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Families covered: Morton (Moreton) of Spout House (Spouthouse)

William de Morton (a 1272)
1. John de Morton (a 1320)
  A. William de Morton (a 1328)
i. William de Morton (a 1328)
  a. William de Morton (a 1335)
  (1) Thomas de Morton (a 1390)
  m. Amicia (m2. Thomas Wodelker)
  (A) William de Morton (a 1404)
  m. Agnes Attecroft (son of Thomas Attecroft of Bixley, son of Nicohlas)
  (i) William de Morton (a 1450)
  (a) John Morton of Spout House, Yorkshire (a 1486)
  ((1)) Thomas Morton (a 1506, 1548)
  ((A)) Richard Morton of Spout House - continued below
((B)) Robert Morton (1571)
  ii. Adam de Morton of Westmundhalgh (Westmonhalgh) (a 1328)
  a.+ issue - William (a 1390), John (a 1387)
  iii. Thomas de Morton of Westmundhalgh (Westmonhalgh) (a 1348)
  m. Isabella Moldicliff (dau of Thomas Moldicliff)
  a.+ issue (a 1400) - William, Cecilia
  FMG (p808) shows various members of the Morton & Moldicliff families who most likely were closely connected to the above. Included amongst them was ...
  a. Adam de Morton of Bradfield & Dwarriden (a 1382)



Richard Morton of Spout House (Spouthouse), Bradfield - continued above
1. Nicholas Morton of Spout House (Spouthouse) (b c1551, bur 15.07.1630)
m. (18.11.1574) Gertrude Ward (dau of Ralph Ward of More Hall)
  A. Francis Morton or Moreton of Spout House (Spouthouse) (d 1654)
  m. (28.08.1604) Anne Walker or Slater (dau of John Walker alias Slater of Hunshelf)
  i. Francis Morton or Moreton of Spout House (Spouthouse) (bpt 21.09.1614, a 09.1665)
  m. Mary Revel (dau of William Revel of Dungworth)
  a. Thomas Morton of Sheffield & Spout House (bpt 26.02.1638-9, a 09.1665)
  m. (28.07.1670) Dorothy Wright (bur 23.09.1708, dau of Thomas Wright of Unthank)
  (1) Dorothy Morton (d 08.1699)
  m. John Winfield of Wirksworth (bur 27.07.1704)
  (2) Anne Morton (bur 18.02.1673-4)
  b. Francis Morton of Gainsborough (b c1655, apothecary)
  (1)+ 2 sons (d unm?)
  c. Joseph Morton (b c1657, youngest son)
  (1)+ son (dsp) + daughter (dsp)
  d. Mary Morton
  m. _ Revel
  e. Sarah Morton (bpt 29.12.1647)
  m1. (sp) Richard Morton of Oughtibridge Hall
  m2. Thomas Rawson of Wardsend
  f. Martha Morton (bpt 25.04.1649, bur 13.11.1719)
  m. (01.04.1673) James Ronksley of Riveling Side & Morewood (bur 28.02.1721-2)
  g.+ other issue - Nicholas of Wharncliffeside (b c1653, dsp bur 20.05.1725), Anne (d unm before 05.02.1677), Elizabeth (d unm)
  ii. Gertrude Morton (bpt 18.10.1605)
  m1. Thomas Satterthwaite of Gresbrook (Sotterthwayt of Grasebrooke)
  a. Elizabeth Satterthwaite
  m. _ Boore
  b. Sarah Satterthwaite
  m2. Edward Ratfliffe of Thribergh
  iii. Anne Morton (bpt 22.04.1610, a 1649)
  m. William West of Round Green (d by 1649)
  a.+ other issue - John, Francis
  iv. Mary Morton (bpt 09.02.1620)
  m. John Drewe of Rotherham
  v.+ other issue - Thomas of Spouthouse (a 1649), Helen
  B. Thomas Morton or Moreton of Thorn House, near Spout House (bpt 17.09.1585, bur 31.01.1675-6?)
  m1. Ellen Eyre
  i.+ issue - Thomas, Nicholas, Gertrude, Mary, Dorothy
  m2. Dorothy Barker
  vi. Francis Morton of Wraith House (a 1666, 1685)
  m. Grace Cudworth (dau/coheir of Richard Cudworth of Eastfield, widow of William Wordsworth)
  vii.+ other issue - George, Thomas, Grace
  C. Anne Morton (bpt 14.07.1577)
  m. John Scott of Thulrlston
  D. Dinas or Dinah Morton (bpt 07.06.1584)
  m. Ralph Lee of Grenafirth (Greenaforth)

Main source(s): FMG (vol 1, MS104, 'Morton-Ronksley', p229+), Visitation (Dugdale, Yorkshire, 1666, 'Morton of Wrath House'), Visitation (Dugdale, Yorkshire, 1665, 'Moreton of Spouthouse')
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