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Families covered: Shove of Doddington, Sirr of Dublin, Sorsbie of Sheffield, Stamer (Baronets), Seaman of Middlewich

Identified as having arms of "Ar. a chev. sa. between three holly leaves ppr." was ...
Henry Shove (d 1771, Rector of Doddington)
1. Edward Shove 'of Queenborough'
m. (21.08.1765) Anne Duthoit (b 20.08.1747, d 11.06.1824, dau/coheir of Peter Duthoit of Canterbury)
  A. Edward Shove (b 28.12.1778, d 06.09.1803)
  B. Ann Shove
  m. William Gregory (b 1765)
  C. Mary Shove (b 12.06.1771, d 24.05.1826)
  m. (04.10.1790) James Chalk
  i. William Shove Chalk (a 1849, rector of Wilden, Rural Dean) had issue
  m. (01.03.1821) Eliza Gregory (dau of Rev. Thomas Gregory by Mary Anne Prichard)
  ii. Edward Chalk (youngest son) had issue
  m. Mary Taylor
  iii. Sarah Ann Chalk
  m. Rev. George Hasker
  iv. Mary Chalk
  m. R. Humber
  v.+ other issue - James Jell, Richard Duthoit, Jane
  D. Jane Shove (b 04.01.1777)
  m. (11.01.1813) George Fitzgerald
2. Henry Shove (d 1773, Rector of Doddington)
  m. Jane Pincke (dau of Alured Pincke by Elizabeth, "Countess-dowager of Abergavenny")
3. daughter
  m. Geroge Fitzgerald
4. daughter
  m. _ Cleveland
5.+ other issue - John, Elizabeth



Peter Sers of Lincolnshire
1. Francis Sirr of London ( d 14.12.1735)
m. Catherine Judge of Somersetshire (bur 08.09.1729)
  A. Joseph Sirr of Dublin, Sheriff of co. Dublin & co. Fermanagh (b 1715, bur 12.11.1799, Town Major of Dublin)
  m. Elizabeth Hall (b c1729, bur 29.01.1790, dau of William Hall of Skelton Castle)
  i. Henry Charles Sirr of Dublin (b 25.11.1764, d 08.01.1841, Town Major of Dublin)
  m. Elizabeth D'Arcy (b 1767, d 12.1829, dau of James D'Arcy of Hyde Park by Martha Grierson)
  a. Joseph D'Arcy Sirr (d before 21.07.1868, 2nd son) had issue
  b. Henry Charles Sirr (d before 25.01.1873) had issue
  m. Louisa (a 1873)
  c. Alicia Frances Sirr (d 04.12.1869)
  m1. Rev. Connolly Coane of Bath
  m2. (10.12.1823) Charles E(dward) Herbert Orpen
  d. Catherine Louisa Sirr
m. John Sauchie Schaw (d before 23.09.1854)
  e.+ other issue - son (b 17.11.1793, d young), Elizabeth (b c09.1792, bur 04.01.1792), daughter (b c01.1797, bur 09.04.1797), Eliza Dorothea (d 1812)
  ii. William Whiteway Sirr (b 10.05.1766, d 08.1797, RN, youngest son)
  m. Frances Elizabeth Hewlins of Portsea
  iii. Catherine Frances Sirr (b 18.01.1759, d 09.10.1810)
  m. (14.01.1775) Humphry Minchin of Woodville (son of Charles of Woodville by Elizabeth Massy of Stoneville)
  iv.+ other issue (all d young?) - Joseph (b 29.07.1756), Francis Pole (b 09.12.1757), Gervais (b 13.06.1760), Dunne (b 27.07.1763), Elizabeth Martha Mory (Mary?) (b 04.04.1762, bur 31.03.1770), Jane (b 17.03.1769)
  B. Frances Sirr or Seer or Seers
  m. (1737) Archibald Eliott (son of Sir Gilbert of Stobs, 3rd Bart, brother of Lord Heathfield)



It is not known whether or not there was any connection between the following family and that of Soresby of Chesterfield.
Robert Sorsbie of Sheffield (Master Cutler)
m. (23.10.1597) Catherine Clayton
1. Malin Sorsbie of Sheffield (bur 08.12.1680)
  m. (14.10.1635) Elizabeth Rawson (bpt 01.11.1618, bur 13.03.1676, dau of John Rawson of Upper Thorpe)
  A. Robert Sorsbie of Sheffield & Owlerton (bpt 25.12.1636, a 1691)
  m. (08.6.1674) Elizabeth Revel
  i.+ issue - Robert (bpt 12.201.1679), Malin (bpt 02.08.1683), Anne, others (d infant - John, Stephen, Elizabeth)
  B. Malin Sorsbie of Riton (bpt 07.02.1639, a 1683)
2. Robert Sorsbie (bpt 25.03.1599, precentor of York)



