'Smythies1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Smythies of Alpheton, Smythies of Colchester, Smythies of Witnesham, Smythes of Wryngton, Smythes of Wyke Court

Apparently of a family which came from Lancashire was the following William. Note that the connection between the earlier Smythes and the later Smythies appears to be not fully proven.
William Smythes of Wryngton, Somerset
1. John Smythes
  A. Thomas Smythes of Ubley/Ubley, near Bristol, Somerset (d before 01.06.1568)
m. Elizabeth (a 06.1568)
  i.+ issue (a 1567) - Thomas, John, George, Susan
  B. William Smythes of Wyke Court in Yatton, Somerset (d before 26.02.1585-6)
  m. Joan Godlowe of Bristol
  i. George Smythes of Wyke Court, Sheriff of London (b c1563, d 11.07.1615)
  m. Sara Woolhouse (d before 03.06.1654, dau of Anthony Woolhouse of Chapwell (Glapwell) & London, m2. General Sir Arthur Savage)
  a. Sir Arthur Smythes of Obden, etc., Sheriff of Worcestershire (a 1633)
  b. William Smythes of Templeton, Buckinghamshire (b c1602, a 1654)
  m. Elizabeth Cutts
  (1) William Smythes of Bedford
  m. Mary Manley (dau of John Manley of Willshamsted)
  (A)+ issue - William (b c1654, a 1669), John, Richard, Arthur, Mathew, Mary
  (2)+ other issue - Elizabeth, Mary
  c. Hester Smythes (a 1615)
  m. Christopher Eyre of Wiltshire & London
  d. Elizabeth Smythes (a 1615)
  m. Edward Semster of Hertfordshire & London
  e. Anne Smythes (b c1606, a 1653)
  m. (1624?) _ Vernon
  f.+ other issue (dvp young) - George, George, Frances, Goodliffe
  ii. John Smythes of Compton (a 1584, d by 1614)
  iii. William Smythes "one of those who may have been father of" ...
  a. William Smythies of Gosfields (d before 26.09.1653, vicar of Walter Belhcamp, Essex)
  m. Anne (a 09.1653)
  (1) Isaac Smythies (d before 11.06.1674, vicar of Dagenham)
  m. Elizabeth (d 1676)
  (A) William Smythies (d(sp?) 1720)
  m. (1687) ??
  (B)+ other issue - Richard (a 1675), Joseph, Elizabeth
  (2) William Smythies of Witnesham, Suffolk (b 03.03.1635, bur 29.06.1715, rector of Tacolneston, curate in London then Witnesham, youngest son)
  m. Hephzibah Palmer (b 1764-5, bur 12.05.1749, dau of James Palmer of New Buckenham & Witnesham)
  (A) William Smythies of Mile End in Colchester, Essex (bpt 05.03.1663, d 07.03.17419, rector of Mile End)
  m. (08.1687) Thamar Furley (b c1675, d 06.11.1734, dau/coheir of Stephen Furley of Colchester)
(i) Palmer Smythies of Mile End in Colchester & Cardons Hall in Witnesham (b 18.10.1691, d 25.12.1776, rector in Colchester)
  m1. Susan Puplet (d 24.07.1731)
  (a) William Smythies of Colchester & Alpheton (Suffolk) (b 18.11.1722, d 31.10.1780, rector of Alpheton, vicar in Colchester, 2nd son)
  m. (14.07.1747) Anna Dorothea Carleton (bur 05.09.1777, dau of Christopher (?) Carleton)
  ((1)) William Smythies (b 17.07.1753, d 1781-2, surgeon)
  m. (28.04.1777) Margaret Burgess (m2. Sir Edmund Affleck, Bart)
  ((A)) William Carleton Smythies of Oldland Hall, Gloucestershire had issue
  m. Aemilia Irving Gosselin (b c1776, d 1858, dau of Joshua Gosselin of Guernsey & Ware)
((B)) son (d young)
