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Taylor 3: Taylor of Bifrons, Taylor of Castle Taylor
Commoners reports that this family was orginally from Whitchurch in Shropshire.
Nathaniel Taylour recorder of Colchester, MP for Bedfordshire
m _ Bridges dau of Colonel _ Bridges of Wallingford
1. John Taylor, 1st of Bifrons Kent b 07.12.1655, d 04.04.1729
m Olivia Tempest d 1716, dau of Sir Nicholas Tempest, Bart of Durham
A Brook Taylor of Bifrons b 18.08.1685, d 1731, mathematician
m Elizabeth Sawbridge d 1729, dau of John Sawbridge of Olantigh
i. Elizabeth Taylor bpt 25.03.1730
m Sir William Young, Bart
B. Herbert Taylor, later of Bifrons bpt 15.05.1698, d 29.09.1763, rector of Hunton, vicar of Patrixbourn
m Mary Wake dau of Rev. _ Wake, nephew of William, Archbishop of Canterbury
Commoners identifies Mary as "daughter of Dr. Wake, prebendary of Canterbury, and nephew of Archbishop Wake, ancestor of Sir William Wake, bart. of Courteen". We assume that this means that she was connected to the Wakes of Courteenhall but we have yet to identify exactly how.
i. Herbert Taylor of Bifrons b c1731, d unm 19.11.1767
ii. Edward Taylor of Bifrons b 26.08.1734
m 1769 Margaret Payler b 1743-4, d 27.04.1780, sister of Thomas Watkinson Payler of Kent
a. Edward Taylor of Bifrons b 24.06.1774
m 06.09.1802 Louisa Beckingham dau of Rev. J.C. Beckingham of Bourn House
b. Sir Herbert Taylor b 29.09.1779, Lt. General, MPhad issue 1 daughter
m Charlotte Albinia Desbrowe dau of Edward Desbrowe by Charlotte, dau of George, 3rd Earl of Buckinghamshire
c. Mary Elizabeth Taylor d 02.06.1840
m 19.04.1796 Edward Bootle-Wilbraham, 1st Lord Skelmersdale b 07.03.1771, d 03.04.1853
d. Charlotte Taylor
m 03.03.1794 Edward Northey d 02.1828, Canon of Windsor
e.+ other issue - Sir Brook b 30.12.1776, envoy, William d 16.07.1797, Bridges Watkinson b 1778, d 24.02.1814, Captain RN, Margaret d unm 24.10.1809
C.+ other issue d young - Upton, James, Nathaniel, John, Hannah
2.+ 17 others including "several died young"
Walter Taylor 'of Castle Taylor'
m Catherine Staunton
Ta16-1. John Taylor
m Anne Taylor dau of Walter Taylor of Ballymacragh
A. Walter Taylor of Castle Taylor in Ardraham, co. Galway
m1 Anne Barry d 21.03.1758, dau of James, 4th Earl of Barrymore
m2 10.1766 Hester Esther Trench sister of William, 1st Earl of Clancarty
i. Sir John Taylor of Castle Taylor, Sheriff of co. Galway b 29.09.1771, d 12.1843, General
m 24.04.1798 Albinia Frances Jeffreys dau of St. John Jeffreys of Blarney Castle, widow of Lt. Col. Stephen Fremantle
a. Albinia Hester Taylor
m 28.03.1825 Francis Manley Shawe, later Shawe-Taylor of Castle Taylor, Sheriff of co. Galway b 29.08.1797, d 1863, son of William Cunliffe Shawe of Southgate House by Philippa Pole
b. Cecilia Agnes Taylor dsp 1882
m 30.06.1842 Henry Cavendish Butler son of Augustus Butler Danvers, son of Brinsley, 2nd Earl of Lanesborough
ii. Frances Taylor
m Robert O'Hara of Raheen
iii. Elizabeth Taylor
m1 George Stewart Lt. Colonel
m2 1812 Francis Synge of Glanmore Castle
iv. Hester Taylor
v. Anne Taylor d 15.08.1844
m 29.01.1795 Power Trench, Archbishop of Tuam d 26.03.1839
Ta17-2. Rebecca Taylor probably of this generation
m Nicholas Donelan of Rahally d 1718
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Taylor of Virginia
upper section from and is questionable, but family legend has it that the progenitor , William Taillerfer, (as the name was written then) was rewarded for fighting at the Battle of Hastings with extensive land holdings.
Ta23. John Taylor b about 1327
Ta22 William Taylor b about 1377 d about 1422
Ta21 William Taylor b about 1375
Ta20 John Taylor b about 1403 d about 1466
Ta19 William Taylor b about 1429 d 1493
Ta18 John Taylor b Kent about 1452
m Margaret Fairsted
Humphrey Fairsted
Ta17 =14 John Taylor b about 1480 Rothbury Northumberland Engl triplet d 1550 in Rothbury, Northumberland, England Lord of Schodochurst, ordained Rector at Bishop's Hatfield. In 1504 he became Rector of Sutton Coldfield. One of the Royal Chaplains at Henry VII's funeral, April 21, 1509. Appointed by King Henry VIII as the King's Clerk and Chaplain in 1509. In 1511 was made Clerk to the Parliament. Appointed Archdeacon of Derby in 1515. Appointed Royal Ambassador to Burgundy and France and Prolocutor of Convocation. In 1516 was appointed Archdeacon of Buckingham. Conferred the degrees of Doctor of Civil Law and Doctor of Canon Law at Cambridge in 1520. From 1527 - 1534 he was Master of the Rolls of the Court of Chancery. This position was the third most senior judicial position in England; Lord Chancellor being first and Lord Chief Justice being second. The Master of the Rolls is the presiding officer of the Civil Division of the Court of Appeal. Was appointed as one of the commissioners to decide if King Henry VIII's marriage to Catherine of Aragon was valid. In 1528 appointed Archdeacon of Halifax, West Yorkshire.
m ~ 1509 Susan Rowland b about 1488 Rothbury
Ta16=13 Rowland TAYLOR b6 Oct 1510, Rothbury, Northumberland LL.D. Archdeacon of Exeter; "The Martyr" d5 Feb 1555, Executed at Hadleigh, Suffolk
m 1534 Rothbury Margaret
Ta16-2 Thomas TAYLOR b about 1513
Ta16-2-1 Susan TAYLOR b about 1535
Ta16-2-2 Ellen TAYLOR b about 1536
Ta16-2-3 Robert TAYLOR b about 1538
Ta-2-4 Zachary TAYLOR b about 1540
Ta16-2-5 George TAYLOR b about 1541
Ta16-3 Robert TAYLOR b about 1515
Ta16-4 John TAYLOR b about 1517
Ta16-5 Edmund TAYLOR b about 1519
Ta16-6 Nathaniel TAYLOR b about 1521

1 Commoners vol 3, Taylor of Bifrons
2 BLG1886 Taylor of Castle Taylor, BLGI1912 Shawe-Taylor of Castle Taylor, BIFR1976 Shawe-Taylor
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