'Ainslie3'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Aynsley of Harnham, Aynsley of Hexham, Aynsley of Little Harle, Aynsley of Threapwood, Aynsley of West Shaftoe

Robert Aynsley of West Shaftoe
m. _ Fenwick of Little Harle
1. William Aynsley of West Shaftoe
m. Dorothy Delaval (dau of Guy Delaval of Horton)
  A. Guy Aynsley of West Shaftoe
  m. Grace Shaftoe (dau (sb sister?) of William Shaftoe of Bavington)
  i. William Aynsley 'of Shafto'
  m. Marian or Elizabeth Swinburne (dau of Thomas Swinburne of Capheaton)
  a. William Aynsley (dsp 1615)
  b. Marian Aynsley
  m. Wiliam Tempest of Thornley
  B. Gawen Aynsley (a 1615)
  m. Isabella Rutherford (dau of Gawen Rutherford of Rutchester)
  i. Gawen Aynsley 'of Aynsley Hall' (a 1628)
  a. Gawen Aynsley of Harnham & Little Harle (d before 13.10.1671)
  m. (1633) Margaret Atkinson (dau of Bartholomew Atkinson)
  (1) Gawen Aynsley of Little Harle & Harnham (b 1669, d 1750)
m1. Jane Ogle (dau of William Ogle of Cawsey Park)
  (A) Jane Aynsley (d 1743)
  m. John Thirelkeld of Trittington
  (i) Mary Thirelkeld
  m. (1764) George Mitford
  Little Harle passed to their daughter who assumed the name Mitford-Aynsley.
  m2. (sp) Elizabeth Fenwick (dau of Roger Fenwick of Stanton, relict of William Fenwick of Bywell)
  m3. Mary Ridley (dau of Nicholas Ridley of Newcastle & Heaton)
  (B) Gawen Aynsley of Little Harle, Sheriff of Northumberland (bpt 1710, dsp 1792, 2nd son)
  m. Aliciai Ibbertson (dau of James Ibbertson of Leeds)
  (C) Mary Aynsley
  m. John Reed of Chepchase
  (D)+ other issue - Nicholas (dvp), John (b 1712, d unm 1744, chaplain), William (b 1715, d 1758, Chief Justice of Jersey), Martha (d unm), Margaret (d unm)
  (2) Margaret Aynsley
  m. _ Vaughan
  (3)+ other issue - Bartholomew (dvp unm 1669), Jane (d unm), Elizabeth
  ii.+ other issue



"said to have been of the family of Aynsley of Highlaw and Little Harle" (see above) was ...
John Aynsley of Hexham (bur 09.05.1719)
m. ?? Shafto? (not clear)
1. John Aynsley of Hexham & Threapwood (b c1659, d 12.09.1751)
  m1. ??
  A. Jane Aynsley
  m1. (28.02.1713/4) Whitfield Greenwell of Corbridge (d 1719)
  m2. (25.08.1725) Samuel Brewer of Newcastle
  m3. (25.10.1732) Ralph Redhead of Corbridge
  B. Sarah Aynsley (bpt 31.05.1694, bur 07.04.1699)
  C. Hannah Aynsley possibly of the 2nd marriage
m. (c12.1736) Robert Ilderton of Hexham (grandson of George Ilderton of Hexham)
  m2. (26.05.1701) Anne Armstrong (bpt 29.10.1679, bur 06.01.1720/1, dau of John Armstrong of Hexham & Thornton Tower)
  D. John Aynsley of Hexham & Threapwood (bpt 19.11.1713, d 18.06.1764, 2nd son)
  m1. (30.05.1735) Frances Wood
  m2. (24.06.1740) Jane Sofley of Durham (m2. Tobias Finch)
  E. Mary Aynsley (bpt 14.08.1705)
  m1. (10.11.1724) George Tweddell of Thorp Thewles (bur 06.08.1723)
  m2. Thomas Davison
  F. Anne Aynsley (bpt 04.06.1707)
  m1. (09.11.1724) Robert Tweddell of Monk Hesleden
  m2. (10.07.1739) Rev. Samuel Huson
  G.+ other issue - William (bpt 09.03.1703/4, bur 03.1.1705/6), Gawen (bpt 03.04.1716, bur 23.08.1725), Elizabeth (bpt 27.12.1702, bur 07.02.1702/3), Barbara (bpt 01.09.1708, bur 27.10.1710), Dorothy (bpt 23.11.1709, bur 10.06.1734), Elizabeth (bpt 03.06.1711, bur 26.01.1711/2)
  m3. (26.05.1726) Elizabeth Coatsworth (bur 08.10.1737)
2. Sarah Aynsley
  m. (31.07.1711) Thomas Todd (vicar of Corbridge)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 09.04.19) : Commoners (vol 1, 'Aynsley of Little Harle Tower', p588+)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 23.07.19) : 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 10, H.H.E. Craster, 1914, 'Aynsley of Corbridge and Threapwood', p159)
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