'Cholmondeley04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Cholmeley of Brandsby, Cholmley (Cholmondeley) of Roxby, Cholmley of Whitby

BEB1841 identifies the great-grandfather of Richard, Governor of Hull, and his brother Roger, as Robert, younger son of Hugh de Cholmondeley. We follow BLG1952 which shows the early ancestry differently.
Robert Cholmeley
m. Alice Needham (dau of Robert Needham of Shenton or Shavington)
1. ?? Cholmley
A. John Cholmeley
  m. Jane Eyton (dau of Thomas Eyton of Golston)
  i. Richard Cholmley, Governor of Hull (a 1513, dspl, Lieutenant of the Tower)
  m. Anne Neville of Thornton Bridge
  partner unknown
  a. Sir Roger Cholmeley (Lord Chief Justice of England)
(1) (Elizabeth) Cholmley
  m. Leonard Beckwith of Selby
(2) (Frances) Cholmley
  m1. Thomas Russell of Strensham
  m2. Christopher Kenn of Kenn
  ii. Sir Roger Cholmley of Kinthorp and Roxby
  m. (1512) Katharine Constable (dau of Sir Marmaduke (sb Robert) Constable of Flamborough)
  a. Sir Richard Cholmley of Roxby and Whitby (d 1579)
  m1. Margaret Conyers (dau of William Conyers of Hornby, 1st Lord Conyers)
  (1) Sir Francis Cholmley of Whitby (dsp 1579/bur 28.04.1586)
  m. (c1570) Jane Bulmer (dau of Ranulph Bulmer of Wilton)
  (2) Roger Cholmley or Cholmeley - continued below
  m. Jane De la River (dau of Thomas De la River or Dallrivers of Brandsby)
  (3) Richard Cholmley 'of Skewsby'
  m. Thomasina De la River (dau of Thomas De la River or Dallrivers of Brandsby, widow of Ninian Tankard)
(4) Margaret Cholmley
  m. James Strangways, lord of Sneton or Sneaton
  (5) Jane or Anne Cholmley
  m. Ralph Salvin of Newbiggin (a 1563)
  (6) Elizabeth Cholmley
  m. Sir Roger Beckwith of Handale Abbey
  (7) Anne Cholmley (dsp) mentioned by BLG1952 but not by BEB1841
  m2. Katharine Clifford (dau of Henry Clifford, 1st Earl of Cumberland)
  (8) Sir Henry Cholmley of Whitby and Roxby (d 1614)
  m. (c1579) Margaret Babthorpe (dau of Sir William Babthorpe)
(A) Sir Richard Cholmley of Whitby, Sheriff of Yorkshire (d 23.09.1631)
  m1. Susanna Legard (d 1611, dau of John Legard)
  (i) Sir Hugh Cholmley, 1st Bart of Whitby (b 22.07.1600, d 20.11.1657, General, judge) the first mentioned by MGH
  m. (10.12.1622) Elizabeth Twisden (d 17.04.1655, dau of Sir William Twisden, Bart)
(a) Sir William Cholmley, 2nd Bart of Whitby (b 12.1625, d 10.1663, 2nd son)
  m1. (08.1654) Katherine Hotham of Flying Dales (dsp 06.1655, dau of Sir John Hotham of Scarbrough, Bart, by Anne)
  m2. (04.1657) Elizabeth Saville (dau of Sir John Saville of Methley, m2. Sir Nicholas Strode)
  ((1)) Sir Hugh Cholmley, 3rd Bart of Whitby (d young 06/7.1665)
  ((2)) Elizabeth Cholmley (b c1659)
  m. Sir Edward Dering, Bart of Surrenden (d 1689)
((3)) Katharine Cholmley (b c1662, d young)
  ((4)) Margaret Cholmley
  m. Charles (probably not William) Turner of Kirkleatham
  (b) Sir Hugh Cholmley, 4th Bart of Whitby, Governor of Tangiers (b 07.1632, d 09.01.1688)
  m. (02.1656) Ann Compton (dau of Spencer Compton, Earl of Northampton)
  ((1)) Mary Cholmley (b 09.1667, d 02.04.1748)
  m1. Nathaniel Cholmley of London (d 20.04.1727)
  ((A)) Hugh Cholmley, Sheriff of Yorkshire (b 08.1684, d 25.05.1753, MP)
  m. (03.1716) Catherine Wentworth d 07.1748, dau of Sir John Wentworth, Bart of Elmsall and Howsham)
((i)) Nathaniel Cholmley of Whitby & Howsham (b 15.11.1721, d 03.1791, 3rd son)
  m1. (1750) Catherine Winn (dau of Sir Rowland Winn, Bart of Nostel)
  ((a)) Catherine Cholmley
  m. (1774) Henry Hopkins Fane of Barnborough, later Cholmley (d 1809)
  (((1))) George Cholmley of Whitby (b 1780-1, 3rd son)
  (((2))) Catherine Jessie Cholmley who married ...
