'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 Snow (dau of Richard Snow (not Shaw) of Chicksands by Elizabeth Cavendish (aunt of the Countess of Shrewsbury))
  i. Richard Gery of Bushmead (d 1638, Gentleman of the Privy Chamber to King Charles I)
  m. Anne Franklin (d 12.1630, dau of George Franklin of Manverne)
  a. William Gery of Bushmead Priory (b 1613)
  m. Anna Dyer (b 1611, d 1684, dau of Sir William Dyer, sister of Sir Lodovick of Great Stoughton)
  (1) William Gery of Bushmead Priory (d 11.1686, 2nd son)
  m1. Mary Salmon (dau/coheir of John Salmon of Shillingford)
  (A) Charles Gery of Bushmead Priory (b 02.09.1664, d 04.1713)
m1. (sp) Anne Sawyer (dau/heir of James Sawyer of Caldecot)
  m2. Hester Benyon (d 05.1728, dau/heir of Rev. Thomas Benyon of Ely)
  (i) William Gery of Bushmead Priory (d 10.1755)
  m. Eleanor Welby (d 1796, 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, 2nd son) 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, 4th 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, youngest son) had issue
  m. (14.06.1836) Harriet Day (d 21.01.1873, dau of William Day of St. Neots)
  ((D)) Hester Wade-Gery (b 24.04.1799)
  m. (01.05.1827) Rev. John Fredeick Dawson
  ((E))+ other issue - son (b/d 01.11.1793), Charles (b 09.10.1795), George (b 14.03.1798, d 02.10.1798), George Richard (b 31.07.1800, d 18.08.1800), Thomas (b 26.09.1801, d 15.12.1828), Mary Hannah
(b) Charles Gery of Grantham (dsp 1820, cleric)
  m. Philip(pa) Preston (dau of Samuel Preston of Boston)
  (c)+ other issue (d unm) - Mary, Eleanor
  (B) Elizabeth Gery
  m. (afer 1693) _ Llanden of Dalby
  m2. _ Bosden (widow of Richard Taylor of Clapham)
  (2) Katharine Gery (b 11.1634)
  m. Nicholas Hare of Harpham
  (3) Mary Gery
  m. (c1671) _ Metcalfe
  (4) Ann Gery
m. John James Dartinquenave
  (A) Elizabeth Dartinquenave
  m. _ Bladwell
  (B)+ other issue - Charles, Katherine, Anne, Phillis
  (5)+ other issue - William (d before 1634), Richard (a 1638)
  b. Sir Thomas Gery of Bloomsbury (b 1623, dsp 11.1683, 5th son)
  m. Hester (d 1694)
  c. Elizabeth Gery
  m. Sir Richard Stone of Rushden House
  d.+ other issue - Richard (b 1615, a 1634), George (d 1683, of Gray's Inn), Oliver (b 1621, a 1689), Ann (bpt 01.01.1617, 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 or James Taber of Essex
  B. Richard Gery
  m. Elizabeth Frith (dau of W. Frith of Newington)
  C. Thomasin Gery

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 2, 'Gery of Bushmead', p379+), 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 3, part 2, 1804, 'Pedigree of Gery of Bedfordshire', p1041) with a little support from Visitation (Bedfordshire, 1634, 'Gery (of Bushmead in Eaton-Socon')')
[The possibly connected family of Gery of Coventry, originally uploaded as a lower section of this page, was moved on 24.07.23 to Gery2 to facilitate review & expansion of the above using Nichols and the addition of another Gery family that was probably connected to the above.]
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