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Families covered: Mitford of Newcastle, Mitford of Seghill

Sir Robert de Mitford of Seghill, Northumberland (b c1395, d 1452)
1. Robert Mitford of Seghill (b 1426, d 20.03.1520) generation omitted by Craster
  A. Sir Robert Mitford (b 1452, d(vp) 18.04.1488)
  m. Margaret Musgrave (b 1462, d 14.04.1488, dau of Sir Thomas Musgrave of Ryall by Isabel)
  i. Robert Mitford of Seghill (b 1474, d 20.03.1519/20)
m1. Anne (b 1478, d 20.09.1520)
  a. John Mitford of Seghill (b c1505, d 14.04.1566)
  m1. Margery or Mary Widdrington (dau of Sir Henry (not John) Widdrington of Widdrington)
  (1) John Mitford of Seghill (b 13.12.1530, d 06.11.1571)
  geni.com identifies John's wife as Barbara, dau of Thomas Lawson of Usworth (by Elizabeth Darrell), who m2. John Blackison. Following BEB1841 & Visitation (Yorkshire, 1563-4), we show that Barbara as wife of Thomas Whitehead and, following Craster, identifies this John's wife as follows but note that the dates do not easily find a fit with Lawson01.
m. (c12.1550) Barbara Lawson (dau of Thomas Lawson of Cramlington)
  (A) Robert Mitford of Seghill (b c07.1551, bur 07.09.1611)
  m. (19.09.1575) Alison or Alice Anderson (bur 22.01.1616/7, dau of Bertram Anderson of Newcastle (MP, son of Henry (MP) by Ann Orde) by Alice, dau of Ralph Carr)
  (i) Michael Mitford of Seghill (b c1578, d 22.11.1637, 2nd son)
  m1. (before 03.1611/2) Elizabeth Whittingham (d 01.12.1613, dau of Sir Timothy Whittingham of Holmside)
  m2. (05.09.1615) Jane Delaval (dau of Sir Robert Delaval of Seaton Delaware)
  (ii) Isabel Mitford
  m. (c03.1601) John Hull of Ousterley
  (iii) Jane Mitford
  m. (05.02.1625/6) Oliver Killingworth of Killingworth
  (iv)+ other issue - John (a 1608, disinherited), Bertram of Newcastle (bur 07.07.1623), Christopher (bur 12.05.1590), Robert (d 29.11.1661), Henry (a 1623), Oswald (a 111634), Anne (a 1623), Barbara (a 1623)
(B) Magdalen Mitford
  m. Oliver Ogle of Burradon
  (C) Margery Mitford
  m. (06.02.1594/5) John Strangeways of Cheswick
  (D)+ other issue - Henry of Bewick (d by 03.1592/3), Oswald, Gabriel, George, Philip, Anne
  (2) Oswald Mitford of Ryal
  m. (c06.1561) Jane Delaval (dau of Sir John Delaval of Seaton Delavak)
  (A) Margaret Mitford
  m. William Shafto
  (B)+ other issue (a 03.1588) - John (d by 1598), William, Oswin, Thomas, Dorothy, Ursula, Grace
  (3)+ other issue - Ralph of Bedlington (d by 1589), Margery, Margaret
  m2. Magdalen Fenwick (dau of John Fenwick of Kenton)
  (6) Robert Mitford of Newcastle (bur 31.08.1597)
  m. (17.04.1592) Isabel Grey (bur 02.04.1615, dau of John Grey of Newcastle)
  (A) John Mitford of Newcastle (bur 05.10.1623)
  m. (05.10.1620) Jane Bewick (bur 18.11.1621, dau of Robert Bewick of Newcastle)
  (i) Robert Mitford of Newcastle (bpt 19.11.1621, bur 18.04.1675)
  m. Elizabeth Maddison (bur 28.07.1689, dau of Ralph Maddison of Newcastle)
(a)+ issue (a 1666) - Robert (b c1650), John (b c1651, d c1680), Ralph (b c1613), Lionel (b c1659), Mary
  (B)+ other issue (a 1615) - Christopher (dsp), Margaret
  (7) Christopher Mitford of Newcastle (bur 21.09.1613)
  m. Eleanor (bur 06.07.1610)
  (A) Bertram Mitford (a 09.1623)
  (8) Jane Mitford
  m. Robert Mitford of Mitford
  (9)+ other issue - Bertram (d before 14.01.1580/1? of Durham?), Anne
  b.+ other issue (a 03.1519/20) - Elizabeth, Joan, Barbara, Margaret
  m2. Margaret
  ii. Christopher Mitford of Newcastle (b c1476, d 01.1540)
m. Agnes Brigham (b c1481, d 1513, dau of Christopher Brigham)
  a. Christopher Mitford 'of Seighill' of Newcastle (b 1510, d 31.05.1581)
  m. Jane Anderson (d 1608, dau of Henry Anderson of Newcastle (MP) by Ann, dau of Robert Orde of Orde)
  (1) Henry Mitford, Sheriff then Mayor of Newcastle (b c1543, bur 16.05.1596, MP)
  m. Barbara Parkinson (b 1549, d 17.05.1596, dau/coheir of Edward Parkinson of Hulam)
  (A) Christopher Mitford
  m. _ Conyers (dau of Sir John Conyers of Sockburn Hall)
  (B)+ other issue - 6 sons, Jane, 5 daughters
  (2) Robert Mitford
  (3) Alice Mitford
  m. Edmund Craster of Craster
  b. Margaret Mitford
  m. Henry Brandling of Newcastle
  c. Sybil Mitford
  m. Bertram Orde
  d. Eleanor Mitford
  m. Bertram Anderson
  iii. Margery Mitford
  m. (before 1446) James Horsley alias Delaval, later of Seaton Delaval
  iv.+ other issue - Nicholas, John, James

Main source(s): 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 9, H.H.E. Craster, 1909, 'Mitford of Seghill', p65+), www geni.com
[This page was originally done using www.geni.com. It was redone on 16.07.2019 using Craster's work from which date data from geni.com not supported by that work has been shown into italics.]
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