Mercy Ryther

(3 March 1696/97 - )
     Mercy Ryther was christened on 3 March 1696/97 in High Pavement Presbyterian church, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. She was the daughter of Rev John Ryther and Sarah Unknown (Gibbs).

Muriel Ryther

(before 1585 - )
     Muriel Ryther was born before 1585. She is not mentioned in her grandfather's will proved Jan 1577/8, nor as a co-defendent in the 1599 case re Harewood. She was the daughter of James Ryther and Elizabeth Atherton.

Nicholas Ryther

(before 1470 - before 1515)
     Of Scarcroft; of Youngeston. Note that his grandson John was born 1528 and he married Margaret daughter of Henry Lord Scrope of Bolton (reputedly in 1558!). He was described as 4th son of Sir William but his mother's 3rd son!. Nicholas Ryther was born before 1470 in Yorkshire. He was the son of Sir William Ryther and Eleanor Fitzwilliam.
     Nicholas Ryther married Margaret Scrope.
     Nicholas Ryther and John Ryther (the Cofferer) were mentioned between 1504 and 1515. He was the deceased husband of Margaret, father of John & borther of Ralph.
     Nicholas died before 1515 in Scarcroft, Thorner, Yorkshire. His wife was described as late the wife of Nicholas in a suit between 1504 & 1515. There were no Rythers at Scarcroft listed in 1539 muster or 1545 lay subsidy.
He was not mentioned in his presumed father's will in 1475.

Child of Nicholas Ryther and Margaret Scrope

Nicholas Ryther

(circa 1295 - circa 1352)
     Nicholas Ryther was born circa 1295. He was the son of Sir William Ryther and Lucy de Ros.
     Nicholas died circa 1352.
     Nicholas Ryther was the subject of an Inquisition Post Mortem held in 1352. 26th Edward III (1352)|: Nic'us Rither et al pro priore de Sudbury. Suffolk: Sudbury 4 acr. prate, etc. Middleton maner, reman, eidem Nich.

Nicholas Ryther

(13 January 1596/97 - )
     Nicholas Ryther was christened on 13 January 1596/97 in Heckfield & Mattingley, Hampshire. He was the son of William Ryther and Margaret Moggenwood.
     Nicholas Ryther married Elizabeth Smeethe (Smith or Smythe?) on 21 July 1614 in Finchampstead, Berkshire.
     Nicholas Ryther and William Ryther, Richard Ryther, Margaret Ryther and Elizabeth Ryther were beneficiaries in Margaret Moggenwood's will dated 10 December 1646 in Finchampstead, Berkshire.

Children of Nicholas Ryther and Elizabeth Smeethe (Smith or Smythe?)

Children of Nicholas Ryther

Nicholas Ryther

(say 1640 - )
     Nicholas Ryther was born say 1640.
     Nicholas Ryther married Mary Unknown before 1662.

Children of Nicholas Ryther and Mary Unknown

Nicholas Ryther

(6 October 1616 - 2 March 1670/71)
     Nicholas Ryther was christened on 6 October 1616 in Finchampstead, Berkshire. He was the son of Nicholas Ryther.
     Nicholas was buried on 2 March 1670/71 in Finchampstead, Berkshire. But this may refer to his father.

Nicholas Ryther

(15 November 1617 - )
     Nicholas Ryther was christened on 15 November 1617 in Finchampstead, Berkshire. He was the son of John Ryther and Mary Clarke.

Nicholas Ry Ryther

(21 March 1558/59 - )
     Nicholas Ry Ryther was christened on 21 March 1558/59 in Epworth, Lincolnshire. He was the son of John Ryther (of Epworth 2) and Agnes Unknown (Ryther).

Oliver Ryther

(circa 1442 - before 1475)
     Oliver Ryther was born circa 1442. He was the son of Sir William Ryther and Eleanor Fitzwilliam.
     Oliver Ryther married Ann Hungate.
     Oliver died before 1475 in Lincolnshire. He was not mentioned in his father's will in 1475.

