'Duckett1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Duckett of Grayrigg

                               
BP1870 reported that descended from Le Sire Duket "who accompanied the Conqueror from France" was the following Richard. HACWC, with partial support from BLG1850, provides the descent over the first few generations.
Richard Duket or Ducket of Fillingham, Lincolnshire (a 1224, judge)
1. William Duket or Ducket
  BLG1850 reports that it was Richard's 3rd son Stephen, heir to his elder brothers, who was father of the following Richard.
A. Richard Ducket
  i. Hugh Ducket
  a. John Ducket (a temp Richard II who r. 1377-1399)
  m. Margery Windsor (dau/coheir of William de Windesore of Grayrigg)
  (1) Richard Ducket of Grayrigg, etc, Westmorland the first reported by BP1870 in its continuous pedigree
  m. _ Redman (dau of Sir Richard Redman of Over Levins)
(A) Sir Richard Duckett of Grayrigg (a 1403, 1431) the first mentioned by Visitation
  m. Mabel Bellingham (dau of Sir Roger Bellingham of Burneshead)
  (i) Thomas Duckett of Grayrigg (d Edgcote 26.07.1467)
  m. Elizabeth Middleton (dau of Thomas Middleton of Middleton Hall by Isabel, dau of Sir Richard Musgrave of Hartley Castle)
  BP1870 suggests that (Sir) Thomas was grandfather of the following Richard but HACWC & Visitation show him as Richard's father.
  (a) Richard Duckett of Grayrigg
  m. Eleanor Harrington (dau of William Harrington of Kendal)
  ((1)) Richard Duckett of Grayrigg - continued below
  m(1). Agnes Fleming (dau of John Fleming of Ridal)
  m2. (?) Catherine Culwen
((2)) William Duckett of Flintham, Nottinghamshire not mentioned by HACWC
  m. Jane Redman (dau/heir of _ Redman of Harwood)
  ((3)) Robert Duckett (dsp) not mentioned by Visitation
  ((4)) Anne Duckett
  m. Thomas Wessington of Hallhead
  ((5)) Mabel Duckett
  Visitation identifies Mabel's husband as Robert Worsley of Boothes but HACWC, BP1870 & BLG1850 name him ...
  m. John Whittington of Barwick
  ((6)) Margery Duckett possibly of this generation
  m. Ralph Brackenbury
  (ii) Andrew Duckett (rector of St. Botolph's, president of Queen's College, Cambridge)
  (iii) Alice Duckett
  m. William Stanley of Dalegarth (a 1502)
  (iv) Cicely Duckett probably of this generation
  m. Alexander Fetherstonshaugh or Fetherstonhalgh of Stanhope

 

 

Richard Duckett of Grayrigg - continued above
m(1). Agnes Fleming (dau of John Fleming of Ridal)
1. Anthony Duckett of Grayrigg
  m1. (c1530) Dorothy Bellingham (dau/coheir of Sir Robert Bellingham of Burneshead)
  A. Richard Duckett of Grayrigg
  m. Catherine Leyborne (dau of Sir James Leyborne of Cunswick)
  i. Sir Francis Duckett of Grayrigg (d 1636-7)
  m1. Marian Bellingham (dau of Alan Bellingham of Helsington)
a. Anthony Duckett of Grayrigg (d 1661)
  m. Elizabeth Leyborne (dau of William Leyborne of Cunswick)
  (1) James Duckett of Grayrigg (b c1614, a 1664)
  m1. Magdalen Curwen (dau of Sir Henry Curwen of Workington)
  (A) Anthony Duckett of Grayrigg (b c1636)
  m. Elizabeth Dalston (dau of John Dalston of Acorn Bank)
(i) James Duckett of Grayrigg
  (a) Anthony Duckett, last of Grayrigg (a 1684, dsp)
  (b)+ sons (dspm)
  (B) Margaret Duckett
  m. John Girlington of Thurland Castle
  m2. Mary Sanders (dau of William Sanders of Sutton)
  (C)+ other issue - William, Richard, Elizabeth, Margaret
  m3. Elizabeth Walker (dau of Christopher Walker of Workington, m2. Thomas Hilton, son of Hilton of Morton)
  (G) Thomas Duckett in co. Carlow (a 1695)
BP1870 does not follow this line with much detail whilst HACWC only mentions Thomas's name. BLG1850 (Duckett of Duckett's Grove) reports that this was the Thomas who settled in Ireland and married ...
  m. Judith De la Poer (dau/heir of Pierce De La Poer of Killowen)
  (H)+ other issue - John, Christopher, Marian, Ellen, Anne
  b. Alice Duckett (dsp 23.03.1616-7)
  m. John Fleming of Ridal
  c.+ other issue - William, Frances (d unm), Catherine (d unm), Jane (d unm)
  m2. Jane Bradley (dau/coheir of John Bradley of Bradley Hall, widow of William Leyborne)
  ii. Margery Duckett
  m. Ralph Brackenburgh of Denton
  B.+ other issue - Charles, Jasper, William, Gabriel
  m2. Alice Dacre (dau of Thomas, Lord Dacre of Gilsland)
  F. Lionel Duckett (b 1543-4, d 05.04.1603)
  G. Alan Duckett
  m. Joyce Hungate (dau of Harry Hungate of Saxton Hall)
  i Thomas Duckett of Steeple Morden, Cambridgeshire
  H. Agnes Duckett
  m. John Miller of the Temple, London
2. Dorothy Duckett
  m. _ Salkeld of Rosgill or Rosehill
3.+ other issue - James, Walter, Randolph, Elizabeth
m2. (?) Catherine Culwen

Main source(s):
(1)"HACWC" = 'The History and Antiquities of the Counties of Westmorland and Cumberland' by Joseph Nicolson & Richard Burn (volume 1, 1777, the Parish of Kendal)
(2) BP1870 (Duckett), BLG1850 (Duckett of Duckett's Grove) with a (very) little support from Visitation (Wiltshire, 1623, Duckett)
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