RADCLIFFE FAMILY

IX. CHADDERTON LINE

Robert RADCLIFFE

Born: ABT 1273, Radcliffe Tower, Lancashire, England

Died: AFT 1305, Pilsworth, Bury, Lancashire, England

Notes: Sheriff of Lancaster. Came into possession of the manor of Pilsworth. After his death, his widow, Margaret, remarried to his cousin Robert, son of Roger Radcliffe who was in possession of Ordsall.

Father: Richard RADCLIFFE

Mother: Margaret BUTLER

Married 1:
Mary BURY
(dau. of Adam Bury)

Children:

1. Ralph RADCLIFFE

Married 2:
Margaret SHORESWORTH
(d. AFT 1318) (dau. of Robert Shoresworth) (w. of Henry Worsley) 1305

Children:

2. William RADCLIFFE (Sir)

3. John RADCLIFFE


John RADCLIFFE

Died: 1407

Notes: Rector of Bury.

Father: Robert RADCLIFFE

Mother: Margaret SHORESWORTH

Married 1: Margery CHADDERTON (dau. of William Chadderton) 1367

Children:

1. John RADCLIFFE

Married 2: Dau. BARLOW

John RADCLIFFE

Father: John RADCLIFFE

Mother: Margery CHADDERTON

Married: Mary TUNSTALL (dau. of of Thomas Tunstall and Isabel Harrington)

Children:

1. John RADCLIFFE


John RADCLIFFE

Born: 26 Jan 1392, Medecroft

Father: John RADCLIFFE

Mother: Mary TUNSTALL

Married: Elizabeth RADCLIFFE

Children:

1. Richard RADCLIFFE

2. Margaret RADCLIFFE


Margaret RADCLIFFE

Born: ABT 1412

Died: Aug 1442

Father: John RADCLIFFE

Mother: Elizabeth RADCLIFFE

Married: Geoffrey RADCLIFFE of Farmesden (Sir)

Children:

1. Thomas RADCLIFFE of Farmesden (Sir)

2. Margaret RADCLIFFE

3. Phillippa RADCLIFFE


Richard RADCLIFFE

Born: ABT 1410, Chadderton, Lancashire, England

Father: John RADCLIFFE

Mother: Elizabeth RADCLIFFE

Married: Catherine MOLYNEAUX (dau. of Richard Molyneaux and Joan Haydock)

Children:

1. Joan RADCLIFFE

2. Margery RADCLIFFE

3. Elizabeth RADCLIFFE


Joan RADCLIFFE

Father: Richard RADCLIFFE

Mother: Catherine MOLYNEAUX

Married: Edmund ASHTON

Children:

1. John A
SHTON (m. Lettice Talbot)

Margery RADCLIFFE

Born: ABT 1426, Chadderton, Lancashire, England

Died: 9 May 1476, Standish, Lancashire, England

Father: Richard RADCLIFFE

Mother: Catherine MOLYNEAUX

Married 1: Ralph STANDISH (b. ABT 1424) (son of Alexander Standish and Constance Gerard)

Children:

1. Alexander STANDISH (b. 1438 - d. 1507) (m. Sybil De Bold)

2. Thomas STANDISH (b. ABT 1454)

3. Brian STANDISH (b. ABT 1456)

4. Gilbert STANDISH (b. ABT 1458)

5. Lawrence STANDISH (b. ABT 1460)

6. Hugh STANDISH (Esq.) (b. ABT 1462)

Married 2: Thomas RADCLIFFE

Children:

7. Richard RADCLIFFE


Elizabeth RADCLIFFE

Father: Richard RADCLIFFE

Mother: Catherine MOLYNEAUX

Married 1: Robert RADCLIFFE

Children:

1. William RADCLIFFE

2. Anne RADCLIFFE

Married 2: John DUNCALFE

X. SMITHILLS LINE

William RADCLIFFE (Sir)

Born: ABT 1304, Pilsworth, Bury, Lancashire, England

Died: AFT 1330, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire, England

Father: Robert RADCLIFFE

Mother: Margaret SHORESWORTH

Married: Catherine NORLEGH (dau. of Thurstan Norlegh and Margery Walton)

