'Woodrove02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Woodroffe of London, Woodroffe of Plusterwine, Woodroffe of Poyle, Woodroffe of Wollaston

Visitation (Devon, 1620, 'Woodrouffe'), referred to below, says of James Woodrouffe of Barstable that his father "came out of Yorksh. & lived at Ufcolme in co. Devon".
John Woodroffe or Woodrove of Ufcombe, Devon
1. David Woodroffe, Sheriff of London (d 25.09.1572)
  m. Elizabeth Hill (dau of John Hill of London, "whose ancestors are said ... to have been of the North")
A. Sir Nicholas Woodroffe of Poyle in Surrey, Lord Mayor of London (d 18.05.1598)
  m. Grissell Kyrton (d 15.07.1607, au of Stephen Kyrton of London, alderman)
  i. Sir David Wooderoff or Woodroffe of Poyle (d 13.02.1603-4)
  m. Catherine White (dau of Sir John White of Aldershot (Lord Mayor of London), widow of William Harding of Wyke, m3. Sir George Wrottesley)
  a. Robert Woodroffe of Poyle (b 1600, d 20.07.1639)
m. Lettice Duncombe (dau of George Duncombe of Weston)
  (1) Thomas Woodroffe of Poyle (b 24.07.1622, a 1658, dsp)
  (2) Sir George Woodroffe of Poyle, Sheriff of Surrey (b c1632, d 26.12.1688, MP)
  m. (10.10.1650) Frances Smith (d 27.01.1687/8, dau of John Smith of Riehill in Pepperharrow)
  (A) George Woodroffe (b c1660, d 03.1713, MP for Godalming, 2nd son)
m. Dorothy Tylney (dau of Francis Tylney, widow of John Glynne of Henley Park)
  (B) Robert Woodroffe (b c1660, bur 10.02.1710)
  m. (1699) Hester Duncomb (b c1677, d 11.01.1767, dau of George Duncomb of Weston & Shalford)
  (i) George Woodroffe (bpt 1707, dsp 30.11.1779)
  m1. (27.11.1725) Ann Vernon (b c1713, d 11.01.1762, dau/heir of George Vernon of Farnham)
  m2. Ann Childe (d 05.1774, dau of William Lacon Childe of Kinlet)
  (ii) Hester Woodroffe (bpt 09.06.1702, bur 28.05.1784)
  m. Rev. Thomas Yeale Caverley of Tylehurst (bur 26.01.1770)
  (iii) Lettice Woodroffe (bpt 27.06.1705, bur 29.07.1746)
  m. William Billinghurst of Mychen Hall, Godalming (d 29.06.17553)
  Poyle passed in turn to 3 grandsons each of whom assumed the name Woodroffe.
  (C) Lettice Woodroffe
  m. Sir Richard Heath of East Clandon (d 07.1702)
  (D) Frances Woodroffe
  m. _ Warburton
  (E) Mary Woodroffe
  m1. John Langley of Hayles
  m2. _ Boyce of Nutfield
  (F) Jane Woodroffe
  m. George Heath of Redstone
  (G) Richarda Woodroffe
  m. Rev. Peter Thompson of Fonthill
  (H) Grissell Woodroffe (a 1666)
  m. Rev. _ Markland
  (I)+ other issue - Robert (b c1656, d 16.10.1668), Francis, Charitas (d infant)
  (3) Robert Woodroffe (4th son)
  m. Jane Briggs (dau of _ Briggs of Theobalds)
  (4) Catherine Woodroffe
m. Richard Coldham of Waverley
  (5) Lettice Woodroffe (bpt 13.02.1626-7)
  m. John Woodroffe of London
  (6) Judith Woodroffe (bpt 06.1628, d 1658) 
  m. (John) Goldsmith of London
  (7) Mary Woodroffe (bpt 29.04.1632)
  m. John Payne (of the Middle Temple)
