Thank you for your letter of almost four months ago. I have now joined the Newman Name Society and have received via Mrs. E. Webb the Newman Genealogical Register, Newman Chronicle and Bulletin. All of which has been both impressive and very interesting reading.
I must confess my original enquiry came from my wife, who is by far the more experienced and dedicated researcher in our household and able to trace one strain of her lineage beyond AD 1000. Fiona is the New Zealand 'post box' for enquiries to the Talbot Society. Through her interest in such one-name societies she became aware of your existence and wrote an enquiry over my signature.
As she said, my research into my Newman forebears had reached an impasse at James Newman, born about 1771. Before going into that, however, I should probably give you some better idea of the background, starting with me and going back in the usual manner.
The initials stand for Wayne Dexter, born 1960, 'only son and heir' of Clarence Newman, born 1906. In the usual way I waited until both parents were dead before undertaking any real research, but I started with the information that my father was the illegitimate son of a "Doctor Newman of Wellington, a very prominent and intelligent man". This bit of family lore was given to my father by his adopted mother only a few months before her death in 1936. For the next 50 years, apart from a certain prejudice against the medical profession, he exhibited absolutely no curiosity about his natural parents.
It was only after his death and after I had moved to Wellington that a chance remark revealed that the medical fraternity might have been wronged. I had discovered no Newman in the old directories for the area in the first decade of the century, but then learned that a local street was named after a politician who had been Mayor in 1909, one Dr Newman.
From the numerous reports and biographies published in the papers of the day, I learned that this gentleman had trained in Britain as a doctor, but pursued a career in politics for over forty years and never practiced his profession. He was known throughout Wellington, where he was a City Councillor and Member of Parliament, as 'the little doctor'. Further afield, he was simply 'Doctor Newman of Wellington'.
There seemed no doubt that I had found my man (or grandfather in this case), and the inconvenience of an illegitimate son to a political career readily explained the secrecy surrounding the birth. No documentary evidence was forthcoming. The child's mother had given him his father's surname, but did not name the father in the registration of his birth.
Perhaps this is even more understandable in the light of their ages: the mother was twenty-four; Dr Newman was born in 1848. Alfred Kingcome NEWMAN MRECS, LRCP, MB, CM, MP and finally MLC, was born in Madras, India, the eldest son of Alfred NEWMAN, Captain, the East India Company. The Newman family came to New Zealand in 1853 and took up the pastoral lease on 14,000 acres south of Napier. This station was called Arlington and, although the twenty-two room homestead there was largely demolished ninety years ago and the property passed out of Newman hands in 1906, the farm and house on the core of the old station retain this name today.
Captain Newman of Arlington seems to have lived in Napier for most of the time, perhaps fully from 1865 (when he completed the purchase of the station) until his death in 1882. None of his children stayed on at Arlington. Alfred Kingcome had been educated in Auckland, Bath, Guys and Aberdeen, and settled in Wellington. His brother Arthur Bruce settled at Gisborne. The third brother, Walter Louis, who inherited Arlington, lived in London. Their sister, Emma Bailey, was married to Albert Moore, subsequently a Premier of Queensland.
The majority of the Newmans now living in the Hawkes Bay region, including Napier, appear to be descended not from Alfred, but from three of his nephews who came out to work at Arlington in 1854, 1855 and then 1872. The last arrival, also Walter, was not at Arlington, but set up a business on one of his uncle's properties in Napier.
Alfred NEWMAN, Captain I.N., was born on 15 April 1815 and baptised eight years and three months later at St Mary's, Leyton, Essex. He was reputedly the twelfth child of James NEWMAN, a cornfactor in London who was, nevertheless, listed as 'Gentleman' and 'Esquire of Leyton Manor' (where the. family lived from 1820 to 1825). Amongst the siblings of Alfred were James, born 1799 and father of the nephews who came to Arlington, and John Edwin, born 1817 and the ancestor of John Spencer of South Australia, whose name I encountered in the Register.
