'Bethell1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bethell of Alne, Bethell of Ellerton, Bethell of Kirkby Overblows, Bethell of Maunsell, Bethell of Rise (Wrays), Bethel of Swindon (Yorkshire)

FMG starts with Richard Bethel of Herefordshire but Commoners & BLG1886 identify Thomas's father as ...
Thomas Bethell or Ap Ithill of Maunsel, Herefordshire
1. Thomas Bethell of Maunsell
  m. Elizabeth Rogers (dau of George Rogers)
A. John Bethell (dsp)
  B. Nicholas Bethell of Maidenhead, Berkshire (not Herefordshire)
  The following comes from Visitation (Yorkshire, 1584/5+1612, Bethell of Ellerton) & Visitation (Dugdale, Yorkshire, 1665, Bethell of Ellerton & Falhorp).
  i. Sir Walter Bethell of Alne, Yorkshire (d 01.1623, 3rd son)
  m. (c1602) Mary Slingsby (bpt 14.04.1582, dau of Sir Henry Slingsby of Scriven, Bart)
  a. Sir Hugh Bethell of Alne/Ellerton (d 01.1662)
  m. (1625) Frances Franklyn (dau of William Franklyn (Frankland) of Thirkelby)
  (1) Walter Bethell of Alne/Ellerton (b c1638, a 09.1665)
  m1. (10.03.1650) Anne or Elizabeth Palmes (dau of Sir George Palmes of Naburne)
  (A)+ issue - Mary (d unm, nun), daughter (nun)
  m2. Mary Vavasour (dau of Peter Vavasour of Spaldington)
  (C) Hugh Bethell of Alne (b c1658?, d 16.02.1747-8)
  (2) William Bethell (4th son)
  m. (23.08.1674) Alice Akeroyd
  (3) Lucy Bethell
m. John Mottram of Bishop's Dike
  (4) Ursula Bethell
  m. John Palleser of Newby super Wiske
  (5) Frances Bethell
  m. (08.02.1673-4) Henry Bellingham
  (6)+ other issue - Henry, Hugh (bpt 24.07.1643), Mary, Elizabeth (bpt 15.06.1640)
  b. Slingsby Bethell, Sheriff of London (a 1680, 3rd son)
  m. Mary Burrell of Huntingdonshire
c. Walter Bethell
  m. Mary Poynes (dau of Sir John Poynes (Poyntz) of Acton)
  d. William Bethell b c1615, d 16.11/20.03.1685, rector of Kirkby Overblows)
m. (1647) Bridget Bourchier (d 12.09.1662, dau of Sir John Bourchier of Beningbrough Grange)
  (1) William Bethell of Kirkby Overblows & Swindon (Yorkshire) (b 03.09.1647, bur 21.10.1687)
  m1. (sp) Mary Cornwallis (dau of Bevercotes Cornwallis of Lincoln)
  m2. Elizabeth Brook (dau of Sir John Brook (Brookes) of York, Bart, m2. ?? Harrison of Copgrove)
  (A) Hugh Bethell of Swindon (b 04.09.1689, d 04.02.1747, MP)
  m. Dorothy Draper (dau of William Draper of Beswick)
  (B) Slingsby Bethell, Lord Mayor of London (bpt 16.03.1695, d unm 01.11.1758, MP, 3rd son?)
  (C) Elizabeth Bethell
  m. Sir William Coddrington
(D) Mary Bethell
  m. Sir Richard Cox (Cocks)
  (E)+ other issue - Priscilla (b 1690, d unm), Bridget (b 1692)
  (2) Anna Bethell (dsp)
  m1. ?? (Lord Mayor of Dublin?)
  m2. Anthony Iveson (dsp 1707)
  (3)+ other issue (a 1665) - Bourchier, Walter, Slingsby, Nicholas, Hugh, Frances
  e. Nicholas Bethell (dsp)
  FMG suggests that Nicholas's wife was FRances, dau of Sir Anthony Dennis of Pluckney, but notes that Poulson reports her family name as Deering - which is what is shown by Dugdale.
  m. Frances Dering (dau of Sir Anthony Dering of Pluckley)
f. Frances Bethell
  m. Sir George Marwood of Busby (b 1600-1, d 19.02.1679)
  g. Mary Bethell (bpt 20.11.1616)
  m. (31.01.1636-7) Thomas Hesketh of Heslington
  (1) Ann Hesketh (d 04.1717-8, coheir) apparently of this generation
  m. James Yarburgh of Snaith Hall (b c10.1664, d 1728)
  h. Matilda Bethell
  m. Robert Goodwin (a divine)
  i.+ other issue - Henry of Falthrop/Falthorpe (b c1606, bur 27.02.1667, judge), Slingsby, Elizabeth (d unm)
  ii.+ other issue (dsp) - William of Monks Holme in Spaldingmore, John
  C. Sir Hugh Bethell of Ellerton, Sheriff of Yorkshire (a 1609)
  The following is supported by Visitation (Yorkshire, 1584/5+1612, Bethell of Ellerton).
