'Williams04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Williams of Bridehead, Williams of Herringston, Williams of Lewell, Williams of Tynam (Tyneham), Williams of White Lavington

                               
John Williams of Dorchester, Sheriff of Dorset (a 1508)
1. John Williams of Herringston (b 1473, d 1549)
  m1. Margery Baker (dau of Thomas Baker of Lyme)
  A. Robert Williams of Herringston, Sheriff of Dorset (b 1509, d 1569)
  m1. Anne Trenchard (dau of Henry Trenchard of Lytchet and/or Stepelton)
  i. Jane Williams
  m. Robert Bingham of Binghams Melcomb (d 1593)
m2. Anne de la Lynde (dau of Sir Thomas de la Lynde of Winterbourn Clenston, sister & co-heir of Sir George)
  ii. Sir John Williams of Herringston, Sheriff of Dorset (b 1545, d 1617)
  m. Eleanor Uvedale (dau of Henry Uvedale of More Critchel)
  a. William Williams (dvp)
  m(1). Anne Periam (dau of Sir William Periam or Peryam (not Peryant) of Little Fulford, Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer)
  (1) John Williams of Herringston
  m. (1613) Jane Trenchard (dau of Sir George Trenchard of Woolverton)
(A) John Williams of Herringston (dsp)
  m. _ Jennings (dau of _ Jennings of the Isle of Wight)
  (2) Jane Williams (b c1599, d 01.03.1656/7) probably of this generation
  m. William Coker of Mapowder (b 1598-9, d 02.04.1656)
  b. Robert Williams of White Lavington (b c1572, d 05.09.1631)
  m. Mary Argenton (b c1587, d 03.10.1630, dau of John Argenton or Argentine of Shitterton)
(1) Lewis Williams of White Lavington and Shitterton (b 1604, d 1656)
  m. Honor Grove (d before 01.07.1670, dau of Robert Grove of Ferne)
  (A) Robert Williams of Herringston (b c1636, d 1697)
  m. (28.12.1658) Margery Browne (bur 21.05.1661, dau of John Browne of Frampton)
  (i) John Williams of Herringston (b 1660, d 1722, Major)
m. (1678) Margaret Fulford (dau of Thomas Fulford, son of Thomas of Thord, son of Thomas of Great Fulford by Ursula Bampfield)
  (a) John Williams (b 1680, dvp 1703)
  m. Jane Sydenham (dau of Humphrey Sydenham of Combe)
  ((1)) Sydenham Williams of Herringston, Sheriff of Dorset (b 1701, d 1757)
  m. Agnes Forward (dau of Nicholas Forward of Moor House)
((A)) Thomas Williams of Herringston (b 1728)
  m. Jane Wilmot (dau of Sir Edward Wilmot, 1st Bart of Chaddesden)
  ((i)) Edward Williams of Herringston (d 1854)
  m. (1796) Anne Flyn (dau of James Flyn of Swainswick)
  ((a)) James Wilmot Williams (dvp 04.05.1845) had issue
  m. (07.1824) Elizabeth Anne Magenis (d 04.1882, dau of Col. Richard Magenis of Waringstown by Elizabeth Anne Cole, dau of 1st Earl of Enniskillen)
  ((b)) Jemima Williams
  m. Pigott Ince (Major)
((c))+ other issue - Anne, Jane
  ((ii)) Sarah Agnes Williams
  m. J. Leatham
  ((iii)) Jane Williams
  m. Adair Hawkins of London
  ((B)) John Williams
  m. Merriel Horner (dau of John Horner of Mells Park)
  ((i)) John Williams (vicar of Merston Magna, prebendary of Wells)
  m. Elizabeth Friend (dau of John Friend of Weymouth)
  ((a)) John Williams (b 1787, dsp 1816, vicar of Buckland)
  ((b)) Elizabeth Williams
  m. Richard A. Burney (rector of Rimpton)
  ((c)) Jane Williams
  m. John Lane of the Grange, Layton
  ((d)) Frances Williams
  m. Robert Albion Cox (vicar of Hinton St. George)
  ((e)) Agnes Williams
  m. William Read Bell of Gillingham
  ((f)) Merriel Horner Williams
  m. Edward James Smith (judge in Bengal)
((ii)) Sydenham Williams of Sherborne (b 1758, d 1810)
  m. Mary Norris (d 1832, dau of Rev. Robert Norris of Brushford)
  ((a)) John Norris Williams (d 1802, RN)
  ((b)) Thomas Williams (capt)
  m. Mary Anne Benford (dau of William Benford of South Moulton)
  ((iii)) Thomas Williams (b 1764, rector of Cameley & Brimpton, prebendary of Wells)
  m. Susan Bechenoe (dau of Capt. Benjamin Bechenoe, sister of Duchess of Roxburghe)
  ((iv)) Robert Williams of Cerne Abbas (b 1766, d 1814)
  m. (1795) Jane Blair (dau of Hamilton Blair of Blair, cousin)
((a)) Hamilton John Williams (b 27.12.1796, d 1879, vicar of Kempston) had issue
  m. (17.09.1829) Margaret Sophie Taunton (d 1881, dau of Thomas Taunton of Wrackleford)
  ((b)) Jane Merriel Williams (d 1853)
  m. (1821) Sir Robert Alexander Chermside (RN)
  ((v)) Margaret Ellery Williams (b 1771, d 1828)
  m. Robert Pearson (Captain RN)
  ((C)) Ellery Williams probably of this generation
  m. St. Barbe Sydenham of Combe
  ((D)) Jane Williams probably of this generation
  m. Hamilton Scott, later Blair (d 1782)
  ((E))+ 2 daughters
  (b) Robert Williams of Charminster (b 1694)
  m1. (sp) Frances Hooton (dau of Rev. Henry Hooton of Piddlestown)
  m2. Anne Shaw of Manchester
  ((1)) John Williams of Avery Hatch (d 1774) had issue
  m. Anne Guy (dau of William Guy of Welclose Square, London)
  ((2)) Thomas Williams of Warfield Lodge, Berkshire (d 1793) ancestor of Williams of Rusham Hall, Northants.
