'Brackenbury1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Brackenbury of Aswardby, Brackenbury of Belchford, Brackenbury of Denton, Brackenbury of Monkthorpe, Brackenbury of Scremby Hall, Brackenbury of Skendleby House
This page was first launched on 16.02.07 as Draft, being held back from the Families Database pending finding a connection between the families mentioned below. It was released properly into the database on 26.07.11 when we lost confidence that we would be able to connect the families in the foreseeable future.

Nicholas Brakenbery
m. Agnes Denton (dau of Nicholas Denton)
1. Thomas Brakenbery 'of Denton'
  A. Thomas Brackenbury of Denton, co. Durham
  m. Elizabeth Rogerley (dau of Cuthbert Rogerley)
  i. Ralph Brackenbury
  m. Margery Duckett (dau of Richard Duckett of Grayrigg, Kendal)
  a. Anthony Brackenbury of Denton
  m1. Agnes Wycliffe (dau of Ralphe Wycliffe of Wycliffe)
  (1) Cuthbert Brackenbury
  m. Anne Tempest (dau of Rowland Tempest of Holmeside)
  (A) Anthony Brackenbury (dsp)
  (B) Agnes Brackenbury
  m. Gilbert Marshall of Newcastle
  (C) Margaret Brackenbury
  m. John Brackenbury of Thornton-le-Street
  (D) Grace Brackenbury
  m. Thomas Tunstall of Midridge Grange, Durham
  (E) Martha Brackenbury mentioned by Visitation (Durham) but not by Visitation (Yorkshire)
  m. Christopher Ascough of Lincolnshire
  (F) Anne Brackenbury
  m1. _ Stevenson of Marchland
  m2. Robert Tunstall of Stanfield
(G) Dorothy Brackenbury mentioned by Visitation (Yorkshire) but not by Visitation (Durham)
  m. Robert Aske
  (2) Richard Brackenbury (gentleman usher of Queen Elizabeth)
  m. Mary Mastey (dau of Jaques Mastey of Rouen, relict of Thomas Walker of London)
  (3) William Brackenbury of Sellaby (dsp)
  m. Katherine (dau of _ Llod (Lloyd?) of Wesberry, Glos.)
  (4) Thomas Brackenbury (dsp)
  (5) Henry Brackenbury of Sellaby, co. Durham (bur 04.04.1602)
  m. Anne Slingsby (bur 04.04.1602, dau of Peter Slingsby of Merton or Bilton Park, son of John of Scriven)
  (A) George Brackenbury (dsp by 1575)
  (B) Anne Brackenbury
  m. William Rigby
  (6) Margery Brackenbury
  m. John or Arthur Johnson of London
  (7) Catherine Brackenbury (twin with Margery)
  m. Thomas Hilton of Hilton
  (8) Mary Brackenbury
  m. John Dent of Colbye
  (9) Jane Brackenbury
  m. John Musgrave of Beaucastle
  (10) Margaret Brackenbury
  m. Richard Benson of Holme, Cumberland
  m2. Eleanor Brereton (dau of Sir Roger Brereton of Overacre)
  (11) Cecilia Brackenbury
  m. _ Gray
  (12)+ other issue - Anthony, Robert (dsp)
  b. Anne Brackenbury
  m. Henry Bainbridge
  c. Elsabeth Brackenbury
  m. Michael Thompson
  d.+ other issue - Martin, Stephen, 2 daughters
  B. Sir Robert Brackenbury (d Bosworth 22.08.1485, Constable of the Tower of London)
  The following comes from Visitation (Durham, 1575+1615+1666, Brown of Hardwicke Priors, co. Warwick) which identifies this Robert as the Constable. His knighthood and the fact that he was killed at Bosworth, fighting for King Richard, are reported in Wikipedia.
