'Newton02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Newton of Barr's Court, Newton of Bitton, Newton of Haydon, Newton of Westby, Newton of Woolsthorpe

Sir Richard Cradock alias Newton of Newton in Pembrokeshire (bur 12.1449)
'Herald & Genealogist' shows Richard's wife as Emma Harvey of London "Domina de Wyke", showing her as mother of John. Some web sites show Emma Perrot as mother of Thomas and Emma Harvey as mother of John. Meyrick shows Emma Perrot as mother of John & Richard, identifying John as ancestor of the baronets of Barrs Court (and, wrongly, of the family of Gunwarby and of Sir Issac Newton). BEB1841 shows Emma Perret (sic) as mother of John (m. Isabel Chedder, no children mentioned) & Thomas and then follows the line of Thomas reporting that he married Joan, dau/heir of Sir John Barr of Barrs Court, and was ancestor of the baronets. TCB reports that there is "an account of of this family in H.T. Ellacombe's History of Bitton (correcting Atkyns' Gloucesteshire), where the direct descent, generally attributed to this family, from Joan, da. and heir of Sir John Barr, of Barrscourt, is disproved". [We have found Ellacombe's 'History of Bitton' vol 2 but that does not provide an account of the family. We presume that it is in vol 1 of that work which we have not yet seen.] The following is an attempt to pull together the information provided by the different sources we have found, normally giving precedence to 'Herald & Genealogist' albeit not with the identification of Richard's wife whom (provisionally) we show as ...
m. Emma Perrot (dau/coheir of Sir Thomas Perrot of Islington)
1. Sir John Newton alias Cradock (bur 1488)
m. Isabel Cheddar (d 1498, dau/coheir of Sir John Cheddar)
  A. Richard Newton (d 26.10.1500)
  Thanks to a contributor (OWC, 10.06.14) for drawing our attention to National Archives (see here) where Richard's daughters are identified as below. Some web sites show Richard as father of Isabel by Elianor, dau of Lord Daubenie. 'Herald & Genealogist' shows Richard as father of 2 unnamed daughters by ...
  m. Elizabeth St. John
  i. Isabel Newton (b c1487)
  m. Sir Giles Capel
  ii. Joan Newton (b c1495)
m. Sir Thomas Griffin
  B. Sir Thomas Newton (alias Cradock)
  Meyrick shows Thomas (noting that he is called Richard by some sources, son of Sir John son of Sir Richard) as father (by dau of "Ld. Dabrey") of Sir John of Gloucestershire father of Henry & John of Bristol then ends. 'Herald & Genealogist' shows the following.
  m. Lucy Hampton (d 1504, dau/coheir of John (?) Hampton, relict of Thomas Chokke (she m3. Sir Edmund Gorges))
  i. Sir Thomas Newton (d 1518-9)
  m. Margaret
a. Thomas Newton (dsp 1522)
  ii. Sir John Newton 'of Barrs Court & East Harptree' (d 1568)
  'Herald & Genealogist' reports that John "dwellyth at Hannam" which appears to have been the location (within Bitton) of Barre's Court. It reports that John m. Margaret, dau of Sir H. Poyntz, and had Henry + 5 other sons + 13 daughters. BEB1841 identifies the John who m. Margaret Pointz as grandson of the Sir Thomas (son of Chief Justice Richard & husband of Joan Barr) and son of John of Barrs Court by Margaret, dau of Sir Edmund Gage of Wraxwell. Noting that BLG1952 ('Poyntz of Harestock Close') shows such a lady as having a sister Mary who m. Sir Edward Gorges of Wraxall, we follow BEB1841 in identifying John's wife as ...
m. Margaret Pointz (dau of Sir Anthony Pointz or Poyntz)
  a. Sir Henry Newton (b 1531)
  m. Catherine Paston (dau of Sir Thomas Paston)
  (1) Sir Theodore Newton of Barr's Court in Bitton (d by 11.1632)
  The following is supported by TCB (vol 3, 'Newton of Barrs Court in Bitton', p109).
  m. Penelope Rodney (dau of Sir John Rodney of Rodneys Stoke)
  (A) Sir John Newton, 1st Bart of Barr's Court (b c1611, dsp 14.02.1661)
  m. Grace Stone (a 1672)
TCB reports that the baronetcy passed by special remainder to John Newton of Haydor (Haydon) (below). It reports a statement that "There was no relationship whatever between the Newtons of Gloucestershire and the Newtons of Lincolnshire; no, not the most distant," and adds that the speaker "can supply more minute details of what was certainly a curious transaction," viz., one done for money."
  b. John Newton apparently of this generation
  (1) Frances Newton (bur 01.11.1599)
  m. Sir John Poyntz of Iron Acton (b c1560, bur 29.11.1633)
  c. Frances Newton (d 17.10.1592) apparently of this generation
  m. (25.02.1559/60) William Brooke, 10th Lord Cobham (b 01.11.1527, d 06.03.1596/7)
  d. Nazareth Newton (d 16.04.1583, youngest surviving daughter?) apparently of this generation
  m1. Thomas Southwell of Wood Rising (d 1568)
  m2. Thomas Paget, 3rd Lord of Beaudesert (b c1544, d 1589/90)
  e.+ 4 other sons + 11 other daughters
  m2. Joan (a 1568)
2. Sir Richard Newton of Bever Castle mentioned only by Meyrick
  m. _ Newton of Crowland



