'Smelt1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Smelt of Ainderby Myers, Smelt of Great Fencote, Smelt of Greengate House, Smelt of Kirkby Fletham

John Smelt
m. Elizabeth of Moston on Swale (d 1550-1, widow)
1. Richard Smelt of Kirkby Fletham (b c1535)
  m. Ann Conyers (dau of _ Conyers of Hutton Bonvile)
A. Leonard Smelt of Kirkby Fletham (b 1565, d 17.08.1626)
  m. Sythe Allan (dau of Edmund Allan of Gatherley)
  i. Matthew Smelt 'of Kirkby Fletham' (b 22.09.1594, d 23.09.1652)
  m. Alice Dodsworth (dau of John Dodsworth of Thornton Watlass by Winifred, dau/heir of John Ward of Barton)
  a. Thomas Smelt of Kirkby Fletham (bpt 18.07.1618, d 12.04.1673)
  m. Anne Wastell (d 02.02.1693, dau of John Wastell of Scorton by Anne, dau of John Robinson of Hackforth)
  (1) Leonard Smelt of Kirkby Fletham (b 28.02.1658, d 13.10.1710, of Gray's Inn)
  m. Grace or Anne Frankland (dau of Sir William Frankland of Thirkleby)
(A) William Smelt of Leazer (aka Leases) (b 10.01.1690, d 14.09.1755, MP, 2nd son?)
  m. Dorothy Cayley (dau of Cornelius Cayley of York)
  (i) Cornelius Smelt (dvp?)
  (1) Walker merely identifies Cornelius as one of William & Dorothy's sons. Various web sites suggest that this was the Cornelius who was the Lt. Governor of the Isle of Man but the dates make this unlikely, We presume that this Cornelius was father (rather than the same person as) the following Cornelius.
(2) The following comes from various web sites.
(a) Cornelius Smelt, Lt. Governor of the Isle of Man (b 1748, bur 28.11.1832, Colonel)
  m1. (1785) Mary Trant Ottley (dau of Richard Ottley by Elizabeth Warner)
  ((1))+ issue
  m2. Anne Hale (dau of General Sir John Hale by Mary Chaloner)
((2)) Mary Smelt
  m. Rev. Alexander Crigan (son of Claudius, Bishop of Sodor & Man)
((3)) Maud Frances Hale Smelt
  m. Caesar Bacon of Seafield (not Staward), Isle of Man (b 1791, d 1876, Major)
  Uncertain which wife was mother of ...
  ((4)) Lucy Smelt (d 15.02.1857) probably of this family
  m. (02.11.1820) Rev. Charles Sheffield (b 19.10.1797, d 20.02.1882)
  ((5)) Jessica Smelt (d 09.08.1854)
  m. (16.09.1837) Rev. John Cresswell (b 30.03.1793, d 06.02.1851)
  (ii) William Smelt of Hanover Square (d 1754)
  m. Ursula Stanhope (dau of Charles Stanhope)
(a) William Smelt of Hanover Square
  m. (26.12.1776) Elizabeth or Margaret Stanhope
  ((1)) Elizabeth Smelt (d 09.04.1861) probably of this generation
  m. John Rolleston (d 17.11.1862, vicar of Burton Joyce)
((2))+ other issue - Philip (b 30.09.1777, bur 07.08.1779), William (bpt 03.11.1782), Maria (b 07.08.1779), Margaret (bpt 26.08.1781), Dorothy (bpt 29.06.1785)
  (iii) Leonard Smelt (b 02.05.1725, d 09.09.1800)
  m. Jane Campbell (d 23.01.1790)
  (a) Dorothy Smelt (b 1749)
  m. Thomas Goulton of Lincoln (son of Christopher of Bessingby)
  (b) Anne Jesse Smelt
  m. (22.08.1744) Nathaniel Cholmley of Whitby
  (iv) Dorothy Smelt
  m. (1773) Sir Thomas Frankland, Bart of Thirkleby
  (v) Anna Smelt who apparently married ...
