'Carr02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Carr of Dunston Hill, Carre of Forde Castle, Carr of Hedgeley, Carr of Hencoats, Carr of Hetton, Carr of Hexham, Carr of Le Lee, Carr of The Spittal, Carr of Woodhall

                               
The coats of arms shown by BLG1952 for this family indicates that it was a cadet of the family shown on Carr01.
John Car of Hetton, later of Woodhall (Northumberland) (b c1450, a 1515)
1. William Carr of Woodhall & Hencoats (d before 20.04.1527)
  m. Elizabeth (d before 07.1555)
  A. Richard Carr (a 1559, dsp)
  B. James Carr of Hencoats
  m. (before 1560) Mary
  i. Richard Carr of Le Lee, Hexham (bur 25.03.1609)
m. Anne (a 1585)
  a. Richard Carr of Hexham & The Spittal (bur 21.06.1623, bailiff)
  m. Janet (a 1630)
  (1) Richard Carr of Hexham & The Spittal (d 1647, bailiff)
  m1/2. Dorothy Ridley (bur 05.04.1640, dau of John Ridley of Coastley)
  (A) Cuthbert Carr of The Spittal (b c1626, d 1691, 3rd son)
  m. Jane
  (i)+ issue - Richard (bpt 15.04.1648, bur 30.07.1650), William (bur 10.11.1650), Mary, Dorothy (bpt 22.07.1649, bur 01.08.1649)
  (B) Benoni Carr of Hexham & The Spittal (bur 27.10.1708, bailiff, youngest son)
  m. Mary
  (i)+ issue - Richard (bpt 03.10.1664, bur 28.03.1691), John (bpt 18.06.1666, bur 30.07.1667), William (bur 02.04.1680)
  (C)+ other issue - John (bur 01.01.1626), Ralph (d 1660), John (bur 01.11.1634), Catherine (bur 20.04.1629), Thomasine (bur 06.05.1639)
  m2. Mary
  (H) Copley Carr (bur 04.11.1644)
  (2) Elizabeth Carr
  m. James Oliver
  (3)+ other issue - William (d before 1623), Arthur (d before 1623), Ralph (b c1610, dsp 1643), Henry (bur 01.07.1612), William (a 1648)
  b. Ralph Carr of Slaley & Le Lee (d before 17.04.1627)
  m. Alice (a 1627, widow of Robert Robson)
  (1) William Carr of Le Lee (d 1636)
  m. Elizabeth (a 10.1626)
  (A) Richard Carr of Hexham (b c1605, d before 1665)
  m. (24.06.1637) Dorothy Smith
  (i) John Carr of Newcastle-upon-Tyne & Hebblesworth (d before 12.11.1682, 2nd son)
m. Abigail Johnson (a 11.1682, dau of William Johnson of Newcastle, widow of William Bonner of St. Anthony's & Kibblesworth)
  (a) John Carr of Whickham, 1st of Dunston Hill (co. Durham) (bpt 06.10.1667, bur 24.12.1739)
m. (27.08.1700) Sarah Wynne (b c1678-9, d 13.05.1733, dau of William Wynne of Castle Garth)
  ((1)) Ralph Carr of Dunston Hill & Hedgeley (Northumberland) (b 22.09.1711, d 07.05.1806, eldest son)
  m. (29.11.1758) Isabella Byne (d 30.01.1797, dau of Rev. Henry Byne of Ponteland)
  ((A)) John Carr of Dunston Hill & Hedgeley (b 21.09.1764, d 12.01.1817, eldest son) had issue
  m. (02.03.1802) Hannah Ellison (d 01.02.1846, dau of Henry Ellison of Hebburn Hall, m2. George Lewis Adolphus Douglas of Edinburgh)
  Their eldest son inherited Hebburn Hall and assumed the name Carr-Ellison.
  ((B)) Harriet Carr probably of this generation
  m. (1799) Robert Cheney of Badger Hall ( Lt. General)
(b)+ other issue (a 08.1681) - Richard of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (a 1702), Nathaniel of Whickham Low Hand (bur 26.04.1739), Mary, Margaret, Dorothy
  (B) James Carr of Le Lee (a 1636)
  (2) Matthew Carr (a 04.1627) had issue
  (3) Isabel Carr (a 04.1627)
  m. _ Humble
  c. Thomas Carr of Slaley (dsp by 1595)
  m. (14.0.1584) Alice Stokoe
  d. Joanna Carr
  ii.+ other issue (a 10.1568) - James, John, William
2. John (sb James?) Carr of Hexham (d before 10.09.1535)
  BLG1952 shows the 2nd son as James "called John in Philpots Pedigrees". The main source used for the continuation names him John. As shown just below, BLG1952 shows a younger brother (also) named John.
3. John Carr of Hetton (d 02.04.1517)
  m. Jenet Clavering (dau of Robert Clavering of Callaby)
  A. John Carr 'of Hetton'
  m1. Margaret Colyngwood (dau of Robert Colyngwood of Eslington)
  i. John Carr
  m. Agnes Horsley
a.+ issue - John, Annes
  ii. Thomas Carr
  Some web sites identify this Thomas as being 'of Etal' (see here for later Carrs of Etal). BLG1952 identifies Thomas's wife as Elizabeth, dau/heir of William Heron & cousin/heir of Sir William Heron of Ford. It appears that she was in fact ...
  m. (c1549) Elizabeth Heron (dau/heir of William Heron son of Sir William of Ford)
  a. William Carr 'of Forde'
  BLG1952 shows no more on this line than name Thomas & Elizabeth's children. Provisionally, albeit noting that there may have been other Carres at Ford (see section below), we presume that this was the William Carr of Forde who married ...
m. Ursula Brandling (dau of Henry Brandling)
  (1) We show below a section containing Carres of Forde Castle. See the note there.
(2) Various web sites show William & Ursula as parents of ...
  (1) William Carr ('groom of the bedchamber to King James I')
  m. Elizabeth Ord
  (A) Lettice Carr
  m. Alexander Popham of Littlecote (d 1669)
  (2) Margaret Carr possibly of this generation
  m. John Craster of Craster (a 1615)
  (3) Elizabeth Carr possibly fits here
  m. William Carr of Woodhall, Walwick & Elrington (d 17.11.1624)
b.+ other issue - Rawffe, Agnes, Elizabeth
  iii. Jane Carr
  BLG1952 shows that Jane married Anthony Ratclyffe, 2nd son or Sir George Ratclyffe. 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 6, John Crawford Hodgson, 1902, 'Farewell and Radcliffe of Blanchland', p327) shows that she married as follows:
  m1. William Farewell of Blanchland (d 25.08.1551)
  a. Margery Farewell 'of Blanchland' (b c1549)
  m. Cuthbert Radcliffe of Blanchland (d before 30.03.1612, m2. Margaret Lambton)
  b. Anne (Agnes) Farewell (dsp 27.10.1566)
  m. John Swinburne of Wylam
  m2. Anthony Radclyffe (d 1595, brother of George)
  iv. Margaret Carr
  BLG1952 identifies Margaret's husband as Thomas Swymborne of Eslyngham. It appears that he was in fact ...
  m. Thomas Swinburne of Edlingham & Nafferton (b c1527, d c07.1572)
  v. Jennett Carr
  m. John Shotton of Berwick
  vi. Elizabeth Carr
  m. John Carr of Bowmer
  vii.+ other issue - Robert, Eleanor (d unm)
  m2. Isabell Carr (dau of Humphrey Carr)
  ix.+ other issue - Cuthbert, Margery
  B. Jennett Carr
  m. George Swymborne (Swinburne?)
  C. Isabell Carr
  m. John Outbanke
  D.+ other issue - Richard, Richard, Robert, Edward, George

