'Trotter03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Trotter of Byers Hall, Trotter of Skelton Castle

Robert Trotter of Byers Hall, co. Durham (d 1473)
m. _ Claxton ( dau of _ Claxton of Old Park)
1. Robert Trotter of Byers Hall
  m. Janet Wyndleston (dau/heir of Thomas Wyndleston)
  A. John Trotter
i. ?? Trotter
  a. George Trotter of Byers Hall
  m. Anne Batmanson (dau of Thomas Batmanson of Brome Hall)
  (1) George Trotter of Byers Hall (aka Bryers Green Hall) (d 1629)
  m. Mary March (dau/coheir of Robert March of Redworth Hall by Margaret, dau of Robert Byerley of Pyk Hall)
  (A) George Trotter of Byers Green Hall (b 1607)
  m. Jane
(i) James Trotter (b 1645, d 1721, youngest son)
  m. (19.05.1672) Margaret Walton (dau of John Walton of Shildon & Shotton)
  (a) George Trotter (dsp)
  (b) John Trotter (b 1691, d 1777)
  m. (24.03.1723) Elizabeth Hall (dau/coheir of John Hall of Monk Hesilden Hall)
((1)) John Trotter (b 1727, d 1781, eldest son)
  m. (1764) Jane Chaytor (dau of Henry Chaytor of Croft, nephew/heir of Sir William Chaytor, Bart, sister of William)
  ((A)) John Trotter of Haughton Hall (b 1765, d 1854)
  m. (22.01.1795) Margaret Dale (dau/heir of John Dale of Staindrop)
  ((i)) John Trotter of Durham (d 1874, MD) had issue
  m. Mary Anne Fawcett (d 28.09.1857, dau of Rev. John Fawcett)
  ((ii)) George DaleTrotter (dsp 06.05.1888)
  ((iii)) William Trotter (b 1800, Lt. Colonel) had issue
  m. Henrietta Skene (dau of Major Andrew Philip Skene)
  ((iv))) Charles Trotter of Bishopsgarth (d 1877) had issue
  m. Mary Hutchinson (dau of Thomas Hutchinson of Stockton)
  ((v)) Thomas Lowis Trotter (b 21.08.1808, rector of Great Stainton) had issue
  BLG1886, which shows Thomas as younger rather than older that his brother James, identifies his 1st wife's father-in-law as brother/heir rather than nephew/heir of Sir Alexander. We follow BLG1952.
  m1. (1845) Isabella Napier Keith (d 13.09.1857, dau of James Keith, nephew/heir of Sir Alexander Keith of Dunottar)
  m2. (sp?) Louisa de la Chaumette (dau of L.J. de la Chaumette of London)
  ((vi)) James Trotter (d 1877) had issue
  m. Mary Elliot (dau of John Elliot of Carlisle)
  ((vii)) Margaret Dale Trotter (d 21.04.1901)
  m. T.C. Cook (vicar of Ingleton)



(1) BLG1886 (Trotter of Byers Hall) notes that the Trotters of Skelton Castle were of that family, which is reported above.
(2) We have seen on a web site on Skelton Castle that the Robert who bought that castle in 1577-8 was son of ...
Robert Trotter of Pickering
1. Robert Trotter of Skelton Castle, Yorkshire (d 1611) the first mentioned by Visitation
  m. Margaret Pudsey (dau of Thomas Pudsey)
  A. Sir Henry Trotter of Skelton Castle (d 1623)
  m. Catherine Wytham (dau of Anthony Wytham of Cliffe)
  i. George Trotter of Skelton Castle (d 05.04.1647)
  m1. (Ursula) Cholmeley (dau of Sir Richard Cholmeley of Whitby)
a. Henry Trotter (d unm)
  m2. Mary Boyse (dau of Sir Edward Boyse of Fredvill)
  b. Edward Trotter of Skelton Castle (b c1638, d 1708)
  m. Mary Lowther (dau of Sir John Lowther of Lowther)
  (1) John Trotter
Dugdale ends with this generation but this must be the John (dvp ?) who married ...
  m. Elizabeth Lawson (dau/coheir of Godfrey Lawson, Mayor of Leeds) presumed mother of ...
  (A) Lawson Trotter of Skelton Castle (dsp 1730)
  (B) Catherine Trotter
  m. Joseph Hall of Skelton Hall (d 1733)
The following comes from BLG1886 (Wharton of Skelton Castle).
  (i) John Hall, later Hall-Stevenson of Skelton Castle (b c1718, d 1785)
  m. Anne Stevenson (d 1790, dau of Ambrose Stevenson of Manor House by Ann, dau/coheir of Anthony Wharton of Gillingwood)
  (a) John Hall Stevenson (d unm)
  (b) Joseph William Hall Stevenson of Skelton Castle (b c1741, d 1786)
  m. Anne Foster (dau/heir of James Foster of Drumgoon)
  ((1)) John Hall Stevenson, later Wharton of Skelton Castle (b 1765-6, dsp 02.06.1843)
  m. Susan Lambton (d 19.08.1854, dau of Gen. John Lambton of Lambton)
  ((2)) William Wharton (b 1767-8, d 26.05.1842, vicar of Gilling) had issue
  m. (19.04.1808) Charlotte Dundas (dau of Thomas, 1st Lord Dundas)
  ((3)) Fanny Hall Stevenson
  m. J.F. Rawdon (brother of Francis, Earl of Moira)
((4))+ other issue - James (dsp 1841, Major General), Margaret
  (ii) Frances Elizabeth Hall probably of this generation
  m. Walter Ramsden, later Hawkesworth (d 17.10.1760)
  (2) Catherine Trotter who married ...
  m. William Bower of Bridlington (b 1654)
(3) Elizabeth Trotter who married ...
  m. James Lownde (d 1699, rector of Settrington)
  (4) Hannah Trotter apparently of this generation
  m. Charles Perrot, Lord Mayor of York (a 1710)
  (5)+ other issue - Mary, Margaret
  c. Mary Trotter
  m. John Fulthorpe of Tunstall
  d.+ other issue - Hugh, George
  ii. Elizabeth Trotter
  m. George Nevill of Hertfordshire
  iii.+ other issue - Robert (b c1607, a 1612, d young), Dorothy (d unm)
  B. Elizabeth Trotter probably of this generation
  m. George Meynell (a 08.1643)
  C. Mary Trotter probably of this generation
  m. George Metcalfe (a 1612)
  D. Catherine Trotter probably of this generation
  m. Nicholas Conyers of Bowlby (d c1636)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BLG1952/BLG1886 (Trotter of Byers Hall)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (Yorkshire, 1612 & Dugdale's 1665, Trotter of Skelton Castle) with some support/input from VCH (Yorkshire, North Riding vol II, Skelton)
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