'Newport01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Newport of Bradford, Newport of High Ercall

BE1883 identifies the arms of the following family as "Arg., a chevron gu., between three leopards' faces, sa.".
Thomas Newport of High Ercall (d 1401)
1. Thomas Newport of High Ercall, Sheriff of Shropshire (a 1403)
  A. ?? Newport
  i. William Newport of High Ercall, Sheriff of Shropshire (a 1473)
  m. Elizabeth Burgh (dau of Sir John Burgh of Mowthwy)
  a. John Newport of High Ercall, Sheriff of Shropshire (d 1512)
  m. Alice Swynerton (dau of Sir Thomas Swynerton)
(1) Thomas Newport of High Ercall, Sheriff of Shropshire (a 1542)
  m. Ann Corbet (dau of Sir Robert Corbet of Moreton Corbet)
  (A) Sir Richard Newport of High Ercall, Sheriff of Shropshire (d 1570)
  m. Margaret Bromley (dau of Sir Thomas Bromley, chief justice)
(i) Sir Francis Newport of High Ercall (d 1623)
  m. Beatrix Lacon (dau of Rowland Lacon of Willey)
  (a) Sir Richard Newport of High Ercall, 1st Lord (b 07.05.1587, d 08.02.1650/1)
  m. (before 1615) Rachel Leveson (d 31.01.1661, dau of Sir John Leveson of Haling, sister/coheir of Sir Richard of Trentham)
  ((1)) Francis Newport, 1st Earl of Bradford (b 23.02.1619/20, d 19.09.1708)
  m. (28.04.1642) Diana Russell (d 30.01.1694/5, dau of Francis Russell, 4th Earl of Bedford)
  ((A)) Richard Newport, 2nd Earl of Bradford (b 03.09.1644, d 14.06.1723)
  m. (20.04.1681) Mary Wilbraham (b c1661, d 03.12.1737, dau of Sir Thomas Wilbraham, Bart of Woodhey)
((i)) Henry Newport, 3rd Earl of Bradford (b 1683, dspl unm 23.12.1734)
  p. Ann Smyth (b c1693, d 31.10.1742)
  ((a)) John Harrison, later Newport (b c1720, d 29.04.1783)
  ((ii)) Thomas Newport, 4th Earl of Bradford (b c1686, d unm 18.04.1762, 3rd son)
  ((iii)) Elizabeth Newport (dsps)
  m. James Cocks of Worcester
  ((iv)) Anne Newport (d 19.08.1752)
  m. (09.04.1719) Sir Orlando Bridgeman, 4th Bart of Great Lever and Castle Bromwich (b 02.07.1685, d 25.07.1764)
  Their eldest son was created Lord Bradford in 1794 and his eldest surviving son was created Earl of Bradford in 1815.
  ((v)) Diana Newport (d 14.07.1766)
m. (28.11.1721) Algernon Coote, 6th Earl of Mountrath (bpt 06.06.1689, d 27.08.1744)
  ((vi))+ other issue - Richard (dvp unm 03.12.1716), Francis (d young), Andrew (d young), William (d unm 04.12.1711), Mary (d unm 11.07.1711)
  ((B)) Thomas Newport, Lord Torrington (b 1654-5, dsp 27.05.1719)
  m1. Lucy Atkyns (d c1696, dau of Sir Edward Atkyns, Chief Baron of the Exchequer, by Elizabeth, dau of Francis Lucy of the Strand, son of Sir Thomas of Charlecote)
m2. (22.07.1700) Penelope Bridgeman (d 1705, dau of Sir Orlando Bridgeman, Bart of Ridley)
  m3. Anne Pierrepont (d 17.02.1734/5, dau of Robert Pierrepont of Nottingham)
  ((C)) Elizabeth Newport
  m1. Sir Henry Littleton (Lyttleton), 2nd Bart of Frankley (dsp 24.06.1693)
  m2. Edward Harvey of Combe
  ((D)) Catherine Newport
  m. Henry Herbert, 4th Lord of Chirbury (dsp 09.12.1678)
  ((E)) Diana Newport
  m1. Thomas Howard of Ashtead (son of Sir Robert)
  m2. William Fielding
  ((F))+ other issue (d unm) - Francis, Anne
  ((2)) Beatrix Newport
  m. (10.01.1627) Sir Henry Bromley of Shrawarden (d 1652)
((3)) Mary Newport
  m1. John Steventon of Dothill
  m2. Francis Forester of Watlingstreet
  ((4)) Margaret Newport
  m. Richard Fowler of Harnage Green
  ((5)) Anne Newport
  m. Edward Corbett of Longnor (b 1620, dvp 30.05.1653)
  ((6)) Elizabeth Newport
Henry Powle of Williamsthorpe
  ((7))+ other issue (d unm) - Andrew, Christian
  (b) Margaret Newport possibly of this generation
  m. John Barker of Haghmond (dsp)
  (ii) Magdalen Newport (d 1627, patron of John Donne)
  m1. Richard Herbert of Llyssyn (d 1597)
  Various web sites on George Herbert, one of her sons, report that Magdalen also married ...
  m2. Sir John Danvers
  (iii) Elizabeth Newport probably of this generation
  m1. Francis Lawley of Spoonhill
  m2. Sir Thomas Lawley of Wenlock (d 22.02.1621)
  (iv) Isabella Newport probably of this generation
  m. Sir Charles Fox of Bromfield (a 1623)
  (B) Ursula Newport probably of this generation
  m. Thomas Adams of Longdon
  (C) Elizabeth Newport probably of this generation
  m. John Pakington of Chaddesley

Main source(s): BP1934 (Bradford), BE1883 (Newport of Bradford), TCP (Newport of Bradford, Bradford)
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