'Biddulph01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Biddulph of Biddulph, Biddulph of Burton, Biddulph of Elmhurst

Ricardus Forestarius = Richard the Forester (a 1086, a Norman)
m. a Saxon heiress
1. Ormus 'le Gudion' (the standard bearer) of Darlaveston, Buckinghall, Biddulph, etc (a 1086)
  m. _ Beauchamp (dau of Nicholas (sb Walter??) de Beauchamp by Emmeline, dau of Urso de Abitot)
  A. Robert FitzOrm de Darleston and Biddulph
  i. Ralph de Darleston (dsp) see the note for Ralph FitzOrm below
ii. Alice de Darleston
  m. Ingenulfus de Eresley
  a. Avicia
  m. Henry de Verdun
  Commoners notes that "after three descents" Darleston came to Alicia de Verdun who married Edward, 3rd brother of Sir Ranulf Mainwaring of Pever.
  b. Petronella
  m. Henry de Alditheley
  B. Edward of Middle Biddulph ancestor of the Biddulph family below ...
  C. Thomas of Over Biddulph and Normanscote ancestor of families called Overton
  D. Alured of Knipersly ancestor of families called Knipersly or Knippersley
  Not mentioned by Commoners (which is strange, if he is indeed of this family of this generation, given that Commoners provides a quite lengthy note on the sons of Orm) but shown by various web sites as of this generation was the following Ralph. We suspect that the relevant Ralph may have been the one shown above as son of Robert FitzOrm. That that Ralph is shown as dsp need not be a complete barrier to his having had a daughter as 'dsp' was often recorded when 'dspm' would have been more accurate.
  E. Ralph FitzOrm in Staffordshire
  m. Lettice de Montgomery (dau of William (or Robert) Montgomery of Cubley)
  i. Emma Y
  m. Adam of Alditheley (d before 1211) Y



Richard Biddulph of Biddulph (a 1598)
1. Sir Richard Biddulph of Biddulph (a temp Henry VIII who d 1547)
  m. Petronilla Aston (dau of Sir Robert Aston)
A. Richard Biddulph of Biddulph
  m. Margaret Salwey (dau of Sir John Salwey by Margaret Erdeswick)
  i. Francis Biddulph of Biddulph
  m. Isabel Giffard (dau of Sir Thomas Giffard of Chillington)
  a. Richard Biddulph of Biddulph (b 1559, d 1638)
  m. Anne Draycote (dau of John Draycote of Paynesley)
(1) John Biddulph of Biddulph (d 1642)
  m. Mary Eyre (dau of Thomas Eyre of Hassop)
  (A) Frances Biddulph (b 07.04.1619)
  m. Margaret or Frances Preston (dau of George Preston of Holker)
  (i) Richard Biddulph of Biddulph (b c1644, d before 1679)
  m. (07.04.1663) Anne Goring (dau of Sir Henry Goring, 2nd Bart of Burton)
  Through this marriage came a claim to the Barony of Camoys that was later successfully made by one of their descendants, a member of the Stonor family.
  (a) John Biddulph of Biddulph and Burton (b c1675, d 05.1720)
  m. (before 1708) Mary Arundel (dau of Charles Arundel of Horningsham)
((1)) Richard Biddulph of Biddulph (b c1707, d unm 1767)
  ((2)) Charles Biddulph of Biddulph and Burton (d 1784)
  m1. Elizabeth Bedingfield (d 1763, dau of Sir Henry Bedingfield, Bart of Oxburgh)
  ((A)) John Biddulph of Biddulph and Burton (d unm 02.08.1835)
  m2. Frances Apollonia Doughty (dau of George Brownlow Doughty of Snarford Hall)
  ((3)) Mary Biddulph (b 1710, d 14.06.1778)
  m. (19.04.1732) Thomas Stonor of Stonor (b 18.04.1710, d 02.02.1772)
  ((4)) Anne Biddulph (b 1717)
  m. Anthony Wright of Wieldside
  ((A)) Anthony Wright 'of Wealdside' d 1786)
  m. Lucy Plowden (d 1786, dau of Edmund Plowden of Plowden)
  ((i)) Anthony George Wright-Biddulph of Burton Park (b 20.04.1785, d 14.01.1854) had issue
m. (15.01.1827) Catherine Dorothy Scrope (dau of Sir Simon Thomas Scrope of Danby Hall)
  ((ii)) John Wright (b 20.06.1786) had issue
  m. Henrietta Blount (dau of Michael Blount of Maple Durham)
  ((iii)) Lucy Wright
  ((iv)) Mary Wright
  m. Vincent Eyre
  ((v)) Anne Wright (d 1838)
  m. (02.07.1812) Sir Charles Wolseley, Bart of Wolseley
  ((B))+ other issue
  (b) Elizabeth Biddulph (d 29.10.1739)
m. (07.06.1694) Charles Dormer, 5th Lord (b 22.04.1668, d 02.07.1728)
  (c) Ann Biddulph
  m. Anthony Wright of Whealside
  (d)+ other issue - Francis (d 1749), Richard
  (ii) Mary Biddulph
  m. George Compton of Brambletye
  (iii)+ other issue - John, Henry (dsp 1683), Margaret (d unm), Anne (d unm)
  (B) John or Thomas Biddulph
  (C) Prudence Biddulph
  m. John Crompton of Milnwich
(D) Dorothy Biddulph
  m. Thomas Lane
  (2) Mary Biddulph
  m. Christopher Clough of Mindtoun
  (3) Frances Biddulph
  m. Marmaduke Holdby of Shakelton
  (4) Anne Biddulph
  m. Thomas Worthington of Lancashire
  b. Mary Biddulph probably of this generation
  m. Thomas Rudyard of Rudyard (d c1620)
2. Simon Biddulph of Elmhurst
  m. Joyce Weston (dau of Sir Robert Weston)
  A. Simon Biddulph of Elmhurst
  i. Simon Biddulph of Elmhurst (d 1632)
  m. Joyce Floyer (dau of Richard Floyer or Floger of Uttoxeter)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Commoners (vol iii, Biddulph of Biddulph)
(2) For lower section : BLG1886 (Biddulph of Burton) with some input from BP1934 (Biddulph, Baronet), Visitation (Staffordshire, 1664, Biddulph), and Commoners (vol iii, Biddulph of Biddulph)
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