'Milnes1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Milnes of Aldercar Park, Milnes of Chesterfield, Milnes of Dunston, Milnes of Fryston, Milnes of Palterton, Milnes of Tapton Hall, Milnes of Wakefield

?? Milnes of Ashford-in-the-Water, Derbyshire (a temp Henry VIII who r. 1509-1547)
1. William Milnes of Ashford
  A. Richard Milnes of Dunston, Mayor of Chesterfield (b c1575, d 17.03.1628-9)
  m. Dorothy Woodward (dau of John Woodward, alderman of Chesterfield, m2. George Columbel of Chesterfield)
  i. William Milnes 'of Chesterfield' (bpt 28.12.1611, d 01.11.1638)
  m. (1632) Alice Gregson (dau of Henry Gregson of Turnditch)
  a. Richard Milnes (bur 13.12.1634)
  ii. George Milnes of Chesterfield & Dunstan Hall (bpt 12.10.1621, bur 08.07.1671, ironmonger, 3rd son)
m. Mary Mower (a 05.1690, widow of William Burton of Holmesfield)
  a. Richard Milnes of Dunston Hall & Aldercar Park, Sheriff of Derbyshire (b c1659, d 17.12.1729)
  m. Charlotte Amis (widow of George Moore of Hull & Ollercar)
  (1) George Milnes of Dunston Hall & Aldercar Park (bpt 12.01.1689, d 01.07.1755)
  m. (17.05.1712) Dorothy Newham (b c1692, d 26.09.1776, dau of John Newham of Whittington, sister of Roger of Staveley)
  (A) Richard Milnes of Dunston Hall (b 1713-4, d 11.03.1773)
  m. (21.05.1744) Grace Hurt (bur 02.09.1776, dau of Charles Hurt of Alderwasley & Castern)
  (i) George Milnes of Dunston (b 13.05.1745, d unm 23.06.1787)
  (ii) Richard Milnes of Barlow Grange (bpt 15.09.1747, d(sp) 01.12.1824)
  m. Mary Ann Baker (dau of Thomas Alverey Baker of London)
(iii) Grace Milnes (bpt 02.10.1746, dsp)
  m. (26.10.1770) John Richardson
  (iv) Catherine Milnes (bpt 09.07.1752)
  m. Thomas Nickson of Bolsover
  (a) Richard Milnes Nickson of Chesterfield (b c1791, d (unm?) 21.07.1831, only child)
  (v) Elizabeth Milnes (bpt 17.04.1754, d 01.11.1779)
  m. (14.06.1770) Robert Mower of Barlow
(B) William Milnes of Aldercar, Sheriff of Derbyshire (b 04.04.1726, d 30.10.1797, youngest son)
  m. (07.02.1748-9) Mary Soresby (d 09.05.1794, dau of Adam Soresby of Chesterfield)
  (i) Jane Milnes (b 21.01.1749-50, dsp 23.06.1829)
  m. (18.03.1798) Rev. John Smith
  (ii) Mary Milnes (b 04.05.1752, dsp)
  m1. Jonathan Lee of Chesterfield
  m2. Peter Pegge Burnell of Beauchief
  (iii) Dorothy Milnes
  m1. Philip Gell of Hopton, Sheriff (b c1723, d 05.08.1795)
  m2. (21.07.1798) Thomas Blore of the Inner Temple (d 1795)
  (C)+ other issue - George (bpt 14.10.1714, d unm 15.11.1736), William (bpt 30.04.1716, d 16.08.1723), John (bpt 18.11.1718, bur 13.04.1737)
(2) Richard Milnes of Barnes in Dronfield (bpt 21.06.1692, d 30.06.1765)
  m. Catherine Colclough (bpt 01.06.1696, d 17.11.1777, dau of Christopher Colclough of Codnor Castle by Sarah)
  (A) Charlotte Milnes (bur 09.02.1724)
  (B) Catherine Milnes (bpt 13.03.1725, dsp)
  m. (28.07.1770) Godfrey Sykes of London
  (C) Amy Milnes (bpt 08.05.1727, dsp)
  m. (15.11.1758) Thomas Wright (dvpsp 1759, son/heir of John of Eyam)
