'Irby1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Irby of Boston, Irby of Whaplode

Maddison's provides a pedigree on this family and then reports: "This pedigree is most unsatisfactory. The early part is very doubtful." BP1934 omits the first few generations mentioned by Maddison. We include those early generations but show them in italics.
Robert Irby of Irby-on-Humber
m. _ Flinton (dau of Herbert Flinton by dau of Sir Walter de la Lynde of Laceby)
1. Robert Irby
  m. Jane Lowdham (dau of Sir John Lowdham)
  A. Bennet Irby
  m. _ Gainsby (dau of Sir John Gainsby)
  i. Robert Irby
  m. _ Hansard (dau of John Hansard)
  a. Robert Irby
  m. Joan Thimbleby (dau of Robert or Thomas Thimbleby of Pollham-by-Horncastle)
  (1) Anthony Irby of Gosberton, Lincolnshire (d 21.06.1552) the first mentioned by BP1934
  m. Alice Bunting (d 1557, dau of John Bunting of Evedon)
  (A) John Irby of Leighthorpe (dsp 10.04.1553)
  m. Rose Overton (dau of Cutler (Cuthbert?) Overton)
(B) Leonard Irby (MP)
  m. Anne Knevitt (dau of Charles Knevitt, sister of Richard of Princethorpe, widow of Nicholas Robinson)
  (i) Edmund Irby (dsp)
  (ii) Alice Irby
  m. _ Gates
  (C) Edmund Irby (dsp before 13.05.1563)
  m. Elizabeth Brightman (a 1563)
  (D) Thomas Irby of Whaplode (bur 30.04.1561)
  m. Elizabeth Serjeant (d 1573, dau of Thomas Serjeant of Moulton)
  (i) Anthony Irby of Whaplode & Moulton (d 09.1625, master in Chancery) - continued below
  m. (22.12.1575) Alice Welby (bur 21.04.1602, dau of Thomas Welby of Moulton)
  (ii) George Irby
  (iii) Audrey Irby
  m. (22.04.1560) Thomas Terril
  (iv) Dorothy Irby
  m. (25.06.1565) John Brison
  (v) Anne Irby (bur 30.05.1588)
  m. (26.09.1583) Simon Eger
  (vi) Beatrice Irby (bur 30.12.1598)
  m. (03.08.1586) ??
(E) Kenelm Irby of Sutterton (d 01-2,1584/5, 7th son)
  m. Mary
  (i)+ issue - son, Maude
  (F) Margaret Irby
  m. Henry Death of Gosberton
  (G) Catherine Irby
  m. Thomas Pearson
  (H) Jane Irby
  m. William Bennett of Algakirk
  (I) Rose Irby
  m1. John Bolle of Gosberton
  m2. Hugh Brady
  (J) Dorothy Irby
  m. John Domesday
  (K)+ other issue - Giles (dsp), Edward (dsp)
  (2) Thomas Irby
  b. Anthony Irby
  c. Alice Irby
  m. Richard Quadring
  ii. John Irby
  m. _ Brough



Anthony Irby of Whaplode & Moulton (d 09.1625, master in Chancery) - continued above
m. (22.12.1575) Alice Welby (bur 21.04.1602, dau of Thomas Welby of Moulton, widow of ?? Tash)
1. Sir Anthony Irby 'of Boston', Sheriff of Lincolnshire (bpt 19.01.1576/7, d 1632, MP)
  m. (02.1602/3) Elizabeth Peyton (dau of Sir John Peyton, Bart of Iselham)
  A. Sir Anthony Irby of Boston, Sheriff of Lincolnshire (d 1670)
  m1. Frances Wray (dau of Sir William Wray, Bart of Glentworth)
  i. Elizabeth Irby
  m. (1645) George Montagu of Horton
m2. (sp) Margaret Smyth (dau of Sir Richard Smyth, Bart of Osterhanger)
  m3. Margaret Barkham (dsp 28.11.1640, dau of Sir Edward Barkham)
  m4. Catherine Paget (dau of William, Lord Paget)
  ii. Anthony Irby of Boston
  m. Mary Stringer (dau/heir of John Stringer of Ashford)
a. Sir Edward Irby, 1st Bart of Boston (bur 11.11.1718)
  m. (1706) Dorothy Paget (bur 10.1734, dau of Henry Paget, son of Lord Paget)
