'Thornhill02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Thornhill of Diddington, Thornhill of Fixby, Thornhill of Toothill

Richard Thornhill of Fixby, Yorkshire
m. Margaret Tothill (dau/heir of William Tothill of Toothill & Fixby (by Maud, dau/heir of Thomas Fixby))
1. William Thornill of Fixby & Toothill (d 1443)
  Dugdale identifies William's wife as Joane, dau of _ Hopton of Swillington, but BLG1952 identifies her as ...
  m. Joan Catton (dau of John de Catton of York)
  A. Bryan Thornill of Fixby & Toothill (d 1484)
BLG1952 does not name Bryan's wife. Dugdale suggests she was a dau of _, Acton, alderman of York. BLG1886 names her ...
  m. (1408) Barbara Hopton (dau of Richard Hopton of Swillington)
  i. John Thornill of Fixby & Toothill
  m. Elizabeth Mirfield (dau of Robert (not Thomas) Mirfield of Mirfield)
  a. William Thornill of Fixby (d 09.04.1500) this generation omitted by BLG1886
  m. Elizabeth
(1) John Thornill of Fixby (d 03.04.1529)
  m. (16.01.1501) Jenet Savile (dau of Nicholas Savile of Newhall)
  (A) John Thornill of Fixby (d 1567)
  m. (28.04.1515) Elizabeth Grice (dau of Thomas Grice of Sandal)
(i) Bryan Thornill of Fixby (dsp 1598)
  m. Jane Kaye (dau of John Kaye of Woodsome)
  (ii) John Thornill of Fixby (d 01.1607-8)
  m. (17.12.1577) Jenet Marsh (dau/heir of Edmund Marsh of the Knowles, Eland)
  (a) John Thornill of Fixby (dsp 1611)
  (b) Thomas Thornill of Fixby (d 02.1662-3) - continued below
  m. (12.10.1614) Anne Trigot (dau of Thomas Trigot of South Kirkby)
  (c) Richard Thornill (d infant)
  (d) Jane Thornill
  m. William Rookes of Rodes Hall
  The following came from Visitation (Yorkshire, 1563-4, Thornhill).
  (iii) Elizabeth Thornill
m. Roger Reyney of Smerley (sb Robert of Smethley)
  (iv) Cysseley (Cecily) Thornilll who apparently married ...
  m. John Gledhill (d before 18.06.1589)
  (v)+ other issue - Nicholas, Richard, William, Katherine, Anne
  (B) Ales Thornill
  m. William Prystby of Steneland
  (C) Ellen Thornill
  m. John Holdsworth of Salby
  (D) Agnes Thornill
  m. Thomas Clayton of Clayton
  (E)+ other issue - Thomas, Bryan, Richard
  ii. Diones Thornill
  m. William (sb Henry?) Stansfield of Stansfield



Thomas Thornill of Fixby (d 02.1662-3) - continued above
m. (12.10.1614) Anne Trigot (dau of Thomas Trigot or Triggot of South Kirkby)
1. John Thornill of Fixby (b 1616, d 21.10.1669, Major)
  m1. (1647?) Dorothy Columbell (d 1647, dau/heir of George Columbell of Darley)
  A. Anne Thornhill (d infant)
  m2. (02/7.09.1650) Everilda Wentworth (d 1709, dau/coheir of Sir George Wentworth of Woolley)
B. George Thornhill of Fixby (bpt 16.08.1655, d 19.08.1687)
  m. Mary Wyvill (dau of Thomas Wyvill of Bellerby)
  i. Bryan Thornhill of Fixby (d 13.07.1701)
  m. (29.08.1699) Frances Wilson (dau of J. Wilson of Pontefract, m2. Sir Francis Leicester, Bart of Tabley)
  a. daughter (d infant)
  ii. George Thornhill of Diddington, Huntingdonshire (b 29.08.1681, d 30.12.1754, youngest son)
  m. (1733) Sarah Barne (d 05.05.1758, dau of John Barne of London)
a. Thomas Thornhill of Fixby (d 22.03.1800)
  m. (09.10.1779) Eleanora Lynne of Horsley (d 30.12.1780, d 29.05.1844)
(1) Thomas Thornhill of Fixby and Riddlesworth (b 15.12.1780, d 29.05.1844) had issue
  m1. (28.02.1815, sp?) Sarah Sober of Southampton (d 10.07.1831, widow of S.T. Wood)
  m2. (08.07.1835) Clara Peirse (d 29.11.1836)
  m3. Honoria Forster (dau of Major _ Forrester by Lady Louisa)
  b. George Thornhill of Diddington, Sheriff of Cambridgeshire & Huntingdonshire (b 1738, d 22.09.1827)
  m. (29.08.1780) Mary Anne Hawkins (d 12.02.1830, dau of Sir Caesar Hawkins, 1st Bart of Kelston)
  (1) George Thornhill of Diddington, Sheriff of Cambridgeshire & Huntingdonshire (b 12.06.1783, d 19.05.1852) had issue
  m. (22.06.1809) Charlotte Matilda Greene (d 15.12.1867, dau/heir of Rev. Charles Greene of Hemingford Grey)
(2) Mary Anne Thornhill (d 27.07.1854)
  m. (05.11.1799) John Heathcote of Conington Castle (d 03.05.1838)
  (3) Sarah Thornhill (d unm)
  (4) Frances Thornhill
  m1. William Herbert Russell
  m2. John Harding
c. Mary Thornhill
  m. Miles Barne of Sotterley
  d. Sarah Thornhill (d 17.05.1766)
  m. (03.02.1762) Sir John Blois, 5th Bart of Cockfield Hill (d 17.01.1810)
  iii. Everilda Thornhill (d 12.09.1733)
  m. (25.05.1699) Sir Arthur Cayley, 3rd Bart
  iv.+ other issue - Thomas (b 1679-80, d unm 18.05.1751, Sheriff of Yorkshire), John (b 1678-9, d unm 25.02.1756), others (d young)
  C. Everilda Thornhill (b 03.09.1651) possibly the Elverida who married ...
  m. Thomas Horton of Barkisland Hall (b 1651, d 1699/70)
  D.+ other issue - John (d infant), Thomas (b c1659), Elizabeth (d infant), Frances
2. Elizabeth Thornhill
  m. Langdale Sunderland of Ayghton
3. Margaret Thornhill (bur 10.02.1695)
  m. (1651) Sir John Armytage, 2nd Bart
4.+ other issue (dsp/d unm) - Thomas, Bryan, William, Thomas, Francis, Anne, Mary, Frances, Rebecca

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Thornhill of Diddington) with some support/input from Visitation (Yorkshire, Dugdale 1666, Thornhill of Flixby), BLG1886 (Thornhill of Diddington)
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