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Families covered: Wordsworth of Falthwaite, Wordsworth of Normanton, Wordsworth of Sockbridge
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William Wordsworth of Falthwaite (bur 05.03.1666)
BLG1863, which starts with this William, suggests that he married Helen Crosland. MGH shows her as his mother.
1. William Wordsworth of Wraith House (bpt 07.05.1615, bur 05.03.1658)
  m. Grace Cudworth (a 1697, dau/coheir of Richard Cudworth of Eastfield, widow of John Ellison)
A. Richard Wordsworth of Normanton (Yorkshire), last of Wraith House (bpt 23.02.1654, bur 08.1721)
  m. (27.07.1676) Elizabeth Nicholls (Nickolls)
  i. Richard Wordsworth of Normanton & Falthwaite, Sockbridge, Westmorland (b c1680, d 25.06.1760)
  m. (25.05.1732) Mary Robinson (d c1770, dau of John Robinson of Appleby Common, sister of John of Wyke House)
  a. Richard Wordsworth of Whitehaven, Cumberland (b 1742-3, d 16.06.1794)
  m. (25.06.1758) Elizabeth Favell (b c1730, bur 02.1809, dau of Redman Favell of Normanton by Anne Wordsworth)
  (1) Richard Wordsworth (b 1752)
  m. Mary Scott (dau of J. Scott of Bryanthwaite)
  (A) Mary Wordsworth
  m1. William Parker (Captain RN, son of Admiral Sir Henry)
  m2. W.P. Smith (d 1853, RN)
  (B) Elizabeth Wordsworth
  m. C. Browne
  (C) Dorothy Wordsworth
  m. (27.09.1823) Benson Harrison of Ambleside
  (D)+ other issue - Joseph (d unm), John (d unm 1816), Richard (d unm), Catherine, Jane (d unm)
  (2) John Wordsworth (b 1754, dsp 1820, Captain)
  m1. Anne Gale of Whitehaven
  m2. Elizabeth Littledale of Whitehaven
(3) Robinson Wordsworth (b 1775, d 1856, 5th son)
  m. Matilda Forth
  (A)+ issue - Cullen, Charles (QC), Caroline, Elizabeth
  (4) Mary Wordsworth
  m. Richard Smith
  (5) Elizabeth Wordsworth (dsp)
m. William Barker
  (6) Anne Wordsworth (dsp 1840 or 18.05.1845)
  m1. Rev. Charles Favell (cousin)
  m2. G. Ireland (canon of Chester)
m3. J. Coombe
  (7)+ other issue (dsp) - James, Favel
  b. John Wordsworth of Sockbridge & Cockermouth (b 27.11.1741, d 1783)
  m. (05.02.1766) Ann Cookson (b 01.1747, bur 11.03.1778, dau of William Cookson of Penrith)
  The following has been supplemented (slightly) with data taken from Wikipedia.
(1) Richard Wordsworth (b 19.05.1768, d 19.05.1816, of Staple's Inn)
  m. Jane Weston
  (A) John Wordsworth (b 1714-5, d unm 18.08.1846)
  (2) William Wordsworth of Rydal (b 07.04.1770, d 23.04.1850, Poet Laureate)§G
  p. Annette Vallon
  (A) Caroline Wordsworth (b 1792)
  m. (03.10.1802) Mary Hutchinson (b 16.08.1770, d 17.01.1859, dau of James(John) Hutchinson of Penrith)
  (B) John Wordsworth of Sockbridge (b 1802-3, d 1875, Recrtor of Brigham & Plimlands ) had issue
m1. Isabella Curwen (dau of Henry Curwen of Workington Hall)
  m2. Helen Ross of Edinburgh (dsp 1854)
  m3. (1856) Mariann Dolan
  (C)+ other issue - Thomas (b 1806, d 01.12.1812), William (b 1810, d 1883, had issue), Dorothy (Dora) (b16.08.1804, dsp 09.07.1847, m. Edward Quillinan), Catherine (b 06.09.1808, d 04.06.1812)
  (3) Christopher Wordsworth (b 09.06.1774, d 02.02.1846, Master of Trinity College in Cambridge, youngest son) had issue
  m. (1804) Priscilla Lloyd (b 1781, d 1815)
(4)+ other issue - John (b 04.12.1772, d 05.02.1805, Captain & poet), Dorothy (b 25.12.1771, d unm 25.01.1855, poet & diarist)
  c. Anne Wordsworth (b 1734, d 1787)
  m. Rev. Thomas Myers of Barton
  ii. Anne Wordsworth 
  m. (1714) Redman Favell of Normanton (bpt 08.0131694, bur 1729, son of James)
  B.+ other issue - Susanna, Martha
2. Thomas Wordsworth of Doncaster (b c1632, bur 06.12.1667, grocer)
3. Priscilla Wordsworth (b c1614, d 1682)
  m. (26.09.1650) Henry Rayney of Tyers Hill (bur 16.11.1682)
4. Mary Wordsworh
  m.(c1642) James Croft of Hessle
5. Susan Wordsworh
  m. John Bingley of Aldwick-upon-Dearne

Main source(s): BLG1863 ('Wordsworth of Sockbridge'), MGH (NS1, vol 4 (1884), 'Pedigree of Wordsworth of Penistone, etc., co. York', p41+)
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