STANLEY FAMILY

IV. HOOTON LINE

William De STANLEY

Born: ABT 1360, Wirral Forest, Cheshire, England

Died: Feb 1427/28, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Father: William De STANLEY (Sir)

Mother: Alice MASSEY

Married: Margaret De HOOTON 1379, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Children:

1. William De STANLEY

2. John De STANLEY

3. John De STANLEY

4. Edmund De STANLEY

5. Ellen De STANLEY

Married 2: Agnes LASCELLES

Children:

6. William De STANLEY (Sir)

7. Henry De STANLEY

8. Matilda De STANLEY


William De STANLEY

Born: ABT 1372, Cheadle, Cheshire, England

Died: AFT 1425, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Notes: Was present at Agincourt. Knighted in 1415.

Father: William De STANLEY

Mother: Margaret De HOOTON

Married: Margaret (Blanche) ANDERNE ABT 1384, Aldford, Cheshire, England

Children:

1. William STANLEY of Hooton (Esq.)

2. Catherine STANLEY

3. Elizabeth STANLEY

4. Margery STANLEY

5. Isabel STANLEY

6. George STANLEY


Catherine STANLEY

Born: 1403, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Father: William De STANLEY

Mother: Margaret (Blanche) ANDERNE

Married 1: Ralph ARDERNE (Esq.) 1422, Harden, Cheshire, England

Married 2: John HYDE


Elizabeth STANLEY

Born: 1406, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Father: William De STANLEY

Mother: Margaret (Blanche) ANDERNE

Married: Thomas POOLE (Esq.) 1425, by dispensation, Poole, West Riding, Yorkshire, England

Margery STANLEY

Born: 1408, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Father: William De STANLEY

Mother: Margaret (Blanche) ANDERNE

Married: Thomas VENABLES 1427, Kinderton, Cheshire, England

Isabel STANLEY

Born: 1410, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Father: William De STANLEY

Mother: Margaret (Blanche) ANDERNE

Married: Robert LEGH (Esq.) 1429, Adlington, Cheshire, England

William STANLEY of Hooton (Esq.)

Born: 1406, Cheshire, England

Died: 1461, Cheshire, England

Father: William De STANLEY

Mother: Margaret (Blanche) ANDERNE

Married: Mary SAVAGE 15 Dec 1424, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Children:

1. William STANLEY (Sir)

2. Margaret STANLEY

3. John STANLEY

4. Jane STANLEY

5. George STANLEY (b. 1430)

5. Peter STANLEY

6. Edmund STANLEY


Margaret STANLEY

Born: ABT 1427

Father: William STANLEY of Hooton (Esq.)

Mother: Mary SAVAGE

Married: William BALDERSTON ( b. ABT 1425)  (son of Sir Richard Balderstone and Joan Harrington)

Children:

1. Isabella BALDERSTONE ( b. ABT 1440) (m. Sir Robert Harrington)

2. Joan BALDERSTONE ( b. ABT 1450) (m. Henry Langton of Walton)


Peter STANLEY

Born: 1431

Notes: Ancestor of the Stanleys of Ewloe, Flintshire

Father: William STANLEY of Hooton (Esq.)

Mother: Mary SAVAGE

Married 1: Margaret De HELEIGH

Married 2: Constance SALISBURY (dau. of Thomas Salisbury and Ellen Dunn)

Children:

1. Peter STANLEY

2Catherine STANLEY


Catherine STANLEY

Died: 1509

Father: Peter STANLEY

Mother: Constance SALISBURY

Married: Eliza Ap MAURICE (d. 1571) (son of Morris Lloyd ap John and Angharad verch Eliza)

Children:

1. Catherine Verch ELIZA (m. Robert Wynn Ap John)

2. Maurice Ap ELIZA (m. Ellen Pulleston)

Peter STANLEY

Born: ABT 1460, Euloe, Flintshire, Wales

Father: Peter STANLEY

Mother: Constance SALISBURY

Married: Janet BUTLER


Edmund STANLEY

Born: ABT 1432, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Father: William STANLEY of Hooton (Esq.)

