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Families covered: Wordsworth of Gravels, Wordsworth of Penistone, Wordsworth of Schole Hill, Wordsworth of Snodhill, Wordsworth of Water Hall

Richard (Wordsworth?) of Water Hall (a 1379)
m. Alice possibly parents of ...
1. Nicholas de Wordysworth of Peniston (a 1392)
  m. Elizabeth Proctor (dau of William Proctor of Peniston)
  A. William Wordesworth (a 1430)
  i. John Wordsworth of Water Hall (a 1458, 1464)
  a. William Wordesworth of Peniston (d 1530)
  m. Joan
  (1) William Wordsworth of Snodhill, Penistone (a 1531)
  (A) Ralph Wordsworth of Snodhill (a 1553, 1604)
  (i) William Wordsworth of Snodhill (d 05.10.1646)
  m. Ann (d 24.08.1653)
  (a) William Wordsworth of Snodhill (bur 27.03.1694)
  m. Mary (d 04.06.1690)
  ((1)) John Wordsworth of Snodhill (bpt 23.09.1652)
  ((A))+ issue - John (bpt 08.08.1687), William (bpt 07.12.1695, d 08.05.1696), Jonathan (bpt 22.04.1697), William (bpt 05.09.1700), Susanna (bpt 27.10.1690), Elizabeth (bpt 27.02.1692)
  ((2))+ other issue - Mary (bpt 06.03.1657), Sarah (bpt 15.01.1654), Martha (bpt 27.05.1657)
  (b) Ambrose Wordworth (bur 09.02.1680)
  m. (13.03.1633) Elizabeth Hurst (bur 23.09.1682)
  ((1)) John Wordsworth of Handbank Langsett (bpt 02.05.1652)
  ((A)) issue - Elizabeth (bpt 25.05.1681), Sarah (bpt 07.10.1682)
  ((2)) William Wordsworth (d young)
  ((3)) Gregory Wordsworth of Schole Hill, later also of Gravels (bpt 25.05.1646, d 15.01.1717)
  m1. (04.02.1667) Priscilla Bamforth (d 17.07.1683, dau of Lyon Bamforth of Pule Hill)
  ((A)) John Wordsworth of Schole Hill (bpt 21.05.1674, bur 03.05.1732, 2nd son)
  m. (06.10.1698) Diana Gelsthorp (bur 10.11.1755)
  ((i)) John Wordsworth of Penistone (bpt 26.12.1703, bur 10.02.1770)
  m. Anne
  ((a))+ issue - John (bpt 27.10.1731, bur 03.06.1737), William (bpt 29.07.1735, d young), Betty (bpt 09.03.1738)
  ((ii)) Phineas Wordsworth of Penistone (bpt 04.03.1710, d 06.03.1776)
  ((a))+ issue - Phineas (bpt 02.02.1760, dsp), Nancy (bpt 29.04.1753, d unm)
  ((iii)) Mary Wordsworth (bpt 07.01.1702)
  m. (20.11.179) Joseph Parkinson of Penistone (apothecary)
  ((iv))+ other issue (d infant) - Gregory, Ambrose, Jonathan, Margaret, Priscilla, Martha
  ((B)) Mary Wordsworth (bpt 03.04.1680)
  m. (28.08.1709) John Newton
((C))+ other issue - Ambrose (bpt 11.01.1671, d in West Indies?), Phineas of Penistone (bpt 10.03.1676, a 1733, d unm?), Gregory (d infant)
  m2. (18.11.1688) Anne (widow of John Couldwell of Gravels)
  ((F)) Elias Wordsworth of Gravels (bpt 07.01.1691, bur 26.12.1778)
  m. Betty (bur 01.10.1777)
  ((i)) Elias Wordsworth of Gravels (bpt 12.1727, dsp 28.09.1800)
  m1. (09.08.1757) Sarah Wordsworth (dau of John Wordsworth of Penistone) @@ below
  m2. Elizabeth Atkinson (dsp, dwu of William Atkinson of Langsett, m2. William Lockwood of Penistone)
  ((ii)) John Wordsworth of Gravels (bpt 14.12.1734, d 03.03.1802, youngest son)
  m. (09.09.1765) Mary Ward of Thurlstone (bur 21.11.1777)
  ((a)) Elizabeth Wordsworth
  m. Benjamin Reyner, last of Gravels
  ((b))+ other issue - John (bpt 07.09.1766, d yoiung), Elias (bpt 04.11.1767), William (bpt 25.12.1774), Sarah (bpt 17.07.1772)
  ((iii)) Mary Wordsworth
  m. Thomas White
  ((iv)) Ann Wordsworth (bpt 06.06.1718)
  m. (25.06.1740) John Schofield
  ((v))+ other issue - Gregory (bpt 24.05.1730, d young), Gregory (bpt 27.06.1732, d young), Elizabeth (bpt 29.04.1720, bur 01.03.1735)
((G))+ other issue - Gregory (bpt 01.03.1693, d young), Martha (bpt 20.08.1689), Ann (bpt 21.11.1696)
  ((4)) Martha Wordsworth (bpt 21.12.1644)
  m. William Earnshaw
  ((5)) Anne Wordsworth (bpt 04.11.1649)
  m. (30.08.1688) John Marsden
  (ii) Nicholas Wordsworth of Shepherd's Castle (d by 1592) probably of this generation
