Edward de Cameis
(Edward de Kemeys)
Lord of Cameis
( My Ancestor)
BORN: abt 1240 Kemeys Inferior, Monmouthshire, Wales
MARRIED: Elizabeth Beauchamp
Daughter of William de Beauchamp, Baron of Bedford
Edward was the son of Walter de Cameis
SON: Meyric (Maurice) "Meurig" de Kemeys born about 1260 in Begansley, St Mellons, Monmouthshire, Wales ( Our Ancestor )
HIS SON ( our ancestral line)
MEYRIC de Kemeys married Cristin ferch Dafydd, daughter of Dafydd ap Meurig, the son of Meurig Ap Maredudd, son of
Maredudd ap Rhydderch, son of Rhydderch ap Bleddri,son of Bledri Latimer ap Bledri, Lord Of Kilsant, son of Bledri ap Cydifor Fawr & Clydwen verch Gruffydd, daughter of Gruffudd ap Cydrich, & Joan verch Rhys. GRUFFUDD ap Cydrich was the of son of Cydrich ap Gwaethfoed of Ystrad Tywy, son of Gwaethfoed of Ystrad Tywy & Nest Verch Tangno, daughter of Tangno ap Cadfael, his father was Cadfael ap Lluddoca, son of Lludd ap Llewelyn, son of Llewelyn Llyminiog Angel ap Pasgen & the daughter of
Merfyn ap Rhodri Mawr, son of Rhodri the Great, king of the Britons & Angharad verch Meurig, Princess of South Wales, her father being Meurig ap Dyfnwallon, King of Ceredigion.
MEYRIC & CRISTIN's son was HENRY Kemeys, esq, born about 1294 in Begansley, St Mellons, Monmouthshire, Wales, his wife was
CATRIN verch Llewelyn, daughter of Llywelyn ap Hywel , son of Hywel "Felyn" ap Gruffudd ap Ifor , of Senghennydd Glamorganshire, Wales, he was the son of Gruffudd ap Ifor Bach,Lord of Senghenydd & Mabel FitzRobert
Robert (FitzRoy) de Caen, 1st Earl of Gloucester & son of King Henry I.
Hywel '' Felyn'' ap Gruffudd ap Ifor's mother was Sarah le Sore, daughter of Sir Mayo le Sore, son of Pierre le Sore & Jan Fleming, daughter of William Fleming.
HIS GREAT GRANDSON
HENRY & CATRIN's son was JOHN Kemeys also born in Begansley s Mellons about 1315, he was the husband of Mawd ferch Rhun
she was the daughter of Rhun Seisyll of Plas Gwyn, Pentraeth, Anglesey, Wales, son of Siesyll Rhun.
HIS GT GREAT GRANDSON
JOHN & MAWD's son was JENKIN Kemeys, born 1340 in Begansley, Monmouthshire, Wales , he married Crisli verch Morgan
JENKIN & CRISLI's son was Leuan Kemeys born 1374 in Begansley, Monmouthshire, Wales , he married Joan verch Ieuan.
LEUAN & JOAN's son was William'' Gwilym''Kemeys born 1399 in Newport, Gwynllwg, Welsh Marches, England, he married Lady Elizabeth de la Bere, daughter of John De La Bere of England & Lady Agnes de Turberville born Coity, Bridgend, Glamorganshire, Wales, her parents were Sir Payne de Turberville of England and Gwenllian Talbot. Gwenllian was born in 1280, in Linton Manor, Bromyard, Herefordshire, England.
WILLIAM & ELIZABETH's son was Sir JOHN Keymess born 1430 Newport, Gwynllwg, Monmouthshire, Wales , he married Lady Reyland Castle, born 1420 in Hengrave, Suffolk, England
JOHN & REYLAND's only child a daughter ELIZABETH Keymess ( name change) was born 1455 in Raglan, Monmouthshire, Wales
her husband was Sir Thomas Houchon Lucas born 1460 Little Saxham, Suffolk, England, who's forebearers were of
Comte ( Count) Guerin Du Randonnat Lucas of Châteauneuf en Boutièresres, France. He was a Tudor courtier & Solicitor General .
ELIZABETH & Sir THOMAS's son was HENRY Lucas, born 1490, he married a Mary Greene.
HENRY & MARY's son JOHN Lucas born 1530 married Elizabeth Boldero.
JOHN & ELIZABETH had a son JOHN Lucas was born 1657 who married Johanna Abrahams.
JOHN & JOHANNA's son was JOHN Lucas born 1593, he married Rebecca Mooring.
JOHN & REBECCA's son was WILLIAM Lucas born 1614, he married Anne Richards.
WILLIAM & ANNE's son was WILLIAM Lucas born 1644 , he married Martha Downs.
WILLIAM & MARTHA's son JOHN Lucas born 1679, he married Martha Edwards
JOHN & MARTHA's daughter Mary Lucas born 1706, she married John Stocking.
MARY & JOHN's daughter MARTHA STOCKING married THOMAS FOSBROKE born 1726 son of Rev William Fosbroke BA, Vicar of Diddlebury and Rector of Aston Scott Shropshire, he married Sarah Caldwell whos famous brother was Admiral Benjamin Caldwell. The Rev William Fosroke's grandfather was Baronett Richard Fosbroke es,Lord of The Manors of Cranford Manor & Drewell Estate and he was endowed with the ancient seat of the Baldwin Estates when he married Sarah Baldwin, his father was John of Cranford esq who created the Cranford Estate when he was endowed with the Drewell Estate by marrying Dorothy Drewell the heiress daughter of Robert of Little Gedding Huntingdon. His forebearers were the bassetts,
( Lord of Manor) for The House of Stafford in Northamptonshire & included The Curzon's of Curzon Manor( c 1400s) ,John of The Charter ( c1300's ) and in the 1400's a courtier Matilda ( Maude)of the Noble House of Stafford (Dukes of Buckingham)* After becoming a young widow, she became the Dry Nurse to the infant who would become Henri VI King of England
MARTHA & THOMAS FOSBROKE's son WILLIAM born 1768 married Elizabeth Carnel
Their daughter ELIZABETH FOSBROKE ( The Heiress) born 1793 married David Lewis.Her husband bankrupted what was left of the estate, Lower House Farm Middlehope Shropshire
Their daughter ELIZABETH LEWIS born in Middlehope Lower House Farm 1825 married SAMUEL FARMER, unfortunately due to her parents demise, they became agricultural workers n her own forebearers estate and both Elizabeth & Samuel died of starvation in their early 30s, leaving their three children to b raised by possible John Farmer, Samuel's brother.
Their son GEORGE FARMER born 1843 in Shropshire married PRISCILLA MINSHALL a fish mongers daughter.
George eventually became an agricultural engine driver.
They went on to have many children, one of which was my great grandfather
ERNEST EDWARD FARMER born 1882 in Bridgenorth Shropshire, he married Gertrude Annie BARNETT from Birmingham.
They also had many children.One of their son's was my grandfather
ALFRED FARMER born 1916 in Lerchworth, Hertfordshire. He died during WW2 at Operation Dynamo in Dunkerque France May 1940, he had managed to get married to DOROTHY 'JOAN' BOWDEN born in Wiltshire ( her father died just after WW1 from gassed lungs), her mother's family came ( since 1530) from Hampshire. Alfred was survived by a wife only one child, my father ALFRED KEITH FARMER born 1936, he married DAWN SHIRLEY CAMPBELL from Hamilton New Zealand, my mother.
( He had gone to NZ with his mother and step father in 1950 )