'Whittingham1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Whittingham of Whittingham

Visitation identifies the arms of the following family as "Argent, a fess Vert, over all, a lion rampant Gules".
Warine de Whittingham, Lancashire (a 1210, 1246)
1. Adam de Whittingham (a 1257)
  A. John de Whittingham (a 1309)
i. William de Whittingham (d c1347)
  a. Adam de Whittingham
  (1) William Whittingham
  (A) Adam Whittingham of Whittingham (d Harfleur 1415) father or brother of ...
  (i) William Whittingham of Whittingham (d 1437)
  (a) William Whittingham of Whittingham (b c1432, d c1500)
  ((1)) Thomas Whittingham of Whittingham (d 1531) - continued below
  m. Joan Singleton (dau of John Singleton of Withgill)
  (b) Seth Whittingham possibly fits here
  b. Roger de Whittingham
  (1) Robert de Whittingham
  m. (1368) Maud de Clare (dau of John de Clare)
  c.+ other issue - William, Cecily
  B. Alice de Whittingham (a 1329)
  m. John de Singleton (d by 1315)
  C. Christiana de Whittingham
  i. Margery
  D.+ other issue - Geoffrey (d 1310), Margery
2. Richard de Whittingham (a 1246)
  m. Hawise
  A.+ issue - Warine, John



Thomas Whittingham of Whittingham (d 1531) - continued above
m. Joan Singleton (dau of John Singleton of Withgill)
1. Roger Whittingham (dvp c1521)
  A. Richard Whittingham of Whittingham (b c1521, d by 1552)
  i. Thomas Whittingham of Whittingham (b c1542, d before 1600)
  m. (by 1566) Bridget Browne (sister/coheir of Richard Browne of Ribbleton)
  a. Richard Whittingham of Whittingham (d 1611)
  (1) Thomas Whittingham of Whittingham (b c1586, d 1668) the first mentioned by Dugdale
  m1/2. Mary Edmondson (dau/coheir of Ewan Edmondson of Eccleston)
  (A) Godfrey Whittingham (dvp)
  m1. Isabel Vavasour (dau of Sir John Vavasour of Spaldington)
  (i) Thomas Whittingham of Whittingham (d 1710)
  (ii) John Whittingham
m2. ??
  (iii) Richard Whittingham of Whittingham (d 1717)
  (a) Henry Whittingham of Whittingham (d 1753)
  ((1)) Richard Whittingham (d 1777)
  ((2)) Bridget Whittingham probably of this generation
  m. George Silvertop of Minster Acres, Northumberland (b 1705)
  ((3)) Mary Whittingham (d 29.06.1767) probably of this generation
  m. Joseph Silvertop (b 1708)
  (iv) Margaret Whittingham
  m. Christopher Tipping
  (v)+ other issue - Anne, Diana
  (B) Richard Whittingham
  m. Elizabeth Walmsley (dau of Richard Walmsley)
  (i) George Whittingham
  m. _ Plessington (dau of Robert Plessington of Garstang)
  (C) Anne Whittingham
  m. _ Bellau of Ireland
  (D) Fanny Whittingham
  m. Edward Midgley of Black Hall
  (E) Bridget Whittingham
  m. Nathan Dale
  (F) Alice Whittingham
  m. Edward Starkey of Aughton
  (G)+ other issue - Alexander, Robert (d unm?), Elizabeth (d unm)
  m2/1. Susan Litherland
  (J) Diana Whittingham
  m. Edward Litherland

Main source(s): VCH (Lancashire, vol 7, 'Townships: Whittingham') with some input/support from Visitation (Dugdale, Lancashire, 1664-5, 'Whittingham of Whittingham')
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