James NEWMAN was buried on 25 March 1837, aged 66, and had married Ann Hibbert of Walthamstow on 13 November 1798, by Faculty Office license of the Archbishop of Canterbury, aged 26 years and upwards i.e. not yet 27. At a time when a private in the army drew a gross income of less than 20 pounds per annum, this apparently well-connected young man was able to put up the marriage bond required by Faculty Office, £200, without any assistance. The guarantor was given as John Doe, which meant then more or less what it still means today.
Neither bond nor licence nor marriage certificate yield
any light on the family or birthplace of James Newman.
Whether or not he was related to one of the several branches of the Newman family in the western counties using the flying swallow or martlet volant "crest" I cannot say. Certainly he used it, as did both Alfred and Alfred Kingcome, and the motto with it, 'Lux Mea Christus', that belonged to the family of Fifehead Magdalen.
When local research revealed this crest and motto to belong to the arms of an extinct baronetcy, I was confident that this was just another example of the regrettable generosity in the granting of arms by silversmiths. The opportunity of a few days in London allowed me to discuss this with Thomas Woodcock, Somerset Herald at the College of Arms. He directed my researches to Hutchins 'History of Dorset' which includes the pedigree of the family of Fifehead Magdalen1.
At about 16" x 12" x 4", this could be nobody's idea of a light read, but it is a paradigm of classical county history and well -rewards deeper browsing. This is especially so because the index is not exhaustive and many of the lacunae in the Newman pedigree can be found in the chapters.
I am sure that you are familiar with all this, but several questions remained in my mind that you might have already resolved, so I shall recap the pedigree that seemed to emerge from my notes.
On 20 November 1530 one Robert NEWMAN held Fifehide Magdalen2 from the Abbey of St Augustine's, Bristol, with his wife Christian and two sons, Robert and Richard. At the dissolution, this manor passed to the Bishop of Bristol, from whom Robert held it on 31 July 1551. At his death in 1555/6, Robert left four heirs: Robert, Richard, Henry and Thomas (a Joham (Joan) and Ann are likely to have been his daughters, but I found nothing definite). The pedigree appears thus:
Robert of Fifehide Magdalen ob 1555/6 ux Christian
1 Robert of Fifeild ob 1570 ux Alice
ii Galfrid of Stour & Kingston ob 1581 ux Catherine sor William Webb dsp.
Christian ux Richard Estmond
Elizabeth ux (1) John Jolliffe (2) William Carrant
2 Richard of Chariton Musgrove ux (1545 Joan Weech?)
ii Richard of Queen Camel ux Agatha filia Humphrey Pool
Humphrey, Robert, Mary, Mary, Joane, Jane
iii Humphrey of Wincanton ux 1608 Dorothy f. Thomas Phillips
Thomas 1610, Richard3, Humphrey, Elizabeth, Dorothy, Jane, Agatha
iv Richard of Wincanton ux Mary Cave of Gillingham
Humphrey 1666, Mary, Joan, Agatha 1672.
4 Thomas of Fifeild ob 1602 ux (Johana Rowswell?)
ii Thomas of Fifehead Magdalen ux Ellen f. Richard Mayo
iii Richard of Fifehead Magdalen ux (1) 1614 Elizabeth Symons
ux (2) Elizabeth Perry of Henn
Richard, Thomas +, Anne, Jane (sic)
iv Richard of Evercreech Park ux Ann f. Charles Harbord
Richard, Anna Christiane 1657, Elizabeth, Francis-Hollis 1671 (of North Cadbury)
v Richard of Evercreech Park ux Grace Edmonds
Richard, Anna ux Ashburnham Toll of Westminster
vi Richard (Bart 1699) ux Frances f. Thomas Samwell
Samwell, Frances, Barbara, Elizabeth ux Kitchen
vii Samwell ob 1747 dsp
This list appears to leave descendants from four males unaccounted for in the family of Richard of Charlton Musgrove: Robert (2ii), Thomas and Humphrey (2iii), and Humphrey (2iv), an unknown descent from any line begun by Henry (3), as also from Francis-Hollis (4iv) at North Cadbury. Have you found these branches?4
I found Galfrid of Stour and Kington an intriguing figure5. First there was his antique name, usually rendered Geoffrey, but which he interchanged with George. Second he was known equally as both Newman and Everard6. The discovery of this led me to reread large parts of Hutchins. The clearest use of his several names comes in the manor of East Stour:
"22 Eliz the Earl of Southampton had license to alienate 30 mesuages, 12 cottages, one water-mill, 30 gardens, 920 acres and 40 pounds rent, in East and West Stour and Kynton Parva, to Galfrid Newman, alias Everard; and the same year the Earl had license to alienate to ditto one messuage and 470 acres of land. 24 Eliz the capital messuage and farm of East Stour, a lease of 99 years, if Catherine Webb so long live, 30 messuages, 12 cottages, etc in East and West Stour and Kington Magna and Parva, value 16 pounds, were held by Richard Estmond and Christian his wife, John Jolliffe and Elizabeth his wife, sisters and heirs of George Newman, alias Everhard, who died 23 Eliz."
