'Bellew3'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bellew of Alverdiscott, Bellew of Ash, Bellew of Stockleigh Court, Bellew of Stockleigh Inglish (Stockley English)

John (or James?) Bellew of Bellewstown
m. Isott Creuse or Crews
1. William Bellew
m. Joane Penkeston (dau of Robert Penkeston of Kildare)
  A. Phillip Bellew
  m. Joane Shorthalse (dau of Thomas Shorthalse, son of Lord Shorthalse of Kilkenny)
  i. John Bellew (a temp Edward IV who r. 1461-1483) the first mentioned by BLG1952
m. Amy (probably not Anne) Fleminge (dau/coheir of John Fleminge (by Amy Rochford) son of Sir Christopher of Slane)
  a. Patrick Bellew of Alverdiscott, Devon (d 21.09.1533)
  m. Anne Dennis (dau of John (sb William?) Dennis of Orleigh)
  (1) Henry Bellew of Alverdiscott
  m. Alice Colebrook (dau/heir of William Colebrooke of Lorywell by Joane, dau/heir of Robert Cayley of Chimine (Calley of Chymney))
  (A) William Bellew of Ash in Brampton & Alverdiscott (b c1512, bur 15.01.1577-8)
m. Anne Stukley (bur 23.09.1567, dau of Sir Hugh Stukley (Stukeley or Stewkley) of Afton)
  (i) Richard Bellew 'of Ash Rogus' (a 1574)
  m. Margaret Sellenger (a 1574, dau of Sir John Sellenger of Devon)
  (a) Nicholas Bellew (younger son?)
  m. Susan Bodley (dau of William Bodley)
  (b) Epnetus or Epenetus Bellew
  m. Mary Bodley (dau of William Bodley)
  (c) Elizabeth Bellew
  m. (21.09.1615) Rev. Benedict Browning
  (d) Ellinor Bellew (bur 09.04.1641)
m1. (09.02.1590-1) Richard Coplestone of Woodland
  m2. (c08.1620) Humphry Prowse of Chagford
  (e)+ other issue - John (bpt 06.02.1568-9, a 1574), Richard, Catherine, Anne, Mary, Temperance (bpt 27.10.1584)
  (ii) Foulke Bellew (bur 07.05.1614, 3rd son)
  m. Joan Moore (dau of Sir John Moore of Moorhays)
  (a) Rowland Bellew
  m. (10.04.1634) Jane Cane
  (a)+ other issue - Onesimus (bpt 08.07.1586), John (bpt 1590), Margaret
  (iii) Henry Bellew of Stockley Inglish, Devon (a 1584) - continued below
m. Elizabeth Chichester (dau of Amias Chichester of Arlington)
  (iv) Agnes Bellew
  m. John Doble (Dobb?) of Upcott
  (v) Elizabeth Bellew
  m. (29.01.1559-60) Simon Sloley (Slowley) of Sherwell
  (vi) Phillipa Bellew
  m. (20.01.1561-2) John Addington of Bideford
  (vii) Alice Bellew
  m. (29.09.1563) Stephen Braddon
  (viii) Elinor Bellew
  m. (24.09.1565) Nicholas Parslowe
  (ix) Barbara Bellew
  m. (23.01.1576-7) Alexander Heron
(x)+ other issue - John (bur 20.04.1622, priest of Bratton Fleming), Charles, Anthony (d before 02.03.1579-80, rector of Bray & Alverdiscott), Awdrie (bpt 20.12.1553)
  (B) Jane Bellew
  m. John Langford of Denyton
  (C) Elinor Bellew (a 1531)
  m1. John Butler of Shorborough (bur 30.07.1551)
  m2. (09.02.1554-5) John Anderton of Cornwall
  (D)+ other issue (a 1531) - John, Philip
  (2) Anne Bellew
  m. John Barry of Winscott
  (3) Elizabeth Bellew
  m. William Paslew of Horwood
  (4) Julian Bellew
  m. _ Compton of Somerset
  (5)+ other isuse - Andrew, Thomas, Arthur, Benedict, Christopher, Richard, Margaret, Luce, Elianor
  B. Joan Bellew
  m. Roger Thorne of Thorne



