'Cherry1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Cherry of London

BLG1952 identifies the following family as "a Huguenot family who settled in England in the 17th century". Berry identifies their arms as "Argent, a Fess, engrailed, between three Annulets Gules".
William Cherry (b 1698, d 01.08.1775)
m. Mary Ann Breton (b 1699, d 05.10.1792, dau of Peter Breton)
1. George Cherry of Nottingham Place, Middlesex (b 08.03.1731, d 12.02.1815, Chairman of the Board for Victualling the Royal Navy) the first mentioned by BLG1858
m. Susan Curtis (d 23.05.1775, dau of Henry Curtis of Chatham)
  A. George Frederick Cherry (d 14.01.1799)
  m. (05.03.1789) Martha Maria Paul (d 21.01.1819, dau of Henry Paul)
  i. George Henry Cherry of Denford House, Sheriff of Berkshire (a 1829, MP) had issue
  m. (09.09.1819) Charlotte Garrard (d 30.06.1880, dau of Charles Drake Garrard of Larner)
  Their 2nd son inherited Lamer Park and assumed the additional name and arms of Garrard.
  B. John Hector Cherry (d 0.06.1803)
  m. Catherine Stratton (dau of William Stratton)
  i. George Frederick Cherry (2nd son) had issue
  m1. (sp) ?? (relict of _ Irvin)
  m2. Charlotte Hughes
  ii. Henry Curtis Cherry (4th son) had issue
  m. Anne Alicia Cameron (dau of Major General Sir John Cameron)
  iii. Alexander Inglis Cherry had issue
  m. (26.09.1827) Georgiana Gascoigne (dau of Evelyn Gascoigne)
  iv. Maria Cherry
m. (20.01.1814) Sir James Sutherland (Colonel)
  v. Charlotte Cherry (d 08.02.1822)
  m. (07.02.1816) Solomon Nicholls
  vi.+ other issue - George Frederick (d 24.03.1788), John Hector (d unm 25.11.1824), Kitty Rosanna
  C. Peter Cherry (d 26.11.1823, youngest son)
  m. Mary Robson (dau of Francis Robson)
  i.+ issue - Peter Thomas, Susannah Mary, Rosanna Curtis, Georgiana Frances
  D. Susan Mary Cherry (d 12.11.1794)
  m. (11.01.1791) Rev. Charles Proby of Stanwick
  E. Rosanna Cherry (dsp 11.10.1835)
  m1. (27.01.1785) Thomas Blackford
  m2. Rev. Henry Sanbridge (Sawbridge) of Welford
  F. Mary Anne Cherry
  m. (10.12.1792) George Rose
  G. Elizabeth Curtis Cherry (d 07.11.1829)
  m. (06.01.1798) John Gosling
  H.+ other issue (d unm) - James Curtis (d 05.1770), William (d 28.01.1788), Elizabeth (d 24.09.1765)
2.+ other issue - William (b 1724, d 22.04.1763), Peter, Mary (d unm), Elizabeth (d unm)



Visitation identifies the arms of the following family as ""Argent, a fesse engrailed between three annulets gules, a fleur-de-lis or for difference" which suggests that there was a close connection with the family shown above.
Sir Francis Cherry of London (d before 1609, a "merchant-vintner")
m1. Margaret Hayward of London (d 1605, 'dau of Harry Haywood')
1. Edward Cherry of Dublin
  m. Lettice Auger (dau of Sir Francis Auger, Baron Longford, m2. Sir Henry Holcroft)
  A.+ issue - Francis, Mary
2. Francis Cherry
3. Frances Cherry
  m. Sir John Merick of London
4. Elizabeth Cherry (bpt 28.07.1588)
  m. (sp) Sir William Russell of London
5. Sara Cherry
  m. Lionell Wright of Rigate/Hartswood
6. Rebecka Cherry
  m. Robert Fermie ("clarke of the Audience to King James" or "clerk of the avenary of King James")
7.+ 2 other sons + 3 other daughters
m2. Elizabeth Elliott r (dau/coheir of Edward Elliot of Poplar, widow of Christopher Holmes of London)
12. Robert Cherry of Camberwell & Lambeth
  m. Elizabeth Stokeley of London
  A. Elizabeth Cherry (bpt 02.03.1621)
  m. John Scott
  B.+ other issue - John (bpt 06.05.1624), Frances (bpt 16.03.1622-3, bur 20.10.1624)
13.+ other issue - Francis (d infant?)Francis, Richard

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : CountyGen (Berry, Berkshire, 1837, p73-), BLG1858 (Cherry of Denford') 'with a little input & support from the section on the Cherry family in BLG1952 ('Cherry-Garrard formerly of Lamer')
(2) For lower section : Visitation (Surrey, 1530+1572+1623, 'Cherry'), CTG (vol 3, 1836, 'Family of Cherry', p158+)
Back to top of page