'Wheatley01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Wheatley of London, Wheatley of Wakefield, Wheatley of White Cross (Whitecross), Wheatley of Wolley (Woolley)

                               
John Wheatley (a 1359)
m. Ann
1. Thomas Wheatley of Woolley (a 1382, d 1412)
  m. Mary Woodruffe (dau of Christopher Woodruffe of Woolley)
  A. William Wheatley of Woolley (a 1429)
  Hunter (editor of FMG) notes that this generation was omitted from Hopkinson's pedigree of this family.
  m. Alice
  i. John Wheatley of Woolley (a 1471)
  a. Thomas Wheatley of Woolley (d(vp) 1455-6) "Called William by Hopk."
  m. Isabel Dronsfield
  (1) Richard Wheatley of Woolley
  m. Isabel or Ann Wentworth (dau of Richard Wentworth of Bretton)
(A) Richard Wheatley of Woolley (d temp Henry VIII who r. 1509-1547)
  m. Muriel Lacy (dau of John Lacy of Brierley)
  (i) Richard Wheatley of Wolley & London (d 1573-4)
  m. Ann Whitley (dau/coheir of Robert Whitley of Cumberland 'of Johnby') "Called Muriel by Hopk."
  (a) Richard Wheatley of Wolley (a 1612) - continued below
  m. Margery Week (dau of George Week of Gloucestershire)
  (b) Robert Wheatley of London
  m. Joan Bence (dau of Robert Bence of Aldborough)
  ((1)) Robert Wheatley of London
  m. Thomasine Boucher (dau of Thomas Boiucher of London)
((A))+ issue (a 1633) - Marmaduke (b c1631), Thomasine, Jane, Susanna
  (c) Andrew Wheatley
  (d) Isabel Wheatley
  m. _ Banniester
  (e) Dionis Wheatley
  m. _ Normanville
  (f) Ann Wheatley (d 16.10.1592)
  m. Robert Kay of Wakefield (d 23.10.1580)
  (ii) Isabel Wheatley
  m. Thomas Westby of Ravenfield
  (B) son apparently of this generation
  m. Anne Frost (dau of Thomas Frost of Beverley & Ackton)
  (i) Frances Wheatley (heir)
  m. Thomas Beckwith of Ackton (bur 05.11.1602)
  (2)+ 6 sons

 

 