Mother: Mary SAVAGE

Married: Angharad Verch HWYEL (dau. of Hwyel Ap Tudur) (w. of Ifan Vychan Ap Ifan)

Children:

1. Janet STANLEY


Janet STANLEY

Born: ABT 1464, Ragley, Worcestershire, England

Father: Edmund STANLEY

Mother: Angharad Verch HWYEL

Married: John CONWAY (b. ABT 1460 - d. 1544) (son of Jenkin Conway and Marsli Verch Meredydd)

Children:

1. John CONWAY (b. ABT 1484) (m. Janet Salisbury)

2. Edward CONWAY (b. ABT 1485 - d. 24 Aug 1546) (m. Anne Burdett)

3. James CONWAY

4. Henry CONWAY

5. Peter CONWAY (Archdeacon of St Asaph) (d. AFT 1530)

6. Elizabeth CONWAY (m. John Ap Cynwrig)

7. Grace CONWAY

8. Marsli CONWAY

9. Margaret CONWAY

10. Ellen CONWAY (m. Richard Mutton)


William STANLEY (Sir)

Born: ABT 1425, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Died: Mar 1465, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Father: William STANLEY of Hooton (Esq.)

Mother: Mary SAVAGE

Married: Alicia HOUGHTON (dau. of Richard Houghton and Margaret ?) 1439, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Children:

1. Isabel STANLEY

2. William STANLEY

3. John STANLEY

4. Richard STANLEY

5. Thomas STANLEY (Sir)

6. Christopher STANLEY


Isabel STANLEY

Born: ABT 1435, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Father: William STANLEY

Mother: Alicia HOUGHTON

Married: Robert LEIGH

Children:

1. Agnes LEIGH

Thomas STANLEY (Sir)

Born: ABT 1438, Lathom, Lancashire, England

Father: William STANLEY

Mother: Alicia HOUGHTON

Married: Margaret BROMLEY (dau. of Sir John Bromley, Knt. of Badington and Margery Mainwaring)

Children:

1. Margaret STANLEY


Margaret STANLEY

Born: 1460, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Father: Thomas STANLEY (Sir)

Mother: Margaret BROMLEY

Married: Peter GERARD (b. ABT 1460 - d. 20 Jun 1494) (son of Thomas Gerard and Cecily Foulshurst) 1476, Bryn, Lancashire, England

Children:

1. Jane GERARD (b. 1487) (m. Peter Leigh)

2. Thomas GERARD (b. 1488 - d. 7 Nov 1523) (m. Margery Trafford)

3. Isabel GERARD (b. 1488 - d. 1500) (m. Richard Langton)

4. Alice GERARD (b. ABT 1490) (m. Thomas Radcliffe)


William STANLEY

Born: 1433, Lathom, Lancashire, England

Died: 3 Mar 1511/2, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Notes: Became Sheriff of Chester in 1462 and one of the King's Carvers. In 1465, he was made Sheriff for life and continued in that office until 1494. He built the Old Stone Tower of Hooton.

Father: William STANLEY

Mother: Alicia HOUGHTON

Married: Anne (Agnes) GROSVENOR 1439, Hulme, Cheshire, England

Children:

1. William STANLEY (Sir)

2. Agnes STANLEY

3. Alice STANLEY

4. Catherine STANLEY

5. Isabel STANLEY (Prioress of Derby)


Alice STANLEY

Born: 1473, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Father: William STANLEY

Mother: Anne (Agnes) GROSVENOR

Married: Hamlet BICKERSTAFFE 1498, Bickerstaffe, Lancashire, England

Agnes STANLEY

Born: 1479, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Father: William STANLEY

Mother: Anne (Agnes) GROSVENOR

Married: Andrew BARTON (son of John Barton and Cecily Radcliffe) 1514, Smithill, Holmes, Lancashire, England


William STANLEY (Sir)

Born: 1473, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Acceded: Hooton

Died: AFT 1529

Father: William STANLEY

Mother: Anne (Agnes) GROSVENOR

Married: Anne HARRINGTON BEF 1483

Children:

1. William STANLEY

2. Peter STANLEY (Esq.)

3. Agnes STANLEY

4. John STANLEY

5. Catherine STANLEY

6. James STANLEY

7. Thomas STANLEY

8. Edmund STANLEY

9. Julia STANLEY

10. Isabel STANLEY

11. Alice STANLEY


Agnes STANLEY

Born: ABT 1502, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Father: William STANLEY (Sir)

Mother: Anne HARRINGTON

Married: Thomas SOUTHWALL 1512, Samlesbury, Lancashire, England

Catherine STANLEY

Born: 1505, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Father: William STANLEY (Sir)

Mother: Anne HARRINGTON

Married: John WHITMORE 1526, Thurstaston, Cheshire, England

Julia STANLEY

Born: 1508, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Father: William STANLEY (Sir)

Mother: Anne HARRINGTON

Married: Robert FLETCHER 1528, Chester, Cheshire, England

Children:

1. Elizabeth FLETCHER (b. ABT 1530) (m. Morgan Phillips)

John STANLEY

Born: ABT 1506, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Father: William STANLEY (Sir)

Mother: Anne HARRINGTON

Married 1: Anne HUNTINGTON

Married 2: Elizabeth DYNNE 1542, Harlow, Essex, England


Peter STANLEY (Esq.)

