'Grimston02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Grymston of Bridlington, Grymston of Fraisthorpe, Grimston (Grymston) of Grimston Garth, Grimston of Kilnwick, Grymston of Neswick

Thomas Grymston of Grimston (d 1462)
m. Alice Flynton (dau of Walter Flynton of Flynton)
1. Walter Grymeston of Grimston (d 1496)
  m. Elizabeth Portington (dau of Sir John Portington of Portington)
  A. Thomas Grymston of Grimston Garth (d 1509)
  m. Elizabeth Newarke (dau of Thomas Newarke of Dalton)
i. Walter Grymston of Grimston Garth (d 1544)
  m. _ Dakins (dau of John Dakins or Dakeyns of Bransburton)
  a. Thomas Grymston of Grimston Garth (d 29.03.1572)
  m. Elizabeth Girlington (dau of Nicholas Girlington of Hackforth)
  (1) Thomas Grymston of Grimston Garth (d 15.02.1585-6)
  m. Dorothy Thwaites (dau of Marmaduke Thwaites or Thwayte of Little Smeaton)
(A) Sir Marmaduke Grimston of Grimston Garth, Sheriff of Yorkshire (dsps 17.07.1604)
  m1. Frances Gyll (dau of George Gyll of Hertfordshire)
  (i) Thomas Grimston (d young)
  m2. Elizabeth Hungate (dau of William Hungate of Saxton, m2. Sir Henry Browne)
  (B) Thomas Grimston of Grimston Garth (dsp 25.01.1617-8)
  m1. Frances Strelley (bur 19.03.1612, dau of John Strelley)
  m2. (14.05.1613) Jane Carlisle (dau of Tristram Carlisle of Sowerby, m2. Walter Hawksworth of Goodmanham)
  (C) John Grimston (b c1560)
  m. Dorothy Owen of Oxfordshire
(i) Marmaduke Grimston of Grimston Garth (d 27.01.1622-3) - continued below
  m. Anne Dalton (dau of Sir William Dalton of Hauxwell)
  (ii)+ other issue - Frances, Dorothy
  (D) Thwaites Grimston (b c1562)
  m. Bridget Mainwaring (dau of Henry Mainwaring of Cheshire)
  (i)+ issue - Henry (bpt 01.07.1610), Elizabeth (bpt 24.04.1592, bur 20.01.1592), Dorothy (bpt 31.05.1595)
  (E) Walter Grimston 'of Goodmanham' (b c1563)
  m. Dorothy Thirkeld (dau of Marmaduke Thirkeld)
  (i) Grisell Grimston
(F) Christopher Grimston (b c1564)
  m. Elizabeth Berney (d 1603, dau of Martin Berney of Gunton)
  (i) Berney Grimston
  (G) Ellinor Grimston
  m. William Thornton of East Newton
  (H) Joan Grimston
  m. John Hopton of Armley
  (I) Cecilia Grimston (bur 07.04.1590)
  m. (1584) Robert Saltmarshe of Saltmarshe (d 05.03.1605)
  (J) Katharine Grimston
  m. John Estofte of Estofte
  (K) Dorothy Grimston
  m. Henry Holme of Paull Holme
  (L)+ 2 sons (dvp) and 3 daughters (dvp)
  (2) John Grymston of Fraisthorpe (bur 16.11.160*, 3rd son)
  The following comes from Visitation (JW Clay 1907, Yorkshire, Dugdale 1665, Grymston of Frasthorpe & Drynge).
