'Northey1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Northey of Box, Northey of Compton Basset, Northey of Epsom, Hopkins-Northey of Oving House
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Commoners reports that "The surname of Northey is supposed to have been taken from Northy, Northey, or Northeway, in the county of Gloucester. The family before us has been however from a remote era resident in Wiltshire".
Henry Northey of Bocking, Esssex
Visitation, or rather the Harleian editor, shows the above Henry as connected only by a dotted line to the following William who is the first mentioned by BLG1952.
1. William Northey of Eddington, Wiltshire
  A. Thomas Northey of Cossam, Wiltshire
  m. Elianor Hunt of Gloucestershire
i. Thomas Northey of London (a 1634)
  m. Elizabeth Frein (dau of Thomas Frein of Salisbury)
  a. William Northey of Old Ford, Middlesex (a 1634, Bencher of the Middle Temple) the first mentioned by Commoners
  m1. ??
  (1) Hesther Northey (b c1669) probably of this generation, of this marriage
m. (24.11.1690) Roger Fettiplace of Lambourn (d before 10.03.1697-8)
  m2. Elizabeth Garrett
  (2) Sir Edward Northey of (Woodcote Green in) Epsom, Surrey (b 07.05.1651-2, d 16.08.1723, Attorney General, MP, 2nd son) the first mentioned by Lipscomb
  m. (c12.1687) Anne Jolliffe (d 13.08.1743, dau of John Jolliffe of London, sister/coheir of Sir William)
  (A) William Northey of Compton Basset, Wiltshire (b c1690, d 10.11.1738, MP)
m. (19.09.1721) Abigail Webster (dau of Sir Thomas Webster, Bart of Battle Abbey, m2. Sir Edmund Thomas, Bart of Wevoe Castle)
  (i) William Northey of Compton Basset, Ivey House & Box, Wiltshire (b 1723, d 24.12.1770, Lt. Colonel, Groom of the Bedchamber to King George 3, MP)
m. (c05.1751) Anne Hopkins (b 1731, d 1822, dau of Edward Hopkins, Secretary of State for Ireland)
  (a) William Northey of Box & Epsom (d 1826, MP)
(b) Edward Northey of Kinlet, Salop (b 22.10.1754, d 18.02.1828, Canon of Windsor)
  m. (03.04.1794) Charlotte Isabella Taylor (d 18.01.1842, dau of Rev. Edward Taylor of Bifrons, sister of Sir Herbert)
  ((1)) Edward Richard Northey of Epsom & Box, Sheriff of Surrey (b 08.02.1795, d 21.12.1878) had issue
  m1. (29.03.1828) Charlotte Isabella Anson (dau of Lt. Gen. Sir George Anson, uncle of the Earl of Lichfield)
  m2. (20.12.1844, sp) Louisa Hesketh (dau of Rev. Robert Hesketh of Epsom)
  ((2)) William Brooke Northey of Box (b 08.02.1805, d 10.07.1880, Captain) had issue
  m. (12.1829) Agnes Boreel (dau of Lt. General William Francis Boreel, niece of Baron Fagel of Holland)
  ((3)) Charlotte Northey who appears to have d 28.06.1839 having married ...
  m. (12.01.1830) Henry Knight of Milgate
((4)) Mary Northey who appears to have married ...
  m. Rev. William Knight of Steventon
  ((5))+ other issue - Lucy, daughter
  (c) Richard Northey, later Hopkins-Northey of Oving House, Buckinghamshire (b 1756, a 1838, Lt. General)
  m1. (1777) Frances (probably not Charlotte) Wray (d by 1838, dau of John Wray of Monaghan)
  ((1)) William Richard Northey of Oving House, later Hopkins-Northey of Cheltenham (Captain) had issue
  m. Anne Elizabeth Fortescue (d 13.04.1864, dau of Gerald Fortescue of Louth)
  ((2))+ other issue - Anne, Frances
  m2. Lucy Thompson of London
  ((4)) Richard Northey (Captain)
  ((5)) Lucy Northey (dsp)
  m. J. Rowley
  ((6)) Harriett Northey
  m. Charles Shrader
  ((7)) Julia Northey
  m. H. Hamilton Shum (Captain)
  ((8)) Emma Northey
  m. Henry Le Patourel of Sidbury Castle
  (d)+ other issue (d unm) - Anne, Charlotte, Harriot, Lucy
  (ii) Edward Northey (b 1728, d 30.05.1749)
  (iii) Thomas Northey (d 1780)
  m. Margaret Hancorne (dau of J.L. Hancorne of Gower)
  (a) Murray Northey (d 1834, Captain RN)
  m. Mabella Whitby (dau of Rev. Thomas Whitby of Cresswell)
((1)) Jemima Northey
  m. _ Alldritt (Captain)
  (b) Lewis Augustus Northey (Colonel) had issue
  m. Laura Paxton (dau of Sir William Paxton of Middleton Hall)
  (iv) Anna Northey
  m1. John Whitby of Cresswell Hall
  m2. (23.09.1752, sp) Sir William Wolseley, 5th Bart of Wolseley (b c1692, d 12.05.1779)
m3. John Robins of Stafford
  m4. _ Hargrave
  (B) Edward Northey (d 1774)
  (i)+ issue (d unm) - William (d 1808), Anne
  (C) Anne Northey (d 13.03.1720/1)
  m. Robert (not John) Raymond, 1st Lord of Abbots Langley (b 1673, d 19.03.1732/3, Lord Chief Justice)
  (D) Elizabeth Northey (d unm 1764)
  (E) Rebecca Northey
  m. Thomas Bradshaw of Rigby
  (3) daughter probably of this generation, presumed of this marriage
  m. Richard Ryves

Main source(s): BLG1952 ('Northey of Epsom') with support from Commoners (vol 4, 'Northey-Hopkins of Oving House', p119+), Lipscomb (Bucks, vol 1, 'Pedigree of Hopkins of Oving and Northey-Hopkins', p377), Visitation (London, 1634, 'Northey')
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