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Families covered: Townley of Barnside, Townley of Royle, Townley of Stonehedge

Laurence Towneley or Townley of Barnside
1. Henry Townley (a 1511)
  A. Laurence Townley of Barnside
  m. Hellen Hesketh (natural dau of Thomas Hesketh of Rufford)
  i. Henry Townley 'of Barnside'
  m. Anne Catherall (dau/coheir of Thomas Catherall of Catherall)
  a. Laurence Townley 'of Barnside' (7th son)
  m. Mary (sb Margaret?) Sherbourne (dau of Sir Richard Sherbourne of Stannihurst)
  (1) Henry Townley (d young)
  (2) Richard Townley of Barnside & Carr (dsp c1630)
  m. Alice Braddyll (dau of John Braddyll of Portfield, m2. Christopher Towneley (brother of Richard of Towneley))
  (3) Anne Townley
  m. Henry Hoghton (son of Thomas of Hoghton Tower)
  (4) Mary Townley
  m1. Thomas Hartley of Wiswall
  m2. Laurence Roberts of Bought Gap
  (5) Jane Townley
  m. John Holliday of Heyhouse
  b. John Townley
  m. Hellen Rishworth (dau/heir of Thomas Rishworth of Stanteroyd)
  c. Thomas Townley
  The following comes from Visitation (Dugdale, Lancashire, 1664-5, Townley of Oakenhead).
  m. Elizabeth Wade (dau of John Wade of Hapton)
  (1) Henry Townley of Oakenhead (dsp)
  m. Margaret Parkinson (dau of _ Parkinson of Blindhurst)
  (2) Hellen Townley
  m. Thomas Smith of Raygill
  (3) Mary Townley
  m. William Smith of Raygill
  d. Robert Townley
  m. Mary Mackinson (dau of Rev. _ Mackinson of Brindle)
  (1) Richard Townley , later of Barnside (d 1655)
  m1. (sp) Alice Paslew (dau of Francis Paslew of Wiswall)
  m2. Anne Shuttleworth (dau of Richard Shuttleworth of Gawthorpe, widow of John Assheton (son/heir of Radclyffe of Cuerdale))
  (A) Richard Townley of Barnside & Carr Hall (b c1650, a 1664)
  (B)+ other issue - Robert (d infant), Robert (d young)
  (2) Anne Townley
  m1. Robert Hargreaves
  m2. John Hargreaves of Highwide
  (3)+ other issue - Robert, Laurence (d infant), Margaret (d infant)
  e.+ other issue - John, Thomas, Henry, Charles, Robert, Henry
  ii. Laurence Townley (3rd son)
  The following comes from Visitation (Dugdale, Lancashire, 1664-5, Townley of Stonehedge).
  m. Mary Hartley (dau of John Hartley of Stonehedge)
  a. Laurence Townley of Stonehedge
  m. Jennet Halsted (dau of John Halsted of Windlehouse)
  (1) Laurence Townley of Stonehedge
  m1. Hellen Walton (widow of Michael Woodhead)
  (A)+ issue - Laurence, Robert, Thomas, John, Anne
  m2. Elizabeth Calvert (dau of Nicholas Calvert of Bradford)
  (2) Margaret Townley
  m. Thomas Riley of Chatburne
  (3) Elizabeth Townley
  m1. Richard Halsted of Windlehouse
  m2. Christopher Smith of Stannihurst
  (4) Alice Townley
  m. Richard Gray of Norwich
  (5) Ellen Townley
  m. Thomas Chatburne of Chatburne
(6) Anne Townley
  m. Samuel Hoyle of Barkisland
  (7) Mary Townley
  m. Augustine Warner of Norwich
  b.+ other issue - Charles, Henry, John, Robert, Thomas, Elizabeth (d unm), Hellen (d unm)
  iii. Lucy Townley
  m. Thomas Townley (natural son of Sir John of Townley)
  iv. Elizabeth Townley
  m1. John Talbot (natural son of Thomas of Bashall)
  m2. _ Standish of Standish
  v. Margaret Townley
  m. John Parker of Extwisle (d 1634)
  vi. Alice Townley
  m. Richard Lacy of Cromwelbothom
  vii. Anne Townley
  m. Robert Rishworth of Riddlesden
  viii. Hellen Townley
  m. Henry Thompson of Esholt
  ix.+ other issue - Robert, Charles, Richard
  B. Robert Townley
2. Bernard Townley
3. Isabel Townley
  m. Robert Banaster of Park Hill
4. Jane Townley
  m. Symon Blakey of Blakey



Nicholas Towneley
m1/2. Elizabeth Catherall (dau of Richard Catherall, widow of Richard (sb William?) Tempest of Broughton)
1. Richard Townley (a 1538)
  m. Margaret Clarke (dau of John Clarke of Royle & Walshaw)
  A. Nicholas Townley of Gray's Inn (d 02.1545)
  m. Anne Vaughan (dau of Sir Hugh Vaughan)
i. Edmund Townley of Royle (d 1598-9)
  m. Katherine Curzon (not 'sister of Sir John of Derbyshire')
  a. Nicholas Townley 'of Royle', Sheriff of Lancashire (a 1632)
  m. Isabel Woodrove (dau/heir of John Woodrove of Bank Top)
  (1) Margaret Townley
  m. John Ingleby of Lawkland
  (A) Isabel Ingleby
  m. Richard Sherburne of Stannihurst (bpt 01.07.1626, d 16.08.1689)
(B) Katherine Ingleby (d unm)
  b. Francis Townley of Littleton
  The following comes from Visitation (Dugdale, Lancashire, 1664-5, Townley of Littleton).
  m. Katherine Foster
  (1) Nicholas Townley of Littleton
  c. Bernard Townley
  m. Margery Bradshaw (dau of John Bradshaw of Bradshaw)
  d. Robert Townley 'of Royle' (b 1593-4, a 03.1664, youngest son?)
  m. Mary Ormerod (dau of Laurence Ormerod of Ormerod)
  (1) Nicholas Townley (b 1623-4, a 03.1664)
  m. Mary Shuttleworth (dau of Richard Shuttleworth of Gawthorpe)
  (A)+ issue - Nicholas (b 1644-5), Fleetwood (d young), Fleetwood (bpt 16.01.1648), Richard (bpt 16.07.1651), Edmund (bpt 08.1652)
  (2) Edmund Townley
m. Hellen Habergham (dau of John Habergham of Habergham)
  (3) Katherine Townley
  m. Thomas Farrer
  (4) Mary Townley
  m. Symon Haydock of Fezantford
  (5) Elizabeth Townley
  m1. Thomas Wilson
  m2. Thomas Manknolls
  e. Blanche Townley
  m. Thomas Ferrand of Carlton
  f. Anne Townley
  m. John Rishworth of Riddlesden
  g.+ other issue - Richard (dsp 1660), Thomas (d unm)
  B. Grace Townley
  m. Gilbert Holden of Holden
  C. Hellen Townley
  m. Raphe Rishton of Pontalgh
2. Nicholas Townley (chaplain to King Henry VIII)
m2/1. (sp) Lettice Talbot (dau/coheir of William Talbot of Shuttleworth)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Dugdale, Lancashire, 1664-5, Townley of Barnside)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (Dugdale, Lancashire, 1664-5, Townley of Royle)
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