'Wright04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Wright of Attercliffe, Wright of Eyam, Wright of Longston, Wright of Sheffield

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William Wright of Great Longston, Derbyshire (a temp Henry VIII who r. 1509-1547)
m. Elizabeth Tidswall (dau of James Tidswall of Derbyshire)
1. William Wright of Great Longston
m. Joan Knightley (dau of Robert Knightley of Rowsley)
  A. William Wright of Great Longston (d c1655)
  m. Elizabeth Milnes (dau of William Milnes or Mills of Ashford)
  i. William Wright of Longston (dvp 1641)
m1. Ann Gaunt (dau of Thomas Gaunt, sister/heir of Thomas of Underwood)
  a. William Wright of Longston (b c1630, a 1662)
  m1. Manners Savile (dau of William Savile of Bakewell, sister of George & William)
  (1) Elizabeth Wright (b c1650)
  m. John Calvert of Beeley
  (A) Mary Calvert
  m. William Holmes of Derby
(i) Dorothy Holmes
  m. Adam Soresby of Chesterfield
  (2)+ other issue (a 1662, dsp) - Jane (b c1651), Anne (b c1652)
  FMG includes a note that some sources report that Jane & Anne married as follows.
  Jane Wright
  m. _ Mottram of Derby
(A) Dorothy Mottram
  m. Christropher Bassano of Derby
  Anne Wright
  m. _ Calton
  m2. Penelope Legh (dau of Thomas Legh of Adlington by Anne)
  (4) Thomas Wright (b 1662, 2nd son)
  m. Ann Vernon (dau of Sir Thomas Vernon)
  (5)+ other issue - William (d infant), Frances, Lucy, Penelope, Mary (d infant)
  b. Mary Wright
m2. Margaret Bagshaw (dau of Thomas Bagshaw of Ridge)
  ii. Thomas Wright of Unthank in Dronfield (b c1609, a 1662)
  m1. Elizabeth or Ellen Hall (dau of Thomas Hall of Barley Lees)
  a. William Wright (b c1632)
  (1) Helen Wright
  m. (11.08.1694) William Soresby of Chesterfield
  m2. (08.04.1635) Ann Shiercliffe (dau of Thomas Shiercliffe or Schirecliff of Whitley Hall)
b. John Wright of Eyam (b c1649)
  m. Elizabeth Kniveton (dau of Henry Kniveton of Castleton)
  (1) Thomas Wright of Eyam
  (A) John Wright of Eyam & Great Longston (a 1771)
  (i) Thomas Wright (dvpsp 1759)
  m. (15.11.1758) Amy Milnes (dau/coheir of Richard Milnes of Barnes)
  (ii) Thomas Wright of Great Longston & Eyam
  (a) John Thomas Wright 'of Lympstone' of Great Longston & Eyam (a 1819)
m. (26.08.1782) Catherine Jane Northcote (dau of Sir Henry Stafford Northcote of Pines, Bart)
  (b) William Wright of Cutthorp
  m. (1790) Bowes Dawson (dau of Anthony Dawson of Azerley)
  (iii) Dorothy Wright (b 1729-30, d unm bur 15.05.1824)
  c. Ann Wright
  m. Francis Burton of Dronfield
  d. Mary Wright
  m. Richard Sale
  e. Dorothy Wright
  m. (1670) Thomas Morton of Sheffield & Spout House
  f.+ other issue - Elizabeth, Sarah, Rebecca
  iii. Mary Wright
  m. George Pole or Poole of High Edge, Derbyshire
  B. Elizabeth Wright
  m. _ Haslam
  C.+ other issue - Catherine, Mary
2. Robert Wright



Thomas Wright of Attercliffe (tanner)
1. Robert Wright
  m. _ Foster (dau of Robert Foster of Brampton, widow of Thomas Smith of Wickersley)
  A. Thomas Wright of Sheffield Park
  m. Dorothy Jarvis of Attercliffe
  i. Jarvis Wright of Sheffield (apothecary)
m. _ Foster
  a. Margaret Wright (dsp)
  m1. ??
  m2. Bourchier Molesworth
  ii. John Wright of Rotherham (dsp, printer)
m. _ Platts
  iii. Thomas Wright of Hackney
  m1. Ann Watson of Sheffield
  a. Thomas Wright
  b. Katherine Wright
  m. _ Belfour of London
  c. (Anna Maria) Wright
  m. (1799) John Watson of Shirecliff
  m2. ??
  iv. Charles Wright of London (silversmith)
  m. Jane
  a.+ issue - Charles, Jane, Katherine
  v. Joshua Wright of Rotherham (carrier)
  m. Ann Lawton (dau of Joshua Lawton of Sheffield)
  a. Thomas Jarvis Wright (d unm, painter)
  b. Ann Wright
  m. John White of Sheffield Park (butcher)
  (1)+ issue - James, Joshua, John, William, Rebecca, Julia
  c. Rebecca Wright
  m. _ Jubb of Micklebring
  vi. Catherine Wright (d 04.1805)
  m. George Elliot of Sheffield
  a. Catherine Elliot
  m. _ Eyre of Mosborough (Captain)
  (1) daughter
  m. Francis Parker (rector of Hooton Roberts)
  vii. Rebecca Wright
  m. _ Cooper of London
  viii.+ other issue - Alexander, Dorothy (d unm)
  B. Richard Wright of Sheffield Park 'and Attercliffe'
  m. _ Lawton (sister of Joshua Lawton of Park Gate)
  i. Thomas Wright of Sheffield Park
  m. Ann Jeeves of Lincolnshire
a. Thomas Wright of Wombwell
  m. Mary Beckwith (dau of Thomas Beckwith of Clifton)
  b. Mary Wright
  m. Richard Roe of Worksop (farmer)
  c. Alice Wright (d infant)
  ii. John Wright 'of Sheffield Park'
  m. (08.06.1755) Mary Girdler (bpt 06.09.1731, d 1805, dau of John Girdler of Sheffield)
  FMG (Wright of Sheffield) reports that John & Mary had "Numerous issue". The following comes from FMG (Continuation ('Hunter's Pedigrees', 1936), 'Girdler of Ollerton, Notts., and Sheffield').
  a. John Wright of Sheffield then Birmingham (razorsmith, 2nd son?)
  (1)+ issue - John, Richard
  b. Joshua Wright of Sheffield then London (cutler)
  m. Hannah Ledger of Sheffield Park Hill
  (1)+ issue - Richard, Thomas
  c. Thomas Wright
  m. Ann Henfrey (dau of William Henfrey)
  d. Mary Wright
  m. Samuel Lindley of Sheffield (razorsmith)
  (1) William Lindley of Sheffield
  m. _ Scholey
  (2) Lydia Lindley
m. William milnder of Sheffield (scissorsmith)
  (3)+ other issue - Nathaniel, Richard, John, Ellen, Elizabeth, Hannah
  e.+ other issue - Richard of Liverpool (a 1802), Ann (d young)
  iii. Joshua Wright of Sheffield (dsp, carrier)
  m. Hannah Smith (m1/2. Leonard Webster of Sheffield)
  iv. Sarah Wright
  m. William Dyson of Houndswell
  a. William Dyson (d unm)
  v. Elizabeth Wright
  m. John Creswick of Sheffied (butcher)
  C. daughter
  m. _ Swallow of Attercliffe

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 03.10.08) : FMG (vol I, MS103, 'Wright', p226+), Visitation (Derbyshire, 1662-4, Wright of Longston & Wright of Unthanks)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 10.03.12) : FMG (Continuation ('Hunter's Pedigrees', 1936), Wright of Sheffield)
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