'Whitby1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Whitby of Colwich, Whitby of Cresswell, Whitby of Great Haywood

The following is given at the beginning of the article on this family within BLG1886: "This family, which has been settled in co. Stafford since the reign of Henry VII., derives from the town of Whitby, or Whitebay, in co. Yorkk, and according to local tradition, existed in the north of England at a date anterior to the Conquest."
Thomas Whitby of York (a 1298)
1. William Whitby of York (a 1300)
2. ?? Whitby
  BLG1886 mentions William and then moves to the undermentioned William, identifying him as "6th in descent from Thomas". We interpret this as suggesting that the undermentioned William was not descended from the above William.
  A. ?? Whitby
  i. ?? Whitby
  a. ?? Whitby
  (1) ?? Whitby
  (A) William Whitby of Colwich, Staffordshire (a 1480, 1495)
  (i) Thomas Whitby of Colwich (d 1535)
  m. Margaret Littleton (dau of Sir Edward Littleton)
  (a) Thomas Whitby of Shutburowe & Haywood, Staffordshire (b 1531, d 1621)
  m. Jane Hughes (dau of Christopher Hughes of the family of Holt Castle)
  ((1)) John Whitby of Great Haywood & Colwich - continued below
  m. Alicia Capel (dau of William Capel of Windsor)



John Whitby of Great Haywood & Colwich - continued above
m. Alicia Capel (dau of William Capel of Windsor)
1. Thomas Whitby of Great Haywood & Colwich (d 1664)
  m. Elizabeth Turton (dau of John Turton of De la Oak House)
A. Thomas Whitby of Great Haywood & Colwich
  m. Mary Howarth (dau/heiress of Henry Howarth or Hanworth of Brownfields Manor)
  i. Thomas Whitby of Great Haywood & Colwich, Sheriff of Staffordshire (d 1747)
  m. Jane Greene (dau/heiress of William Greene by a sister of Humphrey Pery of Creswell)
a. John Whitby of Great Haywood & Colwich (d 1750)
  m. Anna Northey (dau of William Northey of Compton Basset by Abigail, dau of Sir Thomas Webster, Bart of Battle Abbey)
  (1) Thomas Whitby of Cresswell Hall & Colwich, Sheriff of Staffordshire (d 1828, later Rev.)
  m. Mabella Turton (dau of John Turton of Orgrave)
  (A) John Whitby (dvp 1801, Captain RN)
(i) Theresa Whitby
  m. Frederick West of Ruthyn Castle
  (B) Edward Whitby of Cresswell Hall (dsp 1852, Rev.)
  m. Mary Way (dau of Benjamin Way of Denham Manor)
  (C) Clement William Whitby (b 1778)
  m. Frances Gray (dau of Captain James Gray)
  (D) George Whitby (b 1780, d 1838, Major) had issue
  m. Emmaretta Ratcliff (dau of Edward Ratcliff of Wood Hall)
  (E) Henry Whitby (b 1781, Captain RN)
  (F) Mabella Whitby
  m. Murray Northey (Captain)
  (G) Lucy Whitby (d 1812)
  m. (28.08.1798) Edward Berkeley Portman of Bryanstone
  (H) Mary Whitby
  m. John Ayshford Wise of Ford House
  The following comes from within the pedigree of Scott of Great Barr from 'Shaw's Staffordshire' as kindly provided by a contributor (MF, 07.12.07).
  (2) William Whitby
  m. Eleanor
  b. Edward Whitby of Shutend
  m. Mary Dolman (a 1801, dau of Rev. John Dolman by Margaret, dau of William Bendy of Shutend)
  (1)+ issue - Edward (d unm), Margaret (a 1801), Mary (d infant)
  c. Richard Whitby of Derby, later of Osbaston
  m. Catharine Dolphin (sister of J. Dolphin of Shenston)
  (1) Sarah Whitby
  m. Josiah Cockshot of Osbaston
  (2)+ other issue including Richard of Derby, Henry in Atherston
  d. Mary Whitby
  m. William Scott of the Nether House
  e.+ other issue including Jane (dsp)
  ii.+ 4 other children

Main source(s): BLG1886 (Whitby of Bishton Hall and Colwich, formerly of Creswell)
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