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Families covered: Meverell of Throwley, Meverell of Tidswell
This family is still being researched. It has NOT yet been launched formally into the Database but is shown here as DRAFT in the hope that one or more visitors to the site will contribute information that will enable us to develop this page to an acceptable standard.
First displayed: 06.10.08Last updated: 06.10.08
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Visitation (Staffordshire) reports that Mr. Sleigh's 'History of Leek' (2nd edition, p 56) contains a "long pedigree" going back to the following Oliver Meverell which we hope to find in due course. For the moment we can only patch together the early generations of this family as follows. The first 3 generations are mentioned by Visitation (Staffordshire).
Oliver Meverell (a 1204) possibly father of ...
1. William Meverell
  A. Thomas Meverell
  m. (by 1273) Agnes de Gayton (dau/coheir of Gerebert de Gayton) wife of Thomas, presumed mother of ...
  i. ?? Meverell
  a. ?? Meverell
  Uncertain on number of intervening generations.
  (1) ?? Meverell
  (A) ?? Meverell
(i) ?? Meverell possibly the John of Throwley who was father of Isabel, possibly also fatther of ...
  (a) Sir Sampson Meverell of Throwley, Staffordshire (bur 1562)
m. Isabella Leche
  ((1)) Thomas Meverell of Throwley
  m. Elizabeth Montgomery (dau of Nicholas Montgomery of Cubley)
  ((A)) Thomas Meverell of Throwley
  m. Jane Eyre (dau of Robert Eyre of Padley by Elizabeth Fitzwilliam)
((i)) George Meverell of Throwley - continued below
  m. Jane Babington (dau of Thomas Babington of Dethick)
  ((ii)) Elizabeth Meverell
  m1. William Basset of Blore
  m2. Henry Cokayne
  ((a)) Margaret Cokayne
  m. John Woodson of Littlehales
  (b) Isabell Meverell dau of John of Throwley, possibly of this generation
  m. John Rockley or Rokeley
  (c) Jane Meverell possibly of this generation
  m. John Broke of Leighton



George Meverell of Throwley - continued above
m. Jane (Jone) Babington (dau of Thomas Babington of Dethick)
1. Francis Meverell (d 17.12.1564)
  m. Anne Denham (dau/coheir of Sir John Denham of Kirklington)
  A. Sampson Meverell of Throwley
  m. Margaret Trentham (sister of Thomas Trentham of Rocester)
  i. Francis Meverell of Throwley
  ii. Robert Meverell of Throwley & Ilam (d 05.02.1627/8)
  m. Elizabeth Fleming (d 05.08.1628, dau of Sir Thomas Fleming, Lord Chief Justice)
a. Elizabeth Meverell
  m. Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Ardglass
  iii.+ other issue - Richard, Ralfe, Dorothy, Anne
  B. George Meverell (3rd son)
  The following is supported by Visitation (London, 1633-4. Meverell). Visitation (Derbyshire, 1662-4. Meverell of Tidswell) suggests that George dsp.
  m. Constance Allen (dau of Ottewell Allen of Whetstone)
  i. Francis Meverell had issue
  ii. Ottewell Meverell of London (a 1634, physician)
  m. Katherine Ironside (dau of Richard Ironside of London)
  a.+ issue - Ottewell, Samuel, Margaret, Sarah, Katherine
  C. Nicholas Meverell of Tidswell, Derbyshire (d c1628)
The following is supported by Visitation (Derbyshire, 1662-4. Meverell of Tidswell).
  m. Barbara Marshall of Tidswell
  i. Edward Meverell of Tidswell (d 1642)
  m. Dorothy Erlesman of the Isle of Wight
  a. Cromwell Meverell of Tidswell (b c1627, a 1670)
  m. Barbara Bradshaw (dau of Henry Bradshaw of Marpull)
  (1) Barbara Meverel (d 1684) who married ...
  m. Thomas Statham of Tansley & Tidswell (b c1649, d 1702)
  (2)+ other issue - Obadiah (b c1660, dsp?), Rachell
  b. Elizabeth Meverell (d unm)
  ii.+ other issue - Robert of Tidswell, Roger, Francis, Thomas
  D.+ other issue (dsp) - Edward, Godfrey
2. George Meverell
3. (Elizabeth?) Meverell
  m. John Port
4. Dorothy Meverell
  m. John Barlow of Stoke
5. Barbara Meverell
  m. Symon Seton of Buckinghamshire

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : various web sites plus other input as indicated above
(2) For lower section : Visitation (Staffordshire, 1614+1663-4, Meverell of Throwley) with support/input as indicated above
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