Richard Wheatley of Wolley (a 1612) - continued above
m. Margery Week (dau of George Week of Gloucestershire)
1. Thomas Wheatley of Wolley (d 07.02.1629)
  m. Dorothy Burdett (dau of Richard Burdett of Denby)
  A. Thomas Wheatley of Wolley (b 1610, bur 19.07.1683, Colonel)
  m. Elizabeth Oldfield (dau/coheir of Thomas Oldfield of Wadlands by Elizabeth, dau of Michael Wentworth of Wolley)
  i. George Wheatley (dvp)
  Hunter (editor of FMG) reports that Hopkinson shows the children as of George's 1st marriage but shows the children as of his 2nd marriage.
  m1. Edith Ryder (dau of Stephen Ryder of Coverdale)
  m2 Mary Drue (dau of John Drue of Rotherham, widow of Abraham Hawksworth of Wheatley Hill)
a. Francis Wheatley of Wolley
  m1. Emilia Hardwick (dau/coheir of Thomas Hardwick of Potter Newton)
  m2. Ann Devevere (dau of Anthony Devevere of Leeds, relict of William Green of Banks)
  (1) Michael Wheatley of Wolley (Captain)
  m. Mary Nelson (dau of George Nelson of Walton by Mary, dau of William Meadows of Henley Hall)
  (A) George Wheatley (d young)
  (2) Ann Wheatley (b 1690-1, d 02.06.1762)
  m. Richard Smyth of Wakefield (son of John of Heath)
  (3) Barbara Wheatley (dsp)
  m. Miles Wilson of Underley
  (4) Dorothy Wheatley (dsp)
  m. William Green of Banks
  m3. Jane Riccard (dau/coheir of Charles Riccard of Heck.)
  b.+ other issue - George of Pontefract (had issue, apothecary), John, Thomas, Elizabeth, Prudence
  ii. Francis Wheatley
  a. Thomas Wheatley of Wakefield
  The following is supported by FMG (vol 2, MS249-2, 'Wheatley', p599+).
  m. Mary Beetson
(1) Francis Wheatley of Wakefield
  m. (16.06.1725) Sarah Watkinson of Wakefield
  (A) Edward Wheatley of Wakefield
  m. _ Williamson of Ripley
  (i) Mary Wheatley
  (B) Mary Wheatley (bpt 02.02.1736)
  m. Edward Ridsdale of Wakefield
  (2) Thomas Wheatley of Wakefield (d 1732)
  m. Frances Sorsby of Rotherham
  (A) John Wheatley (rector of Claxby-cum-Normanby, vicar of Aslackby)
  m. Elizabeth Cooke (dau of Rev. William Cooke of Sawtry)
  (i) William Wheatley (b 24.04.1753, cleric, 2nd son?)
  m. Ann Hewett (niece of Rev. John Hewett of Harthill)
  (a) William Wheatley (b 1778)
  (i)+ other issue - Thomas (d young), John (b 1755-6, d 07.04.1777), Thomas in Leeds, Franis (RN), Joseph, Elizabeth, Mary
  (B) Mary Wheatley
  m. John Inge of London
  (C) Sarah Wheatley
  m. Jeremiah Bairstow of Wakefield
  (D)+ other issue - Thomas of Rotherham (b 1725-36, d unm 26.05.1758), others (d young - Joseph, Charles, Elizabeth)
  (3)+ other issue (d unm) - William, John
  iii. Michael Wheatley of Wolley (5th son?)
a. George Wheatley (a 1684)
  iv. Thomas Wheatley of Wakefield
  m. Elizabeth Evers (d 08.12.1716)
  a. Francis Wheatley of Wakefield (bpt 21.09.1670, d 21.08.1714)
  m1. Mary Cole (b 1677-8, d 24.06.1701, dau of Gervase Cole of Rampton)
  m2. Elizabeth Sill (bpt 27.01.1680, d 15.02.1735, dau of Toby Sill of Wakefield)
(1) Susan Wheatley (b 22.06.1703, d 12.03.1770)
  m. John Ridsdale of Ripon & Wakefield
  (2) Dorothy Wheatley (b 14.04.1714)
  m1. John Kaye of Buttersley & Millshaw
  m2. _ Bankes of Wakefield
  (3)+ other issue - George of London (b 11.10.1712), Elizabeth (b 09.01.1706, d unm 09.06.1782)
  (5)+ other issue (d young) - Thomas, Francis, William, Ann, Frances, Elizabeth
  b. Dorothy Wheatley
  m. Francis Hildyard of York ((b 01.09.1659, bur 11.08.1731, bookseller)
  c. Ann Wheatley
  m. John Brown of York
  v. John Wheatley of Woolley then Royston (bur 15.12.1688)
  m. (09.12.1673) Hannah Hollingworth (b c1648, dau of John Hollingworth of Tinsal, widow of John Wood of Royston)
  a. John Wheatley of Wakefield (bur 17.10.1707)
  The following comes from FMG (Continuation, 'Hunter's Pedigrees', 'Wheatley of Wakefield', p155+).
  m. (31.08.1690) Mary Beeston (bur 05.04.1725)
  (1) Thomas Wheatley of Wakefield (bpt 23.06.1692, bur 17.06.1732)
  m. Elizabeth (bur 17.02.1736)
  (A) Mary Wheatley (bpt 26.10.1720, bur 21.07.1764)
  m. (13.08.1745) Thomas Wlker (b 15.10.1688, d 19.11.1775)
  (B)+ other issue - Joseph (bpt 11.02.1724, bur 09.05.1725), Thomas (bpt 02.03.1725), Sarah (bpt 08.09.1721), Elizabeth (bpt 12.10.1722, bur 28.08.1726)
  (2) Francis Wheatley of Wakefield (bpt 24.07.1703, 4th son)
  (A)+ issue - Benjamin (bpt 12.10.1726, bur 20.10.1726), John (bpt 29.08.1727, bur 31.08.1727), Edward (bpt 31.09.1730, bur 19.02.1759), Mary (bpt 13.08.1729, bur 27.11.1729)
(3)+ other issue - John (bpt 28.11.1693, bur 31.12.1719), George (bpt 21.09.1699, bur 12.06.1700)
  b. George Wheatley (dsp, Captain, 4th son?)
  m. Eleanor Wood (dau of Henry Wood of Barnsley by Elizabeth Simpson)
  c. Francis Wheatley of Barnsley
  (1) Bridget Wheatley (dsp)
  m. Philemon Speight (rector of St. Martin's, York)
  d. Elizabeth Wheatley
  m. Anthony Todd of Newstead
  e. Bridget Wheatley
m1. William Bosvile
  m2. Hugh Bosvile
  f.+ other issue - Michael (d young), Thomas
  vi. Frances Wheatley
  m. _ Hall of Doncaster
  vii.+ other issue - Richard, Thomas (d young), Everilda, Catherine, Elizabeth
  B. Edward (or Richard) Wheatley
  m. _ Crompton
  C. Elizabeth Wheatley (d 1618) probably of this generation
  m. (1616) Robert Popeley of Woolley Moor House
2. Alice Wheatley
  Hunter (editor of FMG) reports that Hopkinson identifies Ann as wife of Coates. FMG shows Alice as married to ...
  m. Thomas Cudworth of Coates
3.+ other issue - Richard, Elizabeth, Ann

 

 

Probably closely connected to the above family was ...
Richard Wheatley of White Cross in Emley
m. _ Gleadhill of Barkisland
1. Richard Wheatley of White Cross (Whitecross)
m. Penelope Cutler (dau of Thomas Cutler of Falthwaite)
  A. Thomas Wheatley of White Cross (Captain)
  m. Mary Booth (dau of George Booth of Glossop)
  i. Thomas Wheatley of Whitecross
  m. Mary Allott (dau of John Allott of Bentley Grange)
  a. Thomas Wheatley (b c06.1665, a 12.1667)
  ii.+ other issue - William, John
  B. Ann Wheatley
  m1. John Rayner
  m2. _ Buck of Eddacliffe in Birstall
  C. Elizabeth Wheatley
  m. Michael Green
  D.+ other issue - Richard, Penelope (d young)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper & middle sections (uploaded 17.04.11, expanded 25.03.16) : FMG (vol 2, MS248, 'Wheatley-Ridsdale', p596+) with input as reported above
(2) For lower section (uploaded 25.03.16) : FMG (vol 2, MS249-1, 'Wheatley', p599)
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