Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


Benjamin BEZANT [Parents] was christened on 8 Apr 1694 in Laxfield, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. Benjamin married Elizabeth 1.

Benjamin had a will 2 on 20 Dec 1789 in Weybread, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. His will was probated 3 on 5 Oct 1796 in Weybread, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom.

Other marriages:
BURGESS, Alice

Elizabeth 1. Elizabeth married Benjamin BEZANT.


James BEZANT [Parents] was born before 14 Apr 1699 in Laxfield, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. James married Ann BRANSBY on 26 Jul 1720 in Ubbeston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom.

Ann BRANSBY was born in 1699. Ann married James BEZANT on 26 Jul 1720 in Ubbeston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom.


Sir Thomas PESHALL [Parents] [scrapbook] 1. Thomas married Phillipa 2.

Phillipa 1. Phillipa married Sir Thomas PESHALL 2.

They had the following children.

  M i Richard PESHALL.

Sir Richard de PESHALL [Parents] 1. Richard married Johanna CHETWYNDE 2.

Johanna CHETWYNDE 1. Johanna married Sir Richard de PESHALL 2.

They had the following children.

  M i Sir Thomas PESHALL.

Sir Adam de PESHALL Sheriff [Parents] 1. Adam married CAVERSWALL 2.

CAVERSWALL 1. CAVERSWALL married Sir Adam de PESHALL Sheriff 2.

They had the following children.

  M i Sir Richard de PESHALL.

Sir Richard PESHALL Knight [Parents] 1. Richard married Margaret HUGH 2.

PESHALL, OF HORSLEY.
CREATED         DORMANT
25th Nov. 1612.  since Feb. 1712.

Lineage.
RICHARD DE PERSHALL, son of Sir Richard Peshall by Alice Swinnerton, his wife, was a knight and a person of great power in Staffordshire, having been high sheriff, an office in those days of great authority, 7 EDWARD III. and from the 11th to the 15th of the same king. He rn Margaret, daughter and heir of Hugh, lord of Knighton, and thus added that manor to his possessions. He was a. by his son, SIR ADAM DE PESHALL, who was sheriff 15 EDWARD III. and made a similar accession to his estate by marriage with two heiresses, the daughters of John Weston, lord of Weston Lizard, in the county of Salop, and John de Caverswall, of Bishop's Offiey.
By the former he had a son and heir,
SIR ADAM DE PESHALL, of Weston Lizard, whose grandson and heir, another
SIR ADAM PESHALL, left two daughters, his co.heirs, viz.
MARGARRT PESHALL, who rn. Sir Richard Mytton, and conveyed to him the estate of Weston Lizard. (Refer to BURKE'S Commoners, vol. ii. p. 518.)
JOHANNA PESHALL, rn. to W. de Birming­ham.
By the latter he had a son, SIR RICHARD DE PESHALL, who acquired a consider­able fortune with his wife, Johanna, daughter and heir of Reginald Chetwynde, of Chetwynde, and left a son and heir, Sir THOMAS PESHALL, knt. living 4 RICHARD II.
who, by his first wife, Philippa, had two sons,
RICHARD}, who m. temp. HENRY IV. two sisters, the daughters of Hugh Malpas of -
Nicholas} -Checkley, and thus brought great estates into the family. RICHARD, the elder son, left two daughters, rn. in the time of HENRY VII.; the eIder, Isabella, to Sir THOMAS GROSVENOR; and the younger, Jocosa, to W. PIGOTT, of Cheshire. Of NICHOLAS, more presently.

Margaret HUGH 1. Margaret married Sir Richard PESHALL Knight 2.

They had the following children.

  M i Sir Adam de PESHALL Sheriff.

Sir Richard PESHALL 1. Richard married Alice SWINNERTON 2.

Alice SWINNERTON 1. Alice married Sir Richard PESHALL 2.

They had the following children.

  M i Sir Richard PESHALL Knight.

Capt. Roger CLAPP [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 6 Apr 1609 in Salcombe Regis, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 2 Feb 1691. Roger married 3, 4 Johanna FORD on 16 Nov 1633 in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

Came in the Mary and John arriving at Nantasket 30 May,  1630.

Johanna FORD was born 1 on 8 Jun 1617 in Dorchester, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. She died 2 in Jun 1695 in Massachusetts, United States. Johanna married 3, 4 Capt. Roger CLAPP 5 on 16 Nov 1633 in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.


Gilbert de CLARE Count of Brionne [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 died in 1040.

DEATH: Assassinated by sons.

He had the following children.

  M i Richard Fitz Gilbert de CLARE died in 1090.
  M ii
Baldwin de CLARE 1.

Godfrey de CLARE Count of Brionne [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 died 2 about 1015.

Illegitamate son of the Duke of Normandy.

He had the following children.

  M i Gilbert de CLARE Count of Brionne died in 1040.

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