'Ashfield02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Ashfield of Netherhall, Ashfield of Stowlangloft

BEB1841 reports thath the Ashfields "were seated at Stowlangloft, in Suffolk, from the time of Edward III" (who r. 1327-1377). The "great-grandson of the first proprietor" was ...
Robert de Ashfield of Stowlangloft, Suffolk (a 1455)
m1. Eleanor Curson
1. John Ashfield of Stowlangloft (a temp Edward IV who r. 1461-1483)
  m. Florentia Butler (dau of John Butler)
  A. John Ashfield (d 1499)
  m. Margaret Wentworth (dau of John Wentworth of Gosfield)
  i. George Ashfield of Pakenham (d 1517-8)
m. Margery Cheeke (dau of _ Cheeke of Bludhall)
  a. Robert Ashfield of Stowlangloft
  m1. (sp) Margaret Le Grosse (dau of Simon Le Grosse)
  m2. Alice Termin (dau of Sir Thomas Termin)
  (1) Robert Ashfield of Stowlangloft (d 1612-3)
  m1. Alice Clapton (dau of William Clapton (sb Clopton?) of Lyston)
  (A) Sir Robert Ashfield, last of Stowlangloft
  m. Anne Tasburgh (dau of Sir John Tasburgh of Flixton)
  (i) Sir John Ashfield, 1st Bart of Netherhall (b c1597, d 1635)
  m. Elizabeth Sutton (dau/heir of Sir Richard Sutton, widow of Sir James Altham of Oxey, m3. Sir Richard Minshall)
(a) Sir Richard Ashfield, 2nd Bart of Netherhall (b c1630, d 1684)
  m1. (by 1654) _ Rogers (dau/coheir of Sir Richard Rogers of Eastwood)
  ((1)) Sir John Ashfield, 3rd Bart of Netherhall (bur 09.03.1713/4)
  BEB1841 & TCB (vol II, Ashfield or Ashfeild of Harkestead, Netherhall) mention that the baronetcy was extinct by 1727.
  m. Anne Hore (bur 13.12.1702, dau of James Hore of the Mint)
  ((A)) Charles Ashfield (b c1678, dvpsp,?)
  m2. (20.02.1673/4) Dorcas Hore (dau of James Hore of the Mint, widow of _ Burchett)
  ((2))+ other issue (dspm?) - Thomas (bpt 22.02.1674/5), Charles (bpt 09.09.1676), James (bpt 27.12.1677)
  Not clear which wife was mother of ...
((5)) Frances Ashfield (d 03.04.1755) possibly of this generation (2 after?)
  m. (10.07.1705) John Isham of London (b 04.08.1659, bur 20.10.1746)
  (B) Anne Ashfield
  m. Anthony Denny
  m2. (1560) Frances Spring (dau of Robert Spring of Lavenham)
(C) John Ashfield of Wickham
  m. Margaret Cleare of Stokesby
  (D) Thomas Ashfield of Hopton
  m. Elen Holditch (relict of Thomas Prettiman)
  (i) Penelope Ashfield
  (ii) Dorothy Ashfield
  m. Robert Wilmot of St. Giles, Middlesex
  (E) Dorothy Ashfield
  m. Sir Richard Ogle (d 20.11.1627)
  (F)+ other issue - William (d 1689), Francis (d 1689)
(2) Edmund Ashfield (6th son)
  m. _ Hervey of Suffolk (heir)
  (3) Florence Ashfield
  m. Edward Brooke of Aspal
  (4) Amye Ashfield
  m. Reinold Rous of Baddingham
  (5) Anne Ashfield
  m. John Sturt of Highgate
  (6)+ other issue - William, Thomas, George, John
m2. Cicely Tendring (dau of John Tendring)
2. Margaret Ashfield
  m. John or Thomas Beaupre of Wells
3.+ 3 sons
m3. ??

Main source(s): BEB1841 (Ashfield of Netherhall)
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