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Families covered: Wordsworth of Brookehouse, Wordsworth of Horbury, Wordsworth of Monk Bretton, Wordsworth of New Lathes, Wordsworth of Swathe Hall, Wordsworth of Wadworth (Wordsworth), Wordsworth of Walton, Wordsworth of Water Hall
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It is noted that on Wadsworth1 there are 2 Wadsworth families which may be connected to this one.
Isaac Wordsworth of Brookehouse in Langside (yeoman)
m. Mary Appleyard (dau of Gilbert Appleyard, niece of Richard of Over Longley)
1. Isaac Wordsworth of Brookehouse (b 1645, bur 22.06.1732)
  m. Mary Hunt (b 161, d 18.09.1711)
A. Isaac Wordsworth (b c1698, d 1700)
  B. Hannah Wordsworth
  m. Richard Matthewman of Cliff Top
2. John Wordsworth of Wakefield & Horbury (b 1655, d 18.05.1690)
  m. (06.12.1682) Cambdena (Camdena) Kirby (b 20.11.1653, dau of Joshua Kirby of Wakefield)
  A. John Wordsworth of Horbury & Peniston (b 11.02.1685, a 1717)
  m. Ann Sunderland (bpt 05.12.1711, bur 28.08.1749, dau/coheir of Peter Sunderland of Fetherston by Ann Tornhill, m2 Thomas Sunderland of Bigland)
  i. Sarah Wordsworth
m. James Hamer (son of Samuel by sister of Sir Henry Ibbotson)
  ii.+ other issue (d unm) - Richard, Elizabeth, Everilda, Jane, Ann, Sarah
  B. Kirby Wordsworth of Rotterdam (b 07.05.1688, d 1735?)
  m. Ann (d 11.1735?)
  C. Welcome Wordsworth (b 05.10.1683)
  m. _ Dixon of Elland
  i.+ issue - Joseph, Isabella, Sarah
3. Sarah Wordsworth
  m. ?? Morton



Presumably related to John Wordsworth of Water Hall (a 1530, 1553) & William Wordsworth of Water Hall (b c1528, a 1578) was ...
Ralph Wordsworth of Water Hall, Peniston (b 1591, bur 14.08.1663)
m. Elizabeth Micklethwaite (b 1607, bur 10.11.1665, dau/coheir of Richard Micklethwaite of Swathe Hall, sister of Margaret (m. Richard Elmhirst of Houndhill))
1. John Wordsworth of Swathe Hall, Peniston (b c1626?, d 1690)
  m1. (15.12.1664) Sarah Spencer (bpt 06.03.1637-8, dau of William Spencer of Attercliffe)
  m2. (sp) Mary Rodes (d 14.10.1673, dau of Sir Edward Rodes of Great Houghton)
  m3. Debora Hide (dau of Robert Hide of Denton)
m4. Jane Malevever (dau of John Malevever (Maleverer?) of Letwell, widow of John Crooke)
  The order of the 4 wives (the last name being uncertain) follows the order in which they are shown. Hunter reports "I know not which wives were mothers to his children." If the dates are to be believed, either the order shown is very wrong or Sarah was an unmarried mother to John's children for many years before they were married.
  A. Eliasaph Wordsworth (b 24.06.1652, dvp bur 26.08.1689, 3rd son)
  m. Mary or Mercy Jackson (dau of Peter Jackson of Leeds, m2. Thomas Whitaker of Leeds)
  i. child (bur 08.10.1678)
B. Elizabeth Wordsworth (b 02.03.1654)
  m. (18.04.1678) John Nettleton of Dewsbury
  C. Mary Wordsworth
  m. Samuel Sykes of Hull
  D.+ other issue - Joshua (bpt 26.12.1648, bur 26.07.1667), John (b 01.12.1650)
2. Josias Wordsworth of Water Hall (b 1628, d 18.02.1709)
  m. Sarah Beaumont (b 1625, d 16.02.1691, dau of George Beaumont of Darton, sister of George of York)
  A. John Wordsworth of Burton Grange & Water Hall (b 08.02.1657-8, d 18.02.1709)
m. (04.02.1685-6) Ann Milner (b c1660, d 15.03.1711-2, dau of William Milner of Burton Grange)
  i. Josias Wordsworth of Wadworth (Wordsworth), Yorkshire (bpt 30.04.1691, a 1739)
  m. Mary Ludlow of London
  a. Josias Wordsworth of Sevenscore (Kent) & Wadworth (Wordsworth) (b 1718-9, d 16.07.1780)
  m. Ann Robinson (b c1722, d 19.11.1814, dau/heir of Arthur Robinson in Sunderland)
  (1) Mary Wordsworth (b 1751, d 17.09.1817)
  m. Sir Charles Kent, Bart
  (2) Ann Wordsworth
  m. Harry Verelst of Aston
  b. John Wordsworth (dsp)
  m. (Judith) Townsend (dau of Chauncy Townsend, m2. Rev. _ Haweis of Aldwinkle) ## see here ##
  c. Mary Wordsworth
m. William Henry Chauncy of Edgcote (b 1727-8, d 22.03.1788, m2. Elizabeth Voyce)
  ii. Sarah Wordsworth (bpt 30.01.1686-7, d 05.11.1729)
  m. (20.06.1729) Robert Pierse of London
  iii.+ other issue Ann (b 1677-8, d 04.01.1748), Elizabeth (b 27.04.1694, d unm 21.12.1756)
  B. Elias Wordsworth of Sheffield (b 1663-4, d 20.07.1723)
  m1. Ruth Bays (b c1672, d 30.11.1712, dau of Joshua Bays of Sheffield)
  i.+ issue - John (bpt 04.08.1692, dvp bur 03.05.1721), Elias of Sheffield (b 13.04.1695, unm 14.11.1740), Sarah (b 30.03.1694, bur 13.01.1695-6)
  m2. Ann Milner (a 1739, dau of William Milner of Burton Grange)
  iv. Josias Wordsworth (bpt 20.05.1716, d 24.04.1726)
  v. Ann Wordsworth (b 30.07.1717, d 30.11.1791-4)
  m. (after 1738) Peter Christopher Algehr (d 20.11.1776, from Sweden)
  C.+ other issue - Josias of London (dsp 1736, Director of the East India Company), Samuel (d 1704)
3. Elias Wordsworth (b 1635, bur 19.11.1660)
4. Martha Wordsworth (b 1637, bur 12.02.1716)
  m. Francis Haigh of Hazlehead
5. Mary Wordsworth
  m. Sylvanus Rich of Bullhouse



