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My ancestors - Eveleigh - Contents


Eveleigh



Extract from VENTRY in [Burkes Peerage, 1881].
Traces Eveleigh ancestry.




  
John Eveleigh,
of West Eveleigh, Clist St.Lawrence, Devon,
mar Margaret Churchill [dau of John Churchill, of Brockwell, Devon],
had issue:


Thomas Eveleigh,
of Clist St.Lawrence, Devon,
mar Thomasine Moore [dau of Michael Moore, of Clist St.Lawrence],
had issue:


John Eveleigh, MP, born c.1511,
of Holcombe, Ottery St Mary, Devon,
think this is the area of Holcombe lane and farm near Ottery St Mary (see map),
think it would not be Holcombe village a bit further away in Devon (see map),
MP for Totnes 1554,
MP for Tavistock 1554,
mar 2ndly to Joan Southcott [dau of John Southcott, of Bovey Tracey, Devon],
he died 1586, age c.75 yrs,
had issue by 2nd wife:


John Eveleigh, MA,
mar Prudence Barnes [dau of Robert Barnes, MD, Fellow of Merton College, Oxford],
Proctor of Exeter College, Oxford, 1590,
Vice-Principal of Hart Hall (which became Hertford College), Oxford, 1593-1599 (the aged Philip Rondell was Principal),
Principal of Hart Hall (now seen as Principal of Hertford College, Oxford) 1599-1604,
there was an outbreak of plague in 1603-04,
he died of plague, Aug 1604, at his house (outside the college) in St Mary Magdalen's parish, Oxford,
had issue:


  1. Rev. John Eveleigh,
    born pre-1605,
    Dean of Ross (Co.Cork).





Hart Hall, Oxford.
Published 1675.
Opposite p.32 in [Hamilton, 1903].



Merton College, Oxford.
Published 1675.
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