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Awdrey Stukeley

Also Known As: "Awdrie Stuckeley"
Birthplace: Of, Affeton, Devonshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Hugh Stukeley of Affeton, Knight and Jane Stukeley, Lady
Wife of William Yeo, of Braunton and Roger Giffard, of Tiverton Castle
Sister of Lewis Stukely; Anne (Stuckley) Bellew; Mary Prideaux; Captain Thomas Stucley; Anne Giles and 5 others

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  • The visitation of the county of Devon in the year 1620
    • CHART - Gyffard.
  • GEN.1 Roger Gifford of Brightley mar. Margaret d. & coh. of John Cobley of Brightley ch: John Gifford, 1 s.; Walter, 2; Hugh, 3; Roger, 4
    • GEN.2 John Gifford, 1 s. mar. Mary d. of Sir Rich. Grenfield of Stow in Cornw. ch: John Gifford s. & h.; Arthur, 2, ob.; Achilles, 3; Roger, 4 mar. Jane d. of Beare of Brishford; 5, Hanniball; 6, Walter
      • GEN.3 John Gifford s. & h. mar. Honor d. of Walter Earle of Charborow in com. Dorset ch: Margaret mar. Angel Maddox of Exeter; Elizab. mar. Geo. Broughton of Warpsley; Honor mar. John Garland of Whitefield; Alice mar. Tho. Addington of Harleberie in Essex; Maria ob. s.p.; Jone virgo; Arthur Gifford s. & h., ob. 1616; John, 2, ob. inf.; 3, Thomas; 4, William ob. s.p.; John, 5, aet. 27
      • GEN.3. Achilles, 3 mar. d. of Ackworthe of com. Kent ch: John, 1 s., aet. 30; Achilles, 2, aet. 27; Elizabeth mar. Doctor Dorrell of Kent.
        • GEN.4 Arthur Gifford s. & h., ob. 1616 mar. Anne d. of Tho. Leigh of Barow in par. of Northam ch: John Gifford s. & h., aet. 18, 1620; Arthur, 2, aet. 15; George, 3, aet. 14; Lewis, 4, aet. 12; Thomas, 5, aet. 9; Maria, 1 d., aet. 20; Honor, 2, aet. 16; Francis, 3, aet. 10; Elizabeth, 4, aet. 7.
    • CHART - Gyffard.
  • GEN.1 Sir Rog. Gifford of Brightley in com. Devon mar. Mary d. & h. of John Cobley of Brightleigh ch: John Gifford of Brightely, 1 s.; Rog. Gifford of Tiverton, 4 s.
    • GEN.2 Rog. Gifford of Tiverton, 4 s. mar. Awdrie d. of Sir Hugh Stukeley of Afton & widow of Yeo, 1 w. ch: Geo. Gifford of Tiverton, living 1620. Rog. Gifford mar. Jone widow of Duke of Otterton, s.p.
      • GEN.3 Geo. Gifford of Tiverton, living 1620 mar. Joane d. of Tho. Hodgescot of Wedmore in Som. ch: Mary mar. John Reskimmer of Cornw.; Roger s. & h., aet. 15.


