Peter Beverley
of Rillington, co. York, gent., d. 1667.

Date of birth or baptism: say 1605.
Place of birth or baptism: Unknown.
His father was married by 1602, but probably not long before that. As the eldest son of Arthur Beverley, Peter Beverley had probably been born by 1605 or not long afterward.

Date of burial: 16 April 1667.
Place of burial: Rillington, co. York.
[Rillington PR; Rillington BT; erroneously 6 Apr. in Rillington PRT]

Father: Arthur Beverley, b. say 1580, bur. Rillington, 11 April 1656.
Mother: Unknown.

m. soon after 19 January 1628/9, Catherine Bell.
On 19 January 1628/9, Arthur Beverley, of Rillington, gent., settled one oxgang of land in Rillington on his eldest son Peter Beverley prior to Peter's marriage with Katherine Bell spinster, daughter of Lawrence Bell of Rillington, deceased [HUMAD, ref. DDLG/29/13].


Arthur Beverley, b. say 1630, bur. Ebberston, 26 February 1681[/2];
m. soon after 10 November 1660,
Mary Trott, who m. (2) Christopher Tyson.
On 10 November 1660, Peter Beverley of Rillington, gent., settled one oxgang of land in Rillington on his son Arthur prior to Arthur's marriage to Mary, daughter of Robert Trott of Bickley [HUMAD, ref. DDLG/29/35].

Peter Beverley, prob. bur. Rillington, 27 March 1682.
According to a settlement dated 27 May 1662, Peter Beverley settled lands in Rillington on his second son Peter Beverley [HUMAD, ref. DDLG/29/36]. He was probably the Peter Beverley who was buried at Rillington on 27 March 1682 [Rillington BT].

Elizabeth Beverley, d. 2 July 1679 28 November 1679;
Thomas Consitt, of Bickley, d. bef. 27 October 1677.
Elizabeth Beverley refers to Arthur Beverley as her brother in her will, which is transcribed on the page of Elizabeth Beverley.

William Beverley, bur. Rillington, 23 May 1638.
[Rillington BT; Rillington PR does not give parentage]

Jane Beverley, bp. Rillington, 16 April 1639, bur. there 4 May 1639.
[Rillington PR]

Philip Beverley, bp. Rillington, 26 July 1640, bur. there 4 June 1641.
[Rillington PR]

Reference abbreviations

DDLG = Papers of the Lloyd-Greame Family of Sewerby, HUMAD.

HUMAD = Hull University Manuscripts and Archives Database, <>.

Rillington BT = Bishop's transcripts of Rillington, co. York, FHL film #918,409.

Rillington PR = Parish registers of Rillington, co. York, FHL film #1,068,393.

Rillington PRT = A. J. Cholmley, The Parish Registers of Rillington, 1638-1812 (Yorkshire Parish Register Society, 117, 1948).

Compiled by Stewart Baldwin

First uploaded 13 May 2011.