'Brandreth1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Brandreth of Lees, Brandreth of Ormskirk, Brandreth of Shenston, Brandreth of Weeford
[Much of this page was first uploaded to BZmisc15 on 27.09.11. It was moved here after review & expansion using BLG1937.]

John Brandreth of Weeford, Staffordshire
m. Jane Weston (dau of Ralph Weston of Rugeley, sister of Sir Richard)
1. Richard Brandreth of Shenston, Staffordshire (a 1663)
  m. Elizabeth Biddulph (dau of Michaell Biddulph of Elmhurst)
  A. John Brandreth (b 1636-7, a 1663)
  m. _ Fisher of Wincote
  i. Michael Brandreth (b c1665, 3rd son?) probably the Michael of Shenston who married ...
  m. Mary Staunton (dau of Harvey Staunton of Staunton)
  ii.+ other issue including John
  B. Lettice Brandreth
  m. William Vicars of London
  C. Mary Brandreth
  m. _ Rogers of Coventry
  D.+ other isssue - Richard, Theophilus
2. Roger Brandreth of Nottinghamshire, later of Upper Stonall in Stafforshire (d c1683) had issue
3. John Brandreth of Weeford & Lees possibly fits here
  John is not mentioned by Visitation. Showing him here is presumptuous as he could be (say) cousin rather than brother of Richard, Roger, etc.. The following comes from Commoners (vol 4, 'Brandreth of Stublach', p137+) with input from BLG1937 ('Watson-Gandy of Heaves').
  A. Edward Brandreth (b 1645, d 1702, 2nd son)
  i. Obadiah Brandreth (b 1678, d unm 1750)
  ii. Thomas Brandreth of Lees, Cheshire (b 1686, d 1730) the first mentioned by BLG1937
  a. Thomas Brandreth of Lees & Ormskirk (b 1723, d 1791)
  m. Mary Robinson
  (1) Thomas Brandreth of Ormskirk, Lancashire
  m. Alice Lamb
  (A) James Brandreth of Liverpool (b 1772)
  m. Margaret Tomlinson (dau of John Tomlinson)
  (B) William Brandreth
m. _ Chap[ell
  (2) Joseph Brandreth of Broad Green Hall, Liverpool (b 13.07.1748, d 10.04.1815, MD)
  m. (1780) Catharine Pilkington (dau of John Pilkington of Anderton)
  (A) Joseph Pilkington Brandreth of Stublach, Cheshire (b 08.09.1781, d 18.08.1858) had issue
  m. (28.06.1810) Alice Harper (d 02.09.1852,dau/coheir of William Harper of Davenham Hall by Ellen, dau of George Drinkwaterr)
  Their 2nd son assumed the name Gandy.
  (B) Thomas Shaw Brandreth (b 24.07.1788, d 1873) had issue
  m. (04.02.1822) Harriet Byrom (dau of Ashton Byrom of Fairview, Toxteth)
  (C) Mary Brandreth
  m. (17.06.1807) Benjamin Gaskell of Thornes House (d 1856)
(D) Catharine Brandreth
  m. Edward Rowe Lyall (Archdeacon of Colchester)
  (3)+ other issue
  b.+ 2 other sons
4. Elizabeth Brandreth
  m. Thomas Whadcock of Fillongley
5. Anne Brandreth (bpt 14.01.1612, bur 29.04.1690)
  m. (1632) John Swinfen of Swinfen
6. Sarah Brandreth
  m. William Heathe of Hamerwich
7. Jane Brandreth
  m. John Noble of Chorley
8. daughter
  m. _ Andrews

Main source(s): Visitation (Staffordshire, 1614+1663-4, 'Brandreth of Shenstone'), Visitation (Staffordshire, '1664-1700', 'Brandreth') with input as reported above
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