Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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The COURTHOPE Family of Sussex


My Courthope Ancestors

Family Group Pages

Courthope Wills

Courthope Queries

Other Web Sites






My Courthope Ancestors

I have 2 ancestors by the name of Mary Courthope.

The most recent was an 11x Great Grandmother Mary Courthope who married John Barham, possibly in the 1570's.  She was the daughter of George Courthope of Whiligh and Mary Warnett.  And then it gets confusing.

I also have a 13x Great Grandmother named Mary Courthope who may have been an Aunt of my 11x Great Grandmother.  This elder Mary married John Bysshe possibly in the 1540's.



My first line of descent


John Courthope



Thomas Courthope



George Courthope



Mary Courthope



David Barham



David Barham



Thomas Barham



Thomas Barham



Nicholas Barham



Nicholas Barham



Nicholas Barham



Nicholas Barham



Frances Barham


Flora Boorman



Bessie Warman



My second line of descent


John Courthope



Mary Courthope



Mercy Bysshe



Hester Bysshe



John Alfrey



John Alfrey



John Alfrey



John Alfrey



Philip Alfrey



Ann Alfrey



Ann Streeter



Ann Back



 John Simmons Back



Ann Back



William Charles Willard



Jesse Willard


Mandy Willard


(click on a name to go to their family group page)



Family Group Pages

George Courthope (c1510-1577) and Mary Warnett (c1510-?)

John Courthope (c1480-1527) and Elizabeth Saunders (?-?)

John Bysshe (c1520-1568) and Mary Courthope (c1520-?)

John Barham (c1525-c1585) and Mary Courthope (c1550-?)


Courthope Wills

Mary Courthope, widow of Wadhurst


Courthope Queries

Does anyone have any information to help link the Sussex Courthopes with the Cheshire Coathups?  The latter having settled in the Wirral in the 17th Century.  An article in Cheshire Life magazine from December 1985, suggests that the Cheshire Coatups descend from John Curtopp who had children baptised in Handley during the 1650's.  Then in 1663 John Courtrope of Great Saughall was assessed for the hearth tax which revealed he had 1 fireplace. 


Other Web Sites

None for the moment.


This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012