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Alice Leigh

Also Known As: "Alice Cony", "Alice Gooch", "Alice Gouch"
Birthplace: Basingthorpe, Lincolnshire, England
Death: Died in Basingthorpe, Lincolnshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Thomas Leigh, Lord Mayor of London and Alice Leigh
Wife of Thomas Coney and Thomas Cony of Bassingthorpe, Esq.
Mother of Sir Thomas Coney of Bassingthorpe; Alice Gooche [Goche] and Susan Sutton
Sister of Winifred Bond (Leigh); Sir Thomas Leigh, 1st Bt., of Stoneleigh; Richard Ralph Leigh; Sir Rowland Leigh, Kt., of Longborrow; Sir William Leigh of Newnham Regis and 2 others

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About Alice Leigh

  • The Visitation of the county of Warwick in the year 1619. Taken by William Camden, Clarenceaux king of arms (1877)
    • Leigh.
  • Rich. Leigh of Walington in Com. Salop yonger son of John Leigh of Ridg 2 sone to Sr Peirs Leigh of ye Lime in Chesh.
    • Roger Leighe of Walington.
      • Will'm Leighe of Walington. m. Dau. of Trafford.
      • children of Will'm Leighe of Walington & Dau. of Trafford
        • 1. Will'm Leigh Usher to K. H. 8. m. Elizb. d. & hey. or Sr John Harper of Rushell Kt. 2. Sr Tho. Leigh Kt. Maior of London ye 1 of Quene Elizb. m. Alice Da. of John Barker Al's Couerall of Camo' in Shropsh. 3. Roger Leigh Usher to Qu. Mary ob. s.p.
        • children of Sr Tho. Leigh Kt. & Alice Barker
          • 1. Raph 2 sonne ob. s. p. 2. Kath. ux. Edward Barber Sergiant at Lawe. 3. Winifred ux. Georg Bond of London. 4. Sr Tho. Leigh of Stnley in Com. Warw. Kt. & Baronet 3 sonne. m. Kath. Da. of Sr John Spencer of Wol'uton. 5. Alice ux. Tho. Conney of Leicestsh. 6. Mary 1 mar. to Nicho. Cobb. 2 to Ric. Andrewes. 7. Sr Wm Leigh of Kings Newnam in Com. War. Kt. m. Fran. Da. of Sr James Harington of Exton Kt. 8. Sr Rowland Leigh Kt. 1 sonne. m1. Margery Da. of Tho. Lowe of London. m2. Da. of Sr Rich. Barkeley, Kt.
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  • A general and heraldic dictionary of the peerages of England, Ireland, and ... By John Burke
  • A general and heraldic dictionary of the peerages of England, Ireland, and ... By John Burke
  • Pg. 310
  • ROGER LEIGH, of Wellington, in Shropshire and Rushall, in the county of Stafford. This gentleman had issue, . . . .
  • And a younger son,
    • THOMAS LEIGH, who was brought up under Sir Rowland Hill, a rich merchant of London, and Lord Mayor of that city; by whom, for his knowledge and industry, he was made his factor beyond sea; and in that trust deporting himself with the highest integrity, Sir Rowland bestowed upon him the hand of his favourite niece, Alice, daughter of John Barker, alias Coverall, of Wolverton, in the county of Salop, by Elizabeth, his wife, daughter of Thomas Hill, and upon the issue of the marriage he entailed the greater part of his estate. Thomas Leigh subsequently served the office of Sheriff of London, and was Lord Mayor at the death of Queen Mary. He was knighted during his mayoralty, and dying in 1571, was buried in Mercer's Chapel, London, with this epitaph upon is tomb: . . . .
    • His widow lived at Stoneleigh to a very advanced age, having seen her chiildren's children to the fourth generation. She died in 1603, and was buried at Stoneleigh, where she had founded an hospital for five poor men, and five poor women, all of them to be unmarried persons, and nominated after her decease by Sir Thomas Leigh, her son, and his heirs for ever. Sir Thomas Leigh had issue by this lady,
