Name: John Eyre
Residence: Wedhampton and Northcombe, Wilts
Change Date: 10 MAY 2013
John Eyre, of Wedhampton, who married twice:
(1.) Margaret, dr. of John Bitton, of Alton, Wilts, a descendant from Sir Walter de Bitton, Knt., who lived in the 12th year of Henry II., from which marriage descend the Eyres of Chalfield, now extinct in the male line. (John and Anne had a son John who m Anne, heiress of Thomas Tropnell of Great Chalfield.)
(2.) By his second wife Jane, dr. of John Cusse, of Broughton Gifford, Wilts, John Eyre, of Wedhampton, had issue.
Buried in Broughton Gifford? If so it might suggest his wife was heiress of property in Broughton Gifford.
Father: William Eyre b: 1434 in Wedhampton, Wilts
Mother: Juliana Cockerel b: 1444 in Wedhampton, Wilts
Jane Cuffe b: 1504 in Broughton Gifford, Wilts
- Robert Eyre b: 1519
- Text: A SHORT ACCOUNT of THE FAMILY of EYRE OF EYRECOURT and . . . EYRE OF EYREVILLE in THE COUNTY OF GALWAY.
For Private and Family Circulation only.
BY REV. ALLEN STEWART HARTIGAN, M.A., TRINITY COLLEGE, DUBLIN.