Despite these arrangements East Stour passed to Galfrid's wife's family, for it was held by William Webb's grandson, John Croke, in 1645. West Stour was acquired by Richard Newman from John Edmond (Estmond) in 1656, and retained by that family until 1779.
The period of the Civil War and Republic saw widespread changes in property ownership as a result of the financial demands, first, of pledges to one side or the other and then, second, from the punitive assessments made by Cromwell's commissioners7. It appears that the youngest branch of the family had acquired considerable wealth from political appointments under Charles I, possibly as Sheriff of Winchester8 although I didn't check that reference, but nevertheless suffered less damage under the Lord Protector.
This despite the staunch royalist bravery celebrated by the Augmentation granted in 1664, which you mention in the January 1993 Bulletin. In fact, Somerset Herald was rather sanguine about this augmentation. If all of the titles, arms and augmentations granted under the Restoration for services rendered the crown at Worcester are to be believed, it is a very remarkable thing that the Royalists lost! It seems that a cash-strapped government, not noticeably free of corruption, operated a brisk market in the royal prerogative down at the College of Arms in the court of Charles II.
More interesting, perhaps because I have not found the answer yet, are the arms themselves. The grant of 1664 was of an augmentation to existing arms, but when were these granted? Presumably they are the arms borne by Robert in the reign of Henry VIII, but if this is the case it should have been recognised, in theory, by some charge of 'difference' on the arms to mark a cadet branch. A question also arises over the quartering, with charges on the first and fourth. This suggests an earlier union, perhaps of a simple quartered field with a plain field charged with the three mullets. Again, whose arms and when?9
I suppose I could have cheerfully
pursued such ghosts for years, but the reality was I could not even be sure
of any relationship at all with this family, so they will have to wait.
One last thing from Hutchins that I found extremely interesting, however, was in the description of the church at Fifehead Magdalen.10 An inscription there in Latin read, as well as I could decipher it: "Thomas Newman beneath here rests. Out of the high born lineage of the Newmans of Newman Hall, county Essex, he was descended from an illustrious judge, in talent only the latest, dutiful to God, conspicuous in kindness to the poor; shrewd in the English common law, not underhanded, the Law itself he whistled and complete(ly). Beyond eighty years in the flesh, beneath eighty years in the spirit, gouty and old aged, by a second illness finished, October 21st 1602." (Note - this is incorrect; the inscription actually reads MDCIL = 1649 - see photo.)
While one might shudder to contemplate the deeds of a lawyer who was so moved as to set such an assertion in stone, it is fascinating to consider that the present known pedigree was set down by this man's grandson decades after his death. Did he really recall the older lineage, or was he trying to associate himself with a famous namesake, the builder of Newman Hall?11
Ed: Over the years I have accumulated some information of my own about this table and widespread family, into which notes I now delve now to augment Wayne's narrative and address some of his queries by means of footnotes:-
Re William Newman of Poole: Poole was a thriving town and merchant's haven for much of its long and eventful history. William was apparently one of those drawn from elsewhere by its rich possibilities. He married Alice deHavilland, daughter of a respected merchant of the town. William became Member of Parliament for Poole 1553/4, Mayor in 1554 and again in 1568. In the records, William is variously described as 'of Fifehead', 'of Poole' and 'of Sarum', and he too appears bearing the familiar alias Everard (or variants thereof such as Everod or Evered). His father was John Newman who died prior to first known mention of Robert Newman's settlement at Fifehead. John Newman was 'of Sarum' (i.e. Salisbury, Wiltshire) - apparently he lived and died there. His will is dated 1519, and he is buried in the east part of St Thomas' church, Salisbury with his wife Dorothy (her will 1562), though no memorial to them survives at the church. John's widow had married Christopher Chafyn, a 'mercer of Sarum', after his, presumably, early death. Dorothy's second husband also pre-deceased her.
