'Strangeways03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Strangwayes (Swainston-Strangwayes) of Alne, Strangwayes of Well

Edward Strangwayes of Middlesbrough, Yorkshire
(1) FMG (p940) Shows Edward as son of an unnamed father and brother of Matthew (d Marston Moor) & Richard of Great Fencotes who had 3 children - Edward (m. Mary, dau of Richard Raper, and had 3 daughters: Dinah (m1. _ Norfolk, m2. _ Langstaff), Dorothy (m. Anthony Lister) & Caroline (m. Howsley Freeman on 20.10.1749)) + John (had dau Ann dsp) + Dinah (m. _ Collison). Edward is then shown as father (with no wives named) of Thomas + John + Edward.
(2) Commoners shows just one marriage for Edward, to Phelice Ratcliffe, mother of John, Thomas & Edward. Visitation (Dugdale, Yorkshire, 1665, 'Strangways of South House') shows m1. Nelice Radcliffe (sic), mother of Anne, m2. ??, mother of James (had issue). FMG (p631) shows m1. _ Radclif (mother of James who dsp), m2. ?? (mother of Ann).
m1. Phillis (Phelice) Ratcliffe (dau of William Ratcliffe of Lancashire)
1. Thomas Strangwayes of Little Holtby, Yorkshire (d 1712) the first mentioned by BLG1886
Commoners shows just one wife for Thomas, Dorothy Hardcastle. This is supported by BLG1886. FMG notes that "In Burke's peds. the issue is from the 1st wife" but nevertheless shows the issue by a 2nd wife. However, the eldest son John is shown as baptised before the date of death given by Commoners for the 1st wife. Provisionally we show all of the children as of the 1st marriage but it is possible that one or more of the younger children were by the 2nd.
  m1. (1661) Dorothy Hardcastle of Kirby-on-the-Hill (d 1678)
  A. John Strangwayes of Well, Yorkshire (bpt 13.04.1665, d 11.10.1749)
  m. (03.06.1707) Gratiana Preston (d 1746, dau of Thomas Preston of Holtby-by-Magna by Elizabeth, dau/heir of D'Arcy Conyers of Holtby-by-Magna)
  i. John Strangwayes of Alne, Yorkshire (b 13.03.1708, d 13.08.1771)
  m. (30.10.1739) Frances Baynes (dau of Henry Baynes of Bootham)
  a. Henry Strangwayes (d unm 1789)
  b. Mary Strangwayes (d 1750)
  c. Frances Strangwayes
  m. Allen Swainston of York (d 1792) @1@ below
  ii. Richard Strangwayes of Well (b 05.04.1716, d 1764)
m. (19.04.1745) Faith Topham (dau of Thomas Topham of Aysgarth)
  a. Richard Strangwayes of Well (b 24.09.1749, d 01.08.1828, 2nd son)
  m1. (sp) Ellen Fryer of Pickhill
  m2. Catherine Purchas (b c1756, d 1781, dau of Thomas Purchas of Spennithorne)
  (1) Richard Purchas Strangwayes of Well (b 08.07.1776) had issue
  m. (28.11.1801) Sibyl Bayldon (dau of William Bayldon of York)
  (2) Catherine Strangwayes (dsp 10.09.1812)
  m. (1805) Thomas Prest of Bedale
  m3. Louisa Strangwayes (dau of Thomas Strangwayes of Barham Wood) @2@ below
  (3) Thomas Strangwayes (Captain) had issue (1 dau)
  m. Catherine Brooke (dau of Colonel _ Brooke of Scholes)
  (4) Edward Strangwayes of Ripon (younger son)
  m. (1830) Georgiana Frederica Walker (dau of John Walker of Walterclough)
  (5) Louisa Strangwayes
  m. William Morton of Ripon
(6)+ other issue - John of London, D'Arcy of London, Francis
  b.+ other issue - John (b 1748, dvp 1756), Gratiana (b 16.09.1744)
  iii. Thomas Strangwayes of Barham Wood, Hertfordshire
  m. (16.12.1748) Elizabeth Anne Holt (dau/heir of Thomas Holt of Reading (by Lucy, dau/coheir of John Knyvet of Norwich) & grand-niece of Lord Chief Justice Holt & cousin of Mary (Countess of Haddington) & Lady Head)
  a. Louisa Strangwayes
  m. Richard Strangwayes of Well @2@ above
  b.+ other issue - John (b 24.08.1756, d unm 1775), Thomas Holt (d young)
  iv. Elizabeth Strangwayes (d unm)
  v. Dorothy Strangwayes
  m. J. Palmer of London & Baunmore (co. Kerry)
  a. John Grove Palmer (d 05.1832, Attorney General in the Bermudas)
  m. Dorothy Ball
  (1) John Palmer of Baunmore had issue
  m. Isabella Studdard (dau of J. Studdard)
  (2) Hester Strangwayes Palmer
  m. James Christie Esten (Chief Justice & President of the Council in the Bermudas)
  (3) Harriet Palmer
  m. Charles Austen (Captain RN, son of Rev. _ of Chawton)
  B. Edward Strangwayes (d young)
  C. Richard Strangwayes
  m. Anne Kaye of Yorkshire ("servant to her husb(and)")
  i. Richard Strangways (2nd son)
  a. Ann Strangways
  m. John King
  ii. Edward Strangwayes
  a.+ issue - Edward, Richard
  iii.+ other issue - Thomas, John
  D. Anne Strangwayes
  m. Richard Sadler
  E. Margaret Strangwayes
  m. _ Barugh or Barrough
  i. John Barugh
  F. Dorothy Strangwayes
  m. Nicholas Carter
  G. Mary Strangwayes
  m. Richard Wilson
  m2. Isabel
2. John Strangwayes (d unm)
3. Edward Strangwayes
  A.+ issue - Edward, Elizabeth
m2. ??
Not sure which wife was mother of ...
4. James Strangwayes of Gisborough, Yorkshire had issue?
5. Anne Strangwayes
  m. William Chapman of Arsum or Acham



?? Swainston of Stockton-upon-Tees
m. ?? Allen (dau/heir of John Allen or Allan) speculated as parents of ....
1. ?? Swainston presumed intermediary generation
  A. Allen (Allan) Swainston of York (d 1792) the first mentioned by Commoners
  m. Frances Strangwayes (dau/coheir of John Strangwayes of Alne) @1@ above
  i. Edward Swainston, later Swainston-Strangwayes of Alne (b 27.10.1782, d 21.12.1862, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (1804) Eliza Hanning (dau of John Hanning of White Lackington & Dillington)
  ii. Mary Elizabeth Swainston (d 26.02.1856)
  m. (12.12.1815) Christopher Nevile of Thorney (son of George)
  iii. Harriet Rachell Swainston
  m. George Treacher (son of Rev. Thomas of Begbook)
  iv.+ other issue (d unm) - John (d 1796), Frances Margaret (d 1795), Matilda Dorothea (d 1795)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Commoners (vol 1, 'Strangwayes of Well', p137+), FMG (vol 3, MS396, 'Strangways', p940+), BLG1886 ('Strangways of Alne')
(2) For lower section : Commoners (vol 1, 'Swainston-Strangwayes of Alne', p665+)
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