'Skrine1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Skrine of Bathford, Skrine of Warleigh

                               
BLG1886 reported the "tradition" that the family descended from Don Eskrino who followed Philip of Spain when he came to marry Queen Mary but then stayed in England. However, BLG1886 went on to report that "It is, however, more probable that the Skrines of Warleigh are of the ancient family of Skerne of co. Durham, which settled afterwards in Yorkshire, Essex, and Dorset."
Thomas Skrine of Warleigh or Warley, Somerset (d 1574)
1. John Skrine of Warleigh (d 1610)
  A. Thomas Skrine of Bathford, Somerset (a 1634)
  i. John Skrine
a. John Skrine of Bathford
  m. (1669) Mary Eyre (dau of Rev. William Eyre of Melksham)
  (1) William Skrine of Bath, later of Claverton Manor (d 1725)
  m1. (1697) Honor Hungerford (dsp, dau of Col. John Hungerford)
  m2. Ann Spurstow (dau of Henry Spurstow)
  (A) William Skrine of Claverton Manor & Westminster (d 1783, MP)
  m1. ??
  (i) Louisa Skrine
  m. (1777) Sir Thomas Clarges, 3rd Bart of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields (d 27.07.1783)
  (ii) Elizabeth Anne Skrine
  m. (01.05.1781) Charles Loraine-Smith (d 23.08.1835, son of Sir Charles, 3rd Bart)
  m2. ??
  (iii)+ other issue - William (had issue), Julian (had issue), daughter
(2) Elizabeth Skrine
  m. Crayle Crayle of Brightwell
  B. Henry Skrine of Warleigh (a 1634)
  i. John Skrine of Warleigh
  m. (1657) Mary Mountjoy (dau of William Mountjoy of Biddeston)
a. John Skrine of Warleigh & Forde (b 1658, d 1697)
  m. (26.06.1690) Elizabeth Dickson (dau of Richard Dickson of London)
  (1) Richard Skrine of Warleigh (b 1691, d 29.12.1737)
  m1. Anne Delmas (d 1713, dau of Peter Delmas of Welwyn)
  (A) Anne Skrine
  m. John Barlow of Slebetch (d 11.1739)
  m2. Elizabeth Weston (dau/heir of Rev. William Weston of Cobham (son of Henry of Ockham), widow of Gainsford Christmas)
  (B) Richard Dickson Skrine 'of Cobham' of Warleigh (b 19.05.1719, d 09.02.1791)
  m. (07.04.1754) Elizabeth Tryon (dau/heir of John Tryon of Collyweston)
  (i) Henry Skrine of Warleigh, Sheriff of Breconshire (b 1755, d 27.02.1803)
m1. (14.03.1787) Marianne Chalie (d 1788, dau of John Chalie of Wimbledon by Susanna, dau of Matthew Clarmont, Governor of the Bank of England)
  (a) Henry Skrine of Warleigh & Stubbings House (Berkshire) (b 23.01.1788, d 10.09.1853) had issue
  m. (21.01.1812) Caroline Anne Spry (dau of Rev. Benjamin Spry of Bristol by Catherine, dau of Rev. Richard Huntley of Boxwell Court)
  m2. Letitia Harcourt (dau/heir of John Harcourt of Dany Park)
  (b) John Harcourt Skrine of Teddington (Rev.) had issue
  m. (15.08.1815) Eleanor Baldwin (dau of Henry Baldwin of London)
  (c) Henrietta Skrine (dsp 1832)
  m. Rev. Edward Butler
  (d)+ other issue - Thomas (d unm 08.1815), Isabella (d unm 1870), Catherine (d 1814)
  (ii) Sarah Skrine
  m. (1777) Robert Still of Mere
  (iii) Elizabeth Skrine (d unm 1800)
  (2) Sarah Maria Skrine
  m. Hamilton Walter Molesworth (dsp 1773, son of 1st Viscount)
  C.+ other issue

Main source(s): BLG1886&1952 (Skrine of Warleigh)
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