'Hewitt04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hewett of Ampthill, Hewett of Dunton Bassett

We know of no connection between the 2 families on this page. They share the page for our convenience.
Thomas Hewett of Shenleybury, Hertfordshire
Visitation (1586) shows Thomas's wife (and mother of Robert) as Dorothy Merry with a note that one source names her Margaret. Visitation (1634) shows Thomas's wife (and mother of Robert) as Margaret Button. We presume that Thomas married twice as shown.
m1/2. Dorothy Merry (dau of John Merry of Northall)
m2/1. Margaret Button (dau of William Button of Ampthill)
As indicated above, we are not sure who was the mother of ...
1. Robert Hewett of Ampthill, Bedfordshire
  m. Margery Tilston (Tylton) of Cheshire
  A. William Hewett of Milbrooke, Bedfordshire
  m. Mary Price (dau of Robert Price of Washingley)
  i. Robert Hewett of Ampthill (a 1634)
  m. Mary Monyngs (dau of Sir Edward Monyngs of Waldershare)
a. Elizabeth Hewett
  m. Charles de Boys of Paris
  b. Mary Hewett
  m. Edward Boteler (son of Sir Edward of Danbury by 2nd wife)
  c.+ other issue - Francis (b c1610, a 1634)), John, Charles, Robert, Thomas, William, Edward (d young?), Edward (d young?), Edward, Henry (dsp), John (dsp?), Mary (dsp), Martha
  ii. William Hewett
  B. Anne Hewett
  m. Thomas Awdeley (Audley?) of Houghton Conquest
  C. Dorothy Hewett
  m. Richard Conquest of Houghton Conquest (d 1607)
  D. Margaret Hewett
  m. Robert Faldo of Malden
  E.+ other issue - Edmond, Arthur, Robert, Elizabeth



William Hewett of Dunton
1. William Hewett of Dunton Bassett, Sheriff of Lincolnshire (d 1662)
  m. Frances Nele (dau of Edward Nele)
  A. Neale Hewett of Dunton Bassett
  m. Mary Halford (sister of Sir Henry Halford, Bart (??))
i. William Hewett of Dunton Bassett (3rd son)
  a. Shuckburgh Hewett of Melton Mowbray (b 1719, d 10.12.1759, Major, 7th son)
  m. Ann Ward of Harborough
  (1) Sir George Hewett, 1st Bart (b 11.06.1750, d 21.03.1840, General, CIC India)
  m. (07.1785) Julia Johnson (dau of John Johnson of Blackheath, grand-dau of Sir Christopher Musgrave, Bart)
  (A) Sir George Henry Hewett, 2nd Bart (b 18.05.1791, d 20.05.1862, Colonel) had issue
  m. (26.07.1816) Louisa Majendie (d 25.09.1880, dau of Henry William Majendie, Bishop of Bangor)
  (B) William Hewett (b 02.07.1795, d 26.10.1891, Lt. Colonel, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (21.06.1826) Sarah Duff (d 1883, dau of General Sir James Duff)
  (C) Charles Hewett (b 18.11.1796, d 10.11.1871, Rev.)
  m. (26.09.1837) Frances Sophia Cator (dau of C.W. Cator of London)
  (D) Philip Hewett (b 07.09.1799, d 15.12.1879, Rev.) had issue
  m. (10.12.1828) Anne Duff (d 22.11.1898, , dau of General Sir James Duff)
  (E) Julia Hewett (d 10.05.1878)
  m. Peter Carey (Lt. General)
  (F) Eliza Hewett
  m. John Johnson (Major)
  (G) Anne Hewett (d 1835)
  m. (1818) _ Miller of Exeter (Dr.)
  (H)+ other issue - John (b 17.07.1794, d 1825, Major), Charlotte (d 14.08.1873), Catherine Frances (d 17.09.1871), Marianne (d unm 09.10.1898)
  ii.+ 2 sons (dvp)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Bedfordshire, 1566+1634, Hewett of Ampthill)
(2) For lower section : BP1934 (Hewett)
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