'Barker02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Barker of Dore, Barker of Dronfield Woodhouse, Barker of Hambleton, Barker of South Luffenham, Barker of Lyndon (Lindon), Barker of Sheldon
[Except as noted below, we are not aware of any connection between the families shown on this page. They share the page for our convenience.]

                               
Baldwin Barker (d 1603)
m1. ??
1.+ "a large family"
m2. Elizabeth Taylor
2. Abel Barker of Hambleton, Rutland
  m. Elizabeth Wright
  A. Sir Abel Barker of Lyndon, 1st Bart of Hambleton, Sheriff of Rutland (b 1616/8, d 09.1679)
  m1. (by 1648) Anne Burton (dau of Sir Thomas Burton, Bart of Stokerston, by Philippa, dau of Hon. Henry Brooke)
  i. Sir Abel Barker, 1st Bart of Hambleton & Lyndon, Sheriff of Rutland (b c1648, dsp 1708)
  m2. Mary Noel (dau of Alexander Noel of Whitwell)
  BEB1841 reports that there were no children by Sir Abel's 2nd marriage but Visitation identifies the following:
  ii.+ other issue (b c1658, a 1681) - Mary, Elizabeth, Thomasine
  B. Thomasine Barker
  m. Andrew Colley of Great Easton
  C. Elizabeth Barker
  m. Everard Goodman of Blaston
  D. Mary Barker
  m. Richard Green of Rolleston
  E.+ other issue (d unm) - John (b c1618, d 1648), Thomas (b c1630, d 09.1680)
3. Samuel Barker of South Luffenham
m. Dorothy Dixey
  A. Samuel Barker (d 1676)
  m. Elizabeth Wildbore (Mrs. Chaloner)
  i. Augustin Barker of South Luffenham (d 1689)
  m. Thomasin Tryst of Maidford
  a. Samuel Barker (b 1686, d 1759)
  m. (1717) Sarah Whiston (dau of Rev. William Whiston)
  (1) Thomas Barker (b 1722, d 1809)
  m. (1751) Anne White (dau of John White of Salborn)
  (A) Samuel Barker of Lyndon, Sheriff of Rutland (b 21.01.1757)
  m. (07.10.1786) Mary Haggitt (dau of Rev. George Haggitt of Rushton)
  (i)+ issue - Thomas (b c1793, dvp 1802), Mary, Anne
  (B) Sarah Barker
  m. Edward Brown of Walcot
  (C)+ other issue (d unm) - Anne, Mary, Elizabeth

 

 

John Barker of Dronfield Woodhouse, Derbyshire
1. John Barker
  m. Isabel Wentworth (dau of William Wentworth of Sprotborough)
  A. John Barker of Dore in Dronfield (d 23.11.1570)
  m. Isabel Wentworth (dau of Thomas Wentworth of Thurnscough)
i. Edward Barker of Dore (b c1549, bur 31.12.1615)
  m. Alice Stafford (dau of William Stafford of Spittle)
  a. Edward Barker of Dore (b c1598, d 29.03.1660)
  m1. Dinis Fanshaw (d 08.10.1648, dau of Thomas Fanshaw of Dronfield)
  (1) Francis Barker of Dore & Norton Lees (b c1627, a 08.1662)
m. Ann Parker (bpt 07.05.1629, dau/heir of John Parker of Norton Lees)
  (A) Robert Barker of Dore & London (bpt 01.09.1660, 5th son)
  m. (05.12.1693) Elizabeth Bucknall (dau of Sir William Bucknall of Oxhey, sister of Sir John)
  (i) Robert Barker of Dore (Salop) & London (bpt 21.06.1696)
  m. Hannah Whitehead of London
  (a) Sir Robert Barker, Bart (bpt c1732, dsp 09.1789, MP)
  m. (04.11.1780) Anne Hallows (dau/heir of Brabazon Hallows of Dethick Hall & Glapwell)
  (ii) Mary Barker (bpt 09.02.1694-5)
m. John Devaynes of St. Martin's in the Fields
  (a) John Devaynes of St. Martin's in the Fields (dsp 06.1801)
  m. Juliana Hallows (dsp 27.01.1795, dau of Thomas Hallows of Dethick & Clapwell (sister of Brabazon), widow of Rev. James Gibson of Ketlington)
  (b) William Devaynes of St. Martin's in the Fields (MP, Chairman of the East India Company)
  (iii)+ other issue - John (bur 26.06.1701), Francis (bur 03.04.1707), William of London (dsp), Elizabeth (d unm)
  (B) Ann Barker (bpt 03.02.1651-2)
  m1. John Cave or Cade of Lees Hall
  m2. (29.06.1682) John Bright of Brincliffe Edge
  (C) Elizabeth Barker (bpt 13.05.1654, d 20.05.1691)
  m. John Sprintall
(D)+ other issue - John (bpt 10.01.1646-7, d 07/27.08.1654), Francis (bpt 21.03.1647-8, d 1659), Thomas (b c1649, d 1661), William (b 22.03.1656, bur 11.12.1667), Francis (bpt 11.04.1664, bur 01.07.1664)
  (2) Ralph Barker in Dublin (a 1662)
  m. _ Jones of Dublin
  (3) Margaret Barker
  m. Selby Mason in Chesterfield
  (4)+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 26.02.1637-8, bur 06.02.1645-6), Elizabeth (d infant), Dorothy (d infant)
  m2. (14.09.1652) Dorothy (dau/widow of _ Wade)
  b. John Barker (bur 23.07.1597)
  c. Anne Barker
  m. Marmaduke Constable of Cliff

