'Lee08'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Lee of Grove Hall, Lee of Knaresborough, Lee of Leeds

John Lee of Sheffield (barber?)
1. Thomas Lee of Leeds (b 1695/bpt 24.09.1692, d 24.06.1736) the first mentioned by BLG1866
  m. Mary Reveley of Woodhouse (b 1691-2, d 26.05.1750)
  A. Thomas Lee of Leeds (b 1717-8, d 20.05.1773)
  m. (04.1743) Margaret Markham (d 30.05.1788, dau of Anthony Markham of Leeds by Dorothy, dau of Henry Greame of Halifax)
  i. Thomas Lee of Leeds (bpt 15.03.1744)
BLG1866 does not follow Thomas's line but identifies him as "ancestor of Lee of Knaresborough".
  m. (1765) Ann Foster of Greenwich (heir)
  FMG reports that Ann "was of the family of Foster (of MS33)" which we show on Foster03.
  a. John Lee of Burley near Otley 'of the Abbey, Knaresborough' (barrister)
  m. (06.02.1794) Maria Mainwaring (dau of Thomas Mainwaring of Golsby & Lincoln)
  (1) Charles Benjamin Lee, later Lee-Mainwaring of the Abbey (Knaresborough) (d 10.01.1874, 2nd son) had issue (1 dau)
  Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1903-6, 'Mainwaring of Coleby and Goltho') identifies Charles's wife as ...
m. (28.08.1839) Mary Forbes (d 02.02.1892, dau of James Forbes, 18th Lord)
  (2)+ other issue - John, Frederick, George, Charlotte, Henry
  ii. Richard Lee of Leeds (bpt 03.10.1745, d 1831)
  m. (11.02.1767) Jane Fenton (b c1746, d 1831, dau of William Fenton of Glasshouse (not Carr House))
a. William Lee of Grove Hall (Knottingley, Yorkshire) (b 11.12.1767 d 1837)
  m. (02.02.1792) Sophia Wentworth (d 1862, dau of Sir Thomas Wentworth, later Blackett, of Bretton, Bart)
  (1) Richard Thomas Lee of Grove Hall (b 10.05.1808, d 18.02.1878, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (01.09.1853) Louisa Elizabeth Pilkington (dau/coheir of Lt. Gen. Sir Andrew Pilkington of Catsfield Place)
  (2) Sophia Lee (b 31.12.1794)
  m1. Rev. William Verelst of Aston Hall
  m2. _ Hay (Lt. Colonel)
  (3) Jane Lee (b 28.06.1803)
  m. (25.04.1825) Edward Blackett Beaumont of Darfield (d 1878)
  (4)+ other issue - William Wentworth (b 01.11.1792, dsp 08.1813), Harriet Mary (b 21.04.1796), Diana Eliza (b 29.09.1800, d 05.04.1801), Caroline (b 09.08.1801)
  b. James Lee of Retford (b 28.05.1770)
  m1. Caroline Meyrick (dau of James Meyrick)
  (1) Anne Lee
  m2. Mary Verelst (dau of Henry Verelst of Aston Hall, relict of Richard Sutton of West Retford House)
  c. Leonard Lee
  m. _ Holmes
  (1)+ issue - Leonard, Mary, Emma
  d. Charles Lee (b 12.06.1789, d 04.1862, minister of Lee (Northumberland))
  m. Mary Ikin (dau of Thomas Ikin, sister (?) of Thomas B. Cross of Shaw Hill (MP))
  e. Margaret Jane Lee (b 20.03.1778)
  m. Archibald Ross Paris of Beech Hill Park
  f.+ other issue - Thomas (b 12.03.1773, a 1827, dsp), Richard (d infant), Richard (b 22.12.1784, dsp), Jane (d infant)
  iii.+ other issue - Robert (bpt 14.10.1746, d 10.09.1762), Margaret (d infant)
  B. Timothy Lee of Leeds (b 1723-4, d 27.07.1778)
  m. Sarah (b c1722, d 28.10.1767)
  C. John Lee of Barnard's Castle, later of Staindrop, co. Durham (bpt 26.03.1733, d 05.08.1793, Attorney General, MP)
  m. (24.10.1769) Mary Huchinson of Barnard's Castle (dau/heir of Thomas Hutchinson of Staindrop)
  i. Mary Tabitha Lee (a 1813, d unm?)
  D.+ other issue - James (b 1728-9, dsp 03.06.1759), Sarah (d unm), Hannah (d unm), others (d infant - John, William, Samuel, Jonathan, Joseph, Hannah)
2.+ other issue - John (bpt 23.11.1690), Godfrey (bpt 20.10.1693), James (b 16.11.1696), Ferdinando (bpt 18.03.1699-1700), Elizabeth (bpt 21.12.1698), Mary (bpt 19.05.1701)

Main source(s): FMG (vol 1, MS95, 'Lee', p204+), BLG1886 ('Lee of Grove Hall')
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