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Families covered: Shafto of Benwell Tower, Shafto of Carrycoats

Charles Shafto 'of Carrycoats' of Kirkheaton (d before 24.03.1696/7)
m. Isabel Addison (dau of John Addison of Ovingham)
1. William Shafto of Carrycoats (d before 23.04.1724?)
m. (after 08.11.1699) Ann Jefferson (dau of Matthew Jefferson (alderman of Newcastle), m2. John Coteworth of the Hermitage)
  A. Charles Shafto of Carrycoats (bur 06.11.1746)
  m. Margaret Charlton of Lee Hall
  i. William Shafto of Carrycoats (bpt 15.10.1721, d 08.10.1794)
  m. (1760) Mary Stokoe of Humsbaugh (bur 17.10.1785)
  a. George Delaval Shafto of Carrycoats (b 1762-3, d 27.03.1807, 2nd son?)
  m. Mary Shafto (dau of Charles Shafto of Hexham) @@ just below
  (1) Elizabeth Mary Shafto (b 26.05.1796, d 27.03.1819)
  m. (22.08.1814) Isaac Spark of Cambridge & Summerrods (dsp 15.09.1816)
  b. Margery Shafto of Carrycoats (bpt 08.09.1763, d 05.04.1837)
  m. James Johnson of Newcastle then Anick (b c1759, bur 29.12.1825)
  (1) William Shafto Johnson (b c1788-9, dvm bur 05.02.1835)
  c.+ other issue - William of Anick then Humshaugh (b c1762, d unm 27.10.1827), George (bpt 27.10.1764, d infant), John (bpt 12.0.1765, bur 25.10.1780), Richard (bpt 17.10.1767, bur 10.10.1785), Margaret (bpt 29.08.1771, d unm 26.06.1812)
ii. Charles Shafto of Hexham (bpt 22.04.1728, d 24.02.1806, 3rd son)
  m1. Elizabeth (d 13.05.1776)
  a. Mary Shafto (d 22.07.1805)
  m. George Delaval Shafto of Carrycoats @@ just above
  m2. (11.11.1784) Martha Theakston (dau of Marmaduke Theakston of St. Martin's)
  a. Martha Shafto
  m. (23.04.1808) Robet Clark of Hexham (cleric)
  iii.+ other issue - Forster (bpt 26.09.1723), Matthew (bur 14.03.1774), John (bpt 06.03.1737, a 1752), Ann (bpt 21.04.1726, 1752), Martha (bpt 20.04.173*-, a 1752)
2.+ other issue - Ralph (d before 1699), John, Esther in Hexham (a 1696), 5 other daughters (a 1693)



Robert Shafto of Benwell Tower, Northumberland (d 1670)
1. Robert Shafto (bpt 30.05.1626, dvp 08.11.1668)
  m(2). (1660) Mary Foulis (bur 19.08.1624, dau of Sir Henry Foulis, Bart)
  A. Robert Shafto of Benwell Tower, Sheriff of Northumberland (bpt 10.03.1664, d 1714)
  m. Dorothy Heselrigge (a 1715, dau/coheir of Sir Thomas Heselrigge, 3rd Bart)
  i. Robert Shafto of Benwell Tower, Sheriff of Northumberland (d 03.11.1735)
m. (1715) Mary Jenison (dau of Ralph Jenison or Jennison of Elswick, sister/heir of Ralph)
  a. Robert Shafto of Benwell Tower & Wratting Park (Cambridgeshire), Sheriff of Northumberland (d 18.06.1780)
  m. (14.04.1752) Camilla Allen (bur 19.06.1782, dau/coheir of Thomas Allen of Chester-le-Street)
  (1) Robert Shafto of Benwell Tower & Wratting Park (b 1760-1, d unm 1781)
  (2) son (dvpsp)
  (3) Camilla Shafto of Benwell (bpt 14.02.1756, d 18.11.1827)
  m. (1784) William (aka Hugh) Adair (d 1844, Captain)
  b. Jenison Shafto of Wratting Park (b c1728, dsp 1771, MP)
  m. (24.11.1750) Margaret Allan (d 20.03.1766, dau/coheir of Thomas Allan)
  c. Thomas Shafto
  ii. Dorothy Shafto
  B. Jane Shafto (bpt 05.02.1663, a 10.1700)
  m. James Sanderson of Durham
  C.+ other issue - Henry (bpt 13.03.1666, dsp bur 03.02.1711), Mary

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 4, John Crawford Hodgson, 1897, 'Shafto of Carrycoats', p406+)
(2) For lower section (originally uploaded 01.05.09 into Shafto02) : 'The Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal: Mortimer-Percy Volume' by Marquis of Ruvigny & Raineval 1907 (available on Google Books) with support from the section on Castle Ward (St. John's Parish) in 'An Historical, Topographical, and Descriptive View of the County of Northumberland' (vol II) by E. Mackenzie (1825)
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