Roger Churchill, of Catherston

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Roger Churchill

Birthplace: Catherston Leweston, Dorset, England
Death: circa 1579 (49-64)
Sherbourne, Warwickshire, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of William Churchill, of Dorset and Mary Churchill
Husband of Jane Churchill
Father of Matthew Churchill, of Bradford and Margaret Olde
Brother of John Churchill, of Munston; William Churchill, of Corton; Alexander Churchill and Richard Churchill

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About Roger Churchill, of Catherston

From  Collin's Peerage

The said Roger marrying Jane, Relict of Nichoki Megg, and Daughter to William Peverell of Bradford, by her had Matthew Churchill of Bradford, whose Wife was Alice, Daughter to James Gould of Dorchester ...


From Collin's Peerage

William Churchill, his Heir and Successor, who married Mary, eldest Daughter to Richard Creuse of Wicroft-Castle in the County of Devon, Esq; and by her he had three Sons, Roger of Catherston, William of Corton, and John who was seated at Muston, all in the County of Dorset.



  • Roger Churchill1
  • M, #105132, b. circa 1522, d. after 1579
  • Roger Churchill was born circa 1522 at of Catherston, Dorsetshire, England.1 He married Jane Peverell, daughter of William Peverell, circa 1547.1 Roger Churchill died after 1579.1
  • Family Jane Peverell b. c 1523, d. 7 Aug 1579
  • Child
    • Matthew Churchill+1 b. c 1548
  • Citations
  • [S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC.
  • From:


  • The Churchill family in America (1904)
  • Pg.xiii
  • 12. THOMAS CHURCHILL, who married GRACE, daughter of Thomas Tylle, of Tylle House in Cornwall, and by her had a son,
  • 13. WILLIAM CHURCHILL, who married MARY, eldest daughter of Richard Creuse of Wicroft Castle in Devonshire. They had three sons : Roger, who settled in Cathersto, William in Corton, both in the County of Dorsetshire, and John, who settled in Muston in the same county.
  • 14. ROGER CHURCHILL, married JANE, widow of Nicholas Meggs, and daughter of Sir William Peverell, of Bradford, County of Yorkshire, by whom he had issue.
  • 15. MATTHEW CHURCHILL, who married ALICE GOULD, daughter of James Gould of Dorchester, County of Dorsetshire, by whom he had issue.
  • .... etc.



  • 'Churchill1'
  • .... etc.
  • William de Churchill of Rockbear - continued above
    • 1. Giles Churchill
      • A. Charles Churchill
      • m. Margaret Widville (dau of Sir William Widville)
        • i. Thomas Churchill
        • m. Grace Tylle (dau of Thomas Tylle of Tylle House)
          • a. William Churchill
          • m. Mary Creuse (dau of Richard Creuse of Wicroft Castle)
            • (1) Roger Churchill of Catherston
            • m. Jane Peverell (dau of William Peverell of Bradford)
              • (A) Matthew Churchill of Bradford
              • m. Alice Gould (dau of James Gould of Dorchester)
                • (i) Jasper Churchill .... etc.
  • Main source(s):
  • (1) For upper section : Collins (1741, vol i, Churchill of Marlborough)
  • (2) For lower section : BP1934 (Marlborough) with support and some input from Collins (1741, vol i, Churchill of Marlborough)
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Roger Churchill, of Catherston's Timeline

Catherston Leweston, Dorset, England
Age 13
Bradford-Peverell, Dorset, England
Age 38
Sherborne, Dorset, England
Age 57
Sherbourne, Warwickshire, UK