'Spencer04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Spencer of Attercliffe Hall, Spencer of Bramley Grange, Spencer of Hooton Levett, Spencer of Maltby

Commoners reports that the following family is thought to have "descended of a younger branch of the family of Spencer, of Badley, in the county of Northampton".
Thomas Spencer (from Northamptonshire to Sheffield)
m. _ Hatfield (dau of _ Hatfield of Hatfield House in Ecclesfield)
1. William Spencer of Bramley Grange, Yorkshire (bur 06.06.1624?)
m. (04.08.1583) Anne Staniforth of Tanslow or Tinsley
  A. William Spencer of Attercliffe Hall (bpt25.06. 1584, d 19.04.1649)
  The following is partly supported by Visitation (Dugdale, Yorkshire, 1665, Spenser of Attercliffe).
  m. Alice Mitchell (bur 10.10.1646, dau of James Mitchell of Morthen or Morthing)
  i. William Spencer of Bramley Grange & Attercliffe Hall (b 1612, d 1686, Lt. Colonel)
  m1. (1634) Elizabeth Gell (dau of Leonard Gell of Norton by Elizabeth, sister of Robert Saunderson, Bishop of Lincoln)
a. Elizabeth Spencer (d infant)
  m2. Sarah Westby (bur 1668, dau of George Westby of Ravenfield Hall)
  b. William Spencer of Bramley Grange & Attercliffe Hall (b 1640, a 1665)
m. Elizabeth Hatfield (dau of John Hatfield)
  (1) Thomas Spencer of Attercliffe Hall & Bramley Grange (b 1670, d 1703)
  m. Elizabeth Fairfax (d 1708, dau of Willliam Fairfax of Steeton son of Sir William)
  (A) William Spencer of Attercliffe Hall & Bramley Grange (d 1737)
  m. (1726) Margaret Eyre (d 1745, dau/heir of Henry Eyre of Bramley Hall by Sarah, dau/coheir of John Bolle of Thorpe Hall)
  (i) William Spencer of Bramley Grange (b 1731, d 1790)
  m. Frances Milner (bur 1815, dau of William Milner of Burton Grange, sister/heir of Gamaliel of Burton Grange)
  (a) William Spencer of Bramley Grange (b 1754, d 1829, Lt. General)
  m. Charlotte Swann (dau of John Swann)
((1)) William Pakeman Spencer of Bramley Grange & Starston Rectory (Norfolk) (b 11.02.1800, Rev.)
  ((2)) Alicia Spencer
  m. (1828) Rev. A. Ollivant (of Trinity College, Cambridge)
  ((3))+ other issue - John Henry (d young), Milner (d young), Charles (d young), Edward Cerjat (b 1807, d 12.06.1834, Captain), Frances (d unm), Charlotte (d unm), Mary (d unm), Eliza (d unm)
  (b)+ other issue (d unm) - Henry (d 1794, Captain), Frances, Margaret
  (ii) Margaret Spencer
m. Edward Elwick of Wakefield
  (iii) Sarah Spencer
  m. Thomas Foljambe of Aldwark (dsp 1758)
  (iv)+ other issue - Henry Eyre (b 1727, dsp), Thomas Charles (dsp), Elizabeth (d unm)
  c. Sarah Spencer
  m. John Wordsworth of Swaithe Hall
  d. Faith Spencer
  m. (1656) Samuel Child of the Holmes, Leeds
(1) Sarah Child
  m. (1685) Samuel Bagshawe of Ford (d 1706)
  e.+ other issue - John (a 1665), Samuel (a 1665), Joseph, Thomas, Mary
  ii. Michael Spencer of London
  m. Elizabeth Taylor (dau of Richard Taylor of Chesterfield)
  iii. John Spencer of Attercliffe
  m. Anne Taylor (dau of Richard Taylor)
  iv. Margaret Spencer (bur 18.05.1639)
  m. (17.05.1630) Ralph Fretwell of Hellaby (Freschevill of Hellevy)
  v. Mary Spencer (d 30.04.1682)
  m. (23.02.1654-5) Andrew Morewood of The Hallows, Dronfield
  vi. Anne Spencer duplication below @@ shown here by Commoners (m1 only) & Dugdale
  m1. John Bright of Carebrook called James of Sheffield by Dugdale
  m2. John Dawson of Mosterton
  B. George Spencer or Newhall Grange & Tickhill
  m. _ Brownell
  C. Thomas Spencer of Hooton Levett or Lever (d before 10.07.1666)
  m. Margaret (d before 28.02.1676)
  i. William Spencer (eldest son?)
  a. John Spencer of Hooton Levet (b 1642)
  (1) John Spencer of Hooton Levet
  m. (06.10.1698) Elizabeth Fritwell
  (A)+ issue - John (d 09.10.173), William (b 1705), John (b 1708), Elizabeth (b 1700)
  ii. Thomas Spencer of Maltby (b 1622, d before 1650)
  m. Elizabeth
  a. William Spencer of Maltby (b 1643, d 1680)
  m. (1668) Margaret Snydal of Rotherham (d before 17.01.1683)
  (1) John Spencer of Maltby (b 1670)
  b. Margaret Spencer (b 1645)
  iii. Ralph Spencer (b 1663)
  m. Mary Wilson (dau of John Wilson of South Normanton)
  iv. Eleanor Spencer (b 1620)
  m. (1653) William Fisher
  v.+ other issue - John, Elizabeth (b 1625, d infant), Dorothy (b 1626), Mary (b 1629)
  D. Margaret Spencer
  m. (04.1634) Anthony Taylor of Laughtoin
  E. Ann Spencer duplication above @@ shown here by Walker
  m1. (27.08.1628) James Bright (son of William of Carbrook)
  m2. John Dawson of Misterton
2. Thomas Spencer (dsp)

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 2, Spencer of Bramley Grange), Walker's Yorkshire Pedigrees (1942, Spencer of Hooton Lever and Maltby)
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