'Pawson1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Pawson of Leeds, Pawson (Hargrave) of Shawdon, Pawson of York

Reginald Pawson
m. Edith (descended from Simon Montfort, Earl of Leicester)
1. Hugh Pawson
  m. Elizabeth
  A. Henry Pawson (a 1517)
  i. Richard Pawson (d by 1576) the first mentioned by BLG1952
  m. Elizabeth (a 1576)
a. John Pawson of Leeds (d before 24.04.1577, 4th son) the first mentioned by Thoresby
  m. Ann (d before 09.02.1588)
  (1) Christopher Pawson of Leeds (d before 02.08.1632)
  m. Jane Wilkinson (d 1634, dau of Richard Wilkinson) Thoresby names her Jane Cowper
  (A) Samuel Pawson of York (a 1632)
  m. Mary Micklethwaite (dau of Elias Micklethwaite, Lord Mayor of York)
  (B) Henry Pawson of Leeds (b 1584-5, d 27.04.1661)
  m. Alice Clarkson (d by 04.1663) the first mentioned by Walker
  (i) Christopher Pawson of Leeds (b c1629, d 12.11.1694)
  m. Susan Roundell (d 02.1694, dau/coheir of H. Roundell or Roundhill, alderman of Leeds)
  (a) Henry Pawson of Leeds (bpt 28.09.1656, dsp before 1718, alderman)
  m. Sarah Beene (a 1718, dau/coheir of Richard Beene or Beane of Ledstone)
(b) Samuel Pawson
  (c) Christopher Pawson
  m. Mary Sprentall (dau of William Sprentall)
  ((1)) Henry Pawson of Allerton Gledhow (d 03.11.1733)
  m. Ann Sleigh (dau of Hugh Sleigh)
  ((A)) Elizabeth Pawson (b 21.07.1724, dsp 04.04.1749)
  m. John Preston of Leeds (d 1758)
  ((B)) Anne Pawson (b 16.08.1729)
  m. (26.02.1759) William Wilson of Allerton Gledhow (alderman of Leeds)
(d) Elizabeth Pawson (b c1653, d 25.11.1697)
  m. Richard Powell of Leeds
  (ii) Henry Pawson of York (b 1641, d 15.09.1682, 3rd son)
  m. Sarah Leeds (d before 13.11.1696, dau of Henry Leeds)
  (a) Elias Pawson, Lord Mayor of York (b 1671, d 05.01.1715)
  m. Mary Dyneley (b 1670, d 02.06.1728, dau of William Dyneley of York)
  ((1)) Henry Pawson, Lord Mayor of York (b 15.09.1695, d 1735/24.01.1730)
  m. (20.08.1720) Catherine Fairfax (b 1701, d 20.03.1767, dau of R(obert) Fairfax of Steeton Castle)
Commoners shows only one child for Henry & Catherine, the following John. Walker shows the other children but not John who is shown as brother rather than son of Henry & Catherine Fairfax (with their children being Robert (b 20.07.1723, d 1740) & Henry (b 07.1725, d 12.05.1742)) but this must be in error given the dates given/supported by Walker.
  ((A)) William Pawson (b 14.04.1700, 2nd son)
  m. (1725) Mary Aylewood ("a Portugee")
  ((B)) John Pawson of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (b 09.03.1703-4, d 05.11.1747, 4th son)
  m. (11.08.1732) Mary Hargrave (bur 20.10.1738, dau of Nathaniel Hargrave of Shawdon Castle)
  ((i)) John Pawson (bpt 22.09.1733, d 28.02.1802, Captain)
  m. (30.11.1770) Elizabeth Foggin (d 10.1828, dau of R. Foggin of Newcastle)
  ((a)) George Pawson of Morpeth, later Hargrave of Shawdon in Northumberland (b 03.09.1771, dsp 29.12.1817)
  m1. (11.1805) Sophia Ann Latten (dsp 30.04.1813, dau/coheir of Rev. Henry Latten of Woodhom)
  m2. (07.02.1815) Ann James Collikngwood (dau of James Collingwood of Morpeth, widow of T. Currell of Jamaica)
  ((b)) William Pawson of Shawdon, Sheriff of Northumberland (b 14.05.1780, d 05.01.1854, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (09.01.1817) Mary Ann Trotter (dau of Rev. Robert Trotter of Morpeth)
  In 1929, a great-grandson who inherited Shawdon Castle changed his name to Hargrave-Pawson.
  ((c)) Elizabeth Pawson (b 01.01.1777)
  m. (09.06.1806) William Harvey of Newcastle
  ((d))+ other issue - John (bpt 01.02.1776, dsp 05.1816), Elias (b 16.01.1779-80, d infant)
  ((ii))+ other issue (d unm ) - Nathaniel (bpt 26.07.1737, Major), Mary (bpt 11.1734, d 25.01.1766), Sarah (bpt 01.12.1735, d 1736)
  ((C)) Dorothy Pawson (b 13.10.1705)
m. (01.1725) _ Geering of London
  ((D)) other issue - Elias (b 13.11.1697, d 12.08.1700), Elias (b 23.06.1701, d 30.11.175), Thomas (b 20.11.1707, d 11.11.1710), Dyneley (b 20.11.1706, d 09.12.1706), Sarah (b 06.03.1698-9), Alice (b/d 03.07.1702)
  ((2)) Sarah Pawson mentioned by Thoresby, probably the Sarah who married ...
  m. John Wilberfoss of Gainsborough
  ((A)) Elizabeth Wilberfoss (coheir) apparently of this generation
  m. John Preston of Leeds & Flasby (b 1719, d 07.08.1758)
  ((B)) Sarah Pawson Wilberfoss probably of this generation
  m. Timothy Mauleverer of Arncliffe (d 1784)
  ((3))+ other issue - William, John, Mary (b 14.06.1694), Elizabeth (b 01.09.1696, d 19.06.1708)
  (b) Alice Pawson (b 1674)
  m. (24.01.1695) John Peckett, Lord Mayor of York
  (c) Sarah Pawson (b 1677, d unm 10.06.1724)
  Commoners & BLG1952 show this as the Sarah who m. _ Wilberforce of Yorkshire. We show that Sarah in the next generation and follow Walker in showing this Sarah as d unm.
  (iii) Ann Pawson
  m. Thomas Day
  (iv)+ other issue - John of York (d 04.08.1677), Alice, Seth of Leeds (b 1638-9, dsp 29.05.1676)
  (C) Ellen Pawson (a 1634)
  m. Richard Holmes
  (D) Elizabeth Pawson (a 1634)
  m. T. Bacon
  (E) Ann Pawson (a 1634)
  m. John Lawrence of York
  (F)+ other issue - Richard, Thomas, William in Portugal (a 1632), Priscilla, Jane, Mary, Grace, Grace, Frances
  b. Grace Pawson
  m. _ Teale
  c.+ other issue - William, Christopher, Thomas, Anthony, Oliver, Grace, Ann (a 1576)

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 2, 'Pawson of Shawdon', p172+), BL1952 ('Hargrave-Pawson of Shawdon'), J.W. Walker's 'Yorkshire Pedigrees' (1942, 'Pawson of York and Newcastle'), 'Ducatus Leodiensis' (Ralph Thoresby, 1715, p77)
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