Dorothy Thornhill

(before 1555 - )
     Dorothy Thornhill was born before 1555. She was possibly born in Misterton..
     Dorothy Thornhill married Francis Popplewell, son of James Popplewell and Isabel Unknown, before February 1573.
     Dorothy Thornhill was mentioned in the will of Francis Popplewell dated 18 January 1585/86.
     Dorothy Thornhill married William Bonner as her second husband, before 1614. In his will of Jan 1613 her son Robert describes her as his mother, the wife of William Bonner of Belton.

Children of Dorothy Thornhill and Francis Popplewell

Mary Ann Thornhill

     The marriage of Mary Ann Thornhill and Henry Buttery Stancer, son of John Stancer and Ann Buttery, was registered in Caistor RD, Lincolnshire, in the June 1858 quarter.
     Mary Ann Thornhill and Henry Buttery Stancer appeared on the 1861 census in Risby, Walesby, Lincolnshire. Henry Stancer, head, 48, foreman or farm bailiff, born Asterby, Lincs; his wife MaryAnn aged 33, born Tealby; children Ann Elizabeth aged 15, house servant born Hessle?, Yorkshire, & George Ed. aged 1? born Risby, Lincs; with boarders George Rose 21, John Thornhill 23, George Green 15, Thomas S Markwell 16.
     Mary Ann Thornhill and Henry Buttery Stancer appeared on the 1871 census in Stainton le Vale, Lincolnshire. Henry Stancer, head, 59, ag. labourer, born Winceby, his wife Mary Ann aged 43, born Tealby, sons George Edward 11, ag. labourer and Henry Thomas 10, ditto, both born Risby, parish Walesby, daughters Ada Jane 6 and Frances Susannah 4, both born Tealby & Louisa Charlotte Philips 2, born Yorkshire, Barkin.
     Mary Ann Thornhill and Henry Buttery Stancer appeared on the 1881 census in Walesby, Lincolnshire. Henry Stancer, 69, born Asterby, Lincoln, ag. lab; Mary A. 50, born Tealby, Lincoln, wife; Henry T. 19, born Walesby, Lincoln, son, ag lab; Ada Jane 16, born Tealby, Lincoln, daughter; George Loughton, unmarried, 27, born Ludborough, Lincoln, Boarder, ag lab.

Children of Mary Ann Thornhill and Henry Buttery Stancer

James Thornley

(circa 1706 - )
     James Thornley was born circa 1706 in Lincolnshire.
     James Thornley married Phoebe Popplewell on 16 October 1742 in Barton St Peter, Lincolnshire. They were both of Glandford Brigg.

Alice Thornton

(before 1535 - )
     Alice Thornton was born before 1535 in Lincolnshire, England.
     Alice Thornton married Thomas Popplewell, son of William Popplewell and (?) Unknown, on 22 November 1556 in Belton, Lincolnshire.
     In Thomas Popplewell's will dated 8 February 1562/63 in Belton, Lincolnshire, Alice Thornton was named as executrix of the estate; His will mentins his wife Alice, his two children James and Margery and his three brothers Richard, Robert, William and his son Robert. A James Popplewell was witness.
     In the name of God Amen the 8 February 1562 I Thomas Poplewell of Woodhouse in the parish of Belton in the Isle of Axholme in the county of Lincoln husbandman whole of mind good & perfect of remembrance & sick in body thanks be unto God do ordain constitute & make this my present testament & last will in manner and form here following
First I bequeath my Soul to Almighty god our lady Saint Mary and to all the celestial company in heaven and my body to be buried in the Church of All Hallowes in Belton aforesaid
Item I give & bequeath to the parson of the said Church for tithes & oblacions forgotten vjd
Item to our lady Church of lincoln iiij d
Item I give and bequeath to James Poplewell my son and to the heirs of his body lawfully begotten five acres of arable land lying in the fields of Belton aforesaid now in my occupation And if the said James happen to die before he come be of lawful age and without issue of his body lawfully begotten then I will that the said five acres of arable land shall remain to Richard Poplewell my brother and his heirs for ever
     Item I give and bequeath to the said James my son six pounds xiij s iiij d And I will that the said vj li xiij s iiij d shall be in the custody of my brother Richard Poplewell to the use of the said James to he of 21 years of age
Item I give & bequeath to the said James ten ewes one red stag with a sterne in the forehead and one black filly that was Cuthbert Tompsons my table as much as will serve to make a new carte
Item I give & bequeath to Margerie my daughter thirteen pounds vjs viij d one red quye and one other black quye standing to gether, they be at the prouff of 2 years old And I will that all my said two children parts of lands goods cattelles remain in my brother Richard Poplewell hands unto they be or either of them be of 21 years of age And if either of them die before he or she be of the said age then that part of goods & cattle of him or her so happen to depart furth of this world to remain to the other that shall happen to live
Item I give & bequeath to Richard Poplewell my brother one red foyle or follower being a colt
Item where my brother William Poplewell oweth me xviij s I do clerelye give yt to him and I give to the said William my fresed russet Cotte
     Item I give & bequeath to his son Robert one of my best ewe hogges
Item I geve & bequeath to my brother Robert Poplewell two Joyckyndayles
Item I geve & bequeath to Alexander my servant my best russet coat
Item to Katheryn my servant iiij and to Margaret my servant iiij d
The residue of all my goods and cattalles not given willed nor bequeathed my debts paid & funeral expenses discharged I give will & bequeath them to Alice my wife whom I make my sole executrix of this my testament & last will
Also I desire Robert Cayster James Poplewell Richard Poplewell & William Foster to be Supervisors & overseers of this my testament & last will And I give and bequeath to every of them for their pains ijs and their charges born at all times in & about my business
These being witnesses hereof Richard Poplewell Henrie Gleue John Brewer with other.

