'Leigh09'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Leigh of Couldray, Leigh of Newnham Regis, Leigh of Ridge (Rudge), Leigh of Rushall, Leigh of Stockwell, Leigh of Stoneleigh
[Part of this page was previously within Leigh01. It was moved here to facilitate expansion.]

John (Jenkin) Leigh of Ridge (d 1453)
m. Alice Alcock (dau of John Alcock of Ridge)
1. Roger Leigh of Ridge
  m. Ellin Leigh (dau of Robin Leigh of Adlington)
  A. Roger Leigh of Ridge
  m. Mary Spark (dau of William Sparke of Glenham, m2. Sir Edward Savage)
  i. John Leigh of Ridge (d 1578)
  m. Elizabeth Dutton (dau of Foulk Dutton, Mayor of Chester)
  a. John Leigh of Ridge (b c1556, d 1600)
  m. (1583) Grace Cotton (dau of Humfrey Cotton of Bold)
  (1) Peter Leigh of Ridge (d 1629)
  m. (1595) Katharine Aston (dau of Sir Thomas Aston)
  (A)+ issue - John (b 1612), Mary
  (2) Alice Leigh
  m. Raffe Wedgwood (?) of Staffordshire
  (3) Grace Leigh
  m. Thomas Coterell of Derby
  (4)+ other issue - William (dsp), John, Elizabeth, Mary (dsp)
  b. Katherine Leigh
  m1. William Williams of Cochwilliam Owen in Visitation (1580), William in Visitation (1613)
  m2. Sir John Holcroft
c. Elizabeth Leigh
  m. William Bartram of Burleston
  d. Jane Leigh
  m. Robert Macky or Mackley or Mackay of Scotland
  e. Grace Leigh
  m. William Venables
  f. Mary Leigh
  m. George Short of Derbyshire
  g. Susanna Leigh
m. John Fox of Lancashire
  h. Margaret Leigh
  m. Robert de Leftwiche
  i. Alice Leigh
  m. John Porter of Staffordshire
  j.+ other issue - John, Roger, Edward, Peter, Richard, Thomas, Randoll
  ii. Roger Leigh (dsp)
  iii. Elizabeth Leigh
  m. William Tindall of Brotherton
iv. Mary Leigh
  m. Hugh Erdswick or Erdeswick of Sandon
2. Richard Leigh of Rushall
  A. Roger Leigh of Rushall
  m. _ Trafford
  i. William Leigh of (Wellington then) Rushall or Shawell
  William's wife & mother were reported in Visitation (London, 1568, Leigh). The following is supported by Visitation (Glover (Glazebrook 1883), Staffordshire, 1583, 'Leigh, Rushall, Bowles, etc.').
  m. Elizabeth Harper (dau of John Harper by Margaret, dau of John Bromley)
  a. Henry Leigh of Shawell & Rushall
  m. Catherine Dunham (dau/coheir of John Dunham of Kirtlington)
  (1) Edward Leigh of Rushall (a 1583)
  (2) Elizabeth Leigh probably of this generation
  m. George Harcourt of Dadlington (d 1597)
ii. Roger Leigh
  iii. Sir Thomas Leigh, Lord Mayor of London (d 17.11.1571)
  m. Alice Barker (d 1603, dau of John Barker, alias Coverall of Wolverton, niece of Sir Rowland Hill)
  a. Rowland Leigh of Adlestrop and Longborough (a 1596)
  m1. Margery Lowe (dau of Thomas Lowe of London)
  m2. Catherine Berkeley (dau of Sir Richard Berkeley of Stoke Giffard)
b. Sir Thomas Leigh, 1st Bart of Stoneleigh (d 01.02.1625-6)
  m. Katharine Spencer (dau of Sir John Spencer of Wormleighton)
  (1) Sir John Leigh (dvp)
  m1. Ursula Hoddesdon (dau of Sir Christopher Hoddesdon of Leighton Buzzard)
