THE REGISTER OF BURIALS IN YORK MINSTER, ACCOMPANIED BY MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS, AND ILLUSTRATED WITH BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICES. By ROBERT H. SKAIFE, The Mount, York.
York Minster Burials 1692-1812.
A True and perfect Register of all those that have beene Interred in the Cathedrall Church of St. Peter's in Yorke since December the 22d, 1691, when Oswald Langwith16 was made Clerke of the Vestrey.
*16 He was made Clerk of the Vestry on the suspension of Nicholas Procter, 22 Dec. 1691 (Fabric Rolls, ed. Surt. Soc., 318).-14 April, 1723. I, Oswald Langwith, Clark of the Vestrey in ye Cathedrall Church of St. Peter's, in York. To Benjamin Langwith, my son, Doctor in Divinity, to whome I have given a liberall education, I give a double Ryal of gold of Henry the Sixth's. To Nicholas Langwith, my son, for whom I have already made good provision by placeing him in ye King's second troop of Horse Life Guards, I give £10. Two closes at Green Hammerton to my daughter-in-law, Lucy Langwith, widow of my son John. She sole executrix [Pro. 8 Nov. 17231.
The above-mentioned Benjamin Langwith, D.D., was rector of Petworth, prebendary of Chichester, and a well-known numismatist. His friend and correspondent, the venerable author of "Eboracum," has printed a catalogue of his collection in the appendix to that work. Oswald Langwith, the Vestry Clerk, who is described as " a studious, inquisitive person," secured for his son, during more than twenty years, the coins then occasionally discovered in York and its vicinity.
" Oswald, the second son of John Langwith, was borne the 28 of July, betwixt 11 and 12 a clock att night, 1707," and baptized in the Minster, 13 Aug. seq. "Benjamin, the 3d son of John Langwith," was baptized there 23 Aug. 1708. Oswald Langwith, B.A., of University College, Oxford, was ordained priest at Bishopthorpe, 21 Sept. 1746, and licensed to serve the cure of Thornton in the diocese of York. These were grand-children of the Vestry Clerk.
(112). Thomas the son of William Dalton of Hawekswell, knight, was bur. the 9th day of January, 1692-3. Memorandum that I recived thre pounds for the Pall.
(113). Madam Savill, the Widow of Esquire Savill of Cridling Park, was bur. the 18 day of January, 1692-3. -For the Pall, 3. 0. 0.
Son of Sir William Dalton, by Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Marmaduke Wyvill, Bart. His brother Michael was buried herein 1682. See No. 85.
(114). Cresey Burton, the sonn of Job. Burton, Dr.D., Archdecon of Cleaveland, was bur. the 26th of Aprill, 1693.
" ` Hic jacet Catherina Ingram alias Savile, filia Arthuri Ingram, Armigeri, defuncti, ac nuper (uxor) Gulielmi Savage (sic), Armigeri, nuper de Cridling-Park, defuncti, quæ obiit decimo sexto die Januarii, 1692.'Lieth behind the Altar." (Gent, 136.)
Catherine, widow of William Savile, esq. of Cridling Park, co. York (son of Wm. Savile, esq. of Copley), and second daughter of Arthur Ingram, esq. of Knottingley (younger brother of Sir William Ingram of Little Cattal, see No. 80), by Catherine, daughter of Edward Cayley, esq. of Brompton. She died at York intestate, and on 16 March, 1692-3 administration of her effects was granted to her daughters, Mary, Anne and Catherine Savile. Dorothy Ingram, sister of the above Catherine, married George Booth, esq. of Cridling-Park.
(115). William the son of Dr. Sharp, Lord Archbishop of this See, was bur. the 4th day of August, 1693.
Dr. Burton, who was related, I believe, to the Cresseys of Birkin, will be mentioned subsequently. See No. 133.
(116). Mrs. Elizabeth Torre, the Wife of Mr. James Torr of the Parrish of Belton in the Isle of Axholme in Lincolnshire, was bur. in the south closet close by the Pillar, August the 15, 1693. -For the Pall 3 . 0. 0.
(117). John Smith of Hallifax was bur. the 3d day of Xbr, 1693.
Elizabeth, the first wife of James Torre, esq., the York antiquary, and youngest daughter and coheiress of William Lincoln, D.D. of Bottesford, co. Linc. married there 22 April, 1672. Died 12 August, 1693. Mr. Torre married, secondly, at York Minster, 23 April, 1694, Ann, daughter of Nicholas Lister of Rigton, co. York, by whom he had a son Nicholas, who " was privately bap. in the House of Mr. Nicholas Lister by Dr. Stainforth, Jan. 31, 1694-5, (and) brought to this Cathedrall, Feb. 14 where he recived the ceremoniall part, Mr. Lister, Mr. Medley and Madam Stainforth being his Suerties." (Minster Reg.) " Isabella, the Daughter of Mr. James Torr," was baptized there 17 March, 1695-6.
(118). The Lord Howard of Eskrig wass bur. the 24th day of Aprill, 1694
HIC SITUM EST
QUICQUID MORTALE JOHIS SMITH
NUP DE HALLIFAX DEFUNCTI
OBIJT 2: DECEMB
ANO (DNI 1693.
(119). Thomas Wickam, the sonn of Dr. Tobias Wickam, Dean of this Cathedrall Church, was bur. the 20 of Xbr, 1694.
William second son of Edward lord Howard of Escrick, by Mary, daughter and co-heiress of John lord Butler of Bramfield, co. Herts. Succeeded his brother Thomas as third baron in 1683. Married Frances, daughter of Sir James Bridgman of Castle Bromwich, co. Warwick, by Whom he had a son and heir Charles, who died s. p. in 1714, when the title became extinct.
(120). The daughter of Dr. Sharp, Lord Archbishop of this See, was bur. the 18 day of July, 1695.
(121). Anthoniæ, the daughter of Mr. Thomas Southeby, was bur. the le day of 7br, 1695.
(122). The Honorable William Earle of Strafford of Wentworth Woodhouse, was Interred the 7th of November, 1695. -Recd for the Pall 7 lb.
Anthonina, daughter of Thomas Southeby, esq. of Birdsall in the East Riding, by Anthonina, daughter of Dr. Tobias Wickham, dean of York. See No. 179
(123). Elizabeth, the daugter of Mr. Mickelthwait of Swine, was bur. the second day of June, 1696.
WILLIAM WENTWORTH Earl of Strafford, Viseount Wentworth, Baron Wentworth of Wentworth Woodhouse, Newmarsh, Oversley & Baby, & Knight of the Most Noble Order of ye Garter, was ye Son of ye Right Honourable THOMAS Earl of Strafford, by ARABELLA Second Daughter of the Right Honourable JOHN Earl of Clare.
The 27th of Feb. 1554, He married HENRIETTA MARY STANLY, Second Daughter of ye Right Honourable JAMES Earl of Derby (who ye 15th of Oct. 1651 was Beheaded at Bolton in Lancashire for his Loyalty to KING CHARLES ye Second) by ye Lady CHARLOTTE de la Tremoille Countess of Derby, Daughter to CLAUD DUKE of Tremoille & CHARLOTTE Brabantine de Nassau, 2d Daughter to WILLIAM Prinee of Orange by CHARLOTTE de Bourbon Princess of Orange.
His 2d wife was the Lady HENRIETTA de Roye de la Rouchefoucauld, Daughter of FREDERICK CHARLES do Roye de la Rochefoucauld Earl of Roye & Rouci, Knight of ye most Illustrious & most Noble Order of the Elephant, and Generalissimo of the Armies of the King of Denmark, Son of FRANCIS de Roye de la Rochefoucauld Earl of Rouci & Roye, by JVLIANA CATHARINA de la Tour d'Auvergne born Princess of Bouillon & Sedan.
The Mother of this Lady HENRIETTA was ISABELLA de Durfort Countess of Roye & Rouci Daughter of GUY ALSONSO de Durfort Marquess of Duras, by ELIZABETH CHARLOTTE do la Tour d'Auvergne born Princess of Bouillon & Sedan.