     Alice Thornton was mentioned in the will of James Popplewell dated 3 July 1605.

Children of Alice Thornton and Thomas Popplewell

Ann Thornton

( - 28 December 1618)
     Ann Thornton was born in Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Robert Thornton of East Newton.
     Ann Thornton married William Wright, son of Robert Wright and Ann Grimston.
     A Lunatick person: Anne Wright wife of William Wright gentleman hath long absented herself from ye church, as is thought, in respect that she is lunatick. A footnote shows that she was Anne Thornton, the wife of Wiliam Wright of Plowlandm son of Robert Wright and Anne Grimsto, Robert was the son of Johnb Wright and his wife Alice, daughter of John Ryther.
     Ann died on 28 December 1618 in Yorkshire. She was buried after 28 December 1618 in Welwick, Yorkshire.

Elizabeth Thornton

(12 October 1652 - )
     Elizabeth Thornton was christened on 12 October 1652 in Coxwold, Yorkshire, England. She was the daughter of Robert Thornton and Clara Unknown.
     Elizabeth Thornton married Unknown Rayner. Rev Robert Thornton had a sister Rayner..

Elizabeth Thornton

(before 1540 - )
     Elizabeth Thornton was born before 1540.
     Elizabeth Thornton married John Popplewell, son of William Popplewell and (?) Unknown, between 15 January 1556 and 1557 in Belton, Lincolnshire.

Emma Thornton

(circa 1841 - )
     Emma Thornton was born circa 1841 in St Albans, Hertfordshire.
     Emma Thornton married Elijah Redgrave as his second wife, in 1882 or 1883 in London. The marriage seems to be registered twice, Sep 1882 Strand RD and Mar 1883 in Pancras RD.
     Emma Thornton and Elijah Redgrave appeared on the 1891 census in 33 Grovedale Rd, Islington, Middlesex. Elijah Redgrave, aged 64, married with no occupation, born Crick residing as father with his daughter Maria married to John Stanbridge and their 6 children. There was also an Emma Redgrave, married aged 50 born St Albans, Herts, listed next to him.

Francis Thornton

(before 1568 - )
     Francis Thornton was born before 1568. He was the son of Richard Thornton and Elizabeth Popplewell.
     Francis Thornton was mentioned in the will of James Popplewell dated 1 August 1570.

Godfrey Thornton

     Godfrey Thornton was the son of John Thornton and Jane Field.

Henry Thornton

(10 March 1760 - )
     Henry Thornton married Mary Anne Sykes. They had issue. Henry Thornton was born on 10 March 1760. He was MP for Southwark. He was the son of John Thornton and Lucy Watson.

James Thornton

(before 1570 - )
     James Thornton was born before 1570. He was the son of Richard Thornton and Elizabeth Popplewell.
     James Thornton was mentioned in the will of James Popplewell dated 1 August 1570.

Jane Thornton Countess of Leven & Melvile

(11 February 1757 - )
     Jane Thornton Countess of Leven & Melvile was born on 11 February 1757. She was the daughter of John Thornton and Lucy Watson.
     Jane Thornton Countess of Leven & Melvile married Alexander, Earl of Leven & Melvile, on 11 August 1784. They had issue - see Hunter for further details.

