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Families covered: Metham of Metham

John de Metham
m. Sybell Hamilton (dau of Adam Hamilton, brother of William, Archdeacon of York)
1. Thomas de Metham
  A. Thomas de Metham
i. Sir Thomas de Metham of Metham
  m. Elizabeth Stapleton (d 1400, dau of Miles de Stapleton, 3rd Lord, Sheriff of Yorkshire)
  a. Alexander Metham
Visitation identifies Alexander's wife as "Elsabeth doughter of the Lord Darcy of the North" where "of the North" is in italics which is probably an indication that those words were either added lateror queried later. There was no 'Lord Darcy of the North' but there was a peerage known as Lord Dacre of the North. However, the first 'Lord Dacre of the North' was Humphrey Dacre, Lord of Gillesland, who died in 1509 so Elizabeth could not have been of that family. It is therefore presumed that the words in italics should be ignored.
  m. Elizabeth Darcy (dau of Lord Darcy)
  (1) Richard Metham
  m. Margaret Babthorpe (dau of Raff Babthorpe)
  (A) Thomas Metham
  m1. Anne Tempest (dau of Sir John Tempest of Byllynge)
(i) Sir Thomas Metham of Metham
  m. Elizabeth Constable (dau of Sir Robert Constable of Flamborough)
  (a) Sir Thomas Metham
  m. Mawdeor Elisabeth Hotham (dau of Sir John Hotham of Scoreburgh)
((1)) Sir Thomas Metham
  m. Dorothy or Grace Pudsey (dau of Thomas Pudsey of Bradford)
  ((A)) Sir Thomas Metham
  m1. Dorothy Darcy (dau of George Darcy, 1st Lord of Aston)
  ((i)) Thomas Metham
  The 1564 Visitation ends with this Thomas. He was probably either the same person as or (perhaps more likely) father of the Thomas who married Catherine Bellassys.
  ((a)) Thomas Metham of Metham - continued below
  m. Catherine Bellassys (dau of Sir William Bellassys of Newborough)
m. Catherine Bellassys (dau of Sir William Bellassys of Newborough)
  ((ii)) George Metham of Pollington (Pocklington) (d before 03.11.1598)
  m. (Mary) Robinson (dau of _ Robinson of Huggate)
((a)) Thomas Metham (d before 03.11.1598)
  ((b)) Frances Metham
  m. Sir Ingleby Daniel of Beswick
  ((iii))+ other issue - Jane, Dorothy (bur 19.09.1566), Katherine (bpt 03.04.1567), Dorothy (bpt 30.01.1568-9)
  m2. Edith Palmes (dau of Nycolas Palmes of Naborne)
((vii))+ other issue - Alexander, Michael, Nicholas, Edyth, Frances, Joan
  ((B)) Francis Metham
  m. (Dionisia) Waterton (dau of Sir Thomas Waterton of Walton 'by Joan, dau of Sir Richard Tempest of Bracewell)
  ((i)) Diana Metham (b c1561, d before 25.04.1639) apparently of this generation
  m. Anthony Bulmer of Tursdale & Elmeden (b 1553, d 03.08.1584)
  ((C)) Mawde Metham
  m. John Trollop of Thornley
  ((D))+ other issue - Roland, John
  ((2)) Jane Metham
  m. Edward Basford
((3)) Elisabeth Metham
  m. (c1532) Thomas Saltmarshe (b 1510, dvp bur 24.10.1545)
  ((4)) Jane Metham
  m. Sir Richard Stranguyshe
  ((5)) Frances Metham
  m. William Almond
  ((6)) Izabell Metham
  m. Thomas Hungate
  ((7))+ other issue - Crystofer (dsp), George
  (b) Agnes Metham
  m. Sir John Constable of Burton Constable and Holderness, Sheriff of Yorkshire
  (c)+ other issue - Robert, Crystofer, George
  m2. Isabel Malyverer (dau of Robert Malyverer)
  (ii)+ other issue including William, Robert, Henry
  (B)+ other issue - Mundane, Mawde, Margaret, Anna



Thomas Metham of Metham - continued above
m. Catherine Bellassys (dau of Sir William Bellassys of Newborough)
1. Sir Thomas Metham of Metham
  m. Barbara Constable (dau of Philip Constable of Everingham)
A. Thomas Metham (d unm)
  B. Catherine Metham
  m. Edward Smith of Ashe
  C. Barbara Metham
  m. Thomas Dolman of Badsworth
2. John Metham (d young)
3. Sir Jordan Metham (d 1643)
  m. Margaret Langdale (dau of William Langdale of Langdale)
  A. George Metham of Metham (b c1618, a 1665, 3rd son)
  m. Catherine Fairfax (dau of Thomas Fairfax, Viscount of Emeley)
i.+ issue (a 09.1665) - George (b c1655), Thomas, Jordan, Philip, Catherine, Anne, Abigall
  B. William Metham (6th son)
  m. ?? (widow of Sir Thomas Tankard of Brampton)
  C. Ursula Metham
  m. Sir Thomas Brathwayt (son of Richard of Burneside)
  D. Jane Metham
  m. Thomas Tempest (son of Sir ?? Tempest of Stanley)
  E.+ other issue - Jordan, John (d young), Francis, Thomas (d unm), Henry, John
4. Frances Metham
  m. Marmaduke Constable of Everingham
5. Bridget Metham (d 03.1627)
  m1. Thomas Hopton 'of Armley' (dsp)
  m2. William Langdale of Langthrop
6. Dorothy Metham
  m. Robert Thorneton of Newton
7. Eleanor Metham
  m. Raphe Ellerker of Riseby
8. Catherine Metham
  m. George Creswell of Donington

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 12.05.05) : Visitation (Yorkshire, 1564 as amended, Metamor Metham)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 11.02.07) : Visitation (Surtees Society 1869, Yorkshire, Dugdale 1664-6, Metham of Metham)
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