'Michel1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Michell of Bodmin, Michel of Dewlish, Michel of Kingston Russell, Michell of St. Columb, Michell of Truro

Commoners reports Hutchins as having said "This family derive their descent from Gilbert de Aquila, sometimes styled Gilbert Magnus, or, in Saxon, Michel, who came over with William the Conqueror, and settled at Michelam, now Mitcham, in Surrey. Some branches were seated at St. Columb, in Cornwall, from John, a younger son of the last of which, that of Kingston Russell, is descended." We have yet to find a source which shows exactly how the Michels of Kingston Russell connected to the Michels of St. Columb so the following is wholly speculative, being made only so as to illustrate that the families were indeed connected.
?? Michel or Michell
1. ?? Michel or Michell
A. William Michel or Michell of St. Collomb (St. Columb), Cornwall
  i. John Michel or Michell of St. Collomb (St. Columb)
  a. John Michell of St. Collomb
  m. Alice Beauchamp (dau of Pole Beauchamp, brother of _ Beauchamp of Somersetshire)
(1) John Michell of Trewro (Truro), Cornwall
  m. Jane Killygrewe (dau of John Killygrewe) @@ see here @@
  (A) John Michell of Truro (a 1620)
  m. Cristabel Robartes (dau of Richard Robartes of Truro)
  (i)+ issue (a 1620) - Richard (b c1599), John, Samwell, Margerie, Grace, Anne
  (C) Alice Michell
  m. Peter Wolcot of Exeter
  (D) Radigund Michell
  m. William Yonge of Trent
  (E) Anne Michell
  m. Ellis Bartlet of Devon
  (B)+ other issue - James of Truro (a 1620), Robert, Thomas (dsp), Henry, Peter (dsp, Captain), Hugh
  b. Honor Michell
  m. John Gaverigan of Gaverigan (a 1538)
  c. Maud Michell possibly of this family, of this generation
  m. Richard Courtney
2. ?? Michel or Michell possibly of this generation
  A. ?? Michel
Uncertain on number of intermediary generations.
  i. ?? Michel
  a. John Michel (d 1612)
(1) John Michel at Dalwood, later of Kingston Russell, Dorset (d 1638-9)
  m. Elizabeth Henning (d by 1638, dau of John Henning of Poxwell)
  (A) John Michel of Kingston Russell, Sheriff of Dorset (d 1670)
  m. Joanna Doyly (d 1659, dau of Sir Cope Doyly or D'Oyly of Chiselhampton)
  (i) John Michel of Kingston Russell, Sheriff of Dorset (b 1642, d 1717, MP)
  m. Penelope Bingham (bur 05.06.1684, dau of John Bingham of Melcombe Bingham)
  (a) John Michel of Kingston Russell (b c1676, d 1739)
  m1. Arabella Bridges (d 1719, dau of Henry Bridges)
  ((1)) Harry Bridges Michel (b c1707, d 1721)
  m2. Alice Foxley (dsp 10.1724, dau of William Foxley by Alice)
m3. Mary Heckstetter (dau of Sir David Heckstetter of Southgate)
  ((2)) John Michel of Kingston Russell (d unm 1742)
((3)) David Robert Michel of Kingston Russell (d 1803, Colonel)
  m1. (1764) Grace Ayscough (d 23.11.1777, dau of John Ayscough of Jamaica)
  ((A)) John Michel of Dewlish & Kingston Russell (b 1765, d 1844, Lt. General) had issue
  m1. (sp?) Elizabeth Crosbie (dau of Pierce Crosbie of Ballyheigue Castle)
  m2. (29.09.1803) Anne Fane (d 03.1831, dau of Henry Fane of Fulbeck, son of Thomas, 8th Earl of Westmorland)
  ((B)) Charles William Michel
  m. Dorothy (probably not Mary) Rolfe (dau of Edmund Rolfe of Heacham, relict of Colonel Strickland)
  ((C)) Mary Michel
  m. Walter Parry Hodges of Eason Grey
  ((D)) Anne Heckstetter Michel dau of Eleanor Poore?
