'Eyre10'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Eyre of Bradway, Eyre of Hassop
[This page was originally released as Eyre05 but was retitled as part of an exercise on 16.12.08 which included major revision of this page.]

Stephen Eyre of Hassop, Derbyshire (a 1488)
m. Catherine Dymoke (dau of Nicholas Dymoke of Kyme)
1. Rowland Eyre of Hassop (a 1488, 3rd son?)
  m. (c1515) Dorothy or Alice Everingham (dau of Henry Everingham of Stainhouse)
A. Stephen Eyre of Hassop (2nd son?)
  m1. Helen Downes (dau of _ Downes of Shrigley)
  i. Dorothy Eyre shown by Commoners as dau of Anne Blackwell, by FMG as of this marriage
  m. John Roberts of Laughton (Loughton le Morthen)
  m2. (c1545) AnneBlackwell (dau of Thomas Blackwell of Shirley)
  ii. Rowland Eyre of Hassop (d 1624)
  m. (c1570) Gertrude Stafford (dau of Humphrey Stafford of Eyam by Lucy, dau of Edward Eyre of Holme Hall)
a. Thomas Eyre of Hassop (d 25.06.1637)
  m. Prudence Blackwall (dau of Nicholas Blackwall of Hamstall)
  (1) Rowland Eyre of Hassop (b c1600, a 1663, Colonel)
  m. Ann Smith (dau of Sir Francis Smith of Ashby Folvile, sister of Lord Carrington)
  (A) Thomas Eyre of Hassop (b c1627, a 1663)
  FMG showed only Rowland & Ellen as by Thomas's 1st marriage and reported that there were 6 sons and 6 daughters by the 2nd marriage. FMG indicated that his issue are identified on p. 741 in Baker's 'Northamptonshire' which we have not yet seen. Visitation ends with this generation, showing only Thomas's 1st wife.
  m1. Katherine Kemp (a 1663, dau/coheir of Sir Philip Kemp or Kempes of Sussex)
(i) Rowland Eyre of Hassop (b c1656, d 12.03.1728-9, 4th son?)
  m. Elizabeth Plunkett (d 25.08.1729, dau of Luke Plunkett, Earl of Fingall)
  (a) Thomas Eyre of Hassop (d 1749)
  m. Mary Holman (dau of George Holman of Warkworth by Lady Anastasia Stafford)
  ((1)) Rowland Eyre of Hassop (d 1758)
  m. Mary Widdrington (b 1713, bur 1758, dau of William Widdrington, 4th Lord of Blankney)
  ((A)) Thomas Eyre of Hassop (dsp 26.03.1792)
  m. (23.07.1776) Mary Belasyse (dau of Thomas Belasyse, Earl Fauconberg)
  ((B)) Margaret Eyre possibly of this generation
  m. (1763) Francis Farquharson, 6th of Monaltrie (dsp 1791)
((2)) Francis Eyre of Warkworth, later of Hassop (d 07.10.1804)
  m. (11.02.1755) Mary Radclyffe (b 05.04.1732, d 27.08.1898, dau of Charles Radclyffe, 'Earl of Derwentwater' by Charlotte Maria Livingstone, Countess of Newburgh)
  The following is supported by BP1934 (Newburgh) & TCP (Newburgh).
  ((A)) Francis Eyre of Hassop, 'Earl of Newburgh' (b 10.02.1762, d 23.10.1827)
Francis used the title Earl of Newburgh but took no steps to establish the title formally.
  m. (29.08.1787) Dorothy Gladwin (d 02.11.1838, dau of John Gladwin of Mansfield)
  ((i)) Thomas Eyre, later Radclyffe-Livingstone-Eyre of Hassop, 'Earl of Newburgh' (b 21.10.1790, dsp 22.03.1833)
  Thomas claimed the title Earl of Newburgh but no proceedings had been taken before he died.
  m. (14.11.1817) Margaret Kennedy (b 16.06.1800, d 03.09.1889, dau of Archibald Kennedy, 1st Marquess of Ailsa)
  ((ii)) Francis Eyre, later Radclyffe-Livingstone-Eyre of Hassop, 'Earl of Newburgh' (b 07.07.1794, d unm 15.10.1852)
  Francis used the title Earl of Newburgh but took no steps to establish the title formally.
