'Oldershaw1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Oldershaw of Kegworth, Oldershaw of Loughborough Old Parks

Nichols identifies the arms of this family as "Azure, three annulets Or".
Peter Oldershaw of Kegworth, Leicestershire (b 1497)
1. Robert Oldershaw
2. John Oldershaw of Kegworth
  m. Clare
  A. William Oldershaw of Kegworth (3rd son)
  i. John Oldershaw of Kegworth
  m. Ursula Fettiplace (dau/coheir of William Fettiplace, son of Sir Edmond of Swinbrook, Bart)
  a. John Oldershaw of Loughborough Old Parks (bpt 29.08.1655)
  m. (13.07.1682) Sarah Fowler (dau/coheir of John Fowler)
  (1) John Oldershaw of Loughborough then Derby (bpt 31.05.1683)
m. Elizabeth Davys (dau of John Davys, clerk of Leake)
  (A) James Oldershaw of Leicester (b 24.05.1717, d 1782, 4th son)
  m. Elizabeth Wightman (b 22.12.1724, d 14.10.1796, dau of Cuthbert Wightman of Morpeth)
  (i) James Oldershaw (bpt 23.05.1749, d 01.03.1796, MD, 2nd son)
  m. Anna Roe of Sudbrook
  (a)+ issue - Cecilia Eliza (a 1803), Martha Isabella (a 1803), Catharine (d infant)
  (ii) John Oldershaw (bpt 27.05.1754, a 1797, rector of Redenhall with Harlestone) had issue
  m. Ann Cotton (dau of Sir John Hinde Cottton, Bart)
  (iii) Elizabeth Oldershaw (b 14.01.1751)
m. Lullam Wood (captain)
  (a)+ 2 daughters
  (iv) Easter Oldershaw (b 10.04.1757)
  m. Richard Rudsdell (Captain RN)
  (v) Margaret Oldershaw (bpt 10.04.1760)
  m. (06.01.1780) James Douglas (rector of Middleton)
  (vi) Martha Oldershaw (bpt 10.04.1760)
  m. Sir Richard Glode of Mayfield Place
  The only significant information we have found on Sir Richard comes from BHO ('The History and Topographical Survey of the county of Kent', vol 2, 1797, 'Parishes: Orpington') which reports that Sir Richard was of Leicester, became Sheriff of London, and possessed the manor of Little Orpington through his 1st wife, Susannah who had m1. George Lake of Sevenoke and was niece of William Quilter of London & Little Orpington, Sheriff of Kent.
  (vii)+ other issue (d infant) - James Henry Fleming (bpt 16.11.1746, Elizabeth Wightman (bpt 23.04.1748), Charlotte (bpt 04.11.1763)
  (B) Elizabeth Oldershaw (b 27.04.1718)
  m. John Pointon
  (C)+ other issue (d unm) - John (bpt 1712, d infant), Parnel (bpt 1713), Francis (bpt 18.01.1714, d 26.04.1740), Walter (b 1722, d infant)
  (2) James Oldershaw of Mountsorell (bpt 298.10.1684, d 27.06.1746)
  m. Sarah Capp (b 1687-8, d 15.03.1757)
  (A) Catharine Oldershaw (b 1721-2, d 17.09.1789)
  m. John Palmer of Leicester
  (i) daughter
  (B) Mary Oldershaw (b c1724, d 05.0.11795)
  m. Adam Burgess
  (C)+ other issue - Sarah (b c1711, d unm 24.01.1766), Elizabeth (d infant)
  (3) Fowler Oldershaw (bpt 1692)
  m. Jane Tilcote
  (4) Catharine Oldershaw (bpt 1687)
  m. _ Taylor
  (5) Anne Oldershaw (bpt 1689)
  m. Anthony Hughes
  (6) Mary Oldershaw (bpt 1693)
  m. _ Needham
  (7) Clare Oldershaw (bpt 1697)
  m. Henry Orme
  (8) Elizabeth Oldershaw
  m. William Bywater
  (9)+ other issue - William (bpt 1686, d unm), Sarah (bpt 1685, d infant), Sarah (bpt 1688, d unm), Jane (bpt 1695), Rebecca (bpt 1699)
  b. James Oldershaw of Kegworth (bpt 22.02.1656-7, d 11.12.1702)
  m. Mary Drury (b c1657, d 31.01.1720)
  c. Edmund Oldershaw (bpt 05.07.1667)
  m. Elizabeth Whitwood of London
  d. Edward Oldershaw (bpt 21.06.1672)
  m. Eliza Snow of London
  e. Dorothy Oldershaw (bpt 25.08.1661)
  m. George Hill (clerk)
  f. Anne Oldershaw (bpt 03.09.1663)
  m. Joseph Horton of London
  g. Elizabeth Oldershaw (bpt 17.08.1665)
  m. William Cooper
  h. Clare Oldershaw (bpt 07.01.1669)
  m. Miles Newton
  i.+ other issue - Peter (bpt 30.09.1674), Ellen (bpt 06.07.1678, d infant)
  B.+ other issue - John (bpt 1590), James (bpt 1592)

Main source(s): 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 3, part 2, 1804, 'Pedigree of Oldershaw of Kegworth and of Loughborouth Old Parks', p*859)
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