'Fowke1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Fowk of Brewood, Fowke of Loseby, Fowke of Gunston

William Fowke of Brewood, Staffordshire
1. John Fowke of Gunston, Staffordshire the first mentioned by Visitation
  m. Agnes Newman (dau/heir of John Newman of Gunston)
A. Roger Fowke of Gunston
  m. Cassandra Humfreston (dau of William Humfreston or Humphreston of Humphrinston or Humphreston)
  i. John Fowke of Gunston
  m. Anne Bradshaw (dau of John Bradshaw of Windley)
  a. Roger Fowke of Gunston
  m. Margaret Morton (dau of Richard Morton of Houghton)
  (1) Joan Fowke
  m. Roger Fowke of Brewood @@ below
(2) Elizabeth Fowke
  m. Thomas Congreve of Saradon St. (Stretton) (a 1614)
  (3) Joyce Fowke
  m. Gamaliel Woodford
  (4)+ other issue - Catherine, Jane
b. Francis Fowke of Gunston and Enborn (Berkshire) (d 1575)
  m1. Joan Raynsford (dau of John Raynsford of Tew)
  (1) John Fowke of Gunston (d before 07.10.1642)
  Visitation suggests that John d c1674 and his son Roger was a 1682. We follow BP1934.
  m. Dorothy Cupper (dau of John Cupper of Glimpston)
  (A) Roger Fowke of Gunston and the Inner Temple (d before 30.11.1649)
  m. Mary Bailey (dau of Sir William Bailey)
  (i) John Fowke of Gunston and the Inner Temple (bur 15.03.1669-70) - continued below
  m. Joyce Marche (dau of Sir George Marche of Limehouse)
  (ii)+ 2 daughters
  (B) Margaret Fowke
  m. Peter Robinson (grandson of Nicholas, Bishop of Bangor)
  (i) Elizabeth Robinson
  m. Lord Meisenbuyk of Germany
  (C) Dorothy Fowke
  m. _ Wroth
  m2. Elizabeth Conyers (dau of John Conyers)
  c. William Fowke of Gunston
  m. Margery Dyson (dau/coheir of Robert Dyson of Inkbarow)
  (1) John Fowke of Hallway in Hanbury, Worcestershire
  m. Jane Green (dau of Thomas Green of Bransford)
  (A) Thomas Fowke (b c1606, a 1634)
  m. _Dyllow or Dillom
  (B)+ other issue - John, Francis, William, Richard, Robert, Margerry, Anne, Mary, Jane
Shown by a section of the Visitation as son of a William Fowke of Gunston, possibly fitting here, was ...
  (2) William Fowke(s) of Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
  m. Alice Carr of Newcastle
  (A) John Fowke of London (a 1634)
  m. Catherine Briggs (dau of Richard Briggs of London)
  (i)+ issue - John, Batholomew, Elizabeth
  (B)+ other issue - William (dsp), George, Elizabeth, Eleanor
  d. Thomas Fowke of London
  m. Elizabeth Cowper (dau of Walter Cowper of Enborne)
  (1)+ issue - Thomas, Richard, Anne, Susan, Elizabeth
  e. Susan Fowke possibly of this generation
  m. Nicholas Moseley of The Mere
2. ?? Fowke
  A. ?? Fowke
  i. ?? Fowke of Brewood
  a. ?? Fowke
(1) Roger Fowk of Brewood
  Visitation (Staffordshire, 1614+1663-4, Fowke of Brewood) starts with this Roger. We presume to show that he was a close kinsman of his wife and make the connection as shown, but it is wholly speculative.
  m1. Joan Fowke (dau of Roger Fowke of Gunston) @@ above
  (A) Thomas Fowk of Brewood (d 08.1652)
  m. Mary Ferrers (dau of Henry Ferrers of Baddisley)
(i) Ferrers Fowk of Brewood, later of Little Wyrley (b c1614, a 1680)
  m. Frances Briggs (dau of Sir Morton Briggs of Houghton, Bart)
  (a) Roger Fowk (b c1657)
  (ii) Marie Fowk (b c1614)
  m. Walter Skrimshire of Orslow
  (iii) Jane Fowk
  m. Edward Persehouse of Woodhall (Wood Hall juxta Codsall)
  (iv)+ other issue (d unm) - Thomas at Fetherston, Henry (a 1680), John, Walter, Edward
  m2. Sibil Chilsham or Chelsham
  (B) James Fowk of Little Wirley, Staffordshire (b c1597, a 1663, d unm)
  b. daughter possibly of this generation
  m. Francis Congreve of Stretton



