'Bates1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bates of Halliwell, Bates of Milbourne, Bates of Newbottle, Bates of Newcastle-on-Tyne, Bates of Ovington

William Bates of Bedlington, Northumberland
1. James Bates of Milbourne (a temp Edward IV who r. 1461-1483)
  Commoners reports that, after James, the "next on record" was the undermentioned Thomas of Ovington Hall, MP. HoP ("Thomas Bates") identifies the parents of the MP but we presume that there was an intervening generation.
  A. ?? Bates
  i. Thomas Bates of Ovington (d by 1544)
  m. Joan Creswell (dau of Robert Creswell of Newbiggin)
  a. Thomas Bates of Ovington Hall (b by 1526, d 31.08.1587, MP for Morpeth)
  m. Isabel
  HoP ("Thomas Bates") identifies Thomas as "of Morpeth and Holywell, Northumb." and queries if he dsp. He is the first mentioned by BLG1886 which jumps to his great-great-grandson, Ralph. Commoners provides the intervening generations.
  (1) Robert Bates of Morpeth, Milbourne, etc. (d 1594-5)
(A) Christopher Bates of Halliwell (d 02.02.1602)
  m. Elizabeth Ogle of Bebside
  (i) Thomas Bates of Halliwell (b 1596, d 1638)
  m. Dorothy Errington (d 1663, dau of Mark Errington of Pont Island)
  (a) Ralph Bates of Halliwell, East Hartford, etc. (bpt 29.08.1613, d 11.03.1690) - continued below
  m. Margaret (dau of Thomas Chatour or Challoner of Butterby)
(b) Thomas Bates of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  m. Margaret Wilkinson of Durham
  ((1)) Richard Jedidiah Bates of Newcastle-on-Tyne 'of Newbottle'
  m(3). Margaret Clark (dau of Michael Clark of Yorkshire)
  ((A)) Isabel Bates
  m. Ralph Bates of Halliwell @@ below
  ((B)) Esther Bates
  m. C. Fenwick
  ((C)) Mary Bates
  m. (29.09.1719) Rev. John Ellison
  ((D)) Margaret Bates
  m. Rev. L. Farrington
  ((2)) daughter
  m. _ Crawforth
  ((3))+ other issue (dsp)
  (c) Margaret Bates
  m. William Watson of Bedlington
  (d)+ other issue - Mary (d young ), Barbara (d young), Zersbabel (d unm 1638), Isabel, Catherine
  (ii) Dorothy Bates
  m. _ Middleton of Silswicke
  (iii) Isabel Bates
  m. Martin Fenwick of Brinkley
  (iv) Catherine Bates
  m. George Bindlosse of Newcastle-on-Tyne
  (v)+ other issue (d unm) - Cuthbert (d York 1644, Captain), John (d 1599)
  The following comes from 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 7, John Crawford Hodgson, 1904, 'Bertram, Conyers, Cresswell, and Bates of Eshot', p341).
  b. William Bates (d 1547)
  m. Margery Holland
  (1) Cuthbert Bates of Halliwell
  m. Isabella Ogle (dau of John Ogle of Belside)
  (2) Eleanor Bates
  m. William Fenwick of Blagdon
  c.+ other issue - Robert of Morpeth & North Seaton, Anthony (d 1560)



