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Families covered: Walmesley of Bashall, Walmesley of Coldcoats, Walmesley of Eaves Hall, Walmesley of Dunkenhalgh, Walmesley of Sholley (Sholay)

Thomas Walmesley of Sholay or Sholley, Lancashire (a 1506)
m. Elizabeth Travers (dau of William Travers of Neatley)
1. Thomas Walmesley of Sholay or Sholley (d 17.04.1584)
  m. Margaret Livesay (dau of James Livesay of Livesay)
  A. Sir Thomas Walmesley of Dunkenhalgh, Lancashire (b c1536, d 26.11.1612, judge)
  m. Anne Shuttleworth (d 19.04.1635, dau of Robert Shuttleworth of Hackinge by Jane, sister of Richard Browne of Ribleton Hall)
  i. Thomas Walmesley of Dunkenhalgh (d 12.03.1641)
  m1. Eleanor Danvers (d 09.1601, dau of Sir John Danvers)
a. Sir Thomas Walmesley (dvp 13.07.1637)
  m. Juliana Molyneux (d 10.1668, dau of Sir Richard Molyneux, 1st Bart of Sefton)
  (1) Richard Walmesley of Dunkenhalgh (b 1630, d 26.04.1679)
  m. Mary Fromonds (d 1687, dau of Bartholomew Fromonds of Cheame)
(A) Bartholomew Walmesley of Dunkenhalgh (d 29.12.1701, 4th son)
  m. Dorothy Smith (d 01.11.1689, dau of John Smith)
  (i) Francis Walmesley of Dunkenhalgh (b 13.10.1696, dsp)
  (ii) Catherine Walmesley (b c1697, d 1785)
  m1. (01.03.1711) Robert Petre, 7th Lord (d 22.03.1713)
  m2. (04.1733) Charles Stourton, 14th Lord (dsp 11.03.1753)
  (B) Juliana Walmesley
  m. William Diccenson or Dicconson of Wrightington
(C) Elianora Mathea Walmesley (a 1708)
  m. Thomas Clifton of Clifton & Lytham
  (D)+ other issue - Thomas (dvpsp 26.08.1677), Richard (dsp 23.11.1680), Charles (dsp 02.06.1680), Mary (a 1708, nun), Anne (nun)
  (2) William Walmesley of Lowershall, Samlesbury (dsp, 4th son)
  m1. Anne Walton (dau of James Walton of Preston, relict of Edward French of Preston)
  m2. Fridiswide Rod (dau of Richard Rod of Rod)
  m3. Dorothy Danby (dau of John Danby of Crofton)
(3) Juliana Walmesley (dsps)
  m. Francis, 2nd Viscount Carrington
  (4) Eleanor Walmesley
  m. Sir Godfrey Copley, 1st Bart of Sprotborough (d 1684)
  (5)+ other issue - Thomas (d young), John (d young), Anne (d unm 1644)
  b. John Walmesley (d 04.1660)
  c. Elizabeth Walmesley (d 12.06.1666)
  This page's sources report that Elizabeth dsp but the Sherborne records show that she had children.