      • ROWLAND, who was largely provided for at Longborough, in Gloucestershire, by Sir Rowland Hill, his godfather. He m. first Margery, daughter of Thomas Lawe, of London, vintner, and secondly, __, daughter of Sir Richard Berkeley, Knt., of Stoke-Gifford, in Gloucestershire.
      • Richard, died s. p.
      • THOMAS, of whom presently.
      • William (Sir), of Newnham-Regis, in Warwickshire, who m. Frances, dauther of Sir James Harrington, of Exton, in Rutlandshire, and left a son, . . . .
      • Mary, m. first, to Robert Andrews, of London and secondly, to __ Cobb.
      • Alice, m. to Thomas Connye, of Lincolnshire.
      • Katherine, m. Edward Barber, of Somersetshire, Serjeant at Law.
      • Winifred, m. Sir George Bond, Lord Mayor of London.
    • The second surviving son,
      • THOMAS LEIGH, was knighted by Queen Elizabeth, and created a baronet, upon the institution of that order, 29th June, 1611. Sir Thomas m. Catherine, fourth daughter of Sir John Spencer, Knt., of Wormleighton, in the county of Warwick, and had issue,
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  • Alice Leigh1
  • F, b. circa 1537, d. before 1621
  • Father Thomas Leigh1 b. c 1515, d. 17 Nov 1572
  • Mother Alice Barker1 b. c 1518, d. 1600
  • Alice Leigh was born circa 1537 at of Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, England.1 She married Thomas Cony, son of Richard Coney and Jane Ellis, on 6 November 1554 at St. Olave, Old Jewry, London, Middlesex, England.1 Alice Leigh died before 1621 at Bassingthorpe, Lincolnshire, England.1
  • Family Thomas Cony b. c 1529, d. 15 Oct 1611
  • Child
    • Susan Cony+1 b. 1 May 1568
  • Citations
  • 1.[S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, SLC Archives.
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  • 2. William Cony m. ___ Bell (dau of ___ Bell of Fishtoft)
    • A. Richard Cony of Bassingthorpe (bur 12.04.1545) m. Jane Ellis (bur 05.07.1549. dau of Thomas Ellis of Paunton)
      • i. Thomas Cony of Bassingthorpe (b c 1529, bur 15.10.1611) m. Alice Leigh (d before 1621, dau of Sir Thomas Leigh, Lord Mayor of London)
        • a. Sir Thomas Coney of Bassingthorpe (bpt 15.09.1561, bur 22.11.1637) m1. Elizabeth Patten (dau of William Patten of Stoke Newington by Anne Johnson)
        • m2. (18.03.1591-2) Anne Upton (dau of Hamon Upton of Northelmeby-Wainfleet, widow of William Tyndall)
        • b. Sir Richard Coney of Whissendine (a 04.1607) m. Eleanor Harrington (d 1622, dau of John Harrington of Witham-on-the-Hill by Rose)
        • c. Peregrine Cony (bpt 30.10.1569, 4th son) m. Cecily Dillon of Ireland
        • d. Arthur Coney (bpt 30.06.1577) m. ___ Upton of Northolme
        • e. Chaworth Coney (bpt 03.03.1578-9) m. Anne Sheppard (dau of Alexander Sheppard of Peasemarsh)
        • f. Susan Coney (bpt 01.05.1568) m. (10.11.1584) Sir William Sutton of Averham
        • g. Rose Coney (bpt 14.06.1573) m. (16.04.1595) Thomas Butler of Paunton
        • h. Frances Coney (bpt 01.03.1574-5) m. (22.01.1599-1600) Augustine Earle of Stragglethorpe
        • i. Alice Coney m. Matthew Goche of Alvingham
        • j. Jane Coney m. (12.11.1576) Vincent Welby of Halstead in Stixwould
        • k.+ other issue - George, Marry (bpt 21.07.1566, bur 13.01.1567)
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Alice Leigh's Timeline

Basingthorpe, Lincolnshire, England
November 6, 1554
Age 17
St. Olave, Old Jewry, London, England
Age 24
Bassingthorpe, Lincolnshire, England
Age 31
Basingthorpe, Lincolnshire, England
Age 38
Basingthorpe, Lincolnshire, England
Age 84
Basingthorpe, Lincolnshire, England
September 23, 1997
Age 84
February 12, 1998
Age 84
April 17, 1998
Age 84