'Granville01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Granvile of Bideford, Grenvile of Kilkhampton, Grenvile of Stow, Grenfell of Taplow

(1) The family name has had many variations (including Graynville & Greinville). We use Granvile for the page title because that is the spelling used in BLG1886/1952 by the descendants shown on the continuation page at Granville02. However, it appears that 'Grenvile' was the more common version of the name in early times.
(2) This page was originally built on data obtained from various web sites which, whilst sometimes being quite impressive, did not identify their sources in a convincing manner. The page was redone on 07.01.09 to accommodate information found in Visitation (Cornwall, 1620, Grenvlle). On 06.04.12 it was redone again using Vivian's work though our earlier work left us concerned that there are uncertainties regarding some of the Visitation data used by Vivian. The data below which is shown in italics comes from various web sites.
Richard FitzHamon de Granville or Grenvile of Bideford and Kilkhampton (a c1100)
m. Catherine (or Isabel) Giffard (dau of Walter Giffard, 'Earl of Longueville')
1. Richard de Grenvile of Bideford (d 1147)
  m. Adelina Beaumont (dau of Robert de Beaumont (Bellomont), widow of Hugh Montfort)
  A. Sir Thomas Grenvile named Richard (d 1204) by various web sites
  m. Gundreda
  i. Richard Grenvile
  m. ?? (dau of Thomas FitzNichols)
  a. Sir Theobald Grenvile (a 1199) named Richard by various web sites
m. Jane Trewent (dau of William Trewent)
  (1) Richard Grenvile (a temp Edward I who r. 1272-1307) generation omitted by various web sites
  m. Isabel (dau of Joselin le Mont Tregomynion)
  (A) Sir William Grenvile (a temp Edward II who r. 1307-1327) generation omitted by various web sites
  m. Johanna Wortham (heir)
  (i) Sir Bartholomew Grenvile (a temp Edward II who r. 1307-1327)
  m. Joanna (or Anne) Vivion (dau of Sir Viell Vivion)
(a) Henry Grenvile (d by 1330)
  m. Ann Wortham
  ((1)) Sir Theobald Grenvile - continued below
  m. Joice Beaumont (dau of Thomas Beaumont)
  (b)+ other issue - Johann, Isabell
  (B) Bartholomew Grenvile
  (i) William Grenvile possibly of this generation
  (a) Richard Grenvile of Gloucester
  ((1)) Alice Grenvile
  m. Guido (Guy) Westcote
  (2) William Grenvile, Chancellor of England, Archbishop of York (a 12.1304)



Sir Theobald Grenvile of Kilkhampton (a temp Edward III who r. 1327-1377) - continued above
Vivian identifies Theobald's wife as Jois, dau of Thomas Beaumont. Provisionally we follow those web sites which show her as ...
m. Joice Beaumont (possibly dau of Thomas Beaumont of Bolton Percy)
1. Sir Theobald Grenvile 'of Stow' (a temp Richard II who r. 1377-1399)
Vivian identifies Theobald's wife as Margaret, dau of Hugh Courtney, Earl of Devon. Provisionally we follow those web sites which show her as ...
  m. (c1392) Margaret Courtenay (dau of Hugh Courtenay of Holcombe)
  A. Sir John Grenvile (dsp)
  m. Elizabeth Wortham (dau/coheir of William Wortham of Devon)
  B. William Grenville 'of Bideford' 'of Stow' (a temp Henry IV who r. 1399-1413)
Vivian identifies William's wife as "Phillip, sister to the Lord Bondvile". Provisionally we follow those web sites which show her as ...
  m. Philippa Bonville (dau of William Bonville of Shute, Lord Bonville)
  i. Thomas Grenvile 'of Stow'
  Some web sites show (Sir) Thomas's wife Elizabeth as sister of Sir Theobald Russell, later Gorges (who d 1380), but then show Thomas as having died in 1483. Vivian identifies her as ...
  m. Elizabeth (sister of Sir Theobald de Gorges)
  a. Sir Thomas Grenvile or Granville of Stow, Sheriff of Cornwall (d 18.03.1513)
  m1. Isabella or Elizabeth Gilbert (dau of Otho Gilbert of Compton)
  m2. Jane Jous (widow of _ Hill of Taunton)
  b. Ellin Grenvile
  m. William Yeo
  ii. Margery Grenvile
  m. John Thorne



