His life and books
|John Morewood 1645-1682|
|John Morewood 1671-1738|
|Rachel Morewood 1677-1681 ) twins|
|Robert Morewood born 1677 )|
|Anne Morewood 1679-1749|
|Sarah Morewood 1681?-1689|
|Rowland Swann 1670-|
|Edward Swann born 1698|
Rebecca Morewood was born in 1675, the daughter of the Reverend John Morewood 1645-1682 and his wife nee Anne Drakeford. He owned a large estate at Staden and elsewhere on the outskirts of Buxton that was eventually sold by his grandson’s executors to the Duke of Devonshire. John Morewood was a scion of a very ancient family that were living in medieval times at Bradfield in Yorkshire.
She was baptised at Eyam in Derbyshire on 15 January 1674/75.
Rebecca Morewood was married to Rowland Swann of Fairfield near Buxton in Derbyshire. He was was born on 10 July 1670.
Their children were:
Edward Swann born 17 September 1698. He married Dorothy Warrington, the eldest daughter and co-heiress of Edmund Warrington esquire of Whaley, Cheshire (1).
(1) A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain & Ireland J and J B Burke volume II M-Z (1847) page 1338.