I came across a Letter at the Society of Genealogists some years ago, from a C.R. Everett of Salisbury. The letter was to a Dorset researcher, written pre-war. Everett was hoping to discover the relationship between the Everard/Everett line of the Salisbury area and the Newman Line. The letter included a partial family tree insofar as it relates only to the Sarum line of Newman. It usefully provides William Newman MP (whose will is dated 1587, proved 1589), and of accepted although indeterminate placement within the Fifehead Line, with siblings: a sister, Alice Newman who m. John Gough, innholder, and brothers, Thomas, mercer of London and Henry 'of Weymouth'.
William Newman MP died childless so far as is known, but what of his two brothers? The registers of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis provide no enlightenment regarding Henry, as one might have hoped. Thomas Newman of London, whose dates are uncertain, is a needle in a haystack. Everett's tree shows a speculative line from John Newman (will 1519) back to another John, son of Robert and Alice Newman. This distant Robert was also 'mercer of Sarum', his will dated 1457. He (Robert) in turn is shown with two brothers, John of Norrington, near Sarum (notated 'assumed son'), and Simon. Each has two sons, Robert and John, and John and Simon - so a strong possibility of a continuing Newman line here.
William Newman MP's will survives (see Newman Chronicle No. 6 of April 1989). It brings to light further Newmans, a cousin John Newman (back then, not necessarily the son of a direct uncle or aunt of William, of course), John's wife Ursula, and their children Alice, Joan, Dorothy and Elizabeth. Two nieces, both née Newman, are also mentioned.
Of Humphrey and Dorothy Newman of Wincanton's second son Richard who settled in county Cork, and of subsequent Irish generations, I have meagre details. 'Landed Gentry of Ireland' reports: "In 1686 he (the above Richard) passed patent for the castle property of Drumineene and several other lands in County Cork, and 4 messuages in the city of Cork. Said lands be erected into a manor called the manor of Newbury." A detached fragment of a recent generation of this branch brings the original Fifehead line well into the present century with John Robert Bramston Newman of Cork, MP for Enfield 1918-1923 (see page 2439). Although I do not yet have the intervening generations, this late individual will be of the same line because both the earlier Cork Newmans and this later Newman are described as "Dromore House", and "of Newberry Manor", and they use the same arms. Can one of the eight researchers of Newman of County Cork throw Light on the missing link?
Lack of context also blights a potentially useful scrap of Fifehead Lineage derived from another will. It begins with John Newman of Fifehead who died 1582 (see page 2426). Again there are 2 sons, Robert and Henrye, both candidates for progenitor of subsequent Newman generations.
For newcomers to genealogy, the following lineage is presented in 'indented report' style. If you have trouble interpreting it, here are the clues you need: The numbers at the top represent GENERATIONS - here Robert Newman who d. 1555/6 is progenitor, therefore belongs to generation '0' - notice that the asterisk (star) before Robert's name falls DIRECTLY under the '0', to indicate generation '0'. Any individual whose asterisk falls under the '1' (that is, belongs to generation '1'), MUST therefore be one of Robert's children, regardless of how far down the report he/she falls.
CHILDREN produced by individuals of generation '1' will ALL belong to generation '2', and THEIR children will belong to generation '3', and so on.
Notice that ALL generations of descendants of Robert's FIRST child are dealt with before the report then returns to consider Robert's SECOND child and his/her descendants, and so on. If an individual has NO descendants, the report moves directly to the next child of same parent.