  • 'Stukeley1'
  • It appears to us that the name of this family varied more than most. Nevertheless, BP1934 uses "Stucley" throughout whilst Vivian mainly uses Stewkley for the early generations but moves to "Stucley" for the later generations of most of its branches. When we first prepared this page we used "Stukeley" as that was probably the most common version used in references to the family from elsewhere. This page was reviewed in July 2012 using Vivian. At that time we considered renaming the page "Stucley1" but decided to retain it as above.
  • Richard Stucley or Styvecle of Trent, Somerset (a 1414, to Somerset from Huntingdonshire?)
  • m. Elizabeth (d 10/18.04.1414, dau of John FitzRoger of Chedworth, widow of John Bonvile)
    • 1. Roger Stucley or Styvecle (b c1398, a 1414)
    • 2. Hugh Stucley or Styvecle or Stewkley of Affeton, Sheriff of Devon (a 1448)
    • m. Katherine Affeton (d 26.03.1467, dau/heir of John Affeton of Affeton (by Elizabeth, coheir of Sir Roger Manningford of Dorset), m2. Sir William Bourchier of Fitzwaren)
      • A. Nicholas Stucley or Stucle or Stewkley of Affeton
      • m1. Thomasine Kokeworthy (d 29.11.1477, dau of John Kokeworthy or Cockeworthye of Yarnescombe, widow of Robert Chudleigh)
        • i. Sir Thomas Stucley or Stewkley of Affeton, Sheriff of Devon (b 24.06.1473, d 30.01.1542)
        • m. Anne or Elizabeth Wood (a 1542, dau/heir of Sir Thomas Wood of Clyffe)
          • a. Sir Hugh Stucley of Affeton (b c1495, d 06.01.1559)
          • m. Jane (not Philippa) Pollard (a 1559, dau of Sir Lewis Pollard of Great Grilleston)
            • (1) Lewis Stucley of Affeton (b c1528, d 01.12.1581)
            • m1. Dorothea or Anne Hill (dau of Sir Giles Hill, widow of Christopher Hadley)
              • (A) John Stucley of Affeton (b c1551, d 15.01.1610-1)
              • m1. Frances St. Leger (dau of Sir John St. Leger of Amery by Catherine, dau of George Nevill, Lord Abergavenny)
              • m2. (19.07.1597) Mary Redman (d 26.12.1648, dau of John Redman of Thornton)
              • (B) Scipio Stucley (vicar of Dean Prior) had issue
              • m. _ Weeks of Honichurch
              • (C) Hugh Stucley
            • m2. Janet Powlett of Dorset
              • (D) Lewis Stucley (cleric) had issue
              • m. Margery Arscott (dau of John Arscottt of Dunsland)
              • (E) Johanna Stucley
              • m. Anthony Pollard of Way
              • (F) Margaret Stucley
              • m. John Hays of Witheridge
            • (2) George Stewkley
            • (3) Thomas Stewkley or Stucley or Stukeley had issue
            • This is the Thomas who is thought by some to have been an illegimitate son of King Henry VIII.
            • m. _ Powlett
            • (4) Hugh Stewkley of Hartland had issue
            • (5) Amiss Stewkley
            • m. Frances Pollard (dau of Sir Richard Pollard of Horwood)
              • (A) Anthony Stewkley had issue
              • m. _ Clotworthy of Meshaw (widow of _ Oland)
              • (B) Sibill Stewkley
              • m. Bartholomew Clotworthy
              • (C) Joan Stewkley
              • m1. _ Crewys
              • m2. _ Wood of Morton
              • (D) Frances Stewkley
              • m. Philip Davy
              • (E) Polynora Stewkley
              • m. John Nott of Lapford
              • (F)+ other issue - Lewis, Damaris
            • (6) Anne Stewkley
            • m. William Bellew of Alverdiscott
            • (7) Mary Stucley
            • m1. Tristram Larder of Upton Pyne
            • m2. John Prideaux of Nutwell (b c1520, d 29.09.1558)
            • (8) Elizabeth Stewkley
            • An Elizabeth of this generation is shown as wife of Sir John Wadham of Edge but we suspect that this may be confusion with an earlier Elizabeth - see below.
            • (9) Agnes Stucley
            • m. John Giles of Bowden (bur 30.11.1606)
            • (10) Katherine Stewkley
            • m. John Carew of Bickleigh
            • (11) Awdrie Stucley
            • m1. William Yeo of Braunton
            • m2. (27.01.1562-3) Roger Giffard of Tiverton Castle (b 1533, d 08.10.1603)
          • b. Thomas Stewkley of Colridge (a 1542)
          • m. Alice Spurston of Cheshire
            • (1) Augustine Stewkley of Colridge had issue
            • (2) Anne Stewkley
            • m. John Copplestone of Engesford
          • c. Maurice Stewkley
          • m. Allice Ffaringdon (dau of Charles Ffaringdon)
            • (1) Edward Stewkley
          • d. Margery (Margaret) Stukeley
          • m. Charles Farringdon of Farringdon (b c1500)
          • e. Thomazin Stewkley
          • m1. John Beare of Hunsham (b c1494, d 05.06.1531)
          • m2. William Trewynard
          • f. other issue - Christopher, George
      • m2. Ann Pomeroy (d before 07.04.1526, dau of Edward Pomeroy of Berry Pomeroy, widow of Robert Budockshyde, m3. Thomas Dudley)
        • ii. William Stewkley of Kene, Devon (b c1480)
        • m. Joane Stowell (dau of John Stowell, sister of John of Codleston)
          • a. Christopher Stewkley
          • m. Mary Foorde (dau of Edward Foorde of Plimtree)
            • (1)+ issue - John of Farindon, Andrew of Warkleigh (had issue), Grace, Ann, Elizabeth, Mary
          • b. Mary Stewkley
          • m. Henry English
          • c. Ann Stewkley
          • m. William Anthony
          • d. Elizabeth Stewkley
          • m. Thomas Moore of Taunton
          • e. Katherine Stewkley
          • m. John Carew of Bickley
        • iii. Anne Stukeley
        • m. William Dennis of Orley
        • iv. Jane Stukeley
        • m. Philip Baynard of Lackham (b by 1471, d before 21.05.1522)
        • v. Elizabeth Stucley or Stukeley (d before 07.04.1526) apparently of this generation, of this marriage
        • m. (before 31.08.1512) Christopher Fleming, 8th Lord Slane (d 08.1517/8)
      • B. Alice Stukeley
      • m. Sir Thomas Beaumont of Gittisham
      • C. Elizabeth Stukeley probably of this generation
      • m. Sir John Wadham of Branscombe & Merifield (d 1502)
  • Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, Stucley of Affeton), BP1934 (Stucley)
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Awdrey Stukeley's Timeline

Of, Affeton, Devonshire, England
December 13, 1952
Age 425
January 19, 1953
Age 426
August 15, 1989
Age 462