'WZmisc12'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Wilton of Topcroft, Wilton of Wilby, Witton of Skipton, Witton of Wakefield

                               
John Wilton of Topcroft (a 1622)
1. Richard Wilton of Topcroft (d 1634)
  m. Anne Buxton (dau of Robert Buxton of Channons)
  A. Robert Wilton of Topcroft & Wilby Hall (b 1599, d 1643)
  m1. Hannah Jay (dau of John Jay)
  i. Hannah Wilton
  m. (24.08.1654) Robert Buxton
  m2. Susanna Drury (dau of Sir Anthony Drury of Besthorp)
ii.+ issue
  m3. Bridget Mead (dau of Sir John Mead of Lofts)
  iii. Nicholas Wilton of Wilby
  m. _ Clinch
  iv.+ 2 daughters
  B. Elizabeth Wilton probably of this generation
  m. (1612) Charles D'Oyly of Shottisham
  C. Grace Wilton probably of this generation
  m. (22.11.1636) Robert Buxton of Topcroft (dsp c02.1637-8)
3. Cecily Wilton (d 09.05.1590)
  m. Sir John Brewse of Wenham

 

 

Oliver Witton of Skipton in Craven, Yorkshire (d 1502)
m. Elizabeth Illingworth (dau/heir of John Illingworth of Illingworth)
1. Oliver Witton of Skipton
  m1. Elizabeth Whitlay (dau of John Whitlay of Whitlay)
  A. Joshua Witton of Skipton (d c1615)
  m. Sibell Drake (dau of Gilbert Drake of Halifax)
  i. Joshua or Joseph Witton of York (b c1611, a 1666 rector of Thornhill)
  m. Elizabeth Thorneton (dau of Tempest Thorneton of Tiersall)
  a.+ issue (a 08.1666) - Richard (b c1650), Elizabeth (b c1654), Margaret (b c1656)
  B. Edward Witton
  m2. Susa Dickson (dau of John Dickson of Bentley-Royd)

 

 

Joshua Witton (rector of Thornhill)
1. Richard Witton of Wakefield (bpt 07.10.1649, d 15.04.1718)
  m. Elizabeth Lawson (b 1665-6, d 26.08.1727, dau/heir of Wilfrid Lawson of Wakefield)
  A. Richard Witton of Wakefield, Brunton & Newton-by-the-sea (bpt 18.05.1682, dsp 07.1743, 2nd son)
  m. Jane Milner (dau of William Milner, alderman of Leeds)
  B. John Witton (bpt 17.12.1691, a 09.1751, dsp, cleric in Witton, Huntingdonshire)
  m. (01.1748/9) Mary Assheton (b 27.10.1721, bur 07.07.1797, sister of Ralph Assheton, m2. Peregrine Wentworth)
  C.+ other issue - Henry (bpt 18.07.1680), Mary (bpt 29.10.1683), Elizabeth (bpt 26.02.1684-5, d young), Margaret of Leeds (bpt 29.10.1691, d unm 01.1744)

Main source(s):
(1) For Wilton : BHO ('An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk', vol 1, 1805, 'Hundred of Shropham')
(2) For Whitton-1 : Visitation (Dugdale, Yorkshire, 1666, 'Witton of Yorke')
(3) For Whitton-2 : 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 2, Edward Bateson, 1895, 'Pedigree of Lawson and Witton', p96)
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