'Burton04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Burton of Bedworth, Burton of Falde, Burton of Lindley

                               
Descended from Ingenulfe de Burton "who came to England with the Conqueror" was ...
Robert de Burton (a temp Henry II who r. 1154-1189)
1. Henry de Burton of Ibstock (a 1204)
  A. Ada de Burton
  m. Robert de Garshall
  B. Maud de Burton
  C. Joan de Burton
  m. Sir Robert de Vernon
2. William de Burton
  A. Sir James de Burton (esquire to King Richard I)
  Visitation (Leicestershire) & 'DerbyGB' start with this Sir James but Visitation shows the next 2 generations (before Adam) as John then Oliver. We follow Commoners & 'DerbyGN'.
  i. Oliver de Burton
a. Richard de Burton (a 1251)
  (1) Adam de Burton of Tutbury (a 1274, 1321)
  m. Jane de Mortimer (dau of Richard de Mortimer)
  (A) Nicholas de Burton (a 1329)
  Visitation shows Nicholas's wife and mother of William as Joan, dau of Creucure of Titbury. 'DerbyGN' shows her as Nicholas's 2nd wife. Provisionally, we follow Commoners in showing her as his son's 2nd wife.
  m. Agnes Curzon (dau of Stephen Curzon of Falde, sister/heir of John of Falde)
  (i) William de Burton of Falde (d 1382)
  m1. Maud Curties (dau of William Curteis, sister/heir of Thomas of Titbury)
  (a) Richard Burton (2nd son) - continued below
  m. Maud Gibbon (sister/heir of Robert Gibbon or Gibson of Hanbury & Tutbury)
  (b)+ other issue - Oliver, William (abbot of Rowcester)
  m2. (sp) Joan Creveques 'of Tutbury'
3. Robert de Burton ancestor of Sir William de Burton, Chief Justice in Ireland temp Edw III (who r. 1327-1377)

 

 

