'Barker04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Barker of Chignall, Barker of Hurst, Barker of Newbury, Barker of Sunning (Sonning), Barker of Wokingham

The coats of arms of the families covered below are very different, indicating that there was no known connection between them. They share the page for our convenience.
William Barker of Wokingham, Berkshire
m. Anne Burghley (dau/coheir of William Burghley)
1. William Barker of Wokingham
  m. Anne Throgmorton (dau of _ Throgmorton of Caughton)
  A. Anne Barker
  m1. _ Bridon
  m2. William Stafferton (son of Ralph of Warfield)
2. John Barker of Wokingham
  m. Katherine Martin (dau of Edward Martin of Shinfield)
  A. William Barker of Sunning, Berkshire
  m. Anne Stroughton (dau of Laurence Stroughton)
  i. Sir Anthony Barker of Sunning, Berkshire (d 1630, 2nd son)
m. Jane Eldrington (dau of Edward Eldrington (or Elvington) of Birch or Beech Hall)
  a. William Barker of Sunning, Sheriff of Berkshire (b c1597, a 1664)
  m. Mary Bridon (dau of William Bridon of Ipswich)
  The following is supported by VCH (Berkshire, vol 3, 'Parishes: Sonning with Earley, Woodley and Sandford').
  (1) Robert Barker of Sunning (b c1648, a 03.1664, dvpsp?)
  (2) John Barker of Sunning (dsp)
  (3) Frances Barker
m. Richard House of Whitley
  (4) Anne Barker
  m. Sir Pope Danvers, 2nd Bart of Culworth (bpt 12.1644, d 05.1712)
  b. Anthony Barker of Sunning
  m. Frances Knight (dau of _ Knight of Chawton)
  (1)+ issue (a 03.1664) - Anthony (b c1640), Mary, Judith
  c. Nathaniel Barker (b c1600, rector of Stoke Falmage)
  (1) William Barker
  d. Jane Barker probably the Jane (d 23.05.1640) who married ...
m. Edmond Fowell of Plymouth (b 1596, MP)
  e.+ other issue - Henry (b c1599), Lawrence, Francis, Lettice, Anne
  ii. Thomas Barker (4th son)
  m. Mary Saunders
  a.+ issue - William, son, Anne
  iii. Richard Barker
  m. Mary Litcott (dau of John Litcott of Swallowfield)
  a.+ issue (a 1619) - William (b c1599), Mary
  iv. Mary Barker probably of this generation
  m. Lawrance Elliott of Busbridge (a 1598)
v.+ other issue including William (d young)
  B. Anthony Barker
  C. John Barker of Hurst (d 1620, gentleman usher to Queen Elizabeth)
  m. Frances Manfield (dau of Henry Manfield or Mandefield of Amerden in Taplow)
  The following comes from Visitation (Berkshire, 1665-6, 'Barker of Hurst').
  i. Henry Barker of Hurst (d 1651)
  The following connection is confirmed by VCH (Berkshire, vol 3, 'Parishes: Hurst').
  a. Frances Barker
  m. Henry Fairfax (d 1650, son of Viscount Fairfax)
  ii. John Barker of Sandhurst, Berkshire (d 1639, 3rd son)
m. Mary Powle (dau of Henry Powle of Cirencester)
  a. Henry Barker of Hurst (b c1610, a 03.1664)
  m. Elizabeth Hall (dau of James Hall of Andover)
  (1)+ issue (a 03.1664) - John (b c1633), William, Henry, Thomas, Elizabeth, Anne, Mary, Sarah
  b. Francis Barker (to Ireland)
  m. Barbara Hall (dau of James Hall of Andover)
  iii. Frances or Elizabeth Barker
  m. (Bartholomew) Tipping of Chechurst (Stokenchurch)
  iv. Jane Barker
  m. Richard Rolls of Lewkner
v.+ other issue - Thomas of Hurst, 3 daughters
3. Ambrose Barker of Chignole (Chignall), Essex
  m. Margaret Carter (dau of Thomas Carter)
  The following comes from Visitation (Essex, 1612, 'Barker').
  A. Thomas Barker of Chignold (Chignall)
  m. Dorothy Knighton (dau of John Knighton of Bayforde)
  i. Henry Barker
  B. Elizaberth Barker
  m. John Insent
  C. Mary Barker
  m. William Pawne
  D. Cessilye Barker
  m. William Massey of Springfilde
  E. Ann Barker
  m. Thomas Bolstred (Bulstrode) (b c1520, d 11.09.1599)
  F.+ other issue - Ambrose, Leonard, William, Anthony, 9 others



William Barker of Stoaksley, Yorkshire
m. Joan Carhill (dau of Sir William Carhill, sister of Christopher (Norroy))
1. Sir Christopher Barker (Garter King of Arms)
2. Richard Barker
3. Robert Barker of Culworth, Northamptonshire
  m. Mary Danvers (dau of William Danvers, sister of Sir John)
  A. Robert Barker of Great Horwood, Buckinghamshire
  m. _ Smith
  i. William Barker (prebendary of Canterbury)
  ii. Hugh Barker of Newbury, Berkshire (b c1608, a 03.1664)
  m. Joan Goddard (dau of Edward Goddard of Goodhay by dau/coheir of John Croker of Batisford)
  a.+ issue (a 03.1664) - Hugh (b c1651), Elizabeth, Joane, Frances, Sarah
  B. Margaret Barker probably of this generation
  m. Richard Gardner

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Berkshire, 1532+1566+1623+1665-6, 'Barker of Sunning') with input as reported above
(2) For lower section : Visitation (Berkshire, 1532+1566+1623+1665-6, 'Barker of Newbury')
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