  (3) Elizabeth Milnes (bpt 11.08.1687, bur 01.12.1748))
  m1. (19.05.1706) Robert Smith of Chesterfield
  m2. William Webster of Cold Aston
  b. George Milnes (bpt 30.04.1663, d unm bur 18.06.1707)
  iii. Alice Milnes
  m. (19.08.1635) George Gregson of Turnditch
  iv. Margaret Milnes
  m. (15.11.1636) Luke Whittington
  v. Elizabeth Milnes
  m. (05.09.1655) George Taylor of Durant Hall
vi.+ other issue - Richard (bpt 06.02.1613, dsp by 1650), James (bpt 07.12.1625, dsp by 1650)
  B. James Milnes of Tapton Hall, Chesterfield (bur 02.04.1651, 4th son)
  m. Isabel (d before 26.04.1665)
  i. William Milnes of Tapton Hall (bpt 11.03.1626-7, d 14.11.1686)
  m. (06.11.1655) Alice Sleigh (d 01.05.1681, possibly dau of Ralf Sleigh)
  a. James Milnes of Tapton Hall (b 1655-6, d unm 16.03.1690)
  b. William Milnes of Tapton Hall (b c1661, dsp 26.10.1717)
  m. (25.07.1695) Lydia Webster (b c1666, d 19.05.1701, dau of Paul Webster of Chesterfield)
  c. Dorothy Milnes (bpt 17.09.1663, dsp 10.11.1740)
  m. (19.03.1722-3) John Revel (alderman of Chesterfield)
d. Isabel Milnes (b c1668, dsp 25.12.1736)
  m. (15.06.1698) Jacob (not James) Brailsford of Chesterfield
  e.+ other issue - Alice (d infant), Mary (bpt 17.09.1663, d unm by 1689)
  ii. James Milnes (bpt 06.09.1629, dsps bur 04.11.1682)
  m. Isabel (bur 24.05.1696)
  a. James Milnes (bur 15.01.1661-2)
  iii. Richard Milnes of Chesterfield (bpt 21.08.1636, d 07.06.1706)
  m. Elizabeth Wilson (d 17.01.1691, dau/coheir of Robert Wilson of Barton & Eyam)
  a. Richard Milnes of Chesterfield (bpt 03.10.1663, bur 10.02.1744-5)
  m1. (sp) Elizabeth Secker (bur 21.11.1719, dau of Thomas Secker of Sibthorp, sister of Thomas, Archbishop of Canterbury)
  m2. (c04.1724) Hephzibah Ibbetson (bur 28.10.1726, dau of Samuel Ibbetson of Leeds by Hephzibah Hatfield)
  (1) Richard Milnes of Chesterfield (b 20.10.1726, d unm 20.05.1795)
  (2) Elizabeth Milnes (b 22.07.1725)
  m. (02.01.1745) James Heywood of Chesterfield
  (A) Elizabeth Heywood (dsp 14.02.1797)
m. (08.06.1772) William Waller of Chesterfield
  b. Robert Milnes of Wakefield (bpt 14.09.1671, d 23.08.1734)
  m. (10.06.1695) Hannah Poole (b 11.03.1673, dau/coheir of Joseph Poole of Sykehouse)
  (1) Richard Milnes of Wakefield (b 21.03.1695-6, d 04.02.1755)
  m. (20.02.1717-8) Bridget Pemberton (b 30.01.1698, d 15.01.1765, dau/coheir of John Pemberton of Liverpool)
  (A) Robert Milnes of Wakefield (b 02.03.1718-9, d 15.04.1771)
m1. (17.02.1757) Joyce Slater (d 17.01.1764, dau of Adam Slater of Chesterfield)
  (i) Richard Slater Milnes , later Rich of Fryston, Yorkshire (b 12.12.1759, d 02.06.1804)
  m. Rachael Buske (a 1805, dau of Hans Buske)
  (a) Robert Pemberton Milnes of Fryston (b 20.05.1784) had issue
  m. Maria Monckton (dau of Robert Arundel Monckton, Viscount Galway)
  Their son Richard was created Lord Houghton in 1863. He married the heiress of Lord Crewe. Their son Robert became the Marquess of Crewe.
