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John Byron

Male 1387 - Abt 1450  (63 years)


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  • Name John Byron  [1, 2, 3
    Born 1387  of Clayton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1450  [7
    Alternate death Abt 1460  [4
    Person ID I16001  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of JTS
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2021 

    Father Richard de Byron,   b. of Clayton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1397 
    Mother Joan Colewick,   b. of Colewick, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1426 
    Married Bef 1387  [6, 9
    Family ID F1463  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Booth,   b. of Barton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1460 
    Children 
    +1. Margaret Byron,   d. 25 May 1486
    +2. Elizabeth Byron
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F10029  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Knight of the shire for Lancashire, 1421 and 1429. Knight of the shire for Lincolnshire, 1447. Sheriff of Lancashire 1439-49.

      "He is believed to have been buried in Manchester Cathedral where remains of a memorial brass are attributed to him." [The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, citation details below.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S5944] History of the Pilkington Family of Lancashire by John Pilkington. London, 1912.

    2. [S3034] John C. J. Brown, "The Atherton Family in England." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 35:67, Jan 1881.

    3. [S812] The Victoria County History of Lancaster. Portions online, linked from medievalgenealogy.org.uk.

    4. [S49] Genealogics, by Leo Van de Pas.

    5. [S142] Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families by Douglas Richardson. Salt Lake City, 2013., place only.

    6. [S413] Genealogy Page of John Blythe Dobson.

    7. [S1526] The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, Wife of Reverend John Owsley, Generations 1-15, Fourth Preliminary Edition, by Ronny O. Bodine and Bro. Thomas Spalding, Jr. 2013.

    8. [S3835] The Baronetage of England, Volume 1, by E. Kimber and R. Johnson. London, 1771., place only.

    9. [S5950] History of Colwick by Alan Cook. 1972., says "about 1380".