He having no Issue made the Honourable THOMAS WATSON, third son of ye Right Honourable EDWARD Lord Rockingham by ANNE Eldest Daughter of THOMAS Earl of Strafford, Heir of his Estates in England & Ireland & required him to take upon him the name of WENTWORTH. He was born ye St" of June : 1626, and died ye I6th of Oct : 1695, as full of good Deeds as of Daies.
Arms.-Sable, a chevron between three leopards' faces or.
Over the vault: The Earle of Strafforde's Vault appointed to be made by Willi Earle of Strafforde Anno #Dom 1687.
The earl was a munificent benefactor to the church of York. In a letter, dated 30 Aug. 1687, and addressed to Dr. Wickham, the dean, he says :-" Things are in so ill a condition in Irland, where ye greatest part of my estate now is, and my debts are so great, as I cannot doe what I desire ; but, besids a decent tombe I intend for my father, wch shall not be unbecoming ye minster of Yorke, I will, by ye grace of God, give a thousd pd to ye Church. I hope I may live to see this done, but if I doe not, it shall be provided for in my will."- Fabric Rolls, ed. Surt. Soc., 330 n.).
The generous intentions of the pious earl were not carried out during his lifetime ; but he did not forget the promise he had made. In his will, dated 9 Sept. 1695, the earl bequeaths "to ye Deane and Chapter of Yorke ye sum of one thousand pounds," which he requires his trustees, " with ye advice of ye Deane and Chapter yn being, to lay out upon lands, ye yearly proffitts of wch lands shall be bestowed in repairing ye Minster of Yorke, if ye revenue appropriated for that use shall bee judged insufficient, & such addition be thought necessary by my said trustees, or else in founding a Prebendary (sic) in ye said Church, wch shall allwayes bee bestowed upon som learned & sober Person who bath cure of soules in ye Diocess of Yorke." And, he adds, " I will that one thousand pounds shall be raised out of my Estates in ye kingdomes of England & Ireland, to bee bestowed in a monument in the Minster of Yorke, for my father, where I desire his bones, together with my Lady Margarett Clifford's (my father's first wife) and my mother's bones, & ye bones of my mother-in-law Elizabeth Countess Dowager of Strafforde, lately deceased, if it shall seem good to her Executors, should bee placed as likewise my own, with my late most deare wife's (see No. 93) in the vault I have caused to bee made there, judging it better to place those there that are dearest, & not to have such lye in ye church att Wentworth, to ye more sensible affliction of their freinds that goe frequently thither. Also, I will & require that seven hundred pounds bee bestowed upon a tombe for my late most Deare wife & myselfe, & bee placed next unto that which is made for my father in the Minster at Yorke."-[Pro. 7 Nov. 1695.]
The sum above bequeathed to the Dean and Chapter was laid out in the purchase of lands at Barrowby and Little Leake in the North Riding ; a grand and stately 11 tombe " was erected for the testator and his "late most deare wife," in the " Minster at Yorke;" but the great earl of Strafford is not there commemorated, and he and his three wives still "lye in ye church att Wentworth," where their presence can no longer be "to ye more sensible affliction of their freinds."
Henrietta, countess of Strafford, widow of the above-mentioned earl, died 11 Nov. 1732.
(124). Colonell Tobias Jenkins, of Grimston in the Parrish of Donnington, was bur. the 12 of February, 1696.
Elizabeth, second daughter of Joseph Micklethwaite, esq. (grandson of Joseph Micklethwaite, esq., M.D., see No. 66), by Constance, daughter of Sir Thomas Middleton, of Stansted Montfichet, co. Essex.
(125). Elizabeth, the wife of Dr. Wickam, Deane of this Cathedrall Church, was bur. the 27 of Aprill, 1697.
Tobias Jenkins, senior, esq., second son of Sir Henry Jenkins, knt., of Grimston, near York, by Dorothy, daughter and heiress of William Tancred, esq., of Hutton. Born about 1614 ; married at Holy Trinity, Goodramgate, 25 Feb. 1638-9, Anthonina, daughter of Henry Wickham, D.D., archdeacon of York (see No. 12). She died in 1701. See No. 134.
Colonel Jenkins was the owner of St. William's College, within the Minster Close. In his will, dated 20 Aug. 1681 [Pro. 17 June, 1697], he bequeaths to his wife Anthonina a third part "of my house in Parsonage Lane (now College Street) in the city of York, now in my own occupation.
Dorothy, third daughter of the above Tobias and Anthonina Jenkins, married to her first husband, Robert Benson, esq., of Wrenthorpe, near Wakefield, and was mother of Robert Benson, esq., lord mayor of York in 1707, afterwards Chancellor of the Exchequer, who was created Baron Bingley in 1713, and erected Bramham Park House.
Tobias Jenkins, only surviving son of the above Colonel Jenkins, was lord mayor of York in 1701 and 1720, and died in 1730, aged 70. See No. 107.
(126). Tobias Wickam, Deane of this Cathedrall Church, was bur. the 29 of Aprill, 1697.
She was the daughter of William Wye, esq., of the county of Suffolk.
(127). Mrs. Mary Levett was bur. the 14 of 9br., 1697.
Eldest son of Henry Wickham, D.D., archdeacon of York, (see No. 12), by his first wife Annabella, daughter of Sir Henry Cholmley, Bart., of Thornton. Educated at Trinity Hall,
Cambridge. Ordained priest by Thomas, bishop of Ardfert, 21 June, 1660. Presented to the Precentorship of York, but not admitted (1), in August, 1660. On 18 Sept. 1660, he was instituted to the rectory of Bolton Percy, and installed prebendary of Bilton, at York, on the 20th of the same month. In 1677, he succeeded Robert Hitch as dean, being installed March 31st. Dr. Wickham died 27 April, 1697 (the day of his wife's burial), aged 77, and was interred behind the high altar without any memorial.
(128). Mrs. Elizabeth Moseley of Bishopthorp was bur. the 22d day of May, 1698.
The will of Mary Levett of York, widow, was proved 12 Aug. 1698, and administration granted to Thomas Levett, esq.
(129). A daughter of the Honnourable Mr. Wentwourthe's, aged 6 yeares, 6 months and eleaven days, was bur. the 27th day of June, 1698.
The mother of archbishop Sharp's wife (see Nos. 150, 170). She had lived for some years at Bishopthorpe.
(130). Jonathan, the sonn of Mr. Jonathan Dryden, was bur. the fourth of October, 1698.
One of the daughters of the Hon. Thomas Watson Wentworth, of Wentworth Woodhouse. See Nos. 122, 156, 162.
(131). Lawrence Euesden, Rector of Spofford, Dr. of Devinity, was bur. the 14 of February, 1699.
"Jonathan, the sonn of Mr. Jonathan Dryden, Prebendary of [the] Prebend of Fridaythorp," was baptised in the Minster, 18 Oct. 1692. See No. 136.
(132). A child of Dr. Sharp's, Lord Arch Bpps of Yorke, was bur. the 29th day of May, 1700. It was dead borne.
Lawrence Eusden, clerk, M.A., was instituted to the rectory of Spofforth, 19 Jan. 1677-8, from the registers of which parish, and other sources, I glean the following particulars relating to his children: Catherine, bap. 21 Feb. 1683-4, bur. 1 March, 1694-5. Rosamond, bap. 19 May, 1685, bur. 16 Aug. 1686. Battina, bap. 28 May, 1686, married at York Minster, 14 Jan. 1719-20, Abstrupus Danby,*17 esq., of Swinton, lord of Mashamshire, by whom she had issue three daughters, Judith, Anne, and Battina. Mrs. Danby*18 died intestate in 1748, and was buried at Bath. Lawrence, bap. 6 Sept. 1688, was chaplain to the learned antiquary, Richard, Lord Willoughby de Broke, and rector of Coningsby, co. Lincoln. He was also Poet Laureate*19 from 1718 to 1730, during which time he made, but never published, a translation of the] "Jerusalem Delivered " of Tasso. John, bap. 24 Oct. 1690, bur. 3 Dec. seq. Frances, bap. 26 April, 1694, died unmarried and intestate at York, administration of her effects being granted 20 May, 1755, to Ann Danby, spinster, her niece and next of kin. " Madam Catharine Eusden, wife to ye Reverend Doctor Eusden, Rector of Spofforth," was buried there 15 April, 1699; and, at the same place, on 16 Oct. 1683, "Joseph Daniel of Acaster, and Battinah Eusdin, of Spofforth, was married with a license." The bride was probably the rector's sister. Her husband, Joseph Daniel, eSq., Of Acaster Malbis, near York, had lost his first wife, Sarah, daughter of Conyers Rulerbut, on 17 Nov. 1681.
