'Eyre07'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Eyre of Calow, Eyre of High Low, Archer of Welford, Gell of Hopton

Thomas Eyre of High Low in Hathersedge
m. Catherine Massey (dau of (John William?) Massey of High Low)
1. Christopher Eyre of High Low
  m1. Alice Saunderson (dau of William (not Nicholas) Saunderson of Tickhill)
  A. Thomas Eyre of High Low
  m. Ann Reresby (dau of Lionel Reresby of Thribergh)
  Just below Thomas & Ann's names, FMG includes the following note: "This part of the Pedigree is defective & erroneous as by comparison with the Bill in the Exchequer, Atkinson & Eyre. Compare Harl. 866, f.13, in M.P.B., x.,144, & M.P.B., xvi., 270." We have not seen those other records and are not clear how much of the pedigree this refers to. Visitation (Derbyshire, 1662, Eyre of Highlow) starts with the following Robert.
i. Robert Eyre of High Low (d 1627)
  m. Bridget Ferrers (dau of Sir Thomas Ferrers of Tamworth)
  a. Thomas Eyre of High Low (b c1595, bur 02.12.1633)
  m. Ann Jessop (dau of William Jessop of Broomhall & North Lees)
  (1) Robert Eyre of High Low, Sheriff of Derbyshire (a 1658)
  m. Ann Wells (dau/coheir of Bernard Wells of Holme (by Barbara, dau of Richard Marshall of Tidswell) son of Thomas of Ashton Underhill)
(A) William Eyre of High Low & Holme Hall, Sheriff of Derbyshire (bur 09.08.1706, 4th son)
  m. Catherine Gell (d 28.02.1721-2, dau of Sir John Gell of Hopton, Bart, sister/heir of Sir Philip)
  (i) Walter Eyre of High Low & Gray's Inn, later Archer of Welford (d 1739)
  The following is supported by BLG1952 (Archer-Houblon of Welford and formerly of Hallingbury Place).
  m1. Eleanor Wrottesley (dau/heir of Sir Walter Wrottesley, Bart, by Eleanor, sister/heir of John Archer)
  m2. Susan Newton (sister/heir of Sir Michael Newton, Bart)
  (a) John Archer of Welford, Berkshire
  m. Mary Fitzwilliam (dau of John, 2nd Earl Fitzwilliam)
  ((1)) Susanna Archer, later Newton (a 1809)
  m. Jacob Houblon of Hollingbury
  In 1831, a grandson took the name Eyre.
  ((2)) Charlotte Archer
  m. Gillery Pigot
(b) Michael Archer of Culverthorp, Lincolnshire (dsp 1808, MP)
  m1. ??
  m2. Ann Bagshaw (dau of Samuel Bagshaw of Ford)
  (c) Susan Archer (b c1728, dsp 11.1804)
  m. (11.07.1751) Edward Harley, Earl of Oxford
(d) Catherine Archer (dsp)
  m. Philip Blundel
  (ii) John Eyre, later Gell of Hopton (d 02.1739)
  m. Isabella Jessop (d 07.1738, dau/coheir of William Jerssop of Broomhall)
(a) Philip Gell of Hopton (b c1723, d 05.08.1795)
  The following is supported by FMG (vol I, Milnes-Mower, Gell (MS 18/19)).