Ralph Bates of Halliwell, East Hartford, etc. (Northumberland) (bpt 29.08.1613, d 11.03.1690) - continued above
m. Margaret (dau of Thomas Chatour or Challoner of Butterby)
1. Ralph Bates of Halliwell (bpt 16.02.1646, d 22.07.1695)
  m1. (29.05.1677) Margaret Bewicke (d 1680, dau of Robert (sb Thomas?) Bewicke of Close House)
  A. Thomas Bates of Halliwell (b 15.05.1678, dsp 19.06.1734)
  B. Ralph Bates (b 04.03.1679, d 1683)
  m2. (31.07.1683) Anne James (dau of William James of Washington (grandson of James, Bishop of Durham), relict of John Hedworth of Harraton, m3. John Shafto of Bavington)
  C. William Bates (b 02.07.1684, dsp 1705)
  D. Ralph Bates 'of Newcastle' 'of Newbottle' of Halliwell (b 08.01.1688, d 23.11.1754)
  m1. (06.05.1714) Mary Bacon (d 03.1723, dau of John Bacon of Staward)
  i. Anne Bates (b 21.10.1715, d 1787)
m. Charles Stoddart (rector of Whalton)
  a. Mary Stoddart
  m. _ Errington of the Chesters
  b.+ other issue
  ii. Isabella Bates (b 16.07.1717, d 29.08.1780)
  m. (07.01.1742-3) William Watson of Newcastle-on-Tyne
  iii. Margaret Bates (b 1718)
  m. Cuthbert Watson of Coupen (Cowpen)
  a. (Cuthbert) Watson of Cowpen (d 03.05.1802, eldest son)
  m. (05.11.1771) Diana Watson of North Seaton
(1) Dorothy Watson
  m. Charles Dulston Purvis of Earsdon
(2) Margaret Diana Watson
  m. Rev. Ralph Errington
  b.+ other issue
  iv.+ other issue (d infant) - Mary, Dorothy
  m2. (20.05.1725) Isabel Bates (dau of Richard Bates of Newcastle-on-Tyne) @@ above
vi. Ralph Bates 'of Milbourne', Sheriff of Northumberland (b 14.05.1730, d 02.08.1783)
  m1. (15-16.07.1759) Jane Mitford (d 06.05.1760)
  a. Isabella Jane Bates
  m. (1786) Rev. Henry Ingilby (brother of Sir John of Ripley Castle, Bart)
  m2. (01.06.1762) Anne Ellison (sister of Henry Ellison of Hebburn Hall)
  b. Ralph Bates of Milbourne Hall, Halliwell, etc. Sheriff of Northumberland (b 22.10.1764, d 06.06.1813, Lt. Colonel)
  m. (04.12.1798) Sarah Ellison (dau of Rev. Nathaniel Ellison of Bolam & Doddington by Jane, dau/heir of Colonel Furye of Faringdon)
  (1) Ralph Bates of Milbourne Hall (b 13.12.1799, d 06.06.1853)
  (2) Nathaniel Bates of Milbourne Hall (b 16.06.1805, dsp 1855)
  (3) Robert Bates (d 1807)
  (4) Jane Anne Bates of Milbourne Hall (a 1855, dsp)
  (5) Sarah Bates of Milbourne Hall (d unm 09.04.1878)
  (6) Georgiana Bates, later of Milbourne Hall (a 1886)
  m. (08.03.1843) John Elphinstone Elliot, later Bates (rector of Whalton)
c. Hannah Bates
  m. (1786) John Hunter of Lisburn
  (1) John Hunter had issue (2 daughters)
  m. Sarah Story of Lackington Hall
  (2) Henry Hunter (4th son) had issue
  m. _ Byrne
  (3) Mary Anne Barbara Hunter
  m. (01.05.1827) Hugh Bates Maxwell (cousin)
  (4)+ other issue - Ralph Bates (rector of Whalton), George, William, Anna (d young)
  d. Mary Anne Bates
  m. (1795) Rev. John Fawcett
  (1)+ issue - John, 4 sons, 4 daughters
  e.+ other issue - Thomas (d unm), Henry (d unm), Richard (d 1783), Robert, Cuthbert, Anne (d unm), Elizabeth (d unm)
vii. Thomas Bates (b 03.12.1735, d 26.08.1794, 'rector of Whalton')
  m. (02.1770) Elizabeth Clutterbuck of Warkworth
  a. Thomas Bates (Lt. Colonel)
  m. (1801) (Selina Maria) Waller (dau of Sir Robert Waller, Bart)
  (1) Isabel Ann Bates (d 19.12.1879) probably of this generation
  m. (08.08.1833) Samuel Parker of Dunston Hill (b 06.01.1799, d 24.04.1869)
  (2)+ 2 sons + 6 daughters
b.+ other issue
  viii. Mary Bates (b 17.04.1726)
  m. (1754) Henry Wilson of Newbottle
  a. Thomas Wilson
  b. Isabella Wilson
  m. (02.07.1792) Sir William Maxwell of Calderwood, Bart (General)
  ix. Esther Bates (dsp 1794)
  m. Richard Wharton
  x. Dorothy Bates (d 1778)
  m1. William Clayton, Mayor of Newcastle
  a. Ralph Clayton (dsp?, serjeant-at-law)
  b. Isabella Clayton
  m. R. Walters
  c. Anne Clayton
  m. _ Moorhouse (Dr.)
  m2. _ Brick
  d. daughter
  xi.+ other issue - Elizabeth (d unm 1747), Jane (d young), Deborah (d young)
  E. Margaret Bates
  m. W. Potter
  F. Anne Bates
  m. Christopher Teesdale of Knipe Hall
2. Mark Bates (b 1653, dsp 23.08.1708)
  m. Eleanor (relict of _ Pye of Norpeth)
3. Andrew Bates (b 1655) had issue
  m. _ Whitfield (dau of Matthew Whitfield of Whitfield Hall)
4.+ 4 daughters

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 1, 'Bates of Milbourne', p623+) with some input/support from BLG1886 ('Bates of Milbourne')
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