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Families covered: Whitaker of Doncaster, Whitaker (Whitacre) of Holme, Whitaker of Leeds

Thomas Whitacre (a 1431)
1. Robert Whitacre
A. Thomas Whitacre (a 1529)
  i. ?? Whitacre
  a. John Whitacre or Whitaker of Holme (near Burnley), Lancashire (dsp 1527)
  b. Richard Whitacre or Whitaker of Holme
  (1) Thomas Whitaker of Holme (b c1504, d 1588)
  m. Elizabeth Nowell (dau of John Nowell of Read)
  (A) Robert Whitaker
  m. Margaret Greenwood (dau of James Greenwood of Greenwood Lea)
  (i) Thomas Whitaker (bur 14.07.1631)
  m. Anne Bancroft (dau of James Bancroft of Paliz House by Isabell Woodroof of Banktop)
  (a) William Whitaker (bpt 25.04.1603, d 1641)
  m. Mary Crabtree
  ((1)) Thomas Whitaker (bpt 25.08.1631)
  m1. (sp) Dorothy Travis of Inchfield
  m2. Judith Whitaker (dau of James Whitaker of Broadclough)
  ((A)) Thomas Whitaker (d 1719)
  m. Allice Hartley (dau of John Hartley of Grimshaw)
  ((i)) Thomas Whitaker 'of Holme' (bpt 28.05.1693)
  m. Anne Thomas of Erringden
  ((a)) Thomas Whitaker of Holme (bpt 30.06.1726, dsp 1759)
  ((b)) William Whitaker of Holme (b 27.11.1730, d 01.06.1782, cleric)
  m. Lucy Dunham (dau of Robert Dunham of Sedgford, relict of Ambrose Allen)
  (((1))) Thomas Dunham Whitaker (b 08.06.1759, d 18.12.1821, vicar of Whalley & Blackburn, antiquary & historian)
m. (13.01.1783) Lucy Thoresby (dau of Thomas Thoresby of Leeds)
  (((A))) Thomas Whitaker (b 31.12.1785, dvp 02.069.1817) had issue
  m. (26.03.1810) Jane Hordern (dau of James Hordern of Wolverhampton)
  (((B))) Lucy Whitaker
  m. Thomas Starkie (QC)
  (((C)))+ other issue - William (b 28.05.1798), Robert (b 04.12.1800), John Richard (b 1807), Mary Charlotte
  ((c)) Sarah Whitaker (bur 03.06.1793) probably of this generation
  m. (01.12.1755) Ralph Nowell of Gawthorp Hall (b 1721-2, 1780)
  ((B))+ other issue
  (b)+ other issue
  (B)+ other issue - Richard, William of Cambridge (b 1547, d 1595)



Possibly connected to the above family, given that Heley is near Burnley, was ...
Robert Whitaker
1. ?? Whitaker
  A. Joseph Whitaker (d 09.1718)
2. Thomas Whitaker of Leeds (d 09.11.1710)
  m1. (sps) Sarah Milner (dau of Robert Milner of Pudsey by Ann, dau of Robert Ferrand of Harding)
  m2. (19.10.1687) Elizabeth Wadsworth (d 03.09.1691, dau/heir of Samuel Wadsworth of Flanshaw & Horbury)
  A. Elizabeth Whitaker (b 20.08.1691, d 24.05.1730)
m. (07.02.1710-1) John Maude of Wakefield
  m3. Mercy Jackson (b 1659, d 19.11.1736, dau of Peter Jackson of Leeds (by Grace Cloudsley), widow of Eliasaph Wordsworth of Swathe Hall)
  B. William Whitaker of Leyden & London (bpt 09.06.1694, d 10.11.1743)
  m. (c1731) Lydia Buckle of Burlington
  i. Thomas Whitaker
  C. Thomas Whitaker of Leeds & Glasgow
  m. (05.1735) Elizabeth Darling (dau/heir of John Darling of Thorne)
  i. William Whitaker of Leeds
  m. Elizabeth Crompton (b c1736, d 20.03.1792, dau of John Crompton of Gainsborough, m2. George Bischoff of Leeds)
  a. Thomas Whitaker (d young)
  ii.+ other issue - Thomas (b 09.02.1738-9), d infant?, Thomas (b 21.05.1742, d unm 22.03.1765), Samuel (d young), Robert (d young), Lydia (b 04.02.1749, d unm), Mercy (d young)



Jeremiah Whitaker of Manchester
m. Esther
1. ?? Whitaker
  m. _ Buck of Bradford
  A. William Whitaker (a 1825, vicar of Blackburn)
2. Martha Whitaker (a 1825)
  m. _ Sharpe of Knutsford (d by 1825)
3. Mary Whitaker
  m. (25.12.1808) Peter Holland of Knutsford
4. daughter
  m. _ Satterthwaite of Lancaster
5. Frances Whitaker
  m. Thomas Broadhurst of Taunton, Halifax & Bath (a 1840, minister)
6.+ other issue - George, Catherine (a 1825)



Daniel Whitaker, Mayor of Doncaster (b c1649, d 1729)
m. Winifred (b c1654, d 1726, "said ... to be dau of .... Copley of Nether Hall")
1. Richard Whitaker (b c1685, d 14.12.1765, alderman ('Mayor'?) of Doncaster)
  m. _ Stead (sister of Dr. Stead of Doncaster & Mrs. Ellerker & Mrs Burdon)
  A. Margaret Whitaker
  m. James Stovin of Whitgift
  B. Alice Whitaker (b 21.07.1746, d 27.09.1785)
m. (15.12.1773) Edmund Cartwright (rector of Goadby-Marwood)
2. James Whitaker (b c1682, d 1720)
3. Frances Whitaker
  m1. (23.07.1712) Richard Broughton of Balby
  A. Frances Broughton (b c1714, d 1767)
  m. (12.11.1747) John Basset of Gainsborough
  B. Catherine Broughton (d 1785)
  m1. Timothy Dighton 'of Dewksbury'
  m2. (23.06.1736) John Smith of Holbeck (d 1758)
  m2 (02.04.1719) Jeremiah Fawkes (bur 26.06.1744, rector of Warmsworth)
  C.+ other issue - Francis (bpt 04.04.1720, clerk), Ann (bpt 10.04.1721, bur 17.12.1721), Elizabeth (bpt 10.04.1721)
4. Sibil Whitaker (b c1703, d 1787)
  m. John Ellerker (b c1692, dsp 1774)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 14.12.15) : BLG1886 ('Whitaker of The Holme')
(2) For second section (uploaded 14.12.15) : FMG (vol 1, MS8, 'Whitaker-Bischoff', p16+)
(3) For third section (uploaded 05.02.16) : FMG (vol 1, MS133, 'Whitaker', p132)
(4) For lower section (uploaded 10.03.16) : FMG (vol 2, MS209, 'Whitaker', p493+)
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