'Yaxley1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Yaxley of Boston, Yaxley of Mellis, Yaxley of Yaxley

John Herberd or Herbert of Yaxley, Suffolk (d by 1459)
m. _ Blodgett ("almost certainly" dau/heir of _ Blodgett or Blogett of Bulls Hall & Blodgates Manor in Yaxley)
1. Richard Herberd or Herbert or Yaxley of Yaxley (a 1480)
  m1. Rose Smith ("almost certainly" dau of John Smith of Bury, possibly widow of _ Goldwell)
A. John Yaxley of Yaxley & Mellis (d 19.07.1505, Serjeant-at-law)
  m. Elizabeth Brome (d before 26.03.1533, dau of Richard Brome)
  i. Anthony Yaxley of Mellis & Facon's Hall, Rickingham (d before 29.11.1558, 2nd son)
  m1. Elizabeth Garneys (dau of John Garneys)
a. Richard Yaxley of Mellis (b c1532, dvp 04.03.1556/7)
  m. Margaret Stokes (d c1572, dau/heir of Robert Stokes of Bickerton)
  (1) William Yaxley of Yaxley & Mellis
  m. Eve Bedingfield (d before 12.05.1631, dau of Sir Henry Bedingfield of Oxburgh)
  The following comes from Visitation (Suffolk, 1664-8, Yaxlee of Yaxlee), Visitation (Norfolk, 1563+1589+1613, Yaxley) & Visitation (Suffolk, 1664-8, Yaxlee of Thrandeston).
  (A) Henry Yaxley of Yaxley (Suffolk) & Bawthorpe (Norfolk)
  m. Frances Waldegrave (dau of Charles Waldgrave of Stoninghall)
  (i) Charles Yaxley of Yaxley (a 1664)
  m. Elizabeth Lovell (dau of Charles Lovell of East Harling)
  (a) Charles Yaxley
  m1. Anne Reeve (dau of Robert Reeve)
  m2. Anne Bacon (dau of Robert Bacon)
  (b) Elizabeth Yaxley
  m. Thomas Pegge
  (c) Mary Yaxley
  m. George Bendy
  (d) Dorothy Yaxley
m. Thomas Wright
  (e)+ other issue - Anthony, Francis, Anne
  (ii) Henry Yaxley of Yaxley
  m. Dorothy Chiddock (dau of Henry Chiddock of Thrandeston)
  (a) Henry Yaxley of Thrandeston, Suffolk (a 1664)
  m. Margaret Rookwood (dau of Edward Rookwood of Ewston)
  ((1))+ issue - Henry (b c1662), Dorothy
  (iii)+ other issue - John, Anthony, Richard, Thomas, Jeromy, Frances, Eva, Dorothy, Margaret, Mary
(B) Margaret Yaxley
  m. Sir Edward Clere of Ormesby (son/heir of Sir Edward of Blicking)
  (C) Anne Yaxley probably of this generation
  m. Jeromy ap Rhese or Apreece
  (D)+ other issue - Richard (dsp), Rafe, Edward
  (2) John Yaxley
  (3) Bridget Yaxley
  m. (by 1582) Ralph Crathorne of Crathorne
  (4) Anne Yaxley
  m. (21.09.1572) John Collins
  b. William Yaxley of Boston, Lincolnshire
  m. Rose Langton (a 11.1573, dau of John Langton of Langton, widow of Nicholas Upton of Northolme)
  (1) William Yaxley of Boston
  m. (02.08.1582) Elizabeth Woodroffe
  (A) Henry Yaxley of Colney, Norfolk (d 06.03.1650-1, 2nd son)
  (i) Ralph Yaxley (dvp 1636)
  (B) other issue - Thomas (bpt 09.10.1583), Elizabeth (bur 07.10.1590), Mary (bur 10.04.1591), Katharine (bur 15.02.1592-3)
  (2) Katharine Yaxley (bpt 05.09.1568)
  m. Thomas Bountayne of Hagworthingham
  (3) Margaret Yaxley
m. (1593) George Sellinger
  (4)+ other issue - Sir Robert of London (d before 07.01.1628-9), Hamon (bpt 21.08.1563), Anthony (bpt 13.11.1564, bur 21.12.1564), Christopher (bpt 17.06.1568), Richard (d 05.07.1589, priest), John (bpt 14.07.1571), Clement (bpt 04.09.1577, bur 01.03.1579-80), Elizabeth (bpt 21.03.1569-70, bur 18.11.1572), Lucy (bpt 22.11.1573, bur 14.01.1573-4)
  c. Robert Yaxley
  d. Mary Yaxley (bur 25.10.1559)
  m. George Waller of Wortham
  e. Katherine Yaxley (bur 15.02.1556)
  m. John Lany of Cratfield
  f. Elizabeth Yaxley
  m. Thomas Sherman of Yaxley
g. Anne Yaxley (bur 1581)
  m. Thomas Holbeach or Holbeche of Stow
  m2. Bridget Penning
  ii. Mary Yaxley
  m. George Fastolf
  iii. Elizabeth Yaxley
  m. John Minsterchamber of Stuston
  iv.+ other issue - Thomas, Christopher, James, Jane
  B. Alice Yaxley (d by 1511, the elder)
  m. Richard Pulvertoft of Lincolnshire
  C. Elizabeth Yaxley
  m. Thomas Singleton of Mendlesham
D. Alice Yaxley (the younger)
  m. Robert Weedhall (or Woddall) of Ranson (Ranton?)
  i. daughterprobably of this generation
  m. Robert Cheesman of Lewisham
  E.+ other issue - Robert, Philippa
  m2. Alice Lyard
  G. Richard Yaxley of Yaxley & Beccles (d by 1545)
  m. Jane/Joan Stratton (d 25.04.1517, dau/heir of John Stratton of Pluckley & Shotley)
  i. Richard Yaxley of Yaxley (d by 1570, 2nd son)
  m. Anne Austen (dau of Roger Austen of Earl Soham)
  a. Francis Yaxley (d(vp?) 1565, MP)
  ii. Anne Yaxley
  m. (before 1520) Philip Bedingfield of Yaxley & Ditchingham (b before 1496, d 07.12.1542)
  iii. Alice Yaxley
  m. Philip Smith of Elmsett
  iv.+ other issue - Thomas (rector of Shotley then Beccles), Christopher (priest), Francis (rector of Flixton)

Main source(s): Visitation (Suffolk, 1561, Yaxley of Yaxley), Visitation (Suffolk, 1561, Yaxley of Mellis), Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1906, Yaxley of Boston)
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