'Edwards07'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Edwards of London, Edwards of Wingfield, Edwards of Yspytty, Edwards of Pye Nest

Robert Edwards of Newbury, Berkshire (d c1621, "descended out of Wales")
m. Alice Goddard of Berkshire
1. William Edwards of London (b c1613, a 1681)
  m. Jane Broxton (dau of William Broxton of Reading)
  A. Alice Edwards
m. Paul Docminique of Chipsted (d 1734, m2. Margaret Edwards, cousin of Alice)
  B. Mary Edwards (a 1681)
2. Robert Edwards (b c1615, a 1681, rector of Kibworth Beauchamp)
  m. Margaret Lascoe (dau of William Lascoe of Halom)
  A. Robert Edwards of London & Wingfield, Berkshire (bpt 07..12.1664, d 1734)
  m. Frances Coppinger (dau of James Coppinger)
  i. William Edwards of Wingfield (dsp unm 1737)
ii. Margaret Edwards
  m. William Mitford of Newton & Gilbury House (d 1747)
  B. Francis Edwards 'of Welham Grove' of London (bpt 26.12.1668, d 19.02.1728-9)
  Nichols shows that Francis m. Anna Margaretta, "a Dutch lady" by whom he was father of Mary (d 1743) whose illegimitate son (without his father being named) was Gerrard Anne Edwards who m. Jane, dau of Baptist Noel, 4th Earl of Gainsborough. This makes it clear that his wife was ...
  m. (12.07.1704) Anna Margaretta Vernatti (b 1684, d 19.03.1765, dau of Constantine Vernatti of Hackney)
  i. Mary Edwards (b 1704-5, d 23.08.1743)
  Mary was heiress of Tooke, Vernatti & Edwards families and is described here as "reputedly the richest heiress in England", through whom estates passed to her son by ...
  p/m. (by 1731) Lord Anne Hamilton (b 12.10.1709, d 25.12.1748)
  C. Margaret Edwards (bpt 02.1665)
  m. Paul Docminique of Chipsted (d 1734, m1. Alice Edwards, cousin of Margaret)
  D.+ other issue - William (dsp), Henry (dsp), John (dsp), Mary



Robert Edwards of Gallt y Celeyn & Yspytty Ifan
m. Elizabeth Price (dau/heir of Captain Ellis Price of Yspytty & Plas Iolyn)
1. John Edwards
  m. Sarah Owen (dau of Edward Owen of Crogen Iddon)
A. Edward Edwards 'of Yspytty'
  i. John Edwards, Sheriff of Denbighshire (d 1771??)
  m. Sarah Lloyd (dau/heir of Jenkin Lloyd of Cochfaes, m2. Rev. Thomas Youde of Rowley's Mansion in Shrewsbury)
  a. Thomas Watkin Edwards 'of Yspytty', Sheriff of Montgomeryshire (n 1775, dsp 1821)
  b. Edward Edwards 'of Yspytty' (b 1781)
  m. Mary Greenaway (sister/heir of Charles Greenaway of Barrington & Burford Priory)
  c. Sarah Edwards (d unm 1798)
  d. Julia Elizabeth Edwards 'of Yspytty' (b 29.05.1783, d unm 19.09.1857)
  e. Harriet Edwards (b 30.03.1787, d 24.10.1856)
  m. Jacob William Hinde (d 01.07.1868, Captain)
  B. Sarah Edwards (bur 28.07.1762)
  m. Thomas Price
  C.+ other issue - Ellis (dsp), Owen (dsp), Elizabeth
2. Robert Edwards (rector of Llandderfel)
  m. Lettice Adams (dau of Rev. Thomas Adams of Whittington & Oswestry)
3.+ other issue



William Edwards of Warwickshire (b 16180, d 05.1748)
m. Dolphin (dau of James Dolphin)
1. John Edwards of Warwickshir(b c1710, dvp 04.1740)
m. (09.08.1737) Mary Tompson (dau of John Tompson)
  A. John Edwards of Pye Nest, Yorkshire (b 06.02.1739, d 14.07.1823)
  m. (15.07.1762) Elizabeth Lees (d 19.08.1803, dau of Samuel Lees of Willow Hall)
  i. Henry Lees Edwards of Pye Nest (b 29.11.1775, d 02.05.1848) had issue
  m. (10.05.1804) Lea Priestley (d 06.09.1856, dau of Joseph Priestley of White Windows & Goodgrave by Lydia, dau of John Lea of Haugh End)
  ii. Thomas Grove Edwards of Regent's Park (b 01.11.1783, d unm 14.03.1855)
  iii. Mary Edwards (d 23.11.1823)
  m. (19.06.1795) John Walker of Crownest & Cliffe Hill (d 22.04.1823)
  iv. Elizabeth Edwards (d 07.03.1834)
  m. (30.07.1795) Law Atkinson of The Bidings
  v. Harriet Edwards (d 03.08.1865)
  m. (26.07(08?).1804) John Dyson of Willow Field (d 22.04.1818)
  vi. Lucy Edwards
  m. (14.06.1810) John Plowes of London (d 20.11.1853)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 06.04.23) : 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 2, part 2, 1798, 'Pedigree of Edwards of Kibworth and Welham', p868)
(2) For middle section (first uploaded 09.11.09 in Wales29, moved here 06.04.23) : Griffith's Pedigrees ('Plas Iolyn (in Yspytty Ifan)', p204)
(3) For lower section (uploaded 23.10.23) : BP1934 ('Edwards of Pye Nest')
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