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Families covered: Gerard of Bryn (Brynne), Gerard of Catenhall, Gerard of Ince, Gerard of Kingsley
[On 28.08.13 this page and Gerard02 were reviewed/extended/redone with data moved between them and some extracted to Gerard03.]

                               
William Gerard of Kingsley (d before 1316)
Ormerod starts with William as son of Gerard of Hawarden and father of the William who m. Matilda de Glasshowse by Emma de Kingsley. The continuation, which follows BP1934, shows this William as son of William (m. Emma de Kingsley) son of William son of Gerard. Ormerod is therefore missing out a William (son of Gerard & grandfather of this William) and this William. Wotton includes the first William (son of Gerard) but omits this one.
m. Margaret
1. William Gerard of Kingsley & Catenhall (d before 1352)
  m. Matilda de Glasshowse (dau of Henry de Glasshowse of Kingsley)
  A. William Gerard of Kingsley & Catenhall (b c1322)
  m. Joan de Bryn (dau of Peter de Bryn of Brynhill or Brindle)
  i. Sir Peter Gerard of Kingsley & Bryn (d before 1380)
  a. Sir Thomas Gerard of Kingsley & Bryn (d 27.03.1415-6)
  BP1934 shows this Sir Thomas as father of the John who m. Alice le Boteler. Provisionally, we follow Ormerod & Wotton in showing John as son of Thomas's brother Peter.
  (1) Sir Thomas Gerard
  (A) Sir Thomas Gerard (dsp)
(2) Gerard Gerard (dspms?)
  b. Peter Gerard of Kingsley (d 27.03.1415-6)
  m. Isabel Strangeways (dau of Thomas Strangeways)
  NB. There is dispute as to whether Peter or his elder brother, Sir Thomas, was father of ...
  (1) John Gerard of Kingsley & Bryn (d 10.04.1431)
  m. Alice le Boteler (d c27.02.1441/2, dau of Sir John le Boteler)
  (A) Sir Peter Gerard of Kingsley & Bryn (d before 1446)
m. Isabella Strangeways identified by Ormerod just as Isabella, not named by Wotton
  (i) Sir Thomas Gerard of Kingsley & Bryn (b c1430, d before 1494)
  m. Douce Assheton (dau of Sir Thomas Assheton of Ashton-under-Lyne)
  (a) Peter Gerard of Kingsley (dvp 1492-4)
  m. (c1481) Margaret Stanley (b 1458, d 1547, dau of Sir Thomas Stanley of Hooton by Margaret Bromley)
((1)) Sir Thomas Gerard of Kingsley & Bryn (b c1488, d 06.11.1523) - continued below
  m. Margery/Margaret Trafford (dau of Sir Edmund Trafford of Trafford)
  ((2)) Joan Gerard
  m. Richard Done of Utkinton
  ((3)) Isabella Gerard
  m. Sir Richard Langton of Walton & Newton
  ((4)) Jane Gerard (d 1510) mentioned by Ormerod but not by Wotton
  m. Peter Leigh of Lyme (d c1542)
((5)) Alice Gerard
  m. Thomas Radclyffe of Wymmersley (b 1483, d 1521)
  ((6)) daughter mentioned by Wotton but not by Ormerod
  m. John Southworth of Samlesbury
  (b) Eleanor Gerard probably of this generation
  m. Sir John Warren of Poynton & Stockton (b c1461, d 09.01.1518)
  (ii) Margaret Gerard probably of this generation
  m. (08.1444) Sir John Boteler of Bewsey & Warrington (b 1429, d 26.02.1462/3)
  (B) Constance Gerard probably of this generation
  m. Sir Alexander Standish of Standish (d 1454)
  (2) Thomas Gerard (Gerrard) of Ledsham, Cheshire (d by 1435)
  (A) William Gerrard of Ledsham had issue
  c. John Gerard
  m. Ellin Ince (dau/heir of Richard de Ince of Ince)
  d. Helen Gerard probably of this generation
  m. Henry Eccleston of Eccleston (a 1399)
  B. Thomas Gerard of Crewood

 

 

Sir Thomas Gerard of Kingsley & Bryn (Brynne) (b c1488, d 06.11.1523) - continued above
