'West03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: West of Little Bretton, West of Underbank, West of Wath

John West of Wath or Waith, Yorkshire (a 1455)
m. Agnes Iveson (dau/heir of William Iveson of Wath)
1. Richard West of Wath & Stainborough
  A. Robert West of Wath (a 1516)
  m. Anne Freshfield (dau of Piers Freshfield)
  i. Thomas West of Wath & Little Bretton (a 1564) the first mentioned by Walker
  BLG1952 identifies both Thomas and his son John as of Underbank, Wath & Little Bretton. Walker, which identifies him as 'of High Hoyland', reports that it was his great-grandson Stephen who "purchased Underbank, Penistone, about 1680".
  a. John West of Little Bretton (elder son)
  m. Elizabeth Hurst
  (1) Francis West of Wath 'of Hunshelf' (a 1584, 1633, eldest son)
  m. Elizabeth West (dau of Thomas West of Upton)
(A) John West (b 1596, a 1612, d unm)
  (B) Stephen West of Underbank & Wath (a 1664, d unm)
  (C) Lewis West of Underbank & Wath (b 1607, d 1668, Archdeacon of Carlisle)
  m. Frances Marsh (d 12.10.1663, dau of Richard Marsh, Dean of York, by Thomasine Stephens of Hertfordshire)
  (i) Richard West of Underbank & Wath (b 1646, d 01.01.1715, Captain)
  m. _ Richardson (dau of _ Richardson, alderman of York)
  (a) Frances West of Underbank & Wath (b 1673-7, d 11.06.1754)
  m. William Fenton of Hunslet & Underbank (b 1685, d 23(15?).08.1743)
  (ii) Lewis West of York & North Duffield (b c1640, d 29.10.1708)
  m. Dorcas Jackson (b c1655, d 29.08.1732)
(a) Lewis West
  m. _ Furness
  ((1)) Lewis West (dsp 1739)
  (b) Elizabeth West (bpt 21.05.1688, bur 28.05.1772)
  m. (24.09.1716) Peter Johnson of York (d 08.03.1762)
  ((1)) Peter Johnson (bpt 29.10.1719, d 03.08.1796, Recorder of York)
  m. _ Pyatt
  ((A)) Dorothea Johnson (d 21.06.1792)
  m. (09.04.1767) Sir John Eden, 4th Bart of Bishop Auckland (d 1812)
  ((B))+ "Several children, all died young"
  ((2)) Lewis Johnson (bpt 23.09.1718, a 1776)
  ((3)) Mary Johnson
  m. John Lloyd (vicar of Rotherham)
  ((A)) Ann Lloyd
  m. Henry Jubb of York (apothecary)
  ((B)) Henrietta Lloyd
  m. Ralph Tunnicliffe in Rotherham
  (iii) daughter
  (iv) Bridget West
  m. Christopher Driffield of Ripon
  (a) Charles Driffield (vicar of Featherstone)
  (v) Anne West
  m. Nathaniel Sutton (rectror of Burghwallis)
  (vi) Catherine West
  m. John Hutchinson (bur 26.01.1679, vicar of Morland)
  (a)+ issue - Philip Lewis, Frances
  (D) Anne West
  m. William Smithson of Chingford
  The following comes from Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1612, West of Hunshelf).
  (2) Jane West
  m. George Webster
  (3) Mary West
  m. Robert or Thomas Skyers of Alderthorp

Main source(s): BLG1952 (De Wend-Fenton of Underbank), Walker's Yorkshire Pedigrees (1942, West of Hunshelf, Woolley and Underbank; Johnson of York)
[The section on the Wests of Amberden, Aughton & Firbeck has been moved into West04.]
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