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Families covered: Smith of Ankerwycke, Smyth (Smith or Smijth) of Hill Hall, Smith of (Saffron) Walden

                               
Said to have been descended from Sir Roger de Clarendon, a natural son of The Black Prince, was ...
John Smith of Saffron Walden, Sheriff of Essex & Hertfordshire (d c1556-7)
m1. (c1508) Agnes Charnock a 1515, (dau/coheir of _ Charnock of Lancashire)
1. Sir Thomas Smith of Hill Hall (b 28.03.1514, d 12.08.1577, Secretary of State)
  m1. (15.04.1549) Elizabeth Karkeck (dsp(m?), 03.08.1553, dau of William Karkeck)
  A. Elizabeth Smith identified in Visitation (Essex, 1558, Smith) but probably duplication with Elizabeth shown below
  m. Sir William Springe of Pakenham
  m2. (23.07.1554) Philippa Wilford (dsp 13/15.06.1578, dau of John Wilford of London, relict of Sir John Hampden)
2. George Smith of London & Ankerwycke Priory (d before 09.03.1584, 3rd son)
  m. Isabella (d 1584)
A. Sir William Smith of Hill Hall, Sheriff of Essex (b c1550, d 12.12.1626)
  m. (1590) Bridget Fleetwood (bur 05.09.1633, dau of Thomas Fleetwood of The Vachey)
  i. Sir William Smith of Hill Hall & Ankerwycke (b c1599, d 05.03.1631)
  m1. (09.04.1627) Hedgonway Conway (bur 25.08.1629, dau of Edward, Lord Conway, cousin?)
  a.+ issue - Edward (b c1630, d unm bur 24.01.1652), Bridget (bur 19.12.1629), daughter (d young)
  m2. (1631, sp) Anne Croft (bur 25.12.1675, dau of Edward Croft of Hereforshire, m2. Sir William Salter of Richings Park)
  ii. Sir Thomas Smith, Sheriff of Essex, 1st Bart of Hill Hall (b c1601, d 05.05.1668, 3rd son)
  m1. (1632) Johanna Altham (d 14.07.1658, dau of Sir Edward Altham of Mark Hall)
  a. Sir Edward Smith or Smyth, 2nd Bart, Sheriff of Essex (bpt 28.09.1637, d 24.06.1713, 2nd son)
  m. (06.05.1674) Jane Vandeput (b 1652-3, d 28.07.1720, dau of Peter Vanedput of London (by Jane Host), sister of Sir Peter of London)
  (1) Sir Edward Smyth, 3rd Bart (b 1686, d 16.08.1744)
  m1. (16.01.1709-10) Anne Hedges (d 18.10.1719, dau of Sir Charles Hedges of Compton Basset, Secretary of State)
(A) Sir Edward Smyth, 4th Bart (b 12.11.1710, dsp 04.03.1760)
  m. (11.06.1747) Elizabeth (b c1722, d 22.06.1770, dau of Thomas Mayse or Johnson of Milton Bryant)
  (B) Sir Charles Smyth or Smijth, 5th Bart, Sheriff of Essex (bpt 12.10.1711, d 24.03.1773)
  m. (11.04.1760) Elizabeth Burgess (d 02.02.1776, dau of John Burgess of London)
  (i) Ann Smyth or Smijth (b 1755, d 24.04.1833)
  m. (13.01.1778) Robert Willan (b 1747, d 31.01.1796, vicar of Cardington)
  (a) Sarah Willan (b 12.02.1783, d 29.01.1865) probably of this generation
  m. (01.05.1805) Rev. Charles Swann (b 1772, d 1846)
(C) Sir William Smyth of Hill Hall & Hotham Hall, 6th Bart (b c1719, d 25.01.1777, rector of Theydon Mount & Stapleford Tawney, 5th son)
  m. Abigail Wood (b c1716, d 28.02.1787, dau of Andrew Wood of Shrewsbury, sister/heir of Richard)
  (i) Sir William Smyth or Smijth, later Smijth-Bowyer, 7th Bart (b 23.04.1746, d 01.05.1823, Colonel)
  m. (22.03.1779) Anne Windham (d 20.12.1815, dau of John Windham of Wagen and Camberwell)
  (a) Sir Thomas Smijth, 8th Bart (b 06.02.1781, d unm 05.10.1833, 2nd son)
  (b) Sir John Smijth, 9th Bart (b 08.06.1782, d unm 09.12.1838, Commander RN)
(c) Sir Edward Smijth, later Bowyer-Smijth 'of Hill Hall & Boreham Hall', 10th Bart (b 01.03.1785, d 15.08.1850) had issue
  m. (29.05.1813) Letitia Cicely Weyland (d 03.03.1868, dau of John Weyland of Woodeaton and Woodrising Hall)
  (d) Joseph Smijth, later Smijth-Windham of Waghen Hall (b 19.05.1792, d 03.02.1857, Captain) had issue
  m. (10.08.1824) Katherine Trotter (d 29.09.1865, dau of John Trotter of Dyrham Park)
