'Bonfoy1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bonfoy of Abbot's Ripton, Bonfoy of Hayes, Bonfoy of London

Sebastian Bonfoy of London
m. Alice Audley (dau of John Audley of Sutton, sister/coheir of Hugh of Buckenham Castle)
1. Samuel Bonfoy of Hese (Hayes), Middlesex
  m. Audrey Wilford (dau of John WIlford of the Isle of Wight)
  A. Nicholas Bonfoy of Hayes & London (d 11.1672)
m. Mary Shepheard (a 02.1690, dau of Nicholas Shepheard or Sheppard of Sudbury (not Sunbury) by Ann, dau of William Millett of Harrow-on-the-Hill)
  i. Hugh Bonfoy (b c1652, d 1701)
  m. Anna (b c1651, d 07.03.1786)
  a. Nicholas Bonfoy of Radwell (Hertfordshire), later of Abbat's (Abbot's) Ripton (Huntingdonshire) (b 08.06.1674, d 09.06.1734)
  m. Elizabeth Hale, later of Cambridge (bpt 14.05.1682, d 03.1763, dau of William Hale of King's Walden by Mary Elwes)
(1) Nicholas Bonfoy of Abbot's Ripton (d 12.10.1775, serjeant at arms to the House of Commons)
  'The Herald & Genealogist' (p359) does not give any family of Nicholas but does mention his niece Elizabeth. Various web sites, not least WikiTree, show him as husband rather than son of Elizabeth Hale, and show his family as follows.
  (A) Hugh Bonfoy (Captain RN)
  m. Ann Eliot (dau of Richard Eliot of Port Eliot)
(i) Anne Bonfoy (d 14.08.1821)
  m. (1775) Henry Loftus, Earl of Ely (b 11.1709, dsp 08.05.1783)
  (B) Elizabeth Bonfoy
  m. Rev. Arthur Smyth = Francis Arthur Smyth, Archbishop of Dublin, Primate of Ireland (dsp 12.1771)
  (2) Thomas Bonfoy
  (A) Elizabeth Bonfoy
  m. (1777) John Rooper of Berkhampsted
  b.+ other issue - Samuel, daughters mentioned by Le Neve
  ii. Anne Bonfoy
  m. John Petit of London (tailor)
  iii. Sarah Bonfoy
  m. Edward Petit of London (haberdasher)
  iv. Frances Bonfoy
  m. John Marsh of Willesden (glazier)
  v. Alice Bonfoy
m. John Slaney
  vi. Elizabeth Bonfoy
  m. William Attley
  B. Sir Thomas Bonfoy of London (a 10.1669, Major, Alderman of London)
  m. Lettice Barker (dau of Sir Thomas Barker of Battisford (Basford) & Ringshall)
  i. Lettice Bonfoy (dsp)
  ii. Susan Bonfoy (d 29.03.1693)
  m. (03.09/11.1672) Sir Charles Caesar of Benington (d 13.08.1624)
  C. Samuel Bonfoy of Uxbridge (d before 13.05.1658)
  m. Mary Rea (dau of Sir John Rea)
  i.+ issue (a 1658) - Samuel, Mary, Elizabeth, Anna
  D. daughter
  m. (by 1652) _ Camfield
  E. daughter
  m. (by 1652) ??
2. Richard Bonfoy
  Richard is mentioned only by Le Neve who queries "if not the same with Samuell", showing his wife (possibly a later wife of Samuel?) to be a dau of Sir John Rea. The Herald & Genealogist' (p358) shows such a lady as wife of his nephew Samuel (see above).

Main source(s): 'The Herald & Genealogist' (vol 6 (1871), p153 & p358+), with support from 'The Hundred of Launditch and Deanery of Brisley' (G.A. Carthew, 1877, Part 2, p549+), Le Neve's 'Pedigrees of the Knights' (1696, edited by George Marshall 1873, p191+), Visitation (Foster, Middlesex, 1663, 'Bonfoy of Hayes descended from Audley')
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