*17 14 Jan. 1719-20. "Mr. Abstrupo Danby & Mrs. Batte : Eusden" (Reg. of Marriages in York Minster). She was his second wife.
*18 18 April, 1752. Administration of the goods of Battina Danby, late wife of Abstrupus Danby, esq., of Swinton, was granted to Wm. Danby, esq., and Ann Danby, spinster, daughter of the said deceased.
*19 "The Poets and Poetry of Yorkshire," by Wm. Grainge. Vol. i.p. 158.
(133). John Burton, Archdecon of Cleveland and Canon Residentiary of the Cathedrall of York, was bur. the 27 day of November, 1700.
(134). Mrs. Anthonina Jenkins was bur. the 7th day of August, 1701.
"` Hic jacet Johannes Burton, S. T. P., Archidiaconus Cleveland et Prebendarius de Bugthorp, et hujus Ecclesiæ Canonicus Residentiarius. Obiit 8 Cal. Decembris, Anno Æræ Christianæ MDCC, Etatis Sure LXmo.' This archdeacon lies between the pillars next the South-Isle, over against the Lord Strafford's tomb" (Gent, 129), and probably under the modern altar tomb of archbishop Tobias Matthew, who died in 1628.
John Burton, of Magdalen College, Cambridge, was ordained deacon by the archbishop of York, 2 March, 1665-6, and priest by the same, 8 June, 1667. On 17 Dec. 1668, he was instituted to the vicarage of Swine, which he resigned in May, 1670. On 15 April, 1669, he was collated to the vicarage of Sutton-on-the- Forest, which he shortly afterwards exchanged for that of Wigginton. On 2 July, 1677, he was collated to the stall of Botevant at York, resigning it in Sept. 1680, for that of Bugthorpe. On 23 July, 1685, he was collated to the archdeaconry of Cleveland, which he held till he died.
In his will, dated 29 April, 1697, "John Burton of the city of York, Dr in Divinity," bequeaths his estate at Birkin, which he purchased of Everingham Cressey, esq., to Sarah Burton, his dear and loving wife, remainder to his two sons; Nicholas and Richard Burton, their heirs and assigns for ever. [Pro. 5 Dec. 1700, admin. granted to Sarah Burton, his widow and relict]. See Nos. 114, 149.
(135). Dr. Thomas Gale, Deane of this Cathedral], died the seaventh of Aprill, att twlelve (sic) of the Clock in the night, and was bur. the 15 of April], 1702, in a Lead Coffin.
The widow of Colonel Tobias Jenkins, of Grimston (see No. 124), and daughter of Henry Wickham, D.D., archdeacon of York (see No. 12). She was baptized at Bolton Percy, 29 Sept. 1623.
"' Æ. M. S.
THOMÆ GALE, S.T.P., DECANI EBOR.
VIRI, SI QUIS ALIUS,
OR MULTIFARIAM ERUDITIONEM
APUD SUOS EXTERNOSQ3 CELEBERRIMI.
QUALE NOMEN SIBI CONQUISIVIT
COLLEGIUM S. TRINITATIS, &
GRÆCÆ LINGUÆ PROFESSORIS REGII CATHEDRA,
VIRI LITERATISSIMI AD REM PUBLICAM
ET PATRIÆ COMMODUM
EX GYMNASIO PAULINO EMISSI ;
HUJUS BEE ECCLESIÆ,
HEU VIX QUINQUENNIO,
AT DUM PER MORTEM LICUIT
SEDULO & FIDELITER ADMINISTRATA
ET, UBICUMQ3 AGEBAT, DONATA LUCE
VENERANDA LINGUÆ GRIM
ET HISTORLÆ ANGLICANÆ
OB. APRIL. VIII. A. S. H. MDCCII. TAT. SUÆ 68.'
"This worthy Dean lies behind the Altar."-(Gent, 133).
Thomas, only Surviving child of Christopher Gale, esq., of Scruton, in the North Riding (great-grandson of George Gale, master of the Mint,; and lord mayor of York in 1534 and 1549), by Frances, daughter of Mr. Conyers, of Holtby. Born at Scruton. Educated at Westminster School, and King's College, Cambridge. B.A. 1658, M.A. 1662, D.D. 1675. Regius Professor of Greek at Cambridge, 1666-1672. Admitted Dean of York, 16 Sept. 1697. Married Barbara, daughter of Thos. Pepys, esq., of Impington, co. Linc., by whom (who died in 1689) he left issue two sons, Roger and Samuel, both eminent antiquaries, and a daughter Elizabeth, who married the Rev. William Stukeley, also an eminent antiquary.
(136). Mr. Jonathan Dryden, Prebendary of the Prebend of Fryday Thorpe, was bur. the 27 of August, 1702.
(137). The Countes Dowager of Carlisle was bur. the 4th of 7br, 1703. (For the Pall 8 lb.)
"' Hic jacet Jonathan Dryden, A.M., Prebendarius de Fridaythorp et hujus Ecclesiæ Canonicus Residentiarius. Obiit xxx. die Augusti Anna . Æræ Christianæ 1702, Ætatis suæ 63.' He lies behind the Altar, over against Mrs. Annabella Wickham's Monument."-(Gent. 131.)
Jonathan Dryden was instituted to the rectory of Keighley, 9 March, 1675-6, which he resigned 30 Dec. 1679. On 16 Jan. 1679- 80, he succeeded Christopher Stone (see No. 98) in the rectory of Scrayingham, and on 2 Feb. seq., he was instituted to the rectory of Londesbrough, holding both livings until his death. On 7 June, 1682, he was collated to the stall of Botevant at York, which he resigned for that of Fridaythorpe, 27 Oct. 1685.
On 27 Nov. 1690, " Mr. Jonathan Dryden, of Lounsbrough, & Mrs. Margret Manklin of Yorke " were married in the Minster. She was the daughter of Henry Harrison, esq. of Holtby (second son of Sir Thos. Harrison, knt. of York and Copgrove), and widow of Samuel Mancklin and of Charles Wood, merchants, York. She was born 1 March, 1660, and dying 1 May, 1735, was buried in the church of St. Maurice, York. By her Mr. Dryden had four sons, who were all baptized in the Minster: -1. Jonathan (see No. 130) ; 2. Henry, 30 Nov., 1697 ; 3. Jonathan, 2 April, 1700 ; 4. Thomas, 26 May, 1702. Of these, Henry was a proctor, and died in 1742 ; and Jonathan, curate of Bolton Percy, and rector of St. Cuthbert's, York, and died in 1740.
(138). The Lady Kathrine Howard, Daughter of the honourable Charles Lord Howard, Earle of Carlisle, was bur. the 10th of March, 1703-4.
Elizabeth, daughter and co-heiress of Sir William Uvedale, of Wickham, co. Southants, and widow of Edward, second earl of
Carlisle (who died in 1692), and of Sir William Berkeley, 3rd son of Charles, Viscount Fitz-Harding.
(139). Charles Palmer, Dr. of Divinity and Canon Resedentiary of this Church, was bur. the 17 of January, 1704-5
This lady is not mentioned in the Peerages.
(140). Mrs. Ann Palmer, Widow of Dr. Charles Palmer, was bur. the 16 of March, 1705-5.
