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Families covered: Folkes (Ffolkes) of Hillington, Folkes of Rushbrook, Folkes (Ffolkys) of Westley Waterless

Simon Ffolkys of Westley, Waterless, Cambridgeshire (d 1508)
m. Margaret
1. Martin Ffolkys of Westley Waterless (d 1569) probably father of ...
  A. Martin Folkes of Westley Waterless (d 1571-2)
i. William Folkes of Westley Waterless (d 1594)
  m. Agnes
  a. Martin Folkes of Rushbrook, Suffolk (b 11.1579, 2nd son)
  m1. (15.10.1617)
  (1) Martin Folkes of Rushbrook (b 14.02.1618-9, d 27.07.1671)
  m. Elizabeth Bourne (d 04.05.1687)
  (A) Martin Folkes of Hillington, Norfolk (b 28.08.1640, d 17.02.1705, Attorney General)
  m(2). (c1683) Dorothy Hovell (d 22.10.1724, dau of Sir William Hovell of Hillington)
  (i) Martin Folkes of Hillington & London (b 29.10.1690, d 28.06.1754, President of the Royal Society)
  m. (18.10.1715) Lucy Bradshaw (actress)
  (a) Dorothy Folkes (b 18.04.1718)
  m. William Richton
(b)+ other issue - Martin (b 23.04.1720, dvp unm 28.07.1740), Lucretia (b 1721)
  (ii) William Folkes of Hillington (b 05.07.1700, d 10.04.1773)
  m1. Ursula Taylor (dau of Samuel Taylor of King's Lynn)
  (a) Ursula Folkes
  m. John Macbride (Admiral)
(b) Dorothy Folkes
  m. Edmund Rolfe of Heacham
  (c) Mary Folkes
  m. J.B. West
(d) Elizabeth Folkes
  m. M. Western @@ see here @@
  m2. (1747) _ Browne (d 08.04.1773, dau of Sir William Browne of King's Lynn, President of the Royal College of Physicians)
  (e) Sir Martin Browne Folkes or Ffolkes, 1st Bart of Hillington (b 05.1749, d 11.12.1821)
  m. (28.12.1777) Fanny Turner (d 30.11.1813, dau of Sir John Turner, Bart of Warham)
  ((1)) Sir William John Henry Brown Ffolkes, 2nd Bart of Hillington (b 30.08.1786, d 24.03.1860) had issue
  m. (21.04.1818) Charlotte Philippa Browne (d 23.12.1882, dau of Dominick Geoffrey Browne of Castle MacGarrett, sister of Dominick, 1st Lord Oranmore)
  ((2)) Fanny Mary Folkes (b 1777, d 1813)
  m. Gilbert Harvey West
  ((3)) Lucretia Georgiana Folkes (d 15.10.1828)
  m. (26.08.1822) Sir Edward West (recorder of Bombay)
  ((4))+ other issue - Martin William Browne (b 1778, d 1798), Anna Martina Browne (b 1779, d unm 09.09.1853)
(iii) Henry Folkes of Marylebone (b 17.12.1703, d 1773)
  m. Mary
  The following was kindly provided by a contributor (LEF ('Ludo'), 17.07.07).
  (a) Lucretia Elizabeth Folkes (b 1729, d 31.01.1801)
  m. Griffith Philipps (b 1712, d 27.03.1781, MP, son of Grismond by Jane Stedman)
  (b)+ other issue - William (bpt 22.11.1726), Dorothy (bpt 22.01.1725), Mary (bpt 17.07.1728), Magdalen Ursula (bpt 05.10.1732), Mary (bpt 13.12.1733)
  (iii) Elizabeth Folkes (b 23.08.1694)
BP1934 shows Elizabeth as the only daughter of Henry of Marylebone but the dates make that impossible. We show her as his sister which is supported by the Cust records.
  m. (30.07.1715) Thomas Payne of Hough
  (a) Ethelred Payne apparently of this generation
  m. (08.12.1743) Sir John Cust, 3rd Bart (b 29.08.1718, d 24.01.1770)
  (B)+ other issue - Edward, Simon, Thomas, Elizabeth, Ann, Judith
  (2)+ other issue
  m2. Margaret Canham of Rowdham (d 12.1635)
  (3)+ other issue
  b.+ other issue - Simon of Westley & Burgh, Theodore, Francis, Thomas, Anne, Parnell, Susan
  ii. Joan Folkes
  m1. Stephen Hovell of High Hall, Horningsea (a 06.1552)
  m2. Thomas Willowes or Willys
  iii. Parnell Folkes
  m. _ Clarke
  iv.+ other issue - John of the Nunrie Swaffham Bulbeck, Thomas of Newmarket

Main source(s): BP1934 (Ffolkes)
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