Children of Oliver Ryther and Ann Hungate

Ottiwell Rider Ryther

(before 1619 - )
     Ottiwell Rider Ryther was born before 1619 in Yorkshire.
     Ottiwell Rider Ryther married Ellen Musgrave on 21 September 1637 in Leeds, Yorkshire.
     Ottiwell Rider Ryther was mentioned in the 1672 hearth tax list in Leeds, YKS, having 2 hearths as Oswald Ryther.

Children of Ottiwell Rider Ryther and Ellen Musgrave

Penelope Ryther

(17 January 1653/54 - before 1694)
     Penelope Ryther was born on 17 January 1653/54 in Belton, Lincolnshire. She was the daughter of Robert Ryther and Margaret Campion. Penelope Ryther was christened on 23 January 1653/54 in Belton.
     Penelope Ryther married Francis Chatt before 1691.
     Penelope died before 1694. She is not mentioned in her father's will but Francis Chatts, widower is.
     The administration of her estate was granted in 1694 at Lincolnshire. Ryther, Penelope, of Belton (Axholme), Lincolnshire, alias Penelope Chatt.

Children of Penelope Ryther and Francis Chatt

Peter Ryther

(17 June 1711 - )
     Peter Ryther was born on 17 June 1711 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He was the son of John Ryther (of Liverpool). Peter Ryther was christened on 19 June 1711 in St Nicholas, Liverpool.

Phillip Ryther

(19 January 1666/67 - before 1687)
     Phillip Ryther was christened on 19 January 1666/67 in St Mary, Swillington, Yorkshire. Phillip the son of John Ryther, gent was baptised 19 January 1666. He was the son of John Ryther and Mary Langdale.
     Phillip died before 1687. He was not mentioned in the 1687 confirmation register with his family and was dead by 1740 when his brother Marmaduke is described as only surviving son and heir of John Ryther the elder of Scarcroft. He was mentioned in the will of his father's uncle Phillip Dolman on 27 Jan 1681.

Piers or Peter Ryther

(circa 1292 - )
     Piers or Peter Ryther was born circa 1292. He was the son of Sir William Ryther and Lucy de Ros.
In 1329 Piers or Peter Ryther sold property in Thornton. Westminster: Quindene of Michaelmas 3 Edw III 1329: John de Ros, chivaler and Margaret his wife, by William de Poynton, Margaret's attorney, quer., George de Rose, chivaler, and Peter de Ryther, parson of the church of Kyrkeby-Misperton, def., of the manors of Thornton in Cravene and Turnumhalle and a moiety of the manor of Clif [Turnham Hall and Cliff, in the parish of Hemingborough] and of the advowsons of the churches of the said manor of Thornton and Ilkeleye, co. York, and of the manor of Eykeryng [near Newark] and the the advowson of the church of the same manor, co. Notts.: to hold to John and Margaret and the heirs of John.
D Richardson of SLC responded:
The above Sir John de Roos and his wife, Margaret, whose fine you posted can be readily identified as Sir John de Roos, Lord Roos of Watton (died shortly before 16 Nov. 1338), of Watton, Norfolk, Ilkley and Thornton, Yorkshire, Steward of the Royal Household, Admiral of the Fleet north of Thames' mouth, and his wife, Margaret de Goushill.
For further particulars of this couple, see Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry (2005). Piers was a parson at Kirby Misperton, Yorkshire, in 1329.

Rachel Ryther

(28 January 1695/96 - )
     Rachel Ryther was christened on 28 January 1695/96 in High Pavement Presbyterian church, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. She was the daughter of Rev John Ryther and Sarah Unknown (Gibbs).

Ralph Ryther

     Ralph Ryther was born. He is described as Radus Ryther, miles, s.p. eldest son and brother of George, in the 1591 pedigree by George's grandson James. However there is also a Radus Ryther, filus quartus who marries twice and leaves issue in the same pedigree. He was the son of Thomas Ryther and Margaret Appledorefield.

