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Families covered: Croxton of Croxton Green, Croxton of Gousley, Croxton of Norley, Croxton of Ravenscroft
[This page was first launched as 'Croxton1'. It was renamed to enable a new Croxton1 to be prepared for earlier generations of the family.]

                               
The coats of arms shown for the 2 families covered by this page show that they were related. We do not (yet) know how.
Thomas Croxton of Ravenscroft
m. Margery or Margaret Ravenscroft (sister/heir of Thomas Ravenscroft of Ravenscroft)
1. William Croxton of Ravenscroft
  m. Katherine Ligh (dau of Sir John Ligh of Bouthes)
  A. Thomas Croxton of Ravenscroft
  m. Margaret Wright (dau of Charles Wright of Middlewoch)
  i. William Croxton of Ravenscroft (a 1566, 1580)
m. Alice Minshull (dau of John Minshull of Minshull)
  a. John Croxton of Ravenscroft (d 1598-9)
  m. Cicely Pendleton (dau/heir of George Pendleton of Manchester)
  (1) George Croxton of Ravenscroft (a 1613)
  m. Judith Hassall (dau of William Hassall of Namptwiche)
  (A) Thomas Croxton (b c1603) probably the Thomas of Ravenscroft who married ...
  m. Elizabeth Holland (dau of Edward Holland of Denton & Heaton) presumed mother of ...
  (i) Mary Croxton probably of this generation
  m. Leftwich Oldfield (bpt 04.11.1619, bur 06.08.1669)
  (B)+ other issue (a 1613) - George, Daniell, Judith, Mary, Cecyley
  (2) Jane Croxton (dsp by 1580)
  b. Alice Croxton
  m. Thomas Brooke of Leighton
  c.+ other issue - William, Warren, Richard, Susan
  B.+ other issue - Rafe, Ciceley

 

 

Ralph Croxton of Croxton Green in Cholmondeley (bur 16.10.1570)
1. Randle Croxton of Croxton Green
  m1. Margery (bur 09.03.1563)
  m2. Alice (bur 04.04.1584)
2. Ralph Croxton of Croxton Green (bur 02.10.1592)
  m. ?? (bur 07.12.1592)
  A. Hugh Croxton of Croxton Green & Gonsley (in Blackenhall in Wyhunbury) (bur 11.05.1649)
  m. (09.10.1609) Eleanor Merricke
  i. James Croxton of Croxton Green & Gonsley
m. Sarah Bromball of Sound
  a. James Croxton
  m1. Hannah Walley (dsp, dau of Arthur Walley, alderman of Chester)
  m2. Jane Gleave (bur 1700, dau of John Gleave of Chester & Pulford)
  (1) James Croxton (bpt 1685, d 1755)
m. Elizabeth Marbury (b 1689, dau/coheir of Rev. James Marbury by Elizabeth Hough)
  (A) John Croxton 'of Norley' (bpt 07.08.1712, bur 1766)
  m. Mary Hall (dau of Peter Hall of Norley Hall)
  (i) James Croxton of Norley (b 09.09.1751, d 07.08.1792)
  m. Emma Warburton (dau of Sir Peter Warburton of Warburton & Arley, Bart)
  (a) Emma Croxton (b c1792, d 16.09.1881)
  m. (13.10.1803) Rowland Egerton, later Warburton of Arley (d 20.05.1846)
  (ii) John Joseph Croxton (b 1759, dsp 1792)
  (iii) Elizabeth Croxton
  m. George Fairclough
  (B) Jane Croxton
  m. James Hayes of Holyport
  (C)+ other issue (dsp) - James, Hugh, George
  (2) John Croxton (d 1681)
  (3) Dorothy Croxton
  m. James Gerrard of Wimbald's Trafford
  b. Rebecca Croxton
  m. Robert Poole of Blackenhamm & Hatherton
  c. Sarah Croxton
  m. John Onslow of Onslow
  d.+ other issue - Hugh, Hannah, Mary
  B. son (b c1582, bur 21.12.1592)
3. James Croxton (bur 13.03.1591)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Cheshire, 1580 & 1613, Croxton of Ravenscroft)
(2) For lower section : Ormerod (Cheshire, vol II, 'Croxton, and Egerton-Warburton, of Norley', p68)
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