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This section first uploaded 24.07.08.
(1) Some web sites show the following Bernard as son of Sir Edmund Mortimer (d 1409, bother of Roger, 4th Earl of March). BE1883 (Mortimer of March) reported that Sir Edmund had issue "said to have settled in Scotland" but we have also seen (we can't remember where) that he only had daughters. We suspect that the alleged connection is spurious.
(2) Apart from one site, we have seen little evidence that the following family has ever been subjected to serious research. The following is speculative, based only partly (and too hastily) on that site (which we have yet to investigate fully so we apologise should be doing a disservice to the work reported there), and may be subject to significant revision in due course.
Bernard Mortimer of Craigievar, Aberdeenshire
1. ?? Mortimer (d 1457) presumed intermediary generation, presumed father of ...
  A. Edmond Mortimer of Craigievar
  i. Alexander Mortimer of Craigievar
  a. William Mortimer of Craigievar (d 1554?)
  m. Elizabeth Gordon
  (1) Alexander Mortimer (dvp?) father or possibly brother (or other) of ...
  (A) John Mortimer of Craigievar
  m. Katherine Gray
  (i) James Mortimer of Craigievar
  m. (mcrt 15.10.1577) Elizabeth Arbuthnot (dau of Robert Arbuthnot of Arbuthnot)
(a) John Mortimer, last of Craigievar (a 1610) sold Craigievar in 1610 (to Forbes)
  (b) Alexander Mortimer
  (c) William Mortimer of Glencat (a 1635) presumed father of ...
  ((1)) John Mortimer of Glencat presumed brother of ...
  ((2)) George Mortimer of Glencat presumed father of ...
  ((A)) William Mortimer of Glencat sold Glencat in 1695
  (ii) Janet Mortimer
  m. (c1580) John Lumsden of Cushney (d c1628)
  (iii) Katherine Mortimer
  m1. James Forbes of Corsindae
  m2. (mcrt 23.12.1595) James (John) Middleton of Netherseat
  (iv)+ other issue - Patrick, John, Alexander
  ii. John Mortimer
  iii. Janet Mortimer
  m1/2. George Gordon of Hallhead
  m2/1. Robert Lumsden of Medlar (d before 1480)
2. Isabel Mortimer --
  m. (1391) Sir Andrew Leslie, 3rd of Balquhain (d 1420) --



This section first uploaded 26.07.08.
John Martin of Ripe, Sussex
1. Denny Martin of Loose (Kent), later Fairfax of Leeds Castle (Kent)
  m. Frances Fairfax (b 1703, d 13.12.1791, dau of Thomas, 5th Lord Fairfax)
  A. Denny Martin, later Fairfax of Leeds Castle (d 1800, Rev.)
  B. Philip Martin, later Fairfax of Leeds Castle (d unm 1821, General)
  C.+ other issue - John (Major), Thomas Brian, Frances, Sibylla, Anna
2. Mary Martin
  m. Charles Fox of Chacombe Priory (b 1661, d 1722)
  Leeds Castle passed through this connection into the Wykeham family.
3. Frances Martin (d unm)



This section first uploaded 04.03.16.
Hunter reports (in FMG) that the following comes from the Visitations (to Derbyshire) of 1634 & 1662 with additions from the Register at Eckington and also Visitation (St. George, London, 1687) but adds "This pedigree needs revision", which is why it has been placed on this Temporary page.
George Wigfall of Carter Hall in Eckington, Derbyshire
m1. Elizabeth Moore (dau of Robert Moore)
m2. Cecilia
1. Henry Wigfall of Ridgeway (in Eckington) (d by 1600)
  m. (23.09.1570) Ursula Newsham (b c1550, a 1600, dau/coheir of Richard Newsham of Shatcliffe)
  A. George Wigfall of (Long Ridgway then) Carter Hall (bur 01.10.1623)
m. (03.03.1602-3) Ann Towers (dau/coheir of Nicholas Towers of Eaton)
  i. Zachariah Wigfall of Carter Hall (bpt 01.12.1603, a 1634)
  m. Jane Pigot (dau of Gervas Pigot of Thrumpton by Jane Bradshaw of Burton)
  a.+ issue - William (b c1632, a 1634), Henry (bpt 28.05.1633), Gervase (bpt 11.08.1634)
  ii.+ other issue - Matthew, Godfrey, Benjamin
  B. Henry Wigfall of Renishaw (in Eckington) (d 1651, younger son)
  m. (11.09.1636) Elizabeth Gell (dau of Sir John Gell of Hopton)
  i. John Wigfall of Renishaw (bpt 28.09.1637, bur 05.11.1711)
  Hunter notes that Anne is shown by St. George as the only issue of John's 1st marriage whilst a Dr. Pegge identifies Frances Newton as wife of his son John, rather than this John's 3rd wife. Provisionally we follow Hunter in showing what he gives precedence to within FMG.
  m1. Elizabeth Phipps (dau of Robert Phipps of Coventry and/or Doncaster)
  a. William Wigfall of Bramley, Yorkshire (bpt 01.08.1666-7)
m. Ann Ross of Leeds
  (1)+ issue (a 1709) - John (b c1702), Thomas (b c1706)
  b. Anne Wigfall (b 1657-8)
  m1. John Bright of Dore
  (1) Barbara Bright possibly the Barbara who married ...
  m. (1714) John Revel
  (2) Jane Bright
  m2. (1708) Henry Inman
  c. Jane Wigfall
m1. _ Mathill
  m2. William Emmerson (parson of Normanton)
  d.+ other issue - Henry (bpt 02.03.1664-5), John (see note above), Barbara (bpt 10.12.1663, a 1709, d unm?), Mary, Elizabeth
  m2. Barbara Nevil (dau of Gervas Nevil of Leeds by Barbara, dau of Francis Bullock of Ounston)
  m3. Frances Newton (b 1669-70, d 20.0.1714, dau of Sir John Newton of Barrs Court, Bart)
  ii. Daniel Wigfall of Renishaw then London (bpt 05.04.1642, d 1699)
  m. (21.09.1676) Dorothy Elmsall (of Doncaster?)
  a. Elizabeth Wigfall
  m. Thomas Chester (son of Sir Anthony)
  b. Dorothy Wigfall
  m. William Henry Plumtree (brother of the MP)
  c.+ other issue - John, Henry, Daniel, Thomas, Mary
  iii. Mary Wigfall (b c1645)
  m. _ Trot (of near Ashburn)
  iv.+ other issue - Elizabeth (bpt 19.09.1639, d 24.04.1641), Judith (d unm)
  C.+ other issue - William, Richard, Godfrey, John, Peter, Elizabeth, Mary, Troth, Gertrude
2.+ other issue - Godfrey, Elizabeth, Joan, Gertrude, Frances, Dorothy

Main source(s):
(1) For Mortimer of Craigievar : various web sites plus cross-references from elsewhere in the database
(2) For Martin : Commoners (vol I, Wykeham-Martin of Leeds Caste)
(3) For Wigfall : FMG (vol 2, MS200, 'Wigfall', p464+)
[The section on Spencer of Rendlesham has been moved to Spencer05; that on Crawfurd of Carse (Kerse) has been absorbed by Crawford06.]
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