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Descendants of John Wrightson - Map ( Showing Eryholme & Stokesley)

Information Source : Compiled from Rev. W.G. Wrightson's [drawing of William] book 'Memorials of the Family of Wrightson' ~ 1894 & family memoranda supplied by Elizabeth Wrightson wife of Anthony Wrightson. Updated by Peter Wrightson of Manfield 1991. 

The Peter Wrightson Family Tree was supplied by Tony Wrightson of  New Zealand in 2002 and formatted for the site by John Wrightson

Further detail was supplied by Zed & Ilma Malunat (Ilma is a descendent of  Prof. John Wrightson)

There is a strong connection with the Wrightson's of Ireland


There is mention in a plea of debt stating that  Richard Wrightson and 4 others owe 10 marks each to William Huddeswell. 

He is mentioned as being late of Eryholme this is in the year of 1459 [Henry VI]. 

This indicates that Wrightson's lived in this area before the proved pedigree set out below.

John Wrightson was born circa 1460  in Eryholme, Yorkshire. [more detail]

  M i Richard Wrightson was born about 1490 in Eryholme, buried 22nd July 1578.

Richard Wrightson [parents] was born about 1490 in Eryholme, died 1578.[more detail]

 

  M i John Wrightson  of Eryholme, born c1520, buried 19th Feb 1585  - Involved with the Northern Rising
  M ii Thomas Wrightson of Eryholme, born  c1520's , buried 22nd July 1579 - Involved with the Northern Rising [details]

John Wrightson [parents] was born about 1520 , died 20 Nov 1586. Involved with the Northern Rising [more detail]

 

  M i Edmund Wrightson was born about 1550 , died 20 Nov 1630.Plaintiff in Exchequer Suit 1590

Edmund Wrightson [parents] was born about 1550 , died 20 Nov 1630.Plaintiff in Exchequoer Suit 1590 [more detail]

  M i Eleanor Wrightson was born about 1574
M ii John Wrightson of Eryholme - born 1576 died 1657 
F iii Isabella Wrightson (Mrs Neshom, Nesome) born 1580
F iv Joan Wrightson born 1585
F v Dorothy Wrightson ( Mrs Browne) born 1588
M vi Thomas Wrightson of Eryholme born 1581

 

John Wrightson [parents] was born Eryholme, Yorkshire about 1576 , died 1657.  [more detail]

  M i John Wrightson was born about 1611
M ii Thomas Wrightson of Eryholme & Richmond - born 1615 - Captain
F iii Ann Wrightson born 1629
M iv Robert Wrightson born 1631
M v Edmund Wrightson born 1630

 

Thomas Wrightson [parents] of Eryholme & Richmond - born 1615 - Captain  [more detail]

He had the following children:

  F i Elizabeth Wrightson was born about 1651
M ii Thomas Wrightson 
F iii Mary Wrightson (Mrs Heslop) 
M iv John Wrightson  born 1652 of Spring House, died  1723
M v William Wrightson born 1693 died 1714
M vi Richard Wrightson 

John Wrightson [parents] born 1652 of Spring House, died  1723 [more detail]

  M i John Wrightson of Middleton 
M ii Thomas Wrightson of Dinsdale born 1691 died 1768
M iii William Wrightson of Newcastle born 1693, died 1714 

 

John Wrightson [parents] of Middleton ,  died 1727. [more detail]

  M i Thomas Wrightson born 1712 died 1736 - [more detail] Long Newton
M ii William Wrightson of Cockerton Hall born 1714 died 1806 - Middleton

 

William Wrightson [parents] of Cockerton Hall, born 1714 died 1806. [more detail]

  F i Ann Wrightson born 1747 
F ii Nanny Mrs Garth Wrightson born 1752 died 1829 [more detail

Thomas Wrightson [parents] of Dinsdale born 15th Mar. 1691 died 1768 [more detail

  M i John Wrightson of Dinsdale born 1717 died 1803 
M ii Thomas Wrightson of White House, born 1720, died 1767
M iii William Wrightson  of Sedgefield born 1723

John Wrightson [parents] of Over Dinsdale, Little Smeaton & Easingwold born 1718  died 1803 

  M i John Wrightson of  Bedale, Easingwold & Thirsk, born 1749, died 1817 ? 
F ii Ann Wrightson of  Dinsdale, born 1751 marr. Liscombe Price of Islington
F iii Elizabeth Wrightson  of  Dinsdale, born 1753 died 1833
F iv Thomas Wrightson of Dinsdale, born 1755 died 26th June 1828 (Lawyer)

John Wrightson [parents] of Bedale, Easingwold & Thirsk , born 1749, died 1817 Thirsk [more detail

  F i Ann Wrightson 
M ii James Wrightson 
M iii John Wrightson  
F iv Catherine Wrightson
F v Margaret Wrightson
F vi Cordelia Wrightson [more detail
M vii Richard Wrightson  [more detail
 
  U i UNKNOWN IF CHILDREN TO THIS MARRIAGE 

The Wrightson family Memorials book suggests that John had two wife's during his lifetime. 

