'Gale3'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gale of Bardsea Hall, Gale (Gale-Braddyll) of Conishead Priory, Gale of Dartmouth, Gale of Hennock, Gale of Highead Castle
[This page was orginally launched as Gale2. It was renamed to allow a new Gale2 to cover earlier generations.]

BLG1886 ('Gale') reported that the following William was "of a younger branch of the ancient family of the name, long settled at Acomb, co. York" whilst BLG1886 (Braddyll) confirms that he was descended from James Gale.
William Gale of Whitehaven (b c1693, d 09.05.1773-6)
m. Margaret Richmond (b c1690, d 25.09.1759, dau of Christopher Richmond of High Head Castle, sister of Henry Richmond, grandson of Mabel Vaux, heiress of Vaux of Triermaine, Catterlen & Torcrossock)
1. John Gale 'of Whitehaven' of Highead Castle, Sheriff of Cumberland (bpt 2.02.1730, d 19.10.1814)
m. Sarah Wilson (d 10.10.1774, dau/heir of Christopher Wilson of Bardsea Hall by Margaret, aunt of Thomas Braddyll of Braddyll & Conishead Priory)
  A. Wilson Gale, later Gale-Braddyll of Conishead Priory, Highhead Castle & Catterlen (bpt 24.02.1756, d 19.11.1818)
  m. (20/29.01.1776) Jane Gale (d 06.11.1819, dau/heir of Matthias Gale of Cargill Hall (Cumberland), son of Matthias by Dorothy, dau of John Ponsonby of Hale Hall)
  i. Thomas Richmond Gale-Braddyll of Highhead Castle & Conishead Priory, Sheriff of Lancashire (b 14.11.1776, d 1862) had issue
  m. (06.08.1803) Frances Chester (dau of Charles Bagot Chester)
  ii. Jane Gale-Braddyll
  m. Frank Sotheron of Kirklington Hall (Admiral)
  iii. Margaret Gale-Braddyll
  m. Gordon Forbes
  iv. Charlotte Gale-Braddyll (d unm)
  v. Harriet Gale-Braddyll
  m. George Vernon of Clontarf Castle
  B. William Gale (bpt 04.11.1759, d young)
  C. Henry Richmond Gale of Bardsea Hall, Lancashire (bpt 20.12.1760, d 03.02.1814, Lt. General)
m. (09.11.1785) Sarah Baldwin (dau of Rev. Roger Baldwin of Aldingham)
  i. William Gale of Bardsea Hall, Sheriff of Lancashire (d 30.11.1865) had issue
  m. (04.1820) Cecilia Isabella Losh (d 29.09.1866, dau of James Losh of Newcastle)
  ii.+ 3 sons and 1 daughter
  D. Margaret Gale (bpt 26.05.1757)
  m. (23.11.1784/5) Richard Greaves Townley of Fulbourne & Belfield
  E. Sarah Gale ( bpt 25.05.1759)
  m. (23.11.1784) George Bigland of Bigland Hall
2. Isabella Gale (bpt 17.10.1728, d 1766)
  m. Henry Curwen of Workington (d 23.06.1778)



William Gale of Dartmouth, Devon
1. Thomas Gale of Dartmouth
  m. Joane Yearde (dau of Gilbet Yearde of Bradley)
  A. Gilbert Gale of Kirton (d 03.08.1553)
  m. Christian Bishopp (dau of Henry Bishopp of Kirton)
  i. John Gale of Crediton (b c1523, dsp)
  m. Elizabeth Butler (dau of Sir Phillip Butler of Woodhall)
ii. Thomas Gale
  iii. George Gale of Crediton (b c1535, d 17.07.1606)
  m. Katherine (a 1606)
a. Thomas Gale of Crediton (b c1573, d 30.04.1625)
  m. (c09.1612) Elizabeth Furse (dau of John Furse)
  (1) Elizabeth Gale (b 03.1615/6)
  m. (20.04.1649) Walter Northcot
  (2) Mary Gale (b 02.1618/9)
  m. (18.02.1641-2) John Elford
  (3) Sarah Gale (b 03.1621/2)
  m. (15.04.1641) John Goddard
  (4)+ other issue - Anna (bpt 19.07.1623), Susannah (bpt 12.09.1624, bur 29.11.1644)
  b. George Gale of Hennock
  m. Joan (m2. Hugh Huddye)
  (1) George Gale of Hennock (bpt 14.08.1626, bur 08.04.1695) had issue
  m. (11.12.1655) Christian Yard (bur 12.10.1700, dau of George Yard of Alson)
  (2)+ other issue - Peter (d 22.01.1676-7, lay vicar at Exeter Cathedral), Joan (bpt 03.09.1628), Agnes (b 15.10.1632)
  c.+ other issue - Anne (bpt 03.04.1582), Anna (bpt 03.03.1582-3), Susanna (bpt 25.03.1586)
iv. Margery Gale
  m. Anthony Randall of Plymouth
  B. Thomas Gale of Dartmouth (d 23.10.1557)
  i. Elizabeth Gale (b c1524)
  m. Thomas Hutchyns
  ii. Alice Gale
  m. John Bodley
  iii.+ other issue (dsp) - Thomas (b c1535, d 15.08.1561), William (b c1539, a 1557)
  C. Alice Gale
  m. Thomas Priestwood of Exeter ## see here ##

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (initially uploaded to a Temporary page on 28.05.08) : BLG1886 ('Braddyll of Highhead'), BLG1886 ('Gale of Bardsea Hall'), BFR ('Gale', p256)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Gale of Crediton', p389)
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