'Coghill1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Coghill of Coghill (Caithness), Coghill of Coghill Hall (Yorkshire), Coghill of Knaresborough

BP1934 starts with Sir John Coghill of Coghill Hall & Drumcondra, identifying him as "seventh in descent" from the following John. Walker starts with Thomas (m. Mary Slingsby) and finishes with a John, 6th in from that Thomas.
John Cockhill (sic) of Cockhill & Knaresborough, Yorkshire (a 1399) presumed father of ...
1. Thomas Coghill of Coghill Hall, Knaresborough
  m. Mary or Margery Slingsby (dau of John Slingsby of Scriven)
  A. Thomas Coghill
  m. Agnes Nettleton of Nettleton
  i. Marmaduke Coghill 'of Knaresborough'
  m. Maude Pulleyne (dau of John Pulleyne)
  a. Thomas Coghill of Knaresborough
m. Isabel Valentine
  (1) Thomas Coghill of Knaresborough (a 1616)
  m. Beatrix Hawley (dau of William Hawley of York)
  (A) John Coghill of London, 'of Coghill Hall'
  m. Lucy Tankard (bpt 23.06.1606, dau of Charles Tankard of Wixley)
Walker ends with their son John. We presume that this was the following John who is the first mentioned by BP1934.
  (i) Sir John Coghill of Coghill Hall & Drumcondra (co. Dublin) (d 1699)
  m. Hesther Cramer (dau of Tobias Cramer of Ballyfoil)
  (a) Marmaduke Coghill (d unm 09.03.1738, Chancellor of the Exchequer, judge)
(b) James Coghill (d 04.09.1734)
  m. Mary Pearson (sister of Thomas Pearson of Strathmore)
  ((1)) Hester Coghill (d 28.07.1789)
  m1. (13.10.1737) Charles Moore, Earl of Charleville (dsp 17.02.1764)
  m2. Sir John Mayne, later Coghill, Bart of Richings (dsp 14.11.1785, Major)
  (c) Hester Coghill
  m. (15.11.1700) Oliver Cramer of Ballyfoile
  One of their grandsons inherited Coghill and assumed the name Coghill.
  (B) Thomas Coghill of London
  (C) Isabell Coghill
  m. William Mann of Thorpe Underwood
  (2)+ other issue - John, Isabell
  b. John Coghill of London (a 1616)
  The following connection is presumptuous but it is not unlikely that this was the John of London who is the first mentioned in Visitation (Oxfordshire, 1634, Coghill of Bletchington) which provides the following.
m. Susan Vyele (dau of Dennis Vyele)
  (1) Henry Coghill
  m. Faith Sutton (dau/coheir of John Sutton of Aldenham)
  (A)+ issue - Henry, Thomas (bpt 10.07.1625), John (bpt 06.07.1637), Elizabeth, Faith (bpt 30.09.1626)
  (2) Sir Thomas Coghill of Blechington (aka Bletchingham), Sheriff of Oxfordshire (bur 06.06.1659)
  m. Elizabeth Sutton (dau/coheir of John Sutton of Aldenham)
  Visitation ends with the next generation, showing the children born by 1634. However, the Harleian editor has listed some baptism & burial dates which add Faith & Maria just below (and Thomas, John & Faith just above). Although she is normally identified as dau of Sir John Coghill of Bletchingham, the dates indicate that the Faith just below was possibly the wife of Sir Christopher Wren.
  (A) Faith Coghill (bpt 24.03.1636, d 03.09.1675)
  m. (07.12.1669) Sir Christopher Wren (b 20.10.1632, d 25.02.1723, architect)
  (B)+ other issue (a 1634) - Thomas (bpt 17.09.1626, bur 19.09.1665), John (bpt 28.04.1633), Sutton (bpt 17.07.1634), Elizabeth (bpt 28.12.1628), Susan (bpt 26.12.1630), Maria (bpt 16.01.1644/5)
  ii. Anne Coghill
  m. John Leathley
  iii.+ other issue - Eliza, Margerie, Katherine
  B. Nicholas Coghill



Henderson reports that "The proprietors of the small estate of Coghill and Gersay in Watten, now part of the estate of Watten, were, so far as is known, the only county landholders (in Caithness) who bore the designation "of that ilk"."
Alexander Coghill 'of that ilk' of Coghill (d by 1630)
1. David Coghill 'of that ilk' of Coghill & Scottag (a 1650) probably father of ...
  A. Thomas Coghill 'of that ilk' of Coghill & Gersay probably father of ...
  i. David Coghill 'of that ilk' of Coghill (a 1671)
2. Barbara Coghill possibly daughter rather than sister of David
  m. James Oswald (Bailie of Wick)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (originally launched on 04.09.08 within CZmisc10) : BP1934 ('Coghill'), Walker's Yorkshire Pedigrees (1942, 'Coghill of Coghill Hall near Knaresborough')
(2) For lower section : 'Caithness Family History' (John Henderson, 1884, 'The Coghills of that ilk', p253+)
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