'Hamersley1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hammersley of Cadeby Hall, Hamersley of Langford, Hamersley (Hammersley) of London, Hammersley of Pall Mall, Hamersley of Pyrton Manor

                               
We have seen it suggested online that the following Richard was son of Ralph son of Adam son of Robert de Homersley (a 1318). However, there appear to be generations missing so we start with the first mentioned by BLG1952:
Richard Hamersley (a 1538, 1545, Bailiff of Stafford)
1. Richard Hamersley of Stone (d 1568, Bailiff of Stafford)
  m. Elizabeth
A. Hugh Hamersley (dvp 1567)
  m. Anne Gerrard (dau of John Gerrard of London & Sittingbourne)
  i. Sir Hugh Hamersley, Lord Mayor of London (b 1565, d 1636)
  Wikipedia ("Hugh Hamersley") gives his dates as 06.07.1565-19.10.1636 and reports that his family estate was at Pyrton Manor, Oxfordshire, that he married in 1597, and that he had 15 children.
  m. Mary Derham (d 1647, dau of Baldwin Derham of Derham then Crimplesham)
  a. Sir Thomas Hamersley (a 1641, dsp)
  m. Elizabeth
  b. William Hamersley of Langford, Oxfordshire (b 1617, d 1676, 3rd surviving son?)
  m. Elizabeth Cogan (d 1706) possibly related to William's brother-in-law below?
  (1) Hugh Hamersley (b 1663, d 1718)
  m. Mary Horsenall (d 1701, dau/heir of G.H. Horsenall)
  (A) Hugh Hamersley (b 1685, d 1737, of the Inner Temple)
  m. Elizabeth Hood (d 1735, dau of Samuel Hood)
  (i) Samuel Hamersley (b 1714, d 1775, rector of Checkenden, Oxfordshire)
  m. (1765) Anne Alleine (d 1767)
  (a) Hugh Hamersley of Pyrton Manor & West Lawn in Sandgate (b 1767, d 1825) had issue
  m. (1810) Margaret Bevon (d 1802, dau of John Bevon)
  (ii) Hugh Hamersley of Pyrton Manor (b 1717, d 1789, of Lincoln's Inn)
m. Ann Clarke (d 1802, dau of John Clarke of Old Windsor)
  (iii)+ other issue including Parnel, Elizabeth
  (2) Thomas Hamersley of Langford
  m1. Anne Turner (d 1694)
  (A) William Hamersley (b 1687, d 03.08.1752) had issue
  m. _ Van Burgh of New York
  m2. Mary Baker of Egham
  c. Mary Hamersley apparently of this generation
  m. Sir Andrew Cogan, Bart (bur 02.11.1660, General, Ambassador)
  d. Margaret Hamersley found in Visitation (London, 1633-5, Mortoft)
  m. Valentine Mortoft of London (a 1633)
  e. Anne Hamersley found in Visitation (London, 1633-5, Palmer)
  m. Edward Palmer of London (a 1633)
  f.+ other issue including Francis of London
  The following comes partly from FMG (vol 2, p504) which starts with the following Hugh, identified as rector of Roxby (d c1707). The site happywarrior.org suggests (see here) that he was a grandson of the Lord Mayor. The following is in italics where it comes solely from that web site.
  (1) Hugh Hammersley of Cadeby Hall, Lincolnshire (b 1663, d 1714, rector (vicar) of Roxby, rector of Broughton)
  m. Mary Pye (b 1688, d 1718, dau of John Pye of Cadeby Hall)
  (A) Hugh Hammersley of Cadeby Hall & Ouslethwaite Hall (Yorkshire), Mayor of Doncaster (b c1700, d 11.12.1750) (or b 1706, d 02.12.1757)
  m1. (1728) Elizabeth Wade (d 1734, dau/coheir of William Wade of Doncaster)
  (i) Sarah Hammersley
m. Thomas Cope of Hemsworth
  (ii)+ other issue - Sarah, Elizabeth, Mary (d young)
  m2. (1743) Elizabeth Archdale (b 1719-20, d 11.03.1759, dau of Thomas Archdale of Ouzlethwaite)
  (vi) Hugh Hammersley (d 31.12.1746)
  (vii) Thomas Hammersley of London, last of Cadeby Hall & Ouslethwaite Hall (b 1747, d 1812, banker of Pall Mall)
  m. (1771) Ann Greenwood (d 1822, dau of Rev. Francis Greenwood of Darfield (vicar of Higham Ferrers, of the family of Stapleton Park, cadet of Greenwood of Greenwood Lee)
(a) Hugh Hammersley of London (b 1774, d 1840, banker of Pall Mall) had issue
  m. (1822) Marie, 4th Baroness of St. Hipployte (dau/heir of Louis de Montonlieu, 3rd Baron of St. Hipployte)
  (b) Charles Hammersley of London (b 07.10.1782, d 1862, banker) had issue
  m. (1809) Emily Poulett-Thomson (dau of John Buncome-Poulett-Thomson of Farnham)
  (c) Anne Hammersley (b 1773, d 1841)
  m. (1805) William Ward, Bishop of Sodor & Man
  (d) Caroline Hammersley (b 1774, d 1806)
  m. (08.06.1799) Sir Harry Calvert, Bart (b 1763, d 1826, General)
  (e) Mary Hammersley (b 1777, d 1843)
  m. (1827) Charles Baker
  (f) Diana Hammersley (b 1783, d 1854)
  m. George Hill (Rear Admiral)
  (g)+ other issue - George (b 1785, d unnm 1835, banker), Frances Harriet 9b 1788, d 1876), Charlotte Emily (b 1789, d 1858)
  (viii) Anne Hammersley
  m. John Allott (b 1734, d 1813, vicar of South Kirkby)
  (B) Mary Hammersley (b 1705)
  m. Neville Helley or Healy

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Ducat-Hamersley of Pyrton Manor) with input as reported above
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