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Families covered: Wells of Bambridge, Wells of Grebby Hall, Wells of Purbeck
[We are not aware of any connection between the families shown below. They share the page for our convenience.]

Berry identifies the arms of the following family as "Ar. a chev. vert, charged with five erm. spots of the field, betw. three martlets sa.".
Thomas Wells of Bambridge, Southamptonshire
1. Thomas Wells of Bambridge
  A. Thomas Wells of Bambridge
m. Mary Mompesson (sister/coheir of Edmond Mompesson of Bathampton (Mompsonn of Bathanton))
  i. Gilbert Wells of Bambridge
  m1. Avice Delalind (dau of Sir Thomas Delalind)
  a. Thomas Wells of Bambridge (a 1623)
  m. Issabell Seborne (dau of John Seborne of Sutton)
  (1)+ issue - Swithin, Thomas, Gilbert, Edmond, Elizabeth, Barbara, Constance, Winifrid
  b. Jane Wells
  m. William Corham
  m2. Issabell Demaryne (dau of Nicholas Demaryne)
c. Dowsabell Wells
  m3. Elizabeth Coker (dau of Robert Coker of Mapowder)
  ii. Henry Wells of Isle of Purbeck, Dorset
  m. Mary Bingham (sister of Sir Richard Bingham)
  a. Henry Wells of Purbeck
  m. Margaret Culleford (dau of William Culleford)
  (1)+ issue - Thomas, Henry, William, Gilbert, Swithin
  iii. Anne Welles apparently of this generation
  m1. William Parkyns (d 1558, brother of Richard of West Court)
  m2. George Tattershall
  iv.+ other issue - Lyonell, Anthony, Swethin, Gertrude, Jane



Thomas Wells of Horncastle
1. Thomas Wells (rector of Dalderby)
  m. Jane (b c1673, d 1766)
  A. Thomas Wells (b c1702, d 01.07.1781, rector of Willingham & Springthorpe in Lincolnshire)
m. Elizabeth Dymoke (bpt 30.03.1703, d 05.02.1780-1, dau/heir of Robert Dymoke of Grebby)
  i. Dymoke Wells (b c1727, d 02.10.1763)
  m. Frances (b c1725, d 30.11.1763)
  ii. Robert Wells (b c1734, d 22/26.03.1807, rector of Willingham & Springthorpe, 3rd son)
  m. Susannah Clayton (b c1739, d 18.11.1795-6, dau of John Clayton of Owersby)
  a. Dymoke Wells of Grebby Hall & Kexby Grange (b 12.05.1772, d 12/16.08.1832)
  Both Maddison & BLG1952 identify Dymoke's wife (m 1793) as Anne (b 31.05.1774, d 25.12.1848), dau/coheir of Thomas Waterhouse of Beckingham Hall, but the Waterhouse source (FMG) identifies her as ...
  m. Elizabeth Waterhouse (dau/coheir of Matthew Waterhouse of Beckingham Hall, sister of Anne)
  (1) Thomas Waterhouse Wells of Grebby Hall (b 1795, dsp 31.07.1833)
  m. Sophia Isabella Lowrie (d 20.01.1868, dau of Robert Lowrie of Lincoln)
  (2) Dymoke Wells of Kexby Grange, later last of Grebby Hall (b 18.02.1804, dsp 02.02.1852)
  (3) Edmund Lionel Wells, later Wells Dymoke of West Moseley (b 21.03.1814, d 15.06.1892) had issue (3 daus)
  m1. (22.04.1840) Mary Ann Galliers (b 13.03.1808, dsp 01.12.1862, dau of Thomas Galliers of Stapleton Castle)
  m2. (14.06.1864) Laura de Blair Jefferson (d 26.09.1899, dau of Thomas Robert Jefferson of London)
  (4) Georgiana Wells (d 13.03.1881)
  m. (13.11.1817) Rowland Pennington of Whitehaven (d 30.05.1868, Captain, son of Col. ?? (Governor of Sumatra))
  b Mary Wells
  m. William Close
  c. Sjusan Wells
  m. William Prest of Scarthingwell Park
  d. Laetitia Wells
  m. Jodeph Ridley of Yorkshire
  e.+ other issue - Thomas (b 1773, d 14.12.1776), Robert (d 17.11.1776), Elizabeth
  iii.+ other issue - Thomas (b c1730, d 18.01.1741-2), Edmund (b 25.11.1734, bur 01.02.1771), Kniveton (b 18.01.1738-9, bur 01.06.1761), Thomas (bpt 18.01.1747-8, d 17.04.1766), Elizabeth (b c1721, d 22.08.1732)
  B. William Wells (b c1703, d 04.11.1796)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Wilsthire, 1530-1575+1622-34, 'Wells'), CountyGen (Berry, Hampshire, p110)
(2) For lower section : Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (vol 3, 1904, 'Wells of Willingham-by-Stow', p1061), BLG1952 ('Dymoke of Scrivelsby')
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