Ralph Ryther

(before 1490 - )
     Ralph Ryther was born before 1490. The only evidence for this son Ralph is the 1511 deed.. He was the son of Sir Ralph Ryther.
     Ralph Ryther and Sir Ralph Ryther were mentioned in a deed dated 7 October 1511 in Alford, Lincolnshire. By deed dated 7 Oct 3 Hen VIII [1511], Sir Ralph had by feoffment passed over the manors of Keliotts and Alford in Lincolnshire, to the use of his son Ralph & his heirs.

Ralph Ryther

     Ralph Ryther married Elizabeth Hermon on 4 December 1681 in St Peter's, Leeds, Yorkshire, England.

Sir Ralph Ryther

(circa 1451 - 2 April 1520)
     Sir Ralph Ryther was born circa 1451 in Ryther, Yorkshire. He was aged 40 or more at this brother's Inq.P.M. in Aug 1491 and aged 70 at his death in April 1520 according to Raine.. He was the son of Sir William Ryther and Eleanor Fitzwilliam. Sir Ralph Ryther witnessed a will of John Lathom, canon of Beverley as Radulphe Rither, generoso,which was proved 8 August 1476 before 8 August 1476.
     Sir Ralph Ryther married Catherine Constable, daughter of Robert Constable (of Flamborough), before 1485. Sir Ralph Ryther was the heir of Sir Robert Ryther at the Inquisition Post Mortem held 2 October 2 Henry VII [1486]. Commission of concealments: Robert Ryder. He died, date unknown, seised in fee of the undermentioned moiety. Ralph Ryder, aged 34 years and more, is brother and heir. York: Moiety of the manor of Harewood worth 100 marks, held of the King in chief by knight service.
     Letter from Ralph Ryther: To my cousin, Sir Robert Plompton, knyght, be these byll. Right worshipfull cousin, I recommend me unto you, desiring to hear of your welfare; praying you to give me ij couple of conyes [rabbits] to stocking of a little ground that I make at Ryther, and shall doe you as great a pleassure. I pray you that I may be recomend to my lady your wyfe. We have rest [that is no bucks were to be killed out of the stock in the park at Ryther in that year], and past this summer I wyll pray you to come and kill a bucke with me. I pray you, Cousin, that the bringer hereof, my servant, may have the conyes, and Jesu keepe you. At Ryther, this fryday. By your Cousin, Ralfe Ryther.
     1585 visitation of Yorkshire: daughters Elizabeth married Wm Acclom of Noreby & had issue - attested by her grandson living in 1585; Elinor married John Aske & had issue - attested by her son Richard living 1585. Ralph was married to Katherine, daughter of Sir Robert Constable of Everingham. Sir Ralph Ryther was the heir of Sir Robert Ryther at the Inquisition Post Mortem held in Yorkshire, on 3 August 1491. Robert Ryther, knt. Writ wanting; inquisition 3 Aug 6 Hen.VII. He died seized of the under-mentioned moiety of the manor of Harwod in tail male, by the gift of Thomas Thwates, and William Barker, made by way of fine, with the King's licence, to one William Ryther, Knt, and Sibyl his wife, thereof, in tail male, with remainder in default to the right heirs, he being cousin and heir male of the said William and Sibyl, viz., son of William, son of William their son.
He also died seized in tail male of the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Ryther, by virtue of the gift thereof made by John son of Robert Roos, by way of fine and with the King's licence, to one William Ryther and Lucy his wife in tail male, with remainder to the right heirs of the said William, he being cousin and heir male of the said William and Lucy, viz, son of William, son of William, son of William, son of Robert, son of Robert, son of Robert their son.
He died the last day of June last, seized of the under-mentioned manors and lands in fee. Ralph Ryther, esq. aged 40 or more, is his brother and next heir.
