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Families covered: Leigh of Adlestrop, Legh of Adlington, Leigh of Longborough, Leigh of Stoneleigh

                               
Sir Urian Legh of Adlington, Sheriff of Cheshire (b 1566, d 02.06.1627)
m. Margaret Trafford (dau of Sir Edmund Trafford of Trafford)
1. Thomas Legh of Adlington, Sheriff of Cheshire (bpt 30.07.1593, d c12.1644)
  BLG1952 shows Thomas's wife as Anne, dau of Thomas Gobarte of Boresworth, but Visitation (Warwickshire, 1619, Gobard) & Visitation (Cheshire, 1663) show her as ...
  m. (24.08.1610) Anne Gobard (bur 12.02.1675-6, dau of John Gobard or Gobert of Coventry & Bosworth)
A. Thomas Legh of Adlington, Sheriff of Cheshire (bpt 17.04.1614, bur 17.12.1687)
  m. Mary Bolles (bur 22.11.1656, dau of Thomas Bolles of Osbarton)
  i. Thomas Legh of Adlington, Sheriff of Cheshire (bpt 10.02.1643-4, bur 17.04.1691)
  m. (1666) Joanna Maynard (d 1700, dau of Sir John Maynard, sergeant-at-law)
  a. John Legh of Adlington, Sheriff of Cheshire (d 1735, Colonel)
  m. (1693) Isabella Robartes (dau of Robert Robartes, 'Viscount Bodmin')
  (1) Charles Legh of Adlington, Sheriff of Cheshire (b 1697, d 07.1781)
  m. Hester Lee (dau of Robert Lee of Wincham)
  (A) Thomas Legh of Wincham (dvpsp 1775)
  m. Mary Reynolds (d 1818, dau of Francis Reynolds)
(2) Elizabeth Legh (d unm)
(3) Lucy Frances Legh
  m. Sir Peter Davenport (d 1746)
  (A) Elizabeth Davenport, later Legh of Adlington
  m. (1752) John Rowlls of Kingston (d 1779)
  b. Robert Legh of Chorley
  m. Margaret Standish (dau of Sir Richard Standish, 1st Bart of Duxbury)
  (1) Ann Legh
  m. Richard Crosse of Crosse Hall
  Adlington later passed into the Crosse family, members of whom assumed the name Legh.
c. Mary Legh probably of this generation
  m. Richard Legh of High Legh, Sheriff of Cheshire (d 12.1705)
  d. Anne Legh probably of this generation
  m. Thomas Townley of Royle
  (1) Sarah Townley
  m. William Plumbe (dvp 1761)
  ii. Lucy Leigh (d before 06.04.1692) probably the Lucy who married ...
  m. (09.05.1670) Thomas Assheton of Ashley (bpt 20.03.1633, bur 05.04.1684)
iii.+ other issue - Edward, John, Henry, Peter, Richard, Anne, Mary
  B. Charles Leigh (bpt 04.03.1617-8, 3rd son) possibly the Charles who married ...
  m. Margaret Bagshaw (dau of Thomas Bagshaw of Ridge, widow of William Wright of Longston)
  C. Anne Leigh probably the Anne (bpt 16.02.1622-3) who married ...
m. Peter Davenport (bpt 31.08.1622, bur 08.04.1658)
  D. Frances Leigh possibly the Frances who married ...
  m. (1660) Sir John Peshall or Pershall, 2nd Bart of Horsley (b c1620, d 1701)
  E. Penelope Leigh possibly the Penelope who married ...
  m. William Wright of Longston (b c1630, a 1662)
  F. Margaret Leigh probably the Margaret who married ...
  m. Alexander Rigby of Middleton (b c1619, a 09.1664)
  G.+ other issue - John (bpt 21.01.1616-7), Peter (bpt 02.08.1620, had issue), Henry (bpt 13.09.1621, had issue), Lucy, Dorothy, Mary
2. Mary Legh (b c1595)
  m. (c1618) Henry Legh of Rowcliffe, Cumberland
  A.+ issue - Urian, Henry, Mary
3. Lucy Legh (bpt 12.07.1596)
  m. Alexander Rigby of Middleton
4.+ other issue - Urian (b 16.05.1600), Robert (bpt 25.04.1604), Henry (bpt 27.09.1612), Frances (bur 23.08.1630)