The additional info found suggests the name and children detail.

 

Richard  Wrightson [parents] of  Thirsk , born 1788 died 1830

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Thomas Wrightson [parents] of  White House 1720 - 1767.  [more detail

  M i William Wrightson of  Neasham Hall 1755 - 1826 
F ii Margaret  Wrightson born 1758

 

William Wrightson [parents] of Neasham Hall 1755 - 1826 . [more detail

  M i Thomas Wrightson of Neasham Hall 1799 - 1872 
F ii Isabella  Wrightson 
F iii Margaret Wrightson
F iv Eleanor Wrightson
F v Mary Wrightson
M vi John Wrightson
M vii William Wrightson
F viii Mary Elizabeth Wrightson
M ix Robert Wrightson of India

 

Thomas Wrightson [parents] of  Neasham Hall 1799 - 1872 . 

They had the following children:

  M i Rebecca Wrightson 
M ii William Garmonsdway Wrightson achieved M.A. born 1836 died 1901 - Reverand 
M iii Thomas Wrightson born 1839 died 1921 was Knighted Sir.
M iv John Wrightson born 1840 (Founder of Downtown Agri College) - Professor
F v Mary Wrightson died unmarried

 

Rebecca Wrightson [parents] married Jeremiah Head 

Jeremiah Head  [parents] born 1835 President of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers

 

Rev William Garmonsway Wrightson  M.A. [parents] born 1836 died 1901. He Married Priscilla Head

Priscilla Head   [parents] born 1840 died 1915 

(related to the Lionel Duke of Clarence, and John of Gaunt sons of Edward III)

They had the following children:

  M i Harry Wrightson M. P. born 1874, died 1919. Founder of Matthews Wrightson [more detail]
F ii Ellen Wrightson of Leiston Abbey born 1867 died 1946. Painter 
M iii Robert Wrightson born 1869 died 1942 sp [more detail]
M iv Alfred Wrightson of New Zealand born 1870 died 1928 [more detail]
F v Isabel Wrightson born 1871 died 1951
F vi Lucy Wrightson born1872, died 1945 Bookbinder
M vii Edward Wrightson born 1877
F viii Priscilla Mabel Wrightson b. 26 Jun 1883, Beckenham, Norfolk, England, died 1968, Married 1902

 

Harry Wrightson   [parents] M. P. born 1874, died 1919. Founder of Matthews Wrightson

They had the following children:

  M i Roger Wrightson  born 1902, died 1977. 
F ii Sylvia Wrightson (Twins) b.1904 d. 1981
M iii Christopher Wrightson b. 1904 d. 1956
M iv Anthony Wrightson born 1907 died 1974
M v Richard Wrightson born 1912 died 1941

 

Alfred Wrightson   [parents] of New Zealand born 1870 died 1928 [more detail]

They had the following children:

  M i Alfred Nigel Wrightson  born 1903, died 1982. m. Ada Lois Magson 1931
F ii Doreen Gilchrist Wrightson  b.1904 d. 1931 m. Sydney James Whjite 1931
F iii Patricia Wrightson b. 1909 d. 1932 m. Raymond Belding 1932
F iv Mary Priscilla Wrightson born 1915 married Harold Kingsford Brainsby 1940
M v John Garmonsway Wrightson born 1916 married Elizabeth May 1939

Information of John Garmonsway & Alfred Wrightson provided by John himself and his Grand daughter Christie Wrightson

John Garmonsway Wrightson   [parents] of New Zealand born born 1916

They had the following children:

  M i John Gordon Wrightson born 1940  
F ii Gayle Wrightson b 1943

John Gordon Wrightson   [parents] of New Zealand born 1940

They had the following children:

  F i Sandra Wrightson  b 1966 
M ii Michael Wrightson b  1968

They had the following children:

  F i Christie Wrightson born 1978  

 

Michael Wrightson   [parents] of New Zealand born ??

