'Rowley01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Rowley of Kinfare, Rowley of Newton in Worfield, Rowley of Priory Hill, Rowley of Rowley, Rowley of Stapulford in Worfield, Rowley of Tendring Hall

BP1934 (Rowley of Tendring) reports "The surname of Rowley is formed of the Saxon words Row, sweet, and Ley, field."
William de Roulowe (a 1252)
1. William de Roulowe (a 1330)
  m. Rose (widow of Robert de Asterhull)
  A. John de Roulowe of Rowley (a 1350, d by 1376)
  m. Matilda (a 1376)
  i. Nicholas Rowley of Rowley (d 1424)
  m. Margery Onslow (dau of Robert de Houndeslowe of Onslow)
  a. ?? Rowley
  Uncertain on number of intervening generations.
  (1) Robert Rowley of Rowley in Worfeld
  (A) George Rowley of Rowley
  m. Elizabeth Foxhall (dau of _ Foxhall of Chelmershe)
  (i) John Rowley of Rowley
  m. Mary Baker (dau of _ Baker of Severnhall, relict of John Barrett)
  (a) Roger Rowley of Rowley
  m. Anna King (dau of William King of Birmingham)
  ((1)) William Rowley of Salop (a 1623)
m. Alice King (dau of John King of Birmingham)
  ((A)) Roger Rowley of Gray's Inn (a 1623)
  Visitation ends with this generation. This Roger is presumed to be the Roger of Rowley & Gray's Inn whose daughter Anne is reported by BLG1952 to have carried Rowley into the Shallcross family.
  ((i)) Anne Rowley of Rowley
  m. (1656) Richard Shallcross (son of John of Shallcross)
  ((B))+ other issue - Jonathan, Joseph, Abigall, Anna
  ((2)) Roger Rowley of London
  m. Frances Lovering of the Isle of Wight
  ((A))+ issue - Roger, Margaret
  ((3)) Agnes Rowley
  m. Richard Sing of Bridgnorth (d 1631)
  ((4))+ other issue - John of London, Benjamin, Joseph, Thomas
  (b) John Rowley of Severnhall
m. Elizabeth Oseley (dau of Thomas Oseley or Ovseley of Alscote)
  (c) Elizabeth Rowley
  m. John Catestrey of Catestrey
  (d) Anna Rowley
  m. William Billingsley of Wondhall
  (ii) William Rowley (dsp)
  (iii) Elizabeth Rowley
  m. Edward Hollway of Alveley
  (iv) Mary Rowley possibly this generation
  m. John Barrett of Ackleton (bur 01.1564)
ii. John Rowley of Stapulford in Worfield (d 1430)
  m. Joan Hogge (dau of Robert Hogge of Stapulford)
  a. William Rowley of Newton in Worfield and Stapulford (d 1449)
  m. Alice Newton (dau of Robert Newton)
  (1) William Rowley of Newton (d before 06.04.1479)
  m. Isabel (d c1488)
  (A) John Rowley of Newton (a 1510)
  m. Agnes (a 1510)
  (i) William Rowley of Newton in Worfield (d 1565-6)
  (a) John Rowley of Newton in Worfield (d 1592)
  m. Agnes
  ((1)) Peter Rowley of Newton (d 1617) - continued below
  m. (1586) Mary Barrett (dau of Richard & Ann Barrett of Worfield)
  (ii)+ other issue - Humphrey, Joan



Peter Rowley of Newton (d 1617) - continued above
m. (1586) Mary Barrett (dau of Richard & Ann Barrett of Worfield)
1. John Rowley of Newton (b 1587, d 1665)
  m. Eleanor (d 1660)
  A. Daniell Rowley of Worfield then Kinfare (b 1620, d 1694)
  m. Anne
  i. Daniel Rowley of Kinfare (b 1686)
  m. (18.01.1712) Mary Owsley (dau of John Owsley of Bridgnorth of family of Alscote)
  a. Thomas Rowley (b 1719,d 24.06.1781) had issue
  m. Mary (d 04.06.1788)
b. George Rowley (d 18.09.1798, to Huntingdonshire)
  m. (15.08.1753) Martha Maylon (b c1736, d 21.11.1765, dau of Thomas Maylon of Woodchurch & Kenardington)
  (1) Owsley Rowley of Priory Hill (b 09.12.1754, d 19.10.1824)
  m. (14.12.1786) Anne King (b c1757, d 28.08.1835, dau of William King)
