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Families covered: Leigh (Legh) of Baguley (Baggileigh), Legh (Leigh) of Oughtrington

It is not clear whether this branch of the family showed long-term preference to spelling its name as Leigh or Legh.
John Leigh of Oughtrington (d before 1569)
m. Margaret Wylme (bur 10.04.1569, dau of William Wylme of Oughtrington)
1. William Legh of Oughtrington or Oughtringham or Outerton (d 1587)
  m1. Alice Percival (d 1570, dau of William Percival of Willesbore)
  A. Peter Legh or Ligh of Oughtrington (bur 27.05.1615)
  m. Margaret Wylme (bur 26.11.1614, dau/heiress of William Wylme of Oughtrington)
  i. John Legh of Oughtrington (bpt 04.05.1580, bur 20.05.1654, 2nd son?)
  m. (c01.1611-2) Alice Massey (dau of William Massey of Massey Green, m2. William Sothern of Appleton)
  a. George Legh of Oughtrington (b 1638, bur 03.05.1727)
m. (before 1663) Elizabeth Hindley (bur 07.03.1721, dau of Hugh Hindley of West Leigh)
  (1) John Legh of Oughtrington (dsp bur 08.09.1729)
  (2) George Legh of Oughtrington (d 1742)
  m1. _ Fildes
  (A) Martha Legh
  m. Adam Mort of Middle Hulton
m2. Katherine Percival (bur 12.11.1766, dau of Richard Percival of Allerton)
  (B) George Legh of Oughtrington, Sheriff of Cheshire (b 1706, d 21.09.1761)
  m. Anne Shelmerdine
  (i) John Legh of Oughtrington (b 16.07.1731, d 11.04.1806)
  m. (26.04.1762) Susanna Trafford (d 11.01.1804, dau of Edward Trafford)
  (a) Trafford Leigh, later Trafford, of Oughtrington (b 01.12.1770, 2nd son)
  m. (11.03.1794) Henrietta Broughton (dau of Sir Thomas Broughton, 6th Bart of Broughton)
  ((1)) Richard Leigh of Oughtrington Hall (b 30.04.1800, d 26.01.1864) had issue
  m. Eliza Frances Tarleton (dau of Captain Thomas Tarleton of Bolesworth Castle)
((2)) Henry Leigh (b 27.07.1809, d 31.07.1869)
  m. (1842) Jane Home (dau of Rev. Frederick William Home of Meysey Hampton)
  ((3)) Augusta Leigh
  ((4)) Henrietta Leigh
  m. (07.06.1836) George Leigh, later Leigh-Mallory (d 26.07.1885, rector of Mobberley) @@ just below
  (b) George Edward Leigh (b 25.07.1772, d 05.05.1808, rector of St. Peter's, Stockport)
m. (04.06.1798) Elizabeth Philips (dau of John Philips of Bank Hall)
  ((1)) Edward Trafford Leigh (rector of Cheadle)
  m. Frances Barlow (dau/heir of John Barlow of Midlethorpe)
  ((2)) George Leigh, later Leigh-Mallory (d 26.07.1885, rector of Mobberley) had issue
  m1. (28.02.1832) Julia Mallory (d 28.03.1835, dau of Rev. John Holdsworth Mallory of Mobberley)
  m2. (07.06.1836) Henrietta Trafford (dau of Trafford Legh, later Trafford, of Oughtrington) @@ just above
  (c) Harriet Leigh (dsp)
  m. John Torre (rector of Catwich)
(d)+ other issue - John (b 05.07.1768, dvp unm 29.06.1800), Susanna (d unm), Anne Theodosia (d unm), Jane
  (ii) Hugh Headley Legh (bpt 22.12.1747, dsp 1779, 6th son)
  m. Anne Knight of Liverpool
  (iii) Jane Legh
  m. John Okill of Wavertree
  (iv) Hannah Legh
  m. (1765) Robert Patten of Warrington (d 11.12.1779, son of Robert of Warrington)
(v) Sarah Legh (d 03.02.1809)
  m. (29.01.1761) John Philips of Bank Hall (d 02.02.1824)
  (vi) Catherine Legh
  m. John Rimmer of Warrington
  (vii)+ other issue - Thomas (dsp 1762), George (dsp), Samuel (bpt 11.05.1740), William (bpt 11.04.1744), Elizabeth (d unm)
  (C) Katherine Legh
m. Samuel Angier of Liverpool (MD)
  (D) Jane Legh
  m. (1732) James Hardman of Allerton
  (E)+ other issue - John (dsp), Thomas (bur 10.02.1762)
  (3) Thomas Legh (rector of Stoke Bruern)
  (4) Elizabeth Legh
m. (1690) William Clayton of Liverpool
  b. John Legh of Eden Hall and Ollerton (bpt 27.03.1645)
  m. (31.08.1685) Elizabeth Dod (dau of Randle Dod of Edge Hall)
  c. Samuel Legh (bpt 30.04.1648)
  m. Sarah Garwood (dau of Daniel Garwood of Over Tabley & Mobberley)
  d. Mary Legh (d 19.04.1720)
  m. (04.12.1660) Thomas Patten (d 1684, son of Thomas of Patten Lane)
  e. Alice Legh
  f. Elizabeth Legh
m. Peter Drinkwater of Massey Green
  g. Martha Legh
  m. Gilbert Cleave of High Leigh
  ii. Margaret Legh
  m. Lawrence Leicester
  iii. Maud Legh (bpt 16.05.1587)
  m. Peter Richardson
  iv.+ other issue - George (dsp), William (bpt 14.07.1583), Anne (bpt 14.01.1580)
  B.+ other issue - Anne, Elizabeth, Alice, Mawd
  m2. Margery Boydell (d 1585, dau of John Boydell of Pulcroft)
2. Richard Legh
  m. Anne (widow of George Jackson)
  A. Richard Legh