  ((iii)) Dorothea Eyre of Hassop, 'Countess of Newburgh' (b 13.07.1788, dsp 22.11.1853)
  Dorothea used the title Countess of Newburgh but took no steps to establish the title formally.
  m. (21.07.1836) Charles Leslie of Balquhain (Colonel)
  ((iv))+ other issue (d unm) - Mary (b 12.10.1789, d 05.10.1813), Charlotte (b 06.06.1792, d 06.083.1813), Anne (b 16.05.1796, d 25.04.1802), Barbara (b 18.05.1798, d 13.04.1849, nun), Radclyffe (b 27.05.1802, bur 01.08.1840)
((B)) James Eyre of Metz (d 1816)
  m. Theresa Jossephine de Chenencourt or Chennicourt of Metz
  ((i)) Caroline Eyre (b 1806, d unm 16.04.1838)
  ((C)) Charles Eyre (d unm 1819)
  ((D)) Mary Eyre (dsp 14.05.1800) named Charlotte by FMG
  m. (09.04.1793) Arthur Onslow (serjeant-at-law)
  ((3)) Catherine Eyre probably the Catherine (dsp) who married ...
  m. (1750) Thomas Clifton of Westby, Clifton & Lytham (d 1783)
  ((4))+ other issue - Edward (d young), John (d young), Margaret, Emilia
  (b) Catherine Eyre (a 11.1719)
  m. (by 1707) Sir William Stanley, Bart of Hooton (bpt 11.11.1679, d 07.1740)
(c) Gertrude Eyre
  FMG shows a Gertrude of this generatiion as wife of Sir Thomas Fletwood, Bart, but notes that she was "Not in Baker's pedigree.". See @@@ below.
  (d) Margaret Eyre
  m. Thomas Thornton
  (e)+ other issue - Rowland, Laurence, Peter
  (ii) Ann Eyre named by Visitation, possibly the Anne who married ...
  m. Sir James Poole, 1st Bart of Poole
(iii) Ellen Eyre (d 20.08.1712) shown by FMG
  m. Thomas Wood of Bacon Ash
  (iv)+ other issue - Roland (dvp(sp) by 1663), Thomas (dvp(sp) by 1663), Philip (b c1656, a 1663, dvpsp?), Gerard (a 1663) named by Visitation
  m2. Mary Bedingfield (dau of Sir Henry Bedingfield)
  (ix) Mary Eyre probably of this generation, presumed of this marriage
  m. Charles Lowe of Owlgreave (b c1662)
  (x)+ 6 sons and 5 daughters
(B) Ann Eyre
  m. Robert (not Anthony) Dormer of Grove Park
  (C) Prudence Eyre
  m. John Berry of Berrynerbor
  (D) Gertrude Eyre
  ### Both FMG & Visitation show a Gertrude of this generation but neither shows if she married. Having regard to the dates and the fact that BEB1841 (Fleetwood) reported that the Gertrude who m. Sir Thomas was daughter of a Rowland, but noting the possible duplications above & below, we suspect that it was this Gertrude who married ...
  m. Sir Thomas Fleetwood, 2nd Bart of Caldwick
  (E) Mary Eyre probably the Mary who married ...
  m William Blundell of Crosby (a 1648)
  (F)+ other issue - Rowland, Francis, John, Rowland, William, Steven, Lawrence, Nicholas, Peter, Dorothy, Elizabeth, Mary (1st), Ursula
  (2) Dorothy Eyre
  m. Edward Fowler of St. Thomas (bur 28.11.1623)
  (3) Mary Eyre
  m. John Biddulph of Biddulph (d 1642)
  (4) Prudence Eyre
  m. Sir Thomas Trentham of Roster (Rocester) (b c1594)
  (5) Gertrude Eyre
  FMG shows a Gertrude of this generation but does not show if she married. Visitation shows her as wife of Sir Thomas Fleetwood. However, BEB1841 (Fleetwood) shows that Gertrude as daughter of a Rowland (not Thomas). See ### above.
