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Families covered: Lowther of Ingleton, Lowther of Kilrue, Crofton of Mote

William Lowther of Ingleton
m. Elinor Welbury (d 27.08.1620, dau of Anthony Welbury of Castle Eden)
1. Sir Richard Lowther of Ingleton and Wolsley Castle, Governor of Pontefract Castle (Colonel)
  m. Isabel Fletcher (dau of Sir Richard Fletcher of Cockermouth and/or Hutton)
  A. Henry Lowther of Ingleton & Cockermouth (2nd son)
  i. Mary Lowther (youngest)
  m. Joseph Smith (Provost of Queen's College, Dublin)
  ii.+ 3 sons
  B. George Lowther of Skrine Abbey (5th son)
  m. Frances Piers (dau of Henry Piers of Tristernagh, by Jane Jones)
i. Edward Lowther of Kilrue
  m. Mary Cusac (dau of (Sir) Patrick Cusac of Gerardstown)
  a. Gorges Lowther of Kilrue (d 11.06.1716)
  m. (mcrt 30.03.1711) Jane Beresford (d 20.10.1764, dau of Sir Tristram Beresford, 3rd Bart)
  (1) Gorges Lowther of Kilrue (b 25.11.1713, d 1792)
  m. (1738) Judith Usher (dau of St. George Usher, Lord St. George)
  (A) George Lowther of Kilrue and Lowther Lodge (d 1785)
  m. (28.07.1767) Frances Ponsonby (d 19.11.1802, dau of Chambre Brabazon Ponsonby of Ash Grove)
  (i) Gorges Lowther of Kilrue, later of Hampton Hall (b 1769, d 23.02.1854)
  BLG1952 mentions only Gorges's marriage to (and children by) Julia Huntingford but, apart from a later marriage, BLG1886 also reports a first marriage to ...
  m1. (1791) Catherine Adeline Pauline de Mont Brison (d 05.03.1792, dau of Cayent de Mont Brison)
  (a) Gorges Paulin Lowther (b 25.02.1792, rector of Orcheston, prebendary of Salisbury) had issue
  m. (1815) Elizabeth Windsor (d 18666, dau of Edward Charles Windsor, Sheriff of Salop)
  m2. (07.1794) Julia Huntingford (d 1830, dau of Rev. Thomas Huntingford, brother of Bishop of Hereford)
  (b) St. George Lowther of Brading (b 04.09.1807, d 10.03.1871, 2nd son) had issue
  m1. (sp) _ Amos
  m2. (22.05.1851) Mary Ann Alexandrina Frederica Golding (dau of Edward Golding of Maiden Erleigh)
  (c) Beresford Lowther (b 1813, d 09.02.1892, vicar of Vowchurch)
  m. (1849) Laura Alice Horsford (dau of Lt. General _ Horsford)
  (d) Brabazon Lowther of Shrigley Park (b 1814, d 1877) had issue
  m. (01.1847) Ellen Jane Legh (d 22.11.1906, dau of Thomas Legh of Lyme Park)
  (e) Marcus Lowther of Thornton (d 12.01.1908, Rear Admiral)
  m1. Emily (d 15.01.1895, widow of Count Max Lerchenfeld Brennberg)
  m2. (05.1897) Isabel Pletts (dau of J. Pletts of Newcastle)
(f) Julia Lowther
  m. (1831) Harry Lee of Kingsgate House (Rev.)