  m1. _ Owen
  (A) Marmaduke Grymston of Fraisthorpe (d 21.12.1653)
  m. Ann Dighton (dau of _ Dighton of Skypsey)
(i) William Grymston of Fraisthorpe (b c1625, bur 04.06.1700)
  m. Elizabeth Dighton
  (a)+ issue - Marmaduke (b c1603), Elizabeth
  (ii) Joseph Grymston of Aldborough (b c1643, bur 28.06.1681)
  m. (c1662) Dorothy Lacon (dau of Robert Lacon of Yedington)
  (a) John Grymston of Bridlington (b c1664, bur 02.01.1742-3)
  m. (?) Hannah Stopford (dau of Joshua Stopford of York)
  (b) Robert Grymston of Bridlington
  m1. (10.11.1697) Ruth Carleil (dau of Robert Carleil)
  ((1)) Robert Grymston of Bridlington & Neswick (bur 01.12.1756)
  m1. Esther Eyres (bur 02.01.1754, dau of Thomas Eyres of Neswick)
  ((A)) Robert Grymston of Neswick had issue
m1. (23.06.1770) Elizabeth Stanley (dsp, dau of Rev. Thomas Stanley of Winwick)
  m2. Elizabeth
  m2. (24.03.1775) Margaret Shaw (dau of John Shaw of York)
  ((B)) John Grymston (bpt 24.04.1777)
  m2. Catharine Steed
  (c) Grace Grymston
  m2. Grace Strickland (dau of William Strickland of Boynton)
  (B) Francis Grymston of Fraisthorpe (dsp? bur 13.04.1658)
  (C) Henry Grymston of Sherbourne (d 1647)
  m. Anne Strickland (b 1590/1, d 04.03.1657, dau of William Strickland of Eston)
  (i) John Grymston of Dringe in Holdernesse (b c1631, a 09.1665)
  (ii) Grace Grymston
m. (14.07.1657) Marshall Ripley of Preston
  (3) Marmaduke Grymston of Roos
  m. Mary Strelley (dau of John Strelley of Roos)
  (A) Dorothy Grymston (bpt 18.10.1573) possibly the Dorothy who married ...
  m. (11.02.1593/4) Thomas Shephearde
  (B)+ other issue - John (bpt 19.07.1571, bur 25.04.1572), John (bpt 01.10.1572), Marmaduke (bpt 10.03.1574/5, bur 06.06.1575), Robert (bpt 27.07.1579), Thomas (bpt 13.07.1582), Francis (bpt 16.04.1589), Ellen (bpt 02.02.1577/8)
  (4) Anne Grymston
  m. Robert Wright of Plowland
  (5) Madlyn or Maud Grymston
  m. John Thweng of Helmsbury (Helmsley) (d 1578)
  (6)+ other issue - Francis of Fitling, William of Roos, Edward of Thornton, 9 others
  b. Elizabeth Grymston
  m. Marmaduke Constable of Hatfield
  ii. Thomas Grymston (3rd son) ancestor of Grimstons of Brandesburton
  a. Walter Grymston
  m. Susan Wencelagh (dau of William Wencelagh of Brandesburton)
  iii. John Grymston of Aldbrough (d 07.1534) ancestor of Grimstons of Ulrome
  m. _ Eure (?)
a.+ issue - Martin, John, Christopher, Ellen, Elizabeth
  iv. Alice Grymston
  m. Edmund Bigod of Scagglethorpe
  v.+ other issue - William of Garton, Henry (rector of Goodmanham & Cowlam), Gerard of Roos
  B. William Grymston of Garton (d c1528)
  m. Joan
  C. Margaret Grimston possibly of this generation
  The following connection comes from Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1584/5+1612, Alured of Charterhouse) & FMG (vol 3, MS 430, Alured-Clifton).
  m. John Twyer of Twyer Garth
  i. daughter
  m. Hezekiah / Ezekias Clifton
  ii. Jane Twyer
  m. William St. Quintin of Ganstead
  iii. daughter
  m. _ Elwood
  D.+ other issue - Nicholas (rector of Goodmanham), son (rector of Goodmanham)
2. Thomas Grymston of Flinton (d before 26.10.1479)
  m. Isabella (d 11/2.1479)
  A.+ issue - William, John, Alice/Elis
  William or John is presumed ancestor of the undermentioned William. Uncertain on the number of intervening generations.
