Winefred Thompson

     Winefred Thompson married Richard Trull, son of Patriarch Trull, on 9 November 1585 in Helhoughton, Norfolk.

Isabel Thomson

     Isabel Thomson married Alexander Dunbar on 8 December 1607 in Edinburgh, Midlothian.

Janet Thomson

(before 1535 - after 1591)
     Janet Thomson was born before 1535 in Scotland.
Janet Thomson married George Dunbar, son of James Dunbar, before 1557.
     Janet Thomson and George Dunbar were mentioned in a deed dated 9 November 1557 in Kilmuir Wester, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. Charter by George Dunbar, parson of Kilmure, etc. with consent to Jonneth Thomesoun in liferent & George Dunbar her eldest son, in fee, the manse of Kilmure in the chanonrie of Ross & the vicars croft in the burgh of Rosemarky. Janet Thomson witnessed the confirmation charter of George Dunbar and Sir John Dunbar; At Holyroodhouse: The King with agreement etc (10), - Confirmation charter George Dunbar, parson of Kilmuir, and Janet Thamesoun his spouse, - [qua/who?, for perimpletione [extinguish/prevent??] of the same contractus, sold to John Dumbar, his legitimate son, his heirs and assigns - three quarters town sue and lands of Avach, with the mill of Avach, its multures [payments for grinding the corn] & the right to pursue them?, with lie yair and salmon fishery of the same... Tenend: [Tenendus is the form of feudal tenure by which lands are held] of the King , in place of the Archbishop of Ross, in perpetual lease: with warrant of sasine directo David Jaksoun alias Young in Awach: Witness: Robert Graham, archdeacon of Ross, William Thamesoun burgen. of Rosmerkie ... 11 June 1591]: - As mentioned above ratification all charters by him/itself or the Archbishop of Ross, said George & John of above made; and said lands etc.. aforesaid John of nova dedit [new gift, but a term used in bankruptcy] :- Witness: as in other charters etc. xli 47.
     Janet died after 1591.

Children of Janet Thomson and George Dunbar

John Thomson

     John Thomson married Mary Emslie, daughter of Peter Emslie and Barbara Ledingham, on 28 December 1848 in Premnay, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Child of John Thomson and Mary Emslie

John E Thomson

(circa 1845 - )
     John E Thomson was born circa 1845 in Aberdeenshire. He was the son of John Thomson and Mary Emslie.
John E Thomson married Mary Benzie, daughter of Robert Benzie and Jane Stephen, on 13 June 1895 in Premnay, Aberdeenshire.

Julia Thomson

(circa 1810? - )
     Julia Thomson was born circa 1810? In Ireland.
Julia Thomson married John Handy, son of Andrew Handy and Ellen Murphy, before 1829. His wife's name appears to be Ann, perhaps she was Thomson, and preferred Ann. Julia is relatively unusual for a RC family in Ireland.
     Julia Thomson married (?) Taggarty as his second wife.

Child of Julia Thomson and John Handy

Mary Louisa Thomson

(circa 1866 - 22 August 1926)
      Di Evans holds her sampler dated 1835?

. Mary Louisa Thomson was born circa 1866.
Mary Louisa Thomson married Herbert Milnes, son of John Henry Milnes and Jane Webster, in 1884 in Huddersfield, Yorkshire.
     Mary Louisa Thomson and Herbert Milnes were recorded on the 1891 census in East St, Huddersfield. Herbert Milnes, 27, grocer's assistant, his wife Mary Louisa, 30/5, and son Fred aged 4, all born at Huddersfield.
     Mary Louisa Thomson and Herbert Milnes were recorded on the 1901 census in ... Hill Top, Huddersfield. Herbert Milnes, head, 37, grocer's assistant, worker; his wife Mary L aged 38 and children Fred 14, telegraph messenger, Frank 3, Doris 2, all born at Huddersfield.
     Mary died on 22 August 1926.

Children of Mary Louisa Thomson and Herbert Milnes

Catherine Thorby

(circa 1806 - )
     Catherine Thorby was born circa 1806 in Colchester, Essex.
The marriage of Catherine Thorby and Richard Noakes, son of Thomas Noakes, was registered in Colchester RD, Essex, in the March 1838 quarter.
     Catherine Thorby and Richard Noakes were recorded on the 1841 census in Brighton, Sussex. Richard Noakes 30, chemist, born in the county, Catharine Noakes 35; not born in the county; Edwin Curtis 20, chemist son, Henry Gilbark 15, Mary Baldock 25, Susan Likeman 20, John Dodson 25, servants.
     Catherine Thorby and Richard Noakes were recorded on the 1851 census in Brighton, Sussex. Richard Noakes 38, chemist, born Jevington, his wife Catherine Noakes 45, born Colchester, Essex; son Edward Noakes 3, born Brighton, apprentice William Orton 18, John Dodson 35, porter, Sophia Turner 30, cook, Hannah Trigg 18, housemaid. 1871: Richard Noakes 58, Pharmaceuticasl chemist, born Jevingtron, his wife Catherine 46, born Colchester; with son Edward 23,chemist, born Brighton; with 2 assistants and 2 servants.

Child of Catherine Thorby and Richard Noakes

Mary Ann Thornal

     Mary Ann Thornal was also known as Thornhill? in records.
Mary Ann Thornal married Thomas Stanser, son of Thomas Dawson Stanser, on 10 April 1809 in Grantham, Lincolnshire.

Child of Mary Ann Thornal and Thomas Stanser

Dorothy Thorne

(say 1685 - )
     Dorothy Thorne was born say 1685 in Devon.
Dorothy Thorne married Edward Killigrew on 27 January 1701/2 in St Thomas, Exeter, Devon. Edward Killigrew of Woodleigh to Dorohty Thorne.

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 were recorded 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 were recorded 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 were recorded 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 in Axholme, Lincolnshire.
     In Thomas Popplewell's will dated 8 February 1562/63 in Belton in Axholme, 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. Burke's Commoners states she was unmarried.. She was the daughter of Robert Thornton and Clare Sperry?
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 were recorded 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

(1701? - )
     Godfrey Thornton was born in 1701?. He 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 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

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 Clare Sperry?
John Thornton married Jane Field in 1689. John was a merchant in Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire.
He erected the monument in Birkin Church to the memory of his ancestors.
     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 resided 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 Clare Sperry? 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)
      Burke's History of the Commoners (p. 540) describes him as Rev Robert Thornton, A M, rector of Birkin, "who" as the inscription on his tomb relates, "having lived happily abour 45 years with his wife Mrs Clare Thornton, a virtuous chariable and hospitable house-keeper, by whom he had nne children, bured her 3rd Dec, 1698, aged 5 years, and himself was laid with her, 2 Feb 1697k in the 74th year of his age.. 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 (Lincoln) Nov 6 1662; "M.A." Rector of Birkin 1665-1698. Died Jan 29 1697/8. Buried at Birkin. Father of William (1687).
Robert Thornton married Clare Sperry? in 1651 in Clapham, Yorkshire, England. 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. The clergy database gives his death as 24 May 1698. He was buried on 2 February 1698 in Birkin.

Children of Robert Thornton

Children of Robert Thornton and Clare Sperry?