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 (# of generations from Robert Newman who
* Robert NEWMAN ( ) -(1555/6) m. Christian, of Fifehead Magdalen. first leased Fifehead under the Abbott of St. Augustine's, Bristol - Manor & messuages of Fifehead Magdalen, 1532.
. * Robert NEWMAN ( ) -(25 JAN 1576) m. Ellen, alias Evered, of Fifehead Magdalen, will proved 03 FEB 1576 P.C.C.
. . * Galfrid (alias Jeffery) NEWMAN ( ) -(1581) m. Catherine WEBB ( ) - (1583), [Jeffery Newman] of Middle Temple, London, alias EVERARD, will proved 18 APR 1581, P.C.C. Darly, bequests included poor of Fifehead Magdalen & mother Elen (sic) Newman alias Evered.
. . * Christian NEWMAN m. Richard ESTMOND
. . * Elizabeth NEWMAN m. John JOLLIFFE d. 1583/4 m. William CARRANT
. . . * Rebecca JOLLIFFE m. William STARE
. . . * John JOLLIFFE m. Katherine HENNINGE
. . . * Susannah JOLLIFFE
. * Richard NEWMAN ( ) -(JAN 1573) m. Johan WEECH, of Charlton Musgrove, Somerset, will dated 24 JAN 1573, proved 09 FEB 1573, held land in Charlton Musgrove, Wincanton & Horsington
. . * Richard NEWMAN m. Agatha POOLE, of Queen Camel
. . . * Humphrey NEWMAN of Wincanton (b. 1583/1586) - m. Dorothie PHILLIPS, alias Everod, of Wincanton, gent., alive in 1663, matriculated Queen's College, Oxford, 4 APR 1601 aged 15, B. A. 26 OCT 1604.
. . . . * Thomas NEWMAN (1610) -
. . . . * Richard NEWMAN ( ) -(1693) m. Sarah FRENCH ( ) - (1692), J.P. for the county of Cork, purchased Drunnneene from Sir Richard Kyrle, other land in County Cork incl. 4 messuages in city of Cork, above property became Manor of Newberry (ref. Landed Gentry of Ireland), will dated 12 NOV 1691, proved 27 JAN 1693/4 P.C. Ireland.
. . . . . * Richard NEWMAN m. Elizabeth DILLON
. . . . . . * Dillon NEWMAN ( ) -(1733) m. Martha BECHER, will dated I1 MAY 1733, proved 10 DEC 1733
. . . . . . . * (son)
. . . . . . . * Adam NEWMAN ( ) -(1789) m. ? , of Newberry, County Cork, esq., uncle, Adam, bequeathed him the Dromore estate, will proved P.C. Ireland
. . . . . . * Adam NEWMAN, dsp
. . . . . . * Charles NEWMAN, unmarried
. . . . . . * Margaret NEWMAN m. John DILLON
. . . . . . * Judith NEWMAN, had issue
. . . . * Humphrey NEWMAN (1622) - (pre 1681), son of Humphrey of Wincanton, Somerset, gent. matriculated Wadham College, Oxford 01 FEB 1638-9 aged 16, B.A. 17 NOV 1642, later M.A. - minister of Winterborne Came & Winterborne Faringdon 1662/3, installed c.23 MAY 1671 vicar of Crichel Moor (Soms & Dors N & Q vi. 239), died before 19 MAR 1680/1 (Dorset Suits xi. 86)
. . . . * Elizabeth NEWMAN
. . . . * Dorothie NEWMAN
. . . . * Jane NEWMAN
. . . . * Agatha NEWMAN
. . . * Joane NEWMAN
. . . * Mary NEWMAN m. William HODGSON
. . . * Jane NEWMAN m. John BAKER
. . . * Margaret NEWMAN m. John WASAYN
. . . * Robert NEWMAN m. unknown, of Queen Camel, Somerset
. . . . * Robert NEWMAN (1621) - son of Robert of Queen Camel, Somerset, gent. matriculated Wadham College, Oxford, 08 APR 1636 AGED 15
. . * Edith NEWMAN
. . * Katherine NEWMAN
. . * Elizabeth NEWMAN
. . * Robert NEWMAN ( ) -(1632) m. unknown, of Charlton Musgrove, will dated 08 AUG 1632
. . . * Jane NEWMAN m. TYNNEY
. . . * Dorothy NEWMAN
. . . * Ursula NEWMAN
. . . * Roger NEWMAN m. unknown
. . . * Cicily NEWMAN m. Roger DOWNE
. . . * Joane NEWMAN m. Anthony DRUCE
. . . * Alice NEWMAN m. John TOOGOOD
. . . * Richard NEWMAN, of London, salter
. . . * Hugh NEWMAN ( ) -(1641), gent., of Charlton Musgrove, will P.C.C. 113 Campbell, dated 08 FEB 1641
. . * Jeffery NEWMAN
. * Henry NEWMAN m. unknown, alias. Evered, of Sarum (Salisbury)
. . * Robert NEWMAN, alias Evered
. . * Thomas NEWMAN
. . * Henry NEWMAN
. * Thomas NEWMAN ( ) -(21 OCT 1602) m. Johana, of Fifehead, several children Died 1574, married Dorothy by my records. I think the 1602 date comes from Thomas Newman's memorial in the Newman chapel at Fifehead which appears show his death in MDCII = 1602. Close inspection reveals that it is MDCIL = 1649. There remains much confusion between this Thomas Newman and his son Thomas listed below.
