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Families covered: HHalford of Welham
[This page was reviewed & expanded on 06.04.23 using Nichols when part of it was moved to Halford2.]

William Hawford
1. Thomas Hawford
  m. Margaret Wade
  A. Edward Hawford (dsp)
  B. William Hawford
  i. Edward Hawford
2. Richard Halford the first shown by Visitation (Leicestershire, 1619, 'Halford' #1) albeit there unnamed
  A. William Halford of Welham, Leicestershire (a 1590, bailiff of Harboroiugh) the first mentioned by Visitation (Leicestershire, 1619, 'Halford' #2)
i. ?? Halford of Gilmorton
  a. Andrew Halford of Tur Langton (dsp 1608)
  ii. Roger Halford of Welham
  m. Grace Bradgate or Brodgate (a 1572)
  a. William Halford of Welham (or Wellam), Sheriff of Leicestershire (d 1628)
m. Jane Foxley (dau of Nicholas Foxley of Blakesly or Blakesley)
  (1) William Halford of Welham, Sheriff of Leicestershire (d before 09.02.1646, 2nd son?)
  Visitation shows William's children as by his 1st wife, Elizabeth Bussy, but contradicts that by reporting that she dsp. Nichols shows them as by his 2nd wife, Elizabeth Elmes.
m1. Elizabeth Bussy (dsp, dau of Edmond Bussy of Hether)
  m2. Elizabeth Elmes (dau of Thomas Elmes of Greenes Norton)
  (A) William Halford (b 1615) the first mentioned by BEB1841
  m. Mary Atkyns (dau of Sir Henry Atkyns of Clapham, m2. Sir John Norwich of Brampton)
(i) Sir William Halford of Welham (b c1638, d 28.12.1682, 2nd son)
  m. (after 04.1659) Elizabeth Pretyman (bur 31.07.1698, dau of Sir John Pretyman, Bart, relict of Sir Thomas Burton of Stockerston, Bart)
  (a) Sir William Halford, 1st Bart of Welham (b 1663, d 01.03.1708/9)
  m1. (1692) Frances Cecil (d 1698, dau of James Cecil, 3rd Earl of Salisbury)
  ((1)) Sir James Halford, 2nd Bart of Welham (d unm after 1711)
  ((2)) Sir William Halford, 3rd Bart of Welham (b c1693, d unm? 25.03.1720) mentioned by TCB but not by BEB1841
  ((3))+ other issue - John, Frances (d 1695)
  m2. (sp) Elizabeth Lewis of Stanton St. John (b c1650, bur 17.11.1720)
  (b)+ other issue - Henry (b 1664, d 1707), Charles (b 1665), Edward (b6 1671, d 1673), Richard (d young), Thomas (d young), Anabella (b 1667), Elizabeth (b 1668-9), Mary (b 1673-4), Katharine (b 1675), Agnes (a 1677), another child
(ii) Edward Halford of Stockerston (b 1645-6, bur 09.05.1705, 4th son)
  m. Elizabeth Roberts (bur 11.01.1731-2, dau of Richard Roberts of Thorpe Langton)
  (a)+ issue - William (b 1676), Thomas (b 1690), Edward (b 1695, d 1701), Mary (b 1677), 2 other daughters
  (iii) Richard Halford (b c1658, d 1678)
  m. Elizabeth Andrews (dau of Anthony Andrews of Bisbrook)
  (iv)+ other issue - William (d young), Henry (b c1643, a 1681, of Gray's Inn), William, Mary (a 1681), Elizabeth (m. by 1681)
  (B) Jane Halford (a 1619, 1678)
  m. John Turvile of Newhall Park
  (C) Frances Halford
  m. Richard Halford of Lutterworth
  (D) Christiana Halford
  m. _ Turvile
(E)+ other issue - Thomas (a 1619, d after 11.02.1678), John (d 1647), Arthur, Edward of London (a 1652), Henry (a 1652, 1682), Elizabeth, Margaret (d unm)
  (2) Anthony Halford of Lilborne (Libourne), Northamptonshire (a 1619, 3rd son)
  (A)+ issue - Edward (serjeant-major), Nicholas of Harborough, Emma
  (3) John Halford of Shankton, Leicestershire (5th son)
m. Jane Saunders (dau of Sir Mathew Saunders of Shankton)
  (A) William Halford (a 1652)
  m. Grissell Hacket (dau/coheir of Humphrey Hacket of Creeton, relict of William Nichols of Halsted)
  (i) son (a 1652)
  (B)+ other issue - Matthew, Frances, Elizabeth, Jane
  (4) Roger Halford of London, later of Sibertoft in Northamptonshire
m. Agnes Rooe (dau of Roger Rooe of Alport)
  (A) Anne Halford (3rd dau)
  m. _ Philips of London
  (B)+ other issue - Roger (a 1652), John, Henry, Katharine, Jane (dsp), Elizabeth, Frances, Mary, Grace
  (5) Grace Halford
  m. Miles Busby (Bussie) of Hether
  (6) Emma Halford
  m. John Bale of Carleton Curlew
  (7)+ other issue (d unm) - Edward, Henry of London (b c1607, a 1652)
  b. Richard Halford of Edithweston, Rutland (d 1627)
  m. Dorothy Moore (dau of _ Moore of Weld)
  c. daughter
  m. _ Brandwood of Warwickshire
  B. Richard Halford of Clipston(e) (Chepston), Northamptonshire

Main source(s): 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 2, part 2, 1798, 'Pedigree of Halford of Welham', p864) with input/support from Visitation (Leicestershire, 1619, 'Halford' #2), BEB1841 ('Halford of Welham'), TCB (vol 4, 'Halford or Holford of Welham', p195)
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