'Whitfield01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Whitfield of Ashford, Whitfield of Bethersden, Whitfield of Lewes, Whitfield of Smarsden, Whitfield of Tenterden, Whitfield of Whitfield (Northumberland), Whitfield of Worth

Apparently descended from William Whytfeld of Whyfeld, Northumberland, who married the dau/heir of Randell Holme of Aulston More in Cumberland, was ...
William Whitfield of Whitfield Hall, Northumberland
m. Maud Whitley (dau/coheir of John Whitley)
1. John Whitfield father of grandfather of ...
  A. Richard Whitfield of Whitfield
  i. Richard Whitfield
  a. Robert Whitfield of Newborough, Staffordshire
  (1) daughter
  m. _ Whittington
  b. Myles Whitfield of Newbery in Aulston More (Alstenmore) (3rd son)
  (1) Robert Whitfield of Wadhurst, Sussex - continued below
  m1. ??
  m2. Agnes Eyles
  c.+ other issue - John, Thomas



Robert Whitfield of Wadhurst, Sussex - continued above
m1. ??
1. Margaret Whitfield
  m. Thomas Maye of Wadhurst
2. Elizabeth Whitfield
m. Richard Geffrey of Chittingly (d 1544)
m2. Agnes Eyles
3. Robert Whitfield of Worth, Sussex (a 1577)
  m. Agnes Atwood (dau of William Atwood)
  A. Thomas Whitfield of Mortlake (a 1606)
  m. Midlred Manning (dau of Henry Manning of Greenwich)
  i. John Whitfield 'of East Sheen' of Worth
  m. (1611) Elizabeth Colpeper (dau of Sir Edward Colpeper)
  a.+ issue (a 1634) - Thomas (b c1613), John, Robert, Elizabeth, Mary, Anne
  ii. Henry Whitfield of Okeley, Surrey
  m. _ Sheaffe
  a.+ 7 or 8 children
  iii. Catherin Whitfield
  m. William Geffrey
  iv. Frances Whitfield
  m1. _ East
  m2. _ Moulford of Devon
v. Elizabeth Whitfield
  m. Richard Southcote of Devon
  vi.+ other issue - Lucy, Bridget
  B. William Whitfield
  m. _ Kemp
  C.+ other issue - Jone, Margaret, Sara, Jane, Frances
4. John Whitfield of Tenterden, Kent (d 29.05.1585)
  m1. Elizabeth Stacey (dau of Clement Stacey of Tenterden)
  A. Clement Whitfield of Tenterden & Rye (Sussex) (b 23.12.1548, d 10. 1629, 2nd son)
  m. Mary Blunt (dau of William Blunt)
  i. Francis Whitfield of Bethersden, Smarden & Tenterden (d 1660)
  m. (1629) Dorothy Jolt of Middlesex
  a. Francis Whitfield of Bethersden & Smarsden (bpt 1633, d 1695)
m1. (1662) Elizabeth Waterman of Willesborough
  (1) Thomas Whitfield of Bethersden (b 1668, d 1714)
  m. (1698) Elizabeth Haffenden (b c1678, d 1740, dau of Rev. Stephen Haffenden of Egerton)
  (A) Francis Whitfield of Bethersden (b 1708, d 14.06.1782)
  m. (18.02.1746) Sarah Wilmot (b c1716, d 1778, dau of Thomas Wilmot of Bethersden)
  (i) Elizabeth Whitfield (b 1732, d 1795)
  m. (1775) William Curteis of Camberwell (d 1813)
  (ii)+ other issue (dvp)
  (B) Elizabeth Whitfield
  m. _ Withersden
  (C)+ other issue (d unm) - Mary (b 1703, d 1717), Sarah (b 1705, d 1795), Margaret (b 1710, d 1732)
  m2. (1672) Martha Ruck (dau of _ Ruck of Deal & Nether Hardres)
  (2) William Whitfield of Bybrook in Ashford (b 1673, d 1739)
  (A) Francis Whitfield of Bybrook near Ashford
  m. Martha Simmonds (dau of John Simmonds)
  (i) Francis Whitfield (b c1743, d 20.10.1810, vicar of Godmersham & Challock, rector of Wesbere)
  m1. Mary Greenhill (b 1743-4, d 20.4.1770, dau of Rev. Richard Greenhill)
  (a) Francis Whitfield of Ashford (a 1828)
  m. Mary Jeffery (d 1817, dau of John Jeffery of Ashford)
  ((1))+ issue (a 1828) - Francis, Robert, Mary, Anne, Elizabeth
  (b) William Whitfield of Ashford (b 1770, a 1828) had issue
  m. (1802) Martha Creed (a 1828, dau of Henry Creed of Ashford)