  m. (22.07.1584) Margaret Wombwell (dau/coheir of Thomas Wombwell of Thundercliffe Grange)
  (a) Thomas Wordsworth, last of Shepherd's Castle
  (b) William Wordsworth
  m. Mary Sylvester
  ((1)) Jonathan Wordsworth of Schole Hill (d 24.01.1702, 3rd son)
  ((A)) Jonathan Wordsworth of Schole Hill (bpt 14.04.1663, 2nd son)
  ((i)) Elias Wordsworth of Schole Hill (b 10.1685)
  ((a)) Elias Wordsworth of Schole Hill (bpt 08.05.1725)
  ((b)) Ann Wordsworth (bpt 18.06.1718)
  ((ii)) Jonathan Wordsworth of Penistone (bpt 30.04.1690, bur 24.05.1763)
  m. Sarah (bur 18.01.1761)
  ((a)) Sarah Wordsworth (bpt 23.11.1711, d 21.09.1768)
  m. (24.06.1734) John Morton
  ((b)) Mary Wordsworth (bpt 05.08.1713)
  m. (09.08.1757) William Silvertwood of Nottingham
  ((iii)) Richard Wordsworth (bpt 28.10.1692)
  m. Esther
((a)) Richard Wordsworth (b 1726)
  ((iv)) John Wordsworth of Penistone (bpt 26.12.1703)
  m. (08.06.1723) Martha Crossley
  ((a)) John Wordsworth of Penistone (bpt 19.10.1731)
  (((1))) Sarah Wordsworth
  m. (09.08.1757) Elias Wordsworth of Gravels @@ above
  ((b)) Barbara Wordsworth (bpt 16.04.1730)
  m. (01.05.1750) John Greave
  ((c))+ other issue - Ambrose (d young), William (bpt 29.07.1735), Sarah (bpt 24.04.1724), Ann (bpt 24.06.1726)
  ((v))+ other issue - Sarah (bpt 12.04.1684), Mary (bpt 26.04.1688, bur 23.11.1695)
  ((B))+ other issue - Elias (bpt 10.01.1661, dsp bur 29.11.1678), Josias (bpt 14.04.1666, d infant), Richard (bpt 21.11.1674, bur 12.08.1679), William (bpt 09.10.1677), Sarah (bpt 06.01.1659), Martha (bpt 14.04.1666, d infant), Elizabeth (bpt 04.03.1668)
  ((2)) Elizabeth Wordsworth
  m. Thomas Greaves of Penistone
  ((3))+ other issue - Thomas, William, John
  (c) Edward Wordsworth
  (d) Barbara Wordsworth
  m. Richard Burdett
(B) William Wordsworth of Snodhill (d before 1553)
  (C) Richard Wordsworth (a 1604)
  Shown alongside this Richard but not identified as the same person, so possibly a completely different person, was a Richard Wordsworth of Falthwaiter (a 1595, d 1617) who married ...
  m. Alice (bur 03.12.1611) possibly parents of ...
  (i) William Wordsworth of Wraith House
  m. (11.08.1582) Helen Crosland
  (a) William Wordsworth of Falthwaite (bur 05.03.1666)
  (b)+ other issue - Richard (b 18.01.1595), Lionel, Dorothy (b 15.02.1600)
(2) John Wordsworth of Brook Hill (a 1560)
  (A) Ann Wordsworth
  m. John Cudworth of Eastfield
  (i) Thomas Cudworth of Eastfield (a c1529, a 1629)
  m. Gertrude Cutler (dau of John Cutler of Falthwaite)
  (a) Richard Cudworth (bpt 19.05.1596, d 1657)
  m. Susan Binns (dau of Thomas Binns of Thorpe)
((1)) Grace Cudworth (a 1697, eldest daughter, coheir)
  m1. John Ellison
  m2. William Wordsworth of Wraith House (bpt 1615-6, d 1658)
  b. John Wordsworth of Water Hall (a 1531) probably of this generation
  (1) Thomas Wordsworth of Thurlstone (b 1523, a 1578)
(A) John Wordsworth of Rodwood, Lower Thurlstone, Pernistone (d 1650?)
  (i) Josias Wordsworth of Cumberworth & Walton Hall (d after 28.02.1670)
  m. Mary
  (ii) John Wordsworth (a 1649)
  (B) William Wordsworth (a 1605)
  (2) William Wordsworth of Water Hall (b 1528, a 1578)
  (A) John Wordsworth of Water Hall (d after 13.09.1603)
  (i) Ralph Wordsworth of Water Hall, Peniston (b 1591, d/bur 14.08.1663, 2nd son)
  m. Elizabeth Micklethwaite (b 1597/1607, bur 10/11.11.1665, dau/coheir of Richard Micklethwaite of Swathe Hall, sister of Margaret (m. Richard Elmhirst of Houndhill))
  (ii)+ other issue - William, Henry, Richard, John of Water Hall (a 03.1613), Jane
  (B) Gregory Wordsworth
  ii.+ other issue - William (a 1458, 1494), Thurstan, Robert of Peniston (a 1457, priest)

Main source(s): MGH (NS1, vol 4 (1884), 'Pedigree of Wordsworth of Penistone, etc., co. York', p41+)
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