'Gale1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gale of Akeham (Acomb) Grange, Gale of Scruton, Gale of Thirntoft

James Gale of Thirntoft, Yorkshire (a 1523)
1. Oliver Gale of Thirntoft
  m. Ellen Marshall of Richmond
  A. George Gale, Lord Mayor of York (d 02.08.1557)
  m. Mary Lord (dau of Robert Lord of Kendal)
  i. Francis or Robert Gale of Akeham or Ackham or Acomb Grange, Yorkshire
  m. Anne Clapham (dau of William Clapham of Beamsley or Beamondsley)
  a. Robert Gale of Akeham or Ackham or Acomb Grange
  m. _ Dutton
  (1) Robert Gale of Akeham Grange
  m. Elizabeth Langdale (dau of William Langdale)
  (A) Robert Gale (a 1667, 2nd son)
  m. Anne Thorold (dau of Edmund Thorold of Hough on the Hill)
(B) Barbara Gale
  m. Richard Mallett
  (C)+ other issue - Francis, John, Jane, Mary
  (2)+ other issue - Matthew, George
  b. John Gale of Scruton (d 1624)
  m. Jane Frank (d 1624, dau of John Frank of Pontefract)
  (1) Christopher Gale of Scruton (b 1597)
  m. Frances Conyers of Holtby (d 1656)
  (A) Thomas Gale of Scruton (b 1636, d 28.04.1702, professor, antiquary)
  m. Barbara Pepys (d 1689, dau of Thomas Pepys of Impington)
(i) Roger Gale of Scruton (b 1672, d 25.06.1744, author, antiquary)
  m. Henrietta Raper (d 29.09.1720, dau of Henry Raper of Cowling Hall)
  (a) Roger Henry Gale of Scruton (b 1710, d 1768)
  m. (1740) Catherine Crowe (dau of Christopher Crowe of Kiplin)
  ((1)) Henry Gale of Scruton, later of Hawkeswell (Hauxwell) (b 1744, d 1821)
  m. (1779) Mary Dalton (dau of Francis Dalton of Hawkeswell)
  ((A)) Catherine Gale of Hauxwell
  ((B)) Anne Gale of Hauxwell
  ((C)) Harriet Gale of Scruton Hall
  m. (1816) Foster Lechmere Coore of Firby (Lt. Colonel, son of John Coore by Ann Lechmere)
  Their daughter Mary married Colonel Hamlet Wade who obtained Hauxwell and assumed the name Wade-Dalton.
  ((D))+ other issue (d young)
  ((2)) Harriet Gale
  m. John Atkinson Blanshard (Captain)
  ((3))+ other issue - Roger (d young), Christopher (d unm 1805), Samuel (d 1746, rector of Everingham), Catherine
  (ii) Charles Gale (d 1738, rector of Scruton)
  m. Cordelia Thwaits (d 1721, dau of Thomas Thwaits of Burrel)
  (a) Thomas Gale (dsp 07.07.1746, rector of West Rounton & Scruton)
  m. Eleanor Crowle (dau of George Crowle of Fryston)
  (b) Roger Gale (4th son) had issue
  m. Jane Conyers
  (c)+ other issue (dsp) - Charles, Samuel
  (iii) Elizabeth Gale
m. William Stukeley (b 07.11.1687, d 03.03.1765, rector in Samford, physician, antiquary)
  (iv)+ other issue - Samuel (b 17.12.1682, d 10.01.1754, antiquary), Thomas (dsp)
  (2) Ralph Gale of London
  (A)+ 2 daughters
  (3) John Gale in Farnley Hall (b 1601)
  m. Joanna Dodson (dau of Miles Dodson of Kirkby Overblows)
  (A) Miles Gale (a 1712, rector of Kighley)
  m. Margaret Stones (dau of Rev. Christopher Stones of York)
  (i) Christopher Gale (Attorney General & Chief Justice in North Carolina)
  m. Sarah (relict of Governor Harvey)
  (a)+ issue - Miles, Elizabeth
(ii) Thomas Gale (rector of Linton)
  (a) William Gale
  (iii)+ other issue - Edmund, John, Mary
  (B)+ other issue - Henry, Francis
  (4)+ other issue - Margaret, Dorothy
  c. Mary Gale
  Commoners identifies Mary as second wife of Thomas Meynell but this may have been the Mary who (first) married ...
  m1. James Thwaites of Marston, later also of Sowerby (a 1602)
  m2. Thomas Meynell of North Kilvington (b 1564, d 13.07.1653)
  d.+ other issue (dsp) - George, George, Thomas
ii. Isabella Gale
  m. Ralph Hall, Lord Mayor of York
  iii. Anne Gale
  m. Robert Peacock, Lord Mayor of York
  iv. Alice Gale
  m. Christopher Clapham of Lyllyn
v. Dorothy Gale (d 02.01.1596)
  m1. John Rokesby of Kyrk Sandall
  m2. Thomas Fairfax (b 1521, d 28.01.1599-1600, son of Sir William of Steton)
  vi. Elizabeth Gale
  m. Thomas Garbray or Garbrey of Beverley
  vii. Ursula Gale
  m1. Sir William Mallory of Studley (son of William of Howton)
  m2. Henry Belasis
  viii.+ other issue (dsp) - Thomas, Thomasine
  B. James Gale
  Visitation reported that James "maryed in to Spayne" but recorded no issue. Commoners reported that he "resided some time in Spain" and "subsequently settled in Ireland, whence his descendants during the rebellion there transplanted themselves to Whitehaven."
  i. ?? Gale presumed intermediary generation, possibly father of ...
  a. Robert Gale of Tralee, co. Kerry
  Robert's son "returned from Ireland to Newcastle-on-Tyne, and afterwards settled at Whitehaven".

Main source(s): Commoners (vol II, Gale of Scruton) with some support from Visitation (Yorkshire, 1563-4, Gale)
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