  (A) Sir Thomas Leigh, Sheriff of Warwickshire, 1st Lord of Stoneleigh (b 1595, d 22.02.1671)
  m. (11.11.1610) Mary Egerton (bur 21.03.1669, dau of Sir Thomas Egerton)
(i) Sir Thomas Leigh (b c1616, dvp 04.1662)
  m1. Anne Bingham (dau of Richard Bingham of Lambeth)
  (a) Anne Leigh (d young)
  m2. Jane FitzMaurice (dau of Patrick FitzMaurice, 19th Lord Kerry)
  (b) Thomas Leigh, 2nd Lord of Stoneleigh (bpt 17.06.1652, d 12.11.1710)
  m1. Elizabeth Brown (dsp 07.1678, dau of Richard Brown of Singleton)
  m2. Eleanor Watson (d 1705, dau of Edward Watson, 2nd Lord Rockingham)
((1)) Edward Leigh, 3rd Lord of Stoneleigh (b 13.01.1683/4, d 09.03.1737-8)
  m. (11.09.1705) Mary Holbech (d 06.09.1743, dau of Thomas Holbech of Fillongley by Elizabeth, dau/heir of Bernard Paulet)
  ((A)) Edward Leigh (dvp 1737)
  ((B)) Thomas Leigh, 4th Lord of Stoneleigh (bpt 29.04.1713, d 30.11.1749)
  m1. (c1736) Maria Rebecca Craven (bur 09.12.1746, dau of Hon. John Craven of Whitley)
  ((i)) Edward Leigh, 5th Lord of Stoneleigh (b 01.03.1742, d unm 04.06.1786)
  ((ii)) Mary Leigh (d unm 02.07.1806)
  m2. (12.1747) Catherine Berkeley (dau of Rowland Berkeley, formerly Green, of Cotheridge)
((iii)) Anne Leigh
  m. Andrew Hacket
  ((C))+ other issue (d unm) - Mary, Eleanor, Anne
  ((2)) Charles Leigh of Leighton (b c1684, dsp 1749)
  m. Barbara Lumley (dau of Earl of Scarborough)
  ((3)) Anne Leigh (d unm 1734)
  ((4)) Eleanor Leigh (d 08.01.1756)
  m. Thomas Verney (b 1691, dvp 05.05.1710)
  (c) Honora Leigh
  m1. Sir William Egerton (b 15.08.1649)
  m2. (1692) Hugh Willoughby, 12th Lord of Parnham (dsps 08.1712)
(d) Mary Leigh
  m. Arden Bagot of Pipe Hall
  (e) Jane Leigh (d 25.01.1707/8)
  m. (1688) William Tracy, 4th Viscount of Rathcoole (b c1657, d 18.04.1712)
  (ii) Charles Leigh of Leighton
  (a) issue (dvpsp)
  (iii) Elizabeth Leigh (d 20.09.1688)
  m. (c1655) John Tracy, 3rd Viscount of Rathcoole (b 1617, d 08.03.1686/7)
  (iv) Vere Leigh (d 29.10.1704)
  m. (1653) Sir Justinian Isham, 2nd Bart of Lamport (b 20.01.1610-1, d 02.03.1674-5)
  (v) Ursula Leigh
  m. Sir William Bromley of Bagington or Baginton
m2. Anne Cope (dau of Sir Anthony Cope, Bart of Hanwell)
  (2) Alice Leigh, Duchess of Dudley (d 22.01.1669-70)
  m. (before 25.09.1597) Sir Robert Dudley, 'Leicester' (d 06.09.1649)
  (3) Katherine Leigh mentioned in Visitation (Shropshire, 1623, 'Hill of Court of Hill')
  m. (Robert) Catesby (leader of the Gunpowder Plot)
  (4)+ other issue (dsp) - Sir Thomas, Ferdinando
  c. Sir William Leigh of Newnham Regis
  m. Frances Harington (dau of Sir James Harington of Exton)
(1) Sir Francis Leigh of Newnham Regis
  m. Mary Egerton (dau of Sir Thomas Egerton, 1st Viscount Brackley)
  (A) Francis Leigh of Newnham Regis, Earl of Chichester (d 21.12.1653)
  m1. (31.07.1617) Susan Northam (dau of Richard Northam)
  The following is supported by 'The History and Antiquities of the County of Hertford' (Robert Clutterbuck, vol 2, 1821, 'Pedigree of the Families of Boteler and Villiers', p47).
