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Families covered: Liddell of Ravensworth Castle, Liddell of Redheugh

BP1934 identifies the arms of the family as "Arg., fretty gu., on a chief of the last, three leopards' faces or".
Thomas de Liddel or Lyddale
m. Margaret Layburne (dau of John de Layburne)
1. Thomas Liddell of Ravensworth Castle (a 1607, alderman of Newcastle-upon-Tyne)
  m. Barbara Strangeways (dau of Richard Strangeways)
A. Thomas Liddell of Ravensworth Castle (d 1619)
  m. Margaret Watson (dau of John Watson, alderman of Newcastle)
  i. Sir Thomas Liddell of Ravensworth Castle & Ridheugh, 1st Bart (d 1650)
  m. Isabel Anderson (dau of Henry Anderson)
  a. Sir Thomas Liddell (dvp 1627)
  m. Bridget Woodward (dau of George (not Edward) Woodward of Lee, she m2. Thomas Heneage of Battersea)
  (1) Sir Thomas Liddell, 2nd Bart of Ravensworth Castle (d 1697)
  m. (22.06.1646) Anna Vane (bpt 27.08.1623, dau of Henry Vane (the elder) of Raby Castle)
(A) Sir Henry Liddell, 3rd Bart of Ravensworth Castle, Sheriff of Durham (d 01.09.1723)
  m. Catherine Bright (dau/heir of Sir John Bright, Bart of Carbrook)
  (i) Thomas Liddell (dvp 03.06.1715)
  m. Jane Clavering (d 1774, dau of James Clavering of Greencroft)
  (a) Henry Liddell, 4th Bart, Baron Ravensworth of Ravensworth Castle (b 1708, d 30.01.1784)
  m. (27.04.1735) Anne Delme (b 11.06.1712, d 12.06.1794, dau of Sir Peter Delme, Lord Mayor of London, by Anne, dau of Cornelius Macham of Southampton)
  ((1)) Anne Liddell (b c1738, d 24.02.1804)
  m1. (29.01.1756, div 1769) Augustus Henry FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton (b 28.09.1735, d 14.03.1811, Prime Minister)
m2. (26.03.1769) John FitzPatrick, 2nd Earl of Upper Ossory (b 05.1745, d 01.02.1818)
  (b) Thomas Liddell of Newton Hall
  m. Margaret Bowes (dau of Sir William Bowes of Gibside)
  ((1)) Thomas Liddell (d unm)
  ((2)) Sir Henry George Liddell, 5th Bart of Ravensworth Castle (b 25.11.1749, d 26.11.1791)
  m. (04.1773) Elizabeth Steele (dau of Thomas Steele of Hampsnett)
((A)) Thomas Henry Liddell, Sheriff of Northumberland, 1st Lord Ravensworth of Ravensworth Castle (b 08.02.1775, d 07/8.03.1855)
  m. (26.03/27.04.1796) Maria Susannah Simpson (b c1773, d 22.11.1845, dau of John Simpson of Bradley Hall by Anne Lyon)
  ((i)) Henry Thomas Liddell, 2nd Lord, 1st Earl Ravensworth (b 10.03.1797, d 19.03.1878) had issue
  m. (09.11.1820) Isabella Horatia Seymour (b 02.1801, d 05.08.1856, dau of Lord George Seymour)
  ((ii)) Thomas Liddell (b 1800, dsp 09.03.1856)
m. (28.02.1843) Caroline Elizabeth Barrington (d 04.03.1890, dau of George Barrington, 5th Viscount)
  ((iii)) George Liddell (d 15.04.1886, 4th son)
  m. (23.05.1842) Louisa Meade (d 19.05.1873, dau of Gen. Hon. Robert Meade)
  ((iv)) Robert Liddell (b 24.09.1808, d 29.06.1888, vicar of St. Paul's) had issue
m. (26.01.1836) Emily Anne Charlotte Wellesley (d 22.10.1876, dau of Hon. Rev. Gerald Valerian Wellesley)
  ((v)) George Augustus Frederick Liddell (b 28.07.1812, d 14.12.1888, Colonel) had issue
  m. (11.05.1842) Cecil Elizabeth Jane Wellesley (d 12.07.1883, dau of Hon. Rev. Gerald Valerian Wellesley)
((vi)) Sir Adolphus Frederic Octavius Liddell (b 15.01.1818, d 27.06.1885, 8th son) had issue
  m. (14.10.1845) Frederica Elizabeth Lane-Fox (d 29.11.1867, dau of George Lane-Fox of Bramham Park)
  ((vii)) Maria Liddell (d 20.10.1882)
  m. (12.08.1818) Constantine Henry Phipps, 1st Marquess of Normanby (b 15.05.1797, d 28.07.1863)
((viii)) Anne Elizabeth Liddell (d 04.11.1878)
  m. (18.04.1826) Sir Hedworth Williamson, 7th Bart (d 24.04.1861)
  ((ix)) Jane Elizabeth Liddell (d 23.03.1883)
  m. (21.04.1823) William Keppel Barrington, 6th Viscount (b 01.10.1793, d 09.02.1867)
  ((x)) Elizabeth Charlotte Liddell (b 1807/8, d 15.04.1890)
  m. (01.08.1835) Hon. Edward Ernest Villiers (b 23.03.1806, d 30.10.1845)
((xi)) Susan Liddell (b c1810, d 22.11.1886)
  m. (14.10.1833) Charles Philip Yorke, 4th Earl of Hardwicke (b 02.04.1799, d 17.09.1873)
  ((xii)) Charlotte Amelia Liddell (b 1813/4, d 16.07.1883)
  m. (29.10.1833) John Trotter of Dyrham Park (d 29.10.1870)
  ((xiii)) Georgiana Liddell (b 13.04.1822, d 21.05.1905)
  m. (04.09.1845) John Arthur Bloomfield, 2nd Lord (dsp 17.08.1879)
  ((xiv))+ other issue - John (b 01.02.1803, d 08.1865), Charles (b 18.05.1815, d 01.12.1832), Frances Jane (d unm 11.11.1823)
  ((B)) Henry George Liddell (d 09.03.1872, rector of Easington) had issue
  m. (11.11.1809) Charlotte Lyon (d 30.01.1871, dau of Thomas Lyon of Hetton Hall, son of Thomas, 8th Earl of Strathmore)
((C)) Elizabeth Liddell
  m. Brook Richmond
  ((D))+ other issue (d unm) - Anne (d 04.1843), Charlotte Amelia (d 1850)
  (ii) John Liddell, later Bright of Badsworth (d 06.10.1737)
  The following is supported by BEB1841 (Bright of Badsworth).
