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Wroth

: Wroth of Durance, Wroth Wrothe of Enfield, Wrothe of London, Wroth of Loughton, Wroth of Yongs
The part of the upper section of this page that is in italics was sourced from web sites which, insofar as they identify a source, indicate that it was the IGI. Those early generations should therefore be viewed with caution.
Richard de Wrotham
m Gladys dau of Berenger le Romeyn
1. Richard de Wrotham
A. John Wroth or Wrothe, Sheriff of London a 1331
m Margaret de Enfield
i. John Wroth or Wrothe, Mayor of London a 1361
Visitation Middlesex and Visitation Essex start with this John but the latter then misses out the next 2 generations. The next few generations are supported by Visitation Rutland, 1618-9, Durant.
m Maud Durant dau of Thomas Durant of Enfield
a. William Wroth or Wrothe of Enfield d 1407-8
1 William Wroth or Wrothe of Enfield b c1385
m Avery or Avecia
A John or Robert Wroth or Wrothe of Enfield
Visitation Middlesex & Visitation Rutland identify him as John and his wife as Elizabeth, dau of Roger Lewknor. Visitation Essex identifies him as Robert and his wife as a daughter of Sir Thomas Lewknor. The latter is consistent with Visitation Sussex, Lewknor. We suspect that there is some confusion here given that Visitation Rutland shows the next generations somewhat differently, perhaps indicating that John & Robert were different people. We will review this in due course.
m ?? Lewknor dau of Sir Thomas Lewknor
i Thomas Wroth of Durance, Enfield - continued below
m Margaret Newdigate
Thomas Wroth of Durance, Enfield - continued above
m Margaret Newdigate
1. Robert Wroth of Durance
m Jane Hawte dau of Sir Thomas Hawte or Haut of Kent, widow of Thomas Goodere
A. Sir Thomas Wroth of Durance/Durrants Enfield Mdsx b 1518 d 9 Oct 1573 Durrants
m Mary Rich dau of Richard Rich, 1st Lord
i. Sir Robert Wroth of Durance d 1606/7
m Susan Stonard dau of Francis or Jacob Stonard or Stoner of Loughton
a. Sir Robert Wroth of Durance and Loughton, Sheriff of Essex d 1614
Although Commoners vol i, Lane of King's Bromley identifies Sir Henry of Durance who married a Maynard as great-grandson of this Robert, we disregard that as, whilst Visitation Middlesex suggests that Robert dsp sb. dsps?, Visitation Essex shows him as having just one child, James dsp, and various web sites including some which focus on the history of Loughton confirm that Sir Robert had only one child who died in infancy. We follow Visitation Kent in showing Sir Henry as Sir Robert's nephew.
m 1604 Mary Sydney dau of Robert Syndey, 1st Earl of Leicester
1 James Wroth d infant
b. John Wroth of Durants, later of Loughton Captain
m Maud dau of Richard Flewellen of Wales, widow of Gregory Lennard, brother of Henry, Lord Dacre
c. Henry Wroth of Woodberry Hill
m Jane Harris dau of Sir Thomas Harris of Maldon
1 Sir Henry Wroth of Durance
m Anne Maynard dau of William Maynard, 1st Lord
A Mary Wroth
m Humphrey Wyrley of Hampstead
i Mary Wyrley d 01.04.1729
m 30.04.1702 John Lane of Bentley b 12.12.1669, bur 25.10.1748
ii Sybill Wyrley
m Rev. _ Birch
B Jane Wroth bpt 29.03.1659
m William Henry Van Nassau Van Zuylesteyn, 1st Earl of Rochford bpt 07.10.1649, d 02.07.1708
2 Robert Wroth dsp
A web site on the history of Loughton reports that Loughton passed from the above Sir Robert to his brother John and then to John, son of the former John's brother Henry and then on for another two generations of Johns.
3 John Wroth of Loughton
A John Wroth of Loughton d 1662? presumably the John, father of Anne, who married ...
m Anne Huxley dau of Thomas Huxley, widow of Joshua Gollard or Golliard mother of Anne, presumed also mother of ...
i John Wroth of Loughton d sp? 1708
m Elizabeth d 1738, a cousin?
ii Anne Wroth dsp 02.07.1710
m1 James Cowper bur 08.08.1683, son of Sir William, 1st Bart
m2 by 1686 George Howard, 4th Earl of Suffolk b 1625, d 21.04.1691
d. Thomas Wroth dsp
e. Mabel Wroth b c 1542 Durrants d there 1597
m1 Edward Aucher son of Anthony Aucher
m2 Richard Hardres
-1-1 Aucher
-2 Elizabeth Aucher b c 1562 Canterbury Kent d there 3 Dec 1617 m Sir William Lovelace
-1-1 Sir Anthony Aucher
-2-1 Richard Lovelace b 1581 Bethersden Kent d 24 Oct 1602
-2-2 Sir William Lovelace of Woolrich b 2 Feb 1583 Betherden d 12 Aug 1627 Seige Grolle Holland
-2-3 Mabel Lovelace
-1-1-1
-2-2-1 Anne Lovelace b 1611 Lovelace Kent d 2 Jun 1852 VA m John Gorsuch DD b c 1609 Walkerne Hertfordshire d 24 May 1649 Wilburton Cambridgeshire son Daniel Grosuch and Alice Hall b 3 Feb 1568
-2-2-2 Thomas Lovelace
-2-2-3 Richard Lovelace
-2-2-4 Francis Lovelace
-2-2-5 Joanna/Johanna Lovelace
-2-2-6 William Lovelace, VI
-2-2-7 Elizabeth Lovelace
-2-2-8 Capt. Dudley Lovelace
-1-1-1
-2-2-1-1 Katharine Whitby
-2-2-1-2 David Gorsuch
-2-2-1-3 William Gorsuch
-2-2-1-4 John Gorsuch, Jr.
