'Moore08'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: More of Barnborough, More of Gobions (Gobbins)

                               
(1) This section was redone on 17.03.18 following the recommendation to look at the ThomasMoreStudies site (now a main source for this page). Previous to that, the first note here had read as follows: "Part of the following was originally uploaded within Temp07 on 31.03.05, based on information gathered from various other web sites. The following follows Commoners but, for the early generations, adds some dates from various web sites." The page was redone as part of our general preference to reduce reliance on "various web sites" for that normally means that we were not satisfied that such sites, however good they may be, had properly identified their sources.
(2) Visitation starts with Sir John, son of the following William & Johanna, identifying him as "of More Place in Hertfordshyre". This raises the thought that he was connected to the family on Moore01. However, we also see that Sir John's 4th wife was of the Mores of Loseley (Surrey) so perhaps there was a connection to the family on Moore04.
William More of London (d 1469, baker)
m. Johanna Joyce (d 1470, dau of John Joyce of London (brewer) by Johanna, dau of John Leycester (a Chancery Clerk))
1. Sir John More of London & More Place, Hertfordshire (b c1451, d 11.1530, judge)
  Commoners reports that Sir John had 3 wives, the first being a dau of Handcombe of Holywell in Bedfordshire (mother of Sir Thomas) and the last being known only as Alice. We follow ThomasMoreStudies.
  m1. (24.04.1474) Agnes Graunger (d 1499, dau of Thomas Graunger, alderman of London)
  A. Sir Thomas More 'the Saint', Lord Chancellor (b 07.02.1478, d 05.07.1535, author, formerly Speaker of the House of Commons)§G
  m1. (1505) Jane Colt (b 1488, d 1511, dau of John Colt of Netherhall (Newhall) by Elizabeth Elrington)
  i. John More 'of Chelsea' (b 1509/10, d 1547)
  m. (12.1529) Anne Cresacre (b 1511, d 1577, dau/heir of Edward Cresacre of Barnborough by Jane Basset)
a. Thomas More of Barnborough 'of Moor Place (alias Gobbins)', Yorkshire (b 08.08.1531, d 19.08.1606)
  m. (1553) Mary Scrope (b 1534, d 12.01.1607, dau of John Scrope of Spennithorne & Hambleton (by Phyllis Rokeby), son of John (sb Henry?), Lord of Bolton)
  (1) Cresacre More of Barnborough (b 03.07.1572, d 1649, youngest son)
  m. (c1603) Elizabeth Gage (b 24.08.1585, dau of Thomas Gage of Firle by Elizabeth Guldeford)
  (A) Thomas More of More Place & Barnborough (b 1607, d 12.01.1660)
  m. (06.1629) Mary Brooke (bur 18.06.1683, dau of Sir Basil Brooke of Madeley by Etheldreda Brudenell)
  (i) Thomas More (bpt 21.04.1635, 2nd son)
Commoners suggests that Thomas d unm. However, 'ThomasMoreStudies' notes that "It is claimed that" he had the following family.
  m. Mary ApAdam (dau of John ApAdam of Flint)
  (a) George Moore of Ballina (b 1666, to Ireland) ancestor of Moore of Moore Hall, co. Mayo
  m. Catherine Maxwell (dau of Robert Maxwell of Castle Feeling)
(ii) Basil More 'of Gubbins (Gobions)' of Barnborough (b 1639/40, d 17.11.1702, 4th son?)
