'Collingwood01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Collingwood of Ditchburne, Collingwood of Eslington (Esslington or Estlington), Collingwood of Lilburn Tower
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Commoners starts with Sir John but his father may have been ...
George Collingwood of Eslington father of Elizabeth, possibly also father of...
1. Sir John Collingwood of Eslington & Etal, Sheriff of Northumberland (a 1544)
  A. Sir Robert Collingwood, Sheriff of Northumberland (b by 1499, d 1556, MP)
Robert married 4 times but Commoners & HoP identify only the 3rd wife, _ Heron, although HoP notes that one of the other wives was a dau of Sir Ralph Fenwick of Stanton and another was Elizabeth Hasilrigge, dau of Thomas Haselrigge of Noseley & Gilmorton.
  m(3). _ Heron (dau of _ Heron of Ford Castle)
  i. John Collingwood of Esslington (Eslington)
  m. Ursula Burkton (dau of William Burkton of Burkton)
  a. Sir Cuthbert Collingwood of Eslington
  m. Dorothy Bowes (dau of Sir George Bowes of Streatlam)
(1) Thomas Collingwood of Eslington
  Commoners provides no more information about this line other than to report that Thomas's great-grandson George was executed in 1715 for joining the Jacobite Rebellion. The following is an attempt to pull together various cross-references to the family from elsewhere in the database. An initial search of the Internet was not particularly helpful but did indicate that the succession to George, the Jacobite, was not simply from eldest son to eldest son.
  (A) George Collingwood of Eslington probably of this generation, father of Anne, possibly father of ...
  (i) Cuthbert Collingwood of Eslington
  m. Olive Wyvill (dau of Christopher Wyvill, younger of Constable Burton)
(ii) George Collingwood of Eslington
  m. Catherine Browne (dau of Henry Browne, 5th Viscount Montagu)
  Not clear who was the father of ...
  (a) George Collingwood of Eslington (d 1715) presumed to be the George who married ...
  m. Catherine Sheldon (dau of Ralph Sheldon by Barbara Browne, dau of Henry, 5th Viscount Montagu)
  ((1)) Catherine Collingwood dau of George by Catherine Sheldon
  m. (01.1737-8) Sir Robert Throgmorton, Bart
  (iii) Anne Collingwood probably of this generation
  m. William Witham of Cliffe (b c1606)
  (B) Mary Collingwood probably of this generation
  m. John Swinburne of Blackheddon (b c1579, a 06.1628)
  (2) Cuthbert Collingwood (3rd son)
  m. Ursula Frister (dau of Thomas Frister)
  (A) Ralph Collingwood of Ditchburne
m. Dorothy (niece (ex sorore) of Rev. Anthony Grey, Earl of Kent)
  (i) Cuthbert Collingwood of Ditchburne (b 1628, d 1687)
  (a) Cuthbert Collingwood of North Dissington
  Commoners (vol 1, p472) shows that Cuthbert m. Anne, dau of Robert Wilkie of Ladythorne but Commoners (vol 4, p636, note) identifies his wife (and mother of Cuthbert father of Lord Cuthbert) as ...
  m. (24.01.1702) Mary Wilkie (dau of John Wilkie by Elizabeth, dau of Francis Brandling by Mary Armourer)
  ((1)) Cuthbert Collingwood of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (b 1712, d 15.02.1775)
The following comes from BLG1952 ('Collingwood of Lilburn Tower').
