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Families covered: Sankey of Coolmore, Sankey of Dublin, Sankey (Sanky) of Eldesborough

The 3 families on this page share the page for our convenience. The coats of arms of the first 2 families indicate that they were connected.
Thomas Sanky or Sankey of Eldesborough, Buckinghamshire (d 1548)
m. Margaret Barker (dau of John Barker (or Barber) by Alice, dau/heir of Bernard Delamare by Alice, dau/heir of Edmund Sparesholt of Berkshire)
1. Edward Sanky or Sankey of Eldesborough
  m. Mary Clement of Lincolnshire
  A. Thomas Sankey of Eldesborough (a 1586)
  m. Alice Hautrey (dau of Ralph Hautrey of Rislip (Ruislip))
  i. Winifred Sankey (d 1592)
  m. John Pigott of Edlesborough
  B. John Sankey (dsp)
  C. Frances Sankey
  m. William Hill of Wendover
  D. Jane Sankey
  m. William Serjeant of Kimble
  E. Dorothy Sankey
  m. William Raynolds of Kimble
2. Anne Sanky or Sankey
  m. _ Wodeson of Warwickshire
3.+ other issue (dsp) - John, Margaret



Thomas Sankey of Sankey, Lancashire
1. ?? Sankey
2. Peter Sankey of Cotton, Salop
  A. Richard Sankey of Endsworth, Salop
  m. Anne Smolt (dau of Thomas Smolt of Burford Castle)
  i. Hierom Sankey in Ireland (b c1621, dsp before 04.02.1687, Colonel, MP)
ii. Robert Sankey of Hodnet, Salop
  a. Richard Sankey (d 1693, Colonel)
  m. Mary Taylor (dau of William Taylor of Ballynort)
  (1) Jacob Sankey of St. Johnstown, co. Tipperary
  m. Abigail Jacob (dau of Matthew Jacob of Johnstown)
(A) Matthew Sankey of Coolmore, co. Tipperary
  m. Elizabeth Villiers (dau/coheir of George Villiers of Waterford)
(i) Jacob Sankey of Coolmore (d 1783-4)
  m. (29.01.1768) Mary Elizabeth Caldwell ('dau of Charles Caldwell of Dublin', sister of Admiral Sir Benjamin Caldwell)
  (a) Matthew Villiers Sankey of Coolmore (d 1815)
  m. (09.1792) Mary Amelia Elrington (d 1836, sister of Major Elrington of the Tower of London)
  ((1)) Matthew Sankey of Coolmore (dsp 1837)
  m. Anne Perry (dau of Samuel Perry of Woodroffe)
  ((2)) Jacob Hierom Sankey of Coolmore (b 23.07.1807, d 1881, Captain, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (08.02.1844) Melita Anne Hamilton (d 13.07.1901, dau of Capt. Gawen William Rowan Hamilton of Killyleigh Castle)
  ((3)) Mary Elizabeth Anne Sankey
m. (26.06.1835) Edward Galwey (son of William, Archdeacon of Cashel)
  ((4)) Catherine Sankey (d 24.9.1831)
  m. (12.05.1820) Rev. James Morton 'of Little Island' (d 14.08.1870)
  ((5))+ other issue - John Henry (d unm), Ellenor Jane, Dorothea
  (b) Eliza Sankey
  m. Benjamin Benyon 'of Haughton' (MP for Stafford)
  ((1)) Eliza Benyon (b 28.04.1793, d 06.01.1858, coheir) probably of this generation
  m. (05.12.1816) John Amphlett of Clent (b 13.09.1795, dvp 09.12.1826)
  (c)+ other issue - Charles, Jacob, Andrew Hierom (d 1814, Captain), Benjamin (dsp), Anne, Catherine
  (ii) William Sankey of Dublin (MP, 5th son)
  m. Mary Mills (dau of Stephen Mills of Cork)
  (a) Matthew Sankey of Bawnmore (co. Cork) & Modeshill (co. Tipperary) had issue
  m. (1819) Eleanor O'Hara (d 01.12.1882, dau of Col. Henry O'Hara of O'Harabrook, nephew of Viscount Duncan of Camperdown)
  (b) William Villiers Sankey had issue
  m. Sophia Mulock (dau of Robert Mulock)
  (c) Hannah Elizabeth Sankey
  m. John Roe of Rockwell
  (d)+ other issue - Mary, Anne
  (iii)+ other issue - Mathew, Richard of St. Kitts, George



Edward Sankey of Newtown & Kill, King's County (d 1698)
1. Thomas Sankey of Slyhane, co. Longford
  m. Mary Nugent (dau of Luke Nugent)
  A. Edward Sankey, Lord Mayor of Dublin (d 1786)
  m. (c04.1732) Mary Medlicott (dau of George Medlicott)
  i. Thomas Sankey (Major)
m. Deborah Jones (dau of Richard Jones of Oaklands)
  a. Richard Jones Sankey of Oaklands (dsp 27.01.1839, Lt. Colonel)
  m. Sarah Smith (dau of John Smith of Newcastle)
  b.+ other issue (dsp)
  ii. Henry Gore Sankey of Fort Frederic, Sheriff of co. Cavan, Lord Mayor of Dublin (d 10.1821)
  m. (c05.1776) Barbara Sneyd (dau of Rev. Thomas Sneyd of Baillieborough)
  a. Edward Sankey (dsp, Captain)
m. (08.1807) Frances Coghill (dau of Sir John Cramer Coghill, Bart)
  b. Eleanor Sankey
  m. (17.03.1823) Richard Scott
  c.+ other issue - Henry (d unm 1819), Mary, Barbara
  iii. John Sankey of Dublin (Major)
  m. (c10.1782) Margery Sneyd (dau of Rev. Thomas Sneyd of Baillieborough)
  a. Samuel Sankey (d 1861, Major) had issue
  m. (1841) Mary Anderson (dau of William Anderson of Aughnacloy)
  b. John Sankey (d 02.01.1873) had issue
  m. (12.12.1834) Frances Gore (d 14.02.1898, dau of George Gore, Dean of Killala)
  c. Maria Sankey
  m. (1831) Rev. John Browne
  d.+ other issue - Henry (d young), Frances, Elizabeth, Eleanor
  iv. daughter
  B. John Sankey of New Park, Sheriff of co. Longford (d 1767)
  m. Jane Parker (dau of Abney Parker of Fermoyle)
  i. Jane Sankey
  m. (11.10.1761) George Kelly of Kellybrook
  ii.+ other issue (d unm) - Abney (d before 10.03.1768), Lettice
2.+ other issue

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Buckinghamshire, 16534+Additions, 'Sankey of Edlesborough')
(2) For middle section : BLGI1912 ('Sankey of Coolmore')
(3) For lower section : BLGI1912 ('Sankey of Fort Frederic')
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