'Crawley1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Crawley-Boevey of Flaxley Abbey, Crawley of King's Walden, Crawley of London, Crawley of Luton

BP1934 starts with 2 brothers, John who succeeded Edward, whom we show as sons of ...
?? Crawley
1. Edward Crawley of Luton, Bedfordshire (d unm 1544-5)
2. John Crawley of Luton (d 1545-7)
  John is the first mentioned by the article 'Crawley Family of Stockwood, in Luton' in Bedfordshire Notes & Queries (vol 2, 1889, edited by Frederick Augustus Blaydes, p270+), referred to below as 'BNQ'. Thanks to a contributor (CV, 22.04.14) for drawing our attention to that source.
  m. Joane
  A. Richard Crawley of Stoppisley in Luton (d before 26.01.1578, 2nd son?)
BP1934 does not follow Richard's line but notes that he was "ancestor of the Crawleys of Nether Crawley, in Luton, and of Northaw and Stockwood Park, Beds, of which family was Sir Francis Crawley, justice of the Common Pleas in the time of Charles I, and Francis Crawley, a cursitor baron of the Exchequer in the time of Charles II." The following comes from BNQ with support from Visitation (Bedfordshire, 1634, 'Crawley') which starts with the following John.
  i. John Crawley of Nether Crawley in Luton (2nd son)
a. Thomas Crawley of Nether Crawley in Luton (d 15.12.1629)
  m. Dorothy Edgerley (dau/coheir of John Edgerley of Milton son (by Katherine, dau of Thomas Belson of Rowant) of Robert of Milton)
  (1) Sir Francis Crawley of Somerys Place, Luton (d 13.02.1649, judge)
  m. Elizabeth Rotheram (dau of Sir John Rotheram of Luton by Anne, dau of Thomas Snagge of Marston Morteyne (Sergeant-at-law))
  (A) John Crawley (bpt 1609, dsp 1638, cursitor Baron of the Exchequer)
  m. (1632) Mary Lambert (dau/heir of William Lambert, cousin, m2. Sir Edward Bagot of Blithfield, Bart) @@ below
  (B) Francis Crawley (bpt 17.03.1620, d 28.02.1683-4)
  m. Mary Clutterbuck of London
  (i)+ 4 sons and 3 daughters
  (C) Robert Crawley of Dunstable, Bedfordshire (b c1625)
  m. (1663) Joane Taverner (b c1639, dau of Richard Taverner of Hexton)
  (i)+ issue (a 1694) - John, Elizabeth, Mary, Martha, Catherine
  (D) Ann Crawley (dsp)
  m. (05.06.1664?) George Parish (rector of Weldrake)
  (E)+ other issue (a 1634) - Thomas (d unm bur 25.05.1677, rector of Barton-le-Cley & Amersham), Nicholas (d young)
  (2) Thomas Crawley
m1. ??
  (A) issue - Francis (bpt 1619), Thomas (bpt 1620), Sarah (bpt 1620, d young?)
  m2. ??
  (D) Sarah Crawley (bpt 1626)
  (3) Mary Crawley
  m1. William Lambert (or Lambard) of Buckinghamshire
  (A) Mary Lambert or Lambard apparently of this generation
  m1. (1632) John Crawley (dsp 1638) @@ above
  m2. Sir Edward Bagot of Blithfield, Bart
  m2. Sir Edward Richardson
  (4) Dorothy Crawley
  m1. William Warren of Buckinghamshire
  m2. Mathew Browne
  ii.+ other issue - William, Thomas, Roger, Alice, Julia, Isabel, Christian
  B. Thomas Crawley of Dunstable Lane in Luton (a 1544, d 1581-2, 4th son?)
  m. Elizabeth (widow of _ Parrett)
  i. Thomas Crawley of Preston in King's Walden, Hertfordshire (d 1648)
  m. Ann
  a. Thomas Crawley of King's Walden (dvp 11.1647)
  m. (28.06.1593) Sarah Basshope
  (1) Thomas Crawley of King's Walden (bpt 1597, dsp 12.1667)
(2) Edward Crawley (bpt 1600, d 09.1667)
  (A) Sarah Crawley
  m. _ Impye
  (B)+ other issue (a 1667) - Abraham (bpt 08.1647), Ann
  (3) Robert Crawley of London (b c1601, a 1668)
  m. (12.1629) Elizabeth Shipton (dau of John Shipton of London)
  (A) Thomas Crawley of London (b 1638, d 03.1714)
m. (1667) Mary Bonnell (d 04.1718, dau of David Bonnell of Isleworth by Ann, dau of Andrew Boevey & sister of James & William of Flaxley Abbey)
  The following is supported by 'The History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton' (George Baker, vol 1, 1830, 'Lloyd and Crawley of Heyford', p185).
  (i) John Crawley (a 1718, d unm)
  (ii) Thomas Crawley, later Crawley-Boevey of Flaxley Abbey (d 02.1741-2)
  m. (02.02.1701-2) Susanna Lloyd (d 07.1739, dau of John Lloyd of London by Susanna, dau of Thomas Hosier (sb Holliar?))
