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Families covered: Middleton of Belsay Castle, Middleton of Hartley, Middleton of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Middleton (Mydleton) of Silksworth
[The lower section of this page was originally launched as MiddletonNA but was renamed during an exercise on various Middleton families on 13.11.08.]

Possibly (but not necessarily) connected to the Middletons of Middleton Hall or those of Stockeld, was ...
Sir John de Middleton of Belsay Castle, Northumberland (d 1396)
m. Christian de Stryvelyn (dau/coheir of Sir John de Stryvelyn of Belsay, Baron)
1. Sir John Middleton (a 1418)
  Visitation, which mainly follows the Silksworth line, appears to miss out either this John or his son. It shows John (son of John & Christian) as father of Thomas father of William father of Thomas father of Robert (last mentioned). We follow the Gurnay book which shows the next as ...
  A. Sir John Middleton of Belsay Castle, Sheriff of Northumberland (a 1461)
i. Thomas Middleton
  a. William Middleton
  (1) Thomas Middleton
BP1934 starts with the Sir John who married Christian de Stryvelyn, mentions his son, then jumps to ...
  (A) Robert Middleton of Belsay Castle
  m1. Dorothy Bindlose (dau of Sir Robert Bindlose of Borwick Hall)
  (i) Robert Middleton of Belsay Castle, Sheriff of Northumberland (d unm 1656)
  m2. Mabel Ogle (dau of John Ogle of Ogle Castle)
  (ii) Ralph Middleton of Trewick (dvp c1652, youngest son)
  m1. Dorothy Constable (dsp, dau of John Constable of Dromondy)
  m2. Isabel Fenwick (dau of Ambrose Fenwick of West Malham)
  (a) Sir William Middleton, 1st Bart of Belsay Castle, Sheriff of Northumberland (bur 22.03.1690)
  m1. Mary Wentworth (d 16.09.1667, dau of Sir Thomas Wentworth of Elmsall)
  m2. Elizabeth Mundy (bur 23.02.1680, dau of John Mundy of Markeaton)
  (b) Dorothy Middleton
  m. Walter Lumsden
(c) Anne Middleton
  m. Robert Fenwick
  (d) Catherine Middleton
  m. John Middleton of Middleton
  (e)+ other issue (dsp) - Thomas, Robert
  (iii)+ other issue - William (d unm), John (d unm), Thomas (d 1651)
  (2)+ other issue - William, Richard
ii. Richard Middleton (dsp)
2. Thomas Middleton or Mydleton of Silksworth, co. Durham (a 1415)
  m. Margaret Heyton (dau of Sir Alan Heyton or Heaton of Hartley)
  A. Thomas Middleton or Mydleton of Silksworth & Hartley (Northumberland) (d 11.03.1480)
  m. Eleanor Tempest (a 1483, dau of Rowland Tempest of Holmside)
  i. Thomas Middleton of Silksworth 'of Newcastle-upon-Tyne' (d 1515)
  This line supported by 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 9, H.H.E. Craster, 1909, 'Heton, Middleton and Ruthall of Hartley', p116).
  m1. (sp) Alice Wycliffe (dau of Ralph Wycliffe of Wycliffe)
  m2. Anne Wakefield (dau of John Wakefield)
  a. Anne Middleton of Hartley (b 08.03.1507/8, bur 28.02.1566/7)
  m1. (before 1608.1529) Henry (not Thomas) Ruthall or Rowthall of Monslo & Everton
  m2. (c1538) Arthur Longueville of Wolverton
  m3. John Elms of Wolverton
  ii. William Middleton
a. Geoffrey Middleton (dsp)
  iii. Gilbert Middleton 'of Newcastle, Silksworth & Kibblesworth', Mayor of Newcastle (a 1530)
  m. Agnes or Anne Riddell (dau of Thomas Riddell of Newcastle)
  a. Lancelot Middleton of Silksworth (a 1563)
  m. Anne Fenwick (dau of John Fenwick of Walker)
  (1) George Middleton of Silksworth (a 1575)
m. Margaret Whitehead (dau of Thomas Whitehead of Monkwearmouth)
  (A) George Middleton of Silksworth (a 1615)
  m. Elizabeth Wharton (dau/coheir of Christopher Wharton of Wingate Grange and/or Offerton)
  (B) Gilbert Middleton
  (i) Joshua Middleton
  (a) Joshua Middleton of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (b 1647, d 1720)
  m. (Mary?) Draper (dau of Timothy Draper of Newcastle by Eleanor, dau of Thomas Liddell of Ravensworth)
  ((1)) Joshua Middleton of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  m. Isabella Doubleday (dau of John Doubleday of Anwick Abbey)
  ((A)) Jane Middleton
  m. _ Gomelden (Captain)
((B)) Anne Middleton
  m. _ Hewetson
  ((2)) John Middleton (dsp)
  ((3)) Hannah Middleton
  m. Joseph Gurney
  ((4)) Elizabeth Middleton
  m. P. Tyzack
  (C)+ other issue - Thomas (dsp), Catherine (b 1574), Adam
  (2) Anne Middleton
  m. George Ogle of the Hurste
  (3)+ other issue - Thomas (d young), Constance
  b. Margaret Middleton
  m. Robert Lewen of Newcastle
  c.+ other issue - Thomas, Gilbert, Nicholas, Leonard, Isabel, Elizabeh, Eleanor

Main source(s): RHG (vol 2, 'Pedigree of Middleton', pp560-1), BP1934 (Middleton) with some support/input from Visitation (Durham, 1575+1615+1666, Middleton of Silksworth)
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