Charles Palmer was collated to the prebend of Grindall at York, in February 1688-9, admitted to the stall of Norwell at Southwell, 25 Sept. 1690, collated to the rectory of Kirkby in Cleveland, 26 Jan., 1691-2, and to that of Long Marston, 25 May, 1694 ; all which preferments he held until he died.
Dr. Palmer was one of the sons of Sir William Palmer, knt., of The Hill, co. Beds., by Dorothy, daughter of Sir John Brampston, knt., lord chief justice of the King's Bench. He married Ann, daughter of Sir Stephen Thompson, knt., of Kirkby Hall, alderman of York, and widow (I believe) of Tobias Wickham, esq., of York (see No. 111), and of Metcalfe Weddell, esq. of Earswick. See No. 140.
" William, son of Dr. Palmer, Prebendary of the Prebend of Grindall, and Canon Recedentiary," was baptized in the Minster, 5 Feb., 1701-2.
(141). Mrs. Grace Carnabie was bur. the 18 of Xbr., 1705.
(142). Mr. Henry Crofts, the Lord Archbishops Gentelman of hors, was bur. the 28 day of June, 1706.
Grace Carnaby, spinster, daughter of Sir Thomas Carnaby, knt., and dame Eleanor, his wife. See Nos. 74 c., 100, 102, and 106.
(143). Dorathey, the wife of Dr. William Stainforth, Canon Residentiary of this Church, was bur. the 17 day of Aprill, 1707.
On 14 Dec., 1706, administration of the goods of Henry Crofts of Bishopthorpe, gent., deceased intestate, was granted to George Masterman, clerk, husband of Sarah Woodhouse alias Masterman, and principal creditor of the said deceased.
(144). The Honourable the Lady Mary Fenwick was Inter'd the first day of 9br., 1708.
" Mr. Willm Stanforth & Mrs. Dorathy Dolton," were married in the Minster, 1 March, 1689-90. She was his second wife, and the second daughter of Sir Wm Dalton of Hawkswell, by Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Marmaduke Wyvill of Constable Burton.
LIETH THE BODY OF
THE RIGHT HONORABLE
THE LADY MARY FENWICK
RELICT OF Sr JOHN FENWICK BART
AND DAUGHTER OF CHARLES HOWARD
EARLE OF CARLISLE.
SHE DIED ON THE 27TH OF OCTOBER 1708
IN THE 58TH YEAR OF HER AGE.
HER LIFE WAS A PATRIMONY TO
THE POOR & FREINDLESS ; &
HER MANY VIRTUES
MAKE HER MEMORY
Arms.-Fenwick #impaling Howard.
The above inscription occupies a central position on the monument which Was erected by Lady Fenwick, in the north aisle of the choir, to the memory of her father (Charles, Earl of Carlisle,-see No. 91), and husband. The latter, who was beheaded on Tower Hill, for high treason, 27 Jan., 1696-7, is thus commemorated on the right-hand pilaster :-
PILLAR IS ERECTED &
DEDICATED BY THE
THE LADY MARY
ELDEST DAUGHTER TO
EARL OF CARLISLE,
AS A TESTIMONY OF HER RESPECT
TO THE MEMORY OF
SR JOHN FENWICKE BARONET
OF FENWICK CASTLE
IN THE COUNTY OF NORTHUMBERLAND,
HER DECEASED HUSBAND,
SHE HAD FOUR CHILDREN,
ONE DAUGHTER & THREE SONS
JANE, HER ELDEST, DIED VERY YOUNG
AND WAS BURIED IN A VAULT,
IN THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS
IN NEWCASTLE UPON TINE.
CHARLES, HAVING ATTAINED
THE AGE OF FIFTEEN YEARS,
DIED OF THE SMALL POX:
WILLIAM WAS SIX YEARS OLD,
AND HOWARD, AN YEAR & AN HALF,
WHEN THEY DEPARTED THIS LIFE.
THESE THREE SONS
DO ALL LIE
WITH THEIR FATHER
IN THE PARISH CHURCH OF
ST MARTIN IN THE FIELDS
IN LONDON ;
NEAR THE ALTAR,
WHERE HE WAS INTERRED,
JANUARY 28, MDCXCVI,
Arms.-Per fess gules and argent six martlets counterchanged. -Fenwick.
(145). Mrs. Buterwick was bur. the 14 of June, 1709.
(146). James Fall, Dr. of Divinity, and Precentor of this Cathedrall, was bur. the 13 day of June, 1711.
(147). Mrs. Elisabeth, Daughter of Dr. Sharp, Lord Archbishop of this see, was bur. the 5th day of Aprill, 1713.
" In the North-Isle, near Archbishop Sterne :- 'Hic dormit in Christo quod mortale fuit venerabilis & primævæ pietais viri Jacobi Fall, S. T. P., olim Regiæ majestati apud Scotos ab historiis & Academiæ Glascuensis Principalis plurimum colendi : quem Hierarchia Apostolica e Scotia sua exulante ostracismo simul insignitum hæc Ecclesia Metropolitica in Præcentorem, Archidiaconum Clevelandiæ, & Canonicum Resident. cooptasse summo in honore & lucro posuit ubi per 19 & quod excurrit annos Confratribus conjunctissimus : Pauperibus peregrinis bonis omnibus charus visit flebilis obiit Prid. Id. Junii Anno Salutis 1711, Ætatis. suæ 64."' (Gent, 132.) A small portion of this inscription is still legible.
James Fall was collated to the precentorship of York, 19 Jan. 1691-2, and to the archdeaconry of Cleveland, 7 Dec. 1700. On 17 July, 1707, he was instituted to the rectory of Londesbrough, which he resigned in Sept. 1708.
Dr. Fall died within the Cathedral Close. From his will, which bears date 9 May, 1711 [Pro. 25 July seq.], I append a few extracts :-"If I dye in York, in regard of the honor I beare to the Cathedrall Church there, & of my being a member thereof, my desire is that my body may be buryed in the said Cathedrall Church, in the open place at the East end thereof, neare to the place or Clossett wherein Archbpp Sterne lyes interred.-To the Dean and Chapter of York all my French & Italian bookes, to be by theire order Registred & deposited in theire publick Library, & remaine there for ever, as a Testimony of the respect & honor I have for that Reverend & venerable Society. - To my necessitous bretheren the Episcopall clergy in Scotland, or theire poore widowes, £20. sterling.-To the Blue Coat School in York, £10. -It is my will and mind that his grace the duke of Queensberrye's picture, hanging in my drawing- roome, be p'sented to his grace, or his son the marquess of Baverley. And I humbly beseech God to bless with all temporall & spirituall blessings that noble family and theire posterity." -The testator leaves legacies to his cousins George and Catherine Fall, son and daughter of James Fall, merchant, late of Dunbar, deceased ; to Wm Fall of Dunbar, mercht, and his brothers, Robert, Charles, and James ; and to the two sons of Mr. George Fall, late of Kelso.
(148). William Stainforth, D.D., Canon Residentiary of this Church, was bur. the 16 day of August, 1713.
Born at Bishopthorpe 23 January 1696-7. Died at the Deanery, Ripon, 1 April, 1713. She was carried to Bishopthorpe, and buried in York Minster on Easter Day.
(149). Sarah, the Relict of John Burton, D.D. of Divinitie (sic), was bur. the 8th day of 7br, 1713. For some account of Dr. Burton, see No. 133.
William Stainforth, of Emanuel College, Cambridge, son of John Stainforth of York, gent. and Mary, his wife, daughter of Marmaduke Blakeston, esq. of Monk Fryston (by Mary, eldest daughter and co-heiress of Alvery Birkby, esq., son and heir of James Birkby, lord mayor of York " in 1588 and 1596), was ordained deacon at Bishopthorpe 2 June, 1667, and priest 21 June, 1668. On 9 July, 1668, he was instituted to the rectory of St. Mary Bishophill Senior, York, which he ceded in May, 1705. On 30 Oct. 1679, he was collated to the stall of Oxton at Southwell. On 13 Sept. 1680, he was collated to the prebend of Botevant at York, exchanging it in February, 1680-1 for that of Langtoft. On 2 Oct. 1704, he was instituted to the rectory of Barnbrough, which he held until he died. He was also rector of St. Martin's, Coney-street, in which parish his mother died in 1678.
