'Bird04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bird of Ashton, Bird of Bainton (Beynton), Bird of London

Randall Bird of Beynton, Northamptonshire
1. John Bird of Beynton
  m1. ??
  A. John Bird of Beynton
  m. Jane Lowe of Derbyshire
  i. Randle Bird of Bainton (b c1568, d c1660)
  m. (c01.1603-4) Catherine Pickering (dau of Michael Pickering of Tichmarsh, later of Raunds)
  a. John Bird of Bainton (b c1603, d c1675)
  m. m. (c05.1631) Elizabeth Orme (dau of Sir Humphrey Orme of Peterborough)
  (1) Francis Bird of Bainton (b c1630, d (unm?) 1678)
  m. (c05.1670??) Mary Beaver of London
  (2) John Bird of Bainton (b c1634, a 1682)
  m1. Martha Cole (dau of Jonathan Cole of Gretham)
  (A)+ issue (a 1682) - John in London (b c1661), Randle (b c1670), Elizabeth (b c1665)
  m2. Margaret Hall of Gloucestershire (widow of Walter Ward of Long Sutton)
  (D) Christopher Bird (b c1673, a 1682)
  (3) Jane Bird
  m. (c11.1661) Joseph Dillingham of Peterborow (grocer)
  (4) Mary Bird
  m. (c05.1671) John Butler of Stanground
  (5) Eve Bird
  m. (c09.1673) Jonathan Ryley of Sutton
  (6)+ other issue - Randle in London, Elizabeth (m. ??)
  b. Thomas Bird (dsps)
  m. (c08.1636) Martha Knowles of Woodcroft (widow)
  c. Catherine Bird
  m. (c02.1640-1) Robert Curtis of Souththorp in Barnack
  d. Elizabeth Bird
  m. _ Cox of Ashwell
  e.+ other issue - Randle in London (m. ??, had issue), Ambrose (m. ??, dsp), Jane
  ii. John Bird of Gloucester City
  m. Susan Sandford (dau of Tholby Sandford of Gloucester)
  a.+ issue - Robert, John, Thoby, Thomas, Anne, Jane, Elizabeth
  iii.+ other issue - Ambrose, Christopher
  m2. ??
  B. Thomas Bird of Ashton, Northamptonhire
  m. Margery Bullingham (dau of Richard Bullingham of Ketton, cousin of Nicholas Bullingham, Bishop of Worcester)
  i. John Bird of Ashford, later of London
  m. Maude Marshall (dau of Raffe Marshall of Carletoin)
  a. Frances Bird
  m. Stafford Ferborne of Bowtherton
  b.+ othet issue - John of London, Maude, Margery, Bridgett
  ii. Winifred Bird
  m. Edmond Cocker of Stamford
  iii. Elizabeth Bird
  m. Thomas Draper of Bottesworth
  iv. Margery Bird
  m1. John Barkeworth of Basleby
  m2. John Moore of Stamford
  v.+ other issue (d young) - Dorothy, Anne
2. Thomas Bird of Beynton
  A. John Bird of Temple Bar "nigh London"
  i. Roger Bird



HoP identifies William Wilberforce Bird's 1st wife as his cousin. That enables us to provide the following outline of the family.
?? Bird
1. John Bird of Coventry & London (d 1772, alderman of London)
  m. Judith Wilberforce (dau of William Wilberforce of Kingston-upon-Hull)
  A. William Wilberforce Bird of London & Kenilworth, later in the Cape of Good Hope (b 02.07.1758?, d 19.04.1836)
  m1. (c1779, sp) Elizabeth Bird (d 1780) @1@ below
  m2. (c1782) Penelope Wheler (dau of Rev. Sir Charles Wheler, 7th Bart)
  i. Harriet Bird (d 31.01.1852) probably of this generation
  m. (02.12.1817) James Watson (b 1792, d 1878)
  ii.+ 4 sons + 2 daughters
  B. Hannah Bird
  m. Rev. Robert Sumner
  C. Lucy Bird
  m. Robert Bird of Taplow @2@ just below
  D.+ other issue - Rebecca, Maria
2. ?? Bird
  A. Robert Bird of Taplow
  m. Lucy Bird @2@ just above
  B. Elizabeth Bird (d 1780)
  m. (c1779, sp) William Wilberforce Bird @1@ above

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Walter Metcalfe (1887), Northamptonshire, 1618-19, 'Bird of Ashton and Bainton'), Visitation (Northamptonshire, 1681, 'Bird of Bainton')
(2) For lower section (first uploaded to a Temporary page on 16.04.19) : HoP ('William Wilberforce Bird") with input from Commoners (vol IV, 'Wilberforce of Yorkshire', p722)
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