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Families covered: Sidley (Sedley) of Ailesford (Aylesford), Sedley of Barford, Sedley of Morley, Sidley (Sedley) of St. Cleres, Sidley (Sedley) of Southfleet

The family name is frequently spelled Sedley. On this page we normally give precedence to the Sidley spelling used in our Main Source but we are not consistent with this throughout the database.
John Sidley or Sedley of Southfleet (a temp King Henry VII who r. 1485-1509)
m1. Elizabeth Jenks (dau of Roger Jenks of London)
m2. Elizabeth Cotton (dau of John Cotton of Hamstall Ridware)
1. William Sidley or Sedley of Scadbury and Southfleet, Sheriff of Kent
  m. Anne Grove (dau of Roger Grove or Greene of London)
  A. John Sidley or Sedley of Southfleet, Sheriff of Kent (a 1566)
  m. Anne Culpeper (dau of John Culpeper of Ailesford)
i. Sir William Sidley, 1st Bart of Aylesford or Ailesford (b c1558, d 27.02.1618)
  m. (after 1586) Elizabeth Darrell (dau of Stephen Darrell of Spelmonder)
  a. Sir John Sidley, 2nd Bart of Ailesford, Sheriff of Kent (b c1597, d 13.08.1638)
  m. (1613) Elizabeth Savile (dau of Sir Henry Savile of Oxford by Margaret Dacres)
  (1) Sir John Sidley, 3rd Bart of Ailesford (b c1623, d unm 1641)
(2) Sir William Sidley, 4th Bart of Ailesford (dsp 1656)
  m. (09.10.1655) Jane Savage (d 06.06.1676, dau of John Savage, Earl Rivers)
  (3) Sir Charles Sidley, 5th Bart of Ailesford (bpt 30.03.1639, d 20.08.1701)
  m(1). (23.02.1657) Catherine Savage (dau of John Savage, Earl Rivers)
  (A) Catherine Sidley or Sedley, Countess of Dorchester (d 26.10.1717)
  p. James Stuart, King James II of England and Ireland (b 14.10.1633, d 19.09.1701)
  m. (c1695) Sir David Colyear, 1st Earl of Portmore (b c1656, d 02.01.1729-30)
  (m2)/p. Catherine Ayscough of Yorkshire
  (B) Sir Charles Sidley (dvp before 30.06.1701)
  m. Frances Newdigate (dau of Sir Richard Newdigate)
(i) Sir Charles Sidley, 1st Bart of Southfleet (d 18.02.1729/30)
  BEB1841 identifies Sir Charles's wife as a daughter of Collinge of Nuthall and his son Charles's wife as Elizabeth, daughter of William Frith of Hayford and Harleigh. TCB reports that his son did not marry and that this Charles's wife was ...
  m. (1718) Elizabeth Frith (d 20.04.1738, dau of William Frith by Mary, possibly dau of _ Collinge of Nuthall)
  (a) Sir Charles Sidley, 2nd Bart of Southfleet (b c1721, d unm 23.08.1778)
  p. _ Nash (?)
  ((1)) Elizabeth Rebecca Anne Nash or Sedley (d 18.07.1793)
  m. (14.02.1779) Henry Venables-Vernon, 3rd Lord of Kinderton (b 18.04.1747, d 20.03.1829)
  (b) Elizabeth Sidley or Sedley (d 24.08.1747)
m. (11.1739) Sir Robert Burdett, Bart of Bramcote (b 28.05.1716, d 15.02.1797)
  ii. Richard Sidley of Northall (Northaw) and/or Digonswell (3rd son)
  m. Elizabeth Darrell (dau of John Darrell of Calehill)
  a. William Sidley
  m1. Anne Botler (d 1647, dau of Henry Botler of London)
(1) Anne Sidley (d 30.08.1669)
  m. John Nourse of Woodeaton
  m2. Mary Honeywood (dau of Sir Robert Honeywood of Pett by Mary, dau of Robert Waters of Lenham)
  iii.+ other issue - John (dsp), Elizabeth, Dorothy
  B. Robert Sidley
  m. Elizabeth Darell (dau of George Darell of Calehill)
  C. Nicholas Sidley
  m. Jane Isaac (dau of Edward (probably not William) Isaac) ## see here ##
  i. Sir Isaac Sidley, Sheriff of Kent, 1st Bart of Great Chart (d 1627)
  m. (c1600) (Elizabeth) Holditch (dau of (Henry) Holditch of Ranworth & Foulden)
a. Sir John Sidley of St. Cleres and Ightam, 2nd Bart (b c1600, bur 21.11.1673)
  m1. ??
  (1) Sir Isaac Sidley of St. Cleres, 3rd Bart
  m1. ??
