Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

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Cluer of Basingstoke

We are not sure that Cluer are actually ancestors of Dicey (and our line).
They might be just in-laws.


Burke's LG version (seems wrong)


Extract from DICEY in [Burkes LG, 1862].

There are lots of problems with Burke's LG:

We will not give up on the idea of Cluer ancestry yet:

The Burke's version would be as follows:
Maybe identical with:


John Cluer of Basingstoke and London

John Cluer, originally of Basingstoke, later of London, married Elizabeth Dicey, daughter of Thomas Dicey of Basingstoke.
Elizabeth Dicey's mother was said to be Cluer of Basingstoke (above). If true, then she and John Cluer must be cousins.
Alternatively, Cluer is not ancestor of Dicey. They are just in-laws.


John Cluer becomes an apprentice in London on 6 May 1695.
Shows his father as Henry Cluer of Basingstoke.
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