'Parr02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Parr of Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, etc.

Sir John Parr(e), Sheriff of Westmoreland (a 1462)
Nichols shows this line starting with John Parre. He is shown by BE1883 (used for the continuation) as being married to ...
m. ?? Yonge (dau of Sir John Yonge, Lord Mayor of London)
1. John Parre (d c1518)
  A. John Parre
  m. Margaret Fielding
  i. John Parr (dvp)
  a. William Parr
  (1) Philip Parr
  m1. ??
  (A) Philip Parr
  m1. Mary Cheatham
  (i) Thomas Parr (dsp, 2nd son)
  m. Sarah Parr (dau of Rev. _ Parr)
  (ii) Robert Parr
  m. Cassandra Rutland (d 05.07.1762)
  (a) Robert Parr (b c1707, dsp 31.01.1768)
  m. Philadelphia Harpur (b c1694, d 19.01.1767)
  (b) Cassandra Parr (b c1704, d 14.01.1785)
  m. Thomas Johnson (b c1704, d 24.11.1776)
  ((1))+ issue - Philip Parr (b 16.07.1741, d 01.02.1784), daughter (still born)
  (c) Mary Parr (d young)
  (iii) William Parr
  m. Anne A'Deane (bpt 06.04.1684, dau of John A'Deane (by Sarah), niece of Sir Anthony)
  (a)+ issue - Philip (d young), Mary (b 17.05.1717, d 26.02.1797)
  (iv)+ other issue - Philip (b 1676, d unm 02.01.1738), daughter (d young)
  m2. Mary Sutton
  (vi) John Parr (b 1690, d 26.05.1729)
  m. Martha Bull
  (a) John Parr (d 30.04.1762, 4th son?)
  m. Maria Burslem (dau of W. Burslem of New Hall by Elizabeth, dau of Francis Godolphin (Governor of Scilly))
  ((1)) Thomas Parr (a 1798, post captain)
  m. Wilhelmina Burbank
  ((A))+ issue - Thomas (d infant), Anna Maria, Wilhelmina, Caroline, Harriot
  ((2)) Sarah Parr
  m. Marshall Burslem (Major)
  ((A)) Maria Burslem
  ((3))+ other issue - Maria, Mary, Elizabeth
  (b) Joseph Parr
  m. Mary Wilson
  ((1))+ issue - Philip (d young), Benjamin (m. ??), Mary (d young), Anne, Sarah, Elizabeth
  (c) Sarah Parr (b 03.1725, d 20.02.1798)
  m1. Thomas Dalby
  ((1))+ issue - James, Edward, Isabella
  m2. John Homfray (b 04.12.1723, d 02.02.1804)
  ((4)) John Homfray (b 27.09.1768)
  m. Hetty Symonds (b 13.02.1778, dau of James Symonds of Great Ormsby & Yarmouth by Hannah Spurgeon)
  ((A))+ issue - John Symonds (b 19.05.1800, d 0.06.1800), Thomas Parr (b 07.12.1805), Henry FRevell (b 25.03.1807), Sarah Anne (b 12.07.1798), Juliana (b 21.11.1801), Katherine Mary (b 16.07.1809)
  (d)+ other issue - Samuel, John, Thomas, Philip, Peter, Thomas, Mary
  (vii) Peter Parr (b 1690, dsp 12.09.1764, vicar of Alstonefield)
  m. Maud Edensor
  (viii) Joseph Parr (dsp 28.09.1766)
  m. Sarah Levis
  m2. ??
  (B) William Parr
  (i) William Parr
  m. _ Browne
  (ii) Elizabeth Parr
  m. _ Henshaw
  (iii) Mary Parr
  m. _ Osborn
  (iv) Ruth Parr
  m. _ Williamson
  (v) Sarah Parr
  m. _ Heywood
  (C) Thomas Parr
  m. ??
  (2) William Parr
  ii. ?? Parr
a. John Parr
  (1) Robert Parr (a 1660, rector of Kirkby Mallory)
  The following comes from 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 2, 1811, 'Pedigree of Brokesby of Stoke Golding, with the alliances of Parr and Foster', p725).
  m. Mary (d 02.01.1707)
  (A) Samuel Parr (bur 02.11.1720, vicar of Hinckley)
  m. (05.11.1700) Dorothy Brokesby (b 1673, d 16.08.1712, dau of Rev. Francis Brokesby)
  (i) Robert Parr (bpt 27.11.1703, d 08.09.1759, rector of Horsted & Coltishall)
  m. Mary Nutt of Hinckley (b c1713, d 05.02.1774)
  (a) Robert Parr (a 1810, dsp?, rector of Heigham)
  m1. (22.04.1776) Elizabeth Smith (d 02.07.1797, dau/heir of Henry Smith of Hobbis (by Elizabeth), niece/heir of John Smith of Cambridge & Lincoln)
  m2. (27.08.1801) Ann Stracey (widow of Rev. John Freeman of Norwich)
  (b) John Samuel Parr of Hinckley (b 08.1742, d 18.08.1787, hosier)
  m. (23.04.1776) Anne Ingam (d 12.1793)
  (c)+ other issue - Thomas (b 16.12.1750, bur 05.08.1764), Francis (b 16.12.1750, d 28.04.1771)
  (ii) Samuel Parr (b 02.02.1711-2, d 23.01.1766, apothecary at Harrow-on-the-Hill, 4th son)
  m1. Anne Mignard (d 05.11.1762, dau of Leonard Mignard)
  (a) Samuel Parr (b 15.01.1746-7, a 1810)
  m. (1771) Jane Marsingale (d 16.04.1810, dau of Zach. Marsingale of Carleton, niece of Thomas Mauleverer of Arnecliffe)
  ((1)) Sarah Anne Parr (b 31.12.1772, d 08.07.1810)
  m. (24.07.1797) John Wynne (a 1810, son of Robert Watkins (Wynne) of Plasnwydd)
((2))+ other issue - Eliza Jane (b 26.05.1778, d 29.05.1779), Catharine Jane (b 13.06.1782, d 22.11.1805)
  (b) Dorothy Parr (b 06.06.1749, a 1810)
  m. (30.05.1769) William Bowyear (d 03.01.1775)
  ((1)) Frances Dorothy Bowyear (b 21.10.1771, a 1810)
  m2. Margaret Coxe (b c1724, dsp 04.01.1805, dau of Dr. _ Coxe (headmaster of Harrow School))
  (iii) Dorothy Parr (bpt 01.1701, bur 13.10.1767)
  m. John Foster of Burbach
  (iv)+ other issue - Francis (bpt 07.12.1705, bur 27.04.1772), Samuel (b 10.01.1709-10, d infant)
  (B)+ other issue - Robert (b 1662-3, bur 08.08.1750, rector of Willey), John (b c1667, bur 13.10.1726, apothecary at Hinckley)

Main source(s): 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 2, 1811, 'Pedigree of Parr of Kendal, co. Westmorland, Green's Norton, Northamptonshire, &c.', p725* (just before p725)) with input as reported above
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