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
Change Date: 15 SEP 2010
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.
Father: William De Venables
Mother: Margaret Dutton
Agnes de Legh
- John De Legh b: ABT 1280
Katherine de St Pierre
- Katherine Venables
- Type: Gedcom File
Title: Jim Weber