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Families covered: Astley of East Court House, Astley of Everley, Astley of Hill Morton, Astley of Melton Constable, Astley of Patshull, Astley of Reading

Richard Astley of Patshull (d 1532)
m. Joan Oteley (dau of Thomas Oteley of Pitchford)
1. Thomas Astley of Patshull
  m. Mary Talbot (dau of Sir Gilbert Talbot of Grafton)
A. Gilbert Astley of Patshull
  m. Dorothy Giffard (dau of Sir Thomas Giffard of Chillington)
  i. Thomas Astley (dvp)
  m. Margery Aston (dau of Sir William Aston of Tixal)
  a. Walter Astley of Patshull
  m. Grace Trentham (dau of Francis Trentham of Rowcester)
(1) Sir Richard Astley, 1st Bart of Patshull (d 28.02.1687)
  m1. Elizabeth Phillips (dspms, dau of John Phillips of Picton Castle)
  m2. Henrietta Borlase (dau of William Borlase or Borlace of Great Marlow)
  (A) Sir John Astley, 2nd Bart of Patshull (d 29.12.1771)
  m. Mary Prynce (dau of Francis Prynce of Abbey Foregate)
  (i) Henrietta Astley
  m. Edward Daniell
  (ii) Alicia Astley (b 19.10.1716, d 28.02.1791)
  m. (22.09.1742) Charles Bennet, 3rd Earl of Tankerville (b 06.09.1716, d 27.10.1767)
  (iii) Arabella Astley (dsp 20.06.1795)
  m1. Anthony langley Swimmer
  m2. Sir Francis Vincent, 7th Bart (bur 28.05.1775)
(iv) Frances Astley
  m. James o'Donnell
  (v)+ other issue - Richard Prynce (dvp unm), Mary (d unm), Anne (d unm)
  (2) Thomas Astley of East Court House
  m. Jane Carver (dau of Joseph Carver of Heather)
  (A) Richard Astley of East Court House (Escott Hall) (d 1718)
  m. (1706) Elizabeth Browne (dau of Stanislaus Browne of Easebourne)
(i) William Francis Corbet Astley (b 1708, d 1790)
  m. Mary Bickley (dau of Francis Bickley by Judith Dugdale)
  (a) Francis Dugdale Astley of Everley (d 1818)
  m1. (1776) Mary Buckler (d 23/8.09.1804, dau of William Buckler of Boreham)
  ((1)) Sir John Dugdale Astley, 1st Bart of Everley (b 27.06.1778, d 19.01.1842) had issue
  m. (27.07.1803) Sarah Page (dau of William Page)
  ((2)) William Buckler Astley of Ryde (b 19.01.1781, d 18.09.1859) had issue (1 dau)
  m. (24.03.1818) Elizabeth Assheton-Smith (d 1849, dau of Thomas Assheton-Smith of Vaynol)
Their only child, Mary, married a younger son of Garden Duff of Hatton. Their eldest son inherited Vaynol and took the name Duff-Assheton-Smith.
  ((3)) Francis Bickley Astley (b 08.12.1782, d 29.10.1856, minister) had issue
  m. (19.07.1813) Mary Anne Ludford (d 31.03.1872, dau of John Newdigate Ludford)
  m2. Anne Geste (dsp 1813, dau of Henry Geste)
(b) Richard Astley of Odstone Hall (b 1746, d 1831)
  m. (1784) Mary Boswell (dau of John Boswell of Witon)
  ((1)) Richard Astley, later Gough had issue
  m. Sophia Cheslyn (dau of Richard Cheslyn of Langley Priory)
  (c) Mary Astley
  (2) Margaret Astley probably of this generation
  m. Alexander Wood of White Abbey, Alberbury (b c1615, d 1672)
  b. Frances Astley probably of this generation
  m. Peter Wood of Sheinwood & Alberbury (a 1623)
  B. John Astley ancestor of Astleys of Aston
  C. Elizabeth Astley
  m. John Wrottesley of Wrottesley (d 1578)
2. Jane Astley probably the Jane (d 31.03.1557) who married ...
  m. Thomas Bagot of Blithfield (d 13.05.1541)
3. Elizabeth Astley probably of this generation
  m. John Thornes of Shelvoke or Shelvock



