'Wilbraham2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Wilbraham of Darfold (Dorfold), Wilbraham of Delamere, Wilbraham of Nantwich, Wilbraham of Rode Hall, Wilbraham of Skelmersdale

Richard Wilbraham of Nantwich (b 1525-8, d 1612)
m1. Elizabeth Masterson (dau of Thomas Masterson or Maisterson of Nantwich)
1. Richard Wilbraham in London (b 10.01.1551-2, dvp 13.09.1601, Common Serjeant of London)
  m. (20.02.1584-5) Elizabeth Puleston (bur 26.02.1611-2, dau of Sir Thomas Puleston, Lord Mayor of London)
A. Thomas Wilbraham of Nantwich (b 1589, d 1643, esquire to the body of King Charles)
  m. (1619) Rachael Clive (dau/heir of Joshua (not Richard) Clive of Huxley)
  i. Roger Wilbraham of Nantwich (b 1623)
  m. Alice Wilbraham (dau of Roger Wilbraham of Dorfold) @@ below
  a. Randle Wilbraham of Nantwich, Sheriff of Cheshire (b c1663, d 1732)
  m. Mary Brooke (dau of Sir Richard Brooke, 2nd Bart of Norton)
(1) Roger Wilbraham of Nantwich (d 1754)
  m1. (1731) Elizabeth Brooke (dsps, dau of Sir Thomas Brooke, 3rd Bart of Norton Priory)
  m2. (1740) Mary Hunt (dau of Thomas Hunt of Mollington)
  (A) George Wilbraham of Nantwich and Delamere Lodge, Sheriff of Cheshire (d 04.12.1813)
  m. (13.10.1774) Maria Harvey (dau of William Harvey of Chigwell)
(i) George Wilbraham of Delamere House (b 08.03.1779, d 24.01.1852) had issue
  m. (03.09.1814) Anne Fortescue (d 28.02.1864, dau of Hugh Fortescue, 1st Earl Fortescue)
  (B)+ 2 sons
  (2) Randle Wilbraham of Rode Hall (d 1770)
  m. (24.08.1722) Dorothy Kenrick (dau of Andrew Kenrick of Chester)
(A) Richard Wilbraham, later Wilbraham-Bootle of Rode Hall (d 1796)
  m. Mary Bootle (dau/heir of Robert Bootle of Lathom House, brother of Sir Thomas of Melling, Lathom & Skelmersdale)
  (i) Edward Bootle-Wilbraham, 1st Lord Skelmersdale (b 07.03.1771, d 03.04.1853)
  m. (19.04.1796) Mary Elizabeth Taylor (d 02.06.1840, dau of Rev. Edward Taylor of Bifrons)
  (a) Richard Bootle-Wilbraham (b 27.10.1801, dvp 1844) had issue
  m. (22.05.1832) Jessy Brooke (d 18.07.1892, dau of Sir Richard Brooke, 6th Bart)
(b) Mary Charlotte Bootle-Wilbraham (d 03.06.1868)
  (c) Emma Caroline Bootle-Wilbraham (d 26.04.1876)
  m. (21.05.1825) Edward Geoffrey Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby (b 29.03.1799, d 23.10.1869, Prime Minister)
  (ii) Randle Wilbraham of Rode Hall (b 10.01.1773, d 12.01.1861) had issue
  m1. (05.12.1798) Letitia Rudd (d 30.03.1805, dau of Rev. Edward Rudd)
  m2. (09.02.1808) Sybilla Egerton (d 30.05.1868, dau of Philip Egerton)
(iii) Anne Dorothea Wilbraham (d 17.01.1825)
  m. (09.09.1734) Richard Pepper Arden, 1st Lord Alvanley (b 20.05.1744, d 19.03.1804)
  (iv) Mary Wilbraham (b c1760, d 13/23.11.1784)
  m. (26.10.1780) William Egerton of Tatton Park
  (v) Francisca Alicia Wilbraham (d 03.09.1810)
  m. (20.12.1783) Anthony Hardolph Eyre of Grove (b 08.03.1757, d 1836, Lt. Colonel)
