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Families covered: Rokeby of Arthingworth, Rokeby of Hotham, Rokeby of Moreton (Mortham), Rokeby of Sandall, Rokeby of Skyers (Skiers)
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John Rokeby of Mortham (d 1594)
m. Anne (or Elizabeth) Thwenge (dau of Marmaduke Thwenge of Heslerton)
1. Sir Thomas Rokeby of Mortham or Moreton (b c1570, bur 31.07.1633)
  m. Margaret or Jane Lawson (dau of Sir Raphe Lawson of Brough)
  A. Francis Rokeby of Moreton (d 02.1644/bur 25.11.1643, 3rd/4th son)
  m. Susanna Fawcet (dau of James Fawcet of London)
  i. Thomas Rokeby of Moreton (bpt 12.03.1639, bur 05.07.1703)
  m. (22.08.1661) Margaret Wycliffe (dau of John Wycliffe of Gales)
  a. Christopher Rokeby (bpt 25.08.1664, bur 1737)
  m. (30.05.1697) Anne Sanderson
  (1) Peter Rokeby of Wycliffe (bpt 04.07.1698, d 1761) had issue
  (2) William Rokeby (bpt 03.09.1699, bur 05.11.1783)
  m. Jane (bur 01.05.1766)
  (A) William Rokeby of Skelton, Marske (bpt 10.03.1724, bur 19.11.1771, joiner)
  m. (25.04.1763) Margaret Mewburn (b c1740, d 29.10.1826, dau of John Mewburn of Skelton)
  (i) William Rokeby of London (bpt 01.08.1771, d 04.1851, of Gray's Inn) had issue
  m. Ann Jones (d 04.1851, dau of Richard Jones of Shenley)
  (ii) Elizabeth Rokeby (bpt 11.06.1764)
  m. John Johnson
  (iii) Jane Rokeby (bpt 25.08.1766, d 24.09.1846)
  (iv) Margaret Rokeby (bpt 29.11.1768, dsp 13.07.1813)
  m. Peter Senechale
  (B) Anne Rokeby (bpt 16.05.1731)
  m. (19.02.1753) Francis Appleby of Barningham
  (C)+ other issue - Joseph (bpt 06.07.1737, bur 19.11.1771), Frances (bpt 09.05.1743, bur 12.02.1755)
  (3)+ other issue - Christopher (bpt 28.09.1707, bur 27.12.1772, had issue), Elizabeth (bpt 28.02.1702), Ann (bpt 11.03.1704)
  b. William Rokeby (bpt 04.02.1672, 5th son)
  m. Frances Peirson of Lowthorpe (a 10.1720)
  c. Joseph Rokeby (bpt 02.03.1674, bur 02.11.1737, Captain)
  m. Catherine Bowes
  (1)+ issue - Thomas (bpt 12.08.1720), Catherine (bpt 23.09.1718)
  d. Elizabeth Rokeby (bpt 12.05.1676, a 1714)
  m. Peter Save (vicar of Kirkby Malzeard)
  e.+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 20.02.1665/6, bur 31.01.1666/7), Francis (bpt 03.01.1668/9, a 03.1684/5), Ralph of Cliffe (bpt 08.12.1670, a 1722), Mary (b c1662, bur 27.08.1662), Susanna (bpt 07.09.1664, bur 11.09.1664), Mildred (bpt 29.11.1665, a 1720), Margaret (bpt 06.10.1667, bur 12.04.1668)
  ii. Frances Rokeby
  m1. Pelham Jackson of Haselrigg
  m2. Daniell Orde of Barwicke upon Tweede
  m3.William Astley of Warwickshire
  iii. Susanna Rokeby
  m. Gilbert Sywnnow of Barrington
  iv.+ other issue - Raphe (d unm bur 01.11.1634?), Margaret
  B. Alice Rokeby
  m. Roger Alderson of Bowes
  C.+ other issue (d unm) - James (bur 30.10.1602), William, Raphe (bur 20.07.1631), Anthony (d unm), John (bur 21.07.1601), Christopher (d unm), Mary (d unm?), Margaret
2.+ 4 sons

 

 

Thomas Rokeby of Hotham, Yorkshire (d before 05.11.1591)
m. Katherine Legh (dau of Laurence Legh or Leigh, Sergeant-at-arms)
1. William Rokeby of Hotham (b c1556, d before 27.12.1626)
  m. (c1597) Dorothy Rokeby (dau of William Rokeby of Skiers)
  A. Sir William Rokeby of Hotham & Skyres, 1st Bart (b c1601, d by 1676)
The following is supported by TCB (vol 3, 'Rokeby of Skyers', p155+).
