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Albreda de Lacy [11??-11??]
David Lacy [17??-1???]
David Lacy [1808-1866]
David Henry Lacy [1841-1???]
Dorothy Lacy [15??-16??]
Dorothy Lacy [16??-16??]
Edward Lacy [1???-17??]
Edward de Lacy [14??-14??]
Fielden Robertshaw Lacy [1846-1???]
Gerard de Lacy [1425-15??]
Gilbert Lacy [1539-1606]
Gilbert Lacy [1807-1864]
Gilbert de Lacy [11??-1230?]
Gilbert de Lacy [1400-14??]
Henry Lacy [1759-1842]
Henry Lacy [1830-1895]
Henry de Lacy [11??-1177]
Henry de Lacy [12??-1311]
Henry de Lacy [129?-135?]
Hugh Lacy [1489-157?]
Hugh Lacy [1567-1???]
Hugh de Lacy [12??-12??]
Ilbert de Lacy [10??-1142]
Ilbert de Lacy [1045-1093]
Jane Lacy [1611-1699]
Janet de Lacy [14??-147?]
John Lacy [14??-15??]
John Lacy [14??-15??]
John Lacy [14??-1531]
John Lacy [15??-1???]
John Lacy [15??-15??]
John Lacy [15??-1585]
John Lacy [1561-1618]
John Lacy [1575-1???]
John Lacy [1816-1883]
John de Lacy [12??-12??]
John de Lacy [12??-13??]
John de Lacy [1328-1398]
John de Lacy [1365-14??]
John de Lacy [1395-1474]
John Hugh Lacy [1???-1???]
Nicholas Lacy [1544-1595]
Phoebe Lacy [1848-1932]
Richard Lacy [14??-15??]
Richard Lacy [1530-1591]
Richard de Lacy [13??-14??]
Richard de Lacy [1333-1424]
Robert de Lacy [10??-112?]
Thomas Lacy [1???-1???]
Thomas Lacy [15??-16??]
Thomas Lacy [1565-1???]
Thomas de Lacy [12??-13??]
Thomas de Lacy [1300-1352]
Thomas de Lacy [14??-14??]
Walter de Lacy [1046-1085]
William de Lacy [13??-147?]


Lacy, Albreda de
[11??-11??] Or Aubrey. Daughter of Robert de Lacy.

She married Robert de Lizours from Sprotborough.

Children:

  1. Albreda

Lacy, David
[17??-1???] Of Longfield in Langfield.

He married Susan [17??-1???].

Children:

  1. Henry

Lacy, David
[1808-1866] Son of Henry Lacy.

He was a cousin of John Fielden.

He was a cotton spinner of Stoodley in Langfield.

On 16th February 1844, he married Phoebe Fairbourne [1809-1892] at Todmorden Wesleyan Chapel.


Phoebe came from Todmorden
 

Children:

  1. Mary Elizabeth [b 1841]
  2. Walter David [1845-1848] who died aged 3 years and 8 months
  3. Fielden Robertshaw
  4. Phoebe

The family lived at

and owned Middle Stoodley, Knowlwood Mill, and property at Shade

David died at Stoodley [31st October 1866].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £16,000.

The will was proved by son Fielden Robertshaw and John Fielden

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Todmorden: David [7th November 1866]; Phoebe [18th April 1892]

Lacy, David Henry
[1841-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was independent with income derive from Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Company shares [1881].

In 1866, he married Ellen Rigby [1842-1???] born in Salford, Lancashire, in Manchester.

Children:

  1. William Henry [b 1869]
  2. Ellen [b 1872]
  3. Bertha [b 1873]
  4. Annie [b 1875]
  5. Thomas [b 1877]

The family lived at Layton with Warbeck, Lancashire

Lacy, Dorothy
[15??-16??] Of Cromwellbottom.

She married John Waterhouse

Lacy, Dorothy
[16??-16??] Alias Savile. She was the second wife of Jonas Waterhouse

Lacy, Edward
[1???-17??] Constable at Todmorden & Walsden [1744]

Lacy, Edward de
[14??-14??] Second son of William de Lacy.

