'Blackett2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Blackett of Hoppyland, Blackett of Newcastle, Blackett of Newham, Blackett of Wallington, Blackett of Wylam

Christopher Blackett of Hoppyland (b 1612, d 1675)
m. (1631) Alice Fenwick (dau of Thomas Fenwick of Matfen)
1. William Blackett of Hoppyland (dsp 25.12.1695)
m. dau of Duc de Boys
2. John Blackett of Wylam and Hoppyland, Sheriff of Northumberland (b 1635, d 1707)
  The following is partly supported by 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 1, Edward Bateson, 1893, p281) although that identifies John's wife as Mary, dau of William Errington of Portgate whilst BLG1952 identifies her as ...
  m. Mary Errington (dau of Richard Errington son of John of Errington Hall & Beaufront)
  A. John Blackett of Wylam, Sheriff of Northumberland (d 1714)
  m. Elizabeth Bacon (dau of John Bacon of Staward Peel)
  i. John Blackett of Wylam, Sheriff of Northumberland (d 1769)
  m1. (24.09.1734) Dorothy Grey (dau of Edward Grey of Shoreston)
a. John Blackett of Wylam (d unm 1791)
  b. Thomas Blackett of Wylam (dsp 1801, 4th son)
  c.+ other issue - Edward (d unm), Edward (d unm)
  m2. Elizabeth Crosbie (d 10.1805, dau of Edward Crosbie of Tudhoe)
  e. Christopher Blackett of Wylam (d 25.01.1829)
  m. Alice Ingham (d 08.1831, dau of William Ingham)
  (1) Christopher Blackett of Wylam (b 22.06.1788) had issue
  m. (15.08.1818) Elizabeth Burgoyne (d 20.03.1833, dau of Montagu Burgoyne, son of 6th Bart)
  (2) William Fenwick Blackett (b 14.09.1793, d 20.06.1868) had issue
  m. Catherine Porterfield Stewart (d 22.06.1873, dau of Robert Stewart of St. Fort)
  (3) John Alexander Blackett, later Blackett-Ord (d 1864, vicar) had issue
  m. Anne Jane Hamilton (dau of Lt. Col. Andrew Hamilton by Anne Ord)
  (4) Alice Blackett (d 1827)
  m. (1801) Anthony Surtees of Hamsterley Hall (d 05.03.1838)
  (5)+ other issue - Elizabeth (d 1856), Dorothy Christian (d 1851)
  ii. Isabella Blackett
m. William Clavering of Bevington
  iii. Alice Blackett
  m. Blackett Burton of Kiverston (cousin)
  B. Christopher Blackett of Newham (b c1685, d 13.09.1712)
  m. Alice Hilton (bur 29.11.1761, dau of Robert Hilton, m2. Francis Smart of Snotterton, m3. Thomas Bellasyse of Darlington)
  i. Charles Blackett (d infant)
  ii. Christopher Blackett of Newham (bpt 15.05.1711, d(sp) 27.08.1738)
  m. Elizabeth Craster (bpt 31.08.1704, a 12.1745, dau of John Craster of Craster)
  C. Alice Blackett
  m. Samuel Burton of Beverston



