Ann Rawson

(circa 1764 - )
     Ann Rawson was born circa 1764 in Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Benjamin Rawson and Ann Steer.
     Ann Rawson married Lt John Cheyne.

Children of Ann Rawson and Lt John Cheyne

Ann Rawson

(13 July 1792 - )
     Ann Rawson was christened on 13 July 1792 in St Peter, Bolton le Moors, Lancashire. She was the daughter of Benjamin Rawson and Elizabeth Plumbe.
     Ann Rawson married Lt Col Thomas Samuel Nicolls on 10 March 1817 in England. She married Lt. Col. Thomas Samuel Nicolls, youngest brother of Edward Nicolls, esq. of Swithamley Park, and has issue, Elizabeth.

Benjamin Rawson

(circa 1725? - )
     Benjamin Rawson was born circa 1725? In Yorkshire. He was the son of Brooke Rawson & Susanna Bower.
     Benjamin Rawson married Ann Steer, daughter of Rev Charles Steer and Mary Bacon, on 13 May 1754 in the Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire.
     He was of Bradford, Nidd and Darley. He inherited Bradford estates from his cousin Jeremiah Rawson who married 1734, Aug. 13. Mr Jeremiah Rawson* of Bradford, in the diocese of York, and Frances Sterne, of the par. of All Saints in North-street, York. (Lic.)
* Jeremiah Rawson, attorney, son and heir of William Rawson, esq., of Bradford, by his second wife Grace, daughter and coheiress of Jeremiah Rossendale, esq. He died in 1767, without surviving issue, and was succeeded by his cousin Benjamin Rawson (son of Brook Rawson, of Manchester, gent., and grandson of the abovementioned William), whose son and heir, Benjamin Rawson, esq., of Bolton-in-le-Moors, co. Lanc., and Nidd Hall, co. York, purchased, in 1795, the manor of Bradford, which is yet held by his daughter, Miss Rawson, of Nidd Hall. -Frances, daughter of Richard Sterne, esq., of Elvington, and great-granddaughter of archbishop Sterne. She resided in the Manor House at Bradford, where she died 26 Oct., 1801, aged 86. " Her character will long be contemplated with respect and gratitude. She was a lineal descendant of archbishop Sterne, and cousin to the celebrated Tristram Shandy; had been 33 years a wife, and near 34 years a widow, and was a constant reader of this magazine from its commencement, of which she has left a complete set." (Gent. Mag., 1801, p. 1059.).

Children of Benjamin Rawson and Ann Steer

Benjamin Rawson

(2 April 1758? - December 1843)
     Benjamin Rawson was born on 2 April 1758? In the Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire. He was the son of Benjamin Rawson and Ann Steer.
     Benjamin Rawson married Elizabeth Plumbe on 25 August 1785 in St Peter, Bolton le Moors, Lancashire. Benjamin Rawson, Esq. of Nidd Hall, Yks, and of Darley Hall, Lancs. b. in 1758, married in 1785 Elizabeth, only surving child of Thomas Plumbe, esq. second son of the Rev Thomas Plumbe, rector of Aughton and Moberley, and canon of Windsor, by whom (who died in Nov. 1807) he had issue. Mr Rawson, who inherited the family estates at Bradford, having considerably augmented his fortune by trade, purchased Nidd, his present residnece, and other property in Yorkshire.
     He was of Bradford, Nidd & Darley.
     Benjamin's death was registered in the quarter ending in December 1843 in Chesterfield RD, Derbyshire.
     His will was proved on 21 August 1844 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. Will of Benjamin Rawson of Nidd, Yorkshire.
     More information about Benjamin Rawson may be found at http://www.mechanicalmusicpress.com/history/welte/wt6nh_p1b.htm.