York. A moiety in the manor of Harwod, in Harwod, Dunkyswyk and Helthwayt, worth 25l., held of the King in chief, by service of 1/4 of a knight's fee.
Manor and advowson of the parish church of Ryther, in Ryther, Ossendak, and Stokbryge, worth 100 marks, held of the King, as of the duchy of Lancaster, as of the honour of Pontfrett, by service of 1/8 of a knight's fee.
Manor of Skarcroft, worth 10l., held of Henry Wavasour, knt., by the rent of a rose in the time of roses if required.
A moiety of the manor of Kyrkeby Overblowers, worth 4 marks, held of Henry, Earl of Northumberland, as of the manor of Spofford, by fealty, other services unknown.
Three messuages and 40 a. meadow and pasture in Kyrkeby on Wharffe, worth 40s, held of the King, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by fealty only
. Sir Ralph Ryther was knighted on 1 November 1494. Ralph was made a Knight of the Bath on Prince Henry's creation as Duke of York.
     He served in battle in September 1497. He was made banneret by the Earl of Surrey while serving in Scotland. He was Sheriff of Yorkshire, in 1503. He was probably a member of the royal household..
     Between 1504 and 1515, Ralph Ryther, knight v. William Gascoigne, knight.: Refusal to pay, as agreed after arbitration, complainant being surety, to James Stanley, esquire, a life annuity for the fee simple of the manor of Thorp in Balne.: York.
     Margaret Rither, late the wife of Nicholas Rither, and John Rither her son. v. Raffe Rither, knight, brother of the said Nicholas.: Detention of deeds relating to lands in York, Cawode, Huby, Fenton, and Kesewyk.: York. 1504-1515.
     The Earl of Ancaster Alford court rolls at Lincs Archives mention Lords of the Manor: Ralph Rither Thos. Rither Henry Rither John Rither between 1509-1546.
     Sir Ralph Ryther married secondly Maude or Matilda Percy circa 1510. His second wife was Maud daughter of Henry Percy 4th Earl of Northumberland, who survived him (her stepson's inquisition).
     Sir Ralph Ryther was mentioned in the manorial court roll dated between 1510 and 1512 in Alford, Lincolnshire, as Ralph Rither Kt, Lord of the Manor, Mich 1510 to Mich 1512. H, Thomas, Henry & John Rither are also mentioned as Lords of Manor between 1509 and 1546 in other documents.
     On 7 Oct 1510 Sir Ralph enfeoffed Sir William Percy and others with his two Lincolnshire manors Alford and Kelcottes, for the use of 'Dame Matilde' his wife, for her life.
     Sir Ralph Ryther and Ralph Ryther were mentioned in a deed dated 7 October 1511 in Alford, Lincolnshire. By deed dated 7 Oct 3 Hen VIII [1511], Sir Ralph had by feoffment passed over the manors of Keliotts and Alford in Lincolnshire, to the use of his son Ralph & his heirs.
     Sir Ralph Ryther was mentioned in the manorial court roll dated 1519 in Alford, Lincolnshire, as Lord of the Manor.
     Sir Ralph Ryther made a will dated 26 March 1520. His will made on the 26 March 1520 directs burial at Ryther and mentions his daughter Elizabeth, son and heir Thomas, son Henry (under 18) and daughter Elyn Aske. There is no mention of Harewood. His son Thomas was one of the executors.
     Ralph died on 2 April 1520 in Sheffield, Yorkshire. Oct 7, 3 Hen VIII according to his son's will ?. He was buried after 2 April 1520 in All Hallows, Ryther, Yorkshire.
     His will was proved on 26 April 1520 at the Prerogative Court of York.
     Sir Ralph Ryther was the subject of an Inquisition Post Mortem held on 14 May 1520.
     Th. Rither. Livery of lands as s. and h. of Sir Ralph Rither. Greenwich, 20 Nov. 12 Hen. VIII.
     Sir Ralph Ryther was mentioned in the will of Thomas Ryther dated 1 July 1527.
     Sir Ralph Ryther was mentioned in the will of Sir Henry Ryther dated 23 January 1542/43.

