'Welby03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Welby of Gedney, Welby of Halstead, Welby of Moulton, Welby of Sutton, Welby of Whaplode

Richard Welby (d 1465)
In the section on Welby of Multon, Maddison identifies Richard's wife as "Joan, probably dau. of John de Rochford" and adds that she "owned Rochford Manor, East Barsham, Norfolk, 1468-86". In the section on Welby of Gedney, Moulton, and Stirwould, Maddison identifies her as "Joan, dau of ... Stynte (or Rochford)" and adds that Visitation (Lincoln, 1562) identified her as Agnes, dau/heiress of Thomas Stynte.
m. Joan or Agnes
1. Richard Welby, Sheriff of Lincolnshire (d 1487)
  m1. Elizabeth Calthorpe (d 1471)
  A.+ issue (d young) - Thomas, Joan mentioned by Maddison in the section on Welby of Multon
m2. Joan (d 1495, dau/widow of William Haddon)
  C.+ other issue (dsp) - Thomas, Agnes mentioned by Maddison in the section on Welby of Gedney, Moulton & Stirwould
2. Thomas Welby of Gedney, Sheriff of Lincolnshire (d 1496)
  m. Joan Leake (d 1488, dau of Sir Richard Leake)
  A. Thomas Welby of Halsted or Halstead (b c1488, d before 18.08.1524)
  m. Catherine Bray (dau of John or Thomas Bray of Middlesex, m2. _ Hall)
  i. Richard Welby of Halstead, Sheriff of Lincolnshire (bur 1590)
  m. Dorothy Grantham (d 1569, dau of Vincent Grantham of St. Katharine's, Lincoln)
  a. Vincent Welby of Halstead (a 1585, 2nd son)
  m. (1576) Jane Cony (dau of Thomas Cony of Bassingthorpe)
  b. Thomas Welby (dsp bur 1585)
  m. _ Yaxley of Boston
  c. Katharine Welby
  m1. Christopher Kelbeck
  m2. Richard Smythe
d. Elizabeth Welby
  m. Stephen Gatewood
  e. Bridget Welby
  m. Martin Earle
f. Margaret Welby
  m. Thomas Browne
  g.+ other issue - Edward (bur 1550), Richard (bpt 1548), Ann (bpt 1547), Mary (bpt 1550, bur 1551), Dorothy (bpt 1551)
  ii. Thomas Welby of Moulton (d 1570)
  m. (20.07.1560) Elizabeth Thimbleby (a 1571, dau of Sir Richard Thimbleby of Irnham, widow of John St. Paul of Nettleton)
  a. Thomas Welby of Moulton (b 1562, bur 1623)
  m. Anne Tyrrell (d 08.1623, dau/heir of Thomas Tyrrell of Collumbyne Hall)
  (1) Elizabeth Welby (bur 22.11.1633)
  m. (1604) John Welby of Moulton (bpt 1570, son of Adlard of Gedney) @@ below
  (2)+ other issue - Vincent (bpt 1593, dsp), Thomas (bpt 04.06.1584, bur 1592), Vincent (bpt 1596, bur 1598), Olive (bpt 1590)
  b. Richard Welby (bpt 1564)
  m. (1595) Frances Buckley (bur 1610)
  (1) Thomas Welby of Whaplode, Mayor of Boston (bpt 1597, a 1643)
  m. (c02.1619-20) Elizabeth Parke (b c1597, dau of _ Parke of Fleet)
  (A) John Welby of Moulton & Boston (bpt 1662)
  m1. Alice Kelsey (bur 1569)
  (i)+ issue - Thomas (bpt 1656, bur 1659), Joseph (bpt 1659)
  m2. Elizabeth
  (iii) Elizabeth Welby (bpt 1663)
(B) ? Thomas Welby (bpt 1620) possibly father of ...
