Southcote

Southcote, or Southcott, originally of Southcote in Winkleigh.              an interesting site here

 Barbara Southcott daughter of John Southcott of Indiho  married in  1543  1st wife of Hugh Pomeroy of Ingsdon in Ilsington by whom he had  6 daughters and  5 sons – she died in 1563

 Their granddaughter Barbara  Pomeroy married Stephen Southcott in  1611  and subsequently married Arthur Seccombe

This ancient family probably originates from 12th or 13th century , around the time Henry III.   Southcote, or Southcott, originally of Southcote  is in Winkleigh in Devon. 

The elder branch, into which the heiresses of Keynes and Pury, and a coheiress of Bohum, had married,  became extinct in the sixteenth century.

One heiress married a Callard ( this connects to the lateral line of the descendants of Edward Pomeroy and his wife Margaret Beville whose grandson John Pomeroy inherited Collaton in Newton Ferrers from his grandmother in 1461.  Thomas Hext  who married Jane Callard widow of John Stone , was mother of Mary Stone who married Digory Hext son of Thomas  and their daughter Jane, married Andrew Pomeroy son of John of Collaton  at St Kew  in 1601.

The John Southcote, appointed one of the justices of the King's Bench in 1562, was son of a younger brother of the last Southcote of this place.

The Southcotes of Indiho, in Bovey Tracey, and of Mohun's Ottery were descended from a second son.

Mohun's Ottery was sold in 1678 by Thomas Southcote, then the representative of this branch. At Collumpton  there is a monument without date, said to be for the last heir male of the Southcote family and probably last of this branch.

Sir George Southcote, of Shillingford, eldest son of Thomas Southcote, of Indiho, by his third wife, married a co-heiress of Cole, of Buckland Touissaints, and was ancestor of the late John Henry Southcote, Esq., who sold Buckland, and died in 1820. Cole connects to Reynell and Pomeroy and Hody all of whom married Pomeroy’s

Sir George Southcote, of Shillingford, eldest son of Thomas Southcote, of Indiho, by his third wife, married a co-heiress of Cole, of Buckland Touissaints, and was ancestor of the late John Henry Southcote, Esq., who sold Buckland, and died in 1820.

Another branch of this family, descended from a younger son of Southcote of Indiho, was of Calverleigh, which was sold before 1700 to Sir Henry Fane: a co-heiress of Robins married into this branch.

A younger branch of the Southcotes of Calverleigh settled at Dulcis, in Kilmington, in consequence of a marriage with the heiress of Frye. The heiress of the elder son of this branch brought Dulcis to the Hallets.

 A younger son settled at Colwell, in Offwell, having married the heiress of Collins.

SOUTHCOTT 's

Agnes SOUTHCOTT born Abt 1523, Indiho House, Bovey Tracey, Devonshire, spouse Richard REYNELL, M.P.

John SOUTHCOTT son of Nicholas Southcott & Margaret Bossom born Abt 1481, Indiho House, Bovey Tracey died 15 Sep 1556,  married Joanna HANKFORD about 1511 
Mary SOUTHCOTT daughter of John Southcott married Thomas CARY of Cockington, son of Robert CARY  Thomas CARY of Cockington was born in 1505 and died in 1567

Elizabeth SOUTHCOTTdaughter of  Thomas Southcott and Grace Barnhouse married Sir Anthonie ROUS Kt.,who died about 4 Jun 1621.
Mary SOUTHCOTT daughter of Thomas Southcott  and Grace Barnhouse married Thomas RIDGWAY alias PEACOCKE of TorMohun on 12 Jan 1562-1563 in Bovey Tracey, Devon,he died on 27 Jun 1597
Thomas SOUTHCOTT of Calwoodley son of Thomas Southcott  married Grace BARNHOUSE, daughter of John BARNHOUSE and Margaret KIRKHAM. died 22 Aug 1522
Nicholas SOUTHCOTT son of Nicholas Southcott and Margaret  Pury  married  about 1480 to Margaret BOSSOM, daughter of John DE BOZOM

John  SOUTHCOTTson of John Southcott & Margaret Norris married Jane TREMAYNE, daughter of Thomas TREMAYNE  on 1 Sep 1561 in Lamerton, Devon, (Jane TREMAYNE was born in "Collacombe Manor", Lamerton, Devon and was buried on 9 Oct 1603 in Southcott,
John SOUTHCOTT son of John Southcott & Jane Tremayne born Abt 1568, Southcott, married Miss PROWSE about 1612. (Miss PROWSE was born about 1572.)
 Phillip SOUTHCOTT son of John SOUTHCOTT and Jane TREMAYNE about 1584 married Martha GRENVILLE, daughter of Richard GRENVILLE and Florence KELLOWAY
Roger SOUTHCOTT  son of son of  John SOUTHCOTT and Jane TREMAYNE  born Abt 1570, Southcott,  married Miss TAILOR about 1600.
Elizabeth SOUTHCOTT  daughter of John SOUTHCOTT and Jane TREMAYNE,  born Abt 1562, Southcott,  married Richard SERGEANT on 6 Aug 1593. (Richard SERGEANT was born about 1558.) 

Thomas SOUTHCOTT son of Thomas Southcott  of Bovey Tracey married Marie CROKER, daughter of John CROKER of Linham, Esq. and Elizabeth STROWD
Thomas SOUTHCOTT son of Thomas Southcott of Calwoody & Marie Coker born 1512, Indiho House, Bovey Tracey, died 10 Aug 1600, Indiho House.
Richard SOUTHCOTT son of Thomas Southcott of Calwoody & Marie Coker born Before 1592 died After 26 Feb 1639-1640 –married Elizabeth
Mary SOUTHCOTT daughter of Thomas Southcott of Calwoody & Marie Coker married William COLMAN on 14 Oct 1607 in Tiverton, Devon, England.

Thomas SOUTHCOTT son of  John Southcott and Joanna Hankford Born: 1512, Indiho House, Bovey Tracey circa 1547  married Thomasine KIRKHAM, daughter of Thomas KIRKHAM of Blagdon and Cicily CAREW

Ursula SOUTHCOTT daughter of Thomas Southcott and Thomasine Kirkham married Robert HILL, son of Oliver HILL and Agnes BUDOCKSHIDE, on 15 Oct 1576 in Bovey Tracey,
Mary SOUTHCOTT daughter of Thomas Southcott and Thomasine Kirkham married Sir William STRODE Kt., son of Richard STROWDE and Frances CROMWELL, on 15 Jul 1581 in Bovey Tracey, Devon,
  (Sir William STRODE Kt. was born Jul-Aug 1562 in "Newnham Manor", Plympton St., Mary, Devon, England   died in Jun 1637 in "Newnham Manor", Plympton St., Mary, buried on 28 Jun 1637





Joanna Southcott a woman of faith - a very strange lady