'Colthurst1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Colthurst of Ardrum, Colthurst of Ballyandy, Colthurst of Dripsey Castle, Colthurst of Knutsford, Colthurst of Sandlebridge

We have no reason to suppose that the 2 families shown on this page were connected. They share the page for our convenience.
Peter Cooke of co. Cork (a 1641)
John Colthurst (d 1607, Colonel)
1. Christopher Colthurst (d 1641)
A. ?? Colthurst
  i. ?? Colthurst
  a. John Colthurst of Ballyandy, co. Cork
  m. Elizabeth Purdon (dau of Sir Nicholas Purdon)
  (1) Nicholas Colthurst of Ballyandy (Colonel)
  m. Penelope Topham (dau of Sir John Topham of Dublin)
  (A) Topham Colthurst (d young)
(B) Elizabeth Colthurst
  m. Rowland Bateman of Oak Park (Killeen) & Adravale
  (C) Penelope Colthurst
  m. (1738) George Duncombe of Mount Desert
(2) John Colthurst of Ardrum, Sheriff of co. Cork (d 12.07.1756)
  m. Alice Conway (dau of James Conway of Cloghane)
  (A) Sir John Conway Colthurst, 1st Bart of Ardrum (d 19.09.1775, MP)
  m. (1741) Charlotte Fitzmaurice (d 09.10.1774, dau of Thomas Fitzmaurice, 1st Earl of Kerry)
  (i) Sir John Conway Colthurst, 2nd Bart of Ardrum (d unm 15.02.1787)
  (ii) Sir Nicholas Colthurst, 3rd Bart of Ardrum, Sheriff of co. Cork (d 07.1795, MP)
  m. (08.05.1788) Harriet La Touche (d 1841, dau of Rt. Hon. David La Touche, she m2. Lt. General Gray)
  (a) Sir Nicholas Conway Colthurst, 4th Bart of Ardrum (b 01.1789, d 22.06.1829) had issue
  m. (11.11.1819) Elizabeth Vesey (dau of Col. George Vesey of Lucan House)
  (b) Elizabeth Colthurst
  m. Edward St. Lawrence (dsp, archdeacon of Ross, grandson of 1st Earl of Howth)
  (c) Charlotte Colthurst (dsp 07.03.1832)
  m. William Henry Moor Hodder of Hoddersfield (Colonel)
(iii)+ 3 sons
  (B) James Colthurst of Dripsey Castle, Sheriff of co. Cork (d 1757)
  The following comes from BLG1886 ('Colthurst of Dripsey') which identifies James's wife as Elizabeth, dau of Col. Christopher Russell, Governor of Minorca, great-granddau of _ Hook, Bishop of Worcester). Thanks to a site visitor (PS, 18.05.015) for pointing out that Lt. Col. Christopher Russell (d 1729) was never Governor of Minorca (though it was possible that he was an Acting/Deputy Governor there) and that there was no Bishop Hook of Worcester.
  m. Elizabeth Russell (dau of Lt. Col. Christopher Russell)
  (i) John Colthurst of Dripsey Castle (d 01.1815)
  m. (1777) Jane Bowen (dau of John Bowen of Carrigadrohid Castle & Oakgrove House, granddau of Bindon Scott of Carrigon)
  (a) John Bowen Colthurst of Dripsey Castle (b 1778, d 1848) had issue
  m. Peggy Billinghurst (dau of Rev. William Billinghurst of Mitchen Hall & Poyle Park, great-granddau of George Woodroffe of Park)
  (b) James Colthurst (Captain) had issue
  m. Esther Warren (dau of Sir Augustus Warren, Bart)
(c) Nicholas Colthurst (dsp, Captain RN)
  (d) Charles Colthurst of Clonmyle House had issue
  m. Lavinia Gumbleton (dau of Robert Gumbleton of Castleview)
  (e) Jane Colthurst
  m. William Busteed of Riversdale House
  (f) Catherine Colthurst
  m. John Pyne of Cottage
  (ii) James Colthurst (Captain)
  m. Susan Carr (dau of Christopher Carr of Ballymanty-beg)
  (a)+ issue - James (Colonel), Nicholas (Major), Elizabeth, Susan
  (iii) Mahetable Colthurst
  m. John (not Robert) Travers of Cork
  (C) Nicholas Colthurst (dsp)



Millington Colthurst
m. Sarah Fallows (dau of Roger Fallowes, son of John of Fallowes)
The above connection was kindly provided by a site visitor (CV, 31.10.07). FMG starts with ...
1. Peter Colthurst of Little Warford (and/or Sandlebridge)
  A. Samuel Colthurst (d young)
  B. Thomas Colthurst of Knutsford & Whitchurch (minister)
  i. Elizabeth Colthurst
  m. Joshua Crompton of Derby
  C. Peter Colthurst of Knutsford (d c1772, MD)
  D. John Colthurst of Sandlebridge (Sandal Bridge) (d unm)
  E. Mary Colthurst (bur 05.08.1757)
  m. John Holland of Mobberley (b 07.12.1690, bur 24.06.1770)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 02.11.07) : BP1934 (Colthurst) with input as reported above
(2) For lower section (uploaded 18.01.16) : FMG (vol 1, MS81, ''Holland', p180)
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