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Families covered: Burslem of Burslem, Burslem of The Park, Battie of Alverthorp, Battie of Sheffield, Battie of Wadworth, Battie of Warmsworth, Wrightson of Cusworth, Bootle of Lathom, Bootle of Melling

John Burslem of Dale Hall, Burslem, Staffordshire (a 1563, d 1596)
m. Margaret
1. Thomas Burslem of the Park (d 1619)
  m. Joyce
  A. Thomas Burslem of Burslem
  m. (1590) Mary Ford of the Moss
  i. Margaret Burslem (d 1655)
  m. (1612) Gilbert Wedgwood of Burslem (b 1588, d 1678, master potter)
  ii. Catharine Burslem (d 1662)
  m. William Colclough of Burslem (d 1662)
  a. John Colclough (dsp 1665-6)
  B. Robert Burslem of the Park
  m. Ellen
  i. John Burslem
  m. Elizabeth Whielton
  a. Elizabeth Burslem
  m. Philip Machin
  (1) Elizabeth Machin
  m. (1699) Randle Baddely of Newfield
  ii. William Burslem of Thrington (d 1637)
a. ?? Burslem
  (1) ?? Burslem
  (A) William Burslem of Stanton, Derbyshire
  The following is supported by Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, 'Godolphin of Godolphin', p188).
  m. (1719) Elizabeth Godolphin (dau of Francis Godolphin of Coulston)
  (i) James Burslem (a 1782, rector of Oldeshaw, Cadeby)
m. Sarah Oldershaw
  (a) Sarah Burslem
  m. Richard Chaloner Cobbe (rector of Marlow)
  (ii) William Burslem of Cole Orton
  m. Mary Curzon ('of the Scarsdale family')
  (a) Godolphin William Burslem of Alton Grange, Leicestershire
  m. Anne Savage (bpt 27.03.1747, d 1794, dau of Charles Savage of Tachbrooke) wife of Godolphin & mother of ...
  ((1)) Margaret Ann Burslem
  m. (16.09.1802) Harry Biggs of Stockton, Sheriff of Wiltshire (b 04.12.1767, a 1819)
2. William Burslem of Brownhills (a 1590)
3. Joan Burslem (d before 10.12.1646) probably of this generation
  m. (20.10.1594) Thomas Adams of Burslem (d before 20.12.1629, potter)



James Battie of Yorkshire
1. John Battie of Alverthorpe, Yorkshire (d c1628)
  m. Elizabeth Stanley (dau of Christopher Stanley of Wakefield)
  A. John Battie of Alverthorpe (d 1632)
  m. Dorothy Marshall (dau of Thomas Marshall of Moor Allerton)
  i. John Battie of Wadworth & Warmsworth (b 1616, d 1676) the first mentioned by Commoners & BLG1886
  m1. (18.04.1609) Mary Pierrepoint (bur 22.07.1620, dau of John Pierrpoint of Wadworth)
  a. Francis Battie of Wadworth (dsp 09.1682)
m. Martha Fawkes (dau of Michael Fawkes of Woodhall)
  b. Elizabeth Battie
  m. John Cogan of Hull
  c. Margaret Battie
  m. William Stephens (rector of Sutton)
  m2. Ann Kelham (bur 21.10.1714, dau of Stephen Kelham of Rotherham)
  d. John Battie of Warmsworth (b 1663, d 05.11.1724)
m1. (06.11.1687) Susan Vavasour (dsp, dau of Mauger Vavasour of Weston by Frances Vavasour)
  m2. Elizabeth Copley (d 27.02.1721, dau of Robert Copley of Doncaster, widow of John Revel of Ogston)
  m3. Mary Harvey (d 22.05.1775, dau/coheir of Tobias Harvey of Womersley, m2. George Cooke (brother of Sir Bryan, Bart))
  (1) John Battie of Warmsworth, later Wrightson of Cusworth (b c1723, d 1766)
  m. (29.12.1748) Isabella Wrightson (bpt 04.09.1727, d 1784, dau/heir of William Wrightson of Cusworth by Isabella Fenwick)
(A) William Battie, later Wrightson of Cusworth, Sheriff of Yorkshire (bpt 20.05.1752, d 26.12.1827, MP)
  m1. (01.01.1781) Barbara Bland (d 1782-4, dau of James Bland of Horworth)
  m2. (20.07.1787) Harriot Heber (d 05.1820, dau/coheir of Richard Heber of Marton by Elizabeth, dau/coheir of Arthur Barnardiston)
  (i) William Battie Wrightson (b 06.11.1789, dsp 10.02.1879, MP)
  m. (24.03.1821) Georgiana Thomas (dau of Inigo Thomas of Ratton & Yapton by France Anne Broderick)
  (ii) Richard Heber Wrightson of Warmsworth Hall (bpt 17.11.1800, 3rd son)
  m. (13.08.1832) Elizabeth Augusta De Grey (dau of Thomas, Baron Walsingham of Walsingham)
  (iii) Harriot Wrightson (d 16.07.1864)
  m1. (sp) Frederick Silvester North Douglas (son/heir of Lord Glenbervie)
  m2. (26.04.1825) Henry Hely Hutchinson (Colonel, nephew of the Earl of Donoughmore)
  (iv)+ other issue - Arthur Bland (bpt 27.03.1793, d 07.12.1879, rector of Edlington then Hemsworth, vicar of Campsal, canon of York Cathedral), Henry (b 28.08.1803, d unm), Thomas Barnardiston (b 17.07.1803, d unm 27.12.1850), Isabella (d 1875), Elizabeth (d 04.02.1880)
  (B) Isabella Battie or Wrightson (bpt 17.07.1753, d unm 1770)
  e. Henry Battie (b c1659, a 09.1665)
  f. Dorothy Battie
  m. John Worsop of Adlingflete
  g. Anne Battie
  m. John Cooke of Barlborough
  h. Jane Battie
  m. William Carter
  i. Sarah Battie
  m1. Thomas Tomline
  m2. Edward Barnard of Beverley
FMG (vol 1, MS102, 'Battie-Smith', p224+) identifies the undermentioned Robert as "said to have been brother to the Grandfather of the Mr Battie who took the name of Wrightson", which would place him in this generation, and adds "But I do not vouch to all this."
  ii. Robert Battie
  m. Isabella
  a. John Battie of Sheffield (b 1682-3, d 22.03.1747)
  m1. Mary Handley (b 1683, d 20.08.1708)
  (1) Robert Battie (d young)
  m2. Margaret Ward (b 1682-3, d 06.04.1744)
  (2) John Battie of Sheffield (b 10.04.1710, d unm 04.12.1789)
  (3) Isabel Battie (bpt 13.12.1716, dsp 27.10.1784)
  m. (17.08.1749) Samuel Dawson of Sheffield (b 1713-4, d 21.05.1777)
  (4) Susan Battie (bpt 11.09.1723, d 03.03.1797)
  m. (15.07.1753) Thomas Smith of Sheffield (b c1727, d 05.10.1772, ironmonger)
  (5)+ other issue (d unm) - William of Sheffield (bpt 13.06.1711, d 21.04.1774), Thomas (bpt 08.11.1714, bur 10.01.1714-5), Margaret (bpt 14.08.1712, d 07.06.1773), Elizabeth (bpt 08.10.1713, d 07.03.1799), Ann (bpt 29.01.1717, d 05.07.1776), Mary (bpt 03.05.1719, d 20.09.1790)
  b. William Battie of Sheffield
  m. (27.12.1719) Ann Ward (sister of Margaret)
  (1) William Battie of Hemsworth
  (A) daughter
  m. _ Taylor
  (B)+ other issue - Elizabeth, Isabel, others (d infant)



