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Families covered: Fish of Ayot Montfichet, Fish of Biglesworth, Fish of Southill

John Fishe or Fish of Ayot Montfitchet, Hertfordshire
VCH reports that Ayot Montfichet came into the Fish family through ...
m. Rose (dau of John (by Christine Poleyn?) son of Michael son of Agnes daughter of John Poleyn by Amice (d 1349), dau of Robert de Lacy by Amice)
1. John Fish of Ayot Montfitchet (d 1494)
  m. Katherine Wotton
2. William Fish of Ayot Montfitchet (d 1531)
A. Thomas Fish of Ayot Montfitchet (d 1553)
  Visitation (1634) identifies Thomas's wife as "[Elizabeth], d. of William [George] Hyde of Throcking" who is shown as also having married a Perient by whom she was mother of Sir George Perient. VCH identifies her as ...
  m. Elizabeth Hyde (dau of William Hyde of Throcking, m2. William Perient)
  i. George Fish of Southill, Bedfordshire
  The following comes from Visitation (Bedfordshire, 1634+Additions, Fishe of Southill) & TCB (vol 1, Fish).
  m1. Elizabeth Thompson ("d. of Auditor Thompson")
m2. Judith Hamby (dau of John Hamby of London, "Auditor of the Prest")
  a. Sir John Fish of Southill & Lissameon (co. Cavan), Sheriff of co. Cavan, 1st Bart (d 09.03.1623)
  m. Mary Pulter (dau of Edward Pulter of Great Wymondley & Bradfield (by Mary, dau of Sir Rowland Lytton), m2. Sir John Philpott)
  (1) Sir Edward Fish of Southill, 2nd Bart (bur 28.07.1658)
  m. (before 1623) Elizabeth Heton (bur 23.11.1657, dau/coheir of Martin Heton, Bishop of Ely)
  (A) Sir Edward Fish of Southill, 3rd Bart (b 1628-9, dsp c1670)
  (B) Alice Fish
  m. _ Harington of Lincolnshire
  (C) Anne Fish (b 16.02.1623)
  m. Sir Thomas Raymond (judge)
  (D)+ other issue (d unm?) - Lettice, Elizabeth
  (2) Mary Fish
  m. John Blundell (brother of Sir Francis)
(3) Anne Fish
  m. Sir George Sexton of Ireland
  b. Elizabeth Fish
  m. Richard Sutton (Auditor of the Prest)
  c. Dorothy Fish
  m. Michael Boyle, Bishop of Waterford
ii. William Fish of Southill 'of Stanford'
  m. Margaret Barnardiston (dau of John Barnardiston of Norrell)
  a. Sir William Fishe of Biglesworth 'of Carlton'
  m. Elizabeth Barnardiston (dau of Sir Thomas Barnardiston of Keton)
  (1) Mercy Fish probably the Mercy who married ...
  m. Adrian Mott of Suffolk
  (2)+ other issue - Barnardiston, Jane, Elizabeth, Margaret, Martha, Edith, Anne
  b. John Fishe (rector of of Little Hallingbery in Essex)
  m. Sisan Price of Little Hallingbery
  c. Humphrey Fishe of Norrel, Bedfordshire (a 1634)
  m. Margaret Dolman (dau of James Dolman of Newenham, widow of _ Scroggs of Norrell)
  d. Oliver Fishe of Biglesworth, Bedfordshire
  m. Mercy Smyth (dau of Thomas Smyth of Biglesworth)
  (1)+ issue - William, Mary
  e. Thomas Fishe of Southill
  (1) Humffrey Fishe
  f. Henry Fishe
  g. Richard Fishe of Bickleswade (Biggleswade)
  m. Anne Lowrey
  (1)+ issue - Richard, William, Humffrey, Anne
  h. Mary Fishe
  m. Thomas Ekins of Northal then Bigleswoth
  i. Ellen Fishe
  m1. _ Smyth of Ayott Lawrance
m2. Francis Barley of Kempton
  m3. Thomas Hoo of Flamsted
  j. Martha Fishe
  m. Nicholas Calton of Catworth Parva
  k. Anne Fishe
  m. John Partington (parson of Malden)
  l. Elizabeth Fishe
  m1. Thomas Taylor of Clifton
  m2. Richard Langhorne of Clifton
  m. Margaret Fishe
  m1. William Finch of Biglesworth
  m2. Robert Raymond of Essex (minister)

Main source(s): Visitation (Bedfordshire, 1634, Fishe of Biggleswade) with input/support as reported above plus, for the early generations, some input/support from VCH (Hertfordshire, vol 3, 'Parishes: Ayot St. Peter')
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