'Moore16'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Moore of Hawkchurch, Moore of Heytesbury, Moore of Moore (Devon), Moore of Taunton Priory
[We are not aware of there being any connection between the families shown below. They share the page for our convenience.]

Hoare identifies the arms of the following family as "Argent, two bars engrailed Azure, between nine martlets Gules" and reports that the following Thomas "descended from a family at Bagborough" which is in Somerset.
Thomas Moore of the Priory, Taunton, Somerset (d 1576)
m1. Elizabeth Constable (dau of John Constable)
1. Robert Moore of Hawkchurch, Dorset (dsp)
m. _ Bond of Purbeck
2. Geoffrey Moore (dsp)
3. Francis Moore of the Priory, Taunton (d 1626)
m. Grace St. Aubyn (dau of John St. Aubyn of Alfoxton)
  A. Thomas Moore of Taunton Priory & Heytesbury (Wiltshire) (bur 1693)
  m. Rachel Wyndham (dau of Sir John Wyndham of Orchard Wyndham)
i. Thomas Moore of Hawkchurch & Spargrove, Sheriff (b 14.04.1618, d 06.08.1695, MP)
  m1. (c1651, sp) Bridget Trenchard (dau of Sir Thomas Trenchard of Wolveton)
  m2. (before 1658) Elizabeth Bampfield (dau of Sir John Bampfield of Poltimore)
  a. Grace Moore
  m. Thomas Coward of Winchester
  b Rachel Moore
  m. Hugh Brickham of the Priory
  c. Gertrude Moore
  m. Anthony Methuen of Bradford (d 1717)
  d. Margaret Moore
m. (c10.1693) Thomas Wyndham
  e.+ other issue - Thomas (dsp), Bridget (dsp), Bridget (d unm)
  HoP ("Thomas Moore") reports that there were 3 son (dvp) + 7 daughters of this marriage. The above gives the names reported by Hoare.
  B. Francis Moore (dsp)
m2. Elizabeth Stukeley (dau of William Stukeley)
4. Sir Jasper Moore of Heytesbury (dsp)
  m. Catharine Packington (dau of Sir Thomas Packington of Aylesbury)
5. Florence Moore (bur 25.08.1582)
  m1. Edward Courtenay (d 29.11.1566)
  m2. Humphrey Walrond (not Watson) 'of Bovey'



(1) The following section was first launched on 04.06.08 as a section of a Temporary page. It was reviewed & amended there on 26.04.18. It was moved here after further review led to acceptance that there was little chance of our making a significant improvement to it in the near future and that it was 'good enough' to be promoted into the main database.
(2) Vivian identifies the arms of the following family as "Az., a chevron between three cocks Sa., crested Gu.".
Robert More of Moore at Moore, Devon
m. Jane Carew
1. John Moore 'of Moore' (dvp)
  m. Jane Kelly (dau of Oliver Kelly of Kelly)
A. John Moore
2. John Moore (dsp, 2nd of the name)
3. Robert Moore 'of Tavistock' 'of Moore' (d 16.03.1614)
  m. Johanna Elford (bur 31.08.1622, dau of John Elford of Shipstor)
  A. John Moore (b c1572, d 14.06.1641)
  m. Gertrude Courtney (dau/heir of Jacob (James) Courtney of Upcott Aven)
  i. John Moore (b c10.1640, a 06.1641)
  B. Nicholas Moore
  m. Cecilia Moore (dau of Francis Moore of Creek, Monmouthshire)
  C. William Moore (bur 05.06.1668, 4th son)
m. (11.05.1616) Frances Mohun (bur 03.05.1671, dau of Thomas Mohun of Tavistock)
  i. Temperance Moore
  m. (10.06.1658) John Luxmore of Inwardleigh
  D. Maria Moore
  m. Matthew Edgcombe of Tavistock
  E. Grace Moore
  m. Richard Atwill (proably not Atwood) of Sampford Spiney
  F. Elizabeth Moore
  m. John Rowe of Tavistock (b c1574, a 1620)
  G. Anne Moore
  m. John Brendon of Wescott
  H. Alice Moore
  m. (02.04.1614) Anthony Morice of Merton
  I.+ other issue - Robert (dsp), George (bur 06.03.1655-6, of Lincoln's Inn), Suzan (d infant)
4. George Moore had issue
  m. (16.01.1603-4) Alice Passmore

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : 'Wilts' (vol 1 (1822), 'Pedigree of Moore', p118/401)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Moore of Moore', p574)
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