Rev Robert Banks

(22 June 1650 - 3 November 1714)
     Rev Robert Banks was born on 22 June 1650 in Beck Hall, Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was the son of Robert Banks and Margaret Frankland.
     Robert was educated from circa 1665 at Giggleswick Grammar School, Giggleswick, Yorkshire. Robert Banks, son of Robert Banks, Beck Hall, Giggleswick; Christ's College, Cambridge, May 1667; BA 1670; MA 1675. Rector of Thryburgh, near Rotherham, 20 Jun 1671-78; Recctor of Hooton Roberts 9 Aug 1678; Vicar of Conisburgh 12 March 1679-81; Vicar of Holy Trinity Hull 6 May 1689-95. Prebendary fo Southwell 26 Feb 1688-95; of York (Stettingdon) 8 May 1695 till his death 1714. Author of a Sermon on Psalm xxix 136, 20 Sep699, to a Society for the Reformation of Manners.
     Robert matriculated at Christs' College, Cambridge University, on 3 May 1667. Robert Banks was admitted sizar (aged 17) at Christ's 3 May 1667. Son of Robert, of Beck Hall, Giggleswick. Born there. School - Giggleswick. Matric 1667, B.A. 1670/1, M.A. 1675. Robert was a clergyman from 1671. Robert was Rector at Thrybergh, Yorkshire, from 29 June 1671 to 1678.
Rev Robert Banks married Margaret Thornton, daughter of Robert Thornton and Clare Sperry?, on 10 June 1678 in Darrington, Yorkshire. Robert Banks, parson of Huton Robard & Margaret Thornton, married the 10th June 1678. Robert was the Rector at Hooton Roberts, Yorkshire, from 9 August 1678. Robert was the Vicar at Conisburgh, Yorkshire, from 12 March 1679/80 to 1681.
     Rev Robert Banks was named in the militia list taken in 1680 in Hooton Roberts, Yorkshire. Hutton Roberts: the only entry is for Mr Robert Banks who was chargable for one pikeman.
It would appear that he was privy to the secret burial of the Earl Strafford (beheaded 1641) as he buried "the execellent Lady Elizabeth, the Countess of Strafford" on April 11 1688. She had asked to be buried at night with no marker, and it seems that she joined her husband and daughter in a shallow grave under the flagstones of the church. Their remains were unearthed in 1912.
     Robert resided at Hooton Roberts, Yorkshire, 1688. He was still living at Hooton Roberts as clerk in 1688, when he concurred with the sale of his father's house. Robert was Prebendary at Southwell, Nottinghamshire, from 26 February 1688/89 to 1695. Prebendary of Southwell 26 Feb 1688-95; of York (Stettington) 8 May 1695 till his death 1714. Author of a Sermon on Psalm cxix 136, 20 Sep 1699, to a Society for the Reformation of Manners. Robert was the vicar at Holy Trinity, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, from 6 May 1689. On 26 May 1689 William III wrote to the mayor and corporation of Kingston upon Hull acknowledging receipt of an instrument under their seal nominating Banks as Vicar of Holy Trinity, Hull, requesting the royal approval of Bank's election, in accordance with the Act of Chas II separating Trinity Chapel from Hessle and making it a parish church; the request was granted. Banks canvassed at a parliamentary election for Benjamin Isaacs, who was a Jew, and it was said that dame Banks was descended from a Jewish family.      
Rev Robert Banks paid the poll tax between 1695 and 1697 in Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire. 1695 Poll tax: Mr Robert Bankes, Prebend, Mrs Margt Bankes, Robert Bankes, Ann Bankes, Hamond Bankes, Wm Bankes dead, Sarh.? Bankes dead, Eliz. Bankes, Milissant Bankes, Joseph Bankes.
1697: Mr Robt Banks, widd. and 5/6 children
. Robert was Prebend at York, Yorkshire, between 1696 and 1715.
     Rev Robert Banks was mentioned in the will of Rev Richard Frankland dated 27 September 1698.
Rev Robert Banks married secondly Millicent Rodes on 21 January 1700 in Wath upon Dearne, Yorkshire. She was the widow of Charles Hutton of Poppleton, Yks. She had no issue.
19 Aug 1707: The fine levied by Joshua Rayner of Gt. Houghton and Mary his wife to Robert Banks of Kingston-upon-Hull, clerk and another of 5 messuages, 4 cottages, 100 acres of land, 40 acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, 40 acres of heath in Woodhouse; Beghall or Beal, par. Kellington, and Skelmanthorpe par. High Hoyland. shall be for payment of debts of the said Mary, contracted before her marriage and to raise the portions of her children by her first marriage with William Rodes, deceased.
     Robert died on 3 November 1714 in Hull, Yks, aged 64.