They had the following children:

  F i Chelsea Wrightson   
M ii William Wrightson
U iii To be confirmed

 

Gayle Wrightson   [parents] of New Zealand born 1943

They had the following children:

  M i Craig Douglas Doel  born 1967
M ii Andrew Gordon Doel born 1969
M iii Stephen Grant Doel born 1970

 


 

 

Priscilla Mabel Wrightson   [parents] b. 26 Jun 1883, Beckenham, Norfolk, England, died 1968, Married 1902

They had the following children:

  M i Bruce Wrightson Ream  1908-1922
  M i Henry Wrightson Ream 1914-1962
  M i John Wrightson Ream 1920-1985

Richard Wrightson [parents

 

  M i Richard Wrightson of ?? born ??

 

Edmund Wrightson [parents] born 1630  [more detail]

 

  F i Dorothy Wrightson  born 1651 
M ii William Wrightson born 1654

 

Thomas Wrightson [parents] of Eryholme born 1581  [more detail]

 

  M i Thomas Wrightson 
M ii Edmund Wrightson 

Prof. John Wrightson  [parents] born 1840 (Founder of Downton Agri College) - Professor

  F i Rebecca Wrightson, (1873-1937)
M ii John Frederick Hulton Wrightson, (1875-1944) [Letters]
M iii Alyne (DOLLY) Wrightson (1876-1941)
M iv Thomas REGINALD (REGGIE) Wrightson, (1878-1930)
M v Edmund (Eddie) Gilchrist Wrightson  RNR DSO,  (1879-1953)
F vi Hilda Wrightson
M vii Archibald (ARCHIE) INGRAM  Wrightson MC, (1882-1953)  
F viii Georgiana MARIA (GEORGIE) Wrightson, (1884-1956)
M ix Roger ARMSTRONG Wrightson,  (1888-1959)
M x Philip BLETHYN HULTON Wrightson,  (1890-1958)
M xi Cerdic Wrightson, (1892-1980)

Edmund Gilchrist Wrightson  [parents] RNR DSO

They had the following children:

  F i Awdry Gilchrist Wrightson  b 1914 
M ii Paul Wrightson Q.C. b. 1919 d 1972

 


 

Sir Thomas Wrightson  [parents] born 1839 died 1921. 

They had the following children:

  F i Ella Wrightson born 1870, died 1960. 
M ii Sir Thomas Garmonsdway (Guy)  Wrightson born 1871, died 1950, 2nd Bart. of Neasham Hall
F iii Lucy Wrightson born 1873 died 1965.
M iv Charles Wrightson born 1874 died 1953  Captain R.N. [more detail]
M v Wilfred Wrightson born 1876 died 1949
F vi Margaret Wrightson born1877, died 1976. Unmarried Sculptor & Artist
F vii Grace Wrightson born 1881 died 1972
F viii Hope Wrightson born 1883 died 1975, Married 1920
F ix Jocelyn Bruce Wrightson born 1887 died 1979. unmarried

Ella Wrightson   [parents] born 1870, died 1960.

They had the following children:

  NK i Gem Mortimer  born 1902, died 1979. 
F ii Elizabeth Mortimer  born 1905, died 1970. 
F iii Margaret Mortimer  born 1907, died 1973. 

Sir Thomas Garmonsdway (Guy)  Wrightson [parents] born 1839, died 1921, of Head Wrightson & Co.

They had the following children:

  M i Sir John Garmonsway Wrightson (3rd Bart of Neasham Hall)  born 1911, died 1983. 
M ii Peter Wrightson OBE  of  Manfield  born 1914
M iii Rodney Wrightson  born 1916, commander RN 
M iv Oliver Wrightson b 1920 died 1987 - Judge

 

Sir John Garmonsdway  Wrightson [parents] (3rd Bart of Neasham Hall)  born 1911, died 1983.

They had the following children:

  F i Penelope Linda Wrightson b. 1941 
F ii Juliet Dianna Wrightson b. 1943 
F iii Elizabeth Ann Wrightson  born 1946 
M iv Charles Mark Garmonsdway Wrightson (4th Bart of Neasham Hall)b 1951 

Peter  Wrightson [parents] OBE  of  Manfield  born 1914, 

They had the following children:

  F i Joanna Mary Wrightson b. 1948 
F ii Susan Jennifer Wrightson b. 1949 
M iii Simon Murrough Wrightson  born 1954 

 

 

 

 


 

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