. . * Thomas NEWMAN ( ) -(21 OCT 1649) m. Ellen MAYO
. . . * Richard NEWMAN (1585) - (10 JUL 1664) m. (1) Elizabeth SYMONDS (2) Elizabeth PERRY, received grant of patent of augmentation from Sir Edward Walker, Garter King of Arms on 02 APR 1664.
. . . . * Anne NEWMAN (1614) - m. (05 JAN 1632) Robert WHITE
. . . . . * Jane WHITE
. . . . * Thomas NEWMAN (1619) - (05 APR 1668), gent., matriculated Pembroke College, Oxford 30 OCT 1635, aged 16. Interred in table-tomb near church-tower - inscription ends: 'One swallow doth not make the spring'
. . . . * Richard NEWMAN (1620) - (24 SEP 1695) m. Anne HARBORD ( ) - (1690), High Steward of Westminster. Imprisoned by Cromwell, matriculated Pembroke College, Oxford, 30 OCT 1635 age 15. B. A. 18 JUN 1639, Barrister-at-Law, Middle Temple 1648 (see Foster's Judges and Barristers)
. . . . . * Richard NEWMAN (1651) - (1682) m. Grace EDMONDS, matriculated Wadham College, Oxford, 29 MAR 1667, age 16, student of Middle Temple 1669, see Foster's Inns of Court Register, will dated 08 DEC 1681, proved 26 JUN 1682, P. C. C 73 Cotle, his coffin removed to the crypt of the chapel built by his son Richard in 1693.
. . . . . . * Richard NEWMAN (1675) - (30 DEC 1721) m. Frances SAMWELL ( ) - (04 DEC 1730), of Fifehead, Evercreech Park and Preston Hall, created baronet 19 SEP 1699, MP for Milborne Port 1700-1, matriculated Pembroke College, Oxford, 08 APR 1693 aged 18, will proved 1722, P.C.C. 242 Marlbro' (see Foster's Parliamentary Dictionary)
. . . . . . . * Samwell NEWMAN ( ) -(1747), of Fifehead, Evercreech Park and Preston Hall, Northamptonshire
. . . . . . . * Frances NEWMAN ( ) -(25 AUG 1775)
. . . . . . . * Barbara NEWMAN ( ) -(06 JAN 1763)
. . . . . . . * Elizabeth NEWMAN ( ) -(26 MAY 1774) m. KITCHEN, eventually lunatic - estate administered by committee during her lunacy
. . . . . . . * Richard NEWMAN
. . . . . . . * Edmonds NEWMAN
. . . . . . . * Grace NEWMAN
. . . . . . * Cavendish NEWMAN ( ) -(pre 1693)
. . . . . . * Henry NEWMAN ( ) -(pre 1693)
. . . . . . * Anne NEWMAN m. Ashburnham TOLL
. . . . . . . * Frederick TOLL m. unknown, Vicar of Odiham, Prebend of Salisbury
. . . . . . . * John Frederick TOLL m. Jane LIMBREY, Vicar of Kingsclere
. . . . . . . . . * Henry Limbrey TOLL
. . . . . . . * Ashburnham TOLL( ) -(25 MAY 1771) m. Mary GEAREY
. . . . . . . . * Charles TOLL (02 APR 1739) - m. (1765) Hester LANGHAM,assumed the name NEWMAN on 08 SEP 1775
. . . . . . . . . * James Newman NEWMAN (1767) - (25 DEC 1811) m. Anne BRACE, lost with 74 gun ship HMS 'Hero' off the Texel, Holland, Christmas day 1811 - ship wrecked in storm en-route from Goteborg, only 12 survivors. Commanded 'Ceres', 32 gun, 1795; 'Mermaid', 32 gun frigate, 1798; 'Loire' 38 gun, 1800; and 'Hero' 74 gun, 1808-1811.
