'Wood08'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Wood of Beadnell, Wood of Burton, Wood of Downham, Wood of Fallowden, Wood of Presson

'The Genealogist' reports that "The founder of this family, Thomas Wood, is stated to have come into Northumberland from Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, soon after the year 1651" but that "There is however on record no connecting link between him and the Woods of Staffordshire .... Neither can he be identified with any of the Woods of Thorpe, co. Ebor. (Yorkshire)".
Thomas Wood of Burton in Bamburgh (bur 02.07.1669)
m. Elizabeth Gray (sister of John Gray of Murton, sister-in-law of John Hall of Otterburn)
1. Thomas Wood of Burton & Hoppen (d 07.07.1683)
  m. (14.08.1673) Mary Armorer of Ellingham (d before 26.09.1698, widow of Francis Brandling of Hoppen)
A. Thomas Wood of Burton & Fallowden (bpt 20.4.1675, d 1755)
  m. ?? (bur 08.01.1743-4)
  i. John Wood 'of Preston' (d before 1744)
  m. Barbara Younghusband (bpt 16.12.1714, bur 21.02.1759, dau of Thomas Younghusband of Budle (by Barbara, dau/coheir of Robert Lambton of Newham), m2. George Carr of Bowsden)
a.+ issue - John (bur 06.07.1737), Thomas (bpt 21.09.1736, d before 1752), John (bpt 07.10.1740, bur 23.08.1752), Barbara (bpt 08.01.1738, bur 17.12.1744)
  ii. Thomas Wood of Fallowden (d unm bur 16.07.1747)
  iii. Hannah Wood (bur 19.07.1764)
  m. (19.04.1720) Sir Henry Grey of Howick, Bart (bpt 04.12.1691, bur 06.05.1749)
  B. John Wood of Presson & Monilaws (bpt 16.10.1676, bur 02.12.1752)
m1. (08.06.1694) Isabel Latler
  i. Thomas Wood of Beadnell (bur 12.07.1766)
  The following is partly supported by BLG1952 ('Craster of Craster').
  m. (1737) Anne Craister (bur 06.11.1796, dau of John Craister of Craister Town by Mary, dau of John Ayton of West Herrington)
  a. John Wood of Beadnell, Sheriff of Northumberland (bpt 15.12.1742, d 18.11.1828, Major)
  m. (04.09.1781) Anne Craister (b 1760, d 11.03.1832, dau of Daniel Craister (Craster) of Craister Tower, sister of Shafto)
  (1) Thomas Wood, later Wood-Craister of Craster Tower (b 21.08.1786, d 08.09.1867) had issue
  m. (21.08.1820) Margaret Eleanor Longfield (dau of John Longfield alias Longueville of Longueville by Eleanor, dau/heir of John Lucas of Mount Lucas)
  They had 11 children who assumed the name Craster.