Children of Benjamin Rawson and Elizabeth Plumbe

Benjamin Rawson

(2 December 1799 - 30 June 1837)
     Benjamin Rawson was born on 2 December 1799 in Bolton le Moors, Lancashire. He was the son of Benjamin Rawson and Elizabeth Plumbe. Benjamin Rawson was christened on 14 February 1800 in St Peter, Bolton le Moors.
     Benjamin Rawson made a will dated 15 April 1833 in Darley Hall, Bolton le Moor, Lancashire. This is the last will and testament of me Benjamin Rawson the younger of Darley Hall in Bolton le Moor county Lancaster Esquire ... unto my brother William Steer Rawson ... sisters Mary & Eliza Rawson, spinsters ... brother Thomas Rawson of Nidd Hall, Yks ... to be continued.
     Benjamin died on 30 June 1837 in Leamington, Warwickshire, aged 37.
     His will was proved on 25 August 1837 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.

Brooke Rawson

(1804 - 17 September 1804)
     Brooke Rawson was born in 1804 in Bradford?, Yorkshire. He was the son of Benjamin Rawson and Elizabeth Plumbe.
     Brooke was buried on 17 September 1804 in St Peter, Bolton le Moors, Lancashire.

Charles Rawson

(25 May 1793 - )
     Charles died in Antigua, West Indies. Charles served in the Royal Navy. He was born on 25 May 1793 in Bolton le Moors, Lancashire. He was the son of Benjamin Rawson and Elizabeth Plumbe. Charles Rawson was christened on 26 June 1793 in St Peter, Bolton le Moors, Lancashire.

Elizabeth Rawson

(3 June 1795 - 29 November 1890?)
     Elizabeth Rawson was christened on 3 June 1795 in St Peter, Bolton le Moors, Lancashire. She was the daughter of Benjamin Rawson and Elizabeth Plumbe.
     Elizabeth died on 29 November 1890? In 'Nidd Hall', Harrogate, Yorkshire, aged 95. November 29th. Died at Nidd Hall, in her 96th year, Miss Rawson, the youngest and last surviving daughter of Mr Benjamin Rawson, of Nidd Hall whose mother was the only child of the late Mr Thomas Plumbe, of Bolton, near York, and who succeeded to the estates in the year 1844. The deceased lady was born in 1795. Her father died in 1844 leaving two daughters, one of whom died in 1863, and the surviving daughter quietly passed away, after a life of uninterrupted charity and benevolence during the closing hours of Saturday evening. The deceased during her lifetime was lavishly charitable, not only to those resident in the immediate vicinity of her demesne, but to institutions throughout the country. Miss Rawson owned a vast amount of landed property in various parts of the county. The heir to the estate is the Hon. Henry Edmund Butler, of Eagle Hall, Pateley Bridge. son of Viscount Mountgarrett. Mr Butler married the daughter of Mr J St John C Charlton, of Apley Castle, Salop, and in 1885 contested the borough of Windsor as the Liberal candidate.

Frances Penelope Rawson

(circa 1825 - )
     Frances Penelope Rawson was born circa 1825 in Yorkshire, England. She was the daughter of Thomas Rawson and Frances Penelope Tempest.

Jeremiah Rawson

(6 May 1791 - )
     Jeremiah Rawson married Frances Sterne on 13 August 1734 in York, Yorkshire. Jeremiah Rawson was christened on 6 May 1791 in St Peter, Bolton le Moors, Lancashire. He was the son of Benjamin Rawson and Elizabeth Plumbe.

Jeremiah Rawson

(29 June 1764 - )
     Jeremiah Rawson was christened on 29 June 1764 in Manchester, Lancashire. He was the son of Benjamin Rawson and Ann Steer.

John Rawson

(8 November 1802 - )
     John Rawson was born on 8 November 1802 in Bolton le Moors, Lancashire. He was the son of Benjamin Rawson and Elizabeth Plumbe. John Rawson was christened on 24 June 1803 in St Peter, Bolton le Moors.

Margaret Rawson

(1806 - )
     Margaret Rawson was born in 1806 in Darley Hall, Farnworth, Lancashire. She was the daughter of Benjamin Rawson and Elizabeth Plumbe.

Mary Rawson

(1 June 1755 - )
     Mary Rawson was christened on 1 June 1755 in Manchester, Lancashire. She was the daughter of Benjamin Rawson and Ann Steer.