He became a priest

Lacy, Fielden Robertshaw
[1846-1???] Son of David Lacy.

Gentleman of Stoodley Hall [1864]

Lacy, Gerard de
[1425-15??] Or Gerald. Of Brearley Hall.

Son of Gilbert de Lacy.

He married Joan.


Joan was the daughter of Richard Symmes of Barnsley
 

Children:

  1. Hugh

Lacy, Gilbert
[1539-1606] Son of Hugh Lacy of Brearley Hall.

On 12th April 1562, he married Marie Murgatroyd.


Marie was the daughter of John Murgatroyd
 

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. Hugh
  3. John
  4. son
  5. Mary who married her cousin, James Murgatroyd
  6. daughter
  7. daughter
  8. daughter

In his will [1606], he bequeathed 200 marks to Mary, his daughter

Lacy, Gilbert
[1807-1864] Son of Henry Lacy.

Born in Langfield.

He was an accountant [1851] / a cotton spinner employing about 200 hands [1861]

On 8th September 1825, he married Anna Ingham [1805-1865] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Jane [1826-1911]
  2. Elizabeth [1828-1910]
  3. Henry
  4. Sarah [b 1832]
  5. Susanna [1835-1904]
  6. William Ingham [b 1837]
  7. James Fielden [1840-1859]

He and his family lived at Mytholmroyd before moving to Lacy House, Hebden Bridge.

Gilbert died 15th October 1864.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £12,000.

The will was proved by son Henry, nephew Fielden Robertshaw Lacy of Stoodley Hall, John Barritt of Hanging Ditch, Todmorden (cotton manufacturer), and Joshua Fielden of Stansfield Hall

Lacy, Gilbert de
[11??-1230?] Illegitimate son of Robert de Laci

Lacy, Gilbert de
[1400-14??] Aka Lord of Brearley Hall.

Youngest son of John de Lacy

He held land in Southowram, Northowram and Hipperholme

Around 1424, he married Johanna Soothill.


Johanna was the daughter of Sir Gerard Soothill
 

The Manor of Midgley passed into the Lacy family.

Children:

  1. Gerard
  2. Joan who married Henry Murgatroyd
  3. Edward
  4. Christopher
  5. Agnes
  6. Arthur

He died before 6th October 1492

Lacy, Henry
[1759-1842] Of Stoodley.

Son of David Lacy.

Baptised at St Mary's Church, Todmorden [25th March 1759].

On 26th May 1806, he married Betty Fielden at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Gilbert
  2. David
  3. Thomas [1810-1853]
  4. Mary [b 1811]
  5. Henry [1814-1814]
  6. John

He was buried at St Mary's Church, Todmorden

Henry died at Stoodley [January 1842].

He was buried at Christ Church, Todmorden [15th January 1842].

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £9,000

Lacy, Henry
[1830-1895] Son of Gilbert Lacy.

Born in Langfield.

He was a cotton spinner [1864] / a master cotton spinner employing 211 hands [1871] / a cotton broker & patent agent [1881].

He owned much property in and around Langfield.

He was described as a gentleman of Stoodley in Langfield.

Throughout the 1860s-1880s, he was very active, showing ponies, dogs & poultry at shows throughout the North of England.

In [Q1] 1866, he married Ann Walker Fairbourn [1838-1893] in Todmorden.


Ann was born in Todmorden
 

Children:

  1. Edith Anna [b 1867]
  2. Phoebe Mildred [b 1868]
  3. Gilbert [1871-1937]
  4. David Norman [1873-1952]
  5. George Hugh [1874-1954]
  6. Mary Winifred [b 1876]

The family lived at

In 1895, he and his daughter Mary Winifred went to New York.

He died there [1895].

Mary Winifred was still living in New York in 1900, and working as a Clerk

Lacy, Henry de
[11??-1177] Son of Robert de Lacy.

He succeeded his brother, Ilbert, to become Lord of Blackburnshire.

He married Aubrey de Vesci.

Children:

  1. Robert

He was one of the founders of Kirkstall Abbey. He was present at the coronation of Richard I

Lacy, Henry de
[12??-1311] Earl of Lincoln.

Held extensive lands in Lancashire and in Yorkshire.

