'Weld1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Weld of Eaton, Weld of Hawarden, Weld of Newbold Astbury, Weld of Rushton, Weld of Willey

Brother of Edric 'Stratton or Streon', Duke of Mercia (d 1017, m. Edina, dau of Ethelred, King of England) was ...
Edric 'Sylvatius' or 'Wild' (a 1066)
1. Edric Wild or Weld (a temp Henry I who r. 1100-1135)
  A. William Weld (a 1154)
  i. John Weld
  a. William Weld (a temp Henry III who r. 1216-1272)
  (1) Edward Weld (a 1272)
  (A) John Weld (a 1307)
  (i) William de Welde, Sheriff of London, later of Eaton (a 1352) - continued below
  m. Anne de Whettenhall (dau of Nicholas de Whettenhall of Cheshire)



William de Welde, Sheriff of London, later of Eaton in Cheshire (a 1352) - continued above
m. Anne de Whettenhall (dau of Nicholas de Whettenhall of Cheshire)
1. William Weld of Eaton
  m. Margaret Bostock (dau of William Bostock of Tarporley)
  A. John Weld of Eaton
  m. Ellen Bruen (dau of John Bruen of Tarporley)
  i. Edward Weld
  m. Margaret Cotgreave (dau of Thomas Cotgreave of Chustleton or Christleton, Cheshire)
  a. John Weld of Eaton
  m. Elizabeth Bolton (dau/heir of James Boton of Tiverton)
(1) John Weld of Eaton (a temp Henry VIII who r. 1509-1547)
  m. Joanna FitzHugh (dau of John FitzHugh of Congleton)
  (A) Robert Weld of Eaton (a 1586, 1595)
  m. Ellen Oulton (dau of Robert Oulton of Wettenhall)
  (i) John Weld of Eaton, later of Newbold Astbury
m. (26.10.1578) Anne Barlow (dau of John Barlow of Newbold Astbury)
  (a) John Weld of Eaton, later of Newbold Astbury (bpt 09.06.1587, d c1637)
  m. Eleanor Leversage (b 1595-6, d 03.04.1664, dau of William Leversage of Whelock)
  ((1)) William Weld of Weld House in Newbold Astbury & Hassall Hall (b 05.03.1626, bur 23.04.1705)
  m. (11.05.1649) Mary Hall (b 1638-9, d 09.03.1702, dau of William Hall of London)
  ((A))+ issue - Amdrew (b 30.04.1651, d 24.06.1652), Mary (b 27.02.1654, d 27.01.1655)
  ((2)) Jane Weld (b 27.07.1623, d 02.02.1690)
  m. John Lowndes of Bostock House
  ((3)) Elizabeth Weld (b 17.06.1625, d 26.07.1696)
  m. Thomas Whittingham of Brereton
  ((4))+ other issue - Christopher (b 24.06.1616, d young), John (b 26.06.1630, d unm bur 23.10.1688), Randle (b 06.03.1631, d unm 16.10.1654), Anne (b 05.04.1633), Mary (b 02.06.1636, d unm 22.04.1673)
  (b) Edyth Weld (bpt 123.05.1583, bur 11.03.1667)
  m. (04.07.1614) John Rode of Congleton
(c)+ other issue - William (bpt 06.11.1590), Eleanor (bpt 17.05.1593), Hester (bpt 18.04.1597, d unm bur 20.06.1674), Margery (bpt 22.08.1600)
  (ii) Robert Weld of Congleton
  m. Joan (d 25.03.1627)
  (iii)+ other issue - Elizabeth, Jane, Anne, Cicely, Ellen mentioned by Visitation (Cheshire, 1663, Weld of Astbury)
  (B) John Weld of London, later of Willey (Salop)
  m. Dorothy Greswold (dau of Roger Greswold, m2. Hugh Offley)
The following comes from Visitation (London, 1633, Weld).
  (i) John Weld of Willey, Sheriff of London (a 1633)
  m. Elizabeth Romney (dau of Sir William Romney of London)
  (a) John Weld of Chelmersh (Salop) 'of Willey' (a 1633)
  m. Elizabeth Whitmore (dau of Sir George Whitmore, Mayor of London)
Visitation ends with this generation.
  ((1)) George Weld of Willey probably of this generation
  m. Mary Pindar (dau of Sir Peter Pindar, 1st Bart)
  ((A)) Elizabeth Weld (b 1671-2, d 01.04.1765)
  m. (26.11.1689) Sir Thomas Wolrich, 3rd Bart
  ((2)) Ann Weld apparently of this generation
m. Richard Whitmore of Lower Slaughter (d before 1694)
  (b)+ other issue - Rebecca, Mary, Dorothy
  (ii) Joane Weld
  m. Humfrey Slaney of London
  (iii) Dorothy Weld
  m. Sir William Whitmore of Apley
  (C) Richard Weld of Holt, Cheshire (bur 20.08.1626)
  (D) Sir Humphrey Weld of Holdwell, Sheriff then Lord Mayor of London (d 29.11.1610)
  m1. Ann Wheler (dau of Nicholas Wheler)
  m2. Mary Slany (dau of Sir Stephen Slany)
(E) Ellen Weld
  m. John Whittingham of Middlewich
  (F) Elizabeth Weld
  m. Ralph Blackmore of Over
  iii. Robert Weld of Wistaston
  a. Richard Weld of Rushton
  (1) ?? Weld
  (A) ?? Weld
  (i) Richard Weld of Rushton (bur 03.1545) - continued just below
2.+ 2 sons (1 to Buckinghamshire, 1 to Suffolk)



Richard Weld of Rushton (bur 03.1545) - continued just above
1. Richard Weld of Rushton (bur 01.12.1593)
  A. Richard Weld of Rushton (bur 24.07.1614)
  m. (12.1582) Elizabeth Adgett (dau of John Adgett of Rushton)
  i. Richard Weld (bpt 18.01.1584, bur 08.1653)
  m. Elizabeth
  a. Samuel Weld of Broughton in Hawarden, Flintshire (d c12.1707, youngest son)
  (1) Joseph Weld of Broad Lane in Hawarden (bur 08.01.1717)
  (A) Samuel Weld (b 1695-6, d 26.03.1744)
m. Mary Bennett
  (i) Joseph Weld in Hawarden (b 1730-1, d 20.07.1765)
  m. Anne Corbin of Broad Lane
  (a) William Weld of Twickenham, Middlesex (b 17.01.1762, d 21.01.1837)
  m. (1790) Jane Jones
  ((1)) Samuel Weld of Twickenham had issue
  m. (23.08.1825) Jane Charlotte Gordon (dau of Edward Gordon of Sunning Hill)
  ((2))+ other issue - Joseph, William, George Henry
  (ii)+ other issue - Samuel (to West Indies), John (to America)
  b. Mary Weld probably of this generation
  m. (21.12.1669) John Lowe of Hartford (d 23.01.1706)
  c.+ other issue - John, Joseph, Daniel, Nathaniel

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 09.12.08) : Commoners (vol IV, Lowndes of Bashall)
(2) For middle section (uploaded 08.09.04, amended 09.12.08) : Commoners (vol IV, Lowndes of Bashall), BLG1952 (Weld of Lulworth)
(3) For lower section (uploaded 09.12.08) : Commoners (vol IV, Lowndes of Bashall)
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