Jane or Joan Thornton

(before 1530 - )
     Jane or Joan Thornton was born before 1530.
     Jane or Joan Thornton married William Popplewell (of W Butterwick) as his second wife, on 24 June 1548 in Belton, Lincolnshire. Nupti William Poplewell & Joanna Thornton 24 die June 1548..

Children of Jane or Joan Thornton and William Popplewell (of W Butterwick)

John Thornton

(12 May 1664 - 26 September 1731)
     John Thornton was born on 12 May 1664. He was the eldest son. He was the son of Robert Thornton and Clara Unknown.
     John Thornton married Jane Field in 1689. John was a merchant in Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire.
     John died on 26 September 1731 aged 67.

Children of John Thornton and Jane Field

John Thornton

(4 April 1720 - 7 November 1790)
     John Thornton was born on 4 April 1720. He was the son of Robert Thornton and Hannah Swynoke.
     John Thornton married Lucy Watson on 29 November 1753.
     John Thornton lived at Clapham, Yorkshire.
     John died on 7 November 1790 aged 70.

Children of John Thornton and Lucy Watson

Margaret Thornton

(14 October 1654 - 12 June 1697)
     Margaret Thornton was born on 14 October 1654 in Coxwold, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Robert Thornton and Clara Unknown. Margaret Thornton was christened on 30 July 1651 in Coxwold, Yorkshire. There was also a Margaret Thornton daughter of Robert Thornton baptised 30 July 1651 at Guiseley..
     Margaret Thornton married Rev Robert Banks, son of Robert Banks and Margaret Frankland, on 10 June 1678 in Darrington, Yorkshire. Robert Banks, parson of Huton Robard & Margaret Thornton, married the 10th June 1678. Margaret Thornton was listed in the household of Rev Robert Banks paying tax in Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, between 1695 and 1697.
     Margaret died on 12 June 1697 aged 42. On 19 April 1730 Jos. Banks mentioned 'My good mother is better...' But this probably refers to Millicent who died later that year..

Children of Margaret Thornton and Rev Robert Banks

Mary Thornton

(before 1 May 1725 - )
     A Mary Thornton and her brother Robert, children of Thomas Thornton are mentioned in the 1736 will of Elizabeth Popplewell.. Mary Thornton was born before 1 May 1725 in Owston, Lincolnshire, England. She was the daughter of Thomas Thornton and Catherine Popplewell.

Richard Thornton

     Richard Thornton married Elizabeth Popplewell, daughter of James Popplewell and Isabel Unknown, before 1565.
     Richard Thornton married Agnes Popplewell on 3 November 1573 in Belton, Lincolnshire.

Children of Richard Thornton and Elizabeth Popplewell

Robert Thornton

(9 February 1623/24 - 29 January 1697/98)
     Robert Thornton married Clara Unknown. Robert Thornton was born on 9 February 1623/24 in Coxwold, Yorkshire, England. He was the son of Robert Thornton and Alice Hamsworth.
     Robert matriculated at Pembroke College, Cambridge University, on 5 May 1641. He was admitted pensioner (age 17) at Pembroke, 5 May 1641. Son of Robert (1597/8) Rector of Birkin. Born Feb 9 1623 at Coxwold. Matric 1641; B.A. 1644-45; M.A. from Sidney 1648. Perhaps ordained deacon (Linoln) Nov 6 1662; "M.A." Rector of Birkin 1665-1698. Died Jan 29 1697/8. Buried at Birkin. Father of William (1687). Robert was the rector at Birkin, Yorkshire, between 1665 and 1698. Perhaps ordained deacon (Lincoln) Nov 6 1662; "M.A." Rector of Birkin 1665-1698.
     Robert died on 29 January 1697/98 in Birkin, YKS, aged 73. He was buried on 2 February 1698 in Birkin.

Children of Robert Thornton

Children of Robert Thornton and Clara Unknown

Robert Thornton

(circa 1580 - 1665)
     Robert Thornton was born circa 1580 in Yorkshire. This is 10 years out for the Robert Thornton, nephew of Richard Carr, who was at Jesus College in Cambridge in 1616 but there are no other suitable Robert Thonton's at Cambridge. I think that the nephew is Tempest Thornton, son of Richard. He was the son of Robert Thornton and Janet Carr.
     Robert matriculated at Pembroke College, Cambridge University, from 1598 to 1603. Matriculated sizar from Pembroke, Lent 1597/8; B.A. 1602/3; M.A. 1606. Robert was a clergyman at Yorkshire, from 1607. He was licensed to preach (York) 1607. Rector of Birkin, Yorks 1612; ejected by the Parliament; reinducted 1664. Rector of Garforth 1615-44.
     Robert Thornton married Alice Hamsworth on 26 January 1613/14 in Clapham, Yorkshire, England. Robert Thornton was buried in Birkin. There is a memorial inscription.
     Robert died in 1665 in Birkin, Yorkshire.

