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Families covered: Acworth of Chatham, Acworth (Ackworth) of Toddington, Acworth of Luton

William Acworth of Bedfordshire (a 1416)
1. John Acworth of Luton (d 17.03.1513/4)
  MGH reports that there is a memorial brass "to him" in Luton which indicates that he had 2 wives, Alys & Amy, and 17 children. HoP ("George Acworth of Toddington") identifies George's mother as John's 3rd wife ...
  m3. Elizabeth Broughton (dau of John Broughton of Toddington)
  A. George Acworth of Toddington, Bedfordshire (d 17.05.1530, MP)
  m1. (??) (by 1503) Eleanor Niter (dau of John Niter)
  i. George Acworth of Luton then Potton (b 1503, d 1561?)
  m. Agnes (d 1577?, m2. Symon Phillips of Abington)
MGH shows the connections to Henry & William with a solid line but those to the others as dotted, indicating some uncertainty on them.
  a. Henry Acworth (a 1569, of the Inner Temple)
  m. Dorothy (possibly dau of William Lytton)
  b. William Acworth (d 21.05.1606, Vicar of Hernehill)
  m1. Elizabeth Purifay (dau of Simon Purifay by Barbara)
  (1) Cicely Acworth
  m. (24.02.1595) Thomas Clark (son of William of Herne Hill)
  (2) Judith Acworth
  2m. Mary (a 1606)
  c. Charles Acworth (d by 1608)
  m. Mary (widow of _ Alewarde)
  (1) Elizabeth Acworth
  d. George Acworth (b before 10.1539, a 1593, MP)
  (1) MGH does not identify George's wife. HoP ("George Acworth of Cambridge, Winchester, London and Ireland") identifies George as 4th son of Thomas Acworth of London (by Ann) and identifies his wife as Elizabeth, dau/coheir of Robert Horne, Bishop of Winchester, but that appears to be confusion with his cousin George 'of Kent' below.
(2) MGH shows the connections to Gregory & Mary with a solid line but those to the others as dotted, indicating some uncertainty on them.
  (1) Edward Acworth (bur 10.01.1644-5, Captain)
  m. Elizabeth Ia 1649)
  (2) John Acworth of Plymouth then London (bur 04.09.1638)
  m1. Susan (bur 06.01.1631-2)
  (A) John Acworth (b before 1613, d after 03.04.1642)
  m. (1638) Edith Hele (dau of Walter Hele, m2. Richard Meane)
  (i) Susan Acworth (bpt 10.07.1638, bur 31.03.1643)
  (B) Allny Acworth (b 25.07.1613, bur 10.07.1674, Vicar in Rochester & Wandsworth)
m. Cicely (bur 1689-90)
  (i) John Acworth (bpt 02.10.1649, bur 08.04.1717)
  m. Elizabeth (a 1717)
  (a) John Acworth (d 1744?)
  m1. (04.1706) Mary Andrew (d 07.04.1713, dau of Thomas Andrew)
  ((1)) Gabriel Acworth (bpt 29.01.1711, bur 28.02.1769, youngest son)
  m. Ann Blagrave (b 1724, d 1800, dau of George Blagrave)
  ((A)) Harriet Acworth (bpt 06.04.1764, a 1801)
  m. (1785) William Love (Captain RN)
  ((i))+ issue - William Buckeridge Acworth (bpt 20.11.1803), H.O. (Rear Admiral), Harriet
  ((B)) Ann Acworth (a 1800)
  m. Henry Sedgwick
  ((C)) Sophia Acworth (a 1798)
  m. E.M. Thornton (Dr.)
