'Porter04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Porter of Bayham, Porter of Belton, Porter of Grantham, Porter of Lamberhurst
[Much of this page was previously within Porter01. It was moved here to faciltate expansion.]

Berry identifies the coat of arms of the following family, which covers both sections below, as "Sa.,three church-bells ar. a canton erm."). See the note near the top of Porter02.
John Porter of Markham, Nottinghamshire
m. _ Gardner of Bishop's Norton
1. William Porter
  A. John Porter
  i. Jane Porter
  m1. William Ratcliffe
  m2. Richard Bingham
2. Augustine Porter of Belton, Lincolnshire
m. _ Bellingham (dau of Sir Robert Bellingham)
  A. Augustine Porter of Belton (d 17.06.1554)
  m. Ellen Smith of Withcote (d 02.07.1569)
  i. John Porter of Belton (b c1523, dsp 23.10.1575)
  m. Elizabeth Bussy (a 1591, dau of Edmund Bussy of Haydor, m2. Sir Charles Hussy, m3. Sir John Dawncey)
ii. William Porter of Grantham, later of Belton (bur 07.12.1592)
  m. Jane Butler (bur 25.05.1603, dau of John Butler of Aston-in-le-Walls)
  a. William Porter of Grantham, last of Belton (a 1592)
  m1. Anne Saville (dau of William Saville of Humby & Grantham)
  (1) Anne Porter (bur 07.03.1589-90)
m2. Catherine Butler (d before 12.05.1607, dau of William Butler of Tighes, niece of Jane (above))
  (2) John Porter (a 1608)
  (A)+ issue - John, Francis, Jane
  (3) Catherine Porter (a 1608)
  m. (c05.1602) Arnold Reresby of Waltham
  b. Arthur Porter of Grantham (bur 21.08.1628)
  m. (c04.1606) Ursula Hall (dau of Arthur Hall of Grantham)
  (1) Jane Porter (bpt 20.02.1607-8, bur 25.10.1609)
  c.+ other issue - John ('of Barkston'?), Augustine, John (bur 30.11.1567), Henry of Grantham (a 12.1592), Vincent (a 12.1592), Ralph ((bur 13.09.1636), Margaret, Jane (bpt 16.07.1564, bur 01.09.1571)
iii. Christopher Porter
  m. _ Prater of London
  iv. Anne Porter
  m. Thomas Hall of Essex
  v. Katherine Porter (a 07.1556)
  m1. William Smith of Honington
  m2. Thomas Disney of Carlton (d 1568)
  vi. Elizabeth Porter
  m. Richard Ayscough (son of Sir Christopher of Ashby)
  vii. Jane Porter (a 04.1570)
  m. Rowland Sherard of Lobthorpe (d 1592)
  viii. Margaret Porter
  m. John Stanlowe of Stickford
  ix.+ other issue - Edmund of Shelton in Nottinghamshire (a 1570), Henry of Syston (d before 17.04.1570)
  B. Christopher Porter of Barkston (a 1568)
  i. issue - John, William, Christopher
  C. John and/or Austin Porter
  D. Catherine Porter
  m. _ Waterton
  E. Jane Porter
  m. Andrew Lacon of Darley in Burton Stather
  F. Margaret or Elizabeth Porter
  m. William Dudley of Clapton
3. Christopher Porter (rector of Norton)
4. Anna Porter
  m. John Meres or Morris



Stephen Porter in Sussex
1. Richard Porter
  m. _ Wildegose
  A. John Porter of Bayham in Frant, Sussex
  m. Anna Isted
  i. Richard Porter of Bayham (d before 05.09.1584) the first mentioned by Visitation (Sussex)
  m. Jane Whitfield (dau of Robert Whitfield of Worth, m2. Edward Quinby of Titchfield) named Ann by Berry
  a. Thomas Porter of Goudhurst, Kent (d by 1634) Visitation (Sussex) follows only this line
m. Dionysia (Dennis) Freebody (dau of Goddard Freebody of Udimore, relict of _ Jervis)
  (1) John Porter of Wadhurst (d 01.08.1673)
  m1. Katherine Aynscombe (d 20.08.1655, dau of Thomas Aynscombe of Mayfield)
  (A) Thomas Porter (b by 1645, d 18.02.1723)
  m. (20.02.1672-3) Frances Culpeper (dau of Sir William Culpeper of Aylesford, relict of John Alchorne)
  (i)+ issue - Richard (bpt 26.12.1673), Thomas (bpt 01.11.1675), Catherine (bpt 26.07.1677)
  (B) Katherine Porter
  m. (27.12.1680) William Wildish
(C)+ other issue - Arthur (b c16349, d 13.01.1721), Mary, Elizabeth (bur 19.03.1664), Anne (bpt 08.05.1651)
  m2. Jane Aynscombe (bur 11.07.1662, dau of John Aynscombe of Battell)
  (G) Jane Porter
  (2)+ other issue - Thomas, Richard
  b. John Porter 'of Launcells' of Lamberhurst, Kent (3rd son?)
  m. Anna Calmady (dau of Josia Calmady of Wembery)
  (1) Richard Porter (b c1602)
  m. Martha Stones (dau of Thomas Stones of London, m2. _ Boughton)
  (A) John Porter of Lamberhurst (d 1656)
m. Ann Twisden (dau of Sir Roger Twisden of East Peckham, Bart)
  (B) son
  (C) daughter
  m. Sir John Hanby
  (2) Elizabeth or Ann Porter (d 20.09.1640)
  m. John Baker
  (3) Jane Porter (d 08.1680)
  m. John Polhill of Otford (dvp 1657)
  (4) Mary Porter
  m. Thomas Springett (son of Sir Thomas of the Broyle)
  (5) Anna Porter
  m. John Hatley of London
(A) Mary Hatley (b 1634, d 1700)
  m. William Dewe
  (6)+ other issue - (a 1619) - Thomas (b c1608), John (b c1609), Arthur, Elizabeth, Jane, Anna, Maria
  c. Maria Porter
  m. Thomas Goodman of Sussex
  d. Jane Porter
  m. Edmund Hawes of Solihull
  e. Elizabeth Porter
  m1. Robert Baker of Witheam
  m2. Anthony Fowle
  f.+ other issue - Richard in London, Susanna

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1904, 'Porter of Belton and Syston') with input/support from CountyGen (Kent, Berry, p321), Visitation (Kent, 1619, 'Porter')
(2) For lower section : CountyGen (Kent, Berry, p321), Visitation (Kent, 1619, 'Porter') with input/support from Visitation (Sussex, 1662, 'Porter of Wadhurst')
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