-2-2-1-5 Robert Gorsuch
-2-2-1-6 Anne Todd
-2-2-1-7 Richard Gorsuch
-2-2-1-8 Joanna Gorsuch
-2-2-1-9 Frances Gorsuch
ii. John Wroth of London
a. John Wroth
iii. Thomas Wroth of London d 1610
Visitation Essex identifies this Thomas as married to Margaret, dau of Richard Rich of Loehall shown by Visitation London as wife of his son Thomas, but Visitation Kent identifies him as married to a daughter of Bulman of London whilst Visitation London identifies her as Joane, dau of Thomas Bulman of London. The following is supported by "Abstract of Somersetshire Wills, Etc" which starts with this Thomas, describing him as "of Blenden Hall, in Bexley, Kent", and identifes his wife as ...
m Joanna Bulmer dau/heir of Thomas Bulmer of London
a. Sir Thomas Wroth of Newton Placey & North Petherton dsp 1672
m Margaret Rich dau of Richard Rich of Lee
b. Sir Peter Wroth of Blenden Hall
The pedigree shown by "Abstract of Somersetshire Wills, Etc" is confusing, showing a Sir John as brother of Sir Thomas & Sir Peter with an indication that it was Sir John who was father of the 1st Bart. However, TCB specifically refers to this, infers that the mention of a Sir John was an error, and makes it clear that it was Sir Peter who was father of the 1st Bart by the following Margaret. BEB1841 Wroth of Blenden Hall supports the following but starts with the 1st Bart.
m Margaret Dering dau of Sir Anthony Dering of Pluckley
1 Sir John Wroth, 1st Bart of Blenden Hall b 1626, d c1672
m by 1651 Anne Caulfeild d 1682, dau by Mary King of William not Toby, Lord Caulfeild, widow of Sir Ralph not William Gore & Sir Paul Harris
A Sir John Wroth, 2nd Bart of Blenden Hall bpt 16.11.1653, d c1674/7
m Elizabeth Palmer dau of Col. Peregrine Palmer of Fairfield by Anne, dau of Nathaniel Stephens of Gloucestershire
i John Wroth
BEB1841 identifies the successor to the 2nd Bart as his son John and does not mention a Thomas. TCB reports "An elder brother, John, is sometimes said to have succeeded as the 3d Baronet, and to have d. unm. shortly afterwards, but there seems to be no authentic record of such fact."
ii Sir Thomas Wrothe of South Petherton, Sheriff of Somerset, 3rd Bart b c1674, d 27.06.1721
m Mary Osbaldeston dau of Francis Osbaldeston of Aldersbrook by Cicely, dau of Sir John Morley of Halnaker
a Cicely Wrothe
m1 05.1721 Sir Hugh Acland, 6th Bart bpt 26.01.1696-7, d 29.07.1728
m2 13.08.1729 Rev. Thomas Troyte
b Elizabeth Wrothe dsp 1737
m Thomas Palmer d 1734, antiquary, cousin
iii Elizabeth Wroth
m William Long of Newhouse, Devon d 1728
a Ann Long
m1 William Oxenham of South Tawton, Devon
1 Elizabeth Oxenham
m Arthur Acland of Farifield b 1726, d 1771
m2 Wadham Wyndham
B Sophia Wroth
m Charles Mattock
2+ other issue - Anthony, Peter, Jane, Frances, daughter
c. Elizabeth Wroth
m Sir Francis Cleare son of Sir Edward Cleare or Cleere of Blickling, Norfolk
iv. Margery Wroth
m1 Isaac Hill
m2 Thomas Wyatt of Barking
v. Judith Wroth
m Robert Burgoin of Warwickshire
vi. daughter
m Thomas Goddard
vii. Elizabeth Wroth probably of this generation
m George Mynne of Hertingfordbury
a. Anne Mynne d 08.08.1622
m 22.11.1604 George Calvert, 1st Lord Baltimore b 1578/9, d 15.04.1632
viii. Mary Wroth probably of this generation
m Richard Hardres of Hardres
ix.+ other issue - Edward dsp, Richard, Gersona dsp
B. John Wroth of Kentishe
i. William Wroth of Kentishe
m Mary dau of John
C. William Wroth of Standon
m _ Wetherall
i. Richard Wroth of Yongs
The following comes from Visitation Hertfordshire, 1634, Wroth of Youngs.
m Kymborough Halley of Middlesex
a. William Wroth of Yongs a 1634
m Margaret Eedes dau of Francis Eedes of Southill
1+ issue - John, Matilda
b. Gertrude Wroth
m Samuel Attin
c. Anne Wroth
m Nicholas Higmore
d. Kymborough Wroth
m _ Willis
e. Mary Wroth
ii. Jane Wroth
m John Thorowgood of the Temple
iii. Mabell Wroth
m _ Shelbury
iv.+ other issue - Robert, John of London a 1633
D. Dorothy Wroth
m Edward Lewknor of Kingston
2. Elizabeth Wroth
m Sir John Jermy of Metfield a 1467

Sources:
1 For upper section : various web sites with some support from Visitation Essex, 1558, Wroth, Mundy's Middlesex Pedigrees 1914, Wroth of Enfield
2 For lower section : Visitation Essex, 1558+1612, Wroth, Mundy's Middlesex Pedigrees 1914, Wroth of Enfield + Visitation Kent, 1619 additional, De Haut +t from Visitation London, 163-4, Wrothe, "Abstract of Somersetshire Wills, Etc: Copied from the Manuscript Collections of the Late Rev. Frederick Brown" by Frederick Arthur Crisp + TCB vol iii, Wroth of Blendenhall.
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