  m. Richard Sherborne of Stonyhurst
  d. Anne Walmesley (bur 20.08.1666)
  m1. William Middleton of Thurntoft (dsp, of Stockeld family)
  m2. (by 1631) Sir Edward Osborne, 1st Bart of Kiveton (bpt 12.12.1596, d 09.09.1647)
m2. Mary Hoghton (d 13.07.1632, dau of Sir Richard Hoghton, 1st Bart of Hoghton Tower)
  e. Charles Walmesley of Stayner Hall & Selby (dsp 1672)
  m1. Mary Chernock (dau of Thomas Chernock of Astley)
  m2. Anne Clerk of Yorkshire (m2. Charles Fairfax of York)
  B. Richard Walmesley of Sholley (d c1609)
  m. Margaret Walmesley (dau of William Walmesley of Fishwick)
  i. Thomas Walmesley (d unm)
ii. Richard Walmesley of Sholley (b 1598)
  m. Ellen Gerrard (dau of William Gerrard of Radborne)
  a. Richard Walmesley (dvp)
  m. Elizabeth Southworth (dau of Thomas Southworth of Samsbury)
  (1) Elizabeth Walmesley
  m. Thomas Cottam of Dilworth
  b. Thomas Walmesley of Sholley (bpt 02.04.1621, a 1664, 3rd son)
m. Elizabeth Mossock (dau of Henry Mossock, sister of Henry of Cunscough)
  (1) Richard Walmesley of Sholley (b 1656, d 19.08.1737)
  m. Jane Houghton (bur 13.10/11.1722, dau of John Houghton of Park Hall, sister of William)
(A) Thomas Walmesley of Sholley (b 21.10.1685, d 20.04.1755)
  m. Mary Colegrave (d 11.11.1721, dau of William Colegrave or Colgrave)
  (i) Thomas Colgrave Walmesley of Sholley (b 28.08.1713, d 12.05.1775)
  m. (10.04.1758) Elizabeth Turner (dau of John Turner of Hampstead Heath)
  (a) Richard Joseph Walmesley of Sholley (b 22.08.1764, d 26.05.1803)
  m. (25.08.1794) Catharine Manby (dau of Thomas Manby of Downsell Hall by Anne, dau of William Colegrave & Margaret Walmesley)
  ((1)) Thomas George Walmesley, last of Sholley (b 16.08.1795) had issue
  m. (04.05.1824) Susan Elizabeth Trussler of Slindon
  ((2)) Richard Walmesley in Essex (b 25.11.1796, d 16.02.1865) had issue
  m. (29.05.1821) Marianne Lescher (d 06.10.1868, dau of Joseph Lescher of Boyles Court)
  ((3)) Henry Walmesley of Ingatestone Hall (b 01.11.1799) had issue
m. (01.05.1832) Mary Havers (d 16.10.1871, dau of William Havers of Beacons)
  ((4)) Michael Walmesley (b 05.04.1800, dsp)
  m. (12.04.1836) Harriet Lescher (dau of Joseph Lescher of Boyles)
  ((5)) Frances Walmesley (d young)
  (b) Frances Walmesley (b 16.02.1772)
m. (04.04.1815) Nicholas Tuite Selby of Acton
  (c)+ other issue - Thomas (b 10.09.1767, d 05.01.1825), Robert (b 12.02.1770, monk), Catherine (b 17.04.1759, d unm 17.01.1785), Elizabeth Mercy Magdalen (b 22.07.1760, d 20.08.1787), Mercy (b 17.10.1761, d unm 230.3.1807), Anne (b 07.02.1763, d unm 26.10.1714), Eleanor Monica
  (ii)+ other issue - Richard (b 14.12.1709, dvp unm, Rev.), Joseph (b 07.10.1716, dsp 04.1759), Francis (b 11.04.1718, monk), Mary (d unm)
  (B) Margaret Walmesley (b 07.01.1700, d 24.04.1768)
  m. (1722) William Colegrave of Cann Hall
  (C)+ other issue - William of Liverpool (dsp 16.03.1752), John (a 1733, dsp), Edward, Richard (d 05.05.1735, Rev.), Robert, Charles (d 1716), Henry (dsp 1734), James (d 07.04.1777), Francis (dsp 04.1760), Elizabeth (d unm 1733?), Anne (d unm 1732/3), Dorothy (d young)
  (2)+ other issue - Henry (bur 03.03.1660), Anne (nun)
  c. John Walmesley
  The following comes from BLG1886 (Walmesley of Westwood).
