I descend from Mary Bill b. 24 Aug 1643, Ellastone, Staffordshire, England, d. 20 Jul 1682.Married into the Whieldons.
Brother was Richard Bill, b. 26 Jan 1645, Ellastone, Staffordshire, England, d. 1716, Farley Hall, Alton, Staffordshire, England.
Father was Robert Bill (son of Richard Bill and Elizabeth Shenton) wife unknown.
The Bills inherited Farley from the Shentons,the Bills were originally from Norbury,Derbyshire like the Fitzherberts.
Here is an interesting extract which does relate to your Fitzherbert and Horsfall Bills.
Bin of Richard Bill, the firft owner of Farley Hall, Staffordfhire, fettled there in 1607
Stafford^ c==i;a ,..,.. e==ga= , from Norbury in the county of Derby, and having married Elizabeth Shenton, an heirefs, had iftue Robert Bill, who died in 1710, aged 85.
Richard Bill, of Alton Lodge and Farley Hall, eldeft fon of the laft named, married Hannah Morris, and dying in 1716 left a fon, Robert Bill, who had iffue by his wife Lydia, who died 22nd February, 1751,daughter of Robert Hurft of Cheadle Grange, a fon, John Bill, Rector
of Draycott, who married Mary Harrifon, co-heirefs of Dilhorn Hall,
She died 29th December, 1801, and her hufband in
May, 1806, aged 80 years, leaving two fons, the elder being Robert Bill, who married Dorothy, daughter and co-heirefs of William Horsfall, of Storthes
Hall, Yorkfhire, and died 7th January, 1806.
His fon, Charles Horsfall Bill, of Storthes Hall, married Emma Wainman, and dying in 1863 left, with other iffue, a
fon, Charles Horsfall Bill, of Storthes Hall, and of the Priory, Tetbury, J.P. for Wilts and Gloucefterfhire, who married in 1841 Anna-Maria, daughter of General
The fecond fon of John Bill, Rector of Draycott, was John Bill, M.D., born 1758, who married Efther Grundy, of Lyme Field, Bury, Lancafhire, and died 1848. His wife died 7th December, 1833, and their iftue were —
I. Mary, wife of E. Whieldon, Clerk in Holy Orders, of Hales Hall, Staffbrdfliire.
Thomas II. Lydia, wife of Thomas Mayo, M.D., Prefident of the College of Phyficians.
mT.', HI. Robert Bill, M. A., and Barrifter at Law, who matriculated at Oxford 1 8th
WUBili March, 1807, aged 17, from Oriel College, as fon of John Bill, " armiger,"
Manchefter, and married Louifa, daughter of Philip Dauncey, 4th January, 1 8 20.
IV. John Bill, J. P., born 1795, died 15th February, 1853. He married Sarah,daughter of A. Humphrys, who died 2nd July, 1878, at Oldfield, Uttoxeter, aged
79, and had ifTue, with others, Charles Bill, J.P., Captain 3rd Stafford Militia,
M.A. Oxford, and Barrifter at Law ; born 8th January, 1 843, and married in
1870 Ellen-Margaret-Hepburn, daughter of Lieut.-Col. Fitz-Herbert, of Somerfal
Herbert, Derby fhire, and has iffue Charles-Fitz-Herbert, born 1872, John-Hugo-
Hepburn, born 1877, and Ida.
Arms of Bill. Ermine, two bill-hooks in faltire, on a chief Azure a pallet Or,
charged with a rofe Gules, between two pelicans' heads erafed Argent.
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