'GZmisc08'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Glasebrooke (Glazebrook) of Madeley, Gamlyn of Fulney, Gamlyn of Spalding, Gleane of Harwick, Gleane of Norwich, Gill of Chesterfield, Gill of Sheffield, Greatrakes

                               
VCH (Lancashire, vol 3, 'Townships: Rixton with Glazebrook') provides some information on people who may have been the 13th century progenitors of the following family. Foster starts with ...
Joseph Glasebrooke of Madeley (moved from Glasebrooke in Lancashire to Madeley in Salop)
m. (1622) Dorothy Broke (dau of Sir Basil Broke of Madeley Court by Etheldreda, dau/heir of Sir Brudenell of Dene by Etheldreda, dau of Thomas Ferneley)
1. George Glasebrooke
  m. (1649) Eleanor Parker (d 1659)
  A. Thomas Glasebrooke of Madeley (b 1650)
  i. George Glasebrooke of Madeley
  m. (1700) Jane Mason of Much Wenlock)
  a. William Glasebrooke of Madeley (b 1708, 3rd son)
  m. Elizabeth York
  (1) James Glazebrook (b 1744, d 1803, vicar of Belton (Leicestershire), minister in Warrington (Lancashire), youngest son)
  m. Dorothy Kirkland (b c1747, d 1834, dau of Thomas Kirkland of Ashby-de-la-Zouch)
  (A) Thomas Glazebrook, later Kirkland-Glazebrook of Orford Lodge (b 1780, d 1855, Captain) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Twanbrook (dau of Thomas Twanbrook)
  (B) Martha Glazebrooke (b 1782)
  m. John Rylands of Bewsey House, Warrington
  (C)+ other issue - John (b 1784), Jane (b 1781), Elizabeth (b 1786)
  (2) Isabel Glazebrooke (b 1736)
  m. _ Bailey of Coleorton
  (3)+ other issue - Henry (b 1738, d young), John (b 1741, dsp), Thomas (b 1744, dsp),
  a.+ other issue - Thomas (b 1701), George (b 1705), John (b 1712), Frances (b 1703), Joan (b 1710)
  B.+ other issue - Sarah (b 1651), Eleanor (b 1656), Dorothy (b 1656)

 

 

Thomas Gamlyn of Spalding, Lincolnshire
1. John Gamlyn of Fulney Marsh in Spalding (bur 28.12.1590)
  m1. Audry Hampden (bur 22.11.1560, dau of Thomas Hampden of Great Hampden)
A. Sir Matthew Gamlyn of Fulney Hall (bpt 21.09.1546, d 25.10.1617)
  m1. Jane Wolrich (bur 06.10.1586, dau/heir of Nicholas Wolrich of Spalding Abbey by Jane, sister of Peter Ashton of Halmear Grange in Spalding)
  i. Sir Matthew Gamlyn of Fulney Hall (bpt 20.04.1584, bur 29.06.1624)
  m. (c1601) Bridget Welby (bur 02.0.1623, dau of Sir William Welby of Gedney by Francse, dau of John Man of Bolingbroke)
  a. John Gamlyn of Spalding, later of St. Giles-in-in-the-Fields, Middlesex (b 08.07.1615, a 06.1666, Colonel)
  m1. Dionesia
  (1) Adrian Gamlyn of Moulton, Lincolnshire (dsp bur 28.05.1695, Colonel)
  m. (02.04.1678) Sybilla Green (d c1714, dau of John Green of St. Clement's Danes)
  m2. (c06.1666) Frances (b c1642) dau/widow of _ Hoare)
  b. William Gamlyn of Spalding (bpt 23.04.1617, bur 18.01.1655-6)
  m. ?? (bur 24.07.1655)
  c. Margaret Gamlyn (bpt 11.12.1603, a 1629)
  m. John Browne of Saltfleetby
  (1)+ issue (a 1634) - William, John
  d.+ other issue - son (bur 12.08.1613), Matthew (bpt 30.07.1620, a 1639)
  m2. Margaret Bevill (dau of Robert Bevill of Chesterton, sister of Frances)
  m2. Rose (a 04.1590)

 

 

