'Parkhurst1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Parkhurst of Catesby, Parkhurst of Guildford, Parkhurst of London, Parkhurst of Pirford (Pyrford), Parkhurst of Shene

                               
Baker identifies the arms of this family as "Argent, a cross Ermine between four bucks trippant Proper".
Thomas Parkhurst of Shene, Surrey
1. Robert Parkhurst of Shene
A.+ issue - Edward, Anne
2. Henry Parkhurst of Guildford, Surrey
  m. Alice Hills (dau of James Hills of Guildford)
  A. Henry Parkhurst of London & Woodford (Essex)
  m1. Mary Hornblow (dau of John Hornblow of London)
  i.+ issue (dsp) - Sara, Mary
  m2. Gertrude Wetherell (d 06.1645)
  iii. Nathaniel Parkhurst (a 1623) possibly the Nathaniel of Woodford who was father of ...
  e. Sarah Parkhurst
  m. (11.07.1661) Robert Clifton of Blyth (b 1641)
  B. John Parkhurst (d 1639, Master of Baliol College, Oxford)
m. Sarah Tisdall (d 1661, dau of Anthony Tisdall of Abingdon)
  i.+ issue - Henry, Thomas, Dorothy, Mary
  C. Tholmas Parkhurst of Guildford (a 1639)
  m. Olive Meerhurst (a 1645, dau of John Meerhurst or Merist of London)
  D. Sir Robert Parkhurst of Pirford (Surrey), Lord Mayor of London (b c1576, d 19.10.1636)
  m. Eleanor Babington (b c1578, bur 16.11.1638, dau of William Babington of Chorley by Ellen, dau of John Aldersey of Spurstow)
  i. Sir Robert Parkhurst of Pirford (bur 21.08.1651, MP)
m1. Elizabeth Baker (bur 13.09.1638, dau of Sir Henry Baker of Sissinghurst, Bart)
  a. Sir Robert Parkhurst of Pirford (bur 20.11.1674, MP) had issue at Pirford
  m. Sarah Gayer (bur 28.03.1677, dau of Sir John Gayer of Stoke Pogeis (Lord Mayor of London))
  (1) Robert Parkhurst, last of Pirford (Pyrford) (a 1677) apparently of this generation
  VCH (County of Surrey, vol 3, 'Parishes: Pyrford') reports that Robert "sold the manor to Denzil Onslow in 1677".
  (2) Elizabeth Parkhurst (d 03.04.1705) probably of this generation
  m. James Smith (bpt 13.08.1640, dsp 16.06.1711)
  b. Thomas Parkhurst (a 1649)
  c. Elizabeth Parkhurst
  m1. Giles Vandeput of London
m2. Francis Finchley
  d. Mary Parkhurst
  m. Rowland St. John of London
  e. Anne Parkhurst
  m. G. Mynn of Epsom
m2. Silena (or Silence) Crewe (dau of Sir Thomas Crewe of Steane (Speaker of the House of Commons), sister of John, 1st Lord)
  f. John Parkhurst of Catesby, Northamptonshire (b 1642-3, d 09.05.1731, MP)
  m. (1667) Catherine Dormer (b 1647-8, d 11.04.1730, dau of John Dormer of Lee Grange)
  (1) Nathaniel Parkhurst of Catesby (b 1675-6, dvp 20.05.1715)
  m. (1700) Althania Smith (b 1683, a 1722, dau of Althan Smith, son of Sir Thomas of Hill Hall, Bart)
  (A) John Parkhurst of Catesby (b c1701, d 03.12.1765)
  m. Ricarda Dormer (b 1697-8, d 02.03.1770, dau/coheir of Robert Dormer of Lee Grange)
  (i) John Parkhurst of Catesby (b 06.1728, d 21.02.1797, cleric, lexicographer, 2nd son)
  m1. (1754) Susanna Misters (b c1722, d 08.12.1759, dau of John Misters of Epsom)
  (a) John Parkhurst (dvp 12.1781)
  (b) Charles Parkhurst (b c1758, dvp 31.10.1792)
  m. Eliza Rymes (d 09.07.1803)
  (c) Susanna Parkhurst (d 25.04.1813)
  m. Rev. James Altham (d by 1800)
  m2. (1761) Milicent Northey (b 1720-1, d 27.04.1800, dau of Thomas Northey of London)