Children of Rev Robert Banks and Margaret Thornton

Samuel Banks

(30 August 1722 - )
     Samuel Banks was born on 30 August 1722 in Hooton Roberts, Yorkshire. He was the son of Rev Joseph Banks and Mary or Margaret Sykes. Samuel was the Governor, in Vigapatam, East Indies.

Sarah Sophia Banks

(17 October 1745 - 1818)
     Sarah Sophia Banks was born on 17 October 1745 in London?, England. She was the daughter of William Banks-Hodgkinson and Sarah Bate.
     Sarah died in 1818.

Sarah? Banks

(before 1689 - before 1695)
     Sarah? Banks was born before 1689 in Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire. This may be Frances. She was the daughter of Rev Robert Banks and Margaret Thornton.
     Sarah? died before 1695 in Hull, Yks.

Stephen Banks

(29 March 1581 - )
     Stephen Banks was christened on 29 March 1581 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was the son of William Banks.
Stephen Banks married Agnes Roberts on 19 June 1605 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire.

Thomas Banks

(circa 1530 - before 18 May 1606)
     Thomas Banks was born circa 1530 in Yorkshire, England. This parentage is very doubtful.. He was the son of Henry Banks.
Thomas Banks married Margaret Unknown (Banks) circa 1558. Thomas was present at Henry Banks's christening on 2 June 1559 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. Thomas was present at Jeneta Banks's christening on 21 September 1560 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. Thomas was present at Alice Banks's christening on 8 November 1561 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. Thomas was present at Agnes Banks's christening on 26 November 1562 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. Thomas was present at Elizabeth Banks's christening on 28 April 1564 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. Thomas was present at Luke Banks's christening on 19 October 1564 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. Thomas was present at Dorothy Banks's christening on 15 April 1567 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. Thomas was present at John Banks's christening on 5 October 1569 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire.
Thomas Bankes, yeoman, was a governor of Giggleswick Grammar School in 1592, 1599, 1604 (by June 1604 he and Richard Frankland are described as gentlemen. Thomas was a yeoman in 1606 in Bankwell, Giggleswick, Yorkshire..
     Thomas Banks made a will dated 27 March 1606 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. Yeoman of Giggleswick.
     Thomas died before 18 May 1606 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was buried on 18 May 1606 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. An unknown person 's will was proved on 9 July 1606 in the Prerogative Court of York.

Children of Thomas Banks and Margaret Unknown (Banks)

Thomas Banks

(1 January 1603/4 - before 13 June 1610)
     Thomas Banks was christened on 1 January 1603/4 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was the son of Robert Banks and Sibilla Kaye.
     Thomas died before 13 June 1610 in Rathmell, Giggleswick, Yorkshire, England. He was buried on 13 June 1610 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire.

Thomas Banks

(4 May 1606 - 5 November 1623)
     Thomas Banks was christened on 4 May 1606 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was the son of Robert Banks and Anne Craike.
     Thomas died on 5 November 1623 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire, aged 17. He was buried on 10 November 1623 in Giggleswick.
     His will was proved on 19 January 1623/24 at the Prerogative Court of York. Thomas Banks of Gigleswick, son of Robert, Gent. Deceased 5 Nov. to sister Ann.

Thomas Banks

(7 February 1569/70 - )
     Thomas Banks was christened on 7 February 1569/70 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was the son of John Banks (of Lawkland).
Thomas Banks married Alice Taylor on 15 October 1598 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire.

Child of Thomas Banks and Alice Taylor

Thomas Banks

(12 March 1590/91 - )
     Thomas Banks was christened on 12 March 1590/91 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was the son of John Banks.

Thomas Banks

(26 July 1612 - )
     Thomas Banks was christened on 26 July 1612 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was the son of William Banks (of Settle) and Margaret Unknown (Banks).
Thomas Banks married Jane Armstead on 29 August 1633 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire.

Children of Thomas Banks and Jane Armstead

Thomas Banks

(25 May 1600 - before 7 April 1602)
     Thomas Banks was christened on 25 May 1600 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was the son of Francis Banks (of Feizer) and Elizabeth Brown.
     Thomas died before 7 April 1602 in Feizer, Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was buried on 7 April 1602 in Giggleswick.

Thomas Banks

(6 June 1617 - )
     Thomas Banks was christened on 6 June 1617 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was the son of William Banks.

Thomas Banks

(9 January 1626/27 - )
     Thomas Banks was christened on 9 January 1626/27 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was the son of Henry Banks (of Settle) and Jane Armstead.

Thomas Banks

( - before 25 August 1662)
     Thomas Banks married Margaret Unknown (Banks).
     Thomas died before 25 August 1662 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was buried on 25 August 1662 in Giggleswick. Thomas Banckes de Giggleswick.