William Leigh of Baguley (Baggileigh)
Visitation shows the first Leigh/Ligh of Baguley as father of Thomas and then starts a different section with Sir Edmund without confirming that he was descended from Thomas. Noting that we show William slightly differently from Visitation (following Commoners in showing him as son rather than uncle of Sir John) we presume as follows ...
1. (Thomas) Leigh of Baguley or Baggileigh or Baggilegh
Uncertain on number of intermediary generations.
  A. ?? Leigh
  i. Sir Edmund Ligh or Leigh of Baguley
  m. Margaret Savage (dau of Sir John Savage)
  a. Sir John Leigh of Baguley
  m. (Ellen) Booth (dau of Sir William Bouth or Booth of Dunham)
  (1) Henry Leigh (2nd son)
(A) John Leigh
  (i) Frances Leigh
  m. _ Archer
  (2) Richard Leigh of Baguley
  m. Elizabeth Ryley (dau of Arnold Ryley)
(A) Edward Leigh of Baguley (a 1580)
  m. (div) Jone or Jane Brereton (dau of Sir Urian Brereton of Honford)
  (i) Richard Leigh of Baguley named Edward in Visitation (1613)
m. Mary Glasier (dau of William Glasier of Chester)
  (a) Henry Leigh or Legh of Baguley (d 03.1636)
  m. (c07.1608) Rebecca Clive (dau of Sir George Clive or Cliffe of Huxley)
  ((1)) Richard Legh of Baguley (dsp)
  Shown as d c1613 but presumably born around that yeear.
m. Bridget Harrington (dau of Sir Edward Harrington of Ridlington)
  ((2)) Edward Legh of Baguley (b c1623)
  m. Elizabeth or Eleanor Tatton (dau of William Tatton of Wythenshawe)
  ((A)) Susan Legh
  m. Nicholas Walker of Ashton-under-Line
  ((B)) Frances Legh
  m. John Charlton of Manchester
  ((C)) Rebecca Legh
  Rebecca is shown as died young but this is probably the Rebecca (bur 21.11.1706) who married ...
  m. Lawrence Booth of Twemlow (b 19.01.1664, d 28.07.1731)
  ((D)) Anne Legh probably the Anne who married ...
  m1. William Massey of the Moss
  m2. Peter Egerton of Shaw
  ((E))+ other issue - Edward (d young), Henry, Christian (b c1648)
  ((3))+ other issue - Rafe, Susan, Frances, Margaret, Elizabeth
  (b) Anne Leigh
  m. Daniel Boker (rector of Ashton on Mersey)
  (c) Townsend Leigh
  m. Sir William Davenport of Bramhall
  (d)+ other issue - Edward, Richard, Thomas, George, Hugh, Elizabeth
  (ii) Elizabeth Leigh
  (B)+ other issue - Ellin, Margaret, Elizabeth, Isabel, Alice, Jane, Cicely
  (3) John Leigh (5th son)
  (A) daughter
  m. _ Arden of Stockport
  (4)+ other issue (dsp) - William, Hamlett
  b. Randoll Leigh
  p1. _ Carrington
  (1) Randoll Leigh
  m. _ Tirkett or Tuchett of Northampton
  (A) John Leigh
  m. Prudence Anderson (dau of Renold Anderson)
  (i) Jane Leigh
p2. _ Woodroff of Derbyshire
  (2) Gerard Leigh of London
  partner unknown
  (3) Nicholas Leigh
  c. Richard Leigh
  d. Hamlett Leigh
  m. "Lady Eliott"
  (1) Charles Leigh
  m. Margery Ryley
  (A) Edmund Leigh
  e. Dulcia or Dowse Leigh shown by some web sites as of this generation
  m. Sir John Stanley of Elford
2. John Leigh possibly fits here

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BLG1952 (Leigh formerly of West Hall, High Legh) with a little support from Visitation (Cheshire, 1580, Leigh of High Ligh of the Westhall), Visitation (Cheshire, 1613, Leigh of Oughtrington)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (Cheshire, 1580+1613+1663, Leigh or Legh of Baguley)
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