'CZmisc06'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Clarell of Aldwark(e), Chideock of Chideock, Cockshead of Chumleigh (Chimley), Cranford of Ashby Ledgers, Cropley of Clerkenwell, Cropley of Sohan

Sir William Clarell (d 1332)
m. Agnes, lady of Aldwarke
1. Sir Thomas Clarell of Aldwarke (a 1341)
  m. Isabel Philibert
  A. William Clarell of Aldwarke (a 1371, d before 1380)
  m. Elizabeth Reygate (not Reyne) (a 1389, sister/coheir of James de Reygate of Steeton, m2. Sir Thomas Leeds)
i. Sir Thomas Clarell of Aldwarke (d 1442)
  m. Matilda Montgomery (dau of Sir Nicholas Montgomery by Margaret Foljambe)
  a. Thomas Clarell of Aldwarke (b c1394, d 1430)
  m. Elizabeth or Margaret Scrope (dau/heir of Sir John Scrope)
(1) Elizabeth Clarell (b 1415/6, d 23.04.1503)
  m. Sir Richard Fitzwilliam of Aldwarke (d 1478)
  (2)+ 2 daughters (d young or dsp?)
  b. Elizabeth Clarell
  m. (c1410) Sir John Gresley of Gresley (d 17.01.1448/9)
  c. Margaret Clarell (a 1441)
  m1. Sir John Fitzwilliam of Sprotborough (d 1421)
  m2. Sir Robert Waterton
  m3. (c1425) Sir William Gascoyne
  d.+ other issue - John, Robert, Catherine, Matilda
  ii. Elizabeth Clarell
  m. Thomas Fitzwilliam
  iii.+ other issue - William, Agnes
  B. Agnes Clarell
2. James Clarell



John de Gerveys (d 1260)
1. Sir John de Gerveys (d 1281)
  m. Christina
  A. Sir John de Chideock (d 1344)
  m. Lucy
i. John de Chideock of Chideock
  m. Elizabeth or Isabel Grey (dau of Robert de Grey, later FitzPayn, by Elizabeth de Briene)
  a. Sir John de Chideock of Chideock (b c1348, d 1390)
  m. Joan St. Loe (dau of Sir John St. Loe)
(1) Sir John Chideock of Chideock (b c1375, d 1449/50)
  m. Alianore FitzWarin (dau of Sir Ivo FitzWarin by Maud de Argentine)
  (A) Sir John Chideock of Chideock (b 1423, d 10.04.1479)
  m. Catherine Lumley (dau of Ralph Lumley, 1st Lord)
  (i) Catherine Chideock
  m1. William Stafford
  There is confusion as to William's identity. We follow TCP (Devon) which identifies him as of Hook & Southwick with them being parents of Humphrey, Earl of Devon. However, BE1883 (FitzPayne) and BP1934 (Arundel) identify him as 'of Frome', BE1883 showing them as having "an only child" who was Humphrey, Earl of Devon.
  m2. (c1451) Sir John Arundell of Lanherne
  m3. Sir Roger Lewknor
  (ii) Margaret Chideock (d 12.03.1502/3)
  m1. William Stourton, 2nd Lord (b c1432, d 18.02.1477-8)
  m2. (after 1478) Sir John Cheney, Lord of Shurland (dsp 30.05.1496)
  (B) Elizabeth Chideock (d 14.06.1464)
  m1. William Massy (a 16.05.1425)
  m2. Walter FitzWalter, 7th Lord (b c1400, d 25.11.1431)
  m3. (before 05.11.1438) Sir Thomas Cobham of Sterborough (d 26.04.1471)