  i. ?? Grimston
  a. William Grimston of Cottingham (d 1563)
3.+ other issue ("a large family") including William of Beverley



Marmaduke Grimston of Grimston Garth (d 27.01.1622-3) - continued above
m. Anne Dalton (dau of Sir William Dalton of Hauxwell)
1. William Grimston of Grimston Garth (bpt 18.12.1619, d 1664)
  m1. (1639) Anne Byerley (bur 21.07.1644, dau of Christopher Byerley of Midridge Grange)
A. William Grimston of Grimston Garth (b 16.08.1640, d 05.08.1711)
  m1. Dorothy Norcliffe (bur 12.05.1673, dau of Sir Thomas Norcliffe of Langton by Dorothy Fairfax)
  i. Thomas Grimston of Grimston and York (b 18.10.1664, d 13.04.1729)
  m. (29.05.1690) Dorothy Legard (bpt 1662, bur 16.04.1729, dau of Sir John Legard, 1st Bart of Ganton)
a. Thomas Grimston of Grimston and Kilnwick Hall (b 26.09.1702, d 22.10.1751, 2nd son)
  m. (16.10.1722) Jane Close (bur 08.11.1727, dau of John Close of Richmond by Jane, sister of Charles Estouteville of Hunmanby)
  (1) John Grimston of Grimston and Kilnwick (b 17.02.1724-5, d 21.06.1780)
  m. (12.03.1753) Jane Legard (dau of Sir Thomas Legard, 4th Bart of Ganton)
  (A) Thomas Grimston of Grimston Garth and Kilnwick (b 09.12.1753, d 02.05.1821)
  m. (19.02.1780) Frances Legard (d 1827, dau of Sir Digby Legard, 5th Bart)
  (i) Charles Grimston of Grimston Garth and Kilnwick (b 02.07.1791, d 21.03.1859, 4th son) had issue
  m. (10.11.1823) Jane Trench (d 26.01.1873, dau of Thomas Trench, Dean of Kildare)
  (ii) Oswald Grimston of Mersham (b 22.10.1794, d 1872) had issue
  m. (16.09.1830) Mary Ernle Money (d 1883, dau of Rev. Kyrle Ernle Money of Marcle)
  (iii)+ other issue (d unm) - Medley Sylvester (b 14.05.1781, dvp 30.08.1801), Walter (b 07.07.1782, dvp 06.09.1801), William John (b 1783, d 1784), Edward (b 1793, d infant), Oswald (b 22.10.1794), Henry Estouteville (b 10.12.1796, d 09.10.1865), Emma (d unm 04.1852/4)
  (B) Jane Grimston (dsp)
  m. George Legard (Lt. Colonel)
  (C)+ other issue - Henry of Etton (d unm 1820), Frances (d unm), others (dvp)
  (2)+ other issue - Thomas (bur 18.12.1725), Dorothy (bur 14.09.1727)
  b.+ other issue - William (b 23.06.1694, d 16.08.1694), Marmaduke (bpt 18.05.1704, bur 07.06.1704), Dorothy (bur 29.09.1700), Frances (d young), Anne (bur 07.02.01703-4)
  ii. Dorothy Grimston (bur 24.07.1700)
  m. (04.11.1684) Nathaniel Good of Hall
iii. Ann Grimston (bpt 04.05.1669)
  m. Thomas Rider
  iv. Alathea Grimston
  m. Benjamin Laughton
  v.+ other issue - William (bpt 30.09.1661, bur 12.05.1681), Marmaduke (bpt 17.10.1667)
  m2. Ruth
  B. John Grimston of Goodmanham and Smeaton (d 09.1678)
  m. Barbara Lockwood of Sewerby
  i. Thomas Grimston
  C. Charles Grimston
  i.+ issue - Peter, Frances
  D.+ other issue (d young) - Marmaduke (bpt 09.05.1643), Dorothy (bur 06.12.1643)
  m2. (1644) Margaret Strickland (dau of Sir Robert Strickland of Sizergh and Thornton Briggs)
  F. Margaret Grimston
  m. _ Maschall
  G. Mary Grimston
  m. Thomas Mayfeley (alderman of York)
  H. Elizabeth Grimston
  m. Philip Langdale of Howsham
  I. Dorothy Grimston (bur 19.08.1691)
  m. (25.11.1679) Robert Medley of York
  J.+ other issue (d young) - Henry, Marmaduke
  m3. (1661?) Mary Eure (dau of William, Lord Eure, widow of Layton)
2. Theophania Grimston (bpt 14.11.1620)
  m. (11.04.1642) Leonard Beckwith of Handale Abbey

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Grimston formerly of Grimston Garth), Visitation (JW Clay 1907, Yorkshire, Dugdale 1665, Grymston of Grymston Garth and Goodmanham) with a (very) little support from Visitation (Yorkshire, 1563-4, Grymston)
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