Dr. Stainforth was twice married. By his first Wife, whose name has not been ascertained, he had three sons, William, John, and Leonard, and two daughters, Rebecca and Judith. His second wife, to whom he was married at the Minster, 1 March 1689-90, was Dorothy, daughter of Sir William Dalton of Hawkswell. She died in 1707. See No. 143.
In his will, dated 26 May, 1712 [Pro. 2 Oct. 1714], Dr. Stainforth desires "to be interred (but without any vain and pompous expence) either in the chancell of St Martin's in Coney Street in York, or in the Cathedrall church of York, if I shall die in the city of York, or att Barnbrough, if itt happen that I die there."-He bequeaths £1. 1s. to "my good freind Richard Sterne, esq. (see No. 152), as a small testimony of that gratitude which I owe to him & his family." -£40 for the use of the Boys belonging to the Charity School in York.-Also £80 to be laid out in the purchase of land to the value of £4 a year, or thereabouts, for the use of the vicar of Langtoft and his successors for ever.-To the Chapter of Southwell, towards the re-building and repairing of their almost ruined church, £20.
William, the eldest son of Dr. Stainforth, was rector of
Simonburne, co. Northumberland, and died at York in 1746. He was baptized at St. Michael's-le-Belfrey, 18 Nov. 1669, and married at the Minster, 21 Aug. 1699, Frances, daughter of George Prickett, esq. recorder of York, by whom he had, with other issue, a daughter Tabitha, who became the wife of Richard Terrick, bishop of London, eldest son of Dr. Samuel Terrick, canon of York. See No. 159.
John Stainforth, the second son, baptized 25 Oct. 1671, was sheriff of York in 1705-6, and lord-mayor in 1730. He married at the Minster, 8 Nov. 1707, Mrs. Mary Goodrick of York, and was buried at St. Martin's, Coney-street, 31 Dec. 1747.
"Mr. Zachari Sugar, vickar of Felliskirk, & Mrs. Judith Stainforth " (the youngest daughter of Dr. Stainforth), were married in York Minster 26 May, 1700.
(150.) Dr. Sharp, Lord Archbishop of this See, was bur. the 16 day of February, 1713.
REVERENDISSIMI IN CHRISTO PATRIS
JOHANNIS SHARP, ARCHIEPISCOPI EBORACENSIS,
HONESTIS PARENTIBUS IN HOC COMITATU PROGNATUS
CANTABRIGIÆ OPTIMARUM ARTIUM STUDIIS INNUTRITUS
TOM SOLI, UNDE ORTUS,
TOM LOCI, UBI INSTITUTUS EST, FAMAM
SUI NOMINIS CELEBRITATE ADAUXIT.
AB ACADEMIA IN DOMUM ILLUSTRISSIMI DNI, HENEAGII FINCH
TUNC TEMPORIS ATTORNATI GENERALIS
SUMMI POSTEA ANGLIÆ CANCELLARII,
VIRTUTUM OMNIUM ALTRICEM FAUTRICEMQUE EVOCATUS
ET SACELLANI MINISTERIUM DILIGENTER OBIJT
ET SACERDOTIS DIGNITATEM UNA SUSTINUIT
TALIS TANTIQ3 VIRI PATROCINIO ADJUTUS,
ET NATURE PARITER AC DOCTRINE DOTIBUS PLURIMUM COMMENDATUS,
PERACTO RITE MUNERUM ECCLESIASTICORUM CURSU
CUM PAROCHI ARCHIDIACONI DECANI OFFICIA
SUMMA CUM LAUDE PRÆSTITISSET,
OR EXIMIA ERGA ECCLESIAM ANGLICANAM MERITA
QUAM INIQUISSIMIS TEMPORIBUS, MAGNO SUO PERICULO
CONTRA APERTAM PONTIFICIORUM RABIEM
ASSERUERAT, PROPUGNAVERAT, STABILIVERAT,
APOSTOLICÆ SIMUL VERITATIS PRÆCO, AC FORTITUDINIS ÆMULUS,
FAVENTIBUS GULIELMO AC MARIA REGIBUS,
PLAUDENTIBUS BONIS OMNIBUS,
AD ARCHIEPISCOPALIS DIGNITATS FASTIGIUM TANDEM EVECTUS EST.
NEC HUJUSCE TANTUM PROVINCIÆ NEGOTIA SATIS ARDUA FELICITER EXPEDIJT
SED ET ANNE PRINCIPUM OPTIMÆ TUM A CONSILIIS TUM AB ELEEMOSYNIS FUIT
QUAS UTCUNQ3 AMPLAS UTCUNQUE DEFFLUENTES,
NE QUEM FORTE INOPUM A SE TRISTEM
DIMITTERET DE SUIS SIEPENUMERO
FACULTATIBUS SUPPLEVIT. ERAT IN
SERMONE APERTUS, COMIS, AFFABILIS,
IN CONCIONIBUS PROFLUENS, ARDENS, NERVOSUS,
IN EXPLICANDIS THEOLOGIÆ CASUISTICÆ NODIS
DILUCIDUS, ARGUTUS, PROMPTUS,
IN EXIMENDIS DUBITANTIUM SCRUPULIS,
UTCUNQ3 NATURE BONITATE AD LENIORES PARTES ALIQUANTO PROPENSIOR
QUI TAMEN RECTIQ3 CUSTOS SEMPER FIDISSIMUS.
PRIMÆVA MORUM SIMPLICITATE,
INCULPABILI VITE. TENORE,
PROPENSA IN CALAMITOSOS BENIGNITATE,
DIFFUSA IN UNIVERSOS BENEVOLENTIA,
STUDIO IN AMICOS PERPETUO AC SINOULARI,
INTER DETERIORIS SECULI TENEBRAS EMICUIT,
PURIORIS ÆVI LUMINA ÆQUAVIT.
TAM ACRI RERU CIELESTIUM DESIDERIO FLAGRABAT
UT HIS SOLIS INHIANS, HARUM UNICE AVARUS,
TERRENAS OMNES NEGLEXERIT, SPREVERIT, CONCULCARIT,
EO ERAT ERGA DEU PIETATIS ARDORE,
UT ILLUM TOTUS ADAMAVERIT, SPERAVERIT,
ILLUM UBIQUE PRESENTEM,
ILLUM SEMPER INTUENTEM,
ANIMO SUO AC IPSIS FIRE OCULIS OBSERVAVERIT.
PUBLICAS HASCE VIRTUTES DOMESTICIS UBERRIME CUMULAVIT,
MARITUS ET PATER AMANTISSIMUS,
ET A CONJUGE, LIBERISQUE IMPENSE DILECTUS,
QUI, NE DEESSET ETIAM MORTUO PIETATIS SUE TESTIMONIUM,
HOC MARMOR El MOERENTES POSUERUNT.
AD ARCHIDIACONATUM BERCHER
IENSEM 20 FEB. 1672
26 MART. 1675
RECTORIAM SOT,' BARTHOLOMÆI
22 APR. 1675
Scti. EGIDII IN CAMPIS 3 JAN. 1675
8 JULII 1681
CANTUARIENSEM 25 NOv. 1689
5 JULII 1691
BRADFORDIÆ IN HOC COMITATU
16 FEB. 1644
IN ACADEMIAM COOPTATUS
26 APR. 1660
26 DEC. 1663
ARTIUM MAGISTRI 9 JULII 1667
SANCTÆ THEOLOGIÆ PROFESSORIS
8 JULII 1679
BATHONIÆ MORTUUS ETAT.
SUÆ 69, 2 FEB. 1713
SEPULTUS EODEM QUO NATUS
EST DIE 16 FEB. 1713.