At his death an Inquisition Post Mortem was held. This became known as The Great de Lacy Inquisition.

It was unusual in that Henry held no lands in fee in chief of the King, but he held all his lands and tenements in the country of Lancaster immediately of the King by the service of 14 Knights' Fees and ½ part of Knights Fee and by the rent of 105s 8d payable yearly, etc. It is dated 16 February 4 Edward II.

An example of the great detail of this Inquisition is as follows:

In Brunneley [Burnley] there are 354 Acres 1 Rood and ½ of Land demised to several Tenants at Will who pay for the same YearlyCxviijs. jd. ob:
There are 12 Cottagers holding 10 Oxgangs of Land in Bondage paying yearlyIs
And for Works neglected iijs iiijd.
There are there certain Cottagers holding 12 Cottages and paying Yearly for the samexijs
There is a Windmill Yearly worth above ReprisesCs
A Fulling Mill Yearly worthvs
There are certain Free Tenants who hold divers Tenements paying a Rent certain every year at the Feast of St Gyles [viz.]
Oliver de Stainsfeld for 50 Acres of Landjd
Adam Son of Clark for one Oxgang of Landvijs
John de Wheteacker for 8 Acres of Landiiijs
Thomas de Ryelands for 20 Acres of Landiiijs
Adam de Holdene for 6 Acres and 1 Rood of Landiijs vd. ob:
Dowen de Heley for 13 Acres of Landiijs
And de Towneley of Brounshaghs and Towneley by the Homage and Service Per Year ofxviijs iijd
And to do one Suit at Cliderhou Court holden from 3 weeks to 3 weeks.
Sumxvjl viijs iijd

Lacy, Henry de
[129?-135?] Of Bridtwisel, Lancashire, and Cromwellbottom.

Elder son of John Lacy.

He married Joan.

He died before 1362

Lacy, Hugh
[1489-157?] Son of Gerard de Lacy.

Born at Brearley Hall.

He was lord of the Manor of Midgley.

He married Agnes Savile.


Agnes was the daughter of Nicholas Savile
 

Children:

  1. Margaret who married William Farrar
  2. John
  3. Gilbert
  4. Alice [15??-1600] who married John Holdsworth
  5. daughter
  6. daughter

He died before 31st July 1573.

He was buried at Halifax Parish Church

Lacy, Hugh
[1567-1???] Of Brearley.

Son of Gilbert Lacy

Lacy, Hugh de
[12??-12??]

Children:

  1. John

Lacy, Ilbert de
[10??-1142] Son of Robert de Lacy.

He married Alice.


Alice was the daughter of Gilbert de Gaunt
 

They had no children.

He was a supporter of King Stephen in the Civil War between Stephen and Matilda. He fought at the Battle of the Standard at Northallerton [1138]

Lacy, Ilbert de
[1045-1093] He and his brother, Walter, came from Lassi, south of Bayeux, France.

See Manor Of Clifton, Manor Of Cromwellbottom, Manor of Hartshead, Manor of Heptonstall, Roger de Lacy, Stainulf and Wyke

Lacy, Jane
[1611-1699] Of Midgley / Brearley.

Daughter of Thomas Lacy.

She married Henry Murgatroyd.

The couple were buried at St Mary's Church, Luddenden.

Heywood records


Mr Henry Murgatroyd's wife bur. at Luddenden 20th May 1699 above 80 years of age
 

Lacy, Janet de
[14??-147?] Or Jenet. Daughter of John de Lacy.

She married Nicholas Savile

Lacy, John
[14??-15??] Of Cromwellbottom.

Son of Thomas de Lacy.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Richard

He died after 15th February 1530

Lacy, John
[14??-15??] Of Leventhorpe.

Son of Richard Lacy.

He married Helena.

Around 1585, he sold a number of corn/fulling mills to John Lacy of Brearley

Lacy, John
[14??-1531] Of Cromwellbottom. Bailiff of Halifax.

He married a daughter of Sir Richard Tempest.

Around 1530, he gave money to build the south porch to Halifax Parish Church. He also founded Lacey's Chapel, Southowram.