  (A) George William Rowley of Priory Hill, Sheriff of Huntingdonshire & Cambridgeshire (b 23.04.1797, d 21.11.1878, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (11.10.1820) Jane Catherine Mein (d 31.01.1886, dau of Thomas Mein of Melrose)
  (B) Anne Rowley (b c1792, d 18.09.1876)
  m. (28.09.1819) Charles Lindsay (d 23.04.1855, archdeacon of Kildare)
  (C) Eleanor Rowley (d 25.12.1855)
  m. (31.07.1819) Sir George William Leeds, 1st Bart of Croxton Park (d 19.07.1838)
  (D) Mary Rowley
  m. (10.07.1832) Benjamin Welstead of Kimbolton
  (E) Catherine Rowley (dsp 12.11.1838)
  m. (24.07.1826) George Albert Lycke of Sussex Place, Regent's Park
  (F)+ other issue (d unm) - David (b 09.05.1791, d 11.12.1855), Charlotte (d 23.10.1885)
  (2) George Rowley (b 21.10.1759, d 24.07.1795)
  m. Anne Simpson (d 1811, dau of Thomas Simpson of Ravensworth)
  (A) George Rowley (b 04.04.1782, dspms 05.10.1836, Vice Chancellor of Oxford)
  m. (17.07.1822) Juliana Elizabeth Ripley (dau of Rev. Thomas Ripley of Wootton Bassett)
  (B)+ other issue
  ii. Joyce Rowley (a 1693)
  m. Thomas Bennett
iii. Anne Rowley (b 1652, d 07.01.1724)
  m. Richard Astley of Underton (b c1654, d 04.11.1741)
  iv.+ other issue - William of Underton (m 1738), Rachel (d before 1693), Elizabeth (a 1693)
2. William Rowley of Newton (bpt 05.07.1590)
  m. (01.11.1621) Margaret Barrett (dau of Richard Barrett of Oldington)
3. George Rowley (bpt 24.06.1593, a 1617)
4. Isaac Rowley of Newton (d before 1639)
  A. ?? Rowley
  i. William Rowley of Whitehall
  a. Sir William Rowley (d 01.01.1768, Admiral of the Fleet)
  m. (before 21.07.1729) Arabella Dawson (d 02.1784, dau of Thomas Dawson, son of Thomas of Castle Dawson)
(1) Sir Joshua Rowley, 1st Bart of Tendring Hall (b 01.05.1734, d 26.02.1790, Rear Admiral, 2nd son)
  m. (18.04.1759) Sarah Burton (d 26.12.1812, dau/heir of Bartholomew Burton of Petersham)
  (A) Sir William Rowley, 2nd Bart of Tendring Hall (b 10.02.1761, d 20.10.1832)
  m. (03.1785) Susannah Edith Harland (d 21.01.1850, dau of Admiral Sir Robert Harland, Bart)
(i) William Harrington Harland Rowley (b 09.03.1787, dvpsp)
  m. (1819) Marianne Hart (dau of J. Hart)
  (ii) Sir Joshua Ricketts Rowley, 3rd Bart of Tendring Hall (dsp 18.03.1857, Vice Admiral)
  m. (10.08.1824) Charlotte Moseley (d 11.12.1862, dau of John Moseley of Great Glemham House)
  (iii) Sir Charles Robert Rowley, 4th Bart of Tendring Hall (b 05.05.1800, d 08.09.1888) had issue
  m. (14.09.1830) Maria Louisa Vanneck (d 16.03.1848, dau of Joshua Vanneck, 2nd Lord Huntingfield)
  (iv) Sarah Marianne Rowley (d 24.03.1877)
  m. (08.09.1815) Sir George Dashwood, 4th Bart of Kirtlington (b 17.09.1786, d 22.09.1861)
  (v) Susan Arabella Rowley (d 1862)
  m. (02.11.1820) Douglas Mercer (Colonel)
  (vi) Georgiana Rowley
  m. (30.11.1841) John Blagrave of Calcot (d 21.06.1867)
  (vii) Jane Rowley
  m. (31.03.1823) Charles Calvert of Ockley Court (d 08.12.1832)
(viii)+ other issue - Emma Letitia (d 28.11.1878), Charlotte Philadelphia (d 07.02.1828)
  (B) Bartholomew Samuel Rowley (b 15.06.1764, d 07.10.1811, Rear Admiral, CIC Jamaica)
  m. Arabella Martin (dau of Capt. William Martin, widow of Benjamin Wade)
  (C) Joshua Rowley (b 16.10.1769, Rev.) had issue
  m. (02.04.1799) Mary Scourfield (dau of Henry Scourfield)
  (D) Sir Charles Rowley, 1st Bart (b 16.12.1770, d 13.10.1845, Admiral)
  The following comes from BP1934 (Rowley of Hill House).
