Sir Edward Acton, 1st Bt.1

M, #1641, b. 20 July 1600, d. circa June 1659
Last Edited=18 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=3.13%
     Sir Edward Acton, 1st Bt. was baptised on 20 July 1600.2 He was the son of Walter Acton and Frances Acton.2 He married Sarah Mytton, daughter of Richard Mytton and Margaret Owen, in 1624.2 He died circa June 1659.2,3 He was buried on 29 June 1659.3 His will was probated on 20 December 1659.3
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Bridgnorth from April 1640 to May 1640.4 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Bridgnorth between November 1640 and 5 February 1644.4 He was created 1st Baronet Acton, of Aldenham [Aldenham Hall, in Morville], Shropshire [England] on 17 January 1643/44.2 In February 1647 he was fined £5,242, later reduced to £2,000.4 His last will was dated 20 March 1651. He was a Royalist during the Civil War.2

Children of Sir Edward Acton, 1st Bt. and Sarah Mytton

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 34. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 28. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 218. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  4. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, The Complete Baronetage, volume II, page 217.
  5. [S3900] Alan Brooke, "re: Brooke Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 August 2009. Hereinafter cited as "re: Brooke Family."

Sarah Mytton1

F, #1642, d. 30 September 1677
Last Edited=26 Aug 2009
     Sarah Mytton was the daughter of Richard Mytton and Margaret Owen.1,2 She married Sir Edward Acton, 1st Bt., son of Walter Acton and Frances Acton, in 1624.1 She died on 30 September 1677.1,3
      From 1624, her married name became Acton.1

Children of Sarah Mytton and Sir Edward Acton, 1st Bt.

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 28. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 218. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  3. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, The Complete Baronetage, volume II, page 218, says "13 Sep 1677."
  4. [S3900] Alan Brooke, "re: Brooke Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 August 2009. Hereinafter cited as "re: Brooke Family."

Richard Mytton1

M, #1643
Last Edited=28 Jun 2008
     Richard Mytton lived at Halston, Shropshire, England.1

Child of Richard Mytton and Margaret Owen

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 28. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Sir Walter Acton, 2nd Bt.1

M, #1644, b. circa 1620, d. 1665
Last Edited=18 Jan 2011
     Sir Walter Acton, 2nd Bt. was born circa 1620.2 He was the son of Sir Edward Acton, 1st Bt. and Sarah Mytton.1 He married Catherine Cressett, daughter of Richard Cresset.1 He died in 1665.1
     He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baronet Acton, of Aldenham [Aldenham Hall, in Morville], Shropshire [E., 1644] on 29 June 1659.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Bridgnorth in 1660.1,2

Children of Sir Walter Acton, 2nd Bt. and Catherine Cressett

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 28. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 218. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.

Catherine Cressett1

F, #1645, d. before December 1691
Last Edited=2 Jan 2011
     Catherine Cressett was the daughter of Richard Cresset.1 She married Sir Walter Acton, 2nd Bt., son of Sir Edward Acton, 1st Bt. and Sarah Mytton.1 She died before December 1691.2 Her will was probated in December 1691.2
      Her married name became Acton.1

Children of Catherine Cressett and Sir Walter Acton, 2nd Bt.

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 28. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 218. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.


Richard Cresset1

M, #1646
Last Edited=2 Jun 2004
     Richard Cresset is the son of Jane Corbett.2
     He lived at Upton Screscett, Shropshire, England.3 He lived at Cound, Shropshire, England.1 He was also known as Richard Crescett.3

Child of Richard Cresset

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 28. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S3997] Rich Horton, "re: Berridge Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 24 September 2009. Hereinafter cited as "re: Berridge Family."
  3. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 218. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.

Sir Edward Acton, 3rd Bt.1

M, #1647, b. circa 1650, d. 28 September 1716
Last Edited=3 Sep 2011
     Sir Edward Acton, 3rd Bt. was born circa 1650.1,2 He was the son of Sir Walter Acton, 2nd Bt. and Catherine Cressett.1 He married Mary Walter.1 He died on 28 September 1716.1 He was buried at Morville, Shropshire, England.2 His will was probated on 31 October 1716.2
     He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baronet Acton, of Aldenham [Aldenham Hall, in Morville], Shropshire [E., 1644] in 1665.1 He matriculated at Queen's College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, on 4 May 1666.2 He graduated from Queen's College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, on 23 April 1667 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1,2 He held the office of Sheriff of Shropshire from 1684 to 1685.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Bridgnorth between 1698 and 1705.1 He held the office of Recorder of Bridgnorth in 1701.2 His last will was dated 28 September 1714.

Children of Sir Edward Acton, 3rd Bt. and Mary Walter

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 28. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 218. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.

Mary Walter1

F, #1648
Last Edited=18 Apr 2008
     Mary Walter married Sir Edward Acton, 3rd Bt., son of Sir Walter Acton, 2nd Bt. and Catherine Cressett.1 She was buried at Morville, Shropshire, England.2
      Her married name became Acton.1

Children of Mary Walter and Sir Edward Acton, 3rd Bt.

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 28. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 218. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.

Edward Acton1

M, #1649, b. after 1677
Last Edited=18 Jan 2011
     Edward Acton was born after 1677. He was the son of Sir Edward Acton, 3rd Bt. and Mary Walter.1 He died, without issue.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 28. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

John Acton1

M, #1650, b. after 1677
Last Edited=18 Jan 2011
     John Acton was born after 1677. He was the son of Sir Edward Acton, 3rd Bt. and Mary Walter.1
     He graduated with a Doctor of Divinity (D.D.).1

Child of John Acton

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 28. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]