Descent of Thomas Henry Barker from the Plantagenets

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Title: Descent of Thomas Henry Barker from the Plantagenets
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6 Philip, 6th Lord Darcy & [illegible]  born __ died 1418. Buried in Gainsborough Priory. = Eleanor, daughter of Henry Lord Fitzhush KG he was Constable of England, Coronation of Henry V & Lord Chamberlain, attended to Council of Constance in 1414 & died 1424.
7 Elizabeth Davey born about 1417 died . The eldest son of Elizabeth was Sir Richard of Strangeways, who married Eliz Saville, daughter & co-heiress of Wm Serville, Earl of Kent. Sir Richard's son Sir James married [illegible]  1472 Alice [illegible]  of his grandsson, Sir Thomas married Anne [illegible]  of [illegible]  & his great grandson Sir James married Elizathe Pigot ‡ a great heiress the Earl married Sir James died 1541, without issue. His property was divided (see Belted Wills Diary).

‡ daughter of [illegible]  Lord [illegible]  & sister to Thomas [illegible]  of Holden. 3rd daughter of Sir Thomas Pagot of Cloverham.

= Sir James Strangeways Justice of Court of Commons Pleas 1426. Speaker of House of Commons, 1461. See Preceedings of Parliament 21st Decr 1461. Speech of Edward IV, beginning "James Strangeways [illegible]  for the Commons of this my [illegible] "

daughter of Thomas [illegible]  5th lord [illegible]  of [illegible]  & Elizabeth daughter of Ralph Lord Greystock.

Descent-of-thomas-henry-barker-from-the-plantagenets-page-3 35929313362 o.png 8 Sir james Strangeways 2nd son of Sir James & Eliz Davey, died April 10th 1509. Will proved 2nd June 1508, buried in Whitby Abbey 1508 High Sheriff of Yorkshire. = Anne Conyers, heiress[?]  of Percces & Conyers of Ormesby, Rildale & Sneaton. Will proved Mar 1st, 1517, buried at Ormesby. She was daughter & heiress of Sir Robert Conyers of Ormesby & grand daughter of Sir Ralph Eure (Even), g.g. granddaughter of Sir Robert Conyers of Sockburne & Ormesby whose wire was Eulania[?]  Percy [illegible]  of William Percy of Ormesby.
9 Sir James Strangeways

‡ daughter of Sir John Savage & Catherine daughter of Sir Thomas Stanley KG 1st Baron Stanley, who died 1459 — Catherine was descended from Henry III & Eleanor of Purence & Edward I & margaret of France.

Note Sir Thos Stanley (1st Baron 1456 died 1459) married Joan Gousell mother of Catherine Stanley, née Savage.