Children of Sir Ralph Ryther and Catherine Constable

Child of Sir Ralph Ryther

Children of Sir Ralph Ryther and Maude or Matilda Percy

Rebecca Ryther

(circa 1706 - )
     Rebecca Ryther was commonly known as Becca. She was born circa 1706 in Cawood, Yorkshire, England.
     Rebecca Ryther and William Hargreaves obtained a marriage licence on 22 April 1742 in Cawood, Yorkshire.

Rebecca Ryther

( - 2 Seventh month 1683)
     Rebecca Ryther was the daughter of John Ryther and Frances Unknown (Ryther).
     Rebecca died 2 Seventh month 1683 in York, Yorkshire.

Rebecca Barbara Ryther

(11 December 1664 - 4 January 1741/42)
     Rebecca Barbara Ryther was christened on 11 December 1664 in Belton, Lincolnshire. She was the daughter of Robert Ryther and Margaret Campion.
Rebecca Barbara Ryther was apprenticed on 1 May 1683 in London. Rebecca Ryther, daughter of Robert Ryther, Esq, of Belton, Lincolnshire, was apprenticed to Sarah Cleeve in the Salter's Company.
     Rebecca Barbara Ryther married Edward Hartopp after 6 July 1691 in St Dunstan in the East, Stepney, London. The marriage licence allegation of Edward Hartopp of St Andrew's Holborn, bachelor, 30 & Mrs Rebecca Ryder, of St Peter's Cornhill, London, spinster, 24, at her own disposal is preserved at the Faculty Office.
     In Robert Ryther's will dated 23 September 1693 in Lincolnshire, Rebecca Barbara Ryther was named as heir; In the name of God amen I Robert Ryther the elder in the county of Lincoln Esq languishing under a great indisposition of health in body but of sound and perfect memory praised be God for it, yet ... the frailtyes and uncertainty of this natural life, and being and being desirous to settle and dispose of what God almighty has been pleased to lend me here in his world doe declare therefore and make this my last will and testament in manner following First I commend my soule unto the hands of Almighty God trusting through the merits of my saviour Jesus Christ to ... ... Glory and as to my worldly estate and goods which I have I dispose and give as followeth:
Imprimus I give and bequeath to the poor of Belton twenty shilling to be paid unto the hands of Mr Robert Medley of Belton at my funerall and to be by him then distributed at his discretion
Item I give unto Francis Chatts widower twenty shillings to dispose of at the discretion of my executor hereafter named
Item I give unto my son Robert Ryther and my daughter Catherine the wife of Robert Poplewell Esq each of them twelve pounds a piece to be paid within twelve months after my death (being lawfully demanded)
Item I give unto my daughter Rebecah Hartropp a broad piece of gold worth five & twenty shillings & six pence
Item all the rest of my personal estate, plate goods, moneys whatsoever undisposed of I give unto my daughter Susannah Ryther whom I make sole Executrix of this my last will & testament revoking hereby all other wills by me heretofore made
In witness whereof I have hereunder set my hand and seal the three & twentieth day of September in the fift yeare of the reign of the sovereigne Lord and Lady William & Mary King & Queen of England A.D. 1693. Robert Ryther (his mark).

