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Families covered: Grimshaw (Grymshawe) of Clayton

Dugdale spells the family name as "Grymshawe" whilst Whitaker spells it as "Grimshaw". We follow the latter as that version is much more common nowadays.
Walter de Grimshaw = Walter Grymshawe
1. Henry Grimshaw (a 1283)
  A. Adam Grimshaw (a 1313)
  i. Adam Grimshaw
  ii. Henry Grimshaw (a 1317)
  m. Agnes
  a. Adam Grimshaw (d by 1368)
  m. Cicely de Clayton (dau/heir of Henry de Clayton son of John son (by Isabella) of Philip son of Henry de Clayton)
  (1) Henry Grimshaw of Clayton (d 1409)
m. Johanna Shuttleworth (dau of John Shuttleworth)
  (A) Robert Grimshaw of Clayton (a 1454)
  (i) Hugh Grimshaw (b 1441, dvpsp?)
  (ii) Henry Grimshaw (b c1442)
m. Isabel Rishton (dau of Richard or Henry Rishton of Rishton)
  (a) Henry Grimshaw of Clayton (b 1467, d 1507)
  m. Alice Tempest (dau of Sir Richard Tempest of Bracewell)
  ((1)) Thomas Grimshaw of Clayton (d 1539)
  Dugdale identifies Thomas's wife as Margaret, dau/heir of Sir John Harrington of Horrneby Castle, but (noting that she was the coheir of her mother) Whitaker identifies her as ...
  m. Margaret Stanley (dau of John Stanley of Melling, natural son of James Stanley, Bishop of Ely, by Elizabeth, dau of Sir John Harrington of Hornby)
  ((A)) Richard Grimshaw of Clayton (b c1509, d 1575) - continued below
  m. Elizabeth Cudworth (dau of John Cudworth of Oldham)
  ((B)) Anne Grimshaw
  m. (1540) Hugh Shuttleworth of Gawthorpe (b 1504, bur 26.12.1596)
  ((C)) Alice Grimshaw
  m. John Holden (son of Ralph of Chageley)
  ((D)) Isabel Grimshaw
  m. Utred Morley of Braddyll
  ((E))+ other issue - Henry, Nicholas, Ralph
  p. Margaret (or Amalia)
  ((H))+ other issue - Richard, Henry
  ((2))+ other issue - Walter, Richard
  (b) Nicholas Grimshaw (a 1481)
  (B) Katherine Grimshaw
  (2)+ other issue - Richard, John, Agnes
  b. Matilda Grimshaw
  m. John de Mawdesley
  B. Richard Grimshaw
2.+ other issue (a 1292) - Richard, Adam, William



Richard Grimshaw of Clayton (b c1509, d 1575) - continued above
m. Elizabeth Cudworth (dau of John Cudworth of Oldham)
1. John Grimshaw of Clayton (d 1586-7)
  m. Mary Catterall (dau/coheir of Thomas Catterall & Mytton)
  A. Nicholas Grimshaw of Clayton (b c1573, d 1642)
  m. Helen Rishworth (d 1661, dau of Robert Rishworth or Rushworth of Riddleston Hall)
i. John Grimshaw of Clayton (b 1613-4, d 08.03.1662, 2nd son)
  m. Anne Colthurst (d 24.07.1661, dau/coheir of Abraham Colthurst of Burnley)
  a. Richard Grimshaw of Clayton (b 1627-8, a 03.1664)
  m. Anne Tempest (dau of Stephen Tempest of Broughton)
  (1) Susan Grimshaw (b 1658, d 1727)
  m. Ralph Shuttleworth (son of Nicholas of Clitheroe son of Richard of Gawthorpe)
  b. Nicholas Grimshaw (a 1642 in Preston)
  c. John Grimshaw (d 1663)
  m. Janet Cunliffe (b c1615, d 16.12.1663, dau of Robert Cunliffe, sister/coheir of Christopher of Sparth)
  d. Mary Grimshaw
  m. John Heywood of Urmston
  (1) Rebecca Heywood, heiress of Grimshaw & Clayton (d 1772)
  m. Richard Lomax of Pilsworth & Burnshaw (Beaconshaw) Tower (d 1771)
  e. Helen Grimshaw
  m. John Clarkson of Cowhill
  ii. Thomas Grimshaw
  m. Jane (widow of William Dudell of Longridge)
iii. Robert Grimshaw (a 1664)
  m. Anne Hall (dau of Francis Hall of Sherbourne)
  iv. Jane Grimshaw
  m. Richard Eyves of Fishwick
  v. Anne Grimshaw
  Dugdale identifies Anne's wife as Richard Heye but Whitaker identifies her as ...
  m. W. Key of Ripon
  vi. Elizabeth Grimshaw
  m. Richard Tempest (son of Sir Stephen of Broughton)
  vii. Catherine Grimshaw
  m. Robert Squire of Harwood
  viii. Eleanor Grimshaw
  m. John Towneley of Hurstwood (b 1598-9, a 05.1664)
  ix.+ other issue - Thomas (d young), Nicohlas, Mary, Margaret
  B. Andrew Grimshaw
  m. Jane or Anne Halsted (dau of Thomas Halsted of High Halsted)
  C. Richard Grimshaw
  m. Mary Nutter (dau of James Nutter of Burnley)
  D. Henry Grimshaw omitted by Whitaker
  E. Margaret Grimshaw named Joane by Dugdale with separate Margaret
  m. Robert Hesketh
  F. Anne Grimshaw
  m. Simon Haydock of Hesandforth or Fessantford
2.+ other issue - John, Henry, Nicholas, Raphe, Margery, Elizabeth, Anne

Main source(s):
(1) the pedigree on 'Clayton-les-Moores' within vol II of 'An History of the Original Parish of Whalley and Honor of Clitheroe', originally by Thomas Dunham Whitaker (1818), continued & completed by Rev. Ponsonby A. Lyons (1876)
(2) Visitation (Dugdale, Lancashire, 1664-5, Grymeshawe of Clayton-in-the Moors)
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