  m. (by 1628) Frances Hickman (bpt 31.10.1602, d by 1676, dau of Sir William Hickman of Gainsborough by Elizabeth Willoughby)
  i. Alexander Rokeby (b c1630, dvp 1667, 2nd son)
  m. (25.04.1653) Margaret Coke (dau of John Coke of Holkham)
  a. Sir William Rokeby of Skyers, 2nd Bart (b 1656, d 04.1678, 2nd son?)
  m. (c1676) Dorothy Darcy (bur 06.12.1729, dau/heir of Edward Darcy, m2. Colonel Thomas Paston)
  (1) Elizabeth Rokeby
  Clay suggests that Elizabeth may have married Sir Stafford Fairborn but TCB confirms that his wife was her half-sister.
  b. Dorothy Rokeby
  m. _ Stanhope
  ii. Sir Willoughby Rokeby of Skyers, 3rd Bart (b c1632, d unm 06.07.1678)
  iii. Mildred Rokeby (dsp)
  m. (c10.1680) William Sandford of Askham (son of Thomas (by Elizabeth, dau of William Orfeur), m2. Dorothy Smallwood)
  iv. Bridget Rokeby (b c1650, d 26.09.1709)
  m. (c02.1680/1) Alexander Montgomery of Welton
  v.+ other issue - William (dvp unm), Francis (d unm), Mary (d unm), Elizabeth (d unm), others ( d young)
  B. Alexander Rokeby of Sandall (b 1602-3, d 06.05.1635, of Gray's Inn)
  m. Susan Boswell (dau of Gervase Boswell or Bosville of Edlington or Warmesworth)
i. William Rokeby of Sandall (b c1631-2, d 03.02.1662, of Gray's Inn)
  m. (14.04.1657) Elizabeth Bourchier (d 28.01.1705, dau of Thomas Bourchier of Beningborough)
  a.+ issue (d young) including William, Theodore
  ii. Alexander Rokeby (d young)
  C. Thomas Rokeby 'of Woodhouse' of Burnby or Barnby (d Dunbar 03.09.1650)
m. Elizabeth Bury (dau of Robert Bury of Grantham, sister of Sir William of Grantham)
  i. William Rokeby of Ackworth Park, Yorkshire (b c1630, bur 02.12.1700)
  m. Emma Bury (b c1637, d 24.01.1703, dau of Sir William Bury of Grantham & Linwood (sb Ernwood?), sister of Sir Thomas)
  a. Emme Rokeby (b 08.09.1654, d 02.08.1678)
  m. John Mason
  b. Elizabeth Rokeby (b 27.08.1658)
  m. Thomas Askham of Boston
  c. Jane Rokeby (b 24.06.1666)
  m. (14.04.1688) Henry Scott of York
  d. Dorothy Rokeby (b 02.03.1674, d 27.07.1744)
  m. (c1696) Sir Thomas Ianson, Bart
  e.+ other issue - William (b 01.08.1656, dsp before 18.12.1673), George (b 09.11.1660, dsp 20.06.1673), Alexander (b 26.05.1664, dsp before 08.05.1683), Thomas (b 13.01.1662, d 03.1662), John (b 03.11.1667, d 12.1686), Thomas of Sandal (b 27.01.1670, dsp 02.05.1706), Ebenezer (b 14.04.1678, d infant), Mary (b 12.02.1672, bur 30.06.1673), Susannah (b 05.09.1676)
ii. Sir Thomas Rokeby (b 1631-2, dsp 26.11.1699, judge)
  m. Ursula Danby (b 1632-3, d 10.08.1707, dau/coheir of James Danby of New Building, sister/coheir of William)
  iii. Joseph Rokeby of Leeds & London (bpt 30.09.1641, d 14.08.1688, 4th son)
  m. (20.05.1668) Mileah Danby (bpt 25.05.1637, bur 10.10.1726, dau/coheir of James Danby of New Building, sister of Ursula)