BP1934 reporst that "This family is of Saxon origin; was settled at Rettendean, Essex, in the 12th century and at Barbestown Straffan, co. Kildare, in 1620."
Thomas Stamer of Ennis, co. Clare (d 1783)
m. Catherine Lovelace (dau of Paul (sb Arthur?) Lovelace of Ballybride)
1. Henry Stamer (d 1798)
  m. _ Vincent (dau/heir of John Vincent of Curryhills)
2. Sir William Stamer, Sheriff then Lord Mayor of Dublin, 1st Bart (d 14.01.1838)
  m. (25.09.1791) Martha Rawlins (dau of John Rawlins of Finglas)
  A. Sir Lovelace Stamer, 2nd Bart (b 29.04.1797, d 05.03.1860) had issue
  m. (25.09.1828) Caroline Tomlinson (d 10.09.1872, dau of John Tomlinson of Cliff Ville, Staffordshire)
  B. William Stamer (b 03.08.1803, d 20.11.1866, Rector in Bath) had issue (2 daus)
  m1. (11.11.1826) Anne Margaret Lock (d 13.03.1833, dau of Col. Jeremy Lock)
  m2. (08.07.1841, sp?) Eleanor Louisa Houlditch (d 16.10.1886, dau of R. Houlditch of Hampstead)
  C. Lucinda Stamer (d 28.10.1882)
  m. (11.1818) Sir William Smith (d 03.04.1835, captain)
  D. Caroline Stamer
  m. (12.11.1830) Horatio Frederic Halpin (d 1840)
  E. Elizabeth Stamer (d 15.01.1886)
  m. (1840) William Edward Hughes of Johnstown House (dsp)
  F.+ other issue - Maria (d 04.12.1878), Josephine (d 07.1849), Charlotte Lennox (d 17.05.1878)



BLG1847 identifies the Seaman arms as "barry, wavy of six, arg. and az., a crescent, or".
John Seaman of Middlewich, Cheshire
1. Thomas Seaman of Middlewich (b c1612)
  m. Elizabeth (d 1690)
  A. Thomas Seaman of Middlewich (d 1695)
  m. _ Dawson
  i. Elizabeth Seaman
  B. William Seaman of Middlewich (d 06.04.1727, 3rd son)
m. (Jane) Yate (dau of Peter Yate of Middlewich by Alice Walley of Stanthorpe)
  i. William Seaman of London (dvp)
  m. Sarah Gibbon (dau of James Gibbon)
  a. William Seaman of Middlewich (b 20.12.1706, d 30.01.1803)
m. (20.04.1737) Amy Toft of Middlewich
  (1) Mary Seaman (b 1743-4, bur 01.02.1774)
  m. Daniel Vawdrey of Moresbarrow Hall (m2. Mary Seaman just below)
  b. Peter Seaman 'of Warrington' (b 22.11.1709, d 18.11.1787)
  m. Amy Swindell (dau of William Swindell of Peover by Mary Kynsey)
  (1) Elizabeth Seaman (d 02.02.1810)
  m. (02.11.1771 James Nicholson (b 28.01.1744, d 04.04.1810)
  (2) Mary Seaman (b 1743-4, d 20.03.1834)
  m. (01.01.1778) Daniel Vawdrey of Moresbarrow Hall (m1. Mary Seaman just above)
  (3) Catherine Seaman (d 02.1803)
  m. Josiah Perrin
  (4) Hannah Seaman
  m. (14.02.1790) Sir William David Evans (bencher of Gray's Inn)
(5) Amy Seaman (d unm)
  c. John Seaman of Middlewich & Ravenscroft (b 1718, d 30.03.1798)
  m. Mary
  (1) John Seaman of Ravenscroft
  (2) Mary Seaman
  m. George Vizelle (son of ?? by (Mary) who m2. Rev. John Wesley) ## see here ##
  (3) Elizabeth Seaman
  m. Richard Huxley of Middlewich
  (A) Charles Huxley (Captain)
  (4)+ other issue
  ii. Katherine Seaman
  m. _ Leftwich of Leftwich
  iii.+ other issue (d unm) - George (bur 29.03.1701), Elizabeth
  C.+ other issue - Alexander, Elizabeth (d unm 1690)

Main source(s):
(1) For Shove (uploaded 17.05.21) : 'Genealogy of the Descendants of the Pritchards' (Rev. Thomas Gregory Smart, 1868, p88)
(2) For Sirr (uploaded 09.07.21) : MGH (NS3 vol 5 (1904), 'Pedigree of Sirr of Dublin', p201+)
(3) For Sorsbie (uploaded 16.01.22) : 'Hallamshire: The History and Topography of the Parish of Sheffield' (Joseph Hunter, 1819, p224)
(4) For Stamer (uploaded 07.03.22) : BP1934 ('Stamer')
(5) For Seaman (uploaded 27.03.22) : the section on 'Family of Seaman' within BLG1847 ('Nicholson of Thelwall')
[The section on Scroggs of Chute Lodge & Weald Hall has been absorbed by Scroggs1.]
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