'Beighton1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Beighton of Bradfield, Beighton of Wirksworth

FMG starts with 2 brothers whom we show as sons of ...
?? Beighton
1. Robert (not Thomas) Beighton 'of Hallam in Sheffield'
  A. Margaret Beighton
  m1. _ Harris
  m2. John Revell of Oxton
  B. Elizabeth Beighton
  m. George Torre of Derbyshire
2. John Beighton of Hill Top near Bradfield, Yorkshire
  m. _ Revell (dau of Gregory Revell of Stannington)
  A. Laurence Beighton (dsp)
  m. (21.02.1586-7) Jennet Roebuck
  B. Thomas Beighton
  i. daughter
  m. _ Thornhill of Derbyshire
  a. Mary Thornhill
  C. John Beighton of Smallfield, Bradfield
  m. (after 10.1584) Ellen Wainwirght (dau of John Wainwright of Midhope)
  i. Robert Beighton (d by 1617?)
m. (1613/20.05.1614) Frances Hawksworth (dau/heir of John Hawksworth of Nether Bradfield, m2. Nicholas Stead of Onesacre)
  a. John Beighton of Nether Bradfield
  m. Ellen Rawson (dau of Robert Rawson of Brooke Side, Bradfield)
  (1) Jonathan Beighton of Tomhill
  m. Mary Wainwright (dau/heir of Henry Wainwright)
  (A) Jonathan Beighton
  m. Elizabeth Froggal (dau of George Froggal of Carr Head)
  (2) Ann Beighton
  m1. William Spencer
  m2. (26.03.1656) Rowland Thompson of Brightomlee
  (3) Mary Beighton
  m. (27.09.1655) James Hinchcliffe of Knowles
(4) Elizabeth Beighton
  m. (14.01.1663) Richard Bacon of Hoyles
  (5) Martha Beighton
  m. (1673-4) Edward Hill of Hackenthorp
  (6) Jane Beighton (bpt 10.1653)
  ii. John Beighton of Midhope
  m. Elizabeth Ibbotson (dau/coheir of William Ibbotson of Nether Combes, m2. Matthew Booth)
  a. Jane Beighton
  m. (06.01.1641-2) Thomas Brooke of Dodworth
  b. Elizabeth Beighton
  m1. Jeremy Ward of Ashop/Alsop, Derbyshire (d before 24.05.1654)
(1) Jeremy Ward (d 22.07.1704)
  (2) Robert Ward (rector of Slingsby & Stokesley, prebendary of York)
  m. (26.10.1668) Margaret Roundel (dau of John Roundel of Knaresborough)
  (A) William Ward (b 1677-8, d 27.06.1751)
  m. Barbara Mott (dau of Mark Mott of Withersfield)
  (i) William Ward 'of York' (b 1736-7, dsp 27.07.1739, 2nd son)
  m. (1732) Armina Cartwright (dau of Thomas Cartwright of Aynhoe)
  (ii) Sarah Ward (b c1710, dsp 27.11.1792)
  m1. (22.10.1729) Sir Robert Fagg of Wistow, Bart (d 14.09.1740)
  m2. Roger Talbot of Woodend
(iii)+ other issue - Roger/Robert (d unm), Margaret (d infant)
  (B) Mary Ward
  m. (16.04.1688) Tethwell Fish (alderman of York)
  (C) Elizabeth Ward
  m. William More of Oswaldkirk (son of William Moor of Yorkshire, m1. dau of Henry Crosland of Hemsley)
  (i) Mary More (dsps)
  m. (1737) Edward Thompson of Marston (MP)
  (ii) daughter (d young)
  (3) Elizabeth Ward
  m. Ralph Glossop of Offerton
m2. Joseph Eyre of Ashop
  iii. Ralph Beighton of Nether Bradfield (a 04.1654, dsp)
  iv. Ellen Beighton
  m. William Newton of Stockwood Hill
  a. John Newton
  v. Isabel Beighton
  m. (11.06.1623) John Shaw of Hall Broom
  vi. Jane Beighton
  m. Reginald Thompson of Brightholmelee
  D. ?? Beighton of Bentilhough
  m. Elizabeth Dawson
  i. John Beighton
  m. (11.10.1621) Ellen Waterhouse
  a. John Beighton
  m. (26.11.1650) Jane Crawshaw (dau of Charles Crawshaw of Fairest, Bradfield)
  (1) John Beighton
  m. (12.01.1687-8) Elizabeth Wagstaffe (dau of William Wagstaffe of Woodseats)
  (A)+ issue - John, Jonathan, William, Sarah
  (2) Joseph Beighton



Thomas Beighton of Wirksworth, Derbyshire
m. Dorothy Webster
1. Exuperius Beighton of Wirksworth
  m1. Mary Browne (dau of Rev. Thomas Browne of Wirksworth)
  A. Mary Beighton
  m. Richard Spencer of London (brother of Henry of Hole House)
  B. Elizabeth Beighton
  m1 Henry Smith (son/heir of Matthew of Denby)
  m2. Bur* (Colonel)
m2. Mary Gregson (dau of George Gregson of Turnditch, m2. William Greaves of Derby)
  C. George Beighton
  m. Dorothy Topleys (dau of Robert Topleys of Wirksworth, widow of Edward Lowe (son/heir of Frederick))
  i. Thomas Beighton of Egham, Surrey (b c1700, a 1737, cleric)
  ii. Dorothy Beighton
  m. Gilbert Cheslyn of Derby)
  iii. Mary Beighton
  m. John Bisset of Staines (apothecary)
2. Elizabeth Beighton
  m. George Gregson of Turnditch
3. Sarah Beighton
  m1. John Stuffyn of Sherbrook
  m2. Gilbert Mundy of Alestre

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : FMG (vol 2, MS266, Beighton-Ward, p646+)
(2) For lower section : FMG (vol 2, MS267, Beighton, p648+)
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