  (1) Sir William Irby, 1st Lord Boston (b 08.03.1706/7, d 30.03.1775)
  m. (26.08.1746) Albinia Selwyn (d 01.04.1769, dau of Henry Selwyn of Matson by Ruth, dau of Anthony Compton of Gainslaw)
(A) Frederick Irby, 2nd Lord Boston (b 09.06.1749, d 23.03.1825)
  m. (15.05.1775) Christian Methuen (d 09.05.1832, dau of Paul Methuen of Corsham House)
  (i) George Irby, 3rd Lord Boston (b 27.12.1777, 21.03.1856) had issue
  m. (17.10.1801) Rachel Ives Drake (d 06.09.1830, dau of William Drake of Amersham)
  (ii) Frederick Paul Irby of Boyland Hall, Norfolk (b 18.04.1779, d 24.04.1844, Rear Admiral) had issue
  m1. (01.12.1803) Emily Ives Drake (d 07.08.1806, dau of William Drake of Amersham)
  m2. (23.01.1816) Frances Wright (d 16.01.1852, dau of Ichabod Wright of Mapperley Hall)
  (iii) Paul Anthony Irby (b 16.12.1784, d 10.02.1865, rector of Cottesbrook, 5th son) had issue
  m1. (02.12.1814) Patience Anne De Crespigny (d 22.03.1831, dau of Sir W. De Crespigny, 2nd Bart)
m2. (09.1836) Wilhelmina Powell (d 28.07.1842, dau of David Powell of Loughton)
  m3. (09.08.1849) Augusta Cowell (dsp 25.08.1870, dau of John B. Cowell)
  (iv) Charles Leonard Irby (b 09.10.1789, d 03.12.1845, Captain RN, 7th son) had issue
  m. (08.02.1825) Frances Mangles (dau of John Mangles)
  (v) Augusta Matilda Irby (d 04.04.1877)
  m. (20.01.1853) William Holdsworth (minister of Notting Hill)
  (vi) Anne Maria Louisa Irby (b 02.10.1792, d 19.12.1870)
  m. (1817) Henry John Peachey, Lord Selsey (dsp 10.03.1839)
(vii)+ other issue - William Augustus (b 28.11.1780, d 10.03.1807, Rev.), Henry Edward (b 27.08.1783, d 09.03.1821, Lt. Colonel), Edward Methuen (b 21.03.1788, d Talavera 27.07.1809), Adolphus Frederick (b 1797, d 29.04.1863, Rev.), Charlotte (d unm 1848), Albinia (d 21.08.1839), Christian Elizabeth (d 05.02.1875)
  (B) William Henry Irby (b 29.08.1750, d 1830)
  m. (1781) Mary Blackman (dau/heir of Rowland Blackman of Antigua)
  (i) William Henry Rowland Irby (b 13.03.1784, d 1842)
  (ii) Augusta Priscilla Irby (dsp 17.09.1849)
  m. (19.05.1810) Sir William Langham, Bart (d 1812)
  (C) Augusta Georgina Elizabeth Irby (d 28.05.1818)
  m. (30.04.1772) Thomas de Grey, 2nd Lord Walsingham
(2) daughter
  b.+ other issue including Anthony, Anne
  iii. Isabel Irby (bur 18.12.1685)
  m. William Paget, 6th Lord (b 10.02.1637, d 26.02.1712-3)
  iv. Frances Irby (d 03.03.1683-4) apparently of this generation, of this marriage
  m. James MacCartney of Auchinleck (b 1651, d 16.12.1727, judge)
  v.+ 4 daughters
  B. Alice Irby (b 1609) probably of this generation
  m. Francis Jermy
2. Thomas Irby of Lincoln's Inn (bpt 05.03.1579-80)
  m. (c05.1609) Ann Dunn (dau of Sir Daniel Dun of London, m2. Henry Dawtry)
3. Alice Irby (bpt 03.01.1584-5)
  m. (1606) Sir Francis South of Kelstern
4. Anne Irby (bpt 03.01.1584-5)
  m. Robert Balamy of the Isle of Ely
5.+ other issue - Leonard (bpt 27.06.1582), Kenelm (bpt 01.09.1583, bur 29.12.1585)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Boston), Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1906, Irby of Osberton) with support for lower section from Griffith's Pedigrees (Porthamel, Lligwy & Hedsor Lodge, p108)
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