Deemster Robert McCrystyn1

M, #153771
Last Edited=4 Sep 2005
     Deemster Robert McCrystyn was born at Milntown, Lezayre, Isle of ManG.1 He was the son of Deemster William McCrystyn and unknown Kelly.1 He died at Loughmolla, Lezayre, Isle of ManG.1
     He held the office of Deemster in 1576.1 He was the founder of the Christians of Lewaigue, Maughold, Isle of Man.1

Citations

  1. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.

Deemster Thomas Samsbury1

M, #153772
Last Edited=20 Dec 2008
     Deemster Thomas Samsbury was born at Ronaldsway, Malew, Isle of ManG.2 He married Jane Christian, daughter of William Christian and Mabel Curwen.1 He died at Ronaldsway, Malew, Isle of ManG.2
     He held the office of Deemster.1

Citations

  1. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 96. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]
  2. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.

Ewan Christian1

M, #153773, b. circa 1633, d. 1633
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     Ewan Christian was born circa 1633 at Nether Sparth, Lancashire, EnglandG.2 He was the son of William Christian and Elizabeth Cockshutt.1 He died in 1633 at Nether Sparth, Lancashire, EnglandG.2

Citations

  1. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 96. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]
  2. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.

John Curghey1

M, #153774, b. circa 1590, d. 1652
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     John Curghey was born circa 1590 at Ballakillinghan, Kirk Lezayre, Isle of ManG.1 He was the son of Deemster John Curghey.1 He married, firstly, unknown wife (?).1 He married, secondly, Mabel Christian, daughter of Deemster Ewan Christian and Katherine Harrison, on 17 July 1615 at Kirk Lonan, Isle of ManG.1 He died in 1652 at Ballakillinghan, Kirk Lezayre, Isle of ManG.1
     He was Member of the House of Keys (M.H.K.)1

Child of John Curghey and unknown wife (?)

Citations

  1. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.

unknown wife (?)1

F, #153775
Last Edited=24 Jul 2008
     unknown wife (?) married John Curghey, son of Deemster John Curghey.1
     Her married name became Curghey.1

Child of unknown wife (?) and John Curghey

Citations

  1. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.


Ewan Curghey1

M, #153776, b. 1635, d. 1697
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     Ewan Curghey was born in 1635 at Ballakillinghan, Kirk Lezayre, Isle of ManG.1 He was the son of Ewan Curghey and Margaret Christian.1 He married Elizabeth Quayle.1 He died in 1697 at Ballakillinghan, Kirk Lezayre, Isle of ManG.1

Child of Ewan Curghey and Elizabeth Quayle

Citations

  1. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.

Ferdinando Hudleston1

M, #153777
Last Edited=6 Nov 2007
     Ferdinando Hudleston married Sarah Watson, daughter of Thomas Watson.1
     He lived at Millom, Westmorland, EnglandG.1

Citations

  1. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 98. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]

Rt. Rev. Edmund Law1

M, #153778, b. 6 June 1703, d. 14 August 1787
Last Edited=21 Jul 2012
     Rt. Rev. Edmund Law was born on 6 June 1703 at Cartmel, Cumberland, EnglandG.1 He was the son of Reverend Edmund Law and Patience Langbaine.2 He married Mary Christian, daughter of John Christian and Bridget Senhouse, on 29 April 1740 at Dearham, Cumberland, EnglandG.2 He died on 14 August 1787 at age 84 at Rose Castle, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EnglandG.1 He was buried in 1787 at Carlisle, Cumberland, EnglandG.2
     He graduated from St. John's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EnglandG, in 1723 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)1 He graduated from St. John's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EnglandG, in 1727 with a Master of Arts (M.A.)1 He held the office of Archdeacon of Carlisle in 1743.1 He wrote the book Considerations on the State of the World with Regard to the Theory of Religion, published 1745.1 He was the Rector between 1746 and 1756 at Great Salkeld, EnglandG.1 He graduated in 1754 with a Doctor of Divinity (D.D.)3 He was a Master in 1756 at Peterhouse College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EnglandG.1 He was Librarian in 1760 at Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EnglandG.1 He was Knightsbridge Professor of Moral Philosophy in 1764 at Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EnglandG.1 He held the office of Bishop of Carlisle between 1768 and 1787.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.1
     

Children of Rt. Rev. Edmund Law and Mary Christian



Citations

  1. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Edmund Law". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  2. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  3. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 99. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]
  4. [S1420] Richard Glanville-Brown, "re: Henry Christian," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 10 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Henry Christian."
  5. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., Dictionary of National Biography, reference "John Law."

John Gyde Heaven1

M, #153779, b. 1884, d. 1923
Last Edited=21 Aug 2005
     John Gyde Heaven was born in 1884.1 He was the son of Nicholas Gyde Heaven and Sarah Davies.1 He married Olga Mary Prichard, daughter of Edgar Albert Prichard and Eleanor Florence Openshaw. He died in 1923.1

Child of John Gyde Heaven and Olga Mary Prichard

Citations

  1. [S1423] Richard Berkley-Matthews, "re: Berkley-Matthews Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 12 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Berkley-Matthews Family."

John Christian Curwen1

M, #153780, b. 12 July 1756, d. 11 December 1828
Last Edited=7 Nov 2007
     John Christian Curwen was born on 12 July 1756 at Ewanrigg Hall, Dearham, Cumberland, EnglandG.1 He was the son of John Christian and Jane Curwen.1 He married, firstly, Margaret Taubman, daughter of John Taubman and Esther Christian, on 10 September 1775 at Kirk Maughold, Isle of ManG.1 He married, secondly, Isabella Curwen, daughter of Henry Curwen and Isabella Gale, on 9 October 1782 in a Edinburgh, Scotland marriage.1 He died on 11 December 1828 at age 72 at Workington Hall, Cumberland, EnglandG.1 He was buried on 13 December 1828 at Workington, Cumberland, EnglandG.1
     He was given the name of John Christian at birth.2 He was a practising Barrister-at-Law.1 He held the office of Member of the House of Keys (M.H.K.) in 1777.3 He held the office of High Sheriff of Cumberland in 1784.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Carlisle between 1786 and 1813.1 In 1790 his name was legally changed to John Christian Curwen.2 He raised and commanded the Cumberland Volunteer Regiment during the Napoleonic Wars.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Carlisle between 1815 and 1820.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Cumberland between 1820 and 1828.1 A founder of the Royal Agricultural Society, he was probably the leading agriculturalist of his day, and held so prominent a position in the House of Commons and the country that he twice had a peerage offered him, firstly by Mr Addington and later by Lord Castlereagh. Seven years after his second marriage, on 1 Mar 1790, he adopted the name and arms of Curwen, so changing his name from John Christian to John Christian Curwen.1

Child of John Christian Curwen and Margaret Taubman

Children of John Christian Curwen and Isabella Curwen

Citations

  1. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  2. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 98. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]
  3. [S64] Glynn Christian, Fragile Paradise: The discovery of Fletcher Christian, Bounty mutineer, 2nd ed. (U.S.A.: Bounty Books, 2005), page 27. Hereinafter cited as Fragile Paradise.