'GZmisc05'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Geste of Handsworth, Dugdale of Merevale, Goodlake of Letcomb Regis, Golding of Colston Basset, Gunnis of Gwynus, Gunnis of Llanengan, Gunnis of Llandegwning

John Geste or Ghest of Handsworth, Staffordshire (a 1496)
m. Margaret Hawkes (dau/heir of Thomas Hawkes, great-granddau of Henry Hawkes of Hopwode)
1. Richard Geste of Handsworth (d 1541)
  A. John Geste of Handsworth (d 1601)
  i. Richard Geste of Handsworth
  m. (04.02.1595-6) Elizabeth Piddocke (dau of Roger Cooper Piddocke of Windsor Green)
a. John Geste of Hansworth & Hopwode (b 08.01.1601, d 1649)
  m. (1627) Joan Court (dau of John Court of Studley)
  (1) Richard Geste of Handsworth (d 1692)
  m. Mary Spencer (dau of William Spencer of Handsworth)
(A) Nicholas Geste of Handsworth (d 1720-1)
  m. Phoebe Downing ("of the family of" Sir George Downing of East Hatley)
  (i) Richard Geste of Handsworth (d 1736)
  m. (19.04.1722) Jane Dugdale (d 1772, dau of William Dugdale of Blyth Hall)
  (a) Richard Geste or Geast, later Dugdale of Blyth Hall & Merevale (d 1806)
  m. (1767) Penelope Bate Stratford (d 1819, dau/coheir of Francis Stratford of Merevale)
  ((1)) Dugdale Stratford Dugdale of Merevale Hall, Warwickshire (b 1773)
  m1. (1799) Charlotte Curzon (dau of Assheton, 1st Viscount Curzon)
  ((A)) William Stratford Dugdale of Merevale Hall (b 01.04.1800, d 15.09.1871) had issue
m. (01.03.1827) Harriet Ella Berkeley-Portman (dau of Edward Berkeley-Portman of Bryanstone)
  m2. (16.09.1834) Mary Elizabeth Egerton (b 14.04.1748, dsp 26.10.1846)
  ((2)) Penelope Geast or Dugdale
  m. Charles James Packe of Prestwold
  ((3)) Louisa Anne Geast or Dugdale
  m. William Dilke of Maxstoke Castle
  ((4)) Emma Geast or Dugdale
  (b) Henry Geste
  m. Anne Walford (dau of John Walford, great-granddau of Thomas Walford of Binton)
  ((1)) Henry Geste, later Geste-Dugdale of Bordesley Park, Worcestershire (a 1822, 2nd son)
  ((2)) Anne Geste (dsp 1813)
  m. Francis Dugdale Astley
  ((3))+ other issue - Richard (dsp 1797), Jane (d unm), Mary (d unm 1794), Phoebe (d 1779)
  (B) Mary Geste
  m. Humphry Wyrley
  b. Maria Geste
  m. (1616) Thomas Ashford
  c. Elizabeth Geste
  m. (1625) Abraham Errington
  d.+ other issue - Martha, Jane
  ii. Henry Geste
  m. Dorothea Smallwood of Queyslade
2. Laurence Geste of Row Heath
  A. William Geste of Owley Grange
3. Thomas Geste
  A. Edmund Geste, Bishop of Rochester then Bishop Almoner of Salisbury (d 1576)



William Goodlake of Letcomb Regis, Berkshire (a 1546)
1. Thomas Goodlake of Letcomb Regis (b 1580)
  m. Elizabeth Beconsall (dau (sb sister?) of White Beconsall of Moyles Court)
  A. George Goodlake of Letcomb Regis (d 1644)
  m. Ann Wiseman (dau of Sir Charles Wiseman of Steventon)
i. Thomas Goodlake of Letcomb Regis (b 04.06.1633, d 15.02.1693)
  m. (01.1676) Ann Wiseman (dau of Edmond Wiseman of Sparsholt Court)
  a. Thomas Goodlake of Letcomb Regis (b 28.01.1678, d after 1754)
  m. Barbara Garrard (dau of Thomas Garrard of Upper Lambourne)
  (1) Thomas Goodlake of Letcomb Regis (b 23.09.1708)
  m. Anna Butler of Kirby House)
  (A) Thomas Goodlake of Letcomb Regis (b 17.05.1744)
  m. (1775) Catherine Price (dau of Rev. Ralph Price, sister of Sir Charles, 1st Bart)
  (i) Thomas Goodlake of Letcomb Regis (b 09.04.1776) had issue
  m. (26.07.1806) Jane Mills (d 11.1808, dau/heir of William Warnton Mills of Yadley House)
  (ii) John Hughes Goodlake (bpt 02.12.1778, d 28.10.1821) had issue
  BLG1886 (Surman of Swindon Hall) provides the following connection, reporting that John's eldest son inherited Swindon Hall and assumed the name Surman.
  m. (24.06.1807) Elizabeth Surnam (d 26.11.1843, dau of William Surnam, niece/heir of John Surnam of Swindon Hall)
  (iii) Catherine Goodlake (d young)
  (B) Catherine Goodlake
  m. (24.11.1763) Thomas Justice of Sutton Courney
  (2)+ 14 other children