Thomas Banks

(7 May 1685 - before 10 August 1685)
     Thomas Banks was christened on 7 May 1685 in Hooton Roberts, Yorkshire. He was the son of Rev Robert Banks and Margaret Thornton.
     Thomas died before 10 August 1685 in Hooton Roberts, Yorkshire. He was buried on 10 August 1685 in Hooton Roberts.

Thomas Banks of Fiezer

( - before 18 May 1606)
      Thomas Banks was appointed Governor of Giggleswick Grammar School in 1592.
. Thomas Banks of Fiezer was the son of Thomas Banks of Fiezer.
     Thomas died before 18 May 1606 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was buried on 18 May 1606 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. Thomas Bankes de Feizer.

Thomas Banks of Fiezer

(before 1545 - before 21 July 1572)
     Thomas Banks of Fiezer was born before 1545 in Clapham, Yorkshire, England. He was the son of Unknown Banks (of Giggleswick).
     Thomas died before 21 July 1572 in of Feizer, Giggleswick, Yorkshire, England. He was buried on 21 July 1572 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire.

Children of Thomas Banks of Fiezer

Thomasina Banks

(before 21 October 1573 - before 11 June 1597)
     Thomasina Banks was born before 21 October 1573 in Feizer, Giggleswick, Yorkshire. She was christened on 21 October 1573 in Giggleswick. She was the daughter of James Banks (of Feizer) and Isabel or Elizabeth Swainson.
     Thomasina died before 11 June 1597 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. She was buried on 11 June 1597 in Giggleswick.

Unknown Banks (of Giggleswick)

     Unknown Banks (of Giggleswick) was born in Yorkshire, England. Descent was claimed from Henry Bankes of Banke Newton..
Some of whom would have descended from the Ricardus de Bank & uxor, Willelmus de Bank & uxor & Willelmus de Bank jr. & uxor who paid 4 pence each in the 1379 Poll tax at Giggleswick. Also at Newtown juxta Gayregrave (Banke Newton) was Johannes Bank, ffrankeleyn & uxor who paid 6 pence, however the Banks papers dismiss a link to this family..

Children of Unknown Banks (of Giggleswick)

William Banks

(circa 1687 - before 1695)
     William Banks was born circa 1687 in Hooton Roberts, Yorkshire. The BTs are missing for 1687. He was the son of Rev Robert Banks and Margaret Thornton.
     William died before 1695 in Yorkshire. However a William Banks 30 May 1734 and Elizabeth Banks 18 Nov 1736 are buried at Wath upon Dearne, Yks.

William Banks

(29 August 1571 - before 15 October 1571)
     William Banks was christened on 29 August 1571 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was the son of James Banks (of Feizer) and Isabel or Elizabeth Swainson.
     William died before 15 October 1571 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was buried on 15 October 1571 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire.

William Banks

(6 July 1576 - before 21 August 1576)
     William Banks was christened on 6 July 1576 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was the son of James Banks (of Feizer) and Isabel or Elizabeth Swainson.
     William died before 21 August 1576 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was buried on 21 August 1576 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire.

William Banks

(13 June 1580 - 1580)
     William Banks was christened on 13 June 1580 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was the son of James Banks (of Feizer) and Isabel or Elizabeth Swainson.
     William died in 1580 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire.

Children of William Banks

William Banks

( - before 10 March 1558/59)
     William Banks was the son of Unknown Banks (of Giggleswick).
     William died before 10 March 1558/59 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was buried on 10 March 1558/59 in Giggleswick.

William Banks

(before 1560 - )
     William Banks was born before 1560. William was present at Robert Banks's christening on 22 November 1590 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. Son of which William?.

Children of William Banks

William Banks

(21 January 1592/93 - )
     William Banks was christened on 21 January 1592/93 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was the son of John Banks.

Children of William Banks

William Banks

(before 3 November 1605 - before 6 August 1608)
     William Banks was born before 3 November 1605 in Feizar, Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was christened on 3 November 1605 in Giggleswick. He was the son of Francis Banks (of Feizer) and Ann Armstead.
     William died before 6 August 1608 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was buried on 6 August 1608 in Giggleswick.

William Banks

(18 December 1631 - after 1672/73)
     William Banks was christened on 18 December 1631 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was the son of William Banks of Rathmell Green.
     William died after 1672/73 in Rathmell, Giggleswick, Yorkshire, England.

William Banks

(24 July 1632 - )
     William Banks was christened on 24 July 1632 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire. He was the son of William Banks (of Settle) and Ann Unknown (Banks).
There were 2 William Banks at Giggleswick at Lady Day 1672, one haviing 4 hearths, the other having 2 hearths. Also a William sr & jr at Rathmell.

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