'Sebright1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Sebright of Besford, Sebright of Blakeshall (Blackshall), Sebright of Brooke's Place, Sebright of Sebright Hall

Walter Sebright of Sebright Hall, Much Badow, Essex (a temp Henry II who r. 1154-1489)
m. Elizabeth Ashe (dau of Sir Henry de Ashe)
1. Stephen Sebright of Sebright Hall
  A. Walter Sebright of Sebright Hall
  m. Margery Mascall (dau of Robert Mascall of Great Badow, relict of Geoffrey de Panimer)
  i. Peter Sebright of Sebright Hall (a 1294)
  a. Giles Sebright of Sebright Hall
  (1) John Sebright of Sebright Hall
  (A) Alice Sebright
  b. Mabell Sebright of Brooke's Place (Essex) and Blackshall (Worcestershire)
  m. Catherine Cowper (dau of Rauffe Cowper of Blackshall)
  (1) ?? Sebright
  Visitation (Essex) and Visitation (Worcester) show the following John as son of Mabell but BP1934 describes John as "His descendant" and it does seem likely that there was at least one intervening generation.
  (A) John Sebright of Brooke's Place & Blackshall or Blakeshall (a 1491)
  (i) Humphrey Sebright of Blakeshall or Blackshall
  m. Catherine Ridge (dau of _ Ridge of Ridge, Staffordshire)
(a) Edward Sebright of Blakeshall
  m. Joyce Grosvenor (dau of William Grosvenor of Bobbington or Bubington)
  ((1)) John Sebright of Blakeshall
  Visitation (Essex) shows John as the 2nd son but BP1934 suggests he was the elder.
  m. Ann Bullingham (dau of Richard Bullingham, she m2. Thomas Walsh of Stockton)
  ((A)) William Sebright of Blakeshall (dsp)
m. Elizabeth Morley (dau of James Morley of Bishops Stortford, she m2. John Sames of Tolson, m3. William Blount of Mauldon)
  ((B)) Sir Edward Sebright, 1st Bart of Besford, Sheriff of Worcestershire (d before 11.02.1657-8) - continued below
  m1. (c1610) Theodosia Whorwood (dau of Gerard Whorwood of Compton)
  m2. (c1638) Elizabeth Montagu (dau of 1st Earl of Manchester)
  ((C)) Judith Sebright
  m. Edward Broad of Dunelme Park
  ((D)) Sara Sebright
  m. (before 1606) Thomas Coventry of Crome, 1st Lord (d 14.01.1639-40)
  ((E)) Anne Sebright
m. John Burnell of Stanmore (Middlesex) & London
  ((2)) William Sebright of Besford (dsp 27/8.10.1629, Town Clerk of London)
  m1. _ Golston of London (dsp)
  m2. Elizabeth Morley (d 06.08.1617, dau of James Morley of London, widow of Thomas Bouchier)
  The Harleian editor of Visitation (Worcestershire) notes that there was some confusion between this William and his nephew, both of whom married an Elizabeth Morley.
  ((3)) Ellinor Sebright
  m. (21.11.1576) Thomas Austin of Oxley



Sir Edward Sebright, 1st Bart of Besford, Sheriff of Worcestershire (d before 11.02.1657-8) - continued above
m1. (c1610) Theodosia Whorwood (dau of Gerard Whorwood of Compton)
1. Elizabeth Sebright
  m. Sir John Repington of Amington
2.+ other issue - William (dvp), John (b 1611, dvp)
m2. (c1638) Elizabeth Montagu (dau of Henry Montagu, 1st Earl of Manchester, relict of Sir Lewis Mansell, Bart)
4. Sir Edward Sebright, 2nd Bart of Besford (b 1645, d 11.09.1679)
  m. (c02.1664-5) Elizabeth Knightley (d 30.09.1685, dau of Sir Richard (not Edward) Knightley of Fawesley)
  A. Sir Edward Sebright, 3rd Bart of Besford (d 15.12.1702)
  m. (24.03.1687-8) Anne Saunders (d 25.12.1718, dau of Thomas Sauders of Beechwood by Ellen Sadleir)
  i. Sir Thomas Saunders Sebright, 4th Bart of Besford (b 11.05.1692, d 12.04.1736)
  m. Henrietta Dashwood (dau of Sir Francis Dashwood, Bart)
a. Sir Thomas Saunders Sebright, 5th Bart of Besford (bpt 21.12.1723, d unm 30.10.1761)
  b. Sir John Sebright, 6th Bart of Besford (bpt 19.10.1725, d 23.02.1794, Lt. General)
  m. (15.05.1766) Sarah Knight (bur 04.01.1813, dau of Edward Knight of Wolverley)
  (1) Sir John Saunders Sebright, 7th Bart of Besford (b 23.05.1767, d 15.04.1846)
  m. (06.08.1793) Harriet Crofts (d 08.1826, dau of Richard Crofts of West Harling by Harriet, dau of John Darell)
  (A) Sir Thomas Gage Saunders Sebright, 8th Bart of Besford (b 1802, d 29.08.1864) had issue
  m1. (17.11.1842) Sarah Anne Hoffman (d 14.02.1846, dau of Capt. _ Hoffman)
  m2. (17.02.1850) Olivia Henry (dau of John Joseph Henry of Straffan by Emily, dau of William Robert Fitzgerald, 2nd Duke of Leinster)
  (B) Frederica Anne Saunders Sebright (d 02.11.1864)
  m. (1822) Frederick Franks (d 1822)
  (C)+ other issue - Emily, Caroline, Mary Anne (d unm), Frances, Octavia (d 23.11.1875), Sophia (d unm 1829), Gertrude (d unm)
  (2) Henrietta Sebright (d 15.02.1840) probably of this generation
  m. (03.09.1794) Henry Lascelles, 2nd Earl of Harewood (b 25.12.1767, d 24.11.1841)
  ii. Edward Sebright of Croxton (d 20.09.1723)
  iii. Anne Sebright (d 18.09.1764)
  m. (1721) Sir Charles Buck, 3rd Bart (d 20.06.1729)
  iv. Ada Sebright
  m. John Coke of White Parish
  B. Richard Sebright of Croxton (dsp 1733)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Sebright) with input/support from Visitation (Essex, 1612, Sebright), Visitation (Worcestershire, 1569+1634, Sebright)
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