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Croft 2

: Croft of Croft Castle, Croft of Waterhouse
Sir James Croft of Croft Castle, Lord Deputy of Ireland a 1552

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m1 Alice Warnecombe dau of Richard Warnecombe of Irington
1. Edward Croft of Croft Castle d 29.07.1601
m Anne Browne bur 01.047.1575, dau of Thomas Browne of Attleborough
A. Sir Herbert Croft of Croft Castle b 1566, d 10/6.04.1622
m Mary Bourne dau of Sir Anthony Bourne of Holt Castle
i. Sir William Croft of Croft Castle b 1593, d unm 09.06.1645
ii. Sir James Croft of Croft Castle d unm bur 09.08.1659, Colonel
iii. Herbert Croft, Bishop of Hereford b 18.10.1603, d 12/8.05.1691
m Ann Brown dau of Jonathan Brown, Dean of Hereford
a. Sir Herbert Croft, 1st Bart of Croft Castle d 03.11.1720
m Elizabeth Archer d 09.01.1709, dau of Thomas Archer of Umberslade
1 Sir Archer Croft, 2nd Bart of Croft Castle, Governor of New York bpt 03.03.1683-4, d 10.12.1753
m 10.01.1723 Frances Waring dau of Brig. Gen. Richard Waring of Dunston Park
A Sir Archer Croft, 3rd Bart of Croft Castle b 1731, d 30.11.1792
m 24.04.1759 Elizabeth Charlotta Cowper dau of Ashley Cowper
i George Thomas Herbert Croft d infant
ii Charlotte or Elizabeth Croft
m 1778 James Woodcock of Berkhamsted, later Croft
iii Frances Croft
m 24.04.1784 Harry Mount of Wasing
iv Harriet Croft
m Richard Ryland of Savage Gardry
B Sir John Croft, 4th Bart of Croft Castle dspl 04.12.1797
C+ other issue - Herbert d unm 1757, Frances d 01.01.1816
2 Francis Croft of Waterhouse b 25.01.1687, d 1758
m Grace Bramston d 26.08.1725, dau of Thomas Bramston of Water House
A Herbert Croft of Waterhouse b 1722/10.06.1718, d 07/15.07.1785
m1 10.05.1749 Elizabeth Young d 27.04.1763, dau of Richard Young of Midhurst
i Sir Archer or Herbert Croft, 5th Bart b 1748/01.11.1751, d 25.04.1816, rector of Prittewell
m1 Sophia Cleave d 08.02.1792, dau of Richard Cleave
a+ issue d unm - 5 sons d infant, Sophia d 19.06.1857, Mary Anne d 17.04.1859, Elizabeth d 09.08.1754
m2 25.02.1795 Elizabeth Lewis dau of David Lewis of Malvern Hall
ii Sir Richard Croft, 6th Bart b 09.01.1762, d 13.02.1818
m 05.11.1789 Margaret Denman b c1770, d 04.09.1847, dau of sister of 1st Lord Denman
a Sir Thomas Elmsley Croft, 7th Bart b 02.09.1798, d 29.10.1835 had issue 1 dau
m 09.09.1824 Sophia Jane Lateward d 10.12.1890, dau of Richard Lateward Lateward of Grove House
b Sir Archer Denman Croft, 8th Bart b 07.12.1801, d 10.01.1865 had issue
m 31.08.1837 Julia Barbara Garstin d 17.11.1864, dau of Maj. Gen. John Garstin
c Richard Croft b 22.08.1808, d 17.02.1869, vicar of Hillingdon had issue
m1 15.10.1839 Charlotte Leonora Russell d 09.11.1854, dau of Lt. Col. Russell
m2 1856 Louisa Holland dsp 09.12.1898, dau of Samuel Holland of Dumbleton
d Frances Elizabeth Croft dsps 02.08.1877
m 19.09.1822 Louis Adolphe Marie de Chanteau
iii Mary Croft d 27.03.1821
m Thoms Ryder of Hendon b c1740, d 02.03.1839
iv+ other issue - Ellen, James, Elizabeth, John Thomas, Herbert, Craggs, Grace
m2 Mary Chawner dau of Thomas Chawner of Sudbury Wood
xi Elizabeth Croft b 1769, d unm 02.10.1856
3 Elizabeth Croft bpt 17.09.1678
m 18.05.1712 Acton Moseley of Enfield d 1745
4 Margaret Croft
m 15.07.1703 Richard Oakley of Oakley d 1738
5 Frances Croft
m 30.08.1720 Robert Dyer of Llangothan
6+ other issue - Herbert bpt 13.04.1682, dsp 01.02.1700, James bpt 14.08.1684, dsp, Thomas bpt 30.09.1685, bur 19.01.1687, William b 17.08.1693, d infant
iv. Robert Croft of Yarpole bur 03.05.1683, Colonel
m Elizabeth
a. Herbert Croft bpt 08.04.1645
1+ issue - including Frances b c1662, bur 14.01.1711
v. Mary Croft d 1683
m Thomas Rowden of Rowden
vi. Margery Croft bur 14.12.1637
iii. Elizabeth Croft probably of this generation
m Sir Thomas Cave of Stanford
B. Margaret Croft
m Robert Arton of Ribsford
C.+ other issue dsp - James bur 21.11.1562, Richard bpt 08.08.1566, William bpt 05.06.1571, Joyce b 20.04.1570, Mary, Alice
2. John Croft ancestor of Crofts of Burton and Eardislade
m 1580 Anne Wigmore d 1593, dau of H. Wigmore of Aynestray
3. Sir James Croft d 1624
m Margery or Margaret Wentworth dau of Thomas Wentworth, 1st Lord
4. Eleanor Croft bur 09.12.1569
m Sir Thomas Scudamore of Holme Lacy
5. Margaret Croft d 1609
m Willim Rudhall of Rudhall d 21.08.1609
6.+ other issue dsp - Jane d 12.06.1586, Frances
m2 Catherine Blount a 1582, dsp, dau of Edward Blount

1 'The House of Croft of Croft Castle' by O.G.S. Croft, published by E.J. Thornton, 1945.
2 BP1934 Croft of Croft Castle.
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