'Middleton05'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Middleton of Belsay Castle, Middleton of Offerton, Middleton of Silksworth
[The lower section of this page was originally launched as MiddletonNB but was renamed during an exercise on various Middleton families on 13.11.08.]

Sir William Middleton, 1st Bart of Belsay Castle, Sheriff of Northumberland (bur 22.03.1690)
m1. Mary Wentworth (d 16.09.1667, dau of Sir Thomas Wentworth of Elmsall)
1.+ issue (dsp) - Robert, William, Thomas, Matthew
m2. Elizabeth Mundy (bur 23.02.1680, dau of John Mundy of Markeaton)
5. Sir John Middleton, 2nd Bart of Belsay Castle (b 1678, d 1717)
  m. Frances Lambert (dau/heir of John Lambert of Calton, son of Major General)
A. Sir William Middleton, 3rd Bart of Belsay Castle (d 28.09.1767)
  m. Anne Ettrick (dau/coheir of William Ettrick of Silksworth)
  i. Catherine Middleton (dsp)
  B. Sir John Lambert Middleton, 4th Bart of Belsay Castle (b 14.06.1705, d 22.03.1768)
  m. (1737) Anne Hodges (d 1762, dau of Sir Nathaniel Hodges, widow of Warner Perkins)
  i. Sir William Middleton, 5th Bart of Belsay Castle (b 06.06.1738, d 07.07.1795)
  m. (20.04.1774) Jane Monck (d 06.1794, dau/heir of Lawrence Monck of Caenby)
  a. Sir Charles Miles Lambert Middleton, later Monck, 6th Bart of Belsay Castle (b 07.04.1779, d 20.07.1767) had issue
  m1. (11.09.1804) Louisa Cooke (d 05.12.1824, dau of Sir George Cooke, Bart)
  m2. (26.07.1831, sp) (Mary) Elizabeth Bennet (d 27.02.1851, dau of Charles, 4th Earl of Tankerville)
  b. Isabella Cecilia Viviana Middleton (d 26.11.1869)
  m. (08.04.1823) Sir William Bryan Cooke, Bart
c.+ other issue - William (dvpspm?), Thomas (dvpspm?), Jane Maria (d 25.04.1866)
  ii. Thomas Middleton (d unm 1772)
  iii. John Middleton (d 11.1778)
  m. Catherine Thorne (dau of Amos Thorne)
  a. John Middleton (b 25.01.1771) had issue
  m. Martha
  b.+ other issue including Thomas (b 05.05.1772), Lambert (b 03.01.1775), Amos (b 29.02.1776)
iv. Elizabeth Middleton (dsp)
  m. Jacob Reison
  v. Frances Jory Middleton (d 1796)
  m. (1770) Sir George Cooke, Bart
  C. Thomas Middleton of Malden, Yorkshire
  m. Barbara or Rebecca Guy
  i. Barbara Middleton
  m. Hugh Nanny (Rev.)
  D.+ 4 daughters
6. Elizabeth Middleton
  m. Sir James Clavering, Bart
7.+ other issue (dsp) - William, Mary, Martha



George Middleton of Silksworth (a 1615)
m. Elizabeth Wharton (dau/coheir of Christopher Wharton of Wingate Grange and/or Offerton)
1. George Middleton of Silksworth (b c1606, d c1653)
  m. Elizabeth Heath (dau of Thomas Heath of Kepier)
A. George Middleton of Silksworth (b c1631, a 09.1666)
  m. Anne Ayre (dau/heir of Thomas Ayre of Bishop Wearmouth)
  i. Elizabeth Middleton (b c03.1666)
  m. William Errick of Sunderland & Silksworth (b 1661, d 1735)
  ii. Anne Middleton
  m. Francis Middleton of Seaton
  iii. Frances Middleton
  m. Robert Henderson Clark (Vicar of Felton)
  a. Margaret Henderson (d 30.11.1765) apparently of this generation
  m. (c1741) Francis Forster of Felton Peth & Elford (a 1760)
iv. Margaret Middleton (bur 13.12.1734)
  m. (20.01.1714) Thomas Dale of Tunstall
  v.+ other issue (dsp) - George (d infant), Thomas
2. Francis Middleton of Offerton
  m. Joan Rowe
  A. Richard Middleton of Offerton
  Daniel Gurney's book identifies Richard's wife as Catherine, dau of Nicholas Conyers of South Bidick. BLG1952 (Ringrose-Wharton of Skelton Castle) identifies her as ..
  m. Catherine Conyers (dau/heir of Nicholas Conyers of Bowlby & Essington by Jane, dau of Sir William Lambton "who was slain at Marston Moor")
  i. Francis Middleton (dsp)
  m. Elizabeth Shippersdon (dau of George Shippersdon of Biddick House)
  ii. Catharine Middleton
  m. (Cuthbert) Heron of Chipchase (d 1738)
  iii Margaret or Mary Middleton
  m. (05.05.1715) (Robert) Wharton of Durham
  iv. Joan Middleton
  m. _ Lambton
  v.+ other issue - Ralph of Yorkshire (d 1728), Jane
  B.+ other issue - Elizabeth, Margaret, Anne
3. Elizabeth or Ellis (Alice?) Middleton
  m. John Gill of Haughton

Main source(s): 'The record of the house of Gournay' (by Daniel Gurney, 1848, part III, Appendix XCIII, 'Pedigree of Middleton') and, for upper section, BP1934 (Middleton) with some support/input for lower section from Visitation (Durham, 1575+1615+1666, Middleton of Silksworth)
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