'Hemsworth1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hemsworth of Abbeville, Hemsworth of Garforth, Hemsworth of Hemsworth, Hemsworth of Monk Fryston, Hemsworth of Potter Newton, Hemsworth of Swillington

                               
BLG 1886 reports that "This very ancient family is stated to have been seated in Yorkshire since the Conquest. The name appears in Domesday Book as "Hamelesworde." "
John FitzAdam FitzNigel de Hemsworth of Hemsworth (a 1246)
m. Petronilla (dau/heir of Alan de Garforth of Garforth)
1. Geofrey de Hemsworth of Hemsworth (a 1301)
  A. ?? de Hemsworth
  i. ?? de Hemsworth
  a. ?? de Hemsworth
  (1) Robert Hemsworth of Hemsworth & Swillington (a 1405)
m. Agnes Swillington (dau of John Swillington of Swillington)
  (A) ?? Hemsworth
  (i) ?? Hemsworth
  (a) Christopher Hemsworth of Swillington & Garforth the first mentioned by Foster
  m. Mary Reade (dau/coheir of John Reade of Kilnsey)
  ((1)) Thomas Hemsworth of Swillington (d 07.12.1571)
  m. Agnes Middleton (dau of Thomas Middleton of Leighton)
  ((A)) Stephen Hemsworth of Garforth (b c1538, d 28.02.1585) - continued below
  m. (1562) Isabella Killingbeck (dau of Francis Killingbeck of Chapel Allerton)

 

 

