'Byerley1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Byerley of Middridge (Midridge) Grange, Byerley of Newcastle, Byerley of Pickhall (Pickhill), Byerley of Whitehall (White Hall)

Nicholas Byerley of White Hall (Whitehall)
1. Nicholas Byerley of Whitehall
  A. John Byerley of Muggleswick
i. Nicholas Byerley of Hedley
  m. Anne Leighton (dau of _ Leighton of Hedley)
  a. John Byerley
FMG (vol 1, MS44, 'Byerley', p102) just shows that this John married an Ann Dixon. We assume that this was the John Byerley of Durham (and/or Newcastle-upon-Tyne) (b 1697, d 28.06.1760) who is shown by FMG (vol 1, MS45, Lever'Dixon', p104) as having the following family.
  m1. Ann Dixon (d 17.05.1733, dau of Thomas Dixon of Durham by Elizabeth Brice)
  (1) Ann Byerley (d 05.09.1742)
  m2. (10.07.1735) Martha Dawson (d 15.01.1742, dau of Joseph Dawson of Rochdale by Elizabeth Dixon)
  (2) Elizabeth Byerley (b 17.04.1741, d 11.05.1771)
  m. John Dennison of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (wine merchant)
  (A) John Dennison (b 07.10.1769, d 11.09.1771)
  (B) Anne Dennison (b 17.12.1770, d 08.1855)
  m. (06.07.1795) Benjamin Naylor of Sheffield then Manchester (b 1761, d 1846, minister)
  (3)+ other issue - Joseph (d 19.12.1742), George (d unm), John (b 16.07.1737, d unm c1792)
b. Christopher Byerley of Newcastle (hardwareman)
  m. _ Hunter
  (1)+ issue - John (d infant), Nichhlas, Anne, Mary, Grace, Elizabeth
  c. Nicholas Byerley of Newcastle & Sunderland, later in London
  (1)+ issue - Thomas, 3 others
d. Thomas Byerley (d 1761 in Welsh Pool)
  m. Margaret Wedgwood (dau of Josiah Wedgwood of Burslem)
  (1) Thomas Byerley of Philadelphia
  The undermentioned Elizabeth is identified as a "great-niece of Josiah Wedgwood". We speculate that she was connected to this family as shown below.
  (2) ?? Byerley
  (A) Elizabeth Byerley
  m. (1819) William Lowndes (b c1795, d 31.03.1850, judge)
  e. Robert Byerley (d unm)
  f. Ann Byerley
  m. William Dobson of Durham or Croft
  g. Mary Byerley
  m. Joseph Simpson of Sunderland
  ii. John Byerley
2. Richard or Robert Byerley of Pick-hall (Pickhall) (in co. Richmond, Yorkshire)
  Of this line, FMG shows only Richard "of Pick-hall" followed by Anthony "of Pick-hall". This appears to be the Robert of Pyckhall who is the first mentioned in Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1612, 'Byerley of Pickhill (sic)') whichsupports the next 2 generations, showing Robert as father of Anthony of Pickhall by ...
  m. _ Stockdale
  A. Anthony Byerley of Pickhall (d 1619)
  The following is supported by Visitation (Durham, 1575+1615+1666, 'Byerley of Midridge Grange').
  m. Ann Talbot (dau of John Talbot of Thornton-le-Street)
  i. Christopher Byerley of Pickhall & Midridge Grange (Middridge Grange, co. Durham) (b c1575, d 07.03.1655)
  m. Jane St. Andrew (sister (probably not dau) of Sir William St. Andrew of Gotham, relict of Thomas Wilbore of Knottingley)
  a. Robert Byerley of Hardwicke, co. Durham
  m. Elizabeth Frevill (dau of Nicholas Frevill of Hardwicke)
  (1) Robert Byerley (d infant)
  (2) Jane Byerley
  m. Gilbert Clarke (son/heir of Godfrey of Somersall)
  b. Anthony Byerley of Middridge Grange (b c1620, a 08.1666)
  m. Anne Hutton (dau/coheir of Sir Richard Hutton of Goldsborough)
  (1) Robert Byerley of Middridge Grange & Goldsborough (b c1659, bur 03.05.1714, MP)
Visitation (which ends with listing the children of this generation) shows Robert as the 3rd son but HoP ("Robert Byerley"), which provides more details on him, identifies him as the "4th but 2nd surv. son".
  m. (17.03.1692) Mary Wharton (d 1727, dau of Philip Wharton of Edlington, m1. (div) Hon. James Campbell of Burnbank)
  (A)+ issue (dsp) - 2 sons & 4 daughters
(2)+ other issue (a 08.1666) - Christopher (b c1653), Anthony (b c1656), Hutton (b c1552), Thomas (b c12.1664), Anne (b c1652), Margaret (b c1655), Elizabeth (b c1657), Ckare (b c1661), Arabella (b c02.1665/6)
  c. Anne Byerley (bur 21.07.1644)
  m. (1639) William Grimston of Grimston Garth
  d. Clare Byerley
  m. Cuthbert Carre of St. Helen Auckland
  e. Mary Byerley
m. Humphrey Wharton of Gillingwood (b c1628, d 1669)
  ii. Clare Byerley
  m. Richard Lockwood of Sowerby (d c1645)
  iii. Mary Byerley
  m. William Grant of Roxby
  iv. Elizabeth Byerley
  m. George Todd of Trainholme
  v.+ other issue (dsp) - Robert, John, Thomas
  B. Margaret Byerley dau of Robert of Pyk Hall, probably of this generation
  m. Robert March of Redworth Hall
  i. Mary March (coheir)
  m. George Trotter of Byers Hall (d 1629)

Main source(s): FMG (vol 1, MS44, 'Byerley', p102) with input as reported above
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