'Lawson01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Lawson of Brough Hall, Lawson (Lawesson) of Bywell, Lawson of Cramlington, Lawson of Nesham Abbey, Lawson of Newcastle

The early generations shown below are as found in various web sites (mainly www.geni.com). Having not identified the original source(s) of the data, we show them in italics.
Lawrence Lawesson of Lancaster
1. Thomas Lawesson of Bywell, Northumberland
  A. Thomas Lawesson of Bywell
  i. Robert Lawson of Bywell
a. Thomas Lawson of Bywell
  (1) John Lawson of Bywell (d 1386)
  (A) John Lawson of Bywell
  (i) William Lawson of Bywell & Cramlington (a 1425, d 27.05.1480) the first mentioned by BP1934
  m. Agnes Cramlington (dau/coheir of William Cramlington)
  (a) Thomas Lawson of Bywell & Cramlington (d 02.07.1489)
m. Isabella Killinghall (dau of John Killinghall of Middleton St. George)
  ((1)) William Lawson of Cramlington (d 27.03.1518)
  m. _ Horsley (dau of Richard Horsley or Horsely of Thernham)
  ((A)) James Lawson of Cramlington & Newcastle (d 24.02.1547)
m. Alice Bertram (dau of (George) Bertram of Bentley)
  ((i)) Edmund Lawson of Newcastle (2nd son) - continued below
  m. Margery Swinnow (dau of Ralph Swinnow of Rock Castle)
  ((ii)) Henry Lawson 'of Newcastle' of Nesham Abbey (d 1607)
m. Frances Conyers (dau of Cuthbert Conyers of Laton)
  ((a)) James Lawson of Nesham Abbey (b 1568, d 20.10.1631)
  m. Jane Conyers (dau of Sir John Conyers of Sockburne)
  (((1))) James Lawson (dvp 16.02.1628)
  m. Frances Vavasour (dau of Walter Vavasour of Haselwood, widow of Philip Doleman of Leade)
(((A))) James Lawson (b 27.11.1624, d 1644)
  (((2))) Ann Lawson
  m. Henry Jenison
  (((3))) Frances Lawson (d 1663)
  m. Richard Brathwaite (d 1673)
  (((4)))+ other issue - George, Ralph
((b)) Janet Lawson
  m. John Hodgson
  ((c)) Catherine Lawson (d 12.1648)
  m. (10.1591) Sir Stephen Tempest of Broughton (b 1553, d 30.09.1625)
  ((d))+ other issue - Ralph, Thomas, Elizabeth, Ann, Barbara, Margaret, Ann, Mary
  ((iii)) Isabella Lawson (d 1582)
  m1. Gerard Fenwick of Newcastle
  m2. Richard Hodgson
  ((iv))+ other issue - Thomas, Ralph, William
  ((B)) Thomas Lawson (d 24.12.1547)
  m. Edith or Judith Grey (dau of Sir Roger Grey of Horton, widow of Ralph Swynhowe, m3. ?? Lyle)
  ((i)) Mabel Lawson
  m. Lancelot Errington (d 1589)
  ((C)) Barbara Lawson
  m. _ Collingwood
  ((D))+ other issue - George, Robert, Joan (prioress of Nesham Abbey)
  ((2)) Margaret Lawson
  (B) Gilbert Lawson
  (2)+ other issue - Robert, William
  ii. Mary Lawson