Stephen Hemsworth of Garforth (b c1538, d 28.02.1585) - continued above
m. (1562) Isabella Killingbeck (dau of Francis Killingbeck of Chapel Allerton)
1/2. George Hemsworth of York & Roche Abeey (d unm 1642)
2/1. Gabriel Hemsworth of Garforth (b c1576, d 1614)
  m. (1601) Susan Beaumont (dau of William Beaumont of Mirfield)
  A. Thomas Hemsworth of Tilney (b c1603) had issue
  B. Gabriel Hemsworth of Briggate, Leeds (d before 1665, Major)
  m. (30.09.1630) Sarah Mauleverer (d 04.1665, dau of John Mauleverer of Letwell)
  i. John Hemsworth of Potter Newton, Yorkshire (bpt 02.09.1638, 3rd son)
  m. Ann
  a. John Hemsworth (dvp 01.1668)
  b. Stephen Hemsworth of Chapel Allerton & Roundhay (b 1660)
m. (30.10.1693) Sarah Dickinson of Seacroft
  (1)+ issue - Mary (b 1698), Sarah (b 1700), Judith (b 1704), Alkiceia (b 1705), Ann (b 1707)
  c. David Hemsworth of Potter Newton (b 1662)
  m. (04.02.1700) Martha Cocker of Headingley
  (1) David Hemsworth of Monk Fryston Hall, Yorkshire (b 04.04.1710, d 19.03.1788)
  m. Dorothy Sarah Hanson (dau of Benjamin Hanson of Wakefield son (by Katherine, dau of Gervase Hatfield of Hatfield) of William)
  (A) Benjamin Hemsworth of Monk Fryston Hall (b 1747, d 1819)
  m. (14.05.1771) Ann Hanson (dau of Thomas Banson of Wakefield, cousin of Catherine, Countess of Aberdeen)
  (i) David Hemsworth of Monk Fryston Hall & Monk Fryston Park (b 1772, d 1840)
  m. (10.12.1798) Sarah Wild (d 1830, dau of William Wild of Fenwick)
  (a) David Hemsworth of Monk Fryston Park (b 26.03.1811, dsp 01.07.1866)
  (b) Benjamin Hemsworth of Monk Fryston Hall (b 27.12.1816) had issue
  m. (06.09.1842) Elizabeth Bower (d 04.12.1879, dau of John Bower of Smeathall)
  (c)+ other issue - Sarah, Mary Margaret, Penelope (d 11869), Elizabeth (d 1840), Matilda, Sophia (d 1846)
  (B) John Hemsworth (d 27.11.1755)
  (C) Sarah Hemsworth
  m. James Inglish of Hampstead
  (2) Jeremiah Hemsworth of Morton, Yorkshire
  m1. Mary Addison (dau of Sir Gulston Addison, Governor of Bombay)
  (A) John Hemsworth (b 1749, dsp)
  m2. Cicely Addison (dau of Rev. _ Addison of Leak, brother of Rt. Hon. Joseph)
  (B) David Addison Hemsworth (b 1762, d 1803)
  m. Sarah Browne (dau of Anthony Browne of Abbess Roding)
  (i) William Hemsworth (Captain RN)
  (a) Addison Browne Hemsworth of Rocklands Rectory
  m. Anna Maria Hemsworth of Shropham Hall
  ii.+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 26.04.1634), Gabriel (bpt 14.05.1636), William (bpt 25.04.1640, d young)
  C.+ other issue (a 1612) Catherine, Jane mentioned by Foster
3. Robert Hemsworth, Lord Mayor of York (a 1631)
  m. Susanna Breary (dau of William Breary, Lord Mayor of York)
  A. William Hemsworth (Captain, 2nd son) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Clough (dau of John Clough of Ryton)
  B. Henry Hemsworth (d before 19.05.1697, rector of St. Anne's in Dublin, youngest son)
  The following comes from BLG18886 ('Hemsworth of Abbeville') & BLG1952 ('Hemsworth formerly of Shropham').
  i. Thomas Hemsworth of Abbeville, co. Tipperary (rector)
  m. (1716) Lucy Boate (d 10.04.1753, dau of Godfrey Boate (judge))
  a. Thomas Hemsworth of Abbeville (b 1699, Rev.)
  m1. Mary Eyre (dau of Edward Eyre)
  (1) Lucy Hemsworth (d unm)
m2. Elizabeth Wilson (dau of Lucius Wilson of Deer Park)
  (2) Thomas Hemsworth of Abbeville (d 08.11.1811)
  m. (08.01.1782) Mary D'Esterre (d 1837, dau of Henry D'Esterre of Rosmanagher)
  (A) Thomas Hemsworth of Abbeville (b 24.10.1783, d 01.09.1856) had issue
  m. (04.03.1808) Jane Irvine (d 22.05.1868, dau of Gerard Irvine of Rockfield)
  (B) Henry D'Esterre Hemsworth of Shropham Hall, Suffolk (b 02.10.1790, d 05.11.1850, Major) had issue
  m. (08.1813) Jane Maria Barker (dau/coheir of Lt. General James Barker, later Hethersett, of Shropham)
  (C) Mary Hemsworth (dsp 04.1869)
  m. John Campbell of Kilmartin & Blackhall (d 1856, Lt. Colonel)
  (D) Eliza Hemsworth
  m. Sir Thomas Noel Harris (Lt. Colonel, Groom of the Privy Chamber)
  (E) Darkay Hemsworth (d 10.06.1834)
  m. (21.06.1811) William Izod of Chapel Izod (d 22.083.1848, Major)
  (3) William Hemsworth of Loughrea & Ash Park (3rd son)
  m. (1780) Anne Newman
  (A) Thomas Hemsworth (Captain) had issue
  m. _ Bricknell
  (B)+ other issue
  (4) Ellen Hemsworth
  m. William Newstead of Denignaston
  (5)+ other issue - Richard (dsp), Mary
  b. John Hemsworth (b 1703, MD)
  m. Mary Minchin (dau of Humphrey Minchin)
  c. Godfrey Hemsworth (b 1704)
m. Mabel Gubbins (dau of Lancelot Gubbins of Kilbreedy)
  (1) Godfrey Hemsworth of Donass, co. Clare
  m. (14.09.1802) Eliza Fitzgibbon
  d. Denton Boate Hemsworth
  m. _ Greenshields
  (1) William Henry Hemsworth (b 14.12.1797, d 11.05.1871) had issue
  m. Marianne Steele (d 11.03.1884, dau of Smith (not William) Steele son (by Angelina Smith) of Sir Richard, 1st Bart)
  (2)+ 2 sons
  e. Jane Hemsworth
  m. George Minchin
  ii. son
  C.+ other issue - Thomas, Robert, Samuel (had issue)

Main source(s): BLG1886 ('Hemsworth of Monk Fryston') with some support for the upper section from Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1612, 'Hemsworth of Garforth') and input for the lower section as reported above
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