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Families covered: Nevill of Holt

Thomas Smyth or Smith of Cressing Temple, later Nevill of Holt
m. Margaret Nevill (dau of Sir Thomas Nevill of Holt)
1. Clement Smyth of Cressing Temple (dsp 1600)
2. Henry Smyth of Cressing Temple, Sheriff of Essex (dsp 1612)
3. William Smyth of Cressing Temple
  m. ?? (Mrs. Biggs)
4. Sir Thomas Smyth, later Nevill of Holt, Sheriff of Leicestershire (b 1545, d 1626)
  m1. Jane Houghton (dau of Tobias Houghton of Kings Cliffe)
A. Henry Smyth, later Nevill of Cressing Temple & Holt (d 1682 (or 1665?), Colonel)
  m1. Alice Daccomb (dau of Sir John Daccomb, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster)
  i. William Nevill of Holt and Weston Lodge (Colonel)
  m1. ??
  a. daughter
m2. Elizabeth Kniveton (dau of Sir Gilbert Kniveton, 2nd Bart of Mercaston)
  b. Henry Nevill 'of Holt' (b 1652-3, d 28.06.1728)
  BLG1952 identifies Henry's wife as "Margaret _ (d. 1723)". It appears likely that she was ...
  m. Margaret Napier (d 1723, dau of George Napier or Napper of Holywell or Halywell)
  (1) George Nevill (b 1686/7, dsp)
  (2) Thomas Nevill (dvpsp 1772/3)
  m. Frances ?? (widow of Sir Charles Wintour of Lidney)
  (3) Margaret Nevill (d 1758)
  m. (1700) Baldwin Conyers
  (4) Anne Nevill (d 1701)
  (5) Frances Nevill (d 1728)
m. John Tasburgh of Flixton Hall
  (6) Mary Nevill (d 1742)
  m. Cosmas, Count Migliorucci (d 1726/7)
  (A) Cosmas Henry Joseph Nevill of Nevill Holt (b 1716, d 1763)
  m. (31.07.1742) Mary Lee (d 1758, dau of George Henry Lee, 2nd Earl of Lichfield)
  (i) George Henry Nevill of Nevill Holt (d 1767)
  (ii) Charles Nevill of Nevill Holt (b 1746, 1783)
(iii) Cosmas Nevill of Nevill Holt (d 1829, 4th son)
  m. (1788) Annabella Maria Gardiner (dau of William Gardiner)
  (a) Charles Nevill of Nevill Holt (d 18.10.1848) had issue
  m. (15.06.1821) Georgiana Bingham (d 01.07.1849, dau of Richard Bingham, 2nd Earl of Lucan)
  (b)+ other issue
  (iv) Mary Nevill
  m. John (not S.) Porter of Alfarthing (dsp)
  (iv+ other issue - William (d 1782), Frances (b 1750, d 1772), Anne, Jane
  ii. Ursula Smyth (bur 30.12.1707) probably of this generation, of this marriage
  m. (c02.1672-3) Sir William Mannock, 3rd Bart of Gifford's Hall (d 26.01.1713-4)
  iii.+ other issue - Thomas (m. ??), Dorcas (b c1619?)
m2. Ursula Clopton (d 1682, dau of William Clopton)
  v. Anne Neville (b c1657, d 25.09.1687, nun)
  Identified as the daughter of Ursula & Henry in 'The Herald and Genealogist' (vol 3, 1866, 'Markham and Neville of Holt', p517).
  B. William Smyth, later Nevill of Layer Marney 'of Holt'
  m. Anne Wilkinson (d 1644, dau of William Wilkinson)
  i. Henry Nevill (bpt 1643)
  ii. Meliar Nevill (bpt 1642)
  m. (1699) Richard Weston
iii. Sarah Nevill
  m. George Davenport (bpt 02.02.1629-30)
  iv. Alice Nevill
  m. Thomas Daniell of Over Tabley (b c1632)
  v. Anne Nevill apparently of this generation
  m. Thomas Markham of Ollerton (b c1639-40, a 02.1667)
  C. Thomas Smyth or Nevill (4th son)
  m. Bridget
  i. Thomas Smyth or Nevill
  D. Dorothy Smyth or Nevill (d c1665)
  m1. Arthur Brooke (bpt 19.12.1591, d 26.11.1620)
  m2. Sir William Dove
  E. Jane Nevill (d 1631-2)
  m. (1627) Christopher Thursby of Castor (b c1604, bur 20.07.1690)
  F.+ other issue - Thomas (d infant), Nevill (d 1655/6), Clement, George
  m2. Elizabeth Needham (dau of John Needham of Winley)
5. Clara Smyth
  m. (c06.1572) (William) Bendlowes (d 1613)

Main source(s): BLG1952 ('Nevill of Kewland Hall formerly of Nevill Holt') with input/support from 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 2, part 2, 1798, 'Pedigree of Nevill of Holt ... and of Smyth who took the name of Nevill', p730)
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