The Stanley family of Moor Hall, Lancashire

Family origins - the Stanley family of Hooton

This page relates to "The House of Stanley from the 12th Century" Chapter 7


Reference sources -

1. 1592 will of - Peter Stanley of Moor Hall - Chetham Society
2. Aughton Parish Records
3. Leigh Parish Records
4. Ormskirk Parish Records
5. 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
6. Lancashire Record Society - Vol 3 Lancashire Inquisitions

1. Peter Stanley of Moor Hall
Baptised -
Burial - 24th July 1592 at Ormskirk
Father - Sir William Stanley
Mother - Ann Harrington
Married 1 - Elizabeth, daughter of James Scarisbrick of Moorhall, Lancashire
Married 2 - Cecily, daughter of Richard Tarleton of Aughton - 21st April 1559 at Aughton (burial - 28th November 1568 at Ormskirk)
Married 3 - Jane ? - (burial 6th November 1592 at Leigh)
Issue -
1 Margaret - married Henry Stanley of Bickerstaff
Second marriage
2 Edward
3 Anne Blundevell
4 Katherine Urmeston
5 William
6......

Charters held by The John Rylands Library relating to Peter Stanley - Ref. 5

  • 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

Facts from the 1592 will of Peter Stanley - Ref. 1

  • made - 20th October 1589
  • Christian burial
  • Jane - now his wife
  • Edward Stanley - eldest son
  • Katherin - wife of his eldest son - Edward
  • Anne Blundevell - daughter
  • Katherine Urmeston - daughter
  • Jane Stanley - daughter of Edward Stanley
  • Elizabeth - sister to said Jane
  • Alice Sutton and Margaret her sister
  • Margaret Stanley - wife of Henry Stanley Esq.
  • William Stanley - second son
  • Executors - Randulph Maynwaring Esq. of Over Pever, Edmunde Trafford, son and heir of Sir Emunde Trafford T. Knight
  • Sir Rowland Stanley of Houlton knight

1.2 Edward Stanley of Moor Hall
Baptised -
Burial - 1st April 1610 at Ormskirk - P.M Inquisition 9th October 1610 - Ref 6
Father - Peter Stanley
Mother - Cecily Tarleton
Married 1 - Katherine daughter of Lawrence Ireland Esq. of Lydiate
Married 2 - Elizabeth daughter of Leonard Hoghton of Spinagh
Issue -
1.2.1 Jane
1.2.2 Elizabeth
Second Marriage -
1.2.3 Peter - of Moor Hall, aged 68 at the Visitation in 1665

Facts from the P.M Inquisition 9th October 1610 - Ref 6

  • Died - 30th March 1610
  • William Stanley - Edward's brother
  • Bridget - his wife who survives him
  • Peter - his son and heir, who was married in his father's lifetime to Elizabeth, daughter of thomas Woodfall, is now aged 11 years, 2 months and 13 days.
 

To be completed later

Stanley families of Lancashire


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