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John West

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Probably Burghwallis, Yorkshire, England
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Leonard West and Barbara West
Husband of Frances West
Brother of William West; Anne West; Anthony West; Thomas West; St Amand West and 2 others

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About John West

  • THIS INFORMATION ABOUT JOHN WEST, SON OF BARBARA (GASCOIGNE) & LEONARD WEST, IS NOT CORRECT, IT IS UNCLEAR ABOUT HIS MARRIAGES OR CHILDREN.
  • The peerage of England. 3 vols. [in 4. Sig. N6,7 of vol. 1, 3B1 of vol. 2 ...
  • http://books.google.ca/books?id=1iwUAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA390&lpg=PA390&dq=aholiab+west&source=bl&ots=MdyBoXcDCb&sig=1O9gNVks6JIOHNnF4iGeM_3l5Yg&hl=en&sa=X&ei=N8cxVL3UENShyAS5p4CoCA&ved=0CCkQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q&f=false
  • Pg.388
  • I have before mentioned, that Thomas, father of the laft Lord, had two wives; and I am now to treat of the iffue he had b his fecond wife (e), Eleanor, daughter of Sir Roger Copley, of Gatton, in Surrey, Knt. which were three fons, vix. Sir Owen (f), Sir George, and Leonard (or Reginald, accord-
  • Pg.389
  • ing to Vifitation of Hampfhire). Of which fons, Sir Owen, the eldeft, married Mary, daughter of Sir George Guildford, aof Hempfted-place in Kent, Knt. and by his wll, on July 17 1551, being then fick, orders his body to be buried where he departs this life. To dame Mary Weft, his wife, he bequeaths the lordfhip of Hynton-Martyll, during her life, and after to his two daughters, Mary and Anne. He conftitutes dame Mary, his wife, his fole executrix; and the Lord his brother, and his brother Guilford, fupervifors; and bequeaths to each a gelding. The probate is dated October 30, 1551, whereby it appears he did not recover. His daughter, Mary, (* who at length became his fole heir) was married firft to Sir Adrian Poynings, Knt. and fecondly to Sir Richard Rogers, Knt.
  • Leonard Weft, third and youngeft fon by the faid fecond marriage, had, by the laft will and teftament of his father Sir Thomas Weft, Knt. Lord la Warre, Knight of the Garter, bearing date on October 8, 1524 (g), the manors of sutton-Maundeville, and Hafilden, in Wiltfhire; and the manor of Brodele in Dorfetfhire; which were fettled on him, and his heirs male; in default, on Sir Thomas Weft, Knt. his fon and heir. And his father dying poffeffed of a very great eftate, in the counties of Suffex, Southampton, and in Wiltfhire, Dorfetfhire, Somerfetfhire, Gloucefterfhire, Warwickfhire, Leicefterfhire, Lincolnfhire, and Lancafhire, which he fettled on Sir Thomas Weft, Knt. his fon and heir, and his heirs male; and, in default therof, entailed his faid eftate on Owen Weft, his fon, remainder to George Weft, and the faid Leonard Weft.
  • On the deceafe of his father he was in his youth; but in the parliament (which was fummoned to meet at Oxford, on April 2, 1554(h)) he was one of the members for the borough of Shoreham, in Suffex. He married (i) Barbara, daughter of Sir William Gafcoigne, of Gawthorpe, in Yorkfhire, Knt. by whom he had iffue four fons; Thomas and Anthony, who died infants; William; and John, of whom I fhall further treat: alfo, four daughters, Mary, St. Armand, Margaret, and Anne; whereof Mary was the wife of Ralph Vavafor, of Hazlewood, in com. Ebor. Efq; and Margaret, of Thomas Brown, of Weftwood, in com. Lincoln, Efq.
  • I now return to JOHN WEST, Efq; the only furviving fon of the faid Leonard Weft. He refided at Banbury, in Oxfordfhire, and had to wife Mary, daughter of ___ Throg-
  • Pg.390
  • morton, by whom he had two fons; John, who died in his infancy; and Aholiab Weft, who married Elizabeth Prefton, grand-daughter (k) of Thomas Prefton, Doctor of the civil Law, and mafter of Trinity-hall, in the univerfity of Cambridge, who, on Queen Elizabeth's being entertained at Oxford, in the beginning of September, 1564, was incorporated, on the fixth of the faid month, mafter of arts of that univerfity. The faid Aholiab died at Fawefley, in Northamptonfhire, in 1628, leaving iffue by the faid Elizabeth, his wife, Richard Weft, Efq; who married Elizabeth, daughter and coheir of James Hill ....

