'Steade2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Steed of Harrietsham, Stede (Steed) of Stede Hill

John Steed of Harrietsham (Hartsham), Kent (a 1460)
1. William Steed of Harrietsham
BHO could be read as indicating that it was this William who d 574 and was father of Sir William. Noting the dates, we follow those web sites which inserts this additional generation.
  A. William Steed of Harrietsham (Hartsham) (d 1574) the first mentioned by Visitation
  m. Joanna Pordage (dau of John Pordage of Rodmersham)
  i. Sir William Steed of Harrietsham, Sheriff of Kent (b 1564-5, a 1613)
  m. (c06.1586) Cecilia Culpeper (dau of John Culpeper of Wigsell)
a. Sir John Steed or Stede of Stede Hill in Harrietsham (b c1591)
  Various sources identify Sir John and his successors as 'of Stede Hall'. However, it appears that the place was indeed 'Stede Hill'.
  m1/2. Elizabeth Crowmer (dau of Sir James Crowmer (Cromer, not Crowner) of Tunstall)
  (1) Cicila Steed
  m. William Sandis (son of Sir William of Fladbury)
  (2)+ other issue (a 1619) - Crowner (dvp), Elizabeth
It appears that Sir John may also have married his son-in-law's sister ...
  m2/1. Hester Sandys (dau of Sir William Sandys)
  b. Sir William Stede of Stede Hill (b 1593, d 1672) the last generation given by Visitation
m. (b c12.1632) Hester Sandys (dau of Sir Edwin Sandys of Latimer)
  (1) Sir Edwin or Edwyn Stede of Stede Hill, Governor of Barbados (b 04.05.1639, d 19.07.1695)
  m. Cecila Clark (b 03.07.1641, d 01.02.1685/6, dau of Sir William or Edward Clark of Ford)
  (A) Dutton Stede of Stede Hill (a 01.1718, d c1719)
  m. Alice Culpepper (dau of Sir Thomas Culpepper of Hollingbourne) possibly Elizabeth?
  (i) Edwin Stede of Stede Hill (b 1701, dsp 28.08.1735)
  This appears to be the Edward Stead who, according to Wikipedia, was "a noted patron of English cricket, particularly of Kent county cricket teams".
  m. Elizabeth Hamilton (dau of William Hamilton of Chilston Park)
  (ii) Dutton Stede (a 01.1718)
  (iii) Cecilia Stede (a 01.1718)
  m. Charles Stanhope (bpt 29.12.1700, d 15.03.1759)
  (B) Cecilia Stede
  m. Sir Nicholas Garrard, 2nd Bart of Langford (dspm 12.03.1728)
  (2) William Steed in Barbados (Captain)
  m. Susanna Lisle
  (A) Edwin Steed had issue in Virginia?
  m. (1705) Mary Parkinson
  c. Thomas Steed
  m. Elizabeth Videan (dau of Thomas Videan of Molish)
(1)+ issue - William (b c1621, a 1625), Elizabeth
  d. Maria Steed
  m. Henry Grimston
  e. Cicilia Steed
  m. John Fowle of Sandhurst
  f. Elizabeth Steed
  m. Sir John Clerk of Ford
  ii. Susanna Steed
  m. Edward Partriche
  iii. Jane Steed
  m. Richard Culpeper
  iv. Elizabeth Steed
  m. William Covert

Main source(s): Visitation (Kent, 1619, 'Steede'), BHO ('Survey of Kent', vol 5, 'Parishes: Harrietsham') with some input from various web sites (some shown in italics)
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