  m. (25.02.1659) Ann Humble (bpt 17.03.1641, bur 02.04.1694, dau of Sir William Humble, Bart, by Elizabeth Allanson)
  (a) Christopher Cresacre More of Barnborough (b 07.04.1666, d 25.04.1729, 2nd son)
  m. (1688?) Catherine Wharton (d 1744, dau of Humphrey Wharton of Westminster)
  ((1)) Thomas More of Barnborough (b 28.02.1691-2, d 28.08.1739)
  m. (1718) Catharine Gifford (bur 04.12.1767, dau of Peter Gifford of Black (not White) Ladies by Catharine Taylor)
((A)) Thomas More of Barnborough (b 19.09.1722, d 20.05.1796, jesuit)
  ((B)) Bridget ('Biddy') More of Barnborough (d 07.05.1797)
  m1. Peter Metcalfe of Glandford Briggs (Bridge) (d 08.1757, son of Nicholas by Anne, dau of Marmaduke Morley)
  ((i)) Thomas Peter Metcalfe of Bath (b 04.07.1756, d 21.10.1793)
  m. (28.08.1789) Teresa Throckmorton (b 08.1759, d 1793, dau of George Throckmorton (son/heir of Sir Robert, Bart) by Anna Maria Paston)
  ((a)) Thomas Peter Metcalfe, later More of Barnborough (b 23.04.1794), d unm 28.07.1838) had issue (2 daus)
  p. Anne Richardson of London
  ((b)) Teresa Maria (or Maria Teresa) Metcalfe (bpt 06.02.1791, d 19.03.1848)
  m. (13.10.1814) Charles Eyston of East Hendred (b 17.05.1790, d 24.02.1857)
  ((c)) Mary Anne Metcalfe (bpt 07.10.1792, bur 16.01.1793)
  ((ii))+ other issue - Catherine (b 1757, d 1761), Bridget Mary (b 05.02.1758, d 17.03.1758)
  m2. Robert Dalton of Thurnham
  ((C))+ other issue - Christopher (b 17.05.1729, d 27.11.1781/c1769, priest), Basil (b 1730, bur 1.1.01.1731), Mary (b 01.04.1732, d 23.03.1807, prioress in Bruges), Catherine (b 1733, d unm 1784)
((2)) Ann More (bpt 09.06.1689)
  m. William Binks (Binkes or Binley) of Richmond & Easingwold
  ((A)) William Binks
  ((B)) Mary Binks (b 1726)
  m. (17.12.1749) John Ullathorne (bpt 28.3.1725, draper)
  ((i))+ 7 children including John (b 1752, d 1832, had issue, 2nd son)
  ((3)) Catharine More (b 03.1691, d unm 1722)
  ((4)) Mary More (bpt 08.09.1701)
  m. (1733) Charles Waterton of Walton Hall (b 20.03.1704, son/heir of Charles by Anne Gerard)
  (b) Thomas More (b 17.12.1671, d 1696, 4th son)
  m. Sarah
  ((1)) Irene More
  m. (1732) Alexander Nicholson of Barkston Hall
  ((2))+ other issue - Gervas (bpt 1691), John (bpt 1694), Mary (bpt 1689)
  (c) Augustine More of London (b 11.08.1676, d 15.08.1719, woollen draper, 7th son)
  ((1))+ 1 son + 1 daughter
  (d) Mary More (bpt 09.12.1661, dsp 18.08.1721)
  m. (before 25.12.1670) James Morgan of London (d 19.02.1722)
  (e) Frances More (bpt 21.03.1663, d 1712)
  m. (22.04.1689) Edward Goate of London (son of Edward of Bottesdale)
  ((1)) Edward Goate (d 12.09.1720)
  m. Frances Wroth (dau of Anthony Wroth of Brury St. Edmunds)
  ((2+)) other issue - Charles, Susan
  (f) Bridget More (b 25.05.1669)
  m. John Forcer of Harbour House, Durham
  ((1)) Basil Forcer (b 17.05.1702, dsp 1774)
  m. Anne Tempest (dau of John Tempest of Old Durham)
  ((2))+ other issue (d unm) - Thomas (b 1715, d 1738), Barbara (b 1707, d bur 1776), others (d young - John (b 1695), Henry (b 1704), Peter (b 1705), James Jane (b 1688), Bridget Frances (b 1699), Anne (b 1700), Catherine (b 1703))
(g)+ other issue (d unm) - Basil (b 01.05.1665, dvp 01/09.06.1689, Captain), William of Barnard's Inn (b 22.10.1670, d 10.1710), John (b 30.12.1673, a 1698), George (b 05.02.1674, d 17.06.1697), Charles (bpt 03.10.1678, d c1681), Michael Bartholomew (b/d 09.1680) Charles (b 15.11.1683, d unm 01.02.1715-6, drugster/chemist), Thomas (d infant), William (d infant), Anne (b 05.12.1662, d 06.06.1699, nun), Catherine (b 12.03.1691, d 1691), Elizabeth (d infant)
