'Garneys1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Garneys of Beccles, Garneys of Boyland Hall, Garneys of Hammonds, Garneys of Kenton Hall, Garnys of Mendlesham, Garneys of Redisham, Garneys of Ros Hall, Garneys of Somerleyton

Commoners reports that the first of the name recorded was ...
Robert Garnoise of Chembenhall, Suffolk (probably Chipenhall near Laxfield (a 1194) possibly father of ...
1. Robert Garneys of Laxfield
  A. William Garneys of Laxfield
  i. Richard Garneys
B. Thomas Garneys (a 1239)

Presumed to have descended from (one of) the above was ...
Robert Garneys of Ros Hall in Beccles and of Heveningham (Suffolk) (d 14.05.1411)
Commoners identifies Robert's wife as Catharine Brooke but Visitation identifies her as ...
m. (1400) Katherine Blanchard (d 1405, dau of John Blanchard of Heveningham, widow of _ Broke)
1. Peter (Piers) Garneys of Ros or Roos Hall, Beccles (d 1451)
  m1. Elizabeth
  m2. Anne Ramsay (dau of Ralph Ramsay of Kenton Hall by Alice, dau of Sir Roger Wellisham by Alice, probably dau of Ivo de Kenton & sister/heir of Robert de Kenton of Kenton)
  A. Thomas Garneys of Kenton Hall, Suffolk (d 12.12.1458)
  m. Margaret Francis (dau of Sir Hugh Francis or Frauncis of Giffords Hall, m2. Thomas Peyton of Isleham)
  i. Thomas Garneys (b c1453, d young)
ii. John Garneys of Kenton Hall & Hammonds (b 1454, d 11.06.1524)
  m. Elizabeth Sulyard (d 02.04.1539, dau of Sir John Sulyard of Wetherden Hall, Chief Justice, by Agnes Hungate)
  a. Robert Garneys of Kenton Hall (d 02.08.1556)
  m. Anne Bacon (dau/coheir of Thomas Bacon of Baconsthorpe)
(1) John Garneys of Baynards Manor in Spexall, Suffolk (dvp before 07.06.1553)
  m. (before 14.02.1536) Anne Rookwood (dau of Edmund Rookwood of Euston)
  (A) Thomas Garneys of Kenton Hall (d 20.12.1566)
  m. Frances Sulyard (dau of Sir John Sulyard of Wetherden Hall)
  (i) Elizabeth Garneys (b 1563, dsp)
  m. Philip Strelly of Strelly
  (B) Nicholas Garneys of Kenton Hall, Redisham Hall & Boyland Hall, Sheriff of Suffolk (d 1599, 5th son)
  m. (30.05.1569) Ann Cleere (dau of Thomas Cleere or Clere of Stokesby)
  (i) Charles Garneys of Kenton Hall & Boyland Hall, Sheriff of Norfolk (d 30.01.1657)
m. Elizabeth Wentworth (dau of John Wentworth of Somerleyton, sister/heir of Sir John)
  (a) Charles Garneys of Kenton Hall, Boyland Hall & Somerleyton (bpt 1608, d 1661)
  m1. Ann Rugg (dau of William Rugg of Felmingham)
  ((1)) Thomas Garneys of Somerleyton (b c1641, dsp 1701)
  m. Anne Brampton (dau of Astley Brampton)
((2)) Ann Garneys (d unm 29.03.1668)
  m2. Elizabeth Soame (dau of Sir Thomas Soame of Throcking)
  ((3)) Wentworth Garneys of Kenton Hall & Boyland Hall (dsp 1711-2)
  m1. Ann Gaudy (d 07.09.1681)
  m2. Mary Abdy (dau of Sir Thomas Abdy, Bart of Felix Hall)
  ((4)) Elizabeth Garneys (d unm 13.03.1675)
  ((5)) Mary Garneys (d 1726)
  m1. (1679) William Shipman of London
  ((A)) Thomas Shipman (d unm 07.05.1723)
m2. Sir William Dutton Colt (d 30.08.1693)
  ((6)) Margaret Garneys (d 23.01.1723)
  m. Sir William Gostlin 'of Ealing, Sheriff of London' father (presumed by Margaret Garneys) of ...
  ((A)) Catherine Gostlin (d c1738)
  m. (02.1706/7) Sir Henry Bendish of Bower Hall, 4th Bart of Steeple Bumstead (d 04.09.1717)
  ((7)) Martha Garneys (d 22.08.1694)
  m. Robert Raworth of London
  ((A)) John Raworth of Boyland Hall
  m. Ann Frienfield (dau of Caleb Frienfield)
((i)) Elizabeth Raworth (b 01.08.1725, d 04.02.1757)
  m. (09.02.1746) William Drake of Shardeloes (b 12.05.1724, d 08.08.1796)
  (b)+ other issue - Anne, Elizabeth, Mary