Mary Rawson

(27 January 1788 - )
     Mary Rawson was christened on 27 January 1788 in St Peter, Bolton le Moors, Lancashire. She was the daughter of Benjamin Rawson and Elizabeth Plumbe.
     Mary Rawson and Lt William Steer Rawson, Thomas Rawson and Sarah Rawson were beneficiaries in Benjamin Rawson's will dated 15 April 1833 in Darley Hall, Bolton le Moor, Lancashire.

Rachel Rawson

(13 September 1786 - 19 February 1788)
     Rachel Rawson was christened on 13 September 1786 in St Peter, Bolton le Moors, Lancashire. She was the daughter of Benjamin Rawson and Elizabeth Plumbe.
     Rachel was buried on 19 February 1788 in Bolton le Moors, Lancashire.

Sarah Rawson

(12 June 1789 - )
     Sarah Rawson was christened on 12 June 1789 in Bolton le Moors, Lancashire. She was the daughter of Benjamin Rawson and Elizabeth Plumbe.
     Sarah Rawson married Maj Gen George Guy Carlton L'Estrange on 5 June 1817.
     Sarah Rawson and Lt William Steer Rawson, Mary Rawson and Thomas Rawson were beneficiaries in Benjamin Rawson's will dated 15 April 1833 in Darley Hall, Bolton le Moor, Lancashire.

Susanna Rawson

(14 November 1756 - )
     Susanna Rawson was christened on 14 November 1756 in Manchester, Lancashire. She was the daughter of Benjamin Rawson and Ann Steer.

Thomas Rawson

(12 December 1797 - )
     Thomas Rawson was born on 12 December 1797 in Bolton le Moors, Lancashire. He was the son of Benjamin Rawson and Elizabeth Plumbe. Thomas Rawson was christened on 18 April 1798 in St Peter, Bolton le Moors, Lancashire.
     Thomas Rawson married Frances Penelope Tempest on 26 July 1824 in Tong, Lancashire.
     Thomas Rawson and Lt William Steer Rawson, Mary Rawson and Sarah Rawson were beneficiaries in Benjamin Rawson's will dated 15 April 1833 in Darley Hall, Bolton le Moor, Lancashire.

Child of Thomas Rawson and Frances Penelope Tempest

Lt William Steer Rawson

(19 September 1801 - before 3 December 1835)
     Lt William Steer Rawson was born on 19 September 1801 in Bolton le Moors, Lancashire. He was the son of Benjamin Rawson and Elizabeth Plumbe. Lt William Steer Rawson was christened on 23 April 1802 in St Peter, Bolton le Moors.
     Lt William Steer Rawson and Mary Rawson, Thomas Rawson and Sarah Rawson were beneficiaries in Benjamin Rawson's will dated 15 April 1833 in Darley Hall, Bolton le Moor, Lancashire.
     He served as a Lieutenant in the 87th Fusiliers.
     William died before 3 December 1835. A William Steer Rawson of Mullingar, Ireland was listed in the 1836 electoral register for freehold houses & shops in Long Millgate, Salford Hundred, Manchester, Lancashire.
     His will was proved on 3 December 1835 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.

Anne Rawstorn

(27 June 1740 - 1816)
     Anne Rawstorn lived at 29 Bedford Row, London.
     Anne Rawstorn lived at Lexden, Colchester, Essex. She was christened on 27 June 1740 in St Olave, Hart St, London. She was the daughter of Thomas Rawstorn and Ann Fawler.
     Anne Rawstorn made a will dated 15 November 1814. She added codicils 18 November 1814, 19 November 1814, 22 November 1814 & 26 June 1816.
     Anne died in 1816 in England.
     Her will was proved on 28 September 1816 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.

Sarah Rawstorn

(circa 28 November 1746 - October 1761)
     Sarah Rawstorn was born circa 28 November 1746 in London, England. She was the daughter of Thomas Rawstorn and Ann Fawler. Sarah Rawstorn was christened on 12 December 1746 in St Andrew Undershaft, London.
     Sarah died in October 1761 in England.

