'Wolley2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Wolley of Darley Abbey, Wolley of Derby, Wolley of London, Wolley of Musden, Wolley of Newton

John Wolley
BLG ('Wolley Dod of Edge'), used for the continuation, identifies John as ancestor of the Wolleys of Darley Abbey.. John's father died in 1565 and his elder brother married in 1581. We speculate that he was the unnamed father of 5 siblings who is the first shown by FMG.
?? Wolley
1. Adam Wolley of Smalley then Marston-upon-Dove
  m. Mary Ashton
A. William Wolley 'of Riber' of London (silkman)
  m1. Judith Wayne
  i. William Wolley of Derby
  m. Rebecca Westbrook (dau/coheir of Robert Westbrook of Collingham (by dau of Mrs. Abigail Fowler), relict of William Wilaon od Kinghtthorpe)
  a. William Wolley of Darley Abbey, Mayor of Derby (dsp by 06.05.1732)
  m. Ann Gery (dau of Peter Gery of London, sister of Charles)
  b. John Wolley of Darley Abbey (dsp after 01.06.1743)
  m. Sarah Flanagan of Burton-on-Trent (a 1643, "of Irish extraction")
  ii. John Wolley (dsp by 1695)
  m2. Elizabeth Sanders (dau of Col. Thomas Sanders of Little Ireton & Caldwell)
  iii. Judith Wolley
  m. _ Ashhurst
  iv. Esther Wolley
  m. Samuel Sanders of Caldwell
  v.+ opther issue - Arthur, Adam of Barton-under-Needwood (d by 06.05.1732)
  B. Adam Wolley of London & Sapperton, Derbyshire (a 1754)
2. Adam Wolley (2nd of the name)
3. Francis Wolley of London (silkman)
  A. ?? Wolley
  i. Francis Wolley
4. daughter
  m. _ Ardern of Rotherham
5. daughter
  m. _ Trubshaw of Etwell



Richard Wolley of Musden Grange, Staffordshire
1. John Wolley of Musden
  m. Elizabeth of Edge, Lancashire
  A. Ralph Wolley of Newton in the Thistles (King's Newton), Warwickshire
  m. Alice Sheldon (dau of Hugh Sheldon of Stanton)
  i. Thomas Wolley of Newton (b 1587, a 1619)
  m. Joyce Purefoy (dau of Francis Purefoy of Caldecot by Eleanor Baskerville)
  a. Johanna Wooley (b c1617, d 668)
  m. William Grace (Vicar of Shenston)
  (1) Jemima (Elizabeth) Grace (b c1647, d 19.09.1723 or 10.09.1724)
  m. (08.07.1672) Robert Greysbrooke of Greysbrooke Hall & Shenston (bur 24.12.1718)
  b.+ other issue (a 1619) - Francis (b c1611), Ralph (b c1613)
  ii. Dorothea Wolley
  m. Thomas Taylor of Austrie
  iii. Elizabeth Wolley
  B. John Wolley of Staffordshire

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (originally uploaded to WZmisc07 on 09.08.16) : FMG (vol 4, MS582, 'Wolley', p1241+)
(2) For lower section : MGH (NS3 vol 3 (1900), p124+), Visitation (Warwickshire, 1619, 'Wolley')
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