Born: 1487, Bickerstaffe, Lancashire, England

Acceded: Bickerstaffe, Lancashire, England

Died: 24 Jul 1592, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England

Father: William STANLEY (Sir)

Mother: Anne HARRINGTON

Married 1: Elizabeth SCARIBRICK (dau. of James Scaribrick and Margaret Atherton) 1529, Moors Hall, Aughton, Lancashire, England

Children:

1. Mary STANLEY

Married 2: Cicely TARLETON 21 Apr 1559, Aughton, Lancashire, England

Children:

2. Anne STANLEY

3. Edward STANLEY

4. William STANLEY

5. Alice STANLEY

6. Robert STANLEY


Mary STANLEY

Born: 1536, Bickerstaffe, Lancashire, England

Died: ABT Nov 1613, Aughton, Lancashire, England

Buried: 3 Nov 1613, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England

Father: Peter STANLEY (Esq.)

Mother: Elizabeth SCARIBRICK

Married: Henry STANLEY of Aughton (Esq.) 26 Sep 1563, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England

Children:

1. Edward STANLEY of Bickerstaffe (1 Bt)

2. Margaret STANLEY

3. Alice STANLEY (b. 18 May 1565)

4. William STANLEY (b. 18 May 1565)

5. Jane STANLEY

6. James STANLEY (b. 1580)

7. Anne STANLEY (b. 19 Jan 1585)

8. Dorothy STANLEY


Anne STANLEY

Born: 31 Dec 1560/1, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England

Died: 14 May 1576 / AFT 1635

Father: Peter STANLEY (Esq.)

Mother: Cicely TARLETON

Married: Edward SUTTON 14 May 1576, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England

Children:

1. Alice SUTTON

2. Jane SUTTON

3. Margaret SUTTON

4. Anne SUTTON


Edward STANLEY

Born: 1562, Moor Hall, Lancashire, England

Died: 30 Mar 1610, Moor Hall, Lancashire, England

Father: Peter STANLEY (Esq.)

Mother: Cicely TARLETON

Married: Catherine IRELAND 1579, Aughton, Lancashire, England

Children:

1. Jane STANLEY

2. Elizabeth STANLEY

Married: Bridget HOUGHTON (dau. of Leonard Houghton) 1592, Moor Hall, Lancashire, England

Children:

3. Anne STANLEY

4. Margaret STANLEY

5. Peter STANLEY

6. Elizabeth STANLEY

7. Frances STANLEY

8. Thomas STANLEY

9. William STANLEY


Peter STANLEY

Born: 1598, Moor Hall, Lancashire, England

Died: Jul 1673, Moor Hall, Lancashire, England

Buried: 24 Jul 1673, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England

Father: Edward STANLEY

Mother: Bridget HOUGHTON

Married: Elizabeth WOOLFALL 1610, Moor Hall, Lancashire, England

Elizabeth STANLEY

Father: Edward STANLEY

Mother: Bridget HOUGHTON

Married: Richard FORMBY 28 Jul 1630, Formby, Lancashire, England

Children:

1. Richard FORMBY (b. 1632 - d. 1660) (m. Anne Hasckett)

Thomas STANLEY

Born: 1603, Moor Hall, Lancashire, England

Died: 1686, Leyland, Lancashire, England

Father: Edward STANLEY

Mother: Bridget HOUGHTON


William STANLEY

Born: ABT 1483 / 1498, Lancashire, England

Died: BEF 1547

Father: William STANLEY (Sir)

Mother: Anne HARRINGTON

Married: Grace GRIFFITH (dau. of Sir William Griffith and Jane Stradling) ABT 1523

Children:

1. William STANLEY

2. Rowland STANLEY of Hooton and Storeton (Sir Knight)

3. Edward STANLEY

4. John STANLEY

5. Mary STANLEY

6. Jane STANLEY

7. Catherine STANLEY


William STANLEY

Born: 1515

Died: 27 Sep 1547

Notes: Captain of the Isle of Man. Died in 1547 unmarried

Father: William STANLEY

Mother: Grace GRIFFITH

Edward STANLEY

Born: ABT 1526, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Father: William STANLEY

Mother: Grace GRIFFITH

Married: Anne MAINWARING


John STANLEY

Born: ABT 1528, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Died: AFT 1576

Father: William STANLEY

Mother: Grace GRIFFITH


Mary STANLEY

Born: ABT 1532, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Father: William STANLEY