  m. Elizabeth Topsell of Bracknell
  ((3)) George Williams of Bath had issue
  m. Mary Beer of Lyme
  ((4)) Robert Williams of Bridehead & Moor Park, Sheriff of Dorset (b 1739, d 17.01.1814)
  m. (27.10.1764) Jane Chasserau (b 25.11.1739, d 08.10.1841, dau of Francis Chasserau)
  ((A)) Robert Williams of Bridehead, Sheriff of London (b 11.02.1767, d 10.03.1847) had issue
  m. (28.08.1794) Frances Turner (d 25.09.1841, dau of John Turner of Putney)
  ((B)) William Williams of Belmont, Surrey (b 08.03.1774, d 02.1839, MP) ancestor of Williams of Woolland
m. (30.11.1797) Anne Rashleigh (d 19.04.1855, dau of John Rashleigh of Penquite)
  ((C)) Ann Williams (d 27.12.1846)
  m. Rev. Edward Aubrey
  ((D)) Harriet Williams (d 07.07.1831)
  m. (24.05.1808) Sir John Colman Rashleigh, 1st Bart of Prideaux (d 04.08.1847)
  ((E)) Sophia Williams (d 1821)
  m. John William Cunningham (vicar of Harrow)
  ((5)) Stephen Williams of London (d 1805) had issue
  m. Charlotte D'Oyley (d 1813, dau of Rev. Sir Hadley D'Oyley, 5th Bart)
  ((6)) Margaret Williams
  m. Samuel Pedding of Charminster
  ((7)) Elizabeth Williams
  m. Henry Pouncy of Dorchester
((8)) Honor Williams
  m. Francis Chasserau
  (c) Elizabeth Williams
  m1. (1725) George Yeate of Dorchester
  m2. (1739) Roger Clavell of Steeple
  (d) Anne Williams
  m1. (1718) John Tucker of Nash
  m2. John Jacob (vicar of Fordington)
  (e) Margaret Williams (d 1775)
  m. (1715) John Bond of Tyneham
(f) Susan Williams
  m. (1728) Henry Fisher (vicar of Bere Regis)
  (g) Honor Williams
  m. (1730) Stephen Williams of Plymouth
  m2. Elizabeth Boreman (dau of Thomas Boreman of Brooke)
  (ii)+ other issue - Robert (b c1664, d 1692), George
  (B) Mary Williams (d1728)
  m1. (21.12.1658) Thomas Browne of Frampton
  m2. (1675) Nathaniel Bond of Lutton, later of Creech Grange & Tyneham (b 1643, d 1707)
  (C)+ other issue - Lewis (bur 1680), Thomas, John
  (2) Ellinor Williams
  m. Arthur Howman
  (3)+ other issue - Robert, John, Argentine, Francis, Mary, Edith, Avice, Anne, Rachell, Elizabeth, Hannah, Sarah
  c. John Williams of Plumber and Perry Court
  m. Elizabeth Phellips (dau of R. Phellips of Montacute)
  d. George Williams of Glanville Wooton (d 1660)
  m. Mary Carent (dau of William Carent of Toorner (Carant of Tomer))
  (1)+ issue (a 1623) - John (b c1618), Elinor (b c1617), Mary (b c 1620), Anne (b c1622)
  iii. Mary Williams
  m. Robert Thornehull of Thornehull
  iv. Elizabeth Williams
  m. Sir Edmund Vuedall or Uvedale
  v. Anne Williams
  m. Walter Gray
  vi. Edith Williams
  m. John Coker
  m2. Alice Cheney (dau of Alexander Cheney of Isle of Sheppey, widow of Sir Thomas de la Lynde of Winterbourn Clenston)
B. Henry Williams of Tynam, Dorset
  m. Isabell Cokar (dau of Thomas Cokar of Maypowder)
  i. John Williams of Tynam (a 1623)
  m. Jane Bruen (dau of Sir John Bruen of Rowner)
  a. Bruen Williams of Tynam or Tyneham, Sheriff of Dorset (a 1631)
  m. Elizabeth Churchill (dau of John Churchill or Churchell of Corton)
  (1) Robert Williams of Lewell (b c1604, 2nd son)
  m. Dionis Churchill (dau of John Churchill of Wooton Glanville)
  (A) John Williams of Lewell (b c1654)
  m. Frances or Bridget Worsley (dau of Sir Henry Worsley, Bart of Apuldercrombe)
  (2) Isabell Williams
  m. John Humphrey of Chaldon Herring
  (3) Jane Williams
  m. Thomas Thornhurst of Winfrith Newburgh
  (4) Mary Williams
m. Raleigh Radford (brother of Arthur of Dewlish)
  (5)+ other issue (a 1623) - John (b c1602), Henry (bur 1608), Bruen (b c1613), William (b c1615), Edward (b c1617), Susan, Anne, Elinor, Elizabeth
  b. Auce (Anne or Avis?) Williams
  m1. William Bayley of Nethersherm
  m2. Christopher Sacheverell of Barton
  c. Ellizabeth Williams
  m. Alexander Arney of Charborowe
  d. Alice Williams
  m1. Martyn Bishop of Chilcomb
  m2. Sir Edward Lawrence
  e.+ other issue - Henry, Edward, Stephen
  C. Anne Williams
  m. Thomas White of Poole

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Williams of Herringston), BP1934 (Williams of Bridehead) with support/input from Visitation (Dorset, 1623+1677, Williams)
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