  m. Cordelia Clutterbuck
  (a) Thomas Liddell, later Bright of Badsworth & Ecclesall
  m. Margaret Norton (dau of William Norton of Sawley)
  ((1)) Mary Bright (dsp 19.12.1804)
  m. (26.02.1752) Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham (b 13.05.1730, dsp 01.07.1782, Prime Minister)
  (b) Cordelia Liddell or Bright
  m. Clifton Wintringham of York
(iii) Elizabeth Liddell
  m. (1696) Robert Ellison of Hebburn
  (iv)+ other issue - Henry, George, Michael
  (B) Robert Liddell (4th son)
  m. Priscilla Kiffin (d 15.03.1679, dau of William Kiffin of London)
  (i) Thomas Liddell (d 14.05.1718)
  m. Mary Neithorpe
  (a) Henry Liddell
  (C) Frances Liddell (b c1649, d 11.1682)
  m1. (1675) Thomas Vane of Raby Castle (b c1652, d 1675)
m2. (c07.1682) Sir John Bright of Carbrook & Badsworth, Bart (d 1688)
  (D) Elizabeth Liddell
  m. Christopher Stockdale of Bilton
(E)+ other issue (d unm) - Thomas, Edward
  b. Sir Francis Liddell of Redheugh
  m1. Elizabeth Tonge (dau of Sir George Tonge of Denton)
  (1) Francis Liddell probably of this generation
  m. Frances Forster (bur 30.05.1675, dau of Nicholas Forster of Bamborough)
  (2) Isabel Liddell possibly fits here
  m. Sir George Home, 2nd Bart of Wedderburn (b 1641, d 1715)
  m2. Agnes Chaytor (b 27.04.1615, d 01.1669, dau of William Chaytor of Croft, widow of Nicholas Forster of Bamborough & ?? Dawson)
  c. Elizabeth Liddell
  m. (06.02.1621-2) George Baker
  d. Mary Liddell
  m. (by 1641) Sir Nicholas Cole, 1st Bart of Brancepeth
  e. Isabel Liddell
  BP1934 suggests that Isabel died unmarried but this may be the Isabel who married ...
  m. John Addison of Ovingham (d 06.1644)
  ii.+ other issue - Elizabeth, Alice
  m2. Jane Mitforth (dau of Henry Mitforth, alderman of Newcastle)
  iv. Henry Liddell
m. Elizabeth Jenison (dau of Will Jenison, alderman of Newcastle)
  a. Thomas Liddell
  MGH (NS4 vol 4 (1912), p145+) starts a line of Liddells with the following Henry, identifying him as "great-nephew of Sir Thomas Liddell, first Bart., of Ravensworth Castle". We speculate that Henry was Thomas's son.
  (1) Henry Liddell of Farnacres, co. Durham (a 1715)
  m1. Mary Tunstall (dau of William Tunstall of Scargill & Wycliffe by Mary Radcliffe)
(A)+ issue - Henry of Durham (a 115), William of West Middleton (a 1715), Thomas of Egglestone (a 1715), Elizabeth, Mary
  m2. Rebecca Loraine (widow of Henry Lewen of Whickham)
  b. Mary Liddell
  v. Roger Liddell
  m. Grace Clavering (dau of James Clavering, alderman of Newcastle)
  a. Grace Liddell
  vi. Barbara Liddell possibly the Barbara (d 1672) who married ...
  m. Samuel Sanderson of Brancepeth (d 1650, Constable of Brancepeth Castle)
  vii. Jane Liddell
  Possibly of this generation, but (if so) of which marriage is not known, was ...
  vii. Eleanor Liddell
  m. Henry or Timothy Draper of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (d 1622)
  B.+ 3 sons and 2 daughters

Main source(s): BP1934 (Ravensworth) with a little input from Visitation (Durham, 1615, Liddell of Ravensworth)
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