BENSON OF ROTHWELL

 

There were two George Bensons baptised at Kippax who could be the one who married Alice Nayler there in 1634/35: George, son of Henry Benson, on 1 November 1603; and George, son of William Benson, on 20 May 1612. One George Benson married Elizabeth Crabtree at Kippax on 24 November 1631.

 

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BENSON

 

GEORGE BENSON of Rothwell Haigh, Yorkshire, yeoman, was buried on 29 May 1672 at Rothwell.[1] He married on 3 February 1634/35 at Kippax, ALICE NAYLER.[2]

 

Children of George and Alice (Nayler) Benson:

i†††††††††††††† JOHN BENSON, bap 25 Dec 1635, Rothwell,[3] bur 16 Aug 1637, Rothwell.[4]

ii††††††††††††† SUSAN BENSON, bap 9 Aug 1640, Rothwell;[5] m ca 1661, JOHN PARKER.[6]

iii†††††††††††† ANN BENSON, bap 8 Jul 1642, Rothwell,[7] bur 21 May 1705, Rothwell;[8] m 4 May 1671, Rothwell, JOHN CRAVEN[9] (see here).

iv†††††††††††† HANNAH BENSON, bap 12 Jan 1644/45, St Peter, Leeds,[10] bur 16 Mar 1688/89, Batley;[11] m 20 May 1669, Rothwell, JOHN STILEMAN.[12]

v††††††††††††† SARAH BENSON, bap 4 Jul 1647, Rothwell,[13] bur 3 Jan 1682/83, Batley;[14] m 16 Jun 1670, Rothwell, TIMOTHY SCOTT.[15]



[1] Rothwell parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com); will dated 19 May 1672, proved 8 Aug 1672 (Borthwick Institute).

[2] Kippax parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com). The will of George Benson names his wife Alice. She is said to be of Ardsley in John William Clay, ed., Paverís Marriage Licences, vol. 1 (Worksop, 1909), 56. There was an Alice, daughter of John Nayler, baptised at Rothwell on 19 Jan 1612/13.

[3] Rothwell parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[4] Rothwell parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[5] Rothwell parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[6] John William Clay, ed., Paverís Marriage Licences, vol. 2 (Worksop, 1911), 7.

[7] Rothwell parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[8] Rothwell parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[9] Rothwell parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[10] St Peter, Leeds, parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com); Archbishop of York Marriage Licences Index, 1613-1839 (online at www.findmypast.co.uk).

[11] Batley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com); Batley bishopís transcripts (online at www.findmypast.co.uk).

[12] Rothwell parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[13] Rothwell parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[14] Batley parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).

[15] Rothwell parish registers (online at www.ancestry.com).