'Birch3'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Birch of Harborne, Birch of The Hasles

John Birch, Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer (b 1549, d 30.05.1581)
m. Elizabeth Stydolff (dau of John Stydolff by Jane Gyle)
1. Ellen Birch
  m. (06.07.1582) Sir Charles Hussey of Linwood (d 29.01.1608-9)
2. Jane Birch
  m. Thomas Bowyer of Leythorne



Caleb Birch
1. Thomas Birch of Liverpool, Mayor of Whitehaven (d 1782)
  m. Eleanor Bushby (dau of Bernard Bushby)
  A. Sir Joseph Birch of The Hasles (Lancashire), 1st Bart (b 18.06.1755, d 1833)
  m. (06.03.1786) Elizabeth Mary Heywood (d 18.05.1825, dau of Benjamin Heywood of Liverpool)
  i. Sir Thomas Bernard Birch of The Hasles, Sheriff of Lancashire, 2nd Bart (b 18.03.1791, d unm 03.03.1880, MP)
  ii. Phoeby Anne Birch
  m. (10.08.1816) Henry Usborne of Branches Park
  iii.+ other issue - Heywood (b 1804, d 1824), Elizabeth (d 28.11.1845), Sarah (d 30.07.1868)



Thomas Birch of Birchfield (Handsworth, Staffordshire) & Birch Green & Aston (Warwickshire) (bur 1613)
1. Thomas Birch of Harborne (bpt 1565, heir)
  A. George Birch of Harborne (bpt 1616, bur 1660)
  i. George Birch 'of Harborne' (d 1721)
  m. Mary Foster (dau of Thomas Foster)
a. Sir Thomas Birch (b 1690, d 1757, judge)
  m. (1733) Sarah Teshmaker (dau/coheir of J. Teshmaker)
(1) George Birch of Hamstead Hall & Handsworth (b 07.1739, d 02.1807)
  m. (1776) Anne Lane (d 02.1806, dau of Thomas Lane of Bentley (son of John by Mary Wyrley))
  (A) Wyrley Birch of Wretham Hall, Norfolk (b 11.09.1781) had issue
  m. (19.07.1804) Katharine Sarah Reynardson (dau/coheir of Jacob Reynardson of Holywell by Anne, dau of Sir John Cust, Bart (Speaker))
  (B) Mary Ann Birch
  m. Richard Congreve of Burton
  (C) Sarah Birch (d 1846)
  (D) Ann Birch (d 1848)
  m. Joseph Jeanes Durbin (Major, son of Sir John)
  (2) Esther Barbara Birch
  m. Thomas Lane (rector of Handsworth)
  (3)+ other issue - Thomas (dsp), John (d unm, Captain), Mary (d unm)
  b. James Birch of Wolston, Warwickshire (d 1772, 3rd son)
m. Jane Owen (dau/coheir of Abraham Owen)
  (1) George Birch of St. Leonard's Hill, Berkshire (d 1803)
  m. Mary Newell (dau of Thomas Newell)
  The following comes from BLG1858 ('Birch of Henley Park').
  (A) Thomas Birch, later Birch-Reynardson of Holywell Hall, Lincolnshire (d 31.01.1847, General) had issue
  m. Etheldred Anne Reynardson (d 1854, dau/coheir of Jacob Reynardson of Holywell Hall)
  (B) John William Birch, later Newell-Birch of Henley Park, Oxfordshire (b 30.04.1775)
  m. (13.12.1821) Diana Eliza Bourchier (dau of James Bourchier of Little Berkhampstead)
(C) Mary Jane Birch
  m. William Canning (canon of Windsor, brother of Lord Stratford de Redcliffe)
  c. Mary Birch
  m. William Green of Eccles
  d. Sarah Birch
  m1. (1769) Godfrey Woodward Vane 'of Twyford Lodge'
  m2. Sir Wadsworth Busk (not Bush)
  e. Anne Birch probably of this generation
  m. Abraham Spooner of Birmingham (b 1690)
  f.+ other issue - John (dsp, rector of Handsworth), son (cleric, had issue)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (first uploaded to a Draft page on 31.01.16) : various web sites, supported by cross-references from elsewhere in the database
(2) For middle section (first uploaded to a Draft page on 31.01.16) : BP1870 ('Birch')
(3) For lower section (first uploaded to a Draft page on 01.02.16) : BLG1858 ('Birch of Wretham') with input as reported above
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