  (i) Catherine Welby (bur 1668)
  (C)+ other issue - Anthony (bpt 1624), Elizabeth (bpt 1625)
  (2)+ other issue - Anthony (bpt 1602, bur 1603), Edward (bpt 1609), Ann (bpt 1600), Olive (bpt 1604)
  c. Katharine Welby
  m. Sir Robert Pulvertoft of Whaplode
  d. Alice Welby (bur 21.04.1602)
  m1. _ Tasher
  m2. (22.12.1575) Anthony Irby
  e. Mary Welby
  m. (1572) John Hedon
  f. Jane Welby (bpt 1561)
  m. Sir Christopher Draper of London
  B.+ other issue - Richard (d 1496), Isabella or Elizabeth (b 1487, a 1496)
3. Roger Welby of Gedney (d 1496)
  m. Margaret (a 1496)
  A. Richard Welby (d 1527)
  m. Joan or Agnes/Anne Thimelby (d 1532, dau of Richard Thimelby)
i. Richard Welby of Gedney & Sutton (b 1507, d 1545-6)
  m. Alice Sutton (a 1546, sister of Henry of Nottinghamshire, possibly dau of Robert Sutton of Avesham, Nottinghamshire)
  a. Richard Welby (b c1535, bur 1575)
  m. Jane (d 1580, m2. John St. Paul)
  (1) Thomas Welby of Whaplode (bur 1592)
  m. (1590) Susan Martin (m2. Thomas Bennett of Whaplode)
  (A)+ issue - Reuben (bpt/bur 1591), Reuben (bpt/bur 592)
  (2) Catherine Welby (bpt 1563) probably the Catherine who married ...
  m. (24.10.1586) George Booth of Goxhill (bur 17.12.1630)
  (3)+ other issue - John (bur 1561), Henry (bpt 1569), Cassandra (bpt 1564, bur 1568), Jane (bpt 1565), Mary (bpt 1569)
b. Audrey Welby
  m. Edward Thompson of Wellingore
  c.+ other issue - Thomas, Elizabeth, Anne
  ii. Adlard Welby of Goxhill, later of Gedney Manor, Sheriff of Lincolnshire (d 1568)
  m1. Ellen Hall
  a. Henry Welby of Goxhill & London (b 1552)
  m. Alice White (dau of Thomas White of Tuxford)
  (1) Elizabeth Welby
m. Sir Christopher Hildyard of Winestead (d 11.1634)
  b. Adlard Welby of Woodhead in Casterton, Rutland (a 1618)
  m. Elizabeth White (dau of Thomas White of Tuxford)
  (1) Mary Welby
  m. Henry Burne of Manchester
  (2)+ other issue - Henry (b c1591), Adlard (dsp), John (dsp), Elizabeth (d 1610), Fridiswide, Rachel
  c. Ann Welby
  m. _ Smith of Hadleigh
  d. Jane Welby (d 02.09.1574)
m. Thomas Ogle of Pinchbeck
  e. Mary Welby
  m. (1569) Henry Adams of Tydd St. Mary
  f. Ellen Welby
  m. (1570) John Callow of Holbeach
  m2. Cassandra Apreece (b c1530, d 1590, dau of William Apreece of Washingleys, widow of John Roberts then Peter Ashton, she m4. Robert Carr of Sleaford)
  g. Robert Welby (dsp by 1596)
  h. Richard Welby (bpt 1563, d 1634)
  m. Susan Rowe (dau of Sir William Rowe, Lord Mayor of London)
  (1) Adlard Welby (d by 1630)
  m. Elizabeth Brooke (dau of Robert Brooke)
  (2) Susan Welby
  m. John Wase of London
  (3) Dorothy Welby
  m. James Cardinall of Little Bromley
  (4)+ other issue - Richard, John, Edward, Jane, Elizabeth
  i. Sir William Welby of Gedney
  m1. Frances Man (dau of John Man of Bolingbroke)
(1) William Welby (d by 1630)
  m. (1624) Ann Smithes (dau of _ Smithes, Alderman of London, m2. Francis Vernon of London)
  (A) Adlard Welby
  m1. (1659) Mary Moore (dau of Joseph Moore of Townend Manor in Spalding)
(i)+ issue - John (dsp), Joseph (dsp), William (dsp 1726), Adlard (b c1673, d 1728)
  m2. (25.05.1676) Joan Tilson (widow of _ Pinchbeck)
