'Greaves01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Greaves of Beeley, Greaves of Greaves, Greaves of Mayfield, Greaves of Woodhouse

                               
Commoners reports that the particarch of this family "passed into England in the train of the Conqueror".
John Greaves of Greaves, Derbyshire
m. Alice Brown (dau of William Brown of Holme)
1. John Greaves of Greaves & Beeley
  m. Ellen Slack (dau of John Slack of Brough)
  A. John Greaves of Greaves, Beeley & Woodhouse (d c1643)
  m. Dorothy Allen (dau of George Allen of Woodhouse)
  i. John Greaves (b c1607, a 08.1662)
  m. Elizabeth Wood (dau of William Wood of Uttoxeter)
  a. John Greaves (b c1644)
  m. Ann Birch (dau of George Birch)
  (1) William Greaves of Mayfield, Staffordshire
  m. Elizabeth Bradley (d 17.07.1736, sister of Rev. _ Bradley of Mayfield)
  (A) William Greaves of Mayfield & Ingleby
  m. Dorothy Ley (d 1784, sister of George Ley of Mayfield Hall)
  (i) George Greaves of Stanton-by-Bridge, Derbyshire had issue
  (ii) Robert Charles Greaves, later Ley of Ingleby Hill
m. Elizabeth Harthill of Donesthorpe (d 1821)
  (a) Anne Lydia Greaves
  m. William Greaves of Mayfield Hall @@ just below
(b) Frances Greaves
  m. Humphrey Senhouse of Nether Hall
  (iii) John Davies Greaves of Burton-on-Trent (d 1784)
  m. Elizabeth Newton (b c1724, d 1822, dau of Richard Newton of Burton-on-Trent by Sarah, dau of William Denbank of Barton-under-Needwood by Sarah, dau of William Goring of Kingston)
  (a) William Greaves of Mayfield Hall
  m1. Anne Lydia Greaves (dau of Robert Charles Greaves) @@ just above
  m2. Sarah Evans (dau of Rev. William Evans of Mayfield)
  (b) Dorothy Greaves
  m. John Smith of Repton
(c)+ other issue - George Williamson (had issue), John (d 1823, had issue - 3 sons + 1 daughter), Robert Christopher (had issue), Thomas Ley, Richard (d unm)
  (iv) Ralph Christopher Greaves (dsp 1781, 6th son)
  m. Anne Vincent
  (v) Dorothy Greaves
m. Rev. Richard Dodsley of Spondon
  (vi)+ other issue (d young) -William, Joseph
  (B) Sarah Greaves
  m. Edmund Evans (d 1790, vicar of Mayfield)
  (2) Joseph Greaves of Ingleby, Derbyshire
  (A) Joseph Greaves of Aston-on-Trent
  m. ?? Boothby (d 1820, dau of Sir B. Boothby, Bart)
  (i) daughter
  m. _ Sneyd of Berkeley Lodge
  (ii) Anne Greaves (d unm 1827)
  (B)+ other issue - William of Liverpool, Robert of Liverpool
  (3) George Greaves of London (dsp before 1738)
  ii. George Greaves of Hill-juxta-Stanton, Derbyshire
  m. Dorothy Wagstaffe of Hill
  a.+ issue - Margaret, Elizabeth, Mary, Dorothy, Jane
  iii. Robert Greaves (5th son)
m. Mary Wood (dau opf William Wood of Uttoxeter)
  iv. Joseph Greaves (7th son)
  a. Charles Greaves of Woodhouse (a 1713)
  m. Eliza Taylor (dau of William Taylor of Southwell)
  v. Barbara Greaves
  m. Thomas Bagshaw of Ridge
  vi. Anne Greaves
  m. Nicholas Hill of Fooloe
  vii.+ other issue - Richard (dsp), Gilbert in London, Roger (dsp), Dorothy
  B. Richard Greaves of Birchover, Derbyshire
  m. Margaret Supper (dau of Henry Supper of Darley)
2.+ other issue - William, Richard, Emma, Elizabeth

 

 

According to BLG1886, "said to be descended from the ancient family of Greaves of Greaves, co. Derby" was ...
George Greaves (b c1697, d 09.11.1760)
m. Mary Marriott (b c1693, d 20.12.1741, dau of George Marriott of Wildon Green)
1. George Greaves of Page Halll & Attercliffe, Yorkshire (b c1733, d 20.12.1801)
  m. Jane Bustard (b 1725-6, d 10.05.1785, dau of Richard Bustard of Lotherton Hall & Bramham by Catherine, dau of Sir Henry Marwood, Bart)
  A. George Bustard Greaves of Page Hall, Elmsall Lodge & Hesley Hall (b 1757-8, d 23.02.1835, Lt. Colonel)
m. (16.03.1786) Ellen Clay (b 1755-6, d 19.06.1834, dau/heir of Joseph Clay of Bridge House & Renishaw by Sarah, dau of Ralph & sister of Edward Elmsall of Thornhill))
  i. George Greaves of Elmsall Lodge (b 22.05.1790, d 30.12.1860) had issue
  m1. (20.07.1817) Anna Maria Rooke Henley (b 1791-2, d 23.04.1819, sister of Joseph Warner Henley of Waterperry)
  m2. (09.05.1833, sp?) Elizabeth Toplin (dau/heir of John Toplin of Worksworth)
  ii. Joseph Edward Greaves later Elmsall of Thornhill & Woodlands, Yorkshire (b 30.09.1791, d 05.07.1851, Lt. Colonel) had issue
  m. (19.02.1824) Hannah Mary Lawson (dau of Adam Mandsfeldt de Cardonnel Lawson of Cramlington)
  iii. Henry Marwood Greaves of Hesley Hall (Nottinghamshire), Banner Cross (Yorkshire) & Ford Hall (Derbyshire) (d 10.03.1859) had issue
  The following comes from BLG1886 (Bagshaw of Ford Hall and Banner Close).
  m. (24.09.1829) Mary Catherine Anne Bagshaw (d 10.07.1878, dau of Rev. William Bagshaw of Ford Hall)
  iv. John Greaves of Matlock (b 03.10.1794, dsp 01.05.1859)
  m. Louisa Jane Leacroft (dau of Thomas Leacroft of CLiff Houe by Jane, dau of George Holcombe (Archdeacon of Carmarthen) by Catherine, dau of Governor Stackhouse of Bombay)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Commoners (vol I, Greaves of Mayfield Hall) with a (very) little support/input from Visitation (Derbyshire, 1662-4, Greaves of Greaves)
(2) For lower section : BLG1886 (Greaves of Page Hall and Elmsall Lodge)
Back to top of page