  ((D))+ other issue - Thomas Andrew (b 1759?, d unm 1783), Elizabeth, Martham Mary Andrew
((2))+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 16.01.1706-7, d by 1728), John (bpt 20.10.1709, d 1746), Delicia (bpt 05.03.1708, d unm bur 26.05.1768)
  m2. (1717?) Ann Ball (b c1678, bur 25.04.1748)
  ((5)) Abraham Acworth (bpt 10.12.1719, bur 14.04.1781, Clerk of Exchequer)
  m. (30.04.1745) Margaretta Mabella Buckeridge (b c1733, bur 1694)
  ((A))+ issue (d unm) - Buckeridge Hall (b 1746-7, d 15.08.1818), Charles Lewis (bur 27.07.1751), Abraham Holmes (bpt 16.01.1753, bur 06.12.1773)
  ((6)) Elizabeth Acworth (bpt 22.10.1721, a 1781)
  m. (1745) Francis W. Manaton
  ((A)) Martha Mnaton (d 1813)
  m. (1773) Cornthwaite Ommanney (Captain)
  ((i))+ issue - Sir John (b 1773, d 1855), Sir Francis Molyneux (b 1774, d 1840, had issue), Mary
  ((7))+ other issue - Edmund (bpt 22.10.1718), Mary (bpt 22.07.1723)
  (b) Thomas (?) Acworth
  m. (?) (1733) _ Garbett
  (ii)+ other issue - Allyn (bpt 19.01.1650-1, d by 1711), Samuel (bpt 11.04.1652, d by 1679), Daniel (bpt 03.09.1653, d 1700), William (bur 12.04.1666)
  (C) William Acworth of Woolwich (b after 1613, d 1671)
  m1. (1638?) Avice Cole (b 05.06.1616, bur 1643, dau/coheir of Thomas Cole of Woodbirdge Ufford)
  MGH shows the connection to William with a solid line but those to the others as dotted, indicating some uncertainty on them.
  (i) Thomas Acworth (b 1640-1, d 12.10.1719, Vicar of Pyrton)
  m1. Susan Gooddiar (bur 29.07.1685, dau of Rev. Francis Gooddiar of Courtenhall)
  m2. Nary Sudwell (b c1652, d 11.09.1714)
  (a) Thomas Acworth (b 1690, d 1710)
  (ii) John Acworth (b 1640-1, bur 07.08.1690, shipwright)
  m. (1668) Sarah Spreever (b 1643-4, d by 1723, possibly widow (or dau by Sarah) of Thomas Boyce)
  (a) Sir Jacob Acworth (d 16.03.1749, Surveyor & Commissioner of the Navy, 3rd son)
  m1. (04.06.1696) Elizabeth Sliter (bpt 15.11.1678)
  ((1))+ 6 children (d infant)
  m2. (12.02.1709) Esther (widow of _ Loten)
  ((7)) Esther Acworth (bpt 14.05.1711, d 03.09.1768)
  ((8)) Avice Acworth (bpt 21.05.1712, a 1768)
m. (1742) Sir George Wheate (a 1768)
  ((A)) Sir Jacob Wheate
  (b) William Acworth (bpt 05.04.1674, bur 20.12.1711)
  m. Elizabeth (m2/3. John Richards)
  ((1)) William Acworth (d by 1736)
  ((2)) Sarah Acworth (a 1742)
  m. (before 07.1729) Philemon Powell
  ((3)) Elizabeth Acworth (bpt 14.08.1712, a 1742)
  m. (after 08.1736) Joshua Thomas
  ((A)) Joshua Thomas (a 1742)
  (c) Sarah Acworth (a 1742)
  m. (before 1708) William Holby
  (d)+ other issue (d young/infant) - William (b 1671, d 1672), John (b 1672, d 1696), Thomas , Lucy, Ann
  (iii)+ other issue - William (a 1668), Henry (a 1673)
  m2. Elizabeth Bradshaw (d 1646, dau of Peter Bradshaw, relict of William Munday)
  m3. Elizabeth Smith (dau of (Sir?) William Smith of East Greenwich (Serjeant-at-law), niece of Bishop Duppa, m2. Robert Foley)
  MGH shows the connection to Mary with a solid line but those to the others as dotted, indicating some uncertainty on them.