Mother: Grace GRIFFITH

Married: John GRIFFITH


Jane STANLEY

Born: ABT 1537, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Father: William STANLEY

Mother: Grace GRIFFITH

Married: Thomas WILLIAMS (d. BEF 27 May 1592) (son of William Williams and Lowry Salisbury)

Children:

1. Catherine WILLIAMS (m. William Glynn)

2. William WILLIAMS (1 Bt.) (b. ABT 1560 - d. 20 May 1630) (m.1 Ellen Williams - m.2 Dorothy Dymoke)


Catherine STANLEY

Born: ABT 1540, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Father: William STANLEY

Mother: Grace GRIFFITH

Married: John WHITMORE (Esq.)


Rowland STANLEY of Hooton and Storeton (Sir Knight)

Born: 1524, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Died: 1613

Notes: Knighted, 1533 and made Sheriff of Chester in 1575 and Justice of the Peace. As a staunch Catholic, Sir Rowland was the first of his family to be confronted by the cruel dilemma which Queen Elizabeth's church policy forced on her otherwise loyal subjects. A new Act of Uniformity made it high treason to recognize the Pope's authority, and required an oath acknowledging the Queen as head of the Church. Died 1612 at the age of 96, the oldest knight in England

Father: William STANLEY

Mother: Grace GRIFFITH

Married: Margaret ALDERSEY (dau. of Hugh Aldersey and Elizabeth Bamville) (w. of Henry Bunbury)  ABT 1557, Cheshire, England

Children:

1. Margaret STANLEY

2. William STANLEY (Sir Knight)

3. John STANLEY

4. Edward STANLEY


Margaret STANLEY

Born: ABT 1557, Hooton, Cheshire, England

Father: Rowland STANLEY of Hooton and Storeton (Sir Knight)

Mother: Margaret ALDERSEY

Married: John EGERTON ABT 1573, Egerton, Cheshire, England

Children:

1. Mary EGERTON (m. Sir Francis Leigh)

2. Rowland EGERTON


William STANLEY (Sir Knight)

Born: 1548

Died: 3 Mar 1630, Ghent

Notes: See his Biography.

Father: Rowland STANLEY of Hooton and Storeton (Sir Knight)

Mother: Margaret ALDERSEY

Married 1: Anne DUTTON 1560 Dissolved 1565

Married 2: Elizabeth EGERTON (dau. of John Egerton of Egerton and Jane Mostyn)

Children:

1. William STANLEY of Hooton

2. Rowland STANLEY

3. Jane STANLEY 

4. Dau. STANLEY 

5. Dau. STANLEY


William STANLEY of Hooton

Born: 1567

Died: 1612

Father: William STANLEY (Sir Knight)

Mother: Elizabeth EGERTON

Married: Anne HERBERT

Children:

1. William STANLEY of Hooton


William STANLEY of Hooton

Born: 1606

Christened: 26 Apr 1606, Eastham, Cheshire, England

Died: 1643

Buried: Eastham, Cheshire, England

Father: William STANLEY of Hooton

Mother: Anne HERBERT

Married: Mary DRAYCOTT

Children:

1. William STANLEY of Hooton (1 Bt.) (b. 1630) (m.1 Alice Hughes - m.2 Charlotte Molyneux)


V. CROSHALL, AUGHTON and BICKERSTAFFE LINE

James STANLEY of Crosshall (Esq. Marshall of Ireland)

Born: ABT 1481

Notes: his wife had been previously married to Edmund Talbot, by whom she had a son, Sir Thomas Talbot (b. 1517 - d. 1558).  Anne was neice of the well known Sir John Peach (b. 1473 - d. 1522) who was a close personal friend of Henry VIII and a well known jouster and soldier. Anne's brother, Sir Percival Hart (b. 1496 - d. 1580) was a Knight Harbinger and entertained Queen Elizabeth at his manor of Bark Hart near Orpington.  He was also close to Henry VIII who stood godfather at his sons chrsitening. Sir James Stanley led a detachment of troops in the army of his nephew, Edward Stanley, 3 Earl of Derby, during the northern rebellion of 1536, as did Thomas Talbot (Anne's son by her first marriage), who was Sir James' ward. Anne died 1566, buried Blackburn Parish Church. Sir James Stanley's exact date of death is unknown.  He was living as late as 1545 when he was steward of Burscough Priory.

