'Porter02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Porter of Launcells (Lancells), Porter of St. Stephens, Porter of Saltash, Porter of Timerton

Although the two families shown on this page were both in Cornwall, the arms reported by Vivian are very different. However, whilst Vivian indicates that the first family moved into Cornwall from Norfolk, the arms of the second family ("Sa., three church bells, a canton Arg.") are very similar to those of the Porters of Halesworth reported in Visitation (Suffolk, 1664-8) and also the Porters shown on Porter04.
Robert Porter
1. Walter Porter 'of London' of Thetford, Norfolk (d before 23.11.1550)
  m1. Sywell Beresford
  A. John Porter (d 24.08.1565)
  B. Walter Porter 'of Lancells', Cornwall (b c1555, d 17.01.1582)
m1. Jane Loveys (dau of Leonard Loveys)
  m2. Gertrude Chamond (d before 26.05.1621, dau of Richard Chamond)
  i. Richard Porter of Lancelles (b 1575-6, d 24.06.1631)
  ii. Peter Porter of Lancells
m. Susan Grenvile (dau of Digory Grenvile)
  a. John Porter (b c1604, a 1620)
  b. Richard Porter of Launcells (b c1606, d by 1675)
  m. (21.08.1628) Mary Molesworth (dau of John Molesworth of Pencarrow)
  (1) Grace Porter
  m. John Hele
  (A) Lucy Hele
  m. Francis Basset of Tehidy (d 1675)
(2) Mary Porter (bpt 14.05.1637)
  iii. John Porter
  iv. Mary Porter
  m. Richard Penhallow
  v. Margaret Porter
  m. Edward Larder
  C. Anne Porter
  m.1 Digory Thorne
  m2. John Fortescue of Filleigh
  m2. Jane Pyne (dau/heir of Henry Pyne)
  D.+ other issue - Henry (a 1550), Dorothy