m. Margery/Margaret Trafford (dau of Sir Edmund Trafford of Trafford, widow of ?? Longford of Longford then Sir John Port of Ewall)
1. Sir Thomas Gerard of Kingsley & Bryn, Sheriff of Lancashire (b c1512, a 1548)
  m. (div 1550) Jane Legh (dau of Sir Peter Legh of Haydock & Lyme)
  A. Sir Thomas Gerard of Kingsley & Bryn, Sheriff of Lancashire (d 09.1601) the last generation mentioned by Ormerod, the first mentioned by Dugdale
m. Elizabeth Port (dau of Sir John Port of Etwall by Elizabeth Gifford)
  i. Sir Thomas Gerard, 1st Bart of Bryn (b 1560, bur 16.02.1620-1) the first mentioned by DBART1840
  m1. (1580) Cecily Maney (dau of Sir Walter Maney of Staplehurst)
  a. Sir Thomas Gerard, 2nd Bart of Bryn (d 15.05.1630)
m. Frances Molyneux (dau of Sir Richard Moylneux, 1st Bart of Sefton)
  (1) Sir William Gerard, 3rd Bart of Bryn (b 1611-2, bur 07.04.1681)
  m. Elizabeth Clifton (dau of Sir Cuthbert Clifton of Lytham and Westby)
  (A) Sir William Gerard, 4th Bart of Bryn (b 1637-8, bur 16.04.1702, 3rd son)
m1. (1662) Anne Preston (dau of Sir John Preston, 1st Bart of Preston Patrick, Nether Levens & Furness Abbey )
  (i) Sir William Gerard, 5th Bart of Bryn (bpt 22.06.1662, bur 29.05.1721)
  m. Mary Cansfield (dau of John Cansfield of Cansfield by Elizabeth)
  (a) Sir William Gerard, 6th Bart of Bryn (b 27.12.1697, d 09.12.1732)
  m. (1720) Elizabeth Clifton (dau of Thomas Clifton of Lytham)
((1)) Sir William Gerard, 7th Bart of Bryn (b 04.09.1721, d unm 22.03.1740)
  ((2)) Sir Thomas Gerard, 8th Bart of Bryn (d 25.06.1780)
  m. Elizabeth Tasborough
((A))+ issue - daughter, Clare (d unm 05.04.1798)
  ((3)) Sir Robert Cansfield Gerard, 9th Bart of Bryn (d 06.03.1784)
  m. (1770) Catherine Anderton (d 13.01.1821, dau of William Anderton of Euxton)
  ((A)) Sir Robert Gerard, 10th Bart of Bryn (d 26.08.1791)
  ((B)) Sir William Gerard, 11th Bart of Bryn (b 12.07.1773, dsp 02.08.1826)
  m. (21.12.1795) Anna Maria Stapylton (d 13.09.1808, dau of Miles Staplyton of Richmond)
  ((C)) John Gerard of Windle Hall (d 22.05.1822) had issue
  m. (22.02.1803) Elizabeth Ferrers (b 18.02.1779, dau of Edward Ferrers of Baddesley Clinton)
  ((D)) Maria Gerard (d 09.02.1827)
  m. Thomas Stapylton of Richmond (b 28.04.1778, d 04.07.1839)
  ((E)) Catherine Gerard (d 24.09.1862)
m. (sp) Thomas Strickland-Standish of Standish (b 31.07.1763, d 04.12.1813)
  ((F))+ other issue - Thomas (d young), Elizabeth, Ellen (d infant)
  ((4)) Mary Gerard
  (b)+ other issue - John, Thomas (d infant), Anne (d unm), Mary (d unm), Elizabeth (d unm)
  (ii) Anne Gerard
  m. Charles Waterton of Walton
  (iii)+ other issue (dsp or d unm) - Thomas, John, Francis, Mary, Elizabeth, Bridget, Frances, Winifred
  m2. (sp) Mary Mostyn (sister of Sir Edward Mostyn, Bart, widow of James Poole)
  (B) John Gerard (dsp, youngest son)
m. ?? ("the heiress of Ince")
  (C) Frances or Anne Gerard (d 1679)
  m. Francis Howard of Corby Castle (d 1702)
  (D)+ other issue (dsp) - William (d young), Thomas (d infant), Thomas (Captain then monk), Cuthbert
  (2) Richard Gerard of Ince (b 10.1612-3, d 05.09.1686, 3rd son)
  The following comes from Wotton & Commoners (vol I, Walmesley of Westwood House, p278+). Commoners reports that Richard purchased Ince "from his cousin Thomas Gerard, of Ince" whom we presume to have been this Thomas, whose connection was somewhat distant.
