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Families covered: Dunch of Little Wittenham

William Dunch of Little Wittenham, Sheriff of Berkshire (b 1508, d 11.05.1597, Auditor of the Mint)
m. Maria Barnes (dau of William Barnes of London, sister/heir of John)
1. Sir Edmund Dunch of Little Wittenham, Sheriff of Berkshire (a 1623)
  m. Anna Fettiplace (dau/heir of Nicholas Fettiplace of Kentwood)
  A. Sir William Dunch of Little Wittenham (b 1578, dvp 22.01.1611)
  m. (1599) Mary Cromwell (dau of Henry Cromwell of Huntingdonshire, aunt of The Protector)
  i. Edmund Dunch, Sheriff of Berkshire, Governor of Wallingford Castle, Lord Burnell of East Wittenham (b 1602, bur 04.08.1678)
(1) Edmund was created a Baron by the Protector, Oliver Cromwell, but his heirs never assumed the title. Wikipedia reports that his was the only peerage created by the Protector which was not confirmed by King Charles II.
(2) Edmund's title, Burnell, arose because his wife was heiress to a moiety of the old barony of Lord Burnell.
  m. (before 1639) Bridget Hungerford (dau/heir of Sir Anthony Hungerford of Down Ampney by Elizabeth, dau of Sir Thomas Lucy)
  The following comes from TCP (Burnell of East Wittenham).
a. Hungerford Dunch of Little Wittenham (b 1639, d 09.11.1680)
  m. ?? (bur 26.03.1684)
  (1) Edmund Dunch of Little Wittenham (b 24.12.1657, d 31.05.1719)
  m. Elizabeth Godfrey (dau of Colonel Charles Godfrey by Arabella, sister of John, Duke of Marlborough)
  (A) Catherine Dunch (d young)
  (B) Arabella Dunch (bur 18.10.1734)
  m. Edward Thompson of Marsden
(C) Elizabeth Dunch of Little Wittenham
  m. (1729) Sir George Oxenden, 5th Bart of Dene (b 26.10.1694, d 20.02.1775)
  (D) Harriet Dunch (d 25.02.1755)
  m. (03.04.1735) Robert Montagu, 3rd Duke of Manchester (b c1710, d 10.05.1762)
  b. Henry Dunch (b 1648-9)
  This Henry is identified by various web sites (including www.genealogics.org) as the Henry of Newington who married Anne Dormer and was mother of Elizabeth.
  m. Anne Dormer (dau of William Dormer of Beaconsfield by Elizabeth Waller)
(1) Elizabeth Dunch
  m. Sir Cecil Bishopp, 5th Bart of Parham (d 25.10.1725)
  c.+ other issue - Hermes (b 1647-8), Elizabeth, Lucy
  ii. Mary Dunch
  m. Thomas Kirton of Thorp Mandeville
  iii. Catherine Dunch probably the Katharine identified in Visitation (Oxfordshire, 1634, Hawtayne of Cothrope) as married to ...
  m. Thomas Hawten of Calthorpe (a 1634)
iv.+ other issue - William (dsp), Henry (dsp), Walter (dsp), Anna
  B. Walter Dunch
  m. Mary Hungerford
  Some websites which identify Mary Hungerford also identify Walter as 'of Newington'. However, unless Newington was later passed to his brother/nephew or grandnephew (Henry, above), that may be erroneous.
  C. Samuel Dunch of Pusey (b c1592, d 1668)
  The following comes from Visitation (Berkshire, 1665-6, Dunch of Pusey).
m. Dulcibella or Dousabella More (dau of Sir John More or Moore, Sergeant-at-law)
  i. John Dunch of Pusey (b c1630, a 1664)
  m. Anne Major (dau of Richard Major of Hurstley)
  a. Major Dunch of Pusey, Sheriff of Berkshire (b c1646, d 1679)
  m. Margaret Wharton (dau of Philip Wharton, 4th Lord) wife of Major, presumed mother of Wharton & Jane
  The following comes from VCH (Berkshire, vol 4, Pusey).
  (1) Wharton Dunch of Pusey (dsp 1705)
  (2) Jane Dunch
  m. Francis Teck of Great Tew
  b.+ other issue - Samuel, Edmund, John, William, Dulcibella, Anne, Dorothy
  ii. Mary Dunch
  m. Sir Francis Pile, 2nd Bart of Compton Beauchamp
iii. Dulcibella or Dousabella Dunch
  m. Edmund Wiseman of Sparholts Court
  iv. Elizabeth Dunch
  m. John Pitman of Quarley
  v. Anne Dunch
  m. Gabreill Beck of Westminster
  vi. Lucy Dunch
  m. John Twisleton of Dartford
  D. Mary Dunch
  m1. Wiliam Winchcombe
  m2. Edward Clarke
E. Elizabeth Dunch
  m. John Isham of Northamptonshire
2. Walter Dunch of Adebery (Avebury), Wiltshire
  m. Deborah Pilkington (dau of James Pilkington, Bishop of Durham, m2. Sir James Mervin)
  A. William Dunch of Adebery (Avebury)
  m. _ Cooper (sister of Sir John Cooper, Bart (?))
  B. Mary Dunch
  m1. _ Swayne
  m2. Sir John Philipott of Compton
  C. Anna Dunch
  m. (Thomas) Lambert of Wiltshire
  D. Deborah Dunch apparently the Deborah who married ...
  m. (20.01.1605/6) Sir Henry Moody of Garesdon, 1st Bart (b c1582, d 23.04.1629)
  E. Ruth Dunch apparently the Ruth who married ...
  m. Sir William Button, 1st Bart of Alton (b c1584, d 16.01.1654/5)

Main source(s): Visitation (Berkshire, 1623 & 1665-6, Dunch of Little Wittenham)
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