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Families covered: Towneley of Towneley

Sir John Towneley of Towneley, Sheriff of Lancashire (d c1540)
Dugdale shows that all of Sir John's children were by Anne Catterall. We follow BP1934 & BLG1886 in showing them all by ...
m1. Isabel Pilkington (d 1522, dau of Sir Charles Pilkington of Gateford)
1. Richard Towneley of Towneley
  m. Elizabeth Foljambe (dau of Henry Foljambe of Walton)
  A. Sir Richard Towneley of Towneley (d 1554)
  m. Frances Wymbish (dau of Christopher Wymbish of Nocton, m2.Alexander Radclyyffe of Ordsall)
  i. Mary Towneley of Towneley
  m. John Towneley (b c1528, d 1607) @@ below
ii.+ other issue (d young) - John, Christopher, Charles
  B. Hellen Towneley
  m. (1566-7) Robert Banister (son of Henry of Parkhall)
  C. Anne Towneley
  m. William Barcrofte of the Lodge
  D. Bennet Towneley
  m. Roger Nowell of Reade (b c1516, d 1575)
  E. Grace Towneley
  m. Hugh Halsted
  partner unknown
  F. Thomas Towneley
  m1/2. (div) Hellen Houghton of Greenfield
  m2/1. Lucy Towneley (dau of Laurence Towneley of Barnside)
G. Jane Towneley
  m1/2. William Dalton (son of Roger of Bispham)
  m2/1. _ Kitchen of Pilling
  H. Margaret Towneley
  m. Thomas Hough of Pendleton
  I. Elmira or Elyn Towneley
  m. Evan Haydock of Fezantford
2. Charles Towneley (d 1539-40)
  m. Elizabeth Kay of Rochdale (widow of John Nowell of Read)
  A. John Towneley (b c1528, d 1607)
  m. Mary Towneley of Towneley (dau of Sir Richard Towneley of Towneley) @@ above
  i. Richard Towneley of Towneley (b 29.04.1566, d 29.11.1628)
  m. Jane Asheton (d 07.1634, dau of Ralph Asheton of Lever)
  a. Richard Towneley of Towneley (b 1598-9, d unm 1635)
b. Charles Towneley of Towneley (b 22.04.1600, d Marston Moor 02.07.1644, 3rd son)
  m. (c1627) Mary Trappes (b c1599, d 05.1690, dau of Sir Francis Trappes-Brynand of Nidd)
  (1) Richard Towneley of Towneley (b 1628, d 06.01.1706-7)
  m. Mary Paston (d 20.01.1672, dau of Clement Paston of Barningham)
  (A) Charles Towneley of Towneley (b 19.04.1658, d 1711, 4th son)
  m. (1685) Ursula Fermor (dau of Richard Fermor of Tusmore)
  (i) Richard Towneley of Towneley (b 1687, d 08.1735)
  m. Mary Widdrington (d 07.1731, dau of William Widdrington, 3rd Lord)
(a) William Towneley of Towneley (b 1714, d 02.02.1741)
  m. Cecilia Standish (dau of Ralph Standish of Standish)
  ((1)) Charles Towneley (b 01.10.1737, d unm 03.01.1805)
  ((2)) Ralph Towneley-Standish of Standish (b 18.06.1739, dsp)
  m. Henrietta Strickland (dau of Roger Strickland of Catterick)
  ((3)) Edward Towneley-Standish of Standish (b 25.06.1740, dsp 28.03.1807)
  m. Ann Eccleston (dau of Basil Thomas Eccleston of Eccleston)
((4)) Cecilia Towneley of Standish (b 30.07.1741, d 28.06.1814)
  m1. (22.04.1762) Charles Strickland of Sizergh (b 06.07.1734, d 06.10.1770)
  m2. (15.04.1779) Jarrard Strickland of Willitoft (b 04.10.1741, d 23.03.1795)
  (b) John Towneley of Cornay House, later of Towneley (b 15.06.1731, d 13.05.1813)
  m. Barbara Dicconson (d 25.12.1797, dau of Edward Dicconson of Wrightington)
  ((1)) Peregrine Edward Towneley of Towneley, Sheriff (b 10.10.1762, d 31.12.1846) had issue
  m. (22.04.1794) Charlotte Theresa Drummond (dau of Robert Drummond of Cadland by Winifred, dau of William Thompson of Ipstone)
  ((2)) Barbara Towneley (d 05.08.1836)
m. (1785) Sir William Stanley, 5th Bart of Hooton
  (c) Mary Catherine Towneley (b 1721, d 1762)
  m. Thomas Hornyold of Blackmore Park
  (ii) George Towneley (b 1706, d 1786) probably the George of Leighton Hall (dsp) who married ...
  m. Ann Hodgson (dau of Albert Hodgson of Leighton)
  (iii) Theresa Townley (d 27.03.1766) apparently of this generation
m. Sir George Mostyn, 4th Bart of Talacre (d 30.09.1746)
  (iv)+ other issue - Charles (b 1690, d 1713), John (b 1697, d unm 1782), Francis (b 1709, d 1746)
  (B) (Mary Ann) Dorothy Towneley
  m. Francis Howard of Corby (d 1702)
  (C) Frances Towneley
  m. Cuthbert Kennet of Coxhow
  (D)+ other issue including Clement (b 1654-5, dvp?), Richard (d young), John (d infant), Charles (b 1657-8), Thomas, Margaret
(2) Mary Towneley
  m. Sir Philip Constable of Houghton
  (A) Catharine Constable probably of this generation
  m. Thomas Markham of Ollerton & Claxby (b 1665)
  (3)+ other issue - John, Charles, Francis, Katherine, Anne (bur 1650)
  c. Christopher Towneley (5th son)
  m. Alice Bradyll (dau of John Bradyll of Portfield)
  d. Anne Towneley (d 09.03.1643-4)
  m. (08.1626) John Plumpton (b 02.1604-5, dvp 1644, son/heir of Sir Edard of Plumpton)
e.+ other issue - Thomas (d young), John (b 1600, d young), John (b 1602, d infant), Francis (b 1606-7)
  ii. Christopher Towneley (4th son?)
  m. Theodora Tonstall of Aucliffe (Tunstall of Ancliffe?)
  iii. Anne Towneley
  m. William Middelton of Stockeld (bur 28.04.1614)
  iv.+ other issue - John, Charles (d young), Frances (dsp), Margaret (d young), Elizabeth (d young), Frances (d young)
3. Hellen (Elenor) Towneley
  m. Sir Robert Nevile of Leversedge
4. Grace Towneley (d 21.05.1543)
  m1. Sir Robert Hesketh of Rufford (d 08.02.1539)
  m2. Laurence Habergham of Habergham
5. Jane Towneley
  m1. Thomas Sherburne of Stonyhurst (d 1539-40)
  m2. Ralph Shuttleworth of Hacking
6. Elizabeth Towneley
  m. _ Cooke of London
m2. (1537) Anne Catterall (dau of Rafe Catterall, m2. Sir William Radclyffe of Ordsall)

Main source(s): BP1934 (O'Hagan), BLG1886 (Towneley of Towneley), Visitation (Dugdale, Lancashire, 1664-5, Towneley of Towneley)
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