  (2) John Wood, later Ayton-Wood (bpt 10.08.1793, d 02.01.1853, vicar of Beadnell) had issue
  m. Margaret Compton (dau of Ralph Compton of Melkington by Isabella, dau of Ralph Darling)
(3)+ other issue - Craister Henry (bpt 28.07.1782, bur 30.12.1782), Annabel (bpt 26.06.1783, d 22.07.1833), Maria Catherine Monypenny (b 1785, d 03.12.1831), Elizabeth (bpt 08.06.1788, d 10.06.1831), Barbara Jane (bpt 23.01.1791, d 28.08.1795)
  b. Thomas Wood of the Wynding in Bamburgh (bpt 11.05.1747, d 10.01.1832)
  m. (10.09.1777) Mary Monypenny (b 1752, d 29.11.1837, dau of James Monypenny by Mary)
  (1) James Monypenny Wood (bpt 23.06.1790, d 04.11.1874, Commander RN, 2nd son) had issue
  m. Jane Graham
  (2) Elizabeth Wood (bpt 28.12.1783)
m. William Dickens of London
  (3) Catherine Wood (bpt 30.10.1787, d 1872)
  m. Anthony Compton of Carham Hall (b 1765, d 16.07.1830, son of Ralph of Carham Hall by Bridget)
  (4) Sarah Wood (bpt 15.11.1788, dsp 1872)
  m. William Bugg, later Compton (RN, son of ?? by ?? Compton)
  (5)+ other isssue - Thomas (bpt 19.06.1781, d infant?), John (bpt 12.05.1792, d unm), Mary Anne (bpt 01.10.1782, d 1860), Isabella (bpt 01.05.1785, d unm), Frances (d unm)
  c. Katherine Wood (bpt 22.07.1740)
  m. (06.12.1768) Humphrey Senhouse of Netherhall (d 1814, son of Humphrey of Netherhall by Mary, dau/coheir of Sir George Fleming, Bart)
  d.+ other issue - Mary (bpt 27.08.1738, bur 01.09.1738), Elizabeth (bur 29.03.1780)
  ii. John Wood of Monilaws (bur 28.12.1778)
  m1. Frances Gregson (dau of John Gregson of Sunnylaws & Lowlinn by Jane, dau of Edward Brown of East Chevington)
  a. Jane Wood (bpt 01.01.1748, d unm)
  m2. ?? (a 1774)
  b.+ other issue - John (d unm), Thomas (bpt 30.04.1761), Robert (bpt 16.04.1765, a 1823), Katherine (bpt 27.01.1757), Mary (bpt 18.06.1759), Elizabeth (a 1823)
iii. William Wood of Presson, Downham & Eccles (d 04.1778)
  m. (26.01.1744) Elizabeth Robertson (d beofre 1778)
  a. William Wood of Presson, Downham, Eccles & Thornton Park (b 24.04.1748, d 06.01.1803)
  m. (1777) Betty Wallis (dau of Rev. Richard Wallis of Carham by Elizabeth, dau of Rev. William Rotherham of Haydon Bridge)
  (1) Mary Wood (b 04.07.1783, d 10.07.1828)
  m. (20.01.1820) Ralph Nicholson of Thornton Park (d 17.08.1853)
  (2)+ other issue - Henry Grey (d infant), John (bpt 02.04.1782, d infant), William Rotherham (bpt 04.02.1786, d 03.04.1809), Richard (b 16.12.1789, dsp?), Agnes (b 02.09.1787, bur 11.03.1819), Margaret (b 12.12.1788, d 25.12.1810)
b. Mary Wood (b 29.03.1751, d 03.11.1827)
  m. (20.12.1770) Thomas Younghusband of Elwick & Marden (bpt 22.02.1741-2, bur 26.02.1794, son of Oswald of Elwick)
  c.+ other issue - John (b 28.12.1753, d unm), Anne (bpt 19.10.1755, bur 03.01.1756)
  iv. Elizabeth Wood (bur 069.12.1766)
  m. (c02.1730/1) Anthony Compton of Carham (b 23.05.1706, d 31.10.1755, son of Anthony, Mayor of Berwick-in-Tweed, by dau of Jonathan Hutchinson of Charlton Hall)
  v.+ other issue - Mary (bpt 30.06.1704), Ann (bpt 1705)
  m2. (sp) Isabel Hixon (widow of Ralph Mylott of Whitehill)
  C.+ other issue - William (bpt 17.07.1679), James (bpt 07.04.1681), Mary (b c05.03.1673-4)
2. Mary Wood (bur 18.09.1673)
3. Elizabeth Wood
  m. John Werge (vicar of Kirknewton, son of Rev. Richard of Nailston then Gateshead)

Main source(s): 'The Genealogist' (New Series, George Marshall, vol 2 (1878), 'Pedigree of the Family of Wood of Northumberland', p201+) with support from 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 1, Edward Bateson, 1893, 'Wood of Beadnell', 331+)
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