UXOR EJUS ELIZABETHA
PER XV. ANNOS INVITO SUPERSTES
HIC TANDEM AD MARITI SINISTRAM (SIC ENIM PETIERAT)
OB. APRIL. 7th 1729, ÆTAT. 73
(To which has been added),
IGNE FERE DELETUM
CATHARINA SHARP, HENEAGE ELSLEY, JOHANNES THURLOW DERING
ET THOMAS BARWICK LLOYD BAKER,
ARCHIEPISCOPI NEPOTES, REFICI CURAVERUNT
ANNO SALUTIS MDCCCXXXIII.
Arms.-The See of York #impaling azure a pheon argent within a bordure or, charged with eight torteaux.-Sharp.
Archbishop Sharp, whose ecclesiastical preferments are enumerated on his epitaph*20 was the son of Thomas Sharp of Bradford, by Dorothy, eldest daughter of John Weddell of Widdington*21 near York. Born in Ivegate, Bradford, on Shrove-Tuesday (16 Feb.), 1644-5. Ordained deacon and priest 12 August, 1667. Married at Clerkenwell, in 1676, Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. Palmer, of Winthorpe, co. Line., the ceremony being performed by his friend Dr. Tillotson, afterwards archbishop of Canterbury. By this lady, who died in 1729 (see No. 170), Dr. Sharp had issue fourteen children, only four of whom, two sons and two daughters, survived him.
*20 This epitaph was written by Dr. Smalridge, bishop Of Bristol.
*21 A younger branch of the Weddells of Clifton and Earswick, near York, who derived their descent from John Weddell, butcher, sheriff Of that city in 1563-4, whose representative is the present earl De Grey and Ripon.
(151, 152). 2*22 Mrs. Penelope Gibson & 1 (sic) Richard Sterne Esq. were bur. ye 29th of January, 1715.
LYETH THE BODY OF
MRs PENELOPE GIBSON
OF WELBURNE IN THE
COUNTY OF YORK ESQ.
SHE DYED THE 19TH
Arms.-Barry of Six ermine and Sable a lion rampant or.- Gibson.
*22 "Figures is near ye head of y, corps" interlined. I have not observed any of this series of figures (1-18) on the existing grave-stones. A second series (1-50) commences in 1765 (see No. 208). Some of these may yet be traced.
Penelope, second daughter of John Gibson, esq. of Welburn, by Joan, daughter of James Penman, esq. of Ormesby, co. York, was 20 months old on Aug. 28, 1665. See No. 159.
Richard Sterne, esq. commissary of the Exchequer and Judge of the Prerogative Court of York, was the eldest son of archbishop Sterne (see No. 87). He married Mary, daughter of Joseph Loveland, prebendary of York and Norwich, but died without issue. Will dated 16 July, 1713 [Proved 3 Feb. 1715-6]. His widow Mary died in 1724. See No. 164.
(153). 3. Dr. Pearson, Sub Dean of this Church & Chancellor of ye Diosis, was bur. ye 9th of Feb. 1715.
GULIELMI PEARSON, LL : D
DIOECESEOS EBORUM CANCELLARIJ
CANONICI RESIDENTIARIJ, ET SUB:DECANI
RECTORIS DE BOLTON PERCY.
NON TAM MUNERIBUS ET DIGNITATIBUS, QUAM MERITIS ET DOTIBUS
ILLORUM ENIM CUM AMBIVISSET NULLA,
EGREGIE ADMINISTRAVIT SINGULA,
PIETATE, CHARITATE, ET SUAVITATE MORUM SINGULARI
STUDIJS ET LABORIBUS SACRIS ASSIDUE INCUMBENDO,
VALETUDINEM SATIS FIRMAM, IMMINUIT, EXHAUSIT,
VITAMQ3 OMNIBUS DESIDERATISSIMAM, PERBREVEM REDDIDIT.
OBIJT 6t1 FEB. 1715.
A°. ÆT. 53.
MARITO DILECTISSIMO CONJUX MOESTISSIMA
M. H. P. C.
Arms.-Argent a chevron between three roses gules ?
William Pearson was collated to the stall of Ampleford at York, 17 June, 1689. On 26 July, 1690 he was made archdeacon of Nottingham, and on the Same day admitted to the rectory of Barton, co. Notts, which he resigned for that of Wheldrake, co. York, in January, 1691-2. On 26 May, 1692 he was collated to the prebend of Segeston at Southwell. On 1 May, 1695 he was installed Sub-dean of York. On 18 May, 1697, he ceded the rectory of Wheldrake on being collated to the rich living of Bolton Percy, which he held until his death.
Dr. Pearson died intestate, and on 17 Aug. 1716 administration of his effects was granted to his widow Mary Pearson.
The following children of the sub-dean were baptized in York Minster:, -Catherine, 1 Aug. 1705, William 9 Aug. 17106, and Christopher 24 Feb. 1707-8. Another daughter, Ann, married the Rev. John Wright, rector of Euston, co. Suffolk, by whom she had a daughter Elizabeth, who became the wife of Robert Chad, esq. of Wells, and was mother of Sir George Chad, Baronet.
(154). 4. The daughter of Mrs. Fothersley was bur. ye fifth day of November, 1716.
(155). 5. Dorothey the Wife of Lawyer Wickam was bur. ye the (sic) 17 of Febrevary, 1716.
The Act Books in the archiepiscopal Registry at York contain the following notices of this family :- 21 Sept. 1721. Probate of the will of Anthony Fotherley, late of York, granted to Dorothy F., his mother.20 July, 1725. Adminn of the goods of Dorothy Fotherley of York, granted to Dorothy F., her mother.-4 Feb. 1758. Probate of the will of Dorothy Fotherley of Bath, widow.-See No. 157.
(156). A Child of his Honor Wentworth's was bur. the Third day of May, 1718.
Perhaps the first wife of William Wickham, esq. of Ulleskelfe, near York, Clerk of the Peace for the West Riding 1718-33. (See Coll. Top. et Gen. III. 370.)
(157). 6. William the son [of] Mrs. Fothersley was bur. the 3181 of August, 1718. See No. 154.
William, eldest son of Thomas Wentworth (afterwards baron Malton and marquis of Rockingham-See No. 198), by the lady Mary Finch, daughter of Daniel, earl of Winchelsea and Nottingham. Bap. at Wentworth 25 April, 1718.
(158). 7. A Child of Dr. Derin was bur. ye 8th of October, 1718.
(159). 8. Samuel Tirrick, Canon Resedentiary of this Church, was bur. 6`h day of January, 1718.
Heneage, eldest son of Heneage Dering, LL.D., by Ann, daughter of archbishop Sharp. He was born in July, 1718, and dying 13 Sep. seq. was buried near his grandfather.
SAMUELIS TERRICK A : M
ECCL PAROCH : DE WHELDRAKE RECTORIS
HUJUSCE METROPOLITICÆ CANON. RESIDEN :
VIRO PRRHONORABILI-STANHOPE LEGATO IN HISPANIAM
DEIN REVERENDISSIMO PIOQ3 PRÆSULI JOHNI SHARP
A SACRIS, OLIM, DOMESTICIS.
QUALI ERAT INGENIO, QUA VIRTUTE,
QUANTUM PRODESSE POTERAT ET PLACERE SIMUL,
CONJICE VIATOR, CUM NOVERIS
MULTA ILLUM SCIENTIA, MULTA RERUM ATQ3 HOMINUM COGNITIONE
ELOQUENTIA ITEM FUISSE SUAVI SIMUL ET NERVOSA,
VITA AC MORIBUS GRAVEM ET PLUM;
IN COLLOQUIO JUCUNDUM ET FACETUM,
SINCERO PECTORE, ATQ3 ANIMO CANDIDO PRORSUS ET BENEVOLO.
HIS PRÆDITUS DOTIBUS
BONORUM AMICITIAM OMNIUM FAVOREM
SIBI FACILE CONCILIARIT VIVUS.
SUBLATUM OMNES QUÆRUNT,
BONI VERIS DEFLENT LACHRYMIS.
