As a status update. We all now consider that there is no connection between Robert Ingram of Beverley and the line of Viscount Irvine. Robert's parents were Robert Ingram merchant of London and Theodosia Gascoigne daughter of Joseph Gascoigne. The Roberts' lineage is through:- 1. Ralph Ingram, Merchant Taylor & Ann Gale, 2. Ralph Ingram Merchant Ironmonger & Mary (probably granddaughter of Rowland Wilson of Gresegarth). 3. John Ingram of Bucknall, Lincolnshire. Ralph Ingram born 1602/3 son of John had three brothers, Robert b. 1606, Thomas 1614, and Sir Arthur Ingram, b. 1617, knighted 1664. This Sir Arthur Ingram, is not to be confused with the Sir Arthur Ingram M.P. of Temple Newsam, who died 1642 and was the antecedent of the the Viscount Irvine Line, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Ingramhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Ingram.