Is Alice (Weston) Bawle the daughter of Cecilia (Neville) Weston?

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in Genealogy Help by Anonymous Dudley G2G4 (4.2k points)

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Hi Edward,

This is a question very close to the difficult issue of whether William Seager forged a pedigree for Richard Weston, First Earl of Portland (see https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Space:Weston_1632_Pedigree_Controversy).

You might find the following helpful in your research:-

* Wills of Robert and James Weston quoted in the footnotes to page 94 of Robert Edmond Chester Waters's "Genealogical Memoirs of the Extinct Family of Chester of Chicheley";

* "Rev. John BALL (1591-1639)"(https://sites.rootsweb.com/~fordingtondorset/Files/JohnBall1574.html)

* Various discussions in soc.gen.medieval, including "The Parents of Mildred Weston" (28/09/2011 by wjhonson), "New Walton Descent from Edward III" (24/11/2011 by wjhonson) and "Additonal Evidence for New Walton Descent from Edward III" (08/12/2011 by wjhonson); and

* Burke's Landed Gentry's view of the family under "Weston of Wolveton" (https://archive.org/stream/genealogicalhera02inburk#page/2177/mode/1up)

For my money, it seems clear that Alice Bawle was the daughter of John Weston and his wife Cecily, but the doubts about Cecily being the sister of the Earl of Westmorland should continue to be reflected in our profiles pending further evidence.

Regards,

Chris.

by Chris Weston G2G6 Mach 1 (14.9k points)
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Familysearch.org (FS) has the following information available 

Alice Weston FS ID LRQ8-H5Z born 1520 Kelsale, Suffolk, England – died 1574 Stanton St. John, Oxfordshire, England

Mother Cecilia Neville FS ID L5N3-JKH born 1490 Raby, Durham, England – died 20 May 1573 Raby, Durham, England

I suggest you go to Familysearch.org to check ALL the information that is available

NOTE: I am passing this on for your information – I can only be guided by what is on that site, correct or not

Cheers Ross Geissmann

 

by Ross Geissmann G2G6 Mach 2 (21.5k points)

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