'Eyre09'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Eyre of Dronfield Woodhouse, Eyre of Dunston, Eyre of Holme

John Eyre of Dunston & Holme Hall (d 10.10.1595)
m1. Faith Chaworth (dau of Sir John Chaworth of Wyverton by Mary, dau of Sir William Paston)
1.+ issue - Mary, Ellen
FMG identifies John's 2nd wife (Jane Fitzherbert) as dau of John Fitzherbert (by _ Basset), son of Sir Thomas by dau/heir of Sir Arthur Eyre. However, it seems more likely that she was ...
m2. Jane Fitzherbert (dau of John Fitzherbert (by Catherine Restwolde), brother of Sir Thomas who m. Anne, dau/heir of Sir Arthur Eyre)
3. Edward Eyre of Dunston & Holme (d 1649)
  m1. (1607) Barbara Draycot (dau/heir of Sir Philip Draycot of Paynsley)
  A. Roger Eyre (monk)
m2. (1610) Helen Lowick (dau of Thomas Lowick of Osmotherley)
  B. Thomas Eyre of Dronfield Woodhouse (d 1645, Captain)
  m. Elizabeth Owtram (dau/heir of Robert Owtram of Dronfield Woodhouse (by sister of Michael & Thomas Burton), son of William son of Robert son of John, Elizabeth m2. Francis Lowe of Owlgreaves)
  i. Thomas Eyre of Newbold (b 22.08.1641, d 29.06.1682)
m. Isabella Catterick (a 1713, dau/coheir of John Catterick of Carlton)
  a. Vincent Eyre of Dronfield Woodhouse (b 11.1671, d 1758)
  m. Ann Bostock (dau of Nathaniel Bostock by Ann, dau/coheir of John Stafford of St. Edmundsbury)
  (1) Vincent Eyre of Sheffield & Highfield (b 23.01.1704, dsp 1761)
  m. Pieria Milnes (dau of Thomas Milnes of Highfield, relict of Richard Pyott of Strethay)
  (2) Edward Eyre of London & Newbold (b 06.01.1706) ## daughter here? ##
  (A) Edward Eyre of London & Bath (d 08.09.1823)
  (3) Nathaniel Eyre of Dronfield Woodhouse & Glossop
  m. Jane Bromhead (dau of John Bromhead of Lidiate)
  (A) Vincent Eyre of Sheffield (d 04.1801, agent for Duke of Norfolk)
  m. _ Parker of Liverpool (a 1823)
  (i) Vincent Eyre of Highfield and/then London (a 1849)
  m. _ Wright
  (a) John Eyre (4th son)
  m. (13.05.1828) Pulcoria de Somery (dau of Marquis de Somery)
  (b) Anne Eyre
  m. (24.06.1836) John Errington of Highwarden
  (c)+ other issue including Vincent
(ii) Catherine Eyre
  m. _ Sculley of Dublin
  (iii)+ other issue - Thomas (a 1823), Charles of Acomb, John of York, Julia
  (B) son
  (4)+ other issue (d unm) - Mary, Catherine, Ursula
  b. Elizabeth Eyre
m. Henry Balguy of Darwent (Derwent)
  c. Mary Eyre
  m. Nicholas Bagnal of Hodsoke Lodge
  d.+ other issue - Edward (b c1670, dsp 28.11.1700), Arthur, Francis, Prudentia (dsp), Margaret (dsp), Maria, Anna, Mary
  ii.+ other issue - Michael, Robert
  C. Robert Eyre 'of Holmefield' shown by FMG as possibly of this generation
  m. Mary Washington of Adwick-le-Street
  i. Frances Eyre
  m. Thomas Eyre of Michelfield
  D. Stephen Eyre shown by FMG as possibly of this generation
  m. Mary or Elizabeth Copley (sister of Sir Godfrey Copley of Sprotborough, relict of James Washington of Adwick)
  i. Jane Eyre
  m. John Dungworth
  a. Elizabeth Dungworth
4. Vincent Eyre of Rossington
  m. Mary Fitzherbert (dau of Robert Fitzherbert of Somersal)
  A. Martha Eyre (b c1621, a 1634)

Main source(s): FMG (vol II, Eyre (MS 230-1))
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