'Croke1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Croke of Chequers, Croke of Chilton, Croke of Marsh Gibbon, Croke of Studley, Croke of Waterstock

Nicholas de Blount, later Croke
m. Agnes Heynes (dau of John Heynes by Alicia Athall)
1. James Croke, alias Le Blount
A. Richard Croke
  m. Alicia
  i. John Croke of Chilton (Buckinghamshire) & Studley (Oxfordshire) (d 1554)
  m. Prudencia Cave (dau of Sir Ambrose Cave, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster)
  a. John Croke of Chilton (b 1530)
  m. Elizabeth Unton (dau of Sir Alexander Unton)
  (1) Sir John Croke and Studley (d 1619, Speaker of the House of Commons, judge)
m. Catherine Blount (dau of Sir Michael Blount of Maple Durham)
  (A) Sir John Croke of Chilton (b1585/6, d 10.04.1640, MP)
  The following comes from TCB (vol 2, 'Croke or Crooke of Chilton', p241+), 'Wilts' (vol 4 (1829), 'Pedigree of the Lisles and Crokes', p122/409) & HoP ("Sir John Croke").
  m1. (sp) Eleanor Gibbons (dau/coheir of Jervase Gibbons of Benenden)
  m2. (24.05.1609) Rachel Webb (dau/heir of Sir William Webbe of Motcombe)
  (i) Sir John Croke, 1st Bart of Chilton (b c1610/15, bur 14.03.1678/9, MP)
  m1. Jane Tryon (b 1615-6, dspm 09.05.1636, dau of Moses Tryon of Harringworth)
  m2. Sarah (d by 05.1676)
  (a) Sir Dodsworth Croke, Bart (b c1644, d unm 16.01.1726)
(b) Mary Croke
  m. _ Hide
  (ii) Charles Croke (3rd son)
  m. Mary
(a) Catherine Croke
  m. John Lisle of Dibden (d 1709)
  (iii)+ other issue - William (b c1619, a 1623), daughter
  (B) Sir Henry Croke 'of Chequers' (b c1587, d 01.01.1659, MP)
The following is supported by Lipscomb (Bucks, vol 2, 'Pedigree of Croke of Chequers', p189).
  m. Bridget Hawtrey (bur 05.07.1638, dau/coheir of Sir William Hawtrey of Chequers by Winifred Dormer)
  (i) Sir Robert Croke of Chequers (b c1609, d 08.02.1680, MP)
  m. (29.07.1634) Susannah Vanloor (b c1625, d 1685, dau/coheir of Sir Peter Vanloor (Vauloor) of Tilehurst, Bart)
  The following is supported by VCH (Buckinghamshire, vol 2, 'Parishes: Ellesborough').
  (a) Susan Croke (a 1679, dsp)
  m. Samuel Wall
  (b) Mary Croke (bur 17.11.1711)
  m. John Thurban of Chequers (sergeant-at-law)
  (c) Isabell Croke (b 1648-9, dsp 14.04.1716)
  m. Sir Samuel (probably not John) Dod (Chief Baron of the Exchequer)
  (d)+ other issue (dvp) - Robert (b 1635-6, d unm 30.07.1671), Henry (b c1641, d 12662), Catharine (bpt 23.02.1650, d 1657)
  (ii) Frances Croke
  m. Thomas Wedon of Wedon Hill
  (C) Charles Croke (d 1657, rector of Agmondisham, chaplain to King Charles I)
  The following comes from Visitation (Buckinghamshire, 1634, Crooke of Amersham).
  m. Anne Rivett (dau of John Rivett of Brandston)
  (i) John Croke (d young)
  (D) Unton Croke (d 1670, MP)
  m. (1617) Anne Hore (dau of Richard Hore of Marston)
(i) Sir Richard Croke of Marston (Sergeant-at-law)
  m. _ Wright
  (a) Unton Croke
  The following children are mentioned in Visitation (Oxfordshire, 1634, Croke of Marston).
