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  • 1st Son Hungerford (deceased)
  • 2nd Son Hungerford (deceased)
  • 3rd Son Hungerford (deceased)
  • Agnes Hungerford (1485 - 1523)
    2nd wife of Sir Edward Hungerford - Agnes, widow of John Cotell. It appears that Agnes had strangled her first husband at Farleigh Castle on 26 July 1518, with the aid of William Mathewe and William In...
  • Alice de Hungerford (c.1445 - c.1457)
    This is probably another Alianor - it was a rather popular name in the Middle Ages, and not all that difficult to confuse with the various permutations of "Alice".From . Alice HUNGERFORDNo marriage

About the Hungerford surname

Project - Hungerford Family

(Apart from online trees)

There are references to Hungerford in the following -


  • A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the peerages of England, Ireland, and Scotland, Extinct, Dormant, and in Abeyance. England - John Burke (See also link to eBook below)
  • The Hungerford Cartulary - Wiltshire Record Society - edited by by J.L. Kirby
  • Hungerfordiana: or Memoirs of the family of Hungerford, Author: Richard Colt Hoare, Sir

There was a private printing (100 copies) of 'Hungerfordiana' by Sir Colt Hoare, Bt., Shaftsbury dated 1st January 1823. Our public library has an original copy. There are 149 pages including index, together with a fine etching of the Gatehouse to Down Ampney.
Containing pedigrees and texts on various branches of the family, it names Everard de Hungerford 1160 and William de Hungerford, Abbott of Waverley 1276 as the earliest members found. Descent is given from Walter de Hungerford who was married to Maud of Heytesbury through their son Walter 1308.

Families directly des. from all the royal fams. in Europe (495 to 1932). By Mrs. Eliz. M. Leach Rixford. Burlington, Vt. 1932. (175p.):35

FULL TITLE Families Directly Descended from All the Royal Families in Europe (495-1932) and Mayflower Descendants by their Lineal Descendant Mrs. (Oscar Herbert) Elizabeth M.Leach Rixford.

  • A Guide to Farleigh-Hungerford, Co. Somerset - John Edward Jackson. British Library series - History of Europe.
  • The Hungerford Name in History - publication

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