= Anne Trafford, daughter of Sir Edmund Trafford KCB 1495 of Trafford Lancashire died 5th Henry 8th viz 1514. Her mother was Margaret, ‡
10 James Strangeways, Esq of of Ormesby. Died 1547–8. Will proved 19th April 1548, left alms to poor in 20 parishes in Cleveland & Whitby Strand. Executor, his son, Sir Richard Strangways [illegible]  = Anne Danby, daughter of Sir Ralph Danby of Trafford by Margaret, d. of Sir Richard Conyers of South Cowton. Sir Richard's wife was Alice Wycliffe — Richard II granted Sir Richd Conyers an annuity of [illegible] 
Descent-of-thomas-henry-barker-from-the-plantagenets-page-4 35929313882 o.png 11 Sir Richard Strangeways of Ormesby & Sneaton died Aug 20th 1557, Will proved at York, Aug 4th, 1558. The eldest son of Sir Richard, James, married Margaret, d of Sir Richard Cholmley of Whitby (the Black Night) James was buried at Sneaton, Jany 1598. Margaret was buried there 1605. This line failed, James & Margaret had a daughter Jane, married to Ralph Crathorne of Crathorne Then they had a son Francis who died a minor. Elizabeth, d. married James Bradsbane[?]  of _borough[?]  & was ancestor to the Perrymans[?]  (Bart[?] ) of Ormesby. = 1st wife Jane, daughter of Sir Thomas Meltham of Barnhill. She had son James & daughter Eliz.
= 2nd wife Isabel Thwaites d of Sir Henry Thwaites of Gumd[?] , & grand daughter of Sir John Saville of Thornhill by Eliz d. of Sir William Paxton & Jane d. [illegible]  of Edmund Beauford, Due of Somerset, descendant of Edward III & Philippa. Isabel was burried at Sneaton 4th June 1588. Her sons were (1) William, (2) Edward, & (3) Henry, all Saville names.
Descent-of-thomas-henry-barker-from-the-plantagenets-page-5 35929314382 o.png 12 Henry Strangeways of Ingleby & South House, Whitby Stroud 4th son of Sir Richard Strangeways Sir Dugdale's [illegible] , 1665. born ____ died Feby 9th 1606 Will proved Oct 6th, 1608 Second wife Catherine Conyers of Scawby (widow). Henry Strangeways married Grace at Chester le Street, on 15th Jany, 1585-1586. They had a son James (see below) a daughter (1) Margery married to Richard Jones Rector of Amplyboth[?]  & (2) Thomasine, married to Robert Hudson of Whitby (she was buried at Sneaton Mar 24th 1676) = 1st wife Grace Millor or Miller born about 1569. 2nd daughter of Thomas Miller of Whitehill, [illegible]  & Jane, daughter of James Rokeby of Mortham; Jane was d of Grace Wycliffe & g.d. of Isabel [illegible]  The Millers [illegible]  the arms of Miller, [illegible] . See Durham Visitations 1575, 1616 & 1666.
13 Eldest son Henry & Grace, James Strageways [illegible] , born __ married 1619 died ye 30th buried ye 31st Augt 1647 in Church of Sneaton Will proved. Children (1) Thomas of Southhouse, born 1620, buried at P_[?]  1669 (2)Henry of Sneaton, born about 1621, married Mar 31st 1669, buried Mar 27th, 1681 (3) James, born about 1623, bought in 1665 Babthorthe[?]  (304 acres) from family of Bower, & Magthorthe[?]  (166 acres) which he left to his niece Eliz. St. & was killed in duel at Methley 1670 buried Methley 30th Mar 1670 (4) Arthur, buried at Sneaton, buried at Sneaton [sic] 31st Augt, 1646 (probably father of Elizabeth, married Sir Onslow (see Onslow, Peerage) also 3 daughters (1) Dorothy, married John Moxon, Hull, (2) Isabella, married in succession James Cousins, Francis Knaggs & Henry Lisle of Whitby & (3) Alice, mar Wm Small of Sneaton. = Alice Key, daughter of Key of Ye Oldslede[?]  County York (John Key of Woodsome & Dorothy Mauleverer) died 1665 buried in Sneaton Church. Keys of Woodsome, Huddersfield, a distinguished family, related to the Strangeways thro' a marriage with Dorothy Mauleverer. The property of the Keys of Woodsome passed to Lord Dartmouth by marriage with Elizabeth Key or Kaye, however[?]  (see Earl of Dartmouth Peerage.)
Descent-of-thomas-henry-barker-from-the-plantagenets-page-6 35929314882 o.png 14 Henry Strangeways. [illegible] man of Sneaton, born 1621(?) married Mar 31st 1660 at Kirby Misperton buried in Chancel of Sneaton Church, Mar 27 1681. Henry & Margaret had 11 children, viz. 6 sons & 5 daughters. Jane, born 1659 at Sneaton married Simon Meade, & had 4 sons, the eldest Strangeways Meade. Henry served under Lord Dartmouth at Taug[illegible] , was captured by the Moors & ransomed 1682. See North Riding Records. = Margaret Mitford. Second daughter of Rev Wm Mitford of Clare Hall, Cambridge (see Mitford of Mitford) (History of Northumberland) Rector of Kirby Misperton, Yorks. by Jane Banks of Settrington. The Mitfords were [illegible]  to their [illegible]  & amongst Margaret's cousins were Sir Hugh Smithson, 1st Duke of Northumberland, 1767, & Lord Roderdale[illegible]  & cte. (see Peerage) Margaret died 1710, Will [illegible]  her eldest grandson Strangeways Mead, [illegible]  [illegible] .
15 Jane Strangeways 4th daughter of Henry & Margaret Strangeways born at Sneaton 1659 buried Decr 27th 1732.

The Strangeways were much comedied with the Boyntons, who in turn were allied with Maurice Berkley & Isabel Meade. A Boynton married a daughter of Maurice & Isabel. The Meades appeared in Yorks in 15th Century, as [illegible] 

