'Rogers02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Rogers of Blachford, Rodger of Handsworth (Rodgers of Hansworth Woodhouse), Rodgers of Inkersall, Rodgers of Sheffield, Rogers (Rodgers) of Treeton, Rogers of Wisdome

(1) As far as we are aware, there was no connection between the families shown on this page. They share the page for our convenience.
(2) Of the first family, BP1870 reports that "This family was originally of the co. of Essex, and is lineally descended from the Rev. Vincent Rogers ... who was son of the Rev. John Rogers ... who translated the Bible under the name of Thomas Matthew, and was the first sufferer in the reign of Mary Tudor". Wikipedia ("John Rogers Bible") identifies the parents of the translator & martyr as ...
John Rogers (a lorimer)
m. Margaret Wyatt
1. John Rogers (b c1500, d 04.02.1555, prebendary of St. Paul's, translator of the Bible)
  A. Vincent Rogers (minister of Stratford-le-Bow)
  m. (1586) ??
  As reported above, BP1870 identifies Vincent as progenitor of the undermentioned family. Visitation (Surrey, 1662, Rogers of Bermondsey) starts with the following Nehemiah, showing him as father of the John who m. Elizabeth Payne. It therefore appears that Vincent was father (or grandfather) of ...
  i. Nehemiah Rogers of Duddingherst, Essex
  m. Margaret
  a. John Rogers (puritan minister of Purleigh, later physician in Bermondsey) the first mentioned by TCB
m. Elizabeth Payne (dau of Sir Robert Payne of Midlow)
  (1) Sir John Rogers of Wisdome in Devon, Sheriff of Devon, 1st Bart (b c1649, bur 23.04.1710)
  m. (by 1676) Mary Vincent (b c1642, d 12.03.1722/3, dau of Spencer Vincent of London, m2. Sir Edmund Prideaux, 4th Bart, m3. Col. John Arundell)
  (A) Sir John Rogers of Wisdome & Blachford, 2nd Bart (bpt 14.06.1676, d 21.01.1743/4, recorder of Plymouth)
  m. (09.05.1698) Mary Henley (b 1682-3, bur 08.12.1760, dau of Sir Robert Henley of The Grange by Barbara, dau of John Every)
(i) Sir John Rogers of Wisdome & Blachford, 3rd Bart (bpt 31.08.1708, dsp 20.12.1773, Colonel)
  m. (28.10.1742) Hannah Trefusis (b 1717-8, d 18.04.1766, dau of Thomas Trefusis)
  (ii) Sir Frederick Rogers of Wisdome & Blachford, 4th Bart (bpt 24.10.1716, d 07.06.1777, recorder of Plymouth)
  m1. (19.04.1742) Grace Cooper, later Cooper-Leman (b c1707, bur 13.01.1766, dau/heir of Nathaniel Cooper, later Cooper-Leman, of Norwich & Plymouth by Mary, dau of Kenrick Edisbury of Harwich)
  (a) Sir Frederick Rogers of Wisdome & Blachford, 5th Bart (b 23.07.1746, d 21.06.1797, recorder of Plymouth)
  m. (21.12.1769) Jane Lillicrap (d 10.10.1800, dau of John Lillicrap of Stoke Damerel)
  ((1)) Sir John Rogers of Wisdome & Blachford, 6th Bart (b 18.04.1780, d unm 10.12.1847, Captain)
  ((2)) Sir Frederick Leman Rogers of Wisdome & Blachford, 7th Bart (b 11.02.1782, d 13.12.1851) had issue
m. (12.04.1810) Sophia Deare (dau of Lt. Col. Charles Russell Deare (d 1791) by Catherine, dau of Rev. Thomas Starke of Bellindean in Balmerino)
  Frederick & Sophia had, wtih 4 daughters, 4 sons of whom 3 inherited the baronetcy but dsp. In 1871, the eldest son was created Baron Blachford of Wisdome and Blachford.
  ((3)) William Coope Rogers (d 06.11.1857, Major General, 4th son)
  m. (31.03.1835) Caroline Bridges (dau of W. Bridges of Laverstock)
  ((4)) Mary Rogers (d 1851)
  m. _ Templer (Lt. General)
  ((5)) Harriet Rogers (d 06.04.1847)
  m1. (1810) Rev. Richard Strode of Newnham Park
  m2. (1830) Sir Charles Phillips of Lyndhurst
  ((6))+ other issue - Robert Henley (b 08.1783, d 03.01.1857, Rear Admiral RN), Catherine (d unm 27.08.1850), Jane, Anne (d unm 1825), Louisa (d unm 1838), 2 daus (d young)
  m2. (17.05.1768) Catherine Vincent (d 1803, dau of Thomas Vincent of Plymouth, widow of Vice Admiral Philipo Durell)
  (2) Prisonborne Rogers mentioned in Visitation (Surrey)



John Rodger of Handsworth & Treeton, Yorkshire (bur 08.06.1651)
m. (30.09.1604) Margaret Parkin
Foster shows John of Handsworth & Margaret as parents of Thomas of Handsworth father (by Sarah) of Thomas of Handsworth father of John of Handsworth & Robert of Treeton. FMG starts with John of Treeton father of Thomas of Hansworth Woodhouse (m. Sarah but dsp) + William + John of Hansworth Woodhouse & Robert of Treeton, thereby leaving out two generations. The following attempts to combine these contradictory reports but it should be viewed as provisional and somewhat speculative. Dates come mainly from Foster.
