'Hoghton1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hoghton of Hoghton Tower (Houghton of Houghton), Hoghton of Park Hall, Dalton of Thurnham

                               
William de Hocton (a 1140)
1. ?? de Hocton
  A. ?? de Hoghton
i. Sir Adam de Hoghton (a 1266)
  m. Agnes
  a. Richard de Hoghton, Sheriff of Lancaster (a 1301)
  (1)+ issue- Richard, Joanna, Margaret
  b. Adam de Hoghton
  m. Avicia de Howicke or Hoghwick (widow of Roger de Ashton)
  (1) Richard de Hoghton (d 1341-2)
  m. Sybyll de Lea
(A) Sir Adam de Hoghton (d 1387-8)
  m1. Philippa
  (i) Sir Richard de Hoghton (d 1422)
  (a) Sir William de Hoghton (dvp)
  ((1)) Sir Richard de Hoghton (d 1480-1)
  ((A)) Henry Hoghton
  ((i)) William Hoghton (d 1501-2)
((a)) Sir Richard Hoghton (d 1558-9) - continued below
  m(1?). Alice Assheton (dau of Sir Thomas Assheton)
  m2. Alice Morley
  ((B)) Anne Hoghton or Houghton
  m. (1470) Edward Onslow of Onslow
  (b) Alice Houghton possibly of this generation
  m. (1438) Sir William Stanley of Stourton and Hooton (b 1425, d 1465)
  The following comes from the pedigree on 'Clideroe or Clitheroe of Salebury' used for the Clitherow page.
  (ii) Henry de Hogton of Leagrim (d 26.11.1424) ancestor of Houghtons of Pendleton
  m. Johanna de Cliderou (b c1379, d before 1425, dau of Richard de Cliderou of Salebury)
  m2. Elena Venables (dau of Hugh Venables, m2. Henry de Conway, m3. Henry de Kighley)
  (B) Catherine de Hoghton possibly the Catherine who married ...
  m. Sir Hugh de Venables of Kinderton
  (C) Sybyll de Hoghton
  m1. William de Bald
  m2. Robert de Cliderou of Salebury (b c1336, d 1375)

 

 