  (ii)+ other issue - Unton, Amye, Mary, Anne, Katherine
(E) Edward Croke (d unm)
  (2) Henry Croke
  The following is partly supported by FMG (vol 4, MS627, 'Crooke', p1300+).
  m. Bennet Honywood
  (A) Henry Croke of Waterstock
  m. Sarah Wilkinson (dau of Rev. Henry Wilkinson of Waddesden)
(i) Sir George Croke of Waterstock
  m. Jane Onslow (dau of Sir Richard Onslow)
  (a) Elizabeth Croke
  m. Sir Thomas Wyndham (b c1648, d 1693)
  (b) Sarah Croke
  (ii)+ other issue - John (d 1670), Henry, Samuel
(B) Anne Croke
  m. _ Walton of London
  (C)+ other issue - Nathaniel, Dorothy, Elizabeth, Dorothy, Catherine, another
  (3) Sir George Croke of Waterstock and Studley (d 1642, judge)
  m. Mary Bennet (dau of Sir Thomas Bennet)
  (A) Mary Croke
  m. (16.04.1620) Sir Harbottle Grimston, Bart
  (B) Elizabeth Croke (bur 07.05.1675)
  m1. (1633) Thomas Lee of Hartwell
  m2. Sir Richard Ingoldsby (d 1685)
(C) Frances Croke
  m. Richard Jervois
  (4) Paulus Ambrosius Croke of Cotsmore and Barrow, Rutland (d 1631)
  (A) daughter
  m. Sir Robert Heath (Lord Chief Justice) ## see here ##
  (5) William Croke of Studley (a 1634)
  m. Dorothy Honywood (dau of Robert Honywood of Charing)
  (A) Alexander Croke of Studley Priory (b 1594, a 1634)
The following is supported by Lipscomb (Bucks, vol 2, 'Pedigree of Croke of Studley, Oakley, Marsh-Gibbon, &c', p368+). Visitation (Oxfordshire, 1634, Croke of Studly) confirms that Richard Brasey, who married Mary, dau of Richard Danderidge of Berkshire, was son of John Brasey of Hathfield).
  m1. (1616) Anne Brasey (d 22.03.1622, dau of Richard Brasey of Thame)
  (i) Richard Croke 'of Studley & Lewknor' (b 10.1619, dvp 03.1663)
  m. Anne (apparently the sister of Sir John Fettiplace of Swimbrook)
  (a) John Croke of Studley (d 1714)
  m. (12.04.1680) Mary Norris (a 1716, sister of Sir Edward Norris of Weston on the Green)
  ((1)) John Croke of Studley (d unm, 3rd son)
  ((2)) James Croke of Studley, Sheriff of Oxfordshire (a 1726, d unm)
  ((3)) Charlotte Croke (dsp 05.05.1763)
  m. William Ledwell
  ((4))+ other issue - Richard (b 14.08.1683, d 28.05.1698), Edward (b c01.1691-2, d 24.10.1694)
  (b)+ other issue (dsp) - Richard, Ferdinando, Alexander, Edward (a 1698), George, Charles, Thomas, Anne (b 1641), Mary, Elizabeth, Sarah, Frances, Colubery. Arabella
(ii) John Croke (b 10.07.1622, d infant)
  m2. (08.09.1624) Sarah Beke (d 1687, dau of Richard Beke of Haddenham by Colubery Lovelace, sister of Lord Lovelace)
  (iii) William Croke of Studley Priory (b 26.02.1626-7, d 06.10.1702, 2nd son of this marriage)
  m. Susan Fettiplace (b 1625-6, d 17.05.1712, dau of Edward Fettiplace of Swinbrooke)
  (a) William Croke of Studley (b 25.07.1655, d unm 10.01.1705)
(b) Alexander Croke of Oxford, later of Studley (b 23.07.1657, d 27.11.1726, rector of Hartwell)
  m. Jane Eyans (dau of Anthony Eyans of Begbrooke)
  ((1)) Alexander Croke of Marsh Gibbon (b 24.02.1704, d 15.06.1757)