 

 

Rowland Leigh of Adlestrop and Longborough (a 1596)
m1. Margery Lowe (dau of Thomas Lowe of London)
1. Elizabeth Leigh
  m1. _ Hanmer
  m2. _ Broughton
m2. Catherine Berkeley (dau of Sir Richard Berkeley of Stoke Giffard)
2. William Leigh of Adlestrop and Longborough (d 1632)
  m. Elizabeth Whorwood (dau of Sir William Whorwood of Sandwell Castle)
A. William Leigh of Adlestrop and Longborough (d 17.06.1690)
  m. Joanna Pury (dau of Thomas Pury)
  i. Theophilus Leigh of Adlestrop and Longborough (d 10.02.1724-5)
  m1. (16.12.1672) Elizabeth Craven (d 24.12.1687, dau of Sir William Craven of Lenchwick)
  a.+ issue - Typhena (a unm 1722), several (d infant)
m2. (1689) Mary Brydges (d 13.06.1703, dau of Sir John Brydges, 8th Lord Chandos)
  c. William Leigh of Adlestrop and Longborough (b 03.11.1691, d 09.12.1757)
  m. Mary Lord (d 10.07.1756, dau of Robert Lord of York Buildings)
  (1) James Leigh of Adlestrop and Longborough (bpt 07.07.1724, d 31.03.1774)
  m. (10.03.1755) Caroline Brydges (dau of Henry Brydges, 2nd Duke of Chandos)
  (A) James Henry Leigh of Adlestrop, Longborough and Stoneleigh (b 08.02.1765, d 27.10.1823)
  m. (08.12.1786) Julia Judith Twisleton (d 08.02.1843, dau of Thomas Twisleton, 13th Lord Saye and Sele)
(i) Chandos Leigh, 1st Lord of Stoneleigh (b 27.06.1791, d 27.09.1850) had issue
  m. (08.06.1819) Margarette Willes (d 05.02.1860, dau of Rev. William Shippen Willes of Astrop House)
  (ii) Julia Leigh (dsp 21.01.1871)
  m. (1836) Henry Robert Colvile of Kempsey House (d 01.11.1875, General)
  (iii) Caroline Eliza Leigh (dsp 07.04.1870)
  m. (27.06.1822) Sir James Buller East, 2nd Bart
  (iv) Mary Leigh (d 06.06.1871)
  m. (02.07.1817) Frederick Charles Acton Colvile of Barton House (d 02.02.1872)
  (v) Augusta Elizabeth Leigh (d 04.05.1877)
  m. (15.05.1827) Grenville Charles Lennox Berkeley (d 30.03.1896)
  (2) Cassandra Leigh (d 18.10.1770)
  m. (08.09.1739) Sir Edward Turner, 2nd Bart of Ambrosden (b 28.04.1719, d 31.10.1766)
(3)+ other issue - William (d unm 1764, rector of Little Ilford), Thomas (dsp, rector of broadwell and Adlestrop, Mary (d unm), Elizabeth (d unm)
  d. Thomas Leigh (rector of Harpsden)
  This connection was kindly provided by a site visitor, RD (19.09.04).
  m. Jane Walker
  (1) Cassandra Leigh (d 1827)
  m. George Austen (d 1807, rector of Steventon)
  e. James Leigh probably of this generation
  m. Frances Booth (dsp 1756, dau of Robert Booth)
  f. Emma Leigh
  m. Peter Waldo
  g. Cassandra Leigh
  m. Thomas Wight (not Wright)
  h. Maria Leigh (d 09.07.1735)
  m. (1720) Sir Hungerford Hoskyns, 4th Bart (d 21.12.1767)
  i. Anne Leigh
  m. Rev. John Hoskyns, later Hoskyns-Abrahall (b 1692, d 01.09.1765)
  j.+ other issue - 3 sons and 2 daughters
  ii. Sarah Leigh (bur 02.01.1727-8) probably of this generation
  m. Henry Wight of Barking (bur 13.07.1716)
3.+ 2 daughters

Main source(s):
(1) For Legh of Adlington : BLG1952 (Legh of Adlington) with some support/input from Visitation (Cheshire, 1613+1663, Legh of Adlington)
(2) For Leigh of Adlestrop, etc : BP1934 (Leigh)
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