 

 

It is believed that Forde came into this family through the above-mentioned marriage of Thomas Carre with Elizabeth Heron. However, the dates make it difficult to see how the following John fitted into that family. We show the following here pending further investigation. It seems likely that there was already a Carr family at Ford (albeit perhaps not 'of Ford Castle') before Thomas married Elizabeth.
John Carre of Forde Castle, Northumberland (Captain of Warke Castle)
1. Humphrey Carre of Forde Castle
  A. Cuthbert Carre of Benwell Tower, Northumberland (younger son)
m. (01.09.1564) (Barbara) Ellison
  i. James Carre of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (d 1638)
  m. Elizabeth Stanpert of Newcastle
  a. Cuthbert Carre of St. Helen-Aukland, co. Durham (b c1619, a 08.1666)
  m1. Anne Riddell (dau of Sir Peter Riddell of Newcastle by Mary, dau/coheir of Thomas Surtees of Newcastle)
  (1)+ issue (a 08.1666) - Mary (b c1640), Jane (b c1644)
  m2. Clare Byerley (dau of Christopher Byerley of Midridge Grange)
  (3)+ other issue (a 10.1666) - Francis (b c1659), Anne, Barbara, Clare
  b. Robert Carre (d unm)
  c. Barbara Carre
  m. George Tonge (son of Sir George of Denton)
  ii. John Carre (d unm)
  iii. Margery Carre
  m. Edward Harle of Shields
  iv. daughter
  m. _ Merryman

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BLG1952 ('Carr-Ellison of Hebburn') with some input/support from 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 3, Allen Hinds, 1896, 'Carr of Hexham', p301)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (Durham, 1575+1615+1666, 'Carre of St. Helen-Aukland')
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