William Downs buried Wickersley 1645
George Downes is listed in the Hearth Tax of 1672
Thomas Downes and Mary had son Thomas c. 25 MAR 1775 Tickhill.
Thomas Downes m.JANE LIGHTFOOT 31 OCT 1780 Tickhill. Children:
George Downes and Anna Maria. Children:
Children of George and Hannah Downes:
Children of George and Elizabeth Downes:
Children of Joseph and Martha Downes:
Children of Joseph and Sarah Downes:
Children of John and Martha Downes:
Children of George Downes:
Mary Downs c.08 MAY 1718 Wickersley
ROBERT DOWNES m. 11 MAY 1721 Wickersley MARY SAYLE
Children of Thomas Downes:
ANNE DOWNES m. 30 APR 1764 Wickersley JOSEPH WILSON
HENRY DOWNES m. 12 OCT 1779 Wickersley to REBEKAH TOMPKISON
Mary DOWNES m. 21 JUL 1799 Wickersley George Thackry
Henry DOWNES married 08 JUN 1738 at Wickersley to Anne WATERHOUSE(b.1717 Bradfield). Children, born Wickersley:
Children of Henry and Sarah DOWNES,born Wickersley:
Children of George and Betty DOWNES,born Wickersley:
Maria Downs(1819-1878) married Thomas(1817-1867) Padley,in 1851 they were living in Lings Cottages,Wickersley.
Children of John and Martha Downes:
From 1881 census:
Jno. Middleton DOWNES¹: born 1812 at Tickhill, Widower age 69. A Grocer and Baker
Jno. Middleton DOWNES, born 1848 at Wickersley, Son Unmarried age 33. A farmer (In 1893 Grocer, farmer & beer retailer)
Walter DOWNES, born 1857, Son Unmarried age 24. Farmers Son (In 1893 Shopkeeper at Wickersley )
Florence BEEVERS, born 1864 at Wickersley, Grandaughter, age 17, Housekeeper (Dom)
Caroline BEEVERS, born 1866 at Wickersley, Grandaughter, age 15
John Midddleton DOWNES, b.1812 Tickhill m. Martha GRAYSON of Styrrup, Notts. They had 12 children, including Fanny (1851-1922) of Wickersley who m. John Roberts (1850-1908) of Wickersley.
JOHN MIDDLETON DOWNES Deceased. NOTICE is hereby given that all creditors and other persons having any claims or demands upon or against the estate of John Middleton Downes late of Wickersley in the county of York Farmer Grocer and Beer-Dealer deceased (who died on the 7th day of January 1896 at Wickersley and whose will was proved in the Wakefield Probate Registry of the High Court of Justice on 10 March 1896 by Alfred Ernest Copley of Wickersley aforesaid Stamp Distributor one of the executors named in the said will) are hereby required to send particulars in writing of their claims or demands to us the undersigned - Solicitors or the said executor on or before the 27th day of June next after which date the said executor will proceed to distribute the assets of the said deceased amongst the parties entitled thereto having regard only to the claims or demands of which he shall then have had notice and the said executor will not be liable or accountable ' for the assets of the said deceased or any part thereof so distributed to any person or persons of whose claims or demands he shall not then have had notice. And all persons indebted to the estate of the said John Middleton Downes deceased are hereby requested forthwith to pay to us on behalf of the said executor the amount of their respective debts. Dated this 8th day of May 1896. OXLEY and COWARD Rotherham Solicitors to the said Executors. Source London Gazette
On 19th March, 1899 a partnership between J. M. and W. Downes, Farmers of Wickersley, was dissolved.
JOSEPH DOWNES of Sheffield cutler and MARY HEMINGWAY of Treeton, were married on the 5th day of June 1659
Mary Downes m. THOMAS PRIESTLEY 01 FEB 1729 Treeton
Elizabeth Downs c.24 JUL 1748 Treeton daughter of James
In 1838 Rev. William Henry Downes, was vicar of Laughton-en-le-Morthen and Master of the Hospital of Saint Mary Magdalen in Harworth, Notts.