Ancestors of Tim Farr and Descendants of Stephen Farr Sr. of Concord, Massachusetts and Lidlington, Bedfordshire, England


Sir Adam de PESHALL Sheriff [Parents] 1. Adam married CAVERSWALL.

CAVERSWALL 1. CAVERSWALL married Sir Adam de PESHALL Sheriff.

They had the following children.

  M i Sir Richard de PESHALL.

Sir Richard PESHALL Knight [Parents] 1. Richard married Margaret HUGH.

PESHALL, OF HORSLEY.
CREATED         DORMANT
25th Nov. 1612.  since Feb. 1712.

Lineage.
RICHARD DE PERSHALL, son of Sir Richard Peshall by Alice Swinnerton, his wife, was a knight and a person of great power in Staffordshire, having been high sheriff, an office in those days of great authority, 7 EDWARD III. and from the 11th to the 15th of the same king. He rn Margaret, daughter and heir of Hugh, lord of Knighton, and thus added that manor to his possessions. He was a. by his son, SIR ADAM DE PESHALL, who was sheriff 15 EDWARD III. and made a similar accession to his estate by marriage with two heiresses, the daughters of John Weston, lord of Weston Lizard, in the county of Salop, and John de Caverswall, of Bishop's Offiey.
By the former he had a son and heir,
SIR ADAM DE PESHALL, of Weston Lizard, whose grandson and heir, another
SIR ADAM PESHALL, left two daughters, his co.heirs, viz.
MARGARRT PESHALL, who rn. Sir Richard Mytton, and conveyed to him the estate of Weston Lizard. (Refer to BURKE'S Commoners, vol. ii. p. 518.)
JOHANNA PESHALL, rn. to W. de Birming­ham.
By the latter he had a son, SIR RICHARD DE PESHALL, who acquired a consider­able fortune with his wife, Johanna, daughter and heir of Reginald Chetwynde, of Chetwynde, and left a son and heir, Sir THOMAS PESHALL, knt. living 4 RICHARD II.
who, by his first wife, Philippa, had two sons,
RICHARD}, who m. temp. HENRY IV. two sisters, the daughters of Hugh Malpas of -
Nicholas} -Checkley, and thus brought great estates into the family. RICHARD, the elder son, left two daughters, rn. in the time of HENRY VII.; the eIder, Isabella, to Sir THOMAS GROSVENOR; and the younger, Jocosa, to W. PIGOTT, of Cheshire. Of NICHOLAS, more presently.

Margaret HUGH 1. Margaret married Sir Richard PESHALL Knight.

They had the following children.

  M i Sir Adam de PESHALL Sheriff.

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 5 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 3.

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.

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