'Gyll2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gylle of Buckland, Gyll of Kettering, Gyll (Gill) of Wydial (Wyddial)
[Much of this page was originally within Gyll1. It was extracted to facilitate a review of the Gyll family.]

John Gylle 'of Buntingford' of Buckland & Wydial, Sheriff of Hertfordshire (b c1540, d 22.10.1600)
m. (1563) Joan (d 10.1600)
1. Sir George Gylle or Gill of Buckland & Wydial (b 1578-9, d 17.11.1619)
  m. Alice Essex (d 1627, dau of Thomas Essex, son/heir of Sir Thomas by Margaret, dau of William, Lord Sandys)
  A. John Gyll or Gill, last of Wydial, of Little Shelford Manor & Richmond (Surrey) (bpt 11.09.1597, bur 24.04.1661)
  m1. Mary (bur 23.04.1644)
  i. Marianne Gill (bpt 05.08.1633)
  m. _ Barber
  ii.+ other issue - John (bpt 19.09.1627), Charles (bpt 17.08.1630, a 1662), Henry (bpt 25.07.1632), Francis (bpt 16.11.1634), Joseph (a 1661), George (bpt 02.02.1637), Margaret (bpt 05.08.1635), Grace (bpt 23.05.1636, bur 10.02.1639), Elizabeth (bpt 15.03.1638), Grace (bpt 02.07.1642), Dorothy (bpt 26.10.1643)
  m2. (1645) Martha Spilman
  ixii. Martha Gill (bpt 19.02.1645/6)
  B . George Gyll or Gill of Walton (Northamptonshire ) & Little Court, Buntingford (a 1659)
  m1. Ann ( before 29.11.1633)
  m2. (29.06/24.01.1652) Helen (bur 25.06.1659, widow of Thomas Baldwin of Buntingford)
  i.+ issue - George (bpt 16.06.1653), Frances (bpt 11.06.1655)
  C. Frances Gyll or Gill (b c1602, d 27.09.1648)
  m. Nathaniel Styles of Walton (d 27.11.1677)
2. Sir John Gylle or Gill of Little Court (Buntingford, Hertfordshire) & London (d before 20.05.1651, MP)
m. Joane Trevilian (dau of Hugh Trevilian of Yarnscombe, widow of Ciprian Lucar)
3. Mary Magdalene Gylle or Gill (a 1651)
  m1. (30.10(09?).1597) Sir John Dorrington of Spaldwick (d before 31.10.1604)
  A. Cordelia Dorrington
  m. Adam Hill of Spaldwick
  i. Cordelia Hill (b 1633, 1698) apparently of this generation
  m. (1664) Edward Denny
  m2. Sir Leonard Hyde of Throcking & Spaldwick (d 1624)
4. Ursula Gylle or Gill (a 1619, dsp)
  m. (12.08.1586) Henry Sadleir of Everley (b c1538, d 07.03.1618, son of Sir Ralph of Standon, m1. Dorothy, dau of Edward Gilbert of Everly)
5. Cordelia Gylle or Gill
  m1. (1594) Sir Thomas Herris of Maldon (d before 06.03.1621, Serjeant-at-law)
  m2. (13.09.1622) Robert Bacon (b 1562, Captain, son of John of Hesset)



Richard Gylle of Easton, Huntingdonshire (d 1546)
1. John Gyll (a 1547) this generation given by MGH but omitted by CTG & Lipscomb
  A. John Gyll of Sudboro (Northamptonshire), Mayor of Higham Ferrers (bur 10.09.1616)
  m. Sarah Ward of London (a 10.1616)
  i. Philip Gyll of Edmonton, Middlesex (b 1602, d 10.09.1653)
  m. (19.02.1632) Elizabeth Bateman (b c1610, a 1652, dau of Thomas Bateman of Thrapston)
  a. Thomas Gyll of London (bpt 15.08.1642, d 05.07.1714, 2nd son)
  m. Martha (bur 14.10.1702)
  (1) Thomas Gyll of St. Andrew Holborn, Middlesex (d 03.1719)
  m. Sarah
  (2) Martha Gyll
  m. _ Howard
  b. Ann Gyll (bpt 25.05.1635)
  m. Joseph Bynes
  c. Joan Gyll (bpt 15.01.1636?, a 1714)
  m. _ Barton (d by 1714)
  d. Elizabeth Gyll (bpt 10.03.1638)
  m. _ Speke
  e.+ other issue - Philip (b 07.05.1634, bur 12.04.1639), Alice (bpt 15.01.1636)
  ii. John Gyll or Gill of Kettering, Northamptonshire (d before 1650)
  a. John Gill this generation given by CTG & Lipscomb but not by MGH
  m. Mary
  (1) Edward Gill (of Kettering?) (b 01.07.1672)
  m. Elizabeth Walker of Kettering
  (A) John Gill (b 22.11.1697, d 14.10.1771)
  m. (1718) Elizabeth Negouse of Higham Ferrers (b c1796, d 10.10.1764)
  (i) Mary Gill (b c1718, d 12.01.1773)
  m. George Keith of London (bookseller)
  (ii)+ other issue - John of London (b 1725-6, dsp 22.05.1804, goldsmith), Elizabeth (b 1725-6, d 30.05.1738)
  (B) Edward Gill
  (i) John Gill (b 1729-30, dsp 08.03.1809)
  (C) Sarah Gill shown by Lipscomb a generation earlier
  m. _ Russell
  (2)+ John Gill (b 25.08.1673)
  b.+ other issue - Elizabeth, Jane mentioned by MGH & Lipscomb but not by CTG
  iii. Elizabeth Gyll
  m. (by 1616) William Bridgell
  iv. ?? Gyll named Mary by CTG, Jane by Lipscomb, Sarah by MGH
  m. Philip Camsell
  v. Ann Gyll
  vi. Hester Gyll
  m. _ Hastings
  B. Elizabeth Gyll identified by BLG1858 as dau of John son of Richard
  m. Robert Randes of Truswell
  C.+ other issue - Richard, John
2.+ other issue (a 1547) - Margaret, Ann

Main source(s): MGH (NS1, vol 2 (1876), 'Gyll Pedigree', p26+), CTG (vol 8 (1843), 'Pedigree of Gill of Wyddial, co. Hertford', p276+), Lipscomb (Bucks, vol 4, 'Pedigree of Gyll of Buckland and Wyddiall-Hall, co. Herts; Yeoveny Hall, co. Middlesex' and Wyrardisbury House, co. Bucks.', p606+), BLG1858 ('Gyll of Wyrardisbury')
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