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Families covered: Dixon of Astle, Dixon of Gledhow, Dixon of Heaton Royds, Dixon of Leeds

William Dixon of Heaton Royds (a 1564)
1. Abraham Dixon of Heaton Royds (a 1642)
  A. John Dixon of Heaton Royds (d c1646)
  m. (1611) Mary Baylie (dau of Richard Baylie of Allerton)
  i. Jeremiah Dixon of Heaton Royds (b 1612, d 1707)
  m. Martha
  a. Jeremiah Dixon of Heaton Royds (dsp c1725)
  ii. John Dixon of Bradford
a. daughter
  m. _ Firth of Thornton (Dr.)
  iii. William Dixon of Bowling (Captain)
  a. John Dixon (a 1678)
  iv. Joshua Dixon of Leeds (a 1674, 4th son)
  m. Eleanor Dodgson (sister of William Dodgson, aunt of John, Mayor of Leeds)
  a. Jeremiah Dixon of Leeds (d 16.10.1721)
  m. Mary Dodgson (b c1677, d 21.01.1743-4, dau of Alderman John Dodgson)
(1) John Dixon of Leeds (b 1684-5, d 04.02.1749)
  m. Frances Gower (dau of Thomas Gower of Hutton (son of Edward of Hutton son of Edward brother of Sir Thomas, Bart)
  (A) Jeremiah Dixon of Gledhow & Chapel Allerton (b 1725-6, d 07.06.1782)
  m. Mary Wickham (dau of Rev. Henry Wickham of Guiseley)
  (i) John Dixon of Gledhow, Yorkshire (b 27.06.1753, d 1825, Colonel)
  m. (13.07.1784) Lydia Parker (dau of Rev. John Parker of Astle by Jane Gartside)
  (a) Henry Dixon of Gledhow & Astle (b 19.11.1794, dsp 03.08.1838)
  m. (24.12.1829) Emma Matilda Wilmot (dau of Rev. E. Sacheverel Wilmot, brother of Sir Robert Wilmot of Chaddesden)
  (b) John Dixion of Astle Hall (Cheshire) & Gledhow (b 13-9.02.1799, d 10.03.1873, Captain) had issue
  m. (14.05.1840) Sophia Tatton (dau of T.W. Egerton later Tatton of Wythenshawe by Emma Grey)
  (c) George Dixon (b 05.08.1801, dsp 1874, General)
  m. Mary Frances Wilmot (dau of Rev. Sacheverel Wilmot of Chaddesden, widow of Rev. J. Biddulph)
  (d) Mary Dixon
  m. George Stone
(e) Jane Dixon
  m. (1825) Charles Loftus (Major, son of General (William))
  (f) Anne Dixon
  m. Thomas Kinnersley of Clough Hall
  (g)+ other issue - Charles (d young?), Lydia (d unm)
  (ii) Jeremiah Dixon, Mayor of Leeds (a 1784)
  m. Mary Smeaton (dau of John Smeaton)
  (iii) Henry Dixon of Brooke Farm (nr. Liverpool) (d 1819)
  m. Catherine Towneley Plumbe (d 1819, dau of Thomas Plumbe, sister of Col. Tonge-Tempest of Tong Hall)
  (a) Henry Dixon (Captain)
  m. Harriet Frazer of Halifax, Nova Scotia
  (b)+ other issue - Thomas, William (minister), George, Edward (RN), Frances Elizabeth, Georgiana Charlotte, Henriana Annetta
  (iv) Mary Dixon of Thorp Arch
  (v) Frances Dixon
  m. William Shepley (curate of Horsforth)
  (vi) Annabella Dixon
  m. Ellis Lackonby Hodges of Stapleton Hall
  (vii) Charlotte Dixon
  m. John Grimston of Neswick
  b. Joshua Dixon of Leeds (b c1675, d 1721)
m. Phoebe Simpson (dau of _ Simpson of Simpson's Fold)
  (1) Joshua Dixon, Mayor of Leeds (b 1708, d 1775)
  m. Hannah Pitt (dau of Francis Pitt of Wakefield)
  (A) Jeremiah Dixon (b 1751, curate of Woolley)
  m. (1780) Ann Gott (dau of John Gott of Woodhall)
  (i) Joshua Dixon of Leeds (b 1784) had issue
  m. (1808) Susanna Shepley (dau of Rev. William Shepley)
  (ii)+ other issue
  (B) Hannah Dixon
  m. (1769) Thomas Faber (vicar of Calverley)
  (C) Elizabeth Dixon
  m1. William Denton of Pledwick
  m2. Thomas Jones of Leeds
  (D) daughter
  c. Hannah Dixon
  m. _ Woolfall
  d. Martha Dixon
  m. _ Jackson
  v. Mary Dixon
  m. John Hull of Thornton
  vi.+ other issue - Abraham, Isabella, Esther, Judith, Martha



Possibly (but not necessarily) connected to the above family was ...
Ralph Dixon of Leeds
m. Dorothy Brown (dau of George Brown by Dorothy, dau of Bryan Beeston of Leeds)
1. Brian Dixon of Hunslet (b c1640, d 13.06.1710)
  m1. Mary Blackbeard (d 16.03.1695, dau of James Blackbeard of York)
  A. James Dixon of York (d 1711)
  m. Mary Tankred (dau of Captain _ Tankred)
  i.+ issue - James, Katherine
  B. Ralph Dixon of London (a 1712)
  m1. Rachel Alestree (dsp, dau of Paul Alestree of London)
  m2. May Passil (dau of John Passil of London)
  i.+ issue - Mary, Elizabeth, Ann
  C. Dorothy Dixon
  m1. (06.02.1689/90) William Corlas (rector of Marston)
  m2. (210.11.1700) Jonathan Wright
  D. Sarah Dixon
  m. Thomas Kitchin of Leeds
  m2. Elizabeth Fenton (d 16.05.1707, dau of Thomas Fenton of Leeds by Ann Tatham)



Probably (but not necessarily) connected to at least one of the above families was ...
Thomas Dixon, Mayor of Leeds (b 1623-4, d 11.08.1711)
m1. _ Hutchinson (dau of Michael Hutchinson of Leeds)
1. daughter (dsp)
  m. Henry Stanhope, Mayor of Leeds
m2. Ruth Bright (a 1712, dau of Rev. John Bright of Sheffield)
2 Bright Dixon (d 1709, minister in Leeds)
  m1. Arabella Metcalf (dau of John Metcalf)
  m2. Rachell Powell
3. Thomas Dixon (d 1712) had isse
4. Ruth Dixon
  m. John Rontree, Mayor of Leeds (a 1699)
5. Joanna Dixon
  m. Samuel Isles of Leeds (salter)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 10.12.08) : Commoners (vol 3, 'Dixon of Gledhow', p334+), BLG1886 ('Dixon of Astle')
(2) For middle section (uploaded 10.12.08) : Walker's Yorkshire Pedigrees (1942, B'eiston of Beiston')
(3) For lower section (uploaded 30.03.24) : 'Ducatus Leodiensis' (Ralph Thoresby, 1715, p78)
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