Willam Cockshead of Chimley, Devon
m. Thomasine Pollard (dau of (Anthony) Pollard of Horwood)
1. Anthony Cockshead of Chimley (Chumleigh)
  m. Elizabeth Harvey (dau of Anthony Harvey of Devon)
  A. Anthony Cockshead of Chimley (Chumleigh) (d before 28.07.1611)
  m. Jane Estcott of Devon
  i. Anthony Cockshead of Chimley (Chumleigh) (d c05.1623)
  m1. Joan Westcomb (dau of John Westcomb of Chimley)
  a.+ issue (a 1623) - John (b c1595, d before 18.02.1631-2), Francis, Anthony, Thomas (a 1631), Robert, Hugh, Elizabeth, Thomasine, Jane, Susan, Christian
  m2. (by 1623) Frances
  ii. Hugh Cockshead of Pitford (d before 24.11.1629)
  m. Anne Pearse (a 1629, m2. _ Comer)
  iii. Thomazine Cockshead
  m. John Cooke of Southmolton
  iv. Suzan Cockshead
  m. Humphry Skinner of Chimley
2. William Cockshead



William Cranford of Ashby Ledgers (d by 1214)
m. Juliana Cazon (dau/heir of Henry Cazon)
1. John Cranford of Ashby Ledger (a 1255)
  m. Petronilla Stanford (dau of William Stanford)
  A. Nicholas Cranford of Ashby Ledger (a 1315)
  m. Catherine
  i. Robert Cranford of Ashby Ledger (d by 1374)
  m. Margaret de Watford (a 1374, dau of Edmund de Watford, sister/heir of Roger)
  a. Emma Cranford (a 1411)
  m. John Catesby of Ladbroke (d by 1405)



John Cropley of Soham, Cambridgeshire
1. Edward Cropley of Soham & London
  m. Priscilla Mooor (dau/heir of Thomas Moor or More of London)
  A. Sir John Cropley of Clerkenwell (Middlesex), 1st Bart (bur 05.11.1676)
  m. (by 1634) Elizabeth Hollingworth (bur 17.12.1680, dau/heir of Daniel Hollingworth of Clerkenwell)
  i. Sir Edward Cropley of Clerkenwell (b c1637, dvp bur 10.03.1664/5)
  m. Martha Wilson (dau of Robert Wilson of London, m2. Sir Edmund Bowyer of Camberwell)
  a. Sir John Cropley of Clerkenwell, 2nd Bart (b 15.07.1663, d unm 22.10.1713)
  b. Martha Cropley
  m. Thomas Marsh of Coulfoot
  ii. Anne Cropley (b c1649, a 1664) who married ...
  m. (c06.1675) Sir John Holt of Redgrave Manor, Lord Chief Justice (b 1642, dsp 1710)
  iii.+ other issue - John (b c1652, a 1664), Benjamin (b c1654, a 1664), Sarah (b c1647, a 1664)

Main source(s):
(1) For Clarell (uploaded 03.05.04, reviewed 26.07.13) : 'Historical Collections of Staffordshire', or 'Collections for a History of Staffordshire', edited by The William Salt Archaeological Society (New Series volume 1, 1898) with support from 'Pedigrees of the County Families of England' (vol 2, Yorkshire - West Riding, 'Reygate of Steveton') by Joseph Foster (1874)
(2) For Chideock (uploaded 15.03.06) : various web sites
(3) For Cockshead (uploaded 10.02.18) : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Cockshead of Chulmeleigh', p207)
(4) For Cranford (uploaded 31.10.19) : 'The History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton' (George Baker, vol 1, 1830, 'Cranford and Catesby of Ashby Ledgers', p244+)
(5) For Cropley (uploaded 06.01.20) : Visitation (Middlesex, 1663+, Ryley & Dethick, 1820, 'Cropley of Clerkenwell'), TCB (vol 3, 'Cropley of Clerkenwell', p190)
[Information on the Coningsby family of Hampton Court was moved from this page to Coningsby2 on 02.02.06; that on a Conyngham family was moved to Cunningham10 on 04.12.16; that on Crayford was moved to Crayford1 on 13.12.16; that on Craggs of Durham was moved to Craggs1 on 01.05.18. The section on Carthew has been moved to Carthew1.]
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