'Symonds2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Symonds of Great Yeldham, Symonds of Hinton, Symonds of Pengethley, Symonds of Sugwas

Visitation identifies the arms of the following family as "Azure, a chevron between three trefoils slipped or". That implies that the following family was probably connected to that shown in the upper section of Symonds1.
John Symonds of Newport, Salop (2nd son)
1. John Symonds of Newport
  m. Anne Bemnbow (dau of Thomas Benbow of Shropshire)
  A. Richard Symonds of (Great) Yeldham, Essex
  m. Elizabeth Plume (dau of Robert Plume of Yeldham)
  i. John Symonds of Yeldham ("one of the cursitors of the Chancery")
  m. Anne Elliott (dau of Thomas Elliott of Oakingham)
  a. Anne Symonds
  m. Thomas Bacon of Suffolk
  b.+ other issue - Richard, John, Samuel, Fitz, Elizabeth, Thomazin
  ii. Richard Symonds of Black Notley, Essex ("one of the cursitors")
  m. Anne (dau of Joshua Draper of Braintree (possibly Joshua of Braintree, a draper?))
a.+ issue - Richard, Edward, John, Anne
  iii. Samuel Symonds of Topsfield, Essex ("one of the cursitors")
  m1. Dorothy Harlakenden (dau of Thomas Harlakenden of Earls Colne)
  a. Elizabeth Symonds (youngest daughter) who married ...
  m. (1664) Daniel Eppes (d 1693, stepbrother)
  b.+ other issue - Richard, Samuel, Harlakenden, John, William, Dorothy, Jane, Anne
  Visitation (1634) reports Samuel's first family. 'Evidences of the Winthrops of Groton' (Robert C. Winthrop Jr., 1897, 'Reade of Wickford', p164) starts with Samuel, 4th son of Richard, and identifies him as "of Ipswich, New England, 1637; Deputy Governor of Massachusetts 1673-79", identifies his 1st wife as Dorothy Harlakenden ("by whom many children, both sons and daughters"), and shows his 2nd wife and their children as follows.
  m2. (c1637) Martha Reade (d 1662, dau of Edmund Reade of Wickford, widow of Daniel Eppes)
  j. Samuel Symonds (d unm 1669)
  k. Martha Symonds (d 1684)
  m1. John Denison
  m2. Richard Martyn of Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  l. Ruth Symonds (d 1702)
  m. (1659) Rev. John Emerson
  m. Priscilla Symonds (b 1648, d 1734)
  m. (1672) Thomas Baker of Topsfield, Massachusetts
  iv. Richard Symonds of Yeldham (of Lincoln's Inn)
  v. Margaret Symonds
  m. Edmond Eyre ("one of the cursitors of the court of Chancery")



BLG1847 & BLG1886 identify the arms of the following family as "Sa., a dolphin embowed, holding in the mouth a fish arg." That implies that the following family was probably connected to that shown in the lower section of Symonds1.
Robert Symonds of Hereford (a 1695)
1. Robert Symonds (a 1686, of Lincoln's Inn)
  A. Robert Symonds of Sugwas, Sheriff of Herefordshire (d 04.05.1711, of Lincoln's Inn)
  m. Jane Willis (dau of Thomas Willis, niece of John Fell, Bishop of Hereford)
  i. Thomas Symonds 'of Sugwass, later of Pengethley' (b 08.10.1685)
  m. Penelope Williams (dau/coheir of Sir John Williams of Pengethley, Bart, by Mary, dau of Sir William Powell of Pengethley, Bart)
  a. Thomas Symonds Powell Symonds of Pengethley, Herefordshire (2nd son)
  m. Sarah Chester (dau of Joseph Chester of Gloucester)
  (1) Thomas Powell Symonds of Pengethley (dsp 08.1819, Lt. Colonel, MP)
  (2) Joseph Symonds (rector of Dinedor & Abbey Dore)
  m. Charlotte Bamford
  (A) Thomas Powell Symonds of Pengethley (b 1789, d 1869, Rev.) had issue
  m. (04.1816) Elizabeth Turner (dau of Abraham Holden Turner of Hendon)
  (B) Sarah Symonds
  m. William Hooper
  (C) Penelope Symonds
  m. G.S. Evans (rector of Hinton)
  (3) William Symonds
  m. Ann Woodhouse (b 1766, d 1825)
  (A) William Symonds of Elsdon, Herefordshire (d 1840) had issue
  m. (1817) Mary Anne Beale (d 1860, dau of Samuel Beale of Upton-on-Severn)
  (4) Robert Symonds (rector of Hinton)
  The following comes from BLG1952 ('Loder-Symonds formerly of Hinton Waldrist').
  m. (1791) Maria Loder (dau/heir of Rev. John Loder of Hinton Manor)
  (A) John Loder Symonds of Hinton Manor, Berkshire (b 1801, dsp)
  (B) Caroline Symonds
  m. Peter Cotes (rector of Litchfield)
(C) Mary Symonds (d unm)
  (5) George Clarke Symonds (youngest son)
  m. _ Humphrey
  (A) daughter
  (6) Penelope Symonds
  m. R. Crowther
  (7)+ other issue - John (dsp), Edward Charles (b c1773, d 24.10.1843), James (dsp)
  b. Penelope Symonds
  m. John (probably not Thomas) Skipp
  c.+ other issue (d unm) - William, John, Robert

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Essex, 1634, 'Symonds') with input as reported above
(2) For lower section (most originally uploaded to SZmisc07 on 19.08.13) : BLG1847 ('Symonds of Pengethly' (sic)), BLG1886 ('Symonds of Pengethley') with input as reported above
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