  m. Rev. Thomas Metcalfe of Northallerton (b 1706, d 1774)
  (vi)+ other issue - Leonard (b 03.10.1722, d infant), Elizabeth (b 30.05.1727, d 27.10.1807), Grace (b 26.01.1729, d 16.09.1799)
  (B) Elizabeth Smelt (b 06.01.1696, bur 25.02.1750)
  m. (18.11.1723) Cornelius Cayley (recorder of Hull)
  (C)+ other issue - Leonard (d 30.05.1740, MP), John (d 20.10.1691), Arabella (b 13.02.1686), Grace (b 04.12.1692)
  (2)+ other issue - John of Ainderby Steple (b 24.04.1659, a 1680), Anne (b 02.12.1655, d 02.1659), Mary (d 26.02.1708)
  b. Christopher Smelt of Brompton-upon-Swale (a 04.1686)
(1)+ issue - Matthew, Thomas, John, Christopher
  c. Thomas Smelt of Sowerby
  m. (18.12.1666) Winifred
  d. John Smelt of Gray's Inn (b pt 15.11.1622, a 1675)
  m. (c10.1665) Elizabeth Thompson
  e.+ other issue - Matthew (bpt 09.01.1625, bbur 27.10.1653), Richard (d infant), Robert (d infant), Thomas (d infant), Anna (b 21.12.1626, bur 24.07.1652)
  ii. Richard Smelt (b 05.02.1600, cleric)
  m. (25.07.1625) Catherine Ewbanke (dau or Rev. Hy Ewbanke of Whickham)
  a.+ issue - Gabriel (b 02.01.1633), Richard, Elizabeth (b 08.06.1635)
  iii. Frances Smelt (b 30.09.1604)
  m. Thomas Robinson of Rokeby (son/heir of William)
iv. Sythe Smelt (bpt 22.02.1597)
  m. John Robinson of Applegarth (bur 17.01.1656, son of Leonard of St. Trinians)
  v.+ other issue - Leonard (b 13.02.1597, a 1665), Thomas of Hornby (b 20.01.1601), Ann (b 19.02.1591, bur 1591), Elizabeth (b 12.08.15593, bur 23.11.1593)
  B. Elizabeth Smelt
  m1. Richard Cock or Cockfield
  m2. (17.10.1603) Lancelot Hilton of Dyons
  i.+ issue - Lancelot (b/bur 1608), Francis (Frances?) (b 1605), Ann (b 1610)
C. Agnes Smelt (bur 22.02.1607)
2. John Smelt of Ainderby (bur 23.06.1587)
  m. Emmott Conyers (dau of _ Conyers by Emmott Rokesby)
  A. John Smelt of Ainderby Myers (d before 06.06.1597)
  m. Margaret Metcalfe (bur 20.03.1597, dau of Luke Metcalfe of Bedale)
  i. Thomas Smelt of Ainderby Myers
  a.+ issue - Robert (b 05.08.1610, bur 29.11.1612), Francis (b 31.12.1611)
  ii.+ other issue - John, Leonard, Emmott, Mary
  B. Christopher Smelt of Great Fencote (a 1592)
  i. Emmott Smelt
  m. (22.05.1592) George Watson of Great Langton upon Swale
  C. Mary Smelt probably of this generation
  m. Christopher Wastell
3. William Smelt (a 1550, d before 04.1576)
  m. ?? (bur 03.04.1576)
  A. Anthony Smelt of Kirkby Fletham (d after 14.05.1579)
  B. Leonard Smelt
  i. John Smelt of Kirkby Fletham (bur 11.01.1610)
  m. Isabell (a 11.1613)
  ii. Leonard Smelt of Kirkby Fletham (d 1612)
  m. Cecily (bur 15.04.1612)
  a. Richard Smelt of Greengate House (b 06.04.1599, d before 28.11.1671, 4th son?)