Edmund Lawson of Newcastle - continued above
m. Margery Swinnow (dau of Ralph Swinnow of Rock Castle)
1. Sir Ralph Lawson 'of Brough' (a 1603)
  m. Elizabeth Brough (dau of Roger Brough of Brough Hall)
  A. Roger Lawson of Heaton (dvp)
  m. Dorothy Constable (d 1632, dau of Sir Henry Constable of Burton Constable)
i. Henry Lawson of Brough Hall (d 1636)
  m. Anne Hodgson (dau of Robert Hodgson of Heburne)
  a. Henry Lawson (d Melton Mowbray 1644, 2nd or later son)
  m. Catherine Fenwick (dau of Sir William Fenwick of Meldon)
  (1) Isabella Lawson
  m. Sir John Swinburn, Bart of Capheaton
b. Sir John Lawson, 1st Bart of Brough Hall (d 26.10.1698)
  m. (1660) Catherine Howard (d 04.07.1668, dau of Sir William Howard of Naworth Castle)
  (1) Sir Henry Lawson, 2nd Bart of Brough Hall (b c1663, d 09.05.1726, 2nd son)
  m. (1688) Elizabeth Knightley (d 1735, dau of Robert Knightley of Offchurch by Anne, dau of Sir John Pettus)
  (A) Sir John Lawson, 3rd Bart of Brough Hall (b c1689, d 19.10.1739)
  m. (1712) Mary Shelley (dau of Sir John Shelley, Bart of Michelgrove)
(i) Sir Henry Lawson, 4th Bart of Brough Hall (b c1712, d 01.10.1781)
  m. (1742) Anastasia Maire (d 05.11.1764, dau of Thomas Maire of Lartington Hall & Hardwick by Mary, dau of Richard Fermor of Tusmore)
(a) Sir John Lawson, 5th Bart of Brough Hall (b 13.09.1744, d 27.06.1811)
  m1. (01.08.1768) Elizabeth Scarisbrick (d 10.06.1801, dau of William Scarisbrick of Scarisbrick)
  ((1)) Anastasia Maria Lawson (d 22.06.1807)
m. (1789) Thomas Strickland of Sizergh (b 31.07.1763, d 04.12.1813)
  ((2)) Elizabeth Lawson (d 07.07.1812)
  m. (08.01.1789) John Wright of Kelvedon Hall
  Brough Hall passed to their son who took the name Lawson and was created a baronet.
  m2. (08.02.1803) Monica Stapleton (dau of Miles Stapleton of Drax)
(b) Sir Henry Lawson, later Maire of Lartington, later Lawson, 6th Bart of Brough Hall (b 25.12.1750, dsp 01.1834)
  m1. (02.09.1773) Monica Stapleton (dsp 08.01.1800, dau of Nicolas Stapleton of Carlton)
  m2. (18.05.1801) Catherine Fermor (dau of Henry Fermor of Worcester)
  (c) Mary Lawson (b 26.07.1742, nun)
  (d) Catherine Lawson (b 09.08.1747)
  m. (06.1772) John Silvertop of Minster Acres
(ii) John Lawson (b c1722, d 1791, 3rd son)
  m. Elizabeth Selby (dau of Thomas William Selby of Biddleston)
  (a) John Lawson of York
  m. Clarinda Fallon (dau of John Fallon of Cloona)
  (b) Elizabeth Lawson (d 1791)
  m. John Webbe Weston of Sutton Place
  (c)+ other issue - Thomas (priest), Henry (priest)
  (iii)+ other issue - Thomas (a 1800, priest), Mary (d 1783, nun), Bridget (d 1787, nun)
  (B) Anne Lawson
  m. (1707) William Witham of Clife (d after 06.1723)
(C) Elizabeth Lawson (d 19.12.1732)
  m. (04.1714) Stephen Tempest of Broughton (b 14.10.1689, d 12.08.1771)
  (2) Philip Lawson (dsp 1693)
  m. Anna Maria Knollys (dau of Nicholas Knollys, Earl of Banbury)
  (3)+ other issue - John, Charles, William (priest), Thomas (priest), Catherine, Mary, Anne, Elizabeth, Frances
  c.+ other issue including Roger (d young)
  ii.+ "numerous issue"
  B. Jane or Margaret Lawson
  m. Thomas Rokeby of Mortham (b c1570, bur 31.07.1633)
  C. Alice Lawson
  m. Thomas Ingleby of Lawkland
  i. Anne Lawson possibly fits here
  m. Robert Killingbeck (b 1598)
  D.+ 2 sons

Main source(s): BP1934 ('Lawson of Brough Hall'), BEB1841 ('Lawson of Brough Hall') with input (shown in italics) from various web sites (mainly www.geni.com)
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