OB. 2do DIE JANUARIJ 1718/9
ÆTAT. SUÆ 51mo
Arms. -Gules three birds or within a bordure argent (Terrick) impaling Barry of six ermine and sable, a lion rampant Or (Gibson).
Samuel Terrick was collated to the stall of Riccall at York 23 Nov. 1696, exchanging it for that of Wistow 11 May, 1711. On 20 May, 1697, he was collated to the rectory of Wheldrake, which he held until his death.
By will attested 18 Dec. 1718 [Pro. 25 Feb. seq.] Samuel Terrick, clerk, rector of Wheldrake, desires, if he died at York, `1 to be buried in the Cathedral church there, near my late dear sister Pen : (Penelope Gibson,-see No. 151) and my dear brethren Dockter Fall (see No. 146) and Docter Pearson" (see No. 153). He mentions his late mother Anne Terrick, his daughter Ann T., his sons Samuel and Richard T., his brothers Thomas, Edward and Charles Gibson, and his sister Joanna Gibson (see No. 174). He bequeaths £20. to the Blue Coat Boys' School, York, and 301. to the poor of the parish of Wheldrake. Wife Ann residuary legatee and sole executrix.
Canon Terrick married at BishopthOrpe Ann, widow of Nathaniel Arlush, esq. of Knedlington, co. York, and daughter of John Gibson, esq. of Welburn, in the same county.
" Penelope the Dau. of Mr. Tirrick, Canon Resedentier," was baptized in the Minster 30 Sept. 1708. His son Richard, who was baptized there 20 July, 1710, became a prebendary of St. Paul's, and bishop of Peterborough and London. He married Tabitha, daughter of the Rev. William Stainforth, rector of Symonburne, cO. Northumberland, and granddaughter of Dr. William Stainforth, canon of York. See No. 148.
(160). 9. Mary, the wife of Mr. Edmund Barker, aide. of Leeds, bur. January 15th, 1721.
(161). 10. John the son of [the Revd Mr. Richardson, Precentor of this Church, bur. Septembr 12th, 1723.
I have not ascertained the parentage of this lady, who appears to have been the wife of Edmund Barker, junior, mayor of Leeds in 1723. His father, Edmund Barker, mayor in 1704, married Ann, daughter of William Calverley, alderman of Leeds, by whom he had, with other children who died young, two sons, Edmund and Henry, both living in 1707. On 1 April, 1729, administration of the goods of Ann, wife of Edmund Barker, esq. of Leeds, deceased intestate, was granted to her said husband, who, as Edmund Barker, esq. of Potter Newton near Leeds, made his will 19 Oct. 1729. He bequeaths a messuage in Ogleforth, in the city of York, to his second son Henry, then under 26 years of age, and to his eldest son Edmund considerable estates at Otley and elsewhere in the West Riding [Pro. 12 Dec. 1729].
The testator was brother, I believe, to Thomas Barker, esq., of Otley and York, counsellor-at-law, who died in 1724, and was buried, near his son Edmund, in the church of St. Mary in Castlegate.
(162). 11. The Honble Thomas Wentworth was bur. October 18th, 1723.
The only child of John Richardson, the precentor. See No. 176.
[Timothy Mortimer*23 made Clerke of ye Vestry Octr 3d, 1723.]
*23 Timothy Mortimer of York, gent. died 8 March, 1750-1, aged 64, and was buried at Healaugh, near his parents Robert and Alice Mortimer. By his wife Frances he had three sons, Charles, Timothy, and John, and a daughter Frances. Timothy, the second son, married married Mary, daughter of Robert Bewlay, esq. of York, by whom he had a daughter Mary, who, in 1786, became the wife of Hewley-John Baines, esq. of Bell Hall.
THIRD SON OF EDWARD LORD ROCKINGHAM
BY ANNE ELDEST DAUGHTER OF THOMAS EARL OF
STRAFFORD AND LORD LIEUTENANT OF IRELAND
HE SUCCEEDED TO THE ANCIENT ESTATE OF THE WENTWORTH
FAMILY BY THE LAST WILL OF HIS UNCLE WILLIAM EARL OF
STRAFFORD HE MARRIED ALICE THE ONLY DAUGHTER OF SIR
THOMAS PROBY OF ELTON IN HUNTINGTONSHIRE,
BY WHOM HE HAD ONE SON THOMAS LORD MALTON
AND TWO DAUGHTERS WHO DIED IN THEIR INFANCY
HE DEPARTED THIS LIFE AT HARROWDEN IN
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE OCTOBER 6, 1723, ÆTAT. 58.
HIS VIRTUES WERE EQUAL TO HIS DESCENT
BY ABILITIES HE WAS FORMED FOR PUBLICK,
BY INCLINATION DETERMINED TO PRIVATE LIFE
IF THAT LIFE CAN BE CALLED PRIVATE, WHICH WAS DAILY EMPLOYED
IN SUCCESSIVE ACTS OF BENEFICENCE TO THE PUBLICK.
HE WAS IN RELIGION EXEMPLARY, IN SENATE IMPARTIAL,
IN FRIENDSHIP SINCERE, IN DOMESTICK RELATION
THE BEST HUSBAND, THE MOST INDULGENT FATHER.
HIS JUSTLY AFFLICTED RELICT AND SON
THOMAS LORD MALTON,
TO TRANSMIT THE MEMORY OF SO GREAT WORTH TO FUTURE TIMES,
ERECTED THIS MONUMENT.
Arms.-Quarterly 1 and 4. Argent on a chevron engrailed azure between three martlets sable as many crescents or (Watson). 2 and 3 sable a chevron between three leopards' faces or (Wentworth). Over all-Ermine on a fess gules a lion passant or (Proby).
On 12 Nov. 1723, administration of the effects of the Hon. Thomas Wentworth of Hooton Roberts, co. York, who died intestate at Harrowden, co. Northants, was granted to the Hon. Thomas Wentworth, his son, Alice Wentworth, his widow and relict, having renounced.
Born 4 Aug. 1665. Assumed the name of Wentworth on succeeding to the estates of his uncle William, earl of Strafford, in 1695 (see No. 122). His widow (who is called Anne by Hunter) died 2 Oct. 1749 (see No. 197). Their son, Thomas marquis of Rockingham, will occur afterwards. See No. 198.
(163). 12. Mrs. Eliz. Trotter was bur. Decr ye 2d, 1723.
(164). 13. Mrs. Mary Sterne, (Widow), bur. March 29th, 1724.
Probably Elizabeth, widow of John Trotter, esq. of Skelton Castle, co. York, and daughter of Godfrey Lawson, esq. alderman of Leeds. Hannah Trotter, her husband's sister, married Charles Perrot, esq. alderman of York, lord mayor in 1710 and 1723.
(165). 14. Mr. Nicholas Procter, formerley Clerke of the Vestry, was bur. February 17th, 1724.
Mary, widow of Richard Sterne, esq. of York (see No. 152), and daughter of Joseph Loveland, canon of York and Norwich. By will dated 17 June, 1719 [Pro. 29 April, 1724], she bequeaths "my lord archbishop Sterne's picture and his Lady's," to her late husband's nephew, the Rev. William Sterne of Averham, co. Notts.
(166). 15 William Collingwood Esquire was bur. July ye 28th, 1726. (1 Recd for ye Pall 3li.)
Nicholas Procter was made clerk Of the vestry 11 Nov. 1681, and held that office until 22 Dec. 1691, when he was suspended. As "Nicholas Proctor of Great Badminton in the County of Gloucester, esquire," he made his will 16 Feb. 1707-8, in which he divides the bulk of his property equally between his three sisters, Katherine, Bridget and Rosamond Proctor, whom he appoints joint executrices [Pro. at York, 8 March 1724-5 by Catherine and Bridget Proctor].
A few years after the date of his will, the testator returned to York, and on 2 Feb. 1717-8 was married at the Minster to Mrs. Mildrew Rhodes, widow, but he does not appear to have had any issue by her.
