'Ormerod1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Ormerod of Bury, Ormerod of Ormerod

Commoners reported that "The estate of Ormerod in Cliviger, which gave name to this family in the thirteenth century, is seated in the Parish of Whalley and Honour of Clithero, a mountainous district of Lancashire, granted to the Lacies, soon after the Conquest, and divided by them amongst their military followers." The first mentioned by Commoners was ...
Matthew de Hormerode (a temp Henry III who r. 1216-1272) possibly father of ...
1. ?? de Ormerode presumed intermediary generation
  A. Adam de Ormerode (a 1311)
  B. Tille de Ormerode (a 1311)
  One of these was possibly succeeded by ...
  i. Gilbert de Ormerode (a 1316) apparently succeeded by ...
a. John de Ormerode apparently succeeded by ...
  (1) John de Ormerode apparently succeeded by ...
  (A) Laurence Ormerode (a 1438) apparently succeeded by ...
  (i) Adam Ormerode (a 1480) apparently succeeded by ...
  (a) Piers Ormerode (a 1495) the first mentioned by BLG1952
  m. Elizabeth
  ((1)) John Ormerod (d by 1526)
  ((A)) Peter Ormerod (b c1504)
  ((i)) Peter Ormerod of Ormerod (bur 1578) - continued below
  m. Mary Haydock (dau of Simon Haydock of Heysandforth)
  ((ii)) John Ormerod of Haslingden, Lancashire
  Commoners identifies this John as ancestor of Oliver the author and refers to the entry on the family in Visitation (Somerset, 1623, Ormerod) which starts with him (describing him as 'of Ormerod') and provides the following:
  m. _ Whittacre
  ((a)) Oliver Ormerod of Ormerod
  m. Sibill Hargrave
  (((1))) John Ormerod of Ormerod (a 1623)
  m. _ Pollard
  (((2))) Oliver Ormerod in Somerset (d 1626, rector of Huntspill, author)
  m. Joan Hinkson (dau of Richard Hinkson of Isham)
  (((A)))+ issue (a 1623) - Richard (b c1619), Anne, Jane, Elizabeth



Peter Ormerod of Ormerod (bur 1578) - continued above
m. Mary Haydock (dau of Simon Haydock of Heysandforth)
1. Lawrence Ormerod of Ormerod
  m. (1587) Elizabeth Barcroft (dau of Robert Barcroft of Barcroft)
A. Peter Ormerod of Ormerod (b 1588, d 1653)
  m(1). Joanna Howarth (dau of George Howarth of Monton)
  i. Laurence Ormerod of Ormerod
  a. ?? Ormerod
  Uncertain on number of intervening generations.
  (1) ?? Ormerod
  (A) Laurence Ormerod of Ormerod (b c1764, d 22.03.1793)
m. (04.05.1775) Martha Anne Legh (dau/heir of Rev. Ashburnham Legh by Charlotte Elizabeth Egerton)
  (i) Charlotte Anne Ormerod (d 06.02.1806)
  m. (10.04.1802) John Hargreaves 'of Ormerod' (d 05.04.1854, son of James of Good Shaw, Lt. Colonel)
  (a) Eleanor Mary Hargreaves (b 1803, d 14.12.1883)
  m. (09.09.1834) William Thursby of Ormerod (d 10.10.1884, vicar in Northampton)
  (b) Charlotte Anne Hargreaves (b 1805, dsp 06.12.1871)
  m. (19.12.1835) Sir James Yorke Scarlett (d 09.02.1888, Maj. General)
ii. Peter Ormerod (bpt 03.06.1618, 3rd son)
  m. Susan Barcroft (bpt 1638, dau of Thomas Barcroft of Barcroft Hall) wife of Peter, presumed mother of ...
  a.+ 2 sons (dsp)
  iii. George Ormerod of Monton in Eccles (b 1620, d 1696)
  m. (03.11.1669) Anne Pilling of Burnley
  a. Oliver Ormerod of Bury, Lancashire (bpt 17.10.1672, d 1768, 2nd son)
  m. (1704) Anne Howarth (d 23.06.1740, dau of Charles Howarth of Chatterton Hey)
  (1) George Ormerod of Bury (b 1719, d 29.06.1789)
  m. (1743) Anne Hutchinson (d 23.12.1788, dau of John Hutchinson of Bury)
  (A) George Ormerod of Bury (b 20.04.1757, dvp 07.10.1825)
m. (18.10.1784) Elizabeth Johnson (d 13.04.1822, dau of Thomas Johnson of Tyldesley by Susanna, dau/heir of Samuel Wareing)
  (i) George Ormerod of Sedbury Park (Gloucestershire) & Tyldesley (Lancashire) (b 20.10.1785, d 09.10.1873, author of the History of Cheshire) had issue
  m. (02.08.1808) Sarah Latham (d 11.04.1860, dau of John Latham of Bradwall Hall)
  (2)+ 3 daughters
  b.+ other issue - Peter, 2 daughters
  iv.+ other issue - John (dsp 1642), 3 daughters
  B. John Ormerod
  C. Lawrence Ormerod of Burnley 'of Ormerod'
  m. Frances Radcliffe (dau of Joseph Radcliffe of Rochdale)
  i. Mary Ormerod
  m. Robert Townley of Royle

Main source(s): Commoners (vol I, Ormerod of Sedbury Park), BLG1952 (Ormerod of Tyldesley)
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