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Families covered: Sydenhale of Farthingston, Sydenhale of Tanworth, Sorby of Attercliffe, Sorby of Sheffield, Snodgrass of Auchlodmont, Snodgrass of Cunninghamehead, Sexton of Lanham (Lavenham), Scarlett of Nayland, Shiffner of Coombe Place

Henry Sydenhale of Sydenhale, Warwickshire
m. Amice (dau/heir of Walter le Honorable of Farnborough)
1. Henry de Sydenhale of Tanworth (Warwickshire) & Farthingston (Northamptonshire) (a 1394)
  m. Catherine Lunell (d by 1414, dau/heir of Philip Lunell of Farthingston)
  A. Thomas Sydenhale of Tanworth & Farthingston (a 1414, 1432)
  i. Thomas Sydenhale of Tanworth & Farthingston (a 1460, d by 1463)
  m. (1427) Elizabeth Metley (a 1463, dau of Edward Metley)
  a. Joan Sydenhale, heiress of Farthingston
  m. Thomas Shukburgh of Shukburgh
  b. Alicia Sydenhale (a 1483, dsp)
  m. John Warying (d by 1483)
  B. William Sydenhale (d by 1405)
  m. Margery
2. Joan de Sydenhale (a 1390)
  m. Hugh de Dodmeston (d by 1390)



?? Sorby of Attercliffe (d c1794, "an old man")
1. Thomas Sorby of Attercliffe (d c1802)
  m. _ Staniforth (d c1830?)
  A. Robert Sorby of Sheffield
  m. Sarah Mycock
  i. Robert Sorby of Sheffield
  m. Lucinda Levick (dau of Joshua Levick of Sharrow House)
  ii. Thomas Sorby of Sheffield
  m1. Dora Heathcote of Derbyshire
  m2. _ Bishop
  iii. Sarah Anne Sorby
m. Samuel Roberts of Queen's Town
  B. Ann Sorby
  m. _ Lockwood of Sheffield
  C.+ other issue - William, Thomas (d young)
2. John Sorby of Spital Hill (Sheffield), later of Orgrave (master cutler)
  m. Elizabeth Swallow (dau of Richard Swallow of Attercliffe, New Hall)
  A. John Sorby
  m. (1820) Rebecca Bishop of Sheffield (b c1789, d 1822)
  B. Henry Sorby of Woodbourn had issue
  m. (1819) Amelia Lambert (dau of WIlliam Lambert)
  C. Edwin Sorby
  m. _ Littlewood
  D. James Sorby of Sheffield
  E. Anne Sorby
  m. (1810) Henry Hartop of Sheffield
3.+ other issue - James (d c1796), Samuel (parish clerk of Sheffield)



Neil Snodgrass, 1st of Auchlodmont (d 1718, lawyer in Paisley)
m1/2. (1690) Jean Buchanan (dau of Robert Buchanan, cadet of Spittal)
1. John Snodgrass of Auchlodmont, Neilsland, Cunninghamehead, etc. (d 1771)
  m. (1737) Ann Nisbet (dau of William Nisbet, a younger son of the family of Dirleton House)
  A. Niel Snodgrass of Cuninghamehead, Auchlodmont, etc. (d 1821)
  m. (1773) Marian Macneil (dau of James Macneil of Kilmorie)
  i. David Snodgrass, later Buchanan of Cuninghamehead, Craigievarn & Arnshearn had issue
  David succeeded to Mrs Margaret Buchanan of Craigievar (## see here ##).
  m. (1810) Anne Williamson (dau of Colonel Charles Williamson of Westwater Cottage & niece of Lord Balgray of Lawers)
  ii. Christian Snodgrass (d 1820)
  m. _ Reid (Colonel)
  iii. Ann Snodgrass
  m. Thomas Turner of Kilbowie
  iv. Margaret Snodgrass
  m. John Kennedy of Underwood (WS)
  v.+ other issue - John (captain), James (dvp)
  B.+ other issue - William, John, 4 daughters
It appears that Neil also married ...
m2/1. (sp) Mary Barr (dau of Robert Barr of Trearne)