Richard Porter of St. Stephens juxta Ash, Cornwall
m. _ Parkyng (dau of William Parkyng of Torr)
1. John Porter of St. Stephens by Salt Ash
m. Margaret Bake (dau of _ Bake of Bake)
  A. William Porter of Trimerton in St. Stephens (bpt 21.05.1548, bur 08.09.1609)
  m. Mary Hichins (bur 01.07.1616, dau of Henry Hichins of Merkwell)
  i. Richard Porter of Trimerton in St. Stephens (bpt 16.05.1582, bur 10.03.1635)
  m. (25.07.1603) Elizabeth Pascoe (bur 04.03.1639, dau of John Pascoe)
  a. Roger Porter (bpt 13.09.1604, bur 11.07.1677)
  m. (10.10.1629) Elizabeth Kekewich (bur 01.01.1678, dau of Edward Kekewich of Trehawke)
  (1) Mary Porter (bpt 13.02.1631)
  m. (08.01.1652) Thomas Coode
  (2) Elizabeth Porter
  m. (12.02.1663) Samuel Mydhop of Trenant Park
  (3) Jane Porter (bpt 31.01.1647)
  m. (11.07.1678) John Harris
  (4)+ other issue - Roger (bpt 26.02.1650), Jane (bpt 09.07.1640, bur 26.10.1641), Elizabeth (bpt 03.01.1641, bur 09.01.1642), Margaret (bpt 22.02.1649), Dorothy (bpt 30.09.1651, a 1676)
  b. William Porter (bpt 25.11.1608, d before 23.09.1675)
  m. Jane (d before 14.09.1688)
  (1) William Porter (bpt 23.02.1654, a 1682, 3rd son?)
  (A) William Porter
  m. Mary
  (i) Richard Porter of Saltash (b 1716, d 1799)
  m. (03.07.1753) Loveday Gaborian (widow of _ Vivian)
  (a) Richard Porter of St. Stephens (b 1754, d 1799)
  m. (14.12.1772) Mary Skinner (b 1748, d 05.12.1824, dau of Ezekiel Skinner of St. Stephens)
  ((1)) William Porter (b 04.1774, d 05.04.1859, Captain)
  m. Jane Spicer (dau of Captain _ Spicer RN)
  ((A)) William Spicer Porter (d 31.03.1865) had issue
  m1. Susan Hambly (dau of William Hambly of Molenick)
  m2. Elizabeth Letitia Peak
  ((2)) Samuel Porter (b 04.1777)
  ((A)) Elizabeth Porter
  m. _ Moore (surgeon)
  ((B)) Mary Ann Porter
  m. _ Linley of London
  ((3)) John Porter (b 04.1787, d 10.04.1861) had issue (1 dau)
  m. Martha
  ((4)) Philip Porter of Saltash (b 1791, d 1820) had issue
  m. (29.05.1816) Eleanor Littleton (dau of Nicholas Littleton of Brighton)
  ((5)) Loveday Porter (b 05.1788)
  m. Thomas Cole (RN)
  ((6)) Mary Porter (b 01.1780)
  m. James Roberts Philips (Rear Admiral)
  ((7))+ other issue - Richard (d young), Erisey (d young), Jane Margaret (d unm 24.11.1864)
  (ii) Samuel Porter of Landrake (b 1727)
  m. Thomasine
  (iii) Margaret Porter (b 04.1714)
  m. (14.09.1733) Daniel Stephens
  (iv)+ other issue (d young) - William, Grace
  (2)+ other issue - Richard (a 1682), John (bpt 06.01.1646, a 1682), Samuel (bpt 15.02.1658, bur 18.02.1658), Mary (bpt 15.02.1658, bur 14.03.1658), Elizabeth (a 1682)
  c. Richard Porter (bpt 20.11.1614, a 1675)
  (1) Richard Porter (bpt 30.08.1636, bur 10.09.1636)
  d. Dorothy Porter (bpt 20.08.1604)
  m. (07.10.1623) John Walter
  e. Elizabeth Porter (bpt 08.08.1621)
  m. (03.05.1637) Thomas Cooke
f.+ other issue - Erysye (bpt 05.01.1617), Arthur (bpt 16.08.1618), Maria (bpt 06.12.1606), Elizabeth (bpt 30.01.1611, d young), Johanna (bpt 25.05.1613, bur 21.08.1623)
  ii.+ other issue - William (bpt 28.11.1584), William (bpt 16.07.1587, bur 13.03.1596), Thomas (bpt 09.12.1592), Arthur (bpt 15.03.1594, bur 08.09.1615), Margaret (bpt 13.11.1579, bur 07.07.1581), Maria (bpt 16.12.1576, bur 19.08.1580), Julian (bpt/bur 28.10.1586)
  B. John Porter of Salt Ash (bur 09.04.1608)
  m1. (21.10.1574) Elizabeth Hichins (dau of William Hichins)
  m2. Agnes Luscomb (bur 09.10.1602, dau of Henry Luscomb)
  C. Arthur Porter (bpt 08.04.1559, d by 1601, youngest son)
  m. (26.05.1593) Wilmot Symons (m2. Robert Beere)
  i. Richard Porter (bpt 29.07.1594)
  m. (05.11.1620) Elizabeth Rawline (bur 07.03.1637, dau of Alexander Rawline)
  a. Elizabeth Porter (bpt 08.08.1620)
  m. (12.01.1652) William Parsons
  b.+ other issue - Peter (bpt 10.05.1621, bur 1640), Richard (bpt 06.05.1627, d young), Richard (bpt 05.02.1632, bur 10.03.1632), Arthur (bpt 10.03.1633), Dorothy (bpt 05.12.1624), Richarda (bur 11.03.1632)
  ii. Maria Porter (bpt 16.07.1595)
  iii. Cecilia Porter (bpt 11.08.1598)
  m. (27.07.1623) Richard Dingle
  iv. Agnes Porter (bpt 15.06.1600)
  m. (29.01.1624) Walter Piper
  D.+ other issue - Philip (bpt 20.05.1544), Richard (bpt 01.12.1556, bur 18.11.1562)m Johanna (bpt 22.09.1546, bur 20.07.1547), Johanna (bur 26.02.1563)
2. Richard Porter
  m. (14.12.1551) Johanna Barnicott

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, Porter of Launcells)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, Porter of St. Stephen's)
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