. . . . . . . . . * Charles NEWMAN
. . . . . . . . . * Maria NEWMAN m. James PAYNE
. . . . . . . . * Ashburnham Philip TOLL (31 DEC 1743) - (16 MAR 1802) m. (DEC 1773) Mary WOOD nee MOWBRAY (widow), assumed the name NEWMAN on 15 DEC 1775
. . . . . . . . * Richard Newman TOLL (08 NOV 1752) - (29 SEP 1829) m. (16 JUN 1777) Grizel PARDY, of Thornbury Park and Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Dr Toll succeeded his brother Ashburnham Philip Toll, assumed the name NEWMAN in 1802, buried in Thonbury church, Gloucestershire
. . . . . . . . . * Henry Wenman NEWMAN (01 JUN 1788) - (24 JUL 1865) m. 05 DEC 1846, Frances-Margaret GOODENOUGH, of Thornbury Park, neat Bristol (see Gentleman's Magazine SEP 1865, p.394), deputy Lieutenant of Gloucestershire and J.P. died Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Sheriff of Gloucester 1835. Lieut Col. 23rd Militia 03 APR 1854 to 08 AUG 1860
. . . . . . . . . . * Henry Ashburnham Toll NEWMAN (27 SEP 1847) -
. . . . . . . . . . * George William NEWMAN (01 MAR 1850) -
. . . . . . . . . . * Richard Goodenough NEWMAN (25 AUG 1851) - (01 AUG 1852)
. . . . . . . . . * Ashburnham Cecil NEWMAN (01 OCT 1796) - , emigrated to Canada in 1830 - A.C. Newman of Lower Lachine, Quebec
. . . . . . . . . * Mary NEWMAN
. . . . . . . . . * Anne NEWMAN
. . . . . . . . . * Eliza NEWMAN m. Robert LOCKHART
. . . . . . . . * Charles TOLL ( ) -(1765) m. Elizabeth LAUGHAN
. . . . . . . * Edmond TOLL ( ) -(1774) m. unknown, Rear-Admiral RN
. . . . . . . . * Mary TOLL m. John BULLEY
. . . . . . . . * Ashburnham TOLL ( ) -(05 JAN 1800), unmarried
. . . . . . . . * Jane TOLL m. John ALDRIDGE
. . . . . . * Barbara NEWMAN
. . . . . * Charles Harbord NEWMAN (1667) - (1683), born either 1667 or 1669
. . . . . * Elizabeth NEWMAN
. . . . . * Francis Holles NEWMAN (08 JAN 1671) - (1714) m. Ellinor MOMPESSON
. . . . . . * Francis NEWMAN (1693) - , son of Francis of North Cadbury, Somerset, armiger, matriculated Queen's College, Oxford, 29 APR 1709
. . . . . . * Charles NEWMAN (1694) - (1734) m. Hannah ? , of Sherborne, Dorset.
. . . . . . . * Francis NEWMAN (c.1720) - (1796)
. . . . . . . * Henry NEWMAN (1726) - (01 MAR 1798) m. unknown, son of Charles of Sherborne, matriculated Oriel College, Oxford 22 MAR 1745/6, aged 19, B.A. 1749, also B.A. at Cambridge 1757. Rector of Shepton Beauchamp & Sparkford, Somerset 1758 until his death.