Thomas Glene or Gleane, Sheriff then Mayor of Norwich (d 1602, draper or mercer, MP)
m. Alice Wolmer (dau of Robert Wolmer of Shotesham)
1. Sir Peter Gleane, Sheriff then Mayor of Norwich (bot 27.06.1564, bur 10.05.1633, MP)
  m. (1584) Maud Suckling (dau of Robert Suckling of Norwich)
A. Leonard Gleane of Saxlingham (d before 20.10.1658)
  m. Anne
  i.+ issue - Anne, Elizabeth, Maud
  B. Thomas Gleane of Hardwick Hall, Norfolk (b c1587, d 27.01.1660/1)
  m. (23.09.1617) Elizabeth Brewse (dau/heir of Thomas Brewse)
  i. Sir Peter Gleane of Hardwick, 1st Bart (bpt 1619, bur 07.02.1694/5 (or 1695/6), MP)
m. (c1650) Penelope Rodney (bur 20.02.1689, dau/coheir of Sir Edward Rodney of Rodney Stoke by Frances Southwell)
  a. Sir Thomas Gleane, last of Hardwick, 2nd Bart (b c1651)
  m1. (c1672) Ann Mapes (dau of Captain Leonard Mapes of Rollesby)
  BEB1841 reports that Sir Thomas dsp and was succeeded by his brother Peter. TCB, supported by Visitation (1664), shows that Peter was his son.
  (1) Sir Peter Gleane, 3rd Bart (b c1672, d before 1741, proctor of Canterbury)
  m1. _ Peters (dau of Doctor _ Peters of Canterbury)
(A) Sir Peter Gleane, 4th Bart (b c1696, dsp 10.06.1745)
  m. Johanna Skinner
  m2. (Margaret Harvey) (widow of ?? Manger)
  m2. (sp) _ Chamberlayne
  b. Rodney Gleane (b 1652, a 1668, d unm)
  c. Frances Gleane
  m. _ Pullin
  C. John Gleane
  i. Leonard Gleane
  D. Mary Gleane
  m. William Pettous (Pettus) of Norwich
  E. Elizabeth Gleane
  m. Henry Lane of Norwich

 

 

?? Gill
1/2. Edward Gill ancestor of Gills of Norton, Derbyshire
2/1. Adam Gill of Sheffield "believed to have been" father of ...
  A. James Gill of Sheffield
  m. (10.12.1593) Elizabeth Chambers (bur 20.01.1605-6)
  i. Philip Gill of Sheffield (bpt 18.06.1598, bur 09.02.1630-1, ironmonger)
  m. Frances (a 1630)
  a. Adam Gill of Sheffield & Chesterfield (bpt 25.10.1627, bur 05.01.1687-8)
m. Ann Wilson (dau/coheir of Robert Wilson of Eyam)
  (1) Adam Gill of Chesterfield (d c08.1730)
  m1/2. (17.09.1695) Mary Middleton
  m2/1. Anne Langwith
  (A) Leonard Gill of Chesterfield (d unm by 10736)
  (2) Jane Gill (b 1674-5, d 21.05.1705)
  m. Thomas Slater of Chesterfield (d 1718, m2. Elizabeth)
  (3) Martha Gill
  m. Benjamin Granger
  (4)+ other issue - Leonard of Londoin (dsp after 07.1742), John, Elizabeth (bur 26.07.1680)
  b. Martha Gill in Hartshead, Sheffield
  ii. William Gill of Sheffield (bpt 09.01.1604-5, "of the Cutlers' Company")
  m. (26.01.1634-5) Elizabeth Nightingale
  a.+ issue - William (bpt 16.03.1635-6), Leonard (bpt 10.11.1638), Mary (bpt 02.02.1640-1)
  iii. Elizabeth Gill (bpt 09.03.1594-5)
  m. William Newbould

 

 

William Greatrakes (b c1600, d 1643)
m. Mary Harris (d c1656, dau of Sir Edward Harris, Chief Justice of Munster)
1. Valentine Greatrakes (b 14.02.1628, d 28.11.1682, faith healer)
  m1. Ruth Godolophin (d 1678, dau of Sir William Godolphin by Ruth, dau of Sir John Lambe)
  A. Williman (William) Greatrakes 'of Affane' (d 1686)
  m. Mary Wheeler (dau of Jonah Wheeler)
  B. Edmund Greatrakes (d 1691-2)
  m. Anne Wilcox (dau of Thomas Wilcox)
  C. Mary Greatrakes
  m. Edmund Browning
  m2. Alice Tilson (d 1678/1684)

Main source(s):
(1) For Glazebrooke/Glazebrook (uploaded 18.08.13) : 'Pedigrees of the County Families of England' by Joseph Foster (vol I - Lancashire, 1873, 'Pedigree of Glazebrook of Glazebrook')
(2) For Gamlyn (uploaded 09.09.13) : 'The Genealogist' (New Series, George Marshall, vol 2 (1878), 'Pedigree of Gamlyn of Spalding, co. Lincoln', pp386-387)
(3) For Gleane (uploaded 06.11.13) : Visitation (Norfolk, 1563+1589+1613, 'Glene'), Visitation (Norfolk, 1664, 'Gleane'), BEB1841 ('Gleane of Hardwicke'), TCB (vol 4, 'Gleane of Hardwick', p28)
(4) For Gill (uploaded 28.01.16) : FMG (vol 1, MS97, 'Gill-Slater', p209+)
(5) For Greatrakes (uploaded 21.10.16) : Wikipedia ("Valentine Greatrakes") with thanks to a site visitor (CV, 14.11.15) for bringing this to our attention
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