Children:

1. Ralph RADCLIFFE


Ralph RADCLIFFE

Born: ABT 1328, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire, England

Died: 12 May 1406, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire, England

Father: William RADCLIFFE (Sir)

Mother: Catherine NORLEGH

Married: Margery INCE (d. 1416/7) (dau. of Robert Ince) (w. of Henry Trafford) AFT 1386

Children:

1. Ralph RADCLIFFE of Smithills (Sir)

2. George RADCLIFFE

3. Oliver RADCLIFFE

4. Nicholas RADCLIFFE


Nicholas RADCLIFFE

Father: Ralph RADCLIFFE

Mother: Margery INCE

Married: ?

Children:

1. Ralph RADCLIFFE


Ralph RADCLIFFE

Father: Nicholas RADCLIFFE

Mother: ?

Married: ?

Children:

1. Nicholas RADCLIFFE


Ralph RADCLIFFE of Smithills (Sir)

Born: ABT 1355, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire, England

Died: 1432

Father: Ralph RADCLIFFE

Mother: Margery INCE

Married 1: Ellen MASSEY (b. ABT 1358) (dau. of Hugh Massey and Alice Wrenbury) Tatton, Bucklow, Cheshire, England

Children:

1. Ralph RADCLIFFE

2. Catherine RADCLIFFE

3. Elizabeth RADCLIFFE

Married 2: Cecily ?

Children:

4. Edmund RADCLIFFE

5. Emma RADCLIFFE

6. Douce RADCLIFFE


Elizabeth RADCLIFFE

Born: ABT 1374, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire, England

Father: Ralph RADCLIFFE of Smithills (Sir)

Mother: Ellen MASSEY

Married: Henry TRAFFORD (b. ABT 1362) (son of Henry Trafford and Margery Ince)

Children:

1. Edmund TRAFFORD (Sir Knight) (b. ABT 1390 - d. 1457) (m. Alice Venables)


Edmund RADCLIFFE

Father: Ralph RADCLIFFE of Smithills (Sir)

Mother: Cecily ?

Married: Elizabeth ?

Children:

1. Ralph RADCLIFFE

2. Cecily RADCLIFFE

3. Ellen RADCLIFFE


Ralph RADCLIFFE

Died: Oct 1485

Father: Edmund RADCLIFFE

Mother: Elizabeth ?

Married: Agnes ?

Children:

1. Cecily RADCLIFFE


Cecily RADCLIFFE

Born: 1473, Smithills

Died: 1506

Father: Ralph RADCLIFFE

Mother: Agnes ?

Married: John BARTON (son of Ralph Barton and Joan Radcliffe)

Children:

1. Andrew BARTON (m. Agnes Stanley)


Ralph RADCLIFFE

Born: ABT 1403

Died: 1465

Father: Ralph RADCLIFFE of Smithills (Sir)

Mother: Ellen MASSEY

Married 1: Ellen MASSEY (d. BEF 1436) (dau. of John Massey and Dau. Worsley)

Married 2: Janet ?

Children:

1. John RADCLIFFE (d. 1455)

2. Joan RADCLIFFE

3. Elizabeth RADCLIFFE

Married 3: Catherine  ?

Joan RADCLIFFE

Father: Ralph RADCLIFFE

Mother: Janet ?

Married: Ralph BARTON

Children:

1. John BARTON (m. Cecily Radcliffe)



XI. TODMORDEN LINE

William RADCLIFFE

Died: ABT 1389

Father: William "The Great" RADCLIFFE

Mother: Margaret De CULCHETH

Married 1: Ellen LANGFIELD

Children:

1. Elizabeth RADCLIFFE

Married 2: ?

Children:

2. William RADCLIFFE

3. Richard RADCLIFFE

4. Robert RADCLIFFE of Todmorden


Elizabeth RADCLIFFE

Father: William RADCLIFFE

Mother: Ellen LANGFIELD

Married: Richard HAMMERTON

Children:

1. Lawrence HAMMERTON (m. Isabel Tempest)


Richard RADCLIFFE

Father: William RADCLIFFE

Mother: ?