VCH suggests that this family "probably took their surname from the township adjoining Liverpool'. VCH mentions a number of early members of the family (such as Henry de Bootle of Melling, living 1317) but starts with the following Robert who is also the first mentioned by Dugdale.
Robert Bootle of Melling, Lancashire (a 1548)
m. Elizabeth wife of Robert, presumed mother of ...
1. Thomas Bootle of Melling (d 10.10.1597)
  m. _ Rose
  A. Robert Bootle of Melling (b by 1567, bur 18.02.1632)
  m1. _Stopford
  m2. Jane Dickenson (dau of Robert Dickenson of Manchester)
  i. Thomas Bootle of Melling (b c1604, d 1681)
m. Ellen Moore (dau of John Moore of Melling)
  a. Thomas Bootle of Melling (b c1634, bur 18.12.1693)
  m. Jane (a 1699)
  (1) Caryll Bootle of Melling (b c1692, d unm 1710)
  b. Robert Bootle of Maghull (younger son)
  (1) Sir Thomas Bootle of Melling, Lathom & Skelmersdale, Mayor of Liverpool (b 1685, d unm 25.12.1753, MP)
  (2) Robert Bootle of Melling, Lathom & Skelmersdale (b 1693, d 1758)
  (A) Mary Bootle
  m. (05.1755) Richard Wilbraham, later Wilbraham-Bootle of Rode Hall (d 1796)
  c.+ other issue - Edmund of Manchester, Matthew, Abraham of Warrington
  ii.+ other issue - Ferdinand, Edmund

Main source(s):
(1) For Burslem (uploaded 01.11.14) : 'Pedigree of the Family of Burslem, of Burslem' in 'The Borough of Stoke-upon-Trent' by John Ward (1843, republished 1969, p194) which can be seen in archive.org
(2) For Battie (uploaded 08.05.15) : 'Pedigrees of the County Families of England' (vol 2, Yorkshire - West Riding, 'Pedigree of Battie of Wadworth' & 'Pedigree of Wrightson of Cusworth') by Joseph Foster (1874) with support from Commoners (vol 2, 'Wrightson of Cusworth', p184+), BLG1886 ('Wrightson of Cusworth') and further input as reported above
(3) For Bootle (uploaded 18.05.15) : VCH (Lancashire, vol 23, 'Townships: Lathom') with some input/support from Visitation (Dugdale, Lancashire, 1664-5, 'Bootle of Melling')
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