  a. Joseph Rokeby of New Building (Newbiggen) & Sandal (b 1676-7, d unm bur 12.08.1741, 3rd son)
  b. Dorothy Rokeby
  m. James Wyndlow of Thirsk
  c. Elizabeth Rokeby (bur 12.06.1721)
  m. (c05.1693) John Buxton
  d. daughter
  m. Richard Wyndlow of York
  e.+ other issue (d young) - James, Thomas
  iv. Benjamin Rokeby of London & Stratford (Essex) (d 1733)
  m. (c12.1683) Rebecca Langham (d 21.12.1692, dau/heir of Thomas Langham of Arthingworth & London)
  a. Langham Rokeby of Arthingworth (b 15.12.1692)
  m. Catherine Morgan (dau of Major Nicolaus Morgan)
  (1) Thomas Rokeby of Arthingworth (b c1721, d 08.09.1796, 2nd son)
  m. (1745) Elizabeth Scott (b c1724, d 07.08.1815, dau/heir of Col. John Scott of Galashiels)
  (A) Langham Rokeby of Arthingworth (b c1750, d 16/26.12.1826, minister)
  m. (09.1780) Maria Isabella Davies (d 31.12.1810/01.01.1811, dau of Somerset Davies of Wigmore Hall)
  (i) Langham Rokeby of Arthingworth (b 06.03.1784, d unm 06.07.1844, Lt. Colonel)
  (ii) Henry Ralph Rokeby of Arthingworth (b 08.04.1788, d 20.05.1870, rector of Arthingworth) had issue
  m1. (26.07.1827) Caroline Boulton (d 20.04.1832, dau of Rev. George Boulton of Oxendon)
  m2. (06.09.1837) Harriet Walley (dau of Joseph Walley of London)
  (iii)+ other issue - Anna Maria Isabella (d unm 11.03.1818), Charlotte Jane (d 04.1803)
(B) Catherine Rokeby
  m. Joseph Jekyll of Bath
  (C)+ other issue - Thomas, Elizabeth (b c1745, dsp 24.05.1824), Sarah, Anne (d unm)
  (2)+ other issue - Langham (d infant), Elizabeth (d unm)
  b.+ other issue - Rebecca, Elizabeth
  v. Mary Rokeby
  m. (10.06.1658) Francis Hall of Dunnington
  vi. Anne Rokeby (bpt 30.07.1640)
m. (15.08.1658) Raphe Waterhouse of Burnby
  vii. Emme Rokeby (a 10.1704)
  m. Leonard Weddell of Erswick
  viii.+ other issue - John of London (dsp), Elizabeth (b c1634, d unm 1652), Susanna (d unm), Dorothy
  D. Philip Rokeby (bur 03.04.1647, of Gray's Inn)
  m. Jane Godfrey (dau of Joseph (not William) Godfrey of Thunnock)
  i.+ issue - Joseph (a 1672), Philip, Nathaniel (a 1680), Catherine
  E. Mary Rokeby
  m. Christopher Legard of Anlaby
2. Ralph Rokeby (d unm)
3. Elizabeth Rokeby
  m. (29.09.1595) Richard Vincent of Firsby
4. Susan Rokeby
  m. William Cartwright of Normanby

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (John Clay, Yorkshire, Dugdale (1665) + additions, Part 5, 'Rokeby of Moreton (Mortham)', p24+)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (John Clay, Yorkshire, Dugdale (1665) + additions, Part 5, 'Rokeby of Hotham and Skires (sic)' & 'Rokeby of Ackworth Parke', pp32+), FMG (vol 2, MS246-7, 'Rokeby', p589+) , BEB1841 (Rokeby of Skiers), Commoners (vol 4, 'Rokeby of Arthingworth', p667+) with support from BLG1886 ('Rokeby of Arthingworth')
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