Edward Golding of Aye, Suffolk
m. Merabell Aldham
1. Edward Golding
  m. Mary Godfrey (dau of Richard Godfrey of Hendringham)
  A. Sir Edward Golding, Sheriff of Nottinghamshire, 1st Bart of Colston Bassett (a 1614, later a friar)
  m. Ellinor Throgmorton (bur 22.09.1652, dau of John Throgmorton of Cawton (Throckmorton of Coughton))
  i. Sir Charles Golding, 2nd Bart of Colston Bassett (b c1630, d 1667, 2nd son)
  m. Mary Ravenscroft (bur 15.02.1686, dau of James Ravenscroft of Alkmundbury Weston)
  a. Sir Edward Golding, 3rd Bart of Colston Bassett (b c1657, dsp 06.12.1715)
  b.+ other issue - Charles (bur 08.06.1661), Mary, Elizabeth (bur 02.08.1685)
  ii. Anne Golding (b c1624, bur 10.09.1720)
  m. Richard Fleetwood (son/heir of Sir Thomas of Calwich)
  iii. Marina Golding
  m. Simeon Cuffaude of Cuffaude, Hampshire
  iv.+ other issue - John (d unm, friar), George (b 1630-1, bur 17.016.1701), Robert (d unm), Frances (d unm), Mary (d unm)



John Gunnis Hen 'of Gwynus'
1. Hugh Gunnis
  A. Richard Gunnis of Neugwl in Llandegwning (3rd son)
  m. Gaynor Thomas
  i. John Gunnis (b 1646, d 01/2.1686-7, rector of Rhoscolyn then Llanengan)
  m. Elizabeth (sister of William Griffith of Penrallt)
  a. Richard Gunnis in Llanengan (bpt 03.05.1676, a 1687)
  m. Ann
  (1) Margaret Gunnis
  m. (10.04.1757) John Williams of Llantrisant
(A) Thomas Williams (bpt 23.01.1759)
  (2)+ other issue - Griffith (bpt 16.03.1723-4, bur 25.11.1724), Richard (bpt 26.01.1728-9), Elizabeth (bur 07.09.1728)
  b. Martha
  m. Griffith Wynn of Bangor
  c.+ other issue (a 1687) - William, Griffith (b 1681, rector of Romenham), Francis (bpt 19.09.1682), John (bpt 17.11.1683), Thomas (b 1685, a 1705)
  ii. Hugh Gunnis of Westminster (d before 10.02.1700-1, 4th son)
  a. Gaynor Gunnis
  iii. Jane
  m. Griffith Evans
  iv. Catherine
  m. David Rice of Neugwl Ganol (m2. Gaynor, dau of Richard Jones alias Lewis of Rhiw)
  v.+ other issue - Griffith of Llandegwning, Robert (b 1650)
  B.+ other issue - John, Robert (a 1593), Griffith of Llanengan, Catherine

Main source(s):
(1) For Geste (uploaded 15.07.08) : Commoners (vol I, Dugdale of Merevale), BLG1886 (Dugdale of Merevale Hall)
(2) For Goodlake (uploaded 12.08.08) : BLG1886 (Goodlake of Wadley House)
(3) For Golding (uploaded 05.12.08) : Visitation (Nottinghamshire, 1569, Golding), Visitation (Nottinghamshire, 1662, Golding of Colston Basset), BEB1841 (Golding of Colston Bassett)
(4) For Gunnis (uploaded 28.12.10) : Griffith's Pedigrees (Gwynus, p297)
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