  m. Milcah (Milcha) Dobson (dau of Reginald Dobson of Barwess)
  ((A)) Cuthbert Collingwood, Lord Cuthbert of Colborne & Hethpoole (b 26.09.1748-50, d 07.03.1810, Vice Admiral)
  m. (16-8.06.1791) Sarah Blackett (d 17.09.1819, dau/coheir of John Erasmus Blackett of Newcastle by Sarah, dau of Robert Roddam of Hethpoole)
  ((i)) Sarah Collingwood (b 05.1792, d 25.11.1851)
  m. (30.05.1816) George Lewis Newnham-Collingwood
((ii)) Mary Patience Collingwood (d 1808/.09.1823)
  m. (06.1817) Anthony Denny of Barhamwood (d 18.10.1843)
  ((B)) John Collingwood of Chirton House (b 1750, d 1840, 3rd son)
  m. (1812) Sarah Fenwicke (d 1824, dau of Thomas Fenwicke of Earsdon)
  ((i)) Edward John Collingwood of Chirton & Lilburn (b 04.02.1815, d 20.02.1895) had issue
  m. (23.08.1842) Anna Burdett (d 1880, dau of Arthur Burdett of Ballymany & Ballywater)
  ((ii)) Annie Collingwood
  m. (1836) Christopher Reed (vicar of Tynemouth)
  ((iii)) Mary Collingwood
m. (1838) Frederick John Woodley Collingwood of Glanton Pyke (b 1805) @@ below
  ((C))+ other issue (d unm) - Wilfrid (b 1749, d 1787, RN), Mary (b 1738,d 1815), Elizabeth (b 1739, d infant), Elizabeth (b 1740, d 1835), Dorothy (b 1741, d 1830), Philadelphia (b 1742), Barbara (b 1744,d young), Eleanor (b 1745, d young)
  (ii) Edward Collingwood of Byker & Dissington, Sheriff of Northumberland (d 1701)
  m. Anne
(a) Edward Collingwood of Byker & Dissington (d 1721)
  m. Mary Bigge (dau of William Bigge)
  ((1)) Edward Collingwood of Byker & Dissington (d 1783)
  m. Mary Roddam (dau/coheir of John Roddam of Roddam & Chirton)
((A)) Edward Collingwood of Dissington & Chirton (d unm 1806)
  ((B)) Winifred Collingwood (d 1780)
  m. Thomas Babington Pulleine of Carleton Hall
  One of their grandsons inherited Dissington and assumed the name Collingwood whilst another son inherited Roddam and assumed the name Roddam (but dspm).
((C))+ other issue - John (dsp 1792), William (d unm 1740)
  (3) George Collingwood of Elsington & Eppleton probably of this generation
  m. (c1581) Jane Swinburne (b 1569, dau of Thomas Swinburne of Edlingham & Nafferton, sister of John)
  (4) Mary Collingwood probably of this generation
  m. Robert Clavering of Callaly
  (5) Anne Collingwood probably of this generation
  m. John Swinburne of Edlingham & Nafferton (b c1563, d 07.1639)
  (6) Catherine Collingwood probably of this generation
  m. Lancelot Carnaby of Aydon Hall & Halton (d 02.09.1624)
  Possibly of this generation, but (if so) by which of Robert's wives in unknown, were ...
  ii. Isobel Collingwood
  m. William Roddam
  iii. Margaret Collingwood (b c1504, d 1538) mentioned on various web sites
  m. John Carr (b 1500, d 10.1551)
  iv. Elizabeth Collingwood
  m. Edward Beadnell of Lemington
  B. Cicely Collingwood probably of this generation
  m. Percival Selby of Biddleston
2. Elizabeth Collingwood possibly of this generation
  m. Thomas Haggerston of Haggerston (b c1477, d 26.01.1531)



Henry Collingwood of Westerhaugh
1. John Collingwood of Lilburn Tower (Northumberland) & Cornhill House (Durham)
  m. _ Cornthwaite
A. Henry Collingwood of Lilburn Tower & Cornhill House (b 20.07.1757)
  m1. (sp?) Margaret Mills of Glanton
  m2. (sp?) Dorothy Wilkinson of Coxhoe
  m3. Mary Anne Watson (d 17.02.1852, dau of Rev. Samuel Watson of Rothbury)
  i. Henry John William Collingwood of Lilburn Tower & Cornhill House (b 1802, d 14.04.1840) had issue
  m. (1825) Frances Haggerston (dau of Thomas Haggerston of Ellingham)
  ii. Frederick John Woodley Collingwood of Glaton Pyke, Northumberland (b 20.11.1805)
  m. (04.12.1838) Mary Collingwood (dau of John Collingwood of Chirton House) @@ above
  iii. Judith Collingwood
  iv. Margaret Collingwood
  m. Christopher (not Charles) Fenwick of Earsdon
  v. Harriet Collingwood (b c1788, d 26.09.1876)
  m. George Thomas Leaton Blenkinsopp of Whickham
  vi. Mary Anne Collingwood
  m. (1830) James Vibart (RN)
  B.+ other issue - John (b 1758), Ann, Judith, Mary, Elizabeth

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Commoners (vol I, 'Collingwood of Dissington', p472+) with input as reported above
(2) For lower section : BLG1886 ('Collingwood of Cornhill House')
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