Child of Robert Thornton and Alice Hamsworth

Robert Thornton

(before 1560 - after 1616)
     Robert Thornton was born before 1560 in Yorkshire, England.
     Robert Thornton married Janet Carr, daughter of Roger Carr, on 3 February 1587 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire.
     Robert died after 1616 in Yorkshire. He was of Clapham..

Child of Robert Thornton and Janet Carr

Robert Thornton

(27 December 1650 - before 4 January 1650/51)
     Robert Thornton was christened on 27 December 1650 in Coxwold, Yorkshire. He was the son of Robert Thornton.
     Robert died before 4 January 1650/51 in Coxwold. He was buried on 4 January 1650/51 in Coxwold.

Robert Thornton

(18 May 1692 - 2 January 1747)
     Robert Thornton was born on 18 May 1692. He was the son of John Thornton and Jane Field.
     Robert Thornton married Hannah Swynoke.
     Robert Thornton married Jane Newby in 1733.
     Robert died on 2 January 1747 aged 54. He was a bank director and merchant in London.

Child of Robert Thornton and Hannah Swynoke

Robert Thornton

(9 January 1759 - )
     Robert Thornton married Maria Eyres. She was the daughter of Charles Eyres esq. He was MP for Colchester. They had no issue. Robert Thornton was born on 9 January 1759. He was the son of John Thornton and Lucy Watson.

Samuel Thornton

(13 November 1651 - before 14 December 1651)
     Samuel Thornton was christened on 13 November 1651 in Coxwold, Yorkshire. Samuel Thornton filius Mr Roberti Thornton de Coxwald.. He was the son of Robert Thornton.
     Samuel died before 14 December 1651 in Coxwold, Yorkshire. He was buried on 14 December 1651 in Coxwold. Samuel Thornton filius Mr Roberti Thornton de Coxwould obijt 14 die mensis Decembris 1651.

Samuel Thornton

(6 November 1754 - 1838)
     David Roberts wrote: Samuel Thornton b 1754, died in 1838, was governor of bank of england, had an estate a mile round in Clapham - the orangery still exists apparently.
I have only single line back to Robert thornton d 1665
Apparently there was a William Thornton who settled in Newton E Yorks in 1310, had the manor until 1692
. Samuel Thornton was born on 6 November 1754. He was of Clapham & Albury Park, Surrey. MP for Hull. He was the son of John Thornton and Lucy Watson.
     Samuel Thornton married Elizabeth Milnes on 12 December 1780. She was the only daughter of Robert Milnes of Wakefield, esq. See Hunter. v. 1 p. 20 for details.
     Samuel died in 1838.

Sarah Thornton

     Sarah Thornton was the daughter of John Thornton and Jane Field.
     Sarah Thornton married William Wilberforce. He was a merchant of Hull. They had issue.

Thomas Thornton

(circa 1695? - )
     Thomas Thornton was born circa 1695?.
     Thomas Thornton married Catherine Popplewell, daughter of John Popplewell and Christian Popplewell, on 1 November 1720 in Owston, Lincolnshire, England. Thomas was a yeoman in September 1729 in Wainfleet, Lincolnshire..
     Thomas Thornton was mentioned in the administration of the estate of John Popplewell in September 1729. John Poplewell of Belton. Each of his children signed an affidavit on 12 September 1729 in which they agree to their brother James and Thomas being administrators of their father's estate: Ann Thompson of the Beddram in York, widow; John Poplewell of Beltoft, yeoman; Cristian Falkiner of Belton, widow; Caleb Parr of Nottingham, gaoler, Humphrey Popplewell of Epworth, gent; Thomas Thornton of Wainfleet, yeoman: Whereas John Poplewell, late of Belton, Gent, deceased, our dearly beloved father is dead and intestate hath considerable personal estate intermixed with our brothers James and Thomas Popplewell and considerable sums of money to pay out of the same.. Anne Thompson, John Popplewell, Chris: Falkner, Caleb Parr, Humph: Poplewell And Thomas Thornton signed and sealed the document, witnessed by Thomas Thorp, Sarah Drinkall (x), Thomas Falkner, Elizabeth Huitson (x), Josh. Kynman, Samuel Harrison, C: Winteringham.

Child of Thomas Thornton and Catherine Popplewell

Thomas Thornton

     Thomas Thornton was the son of Robert Thornton and Clara Unknown.