'Ellis02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Ellis of Chesterton, Ellis of Kidhall (Kiddall), Ellis of Lincoln, Ellis of Wellingore

Commoners reports that "The Ellises came originally, with William of Normandy, into England; but no ancient documents, prior to the reign of Richard I, exist."
Thomas Ellis or Elys (a c1400)
m. Anne Calverley (dau of Walter or William Calverley of Calverley)
1. William Ellis of Kiddall, Yorkshire
m. Joanna Perceyhay (dau of William Perceyhay of Ryton)
  A. William Ellis of Kiddall (dsp)
  Commoners identifies Henry as the elder brother but Visitation implies that William was the elder.
  m. _ Vavasour (dau of _ Vavasour of the Wold) named Alice by Commoners, Margaret by Visitation
  B. Henry Ellis of Kiddal or Kidhall l (a temp Edward IV who r. 1461-1483)
  m. Anne (Agnes) Gascoigne (dau of John Gascoigne of Lazingcroft, widow of William Mallet of Normanton)
  i. John Gascoigne Ellis of Kidhall (a 1585, 1612)
  m. Mary Anne (dau of Martin Anne of Frickley)
  a. John Ellis of Kidhall (b c1583)
  m. Elizabeth Plumpton (dau of William Plumpton of Plumpton)
(1) William Ellis of Kidhall (d 1647)
  Commoners shows 2 generations of Williams, the first m. Mary, dau of _ Austen of London, and their son another William who m. Anne, dau of Thomas Colepepper of Perton. Commoners reports that the latter was "slain at the siege of Charlemont, in Ireland". [Wikipedia reports that that siege took place in 1650.] We follow Dugdale who shows just one generation, with the first William "Captain under the Ld Inchequin in Ireland, in the service of K. Ch. ye first, and slayn there ao 1647".
  m. Mary Austin (dau of John Austin or Austen, alderman of London, m2. Thomas Culpeper of Penton)
  (A) William Ellis of Kidhall (b c1643, a 09.1665)
  m. Mary Lowther (dau of Sir William Lowther of Swillington)
  (i) William Ellis of Kidhall
  m. Mary Seaman (dau of Dutton Seaman of Westminster, London)
(a) Charles Ellis of Kidhall (Captain)
  m. Mary Thomlinson (heir)
  ((1)) Maria Ellis
  m. Randal Burrowes of Norfolk
  (b) William Ellis (Captain)
  m. Catherine Harvey of Dane Court
  ((1)) William Ellis
  m1. (sp_ _ Cibber (dau of Theophilus Cibber)
  m2. Sarah Francis of Great Yarmouth
  ((A)) Sir William Charles Ellis (b 11.03.1780, d 24.10.1839) had issue
  m. Mildred Wood of Louth
  ((B)) Maria Ellis
  m. (Mary) Joseph Claire de la Serrie of Rochell
  ((C))+ other sisue (dsp) - William, Robert, Jane, Anne, Sarah
((2)) Anne Ellis (d infant)
  (c) John Ellis of Kidhall not mentioned by FMG
  m. _ Butterfield (dau of J. Butterfield of Leeds)
  ((1)) William Ellis of Kidhall
  m. Elizabeth Bourn (dau/heir of T. Bourn of Mattingley)
  ((A)) Elizabeth Maria Ellis (b 1739-40, d 14.07.1795)
  m. Randall Burroughes of Long Stratton
  ((2)) Charles Ellis
  (d) Mary Ellis (b 1695-6, d 04.04.1766)
  m. Timothy Smith of Brotherton
  (e)+ other issue - Henry, Annabell, Catherine Mildred
(ii) Henry Ellis (3rd son)
  Commoners suggests that Welbore Ellis, Bishop of Kildare & Meath (b c1651, d 1733-4), who is identified by Wikipedia as son of Rev. John Ellis (b c1606, d 1681, rector of Waddesdon), "sprang" from this Henry but the dates indicate that that must be wrong.
  (iii) Jane Ellis
  m. Francis Mosley (rector of Roleston)
(iv)+ other issue - John, Mary
  (B) Henry Ellis
  (C) Fridiswide Ellis
  m. William Culpeper of London
  (2) Mary Ellis (bur 24.09.1692)
  m1. (05.09.1631) Sir Anthony Chester, Bart of Chichley (b c1565, d 1635)
  m2. (04.06.1658) Samuel Lodington (bur 29.01.1662/3)
  (3)+ other issue - Henry, Charles, daughter
  b. Anne (or Frances) Ellis
  m. Thomas Barley or Burley of Ecclesfield
  c. Mary Ellis
  m. Bryan Babthorp of Babthorp
  d.+ other issue - Nicholas, Martin, Henry, Robert, Richard, Francis, Thomas, Gervais, Samuel, Frances, Mercy
  C. Anne Ellis
  m. John More or Moor of Austrop
2. Ellen Ellis
  m. Michael Fawkes of Farneley



Presumably connected to the above was ...
