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Families covered: Thornycroft of Milcombe, Thornycroft of Thornycroft

Hamo(n) de Thornycroft
Visitation (1613) starts with a note reporting that Richard, lord of Sedington, granted land to Richard, son of Hamon, upon the marriage with his daughter Joan. Visitation then shows that it was Richard who married Joan, dau of Richard of Sedington. Ormerod shows that it was Hamo who married ...
m. Joan de Sydindon (dau of William de Sydindon)
1. Richard de Thornycroft
  A. Richard de Thornycroft of Pexhull (a 1361)
  m. Margery de Capesthorne (a 1361, dau of Alan de Capesthorne) parents of Agnes, presumed also of ...
  i. Richard Thornycroft of Thornycroft, Cheshire (a 1413)
  a. Richard Thornycroft of Thornycroft (a 1413, 1429) probably father of ...
  (1) Hugh Thornycroft of Thornycroft (a 1435)
Having shown dotted lines between some of the preceeding generations (as indicated), from this generation Ormerod indicates no such doubts on the connections. However, Visitation shows that the following Robert was son of Thomas (by dau of _ Ward of Capesthorne), having started its connected pedigree with that Thomas.
  (A) Robert Thornycroft of Thornycroft (a 1502)
  m. _ Duncalfe (dau of _ Duncalfe of Foxherst (Foxwist)) named by Visitation
  (i) Edward Thornycroft of Thornycroft (a 1555)
  m. (1510) Isabel Hurste (dau of George Hurste or Herst of Poynton)
  (a) Roger Thornycroft of Thornycroft (d 1600)
  m. Jane Foorde (d 1591, dau of William Foorde of the Marsh)
  ((1)) Edward Thornycroft of Thornycroft (a 1613) - continued below
  m. (1577) Margery Swettenham (dau of Thomas Swettenham of Swettenham)
  ((2)) Ann Thornycroft
  m. William Morrey of Woodhouse
  ((3)) Isabell Thornycroft
  m. Raufe Langton of Whitley
  ((4)) Mary Thornycroft
  m. Raufe Goodwyn of Geaton (Goodman of Gayton)
  (b) Robert Thornycroft (a 1576)
  m. Elizabeth
  ii. Agnes Thornycroft



