'Craggs1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Craggs of Landew, Craggs of Wiserley (Wyserley)

Thomas Craggs of Landew & Wiserley, co. Durham (a 1585)
1. John Craggs
  m. Anne Hutton (dau/coheir of John Hutton of Hunwick)
  A. Thomas Craggs of Landew & Wiserley (a 1615)
  m. Cecilia Garthorn (bur 15.10.1665, dau of Thomas Garthorn of Roodford)
  i. Anthony Craggs, last of Wiserley, of Holbeck, Durham
  m. Anne Moorcroft (dau of Rev. Ferdinando Moorcroft)
  a. James Craggs 'the elder' 'of London' (bpt 10.06.1657, d 16.03.1721, Postmaster General)
m. Elizabeth Richards (dau of Brigadier Jacob Richards of Westminster)
  (1) James Craggs 'the younger' (b 09.04.1686, dvp unm 16.02.1721, Secretary of State)
  p. Hester Santlow (dancer & actress)
  (A) Harriot Craggs (d 01.02.1769)
  m1. (04.03.1726) Richard Eliot of Port Eliot
  m2. (11.1749) John Hamilton (d 18.12.1755)
  (2) Margaret Craggs (dsp 23.08.1734)
m1. (09.07.1719) Samuel Trefusis of Trefusis (bur 04.04.1724)
  m2. Sir John Hind Cotton, Bart
  (3) Elizabeth Craggs
  m. Edward Eliot of Port Eliot (d 1722)
  (4) Anna Craggs (b c1697, d 22.11.1756)
  m1. John Newsham of Chadshunt
  (A) James Newsham (b 07.10.1715)
  m2. John Knight of Gosfield Hall (b c1683, d 1733)
  m3. (23.03.1736/7, sp) Robert Nugent, later Craggs-Nugent of Carlanstown, Earl Nugent (b c1702, d 14.10.1788)
  b.+ other issue - Ferdinando (bpt 07.05.1671), Ann (bpt 27.02.1661), Margaret
  ii. John Craggs of Newland, near Dublin
  iii. William Craggs
  a. Elizabeth Craggs (bpt 25.09.1657)

Main source(s): 'Genealogical Information relating to the Families of Eliot of Port Eliot and Craggs of Wyserley' (1868, p5+, with thanks to a contributor (DCS, 01.05.18) for bringing this to our attention, information repeated in MGH (NS1, vol 2 (1876), p38+)) with some input/support from Wikipedia ("James Craggs")
[Part of the above was originally within CZmisc06. It was moved here to facilitate expansion.]
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