?? Wordsworth
1. John Wordsworth of Monk Bretton (d 08.1721)
  m. Frances (or Mary?)
  A. John Wordsworth of Walton
  i. John Wordsworth of Walton
  m. _ Goodier
  a. John Wordsworth of Walton
  m. _ Wood of Okenshaw
  b. William Wordsworth
m. _ Wood of Okenshaw
  ii. Frances or Mary Wordsworth
  m. _ Wright
  iii. Mary or Frances Wordsworth
  m. _ Kaye
  B. Elias Wordsworth
  m. Rebecca Wood (b 24.12.1702, dau of William Wood of Monk Bretton)
  i. John Wordsworth of Monk Bretton (b c1723, d 1755)
  m. Elizabeth Pearson (b c1724, d 1775, dau of Joshua Pearson of Wortley by Mary, dau of Anthony Cawood) @@ below
  a. John Wordsworth of Nottingham (D 1789)
  m. Mary Henson of Nottingham
  (1) William Wordsworth (b c1785, d 1807)
  b.+ other issue (a 1807, d unm?) - Thomas of Monk Bretton, William of Monk Bretton
  ii. Francis Wordsworth of Barnsley
  m. Elizabeth Leetham of Barnsley
  a. Elizabeth Wordsworth (a 1807, d unm?)
  C. Josias Wordsworth (d unm)
  D. Eleanor Wordsworth
  m. (25.10.1716) Nathan Laverick of Sykehouse
  i. Robert Laverick
  E. daughter
m. Thomas Wainwright of Ragstone
2. Thomas Wordsworth of New Lathes in Royston
  m. Anna
  A. William Wordsworth of New Lathes
  m. (06.12.1722) Ann Stead (dau of Thomas Stead of Onesacre)
  B. Elizabeth Wordsworth (b c1703, bur 04.01.1741)
  m. John Matson
  C.+ other issue - Mary, Anne, Jane
  It seems that one of these daughters married _ West and (another) _ Swinden.
3. daughter
  m. John Hutchinson of Royston
  A.+ issue - John, Martha
4. daughter
m. Anthony Cawood
  A. Mary Cawood
  m. Joshua Pearson of Wortley
  i. Elizabeth Pearson (b c1724, d 1775)
  m. John Wordsworth of Monk Bretton (b c1723, d 1755) @@ above
  B.+ other issue - John, Martha

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 09.02.11) : FMG (vol 1, MS3, 'Wordsworth', p6)
(2) For middle section (uploaded 26.08.13) : FMG (vol 2, MS309, 'Wordsworth', p754+)
(3) For lower section (uploaded 27.04.16) : FMG (vol 2, MS308, 'Wodsworth', p753+)
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