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Families covered: Cuthbert of Towcorsburn, Clack of Larkbear, Clack of Wallingford, Crukerne of Chilhay (Crukern of Chilley)

                               
Paterson reports that "This family is apparently the only existing branch in Scotland of the ancient house of Castehill, Inverness-shire".
Walter Cuthbert of Towcorsburne (a temp Charles I who r. 1625-1649)
1. James Cuthbert of Towcorsburn
m. Margaret Lyon of Auchentiber
  A. James Cuthbert (b 1672)
  m. Marion Henderson (dau of _ Henderson of Over Johnstone by Marion, dau of Andrew Miller of Temple)
  i. Samuel Cuthbert (d 1777, "a Virginian merchant")
  m. (1749) Agnes Reid (dau of William Reid (formerly of Rudeland) by Elizabeth Lindsay (of the family of Balcarres))
  a. James Cuthbert of Dalleagles had issue
  m. (1805) Elizabeth Campbell (dau of Arthur Campbell of Auchmannoch)
  b. Agnes Cuthbert
  m. (1795) William Cowan of Corsehill, Provost of Ayr (banker)
  c.+ other issue - William (d in Virginia), Sameul (d in St. Lucia), Elizabeth (d 1787), Susannah (d 1819), Janet, Marion
  ii. James Cuthbert ("a Virginian merchant")
  m. Margaret Lyon (cousin)
  iii. Margaret Cuthbert
  m. John Speir (son of ?? of Wardhouse)
  iv.+ other issue - Janet, Agnes
  B. William Cuthbert
  m. Agnes Burnhill

 

 

Richard Clack of Mongewell, Oxfordshire (d after 23.04.1553)
m. Margery
1. Thomas Clack of Prestende in Thame, Oxfordshire
  m. Mary
2. John Clack of Wallingford, Berkshire (4th son?)
  A. Richard Clack (a 1666) proably father of ...
  i. Thomas Clack of Wallingford
VCH (Berkshire, vol 3, 'The Borough of Wallingford: Introduction and castle') reports that Thomas was the landlord of 'The Lamb', an inn, and "had three daughters famed for their beauty".
  m1. Ann
  a.+ issue - Richard (b 1720, a 1768, vicar-choral of Hereford Cathedral), Thomas (a 1721), Ann (a 1724)
  m2. Elizabeth
  d. Thomas Clack of Larkbear, Devon (b 1745, d 1805, rector of Moretonhampsted & Kenn, youngest son)
  m. Bridget Diana Stone (dau of Richard Stone of Alphington (& Larkbear) by Catherine, dau of Humphrey Sturt)
  (1) Thomas Clack of Larkbear (b 1774, rector of Milton Damerel)
  m. Elizabeth Sadler (dau of Edward Sadler of Garsington)
  (A) Thomas Edward Clack, (last?) of Larkbear (b 1797) had issue
  m. Frances Argles (dau of Edward Argles of Maidstone)
  (2) William Charles Clack (b 1782, rector of Moretonhampsted & Kenn) had issue
m. Anne Naylor of Kingbridge
  (3) Frances Diana Clack (b 1776)
  m. R. Holland of Spreyton (rector of Spreyton)
  (4) Lucy Clack (b 1791)
  m. Richard Ambler of Eton (physician)
  e. Sarah Clack (b 1728)
  m. Charles Palmer (b c1734, dvp 1764, son/heir of Sir Charles, Bart of Dorney Court)
  f. Elizabeth Clack (b 1732)
  m. William Honywood of Malling Abbey (b 1731, dvp 23.10.1764)
  g. Frances Clack (b 1738, d 25.03.1782)
  m. (07.05.1762) William Courtenay of Powderham Castle, 2nd Viscount (b 1742, d 10.1788)
  h.+ other issue - Thomas (b 1729), Ann (b 1731), Mary (b 1735), Catherine (b 1741)
3. Elizabeth Margery Clack
  m. John Jewel
4. Lucy Clack
  m. James Coxe
5.+ other issue - Raffe, William of Cholsey (a 1581), Richard, Edward

 

 

(1) We think it possible that the following Richard was descended from either John or Thomas de Crukerne.
(2) Visitation identifies the quartered arms of the following family as "1 and 4, Argent, on a chevron Gules between three bugle horns Sable as many cross crosslets fitchée of the field; 2 and 3, Gules, on a cross flory Or, five pellets".
Richard Crukern of Chilley, Dorset
m. Margerie Latymer (dau/hier of Nicholas Latymer of Fittellford)
1. John Crukern of Chilley (Crukerne of Childhaye)
  m1. Alice Golde (dau/(co)heir of John Golde of Sandpyt)
  Visitation suggests that there was no issue by this marriage but Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Gould', p418) shows that they had ...
  A. Alice (or Christian) Crukerne
  m. William Monk of Potheridge
  m2. _ Mallett (dau of Hugh Mallett)
  m3._ Wykes (dau of _ Wykes of Byndon)
  m4. ??
B.+ other issue (dsp) - son, daughter
2. Thomas Crukern of Horsey, Dorset
  A. Richard Crukern of Childhay
  m. Alice Owgan (dau of Richard Owgan of Sylvens)
i. John Crukern of Childhay (a 1565)
  m1. Katharine Gifford (dau of Thomas Gifford of Halsbury)
  a. John Crukern (a 1565, 2nd son) possibly the John of Childhay who was father of ...
  (1) Anna or Amy Crukerne (heir)
  m1. Sir Arthur Champernowne of Modbury (d 1637?)
  m2. Henry Drake of Childhay (d by 03.1640-1)
  b.+ other issue (a 1565) - George, Anne, Elizabeth
  m2. (by 1565) Dorothe Bevin (dau of John Bevin of Somerset)
  ii. Elianor Crukern (dsp)
  B.+ other issue - Henry, Tristram, John

Main source(s):
(1) For Cuthbert (uploaded 12.05.20) : 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 1, 1847, p365+)
(2) For Clack (uploaded 18.07.20) : 'The Pedigree Register' (edited by George Sherwood, vol 1, No. 7 (December 1908), 'Clack', p185+)
(3) For Crukerne (uploaded 02.08.20) : Visitation (William Harvey (edited by Walter Metcalfe, 1887), Dorset, 1565, 'Crukern of Childhay in Broad Windsor')
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