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Families covered: Plumbe of Aughton, Plumbe of Kawardley, Plumbe-Tempest of Tong Hall, Plumbe of Wavertree

Commoners reports that this family were originally of Norfolk and later of Leicestershire. Commoners mentions the following John and then jumps to the John who m. Elizabeth Lyme. Visitation starts with Thomas, father of that second John.
John Plumbe (a temp Charles I who r. 1625-1649, moved to neighbourhood of Prescot, Lancashire) presumed father of ...
1. Thomas Plumbe of Kawardley, later of Whiston near Prescot (bur 01.03.1653)
  m. Margaret (Yates?) (a 1661)
  A. John Plumbe of Whiston & Prescot (bpt 22.07.1638, bur 28.10.1727)
  m. Elizabeth Lyme (bur 09.03.1718/9, dau of William Lyme of Prescot by Isabella)
  i. William Plumbe of Stepney
  m. (07.04.1685) Anne Lyme (a 1720, dau of Thomas Lyme of Walton-on-Thames & Walton Leigh (who d 10.1719) by Grace)
  a. William Plumbe (b 16.01.1686, d 01.1728, d in East Indies)
  m. (01.07.1713) Anne Rogers (niece of Violante Rogers)
  (1) Anne Plumbe (b 21.01.1718/9, d young)
(2) Elizabeth Plumbe (b 09.04.1721, d 27.07.1747)
  m. (1740) Mathew Empson of Madras
  (A)+ issue (a 1756) - Frances, Elizabeth
  ii. Thomas Plumbe of Madras (bpt 11.02.1665, dvpsp 18.03.1712, 3rd son)
  m. Violante (d 01.1713/4, widow of _ Rogers)
  iii. John Plumbe of Wavertree Hall (near Liverpool) & Aughton (near Ormskirk) (b 1679-80, d 30.03.1763)
  m. (1694) Sarah Marsh (b 1676, d 24.01.1741/2, dau of Peter Marsh & niece/coheir of James Vernon of Vernon's Hall)
a. William Plumbe of Wavertree Hall (dvp 11.05.1761)
  m. (29.12.1726) Sarah Townley (bur 04.02.1776, dau of Thomas Townley of Royle by Anne, dau of Thomas Legh of Adlington by Joanna, dau of Sir John Maynard)
  (1) Thomas Plumbe of Aughton, last of Wavertree, later of Tong Hall & Tong Manor (b 13.06.1736, d 07.06.1806, Captain)
  m. (25.09.1763) Elizabeth Tempest (bpt 29.06.1739, d 24.08.1823, dau of John Tempest of nottingham by Elizabeth Scrimshire)
  (A) John Plumbe of Aughton, later Plumbe-Tempest of Tong Hall (b 19.06.1773, d 06.04.1859, Colonel, 2nd son)
m. Sarah Plumbe (dau of Rev. William Plumbe of Aughton) @@ below
  The following is supported by Visitation (England & Wales, 'Tempest of Tong Hall, co. York, and Aughton, co. Lanc.', p35)
  (i) Thomas Richard Plumbe-Tempest of Tong Hall & Aughton (b 07.10.1795, d unm 04.05.1825)
  (ii) Frances Penelope Plumbe-Tempest (b 14.09.1805, d 04.05.1825)
  m. (26.07.1824) Thomas Rawson of Nidd Hall (b 02.12.1797, d 01.05.1862, son of Benjamin of Darley Hall)
  (iii)+ other issue - John Egerton (b/d 09.1804), Catharine Elizabeth (b 07.05.1797, d unm 10.03.1884), Tempest (b 12.04.1799, d 16.09.1811), Sarah Anne (b 26.12.1800, d unm 13.02.1876), Henrietta Townley (b 12.03.1803, d 23.01.1808), Henrietta