  (b) Rachael Milnes (b 03.07.1787)
  m. Marmaduke Wyvill of Burton Hall
  (c) Elizabeth Milnes (b 14.07.1788)
  m. (12.1811) William Newton of Elvedon
(d) Mary Ann Milnes (b 19.03.1790)
  m. Henry Spencer Waddington of Cavenham
  (e)+ other issue - Richard Rodes (b 31.10.1785, a 1820), Martha (b 29.03.1783, d unm 18.01.1812), Louisa (b 28.06.1791), Caroline (b 20.08.1792), Amelia Jane (b 09.07.1801)
  (ii) Elizabeth Milnes (b 23.11.1758)
  m. (12.12.1780) Samuel Thornton of Albury Park (MP)
(iii)+ other issue (d infant) - Richard, Joyce
  m2. (06.02.1766) Esther Shore (dsp 09.03.1799, dau of Samuel Shore of Sheffield)
  (B) Pemberton Milnes of Wakefield & Bawtry (b 27.09.1729, d 06.12.1795)
  m. (01.1754) Jane Slater (bpt 08.10.1733, dau of Adam Slater of Chesterfield)
  (i) Bridget Milnes (b c1755, dsp 13-15.11.1835)
  m1. (28.11.1775) Peter Auriol Drummond (dsp 21.03.1799, son of Archbishop of York, brother of Earl of Kinnoul)
  m2. (09-25.05.1803) Robert Monckton, Viscount Galway (b 1752, d 23.07.1810)
  (C) Penelope Milnes (b 26.03.1720, dsp 23.05.1799)
  m. (1751) John Tarleton of Liverpool
(D) Hannah Milnes (b 05.08.1723, d 09.09.1806)
  m. (26.04.1750) Arthur Heywood of Liverpool
  (E) Sarah Milnes (b 11.04.1731)
  m. (03.8.1752, sp) William Goodwin of Norris Green, near Liverpool
  (F)+ other issue - Elizabeth (b 06.05.1726, d unm 28.03.1807), others (d infant - John, Richard, Bridget, Bridget)
  (2) Robert Milnes of Leeds (b 25.07.1702, d 11.10.1725, 3rd son)
  m. (11.05.1727) Sarah Priestley (d 19.10.1740, dau of Nathaniel Priestley of Halifax)
  (A) Hanna Milnes (b 12.02.1729, eldest dau/ heir)
  m. (20.03.1746) James Lees of Manchester (brother of John Carill Worsley of Platt)
  (3) John Milnes of Wakefield (b 05.11.1710, d 19.10.1771)
  m. Mary Shore (d 05.12.1791, dau of Samuel Shore of Sheffield)
  (A) Sir Robert Shore Milnes, Governor of Martinique, Lt. Governor of Lower Canada, 1st Bart (b c1747, d 02.12.1837)
The following is supported by BEB1841 (Milnes of Galfrey, in the Supplement).
  m. (13.11.1785) Charlotte Frances Bentinck (dau of Capt. John Albert Bentinck)
  (i) Sir John Bentinck Milnes, 2nd Bart (b 19.09.1786, dsp 23.03.1839)
  (ii)+ other issue - William Henry (b 08.03.1738, d Waterloo, Lt. Colonel), Henry Banks Oldenburgh (b 17.10.1790, d 1813), Arthur (d young), Charlotte Harriet Martinique (b 23.06.1798), Sophia Mary Anne (b 09.10.1799)
  (B) John Milnes of Wakefield & Page Hall in Sheffield (b 15.12.1751, d 1810)
  m. Catherine Carr (b c1772, d 22.10.1806, dau of Edward Carr of Cledmond)
(i)+ issue - Alcred Shore (b 21.05.1792), William Poole (b 25.03.1792, d unm before 1820), John (b 13.08.1799), Caroline (b 14.11.1797, d 12.04.1800)
  (C) Mary Milnes
  m. (18.11.1773) Edward Whitwell (Captain)
  (i) John Whitwell (dvp unm, Lt. Colonel)
  (ii) Roseline Whitwell
  m. James Torre
  (iii) Emma Louisa Whitwell
  m1. (div) Sir George Berny Brograve of Worstead House, Bart
m2. Marsham Elwin
  (D) Esther Milnes
  m. (22.08.1774) James Torre of Snydal
  (E)+ other issue - Samuel (b 06.11.1750, d 10.02.1767), Hannah (b c1742, d unm 07.10.1802), Jane (d young)
  (4) Sarah Milnes (b 05.01.1697-8)
  m. (1715) John Lumb of Wakefield & Silcoat
  (5) Elizabeth Milnes (b 03.07.1699)
  m. (22.10.1716) George Cotton of Wakefield
(6) Hannah Milnes (b 08.12.1705)
  m. Jonathan Priestley of Winteredge
  (7) Baptista Milnes (b 26.11.1708, dsp 25.04.1768)
  m. Richard Cooke of Halifax
