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This section first uploaded 29.05.06, amended 18.03.10.
Henry Vavasor
m. Matilda Bunnye
1. ?? Vavasor
  A. ?? Vavasor
  Uncertain on number of intervening generations.
  i. ?? Vavasor
  a. ?? Vavasor possibly John Vavasor of Waltham Abbey and/or Copmanthorpe who was father of Dorothy
  (1) Henry Vavasor
  m. Margaret Knyvett (dau of Sir Henry Knyvett by Anne Pickering)
  (A) Sir Thomas Vavasour of Copmanthorpe (Yorkshire) & Skellingthorpe (Lincolnshire) (d 19.03.1620-1, Knight Marshal)
  m. Mary Dodge (dau of John Dodge of Camphurst (Dodges of Cope))
  (i) Sir Charles Vavasour, Bart of Skellingthorpe (d unm bur 01.03.1643-4, 2nd son)
(ii) Sir William Vavasour, Bart of Copmanthorpe (d Copenhagen 18.02.1658)
  m1. "a Dutch lady"
  (a) Thomas Vavasour (dvp unm)
  (b) Mary Vavasour
  m. John Cage
  (c) Beatrice Vavasour
  m. _ Littleton
  m2. (by 1654) Olivia Stapylton (b 1620, dau of Bryan Stapylton of Myton by Frances Slingsby)
  (d) Frances Vavasour (b c1654, d 1731)
  m1. Sir Thomas Norcliffe of Langton
  m2. Moses Goodyear of Aleppo
  (iii)+ other issue - Thomas (dvp), Anne (b 1604-5), Mary(a 1620)
  (2) Dorothy Vavasor dau of John, possibly of this generation
  m. John Tournay of Caenby (d before 29.08.1605)

 

 

This section first uploaded 02.06.06.
John Leigh or Lee of Fulworth or Titleworth, Sussex
m. _ Lewknor (dau of Sir Roger Lewknor)
1. ?? Leigh
  A. Richard Leigh of Hertfordshire
  m. Elizabeth Hall (niece of Edmund Dudley)
  i. Sir Richard Leigh of Sopwell
  m1. Margaret Greenville or Greenfield
  a. Anne Leigh
  m. Edward Sadleir of Temple Dinsley (dvp 04.04.1583-4)
  b. Maud Leigh (dsp)
  m1. Sir Humphrey Coningsby
  m2. Ralph Pemberton
  m2. Alice Coxe (dau of Thomas Coxe of Beaumonts, she m2. Ralph Skipwith of Parkbury)
  c. Eleanor Leigh
  m. Griffith Willis of Delbenny
  d. Anne Leigh (2nd)
  m1. Richard Ticknall
  m2. Robert Chamber of Barkway
  e. Mary Leigh
  m1. John Luxford
  m2. Paul Bellamy
  m3. _ Ticknall

 

 

