'Meres1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Meres (Meers) of Aubourn, Meres of Great Carlton, Meres of Kirby Belers, Meres of Kirton

John de Marisco or Marsh
BLG1952 ('Winston-David-De Marris of Pattyndenne Manor') reported that this John, who was born near the beginning of the 13th century, was ancestor of the family of Meres of Kirton in Holland, Lincolnshire.
1. ?? de Marisco or Marsh
  A. ?? de Marisco or Marsh or Meres
  Uncertain on number of intervening generations.
  i. ?? Marisco or Marsh or Meres
  a. ?? Meres
(1) Roger Meres (d 1385, judge)
  m. Elizabeth Bassett (dau of Sir Thomas Bassett)
  (A) John Meres of Kirton (d by 1391)
  m. _ Whittlebury (Littlebury ?)
  (i) John Meres of Kirton
  m. _ Darcy
  (a) John Meres of Kirton
  m. _ Sturley (dau of Thomas Sturley)
  ((1)) Nicholas Meres - continued below
  m. _ Wilmesby
  (b) Margaret Meres
  m. Thomas Welby
  (c) Jane Meres
  m. _ Waterton



Nicholas Meres - continued above
m. _ Wilmesby
1. Thomas Meres (d before 08.05.1495)
  m. _ Shelley
  A. Sir John Meres of Kirton (d before 04.07.1536)
  m1. Jane Tempest
i. Thomas Meres (dvp)
  m. Joan Bussy (a 1557, dau of Miles Bussy of Hougham)
  a. Francis Meres (d 25.06.1557)
  m1. Dorothy Coney (dau of Thomas Coney of Kirton, sister of Anthony)
  (1) Anthony Meres of Lincoln (d before 18.10.1616)
  m. Katherine Crewes (bur 12.12.1603, dau of James Crewes of Fotheringay)
  (A) Anthony Meres of Bonby (d 1653-4, 2nd son)
  m. Hannah Wray (b 04.02.1599-1600, a 1655, dau of Sir William Wray of Wentworth, Bart, widow of William Halton of Clee)
  (i) Anthony Meres (dsp)
(B) Robert Meres (b c1596, d 07.11.1652, Chancellor of Lincoln Cathedral, rector of Hougham, 4th son)
  m1. Elizabeth Williams (bur 28.07.1639, dau (by Dorothy, dau of Edmund Williams of Conway) of Capt. Hugh Williams of Wegg, sister of John, Archbishop of York, widow of William Dolben)
  (i) Sir Thomas Meres or Meers of (Kirton &) Kirby Belers (bpt 17.09.1634, d 09.07.1715)
  m. Anne de la Fountain (dau of Sir Erasmus de la Fountain of Kirby Belers)
  (a) Sir John Meres of Kirby Belers, Sheriff of Lincolnshire (d unm bur 02.1736, 2nd son)
(b) Mary Meres (d 1706)
  m. William Hayley (Dean of Chichester)
  (c) Frances Meres
  m. George Whichcot of Harpswell
  (d) Elizabeth Meres or Meers
  m. Sir Horatio Pettus, Bart of Rackheath (d 09.03.1731)
  (e)+ other issue - Thomas (d unm), William (dsp)
(ii)+ other issue - Anthony (bpt 01.05.1637), Robert, Anne/Hannah (bpt 25.07.1639, bur 25.07.1639), Katharine (bpt 25.07.1639, bur 28.07.1639)
  m2. (sp) Faith Hatcher (dau of Sir John Hatcher of Careby)
  (C) Mary Meres
  m. Robert Palmer of Carlton (not Castle) Scrope
  (D)+ other issue - Thomas (bur 22.04.1639), Marmaduke (a 1615, dsp)
  (2) Goddard Meres of Kirton and Skendleby (d 04/5.1587)
  m. Margaret Ashe (dau of Henry Ashe of Wyberton)
  (A) Anthony Meres of Kirton and Strubby
  m. Anne White (bpt 05.07.1586, dau of George White of Markby, m2. Rev. John Chippingdale)
  (i)+ issue - George (bpt 08.1610, dsp bur 09.09.1638), Susan (bur 18.07.1609), Margaret (bpt 22.12.1611, bur 26.09.1612)
