'Colles2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Colles (Coles) of Barton
[This page was first launched as Draft on 14.04.10 when it was hoped that further information could be found to enable it to be extended. It was released into the 'Database Proper' when it was accepted that it was unlikely that such extension would be possible.]

Humphrey Colles of Somerset
1. John Colles
  A. Walter Colles
  m. Elizabeth Sharshill (dau of Richard Sharshill by Thomasine, dau of Jo. Coles of N. Tawton)
  i. John Colles
  m. Alice Monke (dau of William Monke son (by Mary, dau of Sir Richard Martin) of William son of William)
a. Humphrey Colles
  m. _ Hext (dau of John Hext)
  (1) Humphrey Colles of Barton
  m1/2. Elizabeth Lambert (dau of R(ichard?) Lambert)
  Visitation identifies Elizabeth's father as "R. Lambert, Ld. M. of London". There was no Lambert Lord Mayor in the 15th or 16th centuries.
(A) Elizabeth Colles
  m1. Thomas Mallet (d 1580)
  m2. John Long of Nethercombe
  (B) Philippa Colles
  m1. Alexander Pym of Cannington
  Philippa also married ...
  m2. Sir Anthony Rous of Edmerstone & Halton (d 1622)
m2/1. Elizabeth Darcy (dau of Roger Darcy, sister of Thomas, Lord of Chiche)
  (C) John Colles of Barton
  m. Ann Thynne (dau of Sir John Thynne)
  Visitation ends by showing that John & Ann had 3 children, John + Dor(othy) + Eliz(abeth).
  (i) John Colles of Barton possibly the John who married ...
  m. Elizabeth Wyndham (dau of Humphrey Wyndham of Wiveliscombe) mother of Elizabeth, possibly also of ...
  (a) Margaret Colles probably of this generation
  m. Sir Gerard Napier, 1st Bart of More Critchell (d 14.05.1672/3)
  (b) Elizabeth Colles
  m. (1644) Sir William Portman, 5th Bart of Orchard Portman (d 09.1645)
  (ii) Dorothy Colles
  (iii) Elizabeth Colles possibly the Elizabeth who married ...
  m. John Coventry
  (D) Elizabeth Colles 2nd Elizabeth, apparently of this generation of this marriage
  m. Humphrey Walrond of Sea (d 17.02.1621)

Main source(s): Visitation (Weaver 1885, Somerset, 1531+1573+1591, 'Colles')
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