'Vavasour4'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Vavasour of Belwood, Vavasour of Spaldington, Vavasour of Willitoft

                               
John Vavasour of Spaldington, Yorkshire
m. (1431) Isabel de la Haye (dau/heir of Thomas de la Haye of Spaldington, son of Sir Peter of Spaldington)
1. John Vavasour (dsp)
  m. Elizabeth Talboys (dau of Robert Talboys of Kyme)
2. William Vavasour
  m. Alice Mallory (dau of Robert Mallory or Morley)
A. Sir Peter Vavasour of Spaldington
  m. Elizabeth Windsor (dau of Andrew, Lord Windsor)
  i. John Vavasour of Spaldington
  m1. Katherine Ilson (dau/coheir of William Ilson of Gunby)
  a. Elizabeth Vavasour
  m. Thomas Dolman
  b.+ other issue (dsp) - Peter, John
m2. Cassandra Loudon (dau/heir of _ Loudon of South Cave)
  d. Peter Vavasour of Spaldington (dsp)
  m3. Julian Aske (dau of John Aske of Aughton)
  e. Ralph Vavasour of Spaldington
  m. Frances Darnell (dau of Adam Darnell of Thornholme Abbey)
(1) John Vavasour of Spaldington (a 1612)
  m. Mary Gates (dau of John Gates (not Gales) of Howden)
  (A) Peter Vavasour of Spaldington (b c1607)
  Dugdale ends with this generation. BP1870 starts with (his son) Thomas. Various web sites provide the connection.
  m. Anne Gower
  (i) Thomas Vavasour of Spaldington (d 1679)
  m. Dorothy Leigh (dau of Sir Ferdinando Leigh) named by various web sites
(a) Mary Vavasour (d 1694)
  m. Sir Ralph Assheton, Bart of Middleton (b 11.02.1657, d 05.1716)
  (ii) Frances Vavasour probably of this generation
  m. Mauger Vavasour of Weston
  (iii) Mary Vavasour probably of this generation
  m. Walter Bethell of Ellerton (b c1638, a 09.1665)
  (B) Isabel Vavasour probably the Isabel who married ...
  m. Godfrey Whittingham
  (C)+ other issue - John, Frances
  (2) Alexander Vavasour 'of Spaldington'
  m. Ursula Portlington (dau of Thomas Portlington of Sawliffe)
  (A)+ issue - John, Anne
  f. George Vavasour (a 1584, 6th son)
m. Katherine Babthorpe (dau of Sir William Babthorpe)
  (1) Frances Vavasour (b c1577)
  m. Thomas Yorke (brother of SIr John)
  (2) Elizabeth Vavasour
  g.+ other issue - Thomas, Richard (had issue)
  ii. George Vavasour of Spaldington & Willitoft
  m. Anne Skipwith (dau/heir of Robert Skipwith of Willitoft)
  a. Peter Vavasour of Willitoft
  m. Ann Stillington (dau of Thomas Stillington of Kelfield)
  (1) Elizabeth Vavasour
  m. (William) Thorpe of Footedgarth mentioned in Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1612, Stillington of Kelfield)
  (2) Martha Vavasour
  m. Bartholomew Rudinge mentioned in Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1612, Stillington of Kelfield)
  (3)+ issue (a 1612) - George (b c1588), Thomas, William, Katherine
  iii. Henry Vavasour of Belwood (bur 15.07.1630, 7th/youngest son)
  The following comes from Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1903-6, Vavasour of Belwood in Isle of Axholme).
  m. Joan atHall (dau/coheir of Robert atHall of Burringham)
  a. Thomas Vavasour of Belwood (bur 20.09.1644)
  m. Isabel Brownlow (bur 08.01.1634-5, dau of William Brownlow of Belton)
  (1) Thomas Vavasour, last of Belwood (bpt 13.02.1633-4, dsp bur 28.06.1671)
  (2) Joan Vavasour (bpt 20.12.1599)
  m. James Hume of Scotland
  (3)+ other issue - William (bpt 18.05.1598), John (bpt 12.04.1602, bur 10.1616), Anthony (bpt 11.12.1604, bur 03.1614), Mauger (bpt 25.02.1612-3), Peter (bpt 23.11.1614, bur 04.09.1615), George (bpt 01.06.1617), Jane (bpt 23.05.1607, a 1634), Alice (bpt 13.03.1608-9, bur 01.06.1621), Mary (bpt 04.09.1611), Anne (bpt 10.07.1619, a 1634)
b. Mary Vavasour
  m. (30.11.1584) Thomas Ardington of Knottingley
  c. Anne Vavasour
  m. John Sandwell of Belton
  iv. Anne Vavasour
  m. Thomas Langdale of Langdale
  v. Mary Vavasour (bur 26.03.1588) reported by Maddison to have married ...
  m1. Robert Evers (Eure) of Belton (d 1558)
  m2. Richard Nevile
  vi.+ other issue - Thomas (had issue), William, Anthony, Andrew, Elizabeth (dsp)
  B. Ann Vavasour possibly of this generation
  m. John Mallet of Normanton (a 1585)
  C. Agnes Vavasour possibly of this generation
  m. Robert Berenger of Marlingborow
3. Nicola Vavasour possibly of this generation
  m. William Dalyson
4. Jane Vavasour possibly of this generation
  m. Anthony Selby

Main source(s): Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1584/5+1612, Vavasour of Spaldington and Willitoft) plus a very little support/input from BP1870 (Vavasour (of Spaldington))
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