Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I23466
  • Name: William De Venables
  • Sex: M 1
  • Birth: ABT 1263 in Kinderton cum Hulme, Northwich, Cheshire
  • Death: AFT 1300 in Bradwell, Cheshire
  • Residence: Bradwell, Cheshire
  • Note:

    Richard Lymme in the late 13th century married Agnes the daughter and sole heiress of Richard de Legh. Agnes had a second husband, William Venables, and they had a son, John, who (also) took the name of Legh and settled at Booths. William Venables was descended from Gilbert Venables the first baron of Kinderton who held land in Cheshire under Hugh Lupus after the Norman Conquest.

    John Legh was the common ancestor of the following branches of the Legh family of which the first seven were in Cheshire.

    1. Legh of Sandbach, who became extinct after two generations.
    2. Legh of Booths, of whom Willoughby Legh was the representative in 1810 with the Leighs of West Hall also as descendants of this branch.
  • _UID: 872D648772A84ADF9C5DCD18414D7E9B67E4
  • Change Date: 15 SEP 2010



    Father: William De Venables
    Mother: Margaret Dutton

    Marriage 1 Agnes de Legh
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children John De Legh b: ABT 1280

    Marriage 2 Katherine de St Pierre
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children Katherine Venables

    Sources:
    1. Type: Gedcom File
      Title: Jim Weber
      URL: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=jweber
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