'Weld1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Weld of Eaton, 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)
  (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)
2.+ 2 sons (1 to Buckinghamshire, 1 to Suffolk)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 09.12.08) : Commoners (vol IV, 'Lowndes of Bashall', section on Weld, p334+)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 08.09.04, amended 09.12.08) : Commoners (vol IV, 'Lowndes of Bashall', section on Weld, p335+), BLG1952 ('Weld of Lulworth')
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