'Braithwaite1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Braithwaite of High Wray, Braithwaite of Kendal, Braithwaite of Mislet

"supposed to be a scion of the Ambleside family" was ...
William Braithwaite of High Wray, Lancashire (bur 1689)
m. Agnes Satterthwaite
1. George Braithwaite (bpt 30.04.1644, d 1708/9)
  m. (1666) Agnes Benson (d 1728, dau of Francis Benson)
A. George Braithwaite of Kendal (b 1683, d 1735)
  m. Sarah (d 1722)
  i. George Braithwaite of Kendal (b 1714, d 18.09.1753)
  m. (12.06.1744) Alice Forster (b 1713, d 29.10.1755, dau of Thomas Forster of Hawthorne by Sarah)
a. George Braithwaite of Kendal (b 29.03.1746, d 05.01.1812)
  m. (13.05.1767) Deborah Wilson (b 13.02.1743, d 11.09.1821, dau of Isaac Wilson by Rachel)
  (1) George Braithwaite of Kendal (b 01.12.1777, d 23.11.1853) had issue
  m. (19.03.1806) Mary Lloyd (b 01.06.1784, d 22.11.1822, dau of Charles Lloyd by Mary Farmer)
  (2) Isaac Braithwaite of Kendal (b 03.01.1781, d 27.12.1861 had issue
  m. (16.03.1808) Anna Lloyd (b 27.12.1788, d 18.12.1859, sister of Mary)
  (3) Rachel Braithwaite
  m. Samuel Lloyd of Birmingham
(4) Deborah Braithwaite (b 18.09.1775, d 30.10.1844)
  m. (09.10.1798) William Dillworth Crewdson of Kendal
  (5) Dorothy Braithwaite
  m. Robert Benson of Parkside
  (6)+ other issue - Alice (b 17.01.1770, d young), Sarah (b 30.01.1772, d young)
  b. Sarah Braithwaite
  m. William Birkbeck of Settle
  c.+ other issue - Thomas (b 17.05.1748, bur 1754), Foster (b 13.11.1752, d young), Ruth (b 20.07.1751, d infant)
  ii. Lydia Braithwaite (b 1717, bur 1796)
  m. (1744) James Wilson
  iii.+ other issue - Agnes (b 1708, d unm 11.02.1762), Rachel (b/d 1719)
  B. William Braithwaite
  m. Mary Dixon
  i. Abigail Braithwaite
  m. George Benson
  C. Agnes Braithwaite
  m. Joseph Peacock
  D. Dorothy Braithwaite
  m. Thomas Fell
  E.+ 4 sons + 1 daughter
2. Agnes Braithwaite
  m. William Satterthwaite
3. Rachel Braithwaite
  m. Roger Hynde
4. Dorothy Braithwaite (dsp)
  m. James Fell
5. Elizabeth Braithwaite
  m. Barnard Benson
  A. son (d infant)



Richard Braithwaite of Mislet
m. Mary Airey (dau of John Airey of Shap)
1. John Braithwaite of Mislet (b 1730, d 11.03.1792)
  m. Margaret Backhouse (b 1731, d 29.11.1817, dau of Margaret Backhouse (b 1731, d 29.11.1817))
  A. John Airey Braithwaite of Lancaster (b 1752-3, dsp 12.03.1810, surgeon)
  m. (20.06.1796) Sarah Bewley (dau/heir of Samuel Bewley of Coundon by Frances Dodshon, granddau of Thomas Forster of Hawthorne)
  B. Richard Braithwaite of Kendal (ironmonger)
  m. Ellen Emma Copeland
  i. Emma Braithwaite (b 28.12.1784, m1. ??, m2. ??, m3. _ Broster)
  C. Thomas Braithwaite of Kirkland (b 1772-3, d 18.02.1822, youngest son)
  m. Jane Bindloss
  i. Hannah Braithwaite of Kendal
  D.+ other issue - James of Kendal (b 1768-9, d 14.09.1806), Margaret of Mislet (b 1765-6, d 16.02.1825)



BEB1841 reports that "The family of Braithwaite has been for many years settled in the county of Westmoreland."
John Braithwaite (b 1696, of the African Company)
m. Silvia Cole of Amsterdam (d 1700)
1. Sir John Braithwaite, 1st Bart (b 1739, d 08.1803, Major General, 'Governor of Ceylon')
  m. Elizabeth Brown (dau of John Brown by Elizabeth, dau of Sir John Colleton, Bart)
  A. Sir George Charles Braithwaite, 2nd Bart (b 1762, dsp 09.0.1809)
  m. (06.1801) Elizabeth Davis (illegitimate dau of Sir Edward Boughton of Poston Court, Bart)
  B. Silvia Braithwaite (b 1763-4, d 03.04.1821)
  m. Charles Parkhurst
2 Silvia Braithwaite
  m. Bonnel Thornton
  A. Robert John Thornton (physician, botanist)
3. Caroline Braithwaite
  m. Robert Armitage

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : 'Pedigree of Wilson of High Wray and Kendal (and the families connected with them)' (Joseph Foster, 1871, 'Braithwaite of High Wray', p56+), 'Pedigrees of the County Families of England' (Joseph Foster, vol 1 - Lancashire, 1873, 'Pedigree of Braithwaite of High Wray')
(2) For middle section (originally included within Backhouse2 on 15.04.20) : 'The descendants of John Backhouse, Yeoman' by Joseph Foster (1894)
(3) For lower section : BEB1841 ('Braithwaite')
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