'Way01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Way of Bridport, Way of Denham, Way of Spencer Farm, Waye of Torrington

Alexander Waye or Wey of Somerset
1. William Waye or Wey of Torrington, Devon (a 1574)
  m. Margaret Berry (dau of Nicholas Berry of Berry Nerber)
  A. William Waye of Torrington (d c1630)
  m. Mary Pointer of Arlington
  i. John Waye of Bridport, Dorset (d before 1680, 2nd son)
  m. Elizabeth
  a. John Way of Bridport
  (1) Thomas Way of Bridport (b before 1678)
  (A) John Way (recorder of Bridport) had issue (who dspm?)
  (B) Andrew Way of Bridport
  m. Elizabeth Bull of Bridport
  (i) John Way of Bridport
m. Elizabeth Way (dau of Joseph Way of Bradpole)
  (a) Holles Bull Way of Bridport
  m1. Anna Maria Lillington (dau of Harvey Lillington of Stockley)
  ((1)) Harvey Ekins Way (dsp, 2nd son)
  m. Anne Russell (dau/coheir of John Russell of Beaminster)
  ((2)) Charlotte Way
  m. Charles Burt Henning (son of William Henning of Frome Whitfield)
  ((3))+ other issue - Holles (d young), Lewis (b 1800), Elizabeth Ellen, Frances
m2. Frances Lee Way (dau of Samuel Way of Hackney)
  (b)+ other issue (dsp)
  (ii)+ other issue
  (2)+ other issue
b. Benjamin Way of Dorchester (d 1680, vicar of Barking)
  (1) Benjamin Way of Walthamstow (d 1709)
  m. Elizabeth Lewis (dau of Samuel Lewis of Jamaica)
  (A) Lewis Way of Streatham & Richmond (d 24.01.1771, Director of South Sea Company)
  m1. Sophia Page (dsp 02.01.1735/6, dau of Sir Gregory Page, Bart of Greenwich)
m2. (sp) Philadelphia Newnham (d 04.09.1737, dau of Nathaniel Newnham of Streatham)
  m3. Abigail Lockey (dau/heir of Edward Lockey of the Middle Temple & Holme Hill by Abigail, dau of Sir Roger Hill of Denham Place)
  (i) Benjamin Way of Denham, Sheriff of Buckinghamshire (b 09.1740, d 22.08.1808)
  m. (10.11.1767) Elizabeth Anne Cooke (b c1746, d 1825, dau of William Cooke, rector of Denham)
  (a) Benjamin Way of Denham Place, Sheriff of Buckinghamshire (b 08.11.1770, d 19.04.1834, Lt. Colonel) had issue
  m. (31.03.1798) Mary Smyth (sister of Sir John Smyth, Bart of Long Ashton)
(b) Lewis Way (cleric) had issue
  m. (31.12.1801) Mary Drewe (dau/coheir of Rev. Herman Drew of Comb Raleigh, son of Francis of the Grange by Mary, dau/heir of Thomas Rose of Wooton FitzPaine)
  (c) William Way (rector of Denham & Hedgerley)
m. Elizabeth Western (dau/coheir of Maximilian Western of Cokethorpe, relict of Francis Sackville Lloyd Wheate of Glympton Park)
  (d) Sir Gregory Holman Bromley Way (Major General, 5th son)
  m. (19.05/6.1815) Marianne Weyland (dau of John Weyland of Woodeaton & Woodrising)
  (e) George Way (cleric, 7th son) had issue
  m. (15.04.1820) Susannah Mary Smith (dau of Enos Smith)
(f) Mary Ann Way
  m. Rev. Edward Whitby of Cresswell Hall (son of Rev. Thomas by Mabella Turton)
  (g) Catherine Way
  m. (26.03.1826, sp) Sir Montague Cholmeley, Bart of Easton Hall
  (h)+ other issue - Henry Francis (b 24.10.1775, d 09.08.1794, Captain), Bromley Samuel Lascelles (b 24.07.1782, d 23.01.1783), Louisa Abigail (d 24.04.1787), Sarah Anne (d 10.01.1770), Isabella, Mary (d infant), Anne Frances, Charlotte, Hester (d unm 1824)
  (ii) Abigail Way (d 1793)
  m. (04.1767) John Baker Holroyd, Earl of Sheffield
  m4. Sarah Payne (d 17.04.1802, dau of Rev. Thomas Payne of Holme Hay, sister of Frances, Countess of Northampton)
  (iii) Gregory Lewis Way of Spencer Farm, Essex (b 1756, d 26.04.1799, author)
  m. Frances Ann Paxton (dau of Rev. William Paxton of Taplow)
  (a) Lewis Way of Spencer Farm (b 15.01.1788, d 25.03.1835, cleric) had issue
  m. (27.05.1811) Caroline Elizabeth Leech (dau/heir of John Leech)
  (b) Charles John Way (cleric, 4th son) had issue
  m. (1832) Georgiana Augusta Grover (dau of Henry Grover of Bury Hemel Hemstead)
  (c) Frances Elizabeth Way
  m. Francis Merewether (rector of Cole Orton)
  (d) Mary Way
  m. (24.06.1833) William Frazer (rector of North Waltham)
  (e)+ other issue - John of Spaynes Hall, William (b 07.04.1792, d 14.08.1814)
  (B)+ other issue
  (2)+ other issue
  ii.+ other issue - William (b 1610, dsp), Richard, Frances
  B. Richard Waye had issue in Herefordshire
  m. _ Greye
  C.+ other issue (dsp) - John, Robert
2. Thomas Waye or Wey

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 4, 'Way of Denham', p676+)
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