'Drury04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Drury of Colne, Drury of Earith, Drury of Overstone

BEB1841 reports that the following family is a cadet of Drury of Rougham.
Thomas Drury of Fincham, Norfolk (bur 22.07.1545)
1. Thomas Drury of Talbot's Hall Manor, Fincham (bur 12.07.1559)
  m. Hellen (bur 01.09.1576)
2. Richard Drury of Reach (Cambridgeshire) & Ixning (Suffolk) (d by 1583)
  m1. Mary March (dau of Robert March of Haddenham & Ely)
  m2. Alice (bur 01.02.1565)
  m3. Philippa (d before 02.10.1587, relict of John Chenerie)
3. William Drury of Elsworth, Cambridgeshire
m. Etheldred Smith (sister /coheir of Henry Smith (DD) and of William of Colne & London, m2. _ Burgess of Lincolnshire)
  A. Richard Drury of London (b c1561, bur 30.12.1617 (or d 1606?)) - continued below
  m. (26.04.1601) Catherine Beswick (d 27.03.1630, dau of William Beswick of Spelmonden & Horsmonden)
  B. John Drury of King's Lynn (a 1581) had issue
  C. Margery Drury
  m. Leonard Stout
  D. Mary Drury (a 1587)
4. Henry Drury
  A. William Drury of Reach, Cambridgeshire (a 1558)
  Muskett (p 365) queries whether or not this William, son of Henry, was indeed the William of Reach shown on p368. Noting that his wife was sister of his uncle's wife, provisionally we make the connection.
  m. Anne Smith (sister /coheir of Henry Smith, sister of Etheldred (m. William Drury of Elsworth, above))
5. Margaret Drury
  m1. _ King
  m2. _ Reynolds



Richard Drury of London (b c1561, bur 30.12.1617 (or d 1606?)) - continued above
m. (26.04.1601) Catherine Beswick (d 27.03.1630, dau of William Beswick of Spelmonden & Horsmonden)
1. William Drury of Earith & Colne, Sheriff of Camberidgeshire & Huntingdonshire (b c1608, d 1690)
  m1. Mary Browne of Stow
  A.+ "several children" (all d infant)
  m2. (1644) Catherine Winde (dau of Richard Winde of Earith)
B. Richard Drury of Colne, Sheriff of Cambridgeshire & Huntingdonshire (d 1682/1692)
  m. Priscilla Clapthorne (d 22.01.1745, dau/coheir of Robert Clapthorne (Glapthorne) of Whittlesea)
  i. Richard Drury of Colne (b c1673, d 01.11.1738)
  m1. Elizabeth Kynnesman (widow)
  m2. (c1709) Joyce Beacon (dau/heir of Thomas Beacon of Ilford)
  a. Sir Thomas Drury, Bart of Overstone, Colne and Great Ilford (d 20.01.1750)
  m. (10.1737) Martha Tyrell (dau of Sir John Tyrell, Bart of Heron, by Mary Doliffe)
  (1) Thomas James Joseph Drury (b 04.09.1738, dvp unm 1746)
  (2) Mary Anne Drury (b 1740, d 30.12.1769)
  m. (14.07.1761) John Hobart, 2nd Earl of Buckinghamshire (b 08.1723, d 03.08.1793)
  (3) Jocosa Catherine Drury (b 19.04.1749, d 11.02.1772)
  m. (16.10.1770) Brownlow Cust, 1st Lord Brownlow (b 03.12.1744, d 25.12.1807, Speaker of the House of Commons)
  ii. George Drury (bur 1764, Rector of Whitton & Claydon)
  m. (18.05.1719) Amy Clarke (bur 22.01.1755, dau of John Clarke of Ipswich)
  a. George Drury (b 23.03.1719/20, bur 22.02.1807, Rector of Overstone then Claydon)
  m. Elizabeth Cavell (b 1717-8, bur 21.08.1804, dau/heir of Rev. Richard Cavell of Bealings)
  The following is supported by 'Suffolk Manorial Families' (Joseph James Muskett, 'Drury of Claydon', p367).
