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Families covered: Beeston of Beeston (Beiston of Beiston, Yorkshire)

(1) This family, based in Yorkshire, appears to be unconnected to that shown on Beeston02 which was based in Cheshire.
(2) Throughout most of its entry on this family, Visitation spells the family name as Beiston. After an arbitrary number of generations we adopt the modern spelling, "Beeston".
Armigerus Beiston, lord of Beiston (a temp the Conqueror)
1. Urbanus Beiston, lord of Beiston (a 1091)
  A. Sir Hugh Beiston
  i. Sir Hugh Beiston
  m. Petronella Bushire (dau of Sir Jordan Bushire of Hougham)
  a. Sir William Beiston
  m. _ Cottingley (dau of Sir John Cottingley)
  (1) Ralph Beiston
  m. _ Lathum (dau of Sir John Lathum of Knowsley)
  (A) Sir William Beiston
  (B) Sir Ralph Beiston of Beiston, Cottingley, Churwell and Morley
  m. _ Beaumont (dau of Sir Henry Beaumont)
  (i) Henry Beiston
  m. _ Plat (dau of Sir Thomas Plat)
(a) Adam Beeston
  m. Alis
  ((1)) William Beeston
  m. Marion Beiston (dau of Ralph Beiston of Driffield) @@ below
  Possibly son rather than younger brother of Robert was ...
  ((A)) Ralph Beeston
  m. Margaret Langton (dau of _ Langton of Hudleston)
  ((i)) William Beeston (2nd son) - continued below
  m. Elizabeth Bosvile (dau of John Bosvile of Chevet)
  ((ii)) Adam Beeston
  m. _ Mauliverer (dau of William Mauliverer)
  ((a)) Adam Beeston
  ((iii)) daughter probably of this generation
  m. William Bosvile of Chevet
  ((iv))+ other issue - Ralph, Robert, Richard, Thomas, Allan, Janet (d young)
  ((B))+ other issue - Robert, Thomas, Gilbert, John, Jeffraye, William (dsp), Randall (dsp), James (dsp), Mary, Anne, Christian
  ((2)) John Beeston
  (b) Ralph Beeston
  m. _ St. Quintin
  (bc Richard Beeston
  m. _ Thwing
  (ii)+ other issue - Thomas, Roger
  ii. Hamond Beiston
  m. Thomasyn Frome (dau of Sir Alexander Frome)
  a. Sir Hugh Beiston (a 1139)
  m. Amaye Kelke (dau of Sir Roger Kelke)
(1) Sir Raphe Beiston
  m. Oswell Driffield (dau of Sir William Driffield)
  (A) Sir William Beiston
  m. Barsaba (Barbara?) Salvin (dau of Sir Gerrard Salvin)
  (i) Ralph Beiston of Driffield
  m. Marion Odingsells (dau of Sir Thomas Odingsells)
  (a) John Beiston (d unm)
  (b) Marion Beiston
  m. William Beeston @@ above
  (ii) Mary Beiston
  m. Sir John Hotham alias Trehouse
  (2)+ other issue - Christopher, James



William Beeston - continued above
m. Elizabeth Bosvile (dau of John Bosvile or Boswell of Chevet by Joan Radcliffe of Ordsall)
1. Ralph Beeston of Beeston (d before 10.05.1496)
  m. Jane Green (dau of Richard Green of Newby)
  A. Ralph Beeston of Beeston
  m. Margaret Nevile (dau of Sir Robert Nevile of Liversedge by Helen Towneley)
i. Robert Beeston of Beeston (d 31.03.1566)
  m. (mcrt 1549) Margaret Calverley (d before 25.10.1604, dau of Sir William Calverley of Calverley)
  a. Ralph Beeston of Beeston
  m1. Ann Swift (dsp, dau of William Swift of Rotherham)
  m2. Susan Hall (dau of Henry Hall of Lincolnshire)
  (1) Dorothy Beeston (bpt 11.09.1591)
  b. Dorothy Beeston
  m. (1588) Sheffield Savile (son of Robert of Howley)
c.+ other issue (dsp) - Robert of Leeds (b 1564, d 1604), Dorothy, Frances (d 1577), Amee
  ii. Bryan Beeston of Leeds (bur 06.1592, 3rd son)
  m1. (1574) Elizabeth Calbeck (bur 15.12.1575)
  a. Dorothy Beeston (b 1576, d 1635)
  m. George Brown
  (1) George Brown (dsp)
  (2) Dorothy Brown
  m. Ralph Dixon of Leeds
b.+ other issue - Ralph (b 1579, dsp), Brian (b 1589, d 07.1656), Elen (b 1574, dsp)
  m2. (1589) Frances Heirfield
  e. Robert Beeston of Cottingley (b 1599)
  ii. Jane (or Ellen) Beeston
  m. Nicholas Denman of Rufford
  iii.+ other issue (dsp) - Ralph (d unm), Leonard, Thomas, Elizabeth
  B. Katherine Beeston
  m. William Wentworth of Woodhouse (d 04.07.1549)
2. William Beeston
  m. _ Leigh (dau of _ Leigh of Middleton)
3. Agnes Beeston
  m. Thomas Grice of Wakefield (d 03.02.1545-6)
4.+ other issue - Anne, Joan

Main source(s): Walker's Yorkshire Pedigrees 1942 (Beiston of Beiston) with some support/input from Visitation (Yorkshire 1563-4, Beston)
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