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Families covered: Swyfte of Allergill, Swift (Swyft) of Rotherham (Rotheram)

Bryan Swyfte of Allergill, co. Durham (a c1330)
1. Sir Humphrey Swyfte of Allergill
  m. _ Alexander (dau of _ Alexander of Beddick)
  A. John Swyfte of Allergill
  m. Marie Hedworth (dau of John Hedworth)
i. Edmond Swyfte of Allergill
  m. Margaret Trollope (dau of Thomas Trollope of Thornley
  a. Anthony Swyfte of Allergill
  m. _ Surtees (dau of Sir Richard Surtees of Dinsdale)
  (1) Robert Swyfte of Allergill & Rotherham (Yorkshire)
  Robert is the first mentioned by BE1883 but only as the father of Robert by Agnes Anne.
  m1. _ Hansarde (dau of William Hansarde of Walworth)
  (A) Thomas Swifte of Allergill
(i) Henry Swifte of Sheffield
  m2. Agnes Anne (dau of Martin (sb Thomas?) Anne of Frickley)
  (B) Robert Swift of Rotheram (Rotherham) (b 1478, d 08.08.1561)
  m1. Anne Taylor (b c1473, d 1539, dau of William Taylor of Sheffield)
  (i) Robert Swift of Rotheram (dvp c1558)
  m. Ellinor Wickersley (dau/heir of Nicholas Wickersley of Wickersley & Broomhall, widow of _ Wentworth)
  (a) Anne Swift (b c1531, a 1558)
  m. Richard Jessop of Broomhall
(b) Mary Swift (b c1534, d 1581)
  m. (24.01.1558) Francis Wortley of Wortley
  (c) Frances Swift (b c1537, a 1558)
  m. Sir Francis Lake or Leake of Sutton (d 1626)
(ii) William Swift of Rotheram (d 10.05.1569)
  BIFR1976 shows William as brother rather than son of the Robert who m. Anne Taylor. Provisionally we follow BE1883, supported by Foster & Hunter (in the book mentioned below), in showing him as of this generation.
  m. Margaret Worral (dau of Hugh Worral or Wyrrall of Lovershall, widow of George Frankish then Thomas Riccard, m4. ?? Sapcotes)
  (a) Sir Robert Swift of Rotheram & Doncaster, Sheriff of Yorkshire (bpt 05.12.1568, d 14.03.1625)
  m1. Bridget Hastings (dau of Sir Francis Hastings of Fenwick)
  ((1)) Sir Edward Swift of Rotheram (dvpsp)
  m. Elizabeth Sheffield (dau of Edmund Sheffield, 1st Earl of Mulgrave)
((2)) Mary Swift (d before 22.09.1632)
  m. (div) Robert Ryther of Harewood Castle
  ((3)) Margaret Swift mentioned by Foster
  m. William Woode of Nabs
  m2. Ursula Barnham (d 28.05.1632, dau of Stephen Barnham of Lewes)
  ((4)) Barnham Swift, Viscount Carlingford (b c1605, d 28.01.1634)
  m. (08.1618) Mary Crichton (d 24.08.1674, dau of William Crichton, 1st Earl of Dumfries)
  ((A)) Mary Swift (bpt 21.07.1634, dsp 1682)
  m. Robert Feilding
((5)) Penelope Swift
  m. (29.08.1618) William Crichton, 2nd Earl of Dumfries (d 1691)
  ((6)) Rosamund Swift (b after 1612)
  m. Edward Radclyfffe
  ((7)) Mary Swift
  m. (22.04.1617) Sir Robert Anstruther of Wheatley (Ambassador)
  ((8)) Rosamund Swift mentioned by Hunter (book identified below)
  m. Francis Danby of North Cave
  ((9))+ other issue - Darcy (d unm before 31.12.162, Captain), Ursula, Anne (a 1626), Elizabeth (bpt 11.03.1615-6)
  (b) Anne Swift (dsp)
  m. Ralph Beeston of Beeston
  (c) Barbara Swift
m. _ Gemby or Gunby
  (d) Jane Swift
  (iii) Anne Swift
  m. Lionel Reresby of Thribergh
  (iv) Margaret Swift
  m. Richard Waterton, younger of Walton (son of Sir Thomas)
  Thanks to a contributor (CV, 14.04.10) for providing us with a copy of 'Pedigree of the Noble Family of Swyft of Rotherham, Doncaster, and Streethorpe' from "South Yorkshire" by Rev. Joseph Hunter (1828-31) which provides the following and some support (including dates) for the above.
  m2. Agnes
  (C) Henry Swyft of Sheffield (youngest son?)
  m. Eleanor
  (i)+ issue including Thomas, Frances
  (D) other issue - John, Alexander

Main source(s): BIFR1976 (Swifte), BE1883 (Swift of Carlingford) with some support from Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1612, Swift of Rotherham) and support/input as reported above
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