  (g) Maud Lowther
  m1. Thomas Legh of Lyme
  m2. A.J. Deschamps De La Tour of Milford
  (h) Blanche Lowther
  m. Allen Dent
  (i) Sophia Lowther
  m. W.M. Bridger of Halnaker House and The Chantry
  (j)+ other issue (d unm) - Ponsonby (d 19.07.1854), William (d 1842), Rosalie, Frances Juliana
  m3. (02.04.1834, sp) Julia Trevelyan (dau of Rev. Walter Trevelyan, son of Sir John, Bart)
  (ii) Chambre Brabazon Ponsonby Lowther (d 1832, rector of Orcheston)
  m. _ Coffin
(a) Beresford Lowther (d young)
  (iii) Frances Lowther
  m. C. Apthorp
  (iv) Sophia Jane Lowther
  m. J. Alcock
(v) Juliana Lowther
  m. (1803) Thomas Pendruddocke (Captain, son of Charles of Compton Chamberlayne)
  (B) Sophia Lowther
  m. (23.02.1760) William Irvine of Castle Irvine (d 05.1814, Colonel)
  (2) Sir Marcus Lowther, later Crofton, 1st Bart of Mote (d 16.01.1784)
  m. (09.09.1743) Katherine Crofton (d 09.04.1767, dau of Sir Oliver Crofton, 5th Bart of The Mote)
(A) Sir Edward Crofton, 2nd Bart of Mote (b 17.08.1746, d 30.09.1797)
  m. (13.04.1767) Armida or Anne Croker, 1st Baroness Crofton of Mote (b c1751, d 12.08.1817, dau of Thomas Croker of Baxtown by Anna Ryves)
  (i) Sir Edward Crofton, 3rd Bart of Mote (b 23.10.1778, d 08.01.1816) had issue
  m. (12.09.1801) Charlotte Stewart (d 05.1842, dau of John Stewart, 7th Earl of Galloway)
  (ii) Louisa Crofton (d 1805)
  m. Sir Peregrine Maitland (General)
  (iii) Frances Crofton (d 1831)
  m. (02.04.1802) St. George Caulfeild of Donamon (b 19.08.1780, d 1810)
  (iv) Harriet Crofton (d 06.07.1837)
  m. (22.05.1806) James Caulfeild of Drumcairne
  (v) Augusta Crofton (d 29.09.1832)
  m. (08.05.1823) James Caulfeild of Benown (d 22.10.1851)
  (vi)+ other issue - Henry Thomas Marcus (b 1783, d 09.1833, Rev.), George Alfred (b 1785, d 23.02.1858, Vice Admiral), William Gorges (d Bayonne 1814), Caroline (d 01.09.1858)
  (B) Hamilton Gorges Lowther Crofton (b 11.10.1751, dsp, Colonel)
  m. Letitia Bradshaw (dau of Capt. _ Bradshaw)
  (C) Marcus Lowther Crofton (b 13.06.1757)
  m. _ Parker
  (i) Catherine Crofton
  m. Piers Geale
  (D) John Frederick Lowther Crofton (b 13.10.1758, Captain)
  m. Mary Thorney (d 1799)
  (i) Edward Lowther Crofton (b 24.11.1783, Captain RN) had issue
  m. (23.04.1816) Mary Leader (dau of William Leader)
  (ii) Frederick Lowther Crofton (d 1819) had issue
  m. (1810) Anne Smith (dau of Stephen Smith)
(iii) Elizabeth Crofton
  m. Arthur Stanley
  (iv)+ other issue - 4 sons (dsp), Sophia
  (E) William Henry Lowther Crofton (b 28.02.1762, d 21.08.1794)
  m. Jane Kelly (dau of James Kelly)
  (i)+ issue - Marcus Lowther, 2 daughters
  (F) Catherine Crofton (d 1775)
  m. (16.06.1770) Sir James Quaile Somerville, 3rd Bart (d c1800)
  (G) Sophia Jane Crofton (d 12.1777)
  m. Peter Metge (MP for Boyle)
  (3) daughter
  (4) Sophia Lowther
  m. (09.02.1726) Rowley Hill (MP for Derry)
  C.+ other issue - George (d unm), Thomas, Robert
2. Anne Lowther probably of this generation
  Anne is identified in Commoners (vol 4, Heber of Hodnet and Marton) which identifies her father as Sir William of Ingleton, ancestor of the Earls Lonsdale. In fact it was his elder brother John who was ancestor of those earls but there is no other William of Ingleton of a possible generation.
  m. Thomas Heber of Marton and Stainton (bur 26.01.1659)
3.+ other issue - Lancelot, Robert (Chancellor of Carlisle), George (Captain)

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Brabazon-Lowther of Shrigley) with input from BP1934 (Crofton) and support (and a little input) from BLG1886 (Lowther of Orcheston), Wotton's 'The Baronetage of England' (vol I, as extended by Kimber & Johnson, 1771, Lowther of Whitehaven)
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