Thomas Rawstorn

(say 1710 - )
     Thomas Rawstorn was born say 1710 in Lexden, Essex. He was Lord of the Manor of Lexden within the Liberties of Colchester, Essex. He was the younger son of Samuel Rawstorn (who purchased the Lordship of Lexden in 1701) by his wife Sarah, daughter of Thomas Papillon of Acrise, Kent, succeeded his elder brother Jerom Rawstorn. Thomas married secondly Sophia, seventh daughter of Edward Lisle of Crux Easton, Hampshire, by whom he had no issue. [Morant's Essex, p.132]. She was born on 4 Novembr 1711, and died in 1780, being buried in Lexden [Berry's Hampshire Pedigrees].
     Thomas Rawstorn and Ann Fawler obtained a marriage licence on 7 June 1734 in London.
     Thomas Rawstorn married Ann Fawler, daughter of John Fawler and Mary Welsh, on 11 June 1734 in St Olave, Hart St, London. Thomas Rawston, bachelor & Ann Fawler, spinster, both of this parish, by licence.

Children of Thomas Rawstorn and Ann Fawler

Mary Ray

( - before 25 December 1728?)
     Mary Ray married Robert Cocksedge, son of John Cocksedge and Mary Spicer, on 28 October 1725 in Bardwell, Suffolk.
     Mary died before 25 December 1728? In Bardwell, Suffolk. She was buried on 25 December 1728? In Bardwell.

Child of Mary Ray and Robert Cocksedge

Mervyn Leslie Ray

(circa 1965 - 1979)
     Mervyn Leslie Ray was born circa 1965. He was the son of Violet Colbert (Ray?).
     Mervyn died in 1979 in Collingwood, Victoria.

Lavinia Ann Raymond (Nichols)

(circa 1834 - 11 June 1892)
     Lavinia Ann Raymond (Nichols) was born circa 1834.
     Frederick Killigrew Dunbar married secondly Lavinia Ann Raymond (Nichols) on 18 September 1860 in St Stephen's, Kidderpore, Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, India. They were both widowed, he was a Master Pilot, both of Garden Reach. Son of Richd? Dunbar, and daughter of James Raymond.
     Lavinia died on 11 June 1892 in Fort William, Bengal Presidency, India.

Child of Lavinia Ann Raymond (Nichols) and Frederick Killigrew Dunbar

Joshua Rayner

( - 4 March 1710)
     Joshua Rayner married Mary Wilson in July 1705.
     Joshua died on 4 March 1710.

Mary Rayner

(circa 1820 - )
     Mary Rayner was born circa 1820 in Nottinghamshire, England.
     Mary Rayner married Amor Rich, son of Amor Rich and Mary Turner, on 29 March 1841 in West Retford, Nottinghamshire. Amor Rich, above 21 years, joiner of Mattersea, son of Amor Rich, joiner, & Mary Rayner a minor, of West Retford, daughter of James Rayner, publican, bachelor & spinster, married by banns in the presence of John Bradey?, William Burror & Betsy Rayner.
     Mary Rayner appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Amor Rich and Mary Turner in Mattersey, Nottinghamshire.
     Mary Rayner and Amor Rich were recorded on the 1851 census in Ordsall, Nottinghamshire. Amor Rich, 42, victualler, born Letwell p Firbeck, Yks; his wfie Mary 31, born Retford, Ntt; chldren Elizabeth 6, born Mattersea, Frances, 3, ditto, Alice under 1 month, born Sth Retford, Mary Rich, mother, 75, formerly joiner's wife, born Firbeck, Yks, with visitors - Scott, Webster, Fowler, Martin and a servant.

Children of Mary Rayner and Amor Rich

Unknown Rayner

(circa 1650 - )
     Unknown Rayner was born circa 1650.
     Unknown Rayner married Elizabeth Thornton, daughter of Robert Thornton and Clara Unknown. Rev Robert Thornton had a sister Rayner..

Walter John Rayner

     Walter John Rayner married Ethel Jane Harriett Walling, daughter of Henry James Carpenter Walling and Annie Eliza Clarke, on 19 April 1916 in Methodist church, Haliburton, Ontario.