'Drinkwater2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Drinkwater of Chester, Drinkwater of Grappenhall, Drinkwater of Latchford, Drinkwater of Massey Green, Drinkwater of Salford, Drinkwater of Sutton

Arnold Drinkwater of Sutton (a 1536) presumed father of ...
1. John Drinkwater of Sutton (d 03.1575)
  m. Elizabteh Wall (d 27.04.1609, dau of Ralph Wall of Helsby, m2. John Barnes of Chester (Sheriff))
  A. Ralph Drinkwater of Sutton & Halton (d by 1615)
  m. Katherine Hitchmoughe of Farnworth
  i.+ issue - Elizabeth, Jane
  B. John Drinkwater of Chester (a 1586, ironmonger)
  m. Dorothy Bellot (dau of Thomas Bellot of Moreton by Alice Roden of Gresford)
  i. William Drinkwater, Sheriff of Chester (a 1606, d c1650, ironmonger)
  m. (06.09.1624) Maudlin Jenion
  a.+ issue - Thomas (bpt 04.12.1628, d young), John (bpt 29.07.1631, bur 15.08.1631), Thomas (bpt 12.09.1634, bur 15.11.1637), William (bpt 21.07.1636), Robert (bpt 15.10.1637), John (bpt 21.12.1638, bur 02.03.1641-2), Lawrence (bur 21.08.1643)
  ii. Alice Drinkwater (bpt 09.11.1609)
  m. Edward WHitley
  C. Peter Drinkwater, Sheriff then Mayor of Chester (d 18.07.1631)
  m. (17.12.1598) Sarah Lea (bur 05.06.1646, dau of William Lea of Chester)
  i. Thomas Drinkwater of Chester (bpt 15.04.1602, d 25.02.1630-1, 2nd son)
  m. (27.03.1627) Deborah Harrison (dau/heir of John Harrison of Chester)
  a.+ issue - (child (bur 11.03.1627-8), Peter (bpt 20.06.1630, bur 02.10.1630), Sarah (bpt 12.04.1629, bur 06.03.1630-1)
ii. Robert Drinkwater of London (bpt 20.07.1603)
  m. Elizabeth Steele (dau of Henry Steele of London)
  iii. William Drinkwater (bpt 20.04.1606-7)
  m. (c08.1628) Elizabeth Knowles (bur 24.04.1655)
  a. Nathaniel Drinkwater of Chester (bpt 01.05.1646?, a 1668, barber)
  iv. Jane Drinkwater (bpt 10.01.1599-1600)
  m. (c08.1620) Owen Jones of Chester
  v. Elizabeth Drinkwater (bpt 09.02.1604, d 20.09.1657)
  m. (c10.1626) Richard Bird, Mayor of Chester (b 1593-4, d 02.04.1684)
  vi. Sarah Drinkwater (bpt 19.06.1608)
  m. (29.03.1638) Hamlett Moores
  vii. Alice Drinkwater (bpt 11.03.1609-10)
  m. (10.08.1631) John Leaconbye of Chester
  viii.+ other issue - Richard (bpt 19.02.1600-1), Peter (bpt 29.05.1614, bur 1666), Edward (bpt 07.09.1615, bur 04.06.1623), Francis (bpt 26.07.1618, a 1631), Nathaniel of Chester then Dublin (bpt 13.04.1620, f 16.01.1653)
  D. Jane Drinkwater
  m. Henry Chaloner of Sutton
  E. Margery Drinkwater
  m. (05.12.1597) Randle Finchet of Chester
2.+ other issue - Robert (a 1575), Jenkins



