'Woollcombe1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Woollcombe of Ashbury, Woollcombe of Challonsleigh, Woollcombe of Hemerdon, Wolcomb of Holland, Woollcombe of Pitton, Woollcombe of Plymouth, Woollcombe of Plympton

William Woolcombe or Wolcombe or Wolcom of Holland in Plympton St. Mary, Devon (b 1497, d 1570)
BLG1879 ('Woollcombe of Ashbury') identifies William's wife as Radegunde, dau/heir of Bawden of Leeham, but BLG1952 identifies her as ...
m. Radegunde Dunne named Mary Dunne by Vivian
1. Robert Wolcom or Wollcombe of Plympton St. Mary (d 1584)
Robert's wife is identified by Vivian, who does not follow this line, as a dau/coheir of John Pitts but by BLG1952 as Emma. Vivian then identifies Robert's brother William's wife as shown below whilst BLG1952 identifies William's wife Joan as "only dau. and heir of John Pittes".
  m. Emma
  A. John Wolcomb of Holland & Challonsleigh (d 1603)
  m. Agnes Furse (dau of Robert Furse of Morshead in Dean Prior)
  i. William Woollcombe of Challonsleigh (b 1596, d 1649)
  m. Margery Connock (dau of John Connock of Treworgey)
  a. William Woollcombe of Challonsleigh (d 1655)
  m. (1650) Honor Bury (dau of Samuel Bury of Saltram)
  (1) William Woollcombe of Challonsleigh (bpt 1652, d 1728)
m. Grace Pearse (dau of Thomas Pearse of Court House, Bigbury)
  (A) John Woollcombe of Plymouth (d 1757, MD)
  m. Anne Yeab (dau of George Yeab)
  (i) Thomas Woollcombe of Hemerdon (d 1799)
  m. (1751) Jane Robinson (dau of Lancelot Robinson (formerly Hicks))
  (a) Marie Woollcombe
  m. (1792) George Woollcombe @@ below
  (B) William Woollcombe of Plympton, Mayor of Plymouth (d 1730)
  m. (1702) Honor Winston (dau/coheir of Robert Winston of Tuxton in Plympton, "first cousin")
  (i) John Woollcombe of Plympton, Mayor of Plymouth (b 1704, d 1757
  m. (1730) Mary Stokes (dau/heir of Rev. John Stokes of Tamerton Foliot)
  (a) Thomas Woollcombe of Plymouth (bpt 1737, 3rd son)
m. (1764) Priscilla Bedford (dau of Rev. John Bedford of Charles)
  ((1)) George Woollcombe of Hemerdon House, Devon (b 1765, d 1830)
  m. (1792) Marie Woollcombe (dau/heir of Thomas Woollcombe of Hemerdon) @@ above
  ((A)) George Woollcombe of Hemerdon House (b 1795, d 03.07.1865, Vice Admiral) had issue
  m. (1827) Mary Elizabeth Ley (d 26.01.1887, dau of George Ley of Cockington)
  ((B))+ other issue - William (b 1793, dsp 1829, Captain), 2 daughters
  ((2)) Jane Woollcombe (d 07.1813) possibly fits here
  m. (26.08.1795) Edward Stephens, later Trelawny of Coldenerick
  ((3))+ other issue including William of Plymouth (d 1822), Henry (b 1777, recorder of Plymouth)
  (b)+ 6 other children
  (ii) Anne Woollcombe (d unm)
  (2)+ other issue
  b.+ other issue
  ii.+ 4 daughters
  B.+ other issue
2. Baldwin Wollcombe had issue
3. William Wolcombe or Woolcomb of Pitton in Yealmpton, Devon (d 1598)
  m. (c1575)John Pittes (dau/heir of John Pittes of Pitton)
  A. John Woollcombe of Pitton (b 1577, d 1650)
  m. Joan Skinner (dau of John Skinner of Bramford Speke)
  i. William Woollcombe of Pitton (b 1606)
m. (1633) Mary Pascoe (dau/coheir of John Pascoe of Torr)
  a. John Woollcombe of Pitton (b 1635, d 1690)
  m. (1672) Thomasine Frances of Plymouth
  (1) John Woollcombe of Pitton & Ashbury, Sheriff of Devon (dsp 1713, MP)
