'Cayley2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Cayley of Brompton, Cayley of Low Hall, Cayley of Thormanby

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John Cayley of Thormanby
1. Edward Cayley of Thornmanby
  A. William Cayley of Thornmanby (d 1586)
  m. Joan Gouldthorp (dau of Richard Gouldthorp)
i. Edward Cayley of Brompton (d 07.12.1642)
  m. (1604) Anne Walters (dau of William Walters of Cundall)
  a. Sir William Cayley, 1st Bart of Brompton (bpt 05.05.1610, d 02.05.1681)
  m. (1633) dorothy St. Quintin (bur 24.11.1684, dau of Sir William St. Quintin, 1st Bart of Harpham)
  (1) Edward Cayley (dsp young)
(2) Sir William Cayley, 2nd Bart of Brompton (bpt 23.06.1635, d before 16.03.1708)
  m. (1653) Mary Holbech (bur 25.04.1709, dau/heir of Barnaby Holbech of Birchley Hall by Mary, dau of Anthony Oldfield of Spalding)
  (A) Sir Arthur Cayley, 3rd Bart of Brompton (d 19.05.1727)
  m. (28.05.1699) Everilda Thornhill (d 12.09.1733, dau of George Thornhill of Fixby)
  (i) Sir George Cayley, 4th Bart of Brompton (b c1707, d 09.1791)
m. (31.05.1730) Philadephia Digby (d 14.01.1765, dau of John Digby of Mansfield Woodhouse)
  (a) Sir Thomas Cayley, 5th Bart of Brompton (b 08.1732, d 15.03.1792)
  m. (1763) Isabella Seton (d 30.07.1828, dau of John Seton of Parbroath)
  ((1)) Sir George Cayley, 6th Bart of Brompton (b 27.12.1773, d 15.12.1857) had issue
  m. (09.07.1795) Sarah Walker (d 08.12.1854, dau of Rev. George Walker of Nottingham)
  ((2)) Elizabeth Cayley
  m. Benjamin Blackden of High Wycombe
  ((3)) Philadelphia Sarah Cayley (d 1820)
  m. Barry Slater
  ((4)) Isabella Cayley
m. (1797) Launcelot Shadwell (not Shandwell)
  ((5)) Anne Cayley
  m. Rev. George Worsley
  (b) Arthur Cayley
  m. Anne Eleanor Shultz
  (c) Digby Cayley (rector of Thormanby)
  m. Elizabeth Robinson (dau of Thomas Robinson of Welburn)
  ((1)) Lucy Cayley
  m. Arthur Cayley (d 22.04.1848, rector of Thormanby)
((2)) Dorothy Cayley
  m. Archdeacon _ Wrangham
  ((3)) Frances Elizabeth Cayley
  m. Thomas Smith
  (d) John Cayley 'of Sharer' (d 1818)
  m. Catherine Langley (dau of Richard Langley of Wykeham Abey)
  ((1))+ issue - George St. Luke, Catherine, Hariette
  (e) Frances Cayley
  m. Rev. John Cayley of Low Hall, Brompton @@ below
  (f)+ other issue (d unm) - George William (d 03.01.1801), William
  (B) Hester Cayley
  m. (1696) Reginald Heber of Marton (b 1675, bur 1715)
(C) Dorothy Cayley (d 11.07.1739)
  BP1934 (Cayley) shows the Dorothy who married Sir John Legard as sister rather than daughter of the 2nd Bart but we think that the dates make it more likely that she was his daughter, as suggested by BP1934 (Legard).
  m. (1695) Sir John Legard, 2nd Bart of Ganton (bpt 16.06.1659, d 05.05.1715)
  (3) Arthur Cayley of The Low Hall
  m. (14.04.1662) Elizabeth Shipton (dau of Thomas Shipton of Lyth and Mulgrave)
(A) Arthur Cayley of Low Hall (Rev.)
  m1. (sp) _ Noel (of the family of Gainsborough)
  m2. (sp) _ Thompson of Kilham
  m3. _ Judson
  (i) John Cayley of Low Hall (Rev.)
