'Harleston1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Harleston of Harlestones, Harleston of Shimpling, Harleston of South Ockendon, Harlstone of Suffolk then Kent

It appears that the following family took their name from the village of Harleston in Norfolk.
Roger de Harleston (b 1329, d 03.12.1390)
m. Margaret de Wanton (b c1350, d 25.12.1391, dau of John de Wanton or Walton by Margery, dau of Richard de Sutton of Wivenhoe)
1. Ivo Harleston (b 11.04.1378, d 10.11.1403)
m. Eleanor
  A. John Harleston of Shimpling, Suffolk (b 01.11.1403, d 08.03.1456-7)
  m. Alice Clopton (d 06.1440, dau of William Clopton of Long Melford)
  i. John Harleston of Shimpling (d 1458)
  m. Margery Bradwell
a. John Harleston of Shimpling (b c1455, d before 1464)
  b. Alice Harleston
  m. Sir Richard Fitzlewis
  ii. Robert Harleston of Shimpling (d Barnet 14.04.1471)
m. Alice Bruyn (dau/coheir of Sir Henry Bruyn of South Ockenden)
  a. John Harleston 'of Groves' (b c1470, d c1496)
  m. Jane Higham (dau of Thomas Higham of Higham Green)
  (1) Sir Clement Harleston of South Ockendon, Essex (b 1493, d 1546)
  The following comes mainly from 'The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215' by Frederick Lewis Weis with a little support from various web sites including VCH (Essex, vol 7, Parishes: Sotuh Ockendon).
m. Margaret Tey (dau of William Tey of Layer de la Haye)
  (A) John Harleston of South Ockendon (b 18.05.1511, d 28.02.1568/9)
  m1. Mildred or Eleanor Mundy (dau of Sir John Mundy of London by Julian Browne)
  (i) Thomas Harleston of South Ockendon (bpt 11.01.1549/50, d 11.08.1572)
  m. Mary Lytton (dau of Rowland Lytton by Margaret Tate)
  (a) John Harleston of South Ockendon (b 02.08.1572, d 25.06.1624)
  m1. (26.06.1592) Elizabeth Hoo (b c1574, bur 07.07.1608, dau of Thomas Hoo by Helen Peryent)
  m2. (c09.1608) Jane Wentworth (b c1579, bur 15.04.1626, dau of Philip Wentworth by Elizabeth Corbett)
((1)) John Harleston, last of South Ockendon, laetr in Pembroke (bpt 15.11.1610, d before 28.12.1698)
  m. Elizabeth (a 03.1697/8)
  ((A)) John Harleston in Dublin (d 11.1738)
  m. (15.04.1707) Elizabeth Willis (d before 02.07.1756)
  m2. (22.02.1562/3) Mary Felton (d by 01.10.1589, dau of Thomas Felton (by Cecily Seckford), widow of Hugh Brinklow)
  (B) Elizabeth Harleston
m. Sir John Wallop of Farley Wallop (dsp 07.1551)
  (C) Mary Harleston possibly fits here
  m. Gilbert Saltonstall (dsp 1583)
  (2) Jane Harleston
  m. Thomas Tey
  (3) Margaret Harleston
m. Thomas Hildersham
  iii. Margaret Harleston
  m. Thomas Darcy (d 1485-6)
According to VCH (Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely, vol 9, Cottenham: Manors and other estates), possibly a younger son of Roger, who bought Burdeleys in 1374, was ...
2. Henry Harleston of Burdeleys, later called Harlestones, Cambridgeshire (a 1392) apparently succeeded by ...
  A. Giles Harleston of Harlestones (a 1410)
  i. Henry Harleston of Harlestones (a 1429, d by 1460?)
  m. Margaret apparently widow of Henry, possibly mother of ...
  a. John Harleston of Harlestones (d 1494?) father of Agnes by ...
  m. Katherine Barlee (dau/heir of Thomas Barlee of Patmore Hall)
  (1) Agnes Harleston of Harlestones
  m. Thomas Scroggs (d 1538, m2. Joan Browne who m2. Walter Bridges)
3. daughter possibly fits here
  m. John Burgoyne (a 1398)



Possibly connected to the above in some way was ...
Robert Harlstone of Suffolk
1. Symon Harlstone of Mendlesham, Suffolk
  m. Katharine
  A. Samuel Harlstone
  m. Alice Hareslip (dau of Richard Hareslip of Canterbury)
  i. Symon Harlstone of Hardwicke 'of Fordwich'
  m. Sarah Gibbon (dau/coheir of Thomas Gibbon of Bethersden)
  a.+ issue (a 1619) - Thomas (b c1600), Symon, Samuel, John, William, Sarah, Alice, Margaret, Katharine, Anne, Phoebe, Mary
  ii. Alice Harlstone
  m. Dudley Boyland of Surrey
2. Margaret Harlstone
  m. Matthew Parker, Archbishop of Canterbury

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 05.01.12) : various web sites (including one within Rootsweb which was kindly brought to our attention by a contributor, DS (15.01.12)) and as reported above
(2) For lower section (uploaded 09.11.16) : CountyGen (Kent, Berry, 1830, p4), Visitation (Kent, 1619, 'Harlston')
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