'HZmisc22'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hitch of Leathley, Hewley of Wistow, Hewley of York, Harebred of Wistow

Robert Hitch (d 10.02.1676/7, Dean of York)
m. Sarah
1. Henry Hitch of Leathley
  m. Alathea Brandling (b c1656, dau/coheir of Colonel Robert Brandling)
  A. Robert Hitch of Leathley (b c1670, d 06.11.1723, MP)
  m. Alice Aldburgh (a 1712, dau of Richard Aldburgh by Mary, dau/heir of Sir Ingram Hopton of Armley)
  i.+ issue - Henry, Robert, Alathea, Alice, Mary
  B. Walter Hitch
  C. Anne Hitch
  m. Richard Wynne (Serjeant-at-law)
  D. Alathea Hitch
  m. William Wilson (rector of Guiseley)
  E. Mary Hitch
  m. _ Lambert
2. Mary Hitch probably of this generation
  m. William Brearey (rector of Guiseley & Addie)



Dugdale identifies the arms of Sir John as "Argent, three piles sable, one issuing from the chief and two from the base, a crescent for difference" bud adds "No proofe made".
John Hewley ("came out of Cheshire to York")
1. Thomas Hewley
  m1. Ellen Warde
  A. John Hewley of Wistow (d c1630)
  m. Dorothy Wood (dau of John Wood of Copmanthorpe)
  i. Sir John Hewley of Wistow, York & Bell Hall (bpt 05.08.1619, d 24.08.1697, MP)
  m. Sarah Wolrich (d 23.08.1710, dau/heir of Robert Wolrich of Gray's Inn)
  a.+ issue (d young) - Wolriche, John
  ii. Anne or Margaret Hewley named Anne by Thoresby but Margaret by Dugdale
  m. John Baynes of Wistow
  B. Anne Hewley
  m. William Smith of Cawood
  m2. Anne



Foster identifies the arms of this family as "Gu. a cross vair between four lions passant or". Thoresby reports that the ancestors of the following William "came out of Suffolk".
William Harebred of Blacktoft, Yorkshire
m. Mary Hogg (dau of Paul Hogg of Selby)
1. Richard Harebred of Ledsham & Wistow, later ofd Selby
m. Elizabeth Allot (bur 01.11.1623, dau/heir of John Allot)
  A. William Harebred 'of Wistow' (b c1605, dvp)
  m. _ Best (dau of Thomas Best of Middleton)
  i. Elizabeth Harebred
  m. Jeremiah Spink
  a. John Spinke of Leeds (a 1712)
  m. Elizabeth Schools (dau of Geore Schools of Great Preston)
  (1)+ issue - Thomas, Elizaneth, Mary, Ellinor, Sarah
  ii. Mary Harebred
  m. John Frank of Pontfract
  iii. Katherine Harebred
  m. John Goodbarne of Selby
  B.+ other issue - Richard (bpt 20.08.1610, d young), John (bpt 10.08.1612, d young), Ellen (bpt 21.09.1607), Elizabeth (bpt 25.11.1613), Mary (bpt 07.09.1620), Edith (bpt 18.05.1623), Anne (d 1635)
2. Anne Harebred
  m. Henry Roos of Pickhill
3. Jane Harebred
  m. Henry Perkins of Bramwith

Main source(s):
(1) For Hitch of Leathley (uploaded 22.04.24) : 'Ducatus Leodiensis' (Ralph Thoresby, 1715, p187)
(2) For Hewley (uploaded 22.04.24) : 'Ducatus Leodiensis' (Ralph Thoresby, 1715, p211), Visitation (Dugdale, Yorkshire. 1665, 'Huley of Yorke')
(3) For Harebred (uploaded 27.04.24) : 'Ducatus Leodiensis' (Ralph Thoresby, 1715, p236) with support from Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1612, 'Harebred of Wistow')
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