Married: Margaret DYNELEY


Robert RADCLIFFE of Todmorden

Father: William RADCLIFFE

Mother: ?

Married: Joan RADCLIFFE


William RADCLIFFE

Father: William RADCLIFFE

Mother: ?

Married 1: Agnes GREENACRES (dau. of Richard Greenacres)

Children:

1. William RADCLIFFE

2. Geoffrey RADCLIFFE

Married 2: ?

Children:

3. Wilkin RADCLIFFE

Geoffrey RADCLIFFE

Father: William RADCLIFFE

Mother: Agnes GREENACRES

Married: Joan HORSFORTH (dau. of Newton Horsforth)


Wilkin RADCLIFFE

Died:
1434

Buried: St Michael's Church, Linton

Father: William RADCLIFFE

Mother: ?

Married: Joan MANSELL (dau. of William Mansell)

Children:

1. Miles RADCLIFFE


Miles RATCLIFFE

Father: Wilkin RADCLIFFE

Mother: Joan MANSELL

Married: Isabella RYLSTONE (dau. of John Rylstone)

Children:

1. William RADCLIFFE


William RADCLIFFE

Born: 1450

Father: Miles RADCLIFFE

Mother: Isabella RYLSTONE

Married: Joan TEMPEST (dau. of John Tempest)

Children:

1. Anne RADCLIFFE


Anne RADCLIFFE

Born: ABT 1478, Ryleston, Yorkshire, England

Father: William RADCLIFFE

Mother: Joan TEMPEST

Married: John CONYERS NORTON 12 Jan 1492/3, Lic, Chapel, Norton

Children:

1. Richard CONYERS NORTON

2. Anne CONYERS NORTON

3. Christopher CONYERS NORTON

4. John CONYERS NORTON

5. Marmaduke CONYERS NORTON

6. Margaret CONYERS NORTON

7. Thomas CONYERS NORTON

8. William CONYERS NORTON

9. Isabel CONYERS NORTON


William RADCLIFFE

Died: 1462, Great Mearley

Father: William RADCLIFFE

Mother: Agnes GREENACRES

Married: Christina PUDSAY

Children:

1. Richard RADCLIFFE

2. Isabella RADCLIFFE


Isabella RADCLIFFE

Father: William RADCLIFFE

Mother: Christina PUDSAY

Married: George WOOD


Richard RADCLIFFE

Died: 13 Jun 1502

Father: William RADCLIFFE

Mother: Christina PUDSAY

Married: Christina PILKINGTON (dau. of Robert Pilkington)

Children:

1. Charles RADCLIFFE of Todmorden

2. John RADCLIFFE

3. Thomas RADCLIFFE

4. Edward RADCLIFFE

Married 2: ?

Children:

5. William RADCLIFFE


John RADCLIFFE

Notes: of Dulton.

Father: Richard RADCLIFFE

Mother: Christina PILKINGTON

Married: Dau. TOWNELEY


William RADCLIFFE

Father: Richard RADCLIFFE

Mother: Christina PILKINGTON

Married: Elizabeth TOWNELEY


Charles RADCLIFFE of Todmorden

Born: 1467

Died: 15 Aug 1536

Father: Richard RADCLIFFE

Mother: Christina PILKINGTON

Married: Margaret ASHTON (dau. of Edmund Ashton and Joan Harrington)

Children:

1. Edward RADCLIFFE of Great Mearley

2. Grace RADCLIFFE

3. Elizabeth RADCLIFFE?


Elizabeth RADCLIFFE

Father: Charles RADCLIFFE of Todmorden

Mother: Margaret ASHTON

Married: James STRANGEWAYS


Edward RADCLIFFE of Great Mearley

Died: 1557, Great Mearley

Father: Charles RADCLIFFE of Todmorden

Mother: Margaret ASHTON

Married 1: Cecily RADCLIFFE

Children:

