'Leman1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Leman of Beccles, Leman of Brampton, Leman of Gillingham, Leman of London, Leman of Northaw

                               
John Leman of Gillingham (Norfolk) & Beccles (Suffolk)
1. William Leman of Beccles
  m. Alice Bourne of Norwich
  A. John Leman of Beccles & Otley (d 1618) ancestor of Lemans of Charsfield, Winhaston, Weston & Parham
  m. Margaret Crampton (dau of P. Crampton of Beccles)
  i.+ issue (a 1633) - William (b c1613), Thomas, Alice, Precilla, Margaret, Anne
  B. Robert Leman of Ipswich
  m. Mary Cooke (dau of William Cooke of Broome Hall)
  i.+ issue (a 1634) - Mary, Alice, Rebecca, Sarah
  C. Thomas Leman of Gillingham
  m. Margaret Smith (dau of John Smith of Laxfield or Parkfield)
  The following comes partly from Visitation (London, 1634, Leman) and partly from Visitation (Norfolk, 1664, Leman of Haynford).
  i. John Leman of Bruens Hall/Wetheringsett, Suffolk
  m. Anne Weld (dau of Thomas Weld of Windham)
  a. Thomas Leman of Brampton, Suffolk (b 1667, d 1717) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Cuddon (dau of Robert Cuddon of Shadingfield)
Visitation (Norfolk) ends with this generation. It is speculation that Thomas & Elizabeth were parents of ...
  (1) ?? Leman
  Uncertain on number of intervening generations.
  (A) ?? Leman
  (i) Rev. Naunton Thomas Orgill Leman of Brampton Hall
  (a) Frances Leman (d 22.01.1866)
  m. (01.12.1820) Molyneux Shuldham (b 28.04.1782, d 23.02.1866)
  b. Mary Leman (b c1654, d 1727)
  m. Francis Repps of Mattishall
  c. Anne Leman
  d. Alice Leman
  m. John Barker of Wickham Marjet
  e. Margaret Leman
  m. Thomas Smith of Walsoken
  ii. Margaret Leman
  m. Thomas Smith of Walsoken
  iii. Alice Leman
  m. John Parker of Wickham Market
  iv. Mary Leman
  m. Thomas Crane of Saham Toney
  D. Philip Leman of Thames Ditton, Surrey
  m. Isabell
i.+ Rebeccah Leman
  E. Sir William Leman of Warboys & Northaw, Sheriff of Hertfordshire, 1st Bart (bur 03.09.1667, woollen draper)
  (1) William is shown by BEB1841 as 4th son but by TCB & Visitation as the 5th son.
(2) BEB1841 shows that it was his son who was created a baronet. We follow TCB in showing the 1st Bart as this William.
m. (by 1637) Rebecca Prescott (bur 22.01.1675, dau/coheir of Edward Prescott of London & Thoby)
  i. Sir William Leman, 2nd Bart of Northaw, Sheriff of Hertfordshire (bpt 19.12.1637, d 18.07.1701)
  m. (16.08.1655) Mary Mansell (d 21.04.1722, dau of Sir Lewis Mansell, Bart of Margam, by Elizabeth Montague)
  a. Mansell Leman (dvp 13.03.1687)
  m. (20.05.1636) Lucy Aley (dau of Richard Aley, alderman of London)
  (1) Sir William Leman, 3rd Bart of Northaw (b 1685, dsp 22.12.1741)
  m. (c1728) Anna Margaretta Brett (b c1706, bur 24.12.1745, dau of Colonel Henry Brett by Anne Mason, formerly Countess of Macclesfield)
  (2) Lucy Leman
  b. Mary Leman
m. Peter Pheasant of Upwood
  c. Elizabeth Leman
  m. Henry Aley (son of Alderman Aley)
  d. Lucy Leman
  m. John Wolf of London
  e. Theodosia Leman
  m. Lewis Newnham of London & Sussex
  f. Sarah Leman (d 1700)
  m. (1697) Sir George Hutchins (bpt 16.08.1640, d 1705, MP)
  g.+ other issue - Robert, Rebecca (d 1695)
  ii. John Leman
m. Elizabeth Haley of Edgeworthbury
  a.+ issue - Elizabeth, Anne
  iii. Thomas Leman of London (draper)
  m. Mary Hickford of London
  a.+ issue - Hickford (b c1676, a 1695), Robert (b c1677, a 1695), Rebecca
  iv. Edward Leman of London (a 1695)
  m. Mary Holt (dau of Sir Thomas Holt, serjeant-at-law)
  a.+ issue - Edward (b c1686, a 1695), Susanna Maria
  v. Philip Leman (bpt 19.06.1640, bur 24.02.1693, rector of Warboys, 6th son)
  m. Catherine Carter (dau of Richard Carter of Colne)
  a. Philip Leman of Snow Hill, London (d 10.11.1732)
  m. Frances
  (1) Sir Tanfeild Leman of Southwark, 4th Bart (bpt 13.04.1714, dsp 1762)
  m. Catherine
  b. John Leman (bpt 07.1689, d before 02.1693)
  TCB reports that there were subsequent claims to the baronetcy based on descent from this John but reports that "It is, however, almost certain that (this) John ... died in infancy". The following shows the descent claimed by the self-styled 7th Bart who reported that this John d 07.1759.
  m. (26.01.1718) Sarah Godfrey
  (1) John Leman of Nottingham, 'de jure 5th Bart' (bpt 06.10.1724, bur 13.05.1792)
  TCB reports that the self-styled 7th Bart claimed that John never assumed the baronetcy because he was "a soldier and abroad"
  m. (23.05.1745) Mary Smitham
  (A) Godfrey Leman of Nottingham, 'de jure 6th Bart' (bpt 13.09.1753, d 1827)
TCB reports that the self-styled 7th Bart claimed that Godfrey never assumed the baronetcy because of "poverty, sickness and subsequent imbecility".
  m. (16.02.1777) Anne Whittaker
  (i) 'Sir' John Leman of Nottingham, '7th Bart' (bpt 28.08.1781, dsp 05.06.1839)
  (2) Edward Leman (bpt 05.06.1733, soldier)
  m. (08.10.1765) Elizabeth Bates
  (B) 'Sir' Edward Godfrey Leman of Nottingham, '8th Bart' (bpt 28.04.1766, a 1840)
  m. (01.04.1793) Mary Burton
  (i) Edward Leman (b 1804, a 1840, only son)
  vi. Rebecca Leman
  m. (1652) Tanfeild Vachel of Coley
vii. Ellen Leman
  m. James Wainwright of London
  viii. Martha Leman
  m. Richard Harrison of Hadley
  ix. Mary Leman
  m1. Thomas Overman of Southwark
  m2. Sir George Hutchins (bpt 16.08.1640, d 1705, m2. Sarah Leman (Mary's niece))
  x. Elizabeth Leman
  m. James Winstanley of London
  xi. Alice Leman
  m. John Jennings of London
  xii.+ other issue - James (d unm), Tanfield (d 16.01.1704), Priscilla (d unm), Anne (d unm)
2. Sir John Leman of Warboys, Sheriff then Lord Mayor of London (dsp 26.03.1632)
3. Margaret Leman
  m. _ Collin
4. Anne Leman
  m. Richard Barber of Shadbrooke

Main source(s): BEB1841 (Leman of Northaw), Visitation (London, 1634, Leman) with some support/input from TCB (vol 4, Leman of Northaw)
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