'Havers1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Havers of Thelton Hall, Havers of Winfarthing

Commoners identifies the arms of this family as "A griffin, sejant, erm. crowned and collared" but shows an image of them that supports the identification given by BLG1879 which identifies them as "Or, on a fess sa. three chess rooks of the field".
John Havers (a 1485, "gentleman of the horse to John, Duke of Norfolk) mentioned by Commoners & BLG1879, succeeded by ...
1. John Havers of Winfarthing (Wynfarthing) & Kenygate, Norfolk ("steward of the Howard family")
  m. Anne Dussing (dau of Robert Dussing of Bramerton (Brome))
  A. Thomas Havers of Winfarthing (d 1605)
  m. Elizabeth Dale (d before 19.01.1635, dau of William Dale of Doyke)
  i. John Havers of Thelton Hall, Norfolk (a 1610, d before 02.02.1651, bailiff to the Earl of Arundel)
  Wilson identifies John as "of Shelfhanger in Norfolk" but Commoners shows him as 1st of Thelton Hall.
  m. Elizabeth Tyndall (dau of John Tyndall of Bunham (Banham))
Wilson ends showing that John & Elizabeth had 5 children: Thomas, William, Elizabeth, Ann & Mary (no Clere). Commoners shows 2 children, William & Clere, whilst BLG1879 identifies William as the elder son. Commoners is the main source for the following.
  a. William Havers of Thelton Hall (a 1664, 2nd son?)
  m. Susan Brooke (d 1675, dau of _ Brooke of Whitechurch)
  (1) Thomas Havers of Thelton Hall
Commoners & BLG1879 show that Thomas m1. Mary Englefield m2. Alice Moore but are not clear on which wife was mother of William, "edlest son". Visitation mentions only Alice Moore with the Harleian editor showing her as mother of William and the other childfren, identifying her as 1st wife.
  m1/2. Alice Moore (dau/coheir of Sir Edward Moore, Bart of Kirtlington (not Kittington))
  (A) William Havers of Thelton Hall ("eldest son")
  m. Mary Dormer
  (i) Thomas Havers of Thelton Hall (a 1737)
  m. Henrietta Maria D'Ewes (dau of Sir Simeon or Symonds D'Ewes of Suffolk)
(a) Thomas Havers of Thelton Hall
  m. Catherine Dutry (dau of John Dutry)
  ((1)) Thomas Havers of Thelton Hall
  m. Elizabeth Cliffe (dau of Robert Cliffe of Glandford Briggs)
  ((A)) Thomas Havers of Thelton Hall (b 07.1787, d 12.10.1863) had issue
  m. (09.1809) Dorothy Charlton (dau of Forster Charlton of Alndyke)
  ((B))+ other issue - Robert, Edward, Richard, Henry, William, Eliza, Lucretia, Harriott, Charlotte
  ((2)) Catherine Havers
  m. Francis Bedingfield of Ditchingham
  ((3)) Mary Havers
  m. Jeremiah Norris of Colney Hall
  ((4)) Lucretia Havers
  m. Thomas Wright of London (banker)
  ((5)) Rosa Lelia Havers
  m. John Needham of Bickham
  ((6))+ other issue - John, William, Edward, Henrietta Maria, Anna, Maria Henrietta
  (b)+ other issue - William, Edward, Henrietta Maria
  (ii) Mary Havers
m. H. Bedingfield of Stoke Ash
  (iii)+ other issue - William of London, John (dsp)
  (B)+ other issue- Thomas, Henry, Mary
  m2/1. Mary Englefield of Berkshire
  (2) John Havers
  (3) Susan Havers
  m. T(homas) Risden
  (4) Elizabeth Havers
  m. H(enry) Huddleston of Sawston (d 1659)
  b Clere Havers of Brakendale
  (1) Richmond Havers (dsp)
  (2) John Havers of Norwich had issue
  m. Mary Collins
  c.+ other issue - Thomas (dvpsp?), Elizabeth, Ann, Mary
  ii. Thomas Havers (4th son)
  m. (1617) Ann Ward
  iii. Henry Havers (6th son)
  m. Elizabeth Ward
  iv. Ann Havers
  m. Thomas Shardlow
  a.+ issue - Ann, Elizabeth
  v. Elizabeth Havers
  m. William Killingworth of Writtell
  vi. Dorothy Havers
  m. John Whitfoot (Whitefoot) of Forcet
  vii. Judith Havers
m. William Browne of Norwich
  viii. Mary Havers
  m. Henry Tyndalle of Bokenham
  ix.+ other issue - William (dvpsp), Edward, Edmond, Dale, Frances (nun)
B. Charles Havers of London mentioned by Wilson, not by Commoners
  m. Anne Humon
  i. Thomas Havers of London (d 26.08.1616)
  m. (13.04.1600) Anne Reynolds (d by 1636, dau/heir of Robert Reynolds of London, m2. Sir Thomas Burton of Stokerston, Bart) ## see here ##
  a. Robert Havers (bpt 25.02.1603-4, dsp)
  m. _ Payne of Leicestershire
  b. Charles Havers
  m. Mary Baker (dau of Alexander Baker of London, m2. Captain ?? Gay)
  c. John Havers 'of Stokerston' (bpt 17.02.1614, dsp)
  m. Elizabeth Cecil (dau of Sir Richard Cecil, son of Thomas, Earl of Exeter)
  d. Mary Havers (a 1636)
  m. John Holden of London
  e. Sophia Havers (bpt 17.01.1615-6, d young)
  C. William Havers (dsp) mentioned by Commoners, not by Wilson
D. Gilbert Havers of Swansthorp, Norfolk (Captain or "receiver for Norfolk")
  m. Frances Nash (dau of Thomas Nash of Swansthorp)
  i. Henry Havers of Swansthorp
  ii. John Havers (dsp)
  iii. Gilbert Havers of London (a 1633, draper)
  The following is supported by Visitation (London, 1633, 'Havers').
  m. Jane Hamersley (dau of Sir Hugh Hamersley (alderman))
  a. Mary Havers (a 1633) possibly the Mary (d 1673) who married ...
  m. Samuel Gastrell of the Grange (b c1631, d 1674)
  b.+ other issue (1633) - Hugh, Gilbert, Jane
  E. Gawdy Havers
  i.+ 4 children (a 1605)
  F. Edmond Havers (dsp)
  G. Anne Havers
  m. Edward Ward of Bixley (not Binley or Bisley)

Main source(s): 'A History of the Parish of St. Laurence Pountney, London' (Rev. H. B. Wilson, 1831, 'Pedigree of Havers', p226+), Commoners (vol 1, 'Havers of Thelton Hall', p381+) with support from BLG1879 ('Havers of White Hill'), Visitation (Norfolk, 1563+1589+1613 ('Havers') & 1664 ('Havers'))
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