'Popeley1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Popeley of Wooley Moor House

William Popeley
m. Elizabeth de Birstall (dau/coheir of Thomas de Birstall (a 1335) son of Roger son of John son of Adam (a 1204))
1. Richard Popeley (b c1388)
  m. Mary Dransfield (dau of William Dransfield of West Bretton)
A. William Popeley of Birstall
  m. _ Stobley (dau of Thomas Stobley of Stobley)
  i. John Popeley of Birstall
m. Elizabeth
  a. Thomas Popeley of Birstall (d before 24.06.1507) the first mentioned by Foster
  m. (1484) Elizabeth Stainton (dau/heir of Laurence Stainton of Woolley Moor House)
  (1) John Popeley of Woolley Moor House (b 1485, d 08.12.1529)
  m. Elizabeth Neville (dau of Thomas Nevile of Liversedge by Isabel, dau of Sir Robert Sheffield of Butterwick)
  (A) Robert Popeley of Woolley Moor House (b 1528, d 21.12.1565)
m. Anne Wentworth (dau of Thomas Wentworth of West Bretton, m2. Henry Batt of Ruddings)
  (i) John Popeley of Woolley Moor House (b 1551, d before 16.07.1616)
  m1. Alice Bates (dau of William Bates of West Lathes)
  (a) Robert Popeley of Woolley Moor House (b 1573, d 10/13.03.1633)
  m1. (16.05.1616) Elizabeth Wheatley (d 1618, dau of Thomas Wheatley of Woolley)
Elizabeth is shown by Walker1 as 1st wife of Robert's father John. We follow Walker2 in showing her as Robert's 1st wife not least because Walker2 provides the dates and mentions their son ...
  ((1)) John Popeley (b 1617, bur 28.03.1633)
  m2. (07.08.1620) Martha Cutler (bpt 01.07.1594, dau of Thomas Cutler of Stainborough)
  (b) Francis Popeley of Woolley Moor House (a 1630)
  m. Elizabeth Gomersal (dau/heir of John Gomersal of Gomersal)
  Walker2 shows the following as children of Francis's brother Robert by Martha Cutler. We follow Walker1 in showing them here as Grace's father is named Francis in her husbands' records.
  ((1)) Grace Popeley (dsp)
  m1. Sir Thomas Wentworth of Bretton (dsp 05.12.1675)
  m2. (02.1678-9) Alexander, Lord Eglintoun
  ((2))+ other issue - John (d young), Dorothy (d young), Elizabeth (d young?)
(c) George Popeley (bur 18.05.1609)
  (d) Gervase Popeley of Rydings, Birstall (a 1618)
  m. Jane
  (e) Elizabeth Popeley
  m. (26.04.1603) Thomas Hall of York
  ((1))+ issue - William, Francis, Mary
  (f) Anne Popeley
  m. (12.03.1609/10) Robert Gowland
  (g) Jane Popeley
  m1. (28.09.1607) Thomas Cutler of Fieldhead
  It appears that Jane also married ...
  m2. (by 1623) Edward Armytage of Keresforth Hill
  The following are shown by Walker2 as of this generation but by Walker1 as a daughter of John's son Robert by Martha Cutle. Foster shows Dorothy as of this generation but does not mention Alice.
  (h) Dorothy Popeley
  m. Thomas Squire of York
  (i) Alice Popeley
  m. (12.03.1609) Robert Garland
  m2. Jane Rishworth (d 1638-9, dau of Robert Rishworth of Riddlesden, widow of Thomas Savile (son of Thomas of The Haigh by Mary, dau of Thomas Burdet of Birthwaite) then William Baildon of Baildon)
  (ii) Elizabeth Popeley
  m. John Oliver
  (iii) Ann Popeley
  m. Henry Nettleton
  (iv) Isabel Popeley
  m. John Brooke of Newhouse
  (v) Mary Popeley
  m. Robert Green
  (vi)+ other issue - Francis, Matthew, Thomas, Matthew, Thomas, Dorothy
  (B) Elizabeth Popeley
  m. Thomas Harrison of Kirkheaton (a 1594)
  (C) Rosamund Popeley
  m. Edmund Scarlett of Allerton
  (2) Joan Popeley
  m. Henry Hunt of Carleton (bur 16.10.1545)

Main source(s): 2 pedigrees within Walker's Yorkshire Pedigrees (1942):
- 'Dicton (Deighton), Stainton and Popeley, of Woolley' which is referred to above as Walker1
- 'Popeley, of Wooley Moor House' which is referred to above as Walker2
with some support from Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1585, Popelay of Morehouse)
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