'Beckett2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Beckett of Barnsley, Beckett of Cartuther (Corthither), Beckett of Leeds,

BP1934 identifies the arms of this family as "Gu., a fesse between three boars' heads couped erminois".
Gervase Beckett of Barnsley
1. ?? Beckett possibly the J. Beckett of Barnsley who was father of Mary, possibly also of ...
  A. Sir John Beckett of Leeds (Yorkshire) & Somerby Park (Lincolnshire), 1st Bart (b 30.04.1743, d 18.09.1826)
  m. (03.03.1774) Mary Wilson (d 21.02.1833, dau of Christopher Wilson, Bishop of Brisol, by dau of Edmund Gisbon, Bishop of London)
  i. Sir John Beckett of Leeds, 2nd Bart (b 17.05.1775, dsp 31.05.1847, Judge Advocate General)
m. (20.01.1817) Anne Lowther (d 08.11.1871, dau of William, Earl of Lonsdale)
  ii. Sir Thomas Beckett, 3rd Bart (b 1.01.1779, d 17.11.1872, 3rd son) had issue (2 daughters)
  m. (03.03.1825) Caroline Beckett (d 22.01.1878, dau of Joseph Beckett of Barnsley, cousin) @@ below
  iii. William Beckett of Leeds (b 03.03.1784, dsp 26.01.1863)
  m. (20.11.1841) Frances Adelina Meynell (dau of Hugo Meynell of Hoar Cross, sister of Hugo M. Ingram of Temple Newsam)
  iv. Sir Edmund Beckett, later Beckett-Denison, later Beckett, 4th Bart (b 29.01.1787, d 24.05.1874) had issue
  m. (14.12.1814) Maria Beverley (d 27.03.1874, dau of William Beverley of Beverley, widow of Judge Sir Thomas Denison)
  v. Henry Beckett (b 11.04.1791, d 11.09.1871) had issue
  m. Mary Lyle (dau of James Lyle of Philadelphia by dau of James Hamilton, Governor of Pennsylvania)
  vi. Anne Beckett (d 20.10.1867)
  m. (07.01.1811) Thomas Marriott of Avonbank (d 16.03.1847, General)
  vii.+ other issue - Christopher of Leeds (b 26.01.1777, dsp 05.03.1847), George (b 10.02.1793, d 13.04.1843, rector of Epworth), Mary (b 17.05.1775, d 28.05.1859), Elizabeth (d 26.03.1864)
  B. Joseph Beckett of Barnsley
The following comes from BLG1847 ('Beckett of Barnsley') & BLG1858 ('Beckett of The Knoll') which identify Joseph as younger brother of Sir John, 1st Bart.
  m. (23.06.1785) Mary Staniforth (dau/coheir of John Staniforth of Hull)
  i. John Staniforth Beckett of Barnsley, later of The Knoll, Torquay (b 05.04.1794)
  m. (24.05.1842) Gertrude Elizabeth Mulcaster (dau of Captain Sir William Nowe Mulcaster)
  ii. Caroline Beckett (d 22.01.1878)
  m. (03.03.1825) Sir Thomas Beckett, 3rd Bart (cousin) @@ above
  iii. Eliza Beckett
  m. William Creed Fairman
  iv.+ other issue - Eleanor, Mary Anne, Augusta
  C. Mary Beckett if of this family, possibly of this generation
  m. Donatus (Donogh) O'Brien of Blatherwick (Blatherwycke)
2. Sarah Beckett (d 10.07.1793) if of this family, probably of this generation
  m. Rev. John Wingfield of Tickencote (bpt 1733-4, d 1773)
3. Eleanor Becket (b c1730, d 10.12.1776) if of this family, probably of this generation
  m. Henry Cutler of Wakefield then Barnsley (b c1727, d 10.1767)



Vivian identifies the arms of this family as "Sa. a semée of crosses crossley fitchée Or. a fesse betw. three bears' heads couped of the second". Westcote identifies them as "Sable a fess between three boars's heads couped between six crosslets, or" which, not least with boars replacing bears, makes them more similiar to the arms of the family shown above.
Edmund or Edward Beckett of Corthither, Cornwall
m. Anastatia (Amastatius, sic) Cartuther (dau/heir of Thomas Cartuther by Margaret, dau/heir of Richard Hidon)
1. William Beckett
  m. Joane Pardarva (dau/coheir of Thomas Pardarva or Paderda by Joane (who m2. Nicholas Beckett), dau of Roger le Taylor)
A. John Beckett
  m. Isabell (or Elizabeth) Upton (dau of Thomas Upton (Uppeton) of Trelask by Joan, dau of Sir John Trelawny)
  i. John Beckett of Corthithe
  m. (1456?) Joane Totwell (dau/heir of William Totwell of Plymouth by Ann, dau/heir of Thomas War of Plymouth)
  a. Gilbert Beckett 'of Cartuther' (d by 1533)
  m1. Elizabeth Glynn (d 24.12.1513, dau/coheir of John Glynn of Morvale, widow of Edward Kendall)
  m2. Elizabeth Tawes (dau of John Tawes)
  (1) Mary Beckett
m. John Hame
  (2) Elizabeth Beckett
  m. Peter Grisling
  m3. Joane Menwinnick (dau/heir of John Menwinnick of St. Jermyns, m2. William Hichins)
  (3) Robert Beckett (bur 1603)
  m1. Ann Coryton (dau of Peter Coryton)
  m2. Margaret Arundell (bur 1612, dau of Sir John Arundell of Trerice)
  (4) Oliver Beckett (3rd son)
  m. Margery Penfall (dau/coheir of Sir Richard Penfall)
  (A) John Beckett
  (i) Oliver Beckett (bpt 1604)
  (5) Jane Beckett
m. John Flamock of Dulowe
  (6)+ other issue - Thomas, Peter
  b. Roger Beckett (dsp)
  c. Elizabeth Beckett
  m. Rafe Clycard or Cleker
  d. Anne Beckett
  m1. John Harris of Lanrest
  m2. Anthony Samuell of Restormell
  e. Jane (Joan) Beckett
  m. Walter Coade
  f. Blanche Beckett
m. Thomas or John Coryton
  g. Jane Beckett
  m. Richard Wood
  ii.+ other issue - Richard, Isabell, Joane, Margaret, Eleanor, Joan, Emma, Elizabeth
2. Nicholas Beckett
  Westcote shows a Nicholas as 2nd son of this generation. Vivian shows a Nicholas with the following family but does not connect him to the above. Before we reviewed this section using Westcote, we had presumed that Nicholas was brother or cousin of Edmond, rather than his son, because he married the mother of Edmond's son's wife. However, Westcote is clear on this.
  m. Joane le Taylor (dau/heir of Roger le Taylor, m1. Thomas Paderda)
  A. Edmond Beckett
  m. Joane Lanhergy (dau of Thomas Lanhergy by Alice, dau of Stephen Fairford)
  i. Anne Beckett (heir)
  m. John Beer of Killygrath

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (originally uploaded to a Temporary page on 07.08.09, reviewed & expanded then moved here 10.05.22) : BP1934 ('Grimthorpe') with input as reported above
(2) For lower section (originally uploaded to BZmisc16 on 28.09.12, reviewed then moved here 10.05.22) : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, 'Beckett of Cartuther') with support from 'A View of Devonshire' (Thomas Westcote, 1845, edited by Oliver & Jones, p459+)
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