'Greaves03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Greaves of Bradfield, Greaves of Haldworth, Greaves of Hunshelf, Greaves (Greyve) of Shephouse

                               
It seems very likely that at least the first 3 of the 4 branches below were closely conneced.
William Greyve of Shephouse in Penison, Yorkshire (d before 10.11.1524)
1. Nicholas Greyve of Shephouse (a 1541)
2. Arthur Greyve
  A. Thomas Greyves of Wadsley Hall (a 1549)
  m. Elizabeth (a 1591, m2. Charles Hill of Rayner House)
  i. Francis Greaves of Hunshelf (a 1591)
  m. (c1569) Dionysia Greaves (dau/coheir of Ralph Greaves of Hunshelf) @1@ just below
  ii. Ellen Greaves
  m. Ralph Ward (dau of George Ward of More Hall)
  B. William Greyves (a 1555,"Yeoman of the King and Queen's Guard")
3. Thomas Greyve (priest)
4. John Greyve
  A. William Greyve

 

 

Ralph Greaves of Hunshelf
1/2. Elizabeth Greaves
  m. Ralph Greaves of Hunshelf @2@ just below
2/1. Dionysia Greaves
  m. (c1569) Francis Greaves of Hunshelf (a 1591) @1@ just above

 

 

John Greaves of Hunshelf
m. Elizabeth Greaves (dau/coheir of Ralph Greaves of Hunshelf) @2@ just above
1. Nicholas Greaves of Shephouse
m. Elizabeth
  A. John Greaves of Hallfield, Bradfield (d 02.06.1692)
  m. (c1652) Gertrude Bright (dau of Henry Bright of Whorlow)
  i. Ellen Greaves
  m. (20.11.21678) John Greaves of Bakewell
  a. Mary Greaves
  ii. Elizabeth Greaves (bur 02.07.1727)
  m. (13.07.1675) Samuel Morewood of The Oaks
  iii. Mary Greaves
  m. (?) William Fenton of Gleadleys
  iv.+ other issue - Thomas (dvpsp), Gertrude (bpt 04.03.1652-3, d young)
  B. Thomas Greaves (a 1652)
  m. _ Wainwright (sister of John Wainwright of Midhope)
  i. John Greaves of Shephouse
  m. _ Blackburn (dau of Robert Blackburn of Alderman's Head)
  a. John Greaves of Midhope (a 1751)
  The following comes from FMG (vol 3, MS477, 'Greaves', p1083).
  m. Rachel Greaves (b 16.07.1697, dau of William Greaves of Twothorn Field then Rowlee)
  (1) Joseph Greaves
  (A)+ issue - William, Christopher
  (2) William Greaves had issue
  (3) Benjamin Greaves of Alderman's Head
  m. _ Howe of Horderm
  (A) Hannah Greaves
  m. _ Nelson
  (B)+ other issue - John, William, Benjamin, Charles, Mary, Rachel, Betty
  (4) Mary Greaves
  m. Richard Ellis of Midhope Hall

 

 

Richard Grefe of Haldworth (a 1519)
1. Robert Greaves of Haldworth Bank (d 02.07.1547)
  m. (?) Ellen mother of Thomas, possibly also of ...
  A. Richard Greaves (b c1523, d 1690-1)
  i. Robert Greaves of Bradfield (a 1590)
  ii. Ralph Greaves of Morewood & Hopwood House (a 1608)
  m. Beattrice Morewood (dau of ?? Morewood of The Oaks)
  a. Robert Greaves of Woodhouse (a 1608, 1656, 2nd son)
  m. Frances
  (1) Elizabeth Greaves
  m1. Edward Walkden
  (A) Ann Walkden
  m2. Thomas Potter of Woodhouse
  (B) John Potter (a 1677)
  (2) daughter
  m. John Bagshaw of Nether Bradfield
  (A) Ellen Bagshaw
  m. John Swinden of Poggs
  (B) Sarah Bagshaw
  m. Matthew Hawksworth of Thornsett
  (C) Mary Bagshaw
  m. James Shore of Wickersley
  b. John Greaves of Stannington (a 1634)
  m. Ann
  c. Ralph Greaves of Yew Trees in Waldershelf (a 1639)
  (1)+ issue - Edward, Mary, Martha
  d.+ other issue - Richard, Mary, Ellen, Elizabeth
  B.+ other issue - John of Hallfield, Thomas

Main source(s):
(1) For sections 1-3 : FMG (vol 2, MS329-1, 'Greaves', p800+)
(4) For section 4 : FMG (vol 2, MS329-2, 'Greaves', p801+)
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