'Palmer07'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Palmer of Chilham, Palmer of Holme Park, Palmer of Howlets

                               
BHO ('The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent', volume 9, 'Parishes: Bekesborne') reports of Sir Henry Palmer of Howlests that his family "was originally of Snodland, near Rocherster (sic), whence they branched off to Tottington, in Aylesbord, and to this parish of Bekesborne." Berry identifies the coat of arms of this family as "Ar. a chev. betw. three palmer's scrips sa. the tassels and buckles or."
_ Palmer
m. _ Torrell of Torrell, Sussex
1. Thomas Palmer (d 1407)
  m. _ Fitzsimond
  A. _ Palmer
  m. _ Tirrell of Sussex
  i. Thomas Palmer
  m. ?? Poynings (a 1432, dau of Robert, Lord Poynings, sister of Richard)
  a. John Palmer of Tottington
  m. Elizabeth
  (1) Thomas Palmer (d 1507)
m. Beatrix
  (A) John Palmer
  m. _ Scott (widow of _ Blore)
  (i) Sir Henry Palmer of Howlets in Bekesborne (d 1611)
  m. Joan Isack (dau/coheir of Edward Isack, widow of Nicholas Sydley) ## see here ##
  (a) Sir Henry Palmer of Howlets
  m. Phebe Fotherby (dau of Charles Fotherby, Dean of Canterbury)
  ((1)) Phoebe Palmer probably of this generation
  m. Philip Palmer of Dorney Court (b 1615, d 1683)
  ((2))+ other issue (a 1619) - Henry (b c1611), Cecilia, Jane
  (B)+ other issue - Bryan, Arthur
  (2) Catherine Palmer
  m. John Rowe

 

 

BLG1886 identifies the coat of arms of the following family as: "Chequy or and sa., on a chief gu. two mullets of the first." That suggests that there was no known connection with the family shown above. They share the page for our convenience.
Thomas Palmer
1. Richard Palmer (d unm 28.08.1763, rector of Bradling, Isle of Wight)
2. Robert Palmer of London 'of Sonning'
  m1. (1745) _ Le Greys of Great Yarmouth
  A.+ "several children" (d young)
  m2. (1755) Charlotte Wakelin (d 1768)
  B. Richard Palmer (b 1765, d 1806)
  m. (1791) Jane Bowles (d 1812, dau of Oldfield Bowles of North Aston)
i. Robert Palmer of Holme Park, Sheriff of Berkshire (b 31.01.1793, d 24.11.1872, MP)
  ii. Richard Palmer, later of Holme Park (b 28.12.1795, d 25.10.1874, rector of Purey)
  iii. Charlotte Anne Palmer (d 04.1817)
  m. Charles William Golding (rector of Crofton, Yorkshire)
  Their son Henry inherited Holme Park and assumed the name Golding-Palmer.
  iv. Susanna Caroline Palmer, later of Holme Park (d 01.1880)
  v.+ other issue - Henry (b 05.12.1799, d 31.10.1870, rector of Little Laver), Mary (d unm 1811), Elizabeth (d unm 05.1861), Laura Frances (b 18.03.1806, d 22.06.1870)
  C. Charlotte Palmer
  m. (20.10.1789) George Beauchamp of Thetford (dsp)
  D. Mary Palmer (d 25.12.1847)
  m. (05.03.1778) Sir Thomas Beauchamp Proctor, Bart of Langley (b 1756, d 1827)
  E. Anne Palmer
  m. Francis Pym of The Hasells
  F. Caroline Palmer
  m. Rev. H.H. Edwardes of Pennant

 

 

Berry identifies the coat of arms of this family as "Sa. a fess. betw. three lions, rampant, or."
John Palmer of Kent
m. _ Polhill
1. John Palmer of Hartlip (Kent) and (Clerkenwell in) Middlesex
  m. Paulina Sonds (dau of Anthony Sonds of Throwley, sister of Sir Michael)
  A. Sir Anthony Palmer 'of Chilham' (b c1567, d 1630)
  m1. (11.03.1593) Catharine Kingsmill (dau of Sir William Kingsmill of Southamptonshire)
  i.+ issue - John (dsp), William (dsp), Philadelphia (b c1604, d 27.12.1621)
  m2. Margaret Diggs (b c1586, d 1619, dau of Thomas Diggs, sister of Sir Dudley of Chilham)
  iv.+ other issue - John (d infant), Dudley (b c1617, of Gray's Inn), Anthony (b c1619, a 1623_
  B. Elizabeth Palmer
  m. John Cheyney 'of Guestling' of Warberton, Sussex
  i. Elizabeth Cheyney or Cheney (b c1582, d 27.10.1638)
  m. Sir Thomas Colepeper of Greneway Court
  C. Joan Palmer
  m. Henry Thursby of Thursby
  D. Mary Palmer (d unm)
2. William Palmer
  m. _ Hamden
  A. William Palmer in Snodland (a 1619)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 22.12.16) : CountyGen (Kent, Berry, p188)
(2) For middle section (uploaded 22.12.16, previously uploaded into PZmisc11 on 08.08.14) : BLG1886 ('Palmer of Holme Park')
(3) For lower section (uploaded 16.03.17) : CountyGen (Kent, Berry, p429)
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