'Wood03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Wood of Barnsley, Wood of Halifax, Wood of Monk Bretton, Wood of Smithies

George Wood of Monk Bretton, near Barnsley, Yorkshire (a 1579, bur 26.01.1589)
m. Anne Fox (dau of John Fox)
1. George Wood of Monk Bretton & Smithies (d 1638)
  m. (01.10.1584) Jennet Swift (bur 03.08.1636, dau of Roger Swift of Rothwell)
  A. Robert Wood of Monk Bretton (b 1589, d 1676)
  m. Jane Stocks (dau of John Stocks, alderman of Doncaster, son of James)
i. William Wood of Monk Bretton (b 1627, d 22.12.1668, 2nd son)
  m. Isabel Eyre (dau of Nathaniel Eyre of Bramley)
  a. Robert Wood of Monk Bretton (d 1712)
  m. (1678) Hephzibah Morewood (bpt 02.10.1659, bur 11.07.1707, dau/coheir of Andrew Morewood of Hallowes)
  (1) William Wood of Monk Bretton (b 11.1679, d 26.05.1735)
  m. Rebecca Rooke (d 1735, dau of John Rooke of Barnsley)
  (A) Robert Wood of Monk Bretton (b 1695-6, d 17.05.1761)
  m. Frances Milner (dau of Gamaliel Milner of Burton Grange)
  (i) Robert Wood of Monk Bretton (b 23.02.1737, d 02.09.1776)
  (ii) Robert Wood (dsp)
  m. Mary Howe of London
  (iii) Olive Wood (dsp)
  m. (07.05.1781) Thomas Gunning of Sheffield
  (iv) Rebecca Wood (dsp 03.1829)
  m. (02.11.1774) John Bingley of Burton (Captain)
  (v)+ other issue - Gamaliel (d 1770), Frances (a 1791, d unm)
  (B) William Wood (d 1779)
  (C) Olive Wood
m. John Wagstaffe of Glossop
  (D) Rebecca Wood
  m. Elias Wordsworth of Bretton
  (E) Hephzibah Wood
  m. William Watson of Bolton upon Dearne
  (F) Sarah Wood
  m. Richard Pickering of Barnsley (surgeon)
  (2) Henry Wood of York (bpt 02.01.1684, younger son?)
  (A) Esther Wood
  m. (26.09.1744) William Todd of Newstead
  (3) John Wood of Leeds
  m. Grace Thoresby (dau of Ralph Thoresby)
  (A) Ralph Wood
  (4) Mary Wood
  m. _ Robinson of Sheffield
  (5) Hephzibah Wood
  m. _ Rooke of Barnsley
  (6) Hannah Wood
  m. _ Crofts of Hazel
(7) Richamah Wood
  m. _ Bingley of London
  (8)+ other issue (dsp) - Robert, Andrew, Robert, Elizabeth, Jane, Rebecca
  b.+ other issue (a 1668) - John, Alice, Dorothy
  ii. John Wood of Royston (5th son)
  m. Hannah Hollingworth (dau of John Hollingworth, m2. John Wheatley)
  a.+ issue - John, Jane, Anne (d young)
  iii. James Wood (bur 21.08.1662)
  m. Grizeld of Grisella Godfrey (bpt 23.09.1641, dau of Willoughby Godfrey, m2. Rev. John Dutton of Royston)
  a.+ issue - William (b 07.03.1659), George (d young)
  iv. Henry Wood of Barnsley (b 05.07.1645, d 04.05.1720, youngest son?)
  m(2). Dorothy Woodhead (dau of ?? Woodhead of Woodseats) reputed 2nd wife and mother of ...