  (8) Grissell Woodroffe (bpt 21.07.1633)
  m. Henry Muschamp
  (9) Charity Woodroffe
  m. William Fitzgerald
  (10)+ other issue - David, Nicholas (bpt 31.08.1634), White
  b. Grizell Woodroffe
m1. Sir Francis Clerke of Hitcham (d 18.03.1631)
  m2. Sir Arthur Mainwaring
  c. Elizabeth Woodroffe
  m. Thomas White of South Warnborough
  d. Catherine Woodroffe
  m. _ St. John
  e.+ other issue - Nicholas, William (bpt 22.06.1595), Eleanor
  ii. (Sir) Robert Woodroffe of Anington/Alvington, Gloucestershire (dsp 17.05.1609)
  m. Mary Fox (d 14.03.1609, dau of Charles Fox of Micheldean)
iii. Stephen Woodruff of Tongham in Seale, Surrey (a 1623)
  iv. Mary Woodroffe
  m1. Robert Cotton
  m2. Sir Thomas White of Farnham and/or South Warnborough
  v. Jane Woodroffe
  m. John Machell of Buckinghamshire
  B. Stephen Wooderoff or Woodroffe 'of London'
  m. Bridget Draper (dau of Sir Christopher Draper of London)
  i. Christopher Wooderoff or Woodroffe (dsp)
  C. Robert Woodroffe of London (a 1604)
  The following is partly supported by Visitation (London, 1633-4, Woodrofe).
  m. Diones Calthrop (dau of Edmond Calthrop of London)
  i. Edmund or Edward Woodroffe (2nd/3rd son?)
  m. Mary Humfrey of Yorkshire
  ii. William (?) Woodroffe of Grange Farm, Gloucestershire (d by 1615)
m. Mary, later of Wollaston (a 08.1626)
  a. James Woodroffe (a 04.1647)
  (1) James Woodroffe of Wollaston (a 1626, d 1690?)
  m1. Mary (a 12.1662)
  (A) Elizabeth Woodroffe (dsp 20.12.1665)
m. (02.12.1662) William Probyn of Highmeadow then Newland
  m2. Ann (bur 28.02.1689)
  (B) James Woodroffe of Wollaston (d by 1750)
  m1. Margaretta (bur 06.02.1712)
  (i) Edmund Woodroffe (b 03.05.1701, bur 06.05.1760, 2nd son)
  m. (29.06.1729) Eliza Woodroffe (dau of James Woodroffe by Mary) @@ below
  (a) James Woodroffe of Plusterwine (bpt 1732, bur 28.06.1776)
  m. Mary Cornock of Alveston (d 27.12.1779, widow of Warren Jane of Chepstow)
  ((1)) James Woodroffe of Plusterwine (bpt 12.01.1769, bur 09.08.1822)
  m. Blanche Herbert (b 1764-5, bur 10.02.1831)
  ((A)) Edmund Woodroffe (b 1789, bur 06.02.1844, 3rd son) had issue
  m. Susannah Morse (b c1787, bur 30.12.1846, dau of Thomas Morse of Alvington Court)
  ((B)) Samuel Woodroffe of Huntfield House, Chepstow (bpt 20.09.1791, d 07.09.1846) had issue
  m. (20.11.18517) Martha Prichard (a 1875, dau of William Prichard)
  ((C)) Mary Woodroffe (bpt 27.12.1795, d 1873)
  m. James Stevens (d by 1873)
  ((D))+ other issue - James (bpt 30.07.1788, bur 25.03.1816), Isaac (bpt 20.09.1791, bur 1791),Thomas (bur 12.07.1793), William (bpt 06.09.1793, bur 04.04.1794), Thomas (bpt 25.03.1798), Sarah Elizabeth (bpt 04.07.1802), Blanche (bpt 19.02.1806, bur 1814), Anne (bpt 06.06.1811, bur 26.03.1837)
  ((2)) Edmund Woodroffe (bpt 09.02.1774) had issue
  m. (26.12.1801) Elizabeth (widow of _ Delaroche)
  ((3)) Susannah Woodroffe (bpt 08.02.1767)