  (B) Anne Welby (a 1630)
  (2) Bridget Welby (bur 02.06.1623)
  m. Sir John Gamlyn of Spalding
  (3) Susan Welby (bpt 26.07.1590, bur 05.06.1672)
  m1. Thomas Locke of Gray's Inn (d 1623)
  m2. Thomas Josselyn
(4)+ other issue - Vincent (bpt 1586, d 1643), Cassandra (bpt 1588, bur 1602)
  m2. (1594) Susan Fitzwilliam (d 1606, dau of William Fitzwilliam of Mablethorpe)
  (6) Philip Welby, last of Gedney Manor (bpt 1600, a 1634)
  m1. Elizabeth
  m2. Dorothy Wright (a 1655, dau of Sir George Wright, m2. William Weld (probably not John Weld of Eaton))
  (7) Adlard Welby (b/d 1606)
  (8) Martha Welby (bpt 1602, d 1645)
  m. Gilbert Wimberley (vicar of Englefield)
(9) Elizabeth Welby (d 1657)
  m1. (1618) Bevill Wimberley of Pinchbeck (d 1641)
  m2. Christopher Beresford of Leadenham
  (10) Frances Welby (bur 1660)
  m. (1625) John Wimberley of Pinchbeck (d 1642)
  (11) Anne or Mary Welby (bpt 1604)
  m. (1635) Robert Thorold of Gedney
  j. John Welby of Moulton (bpt 1670)
  m. (1604) Elizabeth Welby (dau/heir of Thomas Welby of Moulton) @@ above
  (1) William Welby of Moulton (bpt 1606, a 1640)
  m. Anne White (dau of Sir John White of Tuxford)
  (A)+ issue - Mary (bpt 1629, bur 1630), Mary (bur 1634)
  (2) Elizabeth Welby (bpt 1608)
  m. (1634) Thomas Bower of London
  (3)+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 1618, bur 1619), Anne (bpt/bur 1605), Jane (bur 1630), Cassandra (bpt 1609, bur 1630), Anne (bpt 1623)
  k. Susan Welby
  m. John Blewet of Harlaxton
  iii. Thomas Welby of Sutton (d 1557)
  m. Agnes Sutton (possibly dau of Robert Sutton of Avesham)
  a. Thomas Welby (d by 1577)
  m. Ellinor
  (1) John Welby
  b. Richard Welby of Tydd St. Giles & King's Lynn (bur 1584)
  m. Audrey Callow (dau of William Callow of Holbecke)
  (1) John Welby 'of King's Lynn' (bpt 1577)
  m. (1601) Jane Osborne (dau of Edward Osborne of Suffolk or London)
  (A)+ issue - John (bpt 1602), William (bpt 1604), Richard (bpt 1606), Thomas, Alice, Anne, Martha
  (2) Richard Welby (bpt 1582, 4th son)
  m. (13.10.1603) Ellen Adams of Newton-by-Wisbech (d 1613)
  (A) ? issue - Robert (bpt 1606), John (bpt 1613, bur 1616), Mary (bpt 1605), Rachel (bpt 1610, bur 1619)
(3)+ other issue - Francis (bur 1579), William (bpt 1580)
  c. Anne Welby
  m. (1566) Thomas Pearsage of Gedney
  d.+ other issue - William, Henry, Alice, Audrey
  iv. Francis Welby (a 1557)
  B. Thomas Welby in Holbeach
4. William Welby of Halsted (d 1519)
  m. Joan
  A. Henry Welby (b 1501, d(sp?) 1536)
  m. ?? Cecil (dau of David Sysell or Cecil of Stamford (grandfather of William, Lord Burghley))
  B. Margaret Welby
  m. George de la Zouche, Lord of Harringworth ??
  C. Susan Welby
  m1. Nicholas Davenport of Bulwick
  m2. (before 08.10.1527) John de la Zouche, Lord of Harringworth
5.+ other issue - Morys (d Bosworth 1485?), John (a 1472, vicar of Pinchbeck), Robert

Main source(s): Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1906, Welby of Multon), Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1906, Welby of Gedney, Moulton and Stirwould)
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