'Bransby1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bransby of Mettingham, Bransby of Poringland, Bransby of Shotesham, Bransby of Yarmouth

William Bransby of Bergh Apton (d after 14.03.1554-5)
m. Margaret
1. Robert Bransby of Poringland (d 1587-8, yeoman)
  m. Elizabeth Copping (bur 1596, dau of John Copping of Shotesham)
  A. Thomas Bransby of Poringland (bpt 1544)
  m. (1566) Martha Ward (dau of Geoffrey Ward of Brooke)
  i. John Bransby of Poringland (d before 22.09.1649, yeoman)
  m. Martha Ling (d 1664, dau of William Ling of Marsham, widow of George Blofield of Norwich)
  a. Thomas Bransby of Poringland (d before 30.06.1673, yeoman)
  (1) Thomas Bransby of Poringland (d before 28.07.1687, yeoman)
  (A) Robert Bransby of Poringland
  (B) Thomas Bransby of Mettingham, Suffolk (b c1645, d 1717)
  m. Mary
  (i) Thomas Bransby of Mettingham (b c1687, d 1719)
  m. (1718) Mary Pettifer of Kirby Cane
  (C) Mary Bransby
  m. Thomas Baspole of Sutton
  (D)+ other issue - Sarah, Ann
  (2) Robert Bransby of Pakefield, Suffolk (dsp after 23.04.1681)
  b. Michael Bransby of Poringland
  m. (1655) Elizabeth Johnson
  (1) Mary Bransby
  m. Thomas Beverly of Poringland
  c. Robert Bransby of Thurton had issue
  d. John Bransby of Ashmanhaugh (d 04-5.1678) had issue
  m. Mary Goldworth (d 1692, dau of Thomas Goldworth of Thurton)
  e. Jane Bransby
  m. (1663) Edward Drake of Yarmouth
  ii.+ other issue - Thomas, Mary
  B. Robert Bransby of Shotesham (d before 18.03.1608, yeoman)
  m. (1577) Jane Gosling
  i. Robert Bransby of Shotesham (bur 1654)
  m. Elizabeth (d 1645)
  a. Thomas Bransby of Shotesham (bpt 1628, d before 23.10.1673, yeoman)
  m. Mary Mungay (bur 1690, dau of William Mungay of Shotesham)
  (1) Robert Bransby of Shotesham (d 1723/4, Master in Chancery)
  m. Margaret Reve (d 1715, dau of Richard Reve)
  (A) Elizabeth Bransby
  m. Thomas Bransby of Redenhall (d after 14.01.1725)
  (i) Thomas Bransby (bpt 1709, dsp 1730)
(ii) James Bransby of Shotesham (d 1782)
  m. Ann Maria Paston (dau/heir of James Paston of Harleston)
  (a) Maria Bransby
  m. Rev. Samuel Cooper of Yarmouth
  (b) Margaret Bransby
  m. John Daniel Dreyer
  (iii) Margaretta Maria Bransby
  m. Thomson Inyon of Pulham
  (iv) Elizabeth Bransby
  m. (1730) John Corrance of Rougham
  (v) Bransby (?) Bransby
  m. Offley Smtih of N. Nibley
  (2) Francis Bransby of Tasburgh (d before 27.03.1732)
  m. (1685) Susanna Roods
  (A) Robert Bransby of Shotesham (d before 28.10.1748)
  m1. (1707) Mary Watts (d 1722, dau of Joseph Watts)
  (i) Elizabeth Bransby (d 1784)
  m. Benjamin Gooch of Shotesham
  (ii) Mary Bransby (d 1769)
  m. Robert Francis of Norwich
  m2. Mary Rands (d after 07.04.1754, dau of Samuel Rands of Harleston)
  (B) Elizabeth Bransby (d 1764)
  m1. Edmund Marcon of Forncett (d 1727)
  m2. William Gilbert
b. Mary Bransby (bpt 1623)
  ii. Francis Bransby of Aldeby (d before 15.04.1637, yeoman)
  m. (1617) Priscilla Person (m2. _ Mickleburghe)
  a. Priscilla Bransby
  m. John Sallows
  b. Jane Bransby
  m. Bartholomew Cutland
  iii. Thomas Bransby of Yarmouth (d before 27.03.1641/2)
  The following is supported by 'The Hundred of Launditch and Deanery of Brisley' (G.A. Carthew, 1877, Part 2, p623).
  m. (before 04.08.1637) Mary Crowe (dau of Christopher Crowe of E. Bilney)
  a. Robert Bransby of Yarmouth (dsp 1692)
  b. Thomas Bransby of Caister & Yarmouth, Sheriff of Norfolk (d before 09.10.1683)
  m. Elizabeth Kettle (d 09.04.1680, dau of Philip Kettle of Yarmouth)
  (1) Elizabeth Bransby
  m. (1690) Sir Philip Astley of Melton Constable, 2nd Bart
  c. Jane Bransby (dsp 1668)
  m. William Crowe of Caister (b 1617, dsp 1668)
  iv. William Bransby of Aldeby (bpt 1588)
  C.+ other issue - John (bpt 1547, had issue), Elizabeth (bpt 1547)
2.+ other issue - Nicholas, Alice

Main source(s): Arthur Campling's 'East Anglian Pedigrees' (1939, Bransby of Shotesham, co. Norfolk)
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