'Butler17'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered:Butler of Carlton, Butler of Hackensall, Butler of Kirkland, Butler of Rawcliffe

Richard Boteler of Rawcliffe (a temp Edward 4 who r, 1461-1483)
m. Margaret Pickering (dau/coheir of James Pickering of Hackensall)
1. ?? Butler of Rawcliffe had issue, possibly James father of ...
  A. Isabel Butler possibly fits here
  m.(1500) Sir Richard Aughton of North Meols (d 01.03.1543)
2. Richard Butler of Layton, Lancashire
  m. Alice Wesby (dau of William Westby of Westby & Molbreck)
  A. George Butler of Rawcliffe
  B. Thomas Butler of Hackensall (5th son)
  m. Margaret Warde
  i. Edward Butler (dsp)
ii. William Butler of Hackensall (b c1510, d c1586-7)
  m. Phillis
  a. George Butler of Hackensall (dvp 1578-9)
  m. Helen Downes (dau of _ Downes of Wardley)
  (1) William Butler of Hackensall (d 15.02.1612)
  m. Ellen Banastre (dau of Henry Banastre of the Banke)
  (A) Henry Butler of Hackensall
  m. Margaret Garnet (dau/coheir of William Garnet of the High)
  (i) Ellen Butler
  m. William Fyfe of Weddaker (b 1614-5, a 04.1665)
  (ii) Susan Butler
  m. James Knipe (son of John of Ramshed)
  (iii)+ other issue - William (d young), Anne (d unm), Mary
  (B)+ other isuse - George (dsp), Nicholas, John, Robert
  (2)+ other issue - Anne, Margaret, Elizabeh
  b.+ other issue - John (dsp), Thomas (dsp), Richard (dsp), Edward (dsp), Anne
  C.+ other issue (dsp) - John, James, William, Mabell, Margaret



The following family was another branch of the Botelers/Butlers of Rawcliffe.
Robert Butler of Kirkland, Lancashire
m. _ Catherall
1. William Butler
  m. Margaret Rigmaiden (dau of John Rigmaiden of Wedacre)
  A. Thomas Butler
  m. Margaret (dau of John Brokhols?)
  i. Margaret Butler
  B. John Butler of Kirkland
m. Elizabeth Faringdon (dau of Thomas Faringdon of Faringdon)
  i. John Botiler of Butler
  m. Alice Masey (dau of Francis Masey of Laton)
a. John Botiler of Butler of Kyrkland or Kirkland
  m. Jane Urmeston (dau of Richard Urmeston of Westleigh)
  (1) John Botiler of Butler of Kirkland (a 1613, d 1659)
  m. Ann Tildesley (dau of Thurstan Tildesley of Stansacre)
(A) John Butler of Kirkland (d Marston Moore 1644, Captain)
  m. Mary Stanley (dau of Thomas Stanley of Eccleston)
  (i) Thomas Butler of Kirkland (b 1635-6, a 04.1665)
  m. Elizabeth Fleetwood (dau/coheir of Edmund Fleetwood of Roshall)
  (a) Edmund Butler (b 1660-1)
  Dugdale ends with this generation. We assume that Edmund was father of the followng Edmond. THe following comes from Commoners (vol 3, Wilson of Eshton Hall).
((1)) Edmund Butler of Kirkland Hall
  ((A)) Thomas Butler (rector of Bentham & Whittington, Archdeacon of Chester, youngest son)
  m. (15.08.1763) Margaret Wilson (bpt 10.09.1734, d 24.03.1818, dau of Matthew Wilson of Eshton Hall)
  ((i)) Jane Butler
  m. E. Thornton of Whittington Hall
  ((ii))+ 3 sons and 3 daughters
  (b)+ other issue (a 04.1665) - Raphe, William, Mary, Anne, Joane
  (ii)+ other issue - Richard, Anne
  (B) Elizabeth Butler
  m. William Gradell of Croston
  (C) Anne Butler
  m1. John Fife of Weddaker
  m2. Thomas Cole of Cote
  (D) Mary Butler
  m. James Anderton
  (E)+ other issue - James (d unm), Jane (b c1610, d before 04.1665?)
  (2) Alice Butler
  m. Edward (probably not William) Tildesley of the Ashes



We are not aware of any connection between the following family and the above. They share the page for our convenience. FMG starts with 2 brothers, sons of ...
?? Butler
1. William Butler of Crich (d 1617)
  m1. Isabel
m2. Cecilia
  A. Henry Butler (b 1573, d 1629, "servant to Gilbert, Earl of Shrewsbury")
  m1. Cassandra Stow
  m2. Faith Lord (dau of Walter Lord of Boylston, sister/heir of William)
  i. William Butler of Carlton, Nottinghamshire (d 1659)
  m. Anne Flower (b 1629, d 1703, dau of John Flower of Workop, sister/heir of Henry)
  a. Margaret or Mary Butler (d infant)
  b. Elizabeth Butler (b 1653)
  m1. _ Atkinson of Doncaster
  (1) Susan Atkinson
m1. William Palmer
  (A)+ issue - Richard of Barnby Don, Elizabeth
  m2. John Heaton
  m2. (sp) John Oates of Wheatcroft, Crich
  c. Faith Butler
  m. Thomas Nodin of Highedge
  d. Susan Butler (b 1657)
  m. George (probably not Thomas) Reynolds
  e. Anne Butler (b 1659)
  m. James Stritt of Sherland
  ii. Catherine Butler
  m. _ Wood of Swanwick
  iii. Susan Butler
  m. Thomas Smyth of Highedge
  a. Elizabeth Smyth (d young)
  iv.+ other issue (d young) - Anne, Catherine
2. Henry Butler of Sheffield (d 1611)
  m. Isabel Spencer (d 1571)
  A. Mary Butler (dsp)
  m. Adam Wolley of Ryber

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 07.10.09) : Visitation (Dugdale, Lancashire, 1664-5, Fyfe-Butler of Wedacre)
(2) For middle section (uploaded 07.10.09) : Visitation (St. George, Lancashire, 1613, Botiler), Visitation (Dugdale, Lancashire, 1664-5, Butler of Kirkland)
(3) For lower section (uploaded 28.07.16) : FMG (vol 4, MS550, 'Butler', p1196+)
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