'Darley1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Darley of Aldby Park, Darley of Buttercrambe, Darley of Kilnhurst, Darley of Wistow

Foster identifies the Arms of this family as "Gules, 6 fleur-de-lis, 3, 2 and 1 argent, within a border ermine".
Richard Darley of Wistow, Yorkshire
m. _ Clapham (dau of _ Clapham of Beamsley)
1. William Darley of Wistow
m. Margaret Headon (dau of Christopher or Charles Headon)
  A. Richard Darley of Buttercrambe in Bossal (a 1584)
  m. Isabel Beaumont (dau of Thomas Beaumont of Lassels Hall, "a younger brother of the house of Whitley")
  i. Sir Richard Darley of Buttercrambe (b c1568, a 1612)
  m. (c1595) Elizabeth Gates (dau of Edward Gates of Semer (Seamer))
  a. Henry Darley of Buttercrambe (b c1596)
  m. Elizabeth Watts (dau/heir of William Watts of London, son of Lord Mayor Sir John)
  (1) Richard Darley of Buttercrambe (b c1631, d 21.09.1706)
  m. Dorothy Waite (d 07.1674, dau of Thomas Waite of Market Overton)
  (A) Henry Darley of Buttercrambe (b 1661-2, d 24.06.1720)
  (B) John Darley
(C) Jane Darley
  m. John Brewster
  FMG shows that John & Jane Darley were parents of the following Henry Brewster Darley. BLG1952 (Darley of Aldby Park) starts with Henry Brewster Darley (sic, presumed wrong) & Jane (no family name given) and shows that they were his parents.
  (i) Henry Brewster Darley of Buttercrambe (b 1713-4, d 06.07.1797)
  FMG shows Henry as married to Elizabeth (no children shown) but having had children by Ann Young. BLG1952 does not mention that Ann but does report both marriages and his legitimate issue..
  m1. Elizabeth Anderson (dau of Sir Edmund Anderson of Broughton, 5th Bart)
  (a) John Darley (d young)
  m2. _ Wilks (dau of Henry Wilks)
  (b) Henry Darley of Aldby Park, Yorkshire (d 1810)
  m. Elizabeth Lewis (dau of R. Lewis of Glamorgan)
  ((1)) Henry Darley of Aldby Park, Sheriff of Yorkshire (b 17.08.1777, d 05.8146) had issue
  m. (23.06.1803) Mary Anne Martin (d 01.1865, dau of S. Martin of Newington)
  p. Ann Young (b 1742-3, d 04.08.1797)
(c) Richard Darley of Buttercrambe (d unm c1807, 2nd son?)
  (d)+ other issue - James (b 1777-8, d 13.05.1802), Harriet (b 1775-6, d 13.09.1798), Catherine (b 1780-1, d 04.03.1798)
b. William Darley
  m. _ Amcotts of Lincolnshire
  c. Richard Darley of Bishop Wilton (b c1602, d 02.02.1680-1)
  m. Elizabeth Hildyard (dau/coheir of Sir William Hildyard of Bishop Wilton)
  (1)+ issue - William (b c1634, d 1655), Benjamin (b c1634?, d 1655), Joshua (b c1642, d 1676), Samuel of London, Elizabeth (b c1634, d unm 1678)
The following connection is speculative as John is not mentioned by FMG. However, the fact that his son was named Hildyard is indicative that 'fitting here' may have been the following John who is mentioned in Walker's Yorkshire Pedigrees (1942, Dawson of Azerley).
  (6) John Darley of Bishop Wilton
  m. Susan Dawson (dau of George Dawson of Azerley)
  (A) Hildyard Darley (b 05.03.1668)
  The following connection is even more speculative.
  (i) Katherine Darley 'of Bishop Wilton'
  m. William Metcalfe of Northallerton & Sand Hutton (dsp 1748)
  (B) daughter
  m. William Todd of Wath
  d. Thomas Darley of Banby in Bossal
Visitation shows a Thomas in this generation as well as in the one before it. FMG shows as follow but queries if it was the Thomas (shown as this one's uncle) who married ...
  m. Ursula (bur 10.10.1641)
  (1) Elizabeth Darley
  m. (06.07.1654) Marmaduke Richardson (vicar of Bugthorpe)
  e. Elizabeth Darley
  m. Robert Thornton of Newton
  f. Mary Darley
  m. John Alured of Charterhouse
  g.+ other issue - Francis, Charles
ii. Elizabeth Darley
  m. Francis Haldenby of Haldenby
  iii. Isabel Darley
  m. (c1606) Robert Portington of Barnby Don
  iv.+ other issue - Thomas, William
  B. John Darley of York & Kilnhurst (b c1540, d 23.03.1616)
  m. Alice Montfort (dau of Christopher Montfort (Montford) of Kilnhurst, sister of Lancelot)
  i. Francis Darley of Kilnhurst (a 1612)
  m. Lucy Alured (dau of John Alured of Charterhouse)
  a. Edith Darley (bpt 06.12.1615, bur 08.05.1639)
  m. Robert More of Greenhill in Norton
  b.+ other issue - Alice (bpt 21.01.1609), Ann
  ii. Elizabeth Darley
  m. Henry Topham of Aglethorpe
  iii. Ann Darley
  m. Robert Hassal or Hessell
  a. Ann Hessell
  iv. Mary Darley
  m1. (01.05.1597) Bernard Ellis of Gray's Inn
  a.+ issue - John, Robert, "Many daughters"
  m2. Robert Mirfield
  v.+ other issue - Thomas (dvpsp), William, John, Benedicta (d young)

Main source(s): FMG (vol 3, MS481, Darley), Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1584/5+1612, Darley of Buttercrambe) with some input as reported above
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