 

 

Noting that the main seat (Chatsworth House) of the Duke of Devonshire is in Bakewell, Derbyshire, it is possible that this family was connected to the family shown just above.
Alexander Barker (Steward to the Duke of Devonshire)
m. Ann Greensmith
1. William Barker ("also Steward")
m. Mary White
  A. William Barker (Dean of Raphoe)
  m. Mary Halton
  i. John Barker of Barlow (clerk)
  m. Jane Whyte (dau of Anthony Whye of Liverpool)
  a.+ issue - Anthony Auriol (b 08.04.1799, perpetual curate of Baslow & Beeley), Henry (b 04.11.1801), Arundel (b 03.04.1804), Frederick (b 28.09.1806, d infant), Frederick (b 07.03.1808)
  ii. Ellen (Eleanor) Barker (d 01.08.1793)
  m. (28.03.1780) Adam Slater
  iii.+ other issue - Immanuel, George, Alexander (clerk), William
B. Alexander Barker or Steward
  m. Elizabeth
  i. Alexander Barker or Steward (d young)
  C. George Barker
  m. Debora White (m2. _ Watson)
  D. Debora Barker
  m. (William) Bosley or Bossley of Bakewell
  E. Amy Barker
  m. _ Brelsford
  F. Mary Barker (d 18.04.1782)
  m. (Charles) Greaves (b 1700, d 1773)
  G. Sarah Barker
  m. _ Girdon
  H.+ other issue - John (d 1798), Ann, Elizabeth

 

 

Noting that both families intermarried with the Bossleys of Bakewell, it is possible that this family was connected to the family shown just above.
William Barker of Sheldon (a 1683)
m. Mary Brereton (dau/coheir of Edward Brereton of Hurlow by Helen Ryley)
1. William Barker of Sheldon
  m. Elizabeth Woodward (b 1676-7, d 19.04.1752, dau of Thomas Woodward of Bakewell (apothecary) by Ruth)
  A. Thomas Barker of the Brick-House (dsp)
  m. (1733) Ann Grammer (b 1690-1, d 15.07.1748, dau of John Grammer by Jane)
  B. Mary Barker
  m1. William Bossley of Bakewell (apothecary)
  m2. Thomas Grove (vicar of Bakewell)
  i. Ruth Grove
  m. _ Walthal
  ii.+ other issue - James, Mary, Ann, Sarah, Frances

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 14.05.07) : BEB1841 (Barker of Hambleton), Visitation (Rutland, 1681, Barker of Hambleton and Lindon) with some support from TCB (vol i, Barker of Hambleton)
(2) For second section (uploaded 15.09.13) : FMG (vol 1, MS178, 'Parker-Barker', p406+)
(3) For third section (uploaded 28.01.16) : FMG (vol 1, MS98, 'Whyte-Barker', p214)
(4) For lower section (uploaded 28.01.16) : FMG (vol 1, 'Brereton-Barker-Bossley-Swan', p256+)
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