BETTENHAM FAMILY

Thomas BETTENHAM

Born: ABT 1380, Pluckley or West Ashford, Kent, England

Died: 1430

Father: Stephen De BETTENHAM

Mother: Hawise ?

Married: Elizabeth AUCHER (dau. of Henry Aucher and Elizabeth Digges)

Children:

1. Thomas BETTENHAM


Thomas BETTENHAM

Born: ABT 1415

Father: Thomas BETTENHAM

Mother: Elizabeth AUCHER

Married: Alice BLOUNT

Children:

1. John BETTENHAM

2. Stephen BETTENHAM (Sir)

3. William BETTENHAM (d. 1490)


John BETTENHAM

Died: 1475

Father: Thomas BETTENHAM

Mother: Alice BLOUNT

Married 1: Mary BRADBURY

Married 2: Anne FITZHERBERT

Children:

1. Elizabeth BETTENHAM


Elizabeth BETTENHAM

Born: ABT 1463, Sheerland, Pluckley, Kent, England

Died: 1540, Hartfidge, Kent, England

Father: John BETTENHAM

Mother: Anne FITZHERBERT

Married: James WILSFORD (Sheriff of London) (son of Robert Wilsford)

Children:

1. Thomas WILFORD (Sir) (b. 1480 - d. 20 Sep 1553) (m.1 Rose Wetenhall - m.2 Elizabeth Culpepper)

2. Nicholas WILFORD (MP) (b. 1495 - d. Aug 1551) (m. Elizabeth Gale)

3. Robert WILFORD (m. Joan Kempe)

4. William WILFORD

5. Catherine WILFORD (m. Son Gainsworth)

6. John WILFORD (Sheriff of London) (d. Feb 1551)


Stephen BETTENHAM (Sir)

Died: 1474, Cranbrook, Kent, England

Father: Thomas BETTENHAM

Mother: Alice BLOUNT

Married: Hawise BAKER

Children:

1. John BETTENHAM

2. William BETTENHAM (b. 1452 - d. ABT 1505)


John BETTENHAM

Born: 1435

Died: 1506

Father: Stephen BETTENHAM (Sir)

Mother: Hawise BAKER

Married: Alice (Yee) YUE (b. 1435 d. 1474)

Children:

1. William BETTENHAM

2. Elizabeth BETTENHAM (b. 1465)

3. Anne BETTENHAM (b. 1469)

4. Thomas BETTENHAM


William BETTENHAM

Born: 1460

Died: 1493, Cranbrook, Kent, England

Father: John BETTENHAM

Mother: Alice (Yee) YUE

Married: Agnes SANDYS

Children:

1. Elizabeth BETTENHAM (b. 1486)

2. Alice BETTENHAM

3. Thomasine BETTENHAM


Alice BETTENHAM

Born: 1490

Died: 2 Apr 1526

Notes: Nicholas Dering coat is on the tower of the church at Cranbrook. This coat of Bettenham is the only original shield left in the brass of Nicholas Dering, ob. 1517 at Pluckley.

Father: William BETTENHAM

Mother: Agnes SANDYS

Married: Nicholas DERING (son of John Dering and Julian Darrell)

Children:

1. John DERING (b. 1504 - d. 1550)


Thomasine BETTENHAM

Died: 1599

Father: William BETTENHAM

Mother: Agnes SANDYS

Married: John FISHER (son of William Fisher and Elizabeth Fryer)

Children:

1. Alexander FISHER


Thomas BETTENHAM

Born: 1481

Died: 1560

Father: John BETTENHAM

Mother: Alice (Yee) YUE

Married: Joan BOWTHE (dau. and coheir of Seth Booth of Bromley and Heron) BEF 1494, Coddenham, Suffolk, England

Children:

1. Alice BETTENHAM (Nun at Syon)

2. Dorothy BETTENHAM (Nun at Syon)

3. Anne BETTENHAM

4. Henry BETTENHAM (b. 1503)

5. Hester BETTENHAM (b. 1509)

6. Daniel BETTENHAM

7. Agnes BETTENHAM

8. John BETTENHAM


Alice BETTENHAM (Nun at Syon)

Notes: Nun at Syon Abbey.  Her name is among the 52 nuns who received a pension after the dissolution. The Bettenham sisters took five others to the house of their father Thomas Bettenham of Sheerland, in Puckley, Kent. Her parentage has not been clarified, but she may be the daughter of Thomas Bettenham and Joan Bowthe.

Father: Thomas BETTENHAM

Mother: Joan BOWTHE


Dorothy BETTENHAM (Nun at Syon)

Notes: Nun at Syon Abbey.  Her name is among the 52 nuns who received a pension after the dissolution. The Bettenham sisters took five others to the house of their father Thomas Bettenham of Sheerland, in Puckley, Kent. Her parentage has not been clarified, but she may be the daughter of Thomas Bettenham and Joan Bowthe.

Father: Thomas BETTENHAM

Mother: Joan BOWTHE


Anne BETTENHAM

Born: 1500

Died: 1575

Father: Thomas BETTENHAM

Mother: Joan BOWTHE

Married: John WENTWORTH of Gosfield 9 Feb 1515, Gosfield, Essex, England

Children:

1. John WENTWORTH (b. ABT 1520 - d. 1553)

2. Margaret WENTWORTH (b. ABT 1522 - d. 1553)

3. Mary WENTWORTH (B. Wentworth of Nettlestead)

4. Anne WENTWORTH (B. Maltravers)


Agnes BETTENHAM

Father: Thomas BETTENHAM

Mother: Joan BOWTHE

Married: Henry FINCH


Daniel BETTENHAM

Born: 1540

Died: 1596

Father: Thomas BETTENHAM

Mother: Joan BOWTHE

Married: Elizabeth EDEN (dau. and coheir of Henry Eden of Berry and Elizabeth Kempe)

Children:

1. John BETTENHAM of Sheerland (d. 25 Sep 1647) (m.1 Maria Bradbury - m.2 Anne Wayrin)

2. Anne BETTENHAM (m. Sir William Cutts)



Thomasine BETTENHAM

Born: ABT 1502, Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone, Kent, England

Died: AFT 1551, Butts, Wadhurst, Ticehurst, East Sussex, England

Married: John BARHAM 1532, Wadhurst, Ticehurst, East Sussex, England

Children:

1. Nicholas BARHAM (b. 1533 - d. 1594)

2. John BARHAM (b. 1534 - d. 1583)

3. Thomas BARHAM (b. 1537 - d. 1595)

4. Robert BARHAM (b. 1538 - d. 1595)

5. Elizabeth BARHAM

6. Richard BARHAM (b. 1541 - d. 1601)

7. Alice BARHAM


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