The Giffard Family

This family started to spell their name as Gifford. This seems to have been about the same time as the family moved from England to Ireland.

Eleanor (Giffard) Randolph

Father: William Giffard

Mother: Audry (Lyon) Giffard

Married: Francis Randolph

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Isabella (Giffard) Gillingham

Father: William Giffard

Mother: Audry (Lyon) Giffard

Married: George Gillingham

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John Giffard

of Itchell, Southampton (now Hampshire), England

Children: Died: 10 June 1444

Notes: John was High Sheriff to Henry VI.

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John Giffard

of Itchell, Hampshire, England

Father: William Giffard

Mother: Eleanor (Parker) Giffard

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John Giffard

of Northall, Middlesex (now Buckinghamshire), England

Father: John Giffard

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John Giffard

of Northall, Middlesex (now Buckinghamshire), England

Father: John Giffard

Married: Susan Wadley

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Hooton Pagnall Hall
Hooton Pagnall Hall
Notes: In 1556, John Gifford (presumably this John, although possibly his father) bought the manor in the village of Hooton Pagnall, Yorkshire, from John Fitzwilliam.40 years later, he forfeited his estates to the crown "on account of his repeated acts of recusancy committed during Queen Elizabeth's reign. He fell foul of an "acte to retaine the Queenes Majesties subjects in theire due obedience" in that "he came not to his parishe churche nor to anye other church, chappell or usual place of common prayer by the space of one whole moneth". As a result of non-payment of fines totalling 300 his lands were seized by the Crown in 1596. However by licence granted by King James in 1605, Gifford was permitted to sell Hooton Pagnell to Richard Hutton for 2,300" (quoted from History of Hooton Pagnall)

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John Giffard

Birth: About 1542

Father: John Giffard

Mother: Susan (Wadley) Giffard

Married: Elizabeth Bellingham about 1566

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Richard Giffard

Father: William Giffard

Mother: Audry (Lyon) Giffard

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Susan Giffard

Father: William Giffard

Mother: Audry (Lyon) Giffard

Death: April 1631

Notes: Susan died unmarried

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William Giffard

of Itchell, Hampshire, England

Father: John Giffard

Married: Eleanor Parker

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William Giffard

of Itchell, Hampshire, England

Title: Sir

Father: John Giffard

Married: Eleanor Paulett, daughter of Sir John Paulett of Basing and sister of William, 1st Marquess of Winchester

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William Giffard

of Northall, Middlesex, England

Father: John Giffard

Mother: Susan (Wadley) Giffard

Married: Audry Lyon

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Notes:
The general armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales p398 (Burke, 1864)
Gifford (Northall, co. Middlesex, descended from Itchell; monument in West Twyford Church, Bar. MSS.) Same Arms Crest - A hand holding three gillyflowers all ppr.

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William Giffard

of London, England

Father: William Giffard

Mother: Audry (Lyon) Giffard

Married: Dorothy Scowles

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