'Erdeswick1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Erdeswick of Hartley Green, Erdeswick of Sandon

Ormerod reports that "The Erdeswicks, after the alienation of the estate from which they derived their name, were for several generations seated in the adjacent township of Leighton, and finally removed to Sandon in Staffordshire, on marrying the heiress of the Staffords of that place".
Thomas Erdeswicke 'of Leighton'
m. (1338-9) Margaret Stafford (dau/heir of Sir James Stafford of Sandon)
1. Henry Erdeswick of Sandon, Staffordshire (youngest son?)
  A. Hugh Erdeswick of Sandon
  m. Cicely Basset (dau of William Basset of Blore) wife of a Hugh (son of Henry), mother of Elizabeth, possibly also of ...
  i. Hugh Erdeswick of Sandon
a. Hugh Erdeswick of Sandon (dsp)
  b. Sampson Erdeswick of Sandon the first mentioned by the Visitation
  m. Elizabeth Grey (dau of Humphrey Grey of Enfield)
  (1) Hugh Erdeswick of Sandon
  m. Mary Leigh (dau of Roger Leigh of the Ridge)
  (A) Sampson Erdeswick of Sandon (d 1603, antiquary) the last mentioned by Ormerod
  m1. Elizabeth Dixwell (dau/coheir of Humphrey Dixwell of Church Over)
  (i) Margaret Erdeswick
m. (Henry) Francis
  (ii) Helen Erdeswick
  m. Thomas Coyney of Weston Coyney
  (iii)+ other issue - Elizabeth, Mary, Margery
  m2. (24.04.1593) Mary Neale (dau/heir of Francis Neale, widow of Everard Digby of Tilton)
  (vi) Richard Erdeswick, last of Sandon (a 1631)
(a) Frances Erdeswick probably of this generation
  m. Raffe Calveley of Saughton (d 1619)
  (vii)+ other issue - Matthew, Jane
  Probably of this generation, possibly one of the above-mentioned daughters (of which marriage is not known), was ...
  (ix) daughter
  m. Thomas Smith in Staffordshire (a 1619)
  (B) Agnes Erdeswick probably of this generation
  m. Ralfe Congreve of Stretton
  (2) John Erdeswick of Hartley Green, Staffordshire
  m. Isabell Barbour (dau of John (not Humphrey) Barbour of Flasbrooke)
  (A) Walter Erdeswick of Hartley Green
m(2). Ursula Stafford (dau of Edward, Lord Stafford)
  (i) Edward Erdeswick (dsp)
  m. Mary Vyse
  (B) John Erdeswick of Heley, Staffordshire (d 06.05.1655)
  m. Mary Griffith (dau of John Griffith of Southlands)
  (i) Sampson Erdeswick of Hartley Green (b 1607-8, dsp before 27.11.1695)
  m. Elizabeth Whitgreave (dau of Thomas Whitgreave of Moseley)
  (ii) Edward Erdeswick (3rd son)
m. Dorothy Stanton (dau of Thomas Stanton of Hattons)
  (a) Sampson Erdeswick of Hartley Green
  Ormerod & Visitation end by mentioning Sampson & Mary as of this generation. We presume that this was the Sampson of Hartley Green who was father of Joseph probably by (though she may have been Joseph's wife rather than mother) ...
  m. Anne Stockley (dau of Edward Stockley of Knowsley)
  ((1)) Joseph Erdeswick of Hartley Green
  ((A)) Mary Erdeswick (d 06.04.1791, heir)
  m. (30.11.1775) Henry Bowdon of Southgate House & Beightonfields (b 02.02.1754, d 26.02.1833)
(b) Mary Erdeswick (d 19.06.1697)
  (iii) Jane Erdeswick
  m. Thomas Whitehall of Thornhill
  (iv) Isabell Erdeswick
  m. Robert Bill of Rosthorne
  (v) Elizabeth Erdeswick
m. Lawrence Hawley of Millmeese
  (vi)+ other issue - John, Richard of Healey (d before 27.01.1679), Matthew of Bromley Abbotts (a 1679), Margaret, Dorothy
  (C) Jane Erdeswick
  m. Robert Whitgreave of Burton (b c1569, d 1652)
  (D) Dorothy Erdeswick
  m. William Ironmonger of Chatkull
  (3) Frances Erdeswick possibly of this generation
  m. Edward Swynnerton, last of Isewall (d 1598)
  ii. Elizabeth Erdeswick probably of this generation
  m. (1483) John Beresford of Beresford & Enston
  iii. Margery Erdeswick possibly of this generation
  m. Sir John Salwey
2.+ other issue (dsp) - Hugh, Robert, Sampson

Main source(s): Ormerod (Cheshire, vol 3, Northwich Hundred, 'Erdeswick'), Visitation (Staffordshire, 1614 + 1663-4, Erdeswick of Hartley Green)
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