  m. Anne Hele (dau of Richard Hele of Fleet)
  (2) Henry Woollcombe (dsp)
  (3) William Woollcombe of Ashbury (dsp 1718)
(4) Philip Woollcombe of Pitton & Ashbury (vicar of Zeal Monachorum)
  m. (10.09.1717) Elizabeth Blackall (dau of Rev. Offspring Blackall or Blackhall, Bishop of Exeter, m2. _ Costard)
  (A) John Woollcombe of Ashbury, Sheriff of Devon (b 1720, d 1778, MP)
m. (1745) Mary or Margery Morth (b 1726, d 1788, dau/heir of Jeffery Morth of Talland)
  (i) John Morth Woollcombe of Ashbury (b 13.10.1747, d 1802)
  m. (20.12.1781) Harriett Helyar (d 1830, dau of William Helyar of Coker Court)
  (a) John Morth Woollcombe of Ashbury, Sheriff of Devon (b 1783, dsp 1866)
  m. (18.04.1812) Anne Eleanor Louis (dau of Rear Admiral Sir Thomas Louis, 1st Bart of Chelston)
  (b) Henry Woollcombe (b 1785, d 16.08.1861, rector of Ashbury, Highampton & Pilland ) had issue
  m. (18.04.1812) Jane Frances Louis (d 14.04.1819, dau of Rear Admiral Sir Thomas Louis, 1st Bart of Chelston)
  (c) Robert Woollcombe (b 1789, Major (later Colonel?)) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Dobree (d 30.11.1875, dau of Peter Bonamy Dobree of Beauregard)
  (d) Maria Joanna Woollcombe
  m. Rev. Stephen Oakley Attley
(e) Caroline Woollcombe
  m. John Sillifant
  (f)+ other issue - Thomas (dsp 1876), Harriet Helyar, Elizabeth Bridget, Laura
  (ii) Henry Woollcombe (dsp)
  m. Betty Helyar (dau of William Helyar of Coker Court)
  (iii) William Woollcombe (d 1796, rector of East Worlington, 4th son)
  m1. (sp?) Ann Walker (dau of Edward Walker, Mayor of Exeter)
  m2. Nancy Louis (dau of John Louis (or Lewis), sister of Rear Admiral Sir Thomas Lewis or Louis)
  (a) William Woollcombe (b 1790) had issue
m. Elizabeth Reynolds (sister of Admiral Sir Barrington Reynolds (First Sea Lord))
  (iv) Charles Woollcombe (6th son) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Carwithen (dau of George Carwithen)
  (v)+ other issue (dsp) - Phillip, Francis
  (B) Ann Woollcombe
Vivian identifies Ann's husband as Captain William Carleton. He is further identified by Burke's Colonial Gentry ('Woollcombe of Ashbury', p355) as ...
  m. William Carleton (Captain, brother of Guy, 1st Lord Dorchester)
  (C) Elizabeth Woollcombe
  b. Henry Woollcombe 'of Pitton' of Ashbury (dsp, 3rd son)
  m. (1684) Elizabeth Walter (dau of Henry Walter of Ashbury, sister/heir of Henry, widow of Richard Stuckley)
  c. Joan Woollcombe
  m. Richard Walters
  d.+ other issue (dsp) - William, Phillip, Thomas
  ii.+ other issue (a 1620) - John (b c1613), Nicholas (b c1616), Robert (b c1618), Joane (b c1607), Suzan (b c1608), Mary (b c1612), Agnes (b c1616)
  B. Henry Woollcombe (dsp)
  C. Radagun Woollcombe
  m. (01.07.1622) John Bickford
  D. Jane Woollcombe
  m. John Slan of Plymton St. Mary
  E. Phillip(a) Woollcombe
  m. Henry Treby of Holberton
4.+ other issue - Johan, Grace mentioned in BLG1879 ('Woollcombe of Ashbury')

Main source(s): BLG1952 ("Woollcombe of Hemerdon'), BLG1952 ('Woollcombe formerly of Ashbury') with input/support for the line of Pitton & Ashbury from Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Woollcombe of Pitton', p803+)
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