  ((2)) Harriet Smythies (b 25.11.1760)
  m. Jacob Whittington
((3))+ other issue - John (b 30.07.1754, d 04.10.1754), Carleton (dsp), Catherine (b 07.04.1748, m. 1793, d 07.1819), Dorothea (b 21.11.1751)
  (b) Humphrey Smythies of Alptheton & Little Staughton (Bedfordshire) (b 14.01.1724, d 30.05.1806, rector of Alpheton then Little Staughton)
  m. Katherine Carter (b 1733-4, d 06.05.1810, widow of _ Abbot of Abingdon)
  ((1)) Henry Yeats Smythies of Stanground, Huntingdonshire (b 15.02.1765, bur 20.06.1842, vicar of Stanground) had issue
  m. (14.11.1809) Isabella Raymond (b 03.03.1784, d 08.09.1858, dau of Rev. Samuel Raymond of Belchamp Hall, niece of Isabella, Countess of Dundonald)
  ((2)) Catherine Smythies (b 24.08.1766, dsp 1832)
m. (1792) William Brewster of Northfield
  (c) Ann Smythies (b 18.02.1724)
  m. Brook Nathaniel Bridges (rector of Orlingbury)
  (d)+ other issue - Richard (b 09.12.1721, d 09.04.1722), George (b 28.05.1726, a 1774), Richard (b 07.12.1728), Thomas (b 25.04.1730), Charles (b 11.07.1731), Susan (b 13.01.1720-1, a 1774), Elizabeth (b 13.08.1727)
  m2. (1732) Elizabeth Brazier (d 1798-9, dau of Rev. John Brazier of Great Holland & Easthorp)
  (k) John Smythies of Colchester & Alpheton (b 28.10.1733, d 15.10.1816, rector in Colchester & Alpheton)
  m. (12.1777) Elizabeth Longcroft (d 30.10.1816, dau of Robert Longcroft of Fratton (by Elizabeth, dau of Edward Bearcroft of Mere Hall), widow of James Powell)
  ((1)) John Robert Smythies of Lynch Court (Herefordshire) & Colchester (b 21.10.1778, d 24.03.1852, rector in Colchester) had issue
  m. (11.11.1805) Elizabeth Kinnersley (b 08.142.1783, d 20.08.1852, dau of George Kinnersley of Stepney & heir of James Kinnersley of Lynch Court (cousin of George))
  ((2)) Elizabeth Mary Smythies (b 1779, d 05.01.1866)
m. (05.05.1802) Richard Twining of London (d 12.10.1857)
  (l) Francis Smythies (b 21.08.1742, d 21.07.1798, town clerk of Colchester)
  m. (26.02.1771) Jane Strange Norfolk (d 21.06.1824, dau of William Norfolk of Cambridge)
  ((1)) William Smythies in London (b 23.10.1772, dsp 12.02.1785)
  m. Grace Richards (b 1769-70, d 22.05.1847, dau of Thomas Richards of Newport)
  ((2)) Francis Smythies of London, Mayor of Colchester (b 14.11.1779, d 13.05.1840, town clerk of Colchester) had issue
  m. (14.11.1809) Caroline Dale (b c1782, d 11.10.1851, dau of John Dale of Hatton Garden & Greenwich)
  ((3)) Mary Ann Smythies (b 05.10.1773)
  m. (1796) Sackville Frederick Gwynne of Glanbrane Park
  ((4)) Jane Smythies (b 17.05.1781, d 22.08.1845)
  m. Gilbert Affleck (Lt. Colonel, nephew of Sir Edmund, 1st Bart)
  ((5))+ other issue - Palmer (b 01.03.1777, d 12.06.1777), Palmer (b 16.03.1778, d 28.05.1790), Edmund Walcot (b 19.12.1782, d unm 26.05.1810), Charlotte (b 20.1.1771, d unm), Jane (b 02.10.1774, d 08.06.1775), Elizabeth (b 11.10.1775), Harriet (b 07.10.1785, d unm 11.01.1812)
  (m) Elizabeth Smythies (b 01.03.1739, d 1796)
  m. (01.1764) Thomas Twining (d 1804, rector in Colchester)
  (n)+ other issue - Francis (b 25.02.1735, d young), Francis (b 05.01.1736-7, d young), Robert (b 21.04.1738, d young), Robert (b 06.08.1740-1?, d young)