  i. Joan Brackenbury (elder dau & coheir)
  m. John Penn
  a. John Penn
  m. Margaret Lille
  (1) Clemence Penn
  m. William Compton
  b. Margaret Penn
  m. John Lucas of Holden, Kent (son of John by _ Hills)
(1) John Lucas
  m. _ Clarke (dau of Nicholas Clarke)
  (A) Daniel Lucas
  m. Catherine Odyam of Kent
  (i) Thomas Lucas (dvpsp)
  (2) Margaret Lucas
  m. Robert Brown of St. Lauurence, Pulteney, London
  (A) Thomas Brown of London
  m. Catherine Spencer (dau of Thomas Spencer of Everton (Everdon))
  (i) John Browne of Hardwicke Priors, Warwick
  m. Ellen Prior (dau of Anthony Prior of London)
  (a) Mary Brown



Thomas Brackenbury of Belchford, Lincolnshire (d 1540)
m. Margaret
1. Edward Brackenbury of Belchford (d before 27.12.1558)
  A. Thomas Brackenbury of Belchford (d 1572)
  i. John Brackenbury of Belchford
  m. Elizabeth (d 1600)
  a. Miles Brackenbury of Belchford (d 1610)
  m. Elizabeth
  (1) Miles Brackenbury of Belchford
  m. Ellen
  (A) Miles Brackenbury of Monkthorpe & Bamber (d 1645)
  m. Hester
  (i) Thomas Brackenbury of Great Steeping, Lincolnshire (d 16.06.1702)
  m. Elizabeth Bodington (d 10.1727, dau of W. Bodington, widow of Charles Rogers of Steeping Magna)
  (a) Carr Brackenbury of Spilsby 'and Panton', Lincolnshire (d 13.11.1741)
  m1. Anne Grace (bur 07.07.1727, dau of Joseph Grace of Panton & Hardwicke)
((1)) Carr Brackenbury of Hardwicke & Panton Hall (b 08.04.1714, d 22.02.1763)
  m. (03.1743) Isabella Booth (d 11.06.1780,dau of William Booth of Ashby Puerorum & Aswardby)
  ((A)) Robert Carr Brackenbury of Raithby Hall (b 28.04.1752, dsp 11.08.1818)
  m(2). (03.03.1795) Sarah Holland (d 12.06.1847, dau of Capt. Henry Holland)
  ((B)) Edward Brackenbury of Skendleby Hall (b 06.08.1756, dsp 03.01.1828, 3rd son)
  m. Mary Joyce Massingberd (d 02.01.1839, dau of William Massingberd of Gunby)
  ((C)) William Brackenbury of Great Grimsby (b 12.07.1757, dspm 1811)
  m1. ?? (Mrs. Killingbeck of Clayton)
  m2. Catherine Wilson (dau of Rev. Francis Wilson of Saleby)
  ((D)) Richard Brackenbury of Aswardby (b 12.08.1758, d 13.04.1844, Colonel)
  m. (28.02.1777) Janetta Gunn (d 27.11.1827, dau of Admiral George Gunn of Edinburgh)
  ((i)) Sir John Macpherson Brackenbury (b 24.10.1778, d 30.11.1847) had issue
  m. (01.1801) Sophia Nichelson (d 07.10.1841, dau of William Nichelson)
  ((ii)) Sir Edward Brackenbury of Skendleby House (b 10.03.1785, d 01.06.1864, Lt. Colonel, 4th son) had issue
m1. (09.06.1827) Martha Bromhead (d 27.07.1834, dau of Rev. Edward Bromhead of Repham)
  m2. (1847) Eleanor Fenwick (d 13.05.1862, dau of Addison Fenwick of Bishopwearmouth, widow of William B. Clark of Belford Hall)
  ((iii)) William Brackenbury of Usselby House, later of Aswardby (b 18.10.1789, d 02.06.1844, 6th son) had issue
  m. (04.10.1820) Maria Atkinson (dau of James Atkinson, widow of James T. Wallace of Newry)
  ((iv)) Janetta Brackenbury (b 17.09.1780, d 13.08.1866)
  m. Rev. Charles Brackenbury (d 07.12.1848) @1@ below
((v)) Mary Brackenbury (b 28.11.1788, d 25.02.1862)