  (iii) John More (d 27.04.1697)
  (a)+ issue - John (d 17.02.1702), Thomas
  (iv) Frances More (b 1630/1)
  m. George Shelden of Canterbury (son of William of Beoley by Elizabeth Petre)
(v) Bridget More (b 1648, d 1673)
  m. (c1669) Thomas Gifford
  (vi)+ other issue - William (b 1632/3, d unm 11.06.1664), Cresacre (b 1636, a 1651, d unm?), Mary (b 1638, a 1697, nun), Margaret (b c1645, d 10.09.1679/24.12.1691, nun)
  (B)+ other issue - Helen (b 1606, d 17.08.1633, Abbess at Louvaine), Bridget b 1609, d 12.10.1692, (prioress in Paris)
  (2) Mary More (b 25.12.1553, d 1630)
  m. Edward More of Haddon in Bampton (d 1605, son of Thomas of Lower Haddon & Beswick)
  (3) Margaret More (b 1556)
m. John Garford of Heck by Snaith & Whtiley
  (A) Anne Garford
  (4) Jane More (bpt 09.08.1562)
  m. Lawrence Povey of London, later in Low Leyton & North Mimms (b 1556, d 1614, son of John of Newgate)
  (A)+ issue - Lawrence, John, Mary, Grace, Prudence
  (5) Katherine More (bpt 10.12.1564, d c1640)
  m. (c1589) Christopher (or Charles) Bird of Standon Massey (bpt 18.11.1569, d c1615, son of William (the musiican & composter) by Juliana Burley)
  (A) Thomas Bird (a 1651, d unm)
  (6) Grace More (bpt 16.09.1568)
  m. Thomas Greenwood of Brize Norton (son of Thomas by Joan Napper)
  (7)+ other issue - John (bpt 06.09.1557, dvp unm c1599), Thomas (bpt 113.01.1565-6, d 11.04.1625, priest), Henry (bpt 151.03.1566-7, d 1597, priest), Anne (b 10.04.1555, d unm c1630), Magdalen (bpt 25.07.1563, bur 07.01.1567), child (stillborn?), child (stillborn?)
b. Edward More (b 13.08.1535, bur 02.05.1620, 3rd son)
  (1) Anne More
  c. Thomas More (b 02.07.1538, d by 1606, minister, 5th son)
  (1) issue - Cyprian, Thomas, Constantine
  d. Anne More (b 12.04.1541)
  m1. (08.09.1559) John West of Aughton (son/heir of George of Aughton & Aston)
  m2. (07.06.1580) Thomas Revel
  e.+ other issue (d young) - Augustine (b 05.08.1533), Gerome (b/d 1537), Bartholomew (b 10.02.1530), Francis (b 29.12.1546)
  ii. Margaret More (b 1505, d 25.12.1544)
  m. (02.07.1521) William Roper of Eltham (b 1495/8, d 04.01.1577/8)
  iii. Elizabeth More (b 1506, d 1564)
  m. (29.09.1525) William Daunce (son of Sir John by Alice, dau of Thomas Latton of Berkshire) ## see here #
  a.+ issue - John (b 1526), Thomas, Bartholomew, William, Germain, Alice, Elizabeth
  iv. Cecily More (b 1507)
m.(29.09.1525) Giles Heron (d 04.08.1540, son of Sir John of Hackney by Margaret, dau of Griffith Rees of Wales)
  m2. Alice Harpur (d 1551, dau of Sir Richard Harpur (by Elizabeth Ardern), widow of John Middleton of London)
  B. Joan More (b 1475, d 1542)
  m. Richard Staverton or Stafferton
  C. Elizabeth More (b 1482)
  m. John Rastell (b 1475, d 1536, son of Thomas of Coventry & father of Judge Rastell)
  D.+ other issue - John (b 1479/80, d unm 1512), Edward (b 1480, d young), Agatha (b 1479, d young)
  m2. Joan (d 1505, widow of John Marshall)
  m3. Joan (d 1520, widow of Thomas Bowes)
  m4. Alice More (d 1545, dau of John More of Loseley, widow of John Clerk)

 

 

Identified by BLG1886 as "of a Lancashire branch of the Barnborough family, and in descent, by a junior branch, from the Lord Chancellor More, whose arms he bore", was ...
