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Families covered: Watson of Malton, Watson of Rockingham

Edward Watson of Lydington (a 1460)
1. Edward Watson (d 1530)
  m. Emma Smith (dau of Anthony Smith)
  A. Edward Watson of Rockingham Castle
  m. Dorothy Montague (dau of Sir Edward Montague, Lord Chief Justice)
i. Sir Edward Watson of Rockingham Castle, Sheriff of Northamptonshire (d 1616)
  m. Anne Digby (dau of Kenelm Digby of Stoke Dry)
  a. Sir Lewis Watson, 1st Lord of Rockingham, Sheriff of Northamptonshire (bpt 14.07.1584, d 05.01.1652/3)
  m1. (1609) Catherine Bertie (dsps 15.02.1610/1, dau of Peregrine Bertie, 11th Lord Willoughby de Eresby)
  (1) son (d young)
  m2. (1622 / 03.10.1620) Eleanor Manners (d 23.10.1679, dau of Sir George Manners of Haddon)
  (2) son (d young)
(3) Edward Watson, 2nd Lord Rockingham (b 30.06.1630, d 1691 / 22.06.1689)
  m. (13.11.1654) Anne Wentworth (b 08.10.1629, d 02.01.1695/6, dau of Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford)
  (A) Lewis Watson, 3rd Lord, 1st Earl of Rockingham (b 29.12.1655, d 19.03.1724)
  m. (07.1677) Catherine Sondes (d 21.03.1695/6, dau of Sir George Sondes of Lees Court, Earl of Feversham)
  (i) Edward Watson, Viscount Sondes (b c1687, dvp 21.03.1721-2)
  m. (21.03.1709) Catherine Tufton (b 24.04.1693, d 13.02.1733/4, dau of Thomas Tufton, 6th Earl of Thanet)
  (a) Lewis Watson, 2nd Earl of Rockingham, 4th Lord (b c1714, dsp 04.12.1745)
  m. (10.04.1736) Anne Furnese (d 17.12.1766, dau of Sir Robert Furnese, 2nd Bart of Waldershare)
  (b) Thomas Watson, 3rd Earl of Rockingham, 5th Lord (b 30.12.1715, d unm 26.02.1745/6)
  (c) Edward Watson (d unm)
(d) Catherine Watson
  m. (21.08.1729) Edward Southwell of King's Weston
  (ii) George Watson (d 1735)
  (iii) Mary Watson
  m. Wray Saunderson of Glentworth (dsp before 05.1714)
  (iv) Anne Watson (d young)
  (v) Arabella Watson
  BE1883 identifies Arabella's husband as Henry Furnese, younger of Waldershare, but he was ...
  m. Sir Robert Furnese, 2nd Bart of Waldershare (d 07.03.1733)
  (vi) Margaret Watson
  m. (1725) Sir John Monson, Bart of Burton, 1st Lord Monson (d 1748)
Their younger son assumed the name Watson and became 1st Lord Sondes.
  (B) Thomas Watson-Wentworth of Malton (b 17.06.1665, d 06.10.1723, 3rd son)
  m. (1689) Alice Proby (b 1673, dau of Sir Thomas Proby, Bart of Elton Hall)
  (i) Thomas Watson-Wentworth, Earl of Malton, 6th Lord, 1st Marquess of Rockingham (b 13.06.1693, d 14.12.1750)
  m. (22.09.1716) Mary Finch (d 30.05.1761, dau of Daniel Finch, 2nd Earl of Nottingham, 7th Earl of Winchilsea)
  (a)+ 3 sons (d young)
  (d) William Watson-Wentworth, Viscount Higham (bpt 02.09.1728, dvp unm 16.08.1739)
(e) Charles Watson-Wentworth, Earl Malton, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham (b 13.05.1730, dsp 01.07.1782, Prime Minister)§E
  m. (26.02.1752) Mary Bright (d 19.12.1804, dau of Thomas Liddell, later Bright of Badsworth)
  (f) Anne Watson-Wentworth (d 29.08.1769)
  m. (22.06.1744) William Fitzwilliam, 3rd Earl Fitzwilliam (b 15.01.1719, d 10.08.1756)
  (g) Mary Watson-Wentworth
  m. (1764) John Millbanke (of Halnaby Hall family)
  (h) Henrietta Alicia Watson-Wentworth
  m. (10.1764) William Sturgeon
(C) Eleanor Watson (b 26.02.1658/9, d 23.07.1705)
  m. Thomas Leigh, 2nd Lord of Stoneleigh (bpt 17.06.1652, d 12.11.1710)
  (D) Arabella Watson
  m. Sir James Oxenden, Bart of Dene (dsp 1708)
  (E)+ other issue - Edward (d unm), George, Anne (d unm), Margaret (d unm)
  (4) Grace Watson (dsp bur 30.03.1658)
  m. Sir Edward Barkham, Bart of Southouse
  (5) Frances Watson
  m. Edward Dingley of Charlton
  (6) Eleanor Watson (d 1698)
  m. Sir Charles Dymoke of Scrivelsby (d c1688)
  b. Edward Watson (d 1658)
  c. Anne Watson (bur 03.07.1636)
  m1. Sir Charles Norwich of Brampton (d 04.05.1605)
m2. Sir William ap Rice or Aprice
  d. Emma Watson
  m. John Grant
  e. Mary Watson
  m. Sir Anthony Mayney of Linton
  f. Elizabeth Watson
  m1. Sir John Needham of Litchborough
  m2. (sp) Sir Edward Tyrell, 1st Bart of Thornton (d 06.1656)
  g. Catharine Watson (d 01.10.1631) apparently of this generation
  m. (07.05.1590) Thomas Palmer of Carlton (d 25.10.1627)
  h. Temperance Watson probably of this generation
  m. Thomas Dolman of Badsworth (b c1582, d c1639)
  ii. Catherine Watson
  m. Arthur Broke of Great Oakley
  iii. Elizabeth Watson probably of this generation
  m. Thomas Furtho of Furtho
  B. Mary Watson possibly of this generation
  m. Thomas Dudley of Clopton (d before 1588)
2.+ 14 other children

Main source(s): BE1883 (Watson of Rockingham and Malton), TCP (Rockingham)
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