  m2. Elizabeth Hawkins (b c1752, d 27.08.1824, dau of Rev. Philip Hawkins of Kingsnorth)
  (ii) Jane Whitfield
  m. William Walter of Ashford
  (B) Thomas Whitfield of Ashford (b 1709, d 12.11.1755)
  m. Grace Waterman (b 1715-6, d 18.05.1752)
  (i) Thomas Whitfield (b 17.09.1742, 2nd son)
  m. Martha Dering (b 1742-3, d 30.06.1768)
  (a) Hesther Whitfield (b 30.08.1768)
  m. (28.12.1791) Pilcher Ralfe of New Romney
  ((1))+ issue - Thomas, George, Hester (d young), Pilcher, Edward (d young), John, Whitfield, Catherine
  (ii) John Whitfield (b 25.10.173, dsp)
  m. _ Farley
  (iii) Francis Whitfield of Lewes, Sussex (b 17.04.1746, d 13.09.1807)
  m. Elizabeth Brett (dau of William Brett)
  (a) William Brett Whitfield (b 11.09.1769, a 1828, rector of Lawford)
  (iv) Lewis Whitfield of Lewes (b 20.05.1747, d 16.09.1812)
  m. (04.07.1782) Mary Tonge (d 1830, dau of James Tonge of Sittingboune)
  (a) Thomas Whitfield of Lewes (b 31.01.1790, d 12.01.1875, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (29.08.1820) Ann Norton (d 18.09.1873, dau of Jeremiah Norton of Islington)
  (b) Martha Whitfield (a 1828)
  m. William Cooper (a 1828)
  (c) Anne Whitfield
  m. George Patey Parkin of Woolwich
  (d)+ other issue - George (d unm), Francis (d unm), Susan (d unm), James (b 22.08.1791, a 1828), Eleanor (a 1828), 2 others (d infant)
  (v)+ other issue - William (b 05.08.1741, d 08.02.1743), Grace (b 04.06.1748, d unm 02.01.1814), Jane (b 13.05.1750, d 30.05.1753), Elizabeth
  (C)+ other issue (d unm) - John, William (cleric), Elizabeth
  (3) Martha Whitfield (b 1673)
  m. William Whitfield of Bird's Isle in Tenterden (b c1662, d 1733)
  (A)+ issue - James, William, Anne, Martha
  b. Mary Whitfield
  m. _ Taylor
  c. Elizabeth Whitfield (d before 1668)
  m. Thomas Gore of Dublin
  ii. William Whitfield
  m. _ Hays
  iii. Hester Whitfield
  m. _ Hay
  iv. Elizabeth Whitfield
  m. Francis Fowle
  v. Margaret Whitfield
  m. _ Weynell or Waynell
vi.+ other issue - Thomas, Susanna
  B. Margaret Whitfield (b 1549)
  m. (1575) George Reinold
  C.+ other issue - Thomas (d 1577), John (b 1555, d 1576), Bridget (bt 1553)
  m2. (29.10.1558) Elizabeth Crowe (dau/heir of John Crowe)
  F. Herbert Whitfield 'of Surrey' (b 1560, bur 02.1622)
  m. Martha Shephard (dau of Robert Shephard of Peasemarsh by Agnes Birchett)
  i. Ralph Whitfield of Gray's Inn
  m. Dorothy Spelman (dau of Sir Henry Spelman of Norfolk)
  a.+ issue - Herbert, Henry, Ralph, Dorothy
  ii. John Whitfield
m. Mary Atkinson
  iii.+ other issue - Anthony, Robert, Herbert, Eliza
5. Thomas Whitfield
  A.+ issue - Susan, Martha, Mary
6. daughter
  m. _ Geffrey
7. daughter
  BLG1886 mentions only 1 daughter, an Elizabeth who m. John Edwards of Mayfield. Berry mentions several daughters (as shown) with one unnamed one who marred ...
  m. _ Edwards
8. (Margaret) Whitfield
  Berry shows an unnamed daughter who married _ May. We presume that this was ...
  m. Thomas May of Tysehurst
Probably of this generation, but (if so) of which marriage is not known, possibly one of the abovementioned daughters, was ...
9. Joan Whitfield
  m. Robert Baker of Gilderidgehouse in Withyam/Grombridge (d before 21.05.1592)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Sussex, 1530+1633-4, Whitfield)
(2) For lower section : CountyGen (Sussex, Berry) with some support from Visitation (Sussex, 1530+1633-4, Whitfield), BLG1886 (Whitfield of Hamsey)
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