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: Conyers of Sockburne
Sir Christopher Conyers of Sockburne b about 1380
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m Mary Eure d 16.03.1470, dau of Sir William Eure of Witton Castle
1. William Conyers of Sockburne b c1436
m Anne Bigod dau of Ralph Bigod of Settrington
A. Christopher Conyers b about 1470
m Anne Markenfeld
i. Thomas Conyers of Sockburne b about 1500
m1 Elizabeth Saville dsp
m2 Margaret Radcliffe dau of Edward Radcliffe of Cartington
a. Sir George Conyers of Sockburne b c 1530
m Anne Dawnay dau of->
+1 Sir John Dawnay or Dawney of Sesy and Dorothy Neville
1 Sir John Conyers of Sockburne 2nd son b about 1555
m Agnes Bowes dau of George Bowes of Stretlam
A Sir George Conyers of Sockburne b about 1580 a 1613
m Katherine Bulmer dau of Anthony Bulmer of Tursdale
Visitation ends with this generation. It is an assumption that George & Katherine were parents of the following William/John.
i Sir John or William Conyers of Sockburne
TCP Mountgarret identifies the 1st husband of Elizabeth, dau of Sir George Simeon who m. 4th Viscount in 1637 as William Conyers. TCP Shrewsbury identifies the 1st wife of the 11th Earl as dau of Sir John of Sockburn by Elizabeth, dau of Sir George Simeon. It appears that 'William' & 'Sir John' may have been the same person.
m Elizabeth Simeon dau of Sir George Simeon of Baldwin's Brightwell
a Anne Conyers
m Francis Talbot, 11th Earl of Shrewsbury, Earl of Waterford d 16.03.1667
B Elizabeth Conyers
m Sir Thomas Riddell of Newcastle
C daughter
m Sir William Kennet
D daughter
m John or James Lawson of Newsome
E daughter
m Robert Harrington
F Eleanor Conyers b c 1585 Visitation shows an unnamed daughter married to _ Strother. 'Tudor' names her Eleanor and him Lancelot. It is assumed that this was also the Eleanor who later married the long-lived Sir Ephraime Widdrington as his 3rd wife.
m1 Lancelot Strother b c 1580
F-1 William Strother b c 1605
m Elizabeth
-1 William Strother b c 1627, Northumberland, England d 1702, Richmond Co, VA-
m Dorothy Savage b c 1620 dau of Anthony/?John Savage & Alice Stafford
m2 07.08.1615 Sir Ephraime Widdrington of Ritton b c1555, d 24.12.1649
G+ other issue dsp - John, Robert, Ralph, William
2+ other issue - Francis a 1564, dvpsp?, Robert, Thomas, William, Roger, Christopher, Elinor, Elizabeth, Mary
One of the daughters was probably the dau of Sir George who married ...
m John Sayer of Worsall a 1612
b. Dorothy Conyers
m Warren Scargill
c. Jane/?Anne Conyers identified as dau of Sir John but possibly of this generation
m Sir William Mauleverer of Wodersome/Wothersome West Riding Yorkshire b 1473 in Wothersome d 10 10 Aug 1551 in Wothersome he m2 Joan Strangeways
-1 James MAULEVERER b 1492 d 1514 m Anne WYCLIFFE b 1492 in Wycliffe, North Riding
-2 Anne MAULEVERER b 1494 in Wothersome
-3 Katherine MAULEVERER b 1497 in Wothersom
-4 Sir Robert MAULEVERER b 1500 d Jan 1541 d an 1541 in Bardsey West Riding m Alice MARKENFIELD b 1504 in Markenfield Hall, West Riding d Mar 1553 in Wothersome dau of Sir Ninian Markenfield and Dorothy Gascoigne b 1481
-5 William MAULEVERER b 1503 in Wothersome
-6 Henry MAULEVERER Rector of Thurnscoe b 1506 in Wothersome, d 1583 in Thurnscoe
-7 Leonard MAULEVERER b 1509 in Wothersome
-1-1 Jane MAULEVERER b 1511 in Wothersome
-1-2 Anne MAULEVERER b 1512 in Wothersome
-1-3 Katherine MAULEVERER b 1513 in Wothersome
-4-1 William MAULEVERER b 1525 in Wothersome d Apr 1539 in Wothersome bur 25 Apr 1539 Bardsey, West Riding
-4-2 Robert MAULEVERER b 1526 in Wothersome
-4-3 Dorothy MAULEVERER b 1528 and died Mar 1590.
-4-4 Sir Edmund MAULEVERER Knight b 1530 and died 27 Apr 1571.
-4-5 Anne MAULEVERER b 1532 in Wothersome, West Riding, Yorkshire, England.
-4-6 Thomas MAULEVERER b 1535 in Wothersome
ii. Jane Conyers
m _ Scargill
iii. Margaret Conyers dsp
m John Normanville
iv. Joan Conyers
m Nicholas not Robert Palmes
v. Mary Conyers nun
B. Cuthbert Conyers, Sheriff of Durham 7th son
i. Frances Conyers
m _ Lawson of Newcastle
ii. Elizabeth Conyers
m _ Conyers of Co. Durham
iii.+ other issue - Ralph, John, Matthew, Cuthbert, George, Thomas
C.+ other issue - Ralph, George, Robert, Roger, Richard, Jane/Anne, Mary, Margaret, Agnes
2. Humfrey Conyers of Yarrum d unm, 3rd son
A. son illegitimate
3. John Conyers
The following is given by Foster in italics, indicating either that there is some uncertainty on the connection or perhaps more likely that it was added by him as editor rather than given in the main Visitation records.
A. John Conyers
m _ Booth dau of _ Booth of Old Durham
i. Ralph Conyers
m _ Metcalfe
a. Edward Conyers
m _ Merrey or Morey of Durham
1 John Conyers
b. John Conyers in London
m _ Mellish of Surrey
1 Thomas Conyers of East Barnet
m Isabella Askwith dau of Brian Askwith of Osgodby
A Catherine Conyers
m John Bolles of Scampton
B Isabel Conyers
m William Pert of Moninessinge
C Elizabeth Conyers
m Sir Robert Berkeley b 1584, d 08.1656, judge
c. Robert Conyers
m Barbara Askwith dau of Henry Askwith of Newstead
1+ issue - Ralph, James, George, Esward, Richard, William, Margaret
4. Maud Conyers
m _ Wylberfoys Wilberfoss
5.+ other issue - Robert, Isabell, Jone, Elizabeth

Sources: Visitation Yorkshire, 1563-4, Conyers of Sockburne I, Visitation Foster 1875, Yorkshire, 1584/5+1612, Conyers of Sockburne, &c.
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