Sir William Blackett of Newcastle, 1st Bart (d 16.05.1680)
m1. (10.07.1645) Elizabeth Kirkley (d 07.04.1674, dau of Michael Kirkley of Newcastle)
1. Sir Edward Blackett of Newby Park, Mayor of Newcastle, 2nd Bart (d 23.04.1718)
  m1. (sps) Mary Norton (dau of Thomas Norton of Langthorne)
  m2. Mary Yorke (dau of Sir John Yorke, Bart of Gowthwaite)
  A. William Blackett (dvp 23.02.1713)
  m. (before 1703) Diana Delaval (d 10.01.1716, dau of Sir Ralph Delaval, Bart of Seaton Delaval)
  i. Diana Blackett (b c1702, d 02.05.1737)
  m1. (26.07.1725) Henry Mainwaring of Over Peover (b 03.08.1686, d 01.07.1726)
  m2. Thomas Wetenhall (b 1708, d 1776, rector of Walthamstow)
  B. Sir Edward Blackett of Newby Park, 3rd Bart (dsp 23.04.1718, Captain RN)
m. Mary (d 07.10.1713, dau of George, Lord Delamere)
  C. John Blackett of Newby
  m. Patience Wise (dau of Henry Wise)
  i. Sir Edward Blackett 'of Newby & Matfen', 4th Bart (d 03.02.1804)
  m. (09.1757) Anne Douglas (d 30.12.1805, dau of Oley Douglas of Matfen)
  a. Sir William Blackett, 5th Bart (b 16.02.1759, d 27.10.1816) had issue
  m. (06.08.1801) Anne Keene (d 07.08.1859, dau of Benjamin Keene of Westoe Lodge)
  b. Anne Blackett
  m. _ Scott (Lt. General)
ii.+ other issue
  D. Christopher Blackett
  m. ? (Mrs Saville)
  i.+ 1 son and 1 daughter
  E. Elizabeth Blackett
  m. John Wise
  F. Henrietta Maria Blackett
  m. Major Saville
  G. Alethea Blackett
  m. Waldegrave Tancred (son of 2nd Bart)
  H. Isabella Blackett
  m. William Norton of Sawley
  I. Anne Blackett
  m. (Edward) Risdale
  J. Christian Blackett
  m. _ Curtis
  m3. Diana Booth (d 07.10.1713, dau of George Booth, 1st Lord Delamere)
2. Michael Blackett
  m. Dorothy Barnes (of Darlington)
  A. Elizabeth Blackett (d young)
3. Sir William Blackett, 1st Bart of Wallington (d 12.1705)
  m. (27.01.1684-5) Julia Conyers (d 16.08.1722, dau of Sir Christopher Conyers, 2nd Bart of Horden)
  A. Sir William Blackett, 2nd Bart of Wallington or Newcastle (d 25.09.1728)
  m. (20.09.1725) Barbara Villiers (d 11.06.1761, dau of William Villiers, 2nd Earl of Jersey)
  partner unknown
  i. Elizabeth Orde
  m. Sir Walter Calverley, later Blackett, 2nd Bart of Calverley (d 1777)
  B. Julia Blackett
  m. (01.1706) Sir Walter Calverley, 1st Bart of Calverley (d 1749)
  C. Elizabeth Blackett
m. (31.08.1714) William Marshall of Reavly
  D. Frances Blackett
  m. (08.02.1729) Robert Bruce (dvpsp 30.08.1738)
  E. Isabella Blackett (d 14.05.1763)
  m. (15.09.1743, sp) David Erskine, 4th Lord Cardross, 9th Earl of Buchan (bpt 03.01.1672, d 14.10.1745)
  F. Diana Blackett (bur 14.04.1742)
  m. (23.06.1720) Sir William Wentworth, 4th Bart of Bretton (bpt 29.10.1686, d 01.03.1763)
  G. Anne Blackett (dsp)
  m1. John Trenchard of Abbots Leigh (b 1662, dsp 16.12.1723)
  m2. ??
  H.+ other issue - Christopher (d infant), Isabella (d young), Mary (d young)
4. Elizabeth Blackett (d 10.09.1694) probably of this generation, presumed of this marriage
  m. Timothy Davison of Beamish (b c1641, d 12.1696)
5. Christian Blackett (d by 1716) probably of this generation, presumed of this marriage
  m. (22.11.1669) Robert Mitford of Seghill (bur 09.11.1713)
m2. Margaret Cock (dau of Henry (probably not Ralph) Cock of Newcastle, widow of Captain John Rogers)

Main source(s): BLG1850&1952 (Blackett of Wylam), BP1934 (Blackett), BEB1844 (Blackett of Newcastle)
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