The Stanley family of Hooton, Cheshire

This is the senior branch of the family

This page relates to "The House of Stanley from the 12th Century" Chapter 6


Abbreviations -

CCALS - Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies Service

Reference sources -
1. Pedigree - "History of the County Palatine and City of Chester" by George Ormerod Esq., LL.D F.R.S. & F.S.A
2. Hand-list of Charters, Deeds and similar documents in the possession of The John Rylands Library by Moses Tyson, M.A., Ph.D. Published by Manchester University Press
3. CCALS - Dispute between Sir Rowland Stanley of Hooton and Ursula his wife
4. Eastham Parish Registers

1. Sir William De Stanley Knt. of Hooton, Cheshire - son and heir, lord of Stanley, Storeton, and of Hooton in right of his wife
Baptised -
Burial - Inq p.m. 6 Hen 6 (1427) Ref. 1
Father - William De Stanlegh, lord of Stanlegh and Storeton
Mother - Alice Massey
Married - Margery, als. Margaret, daughter and heir of Sir William De Hooton
Issue -
1.1 Sir William
1.2 John
1.3 Edmund
1.4 Ellen, married Thomas De Troghford - 17 Hen 6 (1438)

Charters referring to Sir William De Stanley and Edmund his son - held by the John Rylands Library - Ref. 2

  • Charter - 1837 - Grant by William Wilbraham of Thyngwall to William de Stanley, kt., and Edmund, his son, of lands, etc., in Cheshire. 13 January 1415.
  • Charter - 1838 Powers of attorney from the same to John Dogynton to deliver seisin to the same. 14 January 1415. - Ref. Charter 1837

1.1 Sir William De Stanley Knt.- lord of Stanley, Storeton, and Hooton
Baptised -
Burial - living 4 Hen 6 (1425) Ref. 1
Father - Sir William De Stanley of Hooton
Mother - Margery, als. Margaret Hooton
Knighted - 1415
Married - Blanch, daughter of Sir John Ardene of Aldford - widow 7Hen 6 (1428)
Issue -
1.1.1 William
1.1.2 Elizabeth - married 1425, by dispensation, Thomas Poole Esq. of Poole
1.1.3 Katherine - married Ralph Ardene Esq. of Harden and Alvanley - married ante 6 Hen 5 (1418)
1.1.4 Isabel - married Robert Legh Esq. of Adlington
1.1.5 Margery - married Thomas Venables, Baron of Kinderton
1.1.6 George

Pardoned for Percy rebellion Nov 3, 5 Hen 4 (1413) Ref. 1


1.1.1 William Stanley Esq. - lord of Stanley, Storeton, and Hooton - heir to his grandfather
Baptised -
Burial - Inq p.m. 6 Edw 4 (1466) Ref. 1
Father - Sir William De Stanley
Mother - Blanch Ardene
Married 1 - Mary, daughter of Sir John Savage of Clifton - 15-15 Hen 6 (1436)
Married 2 - Alice, daughter of Sir Richard De Houghton, and sister and heir of Henry Houghton Esq., Lancs and Mollington Banastre Cheshire
Issue -
1.1.1.1 Sir William
1.1.1.2 John
1.1.1.3 Richard
1.1.1.4 Thomas
1.1.1.5 Christopher

Sheriff of Cheshire 2 Edw 4 (1462) Ref. 1


1.1.1.1 Sir William Stanley - lord of Stanley, Storeton, and Hooton
Baptised -
Burial - Inq p.m. 3 Hen 8 (1511) Ref. 1
Father - William Stanley Esq.
Mother - Mary Savage
Knighted - 1-2 Ric 3 (1484)
Married 1 - Margaret, daughter of Sir John Bromley of Badington
Married 2 - Agnes, daughter of Robert Grosvenor of Holme Esq.
Issue -
1.1.1.1.1 Margaret - married Peter Gerard of Kinglsey and Bryn Esq.
Second Marriage
1.1.1.1.2 Sir William Stanley
1.1.1.1.3 Ann - wife of Andrew Barton of Smithells, Lancs - spinster 5 Hen 8 (1513)
1.1.1.1.4 Katherine
1.1.1.1.5 Isabel
1.1.1.1.6x Margaret - natural daughter

