'Moreton1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Moreton of Brocton Grange, Moreton of Church Hill in Over, Moreton of Haughton, Moreton of Ingleton, Moreton of Moreton, Moreton Lords Ducie

 
                               
Commoners starts with the following Thomas, identifying him as father of Matthew (ancestor of the Edward who married Mary (sb Elizabeth), niece/heir of Sir William Ducie) and his brother Robert and then follows Robert's line. The dates indicate that the elder son was probably the Matthew who is the first mentioned by the Visitations.
Thomas Moreton of Moreton & Engleton (Ingleton), Staffordshire
1. Matthew Moreton of Moreton & Ingleton the first mentioned by the Visitations 
  m. Isabella Knightley (dau of Robert Knightley of Ingleton)
A. James (not John) Moreton of Moreton
  m. _ Downe (dau of _ Downe of Flaxyardes & Utkington)
  i. Thomas Moreton of Moreton
  m. Mary Hinton (dau of (Griffith) Hinton of Hinton, Salop)
  a. Adam Moreton of Moreton 'of Wilbrighton' (a 1583, dspl)
  partner unknown
  (1) Elizabeth Moreton
  m. Thomas Littleton (son of Sir Edward)
  B. Thomas Moreton
  m. Margery Shepherd (dau of _ Margery Shepherd or Shepparde of Okeley)
  i. Matthew Moreton of Ingleton
m. Alice Dickins (dau of Thomas Dickins of Morehall)
  a. Edward Moreton of Ingleton (a 1614)
  m. Margery Brown (dau of Ralph Brown of Caverswall)
  (1) Matthew Moreton of Ingleton
  m. Sarah Martin (dau of Francis Martin of Stafford)
  (A) Edward Moreton of Moreton and Ingleton (b c1635) the first Moreton mentioned by BP1934
  m. Elizabeth Ducie (dau of Robert Ducie of Little Aston)
  (i) Matthew Ducie Moreton, 1st Lord Ducie of Moreton (b c1663, d 02.05.1735)
  m. Arabella Prestwich (d 14.03.1750, dau of Sir Thomas Prestwich of Holm, Bart, by Mary, dau of Edward Hunt of Mortlake)
(a) Matthew Ducie Moreton, 2nd Lord Ducie of Moreton, 1st Lord Ducie of Tortworth (d unm 25.12.1770)
  (b) Charles Ducie Moreton (3rd son)
  m. Anne Wyat of Windsor
  ((1)) Banjamin Moreton (dsp?)
  ((2)) Anne Moreton
  m. Mark Dyer
(c) Elizabeth Moreton
  m1. (sp) Richard Syms of Blackheath
  m2. (05.02.1729-30) Francis Reynolds of Strangways (son of Thomas) @1@ below
  (d) Penelope Moreton
  m1. Thomas Stourton
  Penelope appears also to have married ...
  m2. Thomas Tatton of Heaton Norris (b c1712, dsps 1775)
  (e)+ other issue - Rowland Lewis Ducie (a 11.1739, Colonel), Mary (d unm), Arabella (d unm)
  (ii) Margaret Moreton
  m. Richard Cresswell of Barnhurst (d 07.11.1717)
(iii)+ other issue - Edward, Richard, Charles, Mary, Sarah
  (B) Matthew Moreton (b c1642, a 04.1663)
  m1. _ Boswell of Cheshire (sister of Mrs. Cartwright of Coven)
  This appears to be the Matthew who (also) married as follows. The following comes from Ormerod (Cheshire, vol 3, Northwich hundred).
  m2. (16.01.1669) Mary Lee (dau of Humphrey Lee or Leigh of Over)
  (i) Edward Moreton of Church Hill in Over (bpt 18.06.1672, bur 30.08.1727)
  m. (22.08.1692 (or 20.04.1699?)) Martha Lowe (bur 30.08.1727, dau of Samuel Lowe of Newton)
  (a) James Moreton of Church Hill (b 24.05.1708)
  m. Sarah Bolton of Acton Grange
  ((1)) Jane Moreton (bur 11.05.1811)
  m. (21.04.1766) Isaac Wood of Winsford (bur 24.08.1782)
  ((2)) Martha Moreton (bur 09.01.1797)
  m. _ Croxton
  ((3))+ other issue - Edward (dsp bur 1789(, Matthew (bpt 10.01.1732), Mary (bur 15.08.1758)
  (b) Robert Moreton (b 30.01.1712, dsp bur 19.11.1779, vicar of Middlewich)
  m. Katherine Hewlate (dau of Joseph Hewlate)
  (c) Matthew Moreton (dsp bur 27.01.1729)
  (d) Martha Moreton (bur 10.02.1776)
  m. Joseph Bullock
  (ii) Edmund Moreton had issue
  (iii) Mary Moreton
  m. Robert Griffith (vicar of Over)
  (C) Sarah Moreton
m. Thomas Chapman of Albrighton
  (i)+ issue - Thomas, Richard, John, Edward, Sarah, Apolina, Elizabeth
  (D) Jane Moreton
  m. Thomas Porter of Sareley
  (i)+ issue - Francis, Mathew, Thomas, Edward, Sarah
(E) Mary Moreton
  m. John Wallhouse of Hatherton
  (F) Apolina Moreton
  m. Edward Westcote of Handsacre
  (G) Martha Moreton (a 1663)
  m. Francis Somerford of Somerford
  (2) Margaret Moreton
  m. Ralph Adderley of Blackhaugh
(3) Elizabeth Moreton
  m. Thomas Moreton of Brocklegrange @2@ below
  (4) Isabel Moreton
  m. Humphrey Harris of Hethcot
  (5)+ other issue - Thomas, John (a 1633, draper in London)
  b. Alice Moreton
  m. William Dickins
  c. Isabel Moreton (d 28.07.1646)
  m. John Egginton of Rodbaston (Roberston)
d. Mary Moreton
  e. Constance Moreton
  m. John Gittens
  f. Margaret Moreton
  m. Francis Wightwick of Wightwick
  ii. Richard Moreton (a 1583)
  iii. Elizabeth Moreton
  m. Thomas Stapleton of Littlewood
  iv. Joyce Moreton
  m. Thomas Rowley of Hekeley
  v. Alice Moreton
m. George Persons of Samborne
  vi. Jane Moreton
  m. John Horne of Stoke, Warwickshire
C. John Moreton (priest)
2. Robert Moreton (a 1500)
  A. Richard Moreton of Haughton (a 1516)
  i. Robert Moreton of Haughton
  m. Joyce Lee (dau of Thomas Lee of Langley) wife of (probably this) Robert, presumed mother of ...
  a. Anne Moreton
  m. Humphrey Brigges (a 1605)
  b. Jane Moreton
  m. Thomas Corbett of Longnor (a 1623)
  ii. Richard Moreton of Brocton Grange, Staffordshire
  a. Thomas Moreton of Brocton Grange
  m. Elizabeth Moreton (dau of Edward Moreton of Ingleton) @2@ above
  (1) Anne Moreton
  m. Robert Slaney
  (2)+ 4 sons