On March 22nd 1536, his son – Thomas/John – led a group of Tempest's supporters who attacked Robert Holdesworth, the Vicar of Halifax

Lacy, John
[15??-1???] Lord of the Manor of Midgley. In 1586, he sold his lands and Lordship of the Manor to Henry Farrar of Ewood.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Mary who married Henry Farrer

It was said that his father had wrongfully enclosed moorland on Midgley Moor. The Greenwood Stone was erected to mark the boundary

Lacy, John
[15??-15??] Of Brearley Hall.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Isabel who married William Savile of Copley

See John Lacy

Lacy, John
[15??-1585] Of Brearley.

Son of Hugh Lacy.

He married Ann Woodgrove [15??-1599/1600].


Ann was the daughter of Thomas Woodgrove of Woolley
 

There is a memorial to him in Halifax Parish Church on the margin of a grave cover. The epitaph on the memorial is recorded in the book Monumental & Other Inscriptions

Lacy, John
[1561-1618] Son of Richard Lacy.

In 1579, he married (1) Alice Birkhead [1561-1585] from Halifax.

In 1587, he married (2) Ellen Lister [1566-1603] from Thornton-in-Craven

Lacy, John
[1575-1???] Of Brearley.

Son of Gilbert Lacy

Lacy, John
[1816-1883] Son of Henry Lacy.

One of the mill-owning Lacy family of Hebden Bridge.

Born in Langfield.

He was a cotton spinner employing 51 males & 13 females [1851] / a cotton spinner [1871]

On 25th January 1837, he married Jane Boyce [1809-1866] at Halifax Parish Church.


Jane was born in Rochdale
 

Children:

  1. Betty Fielden [1839-1914]
  2. Hannah [1840-1895] who married Frederick John Ramsbottom Sutcliffe of Low Moor
  3. Thomas [1845-1877] who was a student of chemistry [1871]
  4. Mary Jane [1848-1849]

The family lived at

John died at Underbank Hall [28th March 1883].

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £2,158 16/11d.

The will was proved by daughter Hannah and Thomas Firth of Woodlands, Blackburn (cotton spinner) 

Lacy, John de
[12??-12??] Aka John de Lasci.

Son of Hugh de Lacy.

He married Alicia de Pennington.


Alicia was the daughter of Alan de Pennington
 

Children:

  1. John

He died before 1292

Lacy, John de
[12??-13??] Aka Sir John de Lacy of Cromwellbottom.

Son of John de Lacy.

In 1293, he married Margaret de Eland. Part of Margaret's dowry was the Manor of Southowram.

Children:

  1. Henry
  2. Thomas
  3. Margaret who married Thomas de Thornhill

Lacy, John de
[1328-1398] Of Cromwellbottom.

Son of Thomas de Lacy

Lacy, John de
[1365-14??] Of Cromwellbottom.

Son of Richard de Lacy.

In 1390, he married Emmota [1372-14??].

Children:

  1. Alice [b 1391] who married [7th January 1408], Sir Robert Tempest
  2. Isabel [b 1393] who married [1411] John Peck
  3. John
  4. Janet

He died after April 1442

Lacy, John de
[1395-1474] Lord of Cromwellbotham.

Son of John de Lacy.

He married Alice de Eland or Florence Molyneux.

Children:

  1. William
  2. Richard
  3. Joan [b 1422] who married Henry Savile from Copley
  4. Gilbert
  5. Agnes [b 1430] who married [15th January 1458] Perceval Amyas from Sandal Magna
  6. daughter who married Henry Murgatroyd

Lacy, John Hugh
[1???-1???] See Farrar family of Ewood

Lacy, Nicholas
[1544-1595] Of Cromwellbottom.

In 1572, he married Alice Hardy [1551-1584].

Children:

  1. Lucy [bapt 1573]
  2. Alice [bapt 1576]
  3. Bridget [bapt 1580]

Lacy, Phoebe
[1848-1932] Daughter of David Lacy.

In 1869, she married (1) William Henry Sandbach.

William Henry died in 1882.

In 1893, she married (2) Abraham Marshall.

She lived at

  • Stoodley Hall [1882]
  • Langfield, Lindsay Road, Poole [1932]

Abraham died in 1921.

