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Families covered: Halford of Edith Weston (Edithweston), Halford of Wistow
[Parts of this page were formerly within Halford1. They were moved here following review & expansion using Nichols.]

Richard Halford of Edithweston, Rutland (d 1627)
m. Dorothy Moore (dau of _ Moore of Weld)
1. Richard Halford of Edith Weston, Sheriff of Rutland (b c1595/7, d 1675)
m1. Anne Montgomery (d c1627, dau of Sherrington Montgomery of Sherrington)
  A. Charles Halford of Edith Weston, Sheriff of Rutland (b c1623, a 1681)
  m. Elizabeth Michell (a 1681, dau of Thomas Michell of South Witham)
  i. Jane Halford
  m. Christopher Berisford of Long Ledenham
  ii. Anne Halford (b c1659) probably the Anne (d 17.01.1712) who married ...
  m. (05.01.1681) Anthony Lucas of Fenton (b 17.07.1658, d 27.06.1692)
  iii.+ other issue - Richard (b c1663, a 1681), Charles (d young), Elizabeth (b c1658), Catherine (d young), Mary (d young), Catherine (d young), Dorothy (b c1667, a 1681)
  B. John Halford (d young)
  m2. Jane Day (dsp 1667, dau of John Day of Chard)
2. Thomas Halford (d 1648, rector of Edith Weston, 4th son)
  m. Catherine Dowman (dau of William Dowman of Uffington)
  A. Richard Halford
  B. Jane Halford
  m. George Barr of Dowsby
  C. Catherine Halford
  m. Richard Clamp of Lynn Regis
  D. Anne Halford
  m. Robert Wilson of Edith Weston
3. Jane Halford
  m. William Burton of Brarnston
4. Grace Halford
  m. James Oliver of Norton
5. Susanna Halford
  m. Francis Roos of Ashwell
6. Dorothy Halford
  m. John Cooper of Elton
7.+ other issue - Thomas (parson of Edithweston), Roger in London (d unm), John (dsp), William (dsp), Mary (d young), Elizabeth (d unm)



Richard Halford of Clipston(e) (Chepston), Northamptonshire
1. Andrew Halford of Wistow, Leicestershire (dsp)
  m. Johanna Barret (a 1607, dau of _ Barret of Medbourn (Medburne))
2. Edward Halford of Langham, Rutland
  m. Dionisia Bury of Rutland
A. Sir Richard Halford, Sheriff of Leicestershire, 1st Bart of Wistow (b c1580, d 1658)
  m1. Isabella Bowman (a 1619, dau of George Bowman of Medburne)
  i. Andrew Halford of Kilby (b c1603, dvp 1657)
  Nichols suggests that Andrew's 1st wife was Jane, dau/heir of _ Leader of Saffron Walden, but TCB identifies her as ...
  m1. Elizabeth Turpin (dau of Sir George Turpin of Knaptoft)
a. Sir Thomas Halford, 2nd Bart of Wistow (b 06.1638, d 1679)
  m. Selina Welby (d before 04.1698, dau of William Welby of Denton)
  (1) Sir Thomas Halford, 3rd Bart of Wistow (d unm 1689/960)
  (2) Sir William Halford, 4th Bart of Wistow (b c1666, dsp bur 04.06.1695)
  m. Judith Boothby (dau of Thomas Boothby of Tooley Park)
  (3) Sir Richard Halford, 5th Bart of Wistow (b 1668-9, d 05.09.1727)
  m. Mary Cotton (d 20.12.1741, dau of Rev. William Cotton of Broughton Asley)
The following is partly supported by 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 2, 1811, 'Pedigree of Cotton of Dadlington', p724) though that shows the following William as son of the 4th Bart rather than the 5th.
(A) Sir William Halford, 6th Bart of Wistow (b c1694, d unm 03.02.1768)
  (B) Thomas Halford (b c1696, d 1766)
  m. Elizabeth Palmer (b c1691, d 03.11.1761, dau of Thomas Palmer of Leicester)
  (i) Sir Charles Halford, 7th Bart of Wistow, Sheriff of Leicestershire (b c1731, dsp 21.07.1780, 4th son)
  m. (03.05.1769) Sarah Farnham (b 25.10.1741, dsp 02.10.1814, dau of Edward Farnham of Quorndon House, she m2. 6th Earl of Denbigh)
  (ii)+ other issue (dvpsp) - Richard (clerk), Thomas, William
(C) Elizabeth Halford (b 1711, d 1772)
  m. John Smalley (alderman of Leicester)
  Wistow later passed to one of their grandsons who took the name Halford.
  (D)+ other issue - Charles, Welby (d unm 1728), 2 sons (d young), Benjamin, Richard, George, Mary (b 1699, d 1742), Rebecca (b 1709, d 1728), 4 other daughters
  (4) Rebecca Halford
  m. Barnard Cotton of Dadlington (d 03.1732)
  (5) daughter
William Cole of Lutterworth
  (6) Grisel Halford probably of this generation
  m. Richard Boothby of Huncote
  (7)+ 16 other children
  b. Joan Halford
  m. Andrew Freeman
  c. Mary Halford probably the Mary who married ...
  m. Neale Hewett of Dunton Bassett (b c1633, a 1681)
  d.+ other issue - Richard (d unm 31.01.1651), William (d infant), Andrew (a 1657, d unm), Elizabeth
  m2. Mary Hasket (dau/coheir of Humphrey Hasket of Creeton)
  h. Andrew Halford (youngest son?)
  m. Elizabeth
  (1)+ 3 daughters
i.+ other issue - Thomas (a 1652), Mary, Gresul
  m3. Mary Nichols (b c1602, d 1657, dau of William Nichols of Halsted, widow of Richard Orton of Lea Grange)
  ii. George Halford of Tur Langtin (Turlangton) (b c1605/7, d 18.08.1659))
  BEB1841 suggests that George dsp but Nichols shows that he had the following family.
  m. Elizabeth Faunt (dau of Henry Faunt of Claybrook, sister of George)
  a. Richard Halford of Lutterworth (b c1628, a 1681)
  m. Frances Halford (dau of William Halford of Welham)
  (1) Elizabeth Halford (a 1681)
  (2) Frances Halford
  m. Edward Drapey of Bubnel
  b.+ other issue - Henry, Barbara
  iii. Joan Halford (b 1608)
  m1. _ Bowman
  m2. Francis St. John
  iv. Mary Halford (d 1709)
  m. Samuel Luddington
  m2. (sp) Joan Archer (probably not Amber) (d 1665, relict of Thomas Adams of Walden5)
  B. John Halford of Kibworth (Knebworth) (a 1619, d before 1657)
  m. Jane (Johanna) Coleman (dau of _ Coleman of Turlangton)
  i.+ issue - Richard (b c1617, a 1619), John (a 1619, 1657) Joan (a 1657)
  C. Dionisia Halford
  m. _ Sprigge of Langton
  D. Agnes Halford
  m. Thomas Flanson or Fauson of Little Bowden
  E.+ other issue (a 1619) - Andrew, William, Elizabeth
3. Roger Halford
  A.+ issue - Henry, Andrew
4. daughter
  m. Robert Henson of Slapton

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Rutland, 1681-2, 'Halford of Edith Weston') with some support from Visitation (Rutland, 1618-9, 'Halford')
(2) For lower section : 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 2, part 2, 1798, 'Pedigree of Halford of Wiston', p874), Visitation (Leicestershire, 1619, 'Halford' #1), BEB1841 ('Halford of Wistow'), TCB (vol 2, 'Halford of Wistow', p150) and as reported above
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