Commoners (p421) indicates that the following family was a younger branch of the Drinkwaters of Bent.
Peter Drinkwater of Grappenhall (bur 01.02.1591)
1. Peter Drinkwater of Grappenhall (bur 17.09.1603)
  m. (02.02.1594) Elizabeth Hatton of Stockton (bur 24.09.1632)
  A. Arnold Drinkwater of Grappenhall (bpt 14.12.1596, bur 16.03.1671)
  m. (02.02.1621-2) Margaret Hindley (bur 27.01.1664)
  i. Peter Drinkwater (bpt 30.07.1629)
  m. Mary (d by 1701)
  a. Mary Drinkwater
m. Robert Joanson (sic)
  b.+ other issue - George, Nathaniel, Peter
  ii.+ other issue - George (bpt 30.09.1632), Ellen (bpt 10.02.1622-3), Elizabeth (bpt 13.02.1622-3), Margaret (bpt 19.12.1624), Ann (bpt 27.03.1627), Frances 9bpt 20.06.1638)
  B. Peter Drinkwater of Massey Green, Thelwall (bur 21.04.1663)
  m. Isabel Mantell (bur 29.09.1654, dau of Every Mantell)
  i. Peter Drinkwater of Massey Green (bpt 14.05.1648, bur 26.02.1693)
  m. (19.05.1670) Elizabeth Leigh (bpt 20.10.1648, dau of John Leigh of Oughterington)
  a. George Drinkwater
  b. Nathaniel Drinkwater of Latchford near Warrington
  Nathaniel married "several times". He had issue by his last wife ...
  m. Elizabeth
  (1) John Drinkwater of Woolley Green (bpt 07.03.1688)
  (A) Jane Drinkwater
  m. Richard Prescott of Preston
  (B)+ other issue - John (d unm), George, Nathaneil (had issue), Elizabeth
  (2) Peter Drinkwater (bpt 20.09.1691, bur 02.06.1731, vicar of Raunds & Oundle)
  m. Anne Ireton of Higham Ferrars
  (A) John Drinkwater of Latchford (b c1717, bur 31.12.1758)
  m. Mary Barton of Barton
  (i) Peter Drinkwater of London (bpt 19.09.1738)
m. _ Hawes
  (a)+ issue - Mary Anne, others (dvp)
  (ii) John Drinkwater of Salford (b 1740, d 1797, surgeon)
  m1. (1761) Elizabeth Andrews of Salford
  (a) John Drinkwater of Salford (b 06.06.1762, d 16.01.1844, Lt. Colonel)
  m. (06.06.1799) Eleanor Congalton (d 1848, dau of Charles Congalton (son of William by Mary, dau/heir of David Bethune of Balfour), sister/heir of Gilbert of Balfour)
  ((1)) John Elliot Drinkwater, later Bethune-Drinkwater of Balfour (b 12.07.1801, dsp 12.08.1851)
  ((2)) Charles Ramsay Drinkwater, later Bethune-Drinkwater of Balfour (b 27.12.1802, d 1884, Admiral RN) had issue
m. (1846) Frances Cecilia Staples (dau of Henry Edward Staples of Clapham)
  ((3))+ other issue - Edward (b 24.03.1812, d unm), Mary Elizabeth, Harriet Sophia (d 1827), Georgina Augusta
  (b)+ other issue - Thomas (b 1765, d 1797, Major), Samuel Ireton (d before 1785)
  m2. (1779) Elizabeth Ford
  (iii) Anne Drinkwater (bpt 01.01.1744, dsp 1800)
  m. James Wallworth
  (B) Peter Drinkwater
  (3) Mary Drinkwater
  ii. Elizabeth Drinkwater (bpt 27.04.1651, bur 14.04.1648)
  iii. Isabel Drinkwater (bur 24.09.1731)
  m. (c12.1666) Richard Drinkwater of Warburton
  C. Richard Drinkwater of Grappenhall (bur 11.12.1635)
2.+ other issue - Robert of Thelwall (bur 13.03.1630), Thomas (a 1603), Anne (bpt 27.02.1574, bur 01.04.1575), Ellen (bpt 14.06.1576, bur 23.06.1576), Ellen (bpt 20.10.1577)

Main source(s): 'The Family of Drinkwater of Cheshire, Lancashire, The Isle of Man, &c.' (C.H. Drinkwater & W.G.D. Fletcher, 1920/1927, 'VIII. Pedigrees of Drinkwater'), referred to below as 'The Family Book', with thanks to one of our regular contributors (CV, 14.03.20) for drawing this to our attention
(1) For upper section : 'The Family Book' ( 'Drinkwater of Sutton and Chester', p57+)
(2) For lower section : 'The Family Book' ( 'Drinkwater of Grappenhall, Salford, &C., (now Bethune)', p61+), Commoners (vol 3, 'Drinkwater of Salford', p420+)
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