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Families covered: Somervile of Ederiston, Somervile of Whichnor, Swillington of Swillington, Saunders of Buckinghamshire, Sturges of Hampshire

Walter de Somervile (a 1165)
m. Cicily de Lemesi (dau of _ de Lemesi of Stockton)
1. Roger de Somervile (a 1190)
  m. Edeline Boteler (dau of Robert Boteler of Ingleby)
  A. Roger de Somervile of Stockton, Warwickshire (d 1201)
  m. Maud (d before 1220)
i. Roger de Somervile of Whichnor & Alrewas (1215)
  a. John de Somervile (d 1280)
  (1) Sir Robert de Somervile of Whichnor (d 1297)
  m. Isabel de Merley (dau of Roger de Merley, last of Morpeth)
  (A) Edward de Somervile of Whichnor (dsp, 4th son)
  (B) Sir Philip de Somervile of Whichnor (d 23.01.1355)
  m. Margaret de Pype (dau of Sir Thomas de Pype)
  (i) Joan Somervile (d 08.10.1376)
  m. Rhese ap Griffith of Whichnor (d 10.05.1356)
  (ii) Elizabeth Somervile
  m. John Stafford
  (a) daughter
  m. Edmund Vernon (son of John)
  (C)+ other issue (dsp) - Robert, Adam, John, Roger
  (2) Joan de Somervile
  m. Sir Ralph Cromwell (a 1300)



Visitation shows some generations of the above Somerviles of Whichnor before showing the following family thereby indicating that (but not showing how) the following family was connected to the above Somerviles.
Thomas Somervile of Somervile Asson, Gloucestershire
m. Jane Alisberie (dau/heir by Elizabeth Porton) of John Alisberie of Ederiston, son (by dau/heir of Benfoies) of John, son (by _ Harris) of Roger, son (by _ Brampston) of Phillip, son (by Horabell, dau of Fulke de Penbridge) of Sir Roger, son of Sir Walter Alisberie by dau of Lord Someri)
1. Robert Summervill or Somervile of Edston or Ederiston, Warwickshire
  m. Mary Grevil (dau of John Grevil of Melcourt)
A. John Summervill or Somervile of Ederiston
  m. Elizabeth Corbett (dau of William Corbett of Lee)
  i. John Summervill or Somervile
  m. Margaret Arden (dau of Edward Arden)
  a.+ issue - Elizabeth, Margaret
  ii. Sir William Summervill or Somervile of Edston or Ederiston
  m. Elizabeth Ferrers (dau of Sir Humphrey Ferrers)
  a.+ issue - William, Grace
  iii. Johanna Somervile possibly of this generation
  m. Henry Blount of Bewdley
  B. Anna Somervile
  m. Edward Graunt (Grant)
  C. Jane Somervile
  m. Edmund Cooles of Lye



Thomas Saunders, Sheriff of Buckinghamshire (bur 08.12.1741)
m. Elizabeth
1. Thomas Saunders, Sheriff of Buckinghamshire (bur 25.10.1775, Governor of Fort St. George, younger son?)
  m. Christiana Pitt (dau of Thomas Pitt of Bocconoc by Christiana Lyttleton)
  A. Thomas Saunders, Sheriff of Buckinghamshire (bur 17.09.1798?, Captain)
2. Richard Saunders (bpt 22.03.1730, d 03.11.1814, Captain RN)
  m. Martha (d 29.09.1824)
  A. Thomas Saunders of Pitchcott then Aston Abbats then Swanbourne, Sheriff of Buckinghamshire (d 07.1831)
  B. Elizabeth Saunders (a 1831)
  m. Henry Alen Leyster (d by 1831)
  C. Martha Saunders (d 06.12.1825)
  m. William Richard Smith (Captain RN)
  D. Anne Saunders (d 27.07.1826)
  m. Samuel Wilson (General)
  E. Mary Saunders (a 1831)
  m. Charles Wheeley of Abergavenny (d by 1831)
3. Elizabeth Saunders (bpt 29.5.1722, bur 12.04.1785)
  m. W. Lally (Colonel)
4.+ other issue - Charles (bpt 09.12.1723), William (bpt 21.08.1725), Hallet (bpt 02.11.1732), Francis (dsp), Mary (bpt 25.01.1726), Anne (bpt 28.06.1728)



J(ohn) Sturges (b 1650, a 1725, Archdeacon of Huntingdon, rector of Glatton in Huntingdonshire)
m. Mary Trimnell (b 1659, d 1723, dau of Rev. Charles Trimnell of Ritpon Abbots, sister of Charles, Bishop of Winchester)
1. John Sturges (b 1685, a 1721, prebendary of Winton (Hampshire))
  m. Margaret Lowth (dau of Rev. William Lowth (by dau of Robert Pitt of Blandford), sister of Robert, Bishop of London)
  A. John Sturges (d 02.10.1807, Chancellor of Winton)
  m. Judith Bourne (dau of Richard Bourne of Acton Hall (Worcestershire), sister of Francis (later Page)))
  i. William Sturges, later Sturges-Bourne of Testwood (New Forest, Hampshire), Home Secretary (b 07.11.1769, d 01.02.1845, MP)
  A few details on William come from Wikipedia ("William Sturges Bourne").
  m. (1808) Anne Bowles (dau of Oldfield Bowles of North Aston)
  a. Anna Sturges (a 1832)
  ii. Isabella Margaret Sturges
  m. (1786) Rev. Joseph Martin of Ham Court
  iii. Frances Sturges
  m. George Jarvis of Doddington Hall (Colonel)

Main source(s):
(1) For Somervile of Whichnor (uploaded 29.12.07) : the pedigree of Somerville and Griffith within the Whichnor section of 'Shaw's Staffordshire' (as kindly provided by a contributor (MF, 07.12.07))
(2) For Somervile of Ederiston (uploaded 29.12.07) : Visitation (Warwickshire, 1619, Somervill)
(3) For Saunders (uploaded 03.10.15) : Lipscomb (Bucks, vol 1, 'Pedigree of Saunders of Pitchcott and Brill', p385)
(4) For Sturges (uploaded 31.01.22) : CountyGen (Berry, Hampshire, p336), BLG1847 ('Bourne of Testwood')
[The section on Silvertop has been moved to Silvertop1; that on Swillington to Swillington1.]
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