'Snell1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Snell of Brill, Snell of Chingford, Snell of Kington St. Michael, Snell of Loxwell, Snell of Salisbury Hall in Shenley

The coat of arms of the following family (excluding quartering) is shown as "Per pale gules and azure, a cross flory or".
William Snell of Bidesdon, Wiltshire
m. Florence Keynell (dau/coheir of William Keynell of Bidesdon)
1. Richard Snell of Kington, Wiltshire (d before 12.02.1546/7)
  m. Johanna Marsh (dau of Nicholas Marsh of Eston)
  A. Nicholas Snell of Kington St. Michell (d before 11.05.1577)
m1. Alice Pye (dau of George Pye of Oxford)
  i. John Snell of Kington St. Michael (bur 13.12.1587)
  m. Katherine Warneford (bur 04.1566, dau of John Warneford of Sevenhampton)
  a. Thomas Snell of Kington St. Michael (bur 02.09.1612)
  m. Anna Longe (dau of Sir Robert Longe of Wraxall)
  (1) Sir Charles Snell of Kington St. Michael (b c1598?, d (unm?) 24.11.1637)
  (2) Barbara Snell
  m. Christopher Stokes of Stanshaw
  (3) Maria Snell
  m. _ Gastrell
  (4)+ other issue - Penelope, Susanna
  b. Maria Snell
  m. (06.11.1582) John Berkley of Gloucestershire
  c. Elizabeth Snell
  m. (11.02.1593) John Younge
  d. Agneta Snell
  m. (19.05.1596) Bowyer Worsley
  ii. Thomas Snell of Loxwell (Lockwell), Wiltshire (d before 10.12.1607)
  m. Elizabeth Bowser (dau of John Bowser (Bawsser or Bowrcheer) of Tortworth or Stone)
  a. Richard Snell of Loxwell (a 1623)
  m. Judith Bailey (d 03.12.1628, dau of William Bailey of Mouncton)
  (1) John Snell (a 1623)
  m. Katherine Pleydall of Gloucestershire
  (A)+ issue (a 1623) - Charles (b c1619), Elizabeth, Judith
  (2) Margaret Snell
  m. (c04.1622) Edmund Wykes of Harbridge
  (3)+ other issue - Richard, Anna
  b. Edward Snell of Foxham, Wiltshire (a 1623)
  m. Margaret Dauntesey (dau of Richard Dauntesey of Potterne)
  (1) Thomas Snell (a 1623)
  m. Friswide Stratton (dau of Robert Stratton)
  (2) Margaret Snell
  c. Oliver Snell of Bristol
  The following comes from Visitation (Gloucestershire, 1623, 'Snell').
  m. Marian Pow or Powe of Bristol
  (1)+ isuse (a 1623) - Thomas (b c1620), Nicholas
d. Mary Snell
  m. William Sadler of Salthorp
  e. Anne Snell
  m. George Provender of Allington in Allcannings
  f.+ other issue - Nicholas, Walter, Judith, Margaret
  iii. Henry Snell
  iv. Suzan Snell
  m1. Edmund Longe of Keilways
  m2. Hugh Barrett of Titherton Lucas
  v. Johanna Snell
  m. Richard Taylor of Castlecomb
  vi. Edith Snell
  m. Edmond Stokes of Longleyburwell
  vii. Cicilia Snell
  m. Thomas Bailey of Balden
  viii. Giles Snell
  m. Richard Knighton of Colsham
  m2. (sp) Maria de Clevelod (dau of William de Clevelod of Wiltshire)
  B. Fridiswide Snell
  m. Thomas Barkesdale of Kevill
2.+ other issue



BLG1863 reports that the following George "is supposed to have migrated from Gloucestershire" and shows the coat of arms of his family (excluding quartering) as "gu., and az., over all a cross flory, or". We suspect, therefore, that he was connected to the above family.
George Snell, later of Shenley, Hertfordshire
m. Susannah Snow (d 02.03.1704, sister/heir of Sir Jeremyah Snow of Salisburys in Shenley, Bart)
1. John Snell of Salisbury Hall in Shenley & Brill (bur 20.12.1724)
  m. Elizabeth Vyner (bur 09.04.1722, dau of Thomas Vyner (Dean of GLoucester), niece of Lord Mayor Sir Thomas Vyner, Bart)
  A. Robert Snell of Chingford, Essex (dsp 1741, bencher of the Inner Temple)
  m. Mary Clarges (d 12.11.1781, dau of Sir William Clarges, Bart, by Elizabeth Gould)
  B/C. William Snell of Brill, Buckinghamshire (dsp unm)
  C/B. Vyner Snell of Salisbury Hall (rector of March & Doddington)
  m. (08.05.1726) Margaret Hall (b c1710, d 25.11.1794, dau of Col. Peter Hall of Swillington/Laventhorpe)
  i. Robert Snell of London (dsp)
m. (02.08.1772) Elizabeth Boddington
  ii. William Snell of Salisbury Hall & Chingford (b 01.1731-2, d 27.12.1817, 3rd son)
  m. (03.07.1770) Elizabeth Wilson (dau of Robert Wilson of London)
  a. Thomas Snell (d 02.02.1843, rector of Windlesham (Surrey), 2nd son) had issue
  m. (1804) Barbara Cooke (d 11.02.1843, "of an Irish family")
  b. Jemima Snell
  m. (21.04.1797) Sir James Gambier (cousin of Lord Gambier)
  c. Margaret Snell
  m. James William Scott of Rotherfield Park (MP)
  d.+ other issue - William (b 10.09.1777, dsp 02.1796), Francis Jackson (dsp, Captain RN), Robert (b 05.05.1786, dsp 31.03.1792), Margaret (b c1781, d 04.09.1790), Mary (b c1771?, d 01.1811?), Georgina, Elizabeth
  iii. Peter Snell (b 10.08.1733, d 09.05.1814)
  m. Agnes
  a. daughter
  m. _ Williams
  b. Fanny Snelll
  m. _ Steers of London
  c.+ other issue (d unm) - Margaret, Agnes
iv. Mary Snell (d 05.10.1814)
  m. (11.11.1766) William Snell, later Chauncy, of London
  v. Margaret Snell
  m1. Zachary Sugar (prebendary of York)
  m2. William Barnard (d 04.12.1790)
  vi. Rebecca Snell
  m. John Paris of Wanstead
  a. Maria Paris (d 05.1841) probably of this generation
  m. (04.05.1789) Thomas Harvey of Mintiaghs & London (b 1757, d 1819)
  vii.+ other issue (d unm) - John (b 17.11.1730, d 23.12.1805), Elizabeth (b c1730, d 1782)
  D. Sir Thomas Snell of Whitley Court, Sheriff of Gloucestershire (b 1688-9, d 18.03.1754)
  m. Sarah Russell
  i. daughter
  m. (15.05.1744) Benjamin Hyett of Painswick
  ii. Elizabeth Snell (d infant)
  E.+ other issue (d unm) - Frances (d 1747), Elizabeth (d 1702), Honor (d 1729), Rebecca (d 1739)
2. Susan Snell
  m. _ Hayward
3. Elizabeth Snell
  m. _ Booker
4.+ other issue - Robert of London (d unm 1686), William (d 1705), George (dsp)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Wiltshire, 1623, 'Snell')
(2) For lower section : BLG1863 ('Snell of Hertfordshire'), Lipscomb (Bucks, vol 1, 'Pedigree of Snell', p102)
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