  (v) Edward Acworth of Chatham (b c1655?, bur 16.06.1707, shipwright)
  m1. Sarah (bur 11.09.1697)
  (a) Daniel Acworth (bpt 29.08.1679)
  m. (01.06.1702) Elizabeth Eastman
  ((1))+ issue - Jacob (bpt 20.08.1716), others (d infant - Robert, Edward, Elizabeth)
  (a) Edward Acworth of Chatham (bpt 21.09.1684, bur 17.10.1748, shipwright)
  m1. Ellanor (bur 30.10.1724)
  ((1)) Edward Acworth (bpt 20.03.1714-5, d by 1775, shipwright)
  m. (20.09.1754) Elizabeth Nairne (d by 1786)
  ((A)) Elizabeth Acworth (a 1786)
  m. (by 1778) Joseph Davies
  ((B)) Sarah Acworth
  m. Richard Simmons
  ((2)) Ann Acworth (bpt 31.08.1712, bur 30.09.1731)
  m2. Amy (bur 09.09.1730)
  m3.Ann Mortimer (?) (b 1701-2. d 28.09.1768)
  ((3)) James Acworth (b 02.12.1732, bur 22.05.1844, shipwright)
  m. Elizabeth Dawson (b c1742, bur 30.11.1819)
  ((A)) Edward Acworth (b 06.10.14762)
  m. Elizabeth Davies
  ((i)) Edward Acworth (bpt 04.1791) had issue (2 daus)
  m. Esther Acworth @1@ below
  ((ii)) Joseph Acworth (b 1796, d 1866) had issue
  m. Eliza Edmunds
  ((iii)) James Acworth had issue
  m. Lavinia Parker (d 1870?)
  ((iv)) William Acworth (b 21.05.1804?, d 1886) had issue
  m. Elizaberh Palmer (b 1814, d 1865)
  ((v))+ other issue ("extinct in the male line")
  ((B)) John Acworth (b 22.02.1764, d 17.03.1817)
  m. (08.10.1793) Esther Dafforne (dau of John Dafforne)
  ((i)) George Acworth (b 30.07.1798, d 08.05.1860) had issue
  m. (1824) Catherine Acworth @2@ below
  ((ii)) Esther Acworth (b 01.07.1794)
  m. Edward Acworth @1@ above
  ((iii))+ other issue (d infant) - John, Eliza
  ((C)) William Acworth
  m1. (1795) Catherine Brindley (b 1775, d 1834, dau of Nathaniel Brindley)
  ((i)) James Acworth (b 01.08.1798, d 13.10.1893) had issue
  m1. (1825) Sarah Thackeray (dau of Michael Thackeray)
  m2. (sp?) Mary Brindley (dau of Joseph Brindley)
  ((ii)) Catherine Acworth (b 26.10.1801, d 08.05.1869)
  m. (1824) George Acworth @2@ above
  ((iii)) William Acworth (b 09.09.1803, d 10.01.1899, Vicar of South Stoke) had issue
  m1. (1828, sps) Mary Dennis (d 27.07.1828, dau of William Dennis, widow of Dr. Currey)
  m2. (1836) Harriette Garland Muller (d 09.04.1846)
  m3. (1850) Margaret Dundas Mitchell (d 01.06.1877, dau of Andrew Mitchell)
  m4. Sarah Stokes
  ((iv)) Nathaniel Brindley Acworth (b 11.12.1805, d 11.05.1892) had issue
  m. (1846) Anna Diana Close (dau of Francis Close, Dean of Carlisle)
  ((v)) Joseph Acworth (b 24.08.1807, d 1876) had issue (1 dau)
  m. Susan Beale
  ((vi)) Edward Acworth (b 11.07.1809, d 17.03.1875, MD)
  m. Anne Andrews
  ((vii)) Betsy Matilda Pelham Acworth (b 08.0.1815)
  m. George C.Green
  m2. Mary Hudson
  ((D))+ "Other issue male but with no surviving descendants"
  ((4))+ other issue - Ann (b 1736, d 1737), Ann (b 1740, d 1796)
