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Families covered: Whichcot of Dunston, Whichcot of Harpswell, Whichcote of Stoke

John Whichcot of Whichcot (Salop), Sheriff of Lincolnshire (a 1466)
m. Elizabeth or Margaret Tyrwhit (dau/coheir of John Tyrwhit of Harpswell, son of Sir Robert of Kettleby)
1. John Whichcot of Harpswell
  m1. Katharine Bussy (dau of Sir John Bussy of Hougham)
  A. Thomas Whichcot of Harpswell & Dunston (d 11-2.1540)
  m1. Katharine Norton of Kent
  i. Hamon Whichcot of Harpswell (d before 27.04.1563)
  m1. _ Fishborne (dau of Robert Fishborne of Coates-by-Stow, sister of Richard)
a.+ issue - Hamon (dsp), Dorothy of Lincoln (d 04-5.1560)
  m2. Alice Redish (d before 24.06.1592, dau of John Redish of Redish)
  c. Robert Whichcot of (Dunston &) Harpswell (b c1545, d 14.09.1578)
  m. Anne Carre (dau of Robert Carre of Sleaford)
(1) Sir Hamon Whichcot of Harpswell (d before 17.05.1651)
  m. Millicent Markham (a 1650, dau of John Markham of Sedgebrooke)
  (A) Edward Whichcot of Harpswell (b c1606, bur 09.06.1658)
  m. Jane Lennard (dau of Samuel Lennard of West Wickham)
  (i)+ issue - Robert (dsp bur 18.01.1632-3), Samuel (bpt 05.08.1641, dsp bur 30.11.1658), Millicent (bpt 09.03.1630-1)
  (B) William Whichcot of Fotherby (b c1618, a 1656)
m. Margaret Clifton (dau of Sir Gervase Clifton, Bart of Clifton, widow of Sir John South, m3. Robert Carey, 6th Lord Hunsdon)
  (i) George Whichcot of Harpswell (bpt 06.06.1653, a 1708, MP)
  m1. (04.12.1677) Frances Boynton (b 03.03.1652-3, bur 07.05.1682, dau of Sir Francis Boynton, Bart of Burton Agnes)
  Maddison shows that there was no issue by this marriage and shows the following Frances connected by dotted line under George's marriage to Frances Meres with a note that, whilst Frances is mentioned under the Nelthorpe pedigree, "There is no trace of (her marriage to James Nelthorpe) in the Whichcot pedigree." Thanks to a contributor (KB, 09.09.15) for reporting that a Lincolnshire church memorial shows that Frances, wife of James Nelthorpe, was of this marriage.
(a) Frances Whichcot (d 31.03.1720)
  m. James Nelthorpe of Little Grimsby
  m2. (26.06.1683, sp) Isabella Robinson (widow of Darcy Stanhope of Melwood)
m3. Frances Katherine Meres (bpt 05.07.1669, d 08.1731, dau of Sir Thomas Meres of Kirton)
  (b) Thomas Whichcot of Harpswell (b c1700, bur 09.10.1776)
  m1. (27.11.1729) Eliza Maria Anderson (b 03.05.1710, d 1732, dau of Francis Anderson of Manby)
  ((1)) Frances Maria Whichcot (d 22.08.1750)
  m. John Fountayne (b 1715, Dean of York)
  m2. (by 1734) Jane Tregagle (dau of John Tregagle of Trevorder)
  ((2)) Jane Whichcot
  m. Sir Christopher Whichcote, Bart of Aswarby
(c) John Whichcot (bpt 06.06.1702, d 29.09.1750, rector of Scotton & Althorpe)
  m. Sarah Tomlinson of Lincoln (b c1710, d 03.11.1804)
  ((1)) Frances Whichcot (bpt 23.05.1733, d 25.04.1811)
  m. (23.06.1761) William Hildyard of Grismby
  (d) Katharine Whichcot (b 1710, d 04.07.1787)
  m1. John Maddison of Stainton Vale & Stamford (son of Ralph of Stainton Vale)
  m2. Sir Thomas Skipworth (Skipwith), 1st Bart of Metheringham
(e) Elizabeth Whichcot
  m. William Bassett (Archdeacon of Stow)
  (ii)+ other issue - William (b 26.09.1654, bur 30.08.1655), William (bpt 10.11.1655), Clifford (bpt 06.08.1657, bur 17.02.1697-8, Captain), Frances (bpt 19.06.1651), Alice (bpt 02.09.1659)
  (C) Robert Whichcot (b c1627, d 1699, rector of Essendon)
  m. Eleanor Warner (b c1621, d 22.11.1684, dau of Thomas Warner of Earles Combe)
  (D) Mary Whichcot
  m. Sir Edward Rodes of Great Houghton
