From info. I have obtained so far on the Kilvert Family, it appears that the family has it's roots in Shropshire, UK. based at Grinshill, just north of Shrewsbury. There is Landed Gentry at Grinshill going back to c1500 and possibly beyond. I would really like to ascertain how far back the Kilverts go, however I will detail what I know at Grinshill.
Thomas Kilvert of Astley, Salop, had freehold estates at Astley and Hanwood, approx. 1500 A.D.
His son was William (living 1525) - also from Astley.
He had 2 sons:- John the elder, married Mary Juckes on 24 Sept 1573 in Upton Magna. The younger son Robert was the ancestor of the Kilverts of Booley.
John had 2 sons:- William married Margaret Pate on 26 April 1597. and Richard the younger son.
William had Robert (b. 1603) and 5 other male children. Robert was baptised 14 Aug.1603 and buried 25 Apr. 1679. He married Alice Turnour, and resided at Grinshill.
Robert had a son John(unknown birth) buried 17 Sept. 1674. He married Frances Embrey and resided at Grinshill.
John had a son John born 1668 and buried 21 July 1727. He married Margaret Spendelove. - Also a daughter Frances. He resided at Grinshill.
John had a son John baptised 28 July 1700 and buried 28 Apr. 1727. He married Elizabeth Russell. resided Grinshill.
His son was also John, baptised 4 May 1773 and he married Ann Walford in 1756. Resided at Grindhill
His son was also John, baptised 24 July 1764 and buried 5 Dec. 1834. wife was Catherine Clarke. (m) 18 Aug.1792. Resided at Grinshill.
His son was also John, baptised 2 January 1793 and buried 6 April 1844. He married Lucy Minor 15 July 1826. and resided at Grinshill.
His son was John Minor Kilvert born 17 Oct. 1832, Died 3 June 1916 and married Marianne Minor on 7 Jan 1858. Resided at Grinshill.
His son was Henry John Minor Kilvert-Minor-Adams, born 3 May 1867. He married Jannet Boughey 31 Aug. 1920. and resided at Grinshill.
His son was John Kilvert-Minor-Adams, born 26 March 1923.of Grinshill, Shropshire.with no further details after that.