'Pusey1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Pusey of Pusey
[A version of this page was first released as draft on 21.03.12. It was released formerly into the database after a review.]

VCH reports that "There is a tradition that (the estate of Pusey) was granted to the family by King Cnut", who r. 1016-1035, "but it appears that the Pusey family first held this estate as tenants of the abbey of Abingdon. Gilbert was the name of the tenant in 1086".
Thomas Pusey of Pusey, Berkshire
m. Parnella Wodde (dau of John Wodde (Wood?) of Thropp)
1. John Pusey of Pusey
  m. Margaret Hunt (dau of Robert Hunt of Ardington)
  A. (Philipp?) Pusey of Pusey
  m1. Alice Pawly (dau of William Pawly (Pawley) of Glanvile)
  i. William Pusey of Pusey (b 1545, d 1577)
  m. Elionora Fetiplace (dau of Anthony Fetiplace)
  a. Hugh Pusey of Pusey (a 1623)
  m1. Agnes Smith (dau of John Smith of Ealing)
  (1) Elizabeth Pusey (a 1665)
  m. _ Cox of Chilton
  m2. Jane Shury (dau of Richard Shury of Marcham)
  (2) Richard Pusey of Pusey (d 1653)
  m. Martha Aldred or Alder or Aldworth of Wantage
  (A) Richard Pusey of Pusey (b c1621, d 02.08.1655)
  m. Mary Blagrave of Wantage
  (i) Richard Pusey of Pusey (b c1649) presumed father or uncle of Charles
  The following is supported by BLG1886 ('Pusey of Pusey').
(a) Charles Pusey of Pusey (dsp 1710)
  (b) daughter
  m. _ Allen
  ((1)) John Allen, later Allen-Pusey of Pusey (dsp)
  m. ?? Bouverie (aunt of Philip de Bouverie, later Bouverie-Pusey of Pusey)
  Pusey passed into the Bouverie family.
  ((2)) Jane Allen (later Allen-Pusey?) of Pusey (d 1789)
  ((3)) daughter
  (ii)+ other issue (a 1664) - Edward (b c1625), Mary (b c1623)
  (B) Mary Pusey
  m. ?? (alderman of London)
  (C)+ other issue - William, Thomas, Martha, Margaret
  (3) Thomas Pusey (d by 1666)
  (A)+ issue - Thomas, Anthony, 2 daughters
  (4) Jonas Pusey (d by 1666, 5th son)
  (A) son (a 1665, in London)
  (5) Jane Pusey
  m. John Huet of Duxford
  (6)+ other issue - Hugo, Edward, Catherine (a 1665), Margaret, Frances, Jane
  One of the daughters, other than Catherine, married ...
  m. _ Horneby in London
  m2/1. Alice Digells (dau of Thomas Digells of Monketonmill)
  ii.+ other issue - Maria, Margaret, Barbara
  B. Alice Pusey
  m. William Slater alias Godfrey of Pusey



Reported as connected to the Puseys of Pusey were 2 brothers, sons of ...
?? Pusey
1. Timothy Pusey of Selton, Nottinghamshire (b c1560, d 1647)
  m. Mary Clay (dau/coheir of John Clay) name found on a web site
  A. Sarah Pusey (dsp 22.01.1652)
  m. Sir Gervase Clifton, 2nd Bart of Clifton (b c1612, dsp 14.01.1676)
  B. (Mary) Pusey
  m. Sir Henry Brooke, 1st Bart of Norton (b 1611, d 1664)
  C. (Elizabeth) Pusey
  m1. William Willoughby (b c1609, d 12.11.1630)
  m2. Sir John Coke 'of Melbourne' (b 1607, dsp 1650)
2. Rowland Pusey, Mayor of Leicester (bur 21.02.1620-1) identified on www.leicester.gov.uk as brother of Timothy of Selston
  m. (16.08.1608) Ann Stanley (d 1630, dau of William Stanley of Leicester)
  A. John Pusey

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Berkshire, 1623 & 1664 & 1665-6, 'Pusey of Pusey'), VCH (Berkshire, vol 4, 'Parishes: Pusey')
(2) For lower section : BHO (Thoroton's "History of Nottinghamshire", vol 2 (edited by John Throsby, 1790), 'Selston') with input as reported above
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