Sir Richard Hoghton of Hoghton Tower (d 1558-9) - continued above
Confirmation of the names of Sir Richard's wives and some information on his children came from a note within Commoners (vol i, Dalton of Thurnham p523).
m1. Alice Assheton (dau of Sir Thomas Assheton)
1.+ issue (dsp) - 2 sons and 1 daughter
m2. Elizabeth (probably not Alice) Morley
4. Thomas Hoghton (d 21.11.1589)
  m. Ann Kighley (dau of Henry Kighley)
  A. Sir Richard Hoghton, Sheriff of Lancaster, 1st Bart of Hoghton Tower (b 09.1570, d 12.11.1630)
  m. Katherine Gerard (d 17.11.1617, dau of Sir Gilbert Gerard of Bromley)
i. Sir Gilbert Hoghton, 2nd Bart of Hoghton Tower (d 04.1647)
  m. Margaret Aston (d 23.12.1657, dau of Sir Roger Aston)
  a. Sir Richard Hoghton, 3rd Bart of Hoghton Tower (d 03.02.1677-8, 2nd son)
  m. Sarah Stanhope (d 05.1698, dau of Philip Stanhope, 1st Earl of Chesterfield)
  (1) Sir Charles Hoghton, 4th Bart of Hoghton Tower (d 10.06.1710, 2nd son)
  m. (03.1676) Mary Skeffington (d 30.04.1732, dau of John Skeffington, 2nd Viscount Massereene)
  (A) Sir Henry Hoghton, 5th Bart of Hoghton Tower (dsp 23.02.1768, 2nd son)
  m1. (10.1710) Mary Boughton (d 23.02.1719, dau of Sir William Boughton of Lawford)
  m2. (14.04.1721) Elizabeth Lloyd (d 01.12.1736, widow of Lord James Russell)
  m3. Susanna Butterworth (d 16.10.1772, dau of Thomas Butterworth of Manchester)
  (B) Philip Hoghton (d 1747)
  m1. (08.01.1724) Elizabeth Sclater (d 03.1731, dau of Thomas Sclater of Denham)
  (i) Sir Henry Hoghton, 6th Bart of Hoghton Tower (b 22.10.1728, d 09.03.1795)
  m1. (1761) Elizabeth Ashurst (d 1762, dau of William Ashurst of Hedingham Castle)
  (a) Elizabeth Hoghton
m. (15.07.1783) Lewis Majendie
  m2. (08.07.1766) Fanny Booth (d 04.1803, dau of Daniel Booth of Hutton Hall)
  (b) Sir Henry Philip Hoghton, 7th Bart of Hoghton Tower (b 12.06.1768, d 27.11.1835)
  m. (13.11.1797) Susannah Brooke (d 08.12.1852, dau of Peter Brooke of Astley Hall)
  ((1)) Sir Henry Hoghton, later Bold-Hoghton, 8th Bart of Hoghton Tower, Sheriff of Lancaster (b 03.01.1799, d 19.07.1862) had issue
  m1. (23.05.1820) Dorothea Patten-Bold (d 07.12.1840, dau of Peter Patten-Bold of Bold)
  m2. (13.11.1847) Harriet Sarah Smith (d 25.10.1866, dau of John Smith of Norwich)
  ((2)) Fanny Elizabeth Hoghton (d 07.02.1883)
  (c) Daniel Hoghton (d Albuera 16.05.1811, Major General)
  (ii)+ other issue (d unm) - Elizabeth, Mary
m2. Margaret Rigby (d 02.1795, dau of Edward Rigby of Middleton)
  (iv) Anne Hoghton
  m. (28.02.1744) Humphrey Shuttleworth (vicar of Preston and Kirkham)
  (a) Philip Nicholas Shuttleworth, Bishop of Chichester
  (C) Cordelia Hoghton (d 08.02.1768)
  m. Robert Davie of York
  (D) Anna Hoghton
  m. (09.10.1721) Samuel Crook of Coppull
  (E) Margaret Hoghton (d 1775)
  m. (27.08.1716) Samuel Watson
  (F) Elizabeth Hoghton (d 15.05.1733)
m. (14.02.1715) Thomas Fenton of Hunset
  (G) Lucy Hoghton
  m. (06.02.1721) Thomas Lutwidge of Whitehaven
  (H)+ other issue (d unm) - John (b c1677, bur 23.02.1698-9), Skeffington (b c1688, d 08.02.1768), James (d young), Mary (d 1710)
  (2) Lucy Hoghton (Haughton) (d 27.10.1689) possibly of this generation
  m. (24.07.1678) Tilston Bruen of Bruen Stapleford (b c1641, d 1684)
  (3)+ other issue - Philip (d young), Ferdinand, Gilbert, Henry, Benjamin, Catherine, Arabella, Sarah
  b. Gilbert Hoghton (d 1661, 4th son)
  m. Lettice Gabul (dau/coheir of Sir Francis Gabul)
c. Henry Hoghton (6th son)
  m. Mary Egerton (dau of Peter Egerton of Shaw, relict of Sir Thomas Stanley, Bart of Bickerstaff)
  d. Catherine Hoghton
  m. Thomas Preston of Holker (d 09.01.1678)
  e. Mary Hoghton
  m. Sir Hugh Calveley
  f. Margaret Hoghton
  m. Alexander Rigby of Middleton
  g.+ other issue - George (d young), Roger (d Hessam Moor 1643), Thomas (d young), Anne
  ii. Ratcliffe Hoghton (4th son) who apparently married ...
  m. Anne Walmesley (dau of Thomas Walmesley of Banaster Hall)
iii. Anne Hoghton (d 17.05.1671)
  m1. Sir John Cotton of Langwade or Landwade or Lanwade
  m2. (1625) Sir John Carleton, 1st Bart of Holcombe (d 11.1637)
  iv. Catherine Hoghton (d by 1642)
  m. James Stewart, 2nd Earl of Galloway (d by 02.1671)
  i. Elizabeth Hoghton
  m. Nicholas Girling
  i. Gilibert Hoghton
  m. Sir George Muscamp
  v. Mary Hoghton (d 13.07.1632) not mentioned by DBART1839 but probably of this generation
  m. Thomas Walmesley of Dunkenhalgh (d 12.03.1641)
  vi.+ other issue - Thomas, Richard, Frances (d unm), Alice (d unm), Margaret (d unm), Eleanor (d unm)
  B. Katharine Hoghton probably of this generation
  m. Thomas Middleton of Leighton Hall
  C. Margaret Hoghton probably of this generation
  m. Thomas Standish of Duxbury
D. Jane Hoghton probably of this generation
  m. James Bradshaigh of Haigh
5. Richard Hoghton of Park Hall, Lancashire (youngest son)
  The following comes from Commoners (vol i, Dalton of Thurnham).
  A. ?? Hoghton
  Uncertain on number of intervening generations.
  i. (John) Hoghton father of William & Jane
a. William Hoghton of Park Hall
  m. Elizabeth Dalton (d 1710, dau of Robert Dalton of Thurnham)
  (1) John Hoghton, later Dalton of Thurnham (eldest son)
  m. Frances Mostyn (dau of Sir Piers Mostyn, Bart of Talacre)
  (A) Robert Dalton of Thurnham
  Commoners (vol i, Dalton of Thurnham) shows Robert as father of John (b 1770). Provisionally, but noting that Commoners (vol iii) did not (as might be expected) cross-reference to Commoners (vol i), we assume that this was the Robert of Thurnham who married Bridget More and had children by her as shown below, as reported by Commoners (vol iii, More of Barnborough).
  m(1). Bridget More (d 07.05.1797, dau of Thomas More of Barnborough, widow of Peter Metcalfe)
(i) William Dalton (b 10.09.1763) had issue
  m. Louisa Smith (dau of Frederick Smith of St. Mary-le-bone)
  (ii) Bridget Anne Dalton
  m. (1789) Sir James Fitzgerald, Bart of Castle Ishen
  (iii) Constantia Dalton (d unm)
  Commoners (vol i, Dalton of Thurnham) does not report who was mother of the following John and, as Commoners (vol iii) does not mention him, it is assumed that Bridget More was not.
(iv) John Dalton of Thurnham (b 1770)
  m. Etheldreda Gage (d 1819)
  (a) John Dalton (dvpsp)
  m. Mary Anne Cary (dau of George Cary of Torr Abbey)
  (b) Lucy Dalton
  m. Joseph Bushell
  (c)+ other issue - Mary (d unm), Elizabeth, Bridget (d unm), Charlotte (d unm)
  b. Jane Hoghton (bur 13.10/11.1722) probably of this generation
  m. Richard Walmesley of Sholley (b 1656, d 19.08.1737)
6. Catherine Hoghton probably of this generation
  m. Cuthbert Clifton of Westby (d 1596)
7. Alice Hoghton (a 1612) probably of this generation
  m1. Thomas Lyster of Arnoldsbigging and Westby Hall (bur 31.03.1598)
  m2. William Pratt
8.+ other issue - Rowland, daughter
This was probably the Sir Richard who had the following liaison.
p. Ann Brown
10. Elizabeth Hoghton
  m. Robert Talbot of Ribchester

Main source(s): BP1934 (De Hoghton), DBART1840 (Hoghton of Hoghton Tower)
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