  (1) Thomas Drury (Admiral RN)
  m. Elizabeth (d 20.12.1845)
  (A)+ issue - George (dsp), Charles Thomas Augustus (b 18.08.1800, d 24.08.1822)
  (2) George Drury (rector of Overstone and Claydon)
  m. (03.06.1784) Elizabeth Moore (d 30.12.1796, dau of Richard Moore of Kentwell Hall)
  (A) George Drury (b 30.03.1789, d 05.10.1832) had issue
m. Anne Hedding (dau of Jevitt Hedding of St. Neots)
  (B) Elizabeth Drury (b 08.08.1784, d unm 05.12.1842)
  (C) Mary Drury (b 10.03.1792, d 1884)
  m. (12.05.1813) James Tyley (Rector of Great Addington)
  (3) Richard Vere Drury (bpt 10.12.1755, d 06.04.1833)
  m1. Frances Vandeput (d 23.02.1787, dau/heir of Sir George Vandepunt, Bart, by Mary Shutz)
  (A) George Vandeput Drury of Shotover House (bpt 07.05.1777, dsp 25.11.1819)
  m. Charlotte Jane Thompson (d 22.02.1847, dau of Henry Thompson of Kirby Hall)
  (B) Augustus Vere Drury (b 1778, d 02.1845, Captain RN) had issue
  m1. (1803) Maria Smyth (dau of Captain Charles Smuth, brother of Sir William Smyth, Bart of Hill Hall)
  m2. (1833) Jane Williams (dau of Sir George Williams, Bart)
  (C) Richard Vere Drury
  (D) Frances Schutz Drury (bpt 29.05.1788)
  m. _ Hawkins (Captain)
  m2.(12.06.1788) Susannah Gibson (d 1835, dau of Rev. John Gibson, son of the Bishop of London)
  (E) Robert Gibson in Corfu
  (F) Anna Gibson
  m. _ Agnes (Captain)
  (G) Caroline Gibson
  m. Rev. J. Stewart (rector of Gilston)
  iii. Clapthorne (Glapthorne) Drury of Great Carrington, Devon (a 1741)
m. Anne (d by 1729)
  iii. Elizabeth Drury
  m. Thomas Skeeles of Bluntsham
  iv. Priscilla Drury (b c1676, d 12.01.1749)
  m. Robert Beaumont (d 25.03.1737, Rector of Witnesham)
  v.+ other issue - James (d before 1741), Robert (a 1741)
  C. William Drury of Earith, Godmanchester & Tempsford (b 1657, a 1711)
  m1. Elizabeth Garland (d before 1699, dau of Robert Garland of London)
  m2. Mary of Godmanchester (d before 11.03.1711)
  D. Catherine Drury
  m. John Cholmley of Credenhill
  E. Alice Drury
  m. Joseph Ives of Wittlesea (Whittlesea)
  F. Susan Drury
  m. Edward Young of St. Ives, Huntingdonshire
  G. Elizabeth Drury
  m. William Wiseman of Wittlesea (Whittlesea)
  H.+ other issue (dsp) - Joseph (b c1660, a 1684), Winde (b c1669, a 1684), Mary (d unm)
2. Ethelerda Drury
  m. (1620) Robert Corbet of London
3. Rachel Drury
  m. Richard Tulle of Kent
4.+ other issue - Richard (b 1614), Catherine (b 1611, a 1629)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 08.11.20) : 'Suffolk Manorial Families' (Joseph James Muskett, 'Edited with extensive additions', vol 1, 1900, 'Drury of Fincham and Swaffham Manor' (p364) & 'Drury of Overstone and Earith', p365))
(2) For lower section (uploaded 25.06.05 when based on BEB1841) : Suffolk Manorial Families' (Joseph James Muskett, 'Edited with extensive additions', vol 1, 1900, 'Drury of Overstone and Earith', p365), BEB1841 ('Drury of Overstone') with input as reported above
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