  m. (1805) Charles Repington
(((3)))+ other issue - Henry Nathaniel )b 1779, d young?), Charles (b 1780), Mary (b 1776), Louisa (b 1777), Charlotte (b 1778), Amelia (b 1782)
  ((b)) Mary Cholmley
  m. Abraham Grimes
  m2. (1757) Henrietta Catherine Croft (d 1769, dau of Stephen Croft of Stillington)
  ((c)) Henrietta Cholmley (d 26.03.1827)
  m. (14.04.1778) Sir William Strickland, 6th Bart of Boynton (b 12.03.1753, d 08.01.1834)
  ((d)) Anne Elizabeth Cholmley (b 07.11.1769, d 22.05.1788)
  m. (20.06.1787) Constantine John Phipps, Lord Mulgrave (b 30.05.1744, d 10.10.1792)
m3. Anne Jesse Smeldt (dau of Leonard Smeldt of Langton)
  ((ii)) William Cholmley of Whitby & Howsham (younger son, d unm 1791)
  ((iii)) Katherine Cholmley
  m. (11.1754) George Overend of Fangloss
  ((a))+ issue - Cholmley (b 31.05.1766), Katherine (b 01.02.1765), Sarah (b 17.10.1767)
  ((iv))+ other issue - John (b 11.12.1717, dsp), Hugh (dsp), others (d unm - Richard, Henry, Samuel, Robert (d 1755), Mary, Anne, Elizabeth)
  ((B))+ other issue - John (b 07.1686, d 03.1724, Colonel), Ann (b 09.1687, d c03.1691
  m2. _ Stephens of Gravesend
  (c) Ann Cholmley (a 1682)
  m. (07.1654) Richard Stephens (d 1678)
  (d)+ other issue (d unm) - Richard (dvp), Elizabeth
(ii) Sir Henry Cholmley
  m. Katharine Stapylton (bur 14.06.1672, dau of Robert Stapylton of Wighill)
  The following connection is speculative & presumptous. Commoners (vol I, Plumbe-Tempest of Tong) identifies the following Henrietta as heir of Sir Henry Cholmley of Newton Grange, grandson of Henry Clifford, 1st Earl of Cumberland. As shown above, this Sir Henry is great-great-grandson of that Earl but this connection appears to fit the dates more easily.
  (a) Henrietta Cholmley
  m. (01.1664/5) Sir John Tempest, 1st Bart of Tong Hall (d 23.06.1693)
  (iii) Margaret Cholmley
  m. (18.06.1622) Sir William Strickland, 1st Bart of Boynton (d 1673)
(iv) Ursula Cholmley
  m. George Trotter
  m2. (1613) Margaret Cobb (sister of Sir William Cobb of Adderbury)
  (v) Sir Richard Cholmley of Gromont or Grosmont, Yorkshire (Colonel)
  m. Margaret Pawlett (dau of Lord Pawlett, relict of Dennis Rolle of Brickton)
  (a) Ursula Cholmley (coheir) probably of this generation
  m. Sir Thomas Putt, 1st Bart of Combe Gillisham (d c1687)
  (b) daughter
  (vi) William Cholmley
  (B) Barbara Cholmley (d 28.02.1618-9)
  m. (c1600) Sir Thomas Belasyse, 1st Viscount Fauconberg (b 1577, d 18.04.1653)
(C) Dorothy Cholmley
  m. Nicholas Bushell of Whitby
  (D) Hilda Cholmley
  m. Toby Wright
  (E) Margaret Cholmley
  m. Timothy Conyers
  (F) Mary Cholmley (b 04.02.1603, d 08.01.1650)
  m. (04.02.1626) Henry Fairfax of Oglethorpe (b 14.01.1587-8, d 06.04.1665)
  (G) Susanna Cholmley
  m. Richard Theakston
  (H) Annabella Cholmley
  m. Henry Wickham (chaplain to King Charles I)
(J)+ other issue - Henry, John
  (9) John Cholmley mentioned by BLG1952 but not by BEB1841
  (10) Katharine Cholmley
  m. Richard Dutton
  b. Roger Cholmley mentioned by BLG1952 but not by BEB1841