  a. Dorothy Wood
  m. John Cunliffe of Hollins & Whycollar
  m(3). Elizabeth Simpson (dau of William Simpson of Stainforth & Babworth by Elizabeth, dau of William & sister of Francis Lindley of Bowling Hall)
  b. Francis Wood of Barnsley (bpt 23.07.1696, d 30.03.1775, 2nd son)
  m1. Mary Dorothy Palmer (dau of Rev. Charles Palmer, prebendary of York, son of Sir William of the Hill by dau of Sir Stephen Thompson of York)
  (1) Henry Wood of Hemsworth (bpt 22.02.1726, dsp 27.10.1790, vicar of Halifax)
m. Elizabeth Gore (dau of Charles Gore of Horkstowe, sister of Countess Cowper)
  (2) Sir Francis Wood of Barnsley, 1st Bart (bpt 02.01.1729, dsp 09.07.1795)
  m. (05.06.1779) Elizabeth Ewer (dau of Anthony Ewer of The Lea and Bushey Hall)
  (3) Charles Wood of Bowling Hall (bpt 13.02.1731, d 09.10.1782, Captain RN)
m. (06.01.1770) Caroline Barker (d 30.05.1814, dau of Thomas Lacon Barker of Otley)
  (A) Sir Francis Lindley Wood, 2nd Bart, Sheriff of Yorkshire (b 16.02.1771, d 31.12.1846)
  m. (15.01.1798) Anne Buck (d 11.01.1841, dau of Samuel Buck of New Grrange)
  (i) Charles Wood, 1st Viscount Halifax (b 20.12.1800, d 08.08.1885, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary of State) had issue
  m. (29.07.1829) Mary Grey (d 06.07.1884, dau of Charles, 2nd Earl Grey)
  (ii) Samuel Francis Wood (b 01.08.1809, d unm 22.04.1843)
  (iii) Anne Wood (d 24.06.1835)
  m. (29.03.1824) John Walbanke Childers of Cantley
  (B) Henry Wood (Major)
  (C) Caroline Wood (d 1839)
  m. (1800) William Busfeild (Major)
(D) Dorothea Wood
  m. Charles Armstrong of Twyford
  (E) Elizabeth Wood (d 02.1845)
  m. Edward O'Reilly
  (4)+ other issue - John (d 05.06.1760), Elizabeth (d unm 1803), Maria Dorothea (d unm 1759)
m2. Rebecca Ellison (dsp, dau of William Ellison)
  c.+ other issue - Henry (d 1741), Simpson (d 1746), 6 daughters
  v. Dorothy Wood (b 1636, d 21.03.1721)
  m. (04.02.1653) Robert Ashton of Bradway in Norton (b c1631, d 09.02.1716)
  vi. Sarah Wood
  m. John Field of Hull
  a. Sarah Field (b 21.12.1666, d 28.10.1728) probably of this generation
  m. (1689) John Thornton of Hull (b 1664, d 1731)
  vii. Jane Wood
  m. Edmund Watson of Hague Hall
  viii. Elizabeth Wood (b 1643)
  m. (04.08.1664) Godfrey Watkinson of Brampton
  ix.+ other issue - John (dvpsp?), George, Robert, Isaac (dsp), Douglas (b 1643)
  B. John Wood of Smithies, Yorkshire (bpt 1594, a 10.1634)
  m. (21.01.1628) Elizabeth Pitt (dau of Robert Pitt)
  i. John Wood of Smithies (b 1634, d by 06.1670)
  m. (1654) Susanna Pitt (dau of Robert Pitt, m2. Jude Clarkson of Shafton)
  a. George Wood of Smithies (b 1657, d 1692)
  m. Margaret (a 1696)
  (1)+ issue (d infant) - James, George, John, Elizabeth
  b. John Wood of Smithies (b 1662)
  m. (1669) Susanna Roebuck (bur 01.06.1707, dau/coheir of George Roebuck of Kirk Burton)
  (1) George Wood of Smithies (b 1704, d 1781, vicar of Royston)
  m. Jane Matson (bur 10.10.1778, dau of John Matson of Royston)
  (A) George Wood of Smithies (bpt 14.03.1743-4, dsp 06.07.1824)
  m. Sarah
  (B) Thomas Wood
  (C) John Wood in East Florida
  m. _ Johnson of Savanna, Georgia
  (i) _ Wood "intended heir to Sir George, but wild"
  (D) Jane Wood
  m. John Baildon of Applehaigh
  (E) Susan Wood
  m. Richard Baildon of Royston
  (F) Elizabeth Wood
  m. John Stocks of Royston
  (2)+ other issue - Ann (b 1700), Elizabeth (b 1701)
  c.+ other issue - Stephen, Elizabeth
  ii. Mary Wood
  m. John Scamander (?) of Monk Bretton
  iii. Jane Wood
  m. John Broadhead
  iv.+ other issue - George, (bur 01.06.1707), Anne, Elizabeth
  C. George Wood
  m. _ Waterton
  i.+ issue (d young)
  D. Stephen Wood
  m. Grace
  E.+ other issue - William (d young), Peter (d Leipsick), Esther (bpt 1605, d 1616)
2. John Wood

Main source(s): FMG (vol 2, MS250, 'Wood', p600+), BP1934 (Halifax)
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