'Conyers05'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Conyers of Chester-Le-Street, Conyers of Horden, Conyers of Wakerley (Wakerly)

Richard Conyers of Horden, co. Durham
m. Elizabeth Claxton (dau of Robert Claxton of Bedale)
1. Robert Conyers of Horden
  m. Margery Bamforth of Seham
A. Christopher Conyers of Horden
  m. Elizabeth Jackson (dau of John Jackson of Bedale)
  i. Richard Conyers of Horden
  m. Isabel Lumley (dau/coheir of Robert (Roger) Lumley of Ludworth)
  a. Christopher Conyers of Horden (b c1548, d 23.09.1608, "only surviving son")
m1. (sp) _ Conyers (dau of Cuthbert Conyers of Layton)
  m2. (04.11.1586) Anna Hedworth (dau of (Sir) John Hedworth of Harraton)
  (1) Sir John Conyers of Horden, 1st Bart (b c1587)
  m. (c1606) Frances Groves (dau of Thomas Groves of York)
  (A) Sir Christopher Conyers of Horden, 2nd Bart (bpt 28.03.1621, d 10.1693, 2nd son?)
  m1. (28.09.1648) Elizabeth Langhorne (b 1628-9, d 27.04.1654, dau of William Langhorne of London, sister of Sir William, Bart of Charlton)
  (i) Sir John Conyers of Horden & Charlton, 3rd Bart (b 1643-4/c1649, d 14.09.1710)
m. (c11.1675) Mary Newman of Baldwins bpt 01.09.1647, d 24.10.1714, dau/coheir of Edward Newman of Folkesworth by Christian Matthews)
  (a) Sir Baldwyn Conyers of Horden & Great Stoughton, 4th Bart (b c1681, d 17.04.1731)
  m1. by 1710, (sp) Sarah Conyers, heiress of Bradley (dau/heir of Edward Conyers of Blaston)
  m2. Margaret Nevil (d before 01.1758, dau/coheir of Henry Nevil (alias Smith) of Holt by Margaret, dau of George Napier of Holywell)
  ((1)) Harriot Conyers
  m. Thomas Wollascot of Caversham
  ((2)) Charlotte Conyers
  m. John Baptist Gunstaldi of Genoa
((3)) Teresa Conyers
  m. Charles (Stewart), 5th Earl of Traquair (dsp 1764)
  ((4))+ other issue - John (b 1701-2, dvp unm 04.09.1720), Margaret (nun), Frances (nun), Elizabeth (nun)
  (b) Mary Conyers
  m. Edward Checkley of Alwalton
  (c)+ other issue (dsp) - Christopher (d young), John, Edward, Christopher, William
  m2. (11.1666) Julia Lumley (dau of Richard, 1st Viscount Lumley (by Frances Shelley), relict of Alexander Jermyn of Lordington)
  (ii) Julia Conyers (d 16.08.1722)
  m1. (27.01.1684-5) Sir Willliam Blacket of Newcastle, Bart (d 12.1705)
  m2. Sir William Thompson (baron of the Exchequer)
  (B) John Conyers (bpt 26.09.1622, d 1687)
(i) John Conyers of Chester-Le-Street
  (a) Sir Ralph Conyers of Chester-Le-Street, 5th Bart (bpt 20.06.1697, d 22.11.1767)
  BEB1841 identifies Ralph's wife as Jane, dau of Ralph Blakiston, brother of Sir Nicholas of Shieldsrow, Bart. TCB identifies her as ...
