Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


Sir Richard PESHALL 1. Richard married Alice SWINNERTON.

Alice SWINNERTON 1. Alice married Sir Richard PESHALL.

They had the following children.

  M i Sir Richard PESHALL Knight.

Capt. Roger CLAPP [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 6 Apr 1609 in Salcombe Regis, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 2 Feb 1691. Roger married 3, 4 Johanna FORD on 16 Nov 1633 in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

Came in the Mary and John arriving at Nantasket 30 May,  1630.

Johanna FORD was born 1 on 8 Jun 1617 in Dorchester, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. She died 2 in Jun 1695 in Massachusetts, United States. Johanna married 3, 4 Capt. Roger CLAPP on 16 Nov 1633 in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.


Gilbert de CLARE Count of Brionne [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 died in 1040.

DEATH: Assassinated by sons.

He had the following children.

  M i Richard Fitz Gilbert de CLARE died in 1090.
  M ii
Baldwin de CLARE 1.

Godfrey de CLARE Count of Brionne [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 died 2 about 1015.

Illegitamate son of the Duke of Normandy.

He had the following children.

  M i Gilbert de CLARE Count of Brionne died in 1040.

Walter ap Richard Fitz Pons de CLIFFORD was born 1 about 1108. He died 2 in 1190. Walter married Margaret de TODENI.

Margaret de TODENI 1. Margaret married Walter ap Richard Fitz Pons de CLIFFORD.

They had the following children.

  M i Walter de CLIFFORD died on 22 Jan 1222.

Gilbert The MARSHALL 1 died 2 in 1130.

GILBERT THE MARSHAL died in or shortly after 1130.
His wife's name is unknown. He was the first known holder of the office of Master Marshal in the King's Household, claimed by hereditary right, although the office was, in 1135, considered to be one only of the third rank. The Marshal was in immediate charge of the horses, and was subordinate to the Constables, who controlled the stables, kennels and mews, in fact, everything connected with the King's sport. He left lands in Wiltshire to his son John.

He had the following children.

  M i John Fitz Gilbert de MARSHALL died in 1165.

Saher de QUINCY I [scrapbook] 1. Saher married Maud de ST. LIZ.

SAHER DE QUENCY I (or QUINCY), a tenant of Anselm de Chokes at Long Buckby, Northamptonshire, England, about 1124-1129, died probably about 1157. He married, after 1136, MAUD DE ST. Liz (who was dead in 1163), widow of Robert Fitz
Richard de Clare and daughter of Simon de St. Liz, Earl OF HUNTINGDON and Northampton, by Maud, first daughter and coheir of Waltheof, Earl of Northumberland, Huntingdon and Northampton. He may have derived his name from Cuinchy, near Bethune on the border of Artois and Flanders, which is less than sixteen kilometers from Chocques, the original home of his overlord, Anselm de Chokes. He witnessed a charter as the lord of Daventry, Northants., in 1146 [Barlow, NEHGR, 112:63].

Children, mentioned by Cokayne:
i.    Saher II , d. 1190; m. 1162 Asceline Peverel, widow of Geoffrey de Water­ville.
ii.   Robert, d. 1197; m. (1) Orable of Leuchars, m. (2) Eve.

Maud de ST. LIZ. Maud married Saher de QUINCY I.

They had the following children.

  M i Robert de QUINCY died in 1197.

Thomas LAYBORN was born about 1702. He died about 1739. Thomas married 1 Mary GIBSON on 15 Aug 1725 in Foxholes, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

Mary GIBSON. Mary married 1 Thomas LAYBORN on 15 Aug 1725 in Foxholes, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

They had the following children.

  M i
Thomas LAYBORN was christened on 25 Dec 1726 in Weaverthorpe, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.
  F ii Mary LAYBORN was christened on 22 Mar 1729. She was buried on 17 Nov 1788.

Matthew DANBY [Parents] [scrapbook] was christened 1 on 9 Dec 1727 in Bainton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He was buried 2 on 21 Oct 1762 in Bainton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. Matthew married Lydia.

May have had a 2nd wife by name of Margaret who was buried in Bainton on the 31 Dec 1743. They had Alice c. 20 Jul 1740, John c. 19 Sep 1743.

Mathew Danby was listed as a witness with his servant Richard Hartley on an 11 year lease relating to property in Walkington.
Source: P J Wrangham's Documents #DDWR/14/18

Lydia was buried 1 on 15 Apr 1758 in Bainton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. Lydia married Matthew DANBY.


Robert DANBY Sr [scrapbook] was buried 1 on 11 Feb 1776 in Bainton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. Robert married 2 Margaret THOMSON on 1 Apr 1723 in Bainton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

Robert and George Danby, Samuel Carter, and Thomas Hodgon all of Great Driffield farmers:-to answer complaint of Christopher Bentley of Garton for assault. 1787
Source: Quarter Session Files #QSF/318/19

BURIAL: Burial record states that he is "of Great Driffield".

Margaret THOMSON was buried 1 on 19 Nov 1786 in Bainton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. Margaret married 2 Robert DANBY Sr on 1 Apr 1723 in Bainton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

BURIAL: Burial record states "widow of Great Driffield".

They had the following children.

  M i Robert DANBY was christened on 2 Apr 1724. He died on 4 Mar 1795.
  M ii
John DANBY was christened 1 on 30 Aug 1725.
  M iii Matthew DANBY was christened on 9 Dec 1727. He was buried on 21 Oct 1762.
  M iv
William DANBY was christened 1 on 2 Nov 1729 in Bainton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He was buried 2 on 2 Dec 1731 in Bainton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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