  m. (07.12.1797) Elizabeth King (d 11.01.1838, dau of Sir Richard King, Bart)
  (i) Sir Charles Rowley, 2nd Bart (b 16.02.1801, d 23.11.1884) had issue
  m1. (31.08.1822) Frances Evelyn (d 21.04.1832, dau of John Evelyn of Wootton)
  m2. (sp?) (05.04.1843) Peroline Marcowitz (d 23.07.1883, dau of Michel Marcowitz of Lyons)
  (ii) Burton Rowley (d 1822, RN)
  (iii) George Rowley (b 25.02.1805, d 13.04.1848, Major) had issue
m. (13.04.1830) Emily Isabella Honner (d 19.01.1896, dau of Lt.Col. Robert Honner of Lee Mount)
  (iv) Richard Freman Rowley (b 03.1806, d 13.08.1854, Captain RN) had issue
  m. (12.07.1828) Elizabeth Julia Angerstein (d 18.02.1870, dau of John Angerstein of Weeting Hall)
  (v) Robert Hibbert Bartholomew Rowley (b 12.1817, d 02.07.1860, Comm. RN) had issue
  m. (1845) Juanita di Latzona
  (vi) Elizabeth Sophia Rowley (dsp 29.04.1835)
  m. (01.07.1818) Peter Langford Brooke of Mere Hall (b 1793, dsp 09.01.1840)
  (vii) Louisa Burton Rowley (d 06.03.1885)
  m. (17.08.1824) Thomas Robert Hay-Drummond, 11th Earl of Kinnoull (b 05.04.1785, d 18.02.1866)
  (E) Philadelphia Rowley (d 05.04.1855)
  m. (27.02.1798) Sir Charles Cotton, 5th Bart of Lanwade (d 24.02.1812)
  (F) Sarah Rowley (d 21.12.1841)
  m. William Martin of Hemmingston Hall
  (G) Arabella Rowley
  m. Peter Godffrey of Old Hall, Suffolk
  (2) Clotworthy Rowley (b 1731, d 1805)
  m. (1766) Letitia Campbell (d 1776, dau of Samuel Campbell of Bath and Mount Campbell)
  (A) William Rowley (d unm 1811)
  (B) Sir Josias Rowley, Bart (d unm 10.01.1812, Admiral RN)
(C) Samuel Campbell Rowley (b 19.01.1774, dsp, Rear Admiral)
  m1. Mary Thompson (dau of _ Thompson of White Park)
  m2. (04.11.1830) Mary Cronin (dau of Edmund Cronin of Newtown)
  (D) John Rowley (prebendary of Christ Church, Dublin) had issue
  m. (30.09.1826) Catherine Clarke (dau of Joseph Clarke of Kilburn Priory)
  (E) Mary Rowley
  m. Charles Vigogne of Wicklow
  (3) Arabella Rowley
  m1. (William) Martin (Captain RN)
  m2. G. Gibbs of Horkesley Park (Colonel)
  (4)+ other issue (d unm) - Thomas, William (Major General)

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Rowley of Priory Hill, St. Neots), BP1934 (Rowley of Tendring), with input from Visitation (Shropshire, 1623, Rowley of Rowley)
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