(8)+ other issue - Joseph (b 18.09.1700, d 23.12.1710) William (b 04.06.1704, d 20.06.1704), Joshua (b 14.09.1707, d 14.08.1712), James (b 05.09.1712, d 25.08.1713), Mary (b 08.09.1716, d 13.03.1717)
  c. James Milnes of Chesterfield (bpt 08.08.1674, d 24.01.1737-8)
  m. (08.01.1697) Mary Waterhouse (dau of Michael Waterhouse of' Pontefract)
  (1) James Milnes, Sheriff of Hull (b c1698, dvp 29.11.1736)
  m1. (30.11.1721) Diana Mould (dau of William Mould, alderman of Hull)
(A) James Milnes of Cottingham, Yorkshire (dsp bur 12.10.1752)
  m. (31.07.1749) Alice Mason (dau/heir of Robert Mason, m2. Frederick James Scrope of Cockeringham)
  m2. Mary Grove (b c1671, d 1766, dau/coheir of George Grove of Reresby)
  (B) Mary Milnes (bpt 21.04.1734)
  m. John Dyer of London
  (i) son (d unm)
  (2) Richard Milnes of Chesterfield, later of Palterton (b 1704-5, d 01.02.1757)
  m. Elizabeth Hawksworth (d 25.06.1757, dau/heir of Thomas Hawksworth of London)
  (A) Elizabeth Milnes (b 08.06.1732, d 28.02.1769)
  m. (09.10.1761) Robert Lowndes of Chesterfield & Palterton, later of Bath (son of Robert of Lea Hall)
(i)+ issue - Milnes (bpt 24.10.1764, d unm 20.04.1800), Thomas of Hampstead (a 1820)
  (B) Esther Milnes (bpt 15.10.1752, dsp 06.06.1792)
  m. Thomas Day of Annesley
  (C)+ other issue (d young/unm) - Richard, James, Richard, Mary, Ann, Sarah, Margaret
(3) Elizabeth Milnes (bpt 07.10.1702)
  m. (20.09.1721) Daniel Walker of Manchester
  (A) Elizabeth Walker (b 01.11.1730)
  m. (02.1758) Robert Kay of Baldingstone
  (B)+ other issue (d unm)
  d. John Milnes of Wakefield (b 27.03.1677, d 29.10.1742)
  m. (01.05.1711) Elizabeth Lapidge (b 1680-1, d 16.06.1746, dau/coheir of Richard Lapidge of Chesterfield)
  (1) James Milnes of Wakefield (b 28.11.1721, d 02.12.1792, 3rd son)
m. (12.10.1749) Esther Widowes (b 1727-8, d 22.07.1765, dau/heir of John Widowes of Brimsup Hall by Margaret Robert of Preston)
  (A) James Milnes, later Rich of Wakefield & London, Sheriff of Yorkshire (b 11.10.1755, dsp before 01.10.1805)
  m. (24.02.1778) Mary Ann Busk (d 10.11.1802, dau/coheir of Hans Busk of Leeds)
  (2) Mary Milnes (b 28.06.1713, d 17.03.1780)
  m. (1744) Benjamin Gaskell
  (3)+ other issue (d unm) - John of Wakefield (b 07.02.1711-2, d 10.09.1769), Richard (b 07.07.1718, d 21.05.1741), Elizabeth (b 10.07.1716, d 28.03.1788)
  e. William Milnes of Chesterfield (bur 23.11.1762)
m. Elizabeth Lee (b 1690-1, bur 26.02.1771, dau/heir of William Lee of Worksop)
  (1) William Milnes of Chesterfield & Tapton Hall (b c1712, d 08.10.1771)
  m1. (24.04.1744) Winifred or Margaret Morton (bur 07.12.1752, dau of Charles Morton of London)
  (A) Elizabeth Milnes (bpt 07.08.1746, d 08.1774)
  m. (22.08.1771) John Kay of Manchester
  (i) Elizabeth Kay (b 1773, d 1774)
m2. Ann Gaskell (b 1715, d 02.05.1791, dau of Daniel Gaskell of Clifton, widow of Capt. ?? Kay)
  (2) Sarah Milnes (b 1717-8, d 22.03.1753)
  m. Joshua Rayner of Leeds (b 1722-3, d 19.04.1757, son of Thomas of Brotherton)
  f. Mary Milnes
  m. (18.10.1698) John Wildbore of Nottingham
  (1) Elizabeth Wildbore (heir)
  m. (172) Ichabod Wright of Nottingham
  iv. Thomas Milnes (bpt 29.07.1640, bur 21.01.1642-3)
  v. Mary Milnes (dsp)
  m. Robert Mower of Woodseat
  C. Elizabeth Milnes
  m. William Wright of Great Longsdon (d c1655)
  D.+ other issue - William, Christopher, Robert, George
2. Richard Milnes
  A. William Milnes in Ashford (a 1628)

Main source(s): FMG (vol 1, 'Milnes-Mower, Gell', p43+), FMG (vol 1, 'Milnes - Gaskell', p49+) with some support from BP1934 (Crewe)
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