  (A) Elizabeth Sidley or Sedley (b c1641)
  m1. Sir Charles Houghton of Shelton, Kent
  m2. (22.08.1661) Sir George Prettyman, Bart of Lodington (bpt 17.12.1638, bur 14.04.1715)
  m2. Cecily Marsh (dau of John Marsh of Lincoln's Inn, she m2. Leonard Peckham of Yaldham)
  (B) Sir Charles Sidley, 4th Bart (d unm 10.1702)
  (C) Mary Sidley
  m. George Tomlyn of St. Cleres
  (D) Frances Sidley
  (2) Sir John Sidley, 5th Bart
  m. (by1644) Mary Nichols (d 1701, dau of _ Nicholas of Kemsing)
  (A) Sir George Sidley, 6th Bart (bpt 27.02.1665, d before 12.10.1722)
  (i) Sir George Sidley, 7th Bart (d unm bur 05.08.1737)
  (ii) Sir Charles Sidley, 8th Bart (dsp before 1771, Major)
  (iii) daughter
  (B) Mary Sidley (b c1693, d 12.10.1722)
m. _ Hopkins
  (3) Elizabeth Sidley
  m. John Gilborne
  (4) daughter
  m. _ Vane
  m2. (c12.1663) Mary Bradshaw of Exeter
  b. daughter
  m. Robert Houghton of Shelton
  c. Elizabeth Sidley
  m. Sir Thomas Wiseman of Riven Hall
  D. Frances Sidley
  m. Thomas Hyde
E. Elizabeth Sidley or Sedley
  m. John Culpeper of Wigshill
2. Martin Sidley or Seldey of Morley, Norfolk
  The following comes from Visitation (Norfolk, 1563+1589+1613 & 1664, Sedley).
  m. Elizabeth Mountney (dau of John (sb Thomas?) Mountney of Montnesinge)
  A. Martin Sedley
m1. _ Shelton (dau of Rafe Shelton of Deepham)
  i. Amy Sedley
  m. John Smyth of Corton
  ii.+ other issue - Edmond (dsp), Sir Rafe
  m2. Abigail Knevett (dau of Thomas Knevett of Ashwellthorpe)
  iv. Martin Sedley of Morley (d 23.01.1652-3)
  m. Bridget Pettus (d 28.10.1652, dau of Sir John Pettus of Norwich)
  a. John Sedley of Barford (b c1610, d 28.09.1681)
  m. Elizabeth Spring (b c1624, d 24.11.1679, dau of Sir William Spring of Pakenham)
  (1) William Sedley
  m. Anne Witherick (b c1639, d 1709, dau/heir of Peter Witherick of Northich by dau of Edmund Boreman of Norwich)
  (A) Catharine Sedley (dsp)
  m. John Gurney of Tasburgh
  (B) Ann Sedley
  m. John Brandon (rector of Wramplingham)
  (C) Bridget Sedley
  m. William Tench of Norwich
  (D) Elizabeth Sedley
  m. _ Needham of Wymondham
  (E)+ other issue - Martin, John of Morley St. Peter (dsp before 18.08.1715), Edmund
  (2) Martin Sedley of Barford
  (A) Edmund Sedley of Morley (dsp before 02.10.1728)
  m. Mary Somner (dau of Henry Somner of Dunton)
  (B) Catharine Sedley
  m. James Somner
  (C) Elizabeth Sedley
  m. _ Macdonald, later in Maryland
  (D)+ other issue - John, Martin (had issue)
  (3) Elizabeth Sedley
  m. Thomas Weld
  (4)+ other issue - John, Isaac, Anne
b. Bridget Sedley
  m. John Sheppard of Mendlesham
  c. Muriel Sedley
  m. William Reymes
  d. Anne Sedley
  m. Samuel Fawether of Halesworth
  e. Abigail Sedley
  m. Thomas Talbott
  f.+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 1613), Isac (dsp before 23.06.1675), Charles, Anthony
  v. Muriel Sedley
  m. Brampton Gourdon of Aslington
  vi.+ other issue - Edmond (dsp), Sir Rafe
3. Dorothy Sidley or Sedley (nun)
m3. Agnes Wyborne (dau of John Wyborne of Hakewell)

Main source(s): BEB1841 (Sidley of Ailesford) with input from BEB1841 (Sidley of Southfleet), BEB1841 (Sidley of Great Chart) and as reported above plus a little support from Visitation (Kent, 1574, Sedley), TCB (vol i, Sedley or Sidley of Aylesford, p73+), TCB (vol i, Sedley of Great Chart, p173+), TCB (vol iv, Sedley or Sidley of Southfleet, p187)
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