Eleanor Spurstow1

F, #328351
Last Edited=30 Dec 2008
     Eleanor Spurstow is the daughter of Randle Spurstow.2 She married Robert Legh, son of Thomas Legh and Isabel Trafford, circa 14 October 1540.1
     She lived at Spurstow, Cheshire, England.1 From circa 14 October 1540, her married name became Legh.

Child of Eleanor Spurstow and Robert Legh

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1670. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

George Legh1

M, #328352, d. 24 March 1617
Last Edited=30 Dec 2008
     George Legh was the son of Robert Legh and Eleanor Spurstow.2 He married, firstly, Elizabeth Leycester, daughter of Peter Leycester, circa 1581.1 He married, secondly, Anne Booth, daughter of John Booth, circa 1587.1 He married, thirdly, Elizabeth Tuchet, daughter of George Tuchet, 1st Earl of Castlehaven and Lucy Mervyn, circa 1601.1 He died on 24 March 1617.1
     He lived at High Legh, Cheshire, England.1 He was ancestor of the Leghs of Barton by his second wife.1

Child of George Legh and Elizabeth Leycester

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1670. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Elizabeth Leycester1

F, #328353
Last Edited=2 Jan 2009
     Elizabeth Leycester is the daughter of Peter Leycester.1 She married George Legh, son of Robert Legh and Eleanor Spurstow, circa 1581.1
      Her married name became Legh.

Child of Elizabeth Leycester and George Legh

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1670. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Thomas Legh1

M, #328354, d. circa January 1628
Last Edited=22 Aug 2013
     Thomas Legh was the son of George Legh and Elizabeth Leycester.2 He married Townsend Brooke, daughter of Thomas Brooke and Elizabeth Merbury, on 6 December 1596.1 He died circa January 1628, drowned in his own moat.1 He was buried on 4 February 1628.1
     He lived at East Hall, High Legh, Cheshire, England.1,3

Child of Thomas Legh and Townsend Brooke

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1670. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S50] John Burke, History of the Commoners of Great Britain (London, U.K.: n.pub., 1846), volume 3, page 626. Hereinafter cited as Commoners of Great Britain.

Hugh Willoughby, 2nd Lord Willoughby of Parham1

M, #328355, b. 1640, d. 1 August 1712
Last Edited=1 Feb 2009
     Hugh Willoughby, 2nd Lord Willoughby of Parham was born in 1640.1 He was the son of Thomas Willoughby, 1st Lord Willoughby of Parham and Eleanor Whittle.1,2 He and Honora Leigh obtained a marriage license on 5 October 1692.1 He died on 1 August 1712.1
     He gained the title of 2nd Lord Willoughby of Parham.1

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/2, page 713. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4195. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Townsend Brooke1

F, #328356, b. 8 September 1580
Last Edited=21 Mar 2014
     Townsend Brooke was baptised on 8 September 1580.2 She was the daughter of Thomas Brooke and Elizabeth Merbury.3,4 She married Thomas Legh, son of George Legh and Elizabeth Leycester, on 6 December 1596.1
      From 6 December 1596, her married name became Legh.

Child of Townsend Brooke and Thomas Legh

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1670. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S6776] Alastair McGill, "re: Brooke Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 21 August 2013. Hereinafter cited as "re: Brooke Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S50] John Burke, History of the Commoners of Great Britain (London, U.K.: n.pub., 1846), volume 3, page 626. Hereinafter cited as Commoners of Great Britain.

Henry Legh1

M, #328357, b. 23 November 1611, d. February 1665
Last Edited=30 Dec 2008
     Henry Legh was baptised on 23 November 1611.1 He was the son of Thomas Legh and Townsend Brooke.2 He married Dorothy Turner, daughter of Gregory Turner, on 30 January 1631.1 He died in February 1665 at age 53.1
     He gained the rank of Colonel of Horse in the service of the royalist army.1 He fought in the English Civil War, helping defend Chester and Worcester against Pariamentary forces.1 His estates were sequestrated but he recovered them by paying a fine.1 He lived at High Legh, Cheshire, England.1

Child of Henry Legh and Dorothy Turner

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1670. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Dorothy Turner1

F, #328358
Last Edited=2 Jan 2009
     Dorothy Turner is the daughter of Gregory Turner.1 She married Henry Legh, son of Thomas Legh and Townsend Brooke, on 30 January 1631.1
      From 30 January 1631, her married name became Legh.

Child of Dorothy Turner and Henry Legh

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1670. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Richard Legh1

M, #328359, b. 4 December 1631, d. December 1705
Last Edited=30 Dec 2008
     Richard Legh was baptised on 4 December 1631.1 He was the son of Henry Legh and Dorothy Turner.2 He married Mary Legh, daughter of Thomas Legh.1 He died in December 1705.1
     He held the office of High Sheriff of Cheshire in 1695.1 He lived at High Legh, Cheshire, England.1 He also had four daughters.1

Child of Richard Legh and Mary Legh

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1670. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Thomas Legh1

M, #328360
Last Edited=30 Dec 2008
     Thomas Legh lived at Adlington, Cheshire, England.1

Child of Thomas Legh

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1670. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]