(3) Sarah Meres (a 1615)
  m2. Anne (a 1557)
  ii. Anne Meres
  m1. John Tamworth of Leake
  m2. John Bawde of Somerby
  m2. Jane Bleasby (dau of William Bleasby of Bleasby)
  iii. Anthony Meres of Aubourn (b c1511, d 11.03.1587-8)
m1. Katharine Digby (dau of Sir Everard Digby of Drystoke)
  a. Sir John Meres or Meares of Aubourn, Sheriff of Lincolnshire (bur 16.05.1630)
  m1. Barbara Nevile (dau of John Nevile of the Grove)
  (1) Roger Meres of Hoghton
  m. Mary Peyton (dau of Sir John Peyton, Bart of Isham)
  (A)+ issue - William, Thomas, Edward, Barbara, Mary, Alice
(2) Mary Meres
  m. Sir Thomas Edolphe of St. Radegund's
  m2. Barbara Dalyson (dau of Judge William Dalyson)
  (3) Elizabeth Meres (d 01.06.1604)
  m. Sir Francis South of Kelstern
  (4) Katharine Meres (d 05.05.1623-5)
  m. Thomas Harrington of Boothby Pagnell
  (5) Barbara Meres (bur 09.03.1644-5)
  m1. (07.03.1602-3) Sir Peter Eure of Belton
  m2. (08.06.1613/4) William Saltmarshe of Strubby (b 1577, d 04.10.1657)
  b. Gertrude Meres
  m. Robert Watson of Boston
  c. Jane Meres
  m. Robert Orme of Elston
  d. Katharine Meres
  m. Sir Richard Pell of Demleby (d before 31.10.1637)
e.+ other issue - Kenelm of Berwick (dsp before 22.07.1587), Joseph, Mary, Anne
  m2. (sp) Elizabeth Copledike (dau of Sir John Copledike of Harrington)
  iv. Lawrence Meres or Meers of York (d before 27.05.1593)
  m1. Constance Stegle
  a. Frances Meres
  m1. Hamon Upton of Northolme
  m2. (sp) John Skipwith of Staine (d before 23.03.1607-8)
  m3. _ Ayscough of Sotby
b. Margaret Meres
  m1. Vincent Wolby of Thorpe-by-Wainfleet (d before 06.07.1591)
  m2. Robert Purley of Farlsthorpe
  m2. (sp) Faith Tyrwhitt (d before 04.06.1605, dau of Sir William Tyrwhitt of Scotter, widow of Ambrose Sutton of Wellingore)
  v. Roger Meres of Navenby (d before 02.08.1559)
  m. Alice (a 1559, widow of Matthew Wilson of Navenby)
  vi. Christopher Meres
B. Roger Meres probably the Roger 'of Kirton' who married ...
  m. Barbara Littlebury (dau of Humphry Littlebury)
  C. Anne Meres probably the Anne who married ...
  m. Sir Robert Littlebury
  D.+ other issue - Richard, Philp, Henry
2. Christopher Meres of Great Carlton (d before 15.03.1540)
  m1. Catherine Yarborough (dau of Charles Yarborough)
  A. Vincent Meres of (Holbeachor) Great Carlton
  m. (mcrt 31.01.1517-8) Catherine Disney (dau of William Disney of Norton Disney)
  i. William Meres of Theddlethorpe (d c08.1562)
  m. Anne Angevine (dau of John Angevine of Theddlethorpe)
  a. George Meres (a 1572)
  m. Alice Jennyson (dau of Robert Jennyson of Burnham Westgate by Rose, dau of Ralph Symonds)
  b.+ other issue (a 1572) - Anne, Frances
  ii. Anthony Meres
  m2. Jane Holt oft (dau of Thomas Holtoft, widow of Nicholas Purley)
  B. Frances Meres
  m. Richard Pepper of Thoresby
  C.+ other issue - Thomas, Nicholas, Elizabeth, Parnell/Petronilla of Bilsby (d before 15.03.1570-1)

Main source(s): Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1906, 'Meres of Great Carlton, Kirton and Aubourn')
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