This section first uploaded 07.06.06, amended 05.02.07, again on 06.07.10, again on 15.12.11.
TCB reports that Alexander Hannay or Ahannay, 1st of Kirkdale, was uncle of Patrick Hannay of Sorbie who was ancestor of the 1st Baronet. TCB provides the descent from that Alexander but shows nothing about the ancestry of Sir Robert, 1st Bart, (in fact it says that the 1st Bart's parentage "is unknown") other than to report that he was descended from Patrick, Alexander's nephew. Mention of the Hannays of Sorbie, and the connection to Sir Robert, was kindly provided by a site visitor (DA, 04.02.07). HOWEVER, DA shows the father of Sir Robert (b 1507) as Odo A'Hannay (of Sorbie). BLG1952 (Hannay formerly of Sorbie) starts with a John Hannay of Sorbie (whose 2nd son was William of Grennan) who must be of the generation before Sir Robert. PROVISIONALLY, we show that John as father of Sir Robert then William then Alexander.
John Hannay of Sorbie, Wigtownshire
m. (c1500) (Elizabeth) Stewart (dau of Sir Alexander Stewart of Garlies) parents of William, presumed also of Sir Robert & Alexander
1. Sir Robert Hannay (b 1507)
  A. Patrick Hannay of Sorbie (b c1537)
  i. ?? Hannay
  a. Patrick Hannay of Sorbie
  ii. Alexander Hannay of Sorbie (b c1567, d before 10.03.1612)
  a. John Hannay of Kirkdale (d 1640)
  m. Dorothy Stewart of Tonderaghie
  (1) Patrick Hannay of Kirkdale (dvp 16.12.1610)
  m. Ann Mackie of McKie of Larg
  (A) Patrick Hannay of Kirkdale
  m. Agnes Dunbar
  (i) William Hannay of Kirkdale
  m. Elizabeth Gordon
  (2) Alexander Hannay
  b. William Hannay
  m. Isabel Vaus
c. Patrick Hannay (poet)
  d. Sir Robert Hannay or Ahannay,1st Bart of Mochrum (b c1597, d 08.01.1657/8)
  TCB (vol 2, Hannay) identifies Sir Robert's wife merely as _ Stewart. TCB (vol IV, Reading) identifies her as Jane Stewart. DA identifies her as ...
  m. Jane Stewart (d 22.03.1662, possibly dau of _ Stewart of Garlies)
  (1) Sir Robert Hannay, 2nd Bart of Mochrum (dsp bur 30.04.1689)
  TCB mentions that Robert dsp "presumably unm" but notes that "The Lady Elinor Hanna" (bur 04.01.1673) "may possibly have been his wife."
  (2) (Nichola) Hannay
  m. (23.01.1654) Sir George Acheson, 3rd Bart (b 1629, d 1685)
  (3) Jane Hannay (bur 18.11.1684)
  m1. (before 05.1645) Sir Charles Coote, 1st Earl of Mountrath (b c1610, d 18.12.1661)
  m2. (c1662) Sir Robert Reading, Bart of Dublin (bur 25.03.1689)
  (A) Elizabeth Reading (b c1668, d 19.03.1754)
  m. (24.01.1683-4) Sir James Hamilton of Donalong, later 6th Earl of Abercorn (d 1734)
  TCB reports that Sir Robert had two sisters and coheirs, the (unnamed) wife of Sir George Acheson and Jane. However, it looks as though he may also have had another sister ...
  (4) Elizabeth Hannay
m. Sir George St. George of Dunmore
  iii. Andrew Hannay
  iv. Margaret Hannay
  m. Sir Alexander Stewart of Garlies
2. William Hannay of Grennan
  The following comes from BLG1952 (Hannay formerly of Sorbie).
  m. Marion McByrd (dau of Alexander McByrd)
  A. Hugh Hannay of Grennan (d 1658)
  m. Helen Kennedy (dau of John Kennedy, natural son of 3rd Earl of Cassilis)
  i. John Hannay of Knock
  m. _ McCulloch (dau of _ McCulloch of Myreton)
  a. John Hannay of Knock & Garrarie
  m. (02.03.1710) Jane Dickson (dau of Patrick Dickson)
  (1) John Hannay of Knock & Garrarie (b 04.11.1713, d 02.12.1751)
  m. Grizel Dickson (b 1715-6, d 19.06.1781, cousin)
  (A) John Hannay of Malaby & Crochmore (bpt 30.06.1749, 3rd son)
  m. (14.06.1774) Grizel Broadfoot (d 04.03.1821)
  (i) Peter (or Patrick) Hannay of Sorbie & Sebergham Castle (b 19.12.1791, d 1875, 2nd surviving son) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Davidson (b 1799-1800, d 27.07.1892, dau of Rev. Elliot William Davidson of Sorbie)
  (ii)+ other issue
  (B)+ other issue
  (2) Robert Hannay (b c1720, d 1793)
  The following comes from BLG1952 (Hannay of Spring Hill House).
  m. (c1744) Jean Maxwell (dau of Alexander Maxwell of Newlaw)
  (A) James Hannay of Blairinnie (d 1820)
  m. (1786) Marion Shaw
  (i) David Hannay of Carlinwark House, Kirkcudbrightshire (2nd son) had issue
  m1. Elizabeth Affleck (dau of Capt. William Affleck)
  m2. (18135) Harriet Stephenson (dau of Rev. John Stephenson of Dacre)
  (ii) James Hannay of Ballylough, Bushmills, Ireland (Captain) had issue
  m. Edith MacnNaghten (dau of Edmund MacNaghten of Beardville)
  (iii) John Hannay of Lincluden, Kirkcudbrightshire had issue
  m. E. Kennedy
  (iv)+ other issue - Robert, Walter
3. Alexander Hannay or Ahannay, 1st of Kirkdale (a 1532)
  The following is supported by BLG1886 (Hannay of Kirkdale).
  A. John Hannay
  i. Patrick Hannay of Kirkdale (d 16.12.1610)
  m. Ann McKie (dau of Patrick McKie of Larg)
  a. Patrick Hannay of Kirkdale (d 1640)
  m. Agnes Dunbar (dau of Gavin Dunbar of Baldoon)
  (1) William Hannay
  m. Elizabeth (heiress of Alexander Gordon of Castramont, cadet of Lochinvar)
  (A) Samuel Hannay of Kirkdale (d before 13.11.1716)
  m. Jean McKie (dau/coheir of Patrick McKie of Larg by Agnes, dau of Sir Patrick Mackie of Larg)
  (i) William Hannay of Kirkdale
  m. Margaret Johnston (dau of Rev. Patrick Johnston of Girthon)
  (a) Sir Samuel Hannay of Kirkdale, '3rd Bart' (d 11.12.1790)
  TCB reports that Samuel "was served and retoured heir male of the 1st baronet, 26 Sep. 1783, and assumed the baronetcy accordingly".
  m. (1768) Mary Mead (d by 03.1800, dau of Robert Mead)
  ((1)) Sir Samuel Hannay of Mochrum & Kirkdale, '4th Bart' (b 12.08.1772, d unm 01.12.1841 or 01.01.1842)
  ((2)) Mary Hannay of Kirkdale (d unm 20.03.1850)
  ((3)) Jane Hannay
  m. Thomas Rainsford (Captain)
  Their son inherited Kirkdale and assumed the name Hannay.
  (b) Alexander Hannay
  (B)+ 2 sons

Main source(s):
(1) For Vavasor : Visitation (Yorkshire, 1563-4, Pickering), BEB1841 (Vavasor of Copmanthorpe), Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1903-6, Vavasour of Skellingthorpe)
(2) For Leigh : Commoners (vol 2, Moody of Aspley)
(3) For Hannay : TCB (vol ii, Hannay or Ahannay of Mochrum) with input as reported above
[The section on Bowyer of Knipersley was transferred to Bowyer02 on 26.05.06.]
[The section on Robinson was transferred to Robinson04 on 05.11.10.]

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