  m. Rebecca Nowell (b 1723, dau of Alexander Nowell of Rede)
(a) John Cayley of Low Hall (Rev.)
  m. Frances Cayley (dau of Sir George Cayley, 4th Bart) @@ above
  ((1)) John Cayley of Low Hall (d 16.06.1806) had issue
  m. (30.05.1798) Elizabeth Sarah Stillingfleet (d 1807, dau of Rev. Edward Stillingfleet)
  ((2)) Philadelphia Frances Cayley (d unm 1858)
  (b)+ 2 daughters (1 d unm, 1 dsp)
  (4) Cornelius Cayley of York (b 10.08.1644, d before 15.03.1734)
  m. (11.08.1681) Ann Tyrwhitt (dau of Cecil Tyrwhitt)
  (A) Cornelius Cayley of Hull (b 16.04.1692, d 17.11.1779, 'recorder of Hull', 5th son)
  m. (18.11.1723) Elizabeth Smelt (d 02.1750, dau of Leonard Smelt of Kirkby Fleetham)
(i) William Cayley (b 1724, dsp, prebendary of Southwell)
  (ii) John Cayley (b 07.10.1730, d 09.07.1795)
  m. (19.12.1756) Sarah Cozens (d 12.11.1803, dau of Richard Cozens)
  (a) John Cayley of Wallington (b 11.04.1761, d 30.03.1831) had issue
  m1. (08.02.1792) Anna Halliday (dsp 08.09.1793, dau of Matthew Halliday)
  m2. (20.10.1799) Harriette Raikes (d 23.02.1870, dau of Timothy Raikes)
  (b) Cornelius Cayley of Sowerby (b 1762, d 1836) had issue
  m. Sarah Ward
  (c) George Cayley of Durham (b 1763, dsp 1831)
  (d) William Cayley (b 1766, d 1803) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Cavanagh
  (e) Henry Cayley of St. Petersburg and Blackheath (b 21.12.1768, d 11.07.1850) had issue
  m. (18.02.1814) Mary Antonia Doughty (dau of William Doughty)
  (f) Eliza Cayley
  m. _ Paggerfohl
  (g) Sarah Cayley
  m. Edward Moberly
  (iii) Edward Cayley of Whitby (b 06.09.1733, d 12.01.1805)
  m1. (08.11.1760) Anne Simpson (dau of William Simpson)
  (a)+ issue
m2. Mary Brown (d 17.02.1810, dau of Jonas Brown of Whitby)
  (b) Edward Cayley of Stamford (b 12.08.1782, d 10.04.1868) had issue
  m. (24.09.1828) Frances Twopeny (d 01.06.1851, dau of Rev. Richard Twopeny)
  (B) Dorothy Cayley probably of this generation
  m. William Smelt of Leazer (b 10.01.1690, d 14.09.1755)
  (5) Anne Cayley
  m. Francis Wyvill (son of Sir Christopher, Bart)
  (6) Dorothy Cayley
  BP1934 (Cayley) shows a Dorothy of this generation as married to Sir John Legard but we suspect that that Dorothy was a generation later, as shown above.
  b. Sir Arthur Cayley of Newland
  m. Mary Oldfield (dau of Anthony Oldfield of Spalding, widow of Barnabas Holbeche of Fillongley) wife of Sir Arthur, presumed mother of ...
  (1) Mary Cayley (b c1652, d 19.10.1714)
  m. (10.1669) Sir Samuel Marrow, Bart of Berkswell (b c1652, d by 1699)
  c. Elizabeth Cayley probably of this generation
  m. Robert Coulthurst (b c1598, a 1666)
  ii. James Cayley of Thornmanby
  m. Mary Bell (dau of Ralph Bell of Sowerby)
  a. Matthew Cayley
2.+ other issue - William (parson of Thormanby), Lawrence

Main source(s): BP1934 (Cayley) with input from BLG1886 (Cayley of Wydale)
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