Henry Bellew of Stockley Inglish, Devon (a 1584) - continued above
m. Elizabeth Chichester (dau of Amias Chichester of Arlington, m2. Stephen Braddon of Alverdiscott)
1. Phillip Bellew of Stock (Stockleigh) Inglish (bur 13.10.1662, 2nd son)
  m. (27.05.1610) Joane Quick (bur 18.11.1643, dau of John Quick of Stockley Pomeroy)
  A. Henry Bellew (b 1614, dsp bur 05.11.1696)
  m. (20.04.1635) Jane Burgoyne or Burgives
  B. William Bellew of Yarnscombe & Stockleigh Court (bpt 04.08.1662, bur 25.09.1700)
  m. (02.09.1660) Rose Hall or Hill
  i. Philip Bellew (dvp unm 1698) mentioned only by Commoners
  ii. Henry Bellew (bur 08.03.1719-20)
  a. Henry Bellew (dsp bur 03.11.1712/1711)
  m. Sarah Pope (dau/heir of Nicholas Pople of Crediton)
  iii. William Bellew of Stockleigh
  m. Anna Eyre (dau of William Eyre or Ayre of Torrington)
  a. Henry Bellew of Stockleigh Court (bur 15.10.1752)
  m. Frances Barbor (bur 02.09.1770, dau of William Barbor of Raleigh & Lary by Frances (heiress of Poyntz, Northcote & Bettadown))
  (1) William Bellew of Stockleigh Court (d 1772) mentioned only by Commoners
  m. Mary Morrison (dau of Rev. Thomas Morrison of Yeovale)
  (A) Thomas Bellew of Stockleigh Court (d unm 1789)
  (2) Henry Bellew of Stockleigh Court (b 1727-8, dsp 18.04.1791, Captain)
  m. Anne (widow of Thomas Wentworth)
  (3) John Bellew of Stockleigh Court (bpt 22.02.1738-9, d 20.10.1821, 3rd/4th son)
  m. (13.04.1763) Philippa le Comte (bur 01.02.1811)
  (A) Henry Bellow (d 1806)
  Vivian & BLG1952 report that Henry(1st son) d unm but Commoners suggests that he (2nd son) married and had a daughter, Philippa, who d 1807.
  (B) William Bellew of Stockleigh Court (b 1771-2, d 17.06.1826, Captain, 3rd son)
  m. (1798) Prestwood Love Froude (dau of Rev. John Froude of Knowlstone & Molland (of family of Edmestone))
  (i) John Prestwood Bellew (b 19.07.1803, d 21.01.1862, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (08.05.1827) Mary Ann Hancock (d 02.03.1890, dau of William Hancock of Wiveliscome)
  (ii) Henry Bellew of Oakhampton Park/House in Wiveliscombe, Somerset (b 31.08.1808, d 19.04.1894) had issue
  m. (16.06.1847) Mary Froude Bawden (dau of Humphrey Norris (not Henry) Bawden of South Molton)
  (iii) Louisa Philippa Bellew (b 05.12.1800)
  m. (22.08.1820) Edward Pain
  (iv)+ other issue - William Henry (b 20.04.1802, a 1806), Frances, Caroline
  (C)+ other issue - John Pillet (d unm 1815), Frances (b c1763, d 22.12.1840), Philippa (b 1775-6, d 06.02.1841)
(4) Frances Bellew (bpt 25.02.1729-30)
  m. Horatio Hele
  (5)+ other issue - Roger (bpt 17.03.1732-3, dsp), Anna (bpt 07.04.1731), Peternell (bpt 01.10.1734), Elizabeth (bpt 05.01.1736-7), Sarah (bpt 22.02.1738-9)
  C. Elizabeth Bellew (b 1612)
  m. (27.06.1639) John Furse or Furze of Torrington
  D. Katherine Bellew
  m. William Littleton of Knowstone
  E. Mary Bellew (bpt 15.05.1626, d before 16.05.1662) possibly the Mary who married ...
  m. (c1644) John Nott, younger of Cobbaton
  F.+ other issue - Phillipp (bpt 20.07.1620, dsp c07.1669), Gurtred (bpt 12.05.1616, a 1620), Joane (a 1661), Jane (bpt 22.07.1627)
2. James Bellew
  m. _ Daws or Davis
  A. William Bellew (b 1616, a 1620)
3. Anne Bellew
  m. William Phillips of Alverdiscott
4.+ other issue (a 1620) - Henry of Hunsham (b c1580), George (b c1594), Mary (Margaret?) (b c1590)

Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Bellew of Stockleigh English', p68+) with input/support from BLG1952 ('Trollope-Bellew of Casewick'), Commoners (vol 2, 'Bellew of Stockleigh Court', p532+)
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