. . . . . . . . * Francis NEWMAN, schooled at Rugby then Cambridge (1777)
. . . . . . . . * Edwin Sandys NEWMAN m. unknown, schooled at Rugby, then Magdalen, Cambridge 09 MAY 1780, succeeded his father as Rector of Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset
. . . . . . . . . * Edwin NEWMAN m. unknown
. . . . . . . . . . * Edwin NEWMAN (1829) - , firs: son of Edwin of Yeovil, Somerset armiger, matriculated Christchurch, Oxford, 11 DEC 1846 aged 17, B.A. 1850, student of Lincoln's Inn 1873.
. . . . . . . . . . * Walter NEWMAN (1836) - (1896)
. . . . . . . . . . . . * Walter Ernest NEWMAN (1864) - (1947)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . * Harold Ernest Montague NEWMAN (1900) - (1991)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . * Christopher John Edwin NEWMAN (1946) - (living)
. . . . . . . . . . * Charles Octavius NEWMAN (05 NOV 1841) - , Trinity College, Cambridge, 03 FEB 1860. Solicitor 1866 - practices in London, Yeovil also Chelsfield, Kent -'of Abbey Wood, Kent'.
. . . . . . . . . . * Rowland NEWMAN (23 OCT 1845) - (17 FEB 1919), schooled 'at Rugby, adm. pens. at Trinity College, Cambridge, 25 SEP 1865. B.A. 1870, M.A. 1873. Ordained Deacon of Bath & Wells 1870, priest 1871, c. of Wembdon, Somerset 1870-1.
. . . . . . . . . . * Arthur NEWMAN (09 OCT 1843).- (02 JAN 1915) m. unknown, schooled at Rugby, adm. Trinity College, Cambridge 23 MAY 1863. B.A. 1867, M.A. 1873. Ordained Deacon of Bath & Wells 1866, latterly of Cumberland Lodge, Parkstone, Dorset.
. . . . . . . . . . . * Arthur NEWMAN (1866) -
. . . . . . . . . * Henry Brown NEWMAN (1798) - (11 JAN 1878) m. Elizabeth HOOPER, matriculated Wadham College, Oxford 06 DEC 1815 aged 17, scholar 1816-25, B.A. 1819, M.A. 1825, Fellow 1825-38, of Babcary, Somerset in 1838 - trustee of land in Blandford Forum (Reg. of Voters), Rector of Little Bromley, Essex 1838, until his death in 1878
. . . . . . . * Francis NEWMAN
. . . . . . . * Charles NEWMAN
. . . . . . . * Ann NEWMAN
. . . . . . * Henry Mompesson NEWMAN (1696) - (1725), matriculated from Wadham College, Oxford, 22 MAR 1715/6 aged 18, B.A, 1719, M.A. 1722. Rector of South Cadburie (sic)
. . . . . . * John NEWMAN (1699) - (1704)
. . . . . . * William NEWMAN (1700) - , matriculated from Wadham College, Oxford 11 JUL 1718, aged 17
. . . . . . * Ellinor NEWMAN (1703) -
. . . . . . * Ann NEWMAN (.1706) -
. . . . . * Anna-Christiana NEWMAN (1657) - (_ NOV 1736) m. Sir William HONYWOOD (Bart.) (1654) - (_ JUN 1748)
. . . . . . * William HONYWOOD m. Frances RALEIGH
. . . . . . * (son)
. . . . * Jane NEWMAN m. Robert COX
Family of John Newman of Fifehead Magdalen from his will (ref page ....)
* John Newman ( ) - (1582)
m. Joane. 'Of Fifehead Magdalen'. Will .... Butts 10 Oct 1582, son Robert
executor, witnesses of will: John Jollife, Robert Arnold, Nicholas Clark.
. * Robert Newman executor of father's will 1582
. * Margaret Newman eldest daughter, unmarried in 1582
. * Elizabeth Newman second daughter, unmarried in 1582
. * Ellen Newman youngest daughter, unmarried in 1582
. * Henrye Newman under 21 in 1582.