1. Joan RADCLIFFE

Married 2: Maud NOWELL (dau. of Roger Nowell of Read Hall and Grace Towneley)

Children:

2. Charles RADCLIFFE of Todmorden

3. Richard RADCLIFFE

4. Edward RADCLIFFE

5. Alexander RADCLIFFE

6. Edmund RADCLIFFE

7. Margaret RADCLIFFE

8. Jane RADCLIFFE

9. Isabel RADCLIFFE


Joan RADCLIFFE

Father: Edward RADCLIFFE of Great Mearley

Mother: Cecily RADCLIFFE

Married: Ralph ASSHETON of Leaver (w. of Anne Talbot)

Children:

1. Ralph ASSHETON of Leaver (Sir)

2. Radclyffe ASSHETON of Cuerdale (Sir)

3. Jane ASSHETON

4. Alice ASSHETON

5. Elizabeth ASSHETON


Isabel RADCLIFFE

Father: Edward RADCLIFFE of Great Mearley

Mother: Maud NOWELL

Married: Henry STARKIE of Aughton


Charles RADCLIFFE of Todmorden

Born: 1512

Died: 1591

Father: Edward RADCLIFFE of Great Mearley

Mother: Maud NOWELL

Married: Margaret SAVILE (dau. of Thomas Savile of Ecclesley)

Children:

1. Henry RADCLIFFE of Todmorden (Sir)

2. Nicholas RADCLIFFE of Overthorpe

3. Robert RADCLIFFE (Vicar of Saddleworth)

4. Alexander RADCLIFFE

5. Cecilia RADCLIFFE

6. Dorothy RADCLIFFE

7. Ellen RADCLIFFE


Robert RADCLIFFE (Vicar of Saddleworth)

Father: Charles RADCLIFFE of Todmorden

Mother: Margaret SAVILE

Married: Catherine ASHTON (dau. of Richard Ashton of Middleton)

Children:

1. Joseph RADCLIFFE

2. Deborah RADCLIFFE (m. Abraham Belfield of Cleggsword)

3. Samuel RADCLIFFE

4. Jonathan RADCLIFFE

5. Henry RADCLIFFE

6. Judith RADCLIFFE

7. Priscilla RADCLIFFE


Alexander RADCLIFFE

Died: 1618

Father: Charles RADCLIFFE of Todmorden

Mother: Margaret SAVILE

Married: Grace SAVILE (w. of William Vernon)


Cecilia RADCLIFFE

Father: Charles RADCLIFFE of Todmorden

Mother: Margaret SAVILE

Married: James GREENWOOD


Dorothy RADCLIFFE

Father: Charles RADCLIFFE of Todmorden

Mother: Margaret SAVILE

Married: Thomas SAVILE


Ellen RADCLIFFE

Father: Charles RADCLIFFE of Todmorden

Mother: Margaret SAVILE

Married: Wilfred BANNASTREE


Nicholas RADCLIFFE of Overthorpe

Died: 1599

Father: Charles RADCLIFFE of Todmorden

Mother: Margaret SAVILE

Married: Margaret MARSH (dau. of Robert Marsh of Dawnton) 1592

Children:

1. George RADCLIFFE of Overthorpe (Sir)


George RADCLIFFE of Overthorpe  (Sir)

Born: Apr 1593, Overthorpe, Yorkshire, England

Died: May 1657, Sluys, Flanders

Buried: Flushing

Notes: Educated at Oldham and at University College, Oxford. He attained some measure of success as a barrister, and about 1626 became the confidential adviser of Sir Thomas Wentworth, afterwards earl of Strafford, who was related to his wife, Anne Trappes. Like his master he was imprisoned in 1627 for declining to contribute to a forced loan, but he shared the good, as well as the ill, fortunes of Wentworth, acting as his adviser when he was president of the council of the north. When Wentworth was made Lord Deputy of Ireland, Radcliffe, in Jan 1633, preceded him to that country, and having been made a member of the Irish privy council he was trusted by the deputy in the fullest possible way, his advice being of the greatest service. In 1640, Radcliffe, like Strafford, was arrested and was impeached, but the charges against him were not pressed, and in 1643 he was with Charles I at Oxford. He died at Flushing in May 1657. Radcliffe wrote 'An essay towards the life of my Lord Strafford', from which the material for the various lives of the statesman has been largely taken. See Sir T. D. Whitaker, Life and Correspondence of Sir G. Radcliffe (1810).