Edward Thornycroft of Thornycroft (a 1613) - continued above
m. (1577) Margery Swettenham (dau of Thomas Swettenham of Swettenham)
1. Edward Thornycroft of Thornycroft (bpt 01.07.1579, bur 09.1637)
  m. (1613) Alice Adderley (dau of Henry Adderley of Blackhaugh)
  A. Edward Thornycroft of Thornycroft (bpt 22.11.1614, bur 04.06.1697)
  m. Katherine Kinsey (bur 03.05.1698, dau/coheir of John Kinsey of Blackden)
  i. Henry Thornycroft of London (b c1649?, a 09.1687, 4th son)
  m. Sarah Packer (dau of Richard Packer of London)
  a. Edward Thornycroft (b 1672-3, a 1720, 2nd son)
  m. Elizabeth Nelson (dau of William Nelson of Chaddleworth)
  (1)+ issue (d infant) - Henry, Richmond, Winfrid, Anne
b. Diana Thornycroft (b c1682)
  m. Samuel Barry of co. Tipperary
  c.+ other issue - Henry (b c1669, a 02 1687, d unm), John (d infant), Sarah (dsp), Catgerine (dsp), Diana (dsp), Dorothy (b c1671, a 03.1687), Sarah (d infant), Elizabeth (b c1679, a 11.1687)
  ii. Joseph Thornycroft
  m. Anne Watson (dau of William Watson ,widow of _ Keat of Warwickshire)
  a. Mary Thornycroft
  iii. Edward Thornycroft 'of Thornicroft' (b c1655, a 01.1687, 9th son, of Lincoln's Inn)
m. Mary (probably not Anne) Ashton (dau of Sir Raphe Ashton of Middleton, Bart)
  a. John Thornycroft (b 05.07.1687, a 1720)
  m. (21.10.1712) Eleanor Henshaw (dau/heir of John Henshaw of Henshaw)
  (1) Henshaw Thornycroft of Thornycroft (bpt 16.12.1713, d 06.05.1780)
  m. (25.06.1741) Mary Marsden (bur 26.02.1774, dau of James Marsden of Lancashire)
  (A) Edward Thornycroft of Thornycroft (bpt 04.11.1752, d(sp) 20.01.1817)
  Edward vested Thornycroft in his sisters for life with remainder to Rev. Charles Mytton provided that he & his successors assumed the name Thornycroft.
  m1. Frances Read (d 29.12.1809, dau of Bagot Read of Maes Mawr, Penrhydlan & Coedon by Anne, dau of John Williams of Pont-y-gwyddel & Nerquis)
  m2. (01.02.1812) Anne (Murrell) (d 06.04.1816, (dau of James Murrell of Thetford Abbey), widow of Viscount Barrington)
  (B)+ other issue - Henshaw (bur 28.07.1747), James (bur 24.09.1750), Eleanor (a 1818), Mary (bpt 14.01.1748, bur 25.09.1756), Anne (a 1818)
(2) Anne Thornycroft (bpt 26.11.1713, a 1782)
  m. (sp?) George Everard (rector of Heather, minister of Capesthorne)
  (3)+ other issue - John (b 20.03.1717, d 17.05.1718), Eleanor (bur 25.03.1768)
  b. Mary Thornycroft (dsp)
  m. (08.04.1718) Peter Davenport (Captain)
  c. Anne Thornycroft (b 11.1689, d 14.01.1714)
  m. (22.07.1713) Samuel Adderley of Blackhaugh
  iv. Elizabeth Thornycroft (b c1645, a 05.1687)
  m. Reginald Bancroft of Chelford
  v. Alice Thornycroft (b c1651, a 11.1687)
  m. Benjamin Wyche of Steeple Langford
  vi.+ other issue - Edward (d young), John (d unm young, Thomas (b 1649-50?, a 08.1699?), Benjamin (a 12.1687), Nehemiah (d infant), James (d infant), Mary (b c1644, a 04.1687), Catherine (b c1649, a 02.1687), Dorothy (b c1653, a 08.1687), Jane (b c1654, a 09.1687), Hannah (b c1657, a 07.1687)
  b. John Thornycroft (bpt 01.01.1616-7, d 25.09.1687, of Gray's Inn)
m. Dorothy Howel (b 09.10.1634, d 19.08.1717, dau of Sir John Howell, recorder of London)
  i. Sir John Thorncyroft of Milcombe, Sheriff of Oxfordshire, 1st Bart (b 16.11.1659, d 21.12.1725, of Gray's Inn)
  m. (17.02.1686) Elizabeth Key (b 1664-5, d 06.03.1703, dau/heir of Josiah Key of Milcomb)
a. Sir John Thorncyroft of Milcombe, 2nd Bart (b 1691, dsp 23.06.1743)
  m. Terceira Bonnell (dau of Andrew Bonnell by Anne, dau of Sir Thomas Allen, Bart)
  b. Elizabeth Thornycroft (b 09.09.1689)
  m. (02.02.1707) Roger Peter Handasyd of Gaines (son of Major General Thomas of Gaines, Governor of Jamaica)
  c.+ other issue - Hamo (b 09.03.1694, d young), Dorothy Elizabeth (b 23.10.1688, d young), Dorothy (b 07.12.1699, a 1720)
  ii. Edward Thornycroft 'of Westminster' (b 23.04.1664, 'Colonel')
  m. Mary Delaune (dau/heir of Sir William Delaune (de Lawne) of Sharsted by Dorcas, dau of Sir Robert Barkham)
  a. Elizabeth Thornycroft (b 1692-3, d 04.03.1778)
  m1. (21.02.1722/3) George Nevill, 14th Lord Abergavenny (b 16.05.1702, dsp 15.11.1723)
  m2. Alured Pincke of Lincoln's Inn & Tottenham High Cross, later of Sharsted (bur 06.12.1755)
b.+ other issue - Edward (a 1720, Captain), John (b c1699, a 1720), Gideon 'of Dodington, Linstead & Sharsted' (b c1706, dsp 1742), William (d young), Dorothea (d unm 20.05.1719), Dorcas (a 1720), Mary (d young), Anne (a 1720)
  iii. Mary Thornycroft (b 16.04.1665)
  m. William Herbert (son/heir of Sir William son of Sir Arnold)
  iv.+ other issue - Philip (b 11.01.1668-9, d 17.09.1668-9), Henry (b 25.01.1669), Elizabeth (b 27.02.1660), Dorothy (b 21.02.1661, d 08.12.1668), Alice (b 10.03.1662, d 14.03.1662), Dorothy (b 31.01.1671)
  C. Elizabeth Thornycroft
  m1. John Byron of Macclesfield (bur 28.05.1648, alderman)
  i. Elizabeth Byron
  m. James Stanley (son of Sir Thomas of Alderley)
  m2. William Watson of Macclesfield
  ii. Edward Watson
  iii. Mary Watson
  m1. Thomas Green
  m2. William Clowes
2. William Thornycroft (d c1651)
  m. ?? (widow of _ Downes of Overton)
  A. William Thornycroft (d c1673)
  m. Anne Smith (dau of Dr. _ Smith of Derbyshire)
  i. Mary Thornycroft
  m. Hugh Byrom
  a.+ 4 daughters
  ii. Anne Thornycroft
  m. _ Hide of Prestbury
  a.+ 2 sons + 2 daughters
  iii.+ other issue - John, Edward, Samuel
3. Sarah Thornycroft
  m. (1612) John Downes of Overton
4. Mary Thornycroft
  m. Symon Gill of London (schoolmaster)
5. Elizabeth Thornycroft
  m. Philip Bateman of Sutton
6. Margaret Thornycroft
  m. John Smith of Bartomley
7. Ann Thornycroft
  Visitation shows Ann's husband as Thoimas Lingar of Withington. Ormerod identifies him as ...
  m. John Lingart of Wichington
8.+ other issue - Thomas, John, Samuel (d unm)

Main source(s): Ormerod's 'History of Cheshire' (vol 3, Thornycroft of Thornycroft, and Henshaw of Henshaw), Visitation (Cheshire, 1613 & 1663, Thornycroft of Thornycroft)
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