  (i) William Smythies of Colchester (b 10.01.1698-9, d 13.04.1772, surgeon)
  m1. (12.102.1734) Margaret Richard de Vandergnes (bur 04.01.1737)
  (a) Yorick Smythies of Colchester (bpt 10.02.1737, d 13.10.1824, rector in Colchester & Little Bentley)
  m. (1773) Ann Leigh (b c1737, d 27.01.1814, dau of Rev. Thomas Leigh of Greenwich)
  ((1))+ issue "became extinct"
  m2. Elizabeth (d 11.09.1807)
  (a) James Smythies, later Blatch of Basingstoke, Hampshire (b c1747, d 18.12.1811)
  m. Elizabeth Dennis (b c1743, d 22.10.1815)
  ((1)) James Blatch of Basingstoke (d unm c1870, vicar of Basingstoke)
  ((2)) Mary Ann Blatch (d 1869)
  m. Richard Hoddyn (rector of All Saints, Colchester)
  ((3)) Elizabeth Blatch (d 1852)
  m. Augustus Beevor
  (a) Charlotte Smythies (b c1750, bur 20.03.1778)
  m. Joseph Doyle of Stratford-le-Bow
  ((1))+ issue - William Smythies (b c1772, d 28.01.1796), Edward (b c1774, d 27.09.1793)
  (a)+ other issue - William, John, Anne
  (i) Thomas Smythies of Lavenham, Suffolk (dsp 1746, cleric of Alpheton)
  m. Anne Summers (dau of Henry Summers of Sible Hedingham)
  (i) Hephzibah Smythies (b 14.07.1695)
  m. Alexander Meadows of Witnesham
  (a)+ issue - James, Hephzibah, Sarah
  (i)+ other issue - Mary 9b 17.01.1689), Dorothy, Susan, Furley (b 18.09.1693)
  (A) Peter Smythies of Norwich & Witnesham (b 26.12.1673, youngest son)
  (i) Sergeant Smythies of London
  (A)+ other issue - John (bpt 02.04.1664, a 1702), Robert (b 05.11.1665, a 1687), Christopher (bpt 12.1666, bur 05.07.1669)
  (3)+ other issue - John (bur 1626), William (bpt 1632, bur 1634)
  iv. daughter
  m. Thomas Parmynter
  C. Robert Smythes of Bristol (d before 18.02.1585/6)
  m. Elizabeth (widow of _ Whoper)
  i. Jessey Smythes
  D. George Smythes of Wrington (Wrenton) (bur 22.07.1590)
  i. John Smythes of Wrington (bpt 25.07.1551, bur 28.06.1626)
  m. Joane Dorington (d before 02.07.1639, dau of _ Dorington of Dorington)
  a. John Smythes (b 1598, dvp bur 04.05.1626)
  m. Sara Fowen of Bristol
  b. Jane Smythes
  m. Edward Barnard of Downside
c. Elizabeth Smythes
  m. Robert Goodwyn of Orkey
  (1)+ issue - Edward, Thomas, Elizabeth, Anna, Joane
  d. Mary Smythes (bpt 21.10.1599, a 06.1672)
  m. James Bisse of Batcomb (b c1605, d 07.04.1640)
  e. Joan Smythes
  m. Richard Chichester
  f. Judith Smythes
  m. John Taverner of London
  g. Sarah Smythes
  m. Nicholas Harvey of Brockley
  ii. Gideon Smythes (bpt 05.06.1579, bur 30.09.1609, younger son)
  m. Elizabeth
  a. George Smythes
  iii.+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 26.05.1555, bur 13.02.1570-1), Timothy (bpt 14.12.1565. bur 01.10.1566), George (bpt 11.11.1569, bur 23.08.1570), William (bpt 07.10.1576), Edward (bpt 05.06.1583)
  E. Edward Smythes (a 1567)

Main source(s): 'Records of the Smythies family' (Major R.H. Raymond Smythies, 1912), with thanks to a contributor (CV, 21.10.12) for drawing our attention to this book which may be found of archive.org, MGH (NS4 vol 4 (1912), 'The Pedigree of the Smyties Family', p172+)
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