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Families covered: Formby of Formby

Foster shows some earlier generations for this famiy - Albinus (presbyter) father of Richard de fforneby father of Robert (a c1260) possibly father of Hugo father of Adam (a 1328) - but starts the connected pedigree with the following Roger who is the first mentioned by BLG1952.
Roger de fformby of Formby, Lancashire (a 1378)
1. William de fformby of Formby (a 1441)
  m. Alison (a 1463)
  A. Ralph Formby of Formby (a 1464)
  i. William Formby of Formby (a 1466, d by 1524)
  m1. Cecile Stanley
  a. William Formby of Formby (a 1553)
m. (mcrt 18.07.1535) Anne Singleton (dau of Thomas Singleton of Snape by Margery Blundell)
  (1) Richard Formby of Formby (d by 1566)
  m. (mcrt 1553) Dorothy Moorcroft (dau of William Moorcroft of Alt Grange)
  (A) Richard Formby of Formby (a 1580)
  m. Jane
  (i) Richard Formby of Formby (a 1634) - continued below
  m. Elizabeth Stanley (dau of Edward Stanley of Moor Hall)
  (ii)+ other issue
  (2) Elys Formby
  m2. ?? Tarleton (dau of R. Tarleton of Fazakerley)
  ii. Elys Formby
  iii. Matilda Formby
  m. Thomas Bebynson
  B. Johanna Formby
  m. John Vause



Richard Formby of Formby (a 1634) - continued above
m. Elizabeth Stanley (dau of Edward Stanley of Moor Hall, Aughton (son of Peter (son of Sir William of Hooton) by Cicely Ireland (sb Tarleton?)) by Bridget, dau of Leonard Hoghton of Gosenard)
1. Richard Formby of Formby (a 1674)
m. (1647) Ann (widow of R. Hesketh of Meols Hall)
  A. Richard Formby of Formby
  m. (1682) Alice Rymer of Birkdale
  i. Richard Formby of Formby (b 1682, d 1737)
  m. (1705) Mary Norres (d 1760, dau/heir of Thomas Norres of Ince, cadet of Norres of Speke Hall)
  a. Richard Formby of Formby & Ravenmoels (b 1721-2, d 1776)
  m. (1760) Mary Hesketh (dau of Robert Hesketh of Meols Hall)
  (1) Richard Formby of Formby (b 1760, d 1832)
m1. (1784) Ann Lonsdale (dau/heir of Henry Lonsdale (or Lonsdall, son of Myles of Overfield near Bury by Elizabeth Grenehalgh granddau of John Grenehalgh of Brandlesome (Governor of the Isle of Man)) by Ann Waring)
  (A) John Formby of Maghull Hall, Lancashire (b 1785, d 1875) had issue
  m1. (1811) Helen Harper (dau/coheir of William Harper of Davenham Hall & Maghull Hall)
  m2. (1846) Jane Davies
  (B) Henry Grenehalgh Formby 'of Formby' (b 1789, d 1834) had issue
  m. (1814) Catherine Peel (dau of Jonathan Peel of Trenant Park)
  (C) Richard Formby of Liverpol & Formby Point (b 1790, d 1865) had issue
  m. (1821) Charlotte Peel (dau of Lawrence Peel of Ardwick Green)
  (D) Miles Formby (b 1794, dsp 1849, minister in Melling)
  m. Caroline Peel (dau of Lawrence Peel of Ardwick Green)
  (E) Roger Hesketh Formby of Woolton Grove (b 1795, d 1841, minister in Liverpool) had issue
  m. (1827) Harriet Peel (dau of Lawrence Peel of Ardwick Green)
  (F) James Formby (b 1797, d 1881, vicar of Frindsbury, Kent) had issue
  m. (1821) Susan King (d 1872, dau of Edward King of Hungril)
  (G)+ other issue (d unm) - Ann Lonsdale (d 1847), Mary (d 1859), Elizabeth (d 1843), Ellen (d infant)
  m2. Margaret (Black, widow)
  m3. Sarah Fletcher (widow of _ Buckham)
  b. Anne Formby
  m1. _ Williamson
  m2. _ Ellison (clerk)
  c. Elizabeth Formby
  m. _ Hesketh
  d. Mary Formby
m. R. Mount (clerk)
  e. Catherine Formby
  m. _ Brownswood of Ormskirk
  f. Alice Formby
  m. _ Taylor of Lathom
  g. Ellin Formby
  m. J. Statham of Liverpool ## possibly Thomas here?
  h.+ other issue - Richard (d young), Thomas (d young), Thomas (d young), Dorothy (d 1800)
  B. Elizabeth Formby
  m. _ Fleetwood
  C. Ailce (Alice?) Formby
  m. Bryan Macnabelly
  D. Jane Formby
  m. R. Jones
  E. Ann Formby
  m. J. Pye
  F.+ other issue (dsp) - Thomas, James, Nicholas, Michael (d 1710 in Virginia)
2.+ other issue

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Formby of Formby), 'Pedigrees of the County Families of England' by Joseph Foster (vol I - Lancashire, 1873, 'Pedigree of Formby of Formby')
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