'Blomefield1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Blomefield (Barts), Blomefield of Brisingham, Blomefield of Fersfield

(1) Unfortunately, whilst Blomefield provides an image of his family's arms, we did not find within BHO a description of them. Suffice it to note that they are multiply quartered, indicating that connections had been found to other families that were entitled to arms, and that one of the quarters bore some similarity wtoith the arms shown for the baronets in the lower section below.
(2) Shown alongside a John Blomfild (d c1548) who "was descended from Sir Henry Broumflete, alias Bromefielde, Knt. who live in the time of King Henry VI" was the following Henry Blomfild. Wikipedia ('Francis Blomefield') reports that "The Blomefield family ... claimed descent from Sir Henry Broumflete/Bromefilde, sent in 1433 by King Henry VI as one of the delegation to the Council of Basle."
Henry Blomfild of Fersfield, Norfolk
1. John Blomefilde of Fersfield (a 1581, bur 1603)
  m. Agnes Jolly (dau/coheir of Nicholas Jolly of Brisingham by Alice)
  A. John Blomefield (dsp)
  B. Nicholas Blomefield of Kenninghall had issue at Kenninghall, "which family is now extinct"
  C. Henry Blomefield of Fersfield
  m1. Anne Musket (dau/coheir of _ Musket of Brisingham)
  i. John Blomefield of Fersfield (d 1700)
  m. Elizabeth Peak (dau/heir of John Peak of Thorham Magna)
  a. Henry Blomefield ofWinkley Wood & Marketfield in Fersfield (b 1680, bur 1732, 3rd son)
m. Alice Batch (b c1677, d 1729, dau/heir of John Batch of Lyn Regis (King's Lynn))
  (1) Francis Blomefield (b 23.07.1705, d 16.01.1752, Rector of Fersfield, historian & antiquarian of Norfolk))
  Some details on Francis and his family come from Wikipedia ('Francis Blomefield'). Carthew starts with Francis and his siblings but does not identify their parents.
  m. (01.09.1732) Mary Womack (dau of Rev. Lawrence Womack of Caister (Castor))
  (A) Elizabeth Blomefield (b 14.10.1733)
  m. William Mason of Necton
  One of their grandsons assmed the name Blomefield but d unm.
  (B)+ other issue - Alice (b 26.09.1735, d 21.03.1735/6), Alice (a 1813, d unm?)
  (2) Peter Blomefield of Fersfield (b 1715, d 17.02.1801)
  m. Frances Womack (b 1711-2, d 02.09.1756, dau of Rev. Lawrence Womack of Caister, sister of Mary)
  (A) Francis Blomefield of Swaffham (d 24.01.1817)
  m. Ann (b 1757-8, d 13.03.1836)
  (B)+ other issue (d unm) - Catherine (b c1741, d 08.11.1783),Frances (d 12.07.1808), Mary (d 1746)
  (3) Elizabeth Blomefield (b 1708)
  m. (1737) Edward Chappelow (Rector of Roydon & Vicar of Marham)
  (A) Elizabeth Chappelow (b c1737, d 25.11.1769)
  m. John Harvey Jenyns (b 1733-4, d 02.04.1789)
  (i) George Leonard Jenyns of Bottsham Hall, Cambridgshire (cleric)
  m. Mary Heverden
  Their 4th/youngest son, Leonard of Bath, assumed the name Blomefield.
  (B)+ other issue - Leoinard, Edward, Christopher, Mary
  (4)+ other issue - John (b 1717, d 23.07.1784), Alice (b/d 1712), Hester (b 1714)
  b. Elizabeth Blomefield (dsp 1720)
  m1. (1699) Robert Shales of Oxburgh
  m2. John George of Thetford
  m3. (1714) Anthony Neech (Rector of Snitterton & Warham)
  c. Mary Blomefield (dsp)
  m1. John Denton of Lakingheath
  m2. Nathaniel Oaks of Snitterton
  d. Sarah Blomefield
  m. John Wright of Thetford
  (1) Sarah Wright
  m. Henry Ward of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  (A) John Ward
  (12+ other issue - Hellen, others (dvm)
  e.+ other issue - John (dvp unm), Henry (d 1676), Anne (bpt 1682, bur 1690)
  m2. Diana Benham (dau of _ Benham of Suffolk)
  ii. Henry Blomefield of Brisingham
  m. Elizabeth Piddock (dau of William Piddock of Brisingham)
  a. Henry Blomefield of Fersfield (a 1737, 2nd son) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Bateman (dau of William Bateman of Mendham)
  b. Elizabeth Blomefield (dsp)
  m. John Chatton of Framlingham
  c. Diana Blomefield
  m. Robert Batch of Thetford
  (1) Eugenia Batch
  d. Susanna Blomefield
  m. _ Gunby (vicar of Flixton)
  (1) Susanna Gunby
  e.+ other issue - Style of Blonorton (d unm 1731), Richard (bur 1701), Henry (bur 1701)
  iii. Diana Blomefield
m. Greg. Fisher of Redgrave
  iv. Anne Blomefield
  m. Isaac Newton of Bury St. Edmund's
  D. Samuel Blomefield of Brisingham had issue, "the family is now extinct"
  E. William Blomefield of Diss
  i. James Blomefield of Diss (d c1633) "family is now extinct"
  F. Thomas Blomefield of Watton ancestor of Blomefields of Watton and East Dearham
  G. Bridget Blomefield
  m. Edmund Wallis of Fersfield
  i. Anne Wallis (bur 04.02.1661, coheir) probably of this generation
  m. (c1603) Thomas Frere of Occold & Bressingham (b 01.1581, bur 20.01.1653/4)
  H. Anne Blomefield
  m. John Aldrich of Bedingfield
  I. Elizabeth Blomefield
  m. Abraham Youngs of Methwold
  J. Mary Blomefield (dsp)



BP1934 identifies the arms of the baronets as "Sa., on a chev., arg., a branch of laurel between two bomb-shells, fired, ppr. ; and in a canton, or, a spear-head, embrused, ppr.".
Thomas Blomefield (rector of Hartley & Chalk, Kent)
m(2). Mary Matthews (dau of John Matthews, widow of William Branch)
1. Sir Thomas Blomefield, 1st Bart (d 24.08.1822, Major General)
  m. Elizabeth Wilmot (dau of Sir John Eardley Wilmot, Chief Justice)
  A. Sir John Blomefield, 2nd Bart (b 24.03.1791, d 30.06.1858) had issue
  m. (11.11.1819) Salome Kekewich (d 22.01.1862, dau of Samuel Kekewich of Peamore)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BHO ('An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk', Francis Blomefield, vol 1 (London 1805), 'Plate 1: Blomefield arns and pedigree') with some input/support from 'West and East Bradenham' (G.A. Carthew, 1883, 'Pedigree of Blomefield', p161)
(2) For lower section (originally uploaded 21.06.13 to BZmisc17) : BP1934 ('Blomefield')
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