'Arthur1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Arthur of Bishopworth, Arthur of Clapton, Arthur of Clevedon

Sir Richard Arthur of Clapton in Gordano, Somerset (a 1283)
m.?? (dau/heir of Flory)
1. Sir William Arthur of Clapton (Constable of Bristol Castle?)
  m. _ Basset (dau/coheir of _ Basset of Winterbourne)
  A. Richard Arthur (a 1370)
  m. Isabel Turville (dau/heir of Roger Turville (sb Turtle?) of Bristol)
  The Visitation shows Richard & Isabel as parents of Sir Thomas (Sheriff of Somerset, father by Isabel Barkley of John & William (father by Ann Hampden of Alice who m. Roger Kemys)) & Thomas (dsp) ) and Edmund of Bishopsworth (father of John father of John father by Margaret of John). We follow the blogsite.
  i. Sir Thomas Arthur of Clapton, Sheriff of Somerset & Dorset (d before 31.10.1404)
  The blogsite identifies Sir Thomas's wife as a dau of the Kenn family of Kenn (Somerset). However, HoP ('Sir Thomas Arthur of Clapton-in-Gordano'), which identifies his mother as Isabel, dau/heir of Roger Turtle of Bristol, identifies his wife as ...
m. Isabel Stoke (dau of John Stoke of Bristol by Joan)
  a. John Arthur of Clapton (a 1432, d by 1441?)
  (1) Richard Arthur of Clapton (d c1485?)
  m. (c1452) Alice Berkeley (dau of James, Lord Berkeley of Berkeley Castle)
  (A) John Arthur of Clapton (d 13-16.01.1500/1)
  m. Joan Hyett (dau of Roger Hyett of Framilode) identified by Visitation as aunt of William Hyett
  (i) John Arthur of Clapton & Bishopworth (d 30.01.1522)
m. Margaret Boteler (dau of John Boteler (Butler) of Badminton)
  (a) Thomas Arthur of Clapton, Bishopworth & Wexham (b c1490, d 1543?)
  m1. _ Shipman (a 1545, dau of John Shipman of Bristol, m2. Richard Pomeroy)
  ((1)) John Arthur of Clapton (b by 1530, dsp 1558)
  m. Joan Gorges (dau of Sir Edward Gorges of Wraxall)
  ((2)) Thomas Arthur of Clapton (b by 1530, bur 13.08.1590)
m. Cicely Agard (a 1575, dau of John Agard of London)
  ((A)) Edward Arthur of Clapton (b by 1554, d 1595)
  m. Mary Pym (a 1598, dau of Erasmus Pym of Brymore)
  ## Visitation shows Edward & Mary as having a son Thomas who was father (by Elizabeth Storrier) of Baldwin of Clevedon, John of Hartwell & Frances. However, the blogsite states that Edmund "produced only daughters", indicating that Clapton passed through his eldest daughter Mary into the Winter family. Provisionally, we presume that Thomas was son of Edward's brother Thomas, below.
  ((i)) Mary Arthur of Clapton (bpt 04.01.1578/9, d 17.02.1632)
  m. (c1596) William Winter (d 1632, son of George of Dyrham)
  ((ii)) Dorothy Arthur (a 1619)
  m. Hercules Holworthy of Kiddersbury (d 1620)
  ((iii)) Margaret Arthur (a 1595)
  m. William Francis of Combeflory
  ((iv))+ other issue - Cicely (bur 01.03.1576/7), Sybilla (bpt 13.01.1576/7, d before 1595), Elizabeth (bpt 25.03.1581, d before 1595)
  ((B)) Thomas Arthur of Clevedon (Somerset) & Bristol (bur 18.10.1617)
  m. Elizabeth
  ((i)) Thomas Arthur see note ## below
  m. Elizabeth Storrier
  ((a)) Baldwin Arthur of Clevedon
  ((b)) John Arthur of Hartwell, Northamptonshire
  m. Anne Ingraham (dau of James Ingraham)
  (((1)))+ issue (a 1575) - Thomas, Elizabeth, Anne, Barbara
  ((c)) Frances Arthur
  m. Thomas Pickhards of Salisbury
  ((C)) Agnes Arthur
  m. (14.11.1574) Lawrence Swettenham
  ((3)) George Arthur (b after 1521, a 1542)
  ((4)) Anne Arthur presumed of this marriage
m. Richard Hopkins
  m2. (1539) Anne Wykes (dau of William Wykes)
  (b) William Arthur 'of Clapton' (b c1494)
  ((1)) Julian(a) Arthur
  m1. Robert Hicks (b c1524, d 1557)
  m2. Arthur Penne (d 1577)
  (c) Edmund Arthur (a 1544)
  (d) Elizabeth Arthur (d by 1554)
m. (by 1533) Thomas Lansden, Sheriff of Bristol (b c1500, d 1571, haberdasher, MP, m2. Barbara m3. Juliana)
  (e) Jane Arthur
  m. John Oldmixon
  (f) Anne Arthur
  m. Thomas Morgan of ffayland in Wraxall
  (ii) Margaret Arthur
  m. (before 1505) Roger Porter of Newent (d 1523)
(iii) Julian Arthur shown a generation earlier by Visitation
  m. Richard Mead of Mead's Place, Wraxall identified by Visitation as Hugh of Bristol
  (iv)+ other issue (d young) - Thomas (dsp), Edmund (dsp), Isabel
  b. William Arthur of Bishopworth in Bedminster (3rd son) named Nicholas by the blogsite but William by Visitation & BLG1952 ('Kemmis')
  m. Ann Hampden
  (1) Alice Arthur
  m. Roger Kemmys
  c.+ other issue - Thomas, Mary
  ii. Edmund Arthur of Bishopworth in Bedminster
  Edmund is shown as of this generation by the blogsite. His successors come from Visitation.
  a. John Arthur of Bishopworth
  (1) John Arthur of Bishopworth
  m. Margaret Momsey (Meynell?) of Norfolk
  (A) John Arthur (dsp)
  iii. Agnes Arthur possibly of this generation
  m. Sir Richard Perceval of Eastbury (d before 1439)

Main source(s): the article on 'Arthur of Clapton Court' within landedfamilies.blogspot.co.uk (see here) with some input/support from Visitation (Weaver (1885), 1551+1575, 'Arther of Clapton in Gordano, Nr. Bristol') with thanks to a contributor (OWC, 25.01.17) for drawing our attention to these sources
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