'Gunter2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gunter of Chichester, Gunter of Gilleston, Gunter (Gounter) of Racton

Presumed to have been connected to the family shown on Gunter1 was the following Sir Jenkin "whose ancestors came in with William the Conqueror".
Sir Jenkin Gunter
1. Hugh Gunter
  A. Sir Hugh Gunter
  m. Maud Clede (dau/heir of Sir Giles Clede)
  i. Giles Gunter
  m. Jonnett Cawdock
  a. Jenkin Gunter
  m. Ethelow Burghill
  (1) Hoskyn Gunter
  m. Maud Reynold (dau of Sir John Reynold)
  (A) Hoskyn Gunter
  m. Gwenthian (dau of William ap Richard ap Griffith)
(i) Richard Gunter
  m. Maud Perpointe (dau/heir of John Perpointe)
  (a) William Gunter
  m. Gwenlyan (dau of Meredth Havard)
  ((1)) Jenkyn Gunter
  m. Gwenlian (dau of William ap Rys Lloyd ap Meredeth)
((A)) William Gunter
  m. Margaret Knapton (dau of Richard Knapton)
  ((i)) Hugh Gunter - continued below
  m. ?? (dau of Hugh ap Howell)
  ((B)) John Gunter of Sothery 'of Chelworth' (3rd son)
  m. Katherin Utworth (dau/heir of Richard Utworth of Chelworth)
  ((i)) Katherine Gunter
  m1. Henry Morgan of Pencoyd
  m2. Sir Edward Walsingham
  ((C))+ other issue - Jenkyn, Thomas, William, Margery
  ((2)) William Gunter
  m. Elizabeth Corbett
  ((A))+ issue - William, Howell
  (2) Thomas Gunter (3rd son)
  (A)+ issue - William, Philip, Lewes
  (3)+ other issue - Jenkin (dsp), Ethelow, Christian
  b.+ other issue - Roger, Walter, Richard, Thomas
  ii.+ other issue (dsp) - John, Walter
  B. Roger Gunter (dsp)



Hugh Gunter of Gilleston, Wales - continued above
m. ?? (dau of Hugh ap Howell)
1. John Gunter of (St.) Gilleston and of Racton, Sussex (d 1557-8)
  m1. Jane Aylworth (dau/heir of Henry Aylworth of Wiltshire)
A. Arthur Gunter of Racton (d 1576)
  m. Mary Stafford (dau of _ Stafford (son of Sir Thomas of Bradfield), sister of Sir Thomas of Berkshire)
  i. Sir George Gunter or Gounter of Racton
  m1. Ursula Bayley (dau of Richard Bayley of the Isle of Wight)
a. John Gunter or Gounter of Racton (dvp)
  m1. Joane Knight (dau of (John) Knight of Chaughton)
  (1) George Gunter or Gounter of Racton (a 1651, Colonel)
  m. Catherine Hyde (bur 17.06.1684, dau of Sir Laurence Hyde of Salisbury)
(A) George Gounter of Racton (b c1646, d 12.12.1718)
  m1. (1695) Elizabeth Sherrington (d 03.11.1700)
  m2. (c1701) Judith Nicholl (d 06.05.1737, dau of Richard Nicholl of Norbiton)
  (i) Sir Charles Gounter, later Nicholl of Racton (bpt 07.10.1704, d 24.11.1733)
  m. Elizabeth Blunden (bur 31.12.1743, dau/heir of William Blunden of Basingstoke, m2. Peregrine Bertie, Duke of Ancaster)
  (a) Elizabeth Nicholl (bur 19.01.1745)
  (b) Frances Catherine Nicholl (b 1734?, d 1805)
  m. (11.01.1755) William Legge, 2nd Earl of Dartmouth (b 1731, d 1801)
  (ii) Catherine Gounter (bpt 08.12.1702)
  m. Sir Henry Maynard of Walthamstow, Bart
  (iii)+ other issue - George (bpt 28.11.1703, dvp 11.1718), Elizabeth (bpt 15.12.1706, d 02.1721)
  (B)+ other issue - Amphillis (d 09.02.1700), Mary (d 23.08.1702)
  (2)+ other issue - Mary, Ursula
  m2. Martha Drew (dau of Bradshaw Drew, m2. Sir Gregory Norton (not Morton), Bart)
  b. George Gounter
  m1. ??
  (1)+ issue - George, Thomas, Martha
  m2. Frances French of Essex
  (4)+ other issue - John, Adam/daughter
  c. Margaret Gunter or Gounter
  m. John Poor of Bedfordshire
  d. Mary Gunter or Gounter
  m. Francis Drew (son/heir of Bradshaw of Dengworth)
  m2. Susan Bullen (m2. Thomas Drury)
  ii. Joane Gounter
  m. Roger Mitchell of Stamerham
  iii.+ other issue - Richard (dsp), Ann, Margaret, Mary
  B.+ other issue (dsp) - Henry, William
  m2. Jane Tirrell (widow of Edmond Lewknor of Trotton)
  D. Jasper Gunter of Chichester & Erneley
  m. (1583) Emma Till (dau of Robert Till of Erneley)
  i. Richard Gunter of Chichester & Aldingbourn (a 1608)
  m. Mary Hawes (dau of Thomas Hawes or Hewes, son of the physician to Queen Mary)
  a. Thomas Gunter of Chichester (b c1611)
  b.+ other issue - Jasper, Richard (dsp), Ann/Amy (a 1638)
  E. John Gunter of Chilworth

Main source(s): Visitation (Sussex, 1530+1633-4, Gunter) with support/input, for lower section, from CountyGen (Sussex, Berry), VCH (Sussex, vol 4, Racton)
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