Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I29251
  • Name: John Dawnay 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: in Sheviock, Cornwall
  • Death: 1325 in Sessay, Yorkshire
  • Note: 2 3

    Descended from Sir Paine (Payan) D'Aunay of Aunay Castle in Normandy, who "came to England with the Conqueror" .
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    Were the Dawnays at Sessay at the time of this John? - the following might suggest not:
    From the Darrells Sessay was transferred, by the marriage of the daughter and heiress of George Darrell, to Sir Guy Dawnay, of Cowick, who died in 1552, and from whom the present owner, Viscount Downe, is lineally descended.
  • _UID: 0E849B43BE3C445DA72A869A26C5896DDDD0
  • Change Date: 24 FEB 2010



    Father: Richard Dawnay

    Marriage 1 Jane de Cave
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children Nicholas Dawnay

    Sources:
    1. Type: Gedcom File
      Title: Familysearch.com Pedigree Resource
    2. Text: History of the Sheffield Family
      Sir Reginald Sheffield, Bt
      Sutton Park website
      http://www.statelyhome.co.uk/history.htm
    3. Type: Book
      Periodical: History and Directory of North Yorkshire
      Author: Bulmer
      Date: 1890
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