 

 

Thomas Reynold
1. Francis Reynolds of Strangways
m. (05.02.1729-30) Elizabeth Moreton (dau of Matthew Ducie Moreton, 1st Lord Ducie of Moreton) @1@ above
  A. Thomas Reynolds, later Moreton, 2nd Lord Ducie of Tortworth (b 26.10.1733, dsp 11.09.1785)
  m. (20.02.1774) Margaret Ramsden (dau of Sir John Ramsden, Bart of Byrom)
B. Francis Reynolds, later Moreton, 3rd Lord Ducie of Tortworth (b 28.03.1739, d 19.08.1808)
  m1. (10.10.1774) Mary Provis (d 05.1789, dau of T. Provis of Shepton Mallet)
i. Thomas Reynolds Moreton, 1st Earl of Ducie (b 31.08.1776, 22.06.1840)
  m. (05.12.1797) Frances Herbert (d 22.08.1830, dau of Henry Herbert, 1st Earl of Carnarvon)
  a. Henry George Francis Moreton, 2nd Earl of Ducie (b 08.05.1802, d 02.06.1853) had issue
  m. (29.06.1826) Elizabeth Dutton (d 15.03.1865, dau of John Dutton, 2nd Lord Sherborne)
  b. Augustus Henry Moreton, later Macdonald-Moreton of Largie (b 24.06.1804, d 14.02.1862) had issue
  m. (15.09.1837) Mary Jane Lockhart Macdonald (d 10.12.1851, dau of Sir Charles Macdonald-Lockhart, Bart of Lee & Carnwath)
  c. Percy Moreton (b 18.06.1808, d 15.03.1886) had issue
  m. (28.04.1846) Jane Frances Price (d 19.08.1903, dau of Sir Rose Price,1st Bart of Trengwainton)
  d. Mary Elizabeth Kitty Moreton (d 16.12.1842)
  m. (08.05.1822) William Basil Percy Feilding, 7th Earl of Denbigh
e. Julia Moreton (d 25.06.1869)
  m. (06.07.1824) James Haughton Langston (d 10.1863)
  f. Charlotte Moreton (d 02.07.1881)
  m. (30.09.1834) Maurice Frederick Fitzhardinge Berkeley, 1st Lord Fitzhardinge (d 17.10.1887)
  g. Emily Moreton (d 27.04.1900)
  m. (03.08.1847) Sir J. Whitley Dundas (d 03.10.1862, Admiral)
  h. Catherine Moreton (d 02.12.1892)
  m. (14.12.1841) John Raymond Barker of Fairford Park
  m2. (18.06.1791) Sarah Jodrell (d 23.05.1793, dau of Gilbert Jodrell, widow of Robert Child of Osterley)
  C. Mary Reynolds (d 28.03.1818)
  m. Thomas Legh of Wimcham (dvpsp 1775, son of Charles Legh of Adlington)
  D. Arabella Penelope Reynolds
  m. J. Bettesworth of East Hyde


Main source(s): Visitation (Staffordshire, 1583, Moreton of Moreton and Ingleton), Visitation (Staffordshire, 1614+1663-4, Moreton of Ingleton), BP1934 (Ducie) with input from a note in Commoners (vol 4, Slaney of Hatton Grange) and just a (very) little input from Collins (1741, vol iv, Morton Lord Ducie)
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