Possibly connected to the above family was ...
John Grenfell of St. Just's
1. Pascoe Grenfell of Penzance, Cornwall (d 1752)
  m1. (29.11.1718) Mary Edwards (dsp 1719)
  m2. Mary Maugham (dau of John Maugham of Marazion)
  A. Pascoe Grenfell of Marazion, Cornwall (b 1729, d 27.05.1810, Consul, 2nd son)
  m. (13.12.1758) Mary Tremenheere (dau of William Tremenheere)
  i. Pascoe Grenfell of Taplow House (b 03..09.1761, MP)
  m1. (26.08.1786) Charlotte Granville (d 02.05.1790, cousin)
  a. George Granville Grenfell (b 10.02.1789, dsp 03.06.1853)
  b. Charles Pascoe Grenfell of Taplow Court (b 04.04.1790, d 21.03.1867) had issue
  m. (22.06.1819) Georgiana Isabella Frances Molyneux (d 28.06.1826, dau of Philip, 2nd Earl of Sefton)
c. Charlotte Granville Grenfell (d 27.03.1845)
  m. (16.05.1811) Thomas George French of Marino
  m2. (15.01.1798) Georgiana St. Leger (d 12.05.1818, dau of 1st Viscount Doneraile)
  d. Pascoe St. Leger Grenfell of Maesteg House, Swansea (b 05.11.1798, d 28.03.1879) had issue
  m1. (15.10.1824) Catherine Anne Dupre (dau of James Dupre of Wiltion Park)
  Their 4th son, Field Marshal Francis Wallace Grenfell, was created Baron Grenfell of Kilvey in 1902.
  m2. (20.09.1847) Penelope Frances Madan (dsp 08.01.1868, dau of _ Madan, Dean of Chichester)
  e. Riversdale William Grenfell of Ray Lodge, Maidenhead (b 29.11.1807, d 01.06.1871) had issue
  m. (20.03.1834) Charlotte Adelaide Elliot (d 12.12.1840, dau of John Elliot of Pimlico Lodge)
  f. Henrietta Maria Jane Grenfell (d 21.02.1897)
  m. (01.03.1848) Robert Myrtens Bird
  g. Marianne Grenfell (d 30.03.1892)
  m. (17.03.1823) 1st Lord Wolvertone (d 24.07.1873)
  h. Emily Charlotte Grenfell (d 19.12.1875)
  m. (29.05.1834) Rev. Sydney Godolphin Osborne (brother of 8th Duke of Leeds)
  i. Caroline Temple Grenfell (dsp 09.04.1886)
  m. (30.01.1839) John Ashley Warre (d 181.12.1860, MP)
  j. Charlotte Maria French Grenfell (d 12.04.1860)
  m. (03.10.1849) James Anthony Froude (d 1894, historian)
  k. Frances Eliza Grenfell (d 12.12.1891)
  m. (07.01.1844) Charles Kingsley (d 1875, rector of Eversley, chaplain to Queen Victroria, professor, poet, novelist)
  l.+ other issue - Georgiana Mary (d unm 19.08.1874), Louisa Octavia (d 20.02.1816), Margaret (d 17.07.1820), Frances Newenham (d 22.02.1812)
  ii.+ 3 sons and 4 daughters
  B.+ 3 sons and 2 daughters

Main source(s):
(1) For upper & middle section (uploaded 18.08.03, revised 07.01.09 then 06.04.12) : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, Grenvile or Granville of Stowe) with input/support as reported above
(2) For lower section (uploaded 07.01.09) : BP1934 (Desborough)
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