Built Hooton Tower - 3-4 Hen 7 (1488/9) Ref. 1

Exempted from serving on juries 23 Hen 7 (1508) Ref. 1


1.1.1.1.2 Sir William Stanley Knt. - of Hooton and Storeton
Baptised -
Burial - ? living 20 Hen 8 (1528)
Father - Sir William Stanley
Mother - Agnes Grosvenor
Knighted - 5 Hen 8 (1513)
Married - Ann, daughter of Sir James Harrington of Westby, Lancashire; and Wolfage, Northamptonshire - before 14 Hen 7 (1522) and living 20 Hen 8 (1528)
Issue -
1.1.1.1.2.1 William
1.1.1.1.2.2 Peter - of Moor Hall
1.1.1.1.2.3 Agnes
1.1.1.1.2.4 Katherine
1.1.1.1.2.5 James
1.1.1.1.2.6 Thomas
1.1.1.1.2.7 Edmund

Sheriff of Cheshire - 20 Feb 17Hen 8 (1525) Ref. 1

Executor to the 1525 will of Thomas Stanley of Weever and Alderley

John Rylands charters relating to Sir William Stanley and Peter his son - Ref. 2

  • Charter - 1431 - Granted at the special request of Sir William Stanley of Hooton, and others, to Peter Stanley, younger son of Sir William, of lands in Little Storeton and in Great Storeton. 26 May 1528

1.1.1.1.2.1 William Stanley Esq. - of Hooton and Storeton
Baptised -
Burial - ? Living 36 or ante 38 Hen 8 (1546)
Father - Sir William Stanley
Mother - Ann Harrington
Married - Grace, daughter of Sir William Griffith Knt. - Chamberlain of North Wales - Hen 7
Issue -
1.1.1.1.2.1.1 William
1.1.1.1.2.1.2 Sir Roland
1.1.1.1.2.1.3 Edward - of Alvanley
1.1.1.1.2.1.4 John
1.1.1.1.2.1.5 Jane - married Thomas Williams Esq. of Vacnall
1.1.1.1.2.1.6 Mary - married John Griffith Esq. of Penrice
1.1.1.1.2.1.7 Katherine - married John Whitmore Esq. of Thurstaston

1.1.1.1.2.1.1 William Stanley
Baptised -
Burial - Inq p.m. 38 Hen 8 (1546) Ref. 1
Father - William Stanley
Mother - Grace Griffith
Married -
Issue -

1.1.1.1.2.1.2 Sir Roland Stanley Knt..- of Hooton and Storeton
Baptised -
Burial - 25 April 1614 at Eastham Ref. 4
Father - William Stanley
Mother - Grace Griffith
Knighted - 2nd October 1553 - Knight Bachelor - made the day after the Coronation of Queen Mary
Married 1 - Margaret, daughter of Hugh Aldersy of Chester, and Widow of Henry Bunbury Esq. of Stanney
Married 2 - Ursula, daughter of Sir Thomas Smith of Hough
Married 3 - Jane Browne - 23rd June 1599 at Eastham
Mistress - Sybil Thomson
Issue -
1.1.1.1.2.1.2.1 - Sir William
1.1.1.1.2.1.2.2 - John - Jesuit Priest
2nd Marriage
1.1.1.1.2.1.2.3 - Margaret - married Sir John Egerton
1.1.1.1.2.1.2.4 - Mary - married John Poole Esq. of Poole
Illegitimate
1.1.1.1.2.1.2.5x - Edward - als Pendleton - natural son Ref .3
1.1.1.1.2.1.2.6x - Anne - natural daughter Ref .3

Sheriff of Cheshire - 18 Eliz (1577)


