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Dulcia Gerard (de Ashton)

Also Known As: "Douce de Asshton"
Birthplace: Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
Death: Died in Somme, Picardy, France
Place of Burial: Unknown
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Thomas "the Alchemist" de Ashton and Elizabeth Ashton
Wife of Sir Thomas Gerard, of Kingsley and Bryn
Mother of Sir Lawrence Garrard, Knight; Lavina Linsay Gerard; Robert Asheton Gerard; Humphrey Gerard; Henrietta Lindsay Gerard and 9 others
Sister of Sir John Assheton; Edmund de Ashton; Nicholas de Ashton; Unknown de Ashton; Elizabeth Trafford and 1 other

Managed by: Carol Ann Selis
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About Dulcia Gerard

A genealogical and heraldic history of the extinct and dormant baronetcies ... By John Burke, Sir Bernard Burke

4 Nicholas m Mary daughter of Lord Brook

  • 1 Dulcia m to Sir Thomas Gerrard of Bryn
  • 2 Elizabeth m to Sir John Traflbrd
  • And four other children

Ancestral roots of certain American colonists who came to America before ... By Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard, Kaleen E. Pg.209

36. Sir Peter Gerard, Knt., of Kinsley & Bryn, b. 1407, d. 26 Mar 1447; m. Isabel (Isabella) Strangeways, liv. 1447 (perhaps) dau. of Thomas Strangeways.

37. Sir Thomas Gerard, Knt., of Kingsley & Bryn, b. 15 July 1431, ward of Thomas Danyell 1449, proof of age 2 Aug. 1452, pension from Edw. IV, d. 27 Mar. 1490; m. abt 1440 as child (1) Douce (Dulcia) Assheton, dau. of Sir Thomas Assheton of Ashton-under-Lyme, co. Lanc. by Elizabeth Byron, dau. of Sir John Byron; m. (2) Cecily Foulshurst, dau. Sir Robert Foushurst, d. 24 May 1502.

38. Peter Gerard, (by 2), of Kingsley & Bryn, b. abt. 1460 (ae. 30 at d. of father), d.v.p. 1492, monumental brass in Gerard chantry, Winwick Church; m. (disp. 1476) Margaret (Margery) Stanley, dau. of Sir William Stanley, of Hooton, co. Chester, and Margaret Bromley, dau. Sir John Bromley, Knt., of Badington, co. Chester.


Father: Thomas Gerard b: 15 Jul 1431 in Brynhill of Brindle, Chorley, Lancashire, England

Mother: Douce Assheton b: ABT 1437 in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England

Marriage 1 Margaret Stanley b: 12 May 1462 in Cardiff, South Glamorganshire, Wales

   * Married: 11 Sep 1484 in Ponty Pool, Gwent, Wales
   * Sealing Spouse: 6 Dec 1933 in SLAKE


  1. Has Children Joane Gerard adopted b: ABT 1505 in Bryn


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Dulcia Gerard's Timeline

Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
Age 16
Winwick, Lancashire or Kingsley, England
Age 18
Pontypool, Monmouthshire, , Wales
Age 21
April 12, 1455
Age 22
Pontypool, Monmouthshire, , Wales
Age 22
Age 23
Age 25
Age 26
Pontypool, Monmouthshire, , Wales