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Families covered: Twisleton of Barlow (Barley), Twisleton of Broughton, Twisleton of Drax, Twisleton of Horsman's Place, Twisleton of Lleuar, Twisleton of Saye & Sele
[The lower section of this page was originally within TZmisc02 but was moved here to support the upper section.]

John Twisleton of Potter Newton, Yorkshire
1. John Twisleton of London, 1st of Barlow Hall, Yorkshire (d 1525, alderman)
  m. Alice Latham (dau of _ Latham of Latham Hall)
  A. Christopher Twisleton of Barlow (a 01.1578)
  m. Ann Bere (dau of John Bere or Beare of Dartford Place)
i. George Twisleton of Barlow or Barley
  m1. Ann (probably not Grace) Alured (dau of Thomas Alured of Charterhouse)
  a. Christopher Twisleton of Barley (a 1612)
  m. Alice Haslewood (dau of (Edward) Haslewood of Maidwell or Madewell)
  (1) Sir George Twisleton, Bart of Barley (or Barly or Barlow) (b c1605, dsp bur 25.10.1635)
  m. Catherine Stapylton (dau of Henry Stapylton of Wighill, m2. Sir Henry Cholmeley)
b. John Twisleton of Drax (Yorkshire), later of Barley (Barlow)
  m. Margaret Constable (d 07.10.1626, dau of Marmaduke Constable of Drax Abbey, son of Michael son of Sir Philip of Everingham)
  (1) Sir John Twisleton 'of Barley' of Horsman's Place (Kent), 'Bart' (b c1614, d 04.12.1682)
  TCB (vol 3, Twisleton of Horsmans in Dartford) reports that John was created a baronet in 1658 by Cromwell but that this was disallowed after the Restoration.
  m1. Elizabeth Skinner (dau/heir of Augustine Skinner of Tolsham)
  m2. Lucy Dunch (dau of Samuel Dunch of Baddesley)
  m3. Elizabeth Fiennes (d 28.03.1674, dau of James Fiennes, 2nd Viscount Saye & Sele, 9th/3rd Lord)
  (A) Cecil Twisleton, de jure Baroness Saye and Sele (d 1723)
m1. (before 1670) George Twisleton of Woodhall @@ below
  m2. Robert Mignon
  (B)+ 3 others (d infant)
  m4. Alice Mayern (dau/heir of John Christopher Mayern of Germany, m2. Sir John Platt)
  (2) Sir Philip Twisleton of Drax (d 15.06.1673, Colonel)
m. Ann Brograve (sister of Thomas Brograve of Hammerley)
  (A) John Twisleton of Horsman's Place (dsp 04.1757)
  (B) Thomas Twisleton (3rd son)
  m. Ann Glascock of London
  (i) John Twisleton of Horsman's Place, Barlow & Rawcliffe (dsp 04.1757)
  m. Judith Boynton (dau/coheir of Boynton Boynton of Rawcliffe)
  (ii) Ann Twisleton
  m. Thomas King (rector of Stanford)
  (iii) Mary Twisleton
  m. Josiah Cockshutt (rector of Keyworth or Kegworth)
  (a) Thomas Cockshutt, later Twisleton, of Keyworth
  (iv) Sarah Twisleton
m. Samuel York of Keyworth
  (v)+ other issue - Thomas (d young), Margaret (d unm)
  (C)+ other issue - Philip (b 1652-3, dsp 11.05.1712), Marmaduke, Henry, Christopher, George, Alice, Jane, Hannah
  (3) George Twisleton of Lleuar (b 1617-8, d 12.05.1667, Colonel)
  Griffith starts with Colonel George, "3rd son of John Twistleton, of Barley Hall".
  m. Mary Glynne (b 1633, d 08.06.1676, dau/heir of William Glynne of Lleuar)
  (A) George Twisleton of Lleuar (b 1652, d 26.12.1714)
  m. Margaret Griffith (dau of William Griffith of Cefnamwich)
  (i) George Twisleton 'of Lleuar' (d 19.12.1732)
  m. Barbara Jackson (d 14.10.1737, dau of John Jackson of London)
  (a) Anne Twisleton (b 1694, d unm)
  (b) Mary Twisleton (b 1702)
  m. William Ridsdale of Ripon (d Dettingen 1743, Captain)
  ((1)) Marmaduke Ridsdale (4th son)
m. Ann (relict of _ Webster)
  ((2))+ other issue - George (bpt 23.01.1722, Captain), William (bpt 10.06.1723, bur 05.10.1724), Francis Drake (bpt 28.03.1727), John (dsp), Elizabeth (bpt 06.03.1724), Jane (bpt 18.02.1730)
  (ii) Elizabeth Twisleton (b 1688)
  m. Thomas Wynn of Glascoed (dsp 1714)
  (iii) Jane Twisleton (bpt 06.06.1693)
  m. Hugh Lewis of Pont Newydd (d 05.06.1721)
  (iv)+ other issue - William (d 1720, Captain), Anne (bpt 19.03.1694)
  (B) Margaret Twisleton
  m. _ Goodall of London
(C) Jane Twisleton
  m. _ Savill of London
  (D)+ other issue - John (b 1655-6), Thomas (b c1662, d 04.03.1669), Philip (d 1701), Wiilliam (bur 08.05.1719), Mary (a 1720, d unm?), Alice (a 1720, d unm?), Elin (d unm? bur 25.05.1727)
  c. Ann Twisleton mentioned by Foster but not FMG, presumed of this marriage, probably the Anne who married ...
