'Kaye2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Kay of Baldingston, Kay of Bury, Kay of Chesham, Kaye of Wakefield, Kay of Manchester

Thomas Kaye of Wakefield (d 08.10.1545, clothier)
m. _ Amyas (dau of John Amyas of Wakefield)
1. William Kaye of Wakefield (d 02.08.1550)
  m. Mary Grice (d 1561, dau of Thomas Grice of Wakefield)
A. Robert Kaye of Wakefield (d 23.02.1561)
  m. Elizabeth Bunny (dau of Richard Bunny of Bunny Hall by Rose, dau of Chief Justice Sir John Topcliffe of Woodkirk)
  i. Robert Kaye of Wakefield (d 23.10.1580)
  m. Anne Wheatley (d 16.10.1592, dau of Richard Wheatley of Woolley by Anne, dau/coheir of Robert Whitley of Johnby)
a. Robert Kaye of Wakefield (bur 01.11.1586) the first mentioned by Visitation
  m. Alice Beesley (dau of Robert Beesley of Lancashire)
  (1) Robert Kaye of Wakefield (b 1540, bur 01.07.1604)
  m1. Elizabeth Bate (dau of William Bate of West Lathes by Elizabeth, dau of Leonard Warcop of Tanfield)
  (A) Mary Kaye
  m. John Jackson of Wakefield
m2. Ann Firth (bur 03.1590, dau of George Firth of Firth House)
  (B) Joseph Kaye (dsp)
  (C) Ann Kaye (b 08.06.1580, bur 23.05.1616)
  m. (01.02.1602) Richard Beaumont of Lascelles Hall & Kexborough (b 15.01.1570, bur 14.05.1656, m2. Michael Wentworth of Woolley (widow of Thomas Oldfield of Wadlands))
  (D) Elizabeth Kaye
  m. (Henry) Ratcliff of Langley
  FMG suggests that Robert's 3rd wife, Elizabeth Mohun, was dau of Sir Reginald Mohun of Boconnoc by Philippa, dau of Sir John Hele of Wembury. However, the dates make that look wrong. We show Elizabeth a generation earlier.
  m3. (23.12.1593) Elizabeth Mohun (d 24.07.1601, sister of Sir Reginald Mohun of Boconnoc)
  (E) Robert Kaye of Wakefield & Flanshaw (b 01.05.1595, d 13.08.1665)
  m. (23.04.1619) Helen Smurthwaite (b 03.08.1596, bur 25.11.1646, dau of Richard Smurthwaite of Wakefield)
  (i) William Kaye of Wakefield (bpt 18.06.1620, bur 20.01.1679/80)
  m. (28.01.1641) Mary Naylor (b 19.11.1620, bur 02.04.1699, dau of Christopher Naylor of Wakefield)
  (a) Margaret Kaye (b 21.01.1653/4, d 04.05.1724)
  m. (08.11.1682) William Walker (bpt 16.09.1654, d 07.06.1740, son of John of Hillingdon)
  ((1))+ issue - John (b 27.04.1686), Thomas (b 15.10.1688), Ann (b 02.01.1683/4), Mary (b 12.12.1690)
  (b)+ other issue - John (bpt 05.05.1644, bur 30.05.1644), William (bpt 10.09.1645, bur 04.04.1653), Richard (bpt 17.11.1649, bur 26.04.1659), John (bpt 02.12.1655, bur 08.12.1655), Anne (bpt 24.04.1642, bur 17.03.1647), Mary (bpt 18.01.1647, bur 23.04.1650), Grace (bpt 29.04.1648)
  (ii) Grace Kaye (bpt 09.10.1623)
  m. (05.08.1641) Thomas Pearson of Wakefield
  (iii)+ other issue - John (bpt 13.11.1621, bur 30.05.1644), Robert (bpt 15.07.1627, bur 01.03.1648)
(F) Richard Kaye (bpt 20.03.1660, d 01.08.1643)
  m. Dorothy (bur 17.09.1642)
  (i)+ issue - Robert (bpt 14.09.1642), Anne (bpt 13.07.1639)
  (G)+ other issue - George (b 03.07.1596), John (b 02.01.1597-8), William (bpt 01.05.15499), Dorothy (bpt 21.07.1601)
  m4. Ann Darley (bur 04.03.1619, dau of _ Darley of Darley Dale)
  b. Edward Kaye
  m. Elizabeth Jackson (dau of Roger Jackson)
  c. Richard Kaye
  B. John Kaye of Pledwick (d 02.08.1583)
  m. Ann Grice (dau of Henry Grice of Sandal)
  i. Isabel Kaye (d unm 16.06.1604)