John Fowke of Gunston and the Inner Temple (bur 15.03.1669-70) - continued above
m. Joyce Marche (dau of Sir George Marche of Limehouse (Stepney) and the Tower of London)
1. Roger Fowke of Gunston (bpt 15.05.1645, dsp before 09.07.1698)
2. Richard Fowke (bur 19.02.1692-3, vicar of Stanmore, later rector of Greystock)
  m. Elizabeth or Joyce Sydenham (dau of Sir Humphrey Sydenham of Chilworthy)
  The following comes from BGL1886 (Singleton of Mell).
  A. Sir Sydenham Fowke of Suffolk
  m. Frances Proger (dau/coheir of Edward Proger of West Stowke, Suffolk)
  B. John Fowke (to Ireland)
  m. Patience Singleton (dau of Edward Singleton, sister of Lord Chief Justice Henry (not Edward))
  i. Sydenham Fowke, later Singleton (d 1800)
  m. (30.07.1753) Elizabeth Whyte (d 08.1797)
  a. John Singleton (b 20.02.1759, d 12.08.1849) had issue
  m. (12.10.1812) Sarah Moore (dau of James Moore)
  b. Mark Singleton (b 1762, d 17.07.1846)
  m. (1785) Mary Cornwallis (dau of Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess)
  c. Henry Singleton had issue
  m. _ Burke
  d. James Singleton
  m. (21.08.1804) Caroline Upton (dau of Clotworthy, Lord Templetown)
  e. Patience Singleton
  m. _ O'Moran (General)
  f. Charity Singleton
  m. _ Spencer
  g. Elizabeth Singleton
  m. Robert Wynne
3. John Fowke of the Inner Temple (dsp 1713)
4. Thomas Fowke (d 1708, Captain)
  m1. Anne Austin (dau of Sir James Austin of Southwark, widow of Sir Anthony Vincent, 4th Bart of Stoke D'Abernon)
  m2. ??
  A. Thomas Fowke, Governor of Gibraltar (d 17.03.1765, Lt. General)
  m1. (sp) Elizabeth Ingoldsby (dau of Sir William Ingoldsby, 2nd Bart)
  m2. Dorothy Randall (dau of Edward Randall of Salisbury)
  i. Sir Thomas Fowke of Lowesby, Leicestershire (b c1744, d 30.11.1786, Lt. General)
  m. (12.08.1772) Anne Woollaston (d 25.11.1803, dau/coheir of Sir Isaac Woollaston, Bart of Lowesby)
  a. Sir Frederick Gustavus Fowke, 1st Bart of Lowesby (b 01.1782, d 1856) had issue
  m. (10.1815) Mary Anne Henderson (dau of Anthony Anderson)
b. Henry Anne Fowke
  Mentioned in BEB1841 (Wollaston of Loseby) which says she was "named after the Duke and Duchess of Cumberland". It appears that she married ...
  m. (27.12.1798) John Dick Burnaby of Brampton Manor House & Evington (b 03.11.1776, d 01.06.1852)
  ii. Theophila Fowke (d 21.07.1754)
  B. Edmund Thorpe Fowke of Newbury, Berkshire (b 03.12.1704, d 14.03.1784, Rear Admiral RN) had issue
  m. Margaret Simonds (d 17.01.1783)
  C. Martha Fowke
  m. Arnold Sansom
  D. Mary Fowke
  m. Henry Villiers of Chelsea
5. George Fowke of St. James's Westminster (d after 08.03.1728-9) had issue
  m. Mary

Main source(s): BP1934 (Fowke), Visitation (Staffordshire, King 1680-1700, Fowk)
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