  m1. Anne Bryers (dau of Lawrence Bryers of Buckshaw)
(1) Catherine Walmesley
  m. Richard Chorley of Hartwood Green
  m2. Margaret Plessington of Dimples & Plessington
(2) John Walmesley
  m. Mary Greaves (dau of William Greaves)
  (A) John Walmesley (bur 09.03.1780, 2nd son)
  m1. Margaret (dsp)
  m2. Mary Gerard (d 13.12.1795, dau of Richard Gerard, sister/co-heir of William of Ince)
  (i) Richard Walmesley of Westwood House (b 1752, d 1790)
  m. (15.08.1780) Sarah Worthington (d 19.01.1831, dau of James Worthington of West Houghton)
  (a) Charles Walmesley of Westwood House (b 16.07.1781, d 29.06.1833) had issue
  m. (17.11.1804) Elizabeth Jefferys (d 28.11.1850, dau of John Jefferys of the Inner Temple)
  (b) William Gerard Walmesley (dsp)
  m. Eliza Ferrers (dau of Edward Ferrers of Baddesley Clinton, widow of John Gerard)
  (c) Dorothy Mary Walmesley (dsp 1814)
  m. _ Reade
  (d)+ other issue (d young) - Sarah, Elizabeth
  (ii)+ other issue (d unm) - John (bur 03.10.1785), William Charles (d young), Charles Thomas (d young)
  (B) Thomas Walmesley (5th son)
  (i) Theresa Walmesley (d 21.06.1794, nun)
  (C) Vivian Walmesley of Warrington (d 1762, 8th son) had issue
  m. _ Miller
  (D)+ other issue - William of Wigan (dsp), Francis (d young), James (d young), Richard of Douai (priest), Charles (b 13.01.1722, d 25.11.1797, Bishop, Vicar Apostolic in Western England), Margaret (d young), Margaret (d young)
  (3)+ other issue - Robert (d unm bur 13.07.1727), Margaret (dsp)
  d. Janet Walmesley (dsps)
  m. John Sherborne of Balyhall or Baley Hall
  e.+ other issue - Gerard (dvp bur 09.01.1622), William (bpt 07.08.1622, d young), George (bur 27.06.1649), Margaret (bpt 1616, d unm)
C. Robert Walmesley of Coldecots (Coldcoats), Lancashire
  m. Isabell Parkinson (dau of Ralph Parkinson of Chiping)
  i. Thomas Walmesley of Coldcoats
  m1. Elizabeth Grimshaw (dau of Richard Grimshaw of Newhouse)
  a. Robert Walmesley of Coldcoats & Eaves Hall (b 1629, d c1688)
  m. (1648) Anne Thornton (sister of Richard Thornton of Tyersall)
(1) Thomas Walmesley of Coldcoats & Eaves Hall (b 1650)
  m. Ellen Crook (sister of Samuel Crook of Coppull)
  (A) Richard Walmesley of Coldcoats, Eaves Hall & Bashall (d c1718)
  m. (1704) Dorothy Ferrers (sister of William Ferrers of Bashall)
  (i) Richard Walmesley of Bashall & Eaves Hall (b 1707, d 29.08.1767)
  m. _ Williams of Flint
  (a) Margaret Walmesley of Bashall
  m. (18.04.1766) Hugh Hughes Lloyd of Plymog & Gwerclas
  (ii) Mary Walmesley
  m. Hammerton Astley of Preston
  (iii)+ other issue - John (b 1712, d 10.01.1746), William, Elizabeth
  b. Anne Walmesley
  m. William Cromback of Clerk Hill
c.+ other issue - Richard, Charles, Isabell
  m2. Katherine Hall of Blandford or Bradshaw
  ii. Richard Walmesley of Holcroft, Lancashire
  a. Thomas Walmesley (b 1601)
  iii. Elizabeth Walmesley
  m. John Parker of Loveley
  D. Edward Walmesley of Banister or Banaster Hall, Lancashire (d c1601)
  m. Anne Hawkesworth of Hawkesworth
  i. Thomas Walmesley of Banaster Hall
  m. Frances Stanley (dau of Edward Stanley of Moor Hall)
  a. Anne Walmesley
  m. Ratcliffe Hoghton (son of Sir Richard, 1st Bart of Hoghton Tower)
  ii. Edward Walmesley of Banaster Hall (b 1593)
  m. Dorothy Anderton (dau of Christopher Anderton of Horwick, relict of William Walton of Walton-le-Dale)
  iii. Richard Walmesley (d young)
iv. Rosamund Walmesley
  m. Thomas Winkley of Bellington
  v. Jane Walmesley
  m. Richard Craven of Dinkley
  vi. Elizabeth Walmesley
  m. Robert Hopton of Preston
  E. Nicholas Walmesley of London (6th son)
  m. Sarah Kemble (dau of Sir Thomas Kemble, Lord Mayor of London)
  i. Thomas Walmesley of Chalfont St. Peter's
  m. Elizabeth Ellis of London
  ii. Judith Walmesley (d 1653)
  m. (c1630) Sir Robert Smyth of Upton
  F. Alice Walmesley
  m. Richard Hethershall of Hethershall
  G. Elizabeth Walmesley
  m. Christopher Nowell of Mearley or Measley
  H.+ other issue - William of London, Henry (priest), John of Gray's Inn

Main source(s): BLG1886 (Walmesley of Pilgrim's Hall), Commoners (vol III, Walmesley of Sholley)
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