'Wright05'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Wright of Bolton-on-Swale, Wright of Plowland

John Wright of Plowland in Holderness, Yorkshire (a c1500, "came out of Kent")
m. Alice Ryther (dau/coheir of John Ryther, son/heir of Gilbert of Alford Well & Sutton)
1. Robert Wright of Plowland (a 1584)
  m1. Anne Grimston (dau of Thomas Grimston of Grimston)
  A. William Wright of Plowland
  m. Ann Thornton (dau of Robert Thornton of Newton in Rydale)
i. Robert Wright of Foston (b 1572, a 1612)
  m. Anne Girlington (dau of Nicholas Girlington of Sand Hall)
  a. Anne Wright
  b. Mary Wright
  m. Ralph Crathorne of Crathorne
  ii. William Wright (a 1630)
  m. Ann Mill (a 1630, dau of William Mill of West Taylor)
  a.+ issue - William, Margaret (d infant)
  iii. Francis Wright of Sowerby, Yorkshire (4th son)
m. _ Markham (sister of Henry Markham, aunt of Henry of Bolton)
  a/b. Christopher Wright of Sowerby had issue
  b/a. Francis Wright of Bolton-on-Swale, Yorkshire (d c1651)
  m. Grace Beckwith (dau of ?? Beckwith of Aldborough)
  (1) Francis Wright of Bolton-on-Swale (d 1655, Rev.)
  m. Anne Meryton (d 29.03.1670, dau of George Meryton, Dean of Peterborough then York)
  (A) George Wright of Bolton-on-Swale (b 1629, d 06.06.1674, 2nd son)
  m1. Beatrice Mauleverer (dau of James Mauleverer of Arncliffe by Beatrice Hutton)
  (i) George Wright of Bolton-on-Swale (2nd son)
  Commoners mentions but does not follow the line of this George (b 10.08.1662). Dugdale ends with this generation, showing a George (b c1662). It is possible that this was the George of Bolton-upon-Swale (b 1664, d 13.03.1722) who is the first mentioned in Walker's Yorkshire Pedigrees (1942, Wright of Bolton upon Swale) and shows his descendants over several generations, but the birth date difference holds us back from making that assumption.
  (ii)+ issue - Francis (b c1658, d 22.09.1684), Richard (b 05.07.1664), Anne (b c1656), Beatrice (b c1659)
  m2. Margaret
  (vi) John Wright of Bolton-on-Swale (d 11.06.1748)
  m. Margaret Greathead (d 04.08.1748)
  (a) John Wright of Bolton-on-Swale (d 20.04.1806)
m. Eleanor Page (b c1727, d 1822)
  ((1)) John Edward Wright of Bolton-on-Swale (b 1765)
  m1. (04.09.1786) Anne Allan (d 21.03.1797, dau of George Allan of Blackwell Grange)
  ((A))+ issue - James Allan (b 08.06.1789, d unm 04.01.1834, Captain), John Allan (b 17.12.1796, RN), Anne (d unm 1829), Elizabeth (d 1798), Catharine (d unm 1831)
  m2. (1798) Agnes McKerrell (dau of John McKerrell of Hill House, Ayrshire)
  ((F)) Charlotte Wright (b 27.06.1799, d 03.10.1879) who married ...
  m. (1835) William McKerrell of Hillhouse (b 1799, dsp 16.04.1882)
  ((G)) Eleanor Wright (d 1833)
  m. (1825) F.G. Spilsbury
  ((H)) Margaret Wright
  m. William Hussey of Glasgow
  ((2)) George Wright (b 11.05.1771, d c1807)
m. _ Griffith of St. Asaphs
  ((A))+ issue - Edward Baines (b 20.031805, d 03.1825), George Nathan (b 21.03.1806)
  ((3)) Eleanor Wright
  m. (27.03.1793) John Nicholson
  ((4)) Margaret Wright
  m. (13.11.1788) Rev. John Dehane
  ((5))+ other issue - Barbara Crowe, Sarah Harriet (d 27.03.1775)
  (b) Elizabeth Wright (b 1722-3, d 28.03.1776)
  m. William Pennyman Consett of Normanby
  (c)+ other issue - Thomas (b 20.12.1737), Francis ( 05.08.1743), Baines (b 26.04.1743), Richard (b 29.07.1748), Martha (b 30.06.1744), others (d infant)
  (B) Anne Wright (d 05.10.1671)
  m. Thomas Hewardine of Maltby
  (C) Grace Wright
  m. John Blakiston of Old Malton
  (D)+ other issue - Francis (dsp), Thomas, Richard, Christopher, William
  (2) Elizabeth Wright
  m. Ninian (or Trinian or Frinian) Anderson of Gales
  (3) Jane Wright
  m. John Palliser of Kirby Wiske
  (4) Grace Wright
  m. Thomas Meryton of Castle Levington (son of George, Dean of Peterborough then York)
iv. Nicohlas Wright
  a. Francis Wright
  v.+ other issue - John, Anne (dsp)
  B.+ other issue - Martha, Anne mentioned in Visitation (Yorkshire, 1584/5+1612, Wright of Plowland), duplication with children of 2nd marriage?
  m2. Ursula Rudston (a 1589, dau of Nicholas Rudston of Hayton)
  D. Christopher Wright (youngest son, gunpowder plotter)
  i. John Wright
  m. _ Busfield of Lincolnshire
  a. John Wright
  E. Ursula Wright
  m1. John Constable of Hatfield (b c1555, dsp)
  m2. Marmaduke Ward
  F. Martha Wright
  m. Thomas Percy (gunpowder plotter)
  G.+ other issue - John (gunpowder plotter), Alice
2. John Wright
3. Crystofer Wright mentioned in Visitation (Yorkshire, 1563-4, Wryght), duplication with next generation above?

Main source(s): Commoners (vol II, Wright of Bolton-on-Swale) with support/input from Visitation (Yorkshire, 1584/5+1612, Wright of Plowland), Visitation (Dugdale, Yorskhire, 1665, Wright of Bolton upon Swale)
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