  m. George Lawson of Poppleton (b 1575)
  d. Mary Twisleton mentioned by Foster but not FMG, presumed of this marriage
  m2. Margaret Holme (dau of Edward Holme of Paull Holme) not mentioned by Foster
  e. George Twisleton of Womersley Park
m. (16.12.1611) Prothesia Gascoigne (dau of George Gascoigne of Kirkby, son of John of Lazingcroft)
  f. Bryan Twisleton who married ...
  m. Elizabeth Haslewood (dau of Edward Haslewood of Maidwell or Madewell)
  ii. Bryan Twisleton
  m. Ann Lawson (dau of George Lawson)
  a. Bryan Twisleton
  m. Elizabeth Hazlewood of Maidwell
  b.+ other issue - George, William, Henry, Ralph, Arthur
  iii. Elizabeth Twisleton
  iv. Ann Twisleton probably the Anne who married ...
  m. Thomas Lake of Barley (a 1585)
  B. John Twisleton



George Twistleton, Governor of Denbigh Castle (Lt. Colonel) probably father of ...
1. George Twistleton of Woodhall
  FMG notes that Woodhall is in the parish of Womersley and queries if George was descended from the above-mentioned George who m. Prothesia Gascoign (possibly grandson?).
  m. (before 1670) Cecil Twisleton, de jure Baroness Saye and Sele (d 1723, dau of John Twisleton of Barley) @@ above
  A. Fiennes Twisleton 'of Broughton', de jure 11th Lord Saye & Sele (b 1670, d 04.09.1730)
  m. (1692) Mary Clarke
  i. John Twisleton of Broughton Castle (Oxfordshire), de jure 12th Lord Saye & Sele (bpt 16.01.1698, d 1763)
  m. (30.12.1733) Anne Gardner (d 14.01.1769, dau of William Gardner of Little Bourton)
a. John Twisleton (b c1734, dvp unm Bruckemuhle 21.09.1762, Lt. Colonel)
  b. Thomas Twisleton, 13th Lord Saye & Sele (b c1735, d 01.07.1788, Major General)
  Thomas's claim for the barony of Saye & Sele was successful in 1781.
  m. (14.07.1767) Elizabeth Turner (bpt 19.02.1740/1, d 01.04.1816, dau of Sir Edward Turner, 2nd Bart of Ambrosden)
  (1) George William Twisleton, later Twisleton-Fiennes, later Eardley-Twisleton-Fiennes, 14th Lord Saye & Sele (b 14.04.1769, d 13.11.1844)
  m. (09.1794) Maria Marow Eardley (b 22.11.1767, d 05.09/10.1834, dau of Sampson Gideon, later Eardley, Lord Eardley of Spalding)
  (A) William Thomas Twisleton, later Eardley-Twisleton-Fiennes, 15th Lord Saye & Sele (b 21/4.04.1798, d unm 31.03.1847)
  (B) Maria Elizabeth Twisleton
  m. (1825) George Ernest, Count de Gersdoff of Prussia
(2) Thomas James Twisleton (b 28.09.1770, d 15.08.1824, archdeacon of Colombo, Ceylon)
  m1. (26.09.1788, div) Charlotte Ann Wattell (dau of John Wattell)
  (A) Julia Eliza Twisleton
  m. (18.04.1808) James Brown (d 17.11.1810, Captain)
  (B)+ other issue - Francis Henry Thomas (b 26.06.1790, d 12.07.1792), Thomas (b 04.1791, d 10.05.1791), Fiennes (b 03.1792, d 04.1792), Henry Charles (d 05.1798)
  m2. (07.06.1798) Anne Ashe (dau of Benjamin Ashe of Bath)
  (F) Frederick Benjamin Twisleton, later Eardley-Twisleton-Fiennes, 16th Lord Saye & Sele (b 04.07.1799, d 26.05.1887, archdeacon of Hereford) had issue
  m1. (04.06.1827) Emily Wingfield (d 20.06.1837, dau of Richard Wingfield, 4th Viscount Powerscourt)
m2. (18.08.1857, sp) Caroline Leigh (b 18.02.1825, d 21.07.1909, dau of Chandos Leigh, 1st Lord of Stoneleigh)
  (G)+ other issue - Edward Ashe (b/d 1803), North Wemyss (b 1805, d 1806), Charles Samuel (b 1806, dsp 13.09.1890), Edward Turner Boyd (b 1809, dsp 05.10.1874), Mary Elizabeth (d 17.12.1873), Anna (b 1804, d 1815), Caroline (b 1807, d infant)
  (3) Julia Judith Twisleton (d 08.02.1843)
  m. (08.12.1786) James Henry Leigh of Adlestrop House (b 08.02.1765, d 27.10.1823)
  (4) Mary Cassandra Twisleton (b 11.06.1774, d 06.1843)
  m1. (div 1798/9) Edward Jervis Ricketts, later Jervis, 2nd Viscount of St. Vincent (b 01.04.1767, d 25.09.1859)
  m2. Richard Charles Head Graves
  ii. Alicia Twisleton (d unm)
  iii. Idonea Cecil Twisleton
  m. Richard Burdet of Slates (Sleights)
  a. Tabitha Burdet (coheir) probably of this generation
  m. Robert Bower of Sleights & Welham (b 1705, dsp 1777)
  iv. Charlotte Twisleton
  m. (1731) John Crampton (rector of Headford, Archdeacon of Tuam)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 18.08.08) : FMG (vol 3, Twisleton, MS388) with support/input from Visitation (Foster 1875, Yorkshire, 1612, Twisleton of Barley), Griffith's Pedigrees (Lleuar, p270)
(2) For lower section (originally uploaded 08.10.05 within TZMisc02) : BP1934 (Saye and Sele), TCP (Say) with a little support/input from FMG (vol 3, Twisleton, MS388)
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