Ellie Wood Keith Genealogy

Walter De Gloucester, High Sherrif of Gloucestershire[1]

Male Abt 1070 - Abt 1129  (~ 59 years)


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  • Name Walter De Gloucester 
    Suffix High Sherrif of Gloucestershire 
    Born Abt 1070 
    Gender Male 
    History Walter de Gloucester (also Walter FitzRoger or Walter de Pitres) was an early Norman official of the King of England during the early years of the Norman conquest of the South Welsh Marches
    He was the only son of Roger de Pitres and his wife, Eunice de Balun
    Walter de Gloucester was High Sheriff of Gloucestershire and lived in Gloucester Castle of which he was constable, making improvements to this early fortification
    He was married to Bertha, a relative of Hamelin de Balun. They were the parents of Miles de Gloucester, 1st Earl of Hereford and a daughter, Maud, who married a Roger Fitz Pons
    In 1121 he retired to become a monk at Llantony Abbey and was succeeded by his son Miles.  [2
    Died Abt 1129  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I500  Ellie Wood Keith
    Last Modified 24 Dec 2017 

    Father Roger De Pitres, Sheriff of Gloucester,   b. Abt 1035, Pitres, Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1086, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Relationship putative 
    Mother Eunice De Ballon,   b. Abt 1036, Clifford Castle, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1086, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Relationship putative 
    Family ID F263  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Bertha De Balun,   b. Abt 1070,   d. England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Miles De Gloucester,   b. 1100, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1143, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 17 May 2017 
    Family ID F262  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Bertha 
    Children 
    +1. Miles Fitz Walter,   b. 1100, Gloucester, City of Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec, 1143, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F415  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S13] Genealogy-Knights from Continental Europe to England'Ireland, Patrick R. Knight, (http://knight-france.com/geneal/names/1336.htm), http://knight-france.com/geneal/names/2493.htm.

    2. [S3] Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/77443510/walter-de_gloucester.