Just a follow up to this one. Have discovered that Richard Ayrey (Airey) was the son of James Ayrey and Bella Parker (Father William P. Richard was Born in Scotforth, Lancashire, England 1800. Was Christened 3 August 1800 at St Mary's Lancaster.
Richard Married Margaret Oddey (Hoddy?) 29 May 1928 and Lancaster.
Richards Parents seem to have been married in Heversham, Wesmorland on the 21 July 1798
Still looking for others that may be researching the lame line :)