'Bromfield1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bromfield (Bromfeild) of Bromfield, Bromfield of London, Bromfield of Northwich, Bromfield of Southwark

Visitation starts with ...
Gruffith ap David ap Jerworth ap Gruffith ap Cadwgan decka ("from Ithell Velin of Yale & Liskell fift (sic) son of Lleweling Aurdorchog of Bromfeild & Yale")
1. Eignion
  m. Eve (dau of Guyan ap Madock)
  A. Madock
  m. Julian (dau/heir of Jerwerth Goch ap Jerworth Vichan)
  i. Gruffith
  m. Elliw (dau/eir of Jevan Lloyd Jonas "from Tudor Treuor")
  a. David of Bromfeild
  m. Dionet (dau of Rees ap Kendrick)
  (1) Gruffith Bromfeild
  m. Anne (dau of Jerwerth Vichan)
Arbitrarily, from the next generation we change the spelling of the family name.
  (A) Tudyr Bromfield
  (i) Geoffrey Bromfield
  (a) Martin Bromfield
  ((1)) Edward Bromfield of Morton in Bromfield
  ((A)) Elizabeth Bromfield (heir) possibly fits here?
  m. Sir Gerrard Eyton of Eyton (a 1623)
  (B) Mathew Bromfield
  (C) Jevan Bromfield
  m. Constance Ferneth (dau of Llewelin Ferneth of Mondefield, Sussex)
  (i) Thomas Bromfield of Ilford, Barking, Essex
m. Elizabeth Cooke of Northamptonshire
  (a) Thomas Bromfield of Odemere, Sussex the first named by BEB1841
  m. Grace Martin (dau of Thomas Martin of Surrey)
  ((1)) John Bromfield of Ewhurst, Sussex had issue
  ((C)) Anne Bromfield (d 1700) dau of John of Udimore, probably of this generation
  m. John Smyth of North Nibley (cousin, m1. Anne, dau of Lord Mayor Edward)
  ((2)) Sir Edward Bromfield, Sheriff then Lord Mayor of London (a 1634, alderman)
  BEB1841 shows Edward as m1. Joyce Austin (mother of Edward), m2. Elizabeth Mitchetlborne (mother of Charles, George, Elizabeth, Margaret), m3. Anne Woodward (mother of John) but does not name the wives of his son John. We follow TCB & Visitation in showing the marriages as below.
  m. Margaret Payne (dau/coheir of John Payne of Southwark)
((A)) Sir John Bromfield of Southwark (Surrey), 1st Bart (b c1610)
  As indicated above, BEB1841 has confused the wives of Sir John and his father. This leaves us cautious about the children reported by BEB1841 which does not name Sir John's wife/wives but shows him as father of Edward, Charles, George (dsp) & John (dsp).
  m1. (by 1630) Joyce Austin (dau/coheir of William Austin or Austen of Cheversall)
  ((i)) Sir Edward Bromfield of Suffolk Place in Southwark, Sheriff of Surrey, 2nd Bart (b c1632, d 17.02.1703)
  m. (c04.1666) Susan Bowell of Cockthorp
  ((a)) Joyce Broomfield
  m. Thomas Lent or Lant
  ((ii))+ other issue - John (dvpsp?), Margaret, Anne shown by Visitation (1634)
  m2. Elizabeth Michelborne (dau/coheir of William Michelborne of Westmeston)
  ((v)) Charles Bromfield of Southwark (b c1643?)
  m. (c01.1667/8) Mary Salter (b c1646, dau of Nicholas Salter of London) probably wife of Charles, possibly mother of ...
((a)) Sir Charles Bromfield, 3rd Bart (b c1672, dspm 06.09.1733)
  m. Theodosia Steele (d by 1737, dau of John Steele of Orton-on-the-Hill, sister/coheir of Samuel)
  m3. Anne Woodward (b before 1623, d by 1696, dau of Christopher Woodward of Lambeth by Catherine, dau of Thomas Audley of London)
  ((B)) Edward Bromfield (dsp)
  ((C)) Anne Bromfield (bur 02.12.1643)
  m. (1631) John Smyth of North Nebley
  ((D)) Margaret Bromfield
  m. Henry Hudson (of Gray's Inn)
  ((E)) Grace Bromfield
  m. Thomas Woodward of Thorpe
  ((3)) Alice Bromfield
  m. _ Stephens of London
  ((4)) Elizabeth Bromfield
  m. John Packington of London
  ((5)) Hester Bromfield
  m. Thomas Overman of London
  ((6)) Anne Bromfield
  m1. William Kelling
  m2. John Hopson of the Isle of Wight
  ((7))+ other issue - Thomas (dsp), Robert (had issue), Jerome (dsp), Mary



The coats of arms indicate that there was probably a connection between the following family and that shown above.
Thomas Bromfield of Northwich, Cheshire
1. Geoffrey Bromfield of Northwich
  m. Edith Moore (dau of _ Moore of More)
  A. Thomas Bromfield of London (d 03.02.1671-2)
  m1. Joan Douey (dau of John Douey (Dovey?) of Barkby)
  i. Thomas Bromfield
  ii. Constance Bromfield (bpt 25.05.1634, d c1671)
  m1. (02.03.1651-2) Thomas Middleton of Stanstead Mountfitchett (bpt 22.07.1630, bur 21.08.1668)
  m2. (c05.1672) Sir Andrew Henley of Bramshill, Bart (d before 14.06.1675)
  m2. Katherine Stevens (bur 30.12.1693, dau of Nathaniel Stevens of Eastington)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (London, 1634, Bromfeild (2)), BEB1841 (Bromfield of Southwark), TCB (vol 3, Bromfield of Southwark)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (London, 1634, Bromfeild (1)), Visitation (London, 1664, Bromfield)
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