  m. (12.07.1726) Elizabeth Barker (d 17.10.1786, dau of Richard Barker of Great Horwood by Abigail Busby)
((A)) Alexander Croke of Marsh Gibbon, later of Studley (b 22.07.1728, d 30.11.1777, 2nd son)
  m1. (23.03.1754) Ann Armistead (d 08.03.1768, dau of Rev. Robert Armistead)
  ((i)) Sir Alexander Croke of Studley Priory (b 22.07.1758, a 1816, 2nd son)
  m. (11.08.1797) Alice Blake (dau of Aaron Blake of Studley)
  ((a)) Adelaide (or Elizabeth) Croke (d 22.04.1831)
  m. (1826) Sir Charles Wetherell (dsps, Attorney General)
  ((b))+ other issue - Alexander (b 23.04.1798, d 14.12.1818), George, Wentworth, John, Le Blount (d unm 12.02.1827), Alexander (b 12.11.1816, d before 1823), Jane Sarah Elizabeth, Anna Philippa, Charlotte (d unm 1815), Frances Mary Jerritt (d 1829)
  ((ii)) Jenny Sarah Elizabeth Croke (d 23.07.1814)
  m. (15.04.1777) John Parker of Storth Hall
((iii))+ other issue - Alexander (b 29.02.1756, d 16.08.1758), William de Blount (b 18.03.1760, d 05.06.1761), Anne (b 17.06.1757, d 19.0.1758)
  m2. (11.02.1772) Sarah Evans (dsp 20.04.18066, dau of Rev. Thomas Evans of Sandridge)
  ((B)) Abigail Croke (b 13.07.1735, dsp 27.12.1821)
  m. Richard Dutton of Heath
  ((C)) Richarda Croke (b 28.10.1743)
  m. (22.04.1765) Nathan Wetherell (d 13.11.1812, Dean of Hereford (or Hertford))
  ((D))+ other issue - Richard (b 20.06.1727, d young), Elizabeth (b 27.01.1730, d unm 20.02.1799), Anne (b 29.03.1731, d 10.02.1759), Jane (b 07.06.1738, d unm)
  ((2)) Jane Croke
  m. William Wood (son of Thomas, rector of Hardwick)
  ((3))+ other issue - William of Aylesbury, Sarah (d unm 24.09.1728), daughter
  (c) Elizabeth Croke (b 26.01.1670)
  m. George Wren (rector of Kelshall, son of Thomas)
  (d)+ other issue - John (b 04.03.1661, d 22.12.1663), Edward (b 15.05.1663, a 1695), George (b 02.02.1668, d 01.07.1669), George (b 22.05.1672), Sarah (b 1651-2, d 06.04.1726), Susasnna (b 05.09.1660, d 16.09.1662), Jane (b 15.05.1665, d 16.12.1731)
  (iii) Sarah Croke (b 09.05.1640, d 1691)
  m. Edmund West (serjeant-at-law)
(iv)+ other issue - George (b 29.08.1625, d 1627), Simon (b 16.07.1629, d 1649), Thomas (b 09.05.1636, d infant), Colliberry/Colubury (b 11.09.1631, d 20.08.1652), Elizabeth (b 26.03.1633/4, d 1641)
  Named in Visitation (Buckinghamshire, 1634, Crook of Chilton).
  (B) Edward Croke (d young)
  (C) Francis Croke of Steeple Aston (d 1672) had issue
  m. Alicia Castle
(D) Elizabeth Croke
  m. John Keling
  (E) Catherine Croke
  m. Richard Davis named John of London on FMG (p1301)
  (6) Cicely Croke
  m1. Edward Bulstrode (d 31.08.1598)
  m2. Sir John Brown
  (7) Prudentia Croke
  m. Sir Robert Wingfield
  (8) Elizabeth Croke
  m. Sir John Tyrrell of Heron (dsp)

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 1, 'Croke of Studley', p354+) with input/support as reported above
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