16th Century

Thomas Botevyle (senior)

The son of William Botevyle and Joyce, Thomas was born before 1492. Thomas married twice, first to Margaret Palmer in Hughley, Shropshire (1529) and then to Joan in 1539.

Our line is descended from this first marriage of which there were two children, William (about 1529) and Thomas (about 1530). There are also descendants from the second marriage, Humphrey (about 1525), Peter (about 1539), Richard (about 1540) and John (about 1541).

In fact it seems that a great-grandson of Thomas & Joan was the first to use the name Botfield/Bodfield.

Thomas Botevyle (junior)

The son of Thomas Botevyle (senior) and Margaret (nee Palmer) Thomas was born in about 1550. He married Katherine Slade, daughter of Richard Slade of Wotton Hall, in 1559, probably in Botevyle. They had many children, many of whom survived into adulthood, Thomas, Anne, Richard, Francis, Mary, Jane, Elizabeth and Joyce.

Richard Botevyle

The son of Thomas Botevyle (junior) and Katherine (nee Slade), born before 1582 probably in Botevyle. He married Evetta Wood, daughter of Dr. Henry Wood of West Coppice, in 1600, probably in Botevyle. They had three children, Katherine, Sarah and John.




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