'Aston02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Aston of Ashbrook, Aston of Heywood (Haywood), Aston of Tixall

Randal or Randulph de Astona (a temp Edward I who r. 1272-1307)
1. Roger de Aston of Heywood (Haywood) and Longdon (a 1260)
  BE1883 omits details of the next few generations, moving from this Roger to say that 5th in descent from him was the Sir Roger (a 1433) who married Joyce de Frevile. A contributor (DA, 09.10.05) kindly provided data on the intervening generations, albeit showing the latter-mentioned Roger as 4th rather than 5th in descent from the first, identifying his source as 'A Topographical and Historical History of the Parish of Tixall in the County of Staffordshrire' by Sir Thomas Clifford and Arthur Clifford. The first Roger is reported to have died in 1327/8 having married ...
  m. Sybilla de la Laund (dau of James de la Laund)
  A. Sir John de Aston of Haywood
  m1. Alice Meynell (dsp, dau of Hugho Meynell of Hints)
  m2. Emma (d 1343-4)
  i. Sir Roger de Aston (a 1343)
a. Sir Thomas de Aston of Haywood and Leigh, Sheriff (a 1409)
  m. Elizabeth de Leigh (sister of Reginald de Leigh and Parkkhall)
  (1) Sir Roger de Aston, Sheriff of Staffordshire (a 1433)
  m. Joyce de Frevile (dau of Baldwin de Freville)
  (A) Sir Robert Aston of Parkhall and Heywood
  m1. (sp) ??
  m2. Isabel or Johanna Brereton (dau of Sir William Brereton (younger) of Brereton)
(i) Sir John Aston, Sheriff of Stafford (a 1477)
  m. Elizabeth Delves (dau of Sir John Delves of Doddington)
  (a) Sir John Aston of Heywood, Sheriff of Leicester, Warwick, and Staffordshire
  m. Joan Littleton (dau of Sir William Littleton of Frankley)
((1)) Sir Edward Aston of Tixall
  m1. Joan Bowles (d 15.09.1562, dau of Sir Thomas Bowles of Penho)
  ((A)) Sir Walter Aston of Tixall (b 08.10.1530, d 02.04.1589)
  m. Elizabeth Leveson (dau of Sir James Leveson of Lilleshull)
  ((B)) Catherine Aston (d before 09.1585)
  m. (c1548) Sir William Gresley of Drakelow (d 1573)
  ((C)) Mary Aston
  m. Simon Harcourt of Stanton Harcourt
  ((D)) Frances Aston
  m. Robert Needham of Shenton
  ((E)) Elizabeth Aston
  m. ?? Lawley of Wenlock
  ((F))+ other issue - Leonard, Anthony
  m2. (sp) Mary Vernon (dau of Sir Henry Vernon) ## see here ##
(b) Thomas Aston not mentioned by BE1883 but kindly brought to our attention by a contributor (RR, 14.09.05)
  ((1)) Ellen Aston
  m. Robert Lowthrop
  (c) Elizabeth Aston
  m. John Basset of Blore
  (d) daughter
  m. _ Dudley of Sedgeley
(e) Isabella Aston
  m. Humphrey Okeover of Okeover (d 05.04.1538)
  (f) daughter
  m. _ Bradock of Adelbalderston
  (g) Catherine Aston
  m. Thomas Blount of Burton
  (h) Margaret Aston
  m1. Thomas Kynardesley of Loxley (d 1479-80)
  m2. Ralph Wolseley
  (i) Alice Aston
m. John Dodd of Chorley
  (j) daughter
  m. _ Colwich of Colwich
  (k) Rose Aston
  m. Thomas Child of Ormelsey
  (l)+ other issue - Richard of Whorcross (Hoar Cross?), Robert
  (ii) Elizabeth or Isabella Aston (d 1477)
  m. Richard Bagot of Blythefield (d Bosworth 1485)
  (iii) Petrinilla Aston
  m. Richard Biddulph
  (B) Joan Aston
  m. Sir Roger Draycot of Paynesley
  b. John Aston
  (1) Alice Aston
  m. Roger de Stanford
  ii. Richard de Aston of Ashbrook
  a. Adam Aston (dsp?)
  m. Armitude Davies (dau of Henry Davies of Horecross)
  (1) Richard Aston of Ashbrook
  (A) Alice Aston
  m. (1417) John Welles of Haywood and Lichfield
  B. Sybilla de Aston
  m. Richard Wolseley
  C. Joan de Aston
  m. Sir Robert Mavesyn of Mavesyn Ridware
  D.+ other issue - Robert, Roger (d unm 1440, rector of Weston-under-Lizard), Richard of Longdon

Main source(s): BE1883 (Aston of Forfar)
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