  m. Joan Neville of Liversedge
  BEB1841 reports that Roger & Katherine had a daughter Anne who m1. Sir John Gascoigne, m2. Henry Nevill, 5th Earl of Westmorland. BLG1952 mentions 3 daughters, Margaret Jane (m1. Sir Henry Gascoyne of Sedbury, m2. Henry, 4th Earl of Westmorland), Elizabeth (m. Richard Redman), and Jane (d unm). TCP (Westmorland) reports that there in fact 2 daughters who married the Earl, as follows:
  c. Jane Cholmley (d before 12.1558)
  m. Henry Nevill, 5th Earl of Westmorland (d 10.02.1563/4)
  d. Margaret Cholmley (bur 02.04.1570)
  m1. Sir Henry Gascoigne of Ravensworth and Sedbury (d 28.10.1558)
  m2. (before 21.06.1560) Henry Nevill, 5th Earl of Westmorland (d 10.02.1563/4)
  e. Elizabeth Cholmley
  m. Richard Redman



Roger Cholmley or Cholmeley - continued above
m. Jane De la River (dau of Thomas De la River or Dallrivers of Brandsby)
1. Thomas Cholmeley of Brandsby (d 1631)
  m. Anne Pullene (dau of John Pullene of Scotton)
  A. Marmaduke Cholmeley of Brandsby
  m. Ursula Thornton (dau of Robert Thornton of Newton)
i. Thomas Cholmeley of Brandsby
  m. Catharine Tunstall (dau of Marmaduke Tunstall of Wycliffe)
  a. Thomas Cholmeley of Brandsby (b 02.07.1663)
  m. Anne Plumpton (dau of Robert Plumpton of Plumpton)
(1) Thomas Cholmeley of Brandsby (dsp 1742)
  m. Elizabeth Walton (dau of Thomas Walton 'of Windermere', she m2. George Anne of Burghwallis)
  (2) Francis Cholmeley of Brandsby (b 11.03.1706, 3rd son)
  m. Mary Ferrers (d 1767, dau of Edward Ferrers of Baddesley Clinton, widow of Thomas Berkeley of Spetchley)
  (A) Francis Cholmeley of Brandsby (b 08.05.1750)
  m. (1782) Teresa Anne Englefield (d 1810, dau of Sir Henry Englefield, Bart of White Knights)
(i) Francis Cholmeley of Brandsby (b 09.07.1783, d 01.05.1854) had issue
  m. (22.08.1809) Barbara Darell (d 20.12.1860, dau of Henry Darell of Cale Hill)
  (ii) Anne Cholmeley (d 15.01.1829)
  m. (1814) Gerard Edward Strickland
  (iii) Mary Catherine Cholmeley (d 08.1858)
  m. (1815) John Wright, younger of Kelvedon Hall (d 1822)
  (iv) Katharine Henrietta Cholmeley (d 31.07.1849)
  m. (1809) William John Charlton of Hesleyside
  (v)+ other issue - Teresa, Harriet (dsp)
  (B)+ other issue - 2 daughters (d young), daughter (d unm)
  (3)+ other issue - Robert (b 1698, d unm 1734), "several daughters")
  b.+ 4 sons and 3 daughters
  ii. Mary Cholmeley probably of this generation
  m. William Fairfax of Lythe
  iii. Anne Cholmeley probably of this generation
  m. (1661) William Salvin or Salveyn of New Biggin (b c1625, a 02.1671/2)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 09.04.05) : BEB1841 ('Cholmley of Whitby') with some support/input from BLG1952 ('Fairfax-Cholmeley formerly of Brandsby'), MGH (NS1, vol 2 (1876, #XIII, March 1870), ' Cholmley Pedigree', p218+)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 07.04.07) : BLG1952 ('Fairfax-Cholmeley formerly of Brandsby')
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