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Copy of the Pedigree of the Family of I'anson presented to the College of Arms
[transcribed and submitted by Robert Charnock of Isleworth, Middlesex]

James I'anson of Hawkswell in Richmondshire in Coun. Ebor. Capt. of a Man of War, temp Henry 8 . . . [this part on the crease and I am unable to read it clearly. RC] . . . out of Westmorland or Cumberland and died in the service of that king.
Marr. Anne Carlisle, daughter of  . . . Carlisle of Richmondshire Coun. Ebor.
His son Bryan I'anson born and bapt. in Parish of St George London, he fined for Sheriff and Alderman of the City, he purchased the Manors of Bassettsbury near Highwickham [sic] in Coun. Bucks., of Southey near Ockingham, of Ashby St Legers in Coun. Northampton and had also lands in Binfield and houses in Reading in Coun. Berks. of good value.  He was High Sheriff of Bucks. and in 1688 was aged 74 yrs.  He is buried at Ashby St Legers before mentioned.  He married Ann Lee, daughter of Robert Lee of Beaconsfield in Coun. Bucks., nephew of Sir Henry Lee of Lees Rest coun. Bucks. and Ditchley Coun. Oxon. Knight of the Garter & Privy Counsellor [sic] and Champion of Queen Elizabeth.  James also had several other childrn not named.

Children of Bryan I'anson and Ann Lee

  1. John I'anson of Ashby St Legers in Coun. Northton, Esqr, son and heir living AD 1638.  He marr firstly Susan Stone, daughter of Sir William Stone, merchant of London and coheiress to her brother Thomas Stone.  Secondly he married Thomasine Oldfield, daughter of  . . . Oldfield of Coun. Lincoln.
  2. Sir Bryan I'anson of London, knighted by K. James had a warr't for Bar't from K. Ch. 1st.  He was 10 months younger than his brother John and was living in 1633.  He marr. Mary Breres, daughter of Henry Breres, Sen'r Alderman of Coventry.  She was his first wife by whom he had 16 children.  She died in childbed of her son John.
  3. Anne marr Robert Thorpe Coun-lr at Law, Bencher of the Middle Temple.
  4. Elizabeth
  5. Hannah
  6. Margaret
  7. Elizabeth
  8. Clement, of Richmond
  9. James, died.  Had issue.
  10. Other issue died young and unmarried.
Children of John I'anson and Thomasine Oldfield
  1. John
  2. Mary
  3. Ann, marr. Thomas Essington of London, Hamborough, merchant.
  4. Bryan I'anson of Ashby St Legers Northton Esq. died Feb 1681 aged 65 yrs.  He married Mary Williams daughter of Edw'd Williams of Wollaston in Coun. Salop.  She is now living 1682 ages c.35
Children of Bryan I'anson and Mary Williams
  1. Frances
  2. Mary
  3. Anne
  4. Henry, Doctor of Civil Law, Fellow of All Souls College Oxford commonly called Sir Henry I'anson living in 1682 aet 61 (Ob about ye year 1682/1683 abroad - [these words not in the original in the College of Arms. RC])  Henry marr. Mary Elmes, daughter of  . . . Elmes of Bowney in Coun. Oxford.
  5. Bryan, a merchant of Cadiz in Spain in 1642
  6. William
  7. James of Magdalen Coll. Oxford
  8. Nathaniel
  9. John, died of smallpox in France aet 12 yrs
  10. Dorcas marr. Sir Francis Dodington of Dodington in Coun. Somerset, Knight.
Children of Henry I'anson and Mary Elmes
  1. Thomas, son and heir appt, now living unmarried at circa 34y 1682.  Born at the Louvre in France whilst his father Sir Henry was attending King Cha's, his Ma's there, afterwards Sir Thomas I'anson was Master of Arts, Kings College Cambridge.  He purchased An'o 1701 an estate called New Bounds in the parish of Tunbridge in Kent.  He died there in Dec 1707 and was buried in the chancel of Tunbridge Church.  He marr. Dorothy Rokeby, 5th daughter of William Rokeby of Ashwell Park and Skellow Hall in the Coun. of York, Esq. by Emme daughter of Sir William Bury of Grantham in the Coun. of Lincoln, Knight, niece of Sir Thomas Rokeby, Knight, one of the judges of the Co't of Kings Bench, also niece of the Rt Hon Sir Thomas Bury, Late Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Excheq'r.  She was born at Ashworth Park 12.3.1674 and marr. about 1696 at Ouston in Lincolnshire and died in London 22.7.1744 and was buried with her husband. [this part must have been added later, after 1682 MLI]
  2. James Dodington, now living 1682
Signed Bry I'anson
The above is a true copy from the Original in the College of Arms Extracted 3rd August 1764.  Attested by J.M.Leake of Chester, James Heard of Lancaster.

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