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Families covered: Nedham of Kynalton, Nedham of Lichborough, Needham of Wymondley

Christopher Needham
1. James Needham of Chiselhurst (Kent) then Wymondley Priory (Hertfordshire)
  Visitation (1572) starts with James of Chiselhurst, son of "Nedam of Darbishire", father of the John of Wymondley who m. Ann Coppin & Jane Weldishe. Visitation shows John's father as James of Wymondley. We presume that he was of Chiselhurst then Wymondley. Visitation (1572) shows his wife as Alice Merry of Hatfield. Visitation (1634) shows her as ...
  m. Alice Goodere of Hatfield
  A. John Needham of Wymondley (d before 26.10.1591)
  m1. Anne Coppin (dau/heir of William Coppin of Canterbury)
i. George Needham of Wymondley (b c1556)
  m. Margaret Stile (dau of Edmond Stile of Langley in Becknam)
  a. Eustace Needham of Little Wymondley
  m1. Anne Norton (dau of Luke Norton of Offley)
  (1) Lettice Needham
  m. William Langhorne of Bedfordshire
  (2)+ other issue (a 1634) - George (b c1618), Luke (b c1620)
  m2. Frances Wingate (dau of Edward Wingate, son of George of Harlington)
  (4)+ other issue - Frances, Margaret
  b. John Needham of Wellwyn
m. Anne Denton (dau of Mathew Denton of Barton)
  (1)+ issue (a 1634) - John, Francis, Judith, Anne, Margaret
  ii. Anne Needham
  m1. Thomas Pole (son of Thomas Pole of London) husband shown by Visitation (1572)
  m2. _ Fabian husband shown by Visitation (1634)
  iii.+ other issue (a 1572) - Coppin (b c1559), Mary
m2. Jane Weldish of Cranbrooke (a 1591)
  v. Sir John Needham or nedham of Lichborough, Northamptonshire (b c1565, dsp 15.11.1618, 4th son?)
  m. Elizabeth Watson (bur 26.06.1637, dau of Sir Edward Watson, sister of Sir Lewis of Rockingham Castle, m2. Sir Edward Tyrrell of Thornton, Bart)
  vi. James Needham or Nedham of Lichborough (b c1572, bur 07.04.1653)
  The following comes from Visitation (Northamptonshire, 1681, ''Nedham of Lichborough').
  m. Elizabeth Butler (dau of George Butler, sister of Beckingham (Boteler) of Staffold)
  a. George Nedham of Lichborough (b c1600, d 12.11.1672)
  m. (28.03.1638) Elizabeth Ward (bpt 02.03.1613-4, bur 04.02.1652-3, dau of Daniel Ward of Little Houghton)
  (1) John Nedham of Lichborough (bpt 28.03.1639,d 19.03.1693-4)
  m. (c07.1680) Susanna Lamplow (d before 17.04.1716, dau of George Lamplow of Ealing)
  (2) Daniel Nedham (b c1646)
  m. Elizabeth
  (3) Dorothy Nedham (a 01.1680-1)
  m1. John Preston of Great Everdon (bpt 12.03.1636-7, d c24.07.1675)
  m2. (c12.1675) John Smith of Newnham (bur 02.12.1680)
  (4) Elizabeth Nedham
  m1. (c02.1671-2) Devereux Wyat of Bugbrooke (bur 07.08.1682)
  m2. (27.07.1685) Thomas Morris of London
  (5) Mary Nedham (bpt 04.02.1652-3, a 1682)
b. Mary Nedham (a 1653, d before 02.1658-9)
  m. Augustine Bill of Dengy (d before 05.12.1660, rector)
  c.+ other issue - Stephen of Ravenston (dsp), John of Pocklington (had issue), James (d unm)
  vii. Jane Needham
  m. William Warren alias Bygrave
  viii. Margaret Needham
  m. Robert Langhorne of Bedfordshire ## see here ##
  ix. Bridget Needham
  m. Benjamin Pigott of Gravenhurst
  x. Elizabeth Needham
  m1. Sir John Fern (d 1610)
  m2. Sir Thomas Smyth, later Nevill of Holt (b 1545, d 1626)
  xi. Jane Needham (2nd)
  m. Lewes Mordaunt of Northill
  xii.+ other issue (a 1572) - Thomas (b c1561), Gilian, Elizabeth, Anne
  B. John or William Needham of London



Nicholas Nedham of Kynalton, Nottinghamshire
m. Jane Cranwell
1. Oliver Nedham
  m. Jane Shipley of Yorkshire
2. Nicholas Nedham of Kynalton (b c1573, a 1632, 5th son)
  m. Jane Warren (d 1636)
  A. William Nedham of Kynalton (d 05.1647)
  m. Elizabeth Buxton (b c1606, a 1662)
  i. Gervas Nedham of Kynalton (b c1630, a 1662)
  m. Katherine Adamson (dau of Rev. James Adamson of Teigh Church ("a Scotchman"))
  a.+ issue (a 03.1662) - William (b c1655), James (b c1657), Gervas (b c1661), Jane (b c1659)
ii. Mary Nedham
  m. John Bryan
  B. Nicholas Nedham (dsp)
  C. Gervase Nedham (rector in Bishop's Castle)
  m. Anne Stephens (dau of Rev. _ Stephens of Bishop's Castle)
  i.+ issue - Walter of Shrewsbury (d 04.1691), Raphe, Robert, Anne, Martha, Jane
3. George Nedham
  m. Elizabeth Thorold (dau of William Thorold of Marston)
  A.+ issue - John, George, Anthony, Winifred, Sarah
4. Jane Nedham
  m. _ Radford
5. Anne Nedham
  m. _ Sackford
6.+ other issue - John, William, Francis

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Hertfordshire, 1572, 'Needham of Wymondley'), Visitation (Herfordshire, 1634, 'Needham of Little Wymondley and Welwyn')
(2) For lower section : Visitation (Nottinghamshire, 1662, 'Nedeham of Kinoulton')
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