?? Ellis of Kiddall
1. Roger Ellis (a 1548, 2nd son) had issue
2. Lyon Ellis, Mayor of Lincoln (d 12.12.1570)
  m1. Joane (bur 01.08.1558)
  m2. Elizabeth
  A. Edward Ellis of Chesterton, Cambridgeshire (d 20.11.1595)
  m. Joan Stuteville (b 1552-3, d 27.04.1631, dau of Thomas Stuteville of Brinkley, m2. Othowell Hill, recorder of Lincoln)
  i. Edward Ellis of Chesterton (b c07.1582, dsp before 12.05.1612)
  m. (before 07.02.1610-1) Ursula Pell (bpt 14.01.1564-5, m2. Lewis Cokayne of Cokayne Hatfield)
  ii. John Ellis (a 07.1656)
  m. _ Cawkes of Essex
  a. Philip Ellis
b. Jane Ellis
  m. _ Richards
  iii. Edward Ellis of Bugden, Huntingdonshire (dsp bur 14.10.1656, cupbearer to King CHares I)
  a. John Ellis
  (1) Edward Ellis of Chesterton (b c1631, a 1652)
  iv. Lyon Ellis (a 01.1611-2)
  m. Bridget
  a. Lyonel Ellis
  v. Jane Ellis
  m. (18.08.1606) John Thorold of Morton
vi. Anne Ellis
  m. John Thorold of Welham
  B. Sir William Ellis (b c1553, d 19.12.1636, recorder of Lincoln)
  m. (1592) Anne or Agnes Thorold (b c1573, d 17.10.1612, dau of Sir Edmund Thorold of Hough)
  i. Edmund Ellis of Wellingore (b 1594-5, bur 07.11.1659)
  m. (c05.1617) Mary Copledyke (dau of Thomas Copledyke of Harrington, sister/coheir of Thomas)
a. Thomas Ellis of Harrington & Wellingore (b c1629, bur 19.08.1676, 2nd son)
  m. Jane Nevile (bur 29.09.1726, dau of Sir Gervase Nevile of Haddington (m2. Edward King of Ashby?))
  (1) Edmund Ellis (bpt 10.06.1655, dsp bur 07.07.1681)
  m. Elizabeth Rosseter (bur 11.06.1706, dau of Sir Edward Rosseter)
  (2) Thomas Ellis (bpt 14.03.1656-7, d unm bur 25.02.1681-2)
  (3) Martha Ellis (b 1652, d 30.03.1710)
  m. (09.10.1674) Brian Nevile of Auburn 'of Wellingore'
  (4) Mary (or Anne) Ellis (b 1686, d 1765) probably of this generation
  m. (01.04.1678) John Key of Leadenham (b 1644-5, a 01.1718)
  b.+ other issue - William (b c1618, a 1650), Martha, Elizabeth (bur 11.06.1706), Mary, Anne, Eleanor, Hester
  ii. Martha Ellis (b c1590, d 23.11.1637)
  m. (c12.1612) Thomas Copledike of Harrington (dsp 04.09.1658)
  iii. Mary Ellis (a 1656)
  m. William Lister of Down Hall & Coleby
  iv.+ other issue - Alexander (dvp), Richard (a 1638), Elizabeth (dsp), Frances (dvp), Mary
  C. Elizabeth Ellis (bpt 13.02.1564-5)
  m. (18.08.1606) Thomas Thorold (rector of Caythorpe)
  D.+ other issue - John (bpt 05.12.1563, bur 15.12.1563), Elizabeth (bur 25.11.1563), Jane, Esther
3.+ other issue - Sir Richard (bur 29.10.1548, priest in Lincoln), Margerie (a 1548)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 29.05.10) : Commoners (vol 3, Burroughes of Long Stratton), FMG (vol 2, MS316, 'Ellis', p775+) with some support from Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1584/5+1612, Ellis of Kiddall), Visitation (Dugdale, Yorkshire, 1665, Ellis of Kiddall)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 09.02.09) : Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1906, Ellis of Wellingore)
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