Phoebe died in Poole [19th March 1932] Probate records show that she left effects valued at £6,719 1/7d.

Probate was granted to daughter Annie Butterworth Sandbach-Marshall

Lacy, Richard
[14??-15??] Of Cromwellbottom.

Son of John Lacy.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John

Lacy, Richard
[1530-1591] Of Cromwellbottom.

In 1560, he married Alice Towneley from Barnside.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Anne [bapt 1564]
  3. Ellen [bapt 1567]

Lacy, Richard de
[13??-14??] Second son of John de Lacy.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John

Lacy, Richard de
[1333-1424] Of Cromwellbottom.

Son of Thomas de Lacy.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John

Lacy, Robert de
[10??-112?] Son of Ilbert de Lacy.

He succeeded his father in holding the Honour of Pontefract.

In 1102, for disloyalty in supporting Robert Curthose, his lands were forfeit and he was banished from England by Henry I (Beauclerc). He was pardoned and returned to England where he assisted in establishing the Priory to St Oswald at Nostell, and others at Pontefract and at Monk Bretton.

He married (1) Matilda.

Children:

  1. Ilbert
  2. Henry
  3. Albreda
  4. unknown

He died before 1129.

After his death, his wife married (2) Robert de Lizours from Sprotborough, Doncaster. They had a daughter, Albreda de Lizours

Lacy, Thomas
[1???-1???] Brother of the Lacy family of Hebden Bridge.

He lived at Underbank Hall, Charlestown.

He married Hannah.

Children:

  1. David Henry
  2. Gilbert

Lacy, Thomas
[15??-16??] Of Brearley.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Jane

Lacy, Thomas
[1565-1???] Of Luddenden.

Son of Gilbert Lacy

Lacy, Thomas de
[12??-13??] Earl of Lancaster who kidnapped and beheaded Piers Gaveston.

See Cromwell Bottom, Elland Feud and John, Earl of Warren, 8th Earl of Surrey

Lacy, Thomas de
[1300-1352] Aka Thomas de Lascy. Of Cromwellbottom. Younger son of John Lacy.

He married Margaret de Tong [b 1303] from Tong, Kent.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Richard

Lacy, Thomas de
[14??-14??] Of Cromwellbottom.

Son of William de Lacy.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Cecily who married Thomas Savile
  2. John

He was involved in a dispute with Thomas Stapleton. On 2nd October, 1487: Thomas, Archbishop of York, judged

In the dispute between Thomas Stapylton, esquire, and Thomas Lacy of Cromwelbothom, esquire, concerning the ownership of the manor of Whernby and lands etc. in Lynley Wodhose Scamanden and Staneland. Thomas Lacy has no right in the premises and shall execute a deed of release to Stapilton and shall cause his brother Edward Lacy, priest, to do the like

Lacy, Walter de
[1046-1085]


Question: Is he the same person as Walter de Laci?

 

He and his brother, Ilbert, came from Lassi, south of Bayeux, France.

He fought with William the Conqueror and received land in Herefordshire for his services. He founded the Lacy family of Herefordshire.

He died at Hereford and was buried at Gloucester Cathedral.

His great-granddaughter, Elizabeth de Burgh, married Robert the Bruce

Lacy, William de
[13??-147?] Eldest son of John de Lacy.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. Edward

He died before 6th May 1474

 

The Lacy family of Brearley Hall
They lived at Brearley Hall, Luddendenfoot.

Members of the family included: Gerard Lacy, Gilbert Lacy, Gilbert Lacy and Hugh Lacy.

They owned other property including: Lacey Hey Farm, Midgley.

They were lords of the Manor of Midgley

The Lacy family of Todmorden
19th century family – including brothers John and his brothers, Thomas, Gilbert and David – who owned several mills and other property in the Upper Calder Valley.

See Callis Mill, Charlestown, David Lacy, Henry Lacy, Lacy House, Charlestown, Stoodley Hall, Travis Holme Mill, Walsden and Underbank Hall, Charlestown

Lacy surname
Another form of the surname is Lacey

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout and De Lacy

There are over 50 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Lacy, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.



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