  (a)+ other issue - Amy (bpt 28.05.1682, bur 24.12.1768?), Sarah (b 1688, d 1689), Dennis (bpt 28.09.1690)
  m2. Catherine (a 1707)
  (vi) Robert Acworth (bur 28.03.1706-7)
  m. Sarah
(a)- issue - Robert (bpt 20.01.1670-1), Thomas, Jane (bpt 19.05.1678), Mary (bpt 26.06.1681), Elizabeth (bpt 10.05.1685)
  (vii) Francis Acworth
  m1/2. (1699) Ellanor Platt
  m2/1. Amy
  (a) Sarah Acworth (bpt 26.08.1705)
  (viii) Mary Acworth (a 1675)
  m2. Constance
  (D) John Acworth (bpt 30.01.1633-4, bur 19.01.1671-2)
  (3) Ann Acworth
  m. Edward Staresmore (son of Francis of Froulesworth)
  (4)+ other issue - Gregory (bpt 20.07.1582), Mary (bur 05.01.1587)
  e. Thomas Acworth in Hernehill Rectory (a 1593)
  (1) Thomas Acworth (d by 1615)
  m. Elizabeth (a 1615)
f.+ other issue - Richard of Brentford (a 1564), Stephen (a 1578), John (a 1576)
  ii. Thomas Acworth (b c1510?, d by 1569)
  m. Ann (a 1569)
  MGH shows the connection to Thomasyn with a solid line but those to the others as dotted, indicating some uncertainty on them.
  a. George Acworth 'of Kent' (b c1533, d c1582?, Prebendary of Southwell)
  m. Elizabeth Horne (d by 1613?, dau of Robert Horne, Bishop of Winchester, m2. Athony Dering of Charing)
  (1) Catherine Acworth
  m. Robert Barker (son of George of Coulhurst)
  (2) daughter
  m. Achilles Gifford (son of John of Brightleigh)
  (3)+ other issue - Richard (bpt 09.09.1565, a 1589), Fraunce (bpt 25.03.1567)
  b. Richard Acworth (a 1589, of Licnoln's Inn, youngest son)
  (1) Richard Acworth (b 1572)
  m. (1596) Julian Martin
  (A) ?? Acworth
  (i) Charles Acworth (a 1665, schoolmaster at Maidstone)
  (ii) William Acworth (d by 1643)
m. Mary (a 1643)
  (2) Edward Acworth (d before 1639, youngest son?)
  (A) Edward Acworth (b 1618?, a 1662)
  (i) Charles Acworth (b 1641?, a 1662)
  (3) Ann Acworth (bur 1627)
  m1. _ Darrell
  m2. (1597) Nicholas Dering
  (4)+ other issue - Thomas (bur 1601), John (a 1615, curate)
c. Thomasyn Acworth
  m. (1551) Thomas Pope (d 1591, m2. ??)
  d. Ann Acworth (a 1588)
  m. (1570) William Scott of Camberwell (d by 1588)
  (1)+ issue - Robert, Willliam, Agnes
  e.+ other issue - Thomas (d 1576-7, cleric), Chad (a 1607)
  iii. Ann Acworth
  m. John Cornwall
  iv. Frances Acworth (d by 1542)
  m. (01.1530) Robert Charnock (d 1547, m2. Alice)
  m2. Margaret Wilberfosse of Egleston (d by 1539, (m1. Richard Radcliffe of co. Durham?), m2/3. John Daniel, 'dau of William (sb Christopher?) Wilberfoss of Egleston')
  v. Joan Acworth (b c1519, a 1584)
  m1. (1539?) William Bulmer (son of Sir John)
  m2. (1550) Edward Waldegrave (b 1513-4, d 13.08.1584, son of George of Smalbridge)
  B. Thomas Acworth

Main source(s): MGH (NS4 vol 11 1906), Part 1 (March 1904), 'Pedigree of Acworth of Bedfordshire, etc.' p57+)
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