Thornycroft family

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The Thornycroft family was a notable English family of sculptors, artists and engineers, [1] connected by marriage to the historic Sassoon family. The earliest known mention of the family is stated in George Ormerod's History of Cheshire as during the reign of Henry III in the 13th century, taking its name from a Cheshire hamlet. [2] Sir John Isaac Thornycroft (1843–1928) was the founder of the Thornycroft shipbuilding company.

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Thornycroft family
Note: Dotted lines indicate non-marital union
John Francis
1780–1861
Mary Evetts
b. 1779
John Thornycroft
1791–1822
Ann Cheetham
1795–1875
Mary
1809–1895
Thomas
1815–1885
Sassoon
family
John
1843–1928
Blanche Ada Coules
1846–1936 [3]
Mary Alyce
1844–1906
Frances
1846–1929
Helen
1848–1937
William Hamo
1850–1925
m. 1884
Agatha Cox
1864–1958
see Olivier-Cox families
Theresa
1853–1947
Alfred Sassoon
1861–1895
John
1872-1960
Blanche
1873–1950
Herbert Farjeon
1887–1945
Joan
1888–198
Brynhild Olivier
1887–1935
m.(1) 1912
see Olivier-Cox families
Hugh Popham
1889–1970
m.(1) 1912
m. (2) 1926
Rosalind
1891–1973
m. (1) 1913
m. (2) 1926
Godwin Baynes
1882–1943
m. 1913
Siegfried
1886–1967
D. H. Lawrence
1885–1930
Annabel
1919–2004

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References

  1. "Hamo Thornycroft's Family". The New York Times . 29 May 1888. p. 9. Retrieved 3 April 2009.
  2. George Ormerod (1876). History of Cheshire. Volume 3 (2nd ed.). p. 370.
  3. Kidman 2019.