'Wright07'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Wright of Brattleby, Wright of Spilsby, Wright of Wold Newton

(1) Whilst they have the same name and both appear to have come from Lincolnshire, we are not aware of any connection between the following families. They share the page for our convenience.
(2) The first family starts with 2 people who are "possibly' brothers. We show them as sons of ...
?? Wright
1. George Wright of Spilsby, Lincolnshire
  A. George Wright (b c1708, d before 14.01.1784)
  m. (22.03.1745-6) Sarah
  i. Richard Wright (d infant)
  B. Richard Wright (b 03.02.1711-2, bur 12.02.1771)
  m. Mary
  i. George Wright of Wainfleet (d 01.05.1792)
  m. Elizabeth Boys (dau of Thomas Boys, m2. Rev. William Cheales)
  a. Elizabeth Wright (b 22.10.1782, d 19.02.1857)
m. Rev. Joseph Walls of Boothby Hall
  b.+ other issue - Richard (d infant), Mary (d 17.02.1785)
  C. William Wright (b 13.08.1714)
  m. Ann
  i. Elizabeth Wright (b 1747-8, d 09.03.1831)
  m. G. Gunnis
  D. John Wright of Winceby (b 18.07.1718, d 26.04.1765, cleric)
  m. (21.09.1755) Mary Leach (b 1721-2, d 24.02.1803, dau of John Leach of Spilsby)
  i. John Wright in Doncaster, Yorkshire (b 28.04.1757, d 1843)
  m. Susanna Hairby of Partney
  a. John Hairby Wright (b 28.04.1757, d 1843)
b. Charlotte Wright (b 1789)
  m. J.J.L. Colbank (?) of Balby
  ii. Richard Wright of Mansfield, Nottinghamshire (b 31.03.1761, 4th son)
  a. Richard Wright of Doncaster had issue (1 dau)
  m. Sarah
b. Catherine Elizabeth Wright
  m. Stephen Wilkinson of Hilcote Hall
  c. Jane Wright
  m. _ Horbury
  iii. Elizabeth Wright (b 1752-3, d 24.02.1832)
  m. Denis Ward Jones of Spilsby (b c1762, d 23.10.1819, surgeon)
  iv. Henrietta Deborah Wright (b 16.05.1766)
  m. _ Robson of Aby (?)
  v. Mary Wright
  m. Thomas Booth (vicar of Friskney)
  vi+. other issue - Richard (b 26.10.1758, d 24.04.1759), William (b 11.01.1760)
  E. Mary Wright (b 01.02.1716-7, d 17.06.1787)
  m. Samuel Wright of Spilsby (b 02.03.1711-2) @@ just below
  F. Ann Wright (bpt 17.12.1725, d 25.05.1817)
  m. William Watson (b 1724-5, d 18.04.1771)
  i. Mary Ann Watson (b c1754, d 22.07.1854)
m. Thomas Walker of Spilsby (b 1748-9, d 28.04.1724)
  G.+ other issue - Elizabeth (b 27.09.1709, d 1728), Ann (d 31.10.1724), Elizabeth (b 22.02.1728-9)
2. William Wright of Spilsby (d before 02.10.1731)
  A. Samuel Wright of Spilsby (b 02.03.1711-2)
  m. Mary Wright (dau of George Wright of Spilsby) @@ just above
  i. Anne Wright
  m. Rev. James Andrew Milnes of Newark
  ii. Elizabeth Wright
  m. Thomas Beaumont (d 25.09.1781, rector of Raithby-by-Spilsby)
  B. Elizabeth Wright
  m. _ Bennett
  C. Mary Wright
  m. _ Shepherd
  D.+ other issue - Thomas (a 1730), Richard, John, Anne (a 1730), Susanna (a 1730)



Thomas Wright of Stallingborough, Lincolnshire (d 124.06.1700)
m. (29.07.1686) Elizabeth Doughty
1. Thomas Wright of South Kelsey, Lincolnshire (bpt 26.10.1687, bur 11.01.1768)
  m. Ann Bust (dau of William Bust of South Kelsey by Ann, dau of Edward Davis of Thornton-le-Moor)
  A. Edward Wright of North Kelsey (bpt 12.09.1716, bur 12.07.1792)
  BLG1894 ('Wright of Brattleby Hall') identifies Edward as son of William of Market Rasen who was son of John, vicar of Caistor, and then supports the following. The ancestry we show for Edward comes from Crisp's Visitation which is supported by BLG1952.
  m. (06.1741) Mary Mundy (bpt 01.02.1716/7, bur 04.01.1779, dau of Joseph Mundy of Pepperdale by Katherine)
  i. William Wright of Brattleby & Somerby, Linconshire (bpt 22.04.1750, d 28.01.1797, 3rd son)
  m. (11.07.1782) Urslua Jane Parkinson (d 15.11.1829, dau of Robert Parkinson of Ravendale, m2. John Sexty)
  a. Edward Wright of Brattleby & Somerby (bpt 10.03.1784, d 09.08.1857, Captain)
  b. William Wright of Owmby in Scarby (b 24.03.1785, dsp 22.03.1863, rector of Long Stowe & Healing)
  m. (1842) Esther Ingilby (dau of Rev. Henry Ingilby of Ripley Castle (by Isabella Jane Bates), sister of Sir Henry John, 1st Bart)
c.+ other issue - Mary (bpt 06.04.1783, d 19.09.1858), Susanna Hariett (bpt 14.12.14786, d 28.09.1799)
  ii. John Wright of Wold Newton & Binbrooke Hall, Lincolnshire (bpt 09.07.1758, d 04.01.1838)
  m. (19.06.1788) Margaret Searle (bpt 31.05.1761, d 13.09.1850, dau of Maurice Searle of Tetney by Jane, dau of John Parsons of Wold Newton)
  The following is supported by Visitation (Frederick Arthur Crisp, England & Wales, vol 14, 'Wright of Wold Newton, co. Lincoln', p37+).
  a. John Wright of Haugh Manor, Linconshire (b 08.12.1791, d 01.09.1858) had issue
  m. (08.09.1848) Ann Kirke (b 24.08.1819, d 13.05.1894, dau of Samuel Wharton Kirke of Irby-on-Humber by Isabella Armstrong)
  b. Maurice Wright of Wold Newton (bpt 30.12.1792, d 15.12.1839) had issue
  m. (31.10.1827) Elizabeth Mason (b 19.04.1806, d 07.01.1871, dau of Wright Mason of Coningsby by Dorothy Murton)
  c. Margaret Wright (b 30.08.1794, d 23.12.1894)
  m. (21.06.1832) Samuel Turner (b 01.03.1797, d 01.05.1877, rector of Nettleton, vicar of Cadney, son/heir of Samuel of Caistor by Mary, dau of John Harnew Swan of Hundon Manor)
  Brattleby Hall passed to their son who assumed the name Wright.
  iii. Mary Wright (bpt 10.12.1747, d 02.03.1822)
  m. Thomas Dawson (b 1745-6, d 25.03.1804, rector of Harpswell, vicar of North Kelsey)
  iv. Ann Wright (bpt 09.10.1751, d 10.04.1074)
  m. Rev. Thomas Ward
  v.+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 18.04.1742, bur 30.11.1777), Edward of Somerby (bpt 21.12.1745, bur 15.12.1778)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Maddison's Linconshire Pedigrees (1906, 'Wright of Spilsby', p1327+)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (Frederick Arthur Crisp, England & Wales, Notes , vol XI, 1915, 'Pedigree of Wright', p79+), BLG1952 (Wright of Wold Newton) with support as reported above
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