'Greenwell2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Greenwell of Broomshields, Greenwell of Greenwell (Hall), Greenwell of Willington House

BLG1886 suggests that the following was "the senior line" of the family reported on Greenwell1.
Thomas Greenwell of Greenwell, New Hall, and Bowlees Hall (d 07.1751)
m. Mary Sanderson of Auckland
1. Thomas Greenwell of Greenwell (d 05.03.1796)
2. Hugh Greenwell 'of Byers Green' of Binchester, co. Durham (b 1708. d 29.09.1795)
m. (22.05.1744) Elizabeth Ellison (dau/heir of William Ellison of Byers Green)
  A. John Greenwell of Greenwell & Willington House (b 1745, d 02.09.1814)
  m. (04.05.1779) Eleanor Haswell (d 27.04.1814, dau of Francis Haswell of Horsley Hall & Byton, sister/coheir of Francis of Horsley Hall)
  i. Thomas Greenwell of Greenwell & Willington House (b 1784, d 13.06.1839) had issue
  m. (13.05.1809) Isabella Alicia Hays (d 11.02.1855, dau of John Hays of Durham by Eleanor, dau/coheir of Richard Wetherell & cousin of Sir Charles Wetherell)
  B. Elizabeth Greenwell
  m. (17.08.1773) Robert Curry of Bishop Oak House
3. William Greenwell (dsp)
4. John Greenwell (b 1713) had issue (1 dau)
5. George Greenwell (b 1716) had issue (2 daus)
6. Nicholas Greenwell of Witton Castle, co. Durham (b 1718, d 1794)
  A. John Greenwell of Hoppyland Hall, co. Durham (dvp 27.02.1793)
  m. (03.02.1783) Sarah Dixon (dau of Geoge Dixon of Cockfield)
  i.+ 2 sons + 3 daughters
  B. Cuthbert Greenwell in Newcastle
  m. Anne Ellison
  C. Mary Greenwell
  m. John Bailey of Chillingham
  D.+ other issue (d unm) - Philadelphia (d 1786), Isabel (d 1777)



Mentioned by BLG1886 was the following William to whom Camden confirmed "The antient armes of the worshipfull family of Greenwell of Grenewill Hill".
William Greenwell of London (a 1602)
1. ?? Greenwell presumed intermediary generation
  The "eventual heiress" of this branch was Mary daughter of ...
  A. William Greenwell of Morden, Surrey
  m. Mary Darell (dau of Sir John Darell, Bart)
  i. Mary Greenwell
  m. Thomas Legh of Ridge



BLG1886 reports that "This family, long settled in the south of England, is, it is stated, a branch of the family of Greenwood, of Greenwood Leghe, co. York".
Peter Greenwell of Broomshields
m. Rebecca Sampson
1. Thomas Greenwell of Broomshields (d 13.02.1770)
  m. Mary Rippon of Low Mills, Lanchester
  A. Thomas Greenwell of Broomshields (d 18.12.1817)
  m. (22.03.1774) Eleanor Maddison (d 11.10.1820, dau of John Maddison of Hole House, sister/heir of John & George)
  i. John Greenwell of Broomshields (b 08.09.1784, d 07.12.1869, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (09.09.1819) Elizabeth Greenwell (d 15.01.1845, dau of Alan Greenwell of Greenwell Ford)
  ii.+ other issue (d unm) - Thomas (b 07.02.1775, d 04.10.1796), Eleanor (d 10.04.1873), Mary (d 14.09.1806), Elizabeth (d 11.06.1872)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BLG1886 ('Greenwell of Greenwell')
(2) For middle section : BLG1886 ('Greenwell of Greenwell')
(3) For lower section : BLG1886 ('Greenwell of Brookwood') , BLG1952 ('Greenwell formerly of Broomshields')
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