'Gower03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gower of Crookbarrow, Gower of Earl's Court (Worcestershire), Gower of Woodhall

Richard Gower (a temp Edward I who r. 1272-1307)
1. Thomas Gower (a temp Edward I)
  A. Richard Gower (a temp Edward II)
i. Richard Gower (a temp Edward III who r. 1327-1377)
  m. Elyanor Comyn (dau of _ Comyn of Newbold Comyn)
  a. Thomas Gower (a 1399)
(1) Thomas Gower of Woodhall
  (A) Thomas Gower of Crookbarrow & Woodhall
  m. Catherine Sutton (dau of John Sutton of Dudley by Constance Blount)
  (i) Thomas Gower of Crookbarrow & Woodhall (d 1440)
  m. Alice Atwood (dau of John Atwood of Northwick)
  (a) Thomas Gower of Woodhall - continued below
  m. Anne Washeborne (dau of Norman Washeborne)
  (ii) John Gower of Suckely (d c1526-7, 5th son)
  m. Anne Atwood (dau of John Atwood of Northwick)
  (a) William Gower of Boughton St. John (d 1546)
  m. (before 20.10.1515) Anne Tracey (dau of Richard Tracy)
  (b) Arnold Gower of Doddenham and Earl's Court, Worcestershire (d c1542-3)
  Visitation (1569) suggests that Arnold dsp but BLG1952 reports that he had issue by Eleanor Staples whilst Visitation (1634) shows probable issue as shown below.
  m. (before 1511) Eleanor Staples (dau of Walter Staples of Worcester, widow of Robert Washborne of Doddington)
  ((1)) John Gower of Earl's Court (d 1548)
  m. Anne Lingen (sister of William Lingen)
  ((A)) Elizabeth Gower
  m. Richard Ingram
  (iii)+ other issue - Richard, Robert, William, Humfrey



Thomas Gower of Woodhall - continued above
m. Anne Washeborne (dau of Norman Washeborne)
1. John Gower of Woodhall
  m. Margaret Harwell (dau of Roger Harwell of Bessford)
  A. William Gower of Woodhall
  m1. Mary Midlemore (dau of Thomas Midlemore of Hawchlon or Hauchton)
i. John Gower of Woodhall (a 1569)
  m. Elizabeth Wrottesley (dau of Walter Wrottesley of Wrottesley)
  a. John Gower of Woodhall (b c1549)
  m. ?? Harewell (dau of ?? Harewell of Besford)
  (1) William Gower of Woodhall (a 1634)
  m. Anne Whorwood (dau of Sir William Whorwood of Sandwell)
  (A)+ issue (a 1634) - William, John, Thomas, Elizabeth, Jane, Anne, Mary, Isabel
  (2) John Gower of Leigh
  (3) Anne Gower probably of this generation
  m. Richard Baugh (a 1634)
b. Elizabeth Gower (b c1552, a 1569)
  ii. Edward Gower of Kewsley
  m. Ellen Hall (dau of Roger Hall, widow of Stephen Cottrell)
  a.+ issue (a 1569) - Edward, William, Walter, Barbara
  iii. Richard Gower
m. Anne Romney (dau of Thomas Romney or Romeney of Bradford, Worcestershire)
  a.+ issue (a 1569) - Edward (b c1562), William (b c1565), Walter (b c1566), Barbara
  iv. Elianor Gower
  m. Richard Aylworth of Aylworth
  v. Elizabeth Gower
  m. William Haryson
  vi. Anne Gower (d 1591) probably of this generation, presumed of this marriage
  m. Peter Ayleworth of Tackley
  vii.+ other issue - Francis, Thomas, Frances
  m2. Elizabeth Stanton (dau of Henry Stanton)
  x.+ other issue - Robert, Katharine
  B. Joan Gower
  m. Richard Newport of Wythe
2.+ other issue - Thomas, Francis, Robert, Richard, Anne, Margery, Margaret

Main source(s): Visitation (Worcestershire, 1569, Gower) with some support for upper section from BLG1952 (Gower of Sandown Court) and some input in the lower section from Visitation (Worcestershire, 1634, Gower)
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