Father: Nicholas RADCLIFFE of Overthorpe

Mother: Margaret MARSH

Married: Anne TRAPPES-BYRNARD (d 13 May 1659) (dau. of Sir Francis Trappes-Byrnard of Harrogate and Nidd) 21 Feb 1621/2

Children:

1. Thomas RADCLIFFE (b. 1623 - d. 1679, unm)


Henry RADCLIFFE of Todmorden (Sir)

Died: Apr 1600, Great Mearley Hall

Father: Charles RADCLIFFE of Todmorden

Mother: Margaret SAVILE

Married 1: Elizabeth ASHTON (dau. of Edmund Ashton of Chadderton)

Children:

1. Joshua RADCLIFFE of Todmorden

2. Esther RADCLIFFE

3. Jonas RADCLIFFE (b. 1569 -  d. 22 Aug 1626)

4. Caleb RADCLIFFE

5. Elizabeth RADCLIFFE

6. Jeptha RADCLIFFE

Married 2: Alice CUDWORTH (dau. of John Cudworth of Werneth) (w. of Thomas Greenhalgh)


Esther RADCLIFFE

Father: Henry RADCLIFFE of Todmorden (Sir)

Mother: Elizabeth ASHTON

Married: Richard NUTTALL of Nuttall


Joshua RADCLIFFE of Todmorden

Father: Henry RADCLIFFE of Todmorden (Sir)

Mother: Elizabeth ASHTON

Married 1: Anne GREENHALGH (dau. of Thomas Greenhalgh and Alice Cudworth)

Children:

1. Savile RADCLIFFE of Todmorden

2. Thomas RADCLIFFE

3. Henry RADCLIFFE

Married 2: Dau. STARKIE (dau. of
Starkie of Padiham)

Savile RADCLIFFE of Todmorden

Born: ABT 1582

Died: 1664

Father: Joshua RADCLIFFE of Todmorden

Mother: Anne GREENHALGH

Married 1: Dorothy ASHTON (dau. of William Ashton of Cleg Hall) 3 Mar 1599, Rochdale Church

Children:

1. Charles RADCLIFFE (d. infant)

2. Joshua RADCLIFFE  (m. Margaret Dukinfield)

3. Margaret RADCLIFFE (m. Richard West)

Married 2: Isabella HOPWOOD  (d. 1643) (dau. of Edmund Hopwood of Hopwood Hall) (w. of Thomas Ledlill)

Children:

4. Charles RADCLIFFE

5. Dau. RADCLIFFE

6. Dau. RADCLIFFE

7. Dau. RADCLIFFE

8. Dau. RADCLIFFE

9. Dau. RADCLIFFE

10. Dau. RADCLIFFE

Married 3: Catherine HYDE (bur. 17 Apr 1650) (dau. of Robert Hyde of Hyde and Norbury) (w.1 of William Hulton - w.2 of Roger Nowell)

Children:

11. Savile RADCLIFFE of Mearley (d. 1713, unm)

12. John RADCLIFFE (dsp 1664)

13. Thomas RADCLIFFE

14. Henry RADCLIFFE



XII. TUNSTALL LINE

Henry RADCLIFFE

Born: ABT 1438, Tunstall, Durham, England

Father: Thomas RADCLIFFE

Mother: Catherine BOOTH

Married: Isabel FULTHORPE (b. 5 Oct 1456) (dau. of Thomas Fulthorpe) 1469

Children:

1. Ralph RADCLIFFE (b. ABT 1481)

2. William RADCLIFFE


William RADCLIFFE

Born: ABT 1483, Tunstall, Durham, England

Father: Henry RADCLIFFE

Mother: Isabel FULTHROPE

Married: Joan MORESBY (dau. of John Moresby)

