'Gyll4'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gill of Carhouse, Gill of Chesterfield, Gyll of London, Gill of Norton, Gill of Sheffield

Thomas Gyll of (Jenkyns Hall in) Mucking (Essex) (a 08.1601, "appointed Lion Keeper by patent dated 31 January 1573")
m. Elizabeth Burgess (bur 30.01.1607, dau of Thomas Burgess of Stanford (by Mary, dau/coheir of Edward Clovile of Copfold Hall), widow of Eugenius Gatton, m3. Densil Hartridge, m4. Francis Downes)
1. Ralph Gyll of London (d 12.02.1620, lion keeper)
  m. (c05.1596) Anne Heneage (bur 24.03.1609, dau of Michael Heneage, brother of Sir Thomas Haunton)
  A. Robert Gyll of London (d before 19.07.1673, lion keeper)
  m. Anne Dormer (dau of William Dormer by Ane, sister of Robert Dewhurst of Cheshunt)
  i. William Gyll of London (bur 10.09.1686, lion keeper)
  m. Frances (a 1686)
  a. Anne Gyll
  m. Richard Turner
  b. Grace Gyll
  m. Francis Beauchamp
  ii. Grace Gyll (b 1637, dsp 14.09.1694)
  m. William Robinson of Cheshunt (b 1615-6, d 21.04.1686)
  iii.+ other issue - Robert (dsp), Mary, Catharine
  B. Grace Gyll (b 1598, d 04.06.1685)
  m. William Greene of Barnet (b 1575-6, d 06.06.1644, son/heir of Edward (prebendary of Bristol))
  C. Anne Gyll
  m. Jeremiah Becke
  D. Elizabeth Gyll
  m. Gilbert Gregory of Barnley
  E.+ other issue - 2 sons, Grace (d infant?)
2. William Gyll
3. Thomas Gyll (b c1608)
  m. (17.07.1633) Grizell Cowell of Hunsdon
4. Elizabeth Gyll
  m. William Holstock of Orset
5. daughter
  m. _ Vernam
6. daughter
  m. _ Reade



FMG starts with James Gill of Sheffield, "believed to have been son of Adam Gill of the same place & nephew of Edward Gill, from whom those of Norton, co. Derby, descended".
?? Gill
1/2. Edward Gill of Norton, Derbyshire
  A. Leonard Gill of Norton (d c1654)
  m. Elizabeth Sanderson (dau of Robert Sanderson of Blythe, sister of Robert, Bishop of Lincoln)
  i. Edward Gill of Carhouse, Yorkshire (b c1610, a 04.1666)
  m1. Ruth Bright (dau of Stephen Bright of Carbrook by Joanna Westby)
  a. Sarah Gill
  m2. (18.07.1638) Elizabeth Westby (dau/heir of Captain Henry Westby of Carhouse)
  b. John Gill, Sheriff of York (a 1692)
  m. Elizabeth Brooke of Newhouse in Hothersell presumed mother of ...
  (1) Westby Gill (a 1712)
  c. Ruth Gill
  m. Joseph Stones of Hymsworth, Norton
  d.+ other issue - Henry, Elizabeth
  ii. Elizabeth Gill
  m. William Spenser of Attercliffe
  iii. Mary Gill
  m. Rowland Morewood of the Oakes, Bradfield
2/1. Adam Gill of Sheffield "believed to have been" father of ...
A. James Gill of Sheffield
  m. (10.12.1593) Elizabeth Chambers (bur 20.01.1605-6)
  i. Philip Gill of Sheffield (bpt 18.06.1598, bur 09.02.1630-1, ironmonger)
  m. Frances (a 1630)
a. Adam Gill of Sheffield & Chesterfield (bpt 25.10.1627, bur 05.01.1687-8)
  m. Ann Wilson (dau/coheir of Robert Wilson of Eyam)
  (1) Adam Gill of Chesterfield (d c08.1730)
  m1/2. (17.09.1695) Mary Middleton
  m2/1. Anne Langwith
  (A) Leonard Gill of Chesterfield (d unm by 10736)
  (2) Jane Gill (b 1674-5, d 21.05.1705)
  m. Thomas Slater of Chesterfield (d 1718, m2. Elizabeth)
  (3) Martha Gill
  m. Benjamin Granger
  (4)+ other issue - Leonard of London (dsp after 07.1742), John, Elizabeth (bur 26.07.1680)
  b. Martha Gill in Hartshead, Sheffield
  ii. William Gill of Sheffield (bpt 09.01.1604-5, "of the Cutlers' Company")
  m. (26.01.1634-5) Elizabeth Nightingale
  a.+ issue - William (bpt 16.03.1635-6), Leonard (bpt 10.11.1638), Mary (bpt 02.02.1640-1)
  iii. Elizabeth Gill (bpt 09.03.1594-5)
  m. William Newbould

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 05.04.20): CTG (vol 8, 1843, 'Branch of Gyll at the Tower of London - Lion Keepers', p280)
(2) For lower section, Norton line (uploaded 30.03.24) : 'Ducatus Leodiensis' (Ralph Thoresby, 1715, p78), Visitation (Dugdale, Yorkshire, 1665, 'Gill of Carr-House')
(2) For lower section, Sheffield & Chesterfield line (originally uploaded to GZmisc08 on 28.01.16, moved here 30.03.24) : FMG (vol 1, MS97, 'Gill-Slater', p209+)
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