'Salkeld1'Index links to: Lead / Letter DRAFT
Families covered: Salkeld of Corby, Salkeld of Gowbarrow, Salkeld of Threapland, Salkeld of Whitehall
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First displayed: 17.04.07Last updated: 17.04.07
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The following is given in BHO ('Magna Brittania, vol 4, Cumberland' on the family of 'Salkeld of Little-Salkeld, Corby, Whitehall, &c.' in the section called 'Families extinct since 1500': "George Salkeld, who sold the ancient family residence in the time of the civil war, is supposed to have been the last of the elder branch. Sir Richard de Salkeld became possessed of Corby in the reign of Edward III. by a grant from the crown. This branch became extinct in the male line, temp. Henry VII. when two of the five coheiresses married Salkeld of Whitehall, and Blenkinsop. The Salkelds of Whitehall were descended from a younger son of the Corby branch, who settled at Gowbarrow; not long after they became possessed of Corby. This branch, after three descents, removed to Whitehall. The Salkelds of Whitehall became extinct by the death of Dr. Henry Salkeld, a physician of York, about the middle of the last century (his widow died in 1769). An heiress of Hudleston and a coheiress of Berdesey, married into the Whitehall branch. The Salkelds of Ros-gill, in Westmorland, whose heiress married Christian, were descended from a younger son of the Salkelds of Corby. The name still remains in that part of Westmorland."
The following was found in a couple of web sites on Corby.
Richard de Salkeld of Corby (a 1337)
1. Hugh de Salkeld
  m. ??, heiress of Rosgill
  A. John de Salkeld of Corby
i. Richard de Salkeld of Corby
  The sites do not mention Richard's wife but report that he had 5 daughters, Catherine (married a Salkeld of Whitehall), Mary (married a Blenkinsop of Holbeck) and 3 others (not named). This is presumably the Richard of Corby identified in the Dykes records as father of Christiana by ...
  m. Jane Vaux (dau of Richard Vaux of Tryermain) mother of Christiana, presumed also of ...
  a. Catherine Salkeld
  m. (Richard?) Salkeld of Whitehall @@ below
  b. Mary Salkeld
  m. _ Blenkinsop of Holbeck
  c. Christiana Salkeld probably of this generation
  m. William (del) Dykes of Wardhall
  d.+ 2 daughters
  The Salkelds of Whitehall are reported as being descended from a younger son of the Corby branch who settled at Gowbarrow. Possibly of this generation was the following Richard who is the first named in Visitation (Cumberland, 1615, Salkeld) which provides the bulk of the following. Note that Visitation does not designate any of this family as being of Whitehall although cross-references to individuals make it clear that it was. Similarly, Visitation identifies only Launcelot (who married Margaret Hodleston) and his father as being of Gawbarrow or Garbarrow. We (provisionally) add the designations.
  B. Richard Salkeld 'of Gowbarrow'
  i. Hugh Salkeld (dsp)
ii. John Salkeld 'of Gowbarrow'
  a. Richard Salkeld 'of Gowbarrow & Whitehall' (d 1438-9)
  Visitation identifies Richard's wife only as "Catherin". It is a presumption that she was the following Catherine but the dates appear to fit.
  m. Catherine Salkeld (dau of Richard de Salkeld of Corby) @@ above
  (1) Thomas Salkeld 'of Gowbarrow & Whitehall'
  (A) Thomas Salkeld 'of Corby'
(i) Richard Salkeld of Corby
  Visitation designates Richard as "lord of Corby".
  (ii) Janet Salkeld possibly fits here
  m. John Brisco of Crofton
  (B) John Salkeld of Gawbarrow (Gowbarrow) 'and Whitehall'
  (i) Lancelot Salkeld of Garbarrow (Gowbarrow) 'and Whitehall'
  Visitation reports that one source shows Lancelot's father as named Richard but appears to favour what we show.
  m. Margaret Hodleston (dau of Richard Hodleston, sister of Richard)
  (a) Thomas Salkeld 'of Whitehall' (b c1505, d 1572)
  m. Mary Vaux (dau of William Vaux (or Vaulx) 'of Caterlen')
  ((1)) Lancelot Salkeld 'of Whitehall' (b 1550, d 1610)
  m. Elizabeth Bardsey (dau of Nicholas Bardsey of Bardsey Hall)
  Visitation ends with naming Lancelot & Elizabeth's children (and Anne's husband).
  ((A)) Anne Salkeld
  m. Joseph Porter of Bolton
  ((B))+ other issue - Francis, Nicholas, Thomas, Lancelot, Jane, Amye, Margaret
One of the sons is presumed father of ...
  ((i)) Sir Francis Salkeld of Whitehall probably of this generation, father of Margaret, presumed also of ...
  ((a)) ?? Salkeld
  Uncertain on number of intermediary generations.
  (((1))) ?? Salkeld
  (((A))) Henry Salkeld of Whitehall
m. (1737) Margaret Charlton (dsp 1769)
  ((b)) Margaret Salkeld
  m. Edward Charlton of Hesleyside (b 1665, a 1689)
  ((c)) Frances Salkeld (bur 20.12.1696) possibly of this generation
  m. (c1686) William Thirlwall of Newbiggin & Thirlwall
  ((ii)) Frances Salkeld possibly of this generation
  m. Richard Warwick (d c1634)
  ((2)) Thomas Salkeld of Salter 'and Brayton' (d 1627)
  ((3)) John Salkeld of Holmerock (d 1613)
  At least one web site identifies this John as (also) 'of Threapland'.
  ((A)) ?? Salkeld presumed father of ...
  ((i)) John Salkeld of Threapland
  ((a)) Grace Salkeld
  m. Leonard Dykes of Wardhall
  ((4)) Jane Salkeld (d 1606) mentioned on a web site
  m. Francis Lamplugh
  ((5)) Elizabeth Salkeld (a 1617) mentioned on a web site, probably of this generation
  m. John Swynbourne of Hewthwaite (d after 11.1617)

Main source(s): as reported above - mainly Visitation (Cumberland, 1615, Salkeld)
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