John Moore
1. Edward Moore (b 1696, d 1755, vicar of Over (Cheshire))
  BLG1952 reports that Edward left 7 sons but names only the eldest, Edward.
  m. Mary mother of Peter, presumed also of ...
  A. Edward Moore of Stockwell House (Surrey) & Leigh Priors (Westbury, Wiltshire) (b c1733, d 1792)
m1. Jane Rigge (dau of Roger Rigge)
  i. Stephen Roger Moore (d 1840)
  a. Millicent Anne Moore
  m. Theophilus Fairfax Johnson of Spalding
  ii. Henry Moore (b c1780, d unm 1810, Major)
  m2. Sarah Gray Saunders (dau of Joseph Saunders of Ealing)
  iii. William Moore (b 1785, d 11.03.1866, rector of Spalding, vicar of Moulton, 2nd son of this marriage) had issue
  m. (1807) Anne Elizabeth Johnson (d 20.12.1854, dau of Rev. Maurice Johnson of Ayscoughfee Hall)
iv. Charles Moore of Broughton Hall (Lancashire) 'of Moulton' (b 1787, d 1848, 4th son of this marriage) had issue
  m1. (1824) Elizabeth Anna Tunnard (d 1837, dau/heir of Thomas Tunnard of Frampton Hall)
  m2. (1844) Lucy Deakin (dau of J. Deakin)
  v. George Moore (b 1789, a 1844, Brigadier) had issue
  m1. (1808) Sarah Munt (d 09.03.1821)
  m2. (1826) Sarah Cattell (d 23.12.1835, dau of John Cattell of Knowle Hall)
  m3. (1843) Constance Mary Ophelia Oliver (d 08.11.1856)
  vi. Sarah Moore (b 1782, d 1851)
  m. Gray Rigge of Woodbroughton House (cousin)
  vii. Caroline Moore (b 1791)
  m. Edward John Carter of Theakston Hall
  viii.+ other issue (d unm) - Edward (b 1783, d 1808, Major), Peter (b 1786, d 1845), Augustus (b 1790, d 1809)
  B. Peter Moore of Hadleigh, Middlesex (b 12.02.1753, d 05.08.1828, MP)
  The following comes from HoP ("Peter Moore of Hadley"). BLG1886 shows Peter as his father's 2nd of 4 (surviving) sons. However, he was only (about) 2 years old when his father died so he may not have been the 2nd.
  m. (01.1774) Sarah Webb (dau of Lt. Col. Richmond Webb of Bandon)
  i.+ issue - 4 sons (dvp), son (a 1828), 2 daughters
  C. Robert Moore (4th son?)
  i. son
  D.+ other issue including Thomas in Liverpool

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 09.03.09, amended 17.03.18) : https://www.thomasmorestudies.org/docs/Descendants_John.pdf (with thanks to a site visitor, DCS, 17.03.18, for bringing that to our attention), Commoners (vol 3, 'More of Barnborough', p449+) with some support from Visitation (Yorkshire, 1563-4, 'More')
(2) For lower section (uploaded 10.06.12) : BLG1886 ('Moore of Stockwell'), BLG1952 ('Tunnard-Moore formerly of Frampton Hall')
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