'Rush01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Rush of Benhall, Rush of Bishop's Stortford, Rush of Boreham, Ruish of Castle Jordan, Rush of Chapmans, Rush of Farthinghoe, Rush of Kirkley

We start with a brother and his (presumed) sister, shown as children of ...
?? Rush
1. Sir Thomas Rush or Rushe of Chapmans (in Sudborne), Kirkley & Bawdsey, Suffolk (a 1510, 1536)
m1. Anne Rivers (dau/heir of John Rivers of Ipswich)
  A. Arthur Rush of Chapmans (in Sudborne), Kirkley & Bawdsey (d 02.07.1537)
  m. Mary Wingfield (dau of Sir Anthony Wingfield of Letheringham, m2./m3.)
i. Arthur Rush of Chapmans (in Sudborne) & Pakefield (a 1571)
  m. Eleanor Cutler (dau of Nicholas Cutler of Eye, widow of Francis Ernley & John Wiseman)
  a. Sir Francis Rush or Ruish of Castle Jordan (co. Meath) & Ruish Hall (Queen's Co.) (bpt 15.08.1560, d 17.06.1623, 2nd son)
  The following comes from a note in TCP (vol IX, Mountrath).
  m. Mary Duke (dau/heir of Sir Henry Duke of Castle Jordan)
  (1) Thomas Ruish 'of Castle Jordan' (b c1609, d unm 18.11.1629)
  (2) Elianor Ruish (d 05.1639)
  m. (08.1621) Sir Robert Loftus (son/heir of Adam, Viscount Ely)
  (3) Mary Ruish
  m. Charles Coote, 1st Earl of Mountrath
  (4) Anne Ruish
  b.+ other issue - Anthony (bpt 15.03.1558), Thomas (bpt 1562), Arthur, Eleanor, Cicely
  ii. Margaret Rush (dsp?)
  B. Thomas Rush of Boreham, Essex
  The following comes from Visitation (Essex, 1634, Rush).
  m. Priscilla Clovile (dau of Eustace Clovile of West Haningfield)
i. Thomas Rush of Boreham (a 1634)
  m. Thomazin Stanfield (dau of John Stanfield of Springfield)
  a.+ issue (a 1634) - Thomas, John, Thomazin, Frances, Mary
  C. Anthony Rush (b 1536-7, dsp 01.04.1577, Dean of Chichester, Canon of Windsor, Chaplain to Queen Elizabeth)
  m. ??
  D. daughter
  m. Thomas Alverd of Ipswich & Bavents Hall in Rendlesham
  E.+ 2 sons
  m2. Christina (widow of Thomas Baldry of Ipswich) ## see here ##
2. Agnes Rush "sister of Sir Thomas Rushe of Chapmans", probably of this generation
  m. Robert Bamburgh of Stykforth



