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John Gerard

Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Byrne, Lancashire, England
Death: 1435 (66-74)
Ince In Makerfield,, Wigan,, Lancashire,, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Peter Gerard and Katherine Gerard
Husband of Ellen Gerard
Father of William Gerard; Robert Gerard; John Gerard; Hugh Gerard and Richard Gerard
Brother of Sir Thomas Gerard, Knight of Kingsley & Bryn, Earl of Lancaster

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About John Gerard

  • Birth: ABT 1365 in Bryn, Lancashire, England Death: BEF 1434
  • Father: Peter Gerard b: ABT 1330 in Bryn, Lancashire, England
  • Marriage 1 Helen Ince b: ABT 1368 in Ince, Lancashire, England Married: ABT 1399 in Ince, Lancashire, England


  1. William Gerard b: ABT 1415 in Ince, Lancashire, England





  • 'Gerard01'
  • William Gerard of Kingsley (d before 1316)
  • Ormerod starts with William as son of Gerard of Hawarden and father of the William who m. Matilda de Glasshowse by Emma de Kingsley. The continuation, which follows BP1934, shows this William as son of William (m. Emma de Kingsley) son of William son of Gerard. Ormerod is therefore missing out a William (son of Gerard & grandfather of this William) and this William. Wotton includes the first William (son of Gerard) but omits this one.
  • m. Margaret
    • 1. William Gerard of Kingsley & Catenhall (d before 1352)
    • m. Matilda de Glasshowse (dau of Henry de Glasshowse of Kingsley)
      • A. William Gerard of Kingsley & Catenhall (b c1322)
      • m. Joan de Bryn (dau of Peter de Bryn of Brynhill or Brindle)
        • i. Sir Peter Gerard of Kingsley & Bryn (d before 1380)
          • a. Sir Thomas Gerard of Kingsley & Bryn (d 27.03.1415-6)
          • BP1934 shows this Sir Thomas as father of the John who m. Alice le Boteler. Provisionally, we follow Ormerod & Wotton in showing John as son of Thomas's brother Peter.
            • (1) .... etc.
          • b. Peter Gerard of Kingsley (d 27.03.1415-6)
          • m. Isabel Strangeways (dau of Thomas Strangeways)
          • NB. There is dispute as to whether Peter or his elder brother, Sir Thomas, was father of ...
            • (1) .... etc.
          • c. John Gerard
          • m. Ellin Ince (dau/heir of Richard de Ince of Ince)
          • d. Helen Gerard probably of this generation
          • m. Henry Eccleston of Eccleston (a 1399)
      • B. .... etc.
  • Main source(s): BP1934 (Gerard) with support/input from Ormerod (Cheshire, vol 2, 'Gerard of Kingsley and Gerard of Crewood', pp61-62), Wotton (Kimber & Johnson, 1771, vol 1, 'Gerard of Bryn', p31+) with some support from Visitation (Dugdale, Lancashire, 1664-5, 'Gerard of Brynne'), DBART1840 ('Gerard of Bryn')
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  • 'Gerard02'
  • John Gerard
  • m. Ellin Ince (dau/heir of Richard de Ince of Ince)
    • 1. William Gerard of Ince, Lancashire
    • m. Cicely Standish (dau of Lawrence Standish of Standish)
      • A. Thomas Gerard of Ince
      • m. Elizabeth Norres (dau of William Norres of the Speake)
        • i. William Gerard of Ince
        • m. Elizabeth Byron (dau of Sir John Byron (Biron of Biron))
          • a. ..... etc.
  • Main source(s): Mundy's 'Middlesex Pedigrees' (Armytage, 1914, 'Gerard of Flamberds in Harrow') with input/support as reported above
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John Gerard's Timeline

Byrne, Lancashire, England
Age 47
Age 70
Wigan,, Lancashire,, England