Further generations to be added later


1.1.1.1.2.1.3 Edward Stanley of Alvanley
Baptised -
Burial -
Father - William Stanley
Mother - Grace Griffith
Married - Anne Mainwaring 18 Eliz 1
Issue -
1.1.1.1.2.1.3.1 Joan als Jane - married Randle Hellesby of Hellesby

1.1.1.1.2.1.4 John Stanley - Gent
Baptised -
Burial - 17th January 1603 at Eastham
Father - William Stanley
Mother - Grace Griffith
Married -
Issue -

Charters referring to John Stanley held by the John Rylands Library - Ref. 2

  • Charter - 1532 - Grant by William Huntyngton to John Stanley and Antony Male of the manor of Plymyord and lands, etc., in Plymyord and Eastham. 29 July 1589.
  • Charter - 1726 - Indenture between Sir Roland Stanley of Hooton of the first part, William Huntyngton of Plymyorde of the second part, and John Stanley, younger brother of Sir Roland, and Antony Male of Entrye, Co. Lanc., of the third part. 24 July 1589
  • Charter - 1730 - Grant by Roland Stanley of Hooton, kt., to Ralph Brereton of Shackledge, co. Chester, kt., Ralph Egerton of Ridley, co. Chester, Thomas Moston of Moston, co. Flint, Peter Moston of Delacre, co. Flint, and John Stanley of Hooton of lands, etc., in Plymyorde, Upton, Estham Wood, 14 November, 1595.

1.1.1.1.2.5 James Stanley
Baptised -
Burial -
Father - Sir William Stanley
Mother - Ann Harrington
Married -
Issue -

1.1.1.1.2.6 Thomas Stanley
Baptised -
Burial -
Father - Sir William Stanley
Mother - Ann Harrington
Married -
Issue -

1.1.1.1.2.7 Edmund Stanley
Baptised -
Burial -
Father - Sir William Stanley
Mother - Ann Harrington
Married -
Issue -

1.1.1.2 John Stanley
Baptised -
Burial -
Father - William Stanley Esq.
Mother - Mary Savage
Married -
Issue -

1.1.1.3 Richard Stanley - Gentleman of Hooton
Baptised -
Burial - Living - 5 Hen 7 (1490)
Father - William Stanley Esq.
Mother - Mary Savage
Married -
Issue -

1.1.1.4 Thomas Stanley
Baptised -
Burial -
Father - William Stanley Esq.
Mother - Mary Savage
Married -
Issue -

1.1.1.5 Christopher Stanley - Gentleman of Hooton
Baptised -
Burial - Living - 5 Hen 7 (1490)
Father - William Stanley Esq.
Mother - Mary Savage
Married -
Issue -

1.1.6 George Stanley
Baptised - ?
Burial - Living 8-9 Hen 6 (1430)
Father - Sir William De Stanley Knt.
Mother - Blanch Ardene
Married -
Issue -

1.2 John Stanley of Storeton
Baptised -
Burial - Living 4&7 Hen 6 (1425 & 1428)
Father - Sir William De Stanley Knt.
Mother - Margery, als. Margaret De Hooton
Married -
Issue -

Charters referring to John Stanley - held by the John Rylands Library - Ref. 2

  • Charter - 1446 - Quitclaim by Humphrey, Earl of Stafford, to John de Stanley, esq., (Storeton) of the same. June 26, 1436.

1.3 Edmund Stanley
Baptised -
Burial - Living 2-3 Hen 5 (1414)
Father - Sir William De Stanley Knt.
Mother - Margery, als. Margaret De Hooton
Married -
Issue -

? Roland De Stanley
Baptised -
Burial -
Father -
Mother -
Married -
Issue -

Charters referring to Roland Stanley held by the John Rylands Library - Ref. 2

  • Charter - 1452 - Grant by Margaret, widow of Hugh de Brumburgh, to Rauland de Stanley, esq., of lands in Brumburgh in the hundred of Wyrehale. 1st May 1418.

Stanley families of Cheshire


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