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Families covered: Wooderoff of Hope, Woodrooffe of London

MGH identifies the arms of the later family as "Argent, a chevron between three crosses formées fitchées gules" which has similarities to that of the family of Woodrove (Woodroffe or Woodruffe) of Woolley shown on Woodrove01. 'Pedigree of Wooderoff of Hope' shows arms that could well be the same.
George Wooderoff of Hope, Derbyshire
1. Edmond Wooderoff of Hope
  m. Joane ffureys (dau of Martin fffureys of Huklow)
  A. Edmond Wooderoff of Hope
  m. Zeno Staley (dau of Ellys Staley of Readstates)
  i. Jervais Woodroff
  ii. Ellys Woodroff of Hope (a 1634, of the Inner Temple)
  m. Anne Broker (dau of Hugh Broker (protohonary))
  a.+ issue - Jane (b c1623, a 1634), Alice (b c1624. a 1634), Anne (d young), Elizabeth, Mary
  B.+ other issue - Marke, Nicholas, Henry, George, Thomas
MGH reports that the following Thomas was "of the house of Woodroffe of Hope, in Derbyshire". We speculate that he was son (or grandson) of one of these younger sons.
  i. Thomas Woodrooffe (bur 29.10.1689, Rector of Chartham)
  m. Anne Robinson (dau/coheir of William Robinson "of the younger house of Robinson of Denston, in Suffolk")
  a. William Woodrooffe (b 15.12.1656, d 20.06.1732, Rector of Balsham in Cambridgshire, 2nd son)
m. (02.11.1698) Elizabeth Gurdon (b 1671-2, d 26.09.1741, dau of Rev. Nathaniel Gurdon of Assington Hall by Elizabeth, dau of Rev. Emmanuel Arundell of Stoke)
  (1) William Woodrooffe (b 22.09.1703, d 10.09.1758, 2nd son)
  (A) William Woodrooffe (b c1732, d 08.12.1760)
  (B) Thomas Woodrooffe of London (b c1734, d 08.10.1771)
  m. Martha Priaulx (b 1742-3, d 09.04.1817, dau of William Priaulx, m2. Ambrose Serle)
  (i) Nathaniel Woodrooffe (b 06.04.1766, d 30.10.1851, Rector of Somerford Keynes)
  m. (27.07.1803) Anne Cox (b 14.07.1766, d 24.03.1830, dau of John Cox, author)
  (ii) John Woodrooffe (dsp)
  m. Jane Lovegrove
  (ii)+ other issue - Martha (b c1769, d 01.09.1852), Elizabeth (b 1770-1, d 11.07.1840)
  (2) John Woodrooffe (b 15.04.1705, d 02.03.1786, Rector of Cranham)
  m. Catharine Pocklington (d 01.05.1783, dau of Rev. Oliver Pocklington of Chelmsford by Catharine, dau of John Manwood of Priors)
(A) Thomas Woodrooffe (b 05.03.1750, d 08.03.1817, Rector of Oving then Ockley)
  m. (21.06.1787) Catharine Barbor (b 17.07.1760, d 10.01.1799, dau of Richard Barbor of Brentwood by Sarah, dau of Edmund Cooke of East Hanney)
  (i) Thomas Woodrooffe (b 21.07.1789, dsps 14.05.1878, Rector, Canon of Winchester Cathedral) had issue
  m1. (07.03.1816) Mary Anne Woods (b 24.07.1788, dsps 19.07.1818, dau of Edmund Woods of Shopwyke by Katharine, dau of John Ommanney)
  m2. (26.07.1820) Sophia Brooke Reade (b 22.11.1799, d 25.06.1856, dau of John Reade of Ipsden by Anna Maria, dau of Major John Scott)
  (ii) George Henry Woodrooffe (b 21.05.1792, Lt. Colonel, 3rd son)
  m. (07.09.1848) Charlotte Arnold (b 04.11.1806, dau of Dr. Arnold of Stamford)
  (iii) William Woodrooffe (b 08.06.1796, dsp 08.12.1857, of Lincoln's Inn)
  m. (23.09.1819) Clariana Isabella Tindal (b 23.08.1792, d 08.12.1871, dau of Robert Tindall of Chelmsford, cousin)
  (iv) Mary Anne Woodrooffe (b 10.11.1793, d 01.08.1875)
  m. (03.09.1823) Samuel Taylor Herringham of Brentwood @@ below
  (v)+ other issue (d unm) - John (b 01.01.1791, d 10.07.1866), Catharine (b 16.04.1788, d 24.03.1819)
(B) John Woodrooffe (b 15.08.1751, d 09.03.1752)
  (C) Anne Woodrooffe (b 02.05.1754, d 30.03.1823)
  m. (021.06.1785) William Herringham (b c1757, d 22.02.1819, Rector of Chadwell & Borley)
  (i) John Philip Herringham (b 30.01.1789, d 04.12.1861, Rector of Chadwell St. Mary & Borley) had issue
  m. (09.12.1823) Susanna Jackson Bird (b 21.05.1798, dau of Rev. Godfrey Bird by Susanna, dau of Edward Greaves)
  (ii) William Allan Herringham (b 09.07.1790, dsp 27.12.1865, Vice Admiral)
  m. (11.10.1849) Barbara Curtois (b 03.01.1805, d 23.06.1873, dau of Rev. Peregrine Curtois by Anne, dau of Sir James W. Lake, Bart)
  (iii) Samuel Taylor Herringham of Brentwood (b 17.03.1795, dsps 25.12.1836, youngest son)
  m. (03.09.1823) Mary Anne Woodrooffe @@ above
  (iv)+ other issue - Thomas (b 06.12.1792, dsp 18.04.1828, m. ??), Catharine (b 1786, d unm 22.06.1811), Anna Maria (b 1787, da 05.02.1796), Elizabeth Mary Aletheia (b 02.12.1796, d 01.01.1812)
  (3) Anne Woodrooffe (b 06.12.1708, d 10.01.1789)
  m. Brampton Gurdon (b 1707-8, d 21.08.1780, Vicar of Assington, Rector of Milden, cousin)
  (A) daughter (d infant)
  (4)+ other issue (d unm) -Thomas (b 16.01.1700, d 25.04.1746, Vicar of Linton), Nathaniel of London (b 12.07.1707, d 27.05.1766), Elizabeth of Cheapside (b 13.11.1710, d 03.02.1764)
  b. Anne Woodrooffe
  m. _ Walker
  (1)+ issue - John, Thomas
  c. Essex Woodrooffe (b 16.10.1663, d 02.01.1748)
  m. George Andrews of Felsted (b c1664, d 06.05.1742)
  (1)+ issue (d unm) - George (b 07.05.1706, d 17.01.1791, Margaret (b 10.1703, d 14.03.1765)
  d.+ other issue - Thomas (b 01.03.1654, d unm 13.10.1712, Rector of Felsted), John (b 21.01.1658), Charles (b 02.06.1662), Robert (b 06.01.1665), John (b 17.08.1666), James (b 13.05.1672), Mary

Main source(s):
(1) 'Pedigree of Wooderoff of Hope' ('Pedigree of Woodrooffe with Memorials and Notes', S.M. Woodrooffe, 1878, p25) which is identified as an extract from Visitation (Derbyshire, 1634)
(2) MGH (NS1, vol 3 (1880), 'The Pedigree of the Family of Woodrooffe', p65+)
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