'Hay11'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hay of Bugshill, Hay of Glyndebourne, Hay of Netherfield, Hay of Robertsbridge

Berry identifies the arms of the following family as "Ar. on a fesse gu. betw. six martlets sa. two martlets or.".
John Hay of Robertsbridge, Sussex (a 1483, 1530)
1. William Hay of Robertsbridge (Hey of Roberts Bridge)
  William is the first mentioned by Visitation (1634) which spells the family name within the pedigree as Hey even though the Harleian editor names the article "Hay".
  m. _ Tufton of Nordiam
A. Thomas Hay (Hey) of Bugshill, later of Netherfield in Battle, Mayor of Hastings (d before 23.03.1591-2)
  m1. ??
  m2. Elizabeth Baker (d before 20.10.1597, dau of John Baker of Battle)
  i. John Hay of Bugshill or Bushill, (later?) of Hurstmonceux (Herstmonceux) (d 05.09.1605)
  m1. Mary Morley (d 17.05.1598, dau of William Morley of Glynde, sister of Herbert)
  a. Herbert Hay of Glindborne or Glyndebourne (b 21.12.1591, d 03.02.1652)
m1. Frances Colepeper (d 16.06.1643, dau of John Culepepper (Colepeper) of Fowington and/or Wigsell)
  (1) John Hay of Glindborne or Glyndebourne (b by 1626, a 1662, MP)
  m1. Cecilia Routh (dsp 30.10.1663, dau of Sir John Routh of Boughton-on-Bleane)
  m2. Elizabeth Burdett (d 19.01.1671, dau of Richard Burdett of Southover)
  (A) William Hay 'of Glyndebourne' (b 08.04.1671, d before 15.11.1698, MP, 3rd son)
  m. (16.09.1690) Barbara Stapley (d 1700, dau of Sir John Stapley of Patcham, Bart)
  (i) John Hay (b 1693, d infant)
  (ii) William Hay of Glyndebourne (b 21.08.1695, d 19/22.06.1755, MP, 2nd son)
  m. (1731) Elizabeth Pelham (dau of Thomas Pelham of Catsfield Place)
  (a) Thomas Hay of Glyndebourne (b 03.07.1733, d (unm) 09.02.1786, MP, Lt. Colonel)
  (b) Frances Hay of Glyndebourne (d unm 1803)
  (c)+ other issue - William (b 21.06.1735, d 05.10.1763), Henry (b 1736, d 1754), Henrietta (d unm 1794)
  (iii) Barbara Hay (b 1692)
  m. William Tutté of Chichester
  (a) Rev. Francis Tutté (d 1824)
  Berry reports that Francis "succeeded to the Hay estates on the death of Frances Hay".
  (B)+ other issue - John (b 1665, d 1682), Herbert (b 1666, d 1675), Henry (d infant), William (d infant)
  (2) Anne Hay (b 1620)
m. Edward Woodward of Ashford
  (3) Mary Hay (b 1624)
  m. Anthony Cruttenden of Burwash
  (4) Elizabeth Hay (b 1628)
  m. _ Johnson
  (5) Martha Hay (b 1639-40)
  Berry shows a Jarah (sic) m. Sir John Langham of Cottisbrooke and a Martha m. David Polhill of Kent. TCB (vol 3, 'Langham of Cottesbrooke', p31) suggests that this should read ...
  m1. David Polhill of Kent
  m2 . (10.07.1666) Sir William Langham of Cottisbrooke, 3rd Bart
  (6)+ other issue - John (d 1622), Herbert (d infant), Margaaret (b 1629), Frances (b 1633), Judith (d infant)
  m2. (1645) ??
  (1)+ other issue (d infant) - Rachael (d 1646), Rachael (d 1650)
  b. William Hay of Little Horsted (b 12.1594, bur 26.12.1664, MP) some details from HoP
  m. Susan Hodgson (d 1640, dau of Barnaby Hodgson of Framfield)
  (1)+ 4 sons + 2 daughters
  c. Ann Hay (b 11.09.1592)
  m. _ Turner of Blechingley
  d. Mary Hay (b 04.05.1596)
  m. William Michelbourne
  e. Elizabeth Hay (b 11.09.1597)
  m2. Anne Coulston of Essex (widow)
  ii. Edmund Hay of Netherfield
  Edmund is not mentioned by Berry. He is shown as of this generation & marriage by Visitation (Sussex, 1662, 'Hay of Netherfield in Battle').
  m. Margery Morgan (dau of Robert Morgan of Little Hallingbury)
  a. John Hay of Netherfield (a 1662)
  m. Elizabeth Towers (dau/cohbeir of Samuel Towers of the Cliffe)
  (1) Elizabeth Hay
  b.+ other issue - Thomas, Elizabeth, Mary, Margaret
  iii.+ other issue - William of Salehurst, Thomas of Ore
  B. William Hay of Hastings
  i.+ issue - Thomas, Edmund

Main source(s): CountyGen (Berry, Sussex, p118) with some input/support from Visitation (Sussex, 1634, 'Hay') & Visitation (Sussex, 1662, 'Hay of Glindborne')
[An earlier version of this page, based on the Visitations without Berry's input, was uploaded 03.08.08 to a Temporary page.]
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