1. Thomas Rodger of Handsworth or Hansworth Woodhouse (bpt 12.04.1607) FMG reports that he dsp aged 83
  m. Sarah Hibbert (bur 01.09.1648, dau of George Hibbert of Woodhouse)
  A. Thomas Rodger of Handsworth (bpt 11.10.1638, d 06.10.1727) omitted by FMG
  i. John Rodger of Handsworth Woodhouse (bpt 05.12.1681, d 22.07.1742)
m. (30.12.1725) Mary Baker (a 1742)
  a. John Rodger of Handsworth Woodhouse
  m. Sarah Inkersell or Inkersall of Hackenthorpe
(1)+ issue - Thomas, William, Sarah (d young), Sarah
  b. Thomas Rodger or Rodgers of Sheffield
  m. (24.09.1764) Gertrude Birks (bpt 1744, dau of Peter Birks by Hannah, dau of Thomas Rawson of Barley Hole)
  (1) William Rodgers of Sheffield (b 1775-6, d 01.03.1844)
  m. ?? (widow of John Rawson)
  (2) John Rodgers of Sheffield (& London?) (professor of Music)
(3) Robert Rodgers of Sheffield (b 1778-9, d 14.03.1841, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (22.10.1807) Maria Eboral (b c1780, d 22.10.1816, dau of William Eboral of Warwick by Margaret, dau of Joseph Owen of Crookes)
  (4) Thomas Rodgers of Sheffield (currier) had issue
  (5) Martha Rodgers
  m. _ Black of Sheffield
  (6) Louisa Rodgers
m. James Camm of Sheffield
  (7) Gertrude Rodgers
  m. John Vicars (Vickers) of Mill Sands
  c. daughter
  m. _ Sterling or Stering of Misson
  ii. Robert Rodger or Rodgers of Treeton (b c1692, d 06.02.1775, farmer)
  m. (19.04.1732) Martha Birks (b c1710, d 28.11.1761, dau of Joshua Birks of Handsworth Woodhouse)
  a. William Rodgers of Treeton (b c1742, dsp 12.12.1810)
  m. Mary Cooke (b 1745-6, d 17.06.1819, dau of Rev. John Cooke of Sawtry)
  b. Thomas Rodgers of Treeton (b 1753, d 1830)
  m. Elizabeth May of Catfliffe
  (1) William Rodgers of Sheffield (b 1787-8, d 08.06.1840, innkeeper of "The George")
  m. Mary Harwood of Sheffield
  (A)+ issue - Henry, William, Eliza, Emily
  (12+ other issue - John of Sheffield, Martha of Treeton, others (d young or dsp - John, Robert, Thomas, Joseph, George, Hannah, Eliza)
  c. Robert Rodgers of Inkersall, Derbyshire
  m. Anne Prime (?) of Staveley Netherthorpe
  (1) John Rodgers of Inkersall
  (A) Robert Rodgers of Staveley
  m. _ Plant
  (B) Mary Rodgers
  m. (10.06.1830) Charles Milnes of Ashover
  (C)+ other issue - Herbert, Anne, Elizabeth
  (2) Martha Rodgers
  m. Thomas Pearson of Grimesthorpe
  (3)+ other issue - Ann, Frances, Catherine
  FMG appears to duplicate the following married daughters, showing them named as of this generation but unnamed a generation earlier (as daughters of John of Treeton).
  d. Mary Rodgers
  m. Joshua Potter of Treeton
  e. Ann Rodgers
  m. _ Roebuck
  f. Catherine Rodgers
  m. _ Broadhead of Aston
  g.+ other issue - John (b 1738-9, d 15.07.1741), Gertrude (b c1732, d 22.09.1745), Martha (d 01.12.1743)
  B. William Rodger of Tinsley (dsp)
  m. Sarah Pullen (sister of WIlliam Pullen of Tinsley)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 16.12.11) : BP1870 (Rogers), TCB (vol 4, 'Rogers of Wisdome', p176+)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 10.12.14, reviewed & expanded 13.07.16) : 'Pedigrees of the County Families of England' (Joseph Foster, vol 2 (1874), Yorkshire - West Riding, 'Rodgers of Sheffield'), FMG (vol 3, MS475, 'Birks-Rodgers', p1080+)
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