  (E)+ other issue - Robert (dsp), John (dsp), Jane, Ellen (bur 10.04.1626)
  (2) Elizabeth Whichcot
  m. _ Taylor of Carlton
  (3) Bridget Whichcot
m. Robert Nelson of Rysom in Holderness
  (4) Eleanor Whichcot
  m1. Thomas Kyme
  m2. George Cawdron of Heckington
  m3. William Burton of Sleaford
  (5)+ other issue (dsp) - Robert, John
  d. Thomas Whichcot of South Kyme & Anwick
  m. Mary Saville (d 16.02.1591-2, dau of (William?) Saville of Newton)
  (1) John or Joshua Whichcot 'of Haverholm' (d before 08.04.1640)
  m. Martha Thorold (dau of William Thorold of Marston)
  (A) William Whichcot (b c1615, bur 03.05.1646, Captain)
  m. (01.01.1640-1) Anne Prescott (bpt 01.02.1623-4, dau of John Prescott of Hannah-cum-Hagnaby)
  (B) Elizabeth Whichcot
  m. (c1640) Nathaniel Gregg of Alnwick
  (C) Frances Whichcot
  m. (13.11.1656) Edward Swift (rector off Kirkby Underwood)
  (D) Millicent Whichcot
  m. Edward Bush of London
  (E)+ other issue - Anne, Ellen, Mary (a 1639), Martha, Faith (a 1639)
  (2)+ other issue - William, John (b c1580, d 15.09.1588)
  e. John Whichcot
  (1) George Whichcot
  f. Margaret Whichcot (bur 03.02.1590-1)
  m. Stephen Garratt of Heighington
  g. Faith Whichcot (bur 27.07.1589)
  m. George Copeland of Skellingthorpe
  h.+ other issue - Troth, Anne
  ii. Nicholas Whichcot of North Rauceby (dsp c10.1575)
  m. Elizabeth
  iii. Anthony Whichcot
  a. Elizabeth Whichcot
  iv. Leonard Whichcot of Leasingham (d 1599)
  a. Nicholas Whichcot
  v. Christopher Whichcot of London (d 18.05.1583, 12th son?)
m. Lucy Bosvile (a 1575, dau of Thomas Bosvile of Newhall)
  a. John Whichcot or Whichcote of Middle Temple (d by 1615)
  m. Mary Powell (a 1615, dau of _ Powell of Sandford)
  (1) George Whichcote
  (2) Clinton Whichcote of Coningsby (b c1590, bur 12.01.1658-9)
m. (c09.1620) Jane Wilson (b c1597, bur 27.07.1653, dau of Nicholas Wilson of Sheepwash)
  (A)+ issue - George (bur 04.09.1625), John (bpt 01.06.1622, a 1634), Anne, Millicent
  b. Christopher Whichcot or Whichcote of Stoke (Salop) & Stanton Lacy (b 31.07.1571, d c05.1620)
  m. Elizabeth Fox (dau of Edward Fox of Grete)
  (1) Edward Whichcote of Stoke (a 1620)
  (2) Christopher Whichcote, Governor of Windsor Castle (a 1662, Colonel, 3rd son)
  (A) Elizabeth Whichcote
  m. (c11.1662) Matthias Crabbe of Alcester
  (B) Mary Whichcote (b 27.07.1640, bur 09.08.1667)
  m. John Worthington (rector of Ingoldsby, prebendary of Lincoln)
  (3) Sir Jeremy Whichcote of Lincoln's Inn, 1st Bart (b 1614, d 22.06.1677, 7th son)
m. (05.10.1641) Anne Grave (dau/coheir of Joseph Grave)
  (4) Elizabeth Whichcote
  m. George Foxcroft of London
  (5) Anne Whichcote
  m. Thomas Hayes
  (A) Philemon Hayes of Child's Ercall
(6)+ other issue - Charles, Thomas, Samuel, Benjamin (b 1608-9, d 05.1683, minister in London), Lucy (bpt 08.10.1598)
  c. Margaret Whichcot
  m. Edmund Hall of Gretford
  vi.+ other issue - Thomas of Dunston (dsp 07.1558), Edward, Richard, Ryse, George, Robert of Lyon's Inn (dsp 09.08.1557)
  m2. Anne
  B. Edward (or Edmund) Whichcot (d by 1506)
  i. John Whichcot (b c1491)
  C. Margaret Whichcot
  m1. _ Cooper
  m2. Nicholas Wymbish of Blankney
  D.+ other issue - John (priest), Ryse (d before 04.01.1510-1), Robert of Dunston (a 1512), Edmund (a 1510), Anne (nun), Joan (a 1510)
  m2. Margaret (d 01.03.1505-6, m2. Thomas Arnald of Harpswell)
2. Jane Whichcot (d 25.07.1508) probably of this generation
  m. Hugh Bussy (b 24.11.1453, dvp 1473)

Main source(s): Maddison's Linconshire Pedigrees (1906, Whichcot of Harpswell)
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