Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.


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Cluer of Basingstoke

We are not sure that Cluer are actually ancestors. They might be in-laws.
Cluer are said to be ancestors of Dicey, but there is some doubt.

[Burkes LG] says Thomas Dicey's wife was a Cluer, but there are problems with this:

Or maybe Thomas' wife was not even a Cluer at all:

The Burke's version is 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 might just be his family. Dicey has no Cluer ancestry. 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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