Possibly connected to the above family was ...
William Rush of St. Botolph near Cochester (Essex) and of Suffolk (b 1611, d 10.03.1668)
m. Anne Stuart (dau of _ Stuart, alderman of Cochester)
1. William Rush of Walthamstow (Essex) & St. Saviour's (Southwark, Surrey) (bpy 21.11.1641, dsp 1867)
m. Bridget
2. Samuel Rush of Clapham, Surrey (bpt 22.01.1613 (sb 1643?), d 09.01.1710)
  m. Hannah Creffield (b 1652-3, d 23.05.1733, dau of Ralph Creffield of Colchester)
  A. Samuel Rush of Benhall (Suffolk) & Yeldham Hall (b 1669)
  m1. Elizabeth Browne (dau of William Browne of London)
  i. Samuel Rush (b c1699, d 1713)
  ii. Hannah Rush
  m. Michael Mertins
  m2. Martha Clarke (b 1674-5, d 23.08.1759, dau of William Clarke of London)
  iii. Samuel Rush of Benhall (b 1715, d unm 24.06.1783)
  iv. Martha Rush (d 05.1799)
  m. (15.04.1745) John Damar of Carne
  v.+ other issue - George (b c1700, d 18.07.1716), John (d unm ), William (b c1710, d 1713), Charles (d 1713), Martha (d 1713), Mary (d unm 05.1784)
  B. William Rush of Maryland Point, Essex (b 1671, d 27.10.1738)
  m1. Margaret Lorken (d befoer 02.11.1708, dau of William Lorken)
  i. Samuel Rush of Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
  m. Henrietta Maria
  a. William Rush of Bishop's Stortford (b 18.02.1722, d 16.07.1779)
  m. (08.09.1748) Mary Smith (b c1728, d 12.1813, dau of George Smith of London)
  (1) Sir William Beaumaurice Rush of Roydon (Suffolk), later of Wimbledon House (Surrey) (b 21.08.1759)
  m. (10.04.1782) Laura Carter (d 14.11.1822, dau of Cremer Carter of Southwark)
  (A) Laura Rush (d 16.06.1806)
  m. (09.1801) Basil Montagu of Gray's Inn
  (B) Julia Caroline Rush
  m. (04.1803) John Leach of Chelsea
  (C) Charlotte Rush
  m. (01.01.1806) John Martin Cripps of Stanton
  (D) Clarissa Rush
  m. (22.05.1810) George Rush of Farthinghoe @1@ below
  (E) Angelica Rush
  m. (26.03.1816) Edward Daniel Clarke (rector of Harlton & Yeldham, traveller)
  (F) Louisa Rush
  m. (14.10.1812) John Augustus Knipe of Belturbet
  (2) Samuel Rush of Kensington, Middlesex (b 17.03.1752, d 03.1820)
  m. Henrietta Maria Coulson (d 09.08.1826, dau of Thomas Coulson of London) @2@ below
  (A) Samuel Rush (b 23.11.1784, d unm 09.04.1799)
  (B) Maris Rush
  m. (20.07.1809) Henry Urraston Thompson of London
  b. George Rush of Farthinghoe, Northamptonshire (d 07.1803, Captain)
  m. Kitty Heath (d 27.09.1803, dau of William Heath of Stansted)
  (1) George Rush of Elsenham Hall (Essex) & Farthinghoe, Sheriff of Northamptonshire (b 29.04.1785, d 1848) had issue
  m. (22.05.1810) Clarissa Rush (dau of Sir William Beaumaurice Rush) @1@ above
  (2) Bridget Rush (d 18.09.1821)
  m. _ Ogilvy or Ogilvie of London
  (3)+ other issue (d unm) - Henrietta, Kitty
  c. John Rush (d unm)
  d. Jane Rush
  m1. (sp) _ Ingram of London
  m2. Thomas Coulson of London
  (1) Henrietta Maria Coulson
  m. Samuel Rush of Kensington @2@ above
  e. Mary Rush
  m. _ Roberts
  f. Elizabeth Rush (d 03.1781)
  m. John Corner (Captain RN)
  m2. (sps) Mary Boys (b 1673-4, d 19.07.1742, dau of William Boys, alderman of Colchester)
  C. Elizabeth Rush (b 1678, d unm 18.04.1703)
  D. Hannah Rush
  m. John Meade
3. George Rush of Lambeth, Surrey (d before 09.1712)
  m. Anne Colard (a 1712, dau of Dr. _ Collard of Braintree)
  A. Bridget Rush
  m. Elias Browne
  B.+ other issue - George (b 01.1681, d 31.04.1681), Anne (d 1685)
4. John Rush (bpt 22.08.1647)
5. Anna Rush
  m. John Dearsley of Norwich

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Suffolk, 1561, Rush of Chapmans in Sudbourne) with input as reported above
(2) For lower section : BLG1886 (Rush of Farthinghoe), Berry's Essex Pedigrees (1838, Rush) with support from Commoners (vol 2, Rush of Elsenham Hall)
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