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Families covered: Eyton of Eyton (near Shrewsbury)

                               
There appear to be several different villages & towns called Eyton near the border between England & Wales. Some of these appear to have produced families who took the name Eyton but appear to be unrelated to each other. It is thought that the family covered below was based in the Eyton which is near Shrewsbury. Some were probably related to the Ayton/Aton family.
Robert de Eyton or Eitona (a temp Henry II who r. 1154-1189)
1. William de Eyton
  A. Peter de Eyton of Eyton, Salop (a 1190, d 1234?)
  i. William de Eyton of Eyton (d before 1254)
  a. Sir Peter de Eyton of Eyton (b after 1232, a 1302, d before 1311)
  (1) Peter de Eyton of Eyton (a 1291, d 1334?)
  (A) John de Eyton of Eyton (a 1345)
(i) Peter de Eyton of Eyton (a 1354, d 1377?)
  (a) John de Eyton of Eyton, Sheriff of Salop (a 1394)
  (b) Humphrey de Eyton (Verderer (Ranger) of the Wrekin Forest)
  ((1)) Sir George Eyton of Eyton
m. Jane Brereton (dau of Roger Brereton)
  ((A)) Sir Nicholas Eyton of Eyton, Sheriff of Salop (a 1455)
  m. Catharine Talbot (dau of John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury)
  ((i)) Fulco Eyton
  ((a)) Lucy Eyton
  m. David Yonge
  ((ii)) Lewis (Ludovic) Eyton of Eyton (a 1501) - continued below
  m. Anne Savage (dau of Sir John Savage of Rock Savage)
  ((iii)) Margaret Eyton
  m. William Yonge of Kenton / Caynton
  ((iv)) Leticia Eyton
  m. Thomas Poyner of Beslow
  ((v)) Margaret Eyton (2nd)
  m. John Banaster of Hodnett
  ((vi)) Katherine Eyton
  m. William Cole

 

 

Lewis (Ludovic) Eyton of Eyton (a 1501) - continued above
m. Anne Savage (dau of Sir John Savage of Rock Savage)
1. Sir Henry Eyton of Eyton (d 1535?)
  m. Jane Cresset (dau of Thomas Cresset of Upton Cressett)
A. Thomas Eyton of Eyton and Wigmore
  m. Margaret Lingen (dau of Ralph Lingen or Lingayne of Ellesmere and Wigmore)
  i. Thomas Eyton of Eyton, Sheriff of Salop (a 1567, MP)
  m. Elizabeth Charlton (dau of William Charlton of Apley)
  a. Robert Eyton of Eyton
  m. Anne Leveson (dau of James Leveson)
  (1) Richard Eyton of Eyton (a 1608, dsp)
  m. Mary Oteley (dau of Adam Oteley of Pichford)
  b. William Eyton
  m. Margaret
c. Thomas Eyton
  BLG1952 does not name Thomas's wife. Visitation appears to name her as Ellen, dau of Richard Babtiste, but this appears to have been amended (by the Harleian Society's editor) to ...
  m. Katherine (dau of Richard Backister (or Banaster?))
  (1) Sir Philip Eyton of Eyton, Sheriff of Salop (a 1633, 2nd son)
  m. Mary Yale (dau of David Yale, Chancellor of Chester)
  (A) Sir Thomas Eyton of Eyton
  m. Margaret Thornes (dau (sb sister?) of Thomas Thornes of Shellwick or Shelvocke) named by Visitation, not by BLG1952
  (i) Philip or Thomas Eyton
  (a) Sowdley Eyton of Eyton (dsps?) who appears to have married ...
  m. Elizabeth Bridgeman (dau of Sir John Bridgeman, 2nd Bart)
  (ii) John Eyton (rector of Eyton, vicar of Wellington)
  m. Rachel Acton (d 1706, dau of Thomas Acton of Gatacre Park)
(a) Thomas Eyton of Eyton, Sheriff of Salop (d 1776)
  m. Anne Butts (d 1757, dau of Robert Butts, Bishop of Ely)
  ((1)) Thomas Eyton of Eyton, Sheriff of Salop (d 22.01.1816)
  m. (1776) Mary Rocke (d 26.01.1809, dau of John Rocke of Trefnanney and Clungunford)
  ((A)) Thomas Eyton of Eyton, Sheriff of Salop (b 27.03.1777, d 13.02.1855) had issue
  m. (08.12.1808) Elizabeth Campbell (d 23.07.1817, dau of Maj. Gen. Dugald Campbell)
  ((B)) Robert Eyton (d 1780)
  ((C)) John Eyton (d 10.01.1823, rector of Eyton, vicar of Wellington) had issue
  m. Anna Maria Plowden (d 10.1825, dau of Edmund Plowden of Plowden)
((2)) son
  ((3)) Anne Eyton
  m. Thomas Kynnersley of Leighton
  ((4)) Elizabeth Eyton
  m. Richard Morrall of Onslow
  (b)+ other issue
  (iii) Elizabeth Eyton probably of this generation
m. Richard Lyster of Rowton (d 1698)
  (B)+ other issue - William, Phillipp, Frances
  (2)+ other issue - Robert, Thomas, Maria (dsp)
  d. Elizabeth Eyton
  m. Roland Ludlow
  e. Alice Eyton
  m. Thomas Umpton or Crompton or Acton of Acton Burnell
  f. Dorothy Eyton
  m. Thomas Pigott of Chetwynd (d 1620)
  ii. William Eyton
  m. Katherine Meadow (dau of William Meadow)
a. Thomas Eyton
  m. Fortuna Cotton (dau of William Cotton of Cotton)
  (1)+ issue - Richard, Thomas, William, Dorothy, Margaret
  iii. daughter probably of this generation
  m. Richard Charlton or Charleton (of Tearne or Terne)
  B. Katherine Eyton
  m. _ Titley of Titley
  C.+ other issue - Richard, Nicholas, John (dsp), Lewis (dsp), Roger (dsp), Edmund (dsp), Fulco (dsp), William (dsp), Roger of Springhall
2. Fulco Eyton
3. Frances Eyton
  m. Jacob Litz of Newtowne
4. Anna Eyton
  m. William Dodd of Cloverley

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Eyton of Eyton), Visitation (Shropshire, 1623, 'Eyton of Eyton super Weald Mores')
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