(e) Caroline Smijth (b 12.04.1796, d 25.01.1876)
  m1. (29.08.1817) Augustus James Champion de Crespigny (d 24.10.1825, Captain, son of Sir William, Bart)
  m2. Herbert Champion de Crespigny (d 01.07.1881)
  (f)+ other issue - William (b 04.06.1780, dvp 1802), Charlotte (b 20.12.1790, a 1839, d unm)
  (ii) Charles Smyth (b 04.1752, d 05.1792)
  m. (14.12.1779) Philadephia Vandeput (dau of Sir George Vandeput, Bart)
  (a)+ 2 daughters
  (iii) Richard Smyth (b 04.03.1756, dsp 11.1811, rector of Great Warley)
  m. Charlotte Montagu (d 1811, dau of James Montagu of Lackham House by Elizabeth, dau/heir of William Hedges of Alderton Hall)
  (iv) Elizabeth Smyth
  m. (1776) George Handfield of Serlby Hall (Captain)
  (a) Catherine Elizabeth Handfield (d 07.04.1862)
  m. (04.06.1804) William George Monckton, 5th Viscount Galway (b 1782, d 1834)
(v)+ other issue (d young) - Mary, Anne, Emma
  (D)+ other issue (d unm) - Thomas (bpt 21.06.1712, bur 01.01.1733), Peter (d infant), Anne (bur 01.05.1749)
  m2. Elizabeth Wood (b 1690-1, dsp 23.05.1748, dau of John Wood of London)
  (2)+ other issue - Mary (bpt 04.03.1675), Jane (bur 22.06.1683), others (d infant - 3 sons & 2 daughters)
  b. William Smith in London (bpt 20.04.1639, dsp, 4th son)
  m. Ann Lynch (dau of R. Lynch)
  c. James Smith (bpt 13.08.1640, dsp 16.06.1711)
  m. Elizabeth Parkhurst (d 03.04.1705, dau of Sir Robert Parkhurst of Pirford by Sarah Gayer)
  d. John Smith of Langley Lawn (Essex) & London
  m. Anne Linde of Ipswich
  (1) Anne Smith (b 1687)
  m. (after 07.1712) Thomas Milner
e. Altham Smith (bur 23.02.1705-6)
  m1. (after 19.10.1682) Susanna Gore (widow of Sir Richard Munden or Minden of Bromley)
  (1) Althamina Smith (b 1683)
  m. (07.03.1699) Nathaniel Parkhurst (son of John of Catesby)
  m2. (18.10.1691) Lucy Hatton or Gardon
  (2) Lucy Smith (b 1692, a 1704)
  f.+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 12.12.1633, d 1634), Charles (dsp bur 12.09.1678, Archdeacon of Colchester), Henry (d young), Leventhorpe (b 30.05.1654, d infant), 2 daughters (d young)
  m2. (1664) Beatrice Annesley (bur 26.03.1668, dau of Francis Annesley, Viscount Valentia, relict of Sir John Lloyd)
  iii. Elizabeth Smith (bpt 18.01.1592)
  m. (01.11.1610) Sir William Spring of Pakenham (d 1637)
  iv. Bridget Smith (bur 24.01.1662-3)
  m. Sir Robert Jocelyn of Hyde Hall (bur 03.05.1664)
  v. Frances Smith
  m. Sir Matthew Brende or Brand of Moulsey (son of Nicholas by Margaret, dau of Sir William Plumer)
  vi.+ other issue - Thomas (d young), Anne (d young)
  B. Edward Smith (cleric)
  m. Joan
  i. Joan Smith
  m. Rev. _ Pigga
  C.+ other issue (dsp) - John, Thomas, Clement (cleric.)
3. John Smith of Walden (d 1558)
  m. Elizabeth
  A. William Smith (dsp 23.01.1577)
m. (25.10.1574) Jane Cawode
  B. daughter
  m. _ Fysher
  C. daughter
  m. William Scott
4. Alice Smith
  m. William Bowling of Malden
5. Joan Smith (d 20.08.1584)
  m1. Thomas Petit of Greensted
  m2. John (probably not Alan) Wood of Snodland (d 1557)
  The following comes from Baker's 'Northamptonshire' (vol 1, p56).
  A. Sir John Wood of Albins (Essex) & Overston (d 05.09.1610, Clerk of the Signet)
  i. Magdalen Wood (d 31.12.1614)
  m. Sir Thomas Edmondes of Overston (b 1563, d 20.09.1639, Treasurer of the Household)
  ii. Anne Wood
  iii. Mary Wood
  m. _ Clarke
6.+ other issue - John (bur 28.06.1564), Agnes (d unm), Margery (d unm)
m2. ??

Main source(s): BP1934 ('Bowyer-Smith'), MGH (NS2, vol 4 (1892), 'Pedigree of Smijth of Hill Hall, Essex', p241+) with support from 'Pedigrees of Essex Families' by William Berry (published in 1838)
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