  m. Thomas Long of Roggiet
  ((4)) Mary Woodroffe (bpt 04.06.1770, d c1842)
  m1. John Hollis
  m2. John Reece
  (b)+ other issue - Edmund of Woolaston, Mary (bur 25.01.1736)
  (ii) Sarah Woodroffe (d by 1750)
  m. (27.08.1730) George Gosling of Chepstow (a 1750)
  (iii) Eliza Woodroffe
  m. (20.11.1735) Henry Blandford
  (iv)+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 22.08.1699?, bur 24.08.169), Sarah (bur 22.03.1698), Susannah (bpt 11.02.1700, bur 03.05.1701), Anne (bpt 26.06.1706)
  m2. Eleanor of Wollaston (a 02.1750)
  (C) Hannah Woodroffe
  m. (30.09.1697) John Cowley
  (2) Mary Woodroffe (a 1626)
  b. Edmund Woodroffe
  m. (before 1611) Tacie Gethyn (dau of Thomas Gethyn )
  (1) Edmund Woodroffe (bur 02.05.1692)
  (A) Edmund Woodroffe
  m. (before 1697) Martha (bur 06.02.1728)
  (i) William Woodroffe (bur 20.12.1730)
  m. (25.06.1717 ) Lideath (sic) Oakley (bur 06.09.1725)
  (a)+ issue - William (bpt 07.05.1723, bur 08.12.1727), Elizabeth (bpt 20.08.1720, bur 06.06.1730?)
  (ii) Edmund Woodroffe of Wollaston (bpt 05.04.1695, dsp before 29.11.1779)
  m. Mary (d 27.12.1779?)
  (iii) Thomas Woodroffe (bpt 17.11.1691)
  m. (1748 ) _ Carlton of Putney?
  (iv) Mary Woodroffe
m. (27.06.12714 ) Walter Wiltshire
  (v) Martha Woodroffe
  m. (24.10.1706) Thoams Rice
  (B) James Woodroffe (bur 27.01.1728)
  m. Mary (bur 30.01.1728)
  (i) Elizabeth Woodroffe (bpt 29.12.1696)
  m. Edmund Woodroffe @@ above
  (ii)+ other issue - Morris (bpt 29.02.1701), James (bur 07.08.1768)
  (2)+ other issue (a 1626) - William, Mary
  c. Thomas Woodroffe (a 1626, bur 22.08.1699?)
  d. Joane Woodroffe
  m. _ Marshall
  (1) iMary Marshall (a 1626)
  e. Prudence Woodroffe
  m. William Ckarje
  (1)+ issue (a 1626) - Gyles, Edmund, Mary, Elizabeth, Ann
iii. David Woodroffe of London (a 1634)
  m. Ann West (dau of George West of London)
  a.+ issue - David, Anne, Sarah
  iv. Elizabeth Woodroffe 
  m. Sampson Sheffield of Seyton (d 1619)
  v. Ursula Woodroffe
  m. John Elcock of London
  vi. Bridget Woodroffe
  m. Philip Wilkes
  vii. Grissell Woodroffe
  m. Thomas of Hackney
  viii. Judith Woodroffe
  m. Nicholas Elcock of London
  ix.+ other issue - Nicholas, Stephen
  D. Grace Woodroffe
  m. Richard Baynes of London
  E. Anthonia Woodroffe
  m1. Anthony Pargetor or Pargiter of London (haberdasher)
  m2. Edward Greves
  F. Elizabeth Woodroffe
  m1/2. George Stonehouse(s) of London (cleric)
  m/12. Walter Lewson or Leveson
  m3. (Sir) Richard Kingsmill
  G.+ other issue - Andrew (dsp), Margaret

Main source(s): MGH (NS1, vol 1 (1874), 'Pedigree of Woodroffe of Poyle Park, Surrey', p411+), Visitation (Surrey, 1572+1623 & 1662-8, 'Woodroffe'), MGH (NS1, vol 2 (1876, #XV1-XVIII (September 1876), 'Pedigree of Woodroffe of Plusterwine, co. Gloucester', p378+) with input/support as shown above
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