  m. (c1726) Jane Blakiston (a 1771, dau of Nicholas Blakiston of Shieldsrow (by Jane Porter), brother of Sir Ralph, 1st Bart)
  ((1)) Sir Blackiston Conyers, 5th Bart (d unm 10.1791, Captain, Collector of Customs at Newcastle)
  ((2)) Sir Nicholas Conyers, 7th Bart (bpt 27.07.1729, d 1796, Comptroller of Customs at Glasgow)
  ((A)) Sir George Conyers, 8th Bart (dsp)
  m. ?? (m2. _ Campbell)
  ((3)) Sir Thomas Conyers, 9th Bart (bpt 12.09.1731, d 15.04.1810)
  m. Isahel Lambton (dau of James Lambton of Whitehall in co. Durham)
  ((A)) Jane Conyers
  m. William Hardy of Chester Le Street
  ((B)) Elizabeth Conyers
  m. Joseph Hutchinson of Chester Le Street
  ((C)) Dorothy Conyers
  m. Joseph Barker of Sedgefield
  ((4)) William Conyers (bpt 14.07.1735, d c1800, Major)
  ((A)) Jane Conyers
  (C) Frances Conyers
  m. Richard Fairies
  (D)+ other issue - Robert of Nettlesworth (d 1684), Anne, Elizabeth, Troth (d before 1663), Mary, Philadelphia, Susanna, Timothea (d 1656)
  Seen on various web sites as of this generation are ...
  (2) Mary Conyers
  m. William Wilkinson
  (3)+ other issue - Christopher (b c1591, d 03.06.1594), Thomas, William (d 25.06.1596), John (b c1599, d 12.1664), Richard, Jane (d 20.09.1597), Anne, Isabel
2.+ other issue - Richard, Margaret (d unm), Anna, Katherine



Reginald Conyers of Wakerley, Northamptonshire (b c1499, d 1535)
Visitation (Foster 1875, Yorkshire, 1584/5+1612, 'Conyers of Hornby') shows that Reginald had issue. We presume that he was father of the undermentioned Richard who is the first reported by Visitation (Northamptonshire). We speculate that he was also father of ...
1. Francis Conyers of Wakerley possibly fits here
  m. Anna Blount (dau of Richard Blount of Iver, sister of Richard who d 1564)
  A. Jane Conyers probably of this generation
  Owen Oglethorpe of Newington (d 07.1616)
2. Richard Conyers of Wakerley (Wakerly)
  A. Christopher Conyers (bpt 27.03.1552)
  m. Mary Halford of Wistow (widow of _ Blason of Braybrooke)
  i. Edward Conyers (b 30.06.1590)
  m. Jane Clarke (dau of Will Clarke of Feckinham)
  a. John Conyers
  m. Mary Glisson
  (1)+ issue - Elizabeth, Mary
  b. Edward Conyers ("Keeper of His Majesty's Stores in ye Tower of London")
  m. Sara Bateman (dau of Mathew Bateman of London)
  c. Emanuel Conyers
  m. Elizabeth Burrage
  (1) Martha Conyers
  d. Jane Conyers
  m. _ Lilly of London
  ii. Joshua Conyers
m. _ Richards
  a.+ issue - William, John, Samuel, Christopher
  iii. Mary Conyers
  m. (25.07.1611) Rob. Stiles of Helpston
  iv. Lucy Conyers (a 1645)
  m. Nicholas Bent (d before 27.08.1645, rector of Braybroke)
  v.+ other issue - Moses, John (dsp), Noah (a 1629, rector of Welby)
  B.+ other issue - Jane (bpt 26.11.1553), Anne (bpt 04.03.1554-5), Grissell (bpt 02.10.1557), Elizabeth (bpt 21.10.15547)
3. Dorothy Conyers probably of this generation
  m1. Roger Flower of Whitwell (d 1527)
  m2. Andrew Noel of Dalby & Brooke (a 1548)
4. Lucy Conyers possibly of this generation
  m. Sir Edward Griffin of Dingley & Gumley (d 1620)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 20.03.19) : BEB1841 ('Conyers of Horden') with support from TCB (vol 2, 'Conyers of Coniers', p46+)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 17.12.22) : Visitation (Northamptonshire, 1681, 'Conyers of Wakerly')
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