'Stringer01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Stringer of Sharlston (Sharleston or Sharleton), Stringer of Whiston

Foster describes the coat of arms of this family as 'Sable, three eagles displayed erminois'.
John Stringer of Overthorpe & Thornhill, Yorkshire
m. Ann Rishworth (dau/heir of Robert Rishworth of Crofton/Croston)
1. Thomas Stringer of Whiston, Yorkshire (d 15.02.1587-8( named Thomas by FMG & Dugdale, John by Foster
m. Gertrude or Elizabeth Fenton of Sheffield (widow of _ Stansfield of Whiston)
  A. Francis Stringer of Sharleston or Sharleton (d before 25.10.1637)
  m1. (06.01.1584-5) Isabel Wombwell (dau/coheir of Thomas Wombwell of Thundercliffe Grange)
  i. Thomas Stringer of Sharleston or Sharleton (b 1585, d c1650)
  m. Barbara Fleming (bur 09.07.1623, dau/coheir of Cuthbert Fleming of Sharleston)
  a. Catherine (Jane?) Stringer
FMG shows uncertainty as to whether Catherine was daughter of Thomas Stringer (below). FMG suggests that she may also have m2. William Palmes of Naburn. Entries within Walker's Yorkshire Pedigrees (1942, Fleming of Wakefield) show that the daughter of this generation who married Charles Thimelby was Jane (dsp).
  m. (sp) Charles Thimelby of Snydal
  b.+ other issue - John (b 1607, dvpsp), Dorothy (d unm 1631)
  m2. Dorothy Thornhaugh (dau of Anthony Thornhaugh of Sturton, widow of Cuthbert Fleming of Sharleston)
  B. George Stringer of Whiston (d c1637)
  m. Frances Routh (dau of John Routh of Waleswood or Roundley)
i. George Stringer of London & Braintree
  m. Constance Hatley (dau of Robert Hatley of Barford & London by Dorothy, dau of Griffith Hampden of Hampden)
  a. George Stringer
  ii. Francis Stringer of Whiston (bur 11.08.1657)
  m. Mary Mitchell (bur 29.12.1670, dau of James Mitchell of Morthen/Morden)
  a. Thomas Stringer of Sharlston or Sharleton (b 1624-5, d by 1670)
  m. Anne Melton (a 02.1690, dau of Sir John Melton, Secretary of the Council at York)
(1) Thomas Stringer of Sharlston or Sharleton (bpt 18.11.1658, bur 12.05.1681)
  m. Catherine Norton (b 1650, d 22.06.1707, dau of Welbury Norton of Sawley)
  (A) Catherine Stringer (b c1680, d 04.02.1729-30)
  m1. (11.06.1699) Richard Beaumont of Whitley Hall (dsp 27.06.1704)
  m2. (sps) Thomas Fane, 6th Earl of Westmorland (d 04.06.1736)
(2) Ann Stringer possibly of this generation
  m. John Ireland of Crofton
  (3)+ other issue - William (b c1664), John, Catherine
  b. Frances Stringer
  m. George Taylor of Durant Hall, Chesterfield
  c. Mary Stringer
  m. Gervase Boswell of Warmsworth
  d. Alice Stringer
  m. George Westby of Gilthwaite
  e. Anne Stringer
  m. (30.04.1660) Robert Armitage of Netherton
  f. Constance Stringer (bur 11.01.1677-8)
  m. William Hebden
  g. Elizabeth Stringer
  m. Francis Rogers of Nether Thorpe
  h. Sarah Stringer (bpt 29.06.1642)
  m. Robert Wade of Barnby Don
  i.+ other issue - George of Whiston (bur 26.02.1673-4), John (d young), Francis (bur 1643), William
  iii. Thomas Stringer of Whiston (dsp bur 02.11.161*)
FMG shows just one daughter of this generation, Frances m. _ Frankland of Roche Abbey. Dugdale shows ...
  iv. Frances Stringer
  m. William Worseley of Usflete
  v. Elizabeth Stringer
  m. Richard Franklin of Roche Abbey
  C. Thomas Stringer of Hemsworth (bur 09.02.1629-30)
  Thomas is shown in Visitation (Derbyshire, 1611, 'Stringer of Norton') as being of Norton in Derbyshire.
  m. (sp) Alice Walker (dau of Gregory Walker of Mansfield, m2. Richard Burrowes of Tinsley)
  D. Gertrude Stringer
  m. William Blythe of Rothertham 'of Dalby'
  m. John Sharston (rector of Matlock)
  E. Elizabeth Stringer (bur 26.10.1622)
  m. George More of Greenhill
  F. Mary Stringer
  m. Thomas Dighton or Dickons of Sturton

Main source(s): FMG (vol 3, MS466, 'Stringer', p1067+) with some support from Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1612, Stringer of Sharleston), Visitation (Dugdale, Yorkshire, 1666, Stringer of Sharleton)
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