'Pocock1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Pocock in Berkshire

BP1870 reports that "The family of Pocock is one of antiquity in the co. Berks."
Edward Pocock (vicar of Chieveley, Berkshire)
1. Edward Pocock (rector of Childrey in Berkshire, orientalist)
2. Lawrence Pocock (b 1587, rector of Bright Walden)
  m. Deborah Callis (dau of Rev. Robert Callis)
  A. Thomas Pocock
  i. Thomas Pocock (d 1745, Chaplain of Greenwich Hospital, rector of Danbury & Long Ditton)
  m. Joyce Master (dau of James Master of East Langdon (by Joyce, dau of Sir Christopher Turner), sister of Margaret, Viscountess Torrington)
a. Sir George Pocock (b 21.02.1706, d 03.04.1792, Admiral, MP)
  m. (28.11.1763) Sophia Pitt Drake (dau of George Drake (son of Sir Francis, Bart of Buckland), widow of Commodore Digby Dent)
  (1) Sir George Pocock, 1st Bart (b 15.10.1765, d 1840)
  m. (06.06.1791) Charlotte Long (d 04.02.1846, dau of Edward Long of Jamaica)
  (A) Sir George Edward Pocock, 2nd Bart (b 1792, d 03.09.1866) had issue
  m. (01.03.1830) Augusta Elinor Coventry (d 30.04.1868, dau of Hon. T.W. Coventry of North Cray Place)
  (B) Augustus Pocock (b 1799, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (25.08.1825) Julia Catherine Coventry (d 09.10.1826, dau of Hon. T.W. Coventry of North Cray Place)
(C) Charles Smith Pocock (rector of Rouslench, 5th son)
  m. (30.09.1851) Lydia Louisa Dunnett (dau of Rev. Henry Dunnett of St. John's, Worcester)
  (D) Sophia Louisa Henrietta Pocock (d 27.05.1851)
  m. (22.06.1833) John Lloyd Vaughan Watkins of Pennoyre
  (E) Emma Pocock (b c1804, d 01/31.12.1894)
  m. (26.05.1831) Sir Francis Charles Knowles (of Lovell Hill), 3rd Bart (b 1802, d 1892)
  (F)+ other issue - Edward Osborne (d 1813, RN), Robert Temple (d 1827), Henry Charles (d 13.06.1844), Mary Anne Sophia, Charlotte Elizabeth Catherine
  (2) Sophia Pocock (d 24.01.1811)
  m. (22.07.1782) John Poulett, 4th Earl Poulett (b 1756, d 1819)
  b. Beatrice Pocock
  m. David Campbell (chaplain to Greenwich Hospital)
  c. Sarah Pocock probably of this generation
  m. Philip Vincent (d 11.12.1746, Commodore RN)
  d.+ other issue - Richard (d unm 1738, RN), Joyce
  B.+ other issue



Almost certainly connected to the above family was ...
Richard Pocock of Cheveley, Berkshire
1. Giles Pocock of Isley, Berkshire (3rd son)
  m. _ Weston of Newbury
  A. Giles Pocock of Isley (d 1662)
  m. Joan Hildesley (dau of Richard Hildesley of Benham)
  i.+ issue - Giles (d unm 1693), Richard of London, Roger (had issue)
  B. Roger Pocock of London
  m. Susan Harby (dau/coheir of Sir John Harby of Aldernham, Bart)
  i. Elizabeth Pocock
  m. Sir Thomas Travel of London
  C. William Pocock of London (dsp 1692/3)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BP1870 (Pocock)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (W. Harry Rylands, 1908, Berkshire, 1532+1566+1623+1665-6, 'Additions', Pocock of Chieveley)
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