'Meverell1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Meverell of Throwley (Throwlegh), Meverell of Tidswell
[This page was first launched on 06.10.08 as Draft. It was released 'properly' into the database after review & improvement using Sleigh.]

Oliver Meverell (a 1204) 
1. William Meverell of Throwlegh, Staffordshire (a 1216)
  Before starting its report with the George Meverell shown at the top of the lower section below, Visitation notes that the first 3 recorded generation of this family were Oliver, probably father of William father of Thomas who married Agnes de Clayton in 2Ed1 (1272-3). Sleigh shows that it was this William who married Agnes de Clayton. Provisionally, we show the generations as given by Sleigh but, having regard to the date given for Agnes's marriage, show her as married to Thomas below.
  A. Nicholas Meverell of Throwlegh generation omitted by Visitation
  i. Thomas Meverell of Throwlegh (a 1324)
  m. (1272-3) Agnes de Gayton (dau/coheir of Gerebert de Gayton) 
  a. Thomas Meverell of Throwlegh
  (1) Thomas Meverell of Throwlegh
  m. Elizabeth Daniell (dau/heir of William Daniell of Tideswell (who d 1337))
  (A) John Meverell (a 1413, MP)
Sleigh indicates that John was MP in 1413-4 but HoP ("John Meverel (d 1344)") identifies the John who is the subject of that article as probably son of an earlier John MP, identified as "of Fradswell", who must have been this John. HoP shows the mother of the younger John as ...
  m. Margaret
  (i) John Meverell of Throwlegh (Throwley), Sheriff of Staffordshire (d 01.05.1444, MP)
  (a) Sir Sampson Meverell of Throwley, Staffordshire (bur 1562)
m. Isabella Leche (dau/coheir of Sir Roger de Leche of Beaupers)
  ((1)) Thomas Meverell of Throwley
  m. Elizabeth Montgomery (dau of Nicholas Montgomery of Cubley)
  ((A)) Thomas Meverell of Throwley
  m. Jane Eyre (dau of Robert Eyre of Padley by Elizabeth Fitzwilliam)
  ((i)) George Meverell of Throwley - continued below
  m. Jane Babington (dau of Thomas Babington of Dethick)
  ((ii)) Elizabeth Meverell
m1. William Basset of Blore
  m2. Henry Cokayne
  ((a)) Margaret Cokayne
  m. John Woodson of Littlehales
  (b) Isabell Meverell probably of this generation
  m. John Rockley or Rokeley
  (c) Jane Meverell possibly of this generation
  m. John Broke of Leighton
  (B) Thomas Meverell 'of Throwley'
  (i) Elizabeth Meverell (a 1404)
  m. (1353) Nicolas Stafford



George Meverell of Throwley (d 25.12.1526) - continued above
m. Jane (Jone) Babington (dau of Thomas Babington of Dethick)
1. Francis Meverell of Throwley, Sheriff of Staffordshire (b 1514-5, d 17.12.1564, MP)
  m. (by 20.10.1544) Anne Denham (dau/coheir of Sir John Denham of Kirklington)
  A. Sampson Meverell of Throwley
  m. Margaret Trentham (dau of Richard Trentham of Rocester, sister of Thomas)
  i. Francis Meverell of Throwley
  ii. Robert Meverell of Throwley & Ilam (d 05.02.1627/8)
  m. Elizabeth Fleming (d 05.08.1628, dau of Sir Thomas Fleming, Lord Chief Justice)
a. Elizabeth Meverell
  m. Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Ardglass (d 1653)
  iii.+ other issue - Richard, Ralfe, Dorothy, Anne
  B. George Meverell (3rd son)
  The following is supported by Visitation (London, 1633-4. 'Meverell'). Visitation (Derbyshire, 1662-4, 'Meverell of Tidswell') suggests that George dsp.
  m. Constance Allen (dau of Ottewell Allen of Whetstone)
  i. Francis Meverell had issue
  ii. Ottewell Meverell of London (a 1634, physician)
  m. Katherine Ironside (dau of Richard Ironside of London)
  a.+ issue - Ottewell, Samuel, Margaret, Sarah, Katherine
  C. Nicholas Meverell of Tidswell, Derbyshire (d c1628)
The following is supported by Visitation (Derbyshire, 1662-4, 'Meverell of Tidswell').
  m. Barbara Marshall (dau of Sir N. Marshall of Tidswell)
  i. Edward Meverell of Tidswell (d 1642)
  m. Dorothy Ellsemere or Erlesman of the Isle of Wight
  a. Cromwell Meverell of Tidswell (b c1627, a 1670)
  m. Barbara Bradshaw (d 1687, dau of Henry Bradshaw of Marple (Marpull))
  (1) Barbara Meverell (d 1684)
  m. Thomas Statham of Tansley & Tidswell (b c1649, d 1702)
  (2)+ other issue - Obadiah (b c1660, dsp?), Rachell (a 1682?, dsp?), Bathia (d 1661)
b.+ other issue - Grace (d 1648), Elizabeth (d unm 1642)
  ii.+ other issue - Robert of Tidswell (d 1676?), Roger, Francis (d 1638), Thomas
  D.+ other issue - Edward (dsp), Godfrey (dsp), Dorothea, Benedicta
  partner unknown
  H. son
Sleigh shows the children of this marriage as Francis (above), George, Dorothy (m. Thomas Barton of Stoke), Dorothea (m. John Port of Ilam), another daughter (m. John Barlow of Stoke) and Barbara or Elizabeth (m. Symon Sesson of Buckinhamshire). Visitation shows as follows.
2. George Meverell
3. (Elizabeth?) Meverell
  m. John Port
4. Dorothy Meverell
  m. John Barlow of Stoke
5. Barbara Meverell
  m. Symon Seton of Buckinghamshire

Main source(s): 'A History of the Ancient Parish of Leek' (John Sleigh, 2nd edition (1883), Pedigree of Meverell of Throwlegh', p56) with input/support for the lower section from Visitation (Staffordshire, 1614+1663-4, 'Meverell of Throwley') and as reported above
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