'Carr07'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Carr of Etal

TCB (vol 2, 'Kerr afterwards Carr (of Greenhead)', p429) reports that the undermentioned Sir William, '8th Bart', claimed that he was cousin and heir male of the 7th Bart but also reports that his pedigree "is unknown" yet states that "He was descended from Col. Sir Robert Carr, of Etal ... (presumably of Scottish descent)". Provisionally, we presume to show that that Sir Robert was son of the following William whom we show on the continuation as one of the younger sons of Sir Andrew of Greenhead. William is shown on 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 11, Kenneth Vickers, 1922, 'Carr of Ford', p391) as 1st husband of the following Jane and father of Robert, identified as ancestor of the Carrs of Etal, and 6 other children. Note that some other web sites report that some (earlier) Carrs of Etal were connected to the Carrs of Hetton & Forde which connection would indeed come (albeit indirectly) through William's marriage to Jane.
William Kerr or Carr of Greenhead, co. Roxburgh
m. Jane (a 1622, apparently illegitimate ("naturalized in 1622"), apparenty m2. Thomas Carr) ## see here ##
1. Sir Robert Carr of Etal or Etall, Northumberland (d c06.1667, Colonel)
  m. Margaret Bonner of Newcastle (a 1673)
  A. William Carr of Etal & Barmoor (b c1634, dsp(m)?, bur 16.01.1688/9, recorder of Berwick)
m. (c11.1661) Margaret Boscawen (dau of Hugh Boscawen of Tregothean)
  B. Robert Carr (a 1666, dspm?)
  C. George Carr of London (d before 22.06.1687)
  i. William Carr of Etal
m. (03.11.1698) Mary Carr (bur 20.02.1725/6, dau of William Carr of Eshot, m2. William Ogle of Causey Park)
  a. (Sir) William Carr, Bart of Etall, '8th Bart' (bpt 14.12.1703, d 11.04.1777)
  This was the William, mentioned above, who claimed that he was cousin and heir male of Sir Robert Kerr, 8th Bart. However, Vickers reports that he "disclaimed" that in a codicil to his will. This seems not to have stopped his brother from also assuming "the style of baronet".
  m1. (12.1740) Isabella Bacon (bur 24.03.1746/7, dau of William Bacon of Styford)
  (1) William Carr (b 15.04.1744, bur 11.02.1745/6)
  (2) Isabella Carr (b 03.1742, d 13.11.1808)
  m. (08.1762) James Boyd, later Hay, 15th Earl of Erroll (b 20.04.1726, d 03.07.1778)
  (3) Margaret Carr (bpt 26.02.1746/7)
  m1. (24.12.1770) Alexander Mackay (dsp 31.05.1789, CIC Scotland, son of George, 3rd Baron Reay)
  m2. (04.10.1792) James Farquharson of Invercauld
  m2. (26.05.1761) Anne Ord (bur 10.03.1766, dau/coheir of William Ord of Sandybank, widow of Henry Ogle of Cawsey Park)
  b. George Carr (bpt 02.10.1705, bur 20.08.1772, Msjor)
  m. (02.06.1740) Elizabeth Reid
  (1) Elizabeth Carr (a 1764)
  m. Samuel Rolleston (of the Inner Temple)
  (2)+ other issue (a 1764) - Mary, Jane
  c. Mark Carr of Berryhill (bpt 14.02.1710, bur 31.01.1769)
  m. (27.04.1762) Margery Wallis of Sandybank (b 1733-4, bur 12.02.1803)
(1) Mary Carr (bpt 19.06.1765, bur 23.09.1765)
  d. (Sir) Robert Carr in London, later of Hampton, '9th Bart' (bpt 30.01.1706/7, d 06.03.1791)
  m1. Grace Bigge (bpt 30.03.1710, dau of Thomas Bigge of Byker (Newcastle-on-Tyne) by Elizabeth, dau of Edward Hindmarsh)
  (1) Elizabeth Carr (d 14.04.1814)
  m. (03.1754) Sir Richard Glyn, 1st Bart of Ewell
  (2)+ other issue (d infant)?
  m2. Mary Little
  (3) Mary Carr
m. (1796) William Parker Hamond of Haling
  (4)+ other issue (d infant)?
  e.+ other issue - Elizabeth (bpt 02.02.1709/10, bur 11.09.1732), Jane (bur 18.08.1788)
  ii. Catherine Carr (a 01.1714/5)
  m. John Carr
  iii.+ other issue - Gilbert (bur 02.05.1692), Margaret (a 01.1714/5)
  D. John Carr of Etal father-in-law of Thomas Coningsby, possibly fits here
  i. daughter
  m. Thomas Coningsby (dvp before 07.1717)
2. Margaret Carr
  m. James Moffat (minister of Dornock)
3.+ other issue - Gilbert, 4 other children

Main source(s): 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 11, Kenneth Vickers, 1922, 'Carr of Etal', p459+)
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