  (vi) Sibylla Georgiana Wilbraham (d 22.11.1799)
  m. William Ffarington of Worden
(vii) Emma Wilbraham-Bootle (d 30.11.1797)
  m. (01.06.1794) Sir Charles Edmonstone, 2nd Bart of Duntreath (b 10.10.1764, d 01.04.1821)
  (viii) Elizabeth Wilbraham-Bootle (d 17.12.1841)
  m. (1821) W. Barnes (rector of Brixton Doverill)
  (3) Frances Wilbraham
  m. William Wright
  (4) Elizabeth Wilbraham
  m. (07.01.1736 (1731?)) William Falconer
  (5) Mary Wilbraham
  m. (03.1739) Thomas Chetham
  (6)+ other issue - Richard (dsp), Thomas (dsp), Henry William (d unm, rector of Shelford)
  b. Alice Wilbraham (b c1662)
  m. Ralph Wilbraham of Dorfold
  c. Grace Wilbraham
  m. (12.07.1688) Sir Thomas Brooke, 3rd Bart of Norton (d 1739)
  d.+ other issue - Thomas (b c1657), Richard (b c1660), Roger (b c1662)
  ii. Rachel Wilbraham
  m. John Dulmany (Dalmahoy) of Scotland
  iii.+ oither issue - Thomas (b c1612, d unm 1649), Richard (d 1633), Ralph, George (dsp 1637), Elizabeth (d infant 1639)
  B. Elizabeth Wilbraham (b 1585, d 1659)
  m. (1603) Richard Minshull of Wich Malbank (d 1638)
  C.+ other issue - Richard (bpt 11.06.1599, d 1609), Ralfe of London (bpt 27.11.1601, dsp 1657), Katherine (bur 15.06.1601)
2. Roger Wilbraham (b 1553, dspm 1616)
3. Thomas Wilbraham of London (b 1555) had issue
m. Anne Pyerson
The following is supported by Visitation (Cheshire, 1663, Wilbraham of Darfold).
4. Ralph Wilbraham 'of Dorfold' (b 1558, d 1628, foedary of Chester and Flintshire) ancestor of Wilbrahams of Dorfold
  m. (07.02.1580) Alice Mainwaring (d 21.03.1635, dau of Thomas Mainwaring of Nantwich)
  A. Roger Wilbraham 'of Dorfold' (b 1589)
  m. Mary Ravenscroft (bpt 08.07-1593/4, d 30.04.1632)
  i. Peter Wilbraham of Darfold (b c1626)
  m. Mary Stanley (dau of Sir Thomas Stanley, Bart of Alderley)
  a. Mary Wilbraham (bur 06.02.1699-1700) apparently the Mary who married ...
  m. (c07.1674) Richard Walthall of Wistaston and Nantwich (bur 07.09.1702)
  b.+ other issue - Ralph (b 1655), Roger, Peter, Charles, Elizabeth, Catheirne
  ii. Anne Wilbraham (d 1711)
  m. Sir John Bellot of Moreton, Bart
  iii. Alice Wilbraham
  m. Roger Wilbraham of Nantwich @@ above
  iv.+ other issue - Thomas (d young), Ralph, Richard (d young), Elizabeth, Grace
  B. Margaret Wilbraham (b 05.01.1586, d 11.06.1611)
  m. (07.12.1607) Henry Hardware of Peele
BP1934 identifies Richard's 2nd wife as Margaret, widow of Alexander Elerch, but Visitation identifies her as ...
m2. (06.08.1591) Margaret Elcock (dsp 10.03.1606-7, dau of Alexander Elcock, widow of Richard Wright)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Skelmersdale), BLG1952 (Wilbraham of Delamere) with some support from Visitation (Cheshire, 1613 & 1663, Wilbraham of Nantwich), Visitation (Cheshire, 1663, Wilbraham of Darfold)
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