(a) Thomas Crawley-Boevey of Flaxley Abbey (b 11.09.1709, d 28.11.1769, 2nd son)
  m. (14.05.1743) Susanna Lloyd (bur 05.03.1762, dau/coheir of John Lloyd by Susanna, dau of John White of Trelogas by Susanna, dau of John Alway by Anne, dau/heir of Sir Henry Hastings of Newington Butts (grandson of George, 4th Earl of Huntingdon), cousin)
  ((1)) Sir Thomas Crawley-Boevey of Flaxley Abbey, 2nd Bart (b 14.02.1745, d 11.08.1818)
  Sir Thomas inherited the baronetcy (by special remainder, through his wife) from Sir Charles Barrow, 1st Bart.
  m. (20.02.1769) Ann Savage (dau/coheir of Rev. Thomas Savage by Eleanor, dau/coheir of Thomas Barrow of Field Court & cousin of Sir Charles Barrow, 1st Bart)
  ((A)) Sir Thomas Crawley-Boevey of Flaxley Abbey, 3rd Bart (b 28.11.1769, d 10.01.1847) had issue
  m. (28.10.1807) Albinia Page (b 1784-5, d 16.02.1835, dau of Sir Thomas Hyde Page by Mary Albinia, dau of Capt. J. Woodward by dau of Rev. R. Monins of Ringswould & Charlton)
  ((B)) John Lloyd Crawley or Crawley-Boevey (b 21.02.1775, d 18.10.1850, rector of Heyford & Holdenby) had issue
  m. (21.04.1806) Anne Crawley (d 02.05.1863, dau of Rev. Charles Crawley)
  ((C)) Charles Crawley-Boevey (b 28.11.1780, d 17.01.1856, vicar of Hartpury) had issue
  m. (30.08.1811) Catherine Yonge (d 02.01.1857, dau of Rev. Duke Yonge of Cornwood by Katherine Crawley-Boevey)
  ((D)) George Crawley-Boevey (b 25.12.1781, d 05.03.1810, Captain RN) had issue (1 dau)
  m. (08.1506) Charlotte Yonge (dau of Rev. Duke Yonge of Cornwood, m2. Rev. Thomas Collier Jones)
  ((E)) William Crawley-Boevey (b 14.12.1790, d 17.12.1858, perpetual curate of Flaxley) had issue
  m. (08.10.1822) Charlotte Crawley (d 09.081892, dau of Rev. Charles Crawley, niece?!)
  ((F)) Katherine Crawley-Boevey (dsp)
  m. (02.12.1822) _ Ballard of Bath (Rear Admiral)
((G)) Eleanor Crawley-Boevey (d 09.1802)
  m. (06.1801) Rev. Richard Iremonger (son of Joshua of Wherwell)
  ((H)) Margaret Crawley-Boevey
  m. (12.01.1820) James Yonge of Plymouth (b c1797, d 03.03.1870, son of Rev. Duke by Katherine Crawley-Boevey)
  ((I))+ other issue (d unm) - Susannah (b c1771, d 16.09.1851), Mary (b c1783, d 09.1825), Elizabeth (d 09.03.1870)
  ((2)) Charles Crawley or Crawley-Boevey (b 25.04.1756, d 04.01.1849, rector of Stowe) had issue
  m. (12.04.1784) Mary Gibbs (d 31.10.1819, dau of George Abraham Gibbs)
  ((3)) Susanna Crawley or Crawley-Boevey (b 14.02.1747-8, dsp 27.04.1780)
  m1. Edmund Bastard of South Warnford
m2. (1777) Sir Thomas Hyde Page (d 20.06.1821)
  ((4)) Katherine Crawley or Crawley-Boevey (b 25.04.1753)
  m. (12.03.1877 (sb 1777?!)) Rev. Duke Yonge of Cornwood
  (b) Susan Crawley or Crawley-Boevey (bpt 07.09.1705, dsp)
  m. John Lloyd (rector of Stowe & Heyford)
  (c) Cornelia Crawley or Crawley-Boevey (bpt 14.01.1714-5)
  m. James Heywood of London
  (d) Lucy Crawley or Crawley-Boevey (bpt 12.05.1716, bur 07.1756)
  m. (23.02.1745) Robert Longden of Doctors' Common
  (e)+ other issue - William Boevey (bpt 27.10.1702, d infant), John (bpt 07.11.1710, d unm), William (bpt 12.10.1711, d unm 28.11.1780, rector of Flaxley & Gravesend), Robert (bpt 20.09.1713), James (bpt 12.05.1716), Catherine (bpt 12.10.1704, d unm), Mary (bpt 23.09.1706), Aurelia (d young), Joanna (d unm)
  (iii) Cornelia Crawley
  m. Peter or Petley Ley of Deptford
  (B) Sarah Crawley
  m. _ Hilton
  (C)+ other issue - John (a 1668), William (d 1710), Mary (a 1668)
  (4) Richard Crawley (a 1668)
  (A)+ issue (a 1668) - John, Elizabeth
  (5) Mary Crawley (d unm 1669)
  (6) Sarah Crawley
  m. (1647) John Hirst
  ii.+ other issue - Richard, Abraham, Mary, Elizabeth, Judith
  C.+ other issue - John (dvpsp?), William (a 1544), Johan, Alice

Main source(s): BP1934 (Crawley-Boevey) with input as reported above
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