  m. (11.12.1810) Rev. Joseph Brackenbury @2@ below
  ((vi)) Isabella Booth Brackenbury (b 31.07.1792, dsp)
  m. John Benniworth of Paynton House
  ((vii))+ other issue - Richard (b 12.01.1782), Robert Carr (b 03.09.1783), George Gunn (b 05.01.1787), Christiana (b 25.01.1786, d unm)
  ((E))+ other issue - George (bur 03.07.1753, bur 1757), 5 daughters
  ((2)) Joseph Brackenbury (b 18.04.1719, bur 21.11.1777, rector of Halton Holgate & Lower Toynton)
  m. Elizabeth Leach (d 09.1774) ## probably here ##
  ((A)) Joseph Brackenbury of Spilsby (bpt 21.04.1753, d 01.09.1811)
  m. Mary Hall (d 12.1804, dau of John Hall)
((i))+ 4 sons and 5 daughters
  ((B)) John Brackenbury of Halton Holgate (bpt 02.05.1754, d 21.08.1826)
  m. Jane Rell of Tupholme (d 05.08.1786)
  ((i)) Joseph Andrew Brackenbury
  m. Diana Brackenbury (dau of Rev. William Brackenbury) @3@
  ((ii))+ 3 daughters
  ((C)) William Brackenbury (d 26.08.1824, rector of East Keal, etc.)
  m. Juliet Langton (dau of Bennett Langton of Langton Hall)
  ((i)) Joseph Brackenbury (b 27.09.1787, d 31.03.1864, rector of Quendon) had issue
  m. (11.12.1810) Mary Brackenbury (d 25.02.1862, dau of Richard Brackenbury of Aswarby) @2@ above
  ((ii)) Diana Brackenbury
  m. Joseph Andrew Brackenbury @3@ above
  ((iii))+ 2 sons and 1 daughter
  ((D))+ 3 sons and 6 daughters
  ((3)) Thomas Carr Brackenbury
  m1. (02.11.1747) Elizabeth Ostler of Scremsby (d 1760)
  ((A)) Charles Brackenbury of Scremby Hall, Lincolnshire (d 16.03.1816) presumed of this marriage
  m. (1780) Caroline Hairby
  ((i)) Charles Brackenbury (d 07.12.1848, rector of Welsford & Aswardby) had issue (Janetta)
  m. Janetta Brackenbury (dau of Richard Brackenbury of Aswarby) @1@ above
((ii)) Henry Brackenbury of Scremby Hall (b 11.12.1790, d 15.05.1862) had issue
  m1. (28.05.1821) Anne Atkinson (dau of John Atkinson of Ansthorpe Hall)
  m2. Julia Charlotte Hare Cropper (dau of Robert Cropper of Laceby House)
  ((iii))+ other issue - George, Augustus, Evelyn, Anne, Caroline, Sophia, Louisa
  m2. (1761) Margaret Montram (dau of John Montram)
  ((4))+ other issue - Langley, Charles, John, Anne
  m2. Anne Tyrwhitt (bur 04.11.1787, dau of Sir John Tyrwhitt, 5th Bart of Stainfield)
  ((8)) James Brackenbury
  (b) Benjamin Brackenbury of Monkthorpe (d 1728)
  (ii) William Brackenbury of Monkthorpe (d before 25.10.1687)
  (a) John Brackenbury of Bamber (d before 09.02.1748)
  ((1)) Thomas Brackenbury of Monkthorpe (d 1783)
  m. Ruth (d 09.1786)
  ((A)) Joseph Brackenbury of Friskney, Lincolnshire (b 1747)
  m. (26.11.1793) Anne
  ((i)) Thomas Brackenbury of Friskney & Manchester (b 1794, d 28.01.1858) had issue
  m. (30.03.1826) Maria Richardson (dau of John Richardson of Toynton, Spilsby)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Durham, 1575, Brackenbury of Sellaby), Visitation (Yorkshire, 1563-4, Brakenbury)
(2) For lower section : BLG1952 (Brackenbury of Thorpe Hall) with some support from BLG1886 (Brackenbury of Skendleby House)
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