'Yard1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Yard (Yearde) of Bradley, Yard of Treasurersbeare (Yarde of Tresurersbeare), Sainthill of Bradninch

William at Yard
m. Maud Ashe
1. Brian at Yard
  m. Lewe Monach (dau of Philip Monach)
  A. William Yard
  m. Elizabeth Yeo (dau of Gilbert de la Yeo)
  i. Roger Yard
  m. Elizonta Bussel (dau/heir of John Bussel)
  a. Thomas Yard
  (1) Richard Yard, Sheriff of Devon (a 1142 - sb 1412 or 1442?)
m. Joan Ferrers (dau/coheir of William Ferrers of Churston)
  (A) Gilbert Yard of Yearde of Bradley, Devon the first mentioned by Nichols
  m. Mary Wadham (dau of Sir Richard Wadham of Merriefeilde)
  (i) Roger Yard or Yearde of Bradley
  m. Joane Halse (dau of Richard Halse of Keneton, widow of ?? St. Cleere)
  (a) Richard Yard of Bradley (d 14.02.1543)
  m. Margaret Bamfeild (dau of Walter Bamfeild
((1)) Thomas Yard of Bradley (b c1503, d c10.1557)
  m1. Elizabeth Lewson (a 1543, dau of John Lewson of Warwickshire)
  m2. Joan Hurst (d 10.03.1591, dau of William Hurst, alderman of Exon)
  ((2)) John Yarde of Tresurersbeare (d 03.05.1575) - continued below
  m. Joyce Graye (a 1543, dau of Sir Edward Graye)
  ((3)) Anne Yard
  m. John Holbeame of Holbeame (dsp 1549)
  ((4)) Margaret Yard
  m. William Huddie or Hody
  ((5)) Isabell or Elizabeth Yard
  m. John Fursland
  ((6))+ other issue (a 1543) - Richard, Henry (a 1574), William
  (ii) Joan Yard or Yearde
  m. Thomas Gale
  (iii) Elizabeth Yarde probably of this generation
  m. (before 10.1487) William Gibbs of Fenton



John Yarde of Tresuresrbeare (d 03.05.1575) - continued above
m. Joyce Graye (a 1543, dau of Sir Edward Graye)
1. Francis Yarde of Tresurersbeare (d before 1633)
  m. Frances St. Berbe (dau of Henry (not Edward) St. Berbe of Ashington, sister of Edward)
  A. Edward Yarde 'of Clyst Honiton' of Tresurersbeare (dsp before 18.04.1634)
  m. Brigett Radford (d before 1657, dau of Lawrence Radford of St. Leonards)
  Nichols shows Edward & Bridget as parents of the Thomas shown below as m. Dorothy Sainthill (St. Hill) plus Samuel, Edward, Mary & Joyce (and names Thomas & Dorothy's children but does not follow the line any further). We follow Vivian.
  B. Elizabeth Yarde (a 1633)
  m. _ Lee of Dunscombe
C. Frances Yarde (a 1633)
2. Thomas Yarde 'of Bradley' (a 1574)
  m. Mary Hockmore (dau of Gregory Hockmore)
  A. Robert Yarde of Staplefitzpaine, Cornwall (a 1633)
  m. Mary Radford (a 1647, dau of Lawrence Radford of St. Leonards)
  i. Thomas Yard of Treasurersbeare 'of Clistyhydon' (d before 20.04.1657)
  m. (c12.1636) Dorothy Sainthill (bur 09.01.1688-9, dau of Peter Sainthill of Bradninch)
  a. Peter Yard of Treasurersbeare (d before 12.11.1668)
  (1) Edward Yard of Treasurersbeare (d 10-11.1678)
  m.(c09.1670) Ellen Cogan of Thorncombe (bur 12.04.1701)
(A) Edward Yard of Treasurersbeare (d before 1746)
  (B) Richard Yard (a 1678, 3rd son)
  m. Elizabeth (bur 30.11.1745)
  (i)+ issue - William (bur 12.11.1711), Peter (bpt 18.10.1711, bur 24.05.1713), Thomas (bur 07.04.1735)
  (C)+ other issue - Thomas (a 1678), William of Topsham (bur 14.04.1751)
  b. Edward Yard, later Sainthill of Bradninch (b 1637, d 1732)
  m. Dorothy Stafford (dau of Hugh Stafford of Pynes)
  The following comes from Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Sainthill', p663).
  (1) Edward Sainthill 'of Bradninch'
  m1. Frances Yonge (dau of Sir Walter Yonge of Escot)
(A)+ issue - Jane (b 1733, d 10.06.1819), Gwynn (dsp young)
  m2. Elizabeth Lindsey
  (C) Elizabeth Margaret Sainthill (b 1764, d 27.03.1843)
  m. Thomas Pearse (d 10.04.1830, Rear Admiral RN)
  (D)+ other issue (dsp) - Edward (d 1794), Samuel (d 1798)
  c.+ other issue (a 1657) - Thomas, Robert, Bridget, Dorothy, Mary, Margaret
  ii.+ other issue - Edward (a 1657), Mathias (a 1657), Mary (a 1633), Margaret (a 1633)
  B. Thomas Yard (d before 1633)
  i. Daniel Yard (a 1633)
3. Elizabeth Yarde (a 1574)
  m. Edward Sainthill (a 1574)

Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Yard of Bradley', p829+) with a little support/contradiction from 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 1, 1807, 'Pedigree of Yarde of Cosby', p145)
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