'Wolstenholme1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Wolstenholme of Forty Hall, Wolstenholme of London, Wolstenholme of Nostell Abbey

BEB1841 reported that the following John was "younger son of an ancient Derbyshire family".
John Wolstenholme (b c1520, to London)
m. _ Larkin
1. Sir John Wolstenholme of Nostell Abbey (Priory), Yorkshire, and Stanmore (Middlesex) (d 1639, 2nd son)
  m. Catherine Fanshaw
  A. Sir John Wolstenholme of Nostell Abbey, 1st Bart of London (b c1596, d 04.07.1670)
  m. (by 1631) Anne Dallison (d 25.11.1661, sister of Sir Thomas Dallison of Laughton)
  i. John Wolstenholme (bpt 27.02.1620/1, dvpsp 12.09.1669)
m. Dorothy Vere (bur 15.05.1688, dau/coheir of Horation, Lord Vere of Tilbury)
  ii. Sir Thomas Wolstenholme of Minchinden in Edmonton (Middlesex), 2nd Bart (b c1622, d 1691, 3rd son)
  m. Elizabeth Andrews (bur 20.01.1696/7, dau of Phineas Andrews of Denton Court by Mildred, sister of Sir Thomas Fanshawe of Ashford)
  a. Sir John Wolstenholme of Forty Hall in Enfield, 3rd Bart (b c1650, bur 12.02.1708/9)
  m1. (27.05.1675) Mary Rainton (b c1661, bur 02.04.1691, dau/heir of Nicholas Rainton of Forty Hall by Mary, dau of Michael Harvey of London)
  (1) Sir Nicholas Wolstenholme of Forty Hall, 4th Bart (bpt 06.03.1675/69, dsp 19.02.1716)
m. (c11.1698) Grace Waldo (b c1682, d 09.05.1729, dau/coheir of Sir Edward Waldo of Pinner (by Elizabeth Shuckburgh), m2. William Ferdinando Carey, Lord Hunsdon)
  (2) Sir William Wolstenholme of Forty Hall, 5th Bart (bpt 12.12.1689, d 31.01.1723, 4th son)
  m. (c1718) Elizabeth Wheeler (b 1698-9, d 10.05.1739, dau of Benjamin Wheeler)
  BEB1841 reports that Sir William & Elizabeth had 2 daughters, Elizabeth & Mary (m. Eliab Breton). However, TCB reports that Mary d unm 1763 and identifies Elizabeth as the wife of Eliab Breton.
  (A) Mary Wolstenholme (d unm 1763)
  (B) Elizabeth Wolstenholme
m. (1739) Eliab Breton of Oldbury Hall (Warwickshire) (and Notton in Northamptonshire), later Breton-Wolstenolme of Forty Hall (b c1709, d 1785, nephew of Michael Harvey of Combe)
  Thanks to a contributor (MF, 27.08.10) for reporting that Eliab and (Mary) Wolstenholme were parents of ...
  (i) William Breton-Wolstenholme of Holly Hill, Sussex
  (a) Eliza Breton-Wolstenholme (d 01.01.1862)
  m. (19.03.1807) Thomas Parker, 5th Earl of Macclesfield
  (3) Rebecca Wolstenholme
  m. Michael Harvey of Combe
  (4)+ other issue (d unm) - John, Harvey (d 1713), Mary, Elizabeth, Catherine
  m2. (07.02.1699, sp) Temperance Crew (d 18.10.1728, dau of Lord Crew, relict of Sir Rowland Alston, Bart of Odell)
  b. Sir Thomas Wolstenholme of Hurley (Berkshire), 6th Bart (b c1660, d 09.1738)
  m. Mary Hatton or Hutton (d 1724/5?)
  (1) Sir Francis Wolstenholme, 7th Bart (d unm bur 06.05.1762, 3rd son)
  (2) daughter
  m. _ White (Captain)
  (3)+ other issue - Henry (dvp unm), Thomas (dvp unm), Edmund (d young), 2 daughters
  c. Henry Wolstenholme (dspms, 4th son)
  m. Mary Jermin (dau of Stephen Jermin of Tottenham)
  d. Anne Wolstenholme (b 1645-6, d 20.03.1735)
  m. Sir Philip Matthews, 1st Bart of Great Gobions (d 1685, son of Colonel _, 1st of Gobions, Essex)
  The following comes from BEB1841 (Matthews of Gobions).
  (1) Sir Philip Matthews, 2nd Bart of Gobions (dsp Oudenarde, Colonel)
  (2) Dorothy Matthews (d unm)
  (3) Elizabeth Matthews
  m. Thomas Dawson
  e. Catherine Wolstenholme
  m. Sir Henry Bathurst (son of Alderman _ of Edmonton)
f. Hester Wolstenholme
  m. Thomas Hall of Islington (son of Thomas)
  (1) Thomas Hall
  (2) Mary Hall
  m. _ Plunkenet (captain)
  g.+ other issue - Edward (d young), William (d unm), Elizabeth (d young), Mary (d young), Mildred (d young)
  iii. Anne Wolstenholme
  m. Sandford Neville of Chevet
  iv. Elizabeth Wolstenholme
  m. Richard Hutton of Goldsborough
  v.+ other issue (d unm) - Henry (bpt 22.05.1623, dvp unm Marston Moor 1644), Edward (bpt 07.06.1627), Christopher, Charles, Robert, Katharine (bpt 08.07.1624)
  B. Henry Wolstenholme
  C. Joan Wolstenholme
  m. Sir Robert Knollys of Grays
  D. Catherine Wolstenholme
  m. William Fanshaw (son of Thomas of Fanshawgate)
2.+ other issue - Henry (dsp), Thomas, daughter

Main source(s): BEB1841 (Wolstenholme of London), TCB (vol 4, Wolstenholme of London)
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