  m. Dorothy Milnes (b 04.02.1758, d 28.04.1808, dau of William Milnes of Aldercar)
  ((1)) Philip Gell of Hopton, Sheriff (b 09.04.1775, d 25.01.1842)
  m. (1797) Georgiana Nicholas (dau of Nicholas Nicholas of Bowbridge Field)
  ((A)) Georgiana Gell (b 1799, dsp 03.05.1825)
  m. (07/29.10.1824) Thomas Porser or Poyzer of Wirksworth (surgeon)
  ((B)) Isabella Gell (a 1844)
  m.(04.03.1828) William Pole Thornhill of Stanton
((C))+ other issue - John Nicholas (b 01.01/2.1805, dsp 18.08.1836), Lucy (b c1801, d 13.07.1814), Harriet Eleanor (d 14.06.1814)
  ((2)) Mary Gell (b 01.04.1778, a 1825)
  m. _ Collin of Ottery St. Mary
  ((3))+ other issue - Sir William (b 01.04.1778, d unm 04.02.1836), Henry (d infant), Isaella (d infant)
  (b) Ann Gell
  m. Hugh Meynel of Bradley
  (c)+ other issue (d num) - John of Llangattock (d 1806, Admiral), Maria Catherine, Isabella, Temperance (d infant), Mary (d 1791)
  (iii) Anna Catherine Eyre
  m. (27.12.1692) Christopher Pegge of Beauchief
  (iv) Elizabeth Eyre (dsp 1740)
m. Ferdinando Shaw of Derby
  (v) Barbara Eyre
  m. _ Harrison of Preston (apothecary)
  (vi) Mary Eyre
  m. Thomas Carter (alderman of Derby)
  (vii)+ other issue - Thomas, Bernard (d unm 25.08.1712), Robert (d young), Catherine (d infant), Temperance (d unm)
  (B) Ann Eyre (bpt 1636)
  m. Sir Philip Monkton of Cavell
  (C) Barbara Eyre (bpt 1641)
  m. Francis Jessop of Broomhall
  (D)+ other issue - Robert (bpt 17.02.1636-7, d 26.06.1656), Richard (bpt 31.0131638, dsp), Thomas (dsp)
  (2) Mary Eyre (d 09.09.1636)
  m. Henry Walton
  (3)+ other issue - Thomas, Humphry, Ann
  b. Matthew Eyre
  c. George Eyre of Calow
  Just next to George's name, FMG includes the following note:" It stands thus in my copy of the account, but I suspect an error."
  m. _ Barker (dau/heir of Hugh Barker of Hathersedge)
  (1) George Eyre of Calow
  m. _ Jackson of Bamford
  (A) Thomas Eyre of the Booth
  (B) George Eyre of Thorp
  m. Margaret Ashton of Castleton
  (i) Thomas Eyre of Thorp (a 1720)
  m. Ann Strelley (dau of Gervas Strelley of Strelley)
  (a)+ 3 daughters
  (ii)+ other issue - Mary, Ann, Jane
  (C) Barbara Eyre
  m. _ Syddal
  (D) Mary Eyre
  m. Linoel Smilter of Hathersedge
  (2)+ other issue - Matthew, Thomas
d. daughter
  m. _ Senior of the Hill by Hathersedge
  ii. Mary Eyre
  m. _ Falkingham of Leeds
  iii.+ other issue - Ann, Ellen
  B. George Eyre of Twothorn Hall in Hope
  m. Elizabeth Balguy (dau of Thomas Balguy of Aston in Hope)
  C. Robert Eyre of Edale (dsp?)
  m. Jane Rereseby (dau of Thomas Rereseby of Thribergh)
  i.+? issue - Robert, George
  D. Jane Eyre
  m. Thomas Reresby of Thribergh
  E. Mary Eyre
  m1. Miles Eyre of London
  m2. Sir John Fogg
  m3. Thomas Kent
  F. Elizabeth Eyre
  m1. Michael St. Paul of Camball
m2. Michael Holland of Lees
  G. Dorothy Eyre
  m. Edward Lowe of Aldersawley
  m2. Blanche Warburton (dau of Sir John Warburton, widow of William Davenport of Bromhall)
2. Elizabeth Eyre
  m. Richard Everingham
3. Anne Eyre
  m. George Barley of Stoke
4. Margaret Eyre
  m. Thomas Barley of Dronfield Woodhouse
5. Dorothy Eyre (a 1563)
  m1. William Leigh of Egginton (d 1547)
  m2. Richard Needham of Snitterton (a 1563)

Main source(s): FMG (vol II, Eyre (MS228-9))
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