  (d) Milicent Parkhurst
  m. (22.09.1791) Rev. Joseph Thomas of Epsom (d 22.03.1811)
  ((1))+ issue - Susanna Milicent (d unm 05.1815), Louisa Anne Milicent
  (ii) Robert Parkhurst (d 24.06.1764, Captain)
  m. Anne Ogle Guyiher (d 05.1817, dau of _ Guyiher (brother of the Governor of St. Kitt's), m2. Colonel Charles Home)
  (a) John George Parkhurst of Catesby
  m1. Mary Heblethwaite (d 23.05.1815, dau of Sir James Heblethwaite of Norton, widow of Sir Griffith Boynton of Burton Agnes, 6th Bart)
  ((1)) George Dormer Parkhurst (b 09.1792, d 24.07.1798)
  ((2)) Maria Anne Georgiana Parkhurst (dsp 26.02.1821)
  m. George Blachley
  ((3)) Louisa Elizabeth Parkhurst
m. (08.09.1817) Robert Baxter of Bombay
  m2. (01.05.1818) Sophia Butcher (widow of _ Ansted)
  (b) Charles Parkhurst (b c1761, d 20.11.1814)
  m. Sylvia Braithwaite (b 1763-4, d 03.04.1821, dau of Sir George Braithwaite (Governor of Ceylon))
  ((1)) Charles Parkhurst
  (c) Anne Parkhurst
m1. (30.07/07.08.1790) Sir Griffith Boynton of Burton Agnes, 7th Bart (dsp 10.07.1801)
  m2. (16.03.1805) Charles Drake Barnard (rector of Bigby)
  (iii) Fleetwood Parkhurst of Ripple, Worcestershire (d 08.09.1701)
  (a)+ issue - Fleetwood (a 1804, vicar of Epsom), Robert, Frances
  (iv)+ other issue - Dormer (dvpsp), Richard (d infant), Charles (b 1739-40, d 17.03.1750), Ricarda (d infant)
  (B) Althan Parkhurst of Kinghtsbridge, Middlesex (dsp)
  m. (1742) Rachel Shuckburgh (b 1710, dsp 1770, sister/coheir of Sir Stewkley Shuckburgh, 4th Bart)
  (C) Elizabeth Parkhurst (a 1765)
  m1. _ Cooling
  m2. _ Hoskins
  (2) Thomas Parkhurst (d 1683)
  (3) Dormer Parkhurst of Hanch Hall, Staffordshire (d 1769)
  m1. (12.1726) Anne Hickman (dau/heir of Charles Hickman, Bishop of Londonderry)
  (A) Hickman Parkhurst (d 1751)
  (B) Anne Parkhurst of Hanch Hall (dsp)
  m. George Byrd of Claybrook @@ just below
m2. (15.03.1743-4) Molly Smith (dsp 04.1769, dau of Sir John Smith, Bart)
  (4) Catherine Parkhurst (d 11.1735)
  m. Thomas Byrd of Claybrook
  (A) George Byrd of Claybrook (a 1761)
  m. Ann Parkhurst, heiress of Hanch Hall @@ just above
  (B)+ other issue
  (5) Silence Parkhurst (b 1669-70, d 26.04.1698)
  m1. (1688) Richard Saltonstall of Chipping Warden
  (A) Ricarda Pohstuma Wentworth (b c1689, bur 05.04.1711)
  m. George Montagu, 2nd Earl of Halifax (d 09.05.1739, m2. Mary Lumley)
  m2. (1691) Fisher Wentworth alias Dilk of Wolston
(B)+ other issue
  ii. John Parkhurst (dvp)
  iii. Elizabeth Parkhurst (d 1639)
  m1. Thomas Harvey of London mentioned by Visitation
  a. Thomas Harvey (a 1623)
  Elizabeth appears also to have married ...
  m2. Sir John Baker, 2nd Bart of Sisinghurst (b c1608, d 15.01.1653)
  iv.+ other issue - Rebecka, Mary
  E. Damans Parkhurst
  m. William Spurstowe of London
  F. Susanna Parkhurst
  m1. Richard Street of Guildford
  m2. James Lancashire of London
  G. Elizabeth Parkhurst
  m. Thomas Mellish of Wonersh
  H.+ other issue (d infant) - George, Dorothy, Judith

Main source(s): 'The History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton' (George Baker, vol 1, 1830, 'Parkhurst of Catesby', p288+) with some input/support from Visitation (Surrey, 1623, 'Parkhurst')
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