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  • THIS INFORMATION ABOUT JOHN WEST, SON OF BARBARA (GASCOIGNE) & LEONARD WEST, IS NOT CORRECT, IT IS UNCLEAR ABOUT HIS MARRIAGES OR CHILDREN.
  • A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland (1894)
  • https://archive.org/details/genealogicalhera02inburk
  • https://archive.org/stream/genealogicalhera02inburk#page/2174/mode/1up
    • WEST OF ALSCOT PARK.
  • Lineage. — THE HON. LEONARD WEST, youngest son of Thomas, Lord De la Warr, K.G., by Eleanor his 2nd wife, dau. of Sir Roger Copley, Knt. of Gatton, sat, 1554, as one of the Members for the borough of Shoreham, in the Parliament summoned to meet at Oxford. He m. Barbara, dau. of Sir William Gascoigne, Knt. of Gawthorpe, and had (with four daus., of whom Mary, m. Ralph Vavasor, Esq. of Haslewood; and Margaret, m. Thomas Brown, Esq. of Westwood) four sons, who all d. young, except the youngest,
  • JOHN WEST, Esq., who resided at Banbury, co. Oxford. He m. Mary Throckmorton, and was father of
  • AHOLIAB WEST, Esq., m. Elizabeth Preston, grand-dau. of Thomas Preston, D.C.L., Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge ; and dying 1628, left a son,
  • RICHARD WEST, Esq., m. Elizabeth, dau. and co-heir of James Hill, Esq. of Hillmorton, co. Warwick, and had four sons, James, John, Richard, and Aholiab, who all d. without issue, except the 3rd,
  • RICHARD WEST, Esq. of Priors Marston, co. Warwick, m. Mary Russell, of the RUSSELLS of Strensham, co. Worcester, and was father of .... etc.

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  • THIS INFORMATION ABOUT JOHN WEST, SON OF BARBARA (GASCOIGNE) & LEONARD WEST, IS NOT CORRECT, IT IS UNCLEAR ABOUT HIS MARRIAGES OR CHILDREN.
  • John WEST
  • Born: ABT 1535, Banbury, Oxfordshire, England
  • Died: Drayton, Somersetshire, England
  • Father: Leonard WEST
  • Mother: Barbara GASCOINE
  • Married 1: Mary THROCKMORTON ABT 1550, Drayton, Somerset, England
  • Children:
    • 1. Nicholas WEST
  • Married 2: Anne ?
  • Children:
    • 2. Thomas WEST
    • 3. Sarah WEST
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/WEST.htm#John WEST1

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  • THIS INFORMATION ABOUT JOHN WEST, SON OF BARBARA (GASCOIGNE) & LEONARD WEST, IS NOT CORRECT, IT IS UNCLEAR ABOUT HIS MARRIAGES OR CHILDREN.
  • 'West02'
  • Leonard West (a 1554)
  • m. Barbara Gascoigne (dau of Sir William Gascoigne of Gawthorpe)
    • 1. John West of Banbury (4th son)
    • m. Mary Throckmorton
      • A. Aholiab West (d 1623)
      • m. Elizabeth Preston (granddau of Thomas Preston of Cambridge)
        • i. Richard West
        • m. Elizabeth Hill (dau of James Hill of Hillmorton)
          • a. Richard West of Priors Marston (3rd son)
          • m. Mary Russell (of Strensham family)
            • (1) James West of Alscot (d 1772)
            • m. (1738) Sarah Steavans (d 1799, dau of Sir Thomas Steavans of Eltham)
              • (A) James West of Alscot (b 1742, d 1795)
              • m. (03.02.1774) Sarah Wren (d 29.03.1836, dau of Christopher Wren of Wroxhall Abbey)
                • (i) James West of Alscot (b 08.03.1775, d 25.03.1838) had issue
                • m. (31.03.1808) Anne Roberts (dau of Joseph Roberts of Newcombe)
              • (B) Sarah West (b 11.05.1741, d 18.02.1801)
              • m. (23.07.1761) Andrew Archer, 2nd Lord (b 29.07.1736, d 18/25.04.1778)
              • (C) Henrietta West (d unm)
          • b.+ 3 sons (dsp) - James, John, Aholiab
    • 2. Mary West
    • m. Ralph Vavasor of Westwood (Hasellwood)
    • 3. Margaret West
    • m. Thomas Brown of Westwood
    • 4.+ other issue - Thomas (d young), Anthony (d young), William (d young, St. Amond, Anne
  • Main source(s):
  • (1) For top section : BP1934 (De La Warr), TCP (De La Warr) with a little support/input from Visitation (Hampshire, 1530+1575+1622-34, West Lord Delaware)
  • (2) For lower section : BLG1886 (West of Alcot Park) with a little support from Visitation (Hampshire, 1530+1575+1622-34, West Lord Delaware)
  • From: Stirnet.com
  • http://www.stirnet.com/genie/data/british/ww/west02.php

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John West's Timeline

1535
1535
Yorkshire, England
1600
1600
Age 65
1998
July 20, 1998
Age 65
July 28, 1998
Age 65
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