'Tennant1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Tennant of Cadoxton, Tennant of Little Aston Hall, Tennant of Milbeck
[We know of no connection between the famiiles shown on this page. They share this page for our convenience.]

BLG1886 reports that "The family of Tennant came originally from the district of Craven, in the West Riding of the county of York."
Richard Tennant (d 1682, vicar of Carnaby)
1. Timothy Tennant of London (b 1664)
m. (07.12.1698) Mary Roe
  A. Timothy Tennant (d 1746)
  BLG1886 identifies Timothy's wife as Anne Smith of Stonall. BLG1952 identifies her as ...
  m. Anne Morley (dau of John Morley of Halstead)
  i. Anne Tennant
  m. (1754 (1764?)) John Debonnaire or Debonaire
  B. William Tennant of Little Aston Hall, Staffordshire
m. (1713) Sarah Chase (dau of William Chase of Bromley Hall)
  i. William Tennant of Little Aston Hall (d 1803)
  m1. (1777) Mary Wylde (dau of Rev. John Wylde of Belbroughton)
  a. William Tennant of Little Aston Hall (b 1783, d 1835) had issue
  m. (1804) Maria Charlotte Anderson Pelham (d 1840, dau of 1st Baron Yarborough)
  m2. Anne Debonnaire (d 1829, dau of John Debonnaire)
  C. Mary Tennant (d 1759)
  BLG1886 & BLG1952 report that Mary m. Joseph Curtis, brother of Lord Mayor Sir William, 1st Bart. BP1934 (Curtis of Cullands Grove) shows that she was in fact mother of the Lord Mayor by ...
  m. James Curtis of London (b 1715, d 21.03.1771)
2. Elizabeth Tennant (d 1717)
  m. John Major of Bridlington (d 1709)



BLG1886 (Tennant of Cadoxton), which starts with the George who died in 1832, reports that "This family claims descent from the Tennants of Westmoreland and Yorkshire".
Christopher Tennant of Milbeck in Dent, Yorkshire (bur 30.03.1678)
1. Richard Tennant of Milbeck (bpt 24.02.1672, bur 16.06.1719)
  A. Richard Tennant of Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire (bpt 28.03.1705, bur 15.07.1760, 2nd son)
m. (04.10.1730) Elizabeth Bickerstaffe (bur 05.04.1787)
  i. John Tennant of Standishgate in Wigan, Lancashire (bpt 07.10.1733, bur 17.11.1767)
  m. (1759) Alice Latham of Wigan (d before 15.03.1810)
  a. George Tennant of Cadoxton, Glamorganshire (d 27.02.1832)
  (1) Henry Tennant of Cadoxton Lodge (b 1795, d 26.09.1865) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Roupell (d 1851, dau of George Boone Roupell of Chart Ham Park)
  (2) Charles Tennant of Cadoxton Lodge (b 01.07.1796, d 10.03.1873) had issue
  m. (11.09.1847) Gertrude Barbara Rich Collier (d 27.04.1918, dau of Admiral Henry Theodosius Browne Collier)
  (3) Jane Tennant probably of this generation
  m. (1820) John Pickard, later Trenchard of Greenhill House & Poxwell (b 1792, d(sp?) 19.12.1875)
  b.+ other issue
  ii. Christopher Tennant (b 1740-1, d 05.10.1807, rector of Higham in Suffolk)
  iii. Agnes Tennant
  m. Paul Harrison of Poulton-le-Fylde
  iv. Mary Tennant
  m. (after 1775) William Harrison
  B.+ other issue - Francis (bpt 15.041701, d 03.10.1764, rector of Alresford in Essex), Agnes (d before 06.10.1778)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BLG1952 (Tennant of the Eades formerly of St. Anne's Manor), BLG1886 (Tennant of Needwood)
(2) For lower section : BLG1952 (Coombe Tennant of Cadoxton)
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