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Families covered: Boys of Hoad Court

Thomas Boys of Eythorne (Eytham) in Nonington, Kent (b c1527, d 28.02.1599-1600)
m1. Christiana Searles (bur 28.07.1587, dau/coheir of Thomas Searles of Wye)
Visitation (Kent, 1619, 'Boys') shows Thomas as father (by Christiana Searles) of Edward of Bershanger (Betshanger) (m. Judith Ridley), John of Challock, Frances (m. Nicholas Parker), Affra (m. Francis Rogers) & Anna (m. Robert Bolton). Berry shows them as children of his brother Vincent.
1. Edward Boys of Eythorn then Holt Street (Nonington) then Barston (bpt 04.11.1565, bur 12.07.1625)
m1. Ann (bur 15.06.1614)
  A.+ issue - Edward (d young), John (d young), Edward (bpt 03.12.1609), Vincent (bpt 20.11.1612), Elizabeth (bpt 03.03.1604-5), Frances (bpt 17.10.1606), Ann (bpt 29.05.1608), Jane (bpt 01.04.1610), Ann (d young)
  m2. Agnes Smith of Dumchurch
2. Thomas Boys of Hoad Court in Blean, Kent (d 1625)
  m1. Sarah Rogers (bur 1602, dau of Richard Rogers, dean of Canterbury)
A. John Boys of Hoad Court (bpt 1590)
  m. Mary Fotherby (dau of Martin Fotherby, Bishop of Salisbury, m2. Sir George Askew)
  i. John Boys of Hoad Court (b c1614, d 18.03.1660/1)
  m. Anne Kingsley (d before 11.09.1712, dau of William Kingsley (archdeacon of Canterbury), m2. Sir Richard Head)
a. John Boys of Hoad Court (b 1652, d 04.09.1710, Colonel)
  m. Jane Head (b c1651, d 17.12.1717, dau of Sir Richard Head, Bart, widow of Herbert Price)
  (1) John Boys of Hoad Court (d 17.03.1747/8)
  The following is partly supported by CountyGen (Kent, Berry, p182).
  m. Elizabeth Dalison (b 21.07.1686, dau of Thomas Dalison of Hamptons by Susan Style)
  (A) Elizabeth Boys (b 25.12.1720)
  m. Charles Wake of Hoad Court (d 1796, rector of East Knoyle & Fonthill, m2. _ Beckford)
  (i) Charles Wake (vicar of Shoreham)
  (ii) Elizabeth Wake
m. Rev. John Honywood of Hoad Court
  (B) Anne Boys (b 02.1723, d 1762)
  m. (1750) Rev. Osmund Beauvoir (d 01.07.1789, Headmaster of King's School, Canterbury, m2. Mary, dau/heir of Fane William Sharpe of Enfield Chase)
  (i) Elizabeth Beauvoir (d 1829)
  m. (12.1785) William Hammond of St. Alban's Court
  Hamptons passed to their younger son who assumed the name Dalison.
  (ii) Isabella Beauvoir
  m. Rev. Richard Blackett Dechair
  (iii)+ other issue (d unm) - Osmund, William, Cholmondeley
  (C)+ other issue(dsp) - John (d young), Thomas (b 1720, d infant), William (bur 1746)
  (2) Ann Boys
  m. George Tilson
b. Sir William Boys (d 1744, youngest son?)
  m. Ann Barrett (d 1753, dau of Sir Paul Barrett (sergeant-at-law))
  Berry shows 2 married daughters for William & Ann: Ann (b 1694, m. Sir Francis Head, Bart) & Mary (b 1700, m. Thomas Barrett). TCB (vol 4, p76) identifies the wife of Sir Francis Head (4th Bart) as Mary (b 1700). We presume that Berry has the marriages the wrong way round.
  (1) Ann Boys (b 22.05.1694)
  m. Thomas Barrett of Lee in Ickham
  (2) Mary Boys (b c1700, d 29.10.1792)
  m. (06.1726) Sir Francis Head, 4th Bart (b 1693-4, d 27.11.1768)
  (3)+ other issue - John (b 1695), William (b 11.07.1697), Elizabeth (bpt 25.07.1698, d 1722)
  c.+ other issue - John (d young), Thomas, Mary (b 1654), Damaris (b 1658)
  B. Edward Boys (bpt 1599, d c1667, rector of Mautboy, Norfolk, youngest son)
m. (1640) Mary Herne
  C. Ann Boys (bpt 1589, d 1637)
  m. Thomas Eyres of Great Missenden
  D.+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 1593, d 1643), Richard bpt 1595?), Peter (bpt 1598), Frances (d 1619), Elizabeth (bpt 1597), Susanna (bpt 1602)
  m2. ?? (d 1620)
3. John Boys (bpt 12.11.1571, d 26.09.1625, dean of Canterbury)
  m. (04.10.1604) Angela Bargrave (b 1645, dau of Ralph Bargrave of Bridge)
4. Vincent Boys of Hougham, Kent (bpt 09.06.1577)
m. Alice
  A.+ issue - Thomas (had issue), Eleanor, Elizabeth, Frances
5. Luke Boys of Herne (bpt 29.05.1579)
  A. Ann Boys
6. Sarah Boys (bpt 24.11.1560)
  m1. Richard Milles
  m2. John Sea of Underdown
7. Jane Boys (bpt 24.07.1569)
  m. (16.01.1589-90) William Idley of Eastry
8.+ other issue - William (bpt 07.02.1562-3, d unm 07.02.1631-2), Mary (d infant), daughter
m2. Mary Denne (dau of William Denne of Kingston, relict of John Coppin)

Main source(s): CountyGen (Kent, Berry, p445), BHO (History & Topographical Survey of Kent, vol 8, 'Parishes: Bleane')
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