'Gery1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gery of Bushmead Priory

Commoners identifies the arms of this family, quartered with those of Wade, as "Gu. two bars arg., charged with three mascles of the field, a canton ermine".
Thomas Gery of Royston (Hertfordshire), Sheriff of Cambridgeshire (a 1509)
1. William Gery of Bushmead (Bedfordshire), Royston & Barkway (Hertfordshire) (d 12.1592)
  m. Barbara Hyde of Throcking
  A. William Gery of Bushmead (d 05.1593)
  m. Rebecca Shaw (dau of Richard Shaw of Chicksands by Elizabeth Cavendish (aunt of the Countress of Shrewsbury))
  i. Richard Gery of Bushmead (d 1638, Gentleman of the Privy Chamber to King Charles I)
  m. Anne Franklin (dau of George Franklin of Manverne)
  a. William Gery of Bushmead Priory (b 1613)
  m. Anna Dyer (dau of Sir William Dyer, sister of Sir Lodovick of Great Stoughton)
  (1) William Gery of Bushmead Priory (d 1686, 2nd son)
  m1. Mary Salmon (dau/coheir of John Salmon of Shillingford)
  (A) Charles Gery of Bushmead Priory (b 02.09.1664, d 1713)
m1. (sp) Anne Sawyer (dau/heir of James Sawyer of Caldecot)
  m2. Hester Benyon (d 1728, dau of Rev. Thomas Benyon of Ely)
  (i) William Gery of Bushmead Priory (d 10.1755)
  m. Eleanor Welby (dau of Richard Welby of Denton)
  (a) William Gery of Bushmead Priory (d 1802)
  m. (20.11.1763) Mary Bell (d 1795, dau/heir of Richard Bell of Bedford)
  ((1)) William Gery (d infant)
  ((2)) Mary Selina Gery
  m. John Milnes of Beckingham (son of Rev. James Andrew of Newark)
  ((3)) Eleanor Gery
  m. Rev. Thomas Milnes (elder brother of John)
  ((4)) Hester Gery
  The folllowing is supported by BLG1952 ('Wade-Gery of Bushmead').
  m. (1792) Rev. Hugh Wade, later Wade-Gery (d 09.12.1832, son of Rev. Hugh of Newark (by Martha Twentyman) son of John of Cosby)
  ((A)) William Hugh Wade-Gery of Bushmead Priory (b 24.08.1794, d 01.09.1870) had issue
  m. (02.07.1829) Anne Beckingham Milnes (dau of John Milnes of Beckingham)
  ((B)) Hugh Wade-Gery (b 08.01.1797, Rector of Colmworth, 3rd son)
  m. (17.07.1821) Sophia Josephia Sykes (dau of Joseph Sykes)
  ((C)) Robert Wade-Gery (b 15.12.1802, d 16.01.1892, Rector of Colmworth, 5th son) had issue
  m. (14.06.1836) Harriet Day (d 21.01.1873, dau of William Day of St. Neots)
  ((D)) Hester Wade-Gery
  m. (01.05.1827) Rev. John Fredeick Dawson
  ((E))+ other issue - Charles (b 09.10.1795), Thomas (b 26.09.1801, d 15.12.1828), Mary Hannah
(b) Charles Gery of Grantham (dsp 1820, cleric)
  m. _ Preston (dau of Samuel Preston of Boston)
  (c)+ other issue (d unm) - Mary, Eleanor
  (B) Elizabeth Gery
  m. _ Llanden of Dalby
  m2. ?? (widow of Richard Taylor of Clapham)
  (2) Katharine Gery (b 11.1634)
  m. Nicholas Hare of Harpham
(3) Mary Gery
  m. _ Metcalfe
  (4) Ann Gery
  m. John James Dartinquenave
  (5)+ other issue - William (d before 1634), Richard (a 1638)
  b. Elizabeth Gery
  m. Sir Richard Stone of Rushden House
  c.+ other issue - Richard (b 1615, a 1634), George (d 1683, of Gray's Inn), Oliver (b 1621, a 1689), Sir Thomas of Bloomsbury (dsp 11.1683), Ann (a 1638)
  ii. William Gery (b 1589, of Gray's Inn)
  iii. daughter
  m. _ Nicholls (Dr.)
  iv. daughter
  m. Nicholas Franklin
  v. daughter
  m. John Spencer
  vi. Elizabeth Gery
  m. John Taber of Essex
  B. Richard Gery
  m. Elizabeth Frith (dau of W. Frith of Newington)

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 2, 'Gery of Bushmead', p379+) with a little support from Visitation (Bedfordshire, 1634, 'Gery (of Bushmead in Eaton-Socon')')
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