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Families covered: Grey of Horton, Grey of Shorestone

(1) BHO ('A Topographical Dictionary of England', Horton) identifies the Greys of Horton as a younger branch of the Greys of Chilllingham. However, if the folllowing is to be believed, it is perhaps more likely that they shared a common root with the Greys of Chillingham rather than were an offshoot from them.
(2) Thanks to a contributor (CV, 29.03.10) for sending us copies of extracts from Visitation (Dalton, The North, 1558, 'Sir Thomas Greye of Horton, Knight, in Northumberlande') and "The History and Antiquities of North Durham" by Rev. James Raine (1852) which enabled us to expand upon what we had earlier reported from Visitation (Northumberland, 1575, Grey de Chillingham). We have since obtained our own copy of Dalton's work which starts with ...
Sir Thomas Grey of Horton, Northumberland
1. David Grey
  A. Sir Thomas Grey
i. Sir Thomas Grey
  a. Thomas Grey
  (1) Sir Thomas Grey
  (A) Thomas Grey
  m. ?? Fenwick (dau of ?? Fenwick or Fenwycke of Wallington)
  (i) Sir Roger Grey of Horton (d by 1545)
Sir Roger is the first mentioned by the 1575 Visitation and, with his brother, the first mentioned by Raine. The 1558 Visitation names his wife Isabell, the 1575 Visitation names her Jane, whilst Rane names her Jane with "? Isabel" in brackets.
  m. Jane or Isabel Darcy (sister of Thomas, Lord Darcy of Meinell)
  (a) Sir Thomas Grey of Horton (d 1590, 2nd son?)
  m. Dorothy Ogle (dau of Raffe, Lord Ogle)
  ((1)) Roger Grey (dsp) mentioned only by the 1558 Visitation
  ((2)) Isabel Grey
  m. Sir Raffe Grey of Chillingham
((3)) Anne (Agnes) Grey
  m. Robert Clavering of Callaly
  ((4)) Margery Grey (d 1612/3)
  m. John Heron (son/heir of Sir George of Chipchase)
  ((5)) Ursula Grey
  m. Humfrey Heron of Bokinfield (Bockenfield) (son of John)
  ((6)) Barbara Grey
m. Roger Proctor of Shawdon (Shaden)
  ((7)) Margaret Grey
  m. John Baxter of Newcastle & Heborne
  Mentioned only by Raine were ...
  ((8)) Catharine Grey
  m. John Carr of Woodhall
  ((9)) daughter
  m. Launcelot Ogle of Ogle Castle
  ((10)) daughter (dsp)
m. Thomas Rutherford of Middleton Hall
  (b) Peter Grey (d before 1592)
  m. Elianor Haggerston (dau of _ Haggerston of Haggerston)
((1))+ issue - Thomas, Raffe, Lionell, Margaret, Anne, Dowsabell
  (c) Judith or Edith Grey
  m1. Ralph Swinno or Swinnoe or Swynhoo of Rock
  m2. Thomas Lawson of Skrimerston or Cramlington
  m3. _ Lille or Lisle of Gosford (Gosforth)
  (d) Margaret Grey
  m. Edward Muschamp of Barmore
  (e) Dosabell Grey
  m. Thomas Hebburne of Hebburne
  (f) Barbara Grey
m. William Strother of Newton
  (g)+ other issue (dsp) including Cuthbert
  (ii) Lionel Grey of Berwick (dsp)
  (iii) Elizabeth Grey
  m. William Selbye of Branxston
  (B) William Grey of Hebburn, co. Durham possibly fits here
  'Archaeologia Aeliana: Miscellaneous Tracts relating to Antiquity' (Series 3, vol VI, 1910, 'The Armorials of Northumberland', p185) reports that William "is stated to have been a younger son of Grey of Horton'.
  (C) daughter
  m. _ Shotton of Berwyke (Berwick)



Ralph Grey, formerly of Kyloe (b c1597, d before 10.02.1639)
m. Eleanor
1. Thomas Grey of Shorestone (bur 08.01.1674/5)
  m. Anne Forster (dau of Richard Forster of Crookletch by Eleanor Widdrington)
  A. Thomas Grey of Shorestone (d 1689-90)
  m. Anne
  i. Edward Grey of Shorestone (bpt 17.03.1671/2, bur 10.11.1729, 2nd son)
  m. Catherine Lambton (bur 04.03.1722, dau of Robert Lambton)
  a. John Grey of Shorestone (b 23.01.1700, 18.05.1755)
  m. Constantia Charlton of Rock (b c1810, d 09.02.1808)
  (1) Henry Grey of Shorestone (bpt 22.11.1739, d 06.1817, 2nd son)
  m. Dorothy Fewster (b 1741-2, d 19.03.1820)
(A) John Grey of Shorestone (bpt 06.12.1763, dsp 1832, Lt. Colonel)
  (B) Robert Grey, last of Shoreston (b 1765-6, d 25.05.1860)
  m. Elizabeth Forster (b c1773, d 1843)
  (i) Mary Grey (b 1797)
  m. P.S. Donaldson, later Selby, of Cheswick
  (ii) Elizabeth Grey (d 16.09.1885)
  m. (14.06.1819) Raleigh Trevelyan of Netherwitton
  (iii)+ other issue - Henry George (b 1795, d 1826), George Henry (b 1799), Robert (b c1803, d 24.08.1826), John (b 1808-9, d 06.1833)
  (C) Dorothy Henrietta Grey
  m. (13.08.1795) John Watson (Captain)
  (D) Mary Anne Grey
  m. (07.05.1810) Andrew Clarke of Dukesfield
  (E)+ other issue - Henry (bpt 24.11.1768), Thomas (bpt 31.10.1772), Catherine (bpt 31.08.1773, d unm 08.11.1857), Constance (bpt 04.06.1767), Amy (bpt 16.11.1775)
(2) Mary Grey (bpt 25.02.1743)
  m. (02.01.1767) Thomas Alder of Morrishall
  (3) Catherine Grey (bpt 02.04.1733)
  m. Michael Dobson
  (4)+ other issue - John (bpt 07.06.1742, d 23.09.1777), Edward (bpt 16.12.1734, bur 22.12.1734), Thomas (bpt 25.02.1745), Anne (bpt 22.02.1737, bur 06.06.1820)
  b. Thomas Grey in Bamburgh (bpt 03.6.1703, a 09.1737)
  m. (24.02.1730/1, sp) Mary Forster of Ancroft
  c. Dorothy Grey (bpt 16.08.1705)
  m. (24.09.1734) John Blackett of Wylam
  ii.+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 12.04.1663), Thomas (b 17.12.1675), John (bpt 30.01.1682/30, bur 19.03.1699/1700), Elizabeth (bpt 17.10.1665), Agnes (bpt 24.05.1668), Jane (bpt 19.01.1672/3), Elizabeth (bpt 19.08.1673. bur 20.08.1675)
  B.+ other issue - Edward (bur 23.03.1679, had issue?), daughter (bur 04.02.1672/3)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (first uploaded to a Temporary page on 04.08.08, amended 06.04.10) : as reported above
(2) For lower section : 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 1, Edward Bateson, 1893, 'Grey of Shoreston', p317)
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