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Possibly from Vatteville, a commune in Haute-Normandie
[WATE331] William I de Waterville (born c.1025). He possibly fought with Duke William at the Battle of Hastings (1066), for which service he was rewarded with lands in England. At the Domesday Survey (1086), William held land as sub-tenant to the Chertsey Abbey (Surrey), for example in Cobham, Esher and Old Malden. In addition "William de Vatteville" held land in Suffolk, including Hargrave Manor and Lidgate Manor, as tenant-in-chief to the King, and had one house at Colchester, held of Swein, which Robert FitzWymarc (Swein's father) held prior to the Conquest.
[WATE349] Maud de Waterville (born c.1048, daughter of William) married 1. [CAYN311] Ralph de Cayneto (see CAYNETO); then 2. [QUES321] Ralph de la Quesney (see QUESNEY).
[WATE341] Robert de Waterville [born c.1045] (assumed to be son of William). He held a manor in Surrey at the Domesday Survey.
[WATE351] William II de Waterville ([born c.1070], son of Robert) married Adria de Bois (born c.1072). His sons were Robert, William and Otuel, and he probably had a daughter Sibylla, the benefactor of Bermondsey Priory. Note: there appears to have been another Adria de Bois.
[WATE361] Robert de Boys, de Waterville (born c.1103), married Mary Jane (born c.1102).
.[BOYS441] Ernald de Bois I (born c.1129, son of Robert), married [CHAM372] Emma Chamberlayne (see BOYS)
[WATX331] Asceline de Waterville (born 1080, of unknown parentage) married Clarice de Kisby (daughter of Ridel de Kisby, widow of 1. Thomas Cumbein). He died 1162 at Orton Waterville.
[WATX341] Geoffrey de Waterville (born c.1130) married 1. ---; then 2. [PEVX364] Asceline (daughter of [PEVX351] Robert Peverel, see PEVEREL). Geoffrey died at Bourn (Cambs) c.1162.
[WATX352] Matilda de Waterville (born c.1154, daughter of Geoffrey & 1st unnamed wife) married [DIVE351] William de Dives (see DIVES).