Robert Sexton of Lanham (Lavenham), Norfolk (d before 20.03.1517)
m1. Cecily Spring (dau of Thomas Spring of Lanham)
1. Margery Sexton
  m. William Risbye of Lavenham
2. Agnes Sexton
  m. Thomas Coker of Essex
m2. Agnes Jermyn (sister of Sir Thomas Jermyn of Rushbroke)
3. Thomas Sexton of Lanham (Lavenham)
  m. Elizabeth Mountney (dau/heir of Thomas Mountney of Yngmonteney (Yng Montne, Mountnessing), m2. Martyn Sidley of Morley)
  A. Thomas Sexton of Lanham (Lavenham) & Great Maplestead (Essex) (a 10.1577)
m. Jane Miller (m2. George Golding)
  i. Mary Sexton (dsp)
  m. John Hilton of Burton
  ii. Susan Sexton (dsp)
  m. George Alingaby
  B.+ other issue (dsp) - Robert, Edmund
4. Alice Sexton
  m1. William Methwold of Langford (d 26.10.1539, son/heir of Richard of Langford)
m2. Edmond Wolsey of Newton
5. Agnes Sexton
  m1. Henry Castell
  m2. William Knight of Southampton
6. Mary Sexton
  m. Anthony Rosse (Rowse) of Badingham
7. Bridget Sexton
  m. William Jerveys of Suffolk
8. Rose Sexton
  m1. William Appleton of Waldingfield Parva (Waldenfield)
  m2. Robert Gurdon of Assington (d 1577)
9. Margaret Sexton
  m. Edmond Moore



John Scarlett of Nayland, Suffolk
m. Mary Horsman (dau of Sir John Horsman)
1. Christopher Scarlett of Nayland
  m. (1624?) Alice Dogget of Boxford
  A. John Scarlett of Copford, Essex
  m. Frances Bettesworth (dau of Thomas Bettesworth of Winchester)
  i.+ issue (a 1664) - Christopher (b c1659), Thomas, John, Frances
  B. Thomas Scarlett
  m. Sara Driwood (dau of John Driwood of Braintree)



Matthew Shiffner in St. Petersburg (d 12.1756, "Russia merchant", "a Protestant born in Russia")
m. Agnata Brewer ("gouvernante to Anne, Duchess of Courland, niece of Peter the Great")
1. Henry Shiffner of Pontrilas (Pontrylas), Herefordshire (b 1721, d 30.05.1795, MP)
  m1. (09.08.1749) Ann Bronsdon of Blackheath (dsp c1757)
  m2. (10.03.1759) Mary Jackson (dau/heir of John Jackson, Governor of Bengal)
  A. Sir George Shiffner, 1st Bart of Coombe Place, Sussex (b 17.11.1762, d 03.02.1842, MP)
  m. (31.10.1787) Mary Bridger (d 01.06.1844, dau/heir of Sir John Bridger of Coombe)
  i. Sir Henry Shiffner, 2nd Bart of Coombe Place (b 04.11.1789, dsp 18.03.1859, Vice Admiral (RN), 2nd son)
m. (09.07.1825) Emily Brooke (d 09.03.1878, dau of Thomas Brooke of Church Minshull)
  ii. Sir George Shiffner, 3rd Bart of Coombe Place (b 17.05.1791, d 14.12.1863, Vicar of Amport) had issue
  m. (10.07.1817) Elizabeth Johnson (d 03.11.1861, dau of Rev. Croxton Johnson of Wilmslow)
  iii. Thomas Shiffner of Westergate, Sussex (b 08.08.1796, d 1872) had issue (2 daus)
  m. (03.08.1841) Mary Brown (d 19.11.1894, dau of James Brown of Leeds)
  iv. Rebecca Frances Shiffner (d 1880)
  m. (03.04.1819) Rev. Charles Edmund Ruck Keene of Swyncombe House
  v. Henrietta Louisa Shiffner
  m. (15.01.1834) George Hoper of Thornhill
  vi.+ other issue - John Bridger (b 26.08.1788, d 15.04.1814, Captain), Mary (d 28.06.1868), Isabella Philadelphia (b c1799, d 02.02.1892)
  B.+ 4 other sons + 1 daughter
2. Benigna Gottlieb Shiffner (bur 06.06.1796) probably of this generation
  m. (16.01.1766) Vincent John Biscoe of Hookwood

Main source(s):
(1) For Sydenhale (uploaded 16.11.19, reviewed 12.04.21) : 'The History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton' (George Baker, vol 1, 1830, 'Lunell, Sydenhale and Shukburgh', p371+), MGH (NS2, vol 3 (1890), 'Shuckburgh Pedigree', p317+)
(2) For Sorby (uploaded 27.12.19) : FMG (vol 2, 'Sorby', MS280, p688)
(3) For Snodgrass (uploaded 19.05.20) : 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 1, 1847, p452)
(4) For Sexton (uploaded 29.10.20) : 'Suffolk Manorial Families' (Joseph James Muskett, 'Edited with extensive additions', vol 1, 1900, 'Pedigree., Sexton, Methwold of Norfolk', p293) supported by Visitation (Norfolk, 1563+1589+1613, 'Sexton')
(5) For Scarlett (uploaded 04.11.20) : Visitation (Bysshe (Howard 1888), Essex, 1664, 'Scarlett')
(6) For Shiffner (uploaded 18.12.20) : BP1934 ('Shiffner'), HoP ("Henry Shiffner")
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