John Newton of Westby in Basingthorp, Lincolnshire (a 1541, "from Lancashire")
1. John Newton of Westby, later of Colsterworth (bur 22.12.1563)
  A. Richard Newton of Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire (bur 20.04.1588)
  i. Robert Newton of Woolsthorpe (bur 20.09.1641)
  a. Isaac Newton of Woolsthorpe (bpt 21.09.1606, bur 06.10.1642)
  m. Hannah Ayscough (d 1689, dau of James Ayscough of Market Overton, m2. Rev. Barnabas Smith)
  (1) Sir Isaac Newton (b 25.12.1642, d 20.03.1727, scientist) §G
  b. Robert Newton of Counthorpe, Lincolnshire (bpt 27.09.1607, d 31.10.1677)
  c. Richard Newton of Woolsthorpe (bpt 09.04.1609)
  m1. Alice (bur 20.09.1642)
  (1) Anne Newton (bpt 11.09.1642)
  m2. ??
  (2) Richard Newton of Colsterworth (d 1705)
  (A)+ issue - Robert, Richard
  d. Elizabeth Newton (bpt 20.11.1598)
  m. William Worsbrough of Skillington
  ii. Richard Newton of Woolsthorpe (bpt 17.06.1582, a 1642)
  a. William Newton
  m. Elinor
  (1) Dionysia Newton (bpt 11.09.1642, bur 01.10.1642)
  b.+ other issue -Thomas (bpt 03.08.1617, bur 30.01.1626-7), John (bpt 02.12.1621)
  B.+ other issue - George, Robert
2. William Newton of Gonerby (bpt 30.08.1541, 4th son)
  m. Anne Kelham (dau of _ Kelham of Ropsley, widow of _ Hickson)
  A. Thomas Newton of Gumby & Haydon
  m. Elizabeth Parker (dau of Thomas Parker of Kibworth)
  i. Sir John Newton of Haydon 'and Gunnerbury', 2nd Bart of Barr's Court (b 06.09.1626, d 31.05.1699)
John acquired Barr's Court and the baronetcy from another Sir John Newton, 1st Bart (above), apparently by purchase.
  m. (by 1645) Mary Eyre (b c1628, d 23.11.1712, dau of Sir Gervase Eyre of Rampton by Elizabeth Babington)
  a. Sir John Newton of Colverthorp in Haydon, 3rd Bart of Barr's Court (b c1651, d 12.02.1733/4)
  m1. (22.06.1676) Abigail Heveningham (b 1660/1, d 11.05.1686, dau of William Heveningham of Heveningham by Mary, dau of John Carey, 2nd Earl of Dover)
  (1) Carey Newton (b 09.06.1680, d 04.08.1707)
  m. (04.06.1695) Edward Coke of Holkham (d 13.04.1707)
  m2. (23.03.1690/1) Susanna Wharton (dau of Michael Wharton (Warton) of Beverley (by Susan, dau of John Poulett, 1st Lord of Hinton St. George), sister of Sir Michael)
  (2) Sir Michael Newton, 4th Bart of Barr's Court (b c1695, d 06.04.1743)
  m. (14.04.1730) Margaret, Countess of Coningsby (b c1709, d 12.06.1761, dau of Thomas, 1st Earl of Coningsby)
  (A) John Newton, 'Viscount Coningsby' (b 16.10.1732, dvp/m 04.01.1733)
  (3) Susanna Newton
  m. William (not John) Archer
  b. Elizabeth Newton
  m. Francis Stringer of Sutton-upon-Lound
  c. Mary Newton (bpt 13.05.1648, bur 31.07.1678)
  m. (William) Marwood of Laughton
d. Jane Newton
  m. William Sacheverell of Morley
  e. Lucy Newton
  m. _ Scroop of Louth
  f. Hester Newton
  m. _ Seymour (Colonel)
  g. Frances Newton (b 1669-70, d 20.0.1714)
  Frances is shown as married to a Winfield of Eggington. This appears to be ...
  m. John Wigfall of Renishaw in Eckington
  h. Penelope Newton (b 1658-9, d 28.05.1722) mentioned by Visitation (Somerset & Bristol, 1672, ''Seleck of Wells'), probably of this generation
  m. John Seleck of Stanton Drew
  i.+ 10 others including Gervase (dsp)
  B. Judith Newton (b 1579, d 1617) probably of this generation
  m. (1602) William Welby of Denton (d 1627)
3.+ other issue - Thomas, Richard

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 03.04.20) : 'Herald & Genealogist' (vol 4, 1867, 'Descents of the Heirs of Lady Barre, particularly the Newtons of Barre's Court, Bitton', p437), Visitation (Lewys Dwnn (edited by Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick, vol 1, 1866), Wales, 'Haetiile', p275), BEB1841 ('Newton of Barr Court')
[Much of this section was originally shown as the lower section of Cradock01, which provides the ancestry of Chief Justice Sir Richard, when it was based on information taken from various web sites. The section was wholly redone on 03.04.20 when it was moved to this page.]
(2) For lower section (uploaded 16.06.07) : Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1906, Newton of Gonerby), BEB1841 ('Newton of Barr Court'), TCB (vol 3, 'Newton of Barrscourt in Bitton', p110)
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