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Families covered: Shiercliffe of Ecclesfield, Shiercliffe of Whitley

William Shiercliffe of Ecclesfield (a 1436)
1. Thomas Shiercliffe of Ecclesfield (a 1519)
  m(1). Annes or Agnes
  A. Henry Shiercliffe of Whitley, Ecclesfield, etc.
  B. William Shiercliffe of Ecclesfield (dsp)
  C. Alexander Shiercliffe of Ecclesfield
  This line is partly supported by Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1612, 'Shiercliffe of Ecclesfield Hall').
m. Isabel Mounteney of Cowley
  i. Nicholas Shiercliffe of Ecclesfield
  m. Margaret of Normanton, Yorkshire
  a. Nicholas Shiercliffe of Ecclesfield (bur 19.11.1621)
  m. (11.06.1577) Barbara Wombwell (dau/coheir of Thomas Wombwell of Thundercliffe Grange)
  (1) William Shiercliffe of Ecclesfield (a 1614, dsp 25.09.1649)
  (2) Anne Shiercliffe of Thundercliffe Grange
  Foster shows Ann's husband as James Jeromy of Syverclyff but a note queries whether or not it should be Green. Hunter shows Anne as married to ...
  m. (28.08.1604) James Green (of Thundercliffe Grange)
  (3) Elizabeth Shiercliffe
  m. _ Foreman or Forman of Lancashire
  (4) Isabel Shiercliffe
  m. (04.08.1616) Thomas Holland of Shire Green in Ecclesfield
  (5) Margaret Shiercliffe
  m. Thomas Wilton of Wentworth
  (6)+ other issue (dsp) - Thomas, Nicholas
  ii. Thomas Shiercliffe (dsp)
  iii. James Shiercliffe of Wardsend
  a. Hugh Shiercliffe (a 1580)
  b. Margaret Shiercliffe
  m. _ Bullos of Burley Edge
  iv. Isabella Shiercliffe
  m. (11.08.1558) Alexander Hatfield of Hatfield House
The connection from William down to Richard is shown by dotted line, indicating that it has not been fully proved.
2. John Shiercliffe (a 1483)
  m. Agnes Scott (dau/coheir of Robert Scott)
  A. John Shiercliffe
  i. Richard Shiercliffe of Ecclesfield (bur 11.04.1566)
  m. Margaret
  a. Nicholas Shiercliffe of Ecclesfield
  m. (19.05.1573) Isabel Rodes
  (1) Isabel Shiercliffe
  m. Edward Saunderson of Sheffield
  b. Robert Shiercliffe of Whitley in Ecclcesfield
  m. (04.05.1572) Mary Carr
  (1) Thomas Shiercliffe of Whitley Hall & Holmehouse in Ecclesfield (d 19.11.1636)
m. (08.12.1601) Mary Pawson (bur 25.09.1647, dau of Thomas Pawson of Windmill Hill)
  (A) Thomas Shiercliffe of Whitley Hall (bur 14.06.1661, 3rd son)
  m. Mary Wilson (bur 09.11.1697, dau of Thomas Wilson of Oughtibridge Hall)
  (i) Nicholas Shiercliffe of Whitley Hall (b 01.09.1650, d 22.01.1684-5)
  m. (24.08.1682) Mary Ibbotson (bur 22.02.1723-4, dau/coheir of John Ibbotson of Bradfield, m2. Thomas Statham of Tansley & Tidswell)
  (ii) Nathaniel Shiercliffe of Whitley Hall (b 1652, bur 05.03.1729)
  m. (01.11.1688) Catherine Gower (d 11.0.1728, probably dau of Edward Gower of Hutton, "Nearly related to the Gowers of Stittenham")
  (a) Thomas Shiercliffe of Whitley Hall (bpt 20.07.1692, d 19.09.1754)
m. (12.04.1717) Elizabeth Pearson (d 04.07.1739, dau of John Pearson of Machinbank in Sheffield)
  ((1)) John Shiercliffe of Whitley Hall (bpt 22.06.1720, d 13.05.1789)
  m. (1740) Mary Steer (bpt 20.10.1721, d 25.12.1770, dau of Benjamin Steer of Sheffield, son of William of Darnall)
  ((A)) Thomas Shiercliffe of Sheffield & Whitley Hall (dvp unm 25.12.1779)
  ((B)) Mary Shiercliffe (bpt 28.12.1742, d 27.05.1779)
  m. Thomas Gunning of Sheffield (b 1735-6, d 06.05.1784, son of John of Turney's Court)
((C)) Catherine Shiercliffe (bpt 16.10.1747, d infant)
  ((D)) Nancy or Ann Shiercliffe (b 24.06.1757, d 23.11.1795)
  m. (27.06.1775/1785) John Parker of Sheffield
  ((2)) Anne Shiercliffe
  m. _ Clarke of Hague, Staveley
  ((3)) Elizabeth Shiercliffe
m. George Smelter of Sheffield
  ((4)) Catherine Shiercliffe
  m1. _ Richardson of Crowle
  m2. _ Thomlinson of Gainsborough
  ((5)) Mary Shiercliffe (d unm)
  ((6)) Frances Shiercliffe
m. William Herring of Shire Green, Ecclesfield
  ((7)) Hannah Shiercliffe (b 08.07.1732, d 03.1804)
  m. Kenyon Parker of Sheffield (son of Francis of Riveling Lodge, m1. Mary Bamforth)
  (b) Frances Shiercliffe (bpt 19.11.1690, bur 02.1744-5)
  m. William Statham of Sheffield Park (cousin)
(c) Mary Shiercliffe (bpt 10.11.1693, d unm 1768)
  (d) Catherine Shiercliffe (bpt 15.07.1695)
  m. (29.12.1720) Samuel Shiercliffe of Sheffield then Bristol
  (e) Ann Shiercliffe (b 1688, d 18.04/08.1779) probably of this generation
  m. John Smelter of Himsworth (b 1683, d 15.02.1732)
  (iii)+ other issue - Samuel (d before 1696), John (bpt 22.05.1660, d unm bur 12.07.1713), Hannah (b 1657-8, d unm 30.04.1680)
  (B) Mary Shiercliffe
  m. (13.10.1631) William Savage of North Leighs in Hathersedge (son of Humphry of North Leighs by dau of Jessop of Broomhall)
  (C) Anne Shiercliffe (bpt 06.08.1609)
  m. (08.04.1635) Thomas Wright of Unthank
  (D)+ other issue - Nicholas (bpt 20.01.1603, dsp 21.10.1669, physician), William (bpt 21.08.1606, dsp 27.07.1648), John (bpt 06.08.1609), Elizabeth (bpt 30.08.1602, d 08.02.1628), Margaret (bpt 08.09.1614, d unm 18.03.1646)
  c.+ other issue - Alexander, Alice

Main source(s): 'Hallamshire - The History and Topography of the Parish of Sheffield' by Joseph Hunter (1819, 'Pedigree of Shiercliffe of Ecclesfield Hall, Whitley Hall, &c.', p264+)
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