'Kirkbride1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Kirkbride of Ellerton, Kirkbride of Kirkbride (Kyrkbride of Kyrkbride)

The following is given in BHO ('Magna Brittania, vol 4, Cumberland' on the family of 'Kirkbride of Ellerton in Hesket' in the section called 'Families extinct since 1500': "This ancient family was descended from Odard, Baron of Wigton, some of whose posterity settling at Kirkbride, took that name. The elder branch became extinct in the reign of Henry IV., when the coheiresses married Dalston, Cleburne, and Weddell: a younger branch was settled for several generations at Ellerton. Bernard Kirkbride, Esq. the last of the family, died in 1677."
Sir John Kirkebride of Kirkebride, Cumberland father of Isabell, possibly father or grandfather of ...
1. Sir Richard Kyrkbryde
  A. John Kyrkbride (2nd son)
  i. George Kyrkbride 'of Kirkbride'
  m. _ Therkel
  a. Isabell Kyrkbride
  m. Thomas Becham
  b. Elizabeth Kyrkbride
  m. _ Dalston
  c. Emon (Emma) Kyrkbride (a 1482)
  m. Robert Clyborne (a 1543)
  d.+ other issue (dsp) - Richard, Christopher, Robert, James
  ii. Richard Kyrkbride
  m. _ Whyfeld of Cumberland
  a. Walter Kyrkbride (2nd son)
(1)+ issue - Nicholas, Richard, Anthony, Anne, Margaret, Isabell, Mabell, Mawde
  b. Percivall Kyrkbride
  m. _ Sewell
  (1) Richard Kyrkbride (a 1564, 6th son?)
  m. _ Monkers
  (A) Richard Kirkbride of Ellerton, Cumberland the last mentioned by St. George, the first mentioned by Dugdale
m. Eleanor Cliburne (dau of Edmond Cliburne of Cliburne (Clyborne), son of Robert by Emon Kyrkbride)
  (i) Bernard Kirkbride of Ellerton (d c1622)
  m. Dorothy Dudley (dau of Edmund Dudley of Yanwith)
  (a) Richard Kirkbride of Ellerton (d 28.09.1659, Colonel)
  m. Bridget Maplate (dau of Edward Maplate, prebend of Carlisle)
  ((1)) Bernard Kirkbride of Ellerton (b c1329, d 1677, Lt. Colonel)
  m. Jane Fetherston (dsp 1695, dau of Sir Timothy Fetherston of Kirk Oswald)
  ((2)) Mary Kirkbride
  m. William Graham of Nunnery
  ((3)) Barbara Kirkbride
  m. Leonard Barrow of Anstable
  (b ) Isabel Kirkbride
  m. John Saunderson of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  (c)+ other issue - Christopher (d unm), Cliburne of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (dsp)
  (ii) Randle Kirkbride of New Biggin, Cumberland
  c.+ other issue - Richard (dsps), Thomas (dsp), Cyssley, Anne
  iii. John Kyrkbride
  iv. Mary Kyrkbride
m. _ Lowther
  v. Agnes Kyrkbride
  m. Richard Barnes
  vi. Elizabeth Kyrkbride
  m. Robert Blenkinsop
  vii. Margaret Kyrkbride
  m. John Coldall
  viii. Eleanor Kyrkbride
  m. William Osmotherley
  ix. Cyssley Kyrkbride
  m. Thomas Hewet
  B.+ other issue - Richard, Elizabeth
2. Isabell Kirkebride or Kyrkbride
  m. Adam Bird of Pireth

Main source(s): Visitation (Foster, Cumberland (St. George, 1615, 'Kirkbride') & Westmorland (Dugdale, 1666, 'Kirkbride of Ellerton'))
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