m. (1806) Sir William Walter Yea, Bart of Pyrland
  ((E))+ other issue - David (d 1779), Doyly (d 1791), Christopher, James, Robert (d 1779), Grace Ayscough, Caroline (d unm 1774), Charlotte (d unm)
  m2. Eleanor Poore (dau of Judge Edward Poore)
  ((4)) Mary Michel
  m. Edward Buckley Batson in London
  ((5)) Ann Elizabeth Michel (d 1759)
  m. Lancelot Lee of Coton Hall
  ((6)) Caroline Michel (d 1773)
  m. Harry Lee (warden of Winchester)
  (b) Penelope Michel mentioned by Commoners but not by Visitation
  m. John Gollop of Strode
  (c) Joanna Michel mentioned by Commoners but not by Visitation
  m. Rev. _ Edwards of Weymouth
  (d)+ other issue (d unm) - Frances, Martha (d 1711) mentioned by Commoners but not by Visitation
  (f)+ other issue - Bingham (bur 15.05.1682), Penelope (bpt 16.06.1678, bur 06.12.1678), Martha (bur 02.10.1683) mentioned by Visitation but not by Commoners
  (ii) Bernard Michel (bur 11.03.1678/9, 3rd son)
  m. Mary Slaney (dau of Richard Slaney of Martley)
(iii) Robert Michel (bpt 22.11.1653, d 1726)
  m. Mary Foxley
  (iv) Charles Michel (bpt 01.08.1658)
  m. Elizabeth Fellows of Islington
  (v) Elizabeth Michel shown by Commoners a generation earlier
  m. John Hurding of Longbridy
  (vi) Martha Michel
  m. William Sydenham of Winford Eagle (dsps 1718)
  (vi) Dorothy Michel
  m1. Thomas D'Oyly (brother of Sir John, Bart)
  m2. Rev. John Owen
  (vii) Mary Michel (bpt 28.10.1652)
  m. Henry Bromfield of Haywood
(viii)+ other issue - D'Oyley (bur 09.02.1699-1700 according to Visitation, d 1726 according to Commoners), Francis (bpt 01.08.1658), Joanna (bpt 13.07.1651)
  (B) Dorothy Michel
  m. Alexander Hill of Taunton
  (C) Elizabeth Michel
  Visitation shows this Elizabeth as married to John Hurding of Long Bredy. Commoners shows that Elizabeth a generation later and shows this one as married to ...
  m. Arthur Woolston of Blackaller
  (D) Sarah Michel
  m. Henry Luscombe of Luscombe
  (E)+ other issue (all dsp?) - Bernard of Weymouth (d unm 1680), Robert, Charles, Francis, Mary, Bridget (d unm)



Raph Michell, Mayor of Bodmin (b by 1523, bur 1578, MP)
HoP ("Ralph Michell of Bodmin") reports that Ralph "was of gentle origin, but by trade he was a tin merchant".
1. Richard Michell, Mayor of Bodmin (dsp but 1607)
  m. Phillip(a) Kendall (d before 20.10.1621, dau of Nicholas (not Walter) Kendall of Pellyne, m2. Humphry Roscarrock)
2. Gilbert Michell, Mayor of Bodmin (d 28.05.1615, MP)
  m. (21.11.1589) Frances Roscarock (dau of Anthony Roscarock of Crowane, m2. John Sanders of Bodmayn)
  A. Phillip Michell of Bodmin (b c1596, d c1658)
  m. (16.06.1625) Blanche Carminowe (d 13.09.1673, dau of Thomas Carminowe)
  B. Richard Michell, Mayor of Bodmin (bpt 1602, a 1642, 45th son)
  m. Elizabeth
  i.+ issue - Gilbert (bpt 1640), Frances (bpt 1643)
  C. Jane Michell
  m. Nicholas Maynard of Mylton Abbott
  D.+ other issue - Raph, Gilbert, Edward (bpt 1604, bur 1605), Joane (d 1610)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 16.07.08):
   (a) For Michell of St. Collomb & Truro : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, 'Michell of Truro', p322)
   (b) For Michel of Kingston Russell : BLG1952 (De Montmorency (formerly Michel) of Dewlish), Visitation (Dorset, 1677, Michel), Comoners (vol II, Michel of Dewlich and Kingston Russell)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 18.09.18) : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, 'Michell of Bodmin', p321)
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