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Families covered: Wright of Attercliffe, Wright of Sheffield Park, Wright of Woodford

The following section was originally uploaded as the lower section of Wright04 on 10.03.12. It was moved here on 23.02.24 to facilitate review & expansion of that page.
Thomas Wright of Attercliffe (tanner)
1. Robert Wright
  m. _ Foster (dau of Robert Foster of Brampton, widow of Thomas Smith of Wickersley)
  A. Thomas Wright of Sheffield Park
  m. Dorothy Jarvis of Attercliffe
  i. Jarvis Wright of Sheffield (apothecary)
m. _ Foster
  a. Margaret Wright (dsp)
  m1. ??
  m2. Bourchier Molesworth
  ii. John Wright of Rotherham (dsp, printer)
m. _ Platts
  iii. Thomas Wright of Hackney
  m1. Ann Watson of Sheffield
  a. Thomas Wright
  b. Katherine Wright
  m. _ Belfour of London
  c. (Anna Maria) Wright
  m. (1799) John Watson of Shirecliff
  m2. ??
  iv. Charles Wright of London (silversmith)
  m. Jane
  a.+ issue - Charles, Jane, Katherine
  v. Joshua Wright of Rotherham (carrier)
  m. Ann Lawton (dau of Joshua Lawton of Sheffield)
  a. Thomas Jarvis Wright (d unm, painter)
  b. Ann Wright
  m. John White of Sheffield Park (butcher)
  (1)+ issue - James, Joshua, John, William, Rebecca, Julia
  c. Rebecca Wright
  m. _ Jubb of Micklebring
  vi. Catherine Wright (d 04.1805)
  m. George Elliot of Sheffield
  a. Catherine Elliot
  m. _ Eyre of Mosborough (Captain)
  (1) daughter
  m. Francis Parker (rector of Hooton Roberts)
  vii. Rebecca Wright
  m. _ Cooper of London
  viii.+ other issue - Alexander, Dorothy (d unm)
  B. Richard Wright of Sheffield Park 'and Attercliffe'
  m. _ Lawton (sister of Joshua Lawton of Park Gate)
  i. Thomas Wright of Sheffield Park
  m. Ann Jeeves of Lincolnshire
a. Thomas Wright of Wombwell
  m. Mary Beckwith (dau of Thomas Beckwith of Clifton)
  b. Mary Wright
  m. Richard Roe of Worksop (farmer)
  c. Alice Wright (d infant)
  ii. John Wright 'of Sheffield Park'
  m. (08.06.1755) Mary Girdler (bpt 06.09.1731, d 1805, dau of John Girdler of Sheffield)
  FMG (Wright of Sheffield) reports that John & Mary had "Numerous issue". The following comes from FMG (Continuation ('Hunter's Pedigrees', 1936), 'Girdler of Ollerton, Notts., and Sheffield').
  a. John Wright of Sheffield then Birmingham (razorsmith, 2nd son?)
  (1)+ issue - John, Richard
  b. Joshua Wright of Sheffield then London (cutler)
  m. Hannah Ledger of Sheffield Park Hill
  (1)+ issue - Richard, Thomas
  c. Thomas Wright
  m. Ann Henfrey (dau of William Henfrey)
  d. Mary Wright
  m. Samuel Lindley of Sheffield (razorsmith)
  (1) William Lindley of Sheffield
  m. _ Scholey
  (2) Lydia Lindley
m. William milnder of Sheffield (scissorsmith)
  (3)+ other issue - Nathaniel, Richard, John, Ellen, Elizabeth, Hannah
  e.+ other issue - Richard of Liverpool (a 1802), Ann (d young)
  iii. Joshua Wright of Sheffield (dsp, carrier)
  m. Hannah Smith (m1/2. Leonard Webster of Sheffield)
  iv. Sarah Wright
  m. William Dyson of Houndswell
  a. William Dyson (d unm)
  v. Elizabeth Wright
  m. John Creswick of Sheffied (butcher)
  C. daughter
  m. _ Swallow of Attercliffe



TCB notes that "Owing presumably to the confusion of two persons each named James Wright being created Baronets in the same year, this creation is often omitted". TCB reports of this James that he was "His Majesty's President to the Republic of Venice, whose parentage is not known". TCB notes the report that, in 'Notes & Queries' (5th series, xii, 18), "Archbishop Moore's first wife was the sister of the late Sir James Wright, Bart., Resident at Venice". However, this presumably refers to John Moore (Archbishop of Canterbury 1783-1805) whose first, wife according to Wikipedia, was a daughter of Robert Wright, Chief Justice of South Carolina, whose son was the other James Wright who was created a Baronet in the same year as the following Sir James, thereby supporting the view that the 2 Sir Jameses have sometimes been confused with each oher.
Sir James Wright of Woodford (Essex), 1st Bart (d 1803)
m. Catherine Stapleton (b c1732, d 06.01.1802, dau of Sir William Stapleton, 4th Bart, by Catherine Paul)
1. Sir George Ernest Wright of Woodford, 2nd Bart (b c1769, d 31.12.1809
  TCB reports that Sir George m. (03.06.1796) (Rebecca), dau/heir of Charles Maclane of Okingham, and that he died "presumably s.p.m.". FMG identifies his wife and only daughter as follows.
  m. Rebecca Maclaine (d 1819, dau/heir of Duncan Maclaine of Greenock)
  A. Ruperta Catherine Wright
  m. (14.02.1822) Rev. Edward Murray (son of George, Bishop of St. David's, and nephew of the Duke of Athol)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (originally uploaded 10.03.12 to Wright04) : FMG (Continuation ('Hunter's Pedigrees', 1936), 'Wright of Sheffield')
(2) For lower section (originally uploaded 09.07.14 to WZmisc07) : TCB (vol 5, 'Wright of Venice', p161), FMG (vol 1, 'Bradney', MS163, p375)
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