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

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 (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)



MGH identifies the arms of this family, quartered with those of Wittewronge, as "Gu. two or, on each three mascles of the fied, on a canton of the second a leopard's face azure". That indicates a connection with the family shown above albeit possibly not a close one. MGH starts with 5 siblings, children of ...
?? Gery
1. Thomas Gery, Sheriff then Mayor of Coventry (d before 22.05.1674)
  m. Anne
  A. Sir Thomas Gery of Ealing House, Middlesex (b 1657-8, d 15.08.1727, Master in Chancery, MP for Coventry)
  m. (05.01.1709-10) Elizabeth Wittewronge (b 1673-4, d 26.09.1735, dau of James Wittewronge of Rothamstead House)
  i. Elizabeth Gery (b 1712, d 12.03.1739)
  m. Michael Le Heup of Hesset (b 1698-9, d 23.07.1749)
  ii. Susanna Gery (b c1713, d 12.11.1783)
  m. (30.11.1731) Sir John Cullum of Hawstead & Hardwick, 5th Bart
  iii. Bridget Gery (b 1716-7, d 12.11.1783)
  m. John Turnor of Langham (b c1705, d 10.02.1766, son of John by Lady Isabella May, 1st cousin to John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol)
2. Mary Gery
  m. _ Stanton
3. daughter
  m. Thomas Barnes
4. Joan Gery
  m. _ Clark
5. Abigail Gery
  m. _ Bugg

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 17.05.21) : Commoners (vol 2, 'Gery of Bushmead', p379+) with a little support from Visitation (Bedfordshire, 1634, 'Gery (of Bushmead in Eaton-Socon')')
(2) For lower section (uploaded 04.08.21) : MGH (NS4 vol 2 1908, p113)
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