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Families covered: Sheppard of Frome Selwood

The name 'Sheppard' is almost certainly derived from 'shepherd'. Consequently, it is by no means certain that families of that name are all related.
Edward Sheppard of Frome Selwood, Somerset (b c1590, a 1642)
1. John Sheppard of Tytherington (Wiltshire) then Frome Selwood (b c1630, d before 21.01.1676)
A. Edward Sheppard ancestor of the Sheppards of Taunton
  B. John Sheppard of St. Katherine's Hill, Frome Selwood
  m. (07.06.1705) Philippa Humphrey (dau of William Humphrey of Berkley)
  i. William Sheppard of St. Katherine's Hill, Frome Selwood (b 17.10.1708, d 29.11.1759)
  m. (06.05.1731) Eleanor Parsons (d 1792, dau of Edward Parsons of Bristol by Anne, dau of Joseph Houlton of Farley Castle)
  a. William Sheppard of Frome Selwood & Bath (b 01.1734, d 17.05.1814)
  m. (02.01.1762) Ann Hulbert (b c1736, d 20.02.1820, dau/coheir of Wilia Hulbert of Bath)
  (1) William Sheppard of Styleshill, Somerset (b 28.12.1762, dvp 19.11.1804
  m1. (19.05.1789) Susannah Lewin (25.10.1794, dau/coheir of John Lewin of Ruislip by Sarah, dau/coheir of John Mico)
  (A) William Hulbert Sheppard of Keyford House, Somerset (b 11.08.1791, d 1870) had issue
  m. (24.09.1818) Hannah Pollett (dau/heir of William Pollett of Great Bardfield)
  (B)+ other issue (d unm) - Frederick (d 04.10.1802), John Lewin (b 05.08.1794, d 10.08.1821, cleric), Susan Mary Ann (d 22.05.1861)
  m2. (sp) Elizabeth Hayter (relict of Thomas W. Wyatt)
  (2) Edward Sheppard of Firgrove (Dudmaston), Alstone (Worcestershire) & Oxenton (Gloiucestershire), Sheriff of Gloucestershire (b 10.10.1764) had issue
  m. (09.01.1797) Mary Drake (dau/heir of John Drake of Alstone & Oxenton)
  (3) Thomas Sheppard of Folkington Place (Sussex), etc (b 28.10.1786) had issue
  m. (050.12.1800) Sarah Down (dau of Richard Down of Halliwick Manor House)
  (4) Henry Sheppard of SeymoiurCourt, Clifton & Compton House (b 30.11.1770) had issue
  m1. Ann Tomkins (dau of William Tomkins of Abingdon)
  m2. Mary Winter (dau of Thomas Bradbury Winte of Shenley Hill)
  (5) George Sheppard of Fromefield House, Somerset (b 23.07.1773, d 02.02.1855) had issue
  m. (1797) Mary Ann Stuart Byard (d 1838, dau/coheir of Captain ir Thomas Byard of Mount Tamar)
  (6) Anne Sheppard (d 1861)
  m. Thomas Whittaker Ledyard of Road Hill
  (7) Elizabeth Sheppard (d 1818)
  m. Samuel Wathen of New House, Stroud
  (8) Ellenor Sheppard
  m. Peter Wood (Rector of Broadwater)
  b. Edward Sheppard of London & Stone House (b 1741, d 05.09.1808)
  m. (1777) Mary Harmer, heiress of Stone House, Gloucestershire
  (1) Thomas Harmer Sheppard of Stone House & Clifton had issue
  m1. Isabella Sheppard (d 10.1860, dau of Henry Sheppard of Frome Selwood, cousin) @1@ below
  m2. Mary Sheppard (dau of John Sheppard, cousin) @2@ below
  (2) Mary Harmer Sheppard (d 1840)
  m. Richard Wilsonne Sheppard (cousin) @3@ just below
  c. Walter Sheppard (d unm)
  d. Henry Sheppard
  m. (12777) Isabella Wilsonne (sister/heir of Captain Wilsonne of Purton)
  (1) Richard Wilsonne Sheppard
  m. Mary Harmer Sheppard (dau of Edward Sheppard, cousin) @3@ just above
  (2) Emily Sheppard
  31) Isabella Sheppard
  m. Thomas Harmer Sheppard of Stone House & Clifton @1@ above
  e. John Sheppard
  m. (22.09.1784) Mary Kelson Banger (dau of John Banger of Piddlestown by Mary, dau of William Kelson of Midummer Norton)
  (1) John Sheppard of Frome Selwood (b 14.10.1785) had issue
  m. Anna Tomkins (dau of William Tomkins of Abingdon, cousin) @4@ below
  (2) Mary Sheppard
  m. Thomas Harmer Sheppard @2@ above
  f. Anne Sheppard
  m. William Tomkins of Abingdon
  (1) Anna Tomkins apparently of this generation
  m. John Sheppard of Frome Selwood (d 1785) @4@ above
  g. Eleanor Sheppard
  m. Timothy Lacey of North Hill House
  ii. John Sheppard
  a. Ann Sheppard
  m. _ Wayland of Frome Selwood
  iii.+ 3 daughters
  C.+ other issue
2.+ other issue

Main source(s): BLG1863 ('Shppard of Frome Selwood'), BLG1937 ('Sheppard late of Fromefield')
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