'Clayton02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Clayton in Buckinghamshire, Clayton in London, Clayton of Marden, Clayton of Marlow
[This page was orginally named Clayton01. It was renamed on 25.11.15 to faciiltate the production of a new page Clayton01 to cover early generations.]

BP1934 reported that "This family derives from the Claytons of Bulwick, Northamptonshire." Various web sites have an article on Lord Mayor Sir Robert, who was born in Northamptonshire, who appears to have played a major role in the development of banking.
?? Clayton
m. ?? presumed sister of Robert Abbot (d 1658, born in Gretton, Northamptonshire) who provided his nephew Robert with an apprenticeship in London
1. Sir Robert Clayton of Marden (in Godstone, Surrey), Lord Mayor of London (b 29.09.1629, dsp 16.07.1707, Governor of the Bank of England)
  m. Martha Trott (d 25.12.1705, dau of Perient Trott of London)
2. William Clayton of Hambledon, Buckinghamshire
  A. Sir William Clayton of Marden & Marlow, etc. (Surrey), 1st Bart (d 28.12.1744, MP for Bletchingley, Surrey)
  m. Martha Kenrick (d 14.12.1739, dau of John Kenrick of Flore by sister of Martha, dau of Perient Trott of London)
  i. Sir Kenrick Clayton of Marden & Marlow, 2nd Bart (d 10.03.1769, MP for Bletchingley)
  m. (1740) Henrietta Maria Herring (b 1708-9, d 25.07.1774, dau of Henry Herring of London)
  a. Sir Robert Clayton of Marden & Marlow, 3rd Bart (dsp 10.05.1799)
  m. (01.06.1767) Elizabeth Standish (d 27.02/05.1803, dau of Frederick Standish)
b. Henrietta Maria Clayton (d 26.01.1804)
  m. (02.06.1765) Sir John Gresham, 6th Bart (d 20.09.1801)
  c. Martha Clayton (d unm 1802)
  ii. William Clayton of Harleyford, Buckinghamshire
  m1. Mary Warde (d 02.01.1760, dau of John Warde of Squerries)
  a. Catherine Clayton (d 15.08.1807)
  m. (11.06.1765) Sir John Whitwell, Lord Howard de Walden (dsp 25.05.1797)
m2. (03.05.1761) Maria Eliza Catherina (or Caroline Mary) Lloyd (d 12.1763, dau/coheir of Rice Lloyd of Alltycadno (Alty Cadris) & Gwelod-y-maes)
  b. Sir William Clayton of Marden & Marlow, 4th Bart (b 16.04.1762, d 26.01.1834)
  m. (16.07.1785) Mary East (d 09.08.1833, dau of Sir William East, Bart of Hall Place)
  (1) Sir William Robert Clayton of Marden & Marlow, 5th Bart (b 28.08.1786, d 19.09.1866, General, MP) had issue
  m. (10.05.1817, div 1830) Alice Massey O'Donel (dau/heir of Col. Hugh O'Donell (son of Sir Neil, Bart) by Alice Hutchinson)
  (2) Sir East George Clayton, later Clayton-East of Hall Place, 1st Bart (b 09.04.1794, d 06.03.1851) had issue
  m. (20.06.1815) Marianne Frances Bishop (d 05.01.1876, dau of Charles Bishop of Sunbury)
  (3) John Lloyd Clayton (b 19.08.1796, d 16.10.1855) had issue
  m. (10.04.1832) Louisa Sophia Littledale (d 02.03.1841, dau of Charles Littledale of Portland Place)
(4) Rice Richard Clayton of Hedgerley Park, Sheriff of Buckinghamshire (b 15.11.1797, d 04.05.1879) had issue
  m. (03.07.1832) Maria Ameila Nugent (d 30.12.18180, dau of Field Marshal Sir George Nugent, Bart)
  (5) Augustus Philip Clayton of Combe Bank (b 11.10.1799, d 02.02.1871) had issue
  m. (04.09.1828) Georgiana Elizabeth Talbot (d 23.06.1858, dau of Charles Talbot, Dean of Salisbury, by Elizabeth, dau of Henry, 5th Duke of Beaufort)
  (6) Catherine Emilia Clayton (d 07.02.1864)
  m. (16.07.1821) John Shaw Manley of Manley Hall (d 19.05.1857)
  c. Marianne Clayton (d 15.10.1808)
  m. (14.02.1786) Hon. Edward Fox (General, brother of Charles James)
  m3. (24.09.1767) Louisa Fermor (d 30.06.1809, dau of Thomas, Earl of Pomfret)
  d. George Clayton of Stonehall, Surrey (b 29.06.1768, d 17.10.1828, Lt. Colonel) had issue
  m. (22.09.1798) Frances Hinchcliffe (d 16.08.1849, dau of John Hinchcliffe, Bishop of Peterborough)
  iii. Mary Clayton
  m. (11.06.1728) Jonathan Rashleigh of Menabilly (d 24.11.1764)
  iv. Anne Clayton (d 07.07.1772)
  m1. (1721) Sir Charles Blackwell, 2nd Bart (d 18.07.1741)
  m2. (19.08.1742) John Thomas, Bishop of Rochester (d 22.08.1793)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Clayton) with some support from TCB (vol 4, 'Clayton of Marden', p71+)
Back to top of page