  (B) Catherina Townley Plumbe (b 07.02.1772, d 11.09.1819)
  m. (08.04.1794) Henry Dixon of Liverpool (d 09.09.1841, son of Jeremiah of Gledhow)
(C)+ other issue - Thomas (b 29.10.1767, dvp 10.07.1780), Elizabeth Sarah (b 04.07.1764, d 31.03.1835), Anne (bpt 05.08.1765, d 29.11.1765), Frances (b 24.10.1766, d 20.01.1853), Henrietta Mildred (b 09.04.1769, d 06.05.1844), Tempest (b 18.08.1770, d unm bur 06.04.1789), Anne (b 06.06.1776, d 28.02.1777)
  (2) William Plumbe (b 04.03.1744, d 25.11.1786, rector of Aughton)
  m. (22.04.1769) Catherine Kirk (bpt 29.07.1736, d 25.07.1805, dau of Samuel Kirk of Whitehough (by Anne, dau of William Tatton of Withenshaw), m2. ?? Hall, Bishop of Elphin)
  (A) Anne Plumbe (b 08.04.1772, bur 08.1810)
  m. William Thomlinson of Blencogo (d 11.1810, Colonel)
  (B) Sarah Plumbe (b 17.06.1773, d 31.12.1855)
  m. (19.01.1794) John Tempest (Colonel) @@ above
  (3) Sarah Plumbe (d 1792)
  m. (19.04.1748) Sir Robert Hesketh, Bart (b 23.04.1729, d 30.12.1796)
  (4)+ other sisue - John (b 02.03.1728, d young), Anne (b 02.03.1728), Margaret (b c1730, d unm c1744), Susan (d unm), Johanna (d infant), Elizabeth (b 15.10.1731), Mary (bur 11.04.1745), Frances (b 26.04.1741, d 12.03.1820)
b. Thomas Plumbe of Mobberley, Cheshire (d 29.11.1769, rector of Mobberley & Aughton)
  m. (1726) Ann Watt (dau of Rev. _ Watt of Windsor)
  (1) John Plumbe of Liverpool (bpt 02.07.1727, dsp 22.01.1796)
  m. Hannah Teyrick (b c1736, d 27.01.1799, dau of Rev. _ Teyrick of Newcastle-under-Lyme)
  (2) Thomas Plumbe (d 07.07.1801)
  m. (22.01.1761) Rachael Plumbe of Tockholew
  (A) Elizabeth Plumbe (d 11.1807, heit)
  m. (25.08.1785) Benjamin Rawson of Nidd Hall & Darley Hall
  (B)+ other issue (dvpsp)
  c. Elizabeth Plumbe
  m. John Smarley of Liverpool
  d. Sarah Plumbe
  m. Rev. George Mallory (d 09.04.1732, patron of Mobberley, son of Rev. George of Mayworth by Alicia, dau/heir of Thomas Mallory of Mobberley)
  iv. Abraham Plumbe of Mile End Old Town & Ratcliffe (in Stepney), Middlesex (bpt 16.06.1681, d before 07.03.1733)
  m. Mary (a 1732)
  a.+ issue (a 1732) - Abraham, William, Elizabeth
  v. Elizabeth Plumbe (bpt 21.11.1672)
  m. Thomas Forber of Gray's Inn & Rainhill
  vi. Lydia Plumbe (bpt 24.01.1683)
  m. (c12.1711) Robert Bromley of Warringtoin
  vii. Mary Plumbe (bpt 22.03.1687)
  m. Edward Betts of Manchester
  vii.+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 08.05.1656, bur 25.05.1665), Edward (bpt 12.10.1672, dsp), Isabel (bpt 15.12.1667, bur 05.05.1669), Ellen (bpt 29.08.1678)
  B. Thomas Plumbe of Kawardley
  m1. ??
  i.+ issue
  m2. Mary
  ii. (Richard?) Plumbe

Main source(s): Visitation (Howard & Crisp 1897, England & Wales, Notes, volume 2, 'Pedigree of Plumbe', p1+), Commoners (vol I, Plumbe-Tempest of Tong, p292)
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