'Shuldham1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Shuldham of Kettlestone, Shuldham of Marham, Shuldham of Shuldham, Shuldham of Watlington

William Shuldham of Shuldham, Norfolk (d before 26.07.1386)
m. Agnes (dau/coheir of John Bartholomew of Watlington)
1. John Shuldham of Shuldham & Watlington (d 1425)
  m. Beatrice Wolverstone (dau/coheir of Roger Wolverstone of Wolverstone)
  A. Thomas Shuldham of Shuldham & Watlington (d after 30.08.1467)
  m. Margaret Holkham (dau of John de Holkham of Holkham) widow of Thomas, presumed mother of ...
  i. Thomas Shuldham of Shuldham & Marham (d before 14.04.1472)
m. Ela Narburgh (dau/coheir of William Narburgh of Narburgh (or Narborough, son of Adam son of Adam son of Hamond son of Hamond), m2. Henry Spelman or Spilman of Norwich) Narborough ancestry from Visitation (Norfolk, 1563, Shouldham)
  a. Thomas Shuldham of Shuldham, Marham & Narburgh (d before 28.09.1514)
  m. Elizabeth Thurkington (dau/heir of Henry (probably not Thomas) Thurkington or Torkington of Huntingdon)
  (1) John Shuldham of Shuldham & Marham (d 20.11.1554)
  m. Jane Kerville (dau of Humphrey Kerville of Wiggerhall or Wigenhall)
  (A) Humphrey Shuldham of Shuldham (d by 1560)
  m. Ann Yelverton (dau of William Yelverton of Rougham)
  (i) Anne Shuldham (d 28.01.1603)
  m. (08.08.1578) John Steward (d 16.02.1604)
  (B) William Shuldham of Shuldham Hall (d before 14.06.1578)
  m. Dorothy Smith (dau of John Smith of Blackmore, m2. John Brawn)
  (i) Francis Shuldham of Shuldham, Kettleston & Croxton (b c1576, d 04.04.1655)
Visitation (Norfolk, 1664, Schuldham (sic) of Watlington), which provides the descent of Francis's eldest son Nathaniel, and BLG1886 (Shuldham of Dunmanway) show only one wife for Francis, Mary Taverner, showing her as d 21.11.1659, aet 65, However, BLG1952 shows him married twice, as below. Visitation shows Francis & Mary as parents of Nathaniel, Lemuel, Edmund, John, Frances, Hannah, Mary, Dorothy plus the daughter who married Thomas Browne. BLG1886 identifies Mary Taverner as mother of 4 sons (including Nathanuel & Lemuel) & several daughters (unnamed). BLG1952 shows Mary Taverner as mother of Nathaniel, Anne, Mary & Dorothy and Mary Thornton as mother of Lemuel, Edmond, John & Hannah. We follow BLG1952.
  m1. Mary Taverner (dau/coheir Robert Taverner of Kettlestone)
  (a) Nathaniel Shuldham (or Schuldham) of Shuldham & Kettleston (b 1625, d 23.11.1671)
  m1. (15.07.1651) Katherine Thurston (bpt 08.05.1633, d 1655, dau of John Thurston of Hoxne)
((1)) Robert Shuldham 'of Kettlestone' (b c1654, d before 13.11.1705)
  m. Rebecca Brady (b c1666, d 02.10.1727, dau of Henry Brady, alderman of Norwich)
  ((A)) Mary Shuldham
  m. Thomas Postle
  ((B)) Barbara Shuldham
  m. John Edgar of Watlington
  ((C)) Catherine Shuldham (dsp)
  m. William Pretheroe
  ((D)) Ellen Shuldham
  m. (1730 (sb 1720?)) Rev. Walter Rolfe
  ((E))+ other issue - Francis (dsp 1776), Rebecca
((2))+ other issue - Francis (bur 1683), Katherine, Mary
  m2. Dorothy Kedington (dau of Robert Kedington of Hockham)
  ((5))+ other issue - Dorothy, Ann
  (b) daughter (Anne or Frances?)
  m. Thomas Browne
  (c) Mary Shuldham
  m. Thomas Bell
  (d) Dorothy Shuldham
  m. Thomas Burlingham
  m2. Mary Thornton (dau/coheir of Robert Thornton of Hingham & Longton Grange)
  (e) Lemuel Shuldham of Walsingham, Norfolk (bpt 04.04.1627, d c1688)
  m. (c09.1654) Eleanor Jeremy (d 1703, dau of Francis Jeremy of Guntron)
  (f) Edmond Shuldham (bpt 1630)
  m1. (1654) Ann Hill
  m2. Frances Cooke (dau of Sir William Cooke of Broome, Bart)
  ((1)) John Shuldham of Beccles, Suffolk (b c1661, d 1747)
  m. Rebecca Cooke (d 1754)
  ((A)) ?? Shuldham
  Uncertain on number of intervening generations.
  ((i)) ?? Shuldham
  ((a)) William Shuldham (b c1742, d 1843)
(((1))) Frances Mary Shuldham (d 23.04.1832)
  m. (18.01.1814) William Frederick Schreiber of Ipswich (d 28.04.1860)
  (g) John Shuldham of Kettlestone (b 1635-6, d 12.06.1717)
  (h) Hannah Shuldham (bpt 23.01.1638)
  m. Daniel Green
  (ii) Katherine Shuldham probably the Catherin who married ...
  m. John Fincham of Owtwell (a 1621)
  (iii)+ other issue - William (bpt 20.0531568), John, Dionise, Dorothy, Elizabeth
  One of the daughters married ...
  m. _ Borrett
  (C) Edward Shuldham (d by 5168)
  (D) Margaret Shuldham
  m. _ Hinds
  (2) Edward Shuldham of Markham
  The following comes from Visitation (Norfolk, 1664, Schuldham (sic) of Watlington).
  m. Katherine Hasting (d 1602, m2. Leonard Smith of Shouldham)
  (A) Robert Shuldham of Watlington, Norfolk (d before 06.02.1611)
  m. Elizabeth
  (i) Edward Shuldham of Watlington (dsp before 07.12.1646)
  m. Alice Bond (d before 28.06.1656)
  (ii) Robert Shuldham of Watlington & Lyme Regis
  m. Mary Carter (dau of Richard Carter of Muswold House, Bexwell)
  (a) Edward Shuldham of Lyme Regis (a 1664)
  m. Elizabeth Fenne (dau of Thomas Fenne of Fincham)
  ((1)) Jane Shuldham
  (B) Thomas Shuldham of Fincham (d before 25.01.1610)
  m. Elizabeth (d before 07.12.1613)
  (i) daughter
  m. _ Weld
  (ii)+ issue - Thomas, Chharles
  (C) Ann Shuldham
  m. Martin Cobbe of Snettisham
  (D) Phillipe Shuldham
  (3)+ other issue- Thomas, William, Margaret, Elizabeth, Anne, Phelyppe, Ela
  b.+ other issue - Simon, Edward, Margaret, Beatrice
  ii. Hugh Shuldham of Watlington
  iii.+ other issue - John, Edward
  B. John Shuldham

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Shuldham of Norton-sub-Hamdon)
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