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Families covered: Finderne of Finderne (Fynderne of Fynderne), Finderne of Little Horkesley, Finderne of Thornton
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First displayed: 03.06.13Last updated: 03.06.13
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Robert de Finderne, Derbyshire
1. John de Finderne (a 1350)
  A. Hugo de Finderne this generation omitted by Grazebrook
  m. ?? Willington (dau/heir of Nicholas de Willington)
i. William de Finderne
  a. Thomas Finderne
  (1) Sir William Finderne of Thornton
  This appears to be the Sir William (d 1462) who, according to VCH (Essex, vol 10 (Lexden Hundred), 'Little Horkesley: Manors'), obtained the manor of Little Horkesley from his wife ...
  m. Catherine Berners (dau of Nicholas Berners (d 1441) by Margery, sister/coheir of Thomas+William+John sons of Robert Swinbourne of Little Horkesley) presumed mother of ...
  (A) William Finderne 'of Little Horkesley' (d 1517) probably the William who married ...
  m. Bridget Walgrave (dau of Sir William Walgrave of Smallbridge, m2. John Marney, 2nd Lord) presumed mother of ...
  (i) Thomas Finderne of Thornton (dsp)
  VCH reports that Thomas (d 1524) was succeeded by his cousin Anne (d 1534), wife of Sir Roger Wentworth and a descendant of Alice Tyrrel another sister and coheir of Thomas+William+John Swinbourne
  ii. John Finderne (a 1412)
  m. Catherine
  a. John Finderne (a 1417)
  (1) Nicholas Finderne (a 1473)
  Bigsby identifies Nicholas's wife as Margaret. Various web sites identify her as ...
  m. Margaret de Stretton (dau of John de Stretton)
(A) John Finderne
  m. Alice Poole (dau of Ralph Poole of Radborne)
  (B) Robert Finderne
(i) Thomas Finderne of Finderne & Thornton
  (ii) Nicholas Finderne
  m. _ Heselrick
  (a) Thomas Finderne (a 1505, 1526)
  Various web sites show Thomas as married to Mary, dau of Ralph Sacheverell. Bigsby shows his wife, and mother of George, as ...
  m. Margaret Dethick (dau of William Dethick of Newhall)
((1)) George Finderne of Finderne (a 1528)
  m. Elizabeth or Maria Port (dau of Sir John Port of Etwall)
  ((A)) Thomas Finderne of Finderne (dsp)
  This was possibly the Thomas who married ...
  m. Averia Beaumont (dsp, dau of Richard Beaumont of Gaudby)
  ((B)) Jane Finderne
  m. Richard Harper of Swarkeston
  ((2)) Mary Findern probably of this generation
  m. John Turvile of Normanton Turvile & Thurleston
  (C) Richard Finderne
  b. Isabella Finderne
  m. Henry Booth of Harlaston
2. Thomas de Finderne



Other connections shown in our database:
**. William Findern of Findern (Nuneaton)
  m. Jane Ferrers (dau of Sir Edward Ferrers of Peckam then Baddesley who b 1470) ## see here?? ##
**. John Finderne of Finderne
  m. Elizabeth Francis (dau of Robert Francis of Foremark who a 1405/1462) ## see here?? ##

Main source(s): 'Historical and Topographical Description of Repton' by Robert Bigsby (1854) with some support from Visitation (Sydney Grazebrook 1883, Staffordshire, 1583, Finderne) with input (shown in italics) from various web sites
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