  m. Jane of Greengate House
  (1) John Smelt of Greengate House (bur 02.06.1690, yeoman)
  m. (31.10.1672) Anne Anderson of Kirkby Fletham (bur 11.05.1706)
  (A) Thomas Smelt of Greengate House (b 23.12.1675, d after 06.02.1726)
  m. (15.10.1696) Jane Wasse (bur 02.05..1728, dau of Leonard Wasse of Kirkby Fletham)
  (i)+ issue - Leonard, Thomas of Fryar Garth (b 08.10.1697, d before 22.05.1738), Thomas (b 18.02.1705, a 1735), John (b 26.05.1707, bur 25.04.1728), William (b 15.08.1710, a 1735), Richard of Leeds then Knaresborough (b 23.11.1712, a 1738, butcher), James of Leeming (b 20.01.1715, bur 31.03.1720), Matthew of Knaresborough (b 26.07.1719, bur 09.01.1752), Anne (b 23.03.1699, bur 15.07.1714), Elizabeth (b 05.06.1701, bur 01.04.1728)
  (B)+ other issue - Leonard (b 20.01.1673, bur 06.02.1673), Richard (b 18.10.1674, bur 21.12.1674), John (b 23.03.1681, a 1690)
  (2) Jane Smelt
  m. (08.07.1669) Thomas Smith of Theakston
  (3)+ other issue - Thomas of Lazenby (a 1672), Katherine of Greengate House (bur 17.11.1671)
  b.+ other issue - Robert (a 1612), John (b 17.02.1594), William (b 15.09.1596), Leonard (b 12.09.1602, bur 06.06.1603), Leonard of Great Fencote (b 22.07.1604, bur 10.02.1693), Thomas of Northallerton (b 24.11.1611, a 1671), Elizabeth (b 27.12.1607)
  iii. Henry Smelt of Great Fencote
  a. Barbara Smelt (b 26.12.1599)
  iv. Edmund Smelt of Great Fencote
  m. (11.02.1602) Anne Atkinson of Aldborough
  a. Christopher Smelt (b 07.04.1611)
  (1) John Smelt of Great Fencote (b 28.09.1692, yeoman)
  m1. Anne (bur 04.08.1662)
  (A) Christopher Smelt of Great Fencote (b 17.02.1661, bur 18.06.1723)
  m. Margaret (bur 26.08.1727)
  (i) John Smelt of Great Fencote (b 28.02.1689, d 27.09.1769)
  m. (08.05.1716) Hannah Foster of Kirkby Fletham (b 1693-4, d 16.03.1771)
  (a) John Smelt of Low Street, laetr of Gatherley (b 20.08.1717, bur 19.02.1793, farmer)
  m. Frances (bur 06.08.1783)
  ((1)) John Smelt of Little Fencote, later of Street House
  ((A))+ issue - John (b 24.07.1774), Matthew (b 21.02.1779), Leonard (b 23.04.1786), Thomas (b 01.01.1790), Anne (b 29.11.1776), Frances (b 10.08.1781), Hannah (b 20.07.1782, d 23.02.1785)
  ((2)) Frances Smelt of Kirkby Fletham
  m. (31.12.1786) Thomas Roebuck of Pontefract
  (b) Margaret Smelt (b 1735, d 27.01.1815)
  m. (29.01.1774) Jeffrey Tennant of Kirkby Fletham (b 1732-3, d 17.04.1813, carpenter)
  (c)+ other issue - Richard (b 07.04.1721, bur 10.09.1728), Christopher (b 24.03.1722, bur 18.09.1728), Richard (b 04.10.1725, bur 23.10.1725), Hannah (b 23.10.1726, bur 20.09.1728), Anne (b 25.12.1746)
  (ii)+ other issue - Matthew (b 29.10.1691, a 1723), Christopher (b 12.02.1694, bur 07.12.1694), Christopher (b 13.06.1702, bur 10.04.1722), Margaret (b 28.11.1695, bur 01.03.1697), Margaret (b 24.02.1697, a 1723), Grace (b 14.06.1705, a 1723)
  (B)+ other issue - John (b 20.01.1652), Ann (b 02.12.1650), Elizabeth (b 17.09.1654, bur 02.06.1658), Grace (b 21.09.1656, bur 06.03.1681), Elizabeth (b 31.01.1659, bur 08.07.1667)
  m2. (04.05.1665) Anne Fayles
  b.+ other issue - Richard (b 02.01.1617), Elizabeth (b 19.02.1603, bur 27.02.1603), Frances (b 20.05.1604), Isabell (b 28.11.1607), Cycille (b 09.02.1610, bur 11.02.1610), Anne (b 28.11.1613)
  v. Margaret Smelt
  m. ??
  a. Anne
  vi. Alison Smelt
  C.+ other issue - Margaret (d (unm?) after 06.11.1601), Helen of Leeming (bur 07.04.1581)
4. Robert Smelt of Richmond (a 1576)
5. Margaret Smelt (a 1550)
  m. Robert Cuthbert

Main source(s): Walker's Yorkshire Pedigrees (1942, Smelt of Kirkby Fletham)
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