'Slaney1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Slaney of Bloxwich, Slaney of Hatton Grange, Slaney of Mytton, Slaney of Norton, Slaney of Yardley

Commoners reports that, according to Blakeway, it is a family tradition that it derives "from Slaney, a town in Bohemia, eighteen miles N.W. of Prague". Commoners then quotes Blakeway as mentioning a Frederick Slaney (a 1648), son of Vallantine Slaney, as being from a town (probably Konigsberg) in Prussia. If there was any truth in that then Frederick was probably merely a merchant who worked in/with Prussia. Commoners starts with John father of Lord Mayor Sir Stephen and John, the latter being grandfather of the Robert who m. Anne Moreton. We follow BLG1952 which disagrees with that, commencing with ...
Ralph Slanie of Yardley, Worcestershire (Warwickshire?)
1. Stephen Slaney of Yardley
  A. Ralph Slaney of Bloxwich (d 1589)
m. Ellen Fielde
  i. John Slaney of Bloxwich (d 1612)
  m. Isabella Gouldsmith
  a. Jonas Slaney of Bloxwich
  m. Jane Bailey
(1) son
  (2) Robert Slaney of Hatton Grange in Shifnall
  m1. Anne Moreton (dau of Thomas Moreton of Brocton Grange)
  (A) Moreton Slaney 'of Brocton' of Hayhill in Yardley
  m. (1680) Elizabeth Aglionby (d 02.1720, dau/heir of John Aglionby of Knoll)
  (i) Robert Aglionby Slaney of Hatton Grange (b 1693, d 31.01.1757-9)
  m. (1722-3) Frances Teresa Plowden (dau of William Plowden of Plowden)
  (a) Plowden Slaney of Hatton Grange (b 1724)
m. (1761) Martha Pitt (dau/coheir of Humphrey Pitt of Priors Lee)
  ((1)) Humphrey Moreton Slaney (b 1763, d unm c1782)
  ((2)) Robert Slaney of Hatton Grange (b 12.06.1764, d 12.02.1834)
  m. (08.1790) Mary Mason (dau of Thomas Mason of Shrewsbury)
  ((A)) Robert Aglionby Slaney of Hatton Grange & Walford Manor (b 09.06.1791, d 19.05.1862) had issue (3 daus)
  m1. (07.02.1811-2) Elizabeth Muccleston (dau/heir of William Hawkins Muccleston of Walford, brother of Sheriff Joseph of Walford)
m2. (1854, sp?) Catherine Buckston (dau of Rev. George Buckston of Bradborn Hall, widow of Graves Archer of Mount John)
  ((B))+ 2 sons and 2 daughters
  (b) Richard Slaney of Shifnal
  Commoners suggests that Richard was father of Mary, Lady Hampton. BLG1952 shows that there was an intervening generation.
  ((1)) Moreton Slaney of Shifnal
m. Mary Corbet (sister of Sir Andrew Corbet, 1st Bart., of Westwood)
  ((A)) Mary Slaney (d 06.01.1843)
  m. (14.08.1822) Sir John Somerset Russell, later Pakington, 1st Lord Hampton (b 20.02.1799, d 09.04.1880
  (c)+ other issue
  (ii) Moreton Slaney of Knoll
  (iii) Elizabeth Slaney
  m. John Wallhouse of Hatherton
  (B) Robert Slaney of Hatton Grange (in Shiffnall) & Kemberton then Rudge, Sheriff of Shropshire (a 1707)
  (i) (Anne) Slaney
  m. (1715) William Mackworth Praed
(C) daughter
  m2. Elizabeth Cotes (dau of John Cotes of Woodcote)
2. John Slaney of Mytton (Staffordshire? sb Shropshire?) (3rd son)
  A. John Slaney of Mytton
  i. Sir Stephen Slaney of Norton, Lord Mayor of London (b c1524, d 27.12.1608)
  m. Margaret Phesant (dau of Jasper Phesant of Tottenham) wife of Sir Stephen, presumed mother of ...
  a. Stephen Slaney 'of Norton' (dvp by 1604) probably of this generation
  m. Catherine Aston (b c1566, d 1646, dau of Sir Walter Aston of Tixall, m2. Sir William Chetwynd)
  (1) Anne Slaney probably of this generation
  m. Sir William Lytton of Knebworth
  b. Mary Slaney (b 1560, d 1623) probably of this generation
  m1. Richard Bradgate of London (b 1543, dsp)
  m2. Sir Humphrey Weld, Lord Mayor of London (d 29.11.1610)
  c. Elizabeth Slaney probably of this generation
  m. Sir Samuel Lennard of West Wickham (b 1553, d 1618)
  d. Anne Slaney (d 1602) probably of this generation
  m. Thomas Colepeper of Wigsell (d 1613)
3.+ other issue (dsp) - Ralph, Thomas

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Kenyon-Slaney of Hatton Grange), Commoners (vol 4, Slaney of Hatton Grange)
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