'Urmston1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Urmston of Chigwell, Urmston of Lostock, Urmston of Rath House, Urmston of Urmston, Urmston (Urmeston) of Westerleigh (West Leigh)

Richard de Urmston of Urmston (a temp Herny III who r. 1216-1272)
1. Richard de Urmston (d c1305)
  m. Liegrith (a 1292, dau/heir of Roger de Westerleigh of Westerleigh)
  A. Richard de Urmston of Westerleigh, Lancashire
m. Alice de Tathom (dau/coheir of Richard de Tathom of Garbold)
  i. Richard de Urmston (d young)
  ii. Lucy de Urmston (a 1351, dsp)
  m. Henry de Trafford of Prestwick
  B. William de Urmston (a 1326, youngest son)
  i. Gilbert (or Geoffrey) de Urmston of Urmston & Westerleigh
  m. (c1347) Alice Trafford (dau of Sir John de Trafford of Trafford)
a. John de Urmston of Westerleigh (dsp 1412)
  b. Thurston de Urmston (d 1415)
  (1) Thurston Urmston (rector of Madisworth)
  (2) John Urmston of Westerleigh (b c1410?, d 03.1436)
  (A) Gilbert Urmston of Westerleigh (b c1426)
  (i) Gilbert Urmston of Westerleigh (d 01.03.1499)
  (a) John Urmston of Westerleigh (West Leigh) (b 1448, d c1548) - continued below
  m1. _ Holcroft (dau of John Holcroft of Holcroft)
  m2. ?? of Ireland
  (b)+ other issue - William (a 1515, rector of Leigh, royal chaplain), Sir Roger (a 1501)
  (ii) James Urmston possibly of this generation
  m. Margaret Anderton (dau of Oliver de Anderton of Anderton)
  ii. Adam de Urmston
  a. Nigel de Urmston
  (1) John de Urmston (a 1351)
  C.+ other issue - John (a 1276, rector of Leigh), Adam in Urmston (a 1302)



John Urmston of Westerleigh (West Leigh) (b 1448, d c1548) - continued above
m1. ?? Holcroft (dau of John Holcroft of Holcroft)
1. John Urmston of Westerleigh
  m. Elizabeth Starkey (dau of Richard Starkey of Stretton (not Sutton))
  A. Richard Urmston of Westerleigh (a temp Henry VIII who r. 1509-1547)
m. Ann Hopwood (dau of Edmund Hopwood of Hopwood)
  i. Richard Urmston (Urmeston) of Westerleigh (bur 17.03.1623/4)
  m. Katherine Starkey (bur 06.041622, dau of Thomas Starkey of Stretton (not Sutton))
  a. John Urmston 'of Westleigh' (d by 1622 (1632?))
  m. Mary Culceth (dau of John Culceth of Culecth)
  (1) Richard Urmston of Westerleigh (b c1590, d 1659)
  m. (06.02.1609) Alice Eccleston (dau of Edward Eccleston of Eccleston)
  (A) Mary Urmston
  m. Robert Hayton of Westerleigh
  (B) Frances Urmston
  m1. Richard Shuttleworth of Bedford
  m2. George Bradshaw of Greenacre
  (C) Ann Urmston
  m. Thomas Marsack or Mossock of Heatherhead
  (D)+ other issue - John (d young), Eleanor, Elizabeth
  (2) John Urmston
  m. Elizabeth Southworth (dau of John Southworth of Astley)
  (A) Elizabeth Urmston
  m. Thomas Ditchfield of Statham
  (3) Katherine Urmston
  m. Richard Harrison
  (4) Mary Urmston
  m. John Molyneux (alderman of Wigan)
  (5) Jane Urmston
  m. James Whalley of Orrell
  The following Richard, the second of the name mentioned by BLG1952 (and the only person other than the first Richard given for this generation), is not shown by Dugdale. It is possible that he was illegitimate although that is not indicated by BLG1952.
  (6) Richard Urmston of Lostock
  m. (11.08.1573) Jane Boardman
  (A) Richard Urmston (bpt 24.02.1574)
  m. Mary
  (i) John Urmston of Lostock, Kincknell & Ballykinahan (a 1624)
m. Margaret
  (a) Richard Urmston of Ballykinahan (bpt 02.10.1670)
  ((1)) John Urmston of Rath House, co. Louth (b 1698)
  m. Elizabeth Wye (dau of Rev. William Wye of Drogheda)
  ((A)) William Urmston (b 1745, d 1780)
  m. (1764) Mary Dempsey (dau of Luke Dempsey of Dublin)
  ((i))+ 2 sons (dsp)
((B)) James Urmston of Rath House & Chigwell House, Sheriff of Essex (b 1750, d 24.11.1815)0
  m. (1777) Elizabeth Lawrence (d 1824, dau of George Lawrence (secretary to Admiral Byng))
  ((i)) Sir James Brabazon Urmston of Chigwell (b 1785, d 1850) had issue
  m. (1808) Elizabeth Hanson (dau of John Hanson of Great Bromley Hill)
  ((ii))+ 4 sons + 2 daughters
  ((2)) Edward Urmston (d 27.12.1773 (or 1778), General)
  m. (02.09.1752) Leonore Bathurst (d 1798, dau of Earl Bathurst)
  ((3)) Ann Urmston (d 02.11.1799) probably of this generation
  m. (1749) John Pardoe, Sheriff of Essex, Sheriff of London (b 1711, d 1798)
  (b) Mary Urmston
(B) Roger Urmston (d c1636)
  m. Margaret
  (i)+ issue including John
  (C) Ann Urmston
  m. Alexander Sharples
  b. Jane Urmston
  m1/2. John Butler of Kirkland
  m2/1. Thomas Thwenge of Haslington
  c. Anne Urmston
  m. Edward Manwaring of Pever
  d. Elizabeth Urmston
  m. Thomas Fitton of Gawsworth
e.+ other issue - John, Richard, Thomas, Roger, Peter, Geoffrey, William, Gilbert
  ii. Jane Urmston
  m1. William Flower
  This may be the Jane (a 1628) who (also) married ...
  m2. John Gillibrand of Chorley (d by 1622)
  B. Anne Urmston
  m. Henry Chatterton of Manchester
  C.+ other issue - John, Katherine
2. (Elizabeth) Urmston
  m. (Nicholas) Fitzackerley (Fazakerley)
m2. ?? of Ireland
3. Margery Urmston
  m. Peter Langton of Hindley
4.+ other issue - Ralph, James, Gilbert

Main source(s): BLG1952 ('Urmston formerly of Glenmorven') with input/support for the lower section from Visitation (Chetham Society, Lancashire, 1664-5, Dugdale, 'Urmston of West Leigh')
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