The ex-clerk of the vestry was the owner of a small estate at Knapton in the Ainsty, which his last surviving sister, Bridget Procter, bequeathed, in 1737, to Joseph Maltus, the grandson of her sister Sith.
Mildrew Procter of York, widow, made her will 2 Oct. 1729 [Pro. 16 March seq.] desiring, if she died in any part of Yorkshire, to "be decently buried at Whitt-church near Leeds." She bequeaths £20. to her godson Nicholas Maltus of Scotton, co. Linc., and to her sisters-in-law, Mrs. Katherine and Mrs. Bridget Procter, she leaves her "silver coffee pots, the white brass tea kettle and lamp, with one sett of china, two white tea potts, and six silver spoons."
(167). 16 Mrs. Dor. Dickingson was bur. Septr ye 24th 1726. (I Recd for ye Pall 3li.)
By will attested 18 July, 1726 [Pro. 3 Aug. seq.] William Collingwood of the city of York, esq. founded and endowed a Hospital and School at Upper Bentham in Craven, as set forth in the following extract:- In case any one of those persons to whom I have given an annuity for life or lives shall happen [to die], then my intent is that every such respective annuity shall, as they so determine, go towards the purchase of some convenient house or place in Upper Bentham as a Hospitall for the maintenance and support of six old decayed House Keepers in that parish, men and women, six of each sex ; and as soon as there is a place fit for their reception, I order three shillings a week a piece to every one of the twelve for their support ; none to be admitted but those who openly profess the Church of England. Farther, as to a School which I intend to supply with two Masters to instruct the children of Upper Bentham, I doe hereby order for the support of the upper Master £30. a year, and to the under Master I order £20. a year for his pains ; but no masters to be admitted who have not been educated according to the Rules of Oxford & Cambridge, meaning to exclude the pretention of all who may be of a narrower education. I farther order the under Master £5. a year more to his salary, for his paines in instructing the boyes under his care in writing and arithmetic, & for reading of prayers twice a week to the Hospitall."-Trustees, the parson of the parish and his successors, Robert and John Cumberland and their heirs. William Greenvile, esq. of York, to act in trust and confidence in these charity uses.
The testator, who appears to have died childless, left a widow Sarah, who shortly after his decease became the wife of Nicholas Robinson, esq. of Thicket. She died intestate, administration of her effects being granted to her husband 27 June, 1730.
(168). 17 Mrs. Mary Thornhill, Relicks of George Thornhill Esq. of Fixby in ye County of York, was bur. Decr ye 9th, 1726. (1 Recd for ye Pall 3li.)
In her will dated 25 June, 1715, Dorothy Dickinson of York, spinster, desires " to be decently buried in the same place where it's known my grandfather (see No. 66) & uncle Mr. Joseph Micklethwait (see No. 80 a.) was buried in York Minster, [and] to have eight of my intimate acquaintances bearers."-My lands and tenements at Dowthrop in Holderness to my sister Ann Colston & my Sister Abigail Sowray for their lives.Said sister Colston sole executrix. [Pro. 23 March 1726-7 by Anne Coulstone, widow, the ex'.]
The testatrix was one of the daughters of Thomas Dickinson, esq. of Kirkby Hall, lord mayor of York in 1648 and 1657 (in which latter year he was knighted by Oliver Cromwell), by his second wife Anne, daughter of Joseph Micklethwaite, esq. M.D. of Swine.
" Richard Sorawray, Dr. of Physick & Mrs. Abigail Dickinson, both of the cytie of York," were married at the Minster 27 Jan. 1707-8. Dr. Sowray was the son of Richard Sowray of York (Dugd. Visit., ed. Surt. Soc., p. 317), and dying 27 Feb. 1708-9, aged 45, was buried in his parish church of St. Mary in Castlegate.
(169). 18 The Honble & Revr'd Mr. Hen. Finch, Dean of York, died at the Bath ye 8th day of Sept', and was Bur. ye 18th of ye same, near Arch Bishop Sharp's Monument, 1728.
Mary, daughter and heiress of Thomas Wyvill, esq. of Bellerby, co. York (by Mary, daughter of Christ. Place, esq. of Dinsdale, co. Durham), and second wife of Geo. Thornhill, esq. of Fixby, who died in 1687. Their eldest son, Thomas Thornhill, esq. was high-sheriff of Yorkshire in 1745. See Nos. 202 and 213.
HENRICUS FINCH, A. M.
HUJUS ECCLESIÆ DECANUS,
OBIIT 8 SEPT : AN DNI 1728, ÆTAT. 64.
VIR VERE NOBILIS,
NOBILIS NATU ET AMPLITUDINE MAJORUM ;
SED NON PERITURA VIRTUTUM,
QUA ORNATUS ERAT, CORONA,
VULTU MAJESTAS ET DECOR ET ALACRITAS,
SANÆ MENTIS INDICIA,
DICTIS NON INDECORE FACETUS ERAT,
ET CUM SUAVITATE SEVERUS.
OMNIBUS SE PRÆBUIT FACILE ET ÆQUUM,
OMNIBUS PRÆSERTIM VERO FIDELIBUS
QUAM MAXIME BENIGNUM,
NEC SPES SORDIDA NEC METUS SERVILIS
A SEMITA RECTA CONSILIISQ3 HONESTIS
UNQUAM POTUIT DETORQUERE
PIETATE SIMULATIONIS NESCIA
ET AB OMNI FUCO ABHORRENTI
(QUIPPE QUI RELIGIONIS CHRISTIANS MYSTERIIS
FIDEM HABUIT FIRMAM)
MERITOS DEC SOLVEBAT HONOREE
QUÆCUNQ3 PURA, HONESTA, DECORA, LAUDANDA SUNT,
(UT SUMMATIM OMNIA) EXCOLUIT IPSE ;
EADEMQ3 UT ALII EXCOLERENT
QUANTUM IN IPSO ERAT, CURAVIT.
ECCLESIÆ ANGLICAN E DECUS FUIT ET ORNAMENTUM
ECCLESIA: CUI PRÆERAT EBORACENSI
CUM MUNIMENTUM TUM DELICIÆ;
EHEU ! VIX ULLUM INVENIET PAREM
MELIOREM NEDUM SPERARE FAS EST.
BEATÆ APUD SUPEROS VITÆ PERMATURUM
E SECULO MALE MERENTI
" Henry Finch, dean of York and rector of Winwick, co. Lanc.," in his will, dated 4 Feb. 1717-18, desires "to be buried with as much privacy and as little expence as can be contrived with decency." The bulk of his property he leaves to his dearest friend and brother Edward Finch (see No. 180). He bequeaths " one hundred pounds to the Library of the Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of St. Peter in York, for the purchaseing books, as the dean and residentiarys shall think fitt." [Pro. 5 Oct. 1728.]
The testator was the sixth son of Heneage Finch, earl of Nottingham, lord chancellor of England, by Elizabeth, daughter of Daniel Harvey, merchant, London. He was prebendary of Ely 1690-1714. On 5 June 1695 he was collated to the stall of Wetwang at York, which he resigned in 1704, and in May, 1702, he succeeded Dr. Gale as dean of York.
(170). Lady Eliz. Sharp, late Wife of Dr. Sharp, Lord Archbishop of this See, was Bur. the 11th day of April, 1729.
(171). Daniel, the Son of the Right Honble Ld Malton, was Bur. the 9th day of April, aged 6 years, 1730.
Lady Sharp died at the Deanery, Ripon, 7 April, 1729, aged 73, and was buried, ut supra, near her husband (see No. 150). She was the daughter of Mr. Palmer of Winthorpe, co. Linc. Her daughter Ann, married Heneage Dering, LL.D., dean of Ripon.
Daniel, third son of Thomas Wentworth, baron Malton, by the lady Mary Finch, daughter of Daniel, earl of Winchelsea and Nottingham, brother of the Hon. Henry Finch, dean of York (see No. 169). He was baptized 9 June, 1724. See No. 175.
[Burials in Volume I. end here.]
The Yorkshire Archaeological and Topographical Journal Vol. I, 1870
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