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Families covered: Russell of Arnabie, Russell of Brancepeth Castle, Russell of Rowenlands, Russell of Strensham

Robert Russell of Strensham (b c1460, d 1505)
m. Elizabeth Baynham (dau of Thomas Baynham of Mitcheldean) identified by 'TUDOR'
1. Sir John Russell of Strensham (d 15.08.1556)
  m. Edith Umpton (d 08.10.1562, dau of Sir Thomas Umpton)
A. Sir Thomas Russell of Strensham
  m1. Frances Chomley (dau of Sir Roger Chomley)
  i. Sir John Russell of Strensham
  m. Elizabeth Sheldon (dau of Ralph Sheldon)
  a. Sir Thomas Russell of Strensham (d 1632)
  m. Elizabeth Spencer (dau of Sir William Spencer)
(1) Sir William Russell, 1st Bart of Strensham (b c1602, d 30.11.1669)
  m. Frances Reade (dau of Sir Thomas Reade of Barton)
  (A) Thomas Russell (dvpsp bur 01.03.1657/8)
  (B) Sir Francis Russell, 2nd Bart of Strensham (b c1638, d 24.01.1705)
  m. (c07.1662) Anne Lytton (b c1640, d before 06.1710, dau of Sir Rowland Lytton of Knebworth)
  (i) Anne Russell (dsp 22.02.1734/5)
  m1. Sir Henry Every, Bart of Eggington (dsp 09.1709)
  m2. Richard Lygon of Beauchamp's Court (Madresfield Court)
  m3. Sir John Guise, Bart of Rendcombe
  (ii) Mary Russell
  m. Thomas Jones of Shropshire
(iii) Elizabeth Russell of Strensham
  m1. William Damsey of Brimsop (Dansey of Brinsop)
  m2. Joshua Lloyd of London
  (C) Mary Russell (a 09.1687)
  m1. Wingfield Cromwell, 2nd Earl of Ardglass (b 12.09.1624, d 03.10.1668)
m2. Charles Cotton of Beresford Hall (bur 16.02.1686/7, poet)
  (D) Anne Russell probably of this generation
  m1. John King of Boycote (dsp 10.03.1671)
  m2. (c02.1679-80) Sir Thomas Millington (physician to King William III)
  (2) Elizabeth Russell
  m. John Hornyhold of Blakemore Park
  (3) Margaret Russell
  m. John Winter of Hodington
  (4) Anne Russell
  m. John Cocks of Crowle
  m2. Margaret Lygon (dau of William Lygon)
  B. Mary Russell (bur 14.12.1576) possibly of this generation
  m. Richard Lygon of Madresfield (bur 02.10.1584)
  C. Frances Russell possibly of this generation
  m. John Greene of Sampford (b 1575)



Commoners starts with 4 brothers whom we show as sons of ...
?? Russell
1. John Russell of Arnabie, Cumberland (d 1608)
  A. Matthew Russell of Arnabie
  i. Matthew Russell of Arnabie (b 19.03.1615, d 27.01.1684)
  m. _ Taylor, heiress of Rowenlands
  a. Matthew Russell of Rowenlands (b 15.02.1657-8, d 28.02.1695)
  (1) Robert Russell of Rowenlands (b 08.10.1682, d 22.03.1757)
(A) Matthew Russell of Rowenlands (b 31.03.1733, dsp 01.1803)
  (B) William Russell of Brancepeth Castle, last of Rowenlands (b 1734, d 1817)
m1. Mary Harrison (dau/coheir of Robert Harrison of Sunderland)
  (i) Matthew Russell of Brancepeth Castle (b 24.02.1785, d 08.05.1822, MP)
  Some dates in the following come from HoP in the articles on Matthew and his son.
  m. (23.02.1798) Elizabeth Tennyson (d 29.04.1870, sister of Charles Tennyson MP)
  (a) William Russell of Brancepeth Castle, Sheriff of co. Durham (b 09.11.1798, d unm 30.01.1850, MP)
(b) Emma Maria Russell (d 29.04.1870)
  m. (09.09.1828) Gustavus Frederick Hamilton, later Hamilton-Russell, 7th Viscount Boyne (b 1797, d 1872)
  (ii) (Margaret) Drummond (d 1852)
  m. Sir Gordon Drummond
  (iii) daughter
  m. _ Bunbury (Colonel)
  m2. (sp) Anne Milbanke (dau of Edward Milbanke of Sunderland, son of Sir Ralph of Halnaby, Bart)
  (C)+ other issue - Robert (b 09.1737, in India), James (b 06.03.1744, d 08.1745)
  (2)+ other issue - Matthew of Sunderland (b 02.08.1685, dsp 1760), Elizabeth, Bridget
  ii.+ other issue - Richard (d 01.12.1638), Elizabeth, Margaret
2. Robert Russell
  m. (10.06.1598) Elizabeth Cooke
3.+ other issue - Jeffery (d 02.02.1603-4), Peter (d 27.12.1607)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 14.12.04) : BEB1841 (Russell of Strensham) with some support and input from TCB (vol ii, Russell of Wytley)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 29.05.12) : Commoners (vol 1, Russell of Brancepeth, mainly in the 'Alterations and Additions' section)
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