'Duffield1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Duffield of Medmenham

Langley, supported by Berry, identifies the arms of this family as "Sable, a chevron inter 3 doves argent".
William Duffield
1. John Duffield (bur 06.01.1597)
2. James Duffield of Medmenham, Buskinghamshire (d 1585)
m. Frances Knightley (dau/(co)heir of Richard Knightley of Falwesley (son/heir of Sir Richard) by Joane)
  A. Francis Duffield of Medmenham (b 1557, d 1626 (1612?))
  m1. Jane Britton (dau of Nicholas Britton of Leicestershire)
  i. James Duffield (d young)
  ii. Jane Duffield (a 1608)
  m. Francis Worley of Dodford (bur 07.07.1592)
  m2. Frances Andrew (dau of Robert Andrew of Harlston) @@ see here @@
  iii. Knightley Duffield of Medmenham (d 1665)
  m. Sarah Fields (dau of Andrew Fields of London (grocer))
  a. Andrew Duffield of Medmenham (d unm 1688)
  b. Francis Duffield
VCH suggests that Andrew left his estate at Medmenham to his cousin Francis (and then Francis's son Francis). Langley & Berry both report that his Francis was buried in Medmenham.
  (1) Edmund Duffield, Sheriff of Buckinghamshire (a 1693)
  (A) Francis Duffield (b 1688-9, d 31.05.1728)
  (i) Francis Duffield (d 29.05.1758)
  (a) Knightley Duffield
  (b) John Duffield
  m. (19.06.1779) Elizabeth (not Mary) Bermingham (dau of Earl of Lowth)
  (ii)+ other issue - Edmund (vicar of Mendenham), John
  c.+ other issue - Sarah, Ann
  iv. Edmund Duffield
  m. Dorothy Bovingdon (dau of Edward Bovingdon of Wooburn)
  a. Mary Duffield
  m. _ Stevens of Berkshire
  b Ann Duffield
  m. _ Woodward of Stratton Audley
  c. Dorothy Duffield
  m. John Eustace of Pirton
  v. Elizabeth Duffield
  m. Edward Ashworth

Main source(s): 'The History and Antiquities of the Hundred of Desborough and Deanery of Wycombe in Buckinghamshire' (Thomas Langley, 1797, 'Pedigree of the Duffield Family', p481 (in Appendix)), 'CountyGen' (Berry, Buckinghamshire, 1837, p45) with a little input/support from VCH ('A history of the County of Buckinghamshire', vol 3, 'Parishes: Medmenham')
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