'Wigfall1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Wigfall of Carter Hall, Wigfall of Eckington, Wigfall of Renishaw, Wigfall of Ridgeway
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Hunter reports (in FMG) that the following comes from the Visitations (to Derbyshire) of 1634 & 1662 with additions from the Register at Eckington and also Visitation (St. George, London, 1687) but adds "This pedigree needs revision".
George Wigfall of Carter Hall in Eckington, Derbyshire
m1. Elizabeth Moore (dau of Robert Moore)
m2. Cecilia
1. Henry Wigfall of Ridgeway (in Eckington) (d by 1600)
  m. (23.09.1570) Ursula Newsham (b c1550, a 1600, dau/coheir of Richard Newsham of Shatcliffe)
  A. George Wigfall of (Long Ridgway then) Carter Hall (bur 01.10.1623)
m. (03.03.1602-3) Ann Towers (dau/coheir of Nicholas Towers of Eaton)
  i. Zachariah Wigfall of Carter Hall (bpt 01.12.1603, a 1634)
  m. Jane Pigot (dau of Gervas Pigot of Thrumpton by Jane Bradshaw of Burton)
  a.+ issue - William (b c1632, a 1634), Henry (bpt 28.05.1633), Gervase (bpt 11.08.1634)
  ii.+ other issue - Matthew, Godfrey, Benjamin
  B. Henry Wigfall of Renishaw (in Eckington) (d 1651, 3rd son)
  Visitation (Derbyshire, 1662-4, 'Wigfall of Renishaw') shows Henry as son rather than brother of George. Provisionally, we follow Hunter in showing him as one of George's younger brothers.
  m. (11.09.1636) Elizabeth Gell (dau of Sir John Gell of Hopton)
  i. John Wigfall of Renishaw (bpt 28.09.1637, bur 05.11.1711)
  Hunter notes that Anne is shown by St. George as the only issue of John's 1st marriage whilst a Dr. Pegge identifies Frances Newton as wife of his son John, rather than this John's 3rd wife. Provisionally we follow Hunter in showing what he gives precedence to within FMG.
  m1. Elizabeth Phipps (dau of Robert Phipps of Coventry and/or Doncaster)
  a. William Wigfall of Bramley, Yorkshire (bpt 01.08.1666-7)
m. Ann Ross of Leeds
  (1)+ issue (a 1709) - John (b c1702), Thomas (b c1706)
  b. Anne Wigfall (b 1657-8)
  m1. John Bright of Dore
  (1) Barbara Bright possibly the Barbara who married ...
  m. (1714) John Revel
  (2) Jane Bright
m2. (1708) Henry Inman
  c. Jane Wigfall
  m1. _ Mathill
  m2. William Emmerson (parson of Normanton)
  d.+ other issue - Henry (bpt 02.03.1664-5), John (see note above), Barbara (bpt 10.12.1663, a 1709, d unm?), Mary, Elizabeth
  m2. Barbara Nevil (dau of Gervas Nevil of Leeds by Barbara, dau of Francis Bullock of Ounston)
  m3. Frances Newton (b 1669-70, d 20.0.1714, dau of Sir John Newton of Barrs Court, Bart)
  ii. Daniel Wigfall of Renishaw then London (bpt 05.04.1642, d 1699)
  m. (21.09.1676) Dorothy Elmsall (of Doncaster?)
  a. Elizabeth Wigfall
  m. Thomas Chester (son of Sir Anthony)
  b. Dorothy Wigfall
  m. William Henry Plumtree (brother of the MP)
  c.+ other issue - John, Henry, Daniel, Thomas, Mary
  iii. Mary Wigfall (b c1645)
  m. _ Trot (of near Ashburn)
  iv.+ other issue - Elizabeth (bpt 19.09.1639, d 24.04.1641), Judith (d unm)
  C.+ other issue - William, Richard, Godfrey, John, Peter, Elizabeth, Mary, Troth, Gertrude
2.+ other issue - Godfrey, Elizabeth, Joan, Gertrude, Frances, Dorothy

Main source(s): FMG (vol 2, MS200, 'Wigfall', p464+)
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