  (6)+ other issue - William (dsp, Lt. Colonel), Frances (d unm?)
  b. Adam Eyre of Bradway in Norton (d 11.1634, 3rd son)
  m. Elizabeth Barley (dau of Thomas Barley or Bartlow of Dronfield Woodhouse)
(1) Rowland Eyre of Bradway (bpt 20.08.1612, d 01.09.1665, 2nd son)
  m1. Anne Holme (bur 1641, dau/heir of William Holme of Over Hulme)
  (A) John Eyre of Bradway (bpt 1636, d 09.04.1664)
  m Frances
  (B) Rowland Eyre (b c1641, bur 11.06.1641)
  m2. Mary Bridges Blackwall (dau of Wendesley Blackwall of Dethick, widow of _ Bridges)
  (C) Ann Eyre (bpt 27.03.1645)
  m1. (11.08.1656) William Tatton of Withenshaw
  m2. Robert Radclyffe of Withenshaw
  (D)+ other issue - Adam (bot 17.04.1648, bur 15.07.1684), Gertrude (bpt 1643, d unm)
  (2) Gertrude Eyre
  m. William Strelley of Beaucliff (a 1614)
  (3) Agatha Eyre
  m. Francis Stevenson of Ounston (d 02.1659)
(4)+ other issue - Gervas (bur 13.12.1613), Francis (a 1662 in Maryland)
  c. George Eyre
  FMG queries if this was the George, vicar of Mackworth, who (also) m. Mary Strelley on 05.07.1604.
  m. _ Bright
  d. Roger Eyre of Rowter, Yorkshire
  m. Elizabeth Gosling of Attercliffe named in Visitation (Derbyshire, 1662, Eyre of Rowter)
  (1) Thomas Eyre of Rowter (b c1626, d 1719)
  (2) Adam Eyre
  e. Rowland Eyre shown as 3rd son in Visitation
  m. Hester Hacket of London
f. Jane Eyre
  m. Christopher Pegge of Yeldersley
  g.+ other issue - Gervas (b 1574-5, d unm 08.02.1619), Peter (d young?), Frances (d young)
  iii. Jane Eyre
  m. William Frost of London
  iv. Anne Eyre
  m. William Parker of Whitley
  v. Mary Eyre
  m. John Staley or Staveley of Redseats
  a. Constance Staley probably of this generation
  m. George Eyre of Grainfoot
vi. Catherine Eyre
  m. George Needham of Thornsett
  B. Elizabeth Eyre
  m. George Blackwell of Tidswell
  C. Anne Eyre
  m. Anthony Longsden of Longsden
  D. Ellen or Margaret Eyre (d 15.06.1573) probably of this generation
  m1. Hugh Wadd of Aston
  m2. John Fanshawe of Fanshawe Gate (b 1504, d 22.02.1578)
2. Elizabeth Eyre
  m. John Curzon of Kedleston (a 1474, d 1513-4)
3. Jane Eyre
  m. John Ireton of Ireton
partner(s) unknown
4. Bettrice Eyre
  m. John Morewood of the Oaks in Bradfield
5. Elizabeth Eyre
  m1. Edmund Chalnor of Darnall
  m2. _ Everingham of Stainborough
  m3. _ Leake of Hasland

Main source(s): FMG (vol II, Eyre (MS 232)) with a little support from Commoners (iv, Eyre of Rampton), Visitation (Derbyshire, 1662-4, Eyre of Hassop)
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