Father: George STANLEY (B. Strange of Knockin)

Mother: Joan STRANGE (10 B. Strange of Knockin)

Married: Anne HART (b. ABT 1491 - d. 1566) (dau. of John Hart and Elizabeth Peache) (w. of Edmund Talbot of Bashall) 1510, Lullingstone, Kent, England

Children:

1. George STANLEY (Marshall of Ireland)

2. Henry STANLEY of Aughton (Esq.)

3. Alice STANLEY

4. Margaret STANLEY

5. Edward STANLEY (b. ABT 1526)

6. Thomas STANLEY (b. ABT 1528)

7. Jane STANLEY

8. Anne STANLEY

9. Eleanor (Helen) STANLEY


George STANLEY (Marshall of Ireland)

Born: ABT 1513

Notes: Kt. of Crosshall, called the Black Knight, Captain of the Isle of Man.

Father: James STANLEY of Crosshall (Esq. Marshall of Ireland)

Mother: Anne HART

Married: Isabella DURKENFIELD


Alice STANLEY

Father: James STANLEY of Crosshall (Esq. Marshall of Ireland)

Mother: Anne HART

Married: John RISHTON

Margaret STANLEY

Born: ABT 1514, Lathom, Lancashire

Father: James STANLEY of Crosshall (Esq. Marshall of Ireland)

Mother: Anne HART

Married: Edward STANLEY

Jane STANLEY

Born: ABT 1530, Cross Hall, Aughton, Lancashire, England

Father: James STANLEY of Crosshall (Esq. Marshall of Ireland)

Mother: Anne HART

Married: George ASHLEY


Anne STANLEY

Born: ABT 1531, Cross Hall, Aughton, Lancashire, England

Notes: married against her will.

Father: James STANLEY of Crosshall (Esq. Marshall of Ireland)

Mother: Anne HART

Married: John RISHTON of Pontalgh


Eleanor (Helen) STANLEY

Born: ABT 1536, Cross Hall, Aughton, Lancashire, England

Died: 1579

Father: James STANLEY of Crosshall (Esq. Marshall of Ireland)

Mother: Anne HART

Married: Gilbert LANGTREE


Henry STANLEY of Aughton (Esq.)

Born: ABT 1515, Cross Hall, Aughton, Lancashire, England

Died: 23 Jul 1598, Bickerstaffe, Lancashire, England

Notes: inherited the large estates of his father.

Father: James STANLEY of Crosshall (Esq. Marshall of Ireland)

Mother: Anne HART

Married: Mary STANLEY 26 Sep 1563, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England

Children:

1. Edward STANLEY of Bickerstaffe (1 Bt)

2. Margaret STANLEY

3. Alice STANLEY (b. 18 May 1565)

4. William STANLEY (b. 18 May 1565)

5. Jane STANLEY

6. James STANLEY (b. 1580)

7. Anne STANLEY (b. 19 Jan 1585)

8. Dorothy STANLEY


Margaret STANLEY

Born: 1566, Bickerstaffe, Lancashire, England

Father: Henry STANLEY of Aughton

Mother: Mary STANLEY

Married: Richard HOUGHTON 8 Oct 1585

Children:

1. Evan HOUGHTON (b. 1582 - d. 1644) (m. Ellen Parker)

2. Catherine HOUGHTON

3. Henry HOUGHTON

4. Dorothy HOUGHTON

5. Edward HOUGHTON


Jane STANLEY

Born: 1572, Bickerstaffe, Lancashire, England

Father: Henry STANLEY of Aughton

Mother: Mary STANLEY

Married: Gabriel HESCKETT


Dorothy STANLEY

Born: 21 Jul 1587, Bickerstaffe, Lancashire, England

Father: Henry STANLEY of Aughton

Mother: Mary STANLEY

Married: Henry BUTLER


Edward STANLEY of Bickerstaffe (1 Bt)

Born: 14 Dec 1576

Acceded: 26 Jun 1627, Bickerstaffe, Lancashire, England

Died: 2 May 1640

Buried: 4 May 1640

Father: Henry STANLEY of Aughton

Mother: Mary STANLEY

Married 1: Catherine MAINWARING (d. 1613) (dau. of Sir Randall Mainwaring of Over Peover)

Married 2: Isabel WARBURTON 1615 (dau. of Sir Peter Warburton of Arley)

Children:

1. Thomas STANLEY (2 Bt)

2. James STANLEY

3. Robert STANLEY

4. John STANLEY


Thomas STANLEY (2 Bt)

Christened: 22 Oct 1616

Died: May 1653

Father: Edward STANLEY of Bickerstaffe (1 Bt)

Mother: Isabel WARBURTON

Married: Mary EGERTON (dau. of Peter Egerton) (m.2 Henry Houghton)

Children:

1. Edward STANLEY (3 Bt)

2. Peter STANLEY


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