Thomas Woodford had issue
  m. _ Adams (sister of Dr. _ Adams of Pembroke College)
  (d) Mary Woodford
  m. Rev. _ Lewis of Kilkenny College
  (e) Elizabeth Woodford
  m. _ Parr
  (f)+ other issue - William (dsp), Anne (d 1773), Jane
  (ii) son (d infant)
  (iii) Alicia Woodford
  m. Alexander Dalgress (rector of Farrindgon)
  m2. (05.02.1666) Mary Norton (dau of John Norton of Benstead)
(iv) Samuel Woodford (d 1730)
  m. Susannah Wakeford of Southampton
  (a) daughter
  (v) Robert Woodford (b c1675, d 1762, canon of Wells, rector of Yeovilton, 3rd son of this marriage)
  m. _ Farewell of Holbrook House
  (vi) William Woodford in Epsom then Bath (professor)
  m. Elizabeth (probably not Mary) Smyth (dau of Rev. George Smyth of Binderton by Elizabeth, dau of Robert Peckham of Little Green)
  (a) Elizabeth Woodford
  m. Thomas Wright of London (brother of Judge Sir Martin)
  ((1)) Elizabeth Wright
  m. (28.06.1770) Sir John Guise (MP for Gloucester)
  (b) Anna Maria Woodford
  m. _ Wotton
  (c)+ other issue - William, Anne (d unm)
  (vii)+ other issue - John (dsp, rector of Bucknell & Bicester), Anne (d unm)
  (B) John Woodford of London
  Commoners reports that John was ancestor of Sir Ralph Woodforde, Bart. BEB1841 (Woodford of Carleby) provides the following information, starting with the following Matthew. The dates indicate that he was probably son (rather than grandson) of John but, if that was the case, this makes it strange that the connection is not more clearly spelt out in BEB1841 and/or Commoners.
  (i) Matthew Woodford of New Sarum
  (a) Matthew Woodford (b after 1663, prebendary of Chichester)
  m. Anne Sherer (dau of John Sherer of Chichester)
  ((1)) Matthew Woodford of Southampton
  m. Mary Brideoak (dau of John Brideoak)
((A)) Sir Ralph Woodford, 1st Bart of Carleby, Lincolnshire (b c1735, d 26.08.1810)
  m. (19.05.1773) Gertrude Reesen (d 1794)
  ((i)) Sir Ralph James Woodford, 2nd Bart of Carleby, Governor of Trinidad (b 1784, d unm 17.05.1828)
  ((ii)) Elizabeth Woodford
  m. (14.06.1801) John Hammet (son of Sir Benjamin of Taunton by Louisa, dau of Sir James Esdaile)
  ((2)) John Woodford (d 18.04.1800, Colonel, 3rd son)
  m1. Mary Emperor of Norfolk
  ((A))+ issue - Emperor (Captain), 2 son (d young)
  m2. (28.12.1778) Susan Gordon (dau of Cosmo Gordon, Duke of Gordon, relict of John Fane, Earl of Westmoreland)
  ((D))+ other issue - Alexander, John George
  ((3)) Anne Woodford (d 18.01.1805)
  m. (06.01.1760/1) Peter Thellusson of Plaistow & Broadsworth (b 1737, d 1797)
  ((4))+ other issue - Matthew (prebendary of Winchester), Mary
  (b) Mary Woodford
  m. Robert Pellican
  (C)+ other issue (dsp) - Thomas, Nathaniel, Sarah, Susannah, Hannah, Elizabeth
  ii. Richard Woodford
  a. ?? Woodford
  (1) ?? Woodford
(A) Edward Woodford (Colonel)
  m. _ Fitzgerald (sister of the Earl of Kildare)
  iii.+ other issue - Thomas (dsp), William
  B. Anna Woodford
  m. Aegidio Buden or Baden
  m2. _ Moore (dau of Richard Moore)
  C.+ other issue - Thomas, Edward, Sarah, Dorothea, Johanna, Jane, Elizabeth, Ellen, Martha, Silvester
2. Elizabeth Woodforde
  m1. Richard Baber
  m2. William Southcott
3. Dorothy Woodforde
  m. Roger Harries
4. Mary Woodforde
  m. Richard Morgan
5. Frances Woodforde
  m1. Thomas King
  m2. George Davers here?
6.+ other issue - Edward (dsp), John (dsp), Henry (dsp), Gertrude

Main source(s): Commoners (vol IV, Woodforde of Ansford House)
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