Isaac Astley of Hill Morton and Melton Constable
m. Mary Waldegrave (dau of Edward Waldegrave of Borley)
1. Thomas Astley of Hill Morton and Melton Constable (b before 12.07.1617)
  m. Frances Deane (d before 03.09.1650, dau of George (Edward?) Deane of Tilney)
A. Sir Francis Astley of Hill Morton and Melton Constable (dsp)
  B. Sir Isaac Astley, Bart of Hill Morton and Melton Constable (dsp 07.09.1659)
  m1. Rachel Messinger (dau of Augustine Messinger of Hackford)
  m2. Bridget Coke (dau of John Coke of Holkham)
  C. Sir Edward Astley of Melton Constable (b c1604, d 1653)
  m. (1639) Elizabeth Astley (b c1618, d 1683, dau of Jacob Astley, 1st Lord Astley of Reading) @@ below
  i. Sir Jacob Astley, Sheriff, 1st Bart of Hill Morton and Melton Constable (d 17.08.1729)
  m. (06.02.1661) Blanch Wodehouse (b c1642, d 1697, dau of Sir Philip Wodehouse, 3rd Bart of Kimberley)
a. Sir Philip Astley, 2nd Bart (b 20.07.1667, d 07.07.1739)
  m. (02.12.1690) Elizabeth Bransby (d 30.03.1738, dau of Thomas Bransby of Caister)
  (1) Sir Jacob Astley, 3rd Bart (b 03.01.1691-2, d 05.01.1760)
  m1. (1721) Lucy L'Estrange (b 1694, d 25.07.1739, dau of Sir Nicholas L'Estrange, 4th Bart of Hunstanton)
Through this marriage arose the claim to the Barony of Hastings which succeeded in 1841.
  (A) Sir Edward Astley, 4th Bart (bpt 26.12.1729, d 27.03.1802)
  m1. (1751) Rhoda Delaval (d 10.1757, dau of Francis Blake Delaval of Seaton Delaval)
  (i) Sir Jacob Henry Astley, 5th Bart (b 12.09.1756, d 28.04.1817)
  m. (14.01.1789) Hester Browne (d 12.01.1855 (d 1811?), dau of Samuel Browne of King's Lynn)
  (a) Sir Jacob Astley, 6th Bart, 16th Baron Hastings (b 13.11.1797, d 27.12.1859) had issue
  m. (22.03.1819) Georgiana Caroline Dashwood (b 16.03.1796, d 28.06.1835, dau of Sir Henry Watkin Dashwood, 3rd Bart)
  (b) Francis l'Estrange Astley (b 27.02.1810, d 09.04.1866, Lt. Col.) had issue
  m1. (28.07.1836) Charlotte Micklethwait (d 29.07.1848, dau of Nathaniel Micklethwait of Taverham)
  m2. (07.09.1854) Rosalind Alicia Frankland-Russell (d 27.08.1900, dau of Sir Robert Frankland-Russell, 7th Bart)
  (c) Anne Astley (d 1833)
m. (1820) Thomas Potter Macqueen of Ridgemont
  (d) Editha Astley (d 1871)
  m. (23.03.1825) Warden Sergison of Cuckfield Park (d 22.05.1868)
  (e) Hester Astley (d 31.08.1867)
  m. (16.06.1825) Augustus Dashwood (b 25.02.1795, d 12.07.1863, rector of Thornage)
  (f) Agnes Astley (d 30.07.1872)
  m. (09.1825) John Henry Sparke (canon of Ely, rector of Gunthorpe)
  (g)+ other issue - Edward (b 01.1799, d 04.04.1846), Rhoda (d unm 1808), Blanche (d 15.03.1870)
(ii) Francis Astley (d 1778)
  m2. (24.02.1759) Anne Milles (d 11.07.1792, dau of Christopher Milles of Nackington)
  (iii) Edward John Astley (b 11.06.1761, dsp 03.06.1806, Colonel)
  m. Anne little
  (iv) Bernard Astley (b 31.08.1764, dsp 11.1789, rector of Little Snoring and Binston)
  m. (1787) Anne Hase (d 1830, dau of Edward Hase of Sall)
  (v) Henry Nicholas Astley (b 05.01.1767, d 14.08.1854, minister) had issue
  m. (20.02.1798) Sarah Pitman (d 16.09.1822, dau of Rev. J. Pitman)
(a) Jane Mary Astley probably of this generation
  m. (1831) Francis William Cubbit (b 07.04.1799, d 1882, rector of Fritton)
  m3. Elizabeth Bullen (dspm 1810)
  (B) John Astley (d 1803, minister)
  m. (1762) Catherine Bell (dau of Philip Bell of Wallington)
  (i)+ 2 daughters
  (C) Blanch Astley
  m. Edward Pratt of Ryston (b 1717, d 1784)
  m2. (01.05.1740) Judith Watlington (dsp 07.03.1742-3, dau of Isaac Watlington)
  m3. (14.07.1744) Sarah Bedingfield (dsp 09.08.1764, dau of Christopher Bedingfield)
  (2) Elizabeth Astley
  m. Caleb Elwin of Thirning
(3) Jemima Astley
  m1. Roger (probably not Christopher) Metcalfe of Hawstead
  m2. Henry Groom of London
  (4)+ other issue - Philip, Edward, Thomas
  b.+ other issue - Jacob (b c1662, dsp 1681), Blanche
  D. Dorothy Astley (d before 10.07.1673)
  E. Mary Astley
  m. William Cooke of Broomhall
2. Sir Jacob Astley, 1st Lord Astley of Reading (d 02.1651-2)
  m. Agnes Imple (dau of Henry Imple, "a German lady")
  A. Isaac Astley, 2nd Lord Astley of Reading (d 1662)
  m. (27.12.1650) Anne Stydolfe (d 21.11.1674. dau of Sir Francis Stydolfe of Norbury or Mickleham)
  i. Isaac Astley, 3rd Lord Astley of Reading (b before 1654, dsps 1688)
  m. Frances Stydolfe (d 11.07.1692, dau of Sir Richard Stydolfe, Bart of Norbury)
  B. Elizabeth Astley
  m. Sir Edward Astley @@ above
  C.+ other issue (dsp) - Thomas, Henry, Bernard, Edward
BLG1886 (Jenner-Fust of Hill Court) reports that a brother of Jacob, Lord Astley, Baron of Reading, was ...
3. Richard Astley (rector of Melton Constable)
  m. Jane Fust (dau of Edward Fust of Hill Court)
  A. Edward Astley (d unm)

Main source(s):
(1) For top section : BP1934 (Astley-Corbett), BEB1844 (Astley of Patshull)
(2) For lower section : BP1934 (Hastings) with support from TCP (Astley of Reading), BE1883 (Astley of Reading), BEB1844 (Astley of Melton Constable), Visitation (Norfolk, 1664, Astley of Melton)
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