Children:

1. Roger RADCLIFFE of Tunstall

2. Christopher RADCLIFFE


Roger RADCLIFFE of Tunstall

Born: ABT 1525, Nulgrave Castle, Yorkshire, England

Died: Aug 1588

Father: William RADCLIFFE

Mother: Joan MORESBY

Married: Dorothy BIGOD ABT 1552, Settrington, Yorkshire, England

Children:

1. Francis RADCLIFFE

2. Catherine RADCLIFFE

3. Dorothy RADCLIFFE


Dorothy RADCLIFFE

Father: Roger RADCLIFFE of Tunstall

Mother: Dorothy BIGOD

Married: Miles HARKER


Francis RADCLIFFE

Born: ABT 1552

Father: Roger RADCLIFFE of Tunstall

Mother: Dorothy BIGOD

Married: Frideswide SAVILE (dau. of Henry Savile, Sheriff of Yorkshire, and Joan Vernon)

Children:

1. Roger RADCLIFFE (b. 1579)

2. Thomas RADCLIFFE (b. 1581)

3. Henry RADCLIFFE (b. 1582)

4. Helen RADCLIFFE (b. 1584)


Christopher RADCLIFFE

Born: ABT 1528, Newton Hansend, Durham, England

Buried: 28 Aug 1598, Elwick, Durham, England

Father: William RADCLIFFE

Mother: Joan MORESBY

Married: Helen NEVILLE

Children:

1. Charles RADCLIFFE (b. 1552)

2. Margaret RADCLIFFE (b. ABT 1554)

3. Mary RADCLIFFE (b. ABT 1561)

4. Carol RADCLIFFE (b. 1563)



XIII. OTHER LINES

John RADCLIFFE (Sir)

Born: ABT 1375

Married: Elizabeth KNYVETT

Children:

1. Edmund RADCLIFFE



Richard RADCLIFFE

Born: ABT 1475

Married: Agnes MALLORY (dau. of Sir William Mallory and Joan Constable)



John RADCLIFFE

Born: ABT 1491, Cowthorpe, Yorkshire, England

Married: Anne MAULEVERER (dau. of Sir William Mauleverer and Jane Conyers) ABT 1516, Wodersome, Arncliffe, Yorkshire, England

Children:

1. Anne RADCLIFFE


Anne RADCLIFFE

Born: ABT 1523, Cowthorpe, Yorkshire, England

Died: 10 Dec 1571

Father: John RADCLIFFE

Mother: Anne MAULEVERER

Married: Ingeram CLIFFORD (Sir Knight) ABT 1544, Cowthorpe, Yorkshire, England

Children:

1. Eleanor CLIFFORD

2. Son CLIFFORD (b. ABT 1547)



Mary RADCLIFFE

Born: ABT 1570 / 1590, Sturmer, Essex, England

Father: John RADCLIFFE of Sturmer (Esq.) (b. ABT 1565)

Mother: ?

Married: Robert DRURY of Docking

Children:

1. Robert (Thomas / William) DRURY (d. ABT 1702, Maryland)

2. John DRURY (d. ABT 1658)

3. Thomas DRURY

4. William DRURY

5. Anne DRURY

6. Audrey DRURY

7. Mary DRURY

8. Elizabeth DRURY

9. Parnell DRURY

10. Frances DRURY

11. Jeanne DRURY

12. Catherine DRURY



Richard RADCLIFFE

Born: ABT 1585, Rossendale, Lancaster, England

Married: Elizabeth COTCHINGS

Children:

1. Richard RADCLIFFE (b. ABT 1610 - d. 27 Oct 1718)

2. Sarah RADCLIFFE (b. 1620 - d. BEF 1667) (m. John Copeland)



Mabel RADCLIFFE

Born: ABT 1611, Brierley, Yorkshire, England

Father: William RADCLIFFE

Mother: ?

Married: Henry NEVILLE 15 Dec 1648, Thorpe, Salvin, Yorkshire, England


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