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Cranford, Middlesex, England

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Cranford Parish is in in the hundred of Elthorne, county of Middlesex, with Harlington to the northwest; Heston to the northeast; Hounslow to the southeast; Feltham to the south; and East Bedfont to the southwest... in the archdeaconry of Middlesex, and diocese of London... The Dowager Countess of Berkeley was patroness in 1814.

"Sir William FLEETWOOD of Cranford co. Middlesex, Receiver of the Court of Wards [1609] married Joane or Jane CLIFTON daughter of Gervase Lord CLIFTON" (The History and Antiquities of the County of Buckingham, by George Lipscomb, London, J & W Robins 57 Tooley Street- Hereafter HAB. v.3 p227]

Sir William FLEETWOOD of Cranford, was the sone of Thomas FLEETWOOD Esq of the Vache, in Chalfont St. Giles [Bucks], Master of the Mint; Sheriff of Bucks 1564; ob. (died) 1 Nov. 1570 aet 52 [age or more correctly attained, the age of, so born c. 1518]. Thomas had a younger Brother; Robert, who was the progenitor of Sir William FLEETWOOD of Missenden [Bucks]. [ibid]

Sir William FLEETWOOD of Missenden [Bucks] had a grandson John FLEETWOOD who married Elizabeth ARCHDALE daughter of Richard of Wycombe [Bucks] (ibid p. 377)

Richard ARCHDALE was the son of Barnard and Anne FERNE Archdale of Cuddesdon, Oxfordshire (whose niece, Margaret, daughter of Thomas and Mary CLIFTON Archdale, married John COMBE).
Marriage Source, except where otherwise stated, is: Middlesex Marriages. Note: All post-1699 marriages have not yet been added in to our parish reports. See Later Marriages of Middlesex for the remainder.

Geographical Sources, except where otherwise stated are A Topographical Dictionary of England, Samuel Lewis, S. Lewis and Company, London, 1831, and parishinfo.mdb by by Terry Lawson, Gerry Lawson and Derek Boys.

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