'Crosier1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Crosier (Crosyer) of Newbiggin (Newbigginge)

                               
Nicholas Crosyer (b c1406, a 1461)
m. Elizabeth of Newbiggyng (dau/heir of Nicholas de Burnynghyll by Beatrix, sister/heir of Richard de Bynchestre)
1. John Crosyer (dvm)
  A. Nicholas Crosyer of Newbigginge, co. Durham (b c1478, a 04.1535) the first mentioned by the Visitation
  m1. Margaret Hesilrigge (dau of Robert Hesilrigge or Hasilrigge of Swarland)
  i. Nicholas Crosyer of Newbigginge (d 07.03.1554-5)
  m. (by 04.1535) Margaret Awdwoode (dau of John Awdwoode or Audwoode of Midridge Grange)
  a. Nicholas Crosyer of Newbiggin (b c02.1535, d 09.01.1580-1)
  m. Margaret Wrenn (dau of William Wrenn of Billy Hall and/or Bynchester)
  (1) George Crosier of Newbiggin (b c1558, bur 08.03.1623)
  m. Anne Blackburne (dau of Thomas Blackburne of Blackburne)
  (A) George Crosier of Newbiggin (bpt 02.02.1581-2, d 19.12.1669)
  m. Anne Wood (bur 15.09.1651, dau of Thomas Wood of Church Merrington)
  (i) George Crosier (bpt 11.04.1615, dvp)
  m. Elizabeth Atkinson (dau/coheir of Thomas Atkinson of Hoghouse)
  (a) George Crosier of Newbiggin (bpt 02.04.1637, bur 24.02.1717)
  m. Eleanor Harrison (bur 01.03.1716, dau of John Harrison of Sunderland)
  ((1)) Eleanor Crosier (b 19.06.1659)
  m. (13.05.1679) Richard Smith of Tunstall, later of Ramside (d 22.05.1698)
((A)) Eleanor Smith
  m. Joseph Martin of Durham
  ((B))+ other issue - George (dvpsp 1695), Richard of Ramside then Inverness, Robert (dsp 1695)
  ((2)) Elizabeth Crosier (b 1662)
  m. (1693) Robert Hilton of Bishop Auckland
  ((A)) Cuthbert Hilton (dsp)
  ((B)) Eleanor Hilton
  m. Sir William Richardson, Bart
  ((C)) Jane Hilton
  m. Ellis Veryard of Boxhill
  ((D)) Elizabeth Hilton
  m. Thomas Beckwith
  ((3)) Anne Crosier (bpt 24.10.1665)
  m. (30.11.1686) John Tewart of Heighington
  ((A)) Eleanor Tewart
  m. Thomas Billings of Heighington
((4)) Mary Crosier (bpt 27.02.1667-8)
  m. (30.07.1693) William Shawe of Pittington
  ((A)) Ann Shawe (dsp)
  m. _ Musgrave
  ((B)) Mary Shawe
  m. Thomas Forster
  ((i)) John Forster (a 1797)
  ((C))+ other issue - Eleanor (dsp), Dorothy (d young), Sarah (d young)
  ((5)) Jane Crosier (bpt 25.07.1671)
  m. (27.06.1693) Edward Surtees of Mainsforth (b c1663, d 1747)
  (b) Nicholas Crosier of Sunderland
  m. Barbara Anderson (dau of Richard Anderson of Sunderland, m2. Robert Sharpe of Bridlington)
  ((1))+ issue - George of Bridlington (bpt 27.01.1669, a 1714), Anne (bpt 24.12.1666), Elizabeth (bpt 17.12.1668), Barbara
  (c) Byan Crosier of Bishop Wearmouth (bpt 01.05.1643)
  m. (24.10.1668) Mary Hall
  ((1))+ issue - George (bpt 04.08.1669), Nicholas (bpt 24.05.1673), Margaret (bpt 14.10.1671), Mary (bpt 22.09.1677, bur 01.10.1684), Ellen (bpt 22.09.1677)
  (d) Thomas Crosier (bpt 24.03.1644)
  m1. (13.10.1666) Rebecca Baker
  ((1))+ issue - George (bpt 1669), Anne (bur 1669), Sarah (bur 14.11.1667)
  m2. (18.04.1669) Anne Watt
  ((4)) Thomasine Crosier (bpt? 11.11.1671)
  (ii) Cuthbert Crosier
  (iii) Thomas Crosier
  m1. (06.06.1645) Mary Richardson (bur 10.03.1654-5)
  m2. Dorothy Hutton (dau of Thomas Hutton of Cockerton)
  (a)+ issue - George, Thomas (b 03.11.1657), Anthony (bpt 01.11.1664), Mary (bpt 14.02.1660), Dorothy (bpt 24.03.1662-3)
  m3. Margaret
  (e)+ other issue - Nicholas (bpt 25.06.1667), Anne (bpt 06.05.1669)
  (iv) Jane Crosier (bpt 07.11.1616)
  m. (12.05.1640) Robert Laxe of Meriton
  (v) Anne Crosier (bpt 07.03.1621)
  m. (18.05.1647) Marmaduke Blacket (b c1621, d 1669, brother of Blackett of Woodcroft)
  (B) Anne Crosier (bpt 15.02.1584/5)
  m. John Pattison or Pateson or Patenson of Durham
  (C) Elizabeth Crosier (bpt 02.06.1590)
  m. John Smith of Akeley (Smithson of Aycliffe)
  (D) Margaret Crosier (bpt 06.06.1596)
  m. William Tayleur of Bishop Auckland
  (E) Mary Crosier (bpt 28.11.162)
  m. John Southwick of East Coombe (Suddicke of Escombe)
  (F)+ other issue - Nicholas (bpt 19.06.1580, bur 11.1581), Anthony (bpt 13.12.1587), Henry (bpt 1593, bur 09.04.1597), Thomas (bpt 1598, bur 30.06.1599), William (bpt 01.04.1601, bur 09.07.1601)
  (2) Nicholas Crosier (a 1575)
  b. John Crosyer
  m1. ??
  (1) Isobel Crosyer (bpt 02.09.1575)
  m2. (27.05.1582) Eleanor Robinson
  m2. Christobel

Main source(s): BHO ('The History and Antiquities of the County Palatine of Durham', vol 3: Stockton and Darlington wards, Parish of Heighlington), Visitation (Durham, 1575+1615+1666, Crosyer of Newbigginge) with some support from the section on 'Family of Crosier' within Commoners (vol 2, Surtees of Redworth)
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