John (or Richard) Kay of Thornham near Middleton
m. Jane Chetham (dau of James Chetham of Crumpsall)
1. Richard Kay (bpt 28.02.1628)
  A. John Kay (b 1676)
  i. Elizabeth Kay (b 28.08.1704)
  m. Thomas Braithwaite of Kendal
  a. Martha Braithwaite (b 16.03.1736)
  m. Bold. Cooke
  b.+ other issue - John (b 16.09.1733), Elizabeth (b 26.06.1739)
  B. Richard Kay (d unm)
2. James Kay (bpt 1632)
  A. John Kay
  m. _ Dickenson of Salford
  i. Elizabeth Kay (b c1716, d 1773)
  m. Otho Cooke of Manchester (d 1773?)
  a. James Cooke (b 1748, 2nd son?)
  m. (04.05.1772) Ann Aldinson (dau of Thomas Aldinson of Linn)
  (1)+ issue - Otho (b 30.08.1774, d 1798), Ann (b 04.02.1773)
  b. Sarah Cooke
  m. Rev. Robert Kenyon (son of Robert of Peel)
  c. Mary Cooke (b 1755)
  m. (09.08.1792) Thomas Braithwaite (archdeacon of Richmond)
  d.+ other issue - Robert (b c1745-6, d 02.1773), John (d young), Henry (d young), Elizabeth (d young)
  ii.+ other issue - Robert, Sarah, others (d young - James, Henry, John, Robert, Edward)



FMG starts with cousins, shown as grandsons of ...
?? Kay (b c1630)
1. ?? Kay (b c1660)
  A. Edward Kay of Brookbotham
  m. (c1716) _ Gellibrand (bur 30.12.1748)
2. ?? Kay
A. (Samuel?) Kay of Baldingston, Bury, Lancashire (apothecary)
  m. _ Taylor (sister of Samuel Taylor of Moston)
  i. Robert Kay of Manchester 'of Baldingstone' (b 31.01.1730)
  m. (02.1758) Elizabeth Walker (dau of Daniel Walker)
  a. Richard Kay of Stand (near Manchester) (d unm)
  ii. Mary Kay (a 1750)
  m. Joseph Baron of Radivals (b 1701-2, d 06.1750)
iii.+ other issue (a 1750, d unm) - ?? of Baldington (b 20.03.1715-6, d c1750), Rachel, Alice, Elizabeth
  B. Richard Kay of Chesham, Bury (b 1678-9, d 27.10.1731)
  i. John Kay of Chesham & Manchester (d by 1734 (or 18.04.1768?), 3rd son)
  m. Sarah Gaskell (dau of Daniel Gaskell of Clifton Hall, sister of Benjamin & Ann)
  a. Daniel Kay had issue
  m. Mary Mangnal (dau of James Mangnal of Hollinghurst)
  b. Richmall Kay
  m. James (Lippy") Mangnal of Hollinghurst
  c. Ann Kay
  m. _ Potts of Chester ??
  d.+ other issue - John of Manchester, Sarah (b 01.1737-8, d 01.1741-2)
  ii. Thomas Kay of Chesham
  a.+ issue including Richard
  iii. daughter
  m. Thomas Nuttal of Bury
  iv.+ other issue - Richard of Chesham (b 1706-7, d unm 09.08.1749), Samuel of Manchester (MD), Robert of Bury (b 1713-4, d 02.06.1737)
  C. John Kay of Gorsford (b 1687-8, d unm 06.10.1734)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 06.03.10) : FMG (Continuation, Kaye of Wakefield) with a little support from Visitation (St. George, Yorkshire, 1612, Kaye of Wakefield)
(2) For middle section (uploaded 24.03.16) : FMG (vol 2, MS142, 'Chetham-Kay-Cooke-Cunliffe-Plant-Cooper', p580)
(3) For lower section (uploaded 08.08.16) : FMG (vol 4, MS568, 'Kay-Baron-Clegg', p1222+)
Back to top of page