'Darnell1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Darnell of Deckham Hall, Darnell of Helyng (Healing), Darnall of Maryland, Darnell of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Darnell of Thornholme

Maddison identifies the coat of arms of this family as "Azure, two bars betweem six mascels, three, two, and one, or."
Sir Arthur Darnell
1. Richard Darnell
  A. William Darnell
  B. John Darnell
i. James Darnell (d by 1560_
  m1. _ Cotes
  a. John Darnell 'of Manningtree, Essex'
  m. Anne Docwra (dau of John Docwra of Putteridgebury)
  (1) Josian or Julian Darnell probably of this generation
  m. William Godfrey (father of Mary)
  (2)+ other issue - William, John
  b. Anne Darnell
  m. William Woodward
  m2. Christian Gurney (dau/coheir of Henry Gurney of Lymington by Katherine, "dau. and heir of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk")
  c. Adam Darnell of Thornholme (Abbey) (d 03.08.1578)
Maddison notes that "The Visitation of 1592 makes Adam Darnell marry Anne, dau of Thomas Mussenden of Healing, but, in the pedigree, identifies his wife as ...
  m. Anne Allott (dau/heir of Robert Allott by Katherine, dau of Thomas Mussenden of Helyng)
(1) Sir Thomas Darnell of Thornholme, Stickford & Helyng (d before 13.02.1608/9)
  m. Helen Stanlow (d c11.1638, dau/heir of John Stanlow of Stickford)
  (A) Sir Thomas Darnell of Helyng (Healing, Lincolnshire), Bart (d before 08.10.1638)
  m. Sarah Fisher (a 10.1638, dau of Thomas Fisher, sister of Sir Thomas of Islington)
  (i) Susan Darnell (a 10.1638)
  (B) Elizabeth Darnell (a 10.1638)
  m. William Anderson of Broughton (son of Sir Edmund)
(C) Helen Darnell of Stickford (a 10.1638)
  m. Thomas Bishop of Hemswell
  (D)+ other issue - Catherine, Rose (a 10.1638)
  (2) Mabell Darnell
  m. Henry Lyon of Twyford
  (3) Mary Darnell
  m. Silvester Burgh of Kirton in Lindsey
  (4) Frances Darnell
  m. Ralph Vavasour of Spaldington



Henry Darnall of Birds Place in Essendon, Hertfordshire (d 1607)
m. Marie Tooke (dau of William Tooke son of William (Auditor of His Majesty's Court of Wards and Liveries"))
1. Sir Philip Darnall
  m. _ Talbot
  A. Henry Darnall to Maryland (North America), later 'of the Woodyard' (Colonel)
  m1. Mary
  m2. Eleanor Hatton (dau of Richard Hatton, widow of Col. Thomas Brooke of Brookfield)
  Not clear which wife was mother of ...
  i. Henry Darnall of Poplar Hill, Maryland (eldest son) had issue
  m. (c1725) (Anne) Talbot (niece of the Earl of Shrewsbury)
  B. John Darnall to Maryland, North America (d 1684)



Ralph Darnall of Loughton's Hope, Herefordshire
1. Sir John Darnell (d 14.12.1706, serjeant-at-law)
  A. Sir John Darnell of Petersham, Surrey (b 1672, d 09.1735, serjeant-at-law)
  m. Margaret Jenner (dau of Sir Thomas Jenner (of Petersham))
  i. Mary Darnell (d 09.1749) possibly of this generation
  m. (10.1727) Robert Ord of Edinburgh & Bingfield (d 1778, Lord Chief Justice of Scotland, MP)
2. (Mary?) Darnell (d by 1667) probably of this generation
  m. (c1660) Charles Calvert 3rd Lord Baltimore, Governor of Maryland (b 1637, d 02.1714/5)



MGH identifies the arms of this family as "Gules, on a pale engrailed or a lion rampant azure".
William Darnell of West Sheelt, co. Durham (b 1692-3, bur 26.07.1779)
m. Elizabeth Shuttleworth (dau of Nicholas Shuttleworth of Elvet in Durham, son of Nicholas of Forcet & Durham (brother of Sir Richard Shuttleworth of Gawthorpe))
1. George Darnell of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (d unm 1758)
2. William Darnell of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (d 13.04.1812)
  m. (19.04.1763) Frances Dawson (d 08.08.1805, dau of Michael Dawson of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, relict of William Cook of Newcastle)
  A. William Nicholas Darnell (b 14.03.1776, Rector of Stanhope) had issue
m. (15.06.1815) Elizabeth Bowe (dau/coheir of William Bowe of Scorton)
  B. Frances Darnell (b 1769, a 1832)
  m. Benjamin Brown Davis of St. Christopher (d before 1832)
  C. Lucy Darnell (b 1773, a 1832)
  m. William Munton (d before 1832, Rector of Priston & Dunkerton)
  D.+ other issue - Frances (b/d 1764), Elizabeth (b 1766, d 1767), Jane (b 1767, d 1769), Elizabeth (b 1770, d unm 14792), Jane (b 1771, d 1772), Jane (b 1774, a 1832, d unm?)
3. John Darnell of Thornley and/or Deckham Hall, co. Durham
  m. Elizabeth Curry (dau of Robert Curry of Bishop Oak) 
  A. Elizabeth Darnell (b c1766, d 05.10.1841) 
  m. (19.04.1787) George Wooler of Fawnless House

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 24.07.19) : Maddison's 'Lincolnshire Pedigrees' (1906, 'Darnell of Thornholm')
(2) For second section (uploaded 11.04.20) : 'Distinguished Families of America' (Burke, 1948, 'Darnall formerly of Birds Place')
(3) For third section (uploaded 11.04.20) : DNB (1885-1900, Volume 14, "John Darnall" (both d 1706 & d 1735))
(4) For lower section (uploaded 24.07.19, redone 15.02.21) : MGH (NS1, vol 4 (1884), 'Family of Darnell', p144) with just a little input/support from BLG1886 ('Curry of Bishop-Oak')