'Place1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Place of Dinsdale, Place (Playse) of Halnaby

(1) It is interesting to speculate that this family was somehow connected to that of the Lords Plaiz but we have no good reason to believe that to have been the case.
(2) Visitation spells the family name as 'Playse' until the end of the 16th century. Somewhat arbitrarily, we keep to 'Playse' for the top section but use 'Place" for the lower section.
Richard Playse
1. Thomas Playse
  A. Thomas Playse
  m. _ Lassells od Brakenborough
  i. Robert Playse
  m. Margery Stapleton (dau/heir of John Stapleton of Flamborough)
  a. William Playse
  m. _ Midleton (dau of Sir Geoffrey Midleton)
  (1) William Playse
m. Emma Slitholme (sister/hier of Robert Slitholme)
  (A) Robert Playse of Egton
  m. Katherine Halnabye (dau/heir of _ Halnabye of Halnabye)
  (i) Robert Playse of Egton (3rd son?)
m. Isabel (Elizabeth) Pudsey (dau of Sir Ralph Pudsey of Barford)
  (a) Rowland Playse of Halnabye, Richmondshire, Yorkshire (youngest son?)
m. Margery Conyers (dau of John Conyers of Hornby)
  ((1)) John Playse of Halnabye (Place of Halnaby)
  m1. Katherine Dosworth (dau of John Dodsworth)
  ((A)) Rowland Playse or Place of Halnabye - continued below
m1. Anne Ratcliffe (dau of Sir Edward Ratcliffe of Cartington)
  m2. Margery Killinghall (dau of George Killinghall of Midleton)
  m2. Margery Surteys (dau/coheir of Thomas Surteys of Dynsdall)
  ((B)) Bernard Playse (dsp)
  ((C)) Elizabeth Playse
m. Thomas Blaykeston of Blaykeston (a 1484, 1535)
  ((D)) Anne Playse
  Commoners (vol 2, 'Brandling of Gosforth', p40) identifies Anne's mother as Catherine, sister/coheir of Thomas Surtees of Dinsdale. Visitation (Yorkshire, 1563-4, 'Brandling') calls her Elsabeth, dau/coheir of Thomas Surteys of Dyssell, and shows that, before her marriage to Sir Robert Branlyng (sic), Anne was married to ...
  m1. John Ifeld
  ((i)) Agnes Ifeld
m1. Mathew Baxster
  m2. Sir Thomas Hylton, Baron of Hylton (dsp 03.1558/9)
  m3. William Bullen
  m2. Sir Robert Brandling of Newcastle (d 1568)
  ((E)) Dorothy Playse
  m. William Wycliffe of Wycliffe (d 1584)
  ((2)) Matilda Place probably of this generation
  m. Thomas Dodsworth of Thornton Watlass (d 21.01.1515)
  ((3))+ other issue - Margery, Anne
  (b) Elizabeth Playse
  m. William Hudswell
  (c) Margaret Playse
  m. ?? in London
  (d)+ other issue - Alexander (d young), Bernard, Playse
  (ii)+ other issue - William (dsp), Thomas (dsp), daughter



Rowland Place or Playse of Halnabye - continued above
m1. Anne Ratcliffe (dau of Sir Edward Ratcliffe of Cartington)
1. George Place 'of Halnaby' (dsp)
m. Elizabeth Conyers (dau of Lord Conyers)
2. (Sir) Christopher Place 'of Halnaby'
  m. Alice Tempest (dau of Nicholas Tempest of Stanley)
  A. Anne Place (dsp)
  m. Roger Gower
  B. Eleanor Place
  m. Maulger Vavasour of Weston
  C. Elizabeth Place
  m. _ Forster
  D. Isabel Place
  m. (31.10.1574, sp) Roger (Robert) Hodgson of Newcastle
  E. Dorothy Place
  m. Sir Francis Boynton (d 1617)
3. William Place (a 1575)
4. Robert Place of Dinsdale (a 1575)
  m. Mary Allensonne (dau of Christopher Allensonne of Cleasby)
  A. Christopher Place of Dinsdale (b c1555, d c1624)
m. Mary Tatershall of Cambridgeshire
  i. Christopher Place of Dinsdale (d c1624)
  m. Mary Constable (dau of John Constable of Lazenby)
  a. Rowland Place of Dinsdale (b c1616, bur 22.09.1676) the first mentioned by FMG
m. Catherine Wise (bur 01.09.1679, dau/heir of Charles Wise of Copgrave)
  (1) Rowland Place of Dinsdale (b c1642, d 1713, 2nd son)
  m. (13.07.1682) Priscilla Brookes (d 1722, dau of Sir John Brookes of Norton, Bart)
  (A) Rowland Place of Dinsdale (b c1687, d by 1717)
  (B) Priscilla Place (bpt 29.10.1685)
  m. (29.05.1705) John Clutterbuck of Newcastle
  (C) Mary Place
  m1. _ Milburn
  m2. William Wawne
  (D) Catherine Place mentioned on FMG (p920)
  m. William Read
  (i) Elizabeth Read
  m. John Baker
  (ii) Priscilla Read
  m. _ Astlee
  (E)+ other issue - John (a 1692, d infant), James (a 1692, dsp), Catherine (a 1719), Elizabeth (a 1719), Anne (a 1719)
  (2) Francis Place of York (b c1647, d 21.09.1728, painter, youngest son)
  m. (1693) Ann Williamson (d 1723)
(A) Frances Place
  m. _ Wadham or Windham
  (B)+ other issue (a 1715) - John, Ann
(3)+ other issue - Christopher (b 1637, d unm before 09.1666), Charles (b c1643, dsp after 09.1666), John (b c1644, a 09.1666, d unm), Mary (d unm before 09.1666), Eleanor (d 1640), Alice (d 1675), Dorothy (d young after 09.1666), Catherine (d young before 09.1666)
  b. Robert Place of Picton, Yorkshire
  m. Catherine Pudsey (dau of Thomas Pudsey of Picton)
  c. John Place of York
  m. Mabel or Isabel Southeby (dau of Robert Southeby of Birdsall)
  d. Alice Place
  m1. Michael Pemberton of Aisleby (d c1652)
  m2. John Garnet of Egglescliffe
  e. Mary Place
  m. Thomas Wyvill of Spennithorn
  f. Elizabeth Place
  m. Marmaduke Wawne of Aldbury
  ii. Robert Place of Hurworth, co. Durham
  m. Janes Barnes of Darlington
  a.+ issue (a 1666) - William, Christopher, Rowland, Anne
  iii. Margery Place
  m. John Buck of Sadberge
  iv. Mary Place (d unm)
B. Dorothy Place
  m. Thomas Tunstall of Crofte
  C.+ other issue - William, John, Margaret, Anne, Alice
m2. Margery Killinghall (dau of George Killinghall of Midleton)
5. Elizabeth Place
  m. Thomas Tempest of Stanley
6. Isabel Place
  m. Michael Wandesford of Kirklington
7.+ other issue - Cuthbert, Francis, John (d infant?), John, Anthony

Main source(s): Visitation (Durham, 1575+1615+1666, 'Place of Halnaby' & 'Place of Dinsdale') with some input/support from FMG (vol 3, MS387A, 'Place', p921)
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