  m1. (sp) Joan Stevens (Jane Stephens) of Devon
  m2. Ann Mallory (dau of Sir William Mallory of Studley)
  i. Griseld Bethell
  m. (c1607) Sir John Wray of Glentworth
  m3. Jane Young (dau of Thomas Young, Archbishop of York, m2. Sir George Butler)
  D. Roger Bethell of Rise or Wrays in Holderness, Yorkshire (bur 22.03.1625-6)
  The following is partly supported by Visitation (Dugdale, Yorkshire, 1665, Bethell of Wrays).
  i. Hugh Bethell of Rise or Wrays (bpt 10.07.1589, bur 15.03.1658-9)
  m. (15.10.1611) Ellen Johnson (d 26.09.1648, dau of Thomas Johnson of Bishop's Burton)
  a. Sir Hugh Bethell of Rise or Wrays, Sheriff of Yorkshire (b c1616, a 1658)
  m. (14.01.1640-1) Mary Michelburn (sister (daughter?)/coheir of Thomas Michelburn or Mitchelbourne of Carlton)
  (1) Hugh Bethell of Rise (b c1652, dsps 1677)
  m. Margaret or Dorothy Dawney (dau of Sir John Dawney of Cowick)
  (A)+ issue (d infant) - Hugh, Elizabeth
  (2) Ann Bethell
  m. _ Hunter
  (A) Bethel Hunter
b. Christopher Bethell (d unm?) FMG suggests that he married ....
  m. _ Hiliard (dau of William Hiliard of Ottringham)
  c. John Bethell of Skyrlow (Shirlaw), Yorkshire (bpt 28.05.1620)
  m. Mary Hildyard (dau of Richard Hildyard of Ottringham)
  (1) Hugh Bethell 'of Rise' (b c1649, d 02.02.1716)
  m1. Mary Skinner (dau of Edward Skinner of Thornton)
(A) Mary Bethell
  m. William Somerville of Edstone
  m2. Sarah Dickenson (dau/coheir of William Dickenson or Dickinson of Walton Abbey)
  (B) Hugh Bethell of Rise, Sheriff of Yorkshire (b c1688, d 25.03.1752)
  m. Anne Cope (dau of Sir John Cope (not Coke), Bart of Bramhill, by Alice Monnoux)
  (i) Hugh Bethell of Rise, Sheriff of Yorkshire (b 1727-8, d unm 08.05.1772, MP)
  (ii) William Bethell of Rise, Sheriff of Yorkshire (dsp 25.07.1799)
  m. Charlotte Pennyman (dau of Ralph Pennyman, brother of Sir William)
  (C)+ other issue - William (d young), Elizabeth, Arabella (d young), Sarah (d unm)
  d. Robert Bethell (d unm)
  e. Ellen Bethell (bpt 29.07.1613)
  m. Christopher (or Francis) Bacon of Ferriby
  ii. Robert Bethell of Everthorpe, Yorkshire had issue
  E. Andrew Bethell
  i. John Bethell of Herefordshire (d after 25.11.1657)
  ii. Richard Bethell
  a. Richard Bethell
  m. Joan
(1) ?? Bethell
  (A) John Bethell (b 1659)
  m. Catherine Jay of Dearndale
  (i) Richard Bethell (b 1687, d 1762)
  m. Frances Bond of Hereford
  (a) Rev. Richard Bethell
  m. Ann Clitherow (dau of James Clitherow of Boston House)
  ((1)) Richard Bethell of Rise & Walton Abbey (b 10.05.1772, dsp 25.12.1864)
  m. (26.04.1800) Mary Welbach (dau of William Welbach of London & Ravensworth Cowton)
  ((2)) Christopher Bethell, Bishop of Gloucester then Exeter then Bangor (b 1762-3, d 19.04.1859)
  ((3)) George Bethell (d 16.03.1857, 4th son) had issue
  m. Ann Lightfoot (d c1853, dau of Thomas Lightfoot)
  ((4))+ other issue - James, Ann, Philippa, Frances (d unm)

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 1, 'Bethell of Rise', p451+), FMG (vol 3, MS386, 'Bethel', p916+), BLG1886 ('Bethell of Rise') with input/support as noted above
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