     Rebecca Barbara Ryther was mentioned in a civil court action in 1697. In 1697 there was a case in the Court of Chancery Hartopp v Ryther.
     Rebecca Barbara Ryther and Robert Popplewell were mentioned in a deed dated 23 May 1710. Indenture dated 23 May 1710 between (1) Robert Popplewell of Belton, gent. & (2) John Barton of London, esq. Marriage intended between Rebecca Hartop of St Andrew's Holborn London, widow, and the said John Barton. John Barton, as part of a provision of her executors a warrant of attorney authorising a declaration to him in an action of debt of £2000 at the suit of the said Robert, John also disposes of a messuage in Hatton Garden in the parish of St Andrews Holbourne, co. Middlesex.
     Rebecca Barbara Ryther married John Barton after 23 May 1710.
     Rebecca Barbara Ryther and Richard Popplewell were mentioned in a deed dated 14 March 1740/41 in re Sewell Hall, Belton, etc., Lincolnshire, England. Indenture (7 parts) dated 14 March 1740, between (1) Richard Poplewell of Temple Belwood in the parish of Belton, Esq., (2) Rebeccah Barton of London, widow, (3) Thomas Culcup of London, gent., and Rebeccah his wife (which Richard, Rebeccah & Rebeccah are heirs at law of Robert Ryther late of the Close of Lincoln, esq., deceased); (4) Marmaduke Ryther of Scarcroft co. York, esq., and Mary his wife, only surviving son and heir of John Ryther the elder of Scarcroft esq. deceased; (5) Pennock Ward of Hedon in Holderness, co. York, gent; (6) George Reynoldson of the city of York, upholder, and Mary his wife (which said Marmaduke, Pennock & George & his wife claim under the will of the said Robert Ryther), and (7) William Gylby of the Close of Lincoln esq. The first 6 will levy a fine to William Gylby of capital messuage in Belton called Sewell Hall etc., etc. for the settling of all controversies between them, with land etc. etc. in Belton, Beltoft, Epworth, Haxey, Diddithorpe, Holton Beckering, Lissington, co. Linc. and Seacroft co. York..
     Rebecca died on 4 January 1741/42 in London, England, aged 77. She left no living issue. She was buried after 4 January 1741/42 in St Andrew, Holborn, London.

Rebeckah Ryther

(8 November 1659 - before 22 February 1665/66)
     Rebeckah Ryther was born on 8 November 1659 in Mapgait, Leeds, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Robert Ryther. Rebeckah Ryther was christened on 13 November 1659 in St Peter, Leeds. Robert Ryther of Mapgait had a child born 98 November and baptised the 13 November named Rebeckah:ITAL].
     Rebeckah died before 22 February 1665/66 in Leeds, Yorkshire. She was buried on 22 February 1665/66 in Leeds, St Peter, YKS.

Richard Ryther

(circa 1571 - 1592)
     Richard Ryther was born circa 1571 in Yorkshire. He was aged c14 in the 1585 visitation signed by his father James. The 1612 visitation gives him the same two wives as his brother Robert. He was the son of James Ryther and Elizabeth Atherton.
     Richard died in 1592 in St Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey, Surrey. A Richard Ryther of St Marie Magdalene, Bermondsey had his will proved in 1592. He is not mentioned in his grandfather Atherton's will in 1577, but as eldest son are usually well provided for, it is not conclusive that he has died.
     His will was proved in 1592 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.

Richard Ryther

(28 June 1634 - )
     Richard Ryther was christened on 28 June 1634 in St Peter, Leeds, Yorkshire. He was the son of Christopher Ryther.

Richard Ryther

(19 October 1544 - before 13 December 1551)
     Richard Ryther was also known as Ryder in records. He was christened on 19 October 1544 in Epworth, Lincolnshire. He was the son of John Ryther (of Epworth 2) and Agnes Unknown (Ryther).
     Richard died before 13 December 1551 in Epworth, Lincolnshire. He was buried on 13 December 1551 in St Andrew, Epworth.

Richard Ryther

(15 April 1623 - )
     Richard Ryther was also known as Ryder in records. He was christened on 15 April 1623 in Leeds, Yorkshire. He was the son of Thomas Ryther and Grace Smith.

Richard Ryther

(20 April 1747 - )
     Richard Ryther was christened on 20 April 1747 in Holy Trinity, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire. He was the son of Richard Ryther (of Hull) and Elizabeth Preston.

Richard Ryther

(25 January 1552/53 - )
     Richard Ryther was christened on 25 January 1552/53 in Epworth, Lincolnshire. He was the son of John Ryther.