  m2. (c1617) Audrey Boteler (d 16.09.1652, dau of John Boteler, 1st Lord of Bramfield)
  (i) Elizabeth Leigh (d before 05.1659)
  m. (c24.04.1642) Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, Earl of Chichester (b 10.03.1607/8, dspm 16.05.1667)
  (ii) Mary Leigh (d 07.07.1671)
  m. (c1652) George Villiers, 4th Viscount Grandison (d 16.12.1699)
  (iii)+ other issue (dsp) - George (dvp), Audrey
(B) Juliana Leigh (d 1685)
  m. (1630) Sir Richard Newdigate, 1st Bart of Arbury (b 17.09.1602, d 14.10.1678)
  (C) Alice Leigh probably of this generation
  m. John Skrymshire of Norbury (b c1600, d 24-5.03.1665)
  (2) Winifred Leigh (d 30.07.1649) probably of this generation
  m. Sir William Brouncker, 1st Viscount Brouncker of Lyons (b 1585, bur 20.11.1645)
  d. Mary Leigh
  m1. Robert Andrews of London
  m2. Michael Cobb
  e. Alice Leigh
  m. Thomas Connye of Lincolnshire
  f. Katherine Leigh
  m. Edward Barber of Somersetshire
  g. Winifred Leigh (d 1621)
m. Sir George Bond, Lord Mayor of London (d 03/4.1592)
3. John Leigh
  The following is largely supported by MGH (vol 1, 1868, 'Leigh of Stockwell', p246).
  A. Rafe Leigh of Stockwell
  m. Elizabeth Langley (dau of Henry Langley of Bekeling (Essex) 'by dau of _ Walden by dau of _ Breton')
  i. Sir John Leigh of Stockwell
  m. Isabel Worsley (dau of Atwell Worsley (or Otwell of Worsley))
  a. Anne (not Joyce) Leigh
  m. Sir Thomas Paston
ii. Rafe Leigh of London
  Except as shown, the following is supported by Visitation (Hampshire, 1530+1575+1622-34, Leigh).
  m. Joyce Colepeper (dau/coheir of Richard Colepeper)
  a. Sir John Leigh mentioned by Visitation (Cheshire, 1580, Leigh of the Ridge)
  b. Raffe Leigh
  m. Margaret Ireland (dau of William Ireland)
  (1) John Leigh of Froile, Hampshire
  m. Margaret (Margery) aunders (dau of Thomas Saunders of Uxbridge, m2. Sir William Killegrave of Cornwall)
(A) Sir John Leigh of Couldray, Hampshire
  m. Elizabeth West (dau/coheir fo Sir Thomas West of Testwood, son of Lord Delaware)
  (i) Thomas Leigh of Couldray
  m. Mary Fleming (dau of Sir Thomas Fleming of Stonham)
  (a)+ issue - Anne, Frances
  iii. Margaret Leigh probably of this generation
  m1. Sir Henry Frowick of Gannelsbury
  m2. Walter Ford of Kingston

Main source(s):
(1) For Leigh of Ridge : Visitation (Cheshire, 1580+1613, Leigh of the Ridge)
(2) For Leigh of Stoneleigh : BP1934 (Leigh), BE1883 (Leigh of Stoneleigh), TCP (Leigh of Stoneleigh)
(3) For Leigh of Newnham Regis : TCP (Chichester), BE1883 (Leigh of Chichester)
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