'Butterworth1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Butterworth of Belfield, Butterworth of Butterworth Hall, Butterworth of Rochdale

Richard Butterworth of Belfield Hall, Lancashire (a c1400)
m. Allison Buckley (dau of Adam de Buckley)
1. ?? Butterworth
  A. Sir Randal Butterworth of Belfield (b 1430, d 1500)
  B. Alexander Butterworth
  i. Barnard Butterworth of Belfield (b c1461, d 1485)
  m. Elizabeth Burdshall (dau of Ellis Burdshall of Buersill)
  a. Alexander Butterworth
  Alexander may possibly have been ancestor of the family shown in the lower section below.
  b. Geoffrey Butterworth (b 1475, d 1523)
  (1) Edward Butterworth (b 1513, d 1570)
  c. Edmund Butterworth
  (1) ?? Butterworth
  (A) RandalButterworth (b 1588, d 1621)
  (i) Arthur Butterworth (b 1617, d 1690)
(a) Randal Butterworth of Butterworth Hall, Rochdale (b 1646, d 1705)
  ((1)) Arthur Butterworth (b 1669, d 1741)
  m. (20.10.1693) Ann Hill (dau of Charles Hill of Hollingworth Hall)
  ((A)) Randal Butterworth of Butterworth Hall (b 1696)
  m. (05.02.1721) Mary Howarth (dau of Capt. Henry Howarth, son of Theophilus of Great Howarth)
  ((i)) Arthur Butterworth (b 1721, d young)
  ((ii)) John Butterworth (b 1727, d 1803, Rev.) had issue
  ((iii)) James Butterworth (b 1730, d 1809)
  m. (11.04.1765) Ann Chadwick (dau of Col. John Chadwick of Healey Hall)
  ((a)) William Butterworth (b 1766)
  m. (05.06.1796) Ann Hodkinson (dau of John Hodkinson)
  (((1))) William John Butterworth, Governor of Prince of Wales Island, Singapore & Malacca (b 10.06.1801, dsp 04.11.1856, General)
  ((b)) Thomas Butterworth (b 1767, d 1832)
  m. Margaret Saville (dau of John Saville of Brighouse)
  (((1))) William Butterworth (b 1800, d 1841) had issue
m. Sarah Jane Stott of Oldham
  (((2))) James Butterworth
  (b) Thomas Butterworth (b 1653, d 1717)
  m. Ann Crowther (dau of Thomas Crowther of London by Mary, dau of Sir Edward Mosley of Hulme Hall)
  ((1)) Thomas Butterworth 'of Manchester'
  m. (05.08.1707) Frances Dukinfield (dau of Sir Robert Dukinfield, 1st Bart)
  ((A)) Jane Butterworth
  m1. (19.12.1750) Francis Jodrell (son of Francis of Yeardsley Hall)
  m2. (16.06.1775) George Sempill (dsp 18.12.1779, son of 12th Lord)
  ((B)) Ann Butterworth (b 1713)
  m. Daniel Bayley of Hope Hall
  ((C)) Susanna Butterworth (d 16.10.1772)
  m. Sir Henry Hoghton, 5th Bart of Hoghton Tower (dsp 23.02.1768)
  (c) Abraham Butterworth (Rev.)



Presumably descended from the above Barnard Butterworth of Belfield (b c1461, d 1485) was ...
Alexander Butterworth of Belfield
m. Grace Ashton (dau/coheir of William Ashton of Clegge)
1. Alexander Butterworth of Belfield (b 1605, bur 06.02.1640)
  m. Helen Nevill of Lancashire
  A. Alexander Butterworth of Belfield (b 06.09.1640, bur 09.04.1727)
  m. Sarah Horton (dau of William Horton of Barkisland)
  i.+ issue - William (b 11.07.1665, bur 09.03.1702), Alexander (b 25.07.1666, dvp), Elizabeth (b 28.03.1668, bur 11.09.1687)
2. William Butterworth 'of Belfield' (b 08.02.1600, bur 22.01.1650, 4th son)
  A. Elizabeth Butterworth (b 26.03.1637)
  m1. Peter Radcliffe of Mellor
  m2. _ Garside
  B. Susan Butterworth probably of this generation
  m. Edward Copley of Batley (b 1622-3)
3. Jane Butterworth
  m1. _ Rosthorne of Lum
  m2. William Bamford of Bamford (d 1643)
  m3. John Bradshaw of Bradshaw
4.+ other issue - Edward (b 1594, dsp), Alexander (b 1597, bur 1652), Theophilus (b 1603, bur 1641), Jonathan, Grace, Anne

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 21.02.07) : BLG1952 (Angus-Butterworth of Ashton New Hall)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 15.09.13) : FMG (vol 4, MS541, 'Horsfall-Butterworth', p1183), Visitation (Dugdale, Yorkshire, 1664-5, Butterforth of Belfield)
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