= Simon Meade Probably son of William Meade of [illegible] , who [illegible] . Probably from Meades of Meads' Place, Somerset, The Meades were of [illegible]  In Church of St Mary Redcliffe is large [illegible]  Tomb of Sir Thomas Meade, Bailiff 1439, Sheriff 1463, died 1475 also of Philip Meade, twice Mayor of Bristol. The daughter of Philip Meade, Isabel, married Maurice [illegible]  of Berkley, brother to William Marquis of B. who married Joane Strangeways.
Descent-of-thomas-henry-barker-from-the-plantagenets-page-7 35929315362 o.png 16 Strangeways Meade eldest son of Simon Meade & Jane Strangeways born 1690, buried Dec 3d 1770, in grave at door of Sneaton Church, where he was church-warden & one of the principal inhabit[illegible] , Signature office [illegible]  in Church Registers. They had 4 daughters, viz. 1 & 2 Elizabeth & Jane (twins) bap. Nov 31st 1719. (3) Hannah bap. Dec 27 1723 (4) Margaret, bap. May 10th 1780, died 1743. also 3 sons viz (1) Henry, bap. Oct 1st 1721 (2) Francis, bap. July 11th 1725. died Decr 9th 1726 (3) a second Francis, buried Oct 7 1791. = Frances Blackborne daughter of James Blackburne of Sneaton, baptised 1st Jany 1689, buried [illegible]  26th 1761 came of old Yorkshire family Nicholas Blackburn [illegible]  Lord Mayor of York 1413 1429 buried 1432 in York Minster one of the wealthiest & most munificant of the York clergymen. [illegible]  July 22d 1491 for James Blackburne & Lucy Brooke to marry, twice [illegible]  in 4th degree. [illegible]  Julian, Cardinal Bishop of Ostia. Of same family Lancelot Blackborne Archbishop of York 1729 Also Francis Blackbourne 1750 to 1787 also Blackburnes of Hale, same family.
Descent-of-thomas-henry-barker-from-the-plantagenets-page-8 35929316452 o.png 17 Francis Meade youngest son of Strangeways Mead & Frances Blackborne born 1731, married 27 Jany 1768, by license from [illegible]  of York, at Sneaton Church. Died Act 15th, 1791 aged 30 years buried near his parents at Sneaton, they had 3 sons, viz. (1) Strangeways bap. 9am 31st 1769, died Decr 16 1777. (2) Francis, bap. Nov 24, 1770, married Elizabeth d of Matthew Smith of North Sneaton (she died 1811 aged 33) Francis died in London, Decr 3d, 1817 aged 46, buried at Limehouse (3) a second Strangeways, bap. Jan 22 1780, married Eliz Appleyard of Scarborough, he died in London 22n Apl 1844 burried at Poplar. Daughters Francis & Isabella Mead. (1) Elizaeth, bap. Jany 20th 1773, married M. Mazelwood of Whitby, Apl 22 1802, & died 2n Sept 1836 at Whitby. (2) Frances bap. July 15 1775, died Jany 18 1819 (3) Izabella, bap. Decr 16th 1777 married John Fieldhouse, Hull, died Feby 27, 1851. = Elizabeth Dobson. Daughter of Truefit & Isabel Dobson of Fylingdales, born at Fyling 1743, died at Ruswarp [illegible]  13th, 1818 buried at Sneaton with her husband.
Descent-of-thomas-henry-barker-from-the-plantagenets-page-9 35929317142 o.png 18 Elizabeth Meade eldest daughter of Francis Meade, born 1773 married [illegible]  22d 1802 at Whitby, died 2d Sept. 1836 at Whitby. They had 17 children, of whom only 4 reached maturity, & only 1 left issue, viz. = M. Hazelwood of Ruswarp and Whitby born at Ruswarp, March 1777 died at Whitby 14th Feby. 1868 burried at Sneaton. He was of old Yorkshire parentage, probably of the family of Hazlewood (Danes) superceded by the Vavasours.
19 Elizabeth Hazelwood born at Whitby, 3rd [illegible]  1807, married 2 Feby 1836 in Liverpool burried in Enfield Cemetery. They had 3 sons, viz. (1) Charles Frederick (2) Thomas Henry, & (3) Joseph Bolton & 1 daughter viz. Elizabeth died a babe. = Charles Frederick Barker born at Copenhagen, 5 [illegible]  1800, died 14th July 1853, burried at sea, off St Simon's Bay, Cape of Good Hope. Son of a Danish officer (Royal Armourer, Copenhagen) Officer in charge of Royal Armoury, Copenhagen. He was called after Chas Fred Prince of Hesse, brother of the then Queen of Denmark, & Commander in cheif of Danish Forces.
Descent-of-thomas-henry-barker-from-the-plantagenets-page-10 35929317952 o.png 20 Thomas Henry Barker second son of Charles Frederick & Elizabeth Barker born 18th May, 1841, at 15 Earle St, Liverpool, married on 25th Aug 1875 at St Margarets Enfield, Liverpool.—

1. James Denton Barker

2. Charles Frederick Strangeways

3. Revd Thomas Percy Conyers, B.A. married

4. Francis Darcy Meade -do-

5. William Danby Holt -do-

6. Jonathan Tong, PhD.

7. Henry Bertram Mitford

= Mary Ellen Barker (née Moulsdale) born 4th April 1845 at Liverpool, eldest daughter of John Moulsdale and Maria Jackson, & adopted daughter of James Denton, Quarry Bank, Enfield, Liverpool.