  m1. Frances Hansley (dau of Sir Ralph Hansley of Tickhill Castle)
  (A) son (d infant)
  m2. Judith Stewart (dau of Sir Nicholas Stewart of Pateshall)
  (B) Thomas Gerard of Ince & Aspul (d 1724)
  m. Mary Wright
  (i) Richard Gerard of Ince (d unm)
(ii)+ other issue - William (dsp), Thomas, Carryl, 5 daughters
  (C) Richard Gerard
  m. Jane Prescot (dau of Samuel Prescot)
  (i) Richard Gerard
  m. Isabella Baldwin (dau of John Baldwin)
  (a) William Gerard of Ince (dsp 1743)
  (b) Mary Gerard (d 13.12.1793)
  m. John Walmesley
(c) Elizabeth Gerard (d unm)
  (D)+ other issue (d unm) - William (dvp), Nicholas (dvp), John (dvp), Charles (dvp), Frances (Abbess of Ghaunt), Anne (nun in Liege), Julima (d infant)
  (3)+ other issue (d unm) - Thomas (d infant), Gilbert, Peter, Thomas, John (a 1665), Frances (d young), Cecilie (D young), Frances (nun at Gravelines)
  b. John Gerard (dsp)
  c. Frances Gerard (dsp)
  m. Ralph Standish of Standish
  m2. (sp) Mary Hawes (dau of Sir James Hawes, Lord Mayor of London, widow of John Smythe of London then Sir Robert Lee of London)
  m3. (sp) Mary Dormer (dau of Sir William Dormer, widow of _ Browne)
  ii. John Gerard (b 04.10.1564, d 27.07.1637, priest) dates from Wikipedia ("John Gerard (Jesuit)").
  iii. Mary Gerard mentioned by Wotton & Dugdale
  m. John Jennison of Walworth
  iv. Dorothy Gerard mentioned by Wotton but not Dugdale
  m. Edmund Packham (son of Sir George)
v. Martha Gerard mentioned by Wotton & Dugdale
  m. Michael Jennison (brother of John)
  vi. Elizabeth Gerard mentioned by Dugdale but not Wotton
  m1. Sir _ Leighton
  m2. Sir George Peckham
  B. Catharine Gerard
  m. William Tarbock
2. Margaret Gerard
  m. Peter Leigh of Lyme (d 1589)
3. Catherine Gerard (dspm)
  m. Thomas Hoghton of Hoghton Tower
4. Elizabeth Gerrard
  m. Richard Bold of Bold (d 1558)
5. Anne Gerrard
  m. Richard Assheton of Middleton (d 1551-2)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Gerard) with support/input from Ormerod (Cheshire, vol 2, 'Gerard of Kingsley and Gerard of Crewood', pp61-62), Wotton (Kimber & Johnson, 1771, vol 1, 'Gerard of Bryn', p31+) with some support from Visitation (Dugdale, Lancashire, 1664-5, 'Gerard of Brynne'), DBART1840 ('Gerard of Bryn')
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