Richard Burton of Tutbury & Falde - continued above
m. Maud Gibbon (sister/heir of Robert Gibbon or Gibson of Hanbury & Tutbury)
1. Sir William Burton (b c1391, d Towton 29.03.1461, standard bearer to King Henry VI)
  m. Elizabeth Cotton (dau of William Cotton of Cotton, Staffordshire, sister/heir of William)
  A. Ralph Burton of Mayfield and Falde (b c1443, d 1511)
  m. (1478) Elizabeth Okehover (b 1451-2, d 10.02.1532, dau of Philip Okehover of Okehover or Ockeover)
i. James Burton of Falde (b c1481, d 1544)
  m. (1512) Elizabeth Hardwick (dau of John Hardwick of Lindley)
  a. Robert Burton of Lindesey (Lindley) (b 1512, d 16.08.1558)
  m. (1543) Catherine Repington (dau of William Repington of Amington)
  (1) Ralph Burton of Lindley (b 14.08.1547, d 1619, historian of Leicestershire)
  m. (1571) Dorothy Faunt (b 1550, dau of William Faunt of Foston)
(A) William Burton of Lindley (b 24.08.1575, d 06.04.1645)
  Visitation suggests that William dsp. Commoners & 'DerbyGB' provide the following.
  m. (1607) Jane Adderley (dau of Humphry Adderley of Weddington)
  (i) Cassibelan Burton of Lindley (b 19.11.1609, d 28.02.1681)
  m. (08.08.1639) Helen Trott (d 01.1680, dau/coheir of Sir Nicholas Trott of Quickswood)
  (a) Helen Burton (b 1647)
  m. Francis Burton, lord of Dronfield, Sheriff of Derbyshire (a 1666)
  (b)+ other issue (dvp) - Constantine (b 09.12.1642, d unm), Cassibelan (b 1643, d (unm?) 1677), James (d unm), John (d unm)
  (ii)+ other issue - Jonathan, Richard, Edward, Elizabeth, Eugenia
  (B) Robert Burton of Falde (b 08.02.1576, d 01.1639-40, author)
  (C) George Burton of Bedworth (b 28.08.1579, d 18.05.1642) this line only from Commoners
  (i) John Burton of Bedworth
  m. (c1657) Winifred Wright (dau of Ralph Wright of Tissington by Mabell)
  (a) George Burton (bpt 25.11.1658, dsp 1733)
  m. (1715) Elizabeth Denton (d 20.11.1756, dau of _ Denton of Croxton)
  (b) Joshua Burton (bpt 07.02.1660, d 13.12.1741)
  m. (1703) Elizabeth Pruce (d 29.10.1763, dau of John Pruce of Aynho)
  ((1)) John Burton (b 24.05.1706, d 18.06.1758)
  m. Sarah Bever of Putney
  ((A)) Joshua Burton (b 14.11.1747, d 04.07.1829)
  m. (20.11.1775) Mary Burton (dau of Edmond Burton, cousin)
  ((i))+ issue - Joshua (d infant), Charles (d young), Edmund (b 17.12.1783, d unm 1808), Henry (b 27.10.1785, d unm 01.1811), Sarah Johanna (d infant), Maria Frances
((2)) Francis Burton (3rd son)
  m. (06.02.1743) Anne Singer (dau of James Singer of Barn Elms)
  ((A)) James Burton (b 01.05.1745, chaplain to Kings George III & IV)
  m. Mary Anne Jenner (d 05.12.1788, dau of Prof. Robert Jenner)
  ((i)) Arthur Francis Thomas Burton (b 16.06.1777, d 09.04.1819, rector of Hampstead Norris) had issue (1 dau)
  m. (21.02.1802) Mary Cole
  ((ii)) Charles William Burton (bpt 23.04.1780, d 09.1816, Major, 3rd son) had issue
  m. Mary Anne Gilchrist (dau of Prof. J. Borthwick Gilchrist)
  ((iii)) Mary Anne Burton
  m. (11.1814) Rev. Edward Marshall, later Hacker (of family of Enstone)
  ((iv))+ other issue - James Singer (b 15.04.1778, d unm 27.09.1818), Robert (bpt 12.05.1779, d unm 14.08.1801), Cecil Hill (bpt 04.12.1788, d 06.1813, Captain), Rachel, Elizabeth (d infant), Martha (d infant)
  ((B)) Charles Burton of Mount Anville & Eyre Court Castle (b 14.10.1760, judge)
  m. (1787) Anna Andrews (d 10.03.1822)
  ((i)) Eliza Felicia Burton
  m. (08.11.1819) John Beatty West
  ((C)) Edmund Burton (b 14.10.1760, d 19.02.1820)
  m. (17.12.1784) Elizabeth Mather (dau of Rev. John Mather of Chorley)
  ((i)) Francis Burton of Unsworth Lodge (b 16.02.1788)
  m. (13.07.1826) Sophia Alethea Norris (dau of William Norris of Springfield and Kingston-upon-Hull)
  ((ii)) Edmund Singer Burton (b 13.07.1789) had issue
  m. (28.10.1824) Anna Maria Watkins (dau of Clarke Watkins of Daventry)
  ((iii)) Charles James Burton (b 29.03.1792, vicar of Lydd, 4th son) had issue
  m. (05.07.1819) Eliza Boteler (dau of William Botler of Canterbury)
  ((iv)) William Westbrooke Burton (b 31.01.1794, judge)
  m. (05.04.1827) Margaret Smith (dau of L. Smith)
  ((v)) Henry Burton (b 28.06.1797) had issue
  m. (24.09.1822) Elizabeth Clarkson (dau of R.W. Clarkson)
  ((vi)) Anne Singer Burton (d 17.09.1818)
  m. (05.10.1813) Henry Bradley (son of Henry of Hertford)
  ((vii)) Elizabeth Jane Burton
  m. (08.1823) H. Bradley of London
  ((viii))+ other issue - Clerke (b 15.12.1790), Thomas Clerke (b 20.11.1798, d 26.08.1816, RN), Robert Clerke (b 05.09.1802)
  ((D)) Anne Burton (b 12.08.1747, d 06.1803)
  m. (12.1778) John Hayley of Chesterton (d 12.08.1834)
  ((E))+ other issue - Elizabeth Felicia (b 27.04.1750), Sibilla (b 18.01.1752), 6 others (d infant)
  ((3))+ other issue - George (b 22.12.1707, d unm 22.04.1732), Edmund, William
  (c) Jonathan Burton (bpt 05.11.1663)
  (d) Benjamin Burton (bpt 01.05.1669, to Ireland) "had a large family"
  (D) Ralph Burton
  (E) Elizabeth Burton
  m. Michael Purefoy (son of George of Langley)
  (F) Anne Burton
  m. (1596) George Bradshawe of Morebarne
  (G) Mary Burton
m. Ralph Grey
  (H) Jane Burton
  m. Henry Bannister of Upton
  (I) Catherine Burton
  m. (1584) E. Jackson
  (2)+ other issue - James (dsp), William, Thomas, Edward (dsp), Mary (dsp), Frances (Dsp)
  The following comes from Commoners & FMG except that Commoners just mentions Thomas without showing anything about his family. Visitation (Leicestershire) mentions just Robert & Thomas and follows Robert's line but not Thomas's. 'DerbyGB' mentions just Robert & Thomas but follows both their lines. FMG supports most of the following, following Thomas's line albeit not identifying his wife (who is named by 'DerbyGB').
  b. Thomas Burton
  m. Elizabeth Shaw (dau/heir of Robert Shaw of the Hill)
  (1) John Burton of (Totley in) Dronfield, Derbyshire ## shown here by 'DerbyGB' & FMG, possible alternative ancestry shown below ##
  m. Elizabeth Revell (dau of Richard Revell of Stannington)
  c. Catherine Burton shown by Visitation as of previous generation
  m. _ Miller of Lee, Wiltshire
  d. Mary Burton shown by Visitation as of previous generation
  m. John Wakefield of Castle Gresley
  e.+ other issue - Ralph, Richard of London, Margaret (d unm)
  ii. William Burton (dsp)
  iii. Modevina (Mudwynne or Mary) Burton
  m. (1519) William Crewker of Twiford
  iv. Dorothy Burton
  m. John Wilnes of Melburne
2. Richard Burton of Chesterfield (a 1465)
  m. Anne Barnesley (dau of Robert Barnesley of Yorkshire)
  Commoners mentions Richard, identifying him as ancestor of Thomas, Sheriff of Derbyshire in 1628, and Francis, Sheriff in 1666. That would appear to support Visitation (Derbyshire, 1662-4, 'Burton of Dronfield') in showing John of Dronfield below. 'Hallamshire' (used for the continuation) supports this also. However, as reported above, we follow 'DerbyGB' & FMG in showing that John above.
  A. John Burton of Totley in Dronfield (a 1510)
  m. Elizabeth Shaw (dau/coheir of Robert Shaw of the Hill)
  i. John Burton of Totley in Dronfield, Derbyshire ## shown here by Visitation (Derbyshire, 1662-4, 'Burton of Dronfield'), alternative ancestry shown above ##
  m. Elizabeth Revell (dau of Richard Revell of Stanington)

Main source(s): Commoners (vol iii, 'Burton', p269+), 'DerbyGN' (part II, 'Pedigree of Derby and of Chetwynd Park, county of Salop, esq.', p555+), Visitation (Leicestershire, 1619, 'Burton') with some support from FMG (vol 1, 'Burton-Rossington', MS146, p337+)
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