'Weld3'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Weld of Hawarden, Weld of Newbold Astbury, Weld of Rushton
[Most of the data on this page was previously included within Weld1 but was moved here to facilitate expansion of the upper section.]

John Weld of Eaton, later of Newbold Astbury (d c1623)
m. (26.10.1578) Anne Barlow (dau of John Barlow of Newbold Astbury)
1. John Weld of Eaton, later of Newbold Astbury (bpt 09.06.1587, d c1637/1639)
  m. Eleanor Leversage (b 1595-6, d 03.04.1664, dau of William Leversage of Whelock by Eleanor, dau of Robert Sheffield of Epworth)
  A. William Weld of Weld House in Newbold Astbury & Hassall Hall (b 05.03.1626, bur 23.04.1705)
m. (11.05.1649) Mary Hall (b 1638-9, d 09.03.1702, dau of William Hall of London)
  i.+ issue - Amdrew (b 30.04.1651, d 24.06.1652), Mary (b 27.02.1654, d 27.01.1655)
  B. Jane Weld (b 27.07.1623, d 02.02.1690)
  m. John Lowndes of Bostock House (in Hassel)
  C. Elizabeth Weld (b 17.06.1625, d 26.07.1696)
  m. Thomas Whittingham of Brereton and/or Middlewick
D.+ other issue - Christopher (b 24.06.1616, d young), John (b 26.06.1630, d unm bur 23.10.1688), Randle (b 06.03.1631, d unm 16.10.1654), Anne (b 05.04.1633), Mary (b 02.06.1636, d unm 22.04.1673)
2. William Weld (bpt 06.11.1590, Secretary to Secretary-of-State Lord Conway)
  m. Dorothy Wright (dau of Sir George Wright of Richmond (by Dorothy, dau of John Farnham of Quarndon), m2. Philip Welby of Godney)
  A. Dorothy Weld (b c1631, d 28.12.1656)
  m. William Wimberly of Pinchbeck (son/heir of John of Lincoln's Inn by Frances, dau of Sir William Welby of Gedney)
  B. Elizabeth Weld (d 17.08.1700)
  m. Robert Sheers (Shiers) of Slyfold House (bur 28.06.1668)
3. Edyth Weld (bpt 123.05.1583, bur 11.03.1667)
  m. (04.07.1614) John Rode of Congleton
4. Eleanor Weld (bpt 17.05.1593)
  m. Richard Hansinson of Congleton (surgeon)
5. Hester Weld (bpt 18.04.1597, d unm bur 20.06.1674)
6. Margery Weld (bpt 22.08.1600)
  m. George North of Lidney



Richard Weld of Rushton (bur 03.1545)
1. Richard Weld of Rushton (bur 01.12.1593)
  A. Richard Weld of Rushton (bur 24.07.1614)
  m. (12.1582) Elizabeth Adgett (dau of John Adgett of Rushton)
  i. Richard Weld (bpt 18.01.1584, bur 08.1653)
  m. Elizabeth
  a. Samuel Weld of Broughton in Hawarden, Flintshire (d c12.1707, youngest son)
  (1) Joseph Weld of Broad Lane in Hawarden (bur 08.01.1717)
  (A) Samuel Weld (b 1695-6, d 26.03.1744)
m. Mary Bennett
  (i) Joseph Weld in Hawarden (b 1730-1, d 20.07.1765)
  m. Anne Corbin of Broad Lane
  (a) William Weld of Twickenham, Middlesex (b 17.01.1762, d 21.01.1837)
  m. (1790) Jane Jones
  ((1)) Samuel Weld of Twickenham had issue
  m. (23.08.1825) Jane Charlotte Gordon (dau of Edward Gordon of Sunning Hill)
  ((2))+ other issue - Joseph, William, George Henry
  (ii)+ other issue - Samuel (to West Indies), John (to America)
  b. Mary Weld probably of this generation
  m. (21.12.1669) John Lowe of Hartford (d 23.01.1706)
  c.+ other issue - John, Joseph, Daniel, Nathaniel

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Commoners (vol IV, 'Lowndes of Bashall', section on Weld, p336), MGH (NS5 vol 4 (1922), 'The forgotten senior line of the Family of Weld of Eaton, co Chester', p2)
(2) For lower section (originally uploaded to Weld1 on 09.12.08) : Commoners (vol IV, 'Lowndes of Bashall', section on Weld, p335)
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