Northern Irish & Northern English Roots: JACKSONs & ODDIES & BROWNES & others

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  • ID: I7752
  • Name: John OTWAY
  • Given Name: John
  • Surname: Otway
  • Prefix: Sir
  • _TEXT: YES 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1620 in Beckside Hall
  • Death: 15 Oct 1693 in Also Of Belmont, Queens Co, Ireland? 3
  • _UID: E5117C5B00B542D6A84C8CE8860CDD7FF030
  • Change Date: 11 Feb 2016 at 12:32

    Father: Roger OTWAY b: 1565 in Beckside Hall, Middleton, Westmorland aka Cumbria
    Mother: Ann MAYER

    Marriage 1 Mary BIGGS
    • Married: 1649 in Fareham, Southampton
    • Change Date: 22 Mar 2016

    1. Abbrev: Otway Family Tree
      Title: Otway Family Tree
      From Church Registers of Sedburgh, Kirkby Lonsdale and Midd letonresearched in 1969 by Michael Otway (1) - see Appendi x K

      Quality: 3
      Text: John was born at Beckside Hall. He was admitted fellow of S t. John's College, Cambridge on 3/6/1636, aged 16. He was a mong the first of those ejected by the Earl of Manchester a nd, after his removal, becameone of the readers in Gray's I nn. He was instrumental in bringing over two regiments to t he Royal cause, one commanded by Colonel Redman, who marrie d one of his sisters, the other commanded by Colonel Clober ry,who married his wife's sister. On the return of Charle s II, John was knighted, made a member of the King's Counse l (shown as a PrivyCounsellor in 1686-87), Vice Chancello r of the Duchy of Lancaster and Chancellor of the County Pa latine of Durham. Signed the Visitation Entry of Yorkshir e in 1665, aged 47. Knighted in the same year. He first mar ried Mary, daughter of Robert Biggs of Winchester by whom h e had John, Charles, Anne and Mary. His second marriage wa s to Elizabeth, only daughter of John Braithwaite of Sedbur gh by whom he had Braithwaite, Elizabeth, Margaret and Cath erine. His will is held in Somerset House. There are memori als in Sedburgh Church. John acquired Ingmire Hall.
    2. Abbrev: Researching Yorkshire Quaker history: A guide to sources
      Title: Researching Yorkshire Quaker history: A guide to sources
      Author: Compiled by Helen E Roberts
      Publication: Name: Yorkshire Quaker Heritage Project;

      Quality: 3
      Text: In the 1660s Friends suffered persecution in this area as t hey did elsewhere; however the local Justice of the Peace , Sir John Otway of Ingmire Hall, was sympathetic to the Qu aker cause and helped to secure the release of Friends fro m gaol.
    3. Abbrev: Sedburgh Parish Registers
      Title: Sedburgh Parish Registers
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