  (ii) Edward Garneys of Redsham (Redisham), Suffolk
  The following comes from Visitation (Suffolk, 1664, Garneys of Redisham).
m. Frances Elmy (dau of Henry Elmy of Rumburrow)
  (a) Nicholas Garneys of Redisham (a 1664)
  m. Mary Friston (dau/heir of Thomas Friston of Mendham)
  (b) Edward Garneys 'of Redisham'
  m. Frances Friston (dau of Thomas Friston)
((1))+ issue (a 1664) - Nicholas, Frances, Elizabeth
  (iii) son (6th son) had issue
  m. Ann Jolly (dau of John Jolly of Southwold)
  (iv)+ 3 sons and 5 daughters
  (C) Alice Garneys (bur 31.12.1611)
  m. (27.11.1559) Thomas (or John) Brampton of Kenton (bur 27.07.1591)
  (D) Elizabeth Garneys
  m. (02.02.1568) Henry Sherland of London
(E) Anne Garneys (bur 31.03.1634)
  m. Anthony Drury of Besthorpe
  (F)+ other issue (dsp) - John, Edmund, Robert
  (2) Elizabeth Garneys (a 1566)
  m1. (mcrt 14.06.1528) James Calthorpe of Cockthorp (bur 22.04.1559)
  m2. Sir Jerome Bowes of London
  (3) Anne Garneys
  m1. Richard Damport
  m2. Robert Bacon of Harleston (d 1558)
  m3. Jervis or Gervase Wentworth of Mendham Priory
(4) Margaret Garneys
  m1. Walter Devereux, 1st Viscount Hereford (d 27.09.1558)
  m2. William Willoughby, 1st Lord of Parham (d 1570-4)
  b. Thomas Garneys of Great Bealings & Hammonds (d 1565/6, 4th son)
  m. Margaret Bedingfield (dau of Sir Edmund Bedingfield of Oxburgh, m2. Brice Rookwood of Euston)
  (1) son
  c. Anne Garneys
  m. Edward Grimston of Rishangles & Thorndon (d 1520)
d. Myrabel Garneys (bur 25.02.1552)
  m. Edmund Poley
  e. Elizabeth Garneys
  m. Anthony Yaxley (d before 29.11.1558)
  f. Alice Garneys
  m. William Thwaites (of Norfolk?)
  g. Anne Garneys (2nd)
  m. Thomas Wiseman of Thornham
  h. Margaret or Jane Garneys
  m. Sigismund Cotton of Panfield Hall
i. Jane (?) Garneys
  m. _ Jenney
  j.+ other issue - John of Hammonds (dsp by 1526), William of London & Badley (d c10.1525), 2 sons (d young?), Agnes (at Brosyard Abbey), daughter
  iii. Richard Garneys of Mendlesham (Suffolk), 1st of Boyland Hall (d 14.05.1515)
  The following is supported by Visitation (Suffolk, 1561, Garneys of Mendlesham).
  m. Elizabeth Toppesfield (dau/heir of William Toppesfield of Swatshall Hall in Gislingham, son of William by dau/heir of Richard le Churche of Swatshall Hall)
  a. John Garneys of Mendlesham & Boyland Hall (b c1493, d 18.12.1553)
  m. Ursula Berney (a 06.1556, dau of Thomas Berney of Redham or Reedham)
  (1) Richard Garneys of Boyland Hall (b 1531-2, dsp 03.01.1586)
  m. Margery Tyrrell (dau of James Tyrrell of Columbine Hall)
b. Dorothy Garneys
  m. John Downe of Great Melton
  c. Anne Garneys
  m. Thomas Shurland of Mendlesham
  d.+ other issue - Sir Francis, Thomas (d before 28.05.1541, priest), John
  iv. Margaret Garneys
  m. John Bishop of Norwich
  B. Edmund Garneys of Ros or Roos (or Ross or Rose) Hall (d 03.05.1485)
  m1. Matilda Elys (dau of Thomas Elys, Mayor of Norwich)
  m2. Elizabeth Jermy (dau of Sir John Jermy of Metfield, m2. Henry Repps of Thorpe Market)
  Commoners reports his posterity continued at the Hall for several generations. It is not clear which wife was mother of ...
  i. Sir Christopher Garneys (elder son)
2. William Garneys of Gelberton, Norfolk (d 1424)
  m. Elizabeth Bigot (dau of Sir Ralph Bigot of Stockton be Elizabeth (sb Sibyl?), dau of Sir Thomas Mortimer of Attleborough)
  A. Richard or Ralph Garneys of Gelberton (dsp 1446